April 29

Lesson Plans for April 30-May 4

8th Grade English

Homework for the Week:  Continue practicing the Argument Writing vocabulary list on Vocabulary.com.  You will have a quiz next week.

Monday

  • Respond to a prompt in your Google journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–What is a song that has lyrics that are growth-minded? Give example and explain.
  • Finish graphic organizer for argument.

Tuesday

  • Complete a Flash Draft of your argument for debate.

Wednesday

  • Respond to a prompt in your Google journal–Title:  Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather make up a rule of your choice or get rid of a rule of your choice?  What would the rule be? Explain why.
  • Review Debate Format and expectations.

Thursday

  • Complete Day One of Dailies 2018-6–discuss as a class.
  • Participate in class debates.

Friday

  • Respond to a prompt in your Google journal–Title: Fantabulous Friday–What is something you are excited about right now?  Give details/explain.
  • Finish class debates.

PreAP English

Homework for the Week:  Continue practicing the Argument Writing vocabulary list on Vocabulary.com.  You will have a quiz next week.

Monday

  • Respond to a prompt in your Google journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–
  • Finish graphic organizer for argument.

Tuesday

  • Complete a Flash Draft of your argument for debate.

Wednesday

  • Respond to a prompt in your Google journal–Title:  Would You Rather Wednesday–
  • Review Debate Format and expectations.

Thursday

  • Complete Day One of Dailies 2018-6–discuss as a class.
  • Participate in class debates.

Friday

  • Respond to a prompt in your Google journal–Title: Fantabulous Friday–What is something you are excited about right now?  Give details/explain.

TIER 2 Tutoring

This week students will work on reading and vocabulary topics in the Study Island program.

February 23

Lesson Plans for February 26-March 2

Monday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Mindset Monday–In order to succeed at something, would you rather have a challenge or attain it easily?  Why?  Explain.
  • Finish Persuasive Ads group activity and present them.
  • Homework:  Finish Intro to Persuasive Techniques in Advertising assignment from last week.

Tuesday

  • Complete Mentor Sentences–Types of Phrases–Step One.
  • Take notes on Types of Phrases in English comp book–update the table of contents–complete Types of Phrases activity and discuss.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Wise Words Wednesday–What does the following quote mean to you?  How can you apply it to your own life?
  • Begin working on Digital Task Cards for Word Study List #6.

Thursday

  • Complete Mentor Sentences–Types of Phrases–Step Two
  • Take notes on Logical Fallacies and complete activity in English comp book.  Watch video examples–identify the fallacies used.

Friday

  • Focused Free-write Friday:  Topic TBA

 

PreAP English

Monday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Mindset Monday–
  • Finish Persuasive Ads group activity and present them.
  • Homework:  Finish Intro to Persuasive Techniques in Advertising assignment from last week.

Tuesday

  • Complete Mentor Sentences–Types of Phrases–Step One.
  • Take notes on Types of Phrases in English comp book–update the table of contents–complete Types of Phrases activity and discuss.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Wise Words Wednesday–What does the following quote mean to you?  How can you apply it to your own life?
  • Begin working on Digital Task Cards for Word Study List #6.

Thursday

  • Complete Mentor Sentences–Types of Phrases–Step Two
  • Take notes on Logical Fallacies and complete activity in English comp book.  Watch video examples–identify the fallacies used.

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.

February 20

Lesson Plans: February 19-23

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Holiday

Tuesday

  • Complete Phrases vs. Clauses pre-assessment.
  • Update English comp book notes and table of contents.
  • Finish Persuasive Techniques in Advertising notes/activity in English comp book.
  • Watch video of advertisements and identify persuasive techniques used (see notebook); explain how these techniques are persuasive.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Wise Words Wednesday–What does the following quote mean to you?  How can you apply it to your own life? “Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.” Lou Holtz
  • Begin working on Word Study List #6–due Friday, February 23.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Thoughtful Thursday–Do you think that protest can effect change?
  • Go over Persuasive Techniques in Advertising activities–what are the techniques used and how are they persuasive?

Friday

  • Complete Mentor Sentences #1–Types of Phrases.
  • Take notes on Types of Phrases in your English comp books.

 

PreAP English

Monday

  • Holiday

Tuesday

  • Complete Phrases vs. Clauses pre-assessment.
  • Update English comp book notes and table of contents.
  • Finish Persuasive Techniques in Advertising notes/activity in English comp book.
  • Watch video of advertisements and identify persuasive techniques used (see notebook); explain how these techniques are persuasive.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Wise Words Wednesday–What does the following quote mean to you?  How can you apply it to your own life? “Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.” Lou Holtz
  • Begin working on Word Study List #6–due Friday, February 23.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Thoughtful Thursday–Do you think that protest can effect change?
  • Go over Persuasive Techniques in Advertising activities–what are the techniques used and how are they persuasive?

Friday

  • Complete Mentor Sentences #1–Types of Phrases.
  • Take notes on Types of Phrases in your English comp books.

 

TIER 2 Tutoring

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

February 9

Lesson Plans: February 12-16

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Mindset Monday–How can we be more mindful of the tasks we are required to do?
  • Quiz over Word Study List 5.
  • Go over plans for this week’s benchmarks.

Tuesday

  • Math Benchmark (Only 6-8 periods will meet today.)

Wednesday

  • Reading Benchmark (Only 6-8 periods will meet today.)

Thursday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Thoughtful Thursday–Do you think that technology is making us more alone?  Explain your answer.
  • Paste notes over Persuasive Techniques in English comp books.
  • Complete persuasive techniques group activity.

Friday

  • Write five complex sentences, using dependent clauses as interrupters.
  • Take notes in English comp book about rhetorical strategies (ethos, pathos, logos) and watch Shmoop video about them.

 

PreAP English

Monday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Mindset Monday–How can we be more mindful of the tasks we are required to do?
  • Quiz over Word Study List 5.
  • Go over plans for this week’s benchmarks.

Tuesday

  • Math Benchmark (Only 6-8 periods will meet today.)

Wednesday

  • Reading Benchmark (Only 6-8 periods will meet today.)

Thursday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Thoughtful Thursday–Do you think that technology is making us more alone?  Explain your answer.
  • Paste notes over Persuasive Techniques in English comp books.
  • Complete persuasive techniques group activity.

Friday

  • Write five complex sentences, using dependent clauses as interrupters.
  • Take notes in English comp book about rhetorical strategies (ethos, pathos, logos) and watch Shmoop video about them.

 

TIER 2 Tutoring

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