• QUARTER 4 ASSIGNMENT CALENDAR 2021

     

     

    DATE

    HOMESTUDY DUE

    LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

    HOMESTUDY ASSIGNED

    FRIDAY

    5/7 (2,4,6)


    MONDAY

    5/10 (1,3,5)

    Found Poem - Due/Submitted by the end of class period -  5/7 (Day 2) & 5/10 (Day 1)


    Vocab 9 Notes DUE 5/7 (D2) & 5/10 (D1)



    LEARNING GOAL:  8.W.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. 8.L.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meaning.

    WU:  Review Vocab 9 Notes

    CLASS:

    • Found Poem (Due by the end of class)
    • Ellipsis/Hyphen/Dash #2 Practice

    Unit 9 Vocabulary Practice - Due 5/11 & 5/12

     

    Culture Presentation - Due 5/13 & 5/14

     

    ORP Due 5/12 (Day 1) & 5/13 (Day 2)


    Ellipsis/Hyphen/Dash #2 Practice DUE 5/11 (D2) & 5/12 (D1)

     

    DATE

    HOMESTUDY DUE

    LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

    HOMESTUDY ASSIGNED

    MONDAY

    5/3 (2,4,6)


    TUESDAY

    5/4 (1,3,5)

    Unit 8 Sentences

    LEARNING GOAL:  SL.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.  8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases;  8.W.2 Write informative/Explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.8.W.5 With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.


    WU:  Review Unit 8 Sentences

    CLASS:

    • ORP Work Time (45 minutes)
    • Work on Well-Developed Paragraph
    • Introduce & Assign Culture Presentation

    Well-Developed Paragraph - Due 5/5 (D2) & 5/6 (D1) Marked Copy in Class/1 Group Copy Submitted to Turnitin.com

     

    Unit 8 Vocabulary Test 5/5 (D2) & 5/6 (D1)

     

    Culture Presentation - Due 5/13 (D2)  & 5/14 (D1)



    WEDNESDAY

    5/5 (2,4,6)


    THURSDAY

    5/6 (1,3,5)

    Well-Developed Paragraph - Due 5/5 (D2) & 5/6 (D1)

     

    Unit 8 Vocabulary Test 5/5 (D2) & 5/6 (D1)




    LEARNING GOAL:8.W.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. 8.L.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meaning.  8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases;

    WU: Unit 8 Vocabulary Test

    CLASS:

    • Connotation & Denotation Cornell Notes
    • Short Story:  Found Poem

    Found Poem - Due/Submitted by the end of class period -  5/7 (Day 2) & 5/10 (Day 1)

    Unit 9 Vocab Notes - DUE 5/7 (D2) & 5/10 (D1)


     

     

    DATE

    HOMESTUDY DUE

    LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

    HOMESTUDY ASSIGNED

    TUESDAY

    4/27 (2,4,6)


    WEDNESDAY

    4/28 (1,3,5)

    Unit 8 Vocabulary Notes

     

    Plot Analysis & Characterization Google Slides Presentation

    LEARNING GOAL:8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; 8.W.2 Write informative/Explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.8.SL.5 Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest.  

    WU: Review Unit 8 Notes

    CLASS:

    • Plot/Characterization Presentations
    • Introduce Well-Developed Paragraph:  ABC/RAFT & ICE Approval

    Unit 8 Practice - Due 4/29 & 4/30


    Well-Developed Paragraph - Due 5/5 & 5/6 

    THURSDAY

    4/29 (2,4,6)


    FRIDAY

    4/30 (1,3,5)

    Unit 8 Practice

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.W.2 Write informative/Explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.8.W.5 With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.

    WU: Review Unit 8 Practice

    CLASS:

    • Complete Plot/Characterization Presentations
    • Group Work:  Well-Developed Paragraph

    Unit 8 Sentences - Due 5/3 & 5/4

     

    DATE

    HOMESTUDY DUE

    LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

    HOMESTUDY ASSIGNED

    WEDNESDAY

    4/21 (2,4,6)


    THURSDAY

    4/22 (1,3,5)

    Vocab 7 Test - 4/21 (D2)

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases.8.L.2a. use punctuation (ellipsis, dash) to indicate a pause or break.

    WU:  Assign Flipped Grammar Notes (Day 1) Ellipses, Hyphen, & Dash

    CLASS:

    • Unit 7 Vocabulary Test
    • (Day 2) Notes:  Ellipses/Hyphen/Dash

    (Day 1) Ellipses, Hyphen, & Dash Notes Flipped Grammar -Due 4/26 

    FRIDAY

    4/23 (2,4,6)


    MONDAY

    4/26 (1,3,5)

    (Day 1) Ellipses, Hyphen, & Dash Notes Flipped Grammar

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.L.2a. use punctuation (ellipsis, dash) to indicate a pause or break.8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases..SL.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

    WU:  Unit 8 Vocabulary Notes/Review Ellipses, Hyphen, & Dash Notes (Day 1)

    CLASS:

    • Ellipses, Hyphen, & Dash Practice #1
    • ORP Group Time (45 minutes)
    • Short Story:  Finish Plot Analysis & Characterization Graphic Organizers & Create Google Slides Presentations

    Unit 8 Vocabulary Notes - Due 4/27 (Day 2) & 4/28 (Day 1)

     

    Plot Analysis & Characterization Google Slides Presentation - Due 4/27 (D2) & 4/28 (D1)

     

    DATE

    HOMESTUDY DUE

    LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

    HOMESTUDY ASSIGNED

    THURSDAY

    4/15 (2,4,6)


    FRIDAY

    4/16 (1,3,5)


    Final Draft of Graphic Comic (Hero, Villain, Rough Draft, Final Draft) -  Due 4/15 (Day 2) & 4/16 (Day 1)





    Vocab 7 Practice DUE - 4/15 (D2) & 4/16 (D1)

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.  

    WU:  Collect Graphic Comic/Review Vocab 7 Practice

    CLASS:

    • ORP Group Meeting:  (15 minutes)
    • Complete Culture Research
    • Read/Annotate Story & Complete a 3*2*2

    Vocab 7 Sentence Practice DUE - 4/19 (D2) & 4/20 (D1)


    Vocab 7 Test - 4/21 (D2) & 4/22 (D1)


    Read/Annotate Story & 3*2*2 - Due 4 /19 (Day 2) & 4/20 (Day 1)

    MONDAY

    4/19 (2,4,6)


    TUESDAY 

    4/20 (1,3,5)

    Vocab 7 Sentence Practice DUE - 4/19 (D2) & 4/20 (D1)

    Vocab 7 Test - 4/20 (D1)

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.  8.SL.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners on grade 8 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.  8.RL.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

    WU:  Review V7 Sentences

    CLASS:

    •  Group Discussion of 3*2*2
    •  Text-Dependent Questions
    • Plot Analysis & Characterization  Graphic Organizer

    Vocab 7 Test - 4/21 (D2) 

     

    DATE

    HOMESTUDY DUE

    LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

    HOMESTUDY ASSIGNED

    FRIDAY

    4/9 (2,4,6)


    MONDAY

    4/12 (1,3,5)

     

    LEARNING GOAL:  W.8.3  Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured even sequences 


    WU:  Vocab 7 Notes

    CLASS:

    • “Incredibles” Movie Scenes
    • Plot Diagram:  Outline story elements
    • Draft Scenes

    Final Copy Comic DUE 4/15 (D2) & 4/16 (D1)


    Vocab 7 Notes DUE - 4/13 (D2) & 4/14 (D1)



    TUESDAY

    4/13 (2,4,6)

     

     

     

    WEDNESDAY

    4/14 (1,3,5)

    Vocab 7 Notes DUE - 4/13 (D2) & 4/14 (D1)

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.SL.1.b Follow rules for collegial discussions and decision-making, track progress toward specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.  8.W.7 Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.8.W.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation 8.W.9 Draw evidence from informational texts to support research 8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases.

    WU:  Review Vocab 7 Notes

    CLASS:

    • Assign Short Story Groups & choose group roles
    • Review unit materials/expectations
    • Begin Culture Research

    Final Draft of Graphic Comic (Hero, Villain, Rough Draft, Final Draft) -  Due 4/15 (Day 2) & 4/16 (Day 1)

     

    Unit 7 Vocabulary Practice - Due 4/15 (day 2) & 4/16 (Day 1)

     

    DATE

    HOMESTUDY DUE

    LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

    HOMESTUDY ASSIGNED

    MONDAY

    4/5 (2,4,6)


    TUESDAY

    4/6 (1,3,5)

     

    LEARNING GOAL:  W.8.3  Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured even sequences 


    AZ MERIT TESTING


    CLASS:

    • Narrative Writing PPT Archetypes
    • “Incredibles” Movie Scenes
    • Developing Quality Characters including Hero/Villain
     

    WEDNESDAY

    4/7 (2,4,6)


    THURSDAY

    4/8 (1,3,5)

     

    LEARNING GOAL:  W.8.3  Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured even sequences 

    AZ MERIT TESTING (WEDNESDAY ONLY)

    CLASS:

    • “Incredibles” Movie Scenes
    • Developing Quality Characters including Hero/Villain
    • Plot Diagram:  Outline story elements
    • Draft Scenes
     Final Draft of Graphic Comic (Hero, Villain, Rough Draft, Final Draft) -  Due 4/15 (Day 2) & 4/16 (Day 1)

     

    DATE

    HOMESTUDY DUE

    LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

    HOMESTUDY ASSIGNED

    MONDAY

    3/29 (2,4,6)



    TUESDAY

    3/30 (1,3,5)

    ORP Permission - DUE 3/30(D1)

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.W.6 Using technology to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas efficiently as well as to interact and collaborate with others.  8.SL.4 Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

    WU:  Collect ORP Permission Day 1

    CLASS:

    • Complete Graphic Organizers
    • Group Work:  Create Google Slides Presentation for assigned Literary/Character Elements
    •  Group Presentations Literary Elements/Characterization

    ORP Permission Day 2 DUE 3/31

    WEDNESDAY

    3/31 (2,4,6)


    THURSDAY

    4/1 (1,3,5)


    FRIDAY, 4/2 HOLIDAY

    ORP Permission - DUE  3/31(D2)

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.RL.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific work choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts; 8.W.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to the task, purpose, and audience

    WU:  AZ Merit Review; Collect ORP Permission Day 2

    CLASS:

    • Review Writing Strategies
    • Reading/Inferences
    • Figurative Language/Poetic Devices
    • Introduce Narrative Writing Archetype Comic 

    AZ Merit Testing April 5th - 7th (Testing Period:  2)

    Get a good night’s sleep & eat a healthy breakfast!

    DATE

    HOMESTUDY DUE

    LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

    HOMESTUDY ASSIGNED

    TUESDAY

    3/23 (2,4,6)


    WEDNESDAY

    3/24 (1,3,5)

     

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.RL.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. 

    WU: Partner Find

    CLASS:

    • Cultural Pursuit
    • Background/Introduction PPT to Nigeria/Biafran War 
    • “Civil Peace” Short Story Audio
    • Begin Independent Read/Annotation

    Short Story Read/Annotate DUE 3/25(D2) & 3/26(D1)



    ORP Permission - DUE 3/30(D1) & 3/31(D2)

    THURSDAY

    3/25 (2,4,6)


    FRIDAY

    3/26 (1,3,5)

    Short Story Read/Annotate DUE 3/25(D2) & 3/26(D1)


    LEARNING GOAL:  8.SL.1 Come to discussions prepared having read or researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion. 8.RL.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. 8.SL.1 Pose questions that connect the ideas of several speakers and respond to others' questions and comments with relevant evidence, observations, and ideas.

    WU:  Assign Groups; Whole Group Discussion

    CLASS:

    • Group:  Text Dependent Questions
    • Review & Group Work Character Analysis & Plot Analysis Graphic Organizers

    Civil Peace Text Dependent Questions - DUE 3/29(D2) & 3/30(D1)


    ORP Permission Day 1 DUE 3/30


    ORP Permission Day 2 DUE 3/31

     

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