November 27

Lesson Plans for November 28-December 2

TEKS for the Week: 8.2, 8.14, 8.16, 8.17, 8.19, 8.20, 8.21

English

Monday

Respond to a journal prompt.

Review for Appositives Quiz tomorrow.

Finish brainstorming for career paper.

Tuesday

Respond to a journal prompt.

Take quiz over appositives.

Hand out Vocabulary Study Chart #4

Wednesday

Respond to a journal prompt.

Take notes on Thesis Statements in English notebook.

Thursday

Complete Day One of Sentences of the Week–Prepositional Phrases.

Take notes over prepositional phrases in English notebook.

Friday

Complete Day Two of Sentences of the Week–Prepositional Phrases.

Finish writing the Thesis for the career paper.

Take notes over Leads and Introductions in English notebook.

PreAP English

Monday

Respond to a journal prompt.

Review for Appositives Quiz tomorrow.

Work on expository paper.

Tuesday

Respond to a journal prompt.

Take quiz over appositives.

Hand out Vocabulary Study Chart #3

Wednesday

Complete Day One of Sentences of the Week–Prepositional Phrases.

Take notes over prepositional phrases in English notebook.

Thursday

Complete Revising and Editing Stations for expository paper based on the six traits of writing in the ThinkLab.

Friday

Complete Day Two of Sentences of the Week–Prepositional Phrases.

Type final copy of expository paper.

7th Grade Power English

 

Monday – Friday

Go to Learning Odyssey and continue working on diagnostic folders.

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

October 2

Lesson Plans for October 3-October 7

English

Monday

Respond to journal prompt in Writing Journal

Introduce novel prompt for RACE paragraph–deconstruct the prompt, answer the prompt, and find evidence

 

Tuesday

Respond to journal prompt in Writing Journal.

Introduce Vocabulary Study–paste flip book and chart in English notebook

Notes over Subordinate Conjunctions in English notebook

 

Wednesday

Finish Subordinate Conjunction notes

Work on Vocabulary Study 1

 

Thursday

Respond to journal prompt in Writing Journal

Cont. RACE response–add explanation and transitions

 

Friday

Respond to journal prompt in Writing Journal.

Finish RACE response–edit for three types of sentences, write the final copy, type in Google Docs, and share with Mrs. Velde

 

Pre-AP English

Monday

Respond to journal prompt in Writing Journal

Introduce novel prompt RACE paragraph–deconstruct the prompt, answer the prompt, and find evidence

 

Tuesday

Introduce Dailies 2–complete Day 1

Introduce Vocabulary Study–paste flip book and chart in English notebook

Notes over Subordinate Conjunctions in English notebook

 

Wednesday

Finish Subordinate Conjunction notes

Work on Vocabulary Study 1

 

Thursday

Complete Day 2 of Dailies 2

Cont. RACE response–add explanation, transitions, and S for So What?

 

Friday

Respond to journal prompt in Writing Journal.

Finish RACE response–edit for three types of sentences, write the final copy, type in Google Docs

 

7th Grade Power ELA

Monday

Continue reading and discussing  Search for the Shadowman

Finish definitions for Search for the Shadowman vocabulary words

 

Tuesday

Cont. reading and discussing Search for the Shadowman

Identify and record examples of different types of sentences in our novel

 

Wednesday

Answer question from yesterday’s reading in online journal

Cont. reading and discussing Search for the Shadowman

 

Thursday

Respond to journal prompt in online journal

Answer comprehension questions over this week’s reading

Play Kahoot! with our vocabulary words and definitions

 

Friday

Work on Moby Max vocabulary module

September 5

Lesson Plans for September 5-September 9

English

Monday:

Labor Day Holiday

 

Tuesday:

Whiteboard question response–share with class

Revisit CHAMPS procedures and rules–check for planners

Begin English Universal Screener

 

Wednesday:

Whiteboard question response–share with class

Finish English Universal Screener

Play vocabulary game with prefixes and suffixes–Pass the Plate

 

Thursday:

Respond to journal prompt in Writing Journal

Introduce Vocabulary Anticipation Guide from Tangerine

Applying knowledge of RWWP to create topic ideas

 

Friday:

Respond to journal prompt in online Writing Journal

Pick a RWWP topic–complete short-write

Complete prefixes/suffixes quiz

 

Pre-AP English

Monday:

Labor Day Holiday

 

Tuesday:

Whiteboard question response–share with class

Revisit CHAMPS procedures and rules–check for planners

Begin English Universal Screener

 

Wednesday:

Whiteboard question response–share with class

Finish English Universal Screener

Play vocabulary game with prefixes and suffixes–vocab SMACKDOWN

 

Thursday:

Respond to journal prompt in Writing Journal

Introduce Vocabulary Anticipation Guide from Of Mice and Men

Applying knowledge of RWWP to create topic ideas

 

Friday:

Respond to journal prompt in online Writing Journal

Pick a RWWP topic–complete short-write

Complete prefixes/suffixes quiz

 

7th Grade Power ELA

Monday:

Labor Day Holiday

 

Tuesday:

Whiteboard question response–share with class

Read for 15 minutes

Revisit CHAMPS procedures and rules–check for planners

Cont. Learning Odyssey online

 

Wednesday:

Sustained silent reading–15 minutes

Work on Moby Max

 

Thursday:

Sustained silent reading–15 minutes

Cont. assigned LO online assignments

 

Friday:

Sustained silent reading–15 minutes

Work on Moby Max

 

August 28

Lesson Plans for August 29-September 2

8th GRADE ENGLISH

Monday:

Whiteboard question response–share with class

Revisit CHAMPS procedures and rules–check for planners

Take notes on Real-World Writing Purposes in English notebook

 

Tuesday:

Respond to journal prompt

Take notes on common prefixes and suffixes in English notebook

Participate in RWWP group activity–find examples of different purposes

 

Wednesday:

Whiteboard question response–share with class

Participate in prefixes/suffixes activity

Applying knowledge of RWWP to create topic ideas  

 

Thursday:

Respond to journal prompt

Take notes on types of sentences in English notebook

Pick a RWWP topic–complete quick-write

 

Friday:

Whiteboard question response–share with class

Introduce expectations for peer revising/editing–use quick-write

 

8th GRADE PRE-AP ENGLISH

Monday:

Whiteboard question response–share with class

Revisit CHAMPS procedures and rules–check for planners

Take notes on Real-World Writing Purposes in English notebook

 

Tuesday:

Respond to journal prompt

Take notes on common prefixes and suffixes in English notebook

Mrs. Velde will introduce choice board activities for prefixes and suffixes–due Friday

Participate in RWWP group activity–find examples of different purposes

 

Wednesday:

Whiteboard question response–share with class

Applying knowledge of RWWP to create topic ideas

 

Thursday:

Respond to journal prompt

Take notes on types of sentences in English notebook

Pick a RWWP topic–complete short-write

 

Friday:

Whiteboard question response–share with class

Introduce expectations for peer revising/editing

Affixes choice board due

 

7th GRADE POWER ELA

Monday:

Whiteboard question response–share with class

Revisit CHAMPS procedures and rules–check for planners

Begin Learning Odyssey online assessment

 

Tuesday:

Respond to journal prompt–share with class

Continue LO online assessment

 

Wednesday:

Respond to journal prompt–share with class

Continue LO online assessment

 

Thursday:

Respond to journal prompt–share with class

Begin assigned LO online assignments

 

Friday:

Respond to journal prompt–share with class

Continue LO online assignments