March 31

Lessons for April 1-April 5

8th Grade and Advanced English

Monday, April 1

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title:  “Mindset Monday”– Read the following quote: “Problems are not stop signs; they are guidelines.” ~Robert H. Schuller–How can we apply this quote to having G.R.I.T.?  Explain your answer.
  • Analyze and discuss a model written argument.
  • Take notes on what makes a strong argument essay.

Tuesday, April 2

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Tenacious Tuesday”–Read the following quote: “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” ~Thomas Edison–What does this quote mean to you? As always, explain your answer.
  • Review and work on last week’s Scope assignment–analyzing a debate.

Wednesday, April 3

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Would You Rather Wednesday”–Would you rather lose the ability to read or lose the ability to speak? Explain.
  • Finish the Scope assignment and turn it in.
  • Vote on this week’s debate topic–homework is to complete the debate preparation notes.

Thursday, April 4

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Three Things Thursday”–Make a list of three things you like to do when you’re bored.  Explain.
  • Work on Word Study List #6 or debate notes for tomorrow.
  • Advanced English will debate today–have notes ready.

Friday, April 5

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Free Topic Friday”–Write about anything you want as long as it’s appropriate for school and you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Participate in a fish-bowl debate–notes are due for a grade.

7th/8th Grade GT

Monday–organize robot kits

Tuesday–organize robot kits

Wednesday–no class

Thursday–choose a PBL project

Friday–choose a PBL project

7th/8th Technology

Monday–Typing Club, Scratch, or other online learning games

Tuesday–Typing Club

Wednesday–Typing Club, Scratch, or other online learning games

Thursday–Typing Club

Friday–Typing Club, Scratch, or other online learning games

 

March 24

Lessons for March 25-March 29

8th Grade and Advanced English

Monday, March 25

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title:  “Mindset Monday”– Read the following quote: “You always pass failure on the way to success.” ~ Mickey Rooney; How can we apply this quote to having G.R.I.T.?  Explain your answer.
  • Analyze and discuss model written arguments from newspaper editorials.
  • Find out the topic we will debate tomorrow.

Tuesday, March 26

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Tenacious Tuesday”–Read the following quote:  “Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.” ~ H. Jackson Brown; What does this quote mean to you? As always, explain your answer.
  • Participate in an informal evidence-based debate

Wednesday, March 27

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Would You Rather Wednesday”–Would you rather be a superhero that no one knows or be a super villain that everyone knows?  Explain.
  • Work on Word Study List #5 activities.

Thursday, March 28

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Three Things Thursday”–What are three things that would be part of your ideal day?  Explain why.
  • Complete quiz over Word Study List #5.
  • Read Scope article and complete activity.

Friday, March 29

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Free Topic Friday”–Write about anything you want as long as it’s appropriate for school and you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Take notes on argument writing.
  • Finish Scope assignment.

7th/8th Grade GT

Monday–work on robotics

Tuesday–work on robotics

Wednesday–work on robotics

Thursday–go to robotics competition

Friday–8th graders go to career fair; 7th graders stay in 3rd-period classes

7th/8th Technology

Monday–Typing Club

Tuesday–Typing Club, Scratch, or other online learning games

Wednesday–Typing Club

Thursday–Typing Club, Scratch, or other online learning games

Friday–Typing Club