March 21

Lesson Plans for March 20-24

English

Monday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Write about your two favorite happenings from spring break.
  • Continue working on the text structure group activity that we started on Friday, March 10.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your online journal:  Twitter Tuesday:  In 140 characters in your journal, write about your favorite person.  You must include a hashtag that sums up how you feel about this person, and the hashtag phrase does count in your 140 characters.
  • Finish the text structure group activity we worked on yesterday.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Wise Words Wednesday:  If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original. -K. Robinson [What does this quote mean in your own words?  How can you apply it to your life?
  • Complete an individual text structure activity–Choose a topic, narrow it down based on what structure you want to use to write about it, draw the corresponding graphic organizer and fill it in with information about your topic, and then write a paragraph.

Thursday

  • Respond to a journal prompt:   Throw It Out Thursday– If you had to throw out ALL but ONE of your possessions, what would that ONE prized possession be?  Explain your choice.
  • Text structure challenge:  Take the topic you chose yesterday, and write about it using a different text structure than the one you used.

 Friday

  • Respond to a journal prompt in your online writing journal–Free-write Friday:  Write about anything you want as long as you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Introduction to rhetorical and logical fallacies in persuasive texts.

 

Pre-AP English

Monday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Write about your two favorite happenings from spring break.
  • Continue working on the text structure group activity that we started on Friday, March 10.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your online journal:  Twitter Tuesday:  In 140 characters in your journal, write about your favorite person.  You must include a hashtag that sums up how you feel about this person, and the hashtag phrase does count in your 140 characters.
  • Finish the text structure group activity we worked on yesterday.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Wise Words Wednesday:  If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original. -K. Robinson [What does this quote mean in your own words?  How can you apply it to your life?
  • Complete an individual text structure activity–Choose a topic, narrow it down based on what structure you want to use to write about it, draw the corresponding graphic organizer and fill it in with information about your topic, and then write a paragraph.

Thursday

  • Respond to a journal prompt:   Throw It Out Thursday– If you had to throw out ALL but ONE of your possessions, what would that ONE prized possession be?  Explain your choice.
  • Introduction to rhetorical and logical fallacies in persuasive texts.

 Friday

  • Respond to a journal prompt in your online writing journal–Free-write Friday:  Write about anything you want as long as you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Continue rhetorical and logical fallacies in persuasive texts.

 

7th Grade Power ELA

Monday

  • Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.
  • Work on diagnostics Learning Odyssey.

Tuesday

  • Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.
  • Work on diagnostics Learning Odyssey.

Wednesday

  • Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.
  • Work on Vocabulary in Moby Max.

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 Vocabulary in Moby Max.

 

February 27

Lesson Plans for February 27-March 3

TEKS of the WEEK:  8.14, 8.16, 8.19, 8.20, 8.21

English

Monday

  • No journal prompt today.
  • Finish Phrases and Clauses Review from Friday.  Discuss and solve any struggles.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your online journal:  Trending Tuesday:  What is something GOOD that you think SHOULD be trending?
  • Finish imitating hooks (cont. From last Wednesday).

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Wise Words Wednesday:  “You must never feel badly about making mistakes…as long as you take the trouble to learn from them.  For you often learn more by being wrong for the right reasons than you do by being right for the wrong reasons.” ~Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth  Explain what you think this quote means in your own words.  How could the lesson of this quote be helpful to you?
  • Pick a hook from Tuesday’s notes and write an introduction, complete with bridge and thesis (in your notebook–highlight each part in a different color).

Thursday

  • Respond to a journal prompt:   Therapy Thursday–What is the BEST way to cheer you up when you’re upset/angry?  Explain why.
  • Finish writing introductions.

 Friday

  • Respond to a journal prompt in your online writing journal–Free-write Friday:  Write about anything you want as long as you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Type a final copy of introduction on a new Google doc–title it “Introduction.”  Highlight each part of the introduction in a different color, and label what each color means.
  • Review for Nine Weeks Exam on Monday.

 

Pre-AP English

Monday

  • No journal prompt today.
  • Finish Phrases and Clauses Review from Friday.  Discuss and solve any struggles.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your online journal:  Trending Tuesday:  What is something GOOD that you think SHOULD be trending?
  • Finish imitating hooks (cont. From last Wednesday).

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Wise Words Wednesday:  “You must never feel badly about making mistakes…as long as you take the trouble to learn from them.  For you often learn more by being wrong for the right reasons than you do by being right for the wrong reasons.” ~Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth  Explain what you think this quote means in your own words.  How could the lesson of this quote be helpful to you?
  • Pick a hook from Tuesday’s notes and write an introduction, complete with bridge and thesis (in your notebook–highlight each part in a different color).

Thursday

  • Respond to a journal prompt:   Therapy Thursday–What is the BEST way to cheer you up when you’re upset/angry?  Explain why.
  • Finish writing introductions.

 Friday

  • Respond to a journal prompt in your online writing journal–Free-write Friday:  Write about anything you want as long as you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Type a final copy of introduction on a new Google doc–title it “Introduction.”  Highlight each part of the introduction in a different color, and label what each color means.
  • Review for Nine Weeks Exam on Monday.

 

7th Grade Power ELA

Monday

  • Respond to a journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.
  • Work on diagnostics Learning Odyssey.

Tuesday

  • Respond to a journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.
  • Work on diagnostics Learning Odyssey.

Wednesday

  • Respond to a journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.
  • Work on Vocabulary in Moby Max.

Thursday

  • Respond to a journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.
  • Work on diagnostics in Learning Odyssey.

Friday

  • Respond to a journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.
  • Work on Vocabulary in Moby Max.