Monthly Archives: August 2017

8/31/17 & 9/1/17

Today in class: Students wrote a two paragraph response to literature about the poem Ithaka. Students will have a two day period to complete the writing. If the student completes the writing early, the Thursday and Friday journals will be … Continue reading

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8/30/17

Today in class: Wednesday Journal Timed Discuss requirements for writing tomorrow Review Rubric

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8/29/17

Today in class: Tuesday Journal Finish and discuss text dependent questions Look at baseline writing from earlier to identify strengths and weaknesses.

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8/28/17

Today in class: Monday Journal-Create a narrative using the given vocabulary 2nd read Ithaka with metamarkers and annotations Complete text dependent questions about Ithaka

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8/25/17

Today in class: Friday Journal-opinion Pass back papers First Read with Audio and visual “Ithaka” NO HW

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8/24/17

Today in class: Thursday Journal Review Hero’s Journey Archetype Sorting Review Activity Ticket Out the Door

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8/23/17

Today in class: Timed Wednesday Journal on Weekly Journal Sheet Review Stages and Steps of Hero’s Journey Archetype with connection to traditional plotline Study guide for Ticket in the Door Ticket in the Door tomorrow-Big Hero 6/Hero’s Journey Archetype (Stages, … Continue reading

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8/22/17

Today in class: 4th block receives Color Battle info Pass back papers 6 and 7th Embedded Assessment Sunshine Activity in pairs Journal Finish Big Hero 6 and Stage 3 of The Hero’s Journey Archetype NO HW      

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8/21/17

Today in class: Students watched video clip containing the song, “Total Eclipse of the Heart”. After this, students paired to do a figurative language and literary device “scavenger hunt” within the song lyrics. NO HW. 🙂

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8/18/17

Today in class: Students and teacher finished Stage 2 of The Hero’s Journey Archetype: The Initiation. Students complete Initiation portion of the graphic organizer in consumable textbook. We will move on to Stage 3: The Return if time permits. NO … Continue reading

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