2018-2019 School Year

Week of Feb. 18

Monday

(K) 8A: No class due to Dodgeball Tournament

HW= N/A

(F) 8B: No class due to Dodgeball Tournament

HW= N/A

Tuesday

(F) 8A:

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(K) 8B:

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Wednesday

(K) 8A:

HW=

(F) 8B:

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Thursday

(F) 8A:

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(K) 8B:

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Friday

(K) 8A:

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(F) 8B:

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Week of Feb. 11

Monday

(F) 8A: Intro to Root 13 & persuasive strategoes (look at ads and determine appeal used)

HW= Root 13

(K) 8B: Intro to Root 13 & persuasive strategoes (look at ads and determine appeal used)

HW= Root 13

Tuesday

(K) 8A: Missing class due to Math Fair

HW= N/A

(F) 8B: Annotations and close reading group activity (persuasive strategies)

HW= Root 13

Wednesday

(F) 8A: Annotations and close reading group activity (persuasive strategies)

HW= Root 13

(K) 8B: Finish annotations and close reading group activity (persuasive strategies)

HW= Root 13

Thursday

(K) 8A: Check root 13 & share out from close reading activity & review for test

HW= Study for quiz and test

(F) 8B: Check root 13 & share out from close reading activity & review for test

HW= Study for quiz and test

Friday

(F) 8A: Root 13 quiz & Test (persuasive strategies)

HW= None

(K) 8B: Root 13 quiz & Test (persuasive strategies)

HW= None

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Week of Feb. 4

Monday

No School (Teacher Workday)

Tuesday

(F) 8A: Finish reviewing Chisholm’s speech to Congress

HW= None

(K) 8B: Finish reviewing Chisholm’s speech to Congress

HW= None

Wednesday

(K) 8A: Independent reading of William’s speech (annotate, summarize and work in groups to complete evidence chart)

HW= None

(F) 8B: Independent reading of William’s speech (annotate, summarize and work in groups to complete evidence chart)

HW= None

Thursday

(F) 8A: Introduction to ethos, pathos and logos

HW= None

(K) 8B: Introduction to ethos, pathos and logos

HW= None

Friday

(K) 8A: Relate ethos, pathos and logos to three speechs read

HW= None

(F) 8B: Relate ethos, pathos and logos to three speechs read

HW= None

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Website down from Jan. 3-Feb. 3

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Week of Dec. 17

Monday

(F) 8A: Work on Japanese culture projects

HW= Work on project

(K) 8B: Work on Japanese culture projects

HW= Work on project

Tuesday

(K) 8A: Japanese culture project presentations

HW= None

(F) 8B: Japanese culture project presentations

HW= None

Wednesday

(F) 8A: Japanese culture project presentations

HW= None

(K) 8B: No class (science fair)

HW= None

Thursday

(K) 8A: Spelling bee

HW= None

(F) 8B: Spelling bee

HW= None

Friday

(F) 8A: Free read

HW= None

(K) 8B: Free read

HW= None

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Week of Dec. 10

Monday

No School (snow day)

Tuesday

No School (snow day)

Wednesday

(K) 8A: Read “Miss Butterfly” & answer comprehension questions on Google Classroom

HW= None

(F) 8B: Read “Miss Butterfly” & answer comprehension questions on Google Classroom

HW= None

Thursday

(F) 8A: Work on Japanese culture project

HW= Work on project

(K) 8B: Work on Japanese culture project

HW= Work on project

Friday

(K) 8A: Work on Japanese culture project

HW= Work on project

(F) 8B: Work on Japanese culture project

HW= Work on projecrt

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Week of Dec. 3

Monday

(F) 8A: Intro to root #10 & “The Lottery” comprehension questions

HW= Root packet

(K) 8B: Intro to root #10 & “The Lottery” comprehension questions

HW= Root packet

Tuesday

(K) 8A: Graphic novel notes & begin project thumbnail sketch

HW= Finish project thumbnail sketch

(F) 8B: Graphic novel notes & begin project thumbnail sketch

HW= Finish project thumbnail sketch

Wednesday

(F) 8A: Work on”The Lottery” graphic novel project

HW= Work on root packet & project (due 12/11)

(K) 8B: Work on”The Lottery” graphic novel project

HW= Work on root packet & project (due 12/11)

Thursday

(K) 8A: Work on”The Lottery” graphic novel project

HW= Study for root quiz & work on project (due 12/11)

(F) 8B: Work on”The Lottery” graphic novel project

HW= Study for root quiz & work on project (due 12/11)

Friday

(F) 8A: Root #10 quiz & Free-read

HW= Work on project (due 12/11)

(K) 8B: Root #10 quiz & Free-read

HW= Work on project (due 12/11)

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Week of Nov. 26

Monday

(K) 8A: Intro to Root #9 with picture connections; read “Cask of Amontillado” and annotate

HW= Complete plot digram from “Cask of Amontillado”

(F) 8B: Intro to Root #9 with picture connections; read “Cask of Amontillado” and annotate

HW= Complete plot digram from “Cask of Amontillado”

Tuesday

(F) 8A: “Cask of Amontillado” group discussion questions

HW= Root packet

(K) 8B: “Cask of Amontillado” group discussion questions

HW= Root packet

Wednesday

(K) 8A: Read graphic novel of “Cask of Amontillado” and comapre/contrast to text read in class

HW= Root packet

(F) 8B: Read graphic novel of “Cask of Amontillado” and compare/contrast to text read in class

HW= Root packet

Thursday

(F) 8A: Read “The Lottery” as a class and play the game

HW= Study for root quiz

(K) 8B: Read “The Lottery” as a class and play the game

HW= Study for root quiz

Friday

(K) 8A: Root #9 quiz & Free read Friday

HW= None

(F) 8B: Root #9 quiz & Free read Friday

HW= None

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Week of Nov. 19

Monday

(K) 8A: TTH newspaper article (structure & brainstorming)

HW= None

(F) 8B: TTH newspaper article (structure & brainstorming)

HW= None

Tuesday

(F) 8A: Type & publish newspaper

HW= None

(K) 8B: Type & publish newspaper

HW= None

Wednesday

No school (holiday)

Thursday

No school (holiday)

Friday

No school (holiday)

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Week of Nov. 12

Monday

(F) 8A: In-school field trip (no class)

HW= N/A

(K) 8B: Review mood/tone worksheet; class breakdown of TTH mood/tone

HW= Finish TTH mood/tone worksheet

Tuesday

(K) 8A: Review mood/tone worksheet; class breakdown of TTH mood/tone

HW= Root packet & TTH discussion questions

(F) 8B:

HW= Root packet

Wednesday

(F) 8A: TTH active/passive voice Kahoot review & Escape room test review

HW= Root packet & study for test

(K) 8B: Review TTH mood/tone homework; TTH active/passive voice Kahoot review & Escape room test review

HW= Root packet & study for test

Thursday

(K) 8A: Check Root #7 packet; Finish escape room review; Free read

HW= Study for root #7 quiz & study for test

(F) 8B: Check Root #7 packet; Finish escape room revire; Free read

HW= Study for root #7 quiz & study for test

Friday

(F) 8A: Root #7 quiz & TTH Test (Inferences, Mood/Tone, Active/Passive Voice)

HW= None

(K) 8B: Root #7 quiz & TTH Test (Inferences, Mood/Tone, Active/Passive Voice)

HW= None

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Week of Nov. 5

Monday

(K) 8A: Root packet #7 & Grammar (Active & Passive Voice)

HW= Active & passive voice practice & Root packet

(F) 8B: Root packet #7 & Grammar (Active & Passive Voice)

HW= Active & passive voice practice & Root packet

Tuesday

(F) 8A: Go over Active & Passive Voice & “Tell Tale Heart” anticipation guide

HW= Root packet

(K) 8B: Go over Active & Passive Voice &”Tell Tale Heart” anticipation guide

HW= Root packet

Wednesday

(K) 8A: TTH reading with vocab group annotation activity

HW= Root packet

(F) 8B: TTH reading with vocab group annotation activity

HW= Root packet

Thursday

(F) 8A: Mood & Tone connections to TTH

HW= Study for root quiz

(K) 8B: Mood & Tone connections to TTH

HW= Study for root quiz

Friday

(K) 8A: Root #7 Quiz & Free-read Friday

HW= None

(F) 8B: Root #7 Quiz & Free-read Friday

HW= None

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Week of Oct. 29

Monday

(F) 8A: Root packet #6 & Wrap-up essay writing with proof-reading

HW= Essay due at midnight & Root packet

(K) 8B: Root packet #6 & Wrap-up essay writing with proof-reading

HW= Essay due at midnight & Root packet

Tuesday

(K) 8A: FFA Socratic Seminar

HW= Root packet

(F) 8B: FFA Socratic Seminar

HW= Root packet

Wednesday

(F) 8A: Begin watching “Flowers for Algernon” fim & draw connections between the film and the short story

HW= Root packet

(K) 8B: Begin watching “Flowers for Algernon” fim & draw connections between the film and the short story

HW= Root packet

Thursday

(F) 8A: Continue watching “Flowers for Algernon” fim & draw connections between the film and the short story

HW= Study for root quiz

(K) 8B: Continue watching “Flowers for Algernon” fim & draw connections between the film and the short story

HW= Study for root quiz

Friday

(K) 8A: Root #6 Quiz & Free-read Friday

HW= None

(F) 8B: Root #6 Quiz & Free-read Friday

HW= None

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Week of Oct. 22

Monday

Teacher Workday

Tuesday

(F) 8A: Root #5 and intro to FFA writing assignment

HW=  Root #5 and finsih outline

(K) 8B:  Root #5 and intro to FFA writing assignment

HW= Root #5 and finsih outline

Wednesday

(F) 8A: Check outlines and begin first half of rough draft

HW= Complete half of rough draft

(K) 8B: Check outlines and begin first half of rough draft

HW= Complete half of rough draft

Thursday

(K) 8A: Root #5 quiz; Complete rough drafts; Peer review/Writing conferences

HW= Make changes as suggested by teacher/peers

(F) 8B: Root #5 quiz; Complete rough drafts; Peer review/Writing conferences

HW= Make changes as suggested by teacher/peers

Friday

(F) 8A: Writing conferences & “Free-read” Friday

HW= Complete essay by Monday at midnight

(K) 8B: Writing conferences & “Free-read” Friday

HW= Complete essay by Monday at midnight

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Week of Oct. 15

Monday

(K) 8A: Review root packet; Finish reading FFA; Work on FFA packet

HW= Study for root quiz on Tues.

(F) 8B: Review root packet; Finish reading FFA; Work on FFA packet

HW= Study for root quiz on Tues.

Tuesday

(F) 8A: Root 4 quiz; Literary elements (foreshadowing, conflict inferences)

HW= None

(K) 8B: Root 4 quiz; Literary elements (foreshadowing, conflict inferences)

HW= None

Wednesday

(K) 8A: Literary elements (conflict, irony, mood/tone, theme)

HW= Study for quiz on Friday

(F) 8B: Literary elements (conflict, irony, mood/tone, theme)

HW= Study for quiz on Friday

Thursday

(F) 8A: No class due to field trip

HW= N/A

(K) 8B: No class due to field trip

HW= N/A

Friday

(K) 8A: FFA Quiz; Go over FFA packet; “Free-read Friday” with connection activities

HW= None

(F) 8B: FFA Quiz; Go over FFA packet; “Free-read Friday” with connection activities

HW= None

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Week of Oct. 8

Monday

(F) 8A: Root packet #4; Read reports 9 & 10 (summarize while reading)

HW= Root packet & text structure

(K) 8B: Root packet #4; Read reports 9 & 10 (summarize while reading)

HW= Root packet & text structure

Tuesday

(K) 8A: Assign work on characterization of Charlie before & after surgery

HW= Root packet & characterization due Thursday

(F) 8B: Assign work on characterization of Charlie before & after surgery

HW= Root packet & characterization due Thursday

Wednesday

(F) 8A: Read report 11 (summarize while reading)

HW= Root packet & irony/characterization

(K) 8B: Read report 11 (summarize while reading)

HW= Root packet & irony/characterization

Thursday

(K) 8A: No school due to hurricane

HW= N/A

(F) 8B: No school due to hurricane

HW= N/A

Friday

(F) 8A: No school due to hurricane

HW= N/A

(K) 8B: No school due to hurrincane

HW= N/A

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Week of Oct. 1

Monday

(K) 8A: Intro to root packet 3 & intro to “Flowers for Algernon”; Rorschach testing activity; Informational text connection (read and summarize); Make-your-own ink blot activity

HW= Root packet

(F) 8B: Intro to root packet 3 & intro to “Flowers for Algernon”; Rorschach testing activity; Informational text connection (read and summarize); Make-your-own ink blot activity

HW= Root packet

Tuesday

(F) 8A: Begin reading “Flowers for Algernon” & “Building Background” webquest

HW= Root packet & finish webquest

(K) 8B: Begin reading “Flowers for Algernon” & “Building Background” webquest

HW= Root packet & finish webquest

Wednesday

(K) 8A: Continue reading “Flowers for Algernon” reports 1-7, summarizing while reading

HW= Root packet

(F) 8B: Continue reading “Flowers for Algernon” reports 1-7, summarizing while reading

HW= Root packet

Thursday

(F) 8A: Check root packet & Continue reading “Flowers for Algernon” reports 8-10, summarizing while reading (paying attention to irony)

HW= Study for quz & Page 3 of FFA packet

(K) 8B:

HW= Study for quz & Page 3 of FFA packet

Friday

(K) 8A: Root quiz #3 & Continue reading “Flowers for Algernon” reports 11-12, summarizing while reading

HW= None

(F) 8B: Root quiz #3 & Continue reading “Flowers for Algernon” reports 11-12, summarizing while reading

HW= None

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Week of Sept. 24

Monday

(F) 8A: Unit 2 root packet; Review story elements with “A Mother in Manville” and complete story map with text citations

HW= Finish classwork and study for verbals quiz on Tuesday

(K) 8B: Unit 2 root packet; Review story elements with “A Mother in Manville” and complete story map with text citations

HW= Finish classwork and study for verbals quiz on Tuesday

Tuesday

(K) 8A: Verbals quiz; Different types of irony with notes, video examples and interactive notebook irony activity

HW= None

(F) 8B: Verbals quiz; Different types of irony with notes, video examples and interactive notebook irony activity

HW= None

Wednesday

(F) 8A: Types of irony practice (continued); connections with stories read thus far; study guide

HW= Study for test & root quiz

(K) 8B:  Types of irony practice (continued); connections with stories read thus far; study guide

HW= Study for test & root quiz

Thursday

(K) 8A: Test review

HW= Study for test & root quiz

(F) 8B: Test review

HW= Study for test & root quiz

Friday

(F) 8A: Root quiz & unit test

HW= None

(K) 8B: Root quiz & unit test

HW= None