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Hi Parents and Students!

 

My room is in Portable D1 and my phone extension is 512-841-8785.  My planning and prep periods are 3rd and 6th, but the best way to reach me is via email. 

 

Important Dates:

No School Jan. 21st- MLK Holiday

Pep Rally- Feb. 14th

Cheer Tryouts Parent Meeting- Feb. 25th

 

 

  -Ms. Wilbanks

 

wendy.wilbanks@austinisd.org

 

 
 
 

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Agenda week of January 22nd-25th

Tuesday- Warm up- Have you ever failed at something but refused to give up? Explain. (ESL- discuss)
Classwork: Paired Texts "The all Failed!/ How to Fail up" (Text features, vocabulary skills and reading comprehension)
Wednesday- Warm up- Hot Potato- Vocabulary word parts
Classwork: Finish Paired Texts, Vocab. charades, Quizlet Live
Thursday- Warm up- Finish this statement: You know you are using your time wisely if...
Classwork: Vocab. Stories
ESL- Actively Learn
Friday- Warm up- Check in Circles and share weekly accomplishments
Classwork- Actively Learn activity
ESL-Vocab. writing practice

Agenda Week of January 14th-18th

Monday- Warm up-Suffix 1 review
Classwork: Introduction and explore Actively Learn
Tuesday- Warm up- (writing) Describe what you could do today to be better prepared for tomorrow.
Classwork- Memory tables- suffixes; Play Quizlet Live-Review
 Wednesday- Warm up- Review for Suffix Quiz
Classwork- Suffix Quiz 1
after quiz: 1st, 5th, 7th and 8th- Actively Learn article
4th period- read Crash aloud starting from chapter 37
ESL- Imagine Learning
Thursday- Warm up- Would you rather focus on getting what you want now or spend more time on future goals? Why?
Classwork- 1st, 5th, 7th and 8th- Newsela reading activity on paper
ESL-Brainpop EL
4th period- Crash reading and discussion questions
Friday- Warm up- Share weekly accomplishments
Classwork-Using Text Features practice, vocabulary review games
ESL- Text Features, read and vocabulary skills