November 3

Lesson Plans for November 4-November 8

8th Grade and Advanced English

Monday, November 4

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title: “Free Share Monday”~Choose an old journal prompt that you have not shared before.  Copy and paste it and improve it somehow.
  • Work on the Career Cruising program.

Tuesday, November 5

  • Respond to the following journal prompt: “Tell Me Something Good Tuesday”–Write about something good that you’ve seen someone else do.  What makes their deed such a good thing?
  • Continue working on the Career Cruising profile.

Wednesday, November 6

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title:  “Would You Rather Wednesday”~Would you rather be a superhero or a villain?  Explain why.
  • Complete Word Study List 2019-2 Quiz. 

Thursday, November 7

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Thinking Thursday”–What is the greatest act of service you can complete for someone else?  Explain your answer and give examples.
  • Begin working on Daily Language Study 2019-1~discuss in class.

Friday, November 8

  • 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.
  • Take notes on Types of Sentences in your English notebook.

6th Grade GT

Students will finish writing their resolutions for Model UN and begin working on multimedia presentations.

October 30

Lesson Plans for October 28-November 1

8th Grade and Advanced English

Monday, October 28

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Mindset Monday–Now that we have finished our first nine weeks, what are specific things you can do to improve your next nine weeks’ performance?
  • Watch a video about the differences between the left and right brain.
  • Finish brain surveys and answer the following question:  How accurate do you think this survey is for you? How can this information about your brain help you? 

Tuesday, October 29

  • Respond to the following journal prompt: “Two Ticket Tuesday”—If you had only two tickets to an event of your choice, what event would you choose, and who would you take with you? Explain.
  • Work on your digital task cards assigned last Friday for Word Study 2019-2. You should have a copy on your Google Drive already.

Wednesday, October 30

  • Work on Word Study List 2019-2 Digital Task Cards. 

Thursday, October 31

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Therapy Thursday”–What is something that helps you calm down when you are sad/mad?  Extend your answer and give an example.
  • Finish working on your Digital Task Cards and click the “Turn In” button.
  • Work on Vocabulary.com list Word Study 2019-2.

Friday, November 1

  • 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?
  • Finish vocabulary work for the week.

6th Grade GT

Students will be writing their resolutions for Model UN.

August 14

Lesson Plans for August 15-August 23

8th Grade and Advanced English

Thursday, August 15

  • Introductions
  • Check out Chromebooks

Friday, August 16

  • Set up Google Doc for journal writing–complete a freewriting assignment.
  • Participate in an ice-breaker activity–create a name plate.
  • First homework assignment–collect items to decorate our English notebooks–due next Tuesday, August 20.

Monday, August 19

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title: Mindset Monday–What are two goals you have for yourself this school year? Explain.
  • Begin setting up our notebooks.
  • Homework assignment–collect items to decorate our English notebooks–due tomorrow.

Tuesday, August 20

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal– Title:  Techie Tuesday–Write about your favorite game, app, or social media site?  Why is it your favorite?
  • Paste expectations, notebook guidelines, and blog/Remind signature pages into notebooks–due back by Friday, August 23 to receive a 100 in the gradebook.
  • Begin decorating our notebooks.

Wednesday, August 21

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal–Title: Wise Wednesday–Name five important expectations from the Daily Life handout in your notebook–discuss as a class.
  • Discuss behavior reward cards, RR breaks, and other procedures.
  • Complete group activity re: this year’s expectations for students and for me.

Thursday, August 22

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Thoughtful Thursday–If you had to throw out all but ONE of your possessions, which ONE prized possession would you keep?–Share in class.
  • Complete “Take Time for a Selfie” activity on Padlet.
  • Work on notebooks.

Friday, August 23

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title:  FriYay!–What is one thing you are really excited about right now?–Share in class.
  • Finish decorating our notebooks.

6th Grade GT

Introductions, syllabus, brain-teasers, challenges, and world news summaries.