August 7-11

Monday- Baseline writing prompt and classroom library introduction

Tuesday- Review- effective writing techniques for response to literature pieces. Edit and revise baseline. HW-Final draft of baseline due tomorrow.

Wednesday- Turn in baseline after self-assessment. Textbook unit preview.

Thursday- Unpacking standards for unit one, “The Challenges of Heroism.” Turn in “Unpacking an Embedded Assessment” for a grade.

Friday- Mini-lesson over paraphrasing. Group activity exploring quotes about heroism. Activity also includes a class presentation component.