While You Were Out

WHILE YOU WERE OUT, here's what we did in class...

Rest of the Year
LA 8: Check the calendar below for the rest of the year
The Cay Calendar.pdf The Cay Calendar.pdf
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Rest of the Year
ENG HON: Check the calendar below for the rest of the year
A Long Way Gone Calendar.pdf A Long Way Gone Calendar.pdf
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Week 32
Friday
  • Read books & complete assignments (see calendar)
    • LA 8- The Cay
    • ENG HON- A Long Way Gone
Thursday
  • The "R" Word Essay due!
  • Start pre-reading
    • LA 8- The Cay
    • ENG HON- A Long Way Gone
Wednesday
  • The "R" Word Essay Edit & Revise
Tuesday
  • The "R" Word Essay Rough Draft
Monday
  • The "R" Word Essay Intro
Week 31
Friday
  • FSA Test
Thursday
  • FSA Test
Wednesday
  • Ted Talk- Sam (progeria)
Tuesday
  • FSA Makeup
Monday
  • FSA Test
Week 30
Friday
  • Flocabulary Packet
  • FROG
Thursday
  • Flocabulary Packet
Wednesday
  • Flocabulary Word Chart 
Tuesday
  • FCAT Science Test!
Monday
  • Flocabulary Unit
    • HON: Shakespeare Is Hip-Hop
    • LA8: I See Both Sides
  • INB: Input vocab words and definitions
Week 29
Friday
  • Finish presentations?
  • FROG outside?
Thursday
  • Reading Practice Packet
Wednesday
  • Input: QUACK review
  • Output: Jabberwocky
  • HW: Reading Practice Packet
Tuesday
  • Input: QUACK
  • Output: Grand Canyon
Monday
  • Practice FSA Reading Test
Week 28

HAVE a HAPPY SPRING BREAK!
Tuesday-Friday
  • Soundtrack presentations
Monday
  • Soundtrack cover
Week 27

Friday
  • Work on putting together final presentation- due 3/23 
Thursday
  • Work on putting together final presentation
Wednesday
  • Work on putting together final presentation
Tuesday- Happy St. Patty's Day!
  • Sample Life Soundtrack presentation
  • Work on putting together final presentation
Week 26

Friday- End of Grading Period 
  • Life Soundtrack: Research to find songs with figurative language that symbolically represent significant events 
Thursday
  • Life Soundtrack: Research to find songs with figurative language that symbolically represent significant events 
Wednesday
  • Life Soundtrack: Research to find songs with figurative language that symbolically represent significant events 
Tuesday
  • Life Soundtrack: recognizing figurative language in music
  • Complete Musical Literary Terms worksheet
  • Input/Output: Literary Terms Chart
Monday
  • Life Soundtrack Intro
  • Input: Life Events
  • Output: Song Choices
Week 25

Friday 
  • FSAW TEST!
Thursday
  • Breaking down a prompt
  • Prompt #2- graphic organizer
  • Planning Sheet
Wednesday
  • Breaking down a prompt
  • Sample prompts
  • Planning Sheet
Tuesday
  • Breaking down a prompt
  • Prompt #1- graphic organizer
  • Planning Sheet
Monday
  • Practice FSAW (library)
Week 24

Friday 
  • Practice Test
Thursday
  • Practice Test
Wednesday
  • Putting it all together practice & essay annotating
Tuesday
  • Survival Writing!
  • Survival Tip #5 & Challenge
Monday
  • Survival Writing!
  • Survival Tip #4 & Challenge

Week 23

Friday- 
  • Survival Tip #3 & challenge
Thursday
  • Thesis review packet
Wednesday
  • Survival Tip #2 & Challenge
Tuesday
  • Survival Writing!
  • Glue in Survivor Book
  • Review rules & expectations
  • Survival Tip #1 & Challenge

Week 22

Friday- Mock FSA Test!
  • LA: Love Memoir, share Valentine's Journals, Happy Valentine's Day!
  • HON: same as LA
Thursday
  • LA: Valentine's Journals
  • HON: Finish & turn in all CLK stuff!
Wednesday
  • LA: finish Valentine's Photo Inquiry
  • HON: Finish reading CLK!! (vocab, chapter titles, big idea question)
Tuesday
  • LA: Valentine's Photo Inquiry
  • HON: Read CLK Ch. 11 (vocab, chapter titles, big idea question)
Monday
  • LA: Valentine's Day History (read, compare, write narrative)
  • HON: Finish reading CLK Ch. 8-10 (vocab, chapter titles, big idea question)

Week 21

Friday
  • LA: Share January Journal entries
  • HON: Read CLK Ch. 7 (vocab, dialectical journal, big idea question)
Thursday
  • LA: Ford's Theater Webquest
  • HON: Read CLK Ch. 6 (vocab, dialectical journal, big idea question), Dialectical Journal due Friday
Wednesday
  • LA: finish typing January Journal & "I Am" Poem
  • HON: Finish reading CLK Ch. 5 (vocab, dialectical journal, big idea question), Emancipation Proclamation ws
Tuesday
  • LA: edit & revise January Journal, finish "I Am" Poem
  • HON: Read CLK Ch. 5 (vocab, dialectical journal, big idea question)
Monday
  • LA: Finish From Bloody Times, start "I Am" Poem
  • HON: Finish reading CLK Ch. 4 (vocab, dialectical journal, big idea question), Ch. 4 SG ?'s
Week 20

Friday
  • January Journal: DUE!
  • LA: From Bloody Times Prologue and Ch. 3
  • HON: Read CLK Ch. 4 (vocab, dialectical journal, big idea question)
Thursday
  • January Journal: Free Write
  • LA: From Bloody Times  Ch. 2
  • HON: Read CLK Ch. 3 (vocab, dialectical journal, big idea question)
Wednesday
  • January Journal: Free Write
  • LA: From Bloody Times Prologue and Ch. 1
  • HON: Read CLK Ch. 2 (vocab, dialectical journal, big idea question)
Tuesday
  • January Journal: Free Write
  • LA: Civil War Article & Questions, Costa's Questions Worksheet
  • HON: Finish reading CLK Ch. 1 (vocab, dialectical journal, big idea question)
Monday
  • January Journal: Quote Reflection
  • LA: Civil War Vocab
  • HON: Read CLK Ch. 1 (vocab, dialectical journal, big idea question)
Week 19

Friday
  • January Journal: Fractured narrative
  • HON: vocabulary, dialectical journal, read CLK: Prologue
  • Flocabulary
Thursday
  • January Journal: Free Write
  • LA: Lincoln background info & video
  • HON: Chasing Lincoln's Killer introduction/notes & cover analysis
Wednesday
  • January Journal: Six-Word Memoir
  • LA: finish MLK analysis
  • HON: Lincoln documentary & background info 
Tuesday
  • January Journal: Quote Reflection
  • LA: finish MLK analysis
  • HON: Read & analyze O Captain! My Captain!

Week 18
Friday
  • January Journal: Dreams
  • MLK Speech: "I Have A Dream"
  • Critical thinking worksheet
Thursday
  • January Journal: 6 Word Memoir
  • MLK Speech: read & annotate
Wednesday
  • January Journal: Spoken Word
  • ReadiStep results
Tuesday
  • January Journal: Quote Reflection
  • Finish Group Midterm
Monday
  • January Journal: Free Write
  • Group Midterm

Week 17
Friday
  • Group Review: Make a midterm
  • Week in Rap
  • January Journal
Thursday
  • Group Review: Make a midterm
  • January Journal
Wednesday
  • Data Folders
  • Goal setting/resolutions for the new semester
  • Data sheets
  • January Journal 
Tuesday
  • Welcome back!
  • Cornell Notes: Why Write
  • January Journal
Have a happy, snowy, jolly, joyous, restful winter break! :)
Week 16
Monday-Friday
  • Midterms!
  • Make sure you turn in your INB! :)
Week 15
Friday
  • HON: Literary Terms Book due!
  • Literary Terms Test
  • Midterm Reflection
  • Flocabulary
Thursday
  • Input: Grit Notes
  • Output: Grit ACE writing
  • Study for Literary Terms Test
Wednesday
  • Finish Mini-Book
  • FROG & Reading Log
Tuesday
  • Input: Essay Writing
  • Output: Essay Writing Mini-Book
  • Bring a FROG book tomorrow!
Monday
  • Working Period
    • LA: finish your Literary Terms Chart 
    • HON: work on your Literary Terms Book (due Friday)
  • Winter Book Fair!
Week 14
Friday
  • HON: Tweet Summary due!
  • Literary Terms review
  • Literary Terms Chart
  • Flocabulary
Thursday
  • Input: Literary Terms Notes
  • Output: Literary Terms One-Pager
Wednesday
  • ACE review
  • Set up INB for Thursday
  • FROG & Reading Log
Tuesday
  • Input: ACE Writing Strategy
  • Output: ACE example & ACE practice
  • Bring a FROG book tomorrow!
Monday
  • Welcome back! 
  • Thanksgiving break free write
  • Data folders: pass back papers, review Write Score data
Have a happy Thanksgiving break!
Week 13
Friday

Week 12
Friday
  • Flocabulary Unit 1 TEST!
Thursday
  • FINDS (research) booklet
  • MLA style/bibliography
Wednesday
  • Using Evidence
  • Making a claim
Tuesday
  • Read & Research: Why I Want To Give Up Teaching
  • Watch video: Ethan Young Speech
  • Take Cornell notes
  • QW: respond to article and video
Monday
  • Read & research: Six Way the Common Core is Good for Students
  • Take Cornell notes
  • QW: respond to the article
Week 11
Friday
  • Flocabulary Unit
    • Complete Section 1D, 1E & 1G
Thursday
  • Why Write Cornell Notes
  • Elaborated Response
  • FROG-Reading Log
Wednesday
  • Data Folders
  • Goal setting
  • Data sheets
  • review assignments 
Tuesday
  • Eye Spy Cornell Notes
  • Flocabulary Unit 1
    • Word Dictionaries
Monday
  • Flocabulary Unit 1
  • Hon: "The Great Escape
  • LA 8: "Too Easy
    • Word Chart
    • 3x15 word list
Week 10
Friday
  • Happy Halloween!
  • Share scary stories
  • Poe's "The Pit and the Pendulum"
Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday
  • Cornell Notes: Elements of a Story
  • Start drafting/editing scary story narrative
Monday
  • "The Raven"
    • Read intro
    • Read & analyze poem
    • Complete worksheet

Week 10
Friday
  • The Tell-Tale Heart TEST!
Thursday
  • Review Game: The Tell-Tale Heart
Wednesday
  • HON: Finish Essays
    • Review and submit
  • LA 8: Vocabulary 4 Squares
Tuesday
  • HON: Essay Planing due
    • Review a thesis statement
    • Start drafting essay
  • LA 8: Vocabulary 4 Squares

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Week 9
Friday- END of 1st QUARTER!
  • HON: Finish Close Reader Extended Dialectical Journal & TDQ's
    • Essay Planning Sheet- due Tues!
  • LA 8: Vocabulary Squares & The Tell-Tale Heart Movie Poster
  • Flocabulary
Thursday
  • ReadiStep Test (am)
  • watch The Tell-Tale Heart (pm)
    • The Tell-Tale Heart Crossword Puzzle
Wednesday
  • INB Check
    • Self-Assess/Peer-Assess
  • Portfolio
  • Quarter Reflection
Tuesday
  • Silent Working Period
    • Finish Write Score
    • Work on Dialectical Journal
    • Extended Dialectical Journal & TDQ's
    • Study Guide Questions & Vocab
Monday
  • Silent Working Period
    • Finish Write Score
    • Work on Dialectical Journal
    • Work on Study Guide Questions & Vocab
    • FROG
Week 8
Friday
  • Second Read of The Tell-Tale Heart 
  • Complete Dialectical Journal digging deep into the text
  • FROG Completion due! 
Thursday
  • Review literary terms
  • Answer Study Guide Question #1
  • Complete One-Pager
  • Work on vocab
Wednesday
  • Glue in Study Guide Questions & Vocabulary for The Tell-Tale Heart
  • Input: Literary Terms notes
  • First read of The Tell-Tale Heart
Tuesday
  • Input: Edgar Allan Poe Notes
    • Slides
    • Video
    • Article
  • Poe Quiz
Monday
  • Input: Poe Notes (set up Cornell style)
  • Output: Horror Quick Write
  • Poe Word Search
Week 7
Friday
  • Finish Write Score
  • FROG/Flocab?
Thursday
  • Write Score Test
Wednesday
  • Write Score Test
Tuesday
  • Input: Salsa Word Chart & samples
  • Output: Mega Salsa Bowl
  • FROG project- due 10/10
Monday
  • Input: Cornell Notes- Salsa Words!
    • taste test
    • video/slides
  • Output: Salsa bowls
Week 6
Friday
  • HON: gallery walk
  • LA: finish annotating
  • Output: written response
  • FROG & Daily Reading Log
  • Flocabulary
Thursday
  • Input: Dialectical Journal notes
  • HON: collaborative annotating
  • LA: sample annotating and dialectical journal
  • Output: written response
  • HON HW: Howard Hughes Article
Wednesday
  • Review annotating sample & questions
  • Annotating Practice
  • FROG
Tuesday
  • Input: Annotating Sample
  • Output: Annotating Questions
  • FROG
Monday
  • Input: Annotating Cornell notes
  • Output: Annotating study foldable
  • See the slides on the "Class Materials" page
Week 5
Friday
  • FROG & Daily Reading Log
  • Flocabulary
Thursday
  • Input: Photo choice
  • Output: Sample Costa's
  • Portal Grade Reflection
Wednesday
  • Review group practice
  • Portal Grade Reflection
  • FROG
Tuesday
  • Review quiz (output example)
  • FROG
  • Group practice with Costa's Questions
Monday
  • Input: Costa's Questions (notes)
  • Output: quiz & sample Costa's Questions related to photo
Week 4
Friday
  • Input: Daily Reading Log
  • Output: FROG Reading Log
  • Flocabulary
Thursday
  • Input: Things Good Readers Do
  • Output: Six-Word Memoir Definitions 
  • Book Fair 
Wednesday
  • Input: Review Six-Word Memoir notes
  • Output: Finish Six-Word Memoirs (draft & publish) 
Tuesday
  • Six-Word Memoirs
  • Picture Day! 
Monday
  • Input: STAR notes
  • Output: sample Cornell notes
Week 3
Friday
  • Austin's Butterfly
  • Week in Rap
Thursday
  • My 9 Chart
  • Library Orientation
Wednesday
  • Finish Pennant Presentations
  • LA- Star Student
Tuesday
  • Pennant Presentations
Week 2
Friday
  • INB Guide
    • Input vs. Output
  • Week in Rap
    • watch the video 
Thursday
  • INB Set-Up
    • Decorate Cover
    • Glue in table of Contents
    • Number Pages
Wednesday
  • Pennant Projects
    • Assign
    • Sample presentation
  • Finish Survey
Tuesday
  • Finish Pre-Test
  • Things Mrs. Plant Wants To Know About Me Survey
Monday
  • Supplies Check
  • Pre-Test

Week 1
Friday
  • Review Procedures Quiz
  • Personality Quiz
  • Week in Rap
    • watch the video HERE
    • activity
Thursday
  • Classroom WebQuest
Wednesday
  • Classroom Procedures QUIZ!
  • Frugal & Gorbit
Tuesday
  • Classroom Procedures 
  • Animal Personality Quiz
Monday
  • Welcome Back
  • Review course syllabus & website 
  • HW: syllabus contract

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