Feb. 13th

Language Arts:

Warm Up: What assignment did you receive yesterday from The Ceremony of 12?

Work Session:

  • Ceremony of 12 Reflection
  • Definition Essay  Writers Conference

The Giver Quiz Tomorrow over Ch. 1-10

Reading:

Warm Up: Ch. 10 Discussion Questions

Work Session:

  • Ch. 11 and 12 in The Giver

Feb. 12th

Language Arts:

Warm Up: Inner Dialogue Review

Work Session:

  • Finish Inner Dialogue paragraph from The Pony Express
  • Ceremony of 12!!!

The Giver quiz over Ch. 1-10 on Friday

Reading:

Warm Up: Ch. 8-9 Discussion Questions from The Giver

Work Session:

  • Ch. 10 in The Giver

Feb. 3rd

Language Arts:

Warm Up: Dystopian Vocabulary Pre-View

Work Session:

  • Utopia vs. Dystopian reading
  • Dystopian Characteristics
  • Harrison Bergeron Trailer

Reading:

Warm Up: Review Dystopian characteristics

Work Session:

  • Review Annotations
  • Read and Annotate The Giver Ch. 1

Jan. 21st

Language Arts:

Get the book The Giver by Lois Lowry by January 27th.

Warm Up: Historical Figures and why they are heroic

Work Session:

  • Read and annotate “Oh Captain, My Captain” and “The Life of Fredrick Douglas”
  • Look for examples of heroism to use as textual evidence

Reading:

Warm Up: Why are dangerous sports popular pastimes?

Work Session:

  • Short clip about popular dangerous sports
  • Begin reading “Over the Top” and identifying the graphic aids

Jan. 15th

Language Arts:

Warm Up: Blog- The Giver by Lois Lowry- Needed by Jan. 27th

Work Session: Write function paragraph of the Definition Essay

Reading:

Warm Up:Context Clues

Work Session

  • Finish Spiderman article
  • review textual features
  • learning check

 

Free Tutoring Available!

Cobb students have access to FREE tutoring (virtual) every day from 4pm-11pm.

Here is the login info: https://tutoratl.org/

Login:  lunch number

PIN:  4-digit birth month and day (ex: if your birthday is January 3rd, your  PIN would be 0103)

AND the East Cobb Library offers free tutoring (via Walton, Wheeler Magnet, and Westminster students) on Saturdays from 2:30pm- 4:30pm.  Here is a link to the calendar: http://www.cobbcat.org/event/free-youth-tutoring-east-cobb/all/  

 

Jan 14th

Language Arts:

Warm Up: SAT Sentences

Work Session:

  • Function section of the Definition Essay graphic organizer
  • Begin writing Function paragraph

Homework: SAT Quiz/Flashcards- Friday

Reading:

Warm Up: Finish comprehension questions from article

Work Session

  • Germs- Questions
  • Dream Job
  • Begin short article- “The Spider Man Behind Spiderman”
  • Look for textual features

Jan. 13th

Reading:

Warm Up: Define vocabulary words from the article

Work Session:

  • Finish article- Germs
  • Answer comprehension questions

Language Arts:

Warm Up: SAT Sentences

Work Session:

  • Annotate for function, example, and negation:
    • “Where I Find My Hero”
    • “Solider Home”

SAT- Flashcards due Friday and Quiz on Friday

Jan. 9th

Reading:

Warm Up: Why do we annotate a text?

Work Session:

  • Finish Non-Fiction Notes
  • Bread Experiment
  • Non-Fiction article- Germs

Language Arts:

Warm Up: SAT Words

Work Session:

  • Finish Definition Strategy Notes

Homework: SAT flashcards/quiz- January 17th

January 7th

Language Arts:

Warm Up: New Year’s Resolution Journal

Work Sessions:

  • Analyze Writing Prompt
  • Strategies of Definition- Part 1

Homework: SAT Unit 6 Quiz/Flashcards- January 17th

**** Students will need the book The Giver by Lois Lowry starting on January 27th 

 

Reading:

Warm Up: Finish Unit 8 Pre-Test

Work Session:

Text Feature Notes

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