May 7

Lesson Plans: May 8-May 12

English

Monday

  • STAAR Math Re-test
  • Respond to the following journal prompt: Mindset Monday–How can you help yourself to have a successful testing experience this week?
  • Finish working on persuasive organizers.

Tuesday

  • STAAR Reading Re-test
  • Respond to the following journal prompt: Top Two Tuesday–What are the top two best things that have ever happened to you?  Explain why.
  • Begin writing persuasive papers.

Wednesday

  • STAAR Science Test
  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Would you Rather Wednesday: Would you rather lose your sense of taste or your sense of smell?  Explain why.
  • Work on writing our persuasive papers.

Thursday

  • STAAR Social Studies Test
  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Three Things Thursday: If you could solve three world problems, what would they be?  Give details.
  • Continue writing persuasive papers.

 Friday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt: Free-write Friday: Write about anything you want to as long as it’s appropriate.
  • Finish writing persuasive papers.

Pre-AP English

Monday

  • STAAR Math Re-test
  • Respond to the following journal prompt: Mindset Monday–How can you help yourself to have a successful testing experience this week?
  • Finish working on persuasive organizers.

Tuesday

  • STAAR Reading Re-test
  • Respond to the following journal prompt: Top Two Tuesday–What are the top two best things that have ever happened to you?  Explain why.
  • Begin writing persuasive papers.

Wednesday

  • STAAR Science Test
  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Would you Rather Wednesday: Would you rather lose your sense of taste or your sense of smell?  Explain why.
  • Work on writing our persuasive papers.

Thursday

  • STAAR Social Studies Test
  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Three Things Thursday: If you could solve three world problems, what would they be?  Give details.
  • Continue writing persuasive papers.

 Friday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt: Free-write Friday: Write about anything you want to as long as it’s appropriate.
  • Finish writing persuasive papers.

7th Grade Power ELA

Monday

  • STAAR Preparation

Tuesday

  • STAAR Reading Test

Wednesday

  • STAAR Testing

Thursday

  • STAAR Testing

Friday

  • Free time Friday
May 1

Lesson Plans for May 1-May 5

English

Monday

  • Visit from Ms. Pearce, high school counselor
  • Homework: Continue researching your persuasive paper topic.  Complete the first five rows of your Dialectical Research Journal.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt: Top Two Tuesday–What are your top two favorite movie characters or book characters ever?  Explain why.
  • Fill in your persuasive paper organizer.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Would you Rather Wednesday:  Would you rather have super-sensitive taste or super-sensitive hearing?  Explain why.
  • Watch a video about writing a persuasive claim.
  • Work on writing a claim for our persuasive paper.  Write your claim on the organizer.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Three Things Thursday: What are three things you would love to do, but something is holding you back?  Give details.
  • Watch a video about writing a counter argument/claim and rebuttal.
  • Work on writing a counter argument for your persuasive paper.  Write your counter argument and rebuttal on your organizer.

 Friday

  • Visit from Ms. Pearce, high school counselor

 

Pre-AP English

Monday

  • Visit from Ms. Pearce, high school counselor
  • Homework: Continue researching your persuasive paper topic.  Complete the first five rows of your Dialectical Research Journal.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt: Top Two Tuesday–What are your top two favorite movie characters or book characters ever?  Explain why.
  • Fill in your persuasive paper organizer.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Would you Rather Wednesday:  Would you rather have super-sensitive taste or super-sensitive hearing?  Explain why.
  • Watch a video about writing a persuasive claim.
  • Work on writing a claim for our persuasive paper.  Write your claim on the organizer.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Three Things Thursday: What are three things you would love to do, but something is holding you back?  Give details.
  • Watch a video about writing a counter argument/claim and rebuttal.
  • Work on writing a counter argument for your persuasive paper.  Write your counter argument and rebuttal on your organizer.

 Friday

  • Visit from Ms. Pearce, high school counselor

 

7th Grade Power ELA

Monday

  • STAAR Preparation

Tuesday

  • STAAR Preparation

Wednesday

  • STAAR Preparation

Thursday

  • STAAR Preparation

Friday

  • STAAR Preparation
April 2

Lesson Plans: April 3-April 7

English

Monday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Magnificent Monday–Write about how you can make this week magnificent.
  • Finish all work on text structures from last week and turn it in.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt: Top Two Tuesday–Write about your top two favorite hobbies.
  • Complete a speech analysis exercise using Persuasive Language Techniques notes in your English notebook.

Wednesday

  • 8th Graders will spend the whole day at the high school.

Thursday

  • 8th Graders will complete an annual tech assessment.
  • Work on Punctuation Practice packet.  Finish for homework.

 Friday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Free-write Friday–Write about anything you want as long as you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Put notes on Comma Rules in your English notebook.
  • Complete Comma Hunt exercise and paste in notebook. 

 

Pre-AP English

Monday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt:  Magnificent Monday–Write about how you can make this week magnificent.
  • Present group activity on logical fallacies.

 Tuesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt: Top Two Tuesday–Write about your top two favorite hobbies.
  • Finish speech analysis activity using Persuasive Language Techniques notes in English notebook.

Wednesday

  • 8th-grade students will spend the day at the high school.

Thursday

  • 8th-grade students will complete an annual technology assessment.
  • Complete Punctuation Practice packet if you have not already.

 Friday

  • Respond to a journal prompt in your online writing journal–Free-write Friday:  Write about anything you want as long as you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Paste Comma Rules notes in your English notebook.
  • Complete Comma Hunt activity and paste in your English notebook.

 

7th Grade Power ELA

Monday

  • Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.
  • Work on diagnostics Learning Odyssey.

Tuesday

  • Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.
  • Work on diagnostics Learning Odyssey.

Wednesday

  • Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.
  • Work on Vocabulary in Moby Max.

Thursday

  • Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.
  • Work on diagnostics in Learning Odyssey.

Friday

  • Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.
  • Work on Vocabulary in Moby Max.