WRITE CLICK v. 2.0 - WritingExtravaganza

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Melissa Simons
Elkhorn High School
[email protected]
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Turn on your remote.
Pretend like it’s your cell phone.
In other words, hold down the power button for
a moment until it “turns on.”
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Elementary
Middle School
High School
District Level
Prestigious, mysterious category
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begin with a “team” or (PLC) meeting during
plan
ESLA ~ 35
English 9 ~ 26 and 25
Honors English 9 ~ 31 and 30
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EHS ~ 1250 and growing
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# 1 on our list was engagement
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Who needs Data?
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Data was a by-product but has changed the
way I teach and learn in my classroom
Be a Genius!
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Strongly Agree
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Begin by thinking what types of activities you
use to engage students
Examples: Lecture, class response, pre-reading
surveys, pre-tests, post-tests, assessments (state
and local)
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It grades everything . . . EVEN
okay, not essays, but wouldn’t that be nice!
Instant feedback for re-teachings, check for
understanding, or to launch discussions
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Strongly Agree
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Strongly Disagree
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Strongly Agree
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Revising? What is Revising again?
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You want data? We got data!
Instructor summaries, item analysis, question
and response reports, study guides with correct
and/or incorrect responses-all export to excel
formats
Who could ask for anything more!
Once you know . . . it’s addictive.
Reading Comprehension
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Engage SMA
“A World of Good”
Results
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Fastgrade
TMA
Samples
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Reports
Re-grade
Typical Teacher Resource
In the next few examples, choose the best
sentence.
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Many nations have cheese-making traditions,
those traditions go back hundreds of years.
Many nations have cheese-making traditions
that go back hundreds of years.
Many nations have cheese-making traditions
they go back hundreds of years.
Many nations have cheese-making traditions.
That go back hundreds of years.
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Choose the best combined sentence.
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I could see myself working day and night; and
going to the movies with friends.
I could see myself working day and night, yet
I could also see myself going to the movies
with friends.
I could see myself working day and night,
meanwhile, I could also see myself going to
the movies with friends.
Going to the movies with friends, I could also
see myself working day and night.
Sentence Composing
MODEL: With my heart beating so it choked me, I
pushed open the door and stood, staring. Mrs. Mike
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wondering
so they betrayed me
with my hands shaking
I picked up the letter and waited
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wondering
so they betrayed me
with my hands shaking
I picked up the letter and waited
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was that a fire had broken out
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that the light of the lamp upon the table
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my first impression
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as I opened the door
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for the room was so filled with smoke
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was blurred by it
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that the light of the lamp upon the table
my first impression
as I opened the door
for the room was so filled with smoke
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and said the evil word himself three or four
times
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Charles abandoned the little girl
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each time
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Monday morning
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getting his mouth washed out with soap
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and said the evil word himself three or four
times
Charles abandoned the little girl
each time
Monday morning
getting his mouth washed out with soap
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She nodded,
her eyes still wide with fear,
but she let the branch go
and took his hand
straightening a little and swaying.
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Katherine Paterson, Bridge to Terabithia
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She nodded,
her eyes still wide with fear,
but she let the branch go
and took his hand
straightening a little and swaying
Don Killgallon
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the tyrannosaur
with huge flaring nostrils
a long snuffling inhalation that fluttered
Baselton’s trouser legs
gave Baselton a smell
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the tyrannosaur
with huge flaring nostrils
a long snuffling inhalation that fluttered
Baselton’s trouser legs
gave Baselton a smell
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With huge flaring nostrils, the tyrannosaur
gave Baselton a smell, a long snuffling
inhalation that fluttered Baselton’s trouser legs.
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and the jingle of trace chains
was louder
drag of brakes
the sound of the approaching grain teams
thud of big hooves on hard ground
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and the jingle of trace chains
was louder
drag of brakes
the sound of the approaching grain teams
thud of big hooves on hard ground
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The sound of the approaching grain teams was
louder, thud of big hooves on the hard ground,
drag of brakes, and the jingle of trace chains.
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and yet knowing no way to avoid it
that winter my mother and brother came
buying furniture on the installment plan
and we set up housekeeping
being cheated
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and yet knowing no way to avoid it
that winter my mother and brother came
buying furniture on the installment plan
and we set up housekeeping
being cheated
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That winter my mother and brother came, and
we set up housekeeping, buying furniture on
the installment plan, being cheated, and yet
knowing no way to avoid it.
Thomson*Peterson’s
The ONLY Official Prep Guide from
the Makers of the ACT
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Enter your answers as you go along.
Make sure you press send.
Q1=Question Number One.
You can check your answers by using the
arrow keys. When finished, each one should
say “Rec’d.”
First assignment of the year
Expository: I am _____
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For kids? Engagement
For teachers? Engagement, yes, it “checks
things” but the Data!
For a team? Data to share, investigate, analyze
and use
For a school? Data to drive curriculum, budget
For a district?
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www.einstruction.com
Funding? Foundation Grant
Dustin Frank
www.turnitin.com
I could talk clickers for days . . . e-mail me if
you have any questions.

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