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35 Thursday, October 21, 2021 First, students will take a brief cold reading assessment in Edulastic. Then, they will begin planning their argumentative essays. They may begin brainstorming and using their graphic organizer. On Fri., 10/22, students will continue drafting argumentative essays and submit final argumentative essays for Speak in Edulastic next Monday and Tuesday. RoW "Man in Arena" will be due next week on Tues., 10/26. RoW Man in Arena
34 Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Students will complete reviewing how to prepare for argumentative essay writing. Students will receive the argumentative writing prompt in Google Classroom. They may begin brainstorming and using their graphic organizer at the end of class today. On Thurs., 10/21 students will take a brief cold reading assessment and plan upcoming essays for Speak. On Fri., 10/22, students will continue drafting argumentative essays and submit final argumentative essays for Speak in Edulastic next Monday and Tuesday. RoW "Man in Arena" will be due the following week on Tues., 10/26. RoW Man in Arena
33 Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Topic: Students will continue reviewing how to prepare for argumentative essay writing. We will focus on planning, introduction, counterclaim, rebuttal, claims, evidence, elaboration. and conclusion. On Wed., 10 20, students will complete preparations for argumentative essays. On Thurs., 10/21 and Fri., 10/22, students will draft and submit final argumentative essays for Speak in Edulastic. We will prepare for five-paragraph argumentative essay for Speak. RoW "Man in Arena" will be due the following week on Tues., 10/26. RoW Man in Arena
32 Monday, October 18, 2021 Begin with bell-ringer. Students will review how to prepare for argumentative essay writing. Tues., 10/19 and Wed., 10 20, students will continue preparations for argumentative essays. On Thurs., 10/21 and Fri., 10/22, students will draft and submit final argumentative essays for Speak in Edulastic. We will prepare for five-paragraph argumentative essay for Speak. RoW "Man in Arena" will be due the following week on Tues., 10/26. RoW Man in Arena
31 Friday, October 15, 2021 Students will take "4th Marking Period" assessment for Speak. Then, we will review the "4th Marking Period" paragraph and move forward with argumentative essay preparations for next week. Next week, we will prepare for five-paragraph argumentative essay for Speak. RoW "Man in Arena" will be due the following week on Tues., 10/26. RoW Man in Arena
30 Thursday, October 14, 2021 Students will take the 4th vocabulary assessment for Speak. Review main points to prepare for tomorrow's final reading assessment on the novel. Then, prepare for "4th Marking Period" paragraphs. No RoW this week. For Fri., 10/15, prepare for reading assessment on pages 141-198 of Speak, "4th Marking Period"; also, complete "4th Marking Period" study guide for Fri., 10/15.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 No class meeting today due to PSAT testing. No RoW this week. Study for 4th vocabulary assessment on Thurs., 10/14. For Fri., 10/15, prepare for reading assessment on pages 141-198 of Speak, "4th Marking Period"; also, complete "4th Marking Period" study guide and character web for Fri., 10/15.
29 Tuesday, October 12, 2021 Students will review final vocabulary for Speak. Time will be allotted to make up missing assignments, study vocabulary, and complete reading and study guide for "4th Marking Period" of Speak. No RoW this week. No class on Wed., 10/13 due to PSAT testing. Study for 4th vocabulary assessment on Thurs., 10/14. For Fri., 10/15, prepare for reading assessment on pages 141-198 of Speak, "4th Marking Period"; also, complete "4th Marking Period" study guide and character web for Fri., 10/15.
28 Monday, October 11, 2021 Students will review final vocabulary for Speak. We will discuss writing paragraphs pertaining to Speak and devote class time to drafting. No RoW this week. No class on Wed., 10/13 due to PSAT testing. Study for 4th vocabulary assessment on Thurs., 10/14. For Fri., 10/15, prepare for reading assessment on pages 141-198 of Speak, "4th Marking Period"; also, complete "4th Marking Period" study guide and character web for Fri., 10/15.
27 Thursday, October 7, 2021 Students will take "3rd Marking Period" reading assessment for Speak. We will preview the final vocabulary words for Speak. Also, we will devote time to writing paragraphs pertaining to Speak for the "2nd" and "3rd Marking Periods." No RoW next week. Study for 4th vocabulary assessment on Thurs., 10/14. For Fri., 10/15, prepare for reading assessment on pages 141-198 of Speak, "4th Marking Period"; also, complete "4th Marking Period" study guide and character web for Fri., 10/15.
26 Wednesday, October 6, 2021 Students will take the vocabulary quiz covering the "3rd Marking Period" from Speak. Afterwards, time will be allotted for RoW work and study guide completion for tomorrow's Speak comprehension assessment. Read pages 95 - 137 in Speak, "3rd Marking Period," and complete 3rd study guide and character web for "3rd Marking Period" by Thurs., 10/7 and prepare for reading test. RoW also due Thurs., 10/7. The Fox and the Horse
25 Tuesday, October 5, 2021 Students will discuss review vocabulary words; how to improve RoW work and use the study guides for Speak to prepare for assessments. Study Speak vocabulary words 11-15 for Wed., 10/7 Vocabulary 3 assessment. Read pages 95 - 137 in Speak, "3rd Marking Period," and complete 3rd study guide and character web for for "3rd Marking Period" by Thurs., 10/7 and prepare for reading test. RoW also due Thurs., 10/7. The Fox and the Horse
24 Monday, October 4, 2021 Students will discuss and work on fiction writing from "2nd Marking Period" of Speak. Study Speak vocabulary words 11-15 for Wed., 10/7 Vocabulary 3 assessment. Read pages 95 - 137 in Speak, "3rd Marking Period," and complete 3rd study guide and character web for for "3rd Marking Period" by Thurs., 10/7 and prepare for reading test. RoW also due Thurs., 10/7. The Fox and the Horse
23 Friday, October 1, 2021 Students will take Speak assessment; discuss writing about fiction and preview new vocabulary. Study Speak vocabulary words 11-15 for Wed., 10/7 Vocabulary 3 assessment. Read pages 95 - 137 in Speak, "3rd Marking Period," and complete 3rd study guide and character web for for "3rd Marking Period" by Thurs., 10/7 and prepare for reading test. RoW also due Thurs., 10/7. The Fox and the Horse
22 Thursday, September 30, 2021 Prepare for Speak assessment; review study guide and character web for "2nd Marking Period." Time will be allotted for SSR. No RoW or vocabulary assignments this week. For Fri., 10/1, students need to complete reading pages 49-92, "2nd Marking Period" in Speak. Also, complete "2nd Marking Period" study guide and character web. There will be a short quiz based on the study guide and character web on Fri., 10/1. Study Speak vocabulary words 11-16 and read "3rd Marking Period" by Fri., 10/8. The Fox and the Horse
21 Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Reading time for Speak and time for study guide and character web for "2nd Marking Period" will be allotted. No RoW or vocabulary assignments this week. For Fri., 10/1, students need to complete reading pages 49-92, "2nd Marking Period" in Speak. Also, complete "2nd Marking Period" study guide and character web. There will be a short quiz based on the study guide and character web on Fri., 10/1. Study Speak vocabulary words 11-16 and read "3rd Marking Period" by Fri., 10/8. The Fox and the Horse
20 Tuesday, September 28, 2021 Further review elements of fiction. Review parts of speech and work with partners on slides. Reading time for Speak will be allotted. No RoW or vocabulary assignments this week. For Fri., 10/1, students need to complete reading pages 49-92, "2nd Marking Period" in Speak. Also, complete "2nd Marking Period" study guide and character web. There will be a short quiz based on the study guide and character web on Fri., 10/1.
19 Monday, September 27, 2021 Students will take a bell-ringer assessment and we will review it afterward. Review elements of fiction from "1st Marking Period." Then, preview and discuss those for "2nd Marking Period" along with study guide and web for Speak. Then, reading time for Speak will be allotted. No RoW or vocabulary assignments this week. For Fri., 10/1, students need to complete reading pages 49-92, "2nd Marking Period" in Speak. Also, complete "2nd Marking Period" study guide and character web. There will be a short quiz based on the study guide and character web on Fri., 10/1.
18 Friday, September 24, 2021 Students will take Vocabulary #2 quiz for Speak. Then, reading time for Speak will be allotted. No RoW or vocabulary assignments next week. For next Fri., 10/1, students need to complete reading pages 49-92, "2nd Marking Period" in Speak. Also, complete "2nd Marking Period" study guide and character web. There will be a short quiz based on the study guide and character web on Fri., 10/1.
17 Thursday, September 23, 2021 Students will complete Speak inference activity in class and begin writing a related journal entry for "1st Marking Period." We will review vocabulary words for tomorrow's assessment. Students need to bring their Speak books to class, daily. Vocabulary #2 assessment will be Fri., 9/24. RoW Watson UN Speech due Fri., 9/24. For next Fri., 10/1, students need to complete reading pages 49-92, "2nd Marking Period" in Speak. Also, complete "2nd Marking Period" study guide and character web. There will be a short quiz based on the study guide and character web on Fri., 10/1.
16 Wednesday, September 22, 2021 Students will take an assessment for "The First Marking Period" of Speak. Then, we will begin writing a related journal entry in Google Classroom. Complete "1st Marking Period" journal entry choice in Google Classroom. Vocabulary #2 assessment will be Fri., 9/24. RoW Watson UN Speech due Fri., 9/24.
15 Tuesday, September 21, 2021 Students will take individual class pictures; then, we will discuss more about writing extended responses. Some class time will be allotted to complete tracking characters, finishing the study guide, and reviewing new vocabulary words. On Wed., 9/22 students will have a quiz and turn in their study guide for "The First Marking Period." Vocabulary #2 assessment will be Fri., 9/24. RoW Watson UN Speech due Fri., 9/24. Expository Rubric
14 Monday, September 20, 2021 Students will discuss how to annotate their novels in order to track characters and prepare for short written responses. Discuss new vocabulary words. On Tues., 9/21, students will take individual class pictures; then, we will discuss more about writing extended responses. On Wed., 9/22 students will have a quiz and turn in their study guide for "The First Marking Period." Vocabulary #2 assessment on Fri., 9/24. RoW Watson UN Speech due Fri., 9/24. 1st Character Webs
13 Friday, September 17, 2021 Students will review conjunctions and interjections. Discuss new vocabulary words. Complete reading pages 3-46 "The First Marking Period" in Speak by Mon., 9/20. On Wed., 9/22 students will have a quiz and turn in their study guide for "The First Marking Period." Vocabulary #2 assessment on Fri., 9/24. RoW Watson UN Speech due Fri., 9/24. RoW Watson UN Speech
12 Wednesday, September 15, 2021 Students will review adverbs. Class time allotted for work on RoW "Pygmalion" and Speak study guide. RoW "Pygmalion" due on Fri., 9/17. This week we will review verbs, adverbs, conjunctions, and interjections. Bring Speak to class to allot reading time. Complete reading pages 3-46 "The First Marking Period" by Mon., 9/20. Quiz and study guide due date is Wed., 9/22.
11 Tuesday, September 14, 2021 Students will review verbs. Further discuss this week's RoW and Speak study guide. This week we will review verbs, adverbs, conjunctions, and interjections. Bring Speak to class to allot reading time. Complete reading pages 3-46 "The First Marking Period" by Mon., 9/20. Quiz and study guide due date is Wed., 9/22. RoW Annotation Guide & Rubric
10 Monday, September 13, 2021 Students will take a bell-ringer practice reading assessment. We will review verbs. Then, discuss this week's RoW and Speak study guide. Be prepared to take daily bell-ringers to practice reading assessments. We will review verbs, adverbs, conjunctions, and interjections. Bring Speak to class to allot reading time. Complete reading pages 3-46 "The First Marking Period" by Mon., 9/20. Quiz and study guide due date is Wed., 9/22. 1st Marking Period Study Guide RoW Pygmalion
9 Friday, September 10, 2021 Students will take Speak #1 vocabulary assessment. We will review adjectives in class today. Then, discuss next week's RoW and preview Speak. In-class next week, be prepared to take daily bell-ringers to practice reading assessments. We will review verbs, adverbs, conjunctions, and interjections. Next week, bring Speak to class to allot reading time. Complete reading pages 3-46 "The First Marking Period" by Mon., 9/20. RoW Pygmalion
8 Thursday, September 9, 2021 Students will review pronouns in class today. Then, we will allot time to work on vocabulary slides. This week we will review nouns, pronouns, and adjectives. On Fri., 9/10, you will have a vocabulary assessment on the words for Speak. Speak Vocabulary
7 Wednesday, September 8, 2021 Students will review nouns in class today. Then, we will allot time for vocabulary practice. This week we will review nouns, pronouns, and adjectives. On Fri., 9/10, you will have a vocabulary assessment on the words for Speak. Speak Vocabulary
6 Thursday, September 2, 2021 In small groups, students will discuss summer or current reading selections. Then, we will discuss how participation, vocabulary, and grammar work will be an essential part of our class. Next Wed., 9/8 through Fri., 9/10, we will review nouns, pronouns, and adjectives. On Fri., 9/10, you will have a vocabulary assessment on the words for Speak. Speak Vocabulary
5 Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Before the end of class today, students will complete editing and proofreading their in-class argumentative essays for "The Lottery." On Thurs., 9/2, students will discuss summer or current reading selections. Then, we will discus how participation, vocabulary, and grammar work will be an essential part or our class.
4 Tuesday, August 31, 2021 During class today, students will begin annotating, organizing, outlining, and drafting their in-class argumentative essays for "The Lottery." On Wed., 9/1, students will have time during class to complete and submit their argumentative essays in Edulastic. On Thurs., 9/2, students will discuss summer reading and preview vocabulary for Speak. The Lottery
3 Monday, August 30, 2021 Students will take a reading assessment on "The Lottery." Then, outline and prepare for in-class argumentative essay sample. On Tues., 8/31 and Wed., 9/1, students will have time during class to draft an argumentative essay. On Thurs., 9/2, students will discuss summer reading and preview vocabulary. The Lottery
2 Friday, August 27, 2021 Students will finish introductions and begin reading "The Lottery." We will review how to annotate in order to prepare for a comprehension quiz and upcoming in-class argumentative essay sample. Complete reading "The Lottery" in Google Classroom for Mon., 8/30. Students will also take a reading assessment on "The Lottery" on Mon., 8/30. On Tues., 8/31 and Wed., 9/1, students will have time during class to draft an argumentative essay. On Thurs., 9/2, introduce our first novel, Speak. The Lottery
1 Thursday, August 26, 2021 Students will receive their supplemental books and assigned seats. Be prepared to discuss favorite quotes, books, and interests. Complete "Future Self" draft in Google Classroom for Fri., 8/27. Freshman Future Self
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 We will begin with icebreakers. Students need to be prepared to discuss favorite quotes, books, and interests. Be sure to bring paper and a pen or pencil for the first day of class. Complete "Future Self" draft for Fri., 8/27. Freshman Future Self