August 19

Lessons for August 20-24

8th Grade English and Advanced English

Monday

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

Tuesday

  • 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?
  • Answer the Writing Questionnaire on Google Forms.
  • Sketch our ideal writing space in our English notebooks.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google writing journal– Title: Wishes Wednesday–If you could have one wish, what would it be?–Share in class.
  • Go over English Notebook Guidelines handout in your notebook.
  • Set up sections and tabs in our English notebooks.
  • Set up files in our buckets.

Thursday

  • 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.
  • Start decorating the front of our English notebooks.

Friday

  • 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 English notebooks.

 

7th and 8th Grade Technology:

Monday

  • Opener:  Typing Club
  • Present our Google Slides “About Me” collages.
  • Discuss how to avoid copyright and plagiarism.

Tuesday

  • Opener:  Typing Club
  • Go to our student blogs, update them, and discuss their use.

Wednesday

  • Opener:  Typing Club
  • Watch a video about what it means to be a good digital citizen.
  • Work on digital citizenship assignments on Common Sense Media as required by WOMS.

Thursday

  • Opener:  Typing Club
  • Watch a video about what it means to be a good digital citizen.
  • Work on digital citizenship assignments on Common Sense Media as required by WOMS.

Friday

  • Opener:  Typing Club
  • Watch a video about what it means to be a good digital citizen.
  • Work on digital citizenship assignments on Common Sense Media as required by WOMS.

 

7th and 8th Grade GT:

Go to our GT blog at veldegt.wonecks.net.