Monday, May 8th, 2017

Welcome to Monday!

Please be kind and helpful to the Guest Teacher.

Today we will have D.E.A.R., examine a new quote, and work on our Creative Missions.


  • Grab your book

  • Find a comfortable place to sit where you won't bug anyone and they won't bug you

  • Read a book--don't just pretend to read

  • 20 minutes--enjoy it!

Quote of the Week:

"There are no absolute rules of conduct, either in peace or war. Everything depends on circumstances."

--Leon Trosky, philosopher and Marxist activist


1.Do Now: DEAR

2. ~mindfulness~

3. Respond to & Annotate Quote of the Week (journal or SeeSaw)

4. Work on Creative Mission #1 (late) or Creative Mission #2 (Due next Tuesday)

5. Share & Recap

6. Clean up

Learning Goals:

Students can complete a project successfully and on time with the guidance of a rubric.

Students can reflect on a short text and try to understand it through annotating, drawing, and writing.

Students can choose a book that fits their interests and is appropriately challenging.


READ for at least 20 minutes: a book, news articles, RAZ kids, movie reviews, music reviews, or get more ideas here.

Happy new week!

Ms. Kesti

P.S. Here are those annotation examples again:

recent notes