8th grade Language Arts Periods 2, 4, 6, & 7

  • Abbreviations:       GC = Google Classroom                   AOW = Article of the Week            NRI - No Red Ink

  • Classwork 4/15-4/19

    Monday - Lord of the Flies

    • Symbolism Activity

    Tuesday - Lord of the Flies

    Wednesday - Lord of the Flies

    Thursday - Lord of the Flies

    Friday -  Lord of the Flies

    • IRQ #1
    • Quiz 9-11
    • Conch Challenge

     

    Classwork 3/18-3/22

    Monday - Lord of the Flies

    • “Online Identity” Article
      • Read & Complete the questions

    Tuesday - Lord of the Flies

    Wednesday - Lord of the Flies

    • Read chapter five

    Thursday - Lord of the Flies

    • #BookSnaps Figurative Language Hunt (Conch Challenge)

    Friday -  Lord of the Flies

     

    Classwork 3/11-3/15

    Monday - Lord of the Flies

    Tuesday - Lord of the Flies

    • Chapter four quiz
    • Glasses and Fire Symbols
    • Introduce groupthink
    • Chapter four mask activity

    Wednesday - 

    • District Writing Test
      • You do NOT need to write the entire introduction
      • You do NOT need to write a conclusion paragraph
      • Read the prompt
      • Read the given articles
      • Plan your essay
      • Write the thesis statement and two body paragraph

    Thursday -

    • District Writing Test
      • You do NOT need to write the entire introduction
      • You do NOT need to write a conclusion paragraph
      • Read the prompt
      • Read the given articles
      • Plan your essay
      • Write the thesis statement and two body paragraph

    Friday - Career Day

     

     

    Classwork 3/4- 3/8

    Monday - Lord of the Flies

    • Copy down the notes on microcosms

    Agenda:

    • Using chapter one, abridged version, and the supplies you’ve been given, create a microcosm of the island in the book.

    Tuesday - Lord of the Flies

    • Take out your writer’s notebook and respond to the prompt on the screen.
    • Copy down the conformity notes in your COMP book

    Agenda:

    • Finish reading chapter one
    • Add to Jack, Piggy, & Ralph pages in your workbook

    Wednesday - Lord of the Flies

    • Copy the chapter two vocab into your workbook p. 12

    Agenda:

    • Reading chapter two
      • Keep an eye on how Ralph tries to instill a sense of order
    • Activity for the counselors

    Thursday -Lord of the Flies

    • Sit in your clans, conch spin
    • Take out your Writer’s Notebooks, respond to the prompt after watching the video.

    Agenda:

    • Write down your chapter 3 vocab
    • Read chapter three
    • Work on the chapter 3 pages, 15-16

    Friday - Lord of the Flies

     Agenda:

    • LOTF Quiz C. 1-3
    • Write down the chapter 4 vocab.

    Read chapter four

    Classwork 2/25- 3/1

    Monday - 

    • Butterfly Activity Conclusion

    Agenda:

    • Read your book club book
    • Prepare for Wednesday by listing the key events in your person’s/character’s life, including the date when given.

    Tuesday - Argument Essay

    Rebuttal Paragraph

    - Conclusion Paragraph

    Wednesday - Book Clubs

    • Create a timeline listing the 10-15 key events in your person’s/character’s life, including the date when given.
      • Illustrate four of those events.

    Thursday -Lord of the Flies Intro

    • Go to the library to get Lord of the Flies books

    Agenda:

    Friday - Lord of the Flies

    • Sit in your clans & Come up with a name for your clan
    • Copy down the vocab from chapter one on page 9

    Agenda:

    Begin reading chapter one

     

    Classwork 2/18 - 2/22

    Monday - No School

    Tuesday - Argument Essay

    Finish researching essay topic

    - Complete essay graphic organizer

    Wednesday - Argument Essay

    - Write the introductory paragraph

    Thursday -The Diary of Anne Frank: The Play

    - Act 2/ Scene 4-5

    Friday - Argument Essay

    - Write body paragraph 1

     

    Classwork 2/11 - 2/15

    Monday - Teaching History through Fiction

    - Complete mock essay worksheet

    Tuesday - The Diary of Anne Frank: The Play

    Act 1, Scenes 5

    Wednesday - The Diary of Anne Frank: The Play

    - Reading Check Act 2, Scene 1

    - Act 2, Scene 2

    Thursday -

    - Reading Check Act 2 Scene 3

    - Research argument essay topic

    Friday - No School

     

    Classwork 2/4 - 2/8

    Monday - The Diary of Anne Frank: The Play

    - Act 1, Scene 3 p. 720-730

    - Act 1, Scene 3 questions

    Tuesday - The Diary of Anne Frank: The Play

    - Act 1, Scenes 1-3 Quiz

    - Act 1, Scene 4 p. 730-735

    - An Interrupted Life excerpt (Study Sync)

           - with a summary and complete an evidence chart

    Wednesday - The Diary of Anne Frank: The Play

    - Act 1/ Scene 5 p. 735-745

    Thursday -Interim Quiz

    - Read book club book

    Friday - Man's Search for Meaning excerpt (Study Sync)

    - with a summary and complete an evidence chart

    - write a constructed response on positive attitude

     

    Classwork 1/28 - 2/1

    Monday - Skype Lesson with WWII Museum in New Orleans

    Tuesday - Book Tasting for Round 3 of Book Clubs

    Terrible Things comparison with Niemoller Quote

    Wednesday - The Diary of Anne Frank: The Play

    - Act 1/ Scene 1

    Explore the Secret Annex virtually

    Thursday -The Diary of Anne Frank: The Play

    - Act 1/ Scene 2

    -A1/Sc2 Questions

    Friday - Reading Check Quiz

    Launch Book Clubs

    I Have Never Seen Another Butterfly Activity

    Classwork 1/21-1/25

    Monday - No School

    Tuesday - Response to Conflict Reading Groups: Joining

    • Reading options - Hitler Youth: Gowing up in Hitler’s shadow or Parallel Journeys
      • First reading
      • Annotating
      • Questions

    Wednesday - Response to Conflict Reading Groups: Joining

    • Group discussion

    Thursday - Response to Conflict Reading Groups: Joining

    • Comprehension Activity

    Friday - Neimoller Poem and Rewrite (Per 6 & 7 will do this on Thursday)

     

    Classwork 1/14-1/18

    MondayHolocaust Stations

    Tuesday - Holocaust Stations

    Wednesday - Holocaust Stations

    “Blood, Toil, Tears, & Sweat”

    -introduction, movie clip, first read

    Thursday - “Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat”

    • Access 4 handout
    • SyncTV discussion
    • Second Read

    Friday“Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat” Writing Prompt

     

  • Homework 4/15-4/19

    Monday - Read. IRQ Prep sheet Wk 1 due Friday

    Tuesday - Read. IRQ Prep sheet Wk 1 due Friday, LOTF Workbook pages C. 9

    Wednesday - Read. IRQ Prep sheet Wk 1 due Friday, LOTF Workbook pages C. 10.

    Thursday - Read. IRQ Prep sheet Wk 1 due Friday, LOTF Workbook pages C. 11

    Friday - Read

     

    Homework 3/18 - 3/22

    Monday - No devices for 30 minutes

    Tuesday - LOTF Leadership Flipgrid Debate: Original post due Wed, Rebuttal post due Thurs.

    Wednesday - LOTF Leadership Flipgrid Debate: Original post due Wed, Rebuttal post due Thurs.

    Thursday - Spend some time outside, hang out with your family, read a book, write a story, draw a picture, unplug!

    Friday - Spend some time outside, hang out with your family, read a book, write a story, draw a picture, unplug!

     

    Homework 3/11 - 3/15

    Monday - LOTF Chapter 4 Workbook pages 17-18 due Wed., Quiz C. 4 on Tuesday

    Tuesday - LOTF Chapter 4 Mask Activity due Thursday

    Wednesday - LOTF Chapter 4 Mask Activity due Thursday

    Thursday - None

    Friday - None

     

    Homework 3/4 - 3/8

    Monday - LOTF Chapter 1 Workbook pages 9-11 due Wed., Quiz C. 1-3 on Friday

    Tuesday - LOTF Chapter 1 Workbook pages 9-11 due Wed, Quiz C. 1-3 on Friday

    Wednesday - LOTF, Finish reading chapter 2 and complete chapter 2 workbook pages 12-14, Quiz C. 1-3 on Friday

    Thursday - LOTF Complete chapter 3 workbook pages, 15-16, Quiz C. 1-3 on Friday

    Friday - None

     

    Homework 2/25-3/1

    Monday - Read

    Tuesday - Read

    Wednesday - Revise rough draft; Final draft due Friday

    Thursday - Revise rough draft; Final draft due Friday

    Friday - None

     

    Homework 2/18 - 2/122

    Monday - Read

    Tuesday - Read; Finish Argument essay graphic organizer; complete introductory paragraph lesson (GC)

    Wednesday - Read

    Thursday - Read; Complete body paragraph lesson (GC)

    Friday - Read

     

    Homework 2/11 - 2/15

    Monday - Read; Complete Teaching History through Fiction Worksheet

    Tuesday - Read; Read Anne Frank Play, Act 2, Scene 1

    Wednesday - Read; Read Anne Frank Play, Act 2, Scene 3

    Thursday - Read

    Friday - Read

     

    Homework 2/4 - 2/8

    Monday - Read; Butterflies due Tuesday

    Tuesday - Read; ...I never saw another butterfly Flipgrid due Fri, 2/8

    Wednesday - Read; Read, summarize, and complete an evidence chart on "Think and Feel for Health" Article (GC)

    Thursday - Read; ...I never saw another butterfly Flipgrid due Fri, 2/8

    Friday - Read

     

    Homework 1/28- 2/1

    Monday - Read; Neimoller Rewrite due Tues

    Tuesday - Read

    Wednesday - Read & Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Notes (GC) due Fri

    Thursday - The Diary of Anne Frank: The Play p 712-719 (GC) Due Fri

    Friday - Read

    Butterflies due Tuesday

    ...I never saw another butterfly Flipgrid due Fri, 2/8

    Homework 1/21-1/25

    Monday - Read

    Tuesday - Read; AOW due Friday

    Wednesday - Read & AOW due Friday

    Thursday - Read & AOW due Friday

    Friday - Read

     

    Homework 1/14 - 1/18

    Monday - Read & Article of the Week due Friday

    Tuesday - Read & “Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat” Vocab due Wed (GC)

    Wednesday - Read & AOW due Friday; Finish stations due Friday

    Thursday - Read & AOW due Friday; Finish stations due Friday

    Friday - Read

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