WHAT WE DID: 8/31

  • ENGLISH 7, ENGLISH 8, & HONORS ENGLISH 8

    • Working in small groups, students answered DOK Level 3 & 4 questions about AoW: “Slumber by the Numbers.”
    • Text tags, commentary, annotation, and answers to questions due on Friday, June 2, if not finished in class

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WHAT WE DID: 8/30

  • SEVENTH GRADE ENGLISH

    • Students turned in HRL #1
    • HRL #2 due Tuesday, June 6th
    • Literary Terms continued: characterization; conflict: internal & external; resolution; exposition; rising action; climax; denouement
  • HOMEWORK: Annotation/commentary for AoW #2 due Wednesday, August 31st

 

  • ENGLISH 8 & HONORS ENGLISH 8

    • Students turned in HRL #1
    • HRL #2 due Tuesday, June 6th
    • Literary Terms continued: characterization; conflict: internal & external; resolution; exposition; rising action; climax; denouement
  •  HOMEWORK: Annotation/commentary for AoW #2 due Wednesday, August 31st

 

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WHAT WE DID: 8/29

  • ENGLISH 7

    • Turn in any late work such as “By the Numbers” and Article of the Week: “Are You a Loser?”
    • Note taking on Literary Terms: Setting & Characterization
    • Begin annotation and commentary on AoW: “Slumber by the Numbers” due Wednesday, August 31st
  • HOMEWORK
    • Home Reading Log due Tuesday, August 30th

 

  • ENGLISH 8

    • Turn in any late work such as “Scholarly Habits” and Article of the Week: “Are You a Loser?”
    • Note taking on Literary Terms: Setting & Characterization
    • Begin annotation and commentary on AoW: “Slumber by the Numbers” due Wednesday, August 31st
  •  HOMEWORK
    • Home Reading Log due Tuesday, August 30th

 

  • HONORS ENGLISH 8

    • Turn in any late work such as “Scholarly Habits” and Article of the Week: “Are You a Loser?”
    • Note taking on Literary Terms: Setting & Characterization
    • Analyze characterization from Honey
    • Begin annotation and commentary on AoW: “Slumber by the Numbers” due Wednesday, August 31st
  • HOMEWORK
    • Home Reading Log due Tuesday, August 30th

 

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August 29 is the 241st day of the year (242nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 124 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Saturday (58 in 400 years each) than on Thursday or Friday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Tuesday or Sunday (56).Interesting facts about August 29th:

 

 

WHAT WE DID: 8/26

  • ENGLISH 7
    • Students turned in “By the Numbers”
    • Small group/Whole class discussion of Article of the Week: Are You a Loser?

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.7.8
Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.

  • ENGLISH 8 & HONORS ENGLISH 8
    • Students turned in “Scholarly Habits” strengths and areas to improve
    • Small group/Whole class discussion of Article of the Week: Are You a Loser?

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.3
Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events (e.g., through comparisons, analogies, or categories).

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.6
Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author acknowledges and responds to conflicting evidence or viewpoints.

  • AUGUST 29th – SEPTEMBER 2nd: ANTI-BULLYING WEEK

    • Monday “Put a CAP on Bullying”
      • Wear your favorite hat to school
    • Tuesday “Team Up Against Bullying”
      • Represent your favorite team
    • Wednesday “White Out/Black Out Bullying”
      • Wear black or white
      • Rally at 7:30 a.m. in front of the school
    • Thursday “Block Out Bullying”
      • Wear your sunglasses to school
    • Friday “SMS Against Bullying”
      • SMS spirit gear or green & yellow

 

WHAT WE DID: 8/25

  • ENGLISH 7, ENGLISH 8, & HONORS ENGLISH 8
    • Working in small groups, students answered the questions for the AoW. This assignment is homework if not completed in class. Due Friday, August 26th.

Coming soon…Home Reading Logs due Tuesday, August 30th.

 

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