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

September 9

Lesson Plans for September 10-14

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–What makes you feel like a failure? Why? Explain.
  • Complete the Growth Mindset survey activity–discuss growth mindset vs. fixed mindset.
  • Copy mindset notes in your English notebook.

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.
  • Complete a Parts of Speech review packet.

Wednesday

  • Begin Mentor Sentences #1 Step Three–Imitating great sentences.
  • Finish working on the Unit #1 Flocabulary vocabulary (“The Great Escape”).

Thursday

  • Finish the Mentor Sentences #1 document and turn it in on Google Classroom.
  • Finish Real World Writing Purposes chart.
  • Begin working on RWWP topic activity in your 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.
  • Finish working on the RWWP topic activity in your English NB.

8th Grade Advanced English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–What makes you feel like a failure? Why? Explain.
  • Complete the Growth Mindset survey activity–discuss growth mindset vs. fixed mindset.
  • Copy mindset notes in your English notebook.

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.
  • Complete a Parts of Speech review packet.

Wednesday

  • Begin Mentor Sentences #1 Step Three–Imitating great sentences.
  • Complete a Flocabulary vocabulary study unit.

Thursday

  • Finish the Mentor Sentences #1 document and turn it in on Google Classroom.
  • Finish Real World Writing Purposes chart.
  • Begin working on RWWP topic activity in your 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.
  • Finish working on the RWWP topic activity in your English NB.

7th/8th Grade GT

Monday–Set up Model UN groups and pick country options.

Tuesday–Complete the United Nations Information Activity.

Wednesday–no class due to Wednesday schedule

Thursday–Finish UN Info Activity.

Friday–no class due to the pep rally

7th/8th Technology

Monday–Typing Club

Tuesday–Digital Citizenship topic

Wednesday–Coding with Mrs. Cooper

Thursday–pep rally

Friday–Digital Citizenship topic cont.