Mrs. Moody's English Class

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  • January 16, 2019
    • 1st, 5th, 7th
      • Nazi Concentration Camp Liberation on commonlit
      • Read Night and answer questions.
    • 3rd & 4th
      • Tier 3 finish minutes.
      • Volcanoes Under the Arctic Ice passage and questions (handout)
  • January 15, 2019
    • 1st, 5th, and 7th
      • Read Holocaust Surviving the Gas Chamber on commonlit
      • Read Night and answer questions
    • 3rd & 4th
      • Get your minutes in on istation
  • January 14, 2019
    • 1st, 5th, and 7th
      • Vocabulary #12 words and definitions
      • Read commonlit assignment about confusion.
      • Read and answer questions over Night
    • 3rd & 4th
      • Get your minutes in on istation
  • January 11, 2019
    • 1st, 5th, and 7th
      • Pages 3-14 in Night with questions
    • 3rd & 4th
      • Read self selected text for Powtoons project
  • January 10, 2019
    • 1st, 5th, and 7th
      • Pop quiz over Maya Ying Lin
      • Read Night
    • 3rd & 4th
      • Construct a T Chart over "Saving Our Species" & "Extinction is Forever"
      • Questions on Skyward
  • January 9, 2019
    • 1st, 5th, and 7th
      • Read Always to Remember: Maya Yin Ling on page 503 in lit book (under Informational tab)
      • Video (under Informational tab)
      • Outline piece with handout
    • 3rd and 4th
      • Extinction is Forever (under Informational tab)
      • Questions on Skyward
  • January 7, 2019
    • All Classes- ISIP
  • December 21, 2018
    • All classes- half day
      • Documentary
  • December 20, 2018
    • All Classes
      • Publish persuasive essay
  • December 19, 2018
    • All Classes
      • Go over semester exam
      • Work on Persuasive paper
  • December 18, 2018
    • All Classes
      • Finish Semester Exam
  • December 17, 2018
    • All Classes
      • Semester Exam
  • December 12, 2018
      • 1st, 5th and 7th
      • 3rd and 4th
        • Outline a sample persuasive paper focusing on organization
        • Work on your paper making sure it is organized correctly
  • December 11, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, 7th
        • Freedom to Own Exotic Pets then skyward assignment
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Electric Bicylces
  • December 10, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, 7th
        • Skyward- Capitalization
        • Rough draft due at end of day
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Skyward- Capitalization
        • istation
  • December 7, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, 7th
        • Finish commonlit- Elie Wiesel Speech
        • Read Night
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Read The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • December 6, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, 7th
          • Commonlit- Elie Wisel's Speech on Indifference
          • Draft
      • 3rd & 4th
          • Exotic Pets
          • istation
  • December 3, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, 7th
          • Vocabulary quiz
          • Turn in any late projects
          • Persuasive Prompt
      • 3rd & 4th
          • Vocabulary quiz
          • Grammar packet
          • istation
  • November 30, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, 7th
        • Projects are due- Monday will be the only day that I will accept a late project
        • Book Fair
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Book Fair
        • Class novel
  • November 27, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, 7th
        • Progressive and Perfect verb tenses
        • Practice verb tenses
        • Start persuasive packet
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Persuasive power point and notes
        • Progressive and Perfect verb tenses
        • Practice verb tenses
  • November 26, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, 7th
        • Vocabulary List #11
        • Persuasive Notes
        • Read Night
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Vocabulary List #11
        • Istation
  • November 15, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, 7th
        • Finish exam
        • Go over exam
        • Clips of The Book Thief
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Finish exam
        • Go over exam
        • istation
  • November 14, 2018
      • All Classes- Unit 2A Exam
  • November 13, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, 7th
        • Read Adolf Hitler on commonlit and answer questions
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Read assignment on commonlit about growth mindset
        • istation
  • November 12, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, 7th
        • Vocabulary quiz #10
        • Commonlit passage- Steve Jobs
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Vocabulary quiz #10
        • istation
  • November 8, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, 7th
        • Finish reading Brown v. Board and answer questions in skyward
        • Quest on Classcraft
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Finish literary nonfiction Susan B Anthony and Chief passages
  • November 7, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, 7th
        • Read Brown vs. Board of Education
        • Write a summary using Somebody, Wanted, But, So, Then
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Handout Susan B, Anthony to read
  • November 6, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, 7th
        • Read Emancipation by Russel Freedman on page 599 in textbook
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Notes over literary nonfiction
        • Notes over SOAPSTone
  • November 5, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, & 7th
          • Vocabulary #9 assignment in skyward
          • Learn new Vocabulary #10 words
          • Powerpoint on literary nonfiction
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Vocabulary #9 assignment in skyward
          • Learn new Vocabulary #10 words
          • 30 minutes istation
  • November 2, 2018
    • All Classes
      • Complete ISIP for this month then read class novel.
  • November 1, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, & 7th
        • Finish writing your poem
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Pop Quiz over Poetry
        • Read class novel and do study guide questions
  • October 30, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, & 7th
          • Continue reading The Raven
      • 3rd & 4th
        • First project parameters and library
  • October 29, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, & 7th
        • Vocabulary assessment in skyward
        • Get vocabulary #9 words
        • Share your research paper with me @ emoody@sintonisd.net
        • Read The Raven on Commonlit.org
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Vocabulary assessment in skyward
        • Get vocabulary #9 words
  • October 26, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, & 7th
          • Patriots Pen is due
          • Read classroom novel- Finish novel by the 9th of November
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Skyward assignment on Annabel Lee
        • Read class novel- tested over 6-10 on Monday
  • October 25, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, & 7th
          • SOAPSTone notes
          • Work on Patriots Pen
      • 3rd & 4th
          • Read and annotate Annabel Lee
  • October 24, 2018
      • 3rd & 4th
          • Read Drum and Thumbprint
          • istation
      • 1st, 5th, & 7th
          • Knock Knock in Skyward
          • Read Annabel Lee and do short answer questions
  • October 23, 2018
      • 3rd & 4th
          • Poetry notes
          • Poem in textbook on page 663
      • 1st, 5th, & 7th
          • Finish Poetry notes
          • Read Knock Knock by Daniel Beaty
            • Questions in Skyward
  • October 22, 2018
      • 3rd & 4th
          • Vocabulary assessment #7 and new words #8
          • 30 minuted istation
      • 1st, 5th, & 7th
          • Vocabulary assessment #7 and new words #8
          • Poetry Notes
  • October 18, 2018
    • All Classes- go over Unit 1 exam and data folder updates with goal setting
    • 3rd & 4th
        • Novel guide handout
    • 1st, 5th, & 7th
        • Turn in research projects
  • October 17, 2018
  • October 16, 2018
    • All Classes- Unit 1 Exam
  • October 15, 2018
    • 1st, 5th, 7th
        • Vocabulary assessment #6
        • Get new vocabulary word list #7
        • The Necklace short answer in skyward
        • Work on research paper
    • 3rd & 4th
        • Vocabulary assessment #6
        • Get new vocabulary word list #7
        • istation remainder of class
  • October 12, 2018
    • 1st, 5th, 7th
        • 10 minutes to finish Tell Tale Heart
        • HW- Read and annotate The Necklace
        • Library to read
        • True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle- Chapter 15 by next Friday
    • 3rd & 4th
        • 10 minutes to finish Tell Tale Heart
        • Library day
        • Witch of Blackbird Pond- Chapter 10 by next Friday
  • October 11, 2018
    • 1st, 5th, 7th
        • Short answer questions handout and 7 questions on skyward over Tell Tale Heart
    • 3rd & 4th
        • Poe biography
        • Read Tell Tale Heart- elements of drama handout and short answer
        • 7 questions on skyward
  • October 10, 2018
    • 1st, 5th, 7th
        • 15 minutes to finish questions on The Governess from Skyward
        • Watch bio of Edgar Allan Poe
        • Read The Tell-Tale Heart- drama version
        • Questions on Skyward
    • 3rd & 4th
        • Finish Medusa and answering questions to turn in
        • 30 minutes istation
  • October 9, 2018
    • 1st, 5th, 7th
        • Read The Governess in pairs
          • Fill out graphic organizer handout on stage directions
        • Mini-lesson on adjectival and adverbial clauses with practice handout
        • Assignment on Skyward over The Governess
    • 3rd & 4th
        • Go over drama power point
        • Start reading Medusa
  • October 8, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, 7th
        • Take vocabulary quiz and get new words
        • Notes over Drama
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Take vocabulary quiz and get new words
        • 20 minutes of istation
  • October 5, 2018
      • All Classes
        • Istation data
  • October 4, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, 7th
        • Finish PEG short answer question
        • Read Why the Waves Have White Caps and Echo in literature book and can be found here.
        • Answer questions in skyward
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Fill out a Venn Diagram on both stories (Balder and Coyote) and then write summary
        • istation
  • October 3, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, 7th
        • Read The Coyote Steals the Sun and Moon
        • Fill out a Venn Diagram on both stories and then write a compare and contrast short answer in PEG
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Read Death of Balder in lit book on page 1124 and then read The Coyote Steals the Sun and Moon
        • If time allows- Fill out a Venn Diagram on both stories
  • October 2, 2018
      • 1st, 5th, 7th
        • Vocabulary quiz #4
        • Copy down new vocabulary #5 words
        • Mythology notes
        • Read Death of Balder in lit book on page 1124
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Vocabulary quiz #4
        • Copy down new vocabulary #5 words
        • Read Death of Balder in lit book on page 1124
  • October 1, 2018
      • All classes:
        • Do October istation ISIP- if your score is higher than September you get a free 100 in the gradebook as a test, if you do not score higher- then it is a 80.
        • After ISIP is completed, I need you to study your vocabulary words because your quiz was moved to tomorrow.... You're Welcome!
  • September 28, 2018
      • 1st, 5th & 7th
        • Skyward assignment over 1-8 of True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
        • Read True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle- to chapter 13 by next Friday
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Skyward assignment over 1-5 of The Witch of Blackbird Pond
        • Read The Witch of Blackbird Pond- to chapter 7 by next Friday
  • September 27, 2018
      • 1st, 5th & 7th
        • Watch video on in text citations
        • Continue researching
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Finish mythology notes
        • Start Reading Death of Balder and Coyote
  • September 26, 2018
      • 1st, 5th & 7th
        • Research project
        • Gather sources
      • 3rd & 4th
        • 20 minutes of istation
        • Mythology Notes
  • September 25, 2018
      • 1st, 5th & 7th
        • Finish writing The Elevator
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Start reading Thank You M'am
  • September 24, 2018
      • 1st, 5th & 7th
        • Vocabulary Quiz #3
        • New vocabulary #4
        • Write the rest of The Elevator
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Vocabulary Quiz #3
        • New vocabulary #4
        • istation
  • September 21, 2018
      • 1st, 5th & 7th
        • Read True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle- Ch. 8 by next Friday
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Read Witch of Blackbird Pond- Ch. 5 due next Friday
  • September 20, 2018
      • 1st, 5th & 7th
        • Continue drafting
        • Dialogue Rules
      • 3rd & 4th
        • istation
  • September 19, 2018
      • 1st, 5th & 7th
        • Finish reading The Elevator
        • Start drafting
        • PEG
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Questions on skyward over Flowers for Algernon
        • Istation
  • September 18, 2018
      • 1st, 5th & 7th
        • Go over level 3 questions from yesterday
        • Make goals in data folder
        • Start reading The Elevator
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Finish reading Flowers for Algernon
        • Finish graphic organizer and turn in
        • Skyward assignment
  • September 17, 2018
      • 1st, 5th & 7th
        • Vocabulary Quiz #2
        • Get Vocab #3
        • Write a level 3 question on The Monkey's Paw- answer someone elses'
          • If you do not finish, it is homework
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Vocabulary Quiz #2
        • Get Vocab #3
        • Continue reading Flowers For Algernon
  • September 14, 2018
      • All Classes
        • Read class novel
        • Minutes on istation
  • September 13, 2018
      • 1st, 5th & 7th
        • Read ch. 3 of The Monkey's Paw
        • Take assignment in skyward
        • Do istation or read True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Read to May 20th in Flowers for Algernon
        • istation or read Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • September 12, 2018
      • 1st, 5th & 7th
        • Continue reading The Monkey's Paw
        • Leveled questions grade
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Continue reading FFA
        • Fill in boxes from handout
        • Leveled questions
  • September 11, 2018
      • 1st, 5th & 7th
        • Start reading the Monkey's Paw
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Start reading Flowers For Algernon- FFA
        • Handout for FFA
  • September 10. 2018
      • 1st, 5th & 7th
        • Vocabulary #1 Quiz
        • Get Vocabulary #2 words
        • Read The Monkey's Paw
      • 3rd & 4th
        • Vocabulary #1 Quiz
        • Get Vocabulary #2 words
        • Read Flowers for Algernon
  • September 7, 2018
      • All Classes
        • Skyward assignment over The Lottery
        • Those that need to finish istation will do so
        • Read class novel-
          • 1st, 5th, & 7th- Read to chapter 5
          • 3rd & 4th- Read to chapter 4
  • September 6, 2018
      • 1st
        • Notes on Leveled questions and QRQ's
        • Read the Lottery
      • 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
        • Finish reading The Lottery
        • Write a Level 2 and 3 question
        • 20 questions on Skyward
  • September 5, 2018
      • 1st- Finish istation
        • Notes on Leveled questions and QRQ's
        • Read the Lottery
      • 3rd, 4th
        • Notes on Leveled questions and QRQ's
        • Read the Lottery
      • 5th and 7th
        • Project- Grimm's
        • Notes on Leveled questions and QRQ's
        • Read the Lottery
  • September 4, 2018
      • All Classes- First Istation!
  • August 31, 2018
      • 1st, 5th and 7th
        • Watch the video on the Novel tab next to True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
        • Then watch the first video on google classroom entitled True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Vocabulary
        • Next watch the second the video on google classroom entitled True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Active Reading
        • Finally Read the first two chapter of True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
      • 3rd and 4th
  • August 30, 2018
      • All Classes
        • Journal
        • Vocabulary list #1
        • Fiction notes
  • August 29, 2018
      • All Classes
        • First Journal entry
        • Review parallel structure
        • Read- If Cornered, Scream
        • Annotate in groups for parallel structure
        • Daily assignment in skyward
  • August 28, 2018
      • All Classes
        • Clean our Chromebooks!
        • Make sure we have passwords to all needed classroom websites
        • Organize our Composition books
        • First class project! --> Due Tuesday 9/4/18
        • Notes on Parallel Structure
  • August 27, 2018
      • All Classes
        • Review Syllabus
        • Classroom Rules and Procedures
  • August 30, 2018