October 18

Lessons for October 15-19

8th Grade English

Monday

  • 1. Respond to the following prompt in your online writing journal–Mindset Monday: What are your academic and personal goals for this school year? How can you best reach those goals? Why is it important for you to reach these goals?
  • We will continue working on our motto questions and activity steps in your notebooks.
  • If you finish, work on your blogging challenge from last week–creating an avatar.

Tuesday

  • 1. Respond to the following prompt in your online writing journal–“Techie Tuesday”–What is your favorite social media site, video game, or app? Explain why.
  • Update our English notebook.
  • Continue working on our Personal Motto project

Wednesday

  • Take the 1st Nine Weeks Exam.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Free Thinking Thursday–Enjoy one more day of writing about anything you want as long as it’s appropriate.
  • Finish your inspirational motto poster, turn it in on Classroom, and post it on your blog.

Friday

  • Student Holiday

8th Grade Advanced English

Monday

  • 1. Respond to the following prompt in your online writing journal–Mindset Monday: What are your academic and personal goals for this school year? How can you best reach those goals? Why is it important for you to reach these goals?
  • We will continue working on our motto questions and activity steps in your notebooks.
  • If you finish, work on your blogging challenge from last week–creating an avatar.

Tuesday

  • 1. Respond to the following prompt in your online writing journal–“Techie Tuesday”–What is your favorite social media site, video game, or app? Explain why.
  • Update our English notebook.
  • Continue working on our Personal Motto project

Wednesday

  • Take the 1st Nine Weeks Exam.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Free Thinking Thursday–Enjoy one more day of writing about anything you want as long as it’s appropriate.
  • Finish your inspirational motto poster, turn it in on Classroom, and post it on your blog.

Friday

  • Student Holiday

7th/8th Grade GT

Monday–Begin researching solutions for your world issue for Model UN.

Tuesday–Continue researching solutions.

Wednesday–No class due to Wednesday schedule.

Thursday–Continue researching solutions for your world issue.

Friday–Student Holiday

7th/8th Technology

Monday–Typing Club

Tuesday–Digital Citizenship topic

Wednesday–Coding with Mrs. Cooper

Thursday–pep rally

Friday–Student Holiday

 

October 7

Lesson Plans for October 8-12

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–Read the following quote: “It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.” {Confucius} What does this quote mean to you?  How do you feel this quote can apply to you personally? Give examples.
  • Complete a Growth Mindset Motto activity.

Tuesday

  • Complete Step Three of Mentor Sentences #2–Identifying Subjects and Verbs–discuss as a class–due Thursday.
  • Turn in Word Study List #1 Choice Board and all activities.
  • Copy notes over Types of Affixes in our English notebooks and complete practice activities together as a class.
  • Paste common roots, prefixes, and suffixes lists in your English notebook.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be a superhero or a villain?  Explain your answer!
  • Take a quiz over Word Study List #1.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Thinking Thursday–What is the greatest act of service you can complete for someone else?  Explain your answer and give examples.
  • Begin participating in the Edublogs Blogging Challenge–complete task #1.

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.
  • Begin working on Word Study List #2.

8th Grade Advanced English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–Read the following quote: “It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.” {Confucius} What does this quote mean to you?  How do you feel this quote can apply to you personally? Give examples.
  • Complete a Growth Mindset Motto activity.

Tuesday

  • Complete Step Three of Mentor Sentences #2–Identifying Subjects and Verbs–discuss as a class–due Thursday.
  • Turn in Word Study List #1 Choice Board and all activities.
  • Copy notes over Types of Affixes in our English notebooks and complete practice activities together as a class.
  • Paste common roots, prefixes, and suffixes lists in your English notebook.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be a superhero or a villain?  Explain your answer!
  • Take a quiz over Word Study List #1.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Thinking Thursday–What is the greatest act of service you can complete for someone else?  Explain your answer and give examples.
  • Begin participating in the Edublogs Blogging Challenge–complete task #1.

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.
  • Begin working on Word Study List #2.

7th/8th Grade GT

Monday–Begin writing resolution preamble for Model UN.

Tuesday–Continue writing resolution preamble for Model UN.

Wednesday–No class due to Wednesday schedule.

Thursday–Finish writing rough draft of resolution preamble for Model UN.

Friday–No class due to high school pep rally.

7th/8th Technology

Monday–Typing Club

Tuesday–Digital Citizenship topic

Wednesday–Coding with Mrs. Cooper

Thursday–pep rally

Friday–Typing Club

September 30

Lesson Plans for October 1-5

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–After watching the video linked below, give a brief summary of what it’s attempting to make you believe.  Are you persuaded? Explain your thoughts.
  • Complete Growth Mindset gallery walk activity in groups-discuss as a class.
  • Finish Growth Mindset Survey from two weeks ago.

Tuesday

  • Complete Step Two of Mentor Sentences #2–Identifying Subjects and Verbs–discuss as a class.
  • Complete the Parts of a Sentence practice activity (page 43) as a class.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be a superhero or a villain?  Explain your answer!
  • Work on Word Study List #1 Choice Board–activities are due next Tuesday, October 9.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Thinking Thursday–
  • Copy Types of Affixes notes in your English notebook.
  • Paste common roots, prefixes, and suffixes lists in your English notebook.

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.
  • Update our student blogs and sign up for the 2018 Edublogs Blogging Challenge.
  • Sign up for helpful Chrome extensions.

8th Grade Advanced English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–After watching the video linked below, give a brief summary of what it’s attempting to make you believe.  Are you persuaded? Explain your thoughts.
  • Complete Growth Mindset gallery walk activity in groups-discuss as a class.
  • Finish Growth Mindset Survey from two weeks ago.

Tuesday

  • Complete Step Two of Mentor Sentences #2–Identifying Subjects and Verbs–discuss as a class.
  • Complete the Parts of a Sentence practice activity (page 43) as a class.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be a superhero or a villain?  Explain your answer!
  • Work on Word Study List #1 Choice Board–activities are due next Tuesday, October 9.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Thinking Thursday–
  • Copy Types of Affixes notes in your English notebook.
  • Paste common roots, prefixes, and suffixes lists in your English notebook.

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.
  • Update our student blogs and sign up for the 2018 Edublogs Blogging Challenge.
  • Sign up for helpful Chrome extensions.

7th/8th Grade GT

Monday–Continue researching our topics for Model UN.

Tuesday–Continue researching our topics for Model UN.

Wednesday–No class due to Wednesday schedule.

Thursday–Continue researching our topics for Model UN.

Friday–No class due to high school pep rally.

7th/8th Technology

Monday–Typing Club

Tuesday–Digital Citizenship topic

Wednesday–Coding with Mrs. Cooper

Thursday–pep rally

Friday–Typing Club