January 11

Lessons This Week–January 7-11

8th Grade English

Monday, January 7

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Happy New Year”–What was your favorite thing about Christmas break?  Explain why it was such a good thing.
  • Begin working on our Career Cruising module.

Tuesday, January 8

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Two Ticket Tuesday”–If you could pick any event to go to, what would it be and why? And who would be the one other person you would want to go with you and why?
    2. Finish Career Cruising modules.
    3. Take notes over Types of Sentences in your English notebook.

Wednesday, January 9

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Would You Rather Wednesday”–Would you rather be locked in a room that is constantly dark for a week or a room that is constantly bright for a week? Explain your response.
  • Finish your notes from yesterday.
  • Start working on your Word Study List #3.

Thursday, January 10

  • Begin working on our Mentor Sentences 2019-1 (Types of Sentences)–Step One.
  • Watch a video about sentence types.
  • Paste Types of Sentences exercise on page 57 of your English notebook. We will complete it as a class.

Friday, December 14

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Free Topic Friday”–Write about anything you want as long as it’s appropriate for school and you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Complete Step Two of our Mentor Sentences 2019-1 document.

8th Grade Advanced English

Monday, January 7

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Happy New Year”–What was your favorite thing about Christmas break?  Explain why it was such a good thing.
  • Begin working on our Career Cruising module.

Tuesday, January 8

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Two Ticket Tuesday”–If you could pick any event to go to, what would it be and why? And who would be the one other person you would want to go with you and why?
    2. Finish Career Cruising modules.
    3. Take notes over Types of Sentences in your English notebook.

Wednesday, January 9

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Would You Rather Wednesday”–Would you rather be locked in a room that is constantly dark for a week or a room that is constantly bright for a week? Explain your response.
  • Finish your notes from yesterday.
  • Start working on your Word Study List #3.

Thursday, January 10

  • Begin working on our Daily Language Study 2019-1–Day One.
  • Watch a video about sentence types.
  • Paste the Types of Sentences exercise on page 57 of your English notebook–complete it as a class.

Friday, December 14

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Free Topic Friday”–Write about anything you want as long as it’s appropriate for school and you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Complete Day Two of our Daily Language Study 2019-1 document.

7th/8th Grade GT

Monday–work on author’s position speeches

Tuesday–work on author’s position speeches

Wednesday–No class due to Wacky Wednesday schedule.

Thursday–turn in author’s position speeches

Friday–begin working on pro/con speeches

7th/8th Technology

Monday–Typing Club

Tuesday–Typing Club

Wednesday–Typing Club

Thursday–Choose a project from the Texas Performance Standards website.

Friday–Free Tech Friday (if we’ve had good behavior this week)

December 17

Fall 2018 Exam Review Material

The following review documents have been available on Google Classroom since last week, but I am sharing them here as well just in case.

Fall 2018 Exam Review Topic Sheet (Make sure you study the vocabulary list that is assigned to your class.)

English Notebook Notes (The notes are not in order, but they should all be there.)

English Notebook Table of Contents pg. 1 (The Table of Contents will help you to know if you are missing anything, but also make sure to update your Table of Contents.)

English Notebook Table of Contents pg. 2

 

I have also created a review on No Red Ink:

No Red Ink Exam Review (You can click on the Lesson button for reteach/review before you click on the Practice button.)

 

November 14

Vocabulary Assignments

Just a friendly reminder that you need to spend time working on Vocabulary.com!  You have two lists due before the end of the semester:

“Persuasion and Argument” due by December 7 and

“100 Words Every Middle Schooler Should Know” due by December 14.

November 12

Lesson Plans for November 12-16

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Mindset Monday”–Read the following quote.  “All things are difficult until they are easy.” ~Thomas Fuller–What is one challenge you would like to overcome this school year?  Explain why overcoming this challenge is important to you.
  • Finish analyzing model persuasive essay to find persuasive techniques.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Turn Around Tuesday”–If you could turn around any event to have a different outcome, what would it be?  Explain why.
  • Put notes on Ethos, Pathos, and Logos in your English notebook and complete a notebook activity.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Words of Wisdom Wednesday”–Share with the class some wise words, whether it’s a quote or advice.  Explain why your quote or advice is wise and why people should follow it.
  • Add more notes on Ethos, Pathos, and Logos to our English notebook.
  • Discuss answers to yesterday’s assignment on persuasive appeals–due tomorrow.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Three-Things Thursday”–What are three things you are thankful for?  Explain why.
  • Complete a group activity–analyze persuasive speech for persuasive techniques and language.

Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Free Topic Friday–Write about anything you want as long as it is appropriate and you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Work on our two lists on Vocabulary.com.

8th Grade Advanced English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Mindset Monday”–Read the following quote.  “All things are difficult until they are easy.” ~Thomas Fuller–What is one challenge you would like to overcome this school year?  Explain why overcoming this challenge is important to you.
  • Finish analyzing model persuasive essay to find persuasive techniques.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Turn Around Tuesday”–If you could turn around any event to have a different outcome, what would it be?  Explain why.
  • Put notes on Ethos, Pathos, and Logos in your English notebook and complete a notebook activity.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Words of Wisdom Wednesday”–Share with the class some wise words, whether it’s a quote or advice.  Explain why your quote or advice is wise and why people should follow it.
  • Add more notes on Ethos, Pathos, and Logos to our English notebook.
  • Discuss answers to yesterday’s assignment on persuasive appeals–due tomorrow.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Three-Things Thursday”–What are three things you are thankful for?  Explain why.
  • Assignment to be announced.

Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Free Topic Friday–Write about anything you want as long as it is appropriate and you don’t mind if I read it.
  • Assignment to be announced.

7th/8th Grade GT

Monday–Continue brainstorming ideas for MUN media project.

Tuesday–Same as Monday.

Wednesday–No class due to Wacky Wednesday schedule.

Thursday–Work on MUN media project.

Friday–Same as Thursday.

7th/8th Technology

Monday–Typing Club

Tuesday–Continue working on our Music Coding module.

Wednesday–Continue working on our Music Coding module.

Thursday–Continue working on our Music Coding module.

Friday–Free Tech Friday