Emails – read, replied, etc.
Printed out resources from John Allen, organized files
Researched informational text articles and current events for Articles of the Week
Contacted customer service for class website because some entries were missing; corrected errors on class web
Updated this website
Checked schedule conflicts for meetings and addressed them
Researched evidence charts, summary charts, and argument charts; found awesome resource here: https://www.facinghistory.org/sites/default/files/Writing_Strategies.pdf to evaluate arguments, evidence, warrants, etc.
Encyclopedia Brittanica had some good stuff in this resource: http://info.eb.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/WP_RdgEvid.pdf
Lesson plans on books: http://www.teachingbooks.net/tb.cgi?tid=1305&a=1#ActivityGuides
Thought about collage for literary elements: look up later
Looked up literary elements for teaching through picture books instead of long literary works (more fun!) – printed lists of books with literary elements taught
Created agenda for tomorrow’s meeting with Jose Campos
Hours: 7:45 am – 3:45 pm