Week of 10/17

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We will start presenting PSA in your groups Thursday.  be ready and get busy!

Monday- PSA practice with groups

Tuesday- PSA practice with groups

Wednesday- Final day to practice PSA

Thursday/Friday- presentation begin.  Students will complete a “glow” and grow” on each

 


Week of Oct. 10

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NEW Quarter BEGINS!

 

Grade weighting Change: Since we are on quarters instead of Semesters, the weighting of assignments will change starting second quarter.

SUMMATIVE: Tests/ Performance Tasks= 60%      

FORMATIVE: (classwork/quizzes)= 40%                   

Optional Conferences are scheduled for next week.  Thank you for returning forms!

Monday-Meet in 21st century classroom!

Begin script for PSA;  Begin PSA

hw- none

Tuesday- Read in Hunger Games. ch 10-11.  Create “facebook post”

hw- none

Wednesday– Discuss creating “fakebook”,  Need to have a post for ch. 10-14

hw- none

Thursday– Continue PSA on hunger

Friday– Finish chapter 12-14 in Hunger Games

hw- none


Week of Oct. 10

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Monday– Intro to new Workshop Strategy: Sequencing; Note staking on strategy

hw- Read p.. 34

Tuesday– Computer rotations; Reading Nook

hw- Read p. 34

Wednesday– WG lesson: p. 34; R1 (SGp. 35)

hw- none

Thursday: R2/R3 (Sg p. 35)

hw:pg. 36 (ALL written parts)

Friday: Reading Nook/Computers/Goal Setting/re-teach


Week of Oct. 10

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Optional Conferences are scheduled for next week.  Thank you for returning forms!

Monday-Meet in 21st century classroom!

Begin script for PSA;  Begin PSA

hw- none

Tuesday- Read in Hunger Games. ch 10-11.  Create “facebook post”

hw- none

Wednesday– Discuss creating “fakebook”,  Need to have a post for ch. 10-14

hw- none

Thursday– Continue PSA on hunger

Friday– Finish chapter 12-14 in Hunger Games

hw- none



Week of 9/19

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homeroom- TURN IN POWDER PUFF t-shirt money by Friday

 

Block 1- and 7: (8th)

Monday- cause/effect practice; computers, reading nook rotation

Tuesday- finish power points, computers, reading nook rotation

Wed- practice power point, computers, reading nook rotation!

ALL reading nook book tests are due OCTOBER 7th! Have you taken your test?

Thursday/Friday- Alien Invaders Presentation!

BEGINNING after fall break, EACH student will have homework from the workshop assigned TWICE per week.  The reading assignment  must be completed on time and will not be accepted late. I will post a calendar of the assignments after break.  Please check the blog for due dates.

Block 2- (6th grade)

MONDAY– RESEARCH FOR IMMIGRANT IS HOMEWORK IF NOT FINISHED AT END of class TODAY

Type your report in word- PRESENTATIONS BEGIN THURSDAY!

Tuesday– print typed copy and beginning editing your report

hw- bring a prop or dress to reflect your famous immigrant!

Wednesday– FINISH FINAL report copy/ rehearse presentation

hw- make index cards of what you will say during presentation; hw- bring a prop or dress to reflect your famous immigrant!

THURSDAY/FRIDAY- Immigrant presentations! Have your prop or costume with you!

HAVE YOU TAKEN YOUR READING BOOK NOOK TEST?  THE DEADLINE IS APPROACHING- OCTOBER 7th!

BEGINNING after fall break, EACH student will have homework from the workshop assigned TWICE per week.  The reading assignment  must be completed on time and will not be accepted late. I will post a calendar of the assignments after break.  Please check the blog for due dates.

 

Block 6- (7th grade)

Monday- Child labor web quest

Tuesday- Finish child labor web quest; reading nook

Wednesday/Thursday- Create a powe rpoint on child labor

Friday- Media Center with Ms. Baker to finish media center orientation assignment!

HAVE YOU TAKEN YOUR READING BOOK NOOK TEST?  THE DEADLINE IS APPROACHING- OCTOBER 7th!

BEGINNING after fall break, EACH student will have homework from the workshop assigned TWICE per week.  The reading assignment  must be completed on time and will not be accepted late. I will post a calendar of the assignments after break.  Please check the blog for due dates.

 

Block 3- AC reading

Monday- Continue symbolism chart; Read in group NY Times article on Hunger and take notes

hw- permission slip “A Place at the Table”

Tuesday- Discussion on NY Times article- share your groups thoughts; Jigsaw activity with group on an article

hw-none

Wednesday- Read Ch 10 in Hunger Games; Begin A Place at the Table documentary and take notes for research

Thursday” ” Place at the Table”- note-taking for research

hw- read and take 5 notes on 2 Hunger articles from class.  Due tomorrow!

/Friday- Continue taking notes on A Place at the Table” for research after break.

hw- Enjoy your break!

 

 

 

 



Week of 9/12

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Homeroom- Please return powder puff t-shirt order form.  Dinner Dilemna #3 due Friday.  Get agenda signed and write classwork and homework for class.

Block 1,7 (8th grade)

Monday- Media Center:  Continue research for Alien Invader project

Tuesday- Word Challenge p.188; SG page 189

Wednesday- Media Center- Continue Alien Invader Project; start to prepare power pint for upcoming presentation! hw- anyone who has not finished the research needs to complete research for homework tonight!

Thursday- Reading nook/test; graphic organizers , power point

Friday- Reading nook/test; graphic organizers, power point.  Power  points will be presented next week.

 

Block 2 (6th grade)

Monday: Media center: Continue research for Famous Immigrant Project

Tuesday- Video on Ellis Island; note-taking sheet

Wednesday- Media center: Continue research for Famous Immigrant Project; be sure you including details to your research (not one word answers , expand your knowledge of the person’s life you are researching) USE A SECOND SOURCE (further readings, more information..)

Thursday- Computer lab:  Finish Ellis Island tour; continue famous immigrant research

Friday- Finish research using two sources.  Type in word a report on your famous immigrant.

 

Block 6 (7th grade)

Monday- End of Workshop Assessments!

Tuesday- Finish test (if necessary) computer rotation; reading nook

Wednesday- computer; reading nook rotaations

Thursday- No 6th block testing due to schedule changes for Iowa and CoGat testing

Friday-  No 6th block testing due to schedule changes for Iowa and CoGat testing

 

AC READING (block 3)

Monday- Read/annotate Chapter 8/9

hw- vocabulary

Tuesday- Read/annotate Chapter 9; begin Chapter 9 quiz- LOVE THE ENDING of PART I!!!!!

hw- have permission slip signed for documentary on hunger

Wednesday- County Touchstone assessments using i-respond

hw-hw- have permission slip signed for documentary on hunger; STUDY VOCAB.

Thursday- Finish quiz; complete character change chart on Katniss

hw- have permission slip signed for documentary on hunger; Quiz on Part I of Hunger Games tomorrow!

Friday- Quiz on Hunger Games, Feeding America quiz, Begin symbolism chart