September 23

Lessons for September 26-30

8th Grade English and Advanced English

Monday, September 26

Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal–Title:  “Mindset Monday”~What would you be willing to work hard to achieve if you knew it was possible?  Explain your answer.

Complete Word Study #2022-2 Chart and Quizlet.

Tuesday, September 27

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Tough Tuesday”~What is the hardest thing you’ve ever done?  How did you get through it?  What did you learn?  Answer all questions.

Review verb tenses and complete an activity about verb tense consistency.

Wednesday, September 28

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title:  “Would You Rather Wednesday”~Would you rather be able to control fire or water?  Explain your choice.

Finish working with verb consistency.  Edit a passage with verb tense consistency issues.

Thursday, September 29

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Thoughtful Thursday”~Consider the following quote: “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt.  What do you think this quote means?  Give personal connections and/or examples.

Discuss our first writing prompt~narrative writing.

Friday, September 30

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Free Topic Friday”~You may write about anything you want as long as it is school appropriate, and you don’t mind if your principal sees it.

Brainstorm and begin drafting a narrative~use a story map if needed.

September 19

Lesson Agenda for September 19-23

8th Grade English and Advanced English

Monday, September 19
Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal–Title: “Mindset Monday”~Read the following quote: “Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” ~Nelson Mandela (former president of South Africa). In your own words, explain what you think this quote means. How could you apply this quote to your own life? Give at least one example with your answer and explanation.
Complete and discuss our first two counselor enrichment lessons about how to have a happy life and the importance of being an upstander.

Tuesday, September 20
Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Tenacious Tuesday”– “Tenacity is the ability to hang on when letting go appears most attractive.” What does this quote mean to you?
Participate in a Whodunit! Game about Irregular Verbs.

Wednesday, September 21 (Early Release)
Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title: “Would You Rather Wednesday”~Would you rather be locked in a room that is constantly dark for a week or a room that is constantly bright for a week? Explain your response.
Play a Quizlet Live review game for Word Study #2022-1.

Thursday, September 22
Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Thoughtful Thursday”~If you won a million dollars, what would you do with it and why?
Complete Word Study #2022-1 Quiz and work on IXL.

Friday, September 23
Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Free Topic Friday”~You may write about anything you want as long as it is school appropriate, and you don’t mind if your principal sees it.
Library Day~Digital Citizenship with Mrs. Kelley.

September 9

Lessons for September 12-16

8th Grade English and Advanced English

Monday, September 12

Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal–Title: “Mindset Monday”~Read the following quote: “Life is a matter of making choices, and every choice you make makes you.”  What do you think this quote means?  Explain how it relates to your life.

7th Period~packet work day.

Review and take notes on irregular verb tenses.

Finish our collaborative stories from last week~due Wednesday.

Begin working on IXL Assignment #2~due next Friday, September 23.

Tuesday, September 13

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Teen Tuesday”~Describe the most difficult thing about being your age.

Complete an assignment about irregular verb tenses.

Wednesday, September 14

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title:  “Would You Rather Wednesday”~Would you rather ride a roller coaster or go down a giant water slide?  Explain why.

Review and grade verb tense and affix packets in class.

Share our collaborative stories.

Thursday, September 15

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Thoughtful Thursday”–Complete the following statement:  “____________ is worth more than gold.”  Explain your choice.

Complete a visual representation activity for Word Study #2022-1~due Monday.

Friday, September 16

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Free Topic Friday”~You may write about anything you want as long as it is school appropriate, and you don’t mind if your principal sees it.

Participate in a Whodunit! Game about Irregular Verbs.

September 6

Lesson Plans for September 5-September 9

8th Grade English and Advanced English

Monday, September 5

Labor Day Holiday 

Tuesday, September 6

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Top Two Tuesday”~What are the top two things you like about yourself?  Explain why.

Finish IXL assignments and/or Word Study 2022-1 chart and Quizlet~due tomorrow.

Afternoon classes will have a packet about prefixes, suffixes, and root words.

Wednesday, September 7

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title: “Would You Rather Wednesday”–Would you rather be very strong or be able to run very fast?  Explain your answer.

Write a collaborative story using ten of the vocabulary words from our word study.

Thursday, September 8

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Three Things Thursday”–If you had the opportunity, what are three positive changes you would like to make in the world?

Continue working on collaborative story~due tomorrow.

Friday, September 9

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Free Topic Friday”~You may write about anything you want as long as it is school appropriate, and you don’t mind if your principal sees it.

Share collaborative stories in class.