Monday, May 22nd, 2017



Welcome to Monday! I hope you had a fun and restful weekend.

Today we will have D.E.A.R., examine a new quote, and make a garden map of Seedfolks.


  • 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:


Instructions for living a life:

  Pay attention.

  Be astonished.

  Tell about it.


--Mary Oliver, Poet


1.Do Now:  DEAR

2. ~mindfulness~

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

4. Map the Seedfolks garden

6. Share, Recap, 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:











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