November 25

Lessons for November 26-November 30

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Mindset Monday”– Study both images linked in this post.  What are your initial thoughts about the images? How does this information connect with accomplishing the goals you set for this semester?
  • Watch the TED Talk video on time management linked to this post.
  • Complete the activity attached to the video.    

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Hashtag Tuesday”–Come up with two hashtags to describe your Thanksgiving break.  Explain why you picked those hashtags.
  • Watch the Scope video about smartphones.
  • Read the article “Are Phones Making Us Zombies?” and answer the questions on the handout.
  • Work on our two lists on Vocabulary.com.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Words of Wisdom Wednesday”– Would you rather be a zombie or a vampire?
  • Begin discussing the topic for our persuasive paper.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Thoughtful Thursday”– Study the image linked to this post.  How accurate do you think the information is for you? Explain your answer.
  • Continue brainstorming for our persuasive paper.

Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Five Things Friday–What are five things you absolutely have to have in your dream house?
  • Continue brainstorming for our persuasive paper.

8th Grade Advanced English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Mindset Monday”– Study both images linked in this post.  What are your initial thoughts about the images? How does this information connect with accomplishing the goals you set for this semester?
  • Watch the TED Talk video on time management linked to this post.
  • Complete the activity attached to the video.    

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Hashtag Tuesday”–Come up with two hashtags to describe your Thanksgiving break.  Explain why you picked those hashtags.
  • Watch the Scope video about smartphones.
  • Read the article, “Are Phones Making Us Zombies?” and answer the questions on the handout.
  • Work on our two lists on Vocabulary.com.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Words of Wisdom Wednesday”– Would you rather be a zombie or a vampire?
  • Continue brainstorming the topic for our persuasive paper.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Thoughtful Thursday”– Study the image linked to this post.  How accurate do you think the information is for you? Explain your answer.
  • Read the article, “Should Your Parents Control Your Cell Phone?” and answer the questions on the handout.
  • Work on our two lists on Vocabulary.com.

Friday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Five Things Friday–What are five things you absolutely have to have in your dream house?
  • Write a flash draft of our persuasive paper.

7th/8th Grade GT

Monday–Finish brainstorming ideas for MUN media project.

Tuesday–Work on MUN media project.

Wednesday–No class due to Wacky Wednesday schedule.

Thursday–Work on MUN media project.

Friday–Same as Thursday.

7th/8th Technology

Monday–Continue working on our Music Coding module.

Tuesday–Work on Typing Club.

Wednesday–Continue working on our Music Coding module.

Thursday–Continue working on our Music Coding module.

Friday–Free Tech Friday

October 28

Lesson Plans for October 29-November 2

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Mindset Monday”–Click on the image linked below.  What message does the image convey to you? How can you apply this message to our goal-setting process?
  • Complete a goal-setting chart based on your brainstorming from Friday.
  • How are you going to track your progress?

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title:  “Talk to me Tuesday”–What is ONE THING that not many people know about you?
  • Paste vocabulary notes into English notebook.
  • Finish assignment from last week–homework if necessary.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Would You Rather Wednesday”–Would you rather walk through a graveyard at midnight or spend the night in a spooky, abandoned house?  Explain your answer.
  • Complete a Halloween free-write assignment–Should trick-or-treating have an age limit? Why or why not? Write an opinion piece to defend your position.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Therapy Thursday”–What is something that helps you calm down when you are sad/mad?  Extend your answer and give example.
  • Introduce Persuasive Unit–watch video, discuss purpose, complete activity.

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.
  • As a class, read and annotate a model persuasive essay.

8th Grade Advanced English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Mindset Monday”–Click on the image linked below.  What message does the image convey to you? How can you apply this message to our goal-setting process?
  • Complete a goal-setting chart based on your brainstorming from Friday.
  • How are you going to track your progress?

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in your Google daily journal–Title:  “Talk to me Tuesday”–What is ONE THING that not many people know about you?
  • Paste vocabulary notes into English notebook.
  • Finish assignment from last week–homework if necessary.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  “Would You Rather Wednesday”–Would you rather walk through a graveyard at midnight or spend the night in a spooky, abandoned house?  Explain your answer.
  • Complete a Halloween free-write assignment.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: “Therapy Thursday”–What is something that helps you calm down when you are sad/mad?  Extend your answer and give example.
  • Introduce Argument Unit–watch video, discuss purpose, complete activity.

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.
  • As a class, read and annotate a model argument essay.

7th/8th Grade GT

Monday–Finish writing resolution about world issue for Model UN.

Tuesday–Peer conference/edit resolutions.

Wednesday–No class due to Wednesday schedule.

Thursday–Edit and Revise our resolutions.

Friday–No class due to pep rally schedule.

7th/8th Technology

Monday–Typing Club

Tuesday–Digital Citizenship topic

Wednesday–Continue working on our Music Coding module

Thursday–pep rally

Friday–Same as Wednesday