OBJECTIVES: Review handouts section in binder and its purpose. Learn about personal preferences for learning / learning styles.
Tan obj. sheet
BR activity in teams---In what situations would you use these handouts? What’s the value of these handouts? Complete handout / check with another team.
Complete “How do you learn best?” activity sheet / turn in.
Fill out tan obj. sheet (B: set timer for last 4 minutes of class to complete this)
Review spelling list. Test on Friday.
Hand out blank Current Event form
Introduce and model writing a CE
Students will be given class time to read and begin writing their CE
CE due Friday
Read handout—gifts from author
I can create a text-to-self connection between me and a character in my independent reading.
Bell Ringer: Log into Moodle. Complete Day 1 independent reading activity. (10 minutes)
Read aloud, “To Build a Fire” by Jack London – Think aloud reading comprehension question #2
Student independent reading
Independent reading (30 minutes) with sticky note due Wednesday, Sept. 2
Section 1-1B Adding and Subtracting Rational Numbers
Assign: 22-40 evens Due Thurs
underline subject and predicate
Pick up Standards /benchmark sheets and put name on them (both white & yellow)
Equipment tests back—record / file—teach how to do this
Equipment retake tests—study before you get to DS--take in DS in my room on Wed
Review / Continue Lab Safety Notes
Assignment: Review safety notes taken so far
7th Grade Assignments
Hand in spelling words
Bell ringer—provide bell ringer form—place in “bell ringers” section of binder—review diff. between hearing and listening
Strategies to be an effective listener—notes on handout in binder
Bell Ringer:Draw a circle that takes up approximately half a page
Objective: Understand that the earth has different hemispheres when divided on lat/long lines. Lat/long lines help find specific places on earth
Activity: Draw and label together earth's hemispheres - Equator and Prime Meridian. Read together pages 4-5 and label earth with latitude and longitude lines. Use Google Earth to find specific locations on earth using lat/long
Activity: "where in the world" worksheet - lat/long practice. Quiz Friday
Bell Ringer #4. 4. Why would we focus on vocabulary building in lit class?
Objective: Build vocabulary through knowledge of Greek & Latin roots.
EL/COMMON CORE: (L.8.3) Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening. (L.8.2) Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
OBJECTIVES: Students will learn about their own learning personality by revealing their “color”, how they are smart (MI), and by completing a left brain / right brain activity.
Tan obj. sheet
Spelling test 1
BR ~ share (or pass option) one thing you learned about yourself by identifying your color
Take MI test (blue handout).
Fill in numbers on colors packet.
Fill in tan obj. sheet (B: set timer for last 4 minutes of class to complete this)
Share and collect current events and articles
Play News Bowl activity using the SmartBoard
No School on Monday
Complete Ch. 3:1 study guide due Tuesday
I can support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence.
I can draw evidence from literary text to support my analysis and reflection of a text.
Bell Ringer: Log into Moodle. Complete Day 4 independent reading activity. (8 minutes)
Take Time for Ten
Introduce Independent Reading Book Responses and Provide Examples
Clear Thinking and Writing
Point & Support Outlines (pp. 7-9)
Independent Reading (1 hour) and Etymology activity due Monday, Sept. 7
Assign: 12-40 evens
Lab safety test
Read current science when done with test
7th Grade Assignments
Correct and hand in spelling assign. #1
Spelling test #1 (clickers)
Provide spelling list #2 for next week
Listening workout, if time
Assign: Listening Unit TEST next Thursday
Quiz over pages 1-13
Bell Ringer: Discuss “What Good Readers Do” with your partner. Which do you do? Which seem awkward to you?
Objective: Build comprehension through identification of common reading strategies. (IA.1)