December 1

Lesson Plans for December 2-December 6

8th Grade and Advanced English

Monday, December 2

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily writing journal:  “Mindset Monday”~When do you feel most successful? How much of what you answered is actually in your control?
  • Complete digital lessons in Flocabulary.com~Simple and Compound Sentences (due tomorrow).
  • Complete digital lessons in Flocabulary.com~Complex Sentences (due Wednesday).

Tuesday, December 3

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title: “Top Three Tuesday”~What are three words that describe you best?  Explain why you chose these words.
  • Paste Relative Pronoun notes in your English notebook and complete the exercise as a class.
  • Complete guided review of using subordinating conjunctions or relative pronouns to create complex sentences.

Wednesday, December 4

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title:  “Would You Rather Wednesday”~Would you rather not be allowed to wash your hands for a month or your hair for a month?  Explain your choice.
  • Participate in a grammar escape room activity~sentence types.

Thursday, December 5

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Thoughtful Thursday”~The most meaningful gift I have ever received is _______________.  Explain why.
  • Complete a grammar activity about sentence types.

Friday, December 6

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Free Topic Friday–Write about anything you want as long as it is appropriate and you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Paste punctuation notes in our English notebooks.
  • Participate in a punctuation scavenger hunt.

6th Grade GT

Students will work on and finish multimedia presentations for Model UN.

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November 18

Lesson Plans for November 18-November 22

8th Grade and Advanced English

Monday, November 18

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily writing journal:  “Mindset Monday”~Think about the goals you set for yourself last week. How are you doing so far?  What smaller actions have you been doing to accomplish your mid-level goals?
  • Watch a video tutorial about the difference between simple and compound sentences.
  • Work on a practice packet about simple and compound sentences.

Tuesday, November 19

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title: “Technology Tuesday”~What is the best invention of all time? Explain why.
  • Paste Types of Sentences exercise in our English notebooks.
  • Complete and discuss exercise as a class.

Wednesday, November 20

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title:  “Would You Rather Wednesday”~Would you rather be the richest person in the world or the smartest person in the world?  Make sure to explain your choice!
  • Take notes on subordinating conjunctions and discuss.
  • Paste and complete exercise in English notebook.

Thursday, November 21

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Thankful Thursday”~What are your favorite Thanksgiving traditions?
  • Complete a formative assessment on sentence types.

Friday, November 22

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Free Topic Friday–Write about anything you want as long as it is appropriate and you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Participate in a “sentence people” activity.

6th Grade GT

Students will plan out and work on multimedia presentations for Model UN.

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November 12

Lesson Plans for November 11-November 15

8th Grade and Advanced English

Monday, November 11

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title: “Mindset Monday”~Click on the image linked below.  What message does the image convey to you?
  • Take notes on SMART goals in your English notebook.
  • Brainstorm goals for the nine weeks, semester, and year in your English notebook.
  • Complete a goal-setting form.

Tuesday, November 12

  • Respond to the following journal prompt: “Time Travel Tuesday”~Where do you see yourself in ten years?  (personal life, career, etc.)
  • Finish our goal-setting exercise.

Wednesday, November 13

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title:  “Would You Rather Wednesday”~ Would you rather be a famous movie star or a member of your favorite popular music group?  Make sure to explain your choice!
  • Take notes on Types of Sentences in your English notebook.  Complete a practice activity as a class.

Thursday, November 14

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Thoughtful Thursday”–Complete the following statement: “____________ is worth more than gold.”  Explain why.
  • Six-Word Memoirs with Mrs. Kelley

Friday, November 15

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Free Topic Friday–Write about anything you want as long as it is appropriate and you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Finish Six-Word Memoirs with Mrs. Kelley.
  • Complete an assignment on Types of Sentences.

6th Grade GT

Students will plan out and work on multimedia presentations for Model UN.

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November 3

Lesson Plans for November 4-November 8

8th Grade and Advanced English

Monday, November 4

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title: “Free Share Monday”~Choose an old journal prompt that you have not shared before.  Copy and paste it and improve it somehow.
  • Work on the Career Cruising program.

Tuesday, November 5

  • Respond to the following journal prompt: “Tell Me Something Good Tuesday”–Write about something good that you’ve seen someone else do.  What makes their deed such a good thing?
  • Continue working on the Career Cruising profile.

Wednesday, November 6

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title:  “Would You Rather Wednesday”~Would you rather be a superhero or a villain?  Explain why.
  • Complete Word Study List 2019-2 Quiz. 

Thursday, November 7

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Thinking Thursday”–What is the greatest act of service you can complete for someone else?  Explain your answer and give examples.
  • Begin working on Daily Language Study 2019-1~discuss in class.

Friday, November 8

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Free Topic Friday–Write about anything you want as long as it is appropriate and you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Take notes on Types of Sentences in your English notebook.

6th Grade GT

Students will finish writing their resolutions for Model UN and begin working on multimedia presentations.

October 30

Lesson Plans for October 28-November 1

8th Grade and Advanced English

Monday, October 28

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Mindset Monday–Now that we have finished our first nine weeks, what are specific things you can do to improve your next nine weeks’ performance?
  • Watch a video about the differences between the left and right brain.
  • Finish brain surveys and answer the following question:  How accurate do you think this survey is for you? How can this information about your brain help you? 

Tuesday, October 29

  • Respond to the following journal prompt: “Two Ticket Tuesday”—If you had only two tickets to an event of your choice, what event would you choose, and who would you take with you? Explain.
  • Work on your digital task cards assigned last Friday for Word Study 2019-2. You should have a copy on your Google Drive already.

Wednesday, October 30

  • Work on Word Study List 2019-2 Digital Task Cards. 

Thursday, October 31

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Therapy Thursday”–What is something that helps you calm down when you are sad/mad?  Extend your answer and give an example.
  • Finish working on your Digital Task Cards and click the “Turn In” button.
  • Work on Vocabulary.com list Word Study 2019-2.

Friday, November 1

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Future Friday”–What are your dreams for the future?  What is your plan to make them happen?
  • Finish vocabulary work for the week.

6th Grade GT

Students will be writing their resolutions for Model UN.