Mrs. Dugas' Announcements
12/5/22 - 12/9/22
Monday - Wednesday - iready diagnostic #2, library and AR reading time; Write alternate ending to a story provided if time allows.
Thursday - Hatchet lesson 20 Read Chapter 17; Canvas discussion board - How does Brian continue to show he has learned lessons about survival?
Friday -Hatchet lesson 21 Read Chapter 18 Begin workbook page 103
11/28/22 - 12/2/22
Monday -Hatchet lesson 17 Read Chapter 13 - 14
Tuesday -Hatchet lesson 18 Read Chapter 15 Workbook page 85
Wednesday - Hatchet lesson 19 Re-read Chapter 15 looking for "Memory Moments."
Thursday -Hatchet lesson 19 continued - Read Chapter 16, Review for Quiz
Friday - Hatchet Learnzillion Section 5,6, 7 Quiz
11/14/22 - 11/18/22
Monday -Hatchet lesson 12 WB page 84, 95-96
Tuesday -Hatchet lesson 13 WB pg 84 - Write a scene from Brian's POV
Wednesday -Hatchet lesson 14 Read Ch 9 & 10
Thursday -Hatchet leson 15 -Theme Quiz Hatchet Chapters 5-10 Test
Friday -Hatchet lesson 16 Read Chapters 11 & 12 WB pg 85 Happy Thanksgiving!
11/7/22 - 11/11/22
Monday - Learnzillion Hatchet Section 3 Open Notes quiz; Hatchet Lesson 10 - read Chapter 6
Tuesday - NO SCHOOL - Election day
Wednesday - Hatchet Read Chapter 7; What challenges did Brian face? Why is this challenge important?
Thursday - Veteran's Day Program - Hatchet lesson 11 Read Chapter 8; Write blurb for for chapters 6-8 then type and submit on canvas found in lesson 11 ppt
Friday - No School - VETERAN'S DAY! We appreciate our Veteran's!
10/31/22 - 11/4/22
Monday - Happy Halloween!
Hatchet Learnzillion Section 1 Quiz; Chapters 1-4 Test
Tuesday - Hatchet lesson 6 Read Chapter 5; What is Brian learning about survival?
Wednesday - Hatchet lesson 7; characterization & diction; Workbook page 82 Write to tell how Paulsen developed the character Brian
Thursday -Hatchet lesson 8; Compare and Contrast literary and nonfiction texts; "What Would Peter Do?" Workbook page 83 & 94
Friday - Hatchet lesson 9 Write paragraph telling if Brian followed the advice given in "What Would Peter Do?"
10/24/22 - 10/28/22
Monday - We begin Hatchet! Workbook page 80; work on characterization and building background knowledge about the Canadian wilderness; Study guide given out for test next Monday on chapters 1-4.
Tuesday - Hatchet lesson 2; finish reading Chapter 2; Workbook page 74 & 81 Make flash cards with new words; use adjectives to describe Brian
Wednesday - Hatchet lesson 3; work on summaries; fill out evidence chart; use RACES to describe Brian
Thursday -Hatchet lesson 4 - Read chapters 3 & 4 ; continue work on characterization
Friday - Hatchet lesson 5; finish reading Chapter 4 (if haven't) Workbook page 82; Use RACES to see if Brian's words, actions, and thoughts help or hinder his chances of survival. Study for the test that will be on Monday!
10/17/22 - 10/28/22
Monday - Steve Jobs lesson 36 -37 Begin extension task
Tuesday -Steve Jobs lesson 38-write speech 1st draft Steve Jobs lesson 39 - revise speech
Wednesday -Steve Jobs lesson 40 - Create a visual ppt to go along with speech
Thursday & Friday -lesson 41 students will present speeches to class!
10/10/22 - 10/14/22
10/10/22 - 10/13/22 -No School for students!
Thursday - lesson 33 first draft CWT
Friday - lessons 34-35 edit/revise/ publish final copy CWT
10/3/22 - 10/7/22
Monday - Steve Jobs lesson 28 - compare/contrast the central idea of David & Goliath with Casey at the Bat WB pg. 69-70 review; Reading log - describe events that led to David beating Goliath
Tuesday - Workbook page 71; Steve Jobs learnzillion section 6 quiz
Wednesday - Steve Jobs lesson 29 & 30 Fringe Benefits of Failure parts 1 & 2
Thursday - Steve Jobs CWT lesson 31 & 32; Review JK Rawlings Speech and identify claim and evidence for CWT
Friday - Steve Jobs lessons 33 Draft CWT
9/26/22 - 9/30/22
Monday - Steve Jobs lesson 24 "Casey at the Bat" Workbook pages 60-63
Tuesday - Steve Jobs lesson 25 analyze word choice in "Casey at the Bat" Workbook pg 64 Review Plot diagram
Wednesday - Casey at the Bat test and comprehension quiz
Thursday -Steve Jobs lesson 26 Workbook pages 65-68 analyzing poem "David and Goliath"
Friday - Steve Jobs lesson 27 Determine theme of David and Goliath
Have a GREAT WEEKEND!
9/19/22 - 9/23/22
Steve Jobs lesson 19
Mindset for Achievement
Workbook pg 52
Steve Jobs lesson 20
Reading and Summarizing "Overcoming Obstacles"
Workbook page 53
Steve Jobs lesson 21 - Determine Point of View
Workbook page 54
Steve Jobs lesson 22
Supporting and Contradicting Claims
Workbook pages 55-58
Steve Jobs lesson 23
Presenting Claims and Findings
Workbook page 59
Monday - Story 3 Study Guide Definitions
Tuesday - Story 3 study guide questions
Wednesday - Review then Story 3 Test
Thursday - lesson 16 & 17 CRT parts 1 & 2
Friday - lesson 18 - Mindset
Monday - NO SCHOOL! Happy Labor Day!
Tuesday - Steve Jobs story 2 test. & lessons 10 & 13 discussing Steve Jobs and POV
Wednesday - Lesson 11 - evidence to support a claim and lesson 12 - analize character
Thursday - "Mother to Son" poetry quiz (includes figurative language) and irony; Lesson 14 - Preparing for Discussion
Friday - Learnzillion section 3 quiz; Steve Jobs section 3 Wilbur Wright quiz; Canvas discussion: "Would Wilbur Wright agree with Steve Jobs to 'Stay hungry, stay foolish?"
8/29/22 - 9/2/22
Monday - Section 1 quiz after review;
Lesson 7- Figurative language
- "To Failure"
Tuesday - Sentence vs Fragment Quiz
Story 1 Test
Story 2 Study Guide (Test Friday)
Wednesday - Lesson 8
- Metaphor / Simile
- "Mother to Son"
Thursday - Lesson 9
- Preparing for Discussion
Friday - Story 2 Test; Canvas discussion
No School Monday!
8/22/22 - 8/26/22
Monday - Steve Jobs lesson 4; summarize stories 2 & 3 Review sentence fragments and sentences; study vocabulary
Tuesday - Steve Jobs lesson 5; What is a Claim?
Wednesday - Steve Jobs lesson 6; What is theme?
Thursday - Learnzillion Section 1 Quiz; Famous Failures video ( if works) study for tomorrow's test
Friday - Sentence vs Fragment quiz
Steve Jobs Story 1 Test
Aug. 15-19, 2022
Welcome to Moss Bluff Middle!
Monday - We will make Write Tools Folder to use as reference throughout the year and discuss sentences and fragments.
Tuesday - Steve Jobs Cold Read Task pretest
Wednesday- Steve Jobs Lesson 1
Thursday - Steve Jobs lesson 2 - discuss tone/mood, and word choice and writing using RACES
Friday - Steve Jobs lesson 3 - discuss central ( main) idea and what a "claim" is