October 13

Lesson Plans for October 14-18

8th Grade and Advanced English

Monday, October 14

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title:  “Mindset Monday”~Write about one mistake you have made in the past. What lesson(s) did you learn from that mistake?  Explain thoroughly.
  • Complete a Flocabulary assignment on Parts of a Sentence.
  • Complete the handout “Underlining Subjects and Predicates” and paste it in your English notebook.
  • Finish Vocabulary.com list Word Study 2019-1 and NoRedInk assignments.

Tuesday, October 15

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Topping Tuesday”~Choose an ice cream topping that best represents your personality.  Explain your choice.
  • Review for nine week’s exam tomorrow.

Wednesday, October 16

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal– Title: “Would You Rather Wednesday”–Would you rather spend all night in a coffin in the middle of a graveyard or in a nice, comfortable bed in a spooky, abandoned house?
  • Complete your 1st Nine Week’s Exam. 

Thursday, October 17

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Three Things Thursday”~If you could sit at a table with any three people, who would it be and why?  Note: You have to choose one historical figure, one celebrity, and one living person.
  • Begin working on Word Study List 2019-2.

Friday, October 18

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Future Friday”–What are your dreams for the future?  What is your plan to make them happen?
  • Continue working on Parts of a Sentence:  Verbs and Verb Phrases.

6th Grade GT

Students will be researching their chosen world issues for Model UN.

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October 7

Lesson Plans for October 7-October 11

8th Grade and Advanced English

Monday, October 7

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title:  “Mindset Monday”~ What would you be willing to work hard to achieve if you knew it was possible?
  • Watch videos about how you can change your brain by learning new things and answer a question about how this information relates to a growth mindset.
  • Complete a survey about brain hemispheres.

Tuesday, October 8

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Tell Me About It Tuesday”~What is one thing you wish I knew about you?  Explain why.
  • Finish the RWWP~Writing for a Purpose assignment.  Share your writing with the people at your table, and make corrections as needed.
  • Work on the Vocabulary.com list–Word Study 2019-1.

Wednesday, October 9

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal– Title: “Would You Rather Wednesday”–  Would you rather be able to control fire or water? Explain your answer.
  • Take notes on Parts of a Sentence and complete notebook activity.
  • Work on NoRedInk–you may have two assignments.

Thursday, October 10

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Three Things Thursday~ “Happiness isn’t about getting what you want.  It’s about being thankful for what you already have.” What are three things you are thankful for? Explain why.
  • Take a quiz over Real-World Writing Purposes.
  • Work on Vocabulary.com and/or NoRedInk.

Friday, October 11

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Future Friday”–What are your dreams for the future? What is your plan to make them happen?
  • Participate in Parts of a Sentence activity.

6th Grade GT

Students will be researching their chosen world issues for Model UN.

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September 30

Lesson Plans for September 30 – October 4

8th Grade and Advanced English

Monday, September 30

  • 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 does this quote relate to having a growth mindset?  Explain.
  • Fill out the mindset survey, and discuss as a class what the results mean.

Tuesday, October 1

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Top Two Tuesday”~What are the top two things you like about yourself?  Explain why.
  • Continue RWWP activity~1 topic = 12 topics

Wednesday, October 2

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal– Title: “Would You Rather Wednesday”–Would you rather have no electricity or no running water?  Explain your answer.
  • Continue RWWP~write a short introduction for each of our topics from the previous activity.

Thursday, October 3

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Three Things Thursday~What are three kind or supportive things that we should say more often to each other?  Why these three?
  • Brainstorm for a Six-Word Memoir.

Friday, October 4

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Future Friday”–What are your dreams for the future? What is your plan to make them happen?
  • Complete a Six-Word Memoir and add an artistic background.

 

6th Grade GT

Students will be researching their chosen world issues for Model UN.

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September 22

Lesson Plans for September 23-27

8th Grade and Advanced English

Monday, September 23

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title:  “Mindset Monday”~Do you feel like you have a growth or fixed mindset based on the notes we took last Monday? Explain why. (page 38 in your notebook) 
  • Complete the Growth Mindset matching activity and paste in your English notebook p. 39.

Tuesday, September 24

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Time Warp Tuesday”~If you could go backward (or forward) in time, where would you go?  What would you do? Explain why.
  • Finish Real World Writing Purposes activities from last week.
  • Work on Vocabulary.com list “100 Words Every Middle Schooler Should Know.”

Wednesday, September 25

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal– Title: “Would You Rather Wednesday”–Would you rather live on a beach or in a cabin in the woods?  Explain your answer.
  • Work on NoRedInk assignment.

Thursday, September 26

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Three Things Thursday”–You’re stranded on a deserted island.  What three things will you bring with you? (Be reasonable: You can’t bring a house or the internet with you.)
  • Brainstorm for a Six-Word Memoir.

Friday, September 27

  • 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.
  • Complete a Six-Word Memoir and add an artistic background.

6th Grade GT

Students will be researching their chosen world issues for Model UN.

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September 15

Lesson Plans for September 16-20

8th Grade and Advanced English

Monday, September 16

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title:  “Mindset Monday”~Read the following quote: “Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” ~Nelson Mandela (former president of South Africa).  In your own words, explain what you think this quote means. How could you apply this quote to your own life? Give at least one example with your answer and explanation. 
  • Copy the Growth Mindset notes into your English notebook.
  • Read the passage about Growth Mindset and answer questions.

Tuesday, September 17

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Tenacious Tuesday”– “Tenacity is the ability to hang on when letting go appears most attractive.”  What does this quote mean to you? Explain why.
  • Participate in a growth mindset class activity

Wednesday, September 18

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal– Title: “Would You Rather Wednesday”–Would you rather read minds or see into the future?  Explain your answer.
  • Word Study workday

Thursday, September 19

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Three Things Thursday”–If you had the opportunity, what are three positive changes you would like to make in the world?
  • Introduce Real-World Writing Purposes.

Friday, September 20

  • 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.
  • Continue Real-World Writing Purposes

6th Grade GT

Students will be researching their chosen countries for Model UN.

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