• Week of April 22

    Mon--Discuss study guide; students go to library


    Wed--Begin reading part 3; work on timeline of revolutions

    Thurs--Continue reading Part 3

    Fri--Continue working on Part 3

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  • Week of April 15th

    Mon--Students will finish SLTs and reading Part II of our book

    Tues--Students will review Part II and answer questions 

    Wed--Students will complete a constructive response question on Part II (Graded)

    Thursday--Students will complete a study guide

    Fri--Students will complete a quilz on Sections 2-3 (Graded)

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  • April 8-9: students will read and summarize part II of Sugar Changed the World

    April 10-12: We will discuss part II and review narratives.  Students will complete the SLT 2 Post Test for the district.(Graded assignment)

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  • Mar 12-15

    Tues--Unit cold read

    Wed--Finish cold read; set up or new unit

    Thurs--Work on reading and summarizing book prologue

    Fri--Continue reading prologue, summarizing, and answering questions

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  • Week of Feb 26th

    Mon--choose extension task topics and begin research

    Tues--Discuss acceptable sources; research topics

    Wed--Continue research on extension task 

    Thurs--Continue research and begin putting powerpoint together

    Fri--Finishing extension task

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  • Week of Feb 19-23

    Mon--Novel work due; quiz

    Tues--Review "Tell Tale Heart" and discuss unit stories

    Wed--begin unit essays

    Thurs--Test on TTH; continue essay

    Fri--finish essays; due Monday--beginning of class period

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  • Feb 15-16

    We will finish reading the novel Nothing but the Truth and work to finish the questions which are due Monday Feb 19th for a grade

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  • Mon and Tues--Lesson 18-19: students will rewrite a scene from "Ransom of Red Chief"

    Wed-Lesson 20: students will read an summarize the "Tell  Tale Heart"

    Thurs--Lesson 21: students will continue to work with the story

    Fri: students will finish up assignments and continue to read the novel

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  • Week of Jan 29

    Mon--Lesson 14: read and annotate "Ransom of Red Chief"

    Tues--Lesson 15: finish reading and annotating story

    Wed--Lesson 16: Cold Read and novel work

    Thurs-Lesson 17: cold read and novel

    Fri--novel work


    Bellringers have switched over from vocabulary to grammar activities

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  • Week of Jan 8

    Mon--Students will finish the constructive response from Lesson 9 and type a final copy for a grade; begin reading the article "Narrative Point of View"

    Tues--Students will finish reading article and discuss; Lesson 9 CR due

    Wed--Class will discuss narrative point of view; read

    and answer questions on novel

    Thurs--continue working on novel

    Fri--quiz on novel; continue reading novel

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  • Jan 4-5

    Thurs--Bellringer and Lesson 9; read articles on pgs 21 and 23.

    Fri--Constructed response for Lesson 9

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  • Week of Nov 27th

    Mon--Rough drafts returned; begin final copy of Unit 1 essay

    Tues--Finish essay and clean out binder

    Wed--Assign unit readers and novels; essays due by 3:15

    Thurs--Tell Tale Heart Lesson 1

    Fri--Lesson 2

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  • Week of Nov 13

    Monday--Students will finish up Section 7 with a group activity and powerpoint.

    Tuesday--Students will complete a reading strategy UNRAVEL

    Wednesday--Students will begin prewriting for the Unit ! essay.  Section 8 Lesson 30

    Thursday--Students will write a first draft of the essay.  (Lesson 31)

    Friday--Students will look over example responses and make any needed revisions to their rough drafts.

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  • Week of Oct 30

    Mon--Lesson 25-group summary and discussion

    Tues--Lesson 25--theme and evidence page

    Wed Lesson 26--read Chp 13 excerpt

    Thurs--Finish Lesson 26

    Fri--Lesson 27 Compare text structures

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  • Week of October 23:

    Mon--Students will write a progress report from a different pov--Lesson 21

    Tues--Students will read a progress report and answer questions about it--Lesson 22.

    Wed--Students will read a progress report and write about it. Lesson 23

    Thurs and Fri--Students will finish reading Flowers for Algernon and note changes in Charlie throughout--Lesson 24

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  • Week of Oct 16-20

    Mon--Review Section 4-5

    Tues--SLT Pretest assignment

    Wed--Flowers for Algernon Section 4 and 5 Test

    Thurs--Half day (Homecoming)   --Grammar game

    Fri--Letter to Charlie


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  • Week of OCT 10-13

    Tues--Finish Lesson 18; Constructive response finished and typed.  (Rough and final copy due Wednesday in class.)

    Wed--Lesson 19 begins

    Thurs--finish Lesson 19

    Fri--Lesson 20

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  • Week of Oct 2nd

    Mon--Begin Lesson 17; reading an excerpt of Frankenstein

    Tues--Finish Lesson 17--summarize excerpt

    Wed--Begin Lesson 18

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    MON--Lesson 14:  work on irony tracker worksheet

    Tues--Lesson 15:  Socratic Seminar

    Wed--Lesson 16 :  add to before and after surgery notes and irony tracker

    Thurs--Lesson 17:  summarize excerpt of Frankenstein

    FRI--Make up day; finish lesson 17

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  • Sept 18th-22

    Mon--Finish and review Section 3

    Tues--Section 2-3 Quiz (open note)

    Wed--Lesson 11

    Thurs--Lesson 12

    Fri--Anaylze characters

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  • Week of September 11th

    Monday--Lesson 6, students will read and analyze vocabulary of an article

    Tuesday--Lesson 7; students will continue to read an article and answer questions

    Wednesday--Lesson 7; class will continue to work with the article and discuss

    Thursday--Lesson 8; students will analyze an argument and find evidence to support the different sides

    Friday--Graded bellringer assignment

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  • Week of September 5th

    Tues-Section 1 Test Review

    Wed-Section 1 Test

    Thurs-Constructed Response on theme of the "Story of Prometheus" Due 

    Fri-Lesson 5--Begin reading "Flowers for Algernon," answer questions about the beginning of the story and about Charlie.

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  • Week of August 28th


    Open House will take place at 6 pm, Tuesday, August 29th.


    Mon--finish Lesson 2; open note quiz

    Tues--Lesson 3, working with vocabulary

    Wed--finish Lesson 3

    Thurs--Lesson 4 

    Fri--Finish lesson 4; review

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    Monday--Section 6 Lesson 21--write a progress report

    Tues--Lesson 22--read progress report and answer questions to show understanding

    Wed--Lesson 23--read progress report and answer essay questions

    Thurs--Section 7 Lesson 24Finish reading story and add to the before/after surgery chart

    FRI--AR Book Project due; take an AR test; work on computers

  • Mon-Lesson 36:Class Discussions in preparation for the extension research task

    Tues-Begin research task.  Discuss the two types of intelligences they will research. Begin taking notes.

    Wed-Continue taking notes for research; record sources; begin powerpoint

    Thurs-Create powerpoint with research info and submit

    Fri-Unit 1 Cold Read

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  • CWT for Unit 1

    Mon-Discuss prompt and introduction.  Begin outline.

    Tues-finish outlining essay; begin rough draft

    Wed-write rough draft

    Thurs-add transitions; revise essay

    Fri-type and submit essay; turn in outline and rough draft when everything is complete

    Everything for the CWT must be turned in no later than Monday, Oct 31.

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  • Lesson 26-Links to an external site. Students read an excerpt from Chapter 13 of Frankenstein and then work in pairs to select a quotation that reveals aspects of both the monster and Charlie.

    Unit 1 Lesson 26Links to an external site.

    Lesson 27-Links to an external site.Students reread an excerpt from Chapter 13 of Frankenstein and work in pairs to explain how the differing structure of each text contributes to its meaning or theme.

    Lesson 28-Links to an external site. Students prepare for a Socratic seminar by comparing and contrasting the myths of Prometheus and Pandora, excerpts from Frankenstein, and “Flowers for Algernon.”

    Lesson 29-Links to an external site.Students engage in a Socratic seminar to discuss whether Keyes draws on traditional stories to tell a hopeful story or a cautionary tale.

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  • Monday--Lesson 11 Students will read progress reports 4-11 and look for differences in Charlie before and after surgery.

    Tues and Wed--(ELA teachers will be out for professional development.)  Students will answer questions on Lesson 11 and work on Lesson 12

    Thurs--Review lessons 11 and 12

    Fri--Lesson 13: Students will prepare for a Socratic seminar

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  • Tues--Library hour; finish iReady diagnostic

    Wed-Section 3 Lesson 9:  writing about Charlie and the suitability of the tests

    Thur-Section 3 Lesson 10--Revising and working with a partner (Paragraph will be graded)

    Fri--review Section 3 and quiz

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  • Monday--Review Lesson 3; Begin Lesson 4 (Vocab quiz will be Tuesday afternoon)

    Tuesday--Lesson 4 and vocabulary quiz

    Wednesday--Review Section 1; class discussion/quiz grade for Section 1

    Thursday--Section 2 Lesson 5

    Friday--Lesson 6


    **Dates may be pushed back a little due to AC issues, etc.

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    • August 15-19
    • Monday:  Prewriting and begin writing a personal introductory essay.  (Students will have a handout and can find info on Canvas)
    • Tuesday:  Continue working on introductory assignment
    • Wed:  Unit 1 Lesson 1
    • Thurs:  Lesson 2
    • Fri: Lesson 3
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  • Mon--Chapter 4; workbook pages and bellringers continued

    Tues--Chp 5; workbook pages and bellringers continued

    Wed--Chp 6 and 7; workbook pages and bellringers cont.

    Thurs--finish all workbook pages and bellringer assignments

    Fri==test on the novel


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  • Monday--Test prep; testing tips

    Tues-Thurs--Book projects; reading

    Fri-workbook pages on Call of the Wild

    **Classroom time and activities will be limited due to testing.

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  • Monday--Lesson 3: Reading Chapter 1 of Call of the Wild; Choices Project activity

    Tuesday--Lesson 4: Finishing up Chapter 1; wkbk pg 246

    Wednesday--Review section 1 and quiz

    Thursday--Test prep day; activities on Canvas

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  • Monday--Lesson 39-40:  Students will finish research task and create a presentation.

    Tuesday-Lesson 41: Students will present research to class; Unit 3 Cold Read task.

    Wednesday-Unit 4 introduction

    Thursday--Lesson 1: Begin reading "CALL OF THE WILD"

    Friday--Lesson 2: Characterize Buck from the book

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  • Monday-Lesson 33:  Students will type and submit the final draft of their essays.

    Tuesday-Lesson 34:  Students will watch a video about source evaluation and begin brainstorming research topics.

    Wednesday-Lesson 35: Students will begin the extension task, researching an issue.

    Thursday-Lesson 36: Students will continue to research for the extension task.

    Friday-Lesson 37: Students continue research for the extension task and evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of different mediums.

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  • This week we will be working on the Unit 3 Essay.  Prewriting and rough drafts will be on paper.  Final copy will be typed and sent on computers.

    March 21--Final quiz for novel

    March 22-Lesson 30: Preparing for unit 3 essay

    March 23-Lesson 31: writing a rough draft

    March 24-Finishing Lesson 31 writing the rough draft

    March 25: Lesson 32/33: revising and typing a final copy

    Students will continue to work on test prep for a part of the block.

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  • Inservice Monday; test prep for half of block begins

    Tuesday-Section 5 quiz; all bellringers should be completed by the end of the day

    Wednesday--Lesson 27: Literature circles discuss novels

    Thursday--Lesson 28:Literature circles finish work/discussion; students should finish reading novel and taking notes in reading logs by this day

    Friday--Library visit; Lesson 29; quiz on novel

    **Nine weeks ends this week

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  • Monday--Lesson 22: Students will reread "Tell Tale Heart" and answer questions about the story. 

    Tuesday--Lesson 23:  Students will review questions and complete workbook pages 161-162.

    Wednesday--Lesson 24: After analyzing the narrator, students will look at how the story would change from a different perspective.

    Thursday--Lesson 25:  Students will write about how the story would be different from another perspective.

    Friday--Lesson 26:  Students will share their different perspectives of Tell Tale Heart.

    **Students should have 18 bellringer activities done by Tuesday, March 15th.

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  • Thursday--Lesson 20: Students will examine vocabulary and read "Tell -Tale Heart"; then they will complete pg 158-159 in the workbook.

    Friday--Lesson 21:  Students will Reread the story and complete workbook pg 160.

    **Students will be continuing to read the Unit 3 independent novel assignment.

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  • Monday--Novel reading check; Finish Lesson 15, reading "Ransom of Red Chief", defining words, answering questions

    Tuesday--Progress Reports go home; Lesson 16 Cold Read on "Ransom of Red Chief"

    Wednesday--Book Fair visit; Lesson 17 Cold Read Writing Task

    Thursday--Lesson 18 Review narrative point of view; begin Lesson 19

    Friday--Lesson 19 rewriting a scene from the story from a different perspective

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  • Mon--Book projects due and Lesson 12 (Students will work in groups to discuss novels.)

    Tues--Finish Lesson 12 and Lesson 13 (Students will finish work on novel and discuss it in groups.)

    Wed--Review Unit 3 Section 3 and take quiz

    Thurs--Lesson 14 (Students will read "The Ransom of Red Chief")

    Fri--Lesson 15 (Students will summarize "The Ransom of Red Chief"

    **Students will continue working on bellringers and reading and taking notes through page 82 in our novels.

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  • Monday--Reading Check for novel; Finish Unit 3 Lesson 7 and work on Lesson 8

    Tuesday--Finish Lesson 8 and review for Section 2 quiz

    Wednesday--Section 2 Quiz; read novels

    Thursday--Lesson 9

    Friday--Lesson 10

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  • Jan 31-Feb 4

    Students have been working on Unit 3.  We're reading "Allegory of a Cave" and studying unit questions and vocabulary.  Students have also received the novel for our novel study.  Kids will read 25 pages a week and take notes in a reading log.

    Progress Reports went home on Wednesday, Feb 2.

    Please email me with any questions.

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