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  • SEPTEMBER 19

    BELL RINGER: Look at the ppt picture being displayed and answer the questions on the bottom of the slide.

    CLASS WORK: vocab 2 test, Grammar practice, Puritans Information Close Read

    HOMEWORK: Vocabulary unit 3:  Doctrines, monastic, Spartan, piety,  theology, manifold, persevere, recompense, censure, permeated, overt

     

    SEPTEMBER 18

    BELL RINGER: None

    CLASS WORK:review guiding questions for Balboa, answe3r text questions pg1,2,3,5,7,8

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    SEPTEMBER 17

    BELL RINGER: How do personal accounts and historical fiction hep us understand the struggles of early settlers?

    CLASS WORK:vocabulary review, unit test

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    SEPTEMBER 13 and 14

    BELL RINGER: None

    CLASS WORK: complete review 

    HOMEWORK: study for test on Monday (3rd period)

    (2nd period was FSA Testing)

     

    SEPTEMBER 11 and 12

    BELL RINGER: Whate a paragraph about how you would react to being a 'stranger in a strange land.

    CLASS WORK: vocab practice, test review (test on Monday)

    HOMEWORK: vocab wksht 1 complete test review

    (2nd period is behind, we'll start Balboa next week)

     

    SEPTEMBER 7 AND 10

    BELL RINGER: None

    CLASS WORK: finish Balboa, notes, Analyze text questions 1,2,3,5,7,8

    HOMEWORK: finish Analyze text questions

    (2nd period was FSA Testing)

     

    SEPTEMBER 5 AND 6

    BELL RINGER: None

    CLASS WORK: read Balboa, notes

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    AUGUST 31 and SEPTEMBER 4

    BELL RINGER: What hardships did the settlers of Jamestown have to overcome in  order to be a successful colony?

    CLASS ACTIVITIES: finish reading Gen. Hist. Of VA. 

    CLASS WORK: answer questions for Gen. His. of VA. prepare for short response

    HOMEWORK: Vocab 2 chart (Sullen, mantle, pristine, deity, discord, cede, ascend, valiant)

     

    AUGUST 29 and 30

    BELL RINGER: What do you know about early American Colonies and the people who settled them?

    CLASS ACTIVITIES: grammar practice, vocab 2, rubric review, read 1st selection from Close Reader

    CLASS WORK: define new vocab words, read Struggle for Jamestown section of A General History of Virginia and answer questions.

    HOMEWORK: Vocab 2 chart (Sullen, mantle, pristine, deity, discord, cede, ascend, valiant)

     

    AUGUST 27 AND 28

    BELL RINGER: None

    CLASS ACTIVITIES: Baseline Writing Assignment

    CLASS WORK: write essay in response to BWA. 

     

    AUGUST 23 AND 24

    BELL RINGER: Choose one myth we've read:  Identify 2 archetypes contained within, 2 elements of the environment, and 1 instruction about individual behavior.

    CLASS ACTIVITIES: Quiz

    CLASS WORK: work in group to write your origin myths. 

     

    AUGUST 21 and 22

    BELL RINGER: What do all the myths we've read have in common?  How do you know?

    CLASS ACTIVITIES: Review origin myths, and determine how each myth performs each of the functions of an origin myth, plan group origin myth.

    CLASS WORK: Myth posters

     

    AUGUST 18 and 20

    BELL RINGER: Choose one of the functions of an origin myth and provide one lesson one could learn from it.

    CLASS ACTIVITIES: Read origin myths fill in charts from notes and answer coprehension questions.

    CLASS WORK: Comprehension questions for myths

     

    AUGUST 15 and 16

    BELL RINGER: Give three reasons why it is important to know where we came from.  How is that knowledge passed on from generation to generation?

    CLASS ACTIVITIES: Notes on Origin Myths 

    CLASS WORK: Vocabulary unit 1:  unconscious, uprooted, buckskin, ancestors, industry, mollify, pilfer, baseness

     

    AUGUST 13 and 14

    Intro to class, student information sheet, questions and answers