• 11/15 & 11/18

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Quick Write: LFBJ Segregation Prompt
    • Google Classroom: Birmingham's Racial Ordinances #1-4
    • Video: The Children's Crusade/ Take Notes
    • Close Read: LFBJ Annotate Paragraphs 6-11
    • HW: Independent Reading/ LFBJ Test 11/21 & 11/22

    11/13 & 11/14

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • SOW #3 Quiz (Compound Sentences)
    • Quick Write: LFBJ Justice Prompt
    • Online Textbook: LFBJ Screencast Lines 1-12
    • Mini Lesson: Rhetoric & Rhetorical Appeals handout
    • Close Read: Annotate LFBJ Paragraphs 1-5
    • HW: Independent Reading/ Complete LFBJ Paragraph Summaries

    11/11 & 11/12

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Writing: Collection 6-Respond to Quote p.317
    • Letter from Birmingham Jail PPT
    • Video: NEWSEUM LFBJ/ Take Notes 
    • LFBJ Vocab. Chart 
    • HW: Complete Picture & Sentence on Vocab. Chart/ Independent Reading

    11/7 & 11/8 

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Assessment: Texas v. Johnson
    • Study: American Flag Stands for Tolerance
    • Draft: Analysis Paragraph Revision
    • HW: Independent Reading/ Study for SOW #3 Quiz

    11/5 & 11/6

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Vocabulary: American Flag Stands for Tolerance
    • Study: American Flag Article & Annotation Guide
    • Draft: American Flag Analysis Paragraph
    • HW: Continue Independent Reading/ Study for test next class 11/7 & 11/8

     


    11/1 & 11/4

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Mini Lessons: SOW #3 Compound Sentences
    • Study: Texas v. Johnson Performance Task p.17
    • Draft: Proofread CRL w/ Task Cards
    • Vocabulary: Study Texas v. Johnson terms on Quizlet
    • HW: Continue Independent Reading/ Study for TX v. Johnson Test 

    10/30 & 10/31

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Vocab Quiz
    • Mini Lessons: SOW #3 Compound Sentences
    • Study: Texas v. Johnson Analyze the Text Quest. 1-5 p. 17
    • Review for Texas v. Johnson Test
    • Draft: CRL Essay Revision 
    • HW: Continue Independent Reading/ Study Texas v. Johnson Test next class

    10/28 & 10/29

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Mini Lessons: SOW #3 Compound Sentences
    • Study: Texas v. Johnson Review Close Read Notes HW
    • Jigsaw: Analyze the Text Questions p.17 #1-4
    • Draft: CRL #1 Essay Corrections
    • Socrative Vocab. Review Game
    • HW: Essay Corrections DUE next class; Study for Vocab. Quiz next class 10/30 & 10/31

    10/24 & 10/25

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Review One Sentence Summaries
    • Close Read Notes #1-8  
    • Draft: Upload CRL #1 to Turnitin.com/ Complete Error Chart
    • HW: Continue Independent Reading/ Finish Close Read Notes/ Study for Vocab. Quiz

    10/22 & 10/23

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences (Set new goals)
    • Vocabulary: Texas v. Johnson
    • Collections eBook: Close Read Screencast
    • Study: Texas v. Johnson One Sentence Summaries
    • Draft: Upload BWA to Turnitin.com/ Complete Error Chart
    • HW: Finish One Sentence Summaries for TX v. Johnson/ Independent Reading

    10/18 & 10/21

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Writing: Analyze First Amendment Infographic 
    • Writing: Watch C-SPN Video: Gary Johnson Interview
    • Draft: CRL Informative Rough Draft 
    • HW: Continue Independent Reading & Study for SOW #2 Quiz 10/21 & 10/22

    10/16

    PSAT Testing- No 1st/ 3rd Period

    10/15 & 10/17

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Writing: Texas v. Johnson Quick Write
    • Academic Conversations
    • Study: Read Background Summary of Texas v. Johnson
    • Video: Gary Johnson and Lawyer
    • Draft: Complete Rough Draft- DUE next class
    • HW: Finish Rough Draft/ Continue Independent Reading

    10/10 & 10/11

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Vocab. Quiz (A Day)
    • Study: How to Write a Conclusion
    • Draft: Continue CRL Rough Draft- Conclusion
    • Essay Planning Sheet DUE
    • HW: Continue Independent Reading

    10/8 & 10/9

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • QSMA/ Vocab. Quiz (B Day)
    • Notebook Check
    • Study: Paragraph Model
    • Draft: Continue CRL Rough Draft- Body
    • HW: Finish Essay Planning Outline/ Continue Independent Reading

    10/7

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • QSMA 
    • Notebook Check
    • Vocabulary Review
    • HW: Study for Vocab Quiz 10/9 & 10/10; Independent Reading

    HOCO Week: Spirit Day- Wacky Wildcat Games (1st) & Kats Kapers (5th)

    10/4 

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Notebook Check
    • Vocabulary Review
    • HW: Continue Independent Reading/ Study for Vocab Quiz 

     HOCO Week: Grandparents vs. Babies & Decade Day

    10/2 & 10/3 

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • CRL #1 Response to Crisis
    • Notebook Check
    • Draft: Informative Essay Rough Draft- Introduction
    • Vocabulary: CRL Vocabulary; Quiz 10/9 & 10/10
    • HW: Independent Reading/ Study Vocab.

    HOCO WEEK: Meme Day & Twin Day

    9/30 & 10/1 

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • CRL #1 Response to Crisis
    • Writing: Censorship by the Numbers infographic/ Miracle on the Hudson Summary
    • Study: Essay Planning Outline
    • Vocabulary: CRL Vocabulary
    • HW: Continue reading 

    9/26 & 9/27

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • CRL #1 Response to Crisis
    • Writing: Quick Write on Video- Fight, Flight, Freeze Response/ ABC Strategy- Brainstorming
    • Study: Document Analysis
    • Vocabulary: CRL Vocabulary
    • HW: Complete Weekly IR pages

    9/24 & 9/25

    Algebra 1 EOC Testing- No 1st Period

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • CRL #1: Response to Crisis
    • Writing: Take notes on Video: Flight 1549 
    • Study: Text 3-"Miracle on the Hudson" using Annotation Steps 1-10
    • SOW #2: Parallel Structure 
    • HW: Complete Weekly Independent Reading pages

    9/23

    Algebra 1 EOC Testing- No 2nd Period

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • CRL #1: Response to Crisis
    • Writing: Scurvy at Sea Summary
    • Scurvy at Sea Images PPT
    • Study: Read Scurvy at Sea/ Guided Reading Questions
    • SOW #2: Parallel Structure
    • HW: Complete Weekly IR pages

     


    9/20 

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Scurvy at Sea Images PPT
    • Study: Read Scurvy at Sea; Guided Reading Questions
    • SOW #2 Parallel Structure
    • HW: Complete Independent Reading

    9/18 & 9/19

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Video: Masque of the Red Death Pt. 1 & 2
    • Review Guided Questions 1-4
    • Writing: Summary of Red Death
    • Lottery Selection Test
    • Begin Scurvy at Sea PPT
    • HW: Weekly IR pages; Lottery Vocab. Quiz

    9/16 & 9/17

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Video: Edgar Allen Poe Bio
    • Masque of the Red Death Images PPT
    • Study: Begin CRL #1: Response to Crisis; Masque of the Red Death
    • Audio: Masque of the Red Death
    • Begin Guided Reading Questions
    • HW: Weekly IR pages; The Lottery Selection Test 9/18 & 8/19

    9/12 & 9/13

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences- BOOKS DUE
    • Writing: 9/11 Quick Write Falling Man/ Infographic
    • Study: The Lottery-Review Tone/ Word Choice/ Pacing/ Mood
    • Draft: Complete Quick Writes 
    • Vocabulary Quiz
    • HW: Weekly IR pages; The Lottery Selection Test 9/18 & 9/19

    9/10 & 9/11

    • Independent Reading
    • Review Pt.1 of The Lottery 
    • Video: The Lottery Pt. 1
    • Audio: Read Part 2 of The Lottery p.31-33
    • Complete The Wife's Story Assessement
    • Finish BWA Draft on Google Classroom
    • No Red Ink Diagnostic: SOW #1 Subject Verb Agreement
    • HW: Independent Reading books DUE 9/11 & 9/12; Vocabulary Quiz 9/12 & 9/13

    9/6 & 9/9

    STATION ROTATION MODEL

    • GoFormative: The Wife's Story Assessment
    • Independent Reading
    • Google Classroom: BWA Google Docs
    • CommonLit: The Lottery
    • Review The Wife's Story Vocabulary 
    • HW: Read IR pages

    8/30 & 9/5

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Quick Write: A Letter to My Younger Self
    • Study: The Wife's Story-Review Character/ Word Choice/ Structure
    • Draft: Complete On Turning Ten & Letter QW
    • Vocabulary: The Wife's Story
    • HW: Continue to read IR book

    8/28 & 8/29

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Writing: Quick Write On Turning Ten
    • Study: Focus on Foreshadowing; Annotate The Wife's Story
    • Complete BWA/ Memoir/ Quick Write
    • Vocabulary: Narrative Academic Language
    • HW: Continue to read IR book; Pages due Friday

    8/26 & 8/27

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Book Talk: One of Us Is Lying
    • Notebook Writing: 100-Word Memoir
    • Study: The Wife's Story 
    • Complete BWA Rough Draft/ Memoir
    • Vocabulary: Narrative Academic Language
    • HW: Read IR book; Goal pages due on Friday

    8/22 & 8/23

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Media Center: Textbook Distribution
    • Writing: BWA Rough Draft
    • Notebook Check & Collect HW Grade/ Review Goals
    • HW: Read IR book- Collect HW grade

    8/20 & 8/21

    • SOW #1 Review/ Quiz
    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Book Talk: If I Stay
    • Vocabulary: Define words from IR
    • Video: Being 12: The Year Everything Changes/ 100-Word Memoir
    • Writing: BWA Continue Text Coding
    • HW: Read IR book

    8/16 & 8/19

    • Book Talk: A List of Cages
    • Read: IR books/ Reading Rate/ Set Goals
    • Mini Lesson: SOW #1 Subj/Verb Agreement
    • Vocabulary: Define words from IR 
    • Writing: BWA Text Code Sources
    • HW: Read IR book

    8/14 & 8/15

    • Book Talk: All American Boys
    • Read: Visit Media Center/ Select Independent Reading books
    • Mini Lesson: SOW Subj./ Verb Agreement
    • Writing: Topic Blast- Childhood
    • ABC Strategy for Demand Writing
    • Begin Baseline Writing Assessment
    • HW: Begin IR book; Due 9/11 (A Day) &. 9/12 (B Day)

    8/12 & 8/13

    • Reading Survey/ Student Conferences
    • Book Talk: Speak
    • Book Pass & What I'm Reading List
    • Distribute/ Organize Writing Notebooks
    • Review Classroom Expectations