Daily Agenda and Homework Blog

Friday, January 18, 2019

ALL CLASS PERIODS

Warm-up

  • Review MAP testing expectations

Mini-Lesson

  • How to login to MAPs

Work Time

  • MAP Reading assessment (Winter)

  • Work on “I Have a Dream” response - when you finish MAPs testing

  • Review our Historical Novel unit

Homework

  • Finish Amelia Earhart Prompt assignment if you have not done so already (1st, 6th, and 7th Periods only)

  • Finish the “I Have a Dream” packet



Thursday, January 17, 2019

ALL CLASS Periods

Warm-up

  • Review MAP testing expectations

Mini-Lesson

  • How to login to MAPs

Work Time

  • MAP Reading assessment (Winter)

  • Work on “I Have a Dream” response - when you finish MAPs testing (1st, 6th, and 7th periods only)

Homework

  • Finish Amelia Earhart Prompt assignment if you have not done so already

  • Finish the “I Have a Dream” packet


Wednesday, January 16, 2019

ALL CLASS Periods

Warm-up

  • Review MAP testing expectations

Mini-Lesson

  • How to login to MAPs

Work Time

  • MAP Reading assessment (Winter)

Homework

  • Finish Amelia Earhart Prompt assignment if you have not done so already

  • Finish the “I Have a Dream” packet


Tuesday, January 15, 2019

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Review “I Have a Dream” response outline

Mini-Lesson

  • How to write a compare/contrast response for the “I Have a Dream” speech (audio version and text version)

Work Time

  • Begin writing your compare/contrast response

Homework

  • Finish Amelia Earhart Prompt assignment if you have not done so already

  • Finish the “I Have a Dream” packet


Tuesday, January 15, 2019

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Read for 10 minutes

Mini-Lesson

  • How to complete the “I Have a Dream” packet

Work Time

  • Begin working on the “I Have a Dream” packet

Homework

  • None


Monday, January 14, 2019

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Finish Stations for the “I Have a Dream” packet

Mini-Lesson

  • How to write a compare/contrast response for the “I Have a Dream” speech (audio version and text version)

Work Time

  • Plan and organize compare/contrast response

Homework

  • Finish Amelia Earhart Prompt assignment if you have not done so already

  • Finish the “I Have a Dream” packet


Monday, January 14, 2019

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Read for 10 minutes

Mini-Lesson

  • How to complete the “I Have a Dream” packet

Work Time

  • Begin working on the “I Have a Dream” packet

Homework

  • None


Friday, January 11, 2019

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Read and answer questions for the I Have a Dream Background/History (Google Classroom)

Mini-Lesson

  • How to respond to questions in your packet

Work Time

  • Work on I Have a Dream packet - Stations

Homework

  • Finish Amelia Earhart Prompt assignment if you have not done so already


Friday, January 11, 2019

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Read for 10 minutes

Mini-Lesson

  • What to identify and annotate in a speech

Work Time

  • Watch the “I Have a Dream” speech

  • Compare/Contrast

Homework

  • None


Thursday, January 10. 2019

Bear Necessities

Warm-up

  1. Settle In (5 minutes): Read, draw, listen to music, stretch and breathe

Mini-Lesson

What is active listening?

Work Time

  1. Connection Circle

  2. What it means to actively listen

  3. Reflection

Homework

NONE


Thursday, January 10, 2019

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Answer questions for The Emancipation Proclamation

  • Watch the “I Have a Dream” speech

Mini-Lesson

  • How to analyze a speech

Work Time

  • Compare and contrast the text version to the audio version of the speech

  • Begin working on packet - Stations

Homework

  • Finish Amelia Earhart Prompt assignment if you have not done so already


Thursday, January 10, 2019

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Read for 10 minutes

Mini-Lesson

  • What to identify and annotate in a speech

Work Time

  • Read and annotate the “I Have a Dream” speech

  • Rewatch the “I Have a Dream” speech

  • Compare/Contrast

Homework

  • None


Wednesday, January 9, 2019

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Answer questions for The Emancipation Proclamation

Mini-Lesson

  • How to analyze a speech

  • Discuss annotations for the “I Have a Dream” speech

Work Time

  • Watch the “I Have a Dream” speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • Compare and contrast the text version to the audio version of the speech

Homework

  • Finish annotating the “I Have a Dream” speech


Wednesday, January 9, 2019

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Read for 10 minutes

Mini-Lesson

  • What to identify and annotate in a speech

Work Time

  • Read and annotate the “I Have a Dream” speech

Homework

  • None


Tuesday, January 8. 2019

Bear Necessities

Warm-up

  1. Settle In (5 minutes): Read, draw, listen to music, stretch and breathe

Mini-Lesson

Review of Top 20

Work Time

  1. What are we doing for semester 2?

  2. Setting SMART Goals

  3. Random Acts of Kindness

Homework

NONE


Tuesday, January 8, 2019

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Read and annotate The Emancipation Proclamation

Mini-Lesson

  • What information to identify and annotate in a speech

Work Time

  • Read and annotate the “I Have a Dream” speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Homework

  • Finish annotating the “I Have a Dream” speech


Tuesday, January 8, 2019

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Historical background of the “I Have a Dream” speech

Mini-Lesson

  • What to identify and annotate in a speech

Work Time

  • Watch the “I Have a Dream” speech

  • Read and annotate the “I Have a Dream” speech

Homework

  • None


Thursday, December 20, 2018

Bear Necessities

Warm-up

  1. Settle In (5 minutes): Read, draw, listen to music, stretch and breathe

  2. Complete Survey

Mini-Lesson

Instagram Top 9 of 2018

Work Time

  1. Work on your Top 9 of 2018

Homework

NONE


Thursday, December 20, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Review “The Diary of Anne Frank - Scene I”

  • Finish Wednesday’s questions

Mini-Lesson

  • Writing an analysis

  • Identifying evidence to support claims

Work Time

  • Write an analysis about Amelia Earhart (Google Classroom) DUE TODAY

Homework

  • Finish your Amelia Earhart analysis

  • HAVE A GREAT WINTER BREAK!


Wednesday, December 19, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Review “The Diary of Anne Frank - Scene I”

  • Answer Wednesday’s questions

Mini-Lesson

  • Writing an analysis

  • Identifying evidence to support claims

Work Time

  • Write an analysis about Amelia Earhart (Google Classroom)

Homework

  • Work on your Amelia Earhart analysis - 20 minutes


Wednesday, December 19,  2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Read for 10 minutes

Mini-Lesson

  • Choosing a literature character to design an ugly sweater

Work Time

  • Finish Anne Frank assignment

  • Finish the Field Trip assignment

  • Plan and create an ugly sweater for a literature character

Homework

  • None


Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Bear Necessities

Warm-up

  1. Settle In (5 minutes): Read, draw, listen to music, stretch and breathe

Mini-Lesson

School Skills

Work Time

  1. Presentation

  2. Discussion

Homework

NONE


Tuesday, December 18, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Read “The Diary of Anne Frank - Scene I”

  • Answer Tuesday’s writing prompt

Mini-Lesson

  • Annotating texts

Work Time

  • Read and annotate two articles about Amelia Earhart (in Google Classroom)

  • Read independently and quietly

  • Follow the list on the document of what to annotate

  • If you finish annotating, begin answering the Amelia Earhart questions - in Google Classroom

Homework

  • Finish annotating the two Amelia Earhart articles

  • Answer the questions for the two Amelia Earhart texts


Tuesday, December 18,  2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Read for 10 minutes

Mini-Lesson

  • Reviewing a scene from a play

Work Time

  • Read “The Diary of Anne Frank - Scene I”

  • Begin answering questions for “Anne Frank”

  • Finish A Christmas Carol assignment

Homework

  • None


Monday, December 17, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Read “The Diary of Anne Frank - Scene I”

  • Discuss the important details

Mini-Lesson

  • Annotating texts

Work Time

  • Read and annotate two articles about Amelia Earhart (in Google Classroom)

  • Read independently and quietly

  • Follow the list on the document of what to annotate

  • If you finish annotating, begin answering the Amelia Earhart questions - in Google Classroom

Homework

  • Finish annotating the two Amelia Earhart articles


Monday, December 17,  2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Library for book returns and check out

  • Read for 10 minutes

Mini-Lesson

  • Reading a scene from a play

Work Time

  • Read “The Diary of Anne Frank - Scene I”

  • Begin answering questions for “Anne Frank”

Homework

  • None


Friday, December 14, 2018

ALL CLASS Periods

Warm-up

  • Finish Compare/Contrast field trip assignment - 10 minutes

  • Silent reading

Mini-Lesson

  • How to trace and evaluate an argument from Scrooge

Work Time

  • Complete Scene I - Trace and Evaluate Scrooge’s Argument - THIS MUST BE COMPLETED TODAY IN CLASS!

Homework

  • None


Thursday, December 13, 2018


ALL CLASSES:

- Field Trip to see A Christmas Carol

- The field trip assignment is posted in Google Classroom

HOMEWORK: Finish the field trip assignment


Wednesday, December 12, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Field Trip Expectations

  • Spelling Bee Pre-test

Mini-Lesson

  • How to Compare and Contrast a written text to its filmed version   

Work Time

  • Read Scenes 5 & 6

  • Watch a movie clip

  • Compare and contrast the written version to its filmed version (green worksheet)

Homework

  • Scene 2 QUIZ


Wednesday, December 12,  2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Background information on A Christmas Carol

Mini-Lesson

  • What is a Drama in literature?

Work Time

  • Begin reading A Christmas Carol

Homework

  • None


Tuesday, December 11, 2018


ALL CLASS PERIODS: COUNSELING WILL TEACH A LESSON


HOMEWORK: NONE


Monday, December 10, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Finish the Scene 2 Quiz

Mini-Lesson

  • How to Compare and Contrast a written text to its filmed version   

Work Time

  • Watch a movie clip

  • Compare and contrast the written version to its filmed version (green worksheet)

Homework

  • None


Monday, December 10,  2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Background information on A Christmas Carol

Mini-Lesson

  • What is a Drama in literature?

Work Time

  • Begin reading A Christmas Carol

Homework

  • None


Friday, December 7, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Finish Sis! Boom! Bah! Humbug! Writing assignment

Mini-Lesson

  • How to Compare and Contrast a written text to its filmed version   

Work Time

  • Discuss A Christmas Carol background information

  • Read Scene 2

  • Watch a movie clip

  • Quiz - Scene 2 (Google Classroom)

  • Compare and contrast the written version to its filmed version (green worksheet)

Homework

  • Type your final copy of your Argumentative Essay -ALL LATE ESSAYS ARE DUE ON SUNDAY - NO EXCEPTION!


Friday, December 7,  2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Independent Reading (optional today)

Mini-Lesson

  • Revising and editing your essay

Work Time

  • Type your final argumentative essay

Homework

Finish your argumentative essay - DUE TODAY (FRIDAY)!

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Bear Necessities

Warm-up

  1. Settle In (5 minutes): Read, draw, listen to music, stretch and breathe

Mini-Lesson

Missing the Boat

Work Time

  1. Journal

  2. Discussion

Homework

NONE


Thursday, December 6, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Organizing an essay - review

  • Work on Sis! Boom! Bah! Humbug! Writing assignment

Mini-Lesson

  • How to Compare and Contrast a written text to its filmed version   

Work Time

  • Discuss A Christmas Carol background information

  • Read Prologue and Scene 1

  • Watch a movie clip

  • Compare and contrast the written version to its filmed version (green worksheet)

Homework

  • Type your final copy of your Argumentative Essay - IT IS LATE!!!

  • Continue working on the Victorian London Research assignment - DUE TONIGHT!


Thursday, December 6,  2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Independent Reading

Mini-Lesson

  • What is an argumentative essay?

Work Time

  • Finish writing your conclusion paragraph

  • Begin typing your final argumentative essay

Homework

  • None


Wednesday, December 5, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Organizing an essay - review

  • Review Sis! Boom! Bah! Humbug!

Mini-Lesson

  • How to Compare and Contrast a written text to its filmed version   

Work Time

  • Discuss A Christmas Carol background information

  • Read Prologue and Scene 1

  • Watch a movie clip

  • Compare and contrast the written version to its filmed version (green worksheet)

Homework

  • Type your final copy of your Argumentative Essay - DUE MONDAY NIGHT!!!

  • Continue working on the Victorian London Research assignment - DUE THURSDAY


Wednesday, December 5,  2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Independent Reading

Mini-Lesson

  • What is an argumentative essay?

Work Time

  • Begin planning your body paragraph #3

  • Write your body paragraph #3

  • Plan your conclusion paragraph

Homework

  • None


Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Bear Necessities

Warm-up

  1. Settle In (5 minutes): Read, draw, listen to music, stretch and breathe

Mini-Lesson

Missing the Boat

Work Time

  1. Journal

  2. Discussion

Homework

NONE


Tuesday, December 4, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Tone and Mood: How it can affect what we read and watch

Mini-Lesson

  • How to Trace and Evaluate an argument in an editorial/commentary  

Work Time

  • Trace (identify) the argument

  • Identify relevant evidence that supports the author’s position/clam

  • Write your essay on Sis! Boom! Bah! Humbug! - DUE TODAY!

Homework

  • Complete "Sis! Boom! Bah! Humbug!" writing assignment

  • Type your final copy of your Argumentative Essay - DUE  LAST NIGHT!!!

  • Continue working on the Victorian London Research assignment - DUE THURSDAY


Tuesday, December 4,  2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Independent Reading

Mini-Lesson

  • What is an argumentative essay?

Work Time

  • Begin planning your body paragraph #2

  • Write your body paragraph #2

  • Plan body paragraph #3

Homework

  • None


Monday, December 3, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Begin the Victorian London Research assignment

Mini-Lesson

  • How to Trace and Evaluate an argument in an editorial/commentary  

Work Time

  • Read and annotate “Sis! Boom! Bah! Humbug!

  • Trace (identify) the argument

  • Identify relevant evidence that supports the author’s position/claim

Homework

  • Type your final copy of your Argumentative Essay - DUE TONIGHT!!!

  • Continue working on the Victorian London Research assignment - DUE THURSDAY


Monday, December 3,  2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Independent Reading

Mini-Lesson

  • What is an argumentative essay?

Work Time

  • Begin planning your body paragraph #1

  • Write your body paragraph #1

Homework

  • None


Friday, November 30, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Finish conclusion paragraph

Mini-Lesson

  • How to plan and organize an argumentative essay

  • How to peer edit and revise your rough draft for your argumentative essay

Work Time

  • Peer revise and edit rough drafts

  • Conference with Ms. Baca

  • Begin typing your final copy

Homework

  • Finish revising and editing your rough draft

  • Your final copy will be due on Monday evening, however, we will not work on it in class.


Friday, November 30, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Independent Reading - Journal entry in your Writer’s Notebook

Mini-Lesson

  • What is an argumentative essay?

Work Time

  • Write your introduction paragraph

  • Begin planning your body paragraph #1

Homework

  • Have a great weekend!


Thursday, November 29, 2018

Bear Necessities

Warm-up

  1. Settle In (5 minutes): Read, draw, listen to music, stretch and breathe

Mini-Lesson

Organization for Success

Work Time

  1. Organization Video and Resources

  2. Complete survey

Homework

NONE


Thursday, November 29, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Finish questions for “Ex-Basketball Player”

Mini-Lesson

  • How to plan and organize an argumentative essay

  • Finding your supporting and relevant text evidence

Work Time

  • Plan and organize the conclusion paragraph

  • Plan and organize the counterclaim paragraph

Homework

  • Finish your conclusion paragraph


Thursday, November 29, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Independent Reading - Journal entry in your Writer’s Notebook

Mini-Lesson

  • What is an argumentative essay?

Work Time

  • Begin planning and drafting an introduction paragraph

Homework

  • Complete homework posted in Google Classroom


Wednesday, November 28, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Read and annotate the poem “Ex-Basketball Player”

Mini-Lesson

  • How to plan and organize an argumentative essay

  • Finding your supporting and relevant text evidence

Work Time

  • Plan and organize the counterclaim paragraph

Homework

  • Finish your counterclaim paragraph


Wednesday, November 28, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Independent Reading - Journal entry in your Writer’s Notebook

Mini-Lesson

  • What is an argumentative essay?

Work Time

  • Begin planning and drafting an introduction paragraph

Homework

  • Complete homework posted in Google Classroom


Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Bear Necessities

Warm-up

  1. Settle In (5 minutes): Read, draw, listen to music, stretch and breathe

Mini-Lesson

Realizations

Work Time

  1. Realizations Document (Google Classroom)

Homework

NONE


Tuesday, November 27, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Read and annotate the poem “Ex-Basketball Player”

Mini-Lesson

  • How to plan and organize an argumentative essay

  • Finding your supporting and relevant text evidence

Work Time

  • Plan and organize Body Paragraph 2 for your argumentative essay

Homework

  • Finish your introduction paragraph and body paragraph 2


Tuesday, November 27, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Independent Reading - Journal entry in your Writer’s Notebook

Mini-Lesson

  • What is a Socratic Seminar

  • How to plan for a Socratic Seminar

Work Time

  • Socratic Seminar - group discussion about Abby Sunderland

Homework

  • Complete homework posted in Google Classroom


Monday, November 26, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Vocabulary - Figurative Language

  • What is an argumentative essay?

Mini-Lesson

  • How to plan and organize an argumentative essay

  • Finding your supporting and relevant text evidence

Work Time

  • Plan and organize Body Paragraph for argumentative essay

Homework

  • Finish your introduction paragraph and body paragraph 1


Monday, November 26, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Independent Reading - Journal entry in your Writer’s Notebook

Mini-Lesson

  • What is a Socratic Seminar

  • How to plan for a Socratic Seminar

Work Time

  • Complete your Socratic Seminar worksheet

Homework

  • Complete homework posted in Google Classroom


Friday, November 16, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • What is an argumentative essay?

Mini-Lesson

  • How to plan and organize an argumentative essay

Work Time

  • Socratic Seminar - Finish any groups

  • Plan Introduction paragraph for your argumentative essay

Homework

  • Finish your introduction paragraph

  • HAVE A HAPPY THANKSGIVING BREAK!


Friday, November 16, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Independent Reading - Journal entry in your Writer’s Notebook

Mini-Lesson

  • What is a Socratic Seminar

  • How to plan for a Socratic Seminar

Work Time

  • Complete your Socratic Seminar worksheet

Homework

  • Complete homework posted in Google Classroom


Thursday, November 15, 2018

Bear Necessities

Warm-up

  1. Settle In (5 minutes): Read, draw, listen to music, stretch and breathe

Mini-Lesson

What are you thankful for?

Work Time

  1. Make Thanksgiving Turkey

Homework

NONE


Thursday, November 15, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • None

Mini-Lesson

  • Socratic Seminar Expectations

Work Time

  • Socratic Seminar

Homework

  • Finish any late work


Thursday, November 15, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Independent Reading - Journal entry in your Writer’s Notebook

Mini-Lesson

  • How to read and annotate an article

Work Time

  • Answer text-based questions for Abby Sunderland articles - posted in Google Classroom

Homework

  • Complete homework posted in Google Classroom- Due Today!


Wednesday, November 14, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • None

Mini-Lesson

  • How to prepare for our Socratic Seminar - Should people be rescued if they put themselves in dangerous situations?

Work Time

  • Finish reading, annotating and answering questions for Rescue articles

  • Prepare for your Socratic Seminar - green worksheet

Homework

  • Finish preparing for your Socratic Seminar - green worksheet is due TOMORROW


Wednesday, November 14, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Independent Reading - Journal entry in your Writer’s Notebook

Mini-Lesson

  • How to read and annotate an article

Work Time

  • Read and annotate Abby Sunderland articles

  • Answer text-based questions for Abby Sunderland articles - posted in Google Classroom

Homework

  • Complete homework posted in Google Classroom- Due Today!


Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Bear Necessities

Warm-up

  1. Settle In (5 minutes): Read, draw, listen to music, stretch and breathe

Mini-Lesson

Levels of Listening

Work Time

  1. Presentation

  2. Watch videos and discuss

Homework

NONE


Tuesday, November 13, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • None

Mini-Lesson

  • What to annotate for the Rescue Services Articles

  • Answering Text Based Questions for Rescue Services Articles

Work Time

  • Read and annotate the Rescue Services articles

  • Begin answering the questions for the articles - in Google Classroom

Homework

  • Finish answering Rescue Services questions


Tuesday, November 13, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Independent Reading - Journal entry in your Writer’s Notebook

Mini-Lesson

  • How to read and annotate an article

Work Time

  • Read and annotate Abby Sunderland articles

  • Answer text-based questions for Abby Sunderland articles - posted in Google Classroom

Homework

  • Complete homework posted in Google Classroom- Due Wednesday!


Friday, November 9, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • LIBRARY

Mini-Lesson

  • What to annotate for the Rescue Services Articles

  • Answering Text Based Questions for Rescue Services Articles

Work Time

  • Read and annotate the Rescue Services articles

  • Begin answering the questions for the articles - in Google Classroom

Homework

  • Finish Ship of Fools reading response


Friday, November 9, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • LIBRARY

Mini-Lesson

  • How to read and annotate an article

Work Time

  • Read and annotate Abby Sunderland articles

  • Answer text-based questions for Abby Sunderland articles - posted in Google Classroom

Homework

  • Complete homework posted in Google Classroom- Due Wednesday!


Thursday, November 8, 2018

Bear Necessities

Warm-up

  1. Settle In (5 minutes): Read, draw, listen to music, stretch and breathe

Mini-Lesson

Roadblocks for Success

Work Time

  1. Presentation

  2. Watch videos and discuss

  3. Complete survey on Google Classroom

Homework

NONE


Thursday, November 8, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • None

Mini-Lesson

  • Expectations for the Abby Sunderland Socratic Seminar

Work Time

  • Finish Socratic Seminar about Abby Sunderland

  • Begin writing a reading response for “Ship of Fools” (in Google Classroom) - Due tomorrow

Homework

  • Finish Ship of Fools reading response so you don't have homework this weekend.


Thursday, November 8, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Silent Reading

Mini-Lesson

  • How to read and annotate an article

Work Time

  • Read and annotate Abby Sunderland articles

Homework

  • Complete homework posted in Google Classroom



Wednesday, November 7, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • None

Mini-Lesson

  • Expectations for the Abby Sunderland Socratic Seminar

Work Time

  • Socratic Seminar about Abby Sunderland

Homework

  • Finish yellow worksheet for the Abby Sunderland Socratic Seminar


Wednesday, November 7, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Silent Reading

Mini-Lesson

  • What is Argumentative Writing?

Work Time

  • Read and annotate “Finding Your Everest”

  • Finish writing your pre-assessment (identifying and evaluating the argument)

Homework

  • Complete homework posted in Google Classroom - DUE TODAY!!



Tuesday, November 6, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Finish Abby Sunderland questions or read independent book

Mini-Lesson

  • How to prepare for the Abby Sunderland Socratic Seminar

Work Time

  • Complete worksheet for the Abby Sunderland Socratic Seminar

Homework

  • Finish yellow worksheet for the Abby Sunderland Socratic Seminar


Tuesday, November 6, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Silent Reading

Mini-Lesson

  • What is Argumentative Writing?

Work Time

  • Read “Finding Your Everest”

  • Start writing your pre-assessment (identifying and evaluating the argument)

Homework

  • Complete homework posted in Google Classroom - DUE WEDNESDAY


Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Bear Necessities

Warm-up

  1. Settle In (5 minutes): Read, draw, listen to music, stretch and breathe

Mini-Lesson

Roadblocks for Success

Work Time

  1. Presentation

  2. Read an article

  3. Group work

Homework

NONE


Monday, November 5, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Finish annotating Abby Sunderland articles

Mini-Lesson

  • How to read and annotate an argumentative text

Work Time

  • Answer questions for Abby Sunderland articles

Homework

  • Finish questions for Abby Sunderland articles


Monday, November 5, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Silent Reading

Mini-Lesson

  • How to identify character traits

Work Time

  • Finish final assessment for The Giver

Homework

  • Complete homework posted in Google Classroom - DUE WEDNESDAY


Friday, November 2, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Finish “Finding Your Everest” reading response

Mini-Lesson

  • How to read and annotate an argumentative text

Work Time

  • Read “Abby Sunderland” articles

Homework

  • Bring Ms. Baca Almond Joys. Snickers, Twix… all the yummies! :)


Friday, November 2, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Silent Reading

Mini-Lesson

  • How to identify character traits

Work Time

  • Start final assessment for The Giver

Homework

  • None


Thursday, November 1, 2018

Bear Necessities

Warm-up

  1. Settle In (5 minutes): Read, draw, listen to music, stretch and breathe

Mini-Lesson

What’s In it For Me?

Work Time

  1. Presentation

  2. What’s relevant to me?

  3. Finish advertisement

Homework

NONE


Thursday, November 1, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • What does trace and evaluate mean?

Mini-Lesson

  • How to read and annotate an argumentative text

Work Time

  • Read “Finding Your Everest”

  • Write a response that traces and evaluates the argument in “Finding Your Everest”

Homework

  • Bring Ms. Baca Almond Joys, Snickers, Twix… all the yummies! :)


Thursday, November 1, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • None

Mini-Lesson

  • Review Compare/Contrast worksheet

Work Time

  • Finish The Giver movie

  • Discuss worksheet

Homework

  • None


Wednesday, October 31, 2018

1st, 2nd, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Review Movie Compare/Contrast Worksheet

  • Movie Expectations  

Mini-Lesson

  • Analyzing the similarities between a written text to it’s filmed version

Work Time

  • Watch The Outsiders or The Giver

  • Work on Compare/Contrast worksheet

Homework

  • Bring Ms. Baca Almond Joys. Snickers, Twix… all the yummies!


Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Bear Necessities

Warm-up

  1. Settle In (5 minutes): Read, draw, listen to music, stretch and breathe

Mini-Lesson

What’s In it For Me?

Work Time

  1. Presentation

  2. What’s relevant to me?

Homework

NONE


Tuesday, October 30, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Review Movie Compare/Contrast Worksheet

  • Movie Expectations  

Mini-Lesson

  • Analyzing the similarities between a written text to it’s filmed version

Work Time

  • Watch The Outsiders or The Giver

  • Work on COmpare/Contrast worksheet

Homework

  • Finish final Identity Assessment


Tuesday, October 30, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • None

Mini-Lesson

  • Review what’s going on in The Giver

Work Time

  • Finish The Giver

  • Begin watching the movie

  • Identify Similarities and Differences from the book to the movie (worksheet)

Homework

  • Finish reading response - Pain - Negative or positive thing?

  • Complete your reading homework (posted in Google Classroom)

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Giver - Due TODAY



Monday, October 29, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Review Identity Assessment

Mini-Lesson

  • Analyzing how events, setting, and other characters affect the development of a character in a novel

  • How to plan and organize your final identity assessment

Work Time

  • Work on Identity Novel Final Assessment Due Tonight!

  • Read novel - The Outsiders or The Giver (You may finish the book)

  • Week 4 Reading Response - Planning for the Final Assessment (Due Tonight)

Homework

  • Finish final Identity Assessment

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Outsiders/The Giver


Monday, October 29, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Silent reading for 10 minutes

Mini-Lesson

  • Review what’s going on in The Giver

Work Time

  • Read The Giver

Homework

  • Finish reading response - Pain - Negative or positive thing?

  • Complete your reading homework (posted in Google Classroom)

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Giver - Due TODAY



Friday, October 26, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Finish the reading response for  from Long Walk to Freedom

Mini-Lesson

  • Analyzing how events, setting, and other characters affect the development of a character in a novel

  • How to plan and organize your final identity assessment

Work Time

  • Work on Identity Novel Final Assessment (Due October 29)

  • Read novel - The Outsiders or The Giver (You may finish the book)

  • Week 4 Reading Response - Planning for the Final Assessment

Homework

  • Work on final Identity Assessment

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Outsiders/The Giver


Friday, October 26, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Silent reading for 10 minutes

Mini-Lesson

  • Review what’s going on in The Giver

Work Time

  • Read The Giver

Homework

  • Finish reading response - Pain - Negative or positive thing?

  • Complete your reading homework (posted in Google Classroom)

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Giver - Due TODAY


Thursday, October 25, 2018

Bear Necessities

Warm-up

  1. Settle In (5 minutes): Read, draw, listen to music, stretch and breathe

Mini-Lesson

Above and Below the Line

Work Time

  1. Finish Presentation

  2. Discuss what it means to be above or below the line (Our thinking)

  3. Survey

Homework

NONE


Thursday, October 25, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Work on the reading response for  from Long Walk to Freedom

Mini-Lesson

  • Analyzing how events, setting, and other characters affect the development of a character in a novel

Work Time

  • Work on Identity Novel Final Assessment (Due October 29)

  • Read novel - The Outsiders or The Giver (You may finish the book)

  • Week 4 Reading Response - Planning for the Final Assessment

Homework

  • Work on reading response from Long Walk to Freedom response - Due Friday, October 26

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Outsiders/The Giver


Thursday, October 25, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Silent reading for 10 minutes

Mini-Lesson

  • Review what’s going on in The Giver

Work Time

  • Finish reading response - Google Classroom

  • Read The Giver

Homework

  • Complete your reading homework (posted in Google Classroom)

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Giver - Due TODAY



Wednesday, October 24, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Begin writing the reading response for  from Long Walk to Freedom

Mini-Lesson

  • Analyzing how events, setting, and other characters affect the development of a character in a novel

Work Time

  • Review Identity Novel Final Assessment (Due October 29)

  • Read novel - The Outsiders or The Giver (You may finish the book)

  • Week 4 Reading Response - Planning for the Final Assessment

Homework

  • Work on reading response from Long Walk to Freedom response - Due Friday, October 26

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Outsiders/The Giver - Due TODAY


Wednesday, October 24, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Silent reading for 10 minutes

Mini-Lesson

  • Review what’s going on in The Giver

Work Time

  • Work on reading response - Google Classroom

Homework

  • Complete your reading homework (posted in Google Classroom) - Due Today!

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Giver - Due TODAY



Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Bear Necessities

Warm-up

  1. Settle In (5 minutes): Read, draw, listen to music, stretch and breathe

Mini-Lesson

Above and Below the Line

Work Time

  1. Watch short video

  2. Discuss what it means to be above or below the line (Our thinking)

Homework

NONE


Tuesday, October 23, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Answer questions for the story The Stingy Artist

Mini-Lesson

  • Analyzing how events, setting, and other characters affect the development of a character in a novel

Work Time

  • Read and annotate from Long Walk to Freedom

  • Read novel - The Outsiders or The Giver (You may finish the book)

  • Week 4 Reading Response - Planning for the Final Assessment

Homework

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Outsiders/The Giver - Due Wednesday


Tuesday, October 23, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Silent reading for 10 minutes

Mini-Lesson

  • Review what’s going on in The Giver

Work Time

  • Read and discuss The Giver

  • How has Jonas’s identity changed?

  • Ask questions about The Giver

Homework

  • Complete your reading homework (posted in Google Classroom) - Due Wednesday!

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Giver - Due Wednesday


Monday, October 22, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Read and annotate the story The Stingy Artist

Mini-Lesson

  • Analyzing how events, setting, and other characters affect the development of a character in a novel

Work Time

  • Complete Book Response - Week 3 (Google Classroom)

  • Read novel - The Outsiders or The Giver (You may finish the book)

  • Week 4 Reading Response - Planning for the Final Assessment

Homework

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Outsiders/The Giver - Due Wednesday

  • Finish Week 3 Reading Response - Due Tonight


Monday, October 22, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Silent reading for 10 minutes

Mini-Lesson

  • Review what’s going on in The Giver

Work Time

  • Read and discuss The Giver

  • Ask questions about The Giver

Homework

  • Complete your reading homework (posted in Google Classroom) - Due Wednesday!

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Giver - Due Wednesday


Friday, October 19, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Generate relevant questions for our guest speakers - Rocky Top Reads

Mini-Lesson

  • Analyzing how events affect the development of a story

Work Time

  • Guest Speakers for Rocky Top Reads

  • Read novel - The Outsiders or The Giver

  • Review Book Response - Week 3 (Google Classroom)

  • Write questions about the book on sticky notes (What do you want to know? What is confusing about the book?)

Homework

  • BRING IN YOUR ROCKY TOP READS DONATIONS

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Outsiders/The Giver

  • Work on Week 3 Reading Response - Due Monday, Oct. 22


Friday, October 19, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Generate relevant questions for our guest speaker for Rocky Top Reads

Mini-Lesson

Listening to our speakers

Work Time

    • Rocky Top Reads guest speakers

Homework

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Giver



Thursday, October 18, 2018

Bear Necessities

Warm-up

  1. Settle In (5 minutes): Read, draw, listen to music, stretch and breathe

Mini-Lesson

Beliefs: Fact or Fiction

Work Time

  1. Identify common characteristics of the essays

  2. Write your personal essay

Homework

NONE


Thursday, October 18, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Read and annotate an article for the main ideas, facts, and important and interesting details

Mini-Lesson

  • Analyzing how events affect the development of a story

Work Time

  • Read novel - The Outsiders or The Giver

  • Review Book Response - Week 3 (Google Classroom)

  • Write questions about the book on sticky notes (What do you want to know? What is confusing about the book?)

  • Finish Book Groups

Homework

  • BRING IN YOUR ROCKY TOP READS DONATIONS

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Outsiders/The Giver

  • Work on Week 3 Reading Response - Due Monday, Oct. 22


Thursday, October 18, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Get your Writer’s Notebook from the crate

  • SIlent reading for 10 minutes

Mini-Lesson

How do we create our identity?

Work Time

Read our class novel - The Giver

    • Write questions, interesting details, and main events about the book on sticky notes

    • Discuss the novel

Homework

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Giver


Wednesday, October 17, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

Writer’s Notebook - Respond to a question (posted on the whiteboard)

Mini-Lesson

  • Analyzing how events affect the development of a story

Work Time

  • Read novel - The Outsiders or The Giver

  • Review Book Response - Week 3 (Google Classroom)

  • Write questions about the book on sticky notes (What do you want to know? What is confusing about the book?)

  • Book Groups

Homework

  • BRING IN YOUR ROCKY TOP READS DONATIONS

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Outsiders/The Giver

  • Work on Week 3 Reading Response - Due Monday, Oct. 22


Wednesday, October 17, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Get your Writer’s Notebook from the crate

  • SIlent reading for 10 minutes

Mini-Lesson

How do we create our identity?

Work Time

Read our class novel - The Giver

    • Write questions, interesting details, and main events about the book on sticky notes

    • Discuss the novel

Homework

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Giver


Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Bear Necessities

Warm-up

  1. Settle In (5 minutes): Read, draw, listen to music, stretch and breathe

Mini-Lesson

Beliefs: Fact or Fiction

Work Time

  1. Listen to This I Believe Podcasts

  2. Identify common characteristics of the essays

Homework

NONE


Tuesday, October 16, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Discuss Bethany Hamilton article

- What characteristics did you identify?

- What text evidence did you use?

Mini-Lesson

  • Analyzing how events affect the development of a story

Work Time

  • Read novel - The Outsiders or The Giver

  • Review Book Response - Week 3 (Google Classroom)

  • Write questions about the book on sticky notes (What do you want to know? What is confusing about the book?)

  • Book Groups

Homework

  • BRING IN YOUR ROCKY TOP READS DONATIONS

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Outsiders/The Giver

  • Complete your Week 2 Response - Late


Tuesday, October 16, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • SIlent reading for 10 minutes

Mini-Lesson

How do we create our identity?

Work Time

Read our class novel - The Giver

    • Write questions, interesting details, and main events about the book on sticky notes

    • Discuss the novel

Homework

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Giver


Monday, October 15, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Read and annotate the article Bethany Hamilton: Shark Attack Survivor

  • Identify examples from the text that show Bethany being resilient.

Mini-Lesson

  • Analyzing how events affect the development of a story

Work Time

  • Read novel - The Outsiders or The Giver

  • Review Book Response - Week 2 (Google Classroom)

  • Write questions about the book on sticky notes (What do you want to know? What is confusing about the book?)

  • Book Groups

Homework

  • BRING IN YOUR ROCKY TOP READS DONATIONS

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Outsiders/The Giver

  • Complete your Week 2 Response - DUE TODAY


Monday, October 15, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Silent reading for 10 minutes

Mini-Lesson

How do we create our identity?

Work Time

Read our class novel - The Giver

    • Write questions, interesting details, and main events about the book on sticky notes

    • Discuss the novel

Homework

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Giver


Thursday, October 11, 2018

Bear Necessities

Warm-up

  1. Settle In (5 minutes): Read, draw, listen to music, stretch and breathe

Mini-Lesson

Beliefs: Fact or Fiction

Work Time

  1. What do we believe to be true that blocks our potential to go further in life?

  2. Discuss

Homework

NONE


Thursday, October 11, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Book Fair - 10 minutes

Mini-Lesson

  • Analyzing how events affect the development of a story

Work Time

  • Read novel - The Outsiders or The Giver

  • Review Book Response - Week 2 (Google Classroom)

  • Write questions about the book on sticky notes (What do you want to know? What is confusing about the book?)

  • Book Groups

Homework

  • BRING IN YOUR ROCKY TOP READS DONATIONS

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Outsiders/The Giver

  • NO SCHOOL TOMORROW


Thursday, October 11, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Book Fair

Mini-Lesson

How do we create our identity?

Work Time

Read our class novel - The Giver

    • Write questions, interesting details, and main events about the book on sticky notes

    • Discuss the novel

Homework

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Giver

  • NO SCHOOL TOMORROW


"Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together." ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Wednesday, October 10, 2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Answer questions for the poem “What My Name Means” (Google Classroom)

Mini-Lesson

  • Analyzing how events affect the development of a story

Work Time

  • Read novel - The Outsiders or The Giver

  • Review Book Response - Week 2 (Google Classroom)

  • Write questions about the book on sticky notes (What do you want to know? What is confusing about the book?)

Homework

  • BRING IN YOUR ROCKY TOP READS DONATIONS

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Outsiders/The Giver


Wednesday, October 10, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Silent Reading

Mini-Lesson

How do we create our identity?

Work Time

Read our class novel - The Giver

    • Write questions, interesting details, and main events about the book on sticky notes

    • Discuss the novel

Homework

Bring in your movie permission slip for The Giver


Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Bear Necessities

Warm-up

  1. Settle In (5 minutes): Read, draw, listen to music, stretch and breathe

Mini-Lesson

Seeing Things Differently: Paradigm Shift

Work Time

  1. We don’t see all that there is to see

  2. Watch a video

  3. Discuss video (Google Classroom)

  4. Complete Survey

Homework

NONE


Tuesday, October 9,  2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Read and analyze (annotate) the poem “What My Name Means” (Google Classroom)

Mini-Lesson

  • Analyzing how events affect the development of a story

Work Time

  • Read novel - The Outsiders or The Giver

  • Review Book Response - Week 2 (Google Classroom)

  • Write questions about the book on sticky notes (What do you want to know? What is confusing about the book?)

  • Book Groups

Homework

  • BRING IN YOUR ROCKY TOP READS DONATIONS

  • Bring in your movie permission slip for The Outsiders/The Giver


Tuesday, October 9, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Silent Reading

Mini-Lesson

How do we create our identity?

Work Time

Read our class novel - The Giver

    • Write questions about the book on sticky notes

    • Discuss the novel

Homework

Bring in your movie permission slip for The Giver


Monday, October 8,  2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Group discussion about the poem “What My Name Means” (Google Classroom)

Mini-Lesson

  • Analyzing how events affect the development of a story

Work Time

  • Read novel - The Outsiders or The Giver

  • Review Book Response - Week 2 (Google Classroom)

  • Write questions about the book on sticky notes (What do you want to know? What is confusing about the book?)

  • Book Groups

Homework

  • BRING IN YOUR ROCKY TOP READS DONATIONS

  • Finish Book Response - Week 1 - Late!


Monday, October 8, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Silent Reading

Mini-Lesson

How do we create our identity?

Work Time

  • Reading Response: How does the setting affect Jonas and his identity? (Google Classroom)

  • Read our class novel - The Giver

    • Write questions about the book on sticky notes

    • Discuss the novel

Homework

NONE


"Be bold enough to use your voice, brave enough to listen to your heart, and strong enough to live the life you've always imagined." ~Unknown


Friday, October 5,  2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Read and discuss “Opinion: Kids don’t need a cell phone”

Mini-Lesson

  • Analyzing how the setting affects the characters and plot (main events) of a story

Work Time

  • Read novel - The Outsiders or The Giver

  • Finish Book Response - Week 1 (Google Classroom)

  • Write questions about the book on sticky notes (What do you want to know? What is confusing about the book?)

  • Book Groups

Homework

  • BRING IN YOUR ROCKY TOP READS DONATIONS

  • Finish Book Response - Week 1 - Late!


Friday, October 5, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Silent Reading

Mini-Lesson

How do we create our identity?

Work Time

  • Read our class novel - The Giver

    • Work on the Exposition and Rising Action worksheet

    • Write questions about the book on sticky notes

    • Reading Response: How does the setting affect Jonas and his identity? (Google Classroom)

Homework

NONE


Thursday, October 4, 2018

Bear Necessities

Warm-up

  1. Settle In (5 minutes): Read, draw, listen to music, stretch and breathe

Mini-Lesson

Seeing Things Differently

Work Time

  1. We don’t see all that there is to see

  2. Watch a video

  3. Complete Lesson 5 Document (Google Classroom)

Homework

NONE


Thursday, October 4,  2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Written response for “Middle School Pupils…”

Mini-Lesson

  • Analyzing how the setting affects the characters and plot (main events) of a story

Work Time

  • Read novel - The Outsiders or The Giver

  • Work on Book Response - Week 1 (Google Classroom)

  • Write questions about the book on sticky notes (What do you want to know? What is confusing about the book?)

  • Book Groups

Homework

  • Doing the Right Thing revisions and corrections are due TOMORROW. NO EXCEPTIONS!

  • Finish Book Response - Week 1


Thursday, October 4, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Silent Reading

Mini-Lesson

How do we create our identity?

Work Time

  • Read our class novel - The Giver

    • Work on the Exposition and Rising Action worksheet

    • Write questions about the book on sticky notes

    • Discuss events and character development

Homework

NONE



"What you do every day matters more than what you do every once in a while." ~Unknown


Wednesday, October 3,  2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Answer questions for the article “Middle Schools Pupils Talking to Each Other…” (Google Classroom)

Mini-Lesson

  • Analyzing how the setting affects the characters and plot (main events) of a story

Work Time

  • Read novel - The Outsiders or The Giver

  • Work on Book Response - Week 1 (Google Classroom)

  • Write questions about the book on sticky notes (What do you want to know? What is confusing about the book?)

  • Book Groups

Homework

  • Finish Book Response - Week 1 - Due Today


Tuesday, October 2, 2018

2nd Period

Warm-up

  • Silent Reading

Mini-Lesson

How do we create our identity?

Work Time

  • Read our class novel - The Giver

    • Work on the Exposition and Rising Action worksheet

    • Write questions about the book on sticky notes

    • Discuss events and character development

Homework

NONE


"It is better to be in the dark with a friend than to be in the light without one." ~ John


Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Bear Necessities

Warm-up

  1. Settle In (5 minutes): Read, draw, listen to music, stretch and breathe

Mini-Lesson

90/10 Rule - An Inside Job

Work Time

  1. Making Excuses

  2. Watch a speech and answer questions

  3. Complete the Survey - 90/10 Rule

Homework

NONE


Tuesday, October 2,  2018

1st, 6th, and 7th Periods

Warm-up

  • Read and annotate the article “Middle Schools Pupils Talking to Each Other…”

Mini-Lesson

  • Analyzing how the setting affects the characters and plot (main events) of a story

Work Time

  • Read novel - The Outsiders or The Giver

  • Begin working on Book Response - Week 1 (Google Classroom)

  • Write questions about the book on sticky notes (What do you want to know? What is confusing about the book?)

  • Book Groups

Homework

  • Finish Book Response - Week 1 - Due Tomorrow













Students, if you are absent or are going to be absent, please check the blog for assignments and homework.

STUDENTS and PARENTS, most of the assignments we complete will be available in Google Classroom. Ask your child to view any assignment that we are working on. 

Please email me if you have any questions, 
Ms. Baca
bernadette.baca@adams12.org






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