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Mrs.  Brittney  S.  Cansler
6th grade Reading Teacher, Jr. Beta and KYA coordinator
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Snow Smart Day Lessons  

Snow Smart Lessons Day 1

Due 5/10/2019

 

Students need to log into their RAZ Kids account. Your user name and password are in your folder along with any other needed material.

1.    Read the assigned Reading (labeled Snow Smart Day 1) these readings are differentiated and based on your reading level. After you read, answer the questions provided while looking back in the passage for the answers. You will receive a reading grade for the question activity.

 

2.    Next, in your journal, respond to your reading for the day. Choose one sentence starter from 5 different categories (for a total of 5 sentence starters) and use these to form your 1/2 page response to your reading. The categories and sentence starters you can pick from are:

                                                                                   
   

Tapping Prior Knowledge:

   

I already     know that...

   

This reminds     me of...

   

This relates     to...

   

 

   
   

Forming Interpretations:

   

What this     means to me is...

   

I think this     represents...

   

The idea I’m     getting is...

   

One question     that this text answers is...

   

One question     that this text addresses is...

   
   

Asking Questions:

   

I wonder     why...

   

What if...

   

How come...

   

How is it     possible that…

   
   

Monitoring:

   

I lost track     of everything except...

   

I need to     reread the part where...

   

I know I’m on     the right track because...

   

A term or     idea that was unclear to me was...

   
   

Predicting:

   

I’ll bet     that...

   

I think...

   

If ____, then     ...

   

 

   
   

Revising Meaning:

   

At first I     thought _____, but now I...

   

My latest     thought about this is...

   

I’m getting a     different picture here because...

   

 

   
   

Visualizing:

   

I can     picture...

   

In my mind I     see...

   

If this were     a movie...

   

 

   
   

Analyzing the Author’s Craft:

   

A golden line     for me is...

   

This     word/phrase stands out for me because...

   

I like how     the author uses ____ to show...

   

 

   
   

Making Connections:

   

This reminds     me of...

   

I experienced     this once when...

   

I can relate     to this to other readings because...

   

The argument     here is similar to ___ because...

   

Another     example of ___ is...

   

 

   
   

Reflecting and Relating:

   

So, the big     idea is...

   

A conclusion     that I’m drawing is...

   

This is     relevant to my life because...

   

This author     is trying to make me (see, feel, know,

   

do) ...

   

It makes a     difference that this text was written

   

because...

   
   

Adopting an Alignment:

   

The character     I most identify with is...

   

The idea I     find most provocative is...

   

I reject this     author’s view because...

   
   

Evaluating:

   

I like/don’t     like ____ because...

   

This could be     more effective if...

   

The most     important message here is...

   

One big     difference between this and ___ is...

   

 

 

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Snow Smart Lessons Day 2

Due 5/4/2018

Students need to log into their RAZ Kids account. Your user name and password are in your folder along with any other needed material.

1.    Read the assigned Reading (labeled Snow Smart Day 2) these readings are differentiated and based on your reading level. After you read, answer the questions provided while looking back in the passage for the answers. You will receive a reading grade for the question activity.

 

2.    Next, in your journal, respond to your reading for the day. Choose one sentence starter from 5 different categories (for a total of 5 sentence starters) and use these to form your 1/2 page response to your reading. The categories and sentence starters you can pick from are:

                                                                                   
   

Tapping Prior Knowledge:

   

I already     know that...

   

This reminds     me of...

   

This relates     to...

   

 

   
   

Forming Interpretations:

   

What this     means to me is...

   

I think this     represents...

   

The idea I’m     getting is...

   

One question     that this text answers is...

   

One question     that this text addresses is...

   
   

Asking Questions:

   

I wonder     why...

   

What if...

   

How come...

   

How is it     possible that…

   
   

Monitoring:

   

I lost track     of everything except...

   

I need to     reread the part where...

   

I know I’m on     the right track because...

   

A term or     idea that was unclear to me was...

   
   

Predicting:

   

I’ll bet     that...

   

I think...

   

If ____, then     ...

   

 

   
   

Revising Meaning:

   

At first I     thought _____, but now I...

   

My latest     thought about this is...

   

I’m getting a     different picture here because...

   

 

   
   

Visualizing:

   

I can     picture...

   

In my mind I     see...

   

If this were     a movie...

   

 

   
   

Analyzing the Author’s Craft:

   

A golden line     for me is...

   

This     word/phrase stands out for me because...

   

I like how     the author uses ____ to show...

   

 

   
   

Making Connections:

   

This reminds     me of...

   

I experienced     this once when...

   

I can relate     to this to other readings because...

   

The argument     here is similar to ___ because...

   

Another     example of ___ is...

   

 

   
   

Reflecting and Relating:

   

So, the big     idea is...

   

A conclusion     that I’m drawing is...

   

This is     relevant to my life because...

   

This author     is trying to make me (see, feel, know,

   

do) ...

   

It makes a     difference that this text was written

   

because...

   
   

Adopting an Alignment:

   

The character     I most identify with is...

   

The idea I     find most provocative is...

   

I reject this     author’s view because...

   
   

Evaluating:

   

I like/don’t     like ____ because...

   

This could be     more effective if...

   

The most     important message here is...

   

One big     difference between this and ___ is...

   

 

 

 

____________________________________________________________________________________

Snow Smart Lessons Day 3

Due 5/4/2018

 

Students need to log into their RAZ Kids account. Your user name and password are in your folder along with any other needed material.

 

1.    Read the assigned Reading (labeled Snow Smart Day 3) these readings are differentiated and based on your reading level. After you read, answer the questions provided while looking back in the passage for the answers. You will receive a reading grade for the question activity.

 

 

 

2.    Next, in your journal, respond to your reading for the day. Choose one sentence starter from 5 different categories (for a total of 5 sentence starters) and use these to form your 1/2 page response to your reading. The categories and sentence starters you can pick from are:

 

                                                                                   
   

Tapping Prior Knowledge:

   

I already     know that...

   

This reminds     me of...

   

This relates     to...

   

 

   
   

Forming Interpretations:

   

What this     means to me is...

   

I think this     represents...

   

The idea I’m     getting is...

   

One question     that this text answers is...

   

One question     that this text addresses is...

   
   

Asking Questions:

   

I wonder     why...

   

What if...

   

How come...

   

How is it     possible that…

   
   

Monitoring:

   

I lost track     of everything except...

   

I need to     reread the part where...

   

I know I’m on     the right track because...

   

A term or     idea that was unclear to me was...

   
   

Predicting:

   

I’ll bet     that...

   

I think...

   

If ____, then     ...

   

 

   
   

Revising Meaning:

   

At first I     thought _____, but now I...

   

My latest     thought about this is...

   

I’m getting a     different picture here because...

   

 

   
   

Visualizing:

   

I can     picture...

   

In my mind I     see...

   

If this were     a movie...

   

 

   
   

Analyzing the Author’s Craft:

   

A golden line     for me is...

   

This     word/phrase stands out for me because...

   

I like how     the author uses ____ to show...

   

 

   
   

Making Connections:

   

This reminds     me of...

   

I experienced     this once when...

   

I can relate     to this to other readings because...

   

The argument     here is similar to ___ because...

   

Another     example of ___ is...

   

 

   
   

Reflecting and Relating:

   

So, the big     idea is...

   

A conclusion     that I’m drawing is...

   

This is     relevant to my life because...

   

This author     is trying to make me (see, feel, know,

   

do) ...

   

It makes a     difference that this text was written

   

because...

   
   

Adopting an Alignment:

   

The character     I most identify with is...

   

The idea I     find most provocative is...

   

I reject this     author’s view because...

   
   

Evaluating:

   

I like/don’t     like ____ because...

   

This could be     more effective if...

   

The most     important message here is...

   

One big     difference between this and ___ is...