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27 Thursday, October 1, 2020 Students will comma rules grammar practice with assigned partners. We will also practice our vocabulary terms at Vocabulary.com. Lastly, we will review recent reading assessment and structure. No AoW this week! In Google Classroom, see posted top ten words for Vocab. #1 quiz. Take actual Vocab. #1 quiz on Fri., 10/2. SSR time after quiz. Structure Idea Bank
26 Wednesday, September 30, 2020 Students will complete and review "Prosperity" reading guide. Begin comma rules grammar practice with assigned partners. No AoW this week! In Google Classroom, see posted top ten words for Vocab. #1 quiz. Take actual Vocab. #1 quiz on Fri., 10/2. SSR time after quiz.
25 Tuesday, September 29, 2020 Students will read "Prosperity" and begin reading guide. No AoW this week! Discuss "Prosperity" and complete homework document by Wed., 9/30. Begin comma rules grammar practice with assigned partners. Vocabulary preparations on Wed., 9/30 and actual Vocab. #1 quiz on Fri., 10/2. SSR time after quiz. Taw Homework Document Finding Prosperity
24 Thursday, September 24, 2020 Students will take reading assessment for "Fish Cheeks" and "Champion of the World." If time permits, read SSR or work on LoW. Mini LoW due Thurs., 9/24; we will begin comma rules grammar work. mini-LoW Tupac Rose
23 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Students will take reading assessment for "Fish Cheeks" and "Champion of the World." If time permits, read SSR or work on LoW. Reading assessment for "Fish Cheeks" and "Champion of the World" on Wed., 9/23. Mini LoW due Thurs., 9/24; we will begin comma rules grammar work. mini-LoW Tupac Rose
22 Tuesday, September 22, 2020 Complete discussion of "Champion of the World." Reading assessment for "Fish Cheeks" and "Champion of the World" on Wed., 9/23. Mini LoW due Thurs., 9/24; we will begin comma rules grammar work. mini-LoW Tupac Rose
21 Monday, September 21, 2020 New mini-LoW assigned. Begin "Champion of the World." New story and grammar practice this week. Reading assessment on recent stories on Wed., 9/23. Mini LoW due Thurs., 9/24. mini-LoW Tupac Rose
20 Friday, September 18, 2020 Discuss AoW. Review how students need to be aware of tone when writing and revising expository rough drafts. New story and grammar practice next week. Reading assessment on recent stories and new mini LoW due Thurs., 9/24.
19 Thursday, September 17, 2020 Finalize discussion and reading guide for "Fish Cheeks" in class. Review tone. Allow AoW and SSR time. AoW due Fri, 9/18. AoW team name changes Fish Cheeks
18 Wednesday, September 16, 2020 We will read and discuss "Fish Cheeks" in class. Review tone, structure, and theme on Thurs., 9/17. New AoW due Fri, 9/18. AoW team name changes Fish Cheeks
17 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Students will take a practice cold reading quiz in Edulastic and discuss results. We will read and discuss "Fish Cheeks" in class on Wed., 9/16. Review tone, structure, and theme on Thurs., 9/17. New AoW due Fri, 9/18. AoW team name changes
16 Monday, September 14, 2020 SSR time allotted. Edit organizers and copy and paste into rough draft for expository essays by the end of class today. Practice cold reading quiz on Tues., 9/15. Read and discuss "Fish Cheeks" on Wed., 9/16. Review tone, structure, and theme on Thurs., 9/17. New AoW due Fri, 9/18. AoW team name changes
15 Friday, September 11, 2020 Students first read SSR books and complete reading logs. Then, we will complete graphic organizers for expository essays. We will focus on the concluding paragraph and transitions. Bring SSR books Monday. Be prepared for new AoW post on Monday morning. Expository Graphic Organizer Expository Topics
14 Thursday, September 10, 2020 Students will focus on introductions: hooks and thesis statements today while they continue planning and outlining their expository essays. We will continue outlining and drafting our expository essays this week. Students may check Vocabulary.com for assigned practice exercises and quizzes. By Friday, 9/11 our first drafts will be completed. Bring SSR books Fri., 9/11. Expository Graphic Organizer Expository Topics
13 Wednesday, September 9, 2020 Students will continue planning and outlining their expository writing. We will continue outlining and drafting our expository essays this week. By Friday, 9/11 our first drafts will be completed. Bring SSR books Fri., 9/11. Expository Graphic Organizer Expository Topics
12 Tuesday, September 8, 2020 Students will begin with SSR selections. Then, we will begin our planning for expository writing. No AoW this week. We will begin planning for expository essays this week. By Friday, 9/11 our drafts will be completed. Expository Graphic Organizer Expository Topics
11 Thursday, September 3, 2020 Students will discuss AoW, "Teenage Brain." Also, review some expository writing terms. Have your SSR books ready for class on Tues., 9/8. No AoW next week. We will begin prewriting for expository essays. Intro to expository writing
10 Wednesday, September 2, 2020 Students will complete expository writing slide show. This week, we will review and begin prewriting for expository essays. AoW annotations, comments, summary, and reflection due Thurs., 9/3. Intro to expository writing
9 Tuesday, September 1, 2020 Students will review the AoW template. Then, we will see an expository writing slide show. This week, we will review and begin prewriting for expository essays. AoW annotations, comments, summary, and reflection due Thurs., 9/3. AoW_LoW template
8 Monday, August 31, 2020 Students will read SSR selection, discuss this week's AoW. AoW annotations, comments, summary, and reflection due Thurs., 9/3. AoW Teenage Brain AoW response form
7 Friday, August 28, 2020 Students will actively engage in a class discussion about the first AoW. Select a book and have it ready for SSR on Mon., 8/31.
6 Thursday, August 27, 2020 Students will work on their article of the week and decide their SSR selections. This week, we will discuss and review various weekly routines in our class: literary terms, vocabulary words, weekly articles, and sustained silent reading selections. Complete AoW "Cake" and share in Google Classroom by Fri., 8/28. Select a book for SSR by next Mon., 8/31. AoW Practice Cake
5 Wednesday, August 26, 2020 Students will explore Vocabulary.com in class today begin creating their own Google Slides in Google Classroom. This week, we will discuss and review various weekly routines in our class: literary terms, vocabulary words, weekly articles, and sustained silent reading selections. Complete AoW "Cake" and share in Google Classroom by Fri. 8/28. Select a book for SSR by next Mon., 8/31. AoW Practice Cake
4 Tuesday, August 25, 2020 Students will take an in-class pre-assessment on literary terms which will be scheduled during class in Google Classroom. Upon completion, students may work on the upcoming AoW or decide on a book for SSR next week. This week, we will discuss and review various weekly routines in our class: literary terms, vocabulary words, weekly articles, and sustained silent reading selections. Complete AoW "Cake" and share in Google Classroom by Fri. 8/28. Select a book for SSR by next Mon., 8/31. AoW Practice Cake
3 Monday, August 24, 2020 Students will discuss this week's practice Article of the Week, "Cake." We will review the six-word memoirs and email writing exercises. Then, discuss selecting books for sustained silent reading. This week, we will discuss and review various weekly routines in our class: literary terms, vocabulary words, weekly articles, and sustained silent reading selections. Complete AoW "Cake" and share in Google Classroom by Friday. AoW Practice Cake
2 Friday, August 21, 2020 Students will review Google Classroom use, writing proper emails, and selecting a book of your choice. After discussing email writing, complete two emails by Mon., 8/24. One to Mrs. O'Janpa and one to your future self. Sophomore email writing
1 Thursday, August 20, 2020 Students will partake in class introductions and ice-breaker activities. Discuss six-word memoirs. Prepare goals for the school year and write to future self. Complete six-word memoir in a Google Doc. Six word memoir
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 Students need to check their schedules and Google Classroom for the time and link of their Thursday Zoom meeting. Be ready for your class assigned Zoom meeting tomorrow. Have your chromebook fully charged. Students need to complete their own six-word memoir in a Google Doc by Thurs., 8/20. Six word memoir
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 Students need to check their school email accounts to get the code for their Google Classroom. Students need to complete their own six-word memoir in a Google Doc by Thurs. 8/20. Six word memoir
Thursday, August 13, 2020 Prior to the start of classes, students need to have chromebooks ready for opening week classwork. Students need to complete their own six-word memoir in a Google Doc by Thu., 8/20. Six word memoir