8th Grade English and Advanced English
Monday, March 22
Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal– Title: “Mindset Monday”–Read the following quote: “Life is a matter of making choices, and every choice you make makes you.” What do you think this quote means? Explain how this quote relates to having a growth mindset.
Complete a counselor lesson about making good choices.
Read a Scope article about Harriet Tubman and relate her story to today’s counselor lesson.
Work on Vocabulary.com academic vocabulary lists.
Tuesday, March 23
Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal– Title: “Top Two Tuesday”– What were the top two things you did over spring break? As always, explain your answer.
Review the “20 Persuasive Techniques” handout we glued into our notebooks and complete the notebook assignment as a class.
Wednesday, March 24
Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal– Title: “Would You Rather Wednesday”~Would you rather be famous when you are alive and forgotten when you die or unknown when you are alive but famous after you die? Explain.
Complete the Word Study #2020-7 chart and create a Quizlet.
Thursday, March 25
Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal– Title: “Thoughtful Thursday”~If you were given the power to change one school rule or policy above all others, which one would you change? Explain why you would choose that rule or policy.
Complete a rhetorical analysis of a speech by Winston Churchill~discuss in class.
Friday, March 26
Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Fairness Friday”–What do you think is the difference between fairness and equality? Explain with an example.
Complete a counselor lesson on fairness and equality.
Read a Scope debate article and complete assignments to analyze the arguments used.
NOTE: All plans are subject to change.