September 19

Origins – Week of Sept. 18-22

Monday 9/18 – Roman History packet and questions

Tuesday 9/19 – Review all of the roman life/culture questions and roman history questions together as a class. Test Thursday!

Wednesday 9/20 – The fall of the Roman Empire Video Link:  https://cobbk12org-my.sharepoint.com/personal/julayma_kines_cobbk12_org/_layouts/15/guestaccess.aspx?docid=08db79ce7189741cbb8525f91ff597c5d&authkey=ARgK5gaEYat_9fN6jI8T1Ag

Discussion questions for test – Roman History Discussion Questions-12q8m4q

Thursday 9/21 – Test! Roman life/culture/history

Friday 9/22 – Review test

**I will be going on maternity leave after fall break. Ms. Simrill will be taking over for me until my return. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if needed.

September 19

Reading – Week of Sept. 18-22

Monday 9/18 – Complete quarter 1 reading touchstones. HW: Strange Orchid short story plot diagram due Wednesday! You will also need your novel and composition books starting Wednesday.

Tuesday 9/19 – Finish quarter 1 reading touchstone. HW: Strange Orchid short story plot diagram due tomorrow! You will also need your novel and composition books starting tomorrow.

Wednesday 9/20 – Input answers on iRespond for quarter 1 reading touchstones. Set up composition books for novel study. Begin Touching Spirit Bear pre-reading activity.

Thursday 9/21 – Preview chapters 1-6 vocabulary words for Touching Spirit Bear.

Friday 9/22 – Media Center lesson on finding textual evidence while reading Touching Spirit Bear.

**I will be going on maternity leave after fall break. Ms. Simrill will be taking over for me until my return. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if needed.

September 13

Reading: Week of Sept. 11 – 15

**UPDATED 9/14** It is strongly recommended that you buy your own personal copy of Touching Spirit Bear and bring it with you to class along with the required composition book BY WEDNESDAY 9/20. Originally it was by  9/14, then with the missed school days this week I thought we wouldn’t get to it until after fall break, but it looks like we will be able to start WEDNESDAY 9/20! 

Monday 9/11 – no school

Tuesday 9/12 – no school

Wednesday 9/13 – complete warm-ups for Monday through Wednesday to catch up. Discuss and work on plot diagram for “Forever Young”

Thursday 9/14 – Theme/Characterization/Conflict Mini lessons

Friday 9/15 – Finish discussion and plot diagram for “Forever Young” as a class

September 5

Reading – September 5 – 8

Monday 9/4 – Labor day holiday

Tuesday 9/5 – pre-reading questions and discussion for our short story we will be starting tomorrow.

Wednesday 9/6 – Read “Forever Young” together as a class and discuss short story

Thursday 9/7 – Discuss elements of plot/diagram graphic organizer, fill in characters, setting, intro, and rising action

Friday 9/8 – Discuss theme and review elements of plot.  Fill in graphic organizer with climax, genre, theme, point of view, and conflict.

September 5

Origins – Week of September 5 – September 8

Monday 9/4 – Labor day holiday

Tuesday 9/5 – Today we turned in the architecture matching worksheet from Friday, then completed warm-up worksheets 3 and 4. Then we watched a Roman architecture video to review and enhance our discussion over architecture from Friday.

Wednesday 9/6 – Today I gave out a study guide and crossword puzzle. Both are to be used to study for the test on Friday and will need to be turned in before the test on Friday.

Thursday 9/7 – Today we will be reviewing for the test tomorrow.

Friday 9/8 – TEST over Roman numerals, $1 Bill, numbers, days, month, basic conversation and architecture. STUDY GUIDE ANSWERS

Days of the week video / Months of the year video / Latin numbers 0-20 / Latin conversation intro video / Roman numerals intro video / Dollar Bill Notes /spoken Latin crossword / STUDY GUIDE