November 27

Lesson Plans for November 28-December 2

TEKS for the Week: 8.2, 8.14, 8.16, 8.17, 8.19, 8.20, 8.21

English

Monday

Respond to a journal prompt.

Review for Appositives Quiz tomorrow.

Finish brainstorming for career paper.

Tuesday

Respond to a journal prompt.

Take quiz over appositives.

Hand out Vocabulary Study Chart #4

Wednesday

Respond to a journal prompt.

Take notes on Thesis Statements in English notebook.

Thursday

Complete Day One of Sentences of the Week–Prepositional Phrases.

Take notes over prepositional phrases in English notebook.

Friday

Complete Day Two of Sentences of the Week–Prepositional Phrases.

Finish writing the Thesis for the career paper.

Take notes over Leads and Introductions in English notebook.

PreAP English

Monday

Respond to a journal prompt.

Review for Appositives Quiz tomorrow.

Work on expository paper.

Tuesday

Respond to a journal prompt.

Take quiz over appositives.

Hand out Vocabulary Study Chart #3

Wednesday

Complete Day One of Sentences of the Week–Prepositional Phrases.

Take notes over prepositional phrases in English notebook.

Thursday

Complete Revising and Editing Stations for expository paper based on the six traits of writing in the ThinkLab.

Friday

Complete Day Two of Sentences of the Week–Prepositional Phrases.

Type final copy of expository paper.

7th Grade Power English

 

Monday – Friday

Go to Learning Odyssey and continue working on diagnostic folders.

November 7

Lesson Plans: November 7-November 11

English

Monday

Finish Friday’s work.

Start working on Vocabulary Study #3 Chart.

Tuesday

Mentor Sentences–Verbs and Participles as Adjectives–complete Day One

Research a career and take notes.

Discuss prompt for expository paper.

Wednesday

Mentor Sentences–complete Day Two

Fill in prewriting organizer for career paper.

Thursday

Mentor Sentences–complete Day Three

Vocabulary Study #3 Chart due at the beginning of class

Discuss/review thesis statements.

Write a thesis statement for career paper.

Friday

Mentor Sentences–complete Day Four

Answer RACE question comparing The Landlady and Lamb to the Slaughter.

PreAP

Monday

Respond to journal prompt.

Finish Friday’s work.

Work on choice board–due tomorrow at the beginning of class.

Tuesday

Respond to journal prompt.

Turn in choice boards at the beginning of class.

Finish brainstorming for expository paper.

Wednesday

Respond to journal prompt.

Work on introduction and thesis statement.

Thursday

Respond to journal prompt.

Finish introduction and thesis statement.

Friday

Respond to journal prompt.

Write a rough draft of expository paper.

7th Grade Power ELA

Monday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.

Finish assignment in Learning Odyssey–Theme and Main Idea.

Tuesday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.

Finish assignment in Learning Odyssey–Latin and Greek Roots.

Wednesday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.

Work on diagnostics in Learning Odyssey.

Thursday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.

Work on diagnostics in Learning Odyssey.

Friday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.

Work on diagnostics in Learning Odyssey.

October 30

Lesson Plans for October 31-November 4

English

Monday

Respond to journal prompt:  Mindset Monday– “A person who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” –Albert Einstein — What did Einstein mean?  What can you learn from this?

Finish Six-Word Memoir project and share.

Finish online career survey.

Work on Vocabulary Choice Board.

Tuesday

Respond to journal prompt:  Thoughtful Tuesday:  “If you can’t think of anything nice to say, you’re not thinking hard enough.” –Kid President — Draw a name from the bag and on the board, write a nice message to that person.

Vocabulary Study #2 Choice Board is due at the beginning of class.

Revisit participles and review.

Wednesday

Respond to journal prompt:  Worthy Wednesday:  ___________ is worth more than gold. (Fill in the blank and explain.)

Complete quiz over participles.

Thursday

Respond to journal prompt:  Thankful Thursday:  I am thankful for __________ because _________.

Review informative/expository writing from Gallagher’s Real World Writing Purposes.

Brainstorm ideas for writing about careers.

Start researching information for career essay.

Friday

Respond to journal prompt:  Five Word Friday:  Imagine this…You just won one million dollars.  In exactly five words, explain what you would do.

Begin working on new Vocabulary Study #3 Chart.

Pre-AP English

Monday

Complete Verb Tense Pre-Assessment.

Finish Credo Project.

Complete Day One of Mentor Sentences–Verb or Participle?–What do you notice?

Tuesday

Complete Day Two of Mentor Sentences–Find Real-World Examples.

Take notes over Verbs vs. Participles in English notebook.

Wednesday (Early Release–12:00)

Complete Day Three of Mentor Sentences–Find Real-World Examples.

Revisit Real World Writing Purposes notes (Gallagher) and discuss informative/expository writing.

Discuss next writing assignment– “How NOT to be ______________________” (Gallagher); read mentor text; brainstorm ideas.

Thursday

Complete Day Four of Mentor Sentences–Write Imitation Sentences.

Begin drafting as Mrs. Velde models with her own writing.

Friday (Mrs. Velde will be out.)

Complete Day Five of Mentor Sentences–Identify verbs and participles in a paragraph.

Work on Vocabulary Study #2 Choice Board–due Tuesday, Nov. 8

7th Grade Power ELA

Monday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.

Continue assignment in Learning Odyssey–Theme and Main Idea

Tuesday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal

Finish assignment in Learning Odyssey–Theme and Main Idea

Wednesday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal

Begin assignment in Learning Odyssey–Latin and Greek Roots

Thursday

Pep Rally

Friday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal

Continue assignment in Learning Odyssey–Latin and Greek Roots

October 26

Lesson Plans for October 24-October 28

English

Monday

Career interest survey and interactive career survey online

Tuesday

Day One of Mentor Sentences Dailies–Participles and Participial Phrases–What do you notice?

Vocabulary Study 2 Choice Board–due next Wednesday, November 2

Notes over participles and participial phrases

Wednesday

Day Two of Mentor Sentences Dailies–Participles and Participial Phrases–Find real-world examples

Vocabulary Choice Board work day

Thursday

Day Three of Mentor Sentences Dailies–Participles and Participial Phrases–Find real-world examples

Add Participles practice sheet to English notebook

Friday

Day Three of Mentor Sentences Dailies–Participles and Participial Phrases–Imitation Sentences

Pick your favorite Six-Word Memoir-create an artistic visual for the hallway and post on your blog.

Pre-AP English

Monday

Career interest survey packet and interactive career survey online

Tuesday

Respond to journal prompt in Writing Journal.

Complete Looping strategy with Credo brainstorming to generate ideas.

Wednesday

Respond to journal prompt in Writing Journal.

Work on Vocabulary 2 Choice Board.

Thursday

Respond to journal prompt in Writing Journal.

Create Credo Thesis Statement.

Start working on artistic presentation of Credo.

Friday

Respond to journal prompt in Writing Journal.

Finish Personal Credo artistic presentation–post on blog.

7th Grade Power ELA

Monday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.

Work on Moby Max vocabulary module.

Tuesday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal

Work on vocabulary in Moby Max

Wednesday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal

Begin assignment in Learning Odyssey–Theme and Main Idea

Thursday

Pep Rally

Friday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal

Continue assignment in Learning Odyssey–Theme and Main Idea

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