October 7

Lesson Plans for October 10-October 14

Monday, October 10

Weekly geography puzzler–learn today’s clue.

Complete day one of daily geography openers.

First Nine Week’s Exam

 

Tuesday, October 11

Weekly geography puzzler–learn today’s clue.

Complete day two of daily geography openers.

Begin talking about our national park project.

 

Wednesday, October 12

Weekly geography puzzler–learn today’s clue.

Complete day three of daily geography openers.

Work on our national park project.

 

Thursday, October 13

Weekly geography puzzler–learn today’s clue.

Complete day four of daily geography openers.

Continue working on national park project.

 

Friday, October 14

Weekly geography puzzler–learn today’s clue.

Complete day five of daily geography openers–click the “Turn In” button on Classroom.

Continue working on our national park project.

August 10

Lesson Plans for August 11-August 19

8th Grade English and Advanced English

Thursday, August 11
Introduction to class and to Mrs. Velde.
Talk about what supplies they’ll need for my class.
Begin a student profile activity.

Friday, August 12
Participate in a scavenger hunt about class procedures and policies.
Sign up for Google Classroom.
Work on student profile writing activity–due Tuesday.
Homework: Bring materials to decorate your writer’s notebook–due Tuesday.

Monday, August 15
Create a Google Doc for your daily writing journal.
Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal–Title: “Mindset Monday”~Last year, what was your favorite class and why?
Discuss my expectations for daily journal entries and show examples.
Test Skyward logins.
Test our other logins.

Tuesday, August 16
Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal–Title: “Two-Things Tuesday”–What are two exciting things about starting a new school year? Explain your choices.
Decorate notebooks (bring your materials).

Wednesday, August 17
Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal– Title: “Would You Rather Wednesday”–Would you rather be able to teleport anywhere or be able to read minds? Explain why.
Finish decorating your notebooks.
Advanced students will take an essay exam over the Book Thief~bring your book.

Thursday, August 18
Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Thoughtful Thursday”~What is the most frightening thing about a new school year? Explain why.
All students will complete a writing screener to pre-assess their knowledge of revising and editing skills.

Friday, August 19
Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Future Friday”~What would you like to accomplish this year? What are your goals? Explain.
Finish everything from this week so that we’ll be ready to go on Monday.