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.