Thursday, September 22

September 22nd, 2016

8th: complete “Ribbons” pg. 712 + worksheet,  Infographic (see 8th grade) plus opening + body of essay

9th: Flashback (video clip from The Sandlot), COTW journal #3, Narrative beginning

Honors: Above + class novel video clips

Wednesday, September 21

September 21st, 2016

8th grade:  T-Rex 1st paragraph due, Literature Book pg. 712 “Ribbons” plus worksheet

9th grade: Specific Details worksheet, correct COTW Chapter test #1 + spelling 1&2, Coherent Paragraphs 1-5 Spam coherent paragraph

Honors: Above + movie clips of class novels Spam coherent paragraph

Tuesday, September 20

September 20th, 2016

8th: Reading strategy #4 – Connections, Info Graphic – T Rex + 1st paragraph (science lab)

9th: warm-ups, Call of the Wild Chapter 3 spelling, chapter 3 reading, grammar – nouns

Honors:  4th: read up to chapter 12

5th: read up to 10

7th: read up to 11

Monday, September 19

September 19th, 2016

8th grade: correct vocab Test #2, Literature Book pg. 17 “Broken Chain” (quick write, questions)

9th grade: warm-ups, Science Lab – complete SLO

Friday, Sept. 16

September 16th, 2016

8th grade:Vocab Test #2, Writing Lab – complete 1st paragraph

9th grade: Writing Lab – SLO Pre-test (argumentative)


Thursday, Sept. 15

September 16th, 2016

8th grade: warm-ups, science lab to type final copy of 1st paragraph

historical fiction review paper:8th-historical fiction

9th grade: Call of the Wild chapters 1 & 2 spelling & comprehension test. COTW reading.

science fiction/fantasy book review paper:science fiction-fantasy book report


Wednesday, Sept. 14

September 13th, 2016

8th grade: Info graphic (cats & dogs), introductory paragraph, complete “There Will Come Soft Rain” pg. 265

Link for info graphic: and

9th grade: Dialogue rules, COTW chapter 3, journal #2 w/ higher level transition words.

Dialogue Rules WK.

Tuesday, Sept. 13

September 13th, 2016

8th grade: warm-ups, SLO Pre-test (student learning objective), Literature book “There Will Come Soft Rains” pg. 265

9th grade: warm-ups, finish COTW packet (chapters 1&2), Figurative Language worksheet

Honors: warm-ups, finish COTW packet, figurative language wrksht, class novels (questions + clips)

Monday, Sept. 12

September 12th, 2016

8th: warm-ups, vocabulary #2, Reading Strategy (questioning), Wise Old Woman pg. 5 lit. book

9th: warm-ups, Call of the Wild Packet, spelling #2, read chapter #2, answer questions

Honors: warm-ups, Call of the Wild Packet, spelling #2, read chapter #2, answer questions, read in class novels one more chapter

Friday, Sept. 9

September 12th, 2016

8th: warm-ups, Article of the Week – Handwashing

9th: warm-ups, Journal question #1 COTW, grammar, paragraph writing

Honors: warm-ups, class novel quiz chapters 1-6