October 30

Lesson Plans for October 31-November 4

English

Monday

Respond to journal prompt:  Mindset Monday– “A person who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” –Albert Einstein — What did Einstein mean?  What can you learn from this?

Finish Six-Word Memoir project and share.

Finish online career survey.

Work on Vocabulary Choice Board.

Tuesday

Respond to journal prompt:  Thoughtful Tuesday:  “If you can’t think of anything nice to say, you’re not thinking hard enough.” –Kid President — Draw a name from the bag and on the board, write a nice message to that person.

Vocabulary Study #2 Choice Board is due at the beginning of class.

Revisit participles and review.

Wednesday

Respond to journal prompt:  Worthy Wednesday:  ___________ is worth more than gold. (Fill in the blank and explain.)

Complete quiz over participles.

Thursday

Respond to journal prompt:  Thankful Thursday:  I am thankful for __________ because _________.

Review informative/expository writing from Gallagher’s Real World Writing Purposes.

Brainstorm ideas for writing about careers.

Start researching information for career essay.

Friday

Respond to journal prompt:  Five Word Friday:  Imagine this…You just won one million dollars.  In exactly five words, explain what you would do.

Begin working on new Vocabulary Study #3 Chart.

Pre-AP English

Monday

Complete Verb Tense Pre-Assessment.

Finish Credo Project.

Complete Day One of Mentor Sentences–Verb or Participle?–What do you notice?

Tuesday

Complete Day Two of Mentor Sentences–Find Real-World Examples.

Take notes over Verbs vs. Participles in English notebook.

Wednesday (Early Release–12:00)

Complete Day Three of Mentor Sentences–Find Real-World Examples.

Revisit Real World Writing Purposes notes (Gallagher) and discuss informative/expository writing.

Discuss next writing assignment– “How NOT to be ______________________” (Gallagher); read mentor text; brainstorm ideas.

Thursday

Complete Day Four of Mentor Sentences–Write Imitation Sentences.

Begin drafting as Mrs. Velde models with her own writing.

Friday (Mrs. Velde will be out.)

Complete Day Five of Mentor Sentences–Identify verbs and participles in a paragraph.

Work on Vocabulary Study #2 Choice Board–due Tuesday, Nov. 8

7th Grade Power ELA

Monday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal.

Continue assignment in Learning Odyssey–Theme and Main Idea

Tuesday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal

Finish assignment in Learning Odyssey–Theme and Main Idea

Wednesday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal

Begin assignment in Learning Odyssey–Latin and Greek Roots

Thursday

Pep Rally

Friday

Respond to journal prompt in Power Writing Journal

Continue assignment in Learning Odyssey–Latin and Greek Roots