April 23

Lesson Plans for April 24-April 28

English

Monday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt: Mindset Monday–Write about one of the biggest mistakes you have ever made.  What important lessons did you learn from that mistake?  How did making that mistake improve who you are today?
  • Begin planning our persuasive paper.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt: Truthful Tuesday–What do you have the hardest time being truthful about?  Explain.
  • Complete a review over punctuation using notes.
  • Continue researching our topic and record facts in our dialectical journal.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Would you Rather Wednesday:  Would you rather be able to teleport anywhere or be able to read minds?  Explain why.
  • Watch a video about writing a persuasive claim.
  • Work on writing a claim for our persuasive paper.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Three Things Thursday:  Give details.
  • Continue researching for our paper and continue filling in the organizer.

 Friday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Freewrite Friday: Write about anything you want to as long as it’s appropriate.
  • Continue researching for our paper and continue filling in the organizer.

 

Pre-AP English

Monday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt: Mindset Monday–Write about one of the biggest mistakes you have ever made.  What important lessons did you learn from that mistake?  How did making that mistake improve who you are today?
  • We will work on our proposals today.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt: Truthful Tuesday–What do you have the hardest time being truthful about?  Explain.
  • Complete a review over punctuation using notes.
  • Work on persuasive research proposal.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Would you Rather Wednesday:  Would you rather be able to teleport anywhere or be able to read minds?  Explain why.
  • Watch a video about writing a persuasive claim.
  • Work on writing a claim for our persuasive paper.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Three Things Thursday:  Give details.
  • Research topic and continue filling in the organizer.

 Friday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Freewrite Friday: Write about anything you want to as long as it’s appropriate.
  • Continue researching for our paper and continue filling in the organizer.

 

7th Grade Power ELA

Monday

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

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.
April 18

Lesson Plans for April 17-April 21

English

Monday

  • School Holiday

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt: Terrific Tuesday–What was terrific about your Easter holiday?
  • Students will free write their feelings, ideas, and thoughts about gun control, which is an issue pertinent to the novel they are reading in Mrs. Iske’s class.
  • Students will then be given a side of the issue to brainstorm arguments for and discuss them in their small groups before discussing them as a class.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Would you Rather Wednesday:  Would you rather lose your ability to speak or have to say everything you are thinking?  Explain why.
  • Students will discuss the purpose of a Dialectical Journal–students will keep one during their research project to think about and reflect on their research findings and feelings regarding their topic.
  • Students will finalize how they want to answer the writing prompt and then brainstorm reasons for their position.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Three Things Thursday:  What are three things you are proud of?  Give details.
  • Mini-lesson on how to effectively research a topic.
  • Students will complete a Google search activity.

 Friday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Feel Good Friday: What makes you feel good about yourself?
  • Mini-lesson on how to evaluate sources during research.
  • Students will evaluate a source that will be useful in their research.

Pre-AP English

Monday

  • Holiday

 Tuesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt: Terrific Tuesday–What was terrific about your Easter holiday?
  • Students will brainstorm topic ideas for their persuasive speech.  Once they know the topic, they will create a writing prompt, essential question to drive their research, and a thesis statement.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Would you Rather Wednesday:  Would you rather lose your ability to speak or have to say everything you are thinking?  Explain why.
  • Introduce the Research Proposal and Dialectical Journal.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Three Things Thursday:  What are three things you are proud of?  Give details.  
  • Mini-lessons Day:  Formulating a Driving Question; Evaluating Sources; How to Use Diigo to bookmark sources; Effective Google Searches.

 Friday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Feel Good Friday: What makes you feel good about yourself?
  • Finish mini-lessons from yesterday if necessary.
  • Spend time working on the research proposal.

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 diagnostics in Learning Odyssey.

 

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