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  • 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

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  • 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 

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  • 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!

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  • 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! 

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  • 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?"

     

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  • 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! 

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  • 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!

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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!

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  • 9/19/22 - 9/23/22

    Monday - 

    Steve Jobs lesson 19

    Mindset for Achievement

    Workbook pg 52

    Tuesday -

    Steve Jobs lesson 20

    Reading and Summarizing "Overcoming Obstacles"

    Workbook page 53

    Wednesday -

    Steve Jobs lesson 21 - Determine Point of View

    Workbook page 54

    Thursday - 

    Steve Jobs lesson 22

    Supporting and Contradicting Claims

    Workbook pages 55-58

    Friday-

    Steve Jobs lesson 23

    Presenting Claims and Findings

    Workbook page 59 

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  • 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

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  • 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?"

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  • 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!

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  • 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

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  • 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

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