September 9

Lesson Plans for September 11-September 15

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Day to Remember–You are too young to remember the actual events on September 11, 2001, so why do you think it is so important that you learn about it and observe its importance?
  • Grade/review Word Study List 1 chart.
  • Finish notes from Friday over constructed responses (RACE).

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Trading Tuesday–If you could trade lives with anybody for a day, who would it be and why?
  • Complete a grammar review packet.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be the best player on a losing team or the worst player on a winning team?
  • Participate in Word Study Stations for Word Study List 1.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Thoughtful Thursday–If you could give your younger self one piece of advice, what would it be?
  • Work on a constructed response as a class–Focus on R (rewording the question), A (answering the question), and C (citing evidence to support your answer).

Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Freewrite Friday–Write about anything you want as long as it is appropriate and you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Continue working on our class constructed response–Focus on E (explain your answer) and S (sum up your answer).

PreAP English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Day to Remember–You are too young to remember the actual events on September 11, 2001, so why do you think it is so important that you learn about it and observe its importance?
  • Grade/review Word Study List 1 chart.
  • Finish notes from Friday over constructed responses (RACE).

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Trading Tuesday–If you could trade lives with anybody for a day, who would it be and why?
  • Complete a grammar review packet.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be the best player on a losing team or the worst player on a winning team?
  • Participate in Word Study Stations for Word Study List 1.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Thoughtful Thursday–If you could give your younger self one piece of advice, what would it be?
  • Work on a constructed response as a class–Focus on R (rewording the question), A (answering the question), and C (citing evidence to support your answer).

Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Freewrite Friday–Write about anything you want as long as it is appropriate and you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Continue working on our class constructed response–Focus on E (explain your answer) and S (sum up your answer).
September 4

Lesson Plans for September 4-September 8

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Labor Day Holiday

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Tell Me Something Good Tuesday–What is something good that has happened to you recently? Explain.
  • Review policies and procedures in our English notebook.
  • Finish surveys from last Thursday and Friday.

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.
  • Record vocabulary notes in our English notebooks.
  • Begin our first vocabulary assignment.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Thoughtful Thursday–What are three qualities of a great friend? Explain their importance.
  • Complete a grammar diagnostic assessment.

 Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title:  Favorite Food Friday–What is your favorite food?  Explain why.
  • Record Constructed Response notes in English notebook.
  • Apply steps using a question about this week’s Article of the Week in Mrs. Iske’s class.

 

PreAP English

Monday

  • Labor Day Holiday

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Tell Me Something Good Tuesday–What is something good that has happened to you recently? Explain.
  • Complete essay exam over summer reading of The Book Thief.
  • Finish surveys from last Thursday and Friday.

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.
  • Record vocabulary notes in our English notebooks.
  • Begin our first vocabulary assignment.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Thoughtful Thursday–What are three qualities of a great friend? Explain their importance.
  • Complete a grammar diagnostic assessment.

 Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title:  Favorite Food Friday–What is your favorite food?  Explain why.
  • Record Constructed Response notes in English notebook.
  • Apply steps using a question about this week’s Article of the Week in Mrs. Iske’s class.
August 16

Lesson Plans for August 17 and 18

8th Grade English

Thursday

  • Respond to a prompt on the board: What could Mrs. Velde do this year to help me be successful?
  • Introductions–Mrs. Velde and students
  • Ice-breaker games to promote collaboration

 Friday

  • Respond to question on the board:  What is the most frightening thing about a new school year?
  • Begin to set up our English notebooks
  • Participate in a scavenger hunt for class procedures and policies–paste in English notebook

Pre-AP English

Thursday

  • Respond to a prompt on the board: What could Mrs. Velde do this year to help me be successful?
  • Introductions–Mrs. Velde and students
  • Ice-breaker games to promote collaboration

 Friday

  • Respond to question on the board:  What is the most frightening thing about a new school year?
  • Begin to set up our English notebooks
  • Participate in a scavenger hunt for class procedures and policies–paste in English notebook