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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August 20

Lesson Plans for August 21-August 25, 2017

8th Grade English and PreAP English

Monday

  • Respond to and discuss a prompt on the board:  Last year, what was your favorite class and why?
  • Create a daily writing journal in Google Docs.
  • Participate in a snowball writing activity based on today’s eclipse.

Tuesday

  • Respond to and discuss a prompt on the board:  What did you find most interesting about the solar eclipse yesterday?
  • Begin to set up our English notebooks.
  • Participate in a scavenger hunt for class procedures and policies–paste in English notebook.

Wednesday

  • Respond to and discuss a prompt on the board:  What is the most exciting thing about a new year?
  • Discuss/cover expectations for English notebooks and paste them in the notebook.
  • Finish notebook set-up.
  • Begin first writing activity–create a heart map.

Thursday

  • Respond to and discuss a prompt on the board: What is the most frightening thing about a new school year?
  • Complete an expository writing screener on Moby Max.

 Friday

  • Respond to and discuss a prompt on the board:  What are your goals for this school year?
  • Finish heart maps in English notebook from Wednesday.
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August 16

Lesson Plans for August 17 and 18

8th Grade English

Thursday

  • Respond to a prompt on the board: What could Mrs. Velde do this year to help me be successful?
  • Introductions–Mrs. Velde and students
  • Ice-breaker games to promote collaboration

 Friday

  • Respond to question on the board:  What is the most frightening thing about a new school year?
  • Begin to set up our English notebooks
  • Participate in a scavenger hunt for class procedures and policies–paste in English notebook

Pre-AP English

Thursday

  • Respond to a prompt on the board: What could Mrs. Velde do this year to help me be successful?
  • Introductions–Mrs. Velde and students
  • Ice-breaker games to promote collaboration

 Friday

  • Respond to question on the board:  What is the most frightening thing about a new school year?
  • Begin to set up our English notebooks
  • Participate in a scavenger hunt for class procedures and policies–paste in English notebook