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Quarter 2 new rigor

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Quarter 2 new rigor

  1. 1. New Quarter: Increased Rigor • Less talk, more reading and writing. • You will be taking more responsibility for following directions to earn your grade. • The “Bats” activities showed you the first steps in this type of assignment: following directions to do the best that you can. • Re-reading to clarify and self-monitor. • Go to Good Reading Skills slideshow
  2. 2. Learners for the future… • Adolescents entering the adult world in the 21st century will read and write more than any other time in human history. • They will need advanced levels of literacy to perform their jobs, run their households, act as citizens, and conduct their personal lives. They will need literacy to cope with the flood of information they will find everywhere they turn. They will need literacy to feed their imagination so they can create the world of the future.
  3. 3. Reading as Responsibility • Reading is no longer just a practice; it is a responsibility • Technology and social media have created this need to be an “advanced reader.” • If you don’t read carefully and well, you will be left behind. • Now is the time to understand the skill so you can expand and improve it.
  4. 4. Options for the Future • College? • Military? • Apprenticeship? • Which of these require strong reading skills?
  5. 5. New Requirement • You must have a library book that is a chapter novel. • When you are finished with the assignment at that point, you need to be reading your self- selected novel. • Remember: Reading makes you smarter. It keeps your brain active and healthy!
  6. 6. ABC Lou • A abbreviation • Bullets • C “cave man” language • Listing • One word for several • Use your own words
  7. 7. New Quarter: Increased Rigor • Less talk, more reading and writing. • You will be taking more responsibility for following directions to earn your grade. • The “Bats” activities showed you the first steps in this type of assignment: following directions to do the best that you can. • Re-reading to clarify and self-monitor. • Go to Good Reading Skills slideshow

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