Welcome to 8th grade ELA, with Mrs. Erbelding

  • Hi parents and guardians,

          This section of my website allows you to see the upcoming Weekly agenda for your students. Each week you can check here for an updated announcement with an overview of the week. If you scroll down you can find older announcements from previous weeks once we get further into the year.

     

    Thank you,

    Amanda Erbelding

     

  • ***All lessons have been assigned in ILC. If you miss class, you are responsible for completing the content. 

     

    Monday (02/06)

    1. Begin Lesson 13

    • Students continue reading Part Three of Sugar Changed the World and use the timeline to summarize the text.
    • Students do a close reading to analyze the development of the central idea over the course of the text.

    Tuesday (02/07):

    1. Complete lesson 13

    2. Begin Lesson 14

     

     Wednesday (02/08):

    1. Complete lesson 14

    • Students do a close reading of the text to analyze specific paragraphs.
    • Students evaluate the authors’ claims in Sugar Changed the World.

     

    Thursday (02/09):

    Review section 4 (lessons 12-14) for the quiz on Friday.  Be ready with questions. 

     

    Friday (02/10):

    Section 4 Quiz  


     

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  • Monday (01/30)

    Complete Lesson 11 and Exit Ticket

    ***Some classes may have class work to complete at home. I try not to send homework home.

     

    Tuesday (01/31):

    Review Lesson 11 assignment and Cold Read from Friday.  Discuss any misunderstandings prior to the Section 2&3 quiz.

     

     Wednesday (02/01):

    Section 2&3 quiz  

    Thursday (02/02):

     

    Students' Choice Cold Read

     

    Friday (01/03):

    Begin Lesson 12

    • Begin reading Part Three of Sugar Changed the World by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos.

    • Summarize the text 

    • Analyze how the authors use tension in the text to develop the central idea.

    • Exit ticket on Edulastic platform.

     

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  • Monday (01/23)

     Begin Lesson 10

    • Continue reading Part Two of Sugar Changed the World by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos.
    • Determine the central idea and analyze the relationship between the central idea and supporting ideas in the text.

    Tuesday (01/24):

    Common Lit Cold Read task (Graded Assignment)

     

     Wednesday (01/25):

    • Complete lesson 10 (homework section)

    Thursday (01/26):

    Library day/cold read

    Friday (01/27):

    1. Begin Lesson 11

    • Read the “Portrait Gallery of Sugar Work” from Part Two of Sugar Changed the World by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos.

    • Analyze how the authors respond to conflicting viewpoints in the text.

     

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  • Monday (01/16)

    MLK Holiday NO School

     

     

    Tuesday (01/17):

    Common Lit Cold Read task (Graded Assignment)

     

     Wednesday (01/18):

    1. Reteach Lesson 7- students didn't fully master text structures and their importance.

    2. Lesson 7 exit ticket (retake graded)

     

    Thursday (01/19):

    Complete Common Lit Cold Read task (Graded Assignment)  

     

    Friday (01/20): Early Dismissal

    Make up any work from the week/help with any topics from the week.

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    • Reminder: all lessons can be found by accessing ILC. (Go to launchpad, clever, ILC). We are completing lessons 6,7,9 using a class emailed PowerPoint.

       

      Monday (01/09)

      1. Complete lesson 7 

      2. Begin Section 3_ lesson 9

      Today you will:

      • Begin to read Part Two of Sugar Changed the World by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos.

      • Continue to use the timeline to summarize the history of sugar.

      • Analyze specific passages in the text to determine the authors’ purpose and how the authors are developing this purpose.

      Tuesday (01/10):

      1. Complete Lesson 9

      2. Work on Common Lit cold reads.

       Wednesday (01/11):

      1. Review, catch up on any incomplete work in section 2.

      Thursday (01/12):

      Complete ELA Interim Testing/discuss LEAP scores, goals, high school grading scale

      Friday (01/13):

       

      • Reviewing Lesson 7, specifically structure.

      • Setting year end goals, discussing our progress.
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    • Monday (01/02):

      Observed Holiday

      Tuesday (01/03):

      1. review section 1 quiz 

       Wednesday (01/04):

      1. Lesson 6: 

      • Begin reading Part One of Sugar Changed the World by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos.

      • Use a timeline to summarize the history of sugar.

      • Analyze the specific words the authors use and the impact of these words on the meaning in the text.

      Thursday (01/04 ):

      1. Lesson 7  

      • Finish reading Part One of Sugar Changed the World by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos.

      • Use a timeline to summarize the history of sugar.

      • Analyze the structure of a paragraph in the text and how the paragraph develops a key concept.

      Friday (12/16)

      1. review lesson 6 and 7

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  • Monday (12/12)

    1. Complete I-ready diagnostic

    2. Sumbit lesson 1 summary in Edulastic

    3. Complete Lesson 2-3

    Tuesday (12/13):

    1. Complete I-ready diagnostic

    2. Lesson 4

     Wednesday (12/14):

    1. Review, catch up on any incomplete work in section 1.

    Thursday (12/15):

    Section 1 Learnzillion quiz

    Friday (12/16)

    Discuss section 1/RTI

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