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Wednesday, June 2, 2021 Class no longer meets. Read a book this summer!
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 Class no longer meets. Read a book this summer!
Friday, May 28, 2021 Class no longer meets. Be sure final narrative writing assignments are turned into Google Classroom. Also, complete practice for OMAM vocabulary lists at vocabulary.com. Read a book this summer!
160 Thursday, May 27, 2021 Complete narrative writing assignment. Highlight 2 areas of focus and review rubric and student models. Be sure to log practice time at vocabulary.com for all OMAM lists. Be sure all work is in by Fri., 5/28. Also, check with Mrs. O'Janpa to see if you need to take a final exam and know the scheduled time.
159 Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Continue practicing and reviewing narrative techniques. Then, draft second narrative writing choice. Practice OMAM vocabulary at vocabulary.com. We will work on timed writing prompts for our narrative short stories this week. Final copy due Thurs., 5/27. Final writing assignment
158 Tuesday, May 25, 2021 Begin narrative techniques introduction and first narrative writing choice. Practice OMAM vocabulary at vocabulary.com. We will work on timed writing prompts for our narrative short stories this week. Final copy due Thurs., 5/27. Final writing assignment
157 Monday, May 24, 2021 Students will take Chapter 6 quiz. Then, we will read follow up with discussion. Begin narrative techniques introduction and first narrative writing choice. Practice OMAM vocabulary at vocabulary.com. We will work on time writing for narrative short stories this week. Final copy due Thurs., 5/27. Narrative Writing Tips and Models
156 Friday, May 21, 2021 Students will take Chapter 5 quiz. Then, we will read Chapter 6 together in class and follow up with discussion. Turn in characterization chart. Students will take Chapter 6 quiz on Mon., 5/24.Practice OMAM vocabulary at vocabulary.com. We will work on turning journal entries into narrative short stories next week.
155 Thursday, May 20, 2021 We will discuss the focal points in Chapter 5 for OMAM. Mrs. O'Janpa will read and review key sections. Students will see a video clip from the film and compare to the text. Fri., 5/21, students need to complete reading Chapter 5 and prepare for the quiz. Also, for Friday, complete and turn in characterization chart while you read. Practice OMAM vocabulary at vocabulary.com. We will read Chapter 6 in class on Fri., 5/21 and students will take Chapter 6 quiz on Mon., 5/24.
154 Wednesday, May 19, 2021 Students will complete our discussion on themes and "isms" in the text as begin reading Chapter 5 together in class. Continue to work on characterization chart while you read. Practice OMAM vocabulary at vocabulary.com. Complete Chapter 5 for Fri., 5/21 and take reading assessment. We will read Chapter 6 in class on Fri., 5/21 and students will take Chapter 6 quiz on Mon., 5/24.
153 Tuesday, May 18, 2021 Students will take the reading assessment for OMAM, Chapter 4. We will discuss the themes and "isms" in the text as well as preview Chapter 5 together in class. Continue to work on characterization chart while you read. Practice OMAM vocabulary at vocabulary.com. Complete Chapter 5 for Fri., 5/21 and take reading assessment. We will read Chapter 6 in class on Fri., 5/21 and students will take Chapter 6 quiz on Mon., 5/24.
152 Monday, May 17, 2021 We will discuss Chapter 4 and "What's in a name" exercise. Prepare for tomorrow's quiz. Read Chapter 4 of OMAM for Tues., 5/18 and prepare for a brief reading reading assessment. Continue to work on characterization chart while you read. Practice OMAM vocabulary at vocabulary.com. Complete Chapter 5 for Fri., 5/21 and take reading assessment. We will read Chapter 6 in class on Fri., 5/21 and students will take Chapter 6 quiz on Mon., 5/24.
151 Friday, May 14, 2021 We will preview Chapter 4 and begin "What's in a name" exercise. Then, student need to turn in Motifs and Insta documents. Reading time allotted. Read Chapter 4 of OMAM for Tues., 5/18 and prepare for a brief reading reading assessment. Continue to work on characterization chart while you read. Practice OMAM vocabulary at vocabulary.com. We will complete Chapter 5 next Thurs., 5/20 and finish Chapter 6 in class on Fri., 5/21. What's in a name
150 Thursday, May 13, 2021 Students will take reading assessment for Chapter 3. Then work on Motifs and Insta documents. Reading time allotted. Read Chapter 4 of OMAM for Mon., 5/17 and prepare for a brief reading reading assessment. Continue to work on characterization chart while you read. Practice OMAM vocabulary at vocabulary.com. OMAM Chapter 3 Motifs
149 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 We will discuss emerging motifs and themes as we begin Chapter 3 in OMAM. Then, students will be allotted time to complete reading Chapter 3. Read Chapter 3 of OMAM for Thurs., 5/13 and prepare for a brief reading reading assessment. Continue to work on characterization chart while you read. Practice OMAM vocabulary at vocabulary.com. Fri., 5/14, complete "Insta" presentation for Lennie or George. OMAM Chapter 3 Motifs
148 Tuesday, May 11, 2021 Students will first take the Chapter 2 reading assessment for OMAM. Complete and turn in Ch. 2 Language Focus. Then, we will discuss motifs and themes in OMAM and preview upcoming exercises. Read Chapter 3 of OMAM by this Thursday., 5/13 and prepare for a reading quiz. Continue to work on characterization chart while you read. Practice OMAM vocabulary at vocabulary.com. Fri., 5/14, complete "Insta" presentation for Lennie or George. OMAM Language Focus
147 Monday, May 10, 2021 Students will work to complete the language focus document for Chapter 2. We will also discuss motifs and themes in OMAM and preview upcoming exercises. Read Chapter 2 by Tues., 5/11 and take short reading comprehension quiz. Continue to work on characterization chart while you read. For Thurs., 5/13, read and begin Chapter 3 activity. Practice OMAM vocabulary at vocabulary.com. OMAM Language Focus
146 Friday, May 7, 2021 Students will discuss jargon and colloquialisms in OMAM. Complete language focus document. Read Chapter 2 for next Tues., 5/11. Work on characterization chart while you read. Chapter 2 and 3 activities next week. Begin new vocabulary practice at vocabulary.com. Read Chapter 3 by Thurs., 5/13. OMAM Language Focus
145 Thursday, May 6, 2021 Students may read silently or listen to the linked audio for Chapter 1 of OMAM (pages 1-16). They need to work on the characterization chart while reading. Lastly, they may take the exit quiz in Edulastic, OMAM Chapter 1 Exit Quiz in Edulastic will discuss how to fill out OMAM characterization chart. On Fri. 5/7, we will discuss jargon and colloquialisms in the novella. Begin reading Chapter 2 for next Tues., 5/11. Work on characterization chart while you read. Begin new vocabulary practice at vocabulary.com. OMAM Characterization Chart
144 Wednesday, May 5, 2021 Complete introduction for Of Mice and Men. Students will discuss how to fill out OMAM characterization chart. Read Chapter 1 by Thurs., 5/6 in OMAM. On Thurs., we will discuss jargon and colloquialisms in the novella. Begin reading Chapter 2 for next Tues., 5/11. Work on characterization chart while you read. Begin new vocabulary practice at vocabulary.com. OMAM Characterization Chart
143 Tuesday, May 4, 2021 Students will complete the three parts required for the Julius Caesar message board. We will discuss the pre-reading OMAM survey. Wed., 5/5, discuss how to fill out OMAM characterization chart. Read Chapter 1 by Thurs., 5/6 in OMAM. On Thurs., we will discuss jargon and colloquialisms in the novella. Begin reading Chapter 2 for next Tues., 5/11. Work on characterization chart while you read. Begin new vocabulary practice at vocabulary.com. Intro to OMAM
142 Monday, May 3, 2021 We will complete viewing and taking notes on Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. Students will add their responses to the message board. Bring Of Mice and Men texts to class Tues., 5/4 and the rest of this week. Begin new vocabulary practice at vocabulary.com.
141 Friday, April 30, 2021 We will complete viewing and taking notes on Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. We will wrap things up with the video on Mon., 5/3 and complete a message board. Bring Of Mice and Men texts to class next Tues., 5/4.
140 Thursday, April 29, 2021 We will continue viewing and taking notes on Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. On Fri., 4/30, we will complete viewing and taking notes on Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. Students also will work on a message board assignment after viewing the video. Check of SSR or podcast log will be this Fri., 4/30. Students need to strive for 30 minutes.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 Class will not meet today due to final day of AIR testing. We will continue viewing and taking notes on Shakespeare's Julius Caesar this week. Students will work on a message board assignment after viewing. Check of SSR or podcast log will be this Fri., 4/30. Students need to strive for 30 minutes.
139 Tuesday, April 27, 2021 We will continue viewing Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. Students are expected to turn in their daily notes and questions for the end of week message board assignment. Class will not meet on Wed., 4/28. Continue viewing and taking notes on Shakespeare's Julius Caesar this week. Students will work on a message board assignment after viewing. Check of SSR or podcast log will be this Fri., 4/30. Students need to strive for 30 minutes.
138 Monday, April 26, 2021 We will begin viewing Shakespeare's Julius Caesar and continue this week. Continue viewing Shakespeare's Julius Caesar this week. Students will work on a message board assignment after viewing. Class will not meet on Wed., 4/28.
Friday, April 23, 2021 Class will not meet today due to AIR testing. Students need to be sure all assignments are up to date. We will begin narrative writing next week.
137 Thursday, April 22, 2021 Academic awards will be distributed at the start of class today. Students may have time to complete and turn in Six Love Talks." Time will be allotted for geometry preparation or SSR time. Class will not meet this Friday, but be sure to complete and turn in exit ticket for "Six Love Talks" by Fri., 4/23. Six Love Talks
136 Wednesday, April 21, 2021 Students will read the "Six Love Talks" and work to plan and complete assignment. Time will also be allotted for geometry practice. Class will not meet this Friday, but be sure to complete and turn in exit ticket for "Six Love Talks" by Fri., 4/23. Six Love Talks
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 Students will not meet today due to AIR testing. Complete gratitude letter for Wed., 4/21. On Thurs., 4/22, read "Six Love Talks" and turn in exit ticket by Fri., 4/23. Gratitude letter
135 Monday, April 19, 2021 Students will see a short video about gratitude and brainstorm their own ideas for gratitude letters. Class will not meet on Tues., 4/20. Complete gratitude letter by Wed., 4/21. Class will not meet on Fri., 4/23. Gratitude letter
Friday, April 16, 2021 Students will not meet today due to AIR testing. After testing on Mon., 4/19, we will work on gratitude letters. Personal crest
134 Thursday, April 15, 2021 Students will meet today and begin working on Personal crests. Part II of the ELA 2 AIR tests is Fri., 4/16. Students' personal crests will be due Fri., 4/16. Personal crest
133 Wednesday, April 14, 2021 Students will complete our review for the ELA 2 AIR test. We will discuss selecting multiple choice responses and using notes for planning responses. ELA 2 AIR tests are this Thurs., 4/15 and Fri., 4/16. We will work on students' personal crest after testing this week. Essay for transitions
132 Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Students will review and participate in "Thesis Evaluation" and "Thesis Throw-down." Then, we will follow up on transitions and multiple choice tips. On Wed., 4/14, we will complete our review for the ELA 2 AIR tests. ELA 2 AIR tests are this Thurs., 4/15 and Fri., 4/16. Updated ELA AIR TIPS
131 Monday, April 12, 2021 Students will review and participate in "Thesis Evaluation" and "Thesis Throw-down." Then, we will review using transitions. On Tues., 4/13 we will continue reviewing transitions and discuss selecting the best response for multiple choice questions. ELA 2 AIR tests are this Thurs., 4/15 and Fri., 4/16. Transitions station
130 Friday, April 9, 2021 Students will complete their introduction and body paragraph for their Rockwell prompt. Then, we will participate in "Thesis Evaluation" and "Thesis Throw-down." Next week we will brush up on transitions and multiple choice questions as we continue preparing for the ELA 2 AIR tests which are Thurs., April 15 and Fri., April 16.
129 Thursday, April 8, 2021 In Google Classroom, students will continue to work on their graphic organizer, planning, introduction, and one body paragraph for their Rockwell prompt. On Fri., 4/9, students will turn in their Rockwell document by the end of class, and we will review the "Thesis Evaluation" and "Thesis Throw-down" documents. We will be preparing for the ELA 2 AIR tests which are Thurs., April 15 and Fri., April 16.
128 Wednesday, April 7, 2021 In Google Classroom, students will select one of the four Rockwell choices and work daily on the required parts of the graphic organizer. Today, work to complete thesis statement and introduction. On Thurs., 4/8, students will work to complete body paragraph one in the Rockwell document. On Fri., 4/9, students will work to complete body paragraph two. Turn in the Rockwell document by the end of class on Fri., 4/9. We will be preparing for the ELA 2 AIR tests which are Thurs., April 15 and Fri., April 16. Norman Rockwell's "Four Freedoms"
127 Tuesday, April 6, 2021 Students have a "Thesis Statement Throw-down" competition. Then, we will view a video about Norman Rockwell's artwork; students will be writing about a selected work of his in a graphic organizer this week. We will be preparing for the ELA 2 AIR tests which are Thurs., April 15 and Fri., April 16.
126 Thursday, April 1, 2021 Students will complete discussion about "What's Going on in this Picture?" Then, we will have a "Thesis Statement Throw-down" competition. We will be preparing for the ELA 2 AIR tests which are Thurs., April 15 and Fri., April 16. What's Going on in this Picture
125 Wednesday, March 31, 2021 Students will complete discussion of themes in songs.Then, we will proceed with "What's Going on in this Picture? We will be preparing for the ELA 2 AIR tests which are Thurs., April 15 and Fri., April 16. What's Going on in this Picture
124 Tuesday, March 30, 2021 Students will complete discussion and ranking of thesis statements and review planning body paragraphs. Then, we will begin analysis of themes in songs. No AoW for the next two weeks. We will be preparing for the ELA 2 AIR tests which are Thurs., April 15 and Fri., April 16. Themes in songs
123 Monday, March 29, 2021 Students will review ELA 2 Benchmark assessments and some important information concerning the ELA 2 AIR tests. No AoW for the next two weeks. We will be preparing for the ELA 2 AIR tests which are Thurs., April 15 and Fri., April 16. ELA AIR TIPS
122 Friday, March 19, 2021 Some students may still need time to complete ELA 2 Benchmark assessment. For others, we will review some important information concerning the ELA 2 AIR tests. Look over the ELA 2 AIR test information and other preparatory information in Google Classroom. ELA 2 AIR tests are Thurs., April 15 and Fri., April 16. ELA AIR TIPS
121 Thursday, March 18, 2021 Students will need their SSID numbers for today's ELA 2 Benchmark assessment. Thurs., 3/18 students will work on ELA 2 Benchmark. Fri., AIR information reviewed during class.
120 Wednesday, March 17, 2021 Students will need their SSID numbers for today and tomorrow ELA 2 Benchmark assessment. Thurs., 3/18 students will work on ELA 2 Benchmark. Fri., AIR information reviewed during class.
119 Tuesday, March 16, 2021 We will review and practice argumentative writing techniques. Students will need their SSID numbers for Wed. and Thurs., we will work on ELA 2 Benchmark. Fri., AIR information reviewed.
118 Monday, March 15, 2021 We will continue and complete Act 2 of Julius Caesar. On Tues., 3/16, we will review argumentative essay writing samples and tips. Wed. and Thurs., we will work on ELA 2 Benchmark.
117 Thursday, March 11, 2021 Students will have 20 minutes to proofread and submit argumentative essays in Edulastic. We will work on bell-ringers for the second half of class. All make-up work is due by 1:30 PM on Mon., 3/15. We will continue reading Julius Caesar on Mon., 3/15.
116 Wednesday, March 10, 2021 Students need to complete and submit final argumentative essays in Edulastic during class today. On Thurs., 3/11, we will continue reading Julius Caesar. We will continue reading Julius Caesar on Mon., 3/15. All make-up work is due by 1:30 PM on Mon., 3/15.
115 Tuesday, March 9, 2021 Students will continue to read, plan and draft argumentative essays during class today. In-class argumentative essays will be due at the end of class on Wed., 3/10. On Thurs., 3/11, we will continue reading Julius Caesar. Argumentative Writing Plan Argumentative Rubric
114 Monday, March 8, 2021 Students will wrap Act 1, scene 2 of Julius Caesar. Then, read three short articles and begin writing plan. Students will continue drafting their argumentative writing plan and essay in Edulastic. In-class argumentative essays will be due at the end of class on Wed., 3/10. On Thurs., 3/11, we will continue reading Julius Caesar. Argumentative Writing Plan Argumentative Rubric
113 Friday, March 5, 2021 Students will wrap up our discussion for the Roots image in Google Classroom. Then, we will begin Act 2, scene 1 of Julius Caesar. We will continue taking notes and reading Act 2 of Julius Caesar.
112 Thursday, March 4, 2021 Students will take time to discuss and reflect about their responses fort the Roots image in Google Classroom. Then, we will begin Act 2, scene 1 of Julius Caesar. We will continue taking notes and reading Act 2 of Julius Caesar.
111 Wednesday, March 3, 2021 Students will continue completing the next column for the Roots image. Then, write their intro paragraph choice for Act One Caesar prompts. We will begin Act 2, scene 1 of Julius Caesar and work on intro writing. We will begin our introduction to argumentative writing. Act One Caesar Prompts
110 Tuesday, March 2, 2021 Students will continue completing the next column for the Roots image. Then, we will discuss argumentative writing. Lastly, everyone will work individually to draft an introductory paragraph from the choices for Act One. We will review Act 1 of Julius Caesar and work on intro writing. We will begin our introduction to argumentative writing. Act One Caesar Prompts
109 Monday, March 1, 2021 We will complete reading Act 1 of Julius Caesar. We will review Act 1 and preview intro writing activity. No AoW this week! We will review Act 1 of Julius Caesar and work on intro writing. We will begin our introduction to argumentative writing. Roots Image Analysis
108 Friday, February 26, 2021 We will continue reading Act 1 of Julius Caesar. No AoW next week! We will review Act 1 of Julius Caesar and continue working on thesis statements. Then, we will begin our introduction to argumentative writing.
107 Thursday, February 25, 2021 We will continue reading Act 1 of Julius Caesar. We will closely focus on yesterday's practice exercise for writing thesis statements. We will continue with Act 1 of Julius Caesar and work on constructing thesis statements. AoW due Fri., 2/26. AoW Cheating
106 Wednesday, February 24, 2021 We will begin reading Act 1 of Julius Caesar. Students who want to earn extra credit may write down responses for discussion questions and turn them in after each act. We will also practice writing thesis statements. We will begin Act 1 of Julius Caesar and work on constructing thesis statements. AoW due Fri., 2/26. AoW Cheating
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 Due to ACT testing, students will not meet today. For Wed., 2/24, students need to bring their Julius Caesar texts to class this week. We will begin Act 1 of Julius Caesar and work on constructing thesis statements. AoW due Fri., 2/26. AoW Cheating
105 Monday, February 22, 2021 Students will complete prereading activities for Julius Caesar. Receive new AoW. Students need to bring their Julius Caesar texts to class this week. Due to the ACT testing, we will not have class on Tues., 2/23. We will begin Act 1 of Julius Caesar, continue journaling exercises, and work on constructing thesis statements. AoW due Fri., 2/26. AoW Cheating
104 Friday, February 19, 2021 Students will partake in prereading activities for Julius Caesar. Students will need to bring their Julius Caesar texts to class on Mon., 2/22.Due to the ACT testing, we will not have class next Tues., 2/23.
103 Thursday, February 18, 2021 Students will continue working on thematic writing exercises.Then, we will preview Julius Caesar. No AoW this week! We will preview Julius Caesar on Thurs., 2/18 and Fri., 2/19. Need Julius Caesar texts for class on Mon., 2/22.
102 Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Students will work on various thematic writing exercises. No AoW this week! On Wed., 2/17, we will continue thematic writing exercises. We will preview Julius Caesar on Thurs., 2/18 and Fri., 2/19. Need Julius Caesar texts for class on Mon., 2/22.
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Snow Day No AoW this week! On Wed., 2/17, we will continue thematic writing exercises. We will preview Julius Caesar on Thurs., 2/18 and Fri., 2/19. Need Julius Caesar texts for class on Mon., 2/22.
101 Thursday, February 11, 2021 Students will work to revise in-class essays and discuss Picture 2. No AoW next week! We will work on writing strategies and preview Julius Caesar.
100 Wednesday, February 10, 2021 Students will work to revise in-class essays and continue completing Picture document 2. On Thurs., 2/11, we will work on revising parts of our in-class essays.
99 Tuesday, February 9, 2021 Students will take assessment on brackets, dashes, and parentheses. On Wed., 2/10, we will also work on Pictures 1-3 documents in Google Classroom.On Thurs., 2/11, we will work on revising parts of our in-class essays.
98 Monday, February 8, 2021 Students will continue practicing and reviewing brackets, dashes, and parentheses. Students will take the actual quiz will be on Tues., 2/9. We will also work on Pictures 1-3 documents in Google Classroom. Later in the week, we will work on revising parts of our in-class essays.
97 Friday, February 5, 2021 Students will take Julius Caesar vocabulary assessment. Then, continue practicing and reviewing brackets, dashes, and parentheses. Next week, we will continue practicing brackets, dashes, and parentheses; the actual quiz will be on Tues., 2/9. We will also work on Pictures 1-3 documents in Google Classroom.
96 Thursday, February 4, 2021 Students will continue brackets, dashes, and parentheses practice and vocabulary review. Fri., 2/5 will be our Julius Caesar vocabulary assessment followed by claim and evidence review.
95 Wednesday, February 3, 2021 Students will complete and submit their in-class essays during class. No AoW this week. On Thurs., 2/3, practice grammar Kahoot and vocabulary for Julius Caesar. Fri., 2/5 will be our Julius Caesar vocabulary assessment and introduction to the play.
94 Tuesday, February 2, 2021 Students will compose their in-class essays during class. No AoW this week. On Wed., 2/3, we will continue to practice brackets, dashes, and parentheses exercises and preview Julius Caesar. On Thurs., 2/3, practice grammar Kahoot and vocabulary for Julius Caesar. Fri., 2/5 will be our Julius Caesar vocabulary assessment and introduction to the play.
93 Monday, February 1, 2021 Students will practice brackets, dashes, and parentheses. Then, they will have time to roughly read, annotate, and plan comparison notes for tomorrow's in-class essay. No AoW this week. On Tues., complete in-class essay. On Wed., 2/3, we will practice brackets, dashes, and parentheses exercises and preview Julius Caesar. On Thurs., 2/3, practice grammar Kahoot and vocabulary for Julius Caesar. Fri., 2/5 will be our Julius Caesar vocabulary assessment and introduction to the play.
92 Friday, January 29, 2021 Students will take Literary Checkpoint 2. Be sure to have SSID. RoW and SSR extra credit are due today. No AoW next week. On Mon., 2/1, we will have a Julius Caesar vocabulary jam and students will have 20 minutes of class time to prepare and plan writing for new in-class essay assignment which students will complete in class on Tues., 2/2. On Wed., 2/3, we will practice brackets, dashes, and parentheses exercises and preview Julius Caesar. On Thurs., 2/3, practice grammar Kahoot and vocabulary for Julius Caesar. Fri., 2/5 will be our Julius Caesar vocabulary assessment and introduction to the play.
91 Thursday, January 28, 2021 Students will review introductory exercises for dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Time allotted for RoW completion and SSR. Need SSID to take Literary Checkpoint 2 on Fri., 1/29. Your RoW is due on Fri., 1/29, too. SSR check on Fri., 1/29 for those who are participating. Reading Part 1 Pedestrian RoW Writing Part 2 Pedestrian RoW
90 Wednesday, January 27, 2021 Students will begin introductory exercises for dashes, brackets, and parentheses. On Thurs., 1/28, continue practice dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Need SSID to take Literary Checkpoint 2 on Fri., 1/29. Your RoW is due on Fri., 1/29, too. SSR check on Fri., 1/29 for those who are participating. Reading Part 1 Pedestrian RoW Writing Part 2 Pedestrian RoW
89 Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Students will begin introduction to dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Vocabulary jam for Julius Caesar. Get a jump on the week's RoW, "The Pedestrian." Practice new vocabulary list at Vocabulary.com for Julius Caesar. On Tues, 1/ 26, some students need to retake the semicolons and colons assessment. Wed., 1/27, all students will practice dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Need SSID to take Literary Checkpoint 2 on Fri., 1/29. Your RoW is due on Fri., 1/29, too. SSR check on Fri., 1/29 for those who are participating. Reading Part 1 Pedestrian RoW Writing Part 2 Pedestrian RoW
88 Monday, January 25, 2021 Review thesis statements, claims, and evidence. Students who need to do so will review semicolons and colons assessment. Others will move on to RoW Part 1. Get a jump on the week's RoW, "The Pedestrian." Practice new vocabulary list at Vocabulary.com for Julius Caesar. On Tues, 1/ 26, some students need to retake the semicolons and colons assessment. Wed., 1/27, all students will practice dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Need SSID to take Literary Checkpoint 2 on Fri., 1/29. Your RoW is due on Fri., 1/29, too. Reading Part 1 Pedestrian RoW Writing Part 2 Pedestrian RoW
87 Friday, January 22, 2021 Students will have class time for vocabulary.com practice, new SSR, and starting next week's RoW, or reviewing for a semicolons and colons assessment retake. Get a jump on next week's RoW, "The Pedestrian." Practice new vocabulary list at Vocabulary.com for Julius Caesar. On Mon., 1/ 25, some students need to retake the semicolons and colons assessment. Reading Part 1 Pedestrian RoW Writing Part 2 Pedestrian RoW
86 Thursday, January 21, 2021 Students will take an assessment on "There Will Come Soft Rains." On Fri., 1/22, go over semicolons and colons. Get a jump on next week's RoW, "The Pedestrian." Practice new vocabulary list at Vocabulary.com for Julius Caesar. On Mon., 1/ 25, students may retake the semicolons and colons assessment.
85 Wednesday, January 20, 2021 Students will review "There Will Come Soft Rains." Then, answer and discuss follow-up questions. No new AoW. Assessment on TWCSR on Thurs., 1/ 21. On Fri., 1/22, go over semicolons and colons. Get a jump on next week's RoW, "The Pedestrian." Practice new vocabulary list at Vocabulary.com for Julius Caesar.
84 Tuesday, January 19, 2021 Students will review "There Will Come Soft Rains." Then, answer and discuss follow-up questions. No new AoW. Assessment on TWCSR on Thurs., 1/ 21. Go over semicolons and colons. Get a jump on next week's RoW, "The Pedestrian." Practice new vocabulary list at Vocabulary.com for Julius Caesar. Soft Rains questions
83 Friday, January 15, 2021 Students will take part in prewriting activity and discussion prior to reading "There Will Be Soft Rains." Practice new vocabulary list at Vocabulary.com for Julius Caesar. Soft Rains questions
82 Thursday, January 14, 2021 Students will take part in prewriting activity and discussion prior to reading "There Will Be Soft Rains." No new AoW this week. Discuss need for some AoW revisions and practice new vocabulary list at Vocabulary.com for Julius Caesar. Fri., 1/15 complete reading and questions for Bradbury's "There Will Be Soft Rains." Soft Rains
81 Wednesday, January 13, 2021 Students will discuss themes. Discuss midterms and analyze the breakdown of reading and writing evaluation. Preview short story. No new AoW this week. Read and review the Theme Idea Bank in Google Classroom. Discuss need for some AoW revisions and practice new vocabulary list at Vocabulary.com for Julius Caesar. Wed., 1/13 - Fri., 1/15 review themes, read Bradbury's "There Will Be Soft Rains," and discuss questions Teasdale Poem
80 Tuesday, January 12, 2021 Students will review practice assessment on semi-colons and colons. Discuss new vocabulary terms. No new AoW this week. Read and review the Theme Idea Bank in Google Classroom. Discuss need for some AoW revisions and practice new vocabulary list at Vocabulary.com for Julius Caesar. Wed., 1/13 - Fri., 1/15 we will discuss theme and read Bradbury's "There Will Be Soft Rains." Theme idea bank
79 Monday, January 11, 2021 Students will review practice assessment on semi-colons and colons. Discuss new vocabulary terms. No new AoW this week. The actual grammar assessment will be Tues., 1/12. Discuss need for some AoW revisions and practice new vocabulary list at Vocabulary.com for Julius Caesar. Wed., 1/13 - Fri., 1/15 we will discuss theme and read Bradbury's "There Will Be Soft Rains."
78 Friday, January 8, 2021 Students will take practice assessment on semi-colons and colons. On Mon., 1/11, we will review the practice quiz for semi-colons and colons. The actual grammar assessment will be Tues., 1/12. Semicolons and Colons
77 Thursday, January 7, 2021 Students will complete review for semi-colons and colons. Time will be allotted to work on completing AoW. Practice quiz for semi-colons and colons and AoW due Fri., 1/8. AoW kicker AoW kicker analysis-reflection Semicolons and Colons
76 Wednesday, January 6, 2021 Students will continue working with partners on semi-colons and colons. Continue practice work for semi-colons and colons. AoW due Fri., 1/8. Practice quiz for semi-colons and colons and AoW due Fri., 1/8. AoW kicker AoW kicker analysis-reflection Semicolons and Colons
75 Tuesday, January 5, 2021 Students will continue working with partners on exercises for semi-colons and colons. Continue practice work for semi-colons and colons. Practice quiz for semi-colons and colons and AoW due Fri., 1/8. AoW resolutions AoW resolutions analysis-reflection Semicolons and Colons
74 Monday, January 4, 2021 Students will receive new AoW assignment. Complete practice work for semi-colons and colons Tues., 1/5 through Thurs., 1/7. AoW due Fri., 1/8. Quiz for semi-colons and colons and AoW due Fri., 1/8. AoW kicker AoW kicker analysis-reflection Semicolons and Colons
73 Thursday, December 17, 2020 Students will take their midterm from 9:30 -11:20 AM. Have your midterm ID number ready and view directions which will be posted in Google Classroom right before testing time. Enjoy your Winter Break!
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 Students do not meet for class today. Have your midterm ID number ready and view directions which will be posted in Google Classroom right before testing time. Fourth period midterm is scheduled for 9:30 -11:20 on Thurs., 12/17. Midterm will include literary and informational text passages along with writing a multi-paragraph essay. Be sure all missing or late work is turned before Thurs., 12/17 which is the end of the second quarter and first semester.
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 Students do not meet for class today. Check your midterm assignment. Have your midterm ID number ready and view directions which will be posted in Google Classroom right before testing time. Fourth period midterm is scheduled for 9:30 -11:20 on Thurs., 12/17. Midterm will include literary and informational text passages along with writing a multi-paragraph essay. Be sure all missing or late work is turned before Thurs., 12/17 which is the end of the second quarter and first semester.
72 Monday, December 14, 2020 We will also discuss how to prepare for the midterm. Fourth period midterm is scheduled for 9:30 -11:20 on Thurs., 12/17. Midterm will include literary and informational text passages along with writing a multi-paragraph essay. Be sure to make up missed work.
71 Friday, December 11, 2020 Students will complete a drag and drop quote blends and elaboration activity. We will also discuss how to prepare for the midterm. Be sure to make up missed work. Check the midterm schedule for next week. The midterm will include literary and informational text passages along with a multi-paragraph essay.
70 Thursday, December 10, 2020 Students complete and re-submit practice assessment writing and test corrections for "Infamy" in Edulastic. We will also discuss how to improve student reading and writing assessments. On Fri., 12/11, we will review grammar rules and vocabulary. Be sure to make up missed work. Check the midterm schedule for next week.
69 Wednesday, December 9, 2020 Students will review practice assessment and make corrections. We will also discuss how to improve student reading and writing assessments. On Thurs., 12/10 and Fri., 12/11, we will review grammar rules. Be sure to make up missed work. Check the midterm schedule for next week.
68 Tuesday, December 8, 2020 Students will complete and review practice assessment in Edulastic. We will further discuss how to improve student reading and writing assessments. Students will complete a feedback form in Google Classroom. Be sure to make up missed work. We will work on improving writing claims, evidence, and elaboration this week. Check the midterm schedule for next week.
67 Monday, December 7, 2020 Students will take practice assessment in Edulastic. We will review how to improve on reading and writing assessments. Be sure to make up missed work. We will work on improving writing claims, evidence, and elaboration this week. Check the midterm schedule for next week.
66 Friday, December 4, 2020 Students will take the actual "November Words" vocabulary assessment. Review "Claims, Evidence, and Elaborations." Be sure to make up missed work. Mon., 12/7 we will take a practice writing assessment and discuss results from the King/Wiesel in-class essays.
65 Thursday, December 3, 2020 Students will take "November Words" vocabulary assessment. Review "Claims, Evidence, and Elaborations." We will review grammar and writing work Fri., 12/4. Claims Evidence Elaborations
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 Calamity Day #3. Continue to study vocabulary terms for "November Words" assessment which is now postponed until Thurs., 12/3. Grammar and writing review on Fri., 12/4. Claims Evidence Elaborations
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 Calamity Day #2. Hazardous snow conditions. Stay indoors as much as possible. Practice "November Words" on Vocabulary.com. We will have a vocabulary quiz on Wed., 12/2. Continue writing and grammar review on Thurs., 12/3. Grammar assessment on Fri., 12/4. Claims Evidence Elaborations
Monday, November 30, 2020 Calamity Day #1 Zoom Meeting on Tuesday. Practice "November Words" on Vocabulary.com. We will have a vocabulary quiz on Wed., 12/2. Introducers and Interrupters
64 Tuesday, November 24, 2020 Students will work on Introducers/Interrupters grammar lesson and review claims, evidence, and elaboration. Practice "November Words" on Vocabulary.com. We will have a vocabulary quiz on Wed., 12/2. Introducers and Interrupters
63 Monday, November 23, 2020 Students will participate in a vocabulary jam for "November Words." We will also review claims, evidence, and elaboration. Review teacher comments from past AoW. Turn in one-paragraph reflection for new AoW goals.
62 Friday, November 20, 2020 Students will participate in a vocabulary jam for "November Words." Review feedback from teacher comments about student writing, claims, evidence, and elaboration next week.
61 Thursday, November 19, 2020 Students will complete final draft for in-class essay on King and Wiesel speeches. Once in-class essays are completed, go to vocabulary.com and begin practicing new vocabulary list, "November Words."
60 Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Students will work to complete final draft for King and Wiesel speeches. Once in-class essays are completed, go to vocabulary.com and begin practicing new vocabulary list, "November Words.
59 Tuesday, November 17, 2020 Students will work to complete final draft for King and Wiesel speeches. Complete and submit in-class essay writing on Wed., 11/18. Pared down expository graphic organizer
58 Monday, November 16, 2020 Students will be allotted class time for reading and annotating King and Wiesel speeches. Afterwards, students may begin working on graphic organizer for the in-class essay. Work to complete in-class essay writing on Tues., 11/17. Finalize and submit in-class essay in Edulastic by Wed., 11/18. Pared down expository graphic organizer
57 Friday, November 13, 2020 Students will take time for reading and annotating King and Wiesel speeches. Preparation for in-class essay writing on Mon., 11/16. Complete in-class essay writing on Tues., 11/17. Pared down expository graphic organizer
56 Thursday, November 12, 2020 Students will complete Compassion-Neat writing plan. Then, begin reading and annotating King and Wiesel speeches. Discuss importance of AoW work and reading teacher feedback. Fri., 11/13 students will actively work during class on expository writing workshop which includes preparation for in-class essay writing on Mon., 11/16. Compassion-Neat writing plan King and Wiesel speeches
55 Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Students will have time to complete the reading assessment for "On Compassion" and "Neat vs. Sloppy." Then, if time permits, complete Compassion-Neat writing plan. Thurs., 11/12 - Fri., 11/13 students will actively work during class on expository writing workshop which includes preparation for in-class essay writing. Complete Compassion-Neat Writing plan and annotate and read the King and Wiesel speeches. Compassion-Neat writing plan King and Wiesel speeches
54 Tuesday, November 10, 2020 Students will take reading assessment for "On Compassion" and "Neat vs. Sloppy." Wed., 11/11 - Fri., 11/13 students will actively work during class on expository writing workshop which includes preparation for in-class essay writing.
53 Monday, November 9, 2020 Students will complete "After Reading On Compassion" and "After Reading for Neat-Sloppy" assignments in Google Classroom and turn in the end of class. On Tues., 11/10, "On Compassion" and "Neat vs. Sloppy" reading assessment. Qfter Reading Neat-Sloppy After Reading On Compassion
52 Friday, November 6, 2020 Students will discuss the reading guide for "Neat People vs. Sloppy People. " We will also review the AoW. On Mon., 11/9, complete "After Reading for Neat-Sloppy." Tues., 11/10, "On Compassion" and "Neat vs. Sloppy" reading assessment. Qfter Reading Neat-Sloppy After Reading On Compassion
51 Thursday, November 5, 2020 Students will begin reading and discussing "Neat People vs. Sloppy People" on p. 193 in The Bedford Reader. On Thurs., 11/5, complete reading guide for "Neat People vs. Sloppy People." On Fri., 11/6, turn in AoW 7 Habits and review "On Compassion" "Neat People vs. Sloppy People." On Compassion during reading
50 Wednesday, November 4, 2020 We will complete "On Compassion" reading guide. Also, we will preview the short story, "Neat People vs. Sloppy People." On Thurs., 11/5, begin reading "Neat People vs. Sloppy People." Fri., 11/6, complete "Neat People vs. Sloppy People" and turn in AoW 7 Habits. On Compassion during reading
49 Tuesday, November 3, 2020 We will review how to improve writing short responses on assessments and discuss the take-home grammar text. Also, we will preview the short story, "On Compassion." Due Wed.,11/4, complete "On Compassion" and turn in comma rules #2 take-home assessment. Thurs., 11/4 begin reading "Neat People vs. Sloppy People." Fri., 11/6, complete "Neat People vs. Sloppy People" and turn in AoW 7 Habits. AoW 7 Habits
48 Monday, November 2, 2020 Students will take Cold Read #2 assessment. If time permits, work on missing work and upcoming assignments. Due Wed.,11/4, comma rules #2 take-home assessment. AoW 7 Habits due Fri., 11/6. AoW 7 Habits
47 Friday, October 30, 2020 Students will discuss the comma rules #2 practice assessment Review three types of paragraphs for AoW. Due Mon., 11/2, comma rules #2 take-home assessment. AoW 7 Habits due Fri., 11/6. AoW 7 Habits
46 Thursday, October 29, 2020 Students will take "Late Fall" vocabulary assessment. Then, begin next week's new AoW. On Fri., 10/30, with partners, students will review comma rules #2 practice assessment. AoW 7 Habits due Fri., 11/6. AoW 7 Habits
45 Wednesday, October 28, 2020 Students will take "Needs" and "Hope" assessment. On Thurs., 10/29, students will take Late Fall List vocabulary quiz. On Fri., 10/30, with partners, students will take actual grammar assessment.
44 Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Review practice assessment for comma rules #2. On Wed., 10/28, students assessed on"Needs" and "Hope." Bring SSR books or practice Late Fall List at Vocabulary.com; Late Fall quiz will be Thurs., Oct. 29. On Fri., 10/30, take actual grammar assessment. 2nd Quarter Reading Log
43 Monday, October 26, 2020 Take practice assessment for comma rules #2. Review for "Needs" and "Hope" reading assessment. On Tues., 10/27., students assessed on "Needs" and "Hope." Bring SSR books or practice Late Fall List at Vocabulary.com; Late Fall quiz will be Thurs., Oct. 29. On Fri., 10/30, take actual grammar assessment.
42 Friday, October 23, 2020 Complete "Hope" reading guide and review "Needs." Continue more practice with comma rules #2. Warm-reading assessment for "Needs" and "Hope" on Mon., 10/26. See new Late Fall List at Vocabulary.com; Late Fall quiz will be Thurs., Oct. 29. Hope reading guide
41 Thursday, October 22, 2020 Review "Needs" reading guide and begin "Hope." Discuss comma rules #2 grammar work and partners. AoW due Fri., 10/23. Warm-reading assessment for "Needs" and "Hope" on Mon., 10/26. See new Late Fall List at Vocabulary.com; Late Fall quiz will be Thurs., Oct. 29. Hope reading guide
40 Wednesday, October 21, 2020 Complete "Needs" and the reading guide. Begin new grammar work. On Thurs., 10/22, read "Hope." AoW due Fri., 10/23. Part 2 Thank-you AoW
39 Tuesday, October 20, 2020 Begin reading "Needs" on p. 501 in The Bedford Reader. Pair-share-reading activity. Work to complete reading guide. Wed., 10/21, begin new grammar work, comma rules continued. Thurs., 10/22, read "Hope." AoW due Fri., 10/23. Part 2 Thank-you AoW
38 Monday, October 19, 2020 Introduce and begin reading "Needs" on p. 501 in The Bedford Reader. Begin new grammar work, comma rules continued. AoW due Fri., 10/23. Needs 3 level guide AoW Writing thank-yous
37 Friday, October 16, 2020 Introduce AoW, "Writing thank-yous." Discuss second quarter goals. Next week, read "On Compassion." Begin new grammar work, comma rules continued. AoW due Fri., 10/23. AoW Writing thank-yous
36 Thursday, October 15, 2020 Wrap up comma rules #1 work. Preview next quarter on Friday.
35 Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Students will not meet for class today due to the PSAT. Thurs., 10/15, Wrap up comma rules #1 work and preview next quarter on Friday.
34 Tuesday, October 13, 2020 Students will take cold reading assessment. SSR time will be allotted. Wed., 10/14, no classes meet due to PSAT. Thurs., 10/15, take cold reading quiz. Wrap up comma rules #1 work and preview next quarter on Friday.
33 Monday, October 12, 2020 Students will take reading quiz: "Finding Prosperity" and "The Chase." SSR time will be allotted. Tues., 10/13, we will wrap-up Comma rules #1 assessment. Thurs., 10/15, take cold reading quiz. Wrap up comma rules #1 work and preview next quarter on Friday.
32 Thursday, October 8, 2020 Students will take Vocabulary quiz. SSR time will be allotted. Mon., 10/12, take reading quiz: "Finding Prosperity" and "The Chase." Tues., 10/13, we will wrap-up Comma rules #1 assessment. Thurs., 10/15, take cold reading quiz.
31 Wednesday, October 7, 2020 Students will review structure and discuss previous reading assessment. Analyze "The Chase" reading guide. Review for vocabulary quiz tomorrow. Vocabulary quiz on Thurs., 10/8. Time will be allotted for SSR.
30 Tuesday, October 6, 2020 Students will complete and turn in "The Chase" reading guide. Complete "The Chase" reading guide on Wed., 10/7. Vocabulary quiz on Thurs., 10/8. The Chase Guide The Chase Audio
29 Monday, October 5, 2020 Students will read "The Chase." Then, answer and turn in the reading guide. Picture Day is Tues., 10/6 during English class. Complete The Chase reading guide on Wed., 10/7. Vocabulary quiz on Thurs., 10/8. The Chase Guide The Chase Audio
28 Friday, October 2, 2020 Students will take vocabulary quiz. Time allotted for SSR and review of structure. Mon., 10/5 read "The Chase." Picture Day is Tues., 10/6 during English class. We will review expository essays, Edulastic reading assessment results, and have an actual comma rules #1 assessment on Wed., 10/7.
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