Wednesday, Jan. 18

January 18th, 2017

8th grade: warm-ups, grammar: capitalization, reading: Inventing Elliot

9th grade & Honors: warm-ups, grammar: semi-colons, reading: Whirligig

Tuesday, Jan. 17

January 17th, 2017

8th grade: warm-ups, vocab #9, grammar: punctuation

9th grade & Honors: warm-ups, vocab #8, grammar: comma’s, journal prompt

Answer in complete sentence format ½ page

Have you ever tried to join or “fit in” but been rejected by a person or group? How did that make you feel, and what did you do about it? What were the consequences?


Thursday, Jan. 12

January 12th, 2017

8th grade: grammar-analogies, write short story

9th grade: grammar-analogies, short story writing (5 elements to highlight and label)

5 things your story must contain

Honors: grammar-analogies, short story writing (superstitions)

Wednesday, Jan. 11

January 11th, 2017

8th grade: warm-ups, Literature book – “The Fog Horn” pg. 319 + writing prompt

9th grade: warm-ups, analogies II, short story writing (1 page)

Honors: warm-ups, analogies, short stories (Mere Suggestions, Superstitions) + write a short story

Tuesday, Jan. 10

January 10th, 2017

8th grade: warm-ups, Video “I Am Red” + complete worksheet, Deceptions #1 + video clip

9th grade: warm-ups, finish The Outsiders presentations, analogies, poetry pre-assessment

Honors: warm-ups, finish The Outsiders presentations

Monday, Jan. 9

January 9th, 2017

8th grade: warm-ups,  video article “I Am Red”


9th grade: warm-ups, correct voc. test #7, The Outsiders Presentations

Friday, Jan. 6

January 6th, 2017

8th grade: warm-ups, library – book check out, vocab test #8

9th grade & Honors: library book check out (autobiography, biography, poetry), vocab test #7

Thursday, Jan. 5

January 5th, 2017

8th grade: warm-ups, grammar – confusing words, Writing – Flowers for Algernon essay (1-6 paragraphs)

9th grade: warm-ups, grammar – punctuation, The Outsider power point presentations (groups)

Wednesday, Jan. 4

January 4th, 2017

8th – Grammar: Irregular Verbs, Writing – Flowers for Algernon essay (1st paragraph submission)

9th – Grammar – Noun Assessment, Create portfolio folder

Tuesday, January 3

January 3rd, 2017

8th grade: warm-ups, Flowers for Algernon – essay (1st paragraph today)

9th grade: warm-ups, Christmas break essay (due today)