2nd grading period
Oct. 12-16
Monday and Tuesday - Fall Break for the students

Wednesday - Students read Chapters 8 and 9 of "The Giver." They also completed the reading guides.

Thursday - Students read Chapter 10 of "The Giver" and completed the reading guide. Students also reviewed for the Test on Chapters 1-10 of The Giver.

Friday - Students completed the test on The Giver - Chapters 1-10.

Oct. 19-23
Monday Students read Chapter 11 of "The Giver" and completed the reading guide.  (Lesson 9)

Tuesday - Students completed the vocabulary quiz (pushed back due to a storm). Students read Chapter 12 of "The Giver" and completed the reading guide. (Lesson 10)

Wednesday - Students read Chapter 13 of "The Giver" and completed the reading guide. (Lesson 20 - day 1)

Thursday Students read Chapter 14 of "The Giver" and completed the reading guide. (Lesson 20 - day 2)

Friday Students read Chapters 15-16 of "The Giver" and completed the reading guide. (Lesson 21)

Oct. 26-30
Monday - Students will begin to study their weekly vocabulary words. They will also complete a Changing Perspective worksheet. They will deconstruct a writing prompt, and write begin writing an essay (thesis statement and introduction).

Tuesday Students will continue to study their weekly vocabulary words. They will review the thesis and introduction and complete the body paragraphs on their detailed outlines for the essay.

Wednesday Students will continue to study their weekly vocabulary words. They will review the work they have completed on the detailed outline. They will finish working on their body paragraphs and complete the conclusion.

Thursday - Students will continue to study their weekly vocabulary words. They will type the final draft of their essays in Google Classroom.

Friday Students will complete the weekly vocabulary quiz. They will make sure their essay is complete and turned in. Once they have completed all the work for ELA, they will work in Moby Max ELA.

Sorry - the hurricanes keep throwing me off of my routine!

Nov. 4-6
Wednesday - Students typed their Giver Changing Perspective Essay.

Thursday - Students read Chapter 17 of the Giver and completed the reading guide.

Friday Students reads Chapter 18-19 of the Giver and completed the reading guide.

Nov. 9-13
Monday Students read Chapter 20 of the Giver and completed the reading guide.

Tuesday Students read Chapter 21 of the Giver and completed the reading guide.

Wednesday - Students read Chapters 22-23 of the Giver and completed the reading guide.

Thursday - Students took Vocabulary quiz for Week 3 Latin Roots. Students then reviewed for the test on Chapters 11-23 of The Giver.

Friday - Test on Chapters 11-23 of The Giver.

Nov. 16-20
Monday - Students will complete a theme activity to determine the theme of The Giver. Students will deconstruct the writing prompt for the essay.

Tuesday - Students will begin the detailed outline for the essay.

Wednesday - Students will finish the detailed outline for the essay.

Thursday - Students will type the final essay for the Giver.

Friday - Students will make up any missed work.


Hope all my students enjoy their Thanksgiving Break.


Nov. 30 - Dec. 4
Monday - Students will begin reading "Amigo Brothers". They will answer questions about theme and other aspects of the story including plot.

Tuesday Students will finish reading "Amigo Brothers". They will answer questions about theme and other aspects of the story including plot.

Wednesday - Students will begin the LAT district assessment.

Thursday Students will complete the LAT district assessment.

Friday - Students will create a plot structure comic strip on Amigo Brothers for a minor grade.

Dec. 7-11
Monday - Students will complete the plot diagram comic strip on Amigo Brothers.

Tuesday Students will study plot development. Class focus: exposition and conflicts.

Wednesday Students will study plot development. Class focus: rising action.

Thursday Students will study plot development. Class focus: climax, falling action, and resolution.

Friday Students will study plot development. Class focus: watching clips and determine the different aspects of plot development we learned in class.

Dec. 14-18
Monday - Students will complete a RST LEAP practice lesson. They will read three articles and answer the question. Teacher will lead a review.

Tuesday Students will complete a RST LEAP practice lesson. They will determine the score of different essays using the RST essay rubric. Teacher will lead a review.

Wednesday-Friday Students watch the movie Apollo 13 and determine the exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution of the story.

Christmas Break - Dec. 19-Jan. 3 (Student return to school on Monday, Jan. 4)