October 18

Lessons for October 15-19

8th Grade English

Monday

  • 1. Respond to the following prompt in your online writing journal–Mindset Monday: What are your academic and personal goals for this school year? How can you best reach those goals? Why is it important for you to reach these goals?
  • We will continue working on our motto questions and activity steps in your notebooks.
  • If you finish, work on your blogging challenge from last week–creating an avatar.

Tuesday

  • 1. Respond to the following prompt in your online writing journal–“Techie Tuesday”–What is your favorite social media site, video game, or app? Explain why.
  • Update our English notebook.
  • Continue working on our Personal Motto project

Wednesday

  • Take the 1st Nine Weeks Exam.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Free Thinking Thursday–Enjoy one more day of writing about anything you want as long as it’s appropriate.
  • Finish your inspirational motto poster, turn it in on Classroom, and post it on your blog.

Friday

  • Student Holiday

8th Grade Advanced English

Monday

  • 1. Respond to the following prompt in your online writing journal–Mindset Monday: What are your academic and personal goals for this school year? How can you best reach those goals? Why is it important for you to reach these goals?
  • We will continue working on our motto questions and activity steps in your notebooks.
  • If you finish, work on your blogging challenge from last week–creating an avatar.

Tuesday

  • 1. Respond to the following prompt in your online writing journal–“Techie Tuesday”–What is your favorite social media site, video game, or app? Explain why.
  • Update our English notebook.
  • Continue working on our Personal Motto project

Wednesday

  • Take the 1st Nine Weeks Exam.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Free Thinking Thursday–Enjoy one more day of writing about anything you want as long as it’s appropriate.
  • Finish your inspirational motto poster, turn it in on Classroom, and post it on your blog.

Friday

  • Student Holiday

7th/8th Grade GT

Monday–Begin researching solutions for your world issue for Model UN.

Tuesday–Continue researching solutions.

Wednesday–No class due to Wednesday schedule.

Thursday–Continue researching solutions for your world issue.

Friday–Student Holiday

7th/8th Technology

Monday–Typing Club

Tuesday–Digital Citizenship topic

Wednesday–Coding with Mrs. Cooper

Thursday–pep rally

Friday–Student Holiday

 

October 7

Lesson Plans for October 8-12

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–Read the following quote: “It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.” {Confucius} What does this quote mean to you?  How do you feel this quote can apply to you personally? Give examples.
  • Complete a Growth Mindset Motto activity.

Tuesday

  • Complete Step Three of Mentor Sentences #2–Identifying Subjects and Verbs–discuss as a class–due Thursday.
  • Turn in Word Study List #1 Choice Board and all activities.
  • Copy notes over Types of Affixes in our English notebooks and complete practice activities together as a class.
  • Paste common roots, prefixes, and suffixes lists in your English notebook.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be a superhero or a villain?  Explain your answer!
  • Take a quiz over Word Study List #1.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Thinking Thursday–What is the greatest act of service you can complete for someone else?  Explain your answer and give examples.
  • Begin participating in the Edublogs Blogging Challenge–complete task #1.

Friday

  • 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.
  • Begin working on Word Study List #2.

8th Grade Advanced English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–Read the following quote: “It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.” {Confucius} What does this quote mean to you?  How do you feel this quote can apply to you personally? Give examples.
  • Complete a Growth Mindset Motto activity.

Tuesday

  • Complete Step Three of Mentor Sentences #2–Identifying Subjects and Verbs–discuss as a class–due Thursday.
  • Turn in Word Study List #1 Choice Board and all activities.
  • Copy notes over Types of Affixes in our English notebooks and complete practice activities together as a class.
  • Paste common roots, prefixes, and suffixes lists in your English notebook.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be a superhero or a villain?  Explain your answer!
  • Take a quiz over Word Study List #1.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Thinking Thursday–What is the greatest act of service you can complete for someone else?  Explain your answer and give examples.
  • Begin participating in the Edublogs Blogging Challenge–complete task #1.

Friday

  • 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.
  • Begin working on Word Study List #2.

7th/8th Grade GT

Monday–Begin writing resolution preamble for Model UN.

Tuesday–Continue writing resolution preamble for Model UN.

Wednesday–No class due to Wednesday schedule.

Thursday–Finish writing rough draft of resolution preamble for Model UN.

Friday–No class due to high school pep rally.

7th/8th Technology

Monday–Typing Club

Tuesday–Digital Citizenship topic

Wednesday–Coding with Mrs. Cooper

Thursday–pep rally

Friday–Typing Club

September 30

Lesson Plans for October 1-5

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–After watching the video linked below, give a brief summary of what it’s attempting to make you believe.  Are you persuaded? Explain your thoughts.
  • Complete Growth Mindset gallery walk activity in groups-discuss as a class.
  • Finish Growth Mindset Survey from two weeks ago.

Tuesday

  • Complete Step Two of Mentor Sentences #2–Identifying Subjects and Verbs–discuss as a class.
  • Complete the Parts of a Sentence practice activity (page 43) as a class.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be a superhero or a villain?  Explain your answer!
  • Work on Word Study List #1 Choice Board–activities are due next Tuesday, October 9.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Thinking Thursday–
  • Copy Types of Affixes notes in your English notebook.
  • Paste common roots, prefixes, and suffixes lists in your English notebook.

Friday

  • 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.
  • Update our student blogs and sign up for the 2018 Edublogs Blogging Challenge.
  • Sign up for helpful Chrome extensions.

8th Grade Advanced English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–After watching the video linked below, give a brief summary of what it’s attempting to make you believe.  Are you persuaded? Explain your thoughts.
  • Complete Growth Mindset gallery walk activity in groups-discuss as a class.
  • Finish Growth Mindset Survey from two weeks ago.

Tuesday

  • Complete Step Two of Mentor Sentences #2–Identifying Subjects and Verbs–discuss as a class.
  • Complete the Parts of a Sentence practice activity (page 43) as a class.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be a superhero or a villain?  Explain your answer!
  • Work on Word Study List #1 Choice Board–activities are due next Tuesday, October 9.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Thinking Thursday–
  • Copy Types of Affixes notes in your English notebook.
  • Paste common roots, prefixes, and suffixes lists in your English notebook.

Friday

  • 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.
  • Update our student blogs and sign up for the 2018 Edublogs Blogging Challenge.
  • Sign up for helpful Chrome extensions.

7th/8th Grade GT

Monday–Continue researching our topics for Model UN.

Tuesday–Continue researching our topics for Model UN.

Wednesday–No class due to Wednesday schedule.

Thursday–Continue researching our topics for Model UN.

Friday–No class due to high school pep rally.

7th/8th Technology

Monday–Typing Club

Tuesday–Digital Citizenship topic

Wednesday–Coding with Mrs. Cooper

Thursday–pep rally

Friday–Typing Club

 

September 23

Lesson Plans for September 24-28

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–Write about a mistake you have made. What lessons did you learn from that mistake? Explain thoroughly.
  • Paste the Growth Mindset matching activity into your English notebook, page 41.
  • Complete Growth Mindset gallery walk activity in groups.

Tuesday

  • Complete Step One of Mentor Sentences #2–Identifying Subjects and Verbs–discuss as a class.
  • Copy Parts of a Sentence Review notes in your English notebook.
  • Complete the practice activity as a class.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be able to live 100 years in the past or 100 years in the future?  Explain your answer.
  • Begin working on Word Study List #1 Choice Board–activities are due next Thursday, October 4.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Thinking Thursday–Think of someone you truly admire.  What qualities do you like about that person? Explain why those qualities are admirable.
  • Update our student blogs and sign up for the 2018 Edublogs Blogging Challenge.
  • Sign up for helpful Chrome extensions.

Friday

  • 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.
  • Copy Types of Affixes notes in your English notebook.
  • Paste common roots, prefixes, and suffixes lists in your English notebook.
  • Work on Word Study List #1 Choice Board.

8th Grade Advanced English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–Write about a mistake you have made. What lessons did you learn from that mistake? Explain thoroughly.
  • Paste the Growth Mindset matching activity into your English notebook, page 41.
  • Complete Growth Mindset gallery walk activity in groups.

Tuesday

  • Complete Step One of Mentor Sentences #2–Identifying Subjects and Verbs–discuss as a class.
  • Copy Parts of a Sentence Review notes in your English notebook.
  • Complete the practice activity as a class.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be able to live 100 years in the past or 100 years in the future?  Explain your answer.
  • Begin working on Word Study List #1 Choice Board–activities are due next Thursday, October 4.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Thinking Thursday–Think of someone you truly admire.  What qualities do you like about that person? Explain why those qualities are admirable.
  • Update our student blogs and sign up for the 2018 Edublogs Blogging Challenge.
  • Sign up for helpful Chrome extensions.

Friday

  • 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.
  • Copy Types of Affixes notes in your English notebook.
  • Paste common roots, prefixes, and suffixes lists in your English notebook.
  • Work on Word Study List #1 Choice Board.

7th/8th Grade GT

Monday–Complete the Model UN Scavenger Hunt–discuss new manual.

Tuesday–Begin working on Model UN country research.

Wednesday–no class due to Wednesday schedule

Thursday–Work on Model UN country research–due next Tuesday at the end of class.

Friday–no class due to high school pep rally

7th/8th Grade Technology

Monday–Typing Club

Tuesday–Digital Citizenship topic

Wednesday–Coding challenge with Mrs. Cooper

Thursday–pep rally

Friday–Typing Club

September 16

Lesson plans for September 17-21, 2018

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily 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.
  • Copy the Growth Mindset notes into your English notebook, page 40.
  • Read the passage about Growth Mindset and answer the questions.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather read minds or see into the future?  Explain your answer.
  • Finish Real World Writing Topics activity–page 39 of English notebook.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather read minds or see into the future?  Explain your answer.
  • Begin working on Word Study List #1–chart due next Tuesday, September 25.

Thursday

  • Complete Mentor Sentences #2 Step One–Subject/Verb Agreement Review.
  • Copy Subject/Verb Agreement notes into English NB (page 42); complete/discuss activity on page 43 in English NB.

Friday

  • 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.
  • Continue reviewing Subject/Verb agreement.

8th Grade Advanced English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily 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.
  • Copy the Growth Mindset notes into your English notebook, page 40.
  • Read the passage about Growth Mindset and answer the questions.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather read minds or see into the future?  Explain your answer.
  • Finish Real World Writing Topics activity–page 39 of English notebook.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather read minds or see into the future?  Explain your answer.
  • Begin working on Word Study List #1–chart due next Tuesday, September 25.

Thursday

  • Complete Mentor Sentences #2 Step One–Subject/Verb Agreement Review.
  • Copy Subject/Verb Agreement notes into English NB (page 42); complete/discuss activity on page 43 in English NB.

Friday

  • 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.
  • Continue reviewing Subject/Verb agreement.

7th/8th Grade GT

Monday–Finish United Nations Information questionnaire.

Tuesday–Complete Model UN guide scavenger hunt/discuss.

Wednesday–no class due to Wednesday schedule

Thursday–Begin working on Model UN country research.

Friday–no class due to high school pep rally

7th/8th Technology

Monday–Typing Club

Tuesday–Google doc scavenger hunt

Wednesday–Coding challenge with Mrs. Cooper

Thursday–pep rally

Friday–Digital Citizenship topic