November 1

Lesson Plans for October 31-November 4

8th Grade English and Advanced English

Monday, October 31
Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Motivational Monday”–Kickstart your week by thinking about WHAT or WHO motivates you to do your BEST in everything you do. Explain how this WHAT or WHO motivates you.
Work on your scary narrative~due Thursday.
Work on prepositions and punctuation practice.

Tuesday, November 1
Complete Day Three of Daily Language 2~discuss as a class.
Complete the counselor lesson about leadership.
Work on scary narratives.
Work on prepositions and punctuation practice.

Wednesday, November 2
Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title: “Would You Rather Wednesday”~
Last day to work on scary narrative in class.
Work on prepositions and punctuation practice.

Thursday, November 3
Complete Days Four and Five of Daily Language 2~discuss as a class.
Begin working on Word Study Chart and Quizlet #3~due Monday.

Friday, November 4
Library Day!

October 18

Lesson Plans for October 17-21

8th Grade English and Advanced English

Monday, October 17

School Holiday

Tuesday, October 18

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Tenacious Tuesday”–Read the following quote: “Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.” ~Robert H. Schuller–Explain what you think this quote means in your own words.  Don’t forget to provide a personal example.

Review and complete Counselor Lesson #6~Showing Basic Respect.

Finish the analysis of Stephen King’s essay, “Why We Crave Horror Stories?”

Wednesday, October 19

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title:  “Would You Rather Wednesday”~Would you rather walk through a graveyard at midnight or spend a night in a spooky abandoned old house? Explain why.

Participate in learning stations activity about descriptive writing.

Thursday, October 20

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Thoughtful Thursday–If you had to give up one of your five senses (vision, smell, taste, touch, hearing) which would you give up and why?

Finish the learning stations activity from Wednesday.

Friday, October 14

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Free Topic Friday”~You may write about anything you want as long as it is school appropriate, and you don’t mind if your principal sees it.

Participate in a prewriting activity for narrative writing.

September 9

Lessons for September 12-16

8th Grade English and Advanced English

Monday, September 12

Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal–Title: “Mindset Monday”~Read the following quote: “Life is a matter of making choices, and every choice you make makes you.”  What do you think this quote means?  Explain how it relates to your life.

7th Period~packet work day.

Review and take notes on irregular verb tenses.

Finish our collaborative stories from last week~due Wednesday.

Begin working on IXL Assignment #2~due next Friday, September 23.

Tuesday, September 13

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Teen Tuesday”~Describe the most difficult thing about being your age.

Complete an assignment about irregular verb tenses.

Wednesday, September 14

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title:  “Would You Rather Wednesday”~Would you rather ride a roller coaster or go down a giant water slide?  Explain why.

Review and grade verb tense and affix packets in class.

Share our collaborative stories.

Thursday, September 15

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Thoughtful Thursday”–Complete the following statement:  “____________ is worth more than gold.”  Explain your choice.

Complete a visual representation activity for Word Study #2022-1~due Monday.

Friday, September 16

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Free Topic Friday”~You may write about anything you want as long as it is school appropriate, and you don’t mind if your principal sees it.

Participate in a Whodunit! Game about Irregular Verbs.

August 19

Lesson Plans for August 22-August 26

8th Grade English and Advanced English

Monday, August 22

Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal–Title: “Motivational Monday”~Read the following quote: “There is no elevator to success.  You have to take the stairs.” ~Zig Ziglar–What do you think this quote means?  How can you connect the meaning to your own life?  Explain.

Paste reference pages in notebooks.

Quickly review parts of speech~complete a mad libs activity.

Tuesday, August 23

Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal–Title: “Talent Tuesday”–What is your greatest talent?  How do you see yourself using this talent in your future?

Begin working on a “Power of Words” lesson.

Wednesday, August 24

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title: “Would You Rather Wednesday”–Would you rather go cliff diving or bungee jumping?  Explain your choice.

Continue with the “Power of Words” lesson.

Thursday, August 25

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Thoughtful Thursday”~Think of someone you admire or look up to.  What are the qualities of that person that you admire?  Explain.

Complete a word study chart and create a Quizlet study set.

Friday, August 26

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Free Topic Friday”~You may write about anything you want as long as it is school appropriate, and you don’t mind if your principal sees it.

Library day~Digital Citizenship with Mrs. Kelley.