Weekly Plans

Week of December 5-9

posted Dec 5, 2011, 8:01 AM by Emily Leone

Monday, December 5, 2011

  1. Vocab 14, 4-6
  2. B&B
  3. Finish IRPs
  4. Research Topic Proposals/conferences
  5. Continue Fern Gully

Homework

  • None

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

  1. Journal:  topic of choice
  2. Explain research paper assignment
  3. Pass out Animal Dreams books/Study guides
  4. Begin reading Animal Dreams and complete SG ch. 1-2

Homework

  • Finish reading/complete SG

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

  1. Vocab Four Squares
  2. Check HW
  3. Student run AD discussion/Quiz if no discussion
  4. How to write an annotated bibliography

Homework

  • Read/SG

Thursday, December 8, 2011

  1. Study vocab
  2. Vocab Game
  3. Computer Lab/Library for sources: annotated bibliography

Homework

  • Study vocab
  • IRPs
  • Work on annotated bibliography

Friday, December 9, 2011

  1. Study vocab
  2. Vocab Test/grade
  3. IRPs
  4. Computer lab/Library to find sources/work on annotated bibliography

Homework

  • annotated bibliography is due on Monday  

Week of November 28-December 2

posted Nov 28, 2011, 12:32 PM by Emily Leone

Monday, November 28, 2011

  1. Vocab 13, 1-3
  2. B&B
  3. Collect resumes
  4. Show “The Story of Stuff”/movie Qs
  5. Go over questions/answers

Homework

  • none

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

  1. Journal: Green/Environmental Movement
  2. Begin Gasland/move questions

Homework

  • none

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

  1. Vocab 13, 4-6
  2. Continue watching Gasland
  3. Work on movie questions in small groups/turn in

Homework

  • bring IRP books tomorrow

Thursday, December 1, 2011

  1. IRP reading/vocab book
  2. Go to computer lab
  3. Carbon Footprint/Websearch

Homework

  • websearch due tomorrow

Friday, December 2, 2011

  1. Vocab 14, 1-3
  2. IRP presentations
  3. Brainstorm environmental research issues
  4. Research proposal instructions

Homework

  • research proposals due Monday

Week of November 21-25

posted Nov 21, 2011, 10:45 AM by Emily Leone

Monday, November 21, 2011
  1. Journal
  2. B&B
  3. IRPs
  4. Lunch block – grade vocab tests
  5. Share stories

Homework

  • none

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

  1. IRP Reading
  2. Finish reading stories
  3. Resume packets
  4. Computer Lab to work on resume

Homework

  • finish resumes    

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

NO SCHOOL

Thursday, November 24, 2011

NO SCHOOL

Friday, November 25, 2011

NO SCHOOL

Week of October 31-November 4

posted Nov 1, 2011, 1:34 PM by Emily Leone

Monday, October 31, 2011

  1. Vocab 10, 1-3
  2. B&B
  3. Go over answers to WWTA quiz/discuss terms and answers
  4. Brainstorm list of universal themes
  5. The Story Mountain Notes
  6. Types of Conflict

Homework

  • none

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

  1. Vocab 10, 4-6
  2. Finish Lit Notes/Review notes from yesterday
  3. Brainstorm universal themes
  4. Begin Story Mapping for storybooks

Homework

  • none

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

  1. Vocab Review: Four Square (with Ms. Murphy)
  2. Continue working on stories
  3. Explain story boarding

Homework

  • study for vocab test 
  • work on stories

Thursday, November 3, 2011

  1. Journal: Topic of choice
  2. Any questions on stories?/Check story boards
  3. Sam’s Presentation

Homework

  • study for vocab test
  • work on stories

Friday, November 4, 2011

  1. Vocab Review Game
  2. Vocab Test/Grade
  3. IRP Presentations
  4. Thank You Notes to Sam

Homework

  • Stories due on Monday

Week of October 24-28

posted Oct 24, 2011, 11:36 AM by Emily Leone

Monday, October 24, 2011

  1. Vocab 9, 1-3
  2. B & B
  3. IRP Presentations
  4. Prepare for CR Essay in small groups

Homework

  • study/prepare notes for CR essay

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

  1. Vocab 9, 4-6
  2. Catcher Essay

Homework

  • none

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

  1. Journal: Why is imagination important?
  2. Discuss Journal responses
  3. Where the Wild Things Are

Homework

  • IRP book selections due Friday

Thursday, October 27, 2011

  1. Journal: What is your favorite childhood memory? (brainstorm and expound on one)
  2. Discuss Journal responses
  3. Where the Wild Things Are
  4. Make connections: CR and WWTA

Homework

  • Make connections: CR and WWTA

Friday, October 28, 2011

  1. IRP silent reading
  2. Collect Quarter 1 Passes
  3. Metaphor lesson
  4. Begin creating story books

Homework

  • Finish story books

 

Week of October 17-21

posted Oct 18, 2011, 10:57 AM by Emily Leone

Monday, October 17, 2011

  • NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

  1. Vocab 8, 1-3
  2. B & B
  3. Check HW
  4. Continue Despicable Me

Homework

  • Bring CR book tomorrow to turn in
  • Finish movie handout

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

  1. Vocab: 8, 4-6
  2. Finish Movie
  3. Movie Handouts
  4. Talk about John Lennon and connection to CR

Homework

  • finish SG
  • bring CR book to turn in

Thursday, October 20, 2011

  1. Review Vocab/Finish workbook 7-8
  2. Check HW SG ch. 22-26
  3. Go over end of book
  4. Vocab Game

Homework

  • study vocab
  • IRPs

Friday, October 21, 2011

  1. Study vocab
  2. Vocab Test 7-8
  3. Grade Tests
  4. IRP Presentations
  5. Hand out essay topics

Homework

  • prep essays for Monday

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week of October 10-14

posted Oct 10, 2011, 11:45 AM by Emily Leone

Monday, October 10, 2011

  1. Vocab: 7, 1-3
  2. B & B
  3. Finish IRP Presentations
  4. Continue Script Presentations
  5. Check SGs and go over answers

Homework

  • read ch. 21-22/SG

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

  1. Journal: Has there ever been a time in your life when you felt like you wanted to run away?
  2. Check HW
  3. Go over study guide answers ch. 17-22
  4. Phoebe Character Sketch with quotes, descriptions and picture

Homework

  • read ch. 23-24/SG

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

  1. Vocab: 7, 4-6
  2. Check HW
  3. Go over study guide answers ch. 23-24
  4. Finish Phoebe assignment and share

Homework

  • read ch. 25-26

Thursday, October 13, 2011

  1. Journal: Topic of Choice
  2. IRP Presentations
  3. Reading Quiz
  4. Check HW
  5. Go over end of book and study guide answers ch. 25-26

Homework

  • none

Friday, October 14, 2011

  • NO SCHOOL

Week of October 3-7

posted Oct 3, 2011, 4:55 PM by Emily Leone

Monday, October 3, 2011

  1. Vocab: 6, 1-3
  2. B&B
  3. Finish up IRPs from Friday
  4. Title Significance

Homework

  • read ch. 17-18/SG

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

  1. Silent Reading
  2. Holden & Allie Conversation Scripts

Homework

  • read ch. 19-20/SG

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

  1. Vocab 6, 4-6
  2. Check  HW
  3. Pass back scripts to practice
  4. Begin presenting scripts

Homework

  • none

Thursday, October 6, 2011

  1. Study vocab for game
  2. Finish presenting scripts
  3. Vocab review game

Homework

  • study vocab for test tomorrow

Friday, October 7, 2011

  1. Study Vocab
  2. Vocab Test
  3. Grade Tests
  4. IRP presentations

Homework

  • read ch. 20-22/SG 

Week of September 19-23

posted Sep 19, 2011, 6:52 AM by Emily Leone   [ updated Sep 19, 2011, 7:03 AM ]

Monday, September 19, 2011

  1. Vocab 4, 1-4
  2. B & B
  3. Collect Papers
  4. Catcher in the Rye Questionnaire
  5. Discuss Questionnaire

Homework

  • read ch. 9-10/SG

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

  1. Journal: Write about anything you’d like
  2. Check HW
  3. Watch Charlie St. Cloud

Homework

  • none

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

  1. Vocab 4, 4-6
  2. Continue watching Charlie St. Cloud
  3. Read ch. 11-12 and complete SG

Homework

  •  read ch. 11-12 and complete SG

Thursday, September 22, 2011

  1. Study vocab for review game
  2. Check HW
  3. Vocab Review Game

Homework

  • study vocab 3-4

Friday, September 23, 2011

  1. Vocabulary Test Units 3-4
  2. IRP Presentations
  3. Read ch, 13-14 and complete SG

Homework

  • read ch. 13-14 and complete SG

 

 

 

Week of September 12-16

posted Sep 14, 2011, 7:05 AM by Emily Leone

Monday, September 12, 2011

  1. Vocab 3, 1-3
  2. B&B
  3. Chapter 6 reading quiz
  4. Go over quiz answer/discuss
  5. Chapters 1-6 “I am” posters in small groups

Homework

  • read chapter 7-8 and complete SG
  • Continue “I am” lists

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

  1. Journal: What does “loss” feel like? How do you react/deal with it?
  2. Discuss Journal
  3. 5 Stages of Grief notes
  4. “Death of a Sibling as an Adolescent” article discussion

Homework

  • none

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Vocab 3, 4-6

Check HW (SG ch. 7-8)

“Death of a Sibling” article activity in groups of 2

Homework

none

Thursday, September 15, 2011

  1. Silent IRP reading – 20 minutes
  2. Explain “Death of a Sibling” compositions/format/citations/formal writing
  3. Computer Lab 2nd half to work on “Death of a Sibling” compositions

Homework

  • work on “Death of a Sibling” compositions

Friday, September 16, 2011

  1. Journal: How do you feel about Holden so far? What do you like about him? What bugs you about him? Does he remind you of anyone? What else would you like to say about Holden?
  2. IRP Presentations
  3. Computer Lab 2nd half to work on “Death of a Sibling” compositions

Homework

  • “Death of a Sibling” composition due Monday

 

 

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