May 6

Lesson Plans for May 7-May 11

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to a prompt in your Google journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–Think of a favorite character in a book you’ve read or a movie/tv show you’ve watched.  How does that character show/not show a growth mindset? Give example and explain.
  • Complete a graphic organizer for your argument essay.

Tuesday

  • Complete Day One of Dailies 2018-6–discuss in class.
  • Type argument paper into Google Docs–add claims to class document.

Wednesday

  • Respond to a prompt in your Google journal–Title:  Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather make up a rule of your choice or get rid of a rule of your choice?  What would the rule be? Explain why.
  • Complete argument writing vocabulary review assignment.
  • Finish typing your paper in Google Docs–Turn in on Classroom.

Thursday

  • Complete Day Two of Dailies 2018-6–discuss as a class.
  • Complete your Argument Writing vocabulary quiz.

Friday

  • Complete Day Three of Dailies 2018-6–discuss in class.
  • Complete a grammar packet.

PreAP English

Monday

  • Respond to a prompt in your Google journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–Think of a favorite character in a book you’ve read or a movie/tv show you’ve watched.  How does that character show/not show a growth mindset? Give example and explain.
  • Complete a graphic organizer for your argument essay.

Tuesday

  • Complete Day One of Dailies 2018-6–discuss in class.
  • Type argument paper into Google Docs–add claims to class document.

Wednesday

  • Respond to a prompt in your Google journal–Title:  Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather make up a rule of your choice or get rid of a rule of your choice?  What would the rule be? Explain why.
  • Complete argument writing vocabulary review assignment.
  • Finish typing your paper in Google Docs–Turn in on Classroom.

Thursday

  • Complete Day Two of Dailies 2018-6–discuss as a class.
  • Complete your Argument Writing vocabulary quiz.

Friday

  • Complete Day Three of Dailies 2018-6–discuss in class.
  • Complete a grammar packet.

TIER 2 Tutoring

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

April 29

Lesson Plans for April 30-May 4

8th Grade English

Homework for the Week:  Continue practicing the Argument Writing vocabulary list on Vocabulary.com.  You will have a quiz next week.

Monday

  • Respond to a prompt in your Google journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–What is a song that has lyrics that are growth-minded? Give example and explain.
  • Finish graphic organizer for argument.

Tuesday

  • Complete a Flash Draft of your argument for debate.

Wednesday

  • Respond to a prompt in your Google journal–Title:  Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather make up a rule of your choice or get rid of a rule of your choice?  What would the rule be? Explain why.
  • Review Debate Format and expectations.

Thursday

  • Complete Day One of Dailies 2018-6–discuss as a class.
  • Participate in class debates.

Friday

  • Respond to a prompt in your Google journal–Title: Fantabulous Friday–What is something you are excited about right now?  Give details/explain.
  • Finish class debates.

PreAP English

Homework for the Week:  Continue practicing the Argument Writing vocabulary list on Vocabulary.com.  You will have a quiz next week.

Monday

  • Respond to a prompt in your Google journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–
  • Finish graphic organizer for argument.

Tuesday

  • Complete a Flash Draft of your argument for debate.

Wednesday

  • Respond to a prompt in your Google journal–Title:  Would You Rather Wednesday–
  • Review Debate Format and expectations.

Thursday

  • Complete Day One of Dailies 2018-6–discuss as a class.
  • Participate in class debates.

Friday

  • Respond to a prompt in your Google journal–Title: Fantabulous Friday–What is something you are excited about right now?  Give details/explain.

TIER 2 Tutoring

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

April 20

Lesson Plans for April 23-April 27

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Holiday

Tuesday

  • Respond to a prompt in your Google journal.
  • Continue working on Writing a Thesis notes and exercises.

Wednesday

  • Complete Day Four of Dailies 2018-5–discuss as a class.
  • Use Pro/Con chart from the hyperdoc assignment to create a claim/thesis.
  • Practice with Argument Writing vocabulary on Vocabulary.com.

Thursday

  • Complete Day Five of Dailies 2018-5–discuss as a class.
  • Work on planning an argument paper.

Friday

  • Respond to a prompt in your Google journal.
  • Fill in a graphic organizer for your argument paper.

PreAP English

Monday

  • Holiday

Tuesday

  • Respond to a prompt in your Google journal.
  • Continue working on Writing a Thesis notes and exercises.

Wednesday

  • Complete Day Four of Dailies 2018-5–discuss as a class.
  • Use Pro/Con chart from the hyperdoc assignment to create a claim/thesis.
  • Practice with Argument Writing vocabulary on Vocabulary.com.

Thursday

  • Complete Day Five of Dailies 2018-5–discuss as a class.
  • Work on planning an argument paper.

Friday

  • Respond to a prompt in your Google journal.
  • Fill in a graphic organizer for your argument paper.

TIER 2 Tutoring

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

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.

December 8

Finishing Strong After Nanowrimo!

Although National Novel Writing Month has ended, we have not.  Students are still making the final touches to their stories, and we have projects that go along with our novels to complete next week.  Our students have worked hard on their stories, and I am so proud of their efforts!  To finish up the nine weeks/semester, we have some important dates to remember:

Friday, December 8                    Last day to turn in all binder assignments

Wednesday, December 13           Novel projects are due–click here for instructions.

Thursday, December 14             Finishing touches

Friday, December 15                 Evidence of Skills Applied document due–click here for a copy

Monday, December 18 – Wednesday, December 20          Click here for Semester Exam schedule

While we are so close to Christmas that we can taste it, we must finish strong, the Roughneck way!