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 23

Lesson Plans for October 24-October 28

8th Grade English and Advanced English

Monday, October 24
Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Mindset Monday”~Theodore Roosevelt once said, “Believe you can, and you’re halfway there.” Do you think that believing in yourself is important? Why or why not?
Participate in a prewriting activity for narrative writing.

Tuesday, October 25
Complete Day One of Daily Language 2~discuss as a class.
Complete the counselor lesson about supportive friendships.
Begin writing your scary narrative.

Wednesday, October 26 (Early Release at 12:00)
Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title: “Would You Rather Wednesday”~Would you rather watch a scary movie with a scary movie buff or watch a scary movie with a scaredy-cat? Make sure to explain your choice.
Work on your scary narrative.

Thursday, October 27
Complete Day Two of Daily Language 2~discuss as a class.
Work on your scary narrative.

Friday, October 28
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.
Work on your scary narrative.

October 7

Lesson Plans for October 10-October 14

8th Grade English and Advanced English

Monday, October 10

Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal–Title:  “Mindset Monday”~Read the following quote: “If people throw stones at you, then pick them up and build something.”  What do you think this quote means?  How can you apply this to your personal life?

First Nine Week’s Exam

 

Tuesday, October 11

Complete Day Three of Daily Language Study #2022-1.

Begin talking about the elements of scary stories and complete an activity.

 

Wednesday, October 12

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title:  “Would You Rather Wednesday”~Would you rather be a famous movie star or a member of your favorite popular music group?  Make sure to explain your choice.

Complete an activity about why people like scary stories.

 

Thursday, October 13

Complete Days Four and Five of your Daily Language Study 2022-1.

Discuss the structure of a narrative story.

 

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.

Begin brainstorming for a descriptive Halloween story.

October 4

Lesson Plans for October 3-October 7

8th Grade English and Advanced English

Monday, October 3

Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal–Title:  “Mindset Monday”~Write about one mistake you have made in the past.  What lesson(s) did you learn from that mistake?  Explain.

Complete Counselor Lesson #4~Horseplay vs. Bullying–discuss.

Review Verb Tense Consistency and complete an exercise.

 

Tuesday, October 4

Complete Day One of Daily Language Study #2022-1.

Review Verb Tense Consistency and complete an exercise.

 

Wednesday, October 5

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title:  “Would You Rather Wednesday”~Would you rather be the richest person in the world or the smartest person in the world?  Make sure to explain your choice.

Participate in a Verb Tense Consistency activity.

 

Thursday, October 6

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.

Complete Day Two of your Daily Language Study 2022-1.

Complete a verb tense consistency assignment.

Work on IXL Assignment #3.

 

Friday, October 7

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.

Begin brainstorming for a descriptive Halloween story.

September 23

Lessons for September 26-30

8th Grade English and Advanced English

Monday, September 26

Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal–Title:  “Mindset Monday”~What would you be willing to work hard to achieve if you knew it was possible?  Explain your answer.

Complete Word Study #2022-2 Chart and Quizlet.

Tuesday, September 27

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Tough Tuesday”~What is the hardest thing you’ve ever done?  How did you get through it?  What did you learn?  Answer all questions.

Review verb tenses and complete an activity about verb tense consistency.

Wednesday, September 28

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title:  “Would You Rather Wednesday”~Would you rather be able to control fire or water?  Explain your choice.

Finish working with verb consistency.  Edit a passage with verb tense consistency issues.

Thursday, September 29

Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Thoughtful Thursday”~Consider the following quote: “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt.  What do you think this quote means?  Give personal connections and/or examples.

Discuss our first writing prompt~narrative writing.

Friday, September 30

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.

Brainstorm and begin drafting a narrative~use a story map if needed.