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

October 7

Lesson Plans for October 8-12

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–Read the following quote: “It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.” {Confucius} What does this quote mean to you?  How do you feel this quote can apply to you personally? Give examples.
  • Complete a Growth Mindset Motto activity.

Tuesday

  • Complete Step Three of Mentor Sentences #2–Identifying Subjects and Verbs–discuss as a class–due Thursday.
  • Turn in Word Study List #1 Choice Board and all activities.
  • Copy notes over Types of Affixes in our English notebooks and complete practice activities together as a class.
  • Paste common roots, prefixes, and suffixes lists in your English notebook.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be a superhero or a villain?  Explain your answer!
  • Take a quiz over Word Study List #1.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Thinking Thursday–What is the greatest act of service you can complete for someone else?  Explain your answer and give examples.
  • Begin participating in the Edublogs Blogging Challenge–complete task #1.

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.
  • Begin working on Word Study List #2.

8th Grade Advanced English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–Read the following quote: “It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.” {Confucius} What does this quote mean to you?  How do you feel this quote can apply to you personally? Give examples.
  • Complete a Growth Mindset Motto activity.

Tuesday

  • Complete Step Three of Mentor Sentences #2–Identifying Subjects and Verbs–discuss as a class–due Thursday.
  • Turn in Word Study List #1 Choice Board and all activities.
  • Copy notes over Types of Affixes in our English notebooks and complete practice activities together as a class.
  • Paste common roots, prefixes, and suffixes lists in your English notebook.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be a superhero or a villain?  Explain your answer!
  • Take a quiz over Word Study List #1.

Thursday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Thinking Thursday–What is the greatest act of service you can complete for someone else?  Explain your answer and give examples.
  • Begin participating in the Edublogs Blogging Challenge–complete task #1.

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.
  • Begin working on Word Study List #2.

7th/8th Grade GT

Monday–Begin writing resolution preamble for Model UN.

Tuesday–Continue writing resolution preamble for Model UN.

Wednesday–No class due to Wednesday schedule.

Thursday–Finish writing rough draft of resolution preamble for Model UN.

Friday–No class due to high school pep rally.

7th/8th Technology

Monday–Typing Club

Tuesday–Digital Citizenship topic

Wednesday–Coding with Mrs. Cooper

Thursday–pep rally

Friday–Typing Club

September 16

Lesson plans for September 17-21, 2018

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–Read the following quote: “Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” ~Nelson Mandela (former president of South Africa).  In your own words, explain what you think this quote means. How could you apply this quote to your own life? Give at least one example with your answer and explanation.
  • Copy the Growth Mindset notes into your English notebook, page 40.
  • Read the passage about Growth Mindset and answer the questions.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather read minds or see into the future?  Explain your answer.
  • Finish Real World Writing Topics activity–page 39 of English notebook.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather read minds or see into the future?  Explain your answer.
  • Begin working on Word Study List #1–chart due next Tuesday, September 25.

Thursday

  • Complete Mentor Sentences #2 Step One–Subject/Verb Agreement Review.
  • Copy Subject/Verb Agreement notes into English NB (page 42); complete/discuss activity on page 43 in English NB.

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.
  • Continue reviewing Subject/Verb agreement.

8th Grade Advanced English

Monday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title:  Mindset Monday–Read the following quote: “Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” ~Nelson Mandela (former president of South Africa).  In your own words, explain what you think this quote means. How could you apply this quote to your own life? Give at least one example with your answer and explanation.
  • Copy the Growth Mindset notes into your English notebook, page 40.
  • Read the passage about Growth Mindset and answer the questions.

Tuesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather read minds or see into the future?  Explain your answer.
  • Finish Real World Writing Topics activity–page 39 of English notebook.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following prompt in Google daily journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather read minds or see into the future?  Explain your answer.
  • Begin working on Word Study List #1–chart due next Tuesday, September 25.

Thursday

  • Complete Mentor Sentences #2 Step One–Subject/Verb Agreement Review.
  • Copy Subject/Verb Agreement notes into English NB (page 42); complete/discuss activity on page 43 in English NB.

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.
  • Continue reviewing Subject/Verb agreement.

7th/8th Grade GT

Monday–Finish United Nations Information questionnaire.

Tuesday–Complete Model UN guide scavenger hunt/discuss.

Wednesday–no class due to Wednesday schedule

Thursday–Begin working on Model UN country research.

Friday–no class due to high school pep rally

7th/8th Technology

Monday–Typing Club

Tuesday–Google doc scavenger hunt

Wednesday–Coding challenge with Mrs. Cooper

Thursday–pep rally

Friday–Digital Citizenship topic