September 20

Lesson Plans for September 18-September 22

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Mindset Monday–What does failure mean to you? Have you ever felt like a failure? How did you cope?
  • Study your vocabulary by opening your word study Quizlet that you created and playing the games available.  Your quiz is tomorrow.
  • Work on the assignment on how to turn a prompt into a topic sentence.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Techie Tuesday–What are your favorite apps or games?  Why are they your favorites?
  • Vocabulary quiz over Word Study List 1.
  • Continue working on the assignments in No Red Ink.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather have live one hundred years in the future or one hundred years in the past? Explain your answer.
  • Finish our Turning Prompts into Topic Sentences worksheet and discuss.
  • Begin working on our new Word Study List 2.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Thought-provoking Thursday–Study the infographic linked below.  How well does it illustrate the connection between your favorite color and your personality?  Explain your answer.
  • No Red Ink work day with further instruction by Mrs. Velde.

Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Free write Friday–Write about anything you want as long as it is appropriate and you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Work on Word Study 2

PreAP English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Mindset Monday–What does failure mean to you? Have you ever felt like a failure? How did you cope?
  • Study your vocabulary by opening your word study Quizlet that you created and playing the games available.  Your quiz is tomorrow.
  • Work on the assignment on how to turn a prompt into a topic sentence.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Techie Tuesday–What are your favorite apps or games?  Why are they your favorites?
  • Vocabulary quiz over Word Study List 1.
  • Continue working on the assignments in No Red Ink.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather have live one hundred years in the future or one hundred years in the past? Explain your answer.
  • Finish our Turning Prompts into Topic Sentences worksheet and discuss.
  • Begin working on our new Word Study List 2.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Thought-provoking Thursday–Study the infographic linked below.  How well does it illustrate the connection between your favorite color and your personality?  Explain your answer.
  • No Red Ink work day with further instruction by Mrs. Velde.

Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Free write Friday–Write about anything you want as long as it is appropriate and you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Work on Word Study 2
September 9

Lesson Plans for September 11-September 15

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Day to Remember–You are too young to remember the actual events on September 11, 2001, so why do you think it is so important that you learn about it and observe its importance?
  • Grade/review Word Study List 1 chart.
  • Finish notes from Friday over constructed responses (RACE).

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Trading Tuesday–If you could trade lives with anybody for a day, who would it be and why?
  • Complete a grammar review packet.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be the best player on a losing team or the worst player on a winning team?
  • Participate in Word Study Stations for Word Study List 1.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Thoughtful Thursday–If you could give your younger self one piece of advice, what would it be?
  • Work on a constructed response as a class–Focus on R (rewording the question), A (answering the question), and C (citing evidence to support your answer).

Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Freewrite Friday–Write about anything you want as long as it is appropriate and you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Continue working on our class constructed response–Focus on E (explain your answer) and S (sum up your answer).

PreAP English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Day to Remember–You are too young to remember the actual events on September 11, 2001, so why do you think it is so important that you learn about it and observe its importance?
  • Grade/review Word Study List 1 chart.
  • Finish notes from Friday over constructed responses (RACE).

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Trading Tuesday–If you could trade lives with anybody for a day, who would it be and why?
  • Complete a grammar review packet.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be the best player on a losing team or the worst player on a winning team?
  • Participate in Word Study Stations for Word Study List 1.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Thoughtful Thursday–If you could give your younger self one piece of advice, what would it be?
  • Work on a constructed response as a class–Focus on R (rewording the question), A (answering the question), and C (citing evidence to support your answer).

Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Freewrite Friday–Write about anything you want as long as it is appropriate and you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Continue working on our class constructed response–Focus on E (explain your answer) and S (sum up your answer).
September 4

Lesson Plans for September 4-September 8

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Labor Day Holiday

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Tell Me Something Good Tuesday–What is something good that has happened to you recently? Explain.
  • Review policies and procedures in our English notebook.
  • Finish surveys from last Thursday and Friday.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be able to fly or turn invisible?  Explain why.
  • Record vocabulary notes in our English notebooks.
  • Begin our first vocabulary assignment.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Thoughtful Thursday–What are three qualities of a great friend? Explain their importance.
  • Complete a grammar diagnostic assessment.

 Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title:  Favorite Food Friday–What is your favorite food?  Explain why.
  • Record Constructed Response notes in English notebook.
  • Apply steps using a question about this week’s Article of the Week in Mrs. Iske’s class.

 

PreAP English

Monday

  • Labor Day Holiday

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Tell Me Something Good Tuesday–What is something good that has happened to you recently? Explain.
  • Complete essay exam over summer reading of The Book Thief.
  • Finish surveys from last Thursday and Friday.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be able to fly or turn invisible?  Explain why.
  • Record vocabulary notes in our English notebooks.
  • Begin our first vocabulary assignment.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Thoughtful Thursday–What are three qualities of a great friend? Explain their importance.
  • Complete a grammar diagnostic assessment.

 Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title:  Favorite Food Friday–What is your favorite food?  Explain why.
  • Record Constructed Response notes in English notebook.
  • Apply steps using a question about this week’s Article of the Week in Mrs. Iske’s class.
August 27

Lesson Plans for August 28-September 1, 2017

8th Grade English and PreAP English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title:  Mindset Monday–On Friday, you stated goals for this year.  Now, what steps must you take to reach these goals?
  • Heart Maps are due (in English notebook)
  • Review/discuss policies/procedures, expectations, and guidelines.
  • Complete the Policies & Procedures Questionnaire with a partner.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Tough Tuesday–What are your strengths?  How do you know this?
  • Finish setting up English notebooks–tabs, pockets, and baggies.
  • Review/discuss our English notebook guidelines and rubric.
  • Review CHAMPS expectations.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title: Wishes Wednesday–If you could have one wish, what would it be?
  • Writing Assessment 2.0–write in Google Docs and Paste into PEG Writing program.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Thoughtful Thursday–If you had to throw out all but ONE of your possessions, which ONE prized possession would you keep?
  • Complete a Learning Styles survey and discuss the results.

 Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title:  FriYay!–What is one thing you are really excited about right now?
  • Complete/discuss Multiple Intelligences survey.
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