March 4

Lesson Plans for March 5-March 9

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Mindset Monday–During this last week of the nine weeks and the week before spring break, it may be difficult to exercise self-control.  How can you keep yourself motivated to finish strong this nine weeks?
  • Finish No Red Ink from Friday–Phrases and Clauses diagnostic.
  • Work on Word Study 6 Choice Board–due tomorrow when you walk in.

Tuesday

  • Turn in your Word Study 6 Choice Board.
  • Complete the 3rd Nine Weeks Exam.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  What-Would-You-Do Wednesday–What would you do if Wifi never existed?
  • Complete Mentor Sentences Step #2–Sentence Stalking.

Thursday

  • Thoughtful Thursday–What does the following quote mean to you?  ”We must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.” –Albus Dumbledore Harry Potter  
  • Complete Mentor Sentences–finish Step #3–imitate mentor sentences.

Friday

  • Focused Free-write Friday:  Topic TBA

PreAP English

Monday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Mindset Monday–During this last week of the nine weeks and the week before spring break, it may be difficult to exercise self-control.  How can you keep yourself motivated to finish strong this nine weeks?
  • Finish No Red Ink from Friday–Phrases and Clauses diagnostic.
  • Work on Word Study 6 Choice Board–due tomorrow when you walk in.

Tuesday

  • Complete the 3rd Nine Weeks Exam.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  What-Would-You-Do Wednesday–What would you do if Wifi never existed?
  • Complete Mentor Sentences Step #2–Sentence Stalking.

Thursday

  • Thoughtful Thursday–What does the following quote mean to you?  ”We must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.” –Albus Dumbledore Harry Potter  
  • Complete Mentor Sentences–finish Step #3–imitate mentor sentences.

Friday

  • Focused Free-write Friday:  Topic TBA

TIER 2 Tutoring

This week we will take a benchmark on the Study Island program in order to determine teaching topics in tutoring.

 

October 22

Lesson Plans for October 23-October 27

8th Grade and PreAP English

Monday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your online daily journal: Mindset Monday–What skill do you have that you are most confident about and why?
  • Take notes on Fixed vs. Growth Mindset in your English notebook.
  • Complete activity.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your online daily journal: Ticket Twosday–If you won only two tickets to your dream concert, who would you go see and who would you take with you?
  • Copy notes from our Growth Mindset lesson yesterday.  “Change your thinking–change your mindset.”
  • Receive Word Study List 3 and begin working on it–due Thursday.

Wednesday

  • Complete Mentor Sentences–Verb Tense: Notice and Note.
  • Go to ReadWorks link in Classroom.  Read the article about memories and complete the comprehension questions in your table group.
  • On your own, map out a Brief Constructed Response (BCR) using the RACES graphic organizer.

Thursday

  • Mentor Sentences–Verb Tense: Sentence Stalking.
  • Take notes on Verb Tenses in your English notebook.
  • Complete Verb Tense activity in your English notebook.

Friday

  • Library–Mrs. Cooper will introduce students to National Novel Writing Month (Nanowrimo) with “What is a Novel Anyway?”  Click here for Mrs. Cooper’s presentation.