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Period 1 -8th Grade Language Arts 11/16: Students participated in career fair. 11/14: Students discussed "control". Then we reviewed the plot of the play that they will start to read tomorrow. 11/13: Students finished working with the text- "The Shakespeare Shakedown". Pages 16, 17, and 18 in their workbook. 11/08: Students completed a quickwrite in their journal. They also worked on page 12 in their workbook. 11/07: Students finished the article and started working on the questions located on page 9 and 10 of their workbook. 11/06: Students went to the book fair. Then we continued to work on the article, The Spakespeare Shakedown." 11/05: Students completed a gallery walk with pictures of William Shakespeare, play performed, and many people and cultures performing the play. Then we started reading a non-fiction text about William Shakespeare. 11/02: Students went to the media center, then they came back to class and watched a video about is it Shakespeare or rap. 11/01: Students took at quiz based on the text they read Tuesday about the Vietnam Wall. 10/31: Students worked on questions about the Vietnam wall. 10/30: Students read a text about the Vietnam wall. 10/29: Students worked on their poem. 10/26: Students took test. 10/25: Students started working on their rough draft of their "Inside Out" Poem. 10/24: Students looked at example poems along with the rubric that I will be using to score their poems. They scored the example poems and became the "teacher" for those poems. 10/23: Students continued to gather information about refugees from a particular country. 10/22: Students were given 15 minutes to work on finishing the paragraphs from Friday. Then they took a quiz. Finally, they were given a country to research refugees. 10/19: We went to the media center today then we started our rough draft for our essay. 10/18: Students worked on pages 85 and 86 in workbook. We looked at claims that the article and novel made and provided details about those claims. 10/17: We reviewed the whole novel. Then we read the 4th paragraph of the article on page 64. We worked on pages 78, 82, 83 in workbook. 10/16: We read the article on page 64. Then we completed pages: 65, 67 ,68 ,70 ,71, 75, and 76. 10/15: We reviewed the homework from Wednesday. They read pages 212-234 in class and took notes. We also read pages 61 and 62 in the workbook. 10/10: We reviewed homework, then we read pages 180-195 in novel. We also reviewed the two article from the workbook that they have read the past two days. 10/9: Students read the second article today and worked on the graphic organizer. 10/8: Students took a quiz on Part II. Classes were split into 2 parts and read two articles. 10/5: Students reviewed the pages that were read for homework Then they read over pages 48-50 in workbook. They worked on page 51 in workbook. 10/01-10/02: Students took Unit 1 assessment. 9/28: Today students read page 34-39 in the workbook. They also worked with the poem, "Saigon is Gone". 9/25: Today we read page 12 in the workbook. We worked on questions on pages 21-22. 9/24: Today we reviewed some pages in the novel that the students had already read. We read new pages- 32-41. We completed page 19 in workbook. Homework page 20 in workbook. 9/20-21: Students worked on taking either the iready test or the Read Theory test. 9/18: Students answered questions from the section that they read. Then they worked with other students to "jigsaw" the other sections. They filled in notes from all 3 sections. 9/12: Student read page 8 from the workbook. Then they completed pages 13 and 14 questions. This article was about China invading Vietnam 208 BC-1428 AD. 9/11: Students took Mid-Unit Assessment. 9/10: Students were given back quickwrite 1. They worked on quickwrite 2 and turned them in for a grade. We read over pages 10-21 and discussed them. 9/7: Students worked on questions for the poem, Papaya Tree. Then they read pages 10-21 and worked on quickwrite 2. 9/6: Students discussed the gist of pages 4-6. Then they worked on questions from those poems. We ended the class with an algorithm for completing Quickwrites. 9/5: Students were given novels. We read the first poem and discussed the gist. 9/4: Students went to the media center to check out books. When we returned to class, they looked at pictures that were posted around the room and wrote things that they noticed and wondered about the pictures. 8/30: Students worked on writing their poem. All 3 stanzas are due tomorrow, Friday. 8/29: We read poem, "If You're Not from the Prairie". Then students started to write their own, "If You're not from" poem. 8/27: Students were given information handouts. We went over the class syllabus. 8/28: Students worked on a collaborative puzzle. We also viewed the class website.
Period 2- 8th grade Language Arts 11/16: Students participated in career fair. 11/14: Students discussed "control". Then we reviewed the plot of the play that they will start to read tomorrow. 11/13: Students finished working with the text- "The Shakespeare Shakedown". Pages 16, 17, and 18 in their workbook. 11/08: Students completed a quickwrite in their journal. They also worked on page 12 in their workbook. 11/07: Students finished the article and started working on the questions located on page 9 and 10 of their workbook. 11/06: Students went to the book fair. Then we continued to work on the article, The Spakespeare Shakedown." 11/05: Students completed a gallery walk with pictures of William Shakespeare, play performed, and many people and cultures performing the play. Then we started reading a non-fiction text about William Shakespeare. 11/02: Students went to the media center, then they came back to class and watched a video about is it Shakespeare or rap. 11/01: Students took at quiz based on the text they read Tuesday about the Vietnam Wall. 10/31: Students worked on questions about the Vietnam wall. 10/30: Students read a text about the Vietnam wall. 10/29: Students worked on their poem. 10/26: Students took test. 10/25: Students started working on their rough draft of their "Inside Out" Poem. 10/24: Students looked at example poems along with the rubric that I will be using to score their poems. They scored the example poems and became the "teacher" for those poems. 10/23: Students continued to gather information about refugees from a particular country. 10/22: Students were given 15 minutes to work on finishing the paragraphs from Friday. Then they took a quiz. Finally, they were given a country to research refugees. 10/19: We went to the media center today then we started our rough draft for our essay. 10/18: Students worked on pages 85 and 86 in workbook. We looked at claims that the article and novel made and provided details about those claims. 10/17: We reviewed the whole novel. Then we read the 4th paragraph of the article on page 64. We worked on pages 78, 82, 83 in workbook. 10/16: We read the article on page 64. Then we completed pages: 65, 67 ,68 ,70 ,71, 75, and 76. 10/15: We reviewed the homework from Wednesday. They read pages 212-234 in class and took notes. We also read pages 61 and 62 in the workbook. 10/10: We reviewed homework, then we read pages 180-195 in novel. We also reviewed the two article from the workbook that they have read the past two days. 10/9: Student read the second article today and worked on the graphic organizer. 10/8: Students took a quiz on Part II. Classes were split into 2 parts and read two articles. 10/5: Students reviewed the pages that were read for homework Then they read over pages 48-50 in workbook. They worked on page 51 in workbook. 10/01-10/02: Students took Unit 1 assessment. 9/28: Today students read page 34-39 in the workbook. They also worked with the poem, "Saigon is Gone". 9/25: Today we read page 12 in the workbook. We worked on questions on pages 21-22. 9/24: Today we reviewed some pages in the novel that the students had already read. We read new pages- 32-41. We completed page 19 in workbook. Homework page 20 in workbook. 9/20-21: Students worked on taking either the iready test or the Read Theory test. 9/18: Students answered questions from the section that they read. Then they worked with other students to "jigsaw" the other sections. They filled in notes from all 3 sections. 9/12: Student read page 8 from the workbook. Then they completed pages 13 and 14 questions. This article was about China invading Vietnam 208 BC-1428 AD. 9/11: Students took Mid-Unit Assessment. 9/10: Students were given back quickwrite 1. They worked on quickwrite 2 and turned them in for a grade. We read over pages 10-21 and discussed them. 9/7: Students worked on questions for the poem, Papaya Tree. Then they read pages 10-21 and worked on quickwrite 2. 9/6: Students discussed the gist of pages 4-6. Then they worked on questions from those poems. We ended the class with an algorithm for completing Quickwrites. 9/5: Students were given novels. We read the first poem and discussed the gist. 9/4: Students went to the media center to check out books. When we returned to class, they looked at pictures that were posted around the room and wrote things that they noticed and wondered about the pictures. 8/30: Students worked on writing their poem. All 3 stanzas are due tomorrow, Friday. 8/29: We read poem, "If You're Not from the Prairie". Then students started to write their own, "If You're not from" poem. 8/27: Students were given information handouts. We went over the class syllabus. 8/28: Students worked on a collaborative puzzle. We also viewed the class website.
Period 3 - 8th Grade Language Arts 11/16: Students participated in career fair. 11/14: Students discussed "control". Then we reviewed the plot of the play that they will start to read tomorrow. 11/13: Students worked on text- "Shakespeare's Universal Appeal. Page 20 and 21 in workbook. Then we discussed what "control" is and gave some examples and non-examples. 11/08: Students completed a quickwrite in their journal. They also worked on page 12 in their workbook. 11/07: Students finished the article and started working on the questions located on page 9 and 10 of their workbook. 11/06: Students went to the book fair. Then we continued to work on the article, The Spakespeare Shakedown." 11/05: Students completed a gallery walk with pictures of William Shakespeare, play performed, and many people and cultures performing the play. Then we started reading a non-fiction text about William Shakespeare. 11/02: Students went to the media center, then they came back to class and watched a video about is it Shakespeare or rap. 11/01: Students took at quiz based on the text they read Tuesday about the Vietnam Wall. 10/31: Students worked on questions about the Vietnam wall. 10/30: Students read a text about the Vietnam wall. 10/29: Students worked on their poem. 10/26: Students took test. 10/25: Students started working on their rough draft of their "Inside Out" Poem. 10/24: Students looked at example poems along with the rubric that I will be using to score their poems. They scored the example poems and became the "teacher" for those poems. 10/23: Students continued to gather information about refugees from a particular country. 10/22: Students were given 15 minutes to work on finishing the paragraphs from Friday. Then they took a quiz. Finally, they were given a country to research refugees. 10/19: We went to the media center today then we started our rough draft for our essay. 10/18: Students worked on pages 85 and 86 in workbook. We looked at claims that the article and novel made and provided details about those claims. 10/17: We reviewed the whole novel. Students had classtime to work on their packet. 10/16: Students finished working their packet. 10/15: We reviewed the homework from Wednesday. Then they read pages 212-234 in the novel. They used the rest of classtime to work on their packet. 10/10: We reviewed homework, then we read pages 180-195 in novel. Students continued to work on their packet. 10/9: Students continued to work on their packet which is due Friday. 10/8: Students took a quiz on Part II. Then they were assigned several articles to read along with activities. They will work on this all week. 10/5: Students reviewed the pages that were read for homework Then they read over pages 48-50 in workbook. They worked on page 51 and 52 in workbook. 10/01-10/02: Students took Unit 1 assessment. 9/28: Today students read page 34-39 in the workbook. They also worked with the poem, "Saigon is Gone". 9/25: Today we read page 12 in the workbook. We worked on questions on pages 21-22. 9/24: Today we reviewed some pages in the novel that the students had already read. We read new pages- 32-41. We completed page 19 in workbook. Homework page 20 in workbook. 9/20-21: Students worked on taking either the iready test or the Read Theory test. 9/18: Students answered questions from the section that they read. Then they worked with other students to "jigsaw" the other sections. They filled in notes from all 3 sections. 9/12: Student read page 8 from the workbook. Then they completed pages 13 and 14 questions. This article was about China invading Vietnam 208 BC-1428 AD. 9/11: Students took Mid-Unit Assessment. 9/10: Students were given back quickwrite 1. They worked on quickwrite 2 and turned them in for a grade. They worked on creating a 2 stanza poem from Ha's POV. 9/7: Students worked on questions for the poem, Papaya Tree. Then they read pages 10-21 and worked on quickwrite 2. 9/6: Students discussed the gist of pages 4-6. Then they worked on questions from those poems. We ended the class with an algorithm for completing Quickwrites. 9/5: Students were given novels. We read the first poem and discussed the gist. 9/4: Students went to the media center to check out books. When we returned to class, they looked at pictures that were posted around the room and wrote things that they noticed and wondered about the pictures. 8/30: Students worked on writing their poem. All 3 stanzas are due tomorrow, Friday. 8/29: We read poem, "If You're Not from the Prairie". Then students started to write their own, "If You're not from" poem. 8/27: Students were given information handouts. We went over the class syllabus. 8/28: Students worked on a collaborative puzzle. Students also completed a worksheet of "Find someone who"...
Period 4 - 8th Grade Language Arts 11/16: Students participated in career fair. 11/14: Students discussed "control". Then we reviewed the plot of the play that they will start to read tomorrow. 11/13: Students finished working with the text- "The Shakespeare Shakedown". Pages 16, 17, and 18 in their workbook. 11/08: Students completed a quickwrite in their journal. They also worked on page 12 in their workbook. 11/07: Students finished the article and started working on the questions located on page 9 and 10 of their workbook. 11/06: Students went to the book fair. Then we continued to work on the article, The Spakespeare Shakedown." 11/06: Students went to the book fair. Then we continued to work on the article, The Spakespeare Shakedown." 11/05: Students completed a gallery walk with pictures of William Shakespeare, play performed, and many people and cultures performing the play. Then we started reading a non-fiction text about William Shakespeare. 11/02: Students went to the media center, then they came back to class and watched a video about is it Shakespeare or rap. 11/01: Students took at quiz based on the text they read Tuesday about the Vietnam Wall. 10/31: Students worked on questions about the Vietnam wall. 10/30: Students read a text about the Vietnam wall. 10/29: Students worked on their poem. 10/26: Students took test. 10/25: Students started working on their rough draft of their "Inside Out" Poem. 10/24: Students looked at example poems along with the rubric that I will be using to score their poems. They scored the example poems and became the "teacher" for those poems. 10/23: Students continued to gather information about refugees from a particular country. 10/22: Students were given 15 minutes to work on finishing the paragraphs from Friday. Then, they were given a country to research refugees. 10/19: We went to the media center today then we started our rough draft for our essay. 10/18: Students worked on pages 85 and 86 in workbook. We looked at claims that the article and novel made and provided details about those claims. 10/17: We reviewed the whole novel. Then we read the 4th paragraph of the article on page 64. We worked on pages 78, 82, 83 in workbook. 10/16: We read the article on page 64. Then we completed pages: 65, 67 ,68 ,70 ,71, 75, and 76. 10/15: We reviewed the homework from Wednesday. They read pages 212-234 in class and took notes. We also read pages 61 and 62 in the workbook. 10/10: We reviewed homework, then we read pages 180-195 in novel. We also reviewed the two article from the workbook that they have read the past two days. 10/9: Student read the second article today and worked on the graphic organizer. 10/8: Students took a quiz on Part II. Then we read pages 57-58 in workbook. 10/05- We reviewed pages read from the novel. Pages 83-111. We went over the notes from those pages. 10/01-10/02: Students took Unit 1 assessment. 9/28: Today students read page 34-39 in the workbook. They also worked with the poem, "Saigon is Gone". 9/25: Today we read page 12 in the workbook. 9/24: Today we reviewed some pages in the novel that the students had already read. We read new pages- 32-41. We completed page 19 in workbook. Homework page 20 in workbook. 9/20-21: Students worked on taking either the iready test or the Read Theory test. 9/18: Students answered questions from the section that they read. Then they worked with other students to "jigsaw" the other sections. They filled in notes from all 3 sections. 9/12: Student read page 8 from the workbook. Then they completed pages 13 and 14 questions. This article was about China invading Vietnam 208 BC-1428 AD. 9/11: Students took Mid-Unit Assessment. 9/10: Students were given back quickwrite 1. They worked on quickwrite 2 and turned them in for a grade. We read over pages 10-21 and discussed them. 9/7: Students worked on questions for the poem, Papaya Tree. Then they read pages 10-21 and worked on quickwrite 2. 9/6: Students discussed the gist of pages 4-6. Then they worked on questions from those poems. We ended the class with an algorithm for completing Quickwrites. 9/5: Students were given novels. We read the first poem and discussed the gist. 9/4: Students went to the media center to check out books. When they returned to the classroom, they took baseline assessment. 8/30: Students worked on writing their poem. All 3 stanzas are due tomorrow, Friday. 8/29: We read poem, "If You're Not from the Prairie". Then students started to write their own, "If You're not from" poem. 8/27: Students were given information handouts. We went over the class syllabus. 8/28: Students worked on a collaborative puzzle. We also viewed the class website.
Period 7 - 8th Grade Language Arts 11/16: Students participated in career fair. 11/14: Students discussed "control". Then we reviewed the plot of the play that they will start to read tomorrow. 11/13: Students finished working with the text- "The Shakespeare Shakedown". Pages 16, 17, and 18 in their workbook. 11/08: Students completed a quickwrite in their journal. They also worked on page 12 in their workbook. 11/07: Students finished the article and started working on the questions located on page 9 and 10 of their workbook. 11/06: Students went to the book fair. Then we continued to work on the article, The Spakespeare Shakedown." 11/05: Students completed a gallery walk with pictures of William Shakespeare, play performed, and many people and cultures performing the play. Then we started reading a non-fiction text about William Shakespeare. 11/02: Students went to the media center, then they came back to class and watched a video about is it Shakespeare or rap. 11/01: Students took at quiz based on the text they read Tuesday about the Vietnam Wall. 10/31: Students worked on questions about the Vietnam wall. 10/30: Students read a text about the Vietnam wall. 10/29: Students worked on their poem. 10/26: Students took test. 10/25: Students started working on their rough draft of their "Inside Out" Poem. 10/24: Students looked at example poems along with the rubric that I will be using to score their poems. They scored the example poems and became the "teacher" for those poems. 10/23: Students continued to gather information about refugees from a particular country. 10/22: Students were given 15 minutes to work on finishing the paragraphs from Friday. Then, they were given a country to research refugees. 10/19: We went to the media center today then we started our rough draft for our essay. 10/18: Students worked on pages 85 and 86 in workbook. We looked at claims that the article and novel made and provided details about those claims. 10/17: We reviewed the whole novel. Then we read the 4th paragraph of the article on page 64. We worked on pages 78, 82, 83 in workbook. 10/16: We read the article on page 64. Then we completed pages: 65, 67 ,68 ,70 ,71, 75, and 76. 10/15: We reviewed the homework from Wednesday. They read pages 212-234 in class and took notes. We also read pages 61 and 62 in the workbook. 10/10: We reviewed homework, then we read pages 180-195 in novel. We also reviewed the two article from the workbook that they have read the past two days. 10/9: Student read the second article today and worked on the graphic organizer. 10/8: Students took a quiz on Part II. Classes were split into 2 parts and read two articles. 10/5: Students reviewed the pages that were read for homework Then they read over pages 48-50 in workbook. 10/01-10/02: Students took Unit 1 assessment. 9/28: Today students read page 34-39 in the workbook. They also worked with the poem, "Saigon is Gone". 9/25: Today we read page 12 in the workbook. We worked on questions on page 25. 9/24: Today we reviewed some pages in the novel that the students had already read. We read new pages- 32-41. We completed page 19 in workbook. Homework page 20 in workbook. 9/20-21: Students worked on taking either the iready test or the Read Theory test. 9/18: Students answered questions from the section that they read. Then they worked with other students to "jigsaw" the other sections. They filled in notes from all 3 sections. 9/12: Student read page 8 from the workbook. Then they completed pages 13 and 14 questions. This article was about China invading Vietnam 208 BC-1428 AD. 9/11: Students took Mid-Unit Assessment. 9/10: Students were given back quickwrite 1. They worked on quickwrite 2 and turned them in for a grade. We read over pages 10-21 and discussed them. 9/7: Students worked on questions for the poem, Papaya Tree. Then they read pages 10-21 and worked on quickwrite 2. 9/6: Students discussed the gist of pages 4-6. Then they worked on questions from those poems. We ended the class with an algorithm for completing Quickwrites. 9/5: Students were given novels. We read the first poem and discussed the gist. 9/4: Students went to the media center to check out books. When we returned to class, they looked at pictures that were posted around the room and wrote things that they noticed and wondered about the pictures. 8/30: Students worked on writing their poem. All 3 stanzas are due tomorrow, Friday. 8/29: We read poem, "If You're Not from the Prairie". Then students started to write their own, "If You're not from" poem. 8/27: Students were given information handouts. We went over the class syllabus. 8/28: Students worked on a collaborative puzzle. We also viewed the class website.