English 8th Grade
December 17 - 21, 2018
Mon. Dec. 17th
8th Grade Writing, M-Fr Pd 4
6 Traits: Organization
Objective

Students will be able to:

  1. when writing an essay, use clear organizational structure to give your writing structure and make it easy to read.
Homework

Landing Page due Monday.

8th Grade Reading, M-Th Pd 5A, Fr Pd 7
Author's Word Choice, Lesson 1 
Objective

Students will be able to:

  1. identify places in the text where the author's words make them visualize a character or the setting so that they can analyze the impact of the author's word choice.
Homework

None - Yaseen and Houda have book talks tomorrow

Tue. Dec. 18th
8th Grade Writing, M-Fr Pd 4
Introduction: Word Choice
Objective

Students will be able to:

  1. recognize the importance of strong verbs when reading in order to apply strong verbs when writing.
Homework

None

8th Grade Reading, M-Th Pd 5A, Fr Pd 7
Author's Word Choice, Lesson 2
Objective

Students will be able to:

  1. identify places in the text where the author's words make them visualize a character or the setting so that they can analyze the impact of the author's word choice.
Homework

None - Saleh and Bushra have book talks tomorrow

Wed. Dec. 19th
8th Grade Writing, M-Fr Pd 4
Introduction: Word Choice
Objective

Students will be able to:

  1. recognize the importance of selecting striking words and phrases when reading in order to apply their own striking words and phrases when writing.
Homework

None

8th Grade Reading, M-Th Pd 5A, Fr Pd 7
Author's Word Choice, Lesson 3
Objective

Students will be able to:

  1. identify places in the text where the author's words make them visualize a character or the setting so that they can analyze the impact of the author's word choice.
Homework

None - Kayland and Ahmed have book talks tomorrow

Thu. Dec. 20th
8th Grade Writing, M-Fr Pd 4
6 Traits: Word Choice
Objective

Students will be able to:

  1. recognize the importance of specific and accurate words when reading in order to apply their own specific and accurate words when writing.
Homework

None

8th Grade Reading, M-Th Pd 5A, Fr Pd 7
What should I read next?
Objective

Students will be able to:

  1. Review the books that they've read since the beginning of the year to analyze their patterns and decide what they might like to read over break and into the new year.
Homework

None

Fri. Dec. 21st
8th Grade Writing, M-Fr Pd 4
6 Traits: Choosing Words That Deepen Meaning
Objective

Students will be able to:

  1. recognize the importance of choosing words with a deep meaning when they write.
Homework

None

8th Grade Reading, M-Th Pd 5A, Fr Pd 7
English Games
Objective

Students will be able to:

  1. play English games in order to have fun and review reading and/or spelling concepts.
Homework

None