February 27

Lesson Plans for February 27-March 3

TEKS of the WEEK:  8.14, 8.16, 8.19, 8.20, 8.21

English

Monday

  • No journal prompt today.
  • Finish Phrases and Clauses Review from Friday.  Discuss and solve any struggles.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your online journal:  Trending Tuesday:  What is something GOOD that you think SHOULD be trending?
  • Finish imitating hooks (cont. From last Wednesday).

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Wise Words Wednesday:  “You must never feel badly about making mistakes…as long as you take the trouble to learn from them.  For you often learn more by being wrong for the right reasons than you do by being right for the wrong reasons.” ~Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth  Explain what you think this quote means in your own words.  How could the lesson of this quote be helpful to you?
  • Pick a hook from Tuesday’s notes and write an introduction, complete with bridge and thesis (in your notebook–highlight each part in a different color).

Thursday

  • Respond to a journal prompt:   Therapy Thursday–What is the BEST way to cheer you up when you’re upset/angry?  Explain why.
  • Finish writing introductions.

 Friday

  • Respond to a journal prompt in your online writing journal–Free-write Friday:  Write about anything you want as long as you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Type a final copy of introduction on a new Google doc–title it “Introduction.”  Highlight each part of the introduction in a different color, and label what each color means.
  • Review for Nine Weeks Exam on Monday.

 

Pre-AP English

Monday

  • No journal prompt today.
  • Finish Phrases and Clauses Review from Friday.  Discuss and solve any struggles.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your online journal:  Trending Tuesday:  What is something GOOD that you think SHOULD be trending?
  • Finish imitating hooks (cont. From last Wednesday).

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Wise Words Wednesday:  “You must never feel badly about making mistakes…as long as you take the trouble to learn from them.  For you often learn more by being wrong for the right reasons than you do by being right for the wrong reasons.” ~Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth  Explain what you think this quote means in your own words.  How could the lesson of this quote be helpful to you?
  • Pick a hook from Tuesday’s notes and write an introduction, complete with bridge and thesis (in your notebook–highlight each part in a different color).

Thursday

  • Respond to a journal prompt:   Therapy Thursday–What is the BEST way to cheer you up when you’re upset/angry?  Explain why.
  • Finish writing introductions.

 Friday

  • Respond to a journal prompt in your online writing journal–Free-write Friday:  Write about anything you want as long as you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Type a final copy of introduction on a new Google doc–title it “Introduction.”  Highlight each part of the introduction in a different color, and label what each color means.
  • Review for Nine Weeks Exam on Monday.

 

7th Grade Power ELA

Monday

  • Respond to a journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.
  • Work on diagnostics Learning Odyssey.

Tuesday

  • Respond to a journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.
  • Work on diagnostics Learning Odyssey.

Wednesday

  • Respond to a journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.
  • Work on Vocabulary in Moby Max.

Thursday

  • Respond to a journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.
  • Work on diagnostics in Learning Odyssey.

Friday

  • Respond to a journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.
  • Work on Vocabulary in Moby Max.
January 13

Lesson Plans for January 16-20

TEKS OF THE WEEK:  8.2, 8.16, 8.17, 8.19, 8.20, 8.21

English

Monday

Holiday

 

Tuesday

Respond to journal prompt in online journal.

Using paragraph from Friday, add phrases and clauses; in groups, pick one of the sentences to compare with mentor sentences and revise.  Share best sentences.

 

Wednesday

Respond to journal prompt in online journal.

Choice Board work day

 

Thursday

Respond to journal prompt in online journal.

Using paragraph from Friday, add phrases and clauses; in groups, pick one of the sentences to compare with mentor sentences and revise.  Share best sentences.

 

Friday

Turn in choice boards.

Take vocabulary #5 quiz.

In groups, work on sentence combining exercises, focusing on clauses and phrases.

Pre-AP English

Monday

Holiday

 

Tuesday

Respond to journal prompt in online journal.

Using paragraph from Friday, add phrases and clauses; in groups, pick one of the sentences to compare with mentor sentences and revise.  Share best sentences.

 

Wednesday

Respond to journal prompt in online journal.

Choice Board work day

 

Thursday

Respond to journal prompt in online journal.

Using paragraph from Friday, add phrases and clauses; in groups, pick one of the sentences to compare with mentor sentences and revise.  Share best sentences.

 

Friday

Turn in choice boards.

Take vocabulary #5 quiz.

In groups, work on sentence combining exercises, focusing on clauses and phrases.

7th Grade Power ELA

Monday

Holiday

Tuesday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.

Work on diagnostics Learning Odyssey.

 

Wednesday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.

Work on Vocabulary in Moby Max.

 

Thursday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.

Work on diagnostics in Learning Odyssey.

 

Friday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.

Work on Vocabulary in Moby Max.

 

December 6

Lesson Plans for December 5-December 16

TEKS:  8.2, 8.14, 8.16, 8.17, 8.19, 8.20, 8.21

English

Monday, December 5

Complete Day One of Sentences of the Week–Prepositional Phrases–(What do you notice?)

Copy preposition notes into English notebooks.

Begin working on Vocabulary Study #4 Choice Board.

Tuesday, December 6

Complete Day Two and Three of Sentences of the Week–Prepositional Phrases–(Find real-world examples).

Review and discuss prepositions and prepositional phrases.

Wednesday, December 7

Work on Days Four and Five of Sentences of the Week–Prepositional Phrases–(Write your own imitation sentences).

Work on the thesis statement for our career paper.

Prepare for English notebook check on Friday.

Thursday, December 8

Finish Day Four and Five of Sentences of the Week–Prepositional Phrases.

Complete checklist to prepare for notebook check tomorrow.

Work on Vocabulary Study #4 Choice Board.

Friday, December 9

Complete the preposition and prepositional phrase practice interactive exercise online.

Finish fine-tuning the thesis statement for our career paper.

Mrs. Velde will check English notebooks.

Monday, December 12

Review semester exam topics.

Share thesis statements for career papers.

Tuesday, December 13

Turn in Vocabulary Study #4 Choice Boards.

Review semester exam topics.

PreAP English

Monday, December 5

Finish Sentences of the Week–Prepositional Phrases–write imitation sentences.

Turn in the rough draft of expository essay.

Work on Vocabulary Study #4 Choice Board.

Tuesday, December 6

Write three sentences using prepositional phrases in English notebook.

Participate in Revising and Editing Stations for expository paper based on the six traits of writing.

Wednesday, December 7

Finish participating in Revising and Editing Stations for expository paper based on the six traits of writing.

Thursday, December 8

Respond to journal prompt in online journal.

Type revised expository paper in Google Docs and share with Mrs. Velde.

Get checklist to prepare for English notebook check.

Work on Vocabulary Study #4 Choice Board.

Friday, December 9

Complete journal prompt in online journal.

Copy and paste the typed copy into the PEG Writing program for feedback.

Monday, December 12

Review semester exam topics.

Present final expository papers to classmates.

Tuesday, December 13

Turn in Vocabulary Study #4 Choice Boards.

Review semester exam topics.

Finish presentations of expository papers to classmates.

All English Classes

Wednesday, December 14

Semester Exams for Periods 3, 4, 7, and 8

Regular classes for Periods 1, 2, and 6

Thursday, December 15

Semester Exams for Periods 1 and 2

Enrichment will meet.

Early Release at 12:10

Friday, December 16

Semester Exams for Periods 5 and 6.

Enrichment will meet.

Early Release at 12:10

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November 27

Lesson Plans for November 28-December 2

TEKS for the Week: 8.2, 8.14, 8.16, 8.17, 8.19, 8.20, 8.21

English

Monday

Respond to a journal prompt.

Review for Appositives Quiz tomorrow.

Finish brainstorming for career paper.

Tuesday

Respond to a journal prompt.

Take quiz over appositives.

Hand out Vocabulary Study Chart #4

Wednesday

Respond to a journal prompt.

Take notes on Thesis Statements in English notebook.

Thursday

Complete Day One of Sentences of the Week–Prepositional Phrases.

Take notes over prepositional phrases in English notebook.

Friday

Complete Day Two of Sentences of the Week–Prepositional Phrases.

Finish writing the Thesis for the career paper.

Take notes over Leads and Introductions in English notebook.

PreAP English

Monday

Respond to a journal prompt.

Review for Appositives Quiz tomorrow.

Work on expository paper.

Tuesday

Respond to a journal prompt.

Take quiz over appositives.

Hand out Vocabulary Study Chart #3

Wednesday

Complete Day One of Sentences of the Week–Prepositional Phrases.

Take notes over prepositional phrases in English notebook.

Thursday

Complete Revising and Editing Stations for expository paper based on the six traits of writing in the ThinkLab.

Friday

Complete Day Two of Sentences of the Week–Prepositional Phrases.

Type final copy of expository paper.

7th Grade Power English

 

Monday – Friday

Go to Learning Odyssey and continue working on diagnostic folders.

October 26

Lesson Plans for October 24-October 28

English

Monday

Career interest survey and interactive career survey online

Tuesday

Day One of Mentor Sentences Dailies–Participles and Participial Phrases–What do you notice?

Vocabulary Study 2 Choice Board–due next Wednesday, November 2

Notes over participles and participial phrases

Wednesday

Day Two of Mentor Sentences Dailies–Participles and Participial Phrases–Find real-world examples

Vocabulary Choice Board work day

Thursday

Day Three of Mentor Sentences Dailies–Participles and Participial Phrases–Find real-world examples

Add Participles practice sheet to English notebook

Friday

Day Three of Mentor Sentences Dailies–Participles and Participial Phrases–Imitation Sentences

Pick your favorite Six-Word Memoir-create an artistic visual for the hallway and post on your blog.

Pre-AP English

Monday

Career interest survey packet and interactive career survey online

Tuesday

Respond to journal prompt in Writing Journal.

Complete Looping strategy with Credo brainstorming to generate ideas.

Wednesday

Respond to journal prompt in Writing Journal.

Work on Vocabulary 2 Choice Board.

Thursday

Respond to journal prompt in Writing Journal.

Create Credo Thesis Statement.

Start working on artistic presentation of Credo.

Friday

Respond to journal prompt in Writing Journal.

Finish Personal Credo artistic presentation–post on blog.

7th Grade Power ELA

Monday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.

Work on Moby Max vocabulary module.

Tuesday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal

Work on vocabulary in Moby Max

Wednesday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal

Begin assignment in Learning Odyssey–Theme and Main Idea

Thursday

Pep Rally

Friday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal

Continue assignment in Learning Odyssey–Theme and Main Idea

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