November 25

Lessons for November 26-November 30

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Mindset Monday”– Study both images linked in this post.  What are your initial thoughts about the images? How does this information connect with accomplishing the goals you set for this semester?
  • Watch the TED Talk video on time management linked to this post.
  • Complete the activity attached to the video.    

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Hashtag Tuesday”–Come up with two hashtags to describe your Thanksgiving break.  Explain why you picked those hashtags.
  • Watch the Scope video about smartphones.
  • Read the article “Are Phones Making Us Zombies?” and answer the questions on the handout.
  • Work on our two lists on Vocabulary.com.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Words of Wisdom Wednesday”– Would you rather be a zombie or a vampire?
  • Begin discussing the topic for our persuasive paper.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Thoughtful Thursday”– Study the image linked to this post.  How accurate do you think the information is for you? Explain your answer.
  • Continue brainstorming for our persuasive paper.

Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Five Things Friday–What are five things you absolutely have to have in your dream house?
  • Continue brainstorming for our persuasive paper.

8th Grade Advanced English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Mindset Monday”– Study both images linked in this post.  What are your initial thoughts about the images? How does this information connect with accomplishing the goals you set for this semester?
  • Watch the TED Talk video on time management linked to this post.
  • Complete the activity attached to the video.    

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Hashtag Tuesday”–Come up with two hashtags to describe your Thanksgiving break.  Explain why you picked those hashtags.
  • Watch the Scope video about smartphones.
  • Read the article, “Are Phones Making Us Zombies?” and answer the questions on the handout.
  • Work on our two lists on Vocabulary.com.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Words of Wisdom Wednesday”– Would you rather be a zombie or a vampire?
  • Continue brainstorming the topic for our persuasive paper.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Thoughtful Thursday”– Study the image linked to this post.  How accurate do you think the information is for you? Explain your answer.
  • Read the article, “Should Your Parents Control Your Cell Phone?” and answer the questions on the handout.
  • Work on our two lists on Vocabulary.com.

Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Five Things Friday–What are five things you absolutely have to have in your dream house?
  • Write a flash draft of our persuasive paper.

7th/8th Grade GT

Monday–Finish brainstorming ideas for MUN media project.

Tuesday–Work on MUN media project.

Wednesday–No class due to Wacky Wednesday schedule.

Thursday–Work on MUN media project.

Friday–Same as Thursday.

7th/8th Technology

Monday–Continue working on our Music Coding module.

Tuesday–Work on Typing Club.

Wednesday–Continue working on our Music Coding module.

Thursday–Continue working on our Music Coding module.

Friday–Free Tech Friday

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