November 25

Lessons for November 26-November 30

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Mindset Monday”– Study both images linked in this post.  What are your initial thoughts about the images? How does this information connect with accomplishing the goals you set for this semester?
  • Watch the TED Talk video on time management linked to this post.
  • Complete the activity attached to the video.    

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Hashtag Tuesday”–Come up with two hashtags to describe your Thanksgiving break.  Explain why you picked those hashtags.
  • Watch the Scope video about smartphones.
  • Read the article “Are Phones Making Us Zombies?” and answer the questions on the handout.
  • Work on our two lists on Vocabulary.com.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Words of Wisdom Wednesday”– Would you rather be a zombie or a vampire?
  • Begin discussing the topic for our persuasive paper.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Thoughtful Thursday”– Study the image linked to this post.  How accurate do you think the information is for you? Explain your answer.
  • Continue brainstorming for our persuasive paper.

Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Five Things Friday–What are five things you absolutely have to have in your dream house?
  • Continue brainstorming for our persuasive paper.

8th Grade Advanced English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Mindset Monday”– Study both images linked in this post.  What are your initial thoughts about the images? How does this information connect with accomplishing the goals you set for this semester?
  • Watch the TED Talk video on time management linked to this post.
  • Complete the activity attached to the video.    

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Hashtag Tuesday”–Come up with two hashtags to describe your Thanksgiving break.  Explain why you picked those hashtags.
  • Watch the Scope video about smartphones.
  • Read the article, “Are Phones Making Us Zombies?” and answer the questions on the handout.
  • Work on our two lists on Vocabulary.com.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Words of Wisdom Wednesday”– Would you rather be a zombie or a vampire?
  • Continue brainstorming the topic for our persuasive paper.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Thoughtful Thursday”– Study the image linked to this post.  How accurate do you think the information is for you? Explain your answer.
  • Read the article, “Should Your Parents Control Your Cell Phone?” and answer the questions on the handout.
  • Work on our two lists on Vocabulary.com.

Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Five Things Friday–What are five things you absolutely have to have in your dream house?
  • Write a flash draft of our persuasive paper.

7th/8th Grade GT

Monday–Finish brainstorming ideas for MUN media project.

Tuesday–Work on MUN media project.

Wednesday–No class due to Wacky Wednesday schedule.

Thursday–Work on MUN media project.

Friday–Same as Thursday.

7th/8th Technology

Monday–Continue working on our Music Coding module.

Tuesday–Work on Typing Club.

Wednesday–Continue working on our Music Coding module.

Thursday–Continue working on our Music Coding module.

Friday–Free Tech Friday

October 18

Lessons for October 15-19

8th Grade English

Monday

  • 1. Respond to the following prompt in your online writing journal–Mindset Monday: What are your academic and personal goals for this school year? How can you best reach those goals? Why is it important for you to reach these goals?
  • We will continue working on our motto questions and activity steps in your notebooks.
  • If you finish, work on your blogging challenge from last week–creating an avatar.

Tuesday

  • 1. Respond to the following prompt in your online writing journal–“Techie Tuesday”–What is your favorite social media site, video game, or app? Explain why.
  • Update our English notebook.
  • Continue working on our Personal Motto project

Wednesday

  • Take the 1st Nine Weeks Exam.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Free Thinking Thursday–Enjoy one more day of writing about anything you want as long as it’s appropriate.
  • Finish your inspirational motto poster, turn it in on Classroom, and post it on your blog.

Friday

  • Student Holiday

8th Grade Advanced English

Monday

  • 1. Respond to the following prompt in your online writing journal–Mindset Monday: What are your academic and personal goals for this school year? How can you best reach those goals? Why is it important for you to reach these goals?
  • We will continue working on our motto questions and activity steps in your notebooks.
  • If you finish, work on your blogging challenge from last week–creating an avatar.

Tuesday

  • 1. Respond to the following prompt in your online writing journal–“Techie Tuesday”–What is your favorite social media site, video game, or app? Explain why.
  • Update our English notebook.
  • Continue working on our Personal Motto project

Wednesday

  • Take the 1st Nine Weeks Exam.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Free Thinking Thursday–Enjoy one more day of writing about anything you want as long as it’s appropriate.
  • Finish your inspirational motto poster, turn it in on Classroom, and post it on your blog.

Friday

  • Student Holiday

7th/8th Grade GT

Monday–Begin researching solutions for your world issue for Model UN.

Tuesday–Continue researching solutions.

Wednesday–No class due to Wednesday schedule.

Thursday–Continue researching solutions for your world issue.

Friday–Student Holiday

7th/8th Technology

Monday–Typing Club

Tuesday–Digital Citizenship topic

Wednesday–Coding with Mrs. Cooper

Thursday–pep rally

Friday–Student Holiday