Monthly Archive: October 2013

Oct 28

Works Cited Notes for Persuasive Essay

Works Cited Web information: Last name of the author, First name of the author. “Title of the article.” Title of the Web site. Day month year of the posting. Day month year you visited the site. Example: King, John. “It’s his birthday.” Birthdays Alive. 29 October 2011. 16 November 2012. Book information: Last name, First …

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Oct 28

English 8: October 28 – November 1

Monday, October 28 / D1 Intro sentence structure (4 types): simple sentences / Ex. 1 (pg. 459-460) Verify persuasive essay topics Complete essay outline on Google Docs HW: Read 15-20 pages in your AR book.    Tuesday, October 29 / D2 Compound sentences / Ex. 2 (pg. 462-463) Review essay outline Begin essay composition on Google …

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Oct 27

8A: October 28 – November 1

Monday, October 28 / D1 Run-on Quiz Review & type essay outline Essay composition on Google Docs HW: Draft 1 due on Wednesday, October 30.    Tuesday, October 29 / D2 Intro sentence structure: simple sentences / Ex. 1 (pg. 459-460) Review & type essay outline Essay composition on Google Docs HW: Draft 1 due …

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Oct 27

8H: October 28 – November 1

Monday, October 28 / D1 Run-on Quiz Type essay outlines (if not completed) Peer review draft 1 essays Student-teacher essay conferences HW: Make revisions to draft 1. Final draft due Friday, November 1.   Tuesday, October 29 / D2 Intro sentence structure: simple sentences / Ex. 1 (pg. 459-460) Type essay outlines (if not completed) …

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Oct 22

8A: October 21 – 25

Monday, October 21 / D2 Complete class debate Review run-on HW 4 corners activity with 4 types of writing prompts Arguing both sides of an issue HW: Complete argument handout if not completed in class. **Run-on quiz on Friday.**   Tuesday, October 22 / D1 Review run-on HW Review 4 types of writing Distribute rubric, …

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Oct 22

8H: October 21 – 25

Monday, October 21 / D2 Review run-on HW 4-Corners exercise using 4 types of writing prompts Lead/Hook exercises LMC – C lunch HW: Complete Lead/Hook exercise handout   Tuesday, October 22 / D1 Review run-on HW Lead/Hook exercises Prompt introduction (choice of three) Distribute persuasive writing rubric, checklist, model, outline, persuasion map LMC – C …

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Oct 22

English 8: October 21-25

Monday, October 21 / D2 SOL Practice Items (Warm-up) Persuasive Essay Writing Intro Persuasive essay models and analysis Prompt Leads/Hooks Activity Persuasive Writing Rubric Distribution HW: Hook Lead/Sheet. Complete all.   Tuesday, October 22 / D1 SOL Practice Items (Warm-Up) Review Hook/Lead HW Introduce “Exercise” prompt Brainstorm / Practice Thesis Create class thesis HW: Read …

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Oct 15

English 8: October 15-18

Final AR points (10 point minimum) are due on Mon., Oct. 21. Points are worth a TEST grade. Tuesday, October 15 / D2 AR Reading (10 mins) Review short story unit test Introduce four types of writing PEND Types of Writing Checklist Labeling prompts HW: AR Reading & Bring in magazine, newspaper articles, etc. (2 …

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Oct 15

8A: October 15 – 18

Final AR Points (15 point minimum) due on Monday, October 21. Points are worth a TEST grade.   Tuesday, October 15 / D2 Proofreading Symbols & Exercise Sensory details group activity Read “Mrs. Flowers” (pg. 185-193) HW: AR Reading   Wednesday, October 16 / D1 Ch. 10 Grammar test reflection Short story unit test reflection …

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Oct 15

8H: October 15-18

Final AR Points (15 point minimum) due on Monday, October 21. Points are worth a TEST grade. Tuesday, October 15 / D2 Short story unit test reflection Quick Quiz on “Mrs. Flowers” TED Literature Video HW: Read AR book.   Wednesday, October 16 / D1 Short Story Unit Test Reflection Grammar Test (Ch. 10) Reflection …

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