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8th Grade English Weekly Agenda

***ATTENTION!: Please know that lesson plans are used to simply guide classroom instruction. Due to various situations such as drills, class discussions, or just simply needing to alter instruction time to better suit the needs of students, the plans listed may be changed. This is a decision made on a class-by-class basis. For this reason, please refer to planners for the most up-to-date information regarding in-class assignments and homework. *** 

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Monday, February 18th, 2019

*****No School today! President’s Day!*****

Homework: None

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Goal: Intro spelling words

  1. BellRinger W25D1 (Video Journal)
  2. L12 Spelling PreTest

Homework:  Study Spelling

Wednesday,  February 20th, 2019

Goal: Intro Call of the Wild

  1. BellRinger W25D3 (Vocab Word)
  2. Intro Call of the Wild (personal opinion)
  3. Four corners activity
  4. Break apart the task; Do-What Chart
  5. Begin reading, “Do Animals Think and Reflect?” and complete a graphic organizer for gathering evidence

Homework: Study spelling!

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

Goal: Pull apart a difficult text & identify specific and relevant text evidence

  1. BellRinger W25D4 (Grammar)
  2. Continue reading, “Do Animals Think and Reflect?” and complete a graphic organizer for gathering evidence

Homework: None

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

Goal: Reflect & clearly explain what we have learned so far

  1. BellRinger W25D4 (Figurative Language)
  2. Chalk Talk with Prompt & Post-it Notes

 

Next week:
Monday 25 – L12 Spelling Handout; Read, “Minds of their Own”with text tracker sheet
Tuesday 26 – Finish reading yesterday’s article, “Minds of their Own”; begin answering text-based questions
Wednesday 27 – Library to complete registration for WMHS
Thursday 28 – Continue text-based questions; reflect upon & update our “chalk talk”; begin PBS video
Friday 1 – PBS video with notes sheet