April 14

Lessons for April 16-April 20

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Mrs. Pearce, WOHS counselor, will be in our classes today to dispense paperwork and discuss information about high school plans.

Tuesday

  • Complete Day One of Dailies 2018-5–discuss as a class.
  • Continue working on the Argument Writing Hyperdoc we started on Friday.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Would You Rather Wednesday?
  • Finish the Argument Writing Hyperdoc we started on Friday.
  • Practice with Argument Writing vocabulary on Vocabulary.com.

Thursday

  • Complete Day Two of Dailies 2018-5–discuss as a class.
  • Use Pro/Con chart from the hyperdoc assignment to create a claim/thesis.

Friday

  • Students will write a Flash Draft based on what they learned in the hyperdoc assignment we finished this week.

PreAP English

Monday

  • Mrs. Pearce, WOHS counselor, will be in our classes today to dispense paperwork and discuss information about high school plans.

Tuesday

  • Complete Day One of Dailies 2018-5–discuss as a class.
  • Continue working on the Argument Writing Hyperdoc we started on Friday.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Would You Rather Wednesday?
  • Finish the Argument Writing Hyperdoc we started on Friday.
  • Practice with Argument Writing vocabulary on Vocabulary.com.

Thursday

  • Complete Day Two of Dailies 2018-5–discuss as a class.
  • Use Pro/Con chart from the hyperdoc assignment to create a claim/thesis.

Friday

  • Students will write a Flash Draft based on what they learned in the hyperdoc assignment we finished this week.

TIER 2 Tutoring

This week students will work on reading and vocabulary topics in the Study Island program.

March 25

Lesson Plans for March 26-March 30

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Mindset Monday– “We only get stronger when it is difficult.” (from Byrdseed website) What do you think this quote means?  How can it apply to your life?
  • Finish grading prepositions and verbs packet.
  • Analyze Churchill speech and fill in the chart.

Tuesday

  • Complete Day Four of Dailies 2018-3–discuss as a class.
  • Complete formative assessment of participial phrases.
  • Finish Churchill speech assignment.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  What-Would-You-Do? Wednesday– What would you do if you were the principal of our school for a day?  Explain.
  • Begin working on Word Study #7 choice board.

Thursday

  • Complete Day Five of Dailies 2018-3–discuss as a class.
  • Analyze Marine Mammals essay and answer questions.

Friday

  • Holiday

PreAP English

Monday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Mindset Monday– “We only get stronger when it is difficult.” (from Byrdseed website) What do you think this quote means?  How can it apply to your life?
  • Finish grading prepositions and verbs packet.
  • Analyze Churchill speech and fill in the chart.

Tuesday

  • Complete Day Four of Dailies 2018-3–discuss as a class.
  • Complete formative assessment of participial phrases.
  • Finish Churchill speech assignment.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  What-Would-You-Do? Wednesday– What would you do if you were the principal of our school for a day?  Explain.
  • Begin working on Word Study #7 choice board.

Thursday

  • Complete Day Five of Dailies 2018-3–discuss as a class.
  • Analyze Marine Mammals essay and answer questions.

Friday

  • Holiday

TIER 2 Tutoring

This week we will take a benchmark on the Study Island program in order to determine teaching topics in tutoring.

March 19

Lesson Plans for March 19-March 23

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Teacher Work Day

Tuesday

  • Complete Day One of Dailies 2018-3–discuss as a class.
  • Complete a quick formative assessment of participial phrases using plickers.
  • Complete participial phrase notes and practice in English comp books.
  • Participate in group activity–participial phrases.
  • Homework–finish the prepositional phrase packet assigned before spring break–due Thursday.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  What-Would-You-Do Wednesday–What would you do if you could give one person any gift you want?  What would it be, and who would you give it to? Explain.
  • Complete the Word Study #7 Chart–turn in today.

Thursday

  • Complete Day Two of Dailies 2018-3–discuss as a class.
  • Turn in prepositional phrase packets.  
  • Analyze a Winston Churchill speech, highlighting persuasive techniques and logical fallacies and their purpose in the speech–guided practice.

Friday

  • Focused Free-Write Friday–respond in your English comp book.
  • Analyze an Abe Lincoln essay, highlighting persuasive techniques and logical fallacies and their purpose in the speech–group activity.

PreAP English

Monday

  • Teacher Work Day

Tuesday

  • Complete Day One of Dailies 2018-3–discuss as a class.
  • Complete a quick formative assessment of participial phrases using plickers.
  • Complete participial phrase notes and practice in English comp books.
  • Participate in group activity–participial phrases.
  • Homework–finish the prepositional phrase packet assigned before spring break–due Thursday.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  What-Would-You-Do Wednesday–What would you do if you could give one person any gift you want?  What would it be, and who would you give it to? Explain.
  • Complete the Word Study #7 Chart–turn in today.

Thursday

  • Complete Day Two of Dailies 2018-3–discuss as a class.
  • Turn in prepositional phrase packets.  
  • Analyze a Winston Churchill speech, highlighting persuasive techniques and logical fallacies and their purpose in the speech–guided practice.

Friday

  • Focused Free-Write Friday–respond in your English comp book.
  • Analyze an Abe Lincoln essay, highlighting persuasive techniques and logical fallacies and their purpose in the speech–group activity.

TIER 2 Tutoring

This week we will work on the Study Island program.

March 4

Lesson Plans for March 5-March 9

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Mindset Monday–During this last week of the nine weeks and the week before spring break, it may be difficult to exercise self-control.  How can you keep yourself motivated to finish strong this nine weeks?
  • Finish No Red Ink from Friday–Phrases and Clauses diagnostic.
  • Work on Word Study 6 Choice Board–due tomorrow when you walk in.

Tuesday

  • Turn in your Word Study 6 Choice Board.
  • Complete the 3rd Nine Weeks Exam.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  What-Would-You-Do Wednesday–What would you do if Wifi never existed?
  • Complete Mentor Sentences Step #2–Sentence Stalking.

Thursday

  • Thoughtful Thursday–What does the following quote mean to you?  ”We must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.” –Albus Dumbledore Harry Potter  
  • Complete Mentor Sentences–finish Step #3–imitate mentor sentences.

Friday

  • Focused Free-write Friday:  Topic TBA

PreAP English

Monday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Mindset Monday–During this last week of the nine weeks and the week before spring break, it may be difficult to exercise self-control.  How can you keep yourself motivated to finish strong this nine weeks?
  • Finish No Red Ink from Friday–Phrases and Clauses diagnostic.
  • Work on Word Study 6 Choice Board–due tomorrow when you walk in.

Tuesday

  • Complete the 3rd Nine Weeks Exam.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  What-Would-You-Do Wednesday–What would you do if Wifi never existed?
  • Complete Mentor Sentences Step #2–Sentence Stalking.

Thursday

  • Thoughtful Thursday–What does the following quote mean to you?  ”We must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.” –Albus Dumbledore Harry Potter  
  • Complete Mentor Sentences–finish Step #3–imitate mentor sentences.

Friday

  • Focused Free-write Friday:  Topic TBA

TIER 2 Tutoring

This week we will take a benchmark on the Study Island program in order to determine teaching topics in tutoring.

 

February 23

Lesson Plans for February 26-March 2

Monday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Mindset Monday–In order to succeed at something, would you rather have a challenge or attain it easily?  Why?  Explain.
  • Finish Persuasive Ads group activity and present them.
  • Homework:  Finish Intro to Persuasive Techniques in Advertising assignment from last week.

Tuesday

  • Complete Mentor Sentences–Types of Phrases–Step One.
  • Take notes on Types of Phrases in English comp book–update the table of contents–complete Types of Phrases activity and discuss.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Wise Words Wednesday–What does the following quote mean to you?  How can you apply it to your own life?
  • Begin working on Digital Task Cards for Word Study List #6.

Thursday

  • Complete Mentor Sentences–Types of Phrases–Step Two
  • Take notes on Logical Fallacies and complete activity in English comp book.  Watch video examples–identify the fallacies used.

Friday

  • Focused Free-write Friday:  Topic TBA

 

PreAP English

Monday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Mindset Monday–
  • Finish Persuasive Ads group activity and present them.
  • Homework:  Finish Intro to Persuasive Techniques in Advertising assignment from last week.

Tuesday

  • Complete Mentor Sentences–Types of Phrases–Step One.
  • Take notes on Types of Phrases in English comp book–update the table of contents–complete Types of Phrases activity and discuss.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Wise Words Wednesday–What does the following quote mean to you?  How can you apply it to your own life?
  • Begin working on Digital Task Cards for Word Study List #6.

Thursday

  • Complete Mentor Sentences–Types of Phrases–Step Two
  • Take notes on Logical Fallacies and complete activity in English comp book.  Watch video examples–identify the fallacies used.

Friday

  • Focused Free-write Friday:  Topic TBA

 

TIER 2 Tutoring

This week we will take a benchmark on the Study Island program in order to determine teaching topics in tutoring.