* 8th Grade Assignments *

* 8th Grade Assignments *

Quarter #4
Week #10
Friday, June 16th, 2017
View Finding Joe w/ extra credit questions

Thursday, June 15th, 2017
Service Learning Presentation –  3rd Period presents

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
Service Learning Presentation –  4th Period presents
RC points due!
Missing Work due!

Tuesday. June 13th, 2017
SSR
Work Day:

  • RC points due Wednesday
  • Missing Work due Wednesday
  • Service Learning Presentation – 3rd Period presents Thursday, 4th Period presents Wednesday

Monday, June 12th, 2017
SSR
Work Day:

  • RC points due Wednesday
  • Missing Work due Wednesday
  • Service Learning Presentation – 3rd Period presents Thursday, 4th Period presents Wednesday

Week #9
Friday, June 9th, 2017

Thursday, June 8th, 2017
–ASHLAND OSF TRIP–
SSR
Work Days:

  • RC points due next Wednesday
  • Reading & Writing NB
  • Hero’s Journey Vocab. Squares
  • Service Learning Presentation

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
SSR
Hero’s Journey Independent Reading

  • RC Test Due
  • Essay Exam

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
SSR
Hero’s journey final project – DUE

Monday, June 5th, 2017
SSR
Hero’s journey final project – finish FD essay + begin visual component

Week #8
Friday, June 2nd, 2017
SSR
Hero’s journey final project – finish RD in google docs + formatting + works cited + parenthetical citations

Thursday, June 1st, 2017
SSR
Hero’s journey final project – notes due + begin essay RD in google docs

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
SSR
Hero’s journey final project – wrap up research + notes

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
SSR
Hero’s journey final project – select individual and begin research + notes

Week #7
Friday, May 26th, 2017
SSR
Create hero’s journey map in NB for film hero
Introduce hero’s journey final project

Thursday, May 25th, 2017
SSR
Finish viewing selected film with the character transformation chart

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
SSR
View selected film with the character transformation chart

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
SSR
Begin viewing selected film with the character transformation chart

Monday, May 22nd, 2017
SSR
Complete vocab. squares for the following words: herald, shadow, shapeshifter, trickster
Character Archetype Notes in NB
Film permission slip sent home

Week #6
Friday, May 19th, 2017
SSR
Letter to a helper or mentor

Thursday, May 18th, 2017
Easy CBM Testing: ELA Comprehension and Vocabulary

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
SSR
Complete vocab. squares for the following words: boon, atonement
Freewrite: Who is someone you look to for advice or wisdom?
Read and discuss “Hero’s Journey: Meeting with the Mentor”

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
SSR
Freewrite: Random Act of Kindness
Listen to NPR, “A Victim Treats His Mugger Right”  w/ response in NB
Read “Thank You M’am” by Langston Hughes, pg. 356. Then, chart the heroic journey w/ your partner

Monday, May 15th, 2017
SSR
Read “The Legend of Buddha” w/ partner assignment

Week #5
Friday, May 12th, 2017
SSR
Hero’s Journey Comparison Essay: Gilgamesh versus Jason
** 25 Reading Counts Points Due

Thursday, May 11th, 2017
Quizlet Live: The Hero’s Journey Vocabulary
The Hero’s Journey Vocabulary Quiz
Hero’s Journey Comparison Essay: Gilgamesh versus Jason

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
SSR
Complete myth chart for the Epic of Gilgamesh
Hero’s Journey Comparison Essay: Gilgamesh versus Jason

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
SSR
Work Day
Study for The Hero’s Journey Vocabulary test @ Quizlet

Monday, May 8th, 2017
SSR
Discussion, Epic of Gilgamesh
View the Epic of Gilgamesh:

Week #4
Friday, May 5th, 2017
Outdoor School

Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Outdoor School

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
SSR
Complete “Jason and the Golden Fleece” w/ myth chart

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
SSR
Finish reading “Jason and the Golden Fleece” w/ myth chart

Monday, May 1st, 2017
SSR
“Mulan’s Journey” map in NB
Complete vocab. squares for the following words: archetype, epic, monomyth, myth, supernatural
Begin reading “Jason and the Golden Fleece”

Week #3
Friday, April 28th, 2017
SSR – Independent/Partner Hero’s Journey Novel Choice Due
Finish watching Mulan with the character transformation chart, focusing on the second and third columns

Thursday, April 27th, 2017
SSR
Continue watching Mulan
with the character transformation chart, focusing on the second and third columns

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
SSR
Continue watching Mulan with the character transformation chart, focusing on the first column, Mulan’s character traits BEFORE her hero’s journey

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
SSR
Hero’s Journey Independent/Partner Novel – Read Around
Begin Mulan
with the character transformation chart, focusing on the first column, Mulan’s character traits BEFORE her hero’s journey

Monday, April 24th, 2017
SSR
Read “The Hero’s Journey” and complete questions
Heros Journey map
in comp. NB
Begin Mulan
with the character transformation chart, focusing on the first column, Mulan’s character traits BEFORE her hero’s journey

Week #2
Friday, April 21st, 2017
SSR
View and discuss What makes a hero? – Matthew Winkler
Complete vocab. squares for the following words: abyss, hero, mentor, monomyth, quest, threshold, threshold guardian, revelation, refusal

Thursday, April 2oth, 2017
SSR
Hero’s Journey Introduction

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
SBAC ELA Testing – Make-Up
High School Forecasting Appointments – SHS & THS

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
SBAC ELA Testing – CAT Test – Day #2

Monday, April 17th, 2017
SBAC ELA Testing – CAT Test – Day #1

Week #1
Friday, April 14th, 2017
SBAC ELA Testing – Performance Task – Day #3

Thursday, April 13th, 2017
SBAC ELA Testing – Performance Task – Day #2

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
High School Forecasting – SHS & THS

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
SBAC ELA Testing – Performance Task – Day #1

Monday, April 10th, 2017
SSR
SBAC Testing Overview and Prep

Quarter #3
Week #9
Friday, April 7th, 2017
No School – Grade Day

Thursday, April 6th, 2017
Career Fair – Willamalane
ReadTheory – 400 points due by this Thursday, April 6th!

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
View Farewell to Manzanar

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
SSR – 45 RC Points Due!
NB’s Due

Monday, April 3rd, 2017
SSR
Farewell to ManzanarPart 5: Confronting the Past
45 RC Points and NBs due tomorrow!!
ReadTheory – 400 points due by this Thursday, April 6th!

Week #8
Friday, March 24th, 2017
SSR
Finish reading Farewell to Manzanar
RC Test, Farewell to Manzanar

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
SSR
Russell Yamada letter – Due
Farewell to Manzanar Part 4: Re-entry

  • Writing Activity: Expressing a Point of View
  • Journal #4

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
SSR
Read Farewell to Manzanar Chapter 21
Discussion ?’s in small groups

Tuesday, March 20th, 2017
SSR
Read Farewell to Manzanar Chapters 19-20

Monday, March 19th, 2017
SSR
ReadTheory Account Access: Complete Pre-Test.
** 400 points due by Thursday, April 6th! 1 extra credit point for every 50 points over 400 up to 10 extra credit points total (i.e. 900 total points).
Farewell to Manzanar – Finish Part 3: Free to Go Assignments in NB
Write Russell Yamada letter – Guidelines here

Week #7
Friday, March 17th, 2017
SSR
Farewell to Manzanar Part 3: Free to Go

  • Journal #3

Write Russell Yamada letter – Guidelines here

Thursday March 16th, 2017
SSR
Gallery Walk: Uprooted Exhibit in Library
Guest Speaker Reflection

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Guest Speaker, Russ Yamada

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
SSR
Farewell to Manzanar Part 3: Free to Go

  • Partner Activity – Don’t Fence Me In
  • Writing Activity – “Concentration Constellation”

Monday, March 13th, 2017
SSR
Read Farewell to Manzanar Chapters 17-18
Discussion ?’s in small groups

Week #6
Friday, March 10th, 2017
SSR
Read Farewell to Manzanar Chapters 14-16

Thursday, March 9th, 2017
SSR
Farewell to Manzanar Part #2: Questions of Loyalty

  • Journal #2

Read Farewell to Manzanar Chapters 12-13

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
SSR
Farewell to Manzanar Part #2: Questions of Loyalty

  • Writing Activity: Writing an Opinion

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
SSR
Farewell to Manzanar Part #2: Questions of Loyalty

  • Partner Activity: Reading for Meaning

Monday, March 6th, 2017
SSR
Read Farewell to Manzanar Chapters 10-11
Discussion ?’s in small groups

Week #5
Friday, March 3rd, 2017
SSR
Read Farewell to Manzanar Chapters 8-9

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
SSR
Read Farewell to Manzanar Chapters 6-7

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
SSR
Farewell to Manzanar Part #1: Defining Injustice

  • Writing Activity: POV in poetry
  • Journal #1

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
SSR
Farewell to Manzanar Part #1: Defining Injustice

  • Partner Activity: Analyzing the notice posted in spring 1942

Monday, February 27th, 2017
SSR
Read Farewell to Manzanar Chapters 4-5
Discussion ?’s in small groups

Week #4
Friday, February 24th 2017
SSR
Read Farewell to Manzanar Chapters 1-3

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
SSR
Pre-Reading: Farewell to Manzanar
Begin reading Farewell to Manzanar

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
SSR
Reading like a historian: Final Hypothesis Response
Pre-Reading: Farewell to Manzanar

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
SSR
Internment of Japanese Americans during WWII

Monday, February 20th, 2017
SSR
Internment of Japanese Americans during WWII

Week #3
Friday, February 17th, 2017
SSR
Reading & Writing NB – Due
Hero’s Journey: Quizlet – Complete Learn, Flashcards, Spell, & Test

Thursday, February 16th, 2017
Hidden Figures field trip
** Reading & Writing NB – Due Friday, 2/17!!

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
SSR
Read and discuss “The True Story of Hidden Figures, the Forgotten Women Who Helped Win the Space Race”
Summary of article in NB
View Katherine Johnson: The Girl Who Loved to Count & The Women Behind Hidden Figures
** Reading & Writing NB – Due Friday, 2/17!!

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
SSR
Hidden Figures Introductory Activities in NB

Monday, February 13th, 2017
SSR
Guided Work Period
Remember, top 10 in Quizlet’s Gravity and Match for The Hero’s Journey Vocabulary will be entered into a drawing for a prize at the end of February!

Week #2
Friday, February 10th, 2017
SSR
Read and discuss “Invictus” with response in comp. NB
Quizlet Live: The Hero’s Journey Vocabulary

Thursday, February 9th, 2017
SSR
Guided Work Period
Remember, top 10 in Quizlet’s Gravity and Match for The Hero’s Journey Vocabulary will be entered into a drawing for a prize at the end of February!

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
SSR
Explore Coming of Age Rituals and complete these questions for ONE selected rite of passage:
– 13 Amazing Coming of Age Traditions From Around the World
– Four Days, Nights: A Girls’ Coming-Of-Age Ceremony
– Apache Girl’s Rite of Passage
Initiation with Ants

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
SSR
Finish “Rituals and Rites of Passage” questions in NB
Complete vocab. squares for the following words: Separation, Transformation, Return, Revelation

Monday, February 6th, 2017
SSR
Read and discuss “Rituals and Rites of Passage”

Week #1
Friday, February 3rd, 2017
SSR
Finish Rituals & Rites of Passage Discussion and Notes
Begin vocabulary squares for Hero’s Journey: Initiate, Ritual, Rite of Passage

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
SSR
Hero’s Journey Vocabulary: Pre-Test
Begin Rituals & Rites of Passage Discussion and Notes

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
SSR
Complete notes from “The Medicine Bag”
Personal narrative – Select an event from your topics for Journal #1

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
SSR
Read and discuss “The Medicine Bag” on pg. 390 in 8th grade literature textbook w/ notes in comp. NB

Monday, January 30th, 2017
SSR
Set up NB for 3rd Quarter
Begin The Hero’s Journey
– 
Journal Topic #1List events in your life that made you feel more adult.
– Discuss lists, and then consider the following question as you add to your list: Did any of these involve overcoming a challenge?
Discuss upcoming 7th & 8th Grade Hidden Figures Field Trip – Permission Slips and $ Due next Monday, February 6th!

Quarter #2
Week #10
Friday, January 27th, 2017
Thursday, January 26th, 2017
No School – Grade/Planning Days

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
SSR
Martin Luther King, Jr. Found Poem via ReadWriteThink: Final Draft DUE

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
SSR
Peer Editing & Revising: Martin Luther King, Jr. Found Poem via ReadWriteThink
* Reading & Writing NB: 2nd Quarter – DUE

Monday, January 23rd, 2017
SSR
Finish rough draft of Martin Luther King, Jr. Found Poem via ReadWriteThink
* All missing work & Reading Counts points for 2nd Quarter DUE

Week #9
Friday, January 20th, 2017
Work Day – End of Quarter Study Hall

Thursday, January 19th, 2017
SSR
Create Martin Luther King, Jr. Found Poem via ReadWriteThink

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
SSR
Introduce Martin Luther King, Jr. Found Poem

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
SSR
Jigsaw Activity: Finish MLK, Jr. questions in NB

Monday, January 16th, 2017
No School
MLK, Jr. March & Celebration, 1:30 pm, begins at Springfield Justice Center

Week #8
Friday, January 13th, 2017
SSR
Respond to the following questions in your comp. NB:

  • What was the end goal of the civil rights movement? What statements did Dr. King make concerning those goals?
  • What was Martin Luther King Jr.’s role in that effort? What statements did he make concerning his role in the movement?
  • What was the essential premise of Dr. King’s efforts? What statements did he make concerning the purpose of nonviolent resistance?
  • The writer states that, “at the root of [Dr. King’s] civil rights convictions was an even more profound faith in the basic goodness of man and the great potential of American democracy.” How was this belief reflected in his actions?
  • How was this belief reflected in his reaction to the war in Vietnam? What statements did he make to that effect?
  • Who were his opponents and how did they respond to his efforts at nonviolent resistance? What statements did Dr. King make in response to his opponents?
  • Why did his beliefs and activities stir up conflict among his supporters?
  • In what way was Dr. King between extremes? Explain your answer.

Thursday, January 12th, 2017
SSR
Martin Luther King, Jr. NYT Quiz
Read and discuss the article “Martin Luther King Jr.: Leader of Millions in Nonviolent Drive for Racial Justice”

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
SSR
Easy CBM Testing:
Reading Comprehension 8_Winter
Vocabulary 8_Winter

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
MLK speech presentations in small groups

Monday, January 9th, 2017
Snow Day – No School

Week #7
Friday, January 6th, 2017
SSR
Writing Workshop:

  • Love Turns Enemies Into Friend – Links
  • Final Draft Due
  • Rehearsals

Thursday, January 5th, 2017
Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
Snow Days – No School

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
SSR
Writing Workshop: Peer Editing –Persuasive Speech Graphic Organizer in Google Docs

Week #6
Friday, December 16th, 2016
Thursday, December 15th, 2016
Ice Days – No school

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
SSR
Writing Workshop: Rough Draft #1 DUE –Persuasive Speech Graphic Organizer in Google Docs

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
SSR
Writing Workshop: Drafting –Persuasive Speech Graphic Organizer in Google Docs

Monday, December 12th, 2016
SSR
Writing Workshop: Drafting –Persuasive Speech Graphic Organizer in Google Docs

Week #5
Friday, December 9th, 2016
SSR
View and discuss Rhett Ybarra‘s 2010 MLK, Jr. SPS District Contest

Thursday, December 8th,2016
Ice Day – No School

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
SSR
View  “I Have a Dream” – Draft of speech available at The King Center w/ Cornell Notes
Writing Workshop: Prewriting – Persuasive Speech Graphic Organizer in Google Docs

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
SSR
Speaking: MLK Speech Contest, “Love transforms enemies into friends!”

  • Reference and discuss ““Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.”
  • Brainstorm ideas that incorporate this year’s theme.

Writing Workshop: Prewriting – Persuasive Speech Graphic Organizer in Google Docs

Monday, December 5th, 2016

SSR
Speaking: MLK Speech Contest, “Love transforms enemies into friends!”- Unpacking MLK, Jr.’s words.
Speaking: View Dalton Sherman’s speech.

  • Discuss the courage it takes to stand up and try to change something.
  • What made that speech effective?  List the traits and discuss.

Week #4
Friday, December 2nd, 2016
SSR
Speaking: MLK Speech Contest, “Love transforms enemies into friends”
Writing Workshop: Continue to discuss ‘Aristotelian Appeals’: Ethos, Pathos, Logos
Working with a partner, list examples of the appeals discussed earlier in class found in each of the following clips: Boston Legal and Make Poverty History – Bono

Thursday, December 1st, 2016
SSR
Writing Workshop: Introduce and discuss ‘Aristotelian Appeals’ & Ethos, Pathos, Logos
Persuasive-appeals in NB

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
SSR
“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” Essays

  • Seven Sentence Summary
  • Theme Paragraph

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
SSR
View Disney’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” w/ Venn Diagram in NB

Monday, November 28th, 2016
SSR
Notes in NB: Plot Diagram
“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” plot diagram in NB

Week #3
Friday, November 25th, 2016
No School

Thursday, November 24th, 2016
No School – Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
SSR
Vocabulary Test – “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
SSR
Quizlet Live Game – “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”

Monday, November 21st, 2016
SSR
Finish reading “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”
Section #4 Vocabulary worksheet and finish Reading Comprehension ?’s in comp. NB

Week #2
Friday, November 18th, 2016
SSR
Read Section 4 “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”

Thursday, November 17th, 2016
SSR
Finish Section #3 Vocabulary worksheet and Reading Comprehension ?’s in comp. NB

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
SSR
Begin reading “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”, Section #3
Begin Section #3 Vocabulary worksheet and Reading Comprehension ?’s in comp. NB

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
SSR
Finish Section #2 Vocabulary worksheet and Reading Comprehension ?’s in comp. NB

Monday, November 14th, 2o16
SSR
Begin reading “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”, Section #2
Begin Section #2 Vocabulary worksheet and Reading Comprehension ?’s in comp. NB

Week #1
Friday, November 11th, 2016
No School – Veteran’s Day

Thursday, November 10th, 2016
SSR
Finish Section #1 Vocabulary worksheet and Reading Comprehension ?’s in comp. NB

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
SSR
Begin reading “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”
Begin Section #1 Vocabulary worksheet and Reading Comprehension ?’s in comp. NB

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
SSR
Read & Discuss Washington Irving’s Biography
Irving e-sententces in NB

Monday, November 7th, 2016
SSR
“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” Partner Slides – Period 3 & Period 4 – Due
Quizlet: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Vocabulary – Complete Flashcards, Learn, Spell, & Test – Due
Student Led At-Home Conferences

Quarter #1
Week #9
Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
SSR/ Reading Counts
Conference Prep.
Quizlet: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Vocabulary – Complete Flashcards, Learn, Spell, & Test
“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” Partner Slides – Period 3 & Period 4

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
SSR/ Reading Counts
Conference Prep.
Quizlet: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Vocabulary – Complete Flashcards, Learn, Spell, & Test
“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” Partner Slides – Period 3 & Period 4
October NB Check

Monday, October 31st, 2016
SSR/ Reading Counts
Conference Prep.
Quizlet: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Vocabulary – Complete Flashcards, Learn, Spell, & Test
October Planner Check

Week #8
Friday, October 28th, 2016
Make-Up Work Day:
SSR/ Reading Counts
Mandala Project
Quizlet: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Vocabulary – Complete Flashcards, Learn, Spell, & Test

Thursday, October 27th, 2016
SSR
Parts of Speech Foldable in NB
Quizlet: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Vocabulary – Complete Flashcards, Learn, Spell, & Test

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
SSR
Finish notes on Introduction to Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Join Hoke-Briggs Quizlet using your Google account
Take the vocabulary pre-test below:

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
SSR
Introduction to Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Monday, October 24th, 2016
SSR
Mandala Autobiography Due – Submission Checklist

Week #7
Friday, October 21st, 2016
SSR
Revise Mandala Autobiography
Print w/ heading at top right of page:

  • Name
  • Date
  • Class Period

Checkbric 2.0 – Self Assess your final draft
Print e-Technique Sentences via ReadWrite

Thursday, October 20th, 2016
SSR
View Writing a Killer Conclusion
:

Checkbric – Self & Peer Completion

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
SSR
Notes on Writing Effective Conclusions in NB
Revise Conclusion w/ Checklist

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
SSR
Revise Introduction w/ Checklist
Highlight e-sentences via ReadWrite in Google Docs:

  • Hit the Bridge = blue
  • Insert 20’s = pink
  • Zing the -ING = green

Monday, October 17th, 2016
SSR
Mandala Autobiography:
Notes on Writing an Effective Introduction in NB

Week #6
Thursday, October 13th, 2016
SSR
Mandala Autobiography:
Revise to second draft

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
SSR
Mandala Autobiography:
Google Peer Response X 2

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
SSR
Mandala Autobiography:
Google Peer Response X 1

Monday, October 10th, 2016
SSR
Mandala Autobiography:
Finish Autobiography RD
Google Peer Response overview

Week #5
Friday, October 7th, 2016
SSR
e-Techniques mini lesson: Zing the -ING
Mandala Autobiography:
Autobiography RD in Google Classroom

Thursday, October 6th, 2016
SSR
e-Techniques mini lesson: Insert 20’s
Mandala Autobiography:
Autobiography RD in Google Classroom (code posted in classroom)

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
SSR
e-Techniques mini lesson: Hit the Bridge
Mandala Autobiography:
Autobiography Prewriting in NB
Begin typing autobiography RD in Google Classroom (code posted in classroom)

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
SSR
Mandala Autobiography:
Autobiography Overview & Prewriting in NB

Monday, October 3rd, 2016
SSR
Mandala Project:
Mandala FD – Due Wednesday

Week #4
Friday, September 30th, 2016
SSR
Mandala Project:
Inside Out clips and discussion
Finish Mandala RD(s) in comp. NB
Begin Mandala FD

Thursday, September 29th, 2016
SSR
Mandala Project:
Work on Mandala RD(s) in comp. NB

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
SSR
Mandala Project:
Read & Discuss “Common Mandala Patterns”
Begin Mandala RD in comp. NB

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
SSR
Mandala Project:
Finish Mirror of Experience Activity
Overview Mandala Project – Stage #1

Monday, September 26th, 2016

SSR
Mandala Project: Mirror of Experience Activity

Week #3
Friday, September 23rd, 2016
SSR
LA/SS Letter
Mandala Project: Read and discuss “What is a mandala?”

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
**BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT – 5:30-7:00
pm**
Grove Camp – All Day Field Trip

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
SSR
Reading Set-Up: Reading Logs
Mandala Project:
Are you more like… activity
Sign vs. Symbol t-chart

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
SSR
Begin Mandala Project:
Quick Write: What is a mandala?
Personal items and people lists

Monday, September 19th, 2016
SSR
SSR Criteria for Success in comp. NB
Share – Interview Challenge
Complete Classroom Vision

Week #2
Friday, September 16th, 2016
SSR
Reading Photos for Back to School Night
Reading Counts Goals
Finish Easy CBM Testing

Thursday, September 15th, 2016
SSR
Classroom Vision Activity

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
SSR/ Book Check Out
Easy CBM Testing Begins

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
Read Around – Select SSR books
Reading Survey
Prepare/Share – Interview Challenge

Monday, September 12th, 2016
Set up comp. NB for LA
View and reflect on 
9/11 | The Man In The Red Bandanna | ESPN

Prepare – Interview Challenge

Week #1
Friday, September 9th, 2016
Read aloud from Paul Harvey’s The Rest of the Story
Interview Challenge

Thursday, September 8th, 2016
Name tents – bring to class the first few weeks
Student survey
Data Processing Contest
Read aloud “The Turtle”, Jim Bishop

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