Week of March 20th Work
Monday 3/20: Review of Literature Circles. See previous posts for details.
Tuesday 3/21: Annotations: Reviewed purpose of annotations and what to annotate. Practiced our annotations work on a Holocaust reading. If you were absent, print and annotate this reading (page 1-2 ONLY. Stop on page 2 at “Summary of the history…”
Wednesday 3/22: Review components of diary writing and wrote a one-page journal entry. See PowerPoint for requirements. If you left early for spring break, please return with this work completed.
Thursday 3/23- Work Day on independent novels and Week 1 LC work
Holocaust Literature Circles
8th Grade Reading Literature Circle Information. Click on the colored, bolded words to be directed to the proper information.
Week 1 Work for our first literature circle is due Wednesday, April 5. Hard copies only of role work & individual week 1 work.
For a band members missing Thursday, 3/16:
Read Elie Wiesel’s excerpt from his novel Night and write a one paragraph reflection in your reading notebook. Click here for the excerpt.
Reading HW- Period 4
Complete bullying mind map. It should have at least 3 branches with at least 3 details on each branch. Pictures are not required, but it should be thorough/detailed for full credit. This is due tomorrow. Find the People Magazine articles here. All of the articles are not here, so please use what’s in this document.
Please bring a book of choice to class tomorrow as well.
Reading HW due Monday 2/27
Readworks poem and questions due Monday, Feburary 27. Put your answers in a google doc and share the doc with me before class Monday. Find the poem and questions here.
Calling All Coders!
If you’re interested in Coding or video game creation, check out this afterschool coding program!
7th Tech Class 3/22
Students read and analyzed two case studies, wrote their answers in a google doc., and then shared them with me. If you were out for Scholastic Bowl, these can be completed in class tomorrow (Thursday, 3/23) while your peers work on typing practice.
Students built their love of learning Friday with a new activity called Spitball discussion. After a read aloud, each student wrote one creative discussion question. One at a time, students took a turn to grab a “spitball” question, read it aloud, and answer it for the class. This activity builds a love of reading and prompts discussion around a text. We’re looking forward to doing this more!