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     QUARTER 1 ASSIGNMENT CALENDAR 2021

     

    DATE/WEEK

     

    HOMESTUDY DUE

     

    LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

     

    HOMESTUDY ASSIGNED

    WEEK 10

     

    SEPTEMBER 20, MONDAY

     

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.  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  8.RL.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text including its relationship to the character, setting, and plot

     

    WU:  ORP Presentations

     

    CLASS:  Chains Ch. 44 – 45 & Analysis Packet; Chains Kahoot Review; Analysis Packet

    Chains Final Test & Analysis Packet Ch. 25 – 45 DUE 9/21

    SEPTEMBER 21, TUESDAY

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

     

     

     

    Chains Final Test & Analysis Packet Ch. 25 – 45 DUE 9/21

    LEARNING GOAL 8.RL.10 Proficiently and independently read and comprehend literature in a text complexity range determined by qualitative and quantitative measures appropriate to grade 8.

     

    WU:  Turn in Ch. 25 – 45 Analysis Packet

     

    CLASS:  Chains Final Test

     

     

    SEPTEMBER 22, WEDNESDAY

     

    BLOCK DAY

    PERIODS 1, 3, 5

     

    SEPTEMBER 23, THURSDAY

     

    BLOCK DAY

    PERIODS 2, 4, 6

     

     

     

    LEARNING GOAL: :  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  8.L.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, & nuances in word meanings.  8.RL.4 Determine the meaning of words & phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative & connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning & tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts. 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:  ORP Presentations

     

    CLASS:  Compare/Contrast Maya Angelou’s “I know Why the Caged Bird Sings” & Paul Lawrence Dunbar “Sympathy” Poems & Analysis; Create a mini-poster to present on Friday

     

    SEPTEMBER 24, FRIDAY

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

     

    FALL BREAK

    SEPTEMBER 27 – OCTOBER 11

     

     

     

     

    LEARNING GOAL:  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 8.L.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, & nuances in word meanings.  8.RL.4 Determine the meaning of words & phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative & connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning & tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts. 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 Quarter 2 ORP Permission/Project

     

    CLASS:  Partner Presentations of Analysis of Poems

     Quarter 2 ORP Permission DUE 10/19

    DATE/WEEK

    HOMESTUDY DUE

    LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

    HOMESTUDY ASSIGNED

    WEEK 9

     

    SEPTEMBER 13, MONDAY

     

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

     

     

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

     

    WU:  Active/Passive Voice Review/Practice

     

    CLASS:  Chains Ch. 35 – 36 & Analysis Questions

    Chains Ch. 37 DUE Tuesday

     

    ORP DUE 9/14

    SEPTEMBER 14, TUESDAY

     

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

     

     

     

    ORP DUE 9/14

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.  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:  Chains Ch. 38 - 39

     

    CLASS:  ORP Presentations

    Complete Chains Ch. 39 Due Block

     

    SEPTEMBER 15, WEDNESDAY

     

    BLOCK DAY

    PERIODS 1, 3, 5

     

    SEPTEMBER 16, THURSDAY

     

    BLOCK DAY

    PERIODS 2, 4, 6

     

     

     

     

    Complete Chains Ch. 39 Due Block

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision. 8.RL.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text including its relationship to the character, setting, and plot 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:  Active/Passive Voice & Sentence Structure Quiz

     

    CLASS:  Chains Ch. 40 - 41; ORP Presentations

    Chains Ch. 42 & 3-2-2 + 1 Due Friday

    SEPTEMBER 17, FRIDAY

     

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Chains Ch. 42 Due Friday

    LEARNING GOAL:  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  8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision. 8.RL.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text including its relationship to the character, setting, and plot

     

    WU:  Chains Ch. 43 & Analysis Packet

     

    CLASS:  ORP Presentations

    Chains Final Test & Analysis Packet Ch. 25 – 45 DUE 9/21 

     

    DATE/WEEK

     

    HOMESTUDY DUE

     

    LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

     

    HOMESTUDY ASSIGNED

    WEEK 8

    SEPTEMBER 6, MONDAY

    HOLIDAY

    NO SCHOOL

     

     

     

    SEPTEMBER 7, TUESDAY

     

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Printed Draft DUE in class for Self-Revision 9/7 &

    Rough Draft Well-Developed Paragraph DUE Turnitin.com by Midnight (11:59 pm) 9/6, Monday for in-class Peer Review

    LEARNING GOAL:  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 TP-CASTT Reading Strategy

     

    CLASS:  Turnitin.com Peer Review of Well-Developed Paragraph

    Vocab 3 Test Friday, 9/10

     

     

    Final Copy Well-Developed Paragraph Character Analysis DUE to Turnitin.com by 7:52 am FRIDAY & a printed MLA copy to teacher in class – FRIDAY

    ORP DUE 9/14

    Chains Ch. 29 DUE Block

     

    SEPTEMBER 8, WEDNESDAY

     

    BLOCK DAY

    PERIODS 1, 3, 5

     

    SEPTEMBER 9, THURSDAY

     

    BLOCK DAY

    PERIODS 2, 4, 6

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     Vocab 3 Sentence Practice – DUE 9/8

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.L.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, & nuances in word meanings.  8.RL.4 Determine the meaning of words & phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative & connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning & tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts. 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.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases 

     

    WU:  Review Vocab 3 Sentence Practice

     

    CLASS:  Phyliss Wheatley Poem Analysis: Excerpt “To the Right Honorable William, Earl of Dartmouth”; Chains Ch. 30 - 32

    Vocab 3 Test Friday, 9/10

     

    ORP DUE 9/14

     

     

    Final Copy Well-Developed Paragraph Character Analysis DUE to Turnitin.com by 7:52 am FRIDAY & a MARKED printed MLA copy to teacher in class – FRIDAY

     

     

    Chains Read Ch. 33 DUE Friday

    SEPTEMBER 10, FRIDAY

     

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Final Copy Well-Developed Paragraph Character Analysis DUE to Turnitin.com by 7:52 am FRIDAY & a MARKED printed MLA copy to teacher in class – FRIDAY

     

    Vocab 3 Test Friday, 9/10

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases  8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

     

     

    WU:  Review for Vocab Test; Collect Final Copy

     

    CLASS:  Vocab 3 Test (Last one of Quarter); Chains Ch. 34 & Analysis Questions

    ORP DUE in Google Classroom 9/14

    DATE/WEEK

    HOMESTUDY DUE

    LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

    HOMESTUDY ASSIGNED

     

    WEEK 7

     

    AUGUST 30, MONDAY

     

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

    Character Analysis - Traits + Evidence & ABC & RAFT -- DUE Monday 8/30

    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. 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.

     

    WU:  Chains Part 1 Kahoot Review

     

    CLASS:  Students work on Chains Ch. 11 – 24 Analysis Questions or Chains Character Analysis Draft

     Chains Part 1 Test & Analysis Questions Ch. 11- 24 DUE Tuesday

    AUGUST 31, TUESDAY

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

    Vocab Unit 3 Notes – DUE 8/31

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.RL.10 By the end of the year, proficiently and independently read and comprehend literature in a text complexity range determined by qualitative and quantitative measures appropriate to grade 8.

     

    WU:  Review Vocab 3 Notes

     

    CLASS:  Chains Part 1 Test; Independent Read Chains Ch. 25

    Vocab 3 Practice – DUE 9/3

     

    Chains Ch. 25 DUE Block

     

    SEPTEMBER 1, WEDNESDAY

     

    BLOCK DAY

    PERIODS 1, 3, 5

     

    SEPTEMBER 2, THURSDAY

     

    BLOCK DAY

    PERIODS 2, 4, 6

    Chains Ch. 25 DUE Block

    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.RL.4 Determine the meaning of works and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone

     

    WU:  Review Ch. 25

    CLASS:  Rhetorical Analysis of Speech by Patrick Henry “Speech to the Virginia Convention”; Drafting Well-Developed Paragraph Writing

    Rough Draft Well-Developed Paragraph DUE Turnitin.com by Midnight (11:59 pm) 9/6, Monday for in-class Peer Review on 9/7

     

    Printed Draft DUE in class for Self-Revision 9/7

     

    SEPTEMBER 3, FRIDAY

     

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

    NO SCHOOL MONDAY--HOLIDAY

     

    Vocab 3 Practice – DUE 9/3

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision. 8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases 

    WU:  Review Vocab 3 Practice

    CLASS:  Chains Ch. 26 – 28 & Analysis Questions

    Rough Draft Well-Developed Paragraph DUE Turnitin.com by Midnight (11:59 pm) 9/6, Monday for in-class Peer Review on 9/7

     

    Printed Draft DUE in class for Self-Revision 9/7

    Vocab 3 Sentence Practice – DUE 9/7

    DATE/WEEK

    HOMESTUDY DUE

    LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

    HOMESTUDY ASSIGNED

     

    WEEK 6

     

    AUGUST 23, MONDAY

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

     

     

     

     

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision. 8.L.1 b Form and use verbs in the active and passive voice

     

    WU:  Active/Passive Voice Syntax Practice

     

    CLASS:  Read Chains Ch. 19-20 & Analysis Packet

    Chains Figurative Language DUE Tuesday

     

    Vocab 2 Sentence Practice – DUE 8/24

     

     

     

    AUGUST 24, TUESDAY

     

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

     

     

     

     

    Vocab 2 Sentence Practice – DUE 8/24

     

    Chains Figurative Language DUE Tuesday

     

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases  8.RL.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meaning 8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

     

    WU:  Review Vocab 2 Sentence Practice; Review Chains Fig. Language

    CLASS:  Chains Ch. 21 – 22 & Analysis Packet

    Vocab 2 Test – Friday, 8/27

     

     

    AUGUST 25, WEDNESDAY

     

    BLOCK DAY

    PERIODS 1, 3, 5

     

    AUGUST 26, THURSDAY

     

    BLOCK DAY

    PERIODS 2, 4, 6

     

     

     

     

    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.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

     

    WU:  Chains Ch. 23 & 24

     

    CLASS:  Review ICE Writing & Sample ICE Well-Developed Paragraph; Introduction to Chains Character Analysis – Prewriting (ABC & RAFT)

    Vocab 2 Test – Friday, 8/27

     

    Character Analysis - Traits + Evidence & ABC & RAFT -- DUE Monday 8/30

     

    AUGUST 27, FRIDAY

     

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

     

    Vocab 2 Test – Friday, 8/27

     

     

     

     

     

     

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases 

     

    WU:  Review Vocab for Test

     

    CLASS:  Vocab Unit 2 Test; Vocab Unit 3 Notes

    Vocab Unit 3 Notes – DUE 8/31

    DATE/WEEK

    HOMESTUDY DUE

    LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

    HOMESTUDY ASSIGNED

    WEEK 5

     

    AUGUST 16, MONDAY

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

     

     

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision. 8.W.9 Draw evidence from literary texts to support analysis & reflection 8.SL.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (c) pose questions that connect the ideas of several speakers and respond to others’ questions and comments with relevant evidence, observations, and ideas

    WU:  Ch. 8 3*2*2* + 1 Discussion

     

    CLASS:  Read/Annotate Ch. 9 – 10 & Analysis Questions

    Ch. 11 Read/Annotate & 3*2*2 – DUE 8/17 (Periods 2,4,6) & 8/18 (Periods 1,3,5)

     

    Chain Analysis Questions Ch. 1 – 10 DUE Block Day – 8/17 (2,4,6) & 8/18 (1,3,5)

     

    AUGUST 17, TUESDAY

     

    BlOCK DAY

     

    PERIODS 2,4,6

     

     

    AUGUST 18, WEDNESDAY

     

    BLOCK DAY

     

    PERIODS 1,3,5

    Vocab Notes Unit 2 – DUE 8/17

     

     

    Ch. 11 & 3*2*2 – DUE 8/17 (Periods 2,4,6) & 8/18 (Periods 1,3,5)

     

    Chain Analysis Questions Ch. 1 – 10 DUE Block Day – 8/17 (2,4,6) & 8/18 (1,3,5)

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision. 8.W.9 Draw evidence from literary texts to support analysis & reflection

     

    WU:  Review Vocab 2 Notes; Review ABC & RAFT

     

    CLASS:  Library Orientation; Read/Annotate Ch. 12 – 14 & Analysis Questions; Independent Read Ch. 15 in class; Work on Analysis Packet

    Vocab 2 Practice -  DUE 8/20

     

    AUGUST 19, THURSDAY

     

    EARLY RELEASE 8/19 FOR CONFERENCES

    7:52 am – 11:52 am

     

    LEARNING GOAL:  Reading/Writing/Evaluating

    CLASS:  Journey 2025 (Whole School)

    ·         Part 1:  Writing Assessment

    ·         Part Two Peer Review

     

    AUGUST 20, FRIDAY

     

     

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

     

     

    Vocab 2 Practice -  DUE 8/20

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases  8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision. 

    8.RL.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meaning

    WU:  Review Vocab 2 Practice

    CLASS:  Read/Annotate Chains Ch. 16-17 & Analysis Packet; Independent Read Ch. 18 & Analysis Questions; Chains Fig. Language

    Vocab 2 Sentence Practice – DUE 8/24

    Chains Figurative Language - DUE 8/24 Tuesday

     

    DATE/WEEK

    HOMESTUDY DUE

    LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

    HOMESTUDY ASSIGNED

    WEEK 4

     

    AUGUST 9, MONDAY

     

     

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

     

     

     

     

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision. 8.L.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

     

    WU:  Syntax Practice; Introduce Chains Analysis Questions

     

    CLASS:  Read/Annotate Ch. 1 – 3 Chains & Analysis Questions

     Vocab Test Unit 1 – 8/13, Friday

    Syntax Practice DUE Block Day

     

    AUGUST 10, TUESDAY

     

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

     

     

     

     

    Vocab 1 Sentence Practice – DUE 8/10

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases 8.RL.3  Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

     

    WU:  Vocab 1 Sentence Practice Review

     

    CLASS:  Read/Annotate Chains Ch. 4 – 5 & Analysis Questions

    Vocab Test Unit 1 – 8/13, Friday

    AUGUST 11, WEDNESDAY

     

    BLOCK DAY

    PERIODS 1,3, 5

     

    AUGUST 12, THURSDAY

     

    BLOCK DAY

    PERIODS 2, 4, 6

     

     

     

     Syntax Practice DUE Block Day

    LEARNING GOAL:  8. L.1b Form and use verbs in the active and passive voice

    8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision. 8.W.9 Draw evidence from literary texts to support analysis & reflection

     

    WU:  Active/Passive Voice Verbs PPT & Cornell Notes & Practice

     

    CLASS:  Read/Annotate Chains Ch. 6 – 7 (Whole Class) & Analysis Questions; Independent Read Ch. 8 & 3*-2*-2*; Vocab Picture Review

    Ch. 8 *3*2*2 DUE Friday

    AUGUST 13, FRIDAY

     

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Vocab Test Unit 1 – 8/13, Friday

     

    Ch. 8 *3*2*2 DUE 

     

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases

     

    WU:  Review for Vocab Test

     

    CLASS:  Unit 1 Vocab Test; Begin Unit 2 Vocab Notes after Test

    Vocab Notes Unit 2 – DUE 8/17

     

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMESTUDY DUE

    LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

    HOMESTUDY ASSIGNED

    WEEK 3

     

    AUGUST 2, MONDAY

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

     

     

     

     

     

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.L.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking  8.RL.1 Cite textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

    WU:  Portfolio Presentations Cont.

    CLASS:  Building Background Short Story by Zora Neal Hurston “How to Be a Colored Me” & AUDIO/READ/ANNOTATE

    Personal Narrative Poem – DUE 8/6 (Turnitin.com &  printed copy to teacher in class)

     

    ORP Parent Permission – Due Tuesday (8/3)

     

    AUGUST 3, TUESDAY

     

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

    Vocab Unit 1 Notes – DUE 8/3

     

     

    ORP Parent Permission – Due Tuesday (8/3)

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.RL.3 Analyze particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.  8.RL.1 Cite textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

    WU:  Review Vocab 1 Notes

    CLASS:  Short Story by Zora Neal Hurston “How to Be a Colored Me” – Independent Read & TWIST Analysis

    Vocab 1 Practice – DUE 8/6

     

    AUGUST 4, WEDNESDAY

     

    BLOCK DAY

    PERIODS 1, 3, 5

     

    AUGUST 5, THURSDAY

     

    BLOCK DAY

    PERIODS 2,4,6

     

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.L.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.  8.SL.1a. Come to discussion prepared having read material; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.

     

    WU:  Review Syntax/Sentence Structure Cornell Notes; Syntax/Sentence Practice

     

    CLASS:  Continue Short Story by Zora Neal Hurston “How it Feels to Be Colored Me” – Analysis & Symbolism/Bag Activity

     

     

    AUGUST 6, FRIDAY

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

    Vocab 1 Practice – DUE 8/6

     

    Personal Narrative Poem – DUE 8/6 (Turnitin.com &  printed copy to teacher in class)

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases

    WU:  Review Vocab 1 Practice; Library Checkout (Chains)

    CLASS:  Background Video Clips Revolutionary War; Reading Chains (the novel) dependent on book orders/distribution; If not reading novel today, review Vocab Sentence Strategies

    Vocab 1 Sentence Practice – DUE 8/10

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMESTUDY DUE

    LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

    HOMESTUDY ASSIGNED

    WEEK 2

     

    JULY 26, MONDAY

     

    PERIODS 1 - 6

     

     

     

     

     

     

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.SL.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions 8.W.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

    WU:  ORP Review

    CLASS:  Writing Preassessment

    ORP Parent Permission – Due Tuesday (8/3)

    JULY 27, TUESDAY

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

     

     

     

     

     

    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 word choices on meaning and tone.

    WU:  Partner Find

    CLASS:  Narrative Poem Analysis:  “Translating Grandfather’s House” & “Hanging Fire” AUDIO/READ/ANNOTATE

    Turnitin.com – Parent Permission- DUE Weds/Thurs.

    JULY 28, WEDNESDAY

     

    BLOCK DAY

    PERIODS 1, 3, 5

     

     

    JULY 29, THURSDAY

     

    BLOCK DAY

    PERIODS 2,4,6

     

    Turnitin.com – Parent Permission- DUE Weds/Thurs.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.RL.10 Proficiently and independently read and comprehend literature, stories, and poetry in a text complexity of Grade 8.  8.L.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.  8.SL.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions 8.W.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

     

    WU:  ELA PreAssessment

    CLASS:  Complete Poems & Shared Inquiry; Introduce Personal Narrative Poem; Work on Personal Portfolio

    Personal Portfolio – DUE Friday

     

    Personal Narrative Poem – DUE 8/6 (Turnitin.com &  printed copy to teacher in class)

    JULY 30, FRIDAY

     

    PERIODS 1 – 6

     

    Personal Portfolio – DUE Friday

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic words and phrases; 8.SL.4 Present claims & findings in a focused, coherent manner using appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation

     

    WU:  Review Vocabulary Expectations

    CLASS:  Portfolio Presentations; Vocabulary Unit 1 Notes

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Vocab Unit 1 Notes (Cornell Notes OR Flashcards)  – DUE 8/3

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMESTUDY DUE

    LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

    HOMESTUDY ASSIGNED

    Week 1

     

    Wednesday

    7/21

    (No Block)

     

     

     

     

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.SL.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions.

    WU: Name Tents/Name Cards

    CLASS:  Review Syllabus; Classroom policies and procedures PPT

    Syllabus – Due Tuesday (7/27)

     

    Thursday

    7/22

    (No Block)

     

     

     

     

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.SL.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions

    WU:  Icebreaker: Name Game

    CLASS:  Introduce Personal Portfolio Assignment

    Circle and Bubble Map – Due Friday

     

    Friday

    7/23

     

     

    Circle and Bubble Map

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.L.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings

    WU: 6-Word Memoir

    CLASS:  Student Access to computers/Infinite Campus, Google Classroom & Turnitin.com registration; Work on Personal Portfolio

    Turnitin.com – Parent Permission – Due Weds/Thurs

     

    Personal Portfolio – Due Friday

     

     

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