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*** As of April 2018, please check the Agenda in Google Classroom. 

Tuesday, Mar. 6
  1. SSR
  2. Begin watching The Help. Complete handout on Exposition.
  3. HW: Read independent reading book. AR test for the 5th six weeks is due by  Wednesday, April 18 by 4:00 PM.
Monday, Mar. 5
  1. Everyday Edit Set 16 #1.
  2. SSR- determine how many pages you can read in 10 minutes
  3. Complete "Book Log for the 5th six weeks" in Google Classroom.
Friday, Mar. 2
  1. Complete reading test on AR system.
Thursday, Mar. 1

Thursday, Feb. 15
  1. Work on English I EOC Benchmark: Reading section Part 2 (questions 39-52)
  2. SSR
  3. HW: Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by  Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 4:00 PM.  Please note the change in date (1 day earlier.) Also, if you stop reading a book, you will need to submit an updated reading log in Google Classroom with the book you have switched to.
Wednesday, Feb. 14
  1. Work on English I EOC Benchmark: Reading section Part 1 (questions 19-38)
  2. SSR
  3. HW:  Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by  Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 4:00 PM.  Please note the change in date (1 day earlier.) Also, if you stop reading a book, you will need to submit an updated reading log in Google Classroom with the book you have switched to.
Tuesday, Feb. 13
  1. Work on English I EOC Benchmark: Writing section (questions 1-18)
  2. SSR
  3. HW:  Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by  Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 4:00 PM.  Please note the change in date (1 day earlier.) Also, if you stop reading a book, you will need to submit an updated reading log in Google Classroom with the book you have switched to.
Monday, Feb. 12
  1. Everyday Edit Set 15 #6
  2. SSR
  3. Using the Green Grammar book to complete p. 497 Exercise 10 and p 498 Exercise 11.
Friday, Feb. 9
  1. Warm-up: Everyday Edit Set 15 #5
  2. Finish working on Expository Essay on Friendship. Due by the end of the period.
  3. SSR
  4. HW:  Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by  Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 4:00 PM.  Please note the change in date (1 day earlier.) Also, if you stop reading a book, you will need to submit an updated reading log in Google Classroom with the book you have switched to.
Thursday, Feb. 8
  1. Warm-up: Everyday Edit Set 15 #4
  2. SSR
  3. Begin writing Expository Essay on Friendship. (Counts as a major grade).
  4. HW:  Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by  Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 4:00 PM.  Please note the change in date (1 day earlier.) Also, if you stop reading a book, you will need to submit an updated reading log in Google Classroom with the book you have switched to.
Wednesday, Feb. 7
  1. Warm-up: Everyday Edit Set 15 #3
  2. SSR
  3. HW:  Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by  Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 4:00 PM.  Please note the change in date (1 day earlier.) Also, if you stop reading a book, you will need to submit an updated reading log in Google Classroom with the book you have switched to.
Tuesday, Feb. 6
  1. Warm-up: Everyday Edit Set 15 #2
  2. SSR
  3. Finish  watching  Romeo and Juliet . Be sure you've filled in a written response to yesterday and today's section of the movie based on your assigned point of view/ perspective. You should have at least three responses. Turn in the complete set.
  4. HW: Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by  Wednesday, Feb. 21.  Please note the change in date (1 day earlier).
Monday, Feb. 5
  1. Warm-up: Everyday Edit Set 15 #1
  2. Continue  watching Romeo and Juliet. Fill into another written response to your section of the movie based on your assigned point of view/ perspective.
  3. HW:  Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by  Wednesday, Feb. 21.  Please note the change in date (1 day earlier).
Friday, Feb. 2
  1. Continue watching Romeo and Juliet. Fill into another written response to your section of the movie based on your assigned point of view/ perspective.
  2. HW:  Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by  Wednesday, Feb. 21.  Please note the change in date (1 day earlier).
Thursday, Feb. 1
  1. SSR
  2. Due to technical difficulties, we'll continue the Romeo and Juliet movie tomorrow.
  3. HW:  Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by  Wednesday, Feb. 21.  Please note the change in date (1 day earlier).
Wednesday, Jan. 31
  1. SSR
  2. Pass back and go over Act II Test.  Retests  need to be completed this week. Come to tutorials after school today or Monday, Feb. 5. If you are failing for the six weeks and do not take a retest, I will assign lunch detention and have you take it then.
  3. Continue watching Romeo and Juliet. No response for today's clip. Instead, I'll have you write a response tomorrow after watching another segment.
  4. HW: Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by  Wednesday, Feb. 21.  Please not the change in date (1 day earlier).
Tuesday, Jan. 30
  1. SSR
  2. Begin watching Romeo and Juliet.
  3. Stop movie and complete first journal entry from your assigned perspective.
  4. HW: Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by Thursday, Feb. 22.
Monday, Jan. 29
  1. Everyday Edit Set 14 #10. Then turn in all of Set 14 (1-10) in order with #1 stapled on top.
  2. SSR
  3. Finish acting out Act III scene i of Romeo and Juliet. 
  4. Discuss Movie viewing assignment. Draw for Roles.
  5. HW: Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by Thursday, Feb. 22.
Friday, Jan. 26
  1. Everyday Edit Set 14 #9.
Thursday, Jan. 25

Wednesday, Jan. 24

Tuesday, Jan. 23
  1. Take Romeo and Juliet Act 2 exam .
  2. Turn in Act 2 Study Guide Questions and Act 2 vocabulary .
  3. SSR
  4. Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by Thursday, Feb. 22. 
Monday, Jan. 22
  1. Warm-up: Everyday Edit Set 14 #7 "Poe's 'The Raven'"
  2. Play Review Game Kahoot over Romeo and Juliet Act II.
  3. Complete vocabulary review handout for Act II.
  4. Finish study guide packet. Turn in tomorrow before exam. You will not be able to use your book or study guide on tomorrow's test. You will only be allowed to use a dictionary.
  5. HW: Study for Romeo and Juliet exam for tomorrow.
  6. HW: Read SSR book. You will need to take an AR test for the 4th six weeks by Thursday, Feb. 22. 
Friday, Jan. 19
  1. Warm-up: Everyday Edit Set 14 #6 Bessie Coleman
  2. Finish with Romeo and Juliet Act II, completing scenes v and vi. Work on answering questions in your packet.
Thursday, Jan. 18
  1. Warm-up: Everyday Edit California Gold Rush (Set 14 #5)
  2. Continue with Romeo and Juliet Act II finished through scene iv. Work on answering questions in your packet.
Wednesday, Jan. 10
  1. Complete Romeo and Juliet Act 1 Test.
  2. SSR
  3. Note : Any retests need to be completed by this Thursday at 4:15 PM. (This is the last week of the 3rd six weeks.)
  4. Read.  AR test  for the 3rd six weeks is due by Thursday, Jan. 11 at 4:00 PM.
Tuesday, Jan. 9
  1. Everyday Edit Set 14 #2
  2. Pass back previous study guide questions. Staple scenes ii-v together.
  3. Review Kahoot game over Act I. (Code 439739)
  4. Finish Study Guide Questions over Act I scene iv-v. Due tomorrow at the beginning of class.
  5. SSR
  6. Review for test over Act I (focus on scenes ii-v)
a. Look over study guide questions
b. Read SparkNotes (online) over Romeo and Juliet
c. Look for helpful YouTube videos on Romeo and Juliet
  1.   Note : Any retests need to be completed by this Thursday at 4:15 PM. (This is the last week of the 3rd six weeks.)
  2. Read.  AR test  for the 3rd six weeks is due by Thursday, Jan. 11 at 4:00 PM.

Monday, Jan. 8
  1. Everyday Edit Set 13 #5.
  2. Turn in Set 12 #1-5 and Set 13 #1-5. Please put them in order with Set 12 #1 on top and Set 13 #5 on the bottom. I will take off 5 points if they are out of order.
  3. Note : Any retests need to be completed by this Thursday at 4:15 PM. (This is the last week of the 3rd six weeks.)
  4. Continue with Romeo and Juliet scene iv and v. ( Note : We'll take a test over all of Act I on Wednesday .)
  5. HW: Read. AR test  for the 3rd six weeks is due by Thursday, Jan. 11 at 4:00 PM.
Friday, Jan. 5
  1. Everyday Edit Set 13 #4.
  2. Go over Romeo and Juliet Act I scene i test.
  3. Finish the scene ii and iii questions - due by the end of the period.
  4. SSR
  5. HW: Read.  AR test  for the 3rd six weeks is due by Thursday, Jan. 11 at 4:00 PM.
Thursday, Jan. 4
  1. Everyday Edit Set 14 #1.
  2. Continue with R&J Act I scene ii and iii. Answer the questions in the packet and turn in by the end of class.
  3. HW: Read. AR test for the 3rd six weeks is due by Thursday, Jan. 11 at 4:00 PM.
Wednesday, Dec. 20
  1. Semester Exams
Tuesday, Dec. 19
  1. Study Hall. Exams continue today.
Monday, Dec. 18
  1. Study Hall. Exams start this afternoon.
Thursday, Dec. 14
  1. Everyday Edit Set 13 #3
  2. SSR
  3. Composition Books:
- p. 16 Romeo and Juliet Character List
- p. 17 R&J Act I scene i Vocab
  1. Open book/ Open Notes test on Romeo and Juliet Act I scene i tomorrow in class.
Wednesday, Dec. 13
  1. Everyday Edit Set 13 #1
  2. SSR
  3. Finish the Scene i questions and turn them in. (Finish them for homework if you don't have enough time in class.)
  4. Note: We will have a test over Romeo and Juliet Act I scene i and ii on Friday.
Tuesday, Dec. 12
  1. Everyday Edit Set 13 #2
  2. SSR
  3. Finish listening to and discussing Scene i of Romeo and Juliet.
  4. HW: Read
Monday, Dec. 11
  1. Everyday Edit Set 12 #5 (keep Set 12 in your binder. We'll turn it in together with Set 13)
  2. Book Fair- Browse titles in the library. The bookfair will be here until Friday.
  3. SSR- set reading goal for the week.
  4. HW: Read
Friday, Dec. 8
  1. Everyday Edit Set 12 #4
  2. Continue with Romeo and Juliet.
  3. Answer the questions over scene i #1-12. Turn in whatever you have completed by the end of the class.
  4. HW: Read
Thursday, Dec. 7
  1. Everyday Edit Set 12 #3
  2. SSR
  3. Continue with Romeo and Juliet.
  4. HW: Read
Wednesday, Dec. 6
  1. Turn in "Say What?" letter to the basket. (If you turn it in by 4:00 PM today, it will only be 10 points off.)
  2. Everyday Edit Set 12 #2 "Why is it cold in the winter?"
  3. SSR
  4. Begin "The Prologue" to Romeo and Juliet. Answer questions in packet over the prologue.
  5. HW: Read Independent reading book.
Tuesday, Dec. 5
  1. Everyday Edit Set 12 #1 "Cotton Candy Day"
  2. SSR
  3. Finish working on "Say What?" letter. Due tomorrow (Wed., Dec. 6) at the beginning of class.
  4. Anyone still need to finish their expository essay?
  5. HW: Read
Monday, Dec. 4
  1. Everyday Edit Set 11 #5. Go over together and then turn in the complete set. (1-5)
  2. Finish up expository essay if you need to and turn in.
  3. Begin work on "Say What?" letter. Due at the beginning of class on Wed., Dec. 6.
  4. HW: Read
Friday, Dec. 1
  1. Everyday Edit Set 11 #4: "America's Composer"
  2. Write expository essay on "Truth". Turn in whatever you have complete by the end of class. (We will have a few minutes on Monday to finish and proofread before turning in your final copy.)
  3. SSR
  4. HW: Read! Be sure to meet your reading goal for Monday.
Thursday, Nov. 30
  1. Everyday Edit Set 11 #3: "Elizabeth Cady Stanton"
  2. SSR
  3. Notes over Prewriting Graphic Organizers.
  4. Begin looking at exposition writing assignment topic of "Truth".
  5. Begin pre-writing - use your writer's notebook for ideas. Essay will be due tomorrow at the end of class tomorrow.
  6. HW: Read.
Wednesday, Nov. 29
  1. Everyday Edit Set 11 #2: "Sesame Street"
  2. SSR
  3. Take notes on "Writing an Intro: How to Hook Your Reader" in notes section of composition book.
  4. HW: Read
Tuesday, Nov. 28
  1. Everyday Edit Set 11 #1: "Marie Curie"
  2. SSR- Set reading goal for this week
  3. Go over Everyday Edit Set #10
  4. Quickwrite: "Truth in History/ Modern Times" -  Write about a real person from modern times or history who was faced with telling the truth or telling a lie. What did he or she do? Why?
  5. HW: Read
Tuesday, Nov. 21
  1. Gather together Everyday Edits Set 10 #1-4 and have on your desk ready to turn in.
  2. Complete Everyday Edit Set 10 #5. Staple to the back and turn in.
  3. SSR
  4. Go over Everyday Edit Set 10 #5.
  5. Anyone still need to turn in Article of the Week #5 "Giraffes"? Due today by the end of class.
  6. NOTE: Scholastic orders will be placed extended and placed on Tuesday, Nov. 28. Don't forget to check out the sales on Black Friday! Use class code LW22P if you place an order online.
  7. HW: Read enough of your book to reach your reading goal for Tuesday, Nov. 28.
Monday, Nov. 20
  1. Everyday Edit Set 10 #4
  2. SSR
  3. Continue working on Article of the Week #5 "Giraffes." Turn in if you have it completed. Due by the end of class tomorrow.
Friday, Nov. 17
  1. Everyday Edit: "Stellaluna" (Set 10 #3)
  2. Pass back papers.
  3. SSR
  4. Quick Write: "Truth in Stories": Write about a character from a story who was faced with telling the truth or telling a lie. What did he or she do? Why?
  5. Begin work on Article of the Week #5. Complete margin notes by the end of class.
  6. HW: Read
Thursday, Nov. 16
  1. Everyday Edit: Time Zones (Set 10 #2)
  2. Go over Set #9
  3. Pass back papers.
  4. Quick Write: Truth: Write about a time you chose to tell the truth or a time you chose to lie. What happened?
  5. Book Talk: Refugee
  6. SSR
Wednesday, Nov. 15
  1. Everyday Edit: (Set 10 #1)
  2. SSR: Set reading goal for Nov. 15-28.
  3. Go over Set #7 and Set #8
  4. HW: Read
Tuesday, Nov. 14
  1. Everyday Edit Set 9 #5.
  2. Turn in complete set to the basket. Please staple in numerical order with #1 on top. 
  3. Pass out Scholastic order forms. Orders are due by Monday, November 20.
  4. SSR
  5. Watch "A Cask of Amontillado" video.
  6. HW: Read SSR book.
Friday, Nov. 10
  1. Everyday Edit Set 9 #4
  2. Anyone have any missing work due?
  3. Take AR test by 2:37 today. 
Thursday, Nov. 9
  1. Everyday Edit "Squanto" (Set 9 #3)
  2. SSR
  3. Be sure to check grades online. I have put in an "M" for missing for those who haven't taken an AR test. The grade book calculates an "M" as a 0, but as soon as you take your AR test, I'll enter your grade and your average will go up. 
  4. Finish working on "Cask of Amontillado" questions. Due today, by 4:00 PM.
  5. HW: Read. All students need to either take an  AR test  or complete an alternate assignment by the end of this 2nd six weeks, by Friday, November 10 at  2:37   PM. This counts as a major grade. 
Wednesday, Nov. 8
  1. Anyone still need to turn in their Coat of Arms assignment?
  2. Everyday Edit "Thanksgiving"
  3. SSR
  4. Be sure to check grades online. I have put in an "M" for missing for those who haven't taken an AR test. The grade book calculates an "M" as a 0, but as soon as you take your AR test, I'll enter your grade and your average will go up. 
  5. Continue work on "Cask of Amontillado" questions. Due by 4:00 PM on Thursday, Nov. 9.
  6. HW: Read. All students need to either take an  AR test  or complete an alternate assignment by the end of this 2nd six weeks, by Friday, November 10 at  2:37   PM. This counts as a major grade. 
Tuesday, Nov. 7
  1. Everyday Edit "The Great American Smokeout" (Set 9 #1)
  2. SSR or work on completing Coat of Arms assignment. Due by 4:00 PM today, Nov. 7.
  3. Continue work on "Cask of Amontillado" questions. Due by 4:00 PM on Thursday, Nov. 9.
  4. HW: Read. All students need to either take an  AR test  or complete an alternate assignment by the end of this 2nd six weeks, by Friday, November 10 at  2:37   PM. This counts as a major grade. 
Monday, Nov. 6
  1. Complete Everyday Edit "The Hope Diamond" individually. Then turn in all of Set 8 #1-5.
  2. SSR
  3. Work on Coat of Arms assignment. Due by 4:00 PM on Tuesday, Nov. 7.
  4. Continue work on "Cask of Amontillado" packet. Due by 4:00 PM on Thursday, Nov. 8.
  5. HW: Read  your SSR book. All students need to either take an  AR test  or complete an alternate assignment by the end of this 2nd six weeks,  by  Friday, November 10 at  2:47  PM . This counts as a  major grade. 
  6. Note Scholastic book orders forms will be passed out on Tuesday, Nov. 14. Orders will be due Nov. 20, 2017. Feel free to start shopping online at www.scholastic.com.
Friday, Nov. 3
  1. SSR
  2. Begin reading and working on questions in "The Cask of Amontillado" packet. Turn in whatever you are able to complete by the end of the period.
  3. HW:  Read your SSR book. Be sure to keep up with your reading! All students need to either take an  AR test  or complete an alternate assignment by the end of this 2nd six weeks,  by  Friday, November 10 at  2:47  PM . This counts as a  major grade. 
Thursday, Nov. 2
  1. 4th: Anyone still need to turn in GUM corrections?
  2. Everyday Edit "Eloise" (Set 8 #4)
  3. SSR
  4. Explain Coat of Arms assignment. Due on Tuesday, Nov. 7.
  5. Finish up BtWoB Figurative Language handout and turn in today by the end of class.
  6. HW: Read your SSR book. Be sure to keep up with your reading! All students need to either take an  AR test  or complete an alternate assignment by the end of this 2nd six weeks,  by  Friday, November 10 at 2:47 PM . This counts as a major grade. 
Wednesday, Nov. 1
  1. Everyday Edit "Pablo Picasso"
  2. SSR
  3. Get in quads (in groups) and finish the figurative language handout over "By the Waters of Babylon." Turn in by the end of class.
  4. HW: Read  your SSR book. Be sure to keep up with your reading! All students need to either take an  AR test  or complete an alternate assignment by the end of this 2nd six weeks ,  by  Friday, November 10 at 3:45 PM .  This counts as a  major grade. 
Tuesday, Oct. 31
  1. Anyone still need to turn in Article of Week #4?
  2. Everyday Edit "President Theodore Roosevelt"
  3. SSR
  4. Begin figurative language handout with BtWoB story.
  5. HW: Read your SSR book. Be sure to keep up with your reading! All students need to either take an  AR test  or complete an alternate assignment by the end of this 2nd six weeks. This counts as a major grade. 
Monday, Oct. 30
  1. Everyday Edit "'Molly Pitcher'" (Seet 8 #1)
  2. SSR- set reading goal for the week.
  3. 4th- finish up CME conference and finish GUM corrections. Due at the beginning of class on Wed., Nov. 1.
  4. Finish working on Article of the Week #4 - Patriot's Receiver. Due tomorrow at the beginning of class. 
  5. Be sure to keep up with your reading! All students need to either take an  AR test  or complete an alternate assignment by the end of this 2nd six weeks. This counts as a  major grade. 
Friday, Oct. 27
  1. Take out Everyday Edits Set 7 #1-4 , and have them ready to turn in.
  2. Individually complete Everyday Edit "Arthur and His TV Friends" (Set 7 #5). Staple to the others and turn in. 
  3. SSR
  4. Pass back papers.
  5. Begin work on Article of the Week #4 - Patriot's Receiver. Watched video that goes with this assignment (see link on the left).  Due Tuesday, Oct. 31 at the beginning of class . 
  6. HW : Read SSR book. All students need to either take an  AR test  or complete an alternate assignment by the end of this 2nd six weeks, by Friday, November 10 at 3:45 PM . This counts as a  major grade .

Thursday, Oct. 26
  1. Everyday Edit Set 7 #4
  2. AR Star Reading test.
  3. SSR
  4. Begin article of the Week #4. Patriot's receiver.
  5. Please check "By the Waters of Babylon" test grades online. We'll go over the test tomorrow once everyone has taken it. Retests must be completed by Thursday, Nov. 2 at 4:15 PM.
  6. HW : Read SSR book. All students need to either take an AR test or complete an alternate assignment by the end of this 2nd six weeks. This counts as a major grade
Wednesday, Oct. 25
  1. Everyday Edit "Stock Market Crash of 1929"
  2. Test over "By The Waters of Babylon"
  3. SSR
  4. HW: Read SSR book. All students need to either take an AR test or complete an alternate assignment by the end of this 2nd six weeks. This counts as a major grade. 
Tuesday, Oct. 24
  1. Anyone have any Scholastic orders to turn in?
  2. Anyone have any GUM corrections to turn in?
  3. Everyday Edit "President John Adams" (Set 7 #2)
  4. Pass back "By the Waters of Babylon" questions and discuss the story. Test tomorrow over the short story.
  5. SSR
  6. HW: Read SSR book.
Monday, Oct. 23
  1. Note: Scholastic orders are due tomorrow!
  2. Complete Everyday Edit "Mount Rushmore" (Set 7 #1)
  3. SSR- set reading goal for the week.
  4. Continue work on GUM corrections. Due tomorrow at the beginning of class.
  5. HW: Read.
Friday, Oct. 20
  1. Complete individually- Everyday Edit "The White House." (Set 6 #5)
  2. Turn in Everyday Edit Set 6 #1-5 (stapled together in order with #1 on top.)
  3. SSR
  4. Continue work on GUM corrections.
  5. HW: Read your SSR book. Be sure to meet your page number goal for Monday!
Thursday, Oct. 19
  1. Everyday Edit "Halloween" (Set 6 #4)
  2. 4th - turn in BtWoB questions if you have not done so already
  3. Pass back essays and GUM paper corrections instructions. Begin discussing how to complete corrections.
  4. HW: Read SSR book.
Wednesday, Oct. 18
  1. Everyday Edit "Eleanor Roosevelt" (Set 6 #3)
  2. Finish BtWoB questions and turn in today or SSR. (4th period questions are not due until tomorrow- Thursday)
  3. HW: Read your SSR book.
Tuesday, Oct. 17
  1. Everyday Edit: "Gandhi" (Set 6 #2)
  2. SSR
  3. P ass out Scholastic orders - Due Monday Oct. 23.
  4. Work on  "By the Waters of Babylon" and answer the questions  on the separate sheet. The questions are due  tomorrow (Tuesday) at the end of class .
  5. HW: Read!
Monday, Oct. 16
  1. Everyday Edit: "Pumpkins" (Set 6 #1)
  2. SSR: Pass out Reading goals sheet for this week. Fill out and turn in.
  3. Work on  "By the Waters of Babylon" and answer the questions on the separate sheet. The questions are due tomorrow (Tuesday) at the end of class .
  4. HW: Read. Finish BtWoB questions if you want.
Friday, Oct. 13
  1. Everyday Edit "Tecumseh"
  2. Organize and turn in the last 6 Everyday Edits.
  3. SSR
  4. Finish discussing 9 plot diagram and turn in.
  5. Continue reading "By the Waters of Babylon" and answering the questions on the separate sheet. We'll spend one more class day on Monday working on this. Then the questions are due on Tuesday.
  6. HW: Read enough to meet your 2 hours of reading goal!
Thursday, Oct. 12
  1. Everyday Edit "Columbus Day" (Set 5 #4)
  2. SSR
  3. Begin reading "By the Waters of Babylon" and answering the questions on the separate sheet. (not for homework- we'll work on it in class.)
  4. HW: Read your SSR book.
Wednesday, Oct. 11
  1. SSR
  2. Continue watching 9.
Tuesday, Oct. 10
  1. Everyday Edit "Autumn Fun" Set 5 #3
  2. SSR
  3. Continue watching 9 and filling in plot graphic organizer.
  4. HW: Read!
Monday, Oct. 9
  1. Everyday Edit "Sputnik Launched"
  2. SSR - fill out expected reading page and set new reading goal for the week.
  3. Continue watching 9 and filling in plot graphic organizer.
  4. HW: Read!
Friday, Oct. 6
  1. Career Exploration Day
Thursday, Oct. 5
  1. Everyday Edit "Jesse Owens."
  2. SSR
  3. Discuss and fill in plot graphic organizer using yesterday's clip of the movie.
  4. Continue watching 9 and filling in graphic organizer.
  5. HW: Read.
Wednesday, Oct. 4
  1. Everyday Edit "Roger Maris."
  2. SSR
  3. Go over plot terms on graphic organizer.
  4. Begin watching the movie 9 and discussing plot terms associated with today's clip.
  5. HW: Read.
Tuesday, Oct. 3
  1. Everyday Edit "Sarah Polk." Turn in set #4 (the past 5 Everyday Edits)
  2. Finish typing Reflective essay in the computer lab. Essay is due today, Tuesday, Oct. 3, by 3:45 PM.
  3. SSR
  4. HW: Read.
Monday, Oct. 2
  1. Everyday Edit "Jim Henson's Muppets"
  2. Continue typing Reflective essay in the computer lab. Essay is due tomorrow, Tuesday, Oct. 3, by 3:45 PM.
  3. HW: Read your SSR (AR) book.
Friday, Sept. 29
  1. Everyday Edit "Jesse James"
  2. Discuss how to set up Google Docs.
  3. Begin typing Reflective essay in the computer lab.
  4. HW: Read
Thursday, Sept. 28
  1. Everyday Edit "Johnny Appleseed"
  2. SSR
  3. Pass out handout on Reflective Writing.
  4. Begin prewriting essay. (Using graphic organizer)
  5. HW: Read.
Wednesday, Sept. 27
  1. Everyday Edit "Labor Day" 
  2. Notes: "Avoid You" (finish up if we need to)
  3. Avoiding You practice handout.
  4. SSR
  5. HW: Read SSR book.
Tuesday, Sept. 26
  1. Get Everday Edits out on your desk and ready to turn in.
  2. Complete Everyday Edit "Lemony Snicket" on your own. Then turn in the complete set of 5 to the basket.
  3. SSR
  4. Pass back papers.
  5. Notes: Avoid You.
  6. HW: Read
Monday, Sept. 25
  1. Anyone still need to turn in AoW #3: Uploading Knowledge?
  2. Anyone still have any Scholastic orders to turn in?
  3. Warm-Up: Everyday Edit
  4. SSR: Recalculate Reading Goal for the week.
  5. Notes: Complete "What to do When you Don't Understand" on p. 8 of your notes section.
  6. HW: Read!
Friday, Sept. 22
Thursday, Sept. 21
  1. Warm-up: Everyday Edit "The Gas-Powered Car"
  2. Catch up on paperwork: 4th - Scholastic Orders, 5th - AR Logins
  3. SSR
  4. Begin work on AoW #3: Uploading Knowledge. Watch the video (click here) that goes with the article. Due Monday, Sept. 25 at the beginning of class.
  5. HW: Read!
Wednesday, Sept. 20
  1. Warm-Up: Everday Edit "George Gerschwin"
  2. Pass out Student Portal IDs - set up access to grades
  3. Pass out Scholastic Orders
  4. SSR
  5. HW : Read!
Tuesday, Sept. 19
  1. Get Everyday Edits organized and ready to turn in.
  2. Warm-Up: Everyday Edit "Constitution Day" - complete individually. You may use a dictionary.
  3. Turn in all warm-ups in order with the first on top and "Constitution Day" on the back.
  4. SSR
  5. Quick Write- "Where I'm From"
  6. Begin AoW #3 if time allows.
  7. HW: Read
Monday, Sept. 18
  1. Warm-Up: Everyday Edit "Desegregation at Central High"
  2. Pass back papers and go over Articles of the Week.
  3. Quick Write: 
  4. SSR
  5. HW: Read!
Friday, Sept. 15
  1. Turn in Article of the Week #2: Lego Facts (if you haven't done so already)
  2. Warm-Up: Everyday Edit "The First Flight Around the World"
  3. Quick Write: Tell the story behind one of the pictures/ images on your inside cover.
  4. Pass back papers. Discuss AoW #1.
  5. SSR
  6. HW: Read! Be sure you meet your 2 hour/ page # goal by Monday!
Thursday, Sept. 14
  1. Place green Writer's Notebook sheet inside front cover and stack up books on the front table.
  2. Warm-Up: Everday Edit "California Statehood"
  3. Work on Article of the Week #2: Lego Facts. Due by the beginning of class on Friday, Sept. 15 .
  4. SSR
  5. HW : Read
Wednesday, Sept. 13
  1. Any forms still out there?
  2. SSR
  3. Discussed handout "Neatness Counts." Keep in your notebook.
  4. Discussed Writer's Notebook check-list. I will be checking Writer's notebooks tomorrow. Be sure you have your inside cover completed.
  5. Quick Write: Past Injury/ Illness
  6. Begin AoW#2. Due by the beginning of class on Friday.
  7. HW : Read your SSR book
Tuesday, Sept. 12
  1. Warm-Up: Everyday Edit "It's Football Time"
  2. Anyone still need to turn in any forms? 
  3. My website: Set up icon on homescreen of phone or bookmark 
  4. Discuss Reading Conferences and recording page numbers during SSR.
  5. SSR (10 minutes)
  6. Quick Write: Childhood injury
  7. Reminder: I will be checking Writer's notebooks on Thursday. Be sure you have your inside cover completed.
  8. HW: Read your SSR book
Monday, Sept. 11
  1. Anyone still need to turn in their Article of the Week #1?
  2. 4th- No Warm-up
  3. 5th-6th: Organize warm-ups from the past few days to get ready to turn in.Then complete "Banned Books Week" and turn in all five.
  4. Discuss setting reading goals
  5. Read for 10 minutes and fill out Expected Reading per Week handout.
  6. Additional SSR if time allows.

Friday, Sept. 8
  1. Organize warm-ups from the past few days to get ready to turn them in.
  2. Complete Warm-up: Everday Edit "Banned Books Week." Staple to the back of warm-ups and turn in.
  3. Check out books in the library.
  4. Work on Article of the Week #1. Due Monday, Sept. 11 at the beginning of class.
  5. Reminder: Bring your SSR book to class everyday day. Begin reading over the weekend!
Thursday, Sept. 7
  1. Warm-up: Everyday Edit "The Monument for September 11"
  2. Book Talk: The True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
  3. Article of the Week (AoW) #1: FDA Bans Chemicals. Due Monday, Sept. 11 at the beginning of class.
  4. Note: We will check out books from the library tomorrow.
Wednesday, Sept. 6
  1. Anyone have any signed forms to turn in?
  2. Warm-Up: Everyday Edit "Women Get the Vote"
  3. Book Talk: I Am Malala
  4. Continue setting up Composition Book (number pages, table of contents)
  5. Quick Write: Favorite Gift on p. 9 of Writer's Notebook
Tuesday, Sept. 5
  1. Anyone have any signed forms to turn in?
  2. Warm-up: Everyday Edit- "Mother Teresa"
  3. Computer Lab- assemble inside and outside cover of composition books
Friday, Sept. 1
  1. Warm-Up: Everyday Edit- "Back to School"
  2. Anyone have signed forms to turn in?
  3. Pass out hall passes.
  4. Book Talk: Born a Crime
  5. Writer's Notebook: Number the pages 1-100, Paste in Quick Write notes on p. 6-7.
  6. Quick Write on p. 8: "Music of My Heart"
  7. HW: Gather collage materials of items that inspire and motivate you for Tuesday!
Thursday, August 31
  1. Fill out survey
  2. Attendance and Seating Chart
  3. Discuss Policies and add in Remind code
  4. Discuss Free and Reduced Lunch
  5. Discuss SSR books

Jon Wunderlich, Superintendent
Weimar Independent School District
506 West Main Street
Weimar, Texas 78962
Phone: 979.725.9504
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