December 15

Lesson Plans for December 16-December 20

8th Grade and Advanced English

Monday, December 16

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google journal–“Mindset Monday”~Have you accomplished the goals you set out for yourself a few weeks ago?  If so, how did you make it happen? If not, what could you have done differently?
  • Begin an exam review in class.

Tuesday, December 17

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title: “Top Two Tuesday”~What are your favorite two things that you are looking forward to over the holidays?  Why?
  • Finish the exam review we started yesterday.

Wednesday, December 18

  • 4th Period Exam  7:55-9:15
  • 5th Period Exam  9:20-10:40
  • Exam Review Time  10:45-12:05

Thursday, December 19

  • 1st Period Exam  7:55-9:15
  • 2nd Period Exam  9:20-10:40
  • 6th Period Exam  10:45-12:05

Friday, December 20

  • 3rd Period Exam  7:55-9:15
  • 7th Period Exam  9:20-10:40
  • 8th Period Exam  10:45-12:05

NOTE:  Lunch will be Grab-and-Go each day of exams. 

NOTE:  Students can be checked out by a person on their pick-up list after they finish their exams each day.

6th Grade GT

Students will work on projects for Model UN.

December 10

Lesson Plans for December 9-December 13

8th Grade and Advanced English

Monday, December 9

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google journal–“Mindset Monday”~What is one challenge that you hope to overcome this week? Explain why it’s important for you to overcome this challenge.
  • Finish the Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences color by number assignment and turn it in.  If you don’t finish, it is homework.
  • Continue working on the Vocabulary.com list “100 Words Every Middle-Schooler Should Know”~due Friday.

Tuesday, December 10

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title: “Tenacious Tuesday”~Click on the link below and look at the image.  What does this quote mean to you? How can you apply it to the end of your first semester?
  • Complete a packet over subordinate and relative clauses in complex sentences.

Wednesday, December 11

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title:  “Would You Rather Wednesday”~Would you rather ride a roller coaster or go down a giant water slide?  Explain why.
  • Turn in your coloring sheets for the Types of Sentences assignment from Monday.
  • Complete a quiz over subordinate conjunctions and relative pronouns.

Thursday, December 12

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Thoughtful Thursday”~What would you do differently if you knew nobody would judge you?  Explain your answer.
  • Review and grade the packet you completed on Tuesday.

Friday, December 13

  • DUE:  Vocabulary.com list “100 Words Every Middle Schooler Should Know.”  Objective is 100% progress and high percentage of mastery!
  • 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.
  • Review word study lists from this semester–participate in a vocabulary jam on Vocabulary.com.

6th Grade GT

Students will work on speeches for Model UN.

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.