January 17

Lesson Plans for January 20-24

8th Grade and Advanced English

Monday, January 20

  • MLK Holiday

Tuesday, January 21

  • Complete Day One of Daily Language Study 2020-2 (notice and note and vocabulary).
  • Continue informal debates over argument topics.

Wednesday, January 22

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title:  “Would You Rather Wednesday”~Would you rather give a speech in front of 1000 people or three people?  Explain your choice.
  • Complete the quiz over Word Study List #3.
  • Work on Vocabulary.com list “Word Study 3.”

Thursday, January 23

  • Complete Day Two of Daily Language Study 2020-2 (commas).
  • Read the Scope debate article “Should Instagram Get Rid of Likes?” in the September 2019 issue and complete the activities.

Friday, January 24

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Fun Fact Friday”–Find and type five interesting facts about a fun (but appropriate) topic.
  • Complete a punctuation practice packet.

6th Grade GT

Students will work on speeches and projects for Model UN.

January 13

Lesson Plans for January 13-January 17

8th Grade and Advanced English

Monday, January 13

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal–Title:  “Mindset Monday”~Consider the following quote: “If you don’t give anything, don’t expect anything.  Success is not coming to you; you must come to it.” Explain what it means in your own words. How does it relate to growth mindset?
  • Complete the punctuation practice activity in your notebook.

Tuesday, January 14

  • Complete Day Three and Day Four of Daily Language Study 2020-1 (sentence types)
  • Sign up for Khan Academy; complete punctuation practice assignments.

Wednesday, January 15

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title:  “Would You Rather Wednesday”~Would you rather be a famous athlete or a famous movie star?  Explain your choice.
  • Begin working on Digital Task Cards for Word Study List 2020-1.

Thursday, January 16

  • Complete Day Five of Daily Language Study 2020-1 (figurative language)–turn it in on Google Classroom.
  • Work on Word Study #3 Digital Task Cards–if finished, turn them in on Google Classroom.
  • Work on “Word Study List 3” on vocabulary.com.

Friday, January 17

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Freaky Friday”–If you could trade lives with one person for a day, who would it be and why?
  • Participate in an informal debate–four corners.

6th Grade GT

Students will work on speeches and projects for Model UN.

January 6

Lesson Plans for January 6-January 10

8th Grade and Advanced English

Monday, January 6

  • Holiday

Tuesday, January 7

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal–Title:  “Top Two Tuesday”–What were two things you enjoyed doing over the Christmas break?
  • Complete a sentence review activity.

Wednesday, January 8

  • Complete Day One of Daily Language Study 2020-1 (descriptive language).
  • Paste notes on commas and other punctuation in your English notebook.

Thursday, January 9

  • Complete Day Two of Daily Language Study 2020-1 (commas and introductory clauses).
  • Begin working on Word Study List 2020-1.

Friday, January 10

  • 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.
  • Complete a free writing assignment on a topic TBA.

6th Grade GT

Students will work on speeches and projects for Model UN.

December 15

Lesson Plans for December 16-December 20

8th Grade and Advanced English

Monday, December 16

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google journal–“Mindset Monday”~Have you accomplished the goals you set out for yourself a few weeks ago?  If so, how did you make it happen? If not, what could you have done differently?
  • Begin an exam review in class.

Tuesday, December 17

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title: “Top Two Tuesday”~What are your favorite two things that you are looking forward to over the holidays?  Why?
  • Finish the exam review we started yesterday.

Wednesday, December 18

  • 4th Period Exam  7:55-9:15
  • 5th Period Exam  9:20-10:40
  • Exam Review Time  10:45-12:05

Thursday, December 19

  • 1st Period Exam  7:55-9:15
  • 2nd Period Exam  9:20-10:40
  • 6th Period Exam  10:45-12:05

Friday, December 20

  • 3rd Period Exam  7:55-9:15
  • 7th Period Exam  9:20-10:40
  • 8th Period Exam  10:45-12:05

NOTE:  Lunch will be Grab-and-Go each day of exams. 

NOTE:  Students can be checked out by a person on their pick-up list after they finish their exams each day.

6th Grade GT

Students will work on projects for Model UN.

December 10

Lesson Plans for December 9-December 13

8th Grade and Advanced English

Monday, December 9

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google journal–“Mindset Monday”~What is one challenge that you hope to overcome this week? Explain why it’s important for you to overcome this challenge.
  • Finish the Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences color by number assignment and turn it in.  If you don’t finish, it is homework.
  • Continue working on the Vocabulary.com list “100 Words Every Middle-Schooler Should Know”~due Friday.

Tuesday, December 10

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title: “Tenacious Tuesday”~Click on the link below and look at the image.  What does this quote mean to you? How can you apply it to the end of your first semester?
  • Complete a packet over subordinate and relative clauses in complex sentences.

Wednesday, December 11

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title:  “Would You Rather Wednesday”~Would you rather ride a roller coaster or go down a giant water slide?  Explain why.
  • Turn in your coloring sheets for the Types of Sentences assignment from Monday.
  • Complete a quiz over subordinate conjunctions and relative pronouns.

Thursday, December 12

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Thoughtful Thursday”~What would you do differently if you knew nobody would judge you?  Explain your answer.
  • Review and grade the packet you completed on Tuesday.

Friday, December 13

  • DUE:  Vocabulary.com list “100 Words Every Middle Schooler Should Know.”  Objective is 100% progress and high percentage of mastery!
  • 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.
  • Review word study lists from this semester–participate in a vocabulary jam on Vocabulary.com.

6th Grade GT

Students will work on speeches for Model UN.