October 1

Lesson Plans for October 2-October 6

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Mindset Monday–Watch the video linked below.  How do you think the idea of fixed vs. growth mindset relates to you?  Do you think you have a fixed or growth mindset?  Explain your answers.
  • Read the passage about “Growth Mindset” and discuss the comprehension questions in your groups–annotate the passage

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in your online journal: Tune Tuesday–Name three songs that you would include in a soundtrack of your life and why.
  • Discuss then begin working on the Mentor Sentences document about Parts of Speech and Parts of a Sentence.
  • Finish the notes and assignments from last Friday’s Google Slides lesson.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather have fame or fortune? Explain why.
  • Complete word study activities.  Word Study List 2 Quiz is tomorrow.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Trophy Thursday–What kind of trophy would you like to win?  Explain why.
  • Complete the Word Study List 2 Quiz.
  • Add notes about Fixed vs. Growth Mindset in your English notebooks.

Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Free write Friday–Write about anything you want as long as it is appropriate and you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Follow the RACES strategy to answer a prompt about the “Growth Mindset” article we read and discussed on Monday.

PreAP English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Mindset Monday–Watch the video linked below.  How do you think the idea of fixed vs. growth mindset relates to you?  Do you think you have a fixed or growth mindset?  Explain your answers.
  • Read the passage about “Growth Mindset” and discuss the comprehension questions in your groups–annotate the passage

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in your online journal: Tune Tuesday–Name three songs that you would include in a soundtrack of your life and why.
  • Discuss then begin working on the Mentor Sentences document about Parts of Speech and Parts of a Sentence.
  • Finish the notes and assignments from last Friday’s Google Slides lesson.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be stuck on a desert island with only people you hate or alone?  Explain why.
  • Complete word study activities.  Word Study List 2 Quiz is tomorrow.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Thoughtful Thursday–If you had to give up one of your five senses (vision, smell, taste, touch, hearing) which would you give up and why?
  • Complete the Word Study List 2 Quiz.
  • Add notes about Fixed vs. Growth Mindset in your English notebooks.

Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Free write Friday–Write about anything you want as long as it is appropriate and you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Follow the RACES strategy to answer a prompt about the “Growth Mindset” article we read and discussed on Monday.
September 4

Lesson Plans for September 4-September 8

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Labor Day Holiday

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Tell Me Something Good Tuesday–What is something good that has happened to you recently? Explain.
  • Review policies and procedures in our English notebook.
  • Finish surveys from last Thursday and Friday.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be able to fly or turn invisible?  Explain why.
  • Record vocabulary notes in our English notebooks.
  • Begin our first vocabulary assignment.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Thoughtful Thursday–What are three qualities of a great friend? Explain their importance.
  • Complete a grammar diagnostic assessment.

 Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title:  Favorite Food Friday–What is your favorite food?  Explain why.
  • Record Constructed Response notes in English notebook.
  • Apply steps using a question about this week’s Article of the Week in Mrs. Iske’s class.

 

PreAP English

Monday

  • Labor Day Holiday

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Tell Me Something Good Tuesday–What is something good that has happened to you recently? Explain.
  • Complete essay exam over summer reading of The Book Thief.
  • Finish surveys from last Thursday and Friday.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be able to fly or turn invisible?  Explain why.
  • Record vocabulary notes in our English notebooks.
  • Begin our first vocabulary assignment.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Thoughtful Thursday–What are three qualities of a great friend? Explain their importance.
  • Complete a grammar diagnostic assessment.

 Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title:  Favorite Food Friday–What is your favorite food?  Explain why.
  • Record Constructed Response notes in English notebook.
  • Apply steps using a question about this week’s Article of the Week in Mrs. Iske’s class.