March 25

Lesson Plans for March 26-March 30

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Mindset Monday– “We only get stronger when it is difficult.” (from Byrdseed website) What do you think this quote means?  How can it apply to your life?
  • Finish grading prepositions and verbs packet.
  • Analyze Churchill speech and fill in the chart.

Tuesday

  • Complete Day Four of Dailies 2018-3–discuss as a class.
  • Complete formative assessment of participial phrases.
  • Finish Churchill speech assignment.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  What-Would-You-Do? Wednesday– What would you do if you were the principal of our school for a day?  Explain.
  • Begin working on Word Study #7 choice board.

Thursday

  • Complete Day Five of Dailies 2018-3–discuss as a class.
  • Analyze Marine Mammals essay and answer questions.

Friday

  • Holiday

PreAP English

Monday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  Mindset Monday– “We only get stronger when it is difficult.” (from Byrdseed website) What do you think this quote means?  How can it apply to your life?
  • Finish grading prepositions and verbs packet.
  • Analyze Churchill speech and fill in the chart.

Tuesday

  • Complete Day Four of Dailies 2018-3–discuss as a class.
  • Complete formative assessment of participial phrases.
  • Finish Churchill speech assignment.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal:  What-Would-You-Do? Wednesday– What would you do if you were the principal of our school for a day?  Explain.
  • Begin working on Word Study #7 choice board.

Thursday

  • Complete Day Five of Dailies 2018-3–discuss as a class.
  • Analyze Marine Mammals essay and answer questions.

Friday

  • Holiday

TIER 2 Tutoring

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

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.

January 21

Lesson Plans for January 22-26, 2018

8th Grade English

Monday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal–Study the infographic linked on Classroom.  What do you think about its claims regarding success?  What is a trait from the right side of the chart that you could work on to move more to the left side of the chart?
  • Complete class vocabulary activities to review for tomorrow’s quiz.

Tuesday

  • Complete Day One of the Dailies activity document linked on Classroom–discuss as a class and make corrections if needed.
  • Complete Word Study List 4 vocabulary quiz linked on Classroom.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be able to control the weather or talk to animals?
  • Complete an assessment of Types of Sentences.
  • Complete a pre-assessment of subordinate conjunctions.

Thursday

  • Complete Day Two of the Dailies activity document you copied to your Google Drive on Tuesday–discuss as a class and correct if needed.
  • Copy notes into the Content section in your English comp book–Subordinate Conjunctions (ON A WHITE BUS)–on the next left blank page after your Types of Sentences notes.
  • Paste the guided exercise page on the right blank page and complete as a class.

Friday

  • Complete Day Three of the Dailies activity document you copied on Tuesday–discuss as a class and correct if needed.
  • Copy notes into the Content section in your English comp book–Relative Pronouns–on the next left blank page after your Subordinate Conjunctions notes.
  • Paste the guided exercise page on the right blank page and complete as a class.

 

PreAP English

Monday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal–Study the infographic linked on Classroom.  What do you think about its claims regarding success?  What is a trait from the right side of the chart that you could work on to move more to the left side of the chart?
  • Complete class vocabulary activities to review for tomorrow’s quiz.

Tuesday

  • Complete Day One of the Dailies activity document linked on Classroom–discuss as a class and make corrections if needed.
  • Complete Word Study List 4 vocabulary quiz linked on Classroom.

Wednesday

  • Respond to the following journal prompt in your Google journal–Title: Would You Rather Wednesday–Would you rather be able to control the weather or talk to animals?
  • Complete an assessment of Types of Sentences.
  • Complete a pre-assessment of subordinate conjunctions.

Thursday

  • Complete Day Two of the Dailies activity document you copied to your Google Drive on Tuesday–discuss as a class and correct if needed.
  • Copy notes into the Content section in your English comp book–Subordinate Conjunctions (ON A WHITE BUS)–on the next left blank page after your Types of Sentences notes.
  • Paste the guided exercise page on the right blank page and complete as a class.

Friday

  • Complete Day Three of the Dailies activity document you copied on Tuesday–discuss as a class and correct if needed.
  • Copy notes into the Content section in your English comp book–Relative Pronouns–on the next left blank page after your Subordinate Conjunctions notes.
  • Paste the guided exercise page on the right blank page and complete as a class.

 

TIER 2 Tutoring

This week we will be working on vocabulary acquisition.  Students will complete activities on Moby Max.

 

October 29

Lesson Plans for October 30-November 3

8th Grade and PreAP English

Monday

BELL WORK: Verb Tense mentor sentences–finish sentence stalking

CLASS WORK: 

  • Career Cruising online program

Tuesday

BELL WORK: Word Study List 3 Check

CLASS WORK:

  • NaNoWriMo Launch: students will watch video and receive workbook
  • students will join the NaNoWriMo classes online
  • discuss word count goal pp. 52-55
  • discuss silencing your inner editor (critic)

Wednesday

  • Author Skype with Alexander London at 10:00 in the cafeteria
  • Early Release Day for professional development at 12:00

Thursday

BELL WORK: Verb tense mentor sentences–imitate sentences

CLASS WORK:

  • go over survival tips p. 46
  • go over tracking chart in front of the workbook

Friday

BELL WORK: Verb Tense mentor sentences–imitating sentences

CLASS WORK:

  • complete writer’s eye brainstorming activity