September 25, 2017 - September 29, 2017

Post date: Sep 25, 2017 11:05:21 AM

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It's time to get down to business!

Current Assignment: Stations

Literature: The goal for this week is for the students to read "My Favorite Chaperone."

They will read the story in groups to practice reading aloud.

The groups will also provide them with support as they answer the guiding questions on Schoology.

Students will apply the vocabulary the practiced last week: plot, exposition, rising action, climax,

resolution, conflict, internal and external conflict, dynamic and static characters,

and point of view (1st, 2nd, 3rd limited, and 3rd omniscient).

Reading: By the end of the week, students should be 1/3 of the way through their novel

They should have completed the first reading journal on Schoology

Do not submit the reading journal until you have bolded the literary vocabulary

we have been discussing this week!

Monday 9/25 (Day: A)

Dojo

Warm-up

30th Count Exercise- Drawing inferences 26

First Name/Last Name/ Today's Date

Point out why you think your choice is the right answer. Cite evidence.

Lessons

You are responsible for reading My Favorite Chaperone.

1. Have you read the whole story?

2. Have you completed the Similes and Imagery sheet on Schoology?

3. Have you completed the guiding questions for MFC on Schoology?

4. Start taking note for the performance task: What are some challenges immigrants face and

how do the adapt/overcome those challenges? Schoology

Vocabulary

plot, exposition, rising action, climax, resolution, conflict, internal and

external conflict, dynamic and static characters, and point of view (1st, 2nd, 3rd limited, and

3rd omniscient).

Stations

Weekly Rotation Chart

Reading- You are to be working on your independent novel journal entries. due Wednesday

Vocabulary- All sections have mastery words due by Friday on Vocabulary.com

Writing- You are practicing claim/cite/clarify while you do your independent reading.

Tuesday 9/26 (Day: B)

Dojo

Warm-up

30th Count Exercise- Drawing inferences 27

First Name/Last Name/ Today's Date

Point out why you think your choice is the right answer. Cite evidence.

Lessons

You are responsible for reading My Favorite Chaperone.

1. Have you read the whole story?

Are you a slow reader?

If you have headphones, use the audio on the online book.

2. Have you completed the Similes and Imagery sheet on Schoology? TURN IN TODAY

3. Have you completed the guiding questions for MFC on Schoology?

4. Start taking note for the performance task: What are some challenges immigrants face and

how do the adapt/overcome those challenges? Schoology

Vocabulary

plot, exposition, rising action, climax, resolution, conflict, internal and

external conflict, dynamic and static characters, and point of view (1st, 2nd, 3rd limited, and

3rd omniscient).

Stations

Weekly Rotation Chart

Reading- You are to be working on your independent novel journal entries. due Wednesday

Vocabulary- All sections have mastery words due by Friday on Vocabulary.com

Writing- You are practicing claim/cite/clarify while you do your independent reading.

Wednesday 9/27 (Day: C)

Dojo

Warm-up

30th Count Exercise- Drawing inferences 28

First Name/Last Name/ Today's Date

Point out why you think your choice is the right answer. Cite evidence.

Lessons

Examples of Independent Novel Journal Entries:

96%

100%

100%

82%

Vocabulary

Word wall coming.

Stations

Weekly Rotation Chart

Reading- You are to be working on your independent novel journal entries. due Wednesday

Vocabulary- All sections have mastery words due by Friday on Vocabulary.com

Writing- You are practicing claim/cite/clarify while you do your independent reading.

Thursday 9/28 (Day: E )

Dojo

Warm-up

30th Count Exercise- Drawing inferences: 29

First Name/Last Name/ Today's Date

Point out why you think your choice is the right answer. Cite evidence.

Lessons

Go to your Schoology and look at your grades.

Section 1 & 3

Literary Vocabulary:

Resolution - We will listen to the end of the story to see which conflicts have been resolved

Reading

Read over the example of Independent Novel Study Journal.

Work time to complete the journal entry which is due today!

Independent

Practice for tomorrow's test on imagery in My Favorite Chaperone using Quizlet.

Join this class.

Vocabulary.com list that I wanted you to work on.

Section 2

Independent

Enter the synonyms and antonyms

Practice for tomorrow's test on imagery in My Favorite Chaperone using Quizlet.

Vocabulary.com list that I wanted you to work on.

Group work:

Answer the Guiding Questions on Schoology

Vocabulary

All classes have Vocabulary.com work due by the end of Friday.

Stations

Weekly Rotation Chart

Reading- You are to be working on your independent novel journal entries. due Wednesday

Vocabulary- All sections have mastery words due by Friday on Vocabulary.com

Writing- You are practicing claim/cite/clarify while you do your independent reading.

Friday 9/29 (Day: A )

Dojo

Warm-up

30th Count Exercise- Drawing Inferences 30

First Name/Last Name/ Today's Date

Point out why you think your choice is the right answer. Cite evidence.

Lessons

We need to wrap up the work that is due this week:

1. Take the imagery quiz from My Favorite Chaperone.

2. Take the level set test for Achieve3000- Go to Clever.

3. Have you finished your first Independent Novel Study journal entry?

4. Have you mastered the Vocabulary.com list I assigned you for this week?

If you have completed all the work due for this week, you may get in a quiet pair and work on the guiding questions for My Favorite Chaperone. The assignment is on Schoology.

Vocabulary

Stations

Weekly Rotation Chart

Reading- You are to be working on your independent novel journal entries. due Wednesday

Vocabulary- All sections have mastery words due by Friday on Vocabulary.com

Writing- You are practicing claim/cite/clarify while you do your independent reading.

Requirements for Lesson Planning

Small Groups: I am slowly going to introduce students to the stations routines. During stations, I will be pulling students for small group instruction. We are not there yet.

Vocabulary: It is early in the school year. Right now, I would like to start establishing routines and expectations.

Standards:

CC.8.L.4.a Vocabulary Acquisition and Use: Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

CC.8.L.4.d Vocabulary Acquisition and Use: Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).

CC.8.L.6 Vocabulary Acquisition and Use: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

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Literature

CC.8.R.L.1 Key Ideas and Details: Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

CC.8.R.L.2 Key Ideas and Details: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.

CC.8.R.L.3 Key Ideas and Details: Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.