September 9

Lesson Plans for September 10-14

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–What makes you feel like a failure? Why? Explain.
  • Complete the Growth Mindset survey activity–discuss growth mindset vs. fixed mindset.
  • Copy mindset notes in your English notebook.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather read minds or see into the future?  Explain your answer.
  • Complete a Parts of Speech review packet.

Wednesday

  • Begin Mentor Sentences #1 Step Three–Imitating great sentences.
  • Finish working on the Unit #1 Flocabulary vocabulary (“The Great Escape”).

Thursday

  • Finish the Mentor Sentences #1 document and turn it in on Google Classroom.
  • Finish Real World Writing Purposes chart.
  • Begin working on RWWP topic activity in your English NB.

Friday

  • 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.
  • Finish working on the RWWP topic activity in your English NB.

8th Grade Advanced English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–What makes you feel like a failure? Why? Explain.
  • Complete the Growth Mindset survey activity–discuss growth mindset vs. fixed mindset.
  • Copy mindset notes in your English notebook.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather read minds or see into the future?  Explain your answer.
  • Complete a Parts of Speech review packet.

Wednesday

  • Begin Mentor Sentences #1 Step Three–Imitating great sentences.
  • Complete a Flocabulary vocabulary study unit.

Thursday

  • Finish the Mentor Sentences #1 document and turn it in on Google Classroom.
  • Finish Real World Writing Purposes chart.
  • Begin working on RWWP topic activity in your English NB.

Friday

  • 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.
  • Finish working on the RWWP topic activity in your English NB.

7th/8th Grade GT

Monday–Set up Model UN groups and pick country options.

Tuesday–Complete the United Nations Information Activity.

Wednesday–no class due to Wednesday schedule

Thursday–Finish UN Info Activity.

Friday–no class due to the pep rally

7th/8th Technology

Monday–Typing Club

Tuesday–Digital Citizenship topic

Wednesday–Coding with Mrs. Cooper

Thursday–pep rally

Friday–Digital Citizenship topic cont.

September 1

Advanced English Essay Exam Wednesday, September 5

Make sure you can find evidence in your novel for the following:

the different themes in the book

how the characters relate to the themes

the relationships among the characters and how they develop in the story

the impact of Death as the narrator on the story

You will be able to use your novel during the exam, so it would be a good thing to mark places in your book that might be able to help you with answers to questions about the above topics.

 

August 26

Lesson Plans for August 27-August 31

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title: Mindset Monday–In life, do you want things to be easy or challenging? Explain.
  • Set up sections in English notebooks, number pages, and update the Table of Contents.
  • Go over English notebook guidelines and rubric–paste rubric in notebook.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Tough Tuesday–What are your strengths?  How do you know this?
  • Complete the “I am a…” activity in our English NB.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be able to fly or turn invisible?  Explain why.
  • Begin the fingerprint activity in our English NB–respond to “How am I unique?” in our notebooks.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Thoughtful Thursday–What are three qualities of a great friend? Explain their importance.
  • Paste the fingerprint paper in our notebook and complete the assigned activity.

Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title:  Favorite Food Friday–What is your favorite food? Explain why.
  • Finish our writing assignments for the week.

8th Grade Advanced English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title: Mindset Monday–In life, do you want things to be easy or challenging? Explain.
  • Set up sections in English notebooks, number pages, and update the Table of Contents.
  • Go over English notebook guidelines and rubric–paste rubric in notebook.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Tough Tuesday–What are your strengths?  How do you know this?
  • Complete the “I am a…” activity in our English NB.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be able to fly or turn invisible?  Explain why.
  • Complete essay exam over summer reading of The Book Thief–you may use your novel

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Thoughtful Thursday–What are three qualities of a great friend? Explain their importance.
  • Begin the fingerprint activity in our English NB–respond to “How am I unique?” in our notebooks.

Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title:  Favorite Food Friday–What is your favorite food? Explain why.
  • Paste the fingerprint paper in our notebook and complete the assigned activity.

7th/8th Grade GT

Monday–World News Article Summary #1 due at the end of class

Tuesday–begin working on article summary #2.

Wednesday–no class due to Wednesday schedule

Thursday–work on article summary #2–due tomorrow.

Friday–world news summary #2 due at the beginning of class; creative thinking challenge

7th/8th Technology

Monday–Talk about behavior expectations; Typing Club

Tuesday–Digital Citizenship topic

Wednesday–Typing Club

Thursday–Digital Citizenship topic

Friday–Chrome extensions