•  3rd Quarter 2019
     
     
    February 11-15
    Monday:  OBJ:  Can I identify figurative language, sound devices and poetic form?
    TASK:  The  Highwayman Part 2
    HW:  Read, Membean  Finish Part 2 if you didn't finish in class
     
    Tuesday:  OBJ: Can I categorize the elements of poetry?
    TASK: Tree map
    HW; Complete tree map
     
    Wednesday:  OBJ: Can I identify the 5 elements of poetry in a narrative poem?
    TASK:  Plot diagram
    HW: Complete Plot diagram, Membean, Read
     
    Thurday:  1/2 day
    OBJ: Can I analyze a poem?
    TASK:  The Highwayman Quiz
    HW:  Membean, Read
     
    Friday:  OBJ: Can I analyze a poem?
    Task:  Poetry analysis
    HW:  Membean Quiz #21
     
     
     
     
     
    January 28-Feb. 1st
    Monday: OBJ: Can I identify poetic form?
    TASK: ISN pg. 39, 40
    HW:  Lit Project #2 due Feb. 22nd
    Membean
     
     
    Tuesday: 
    OBJ: Can I identify figurative Language?
    TASK: ISN pg. 41,42
    HW: Bring Song lyrics 
     
    Wednesday: 
    OBJ: Can I identify poetic elements in a song?
    TASK: Song Workshop
    HW: Complete song if not finished
     
    Thursday:
    OBJ: Can I analyze a poem?
    TASK: Poetry Analysis
    HW: Membean and complete Poetry analysis if not finished
     
    Friday:
    OBJ: Can I distinguish between figurative language?  
    TASK: G.O. Level up tutorial for Poetry
    HW:  Membean Quiz #19
     
     
     
     
     
     
    January 22-25
    Monday:  MLK day
    Tuesday:  OBJ: Can I review using the inside/ outside strategy?  
    TASK: inside/outside circle
    Wednesday:  OBJ: Can I review using four corners?
    TASK:  4 corners review for Quiz #1
    Thursday:  OBJ:  Can I demonstrate my knowlege of the text?  
    TASK:  Quiz #4
    HW:  Literature project Q3~#1 due tomorrow
    Friday:  1/2 day  OBJ: Can I write an informative essay?
    TASK: lab 301 for informative essay
    HW:  Membean Quiz #18
     
    AELA
    Monday: MLK day no school
    Tuesday: OBJ: Can I review for court presentations?
    TASK:  Mock trial
    Wednesday:  OBJ:  Can I present in a clear and organized way?
    TASK: Supreme Court case presentation
    Thursday: OBJ: Can I present in a clearn and organized way?
    Task:  Presentations
    HW:  Literature Project Q3`#1 due tomorrow
    Friday:  1/2 day
    OBJ:  Can I write an informative essay?
    TASK  Lab 301 for informative essay
    HW:  Membean Quiz #18
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    2nd Quarter   2018-2019
     
     
    December 10-14th
    Monday:  OBJ:  Can I respond, analyze and evaluate?  
    TASK: Lit Circle #10
    HW:  Membean Quiz #14 on Friday
     
    Tuesday:  OBJ:  Can I determine the theme of the text?
    TASK:  Study Guide
     
    Wednesday:  OBJ: Can I determine the theme of the text?  
    TASK:  Lit Circle Study Guide
     
    Thursday:  OBJ: Can I determine the elements of lit?
    TASK: Peak Test
     
    Friday:  OBJ: Can I demonstrate what I know?  
    TASK: Peak Test
    HW:  Membean Quiz #14
     
     
     
     
    December 3~7th
    Mon:
    OBJ: Can I respond, analyze and evaluate textual evidence?
    Task:  Literature Circle #7 
    HW:  Read to the end of novel and complete D>J> #8 for Wednesday
    Tues: 
    OBJ:  Can I determine the theme of a novel? 
    Task:  Walk through practice 
    HW:  Central Idea article with summary boxes
    WED:
    OBJ: Can I determine the theme of a text?
    Task: Literature Circle #8
    HW:  Study Guide
    Thurs:  
    OBJ: Can I determine the main idea?
    TASK: Main idea quiz #2 retake
    HW: study guide Membean quiz tomorrow
    Fri:1/2 day
    OBJ: Can I determine the theme?
    TASK: theme paragraphs
    HW: Membean quiz #12
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    November 26-30
     
     
     
     
    Mon: 
    OBJ: Can I prep for Lit Circle #6?
    TASK: Read pages 101-120 for Tuesday and complete Dialectic Journal #6
    HW:  Lit Project #2 due Friday
     
    Tues: 
    OBJ: Can I analyze a character?
    Task: Character Analysis and Literature Circle #6 discussion
     
    Wed: 
    OBJ:Can I respond, analyze and evaluate the text?  
    Task:  Lit Circle Prep and Dialectic boxes #3 and #4 due at the end of class
    HW:  D.J. #7 due Monday   2 dialectic boxes due at the end of class
     
    Thurs and Friday:  DVELA Test in Lab 301
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    October 20-November 2nd
    Mon:
    OBJ:  Can I complete a rough draft of my body paragraphs?
    TASK:  Construct rough draft
    HW:  Membean/ Reading  Literature Project #1 due Friday
     
    Tues:
    OBJ:  Can I join writer's workshop to make my first revision?
    TASK:  Writer's Workshop Day 1
    HW:  Fix my revision and re-write my rough draft  Read/Membean
     
    Wed:
    OBJ: Can I join writer's workshop day 2 to finish revising and editing my paper?
    TASK: Writer's Workshop Day 2  Round Robin
    HW:  Argumentative Essay Final copy typed due tomorrow  Read/Membean
     
    Thurs: 
    OBJ: Can I prepare for literature circles?
    TASK: Dialectic Journals Prep
    HW:  read/Membean/  Literature Project #1 due tomorrow
    ISN check #2  turn in tomorrow
     
    Fri:  1/2 day
    OBJ: Can I write using evidence to support my claims?
    TASK:  Computer lab for all-write/  Membean Quiz #9
    HW:  Peak book by Monday/ Journal
    TASK: Dialectic Journal prep
    HW:  Read/Membean
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    October 22-26
    Mon: 
    OBJ:Can I determine the steps of the writing process?
    TASK:  Cornell notes in I.S.N.
    HW:  reading/Membean   Please get your copy of 'Peak" soon!
     
    Tues: 
    OBJ:  Can I devise a statement?
    TASK:  Thesis game/ Rubric evaluation
    HW:  Reading/Membean
     
    Wed:
    OBJ:  Can I organize my writing with a prewrite?
    TASK: G.O. prewrite
     
    HW:  Reading/Membean
     
    Thurs: 
    OBJ:Can I transfer my prewrite into Paragraphs?
    TASK: Rough Draft 1st and Last Paragraphs
    HW:  Membean/Reading
     
    Fri: 
    OBJ:  Can I transfer my prewrite into paragraphs?
    TASK:  body paragraphs
    HW:  Membean Quiz #8
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    October 15-19 
    Mon:
    OBJ:  Can I participate in a Socratic Seminar?
    TASK: Socratic Seminar/ Question based inquiry
    HW: Membean/ Reading   Literature Project Q2#1 due November 2nd
     
    Tues:
    OBJ:  Can I analyze informational text to determine the central idea?
    TASK:  Socratic Seminar/ Question based inquiry
    HW:  Membean/Reading  
     
    Wed:
    OBJ: Can I analyze informational text to determine the central idea?
    TASK: Trading Spaces/text analyzation/ To The Top of Everest
    HW: Membean/Reading
     
    Thurs;  1/2 day
    OBJ: Can I analyze informational text to determine the central idea?
    TASK: Trading Spaces/ Medina article
    HW: Membean/Reading
     
    Fri: 1/2 day Stay in DSS class
    OBJ: Can I demonstrate my knowledge of text analysis and comprehension?
    TASK: Quiz #2 School City Rapid Response  Lab 301
    HW: Membean Quiz #7 if not completed in class
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    1st QUARTER   2018-2019 School year!  
    OCT  9-12
    Mon:  no school
    Tues: 
    OBJ: Can I determine both sides of a controversial issue?  
    TASK: Jordan Romero TV interview/ highlight
    HW:  Read/Membean  Lit project #3 due Friday
     
    Wed: 
    OBJ: Can I read and analyze informational text?  
    TASK: Close Reader  Jordan Romero pg. 13
    HW:  Complete close reader if not finished  Read/Membean
     
    Thurs: 
    OBJ: Can I analyze the text and prepare for a Socratic Seminar? 
    TASK: Socratic Seminar Prep
    HW: Read/Membean  SS prep if not finished
     
    Fri:
    OBJ:  Can I participate in a Socratic Seminar? 
    TASK: Socratic Seminar
    HW: Membean Quiz #6
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    OCT. 1-4
    MON:
    OBJ:  Can I analyze the text and highlight clues in order to solve the mystery?  
    TASK:  Analytical reading with short response
    HW:  Membean/ Reading
     
    TUES:
    OBJ: Can I write a short response that follows the CEW format?
    TASK:  Short response and feedback
    HW:  Membean/Reading
     
    WED:
    OBJ:  Can I analyze different forms of media?
    TASK: READ and analyze pb. 19-22  ISN pg. 21,22
    HW:  ISN if not finished   Read/Membean
     
    THURS:  Can I differentiate between Media?
    TASK:  Pr. 24-26  ISN pg. 23,24
    HW:  No membean quiz this week   ISN if not finished
    FRI:  NO SCHOOL   ~~~~ MONday too  Fall Break Days
     
    September 24-28
     
    MON:  
    OBJ: Can I review the text and cite evidence in a short response?
    TASK: Call review of ISN and short response practice/ Cornell notes  to be turned in~ not in ISN
    HW:  Literature Project #3 due Oct. 12
    Read/ Membean
     
    TUES:
    OBJ: Can I demonstrate my knowledge of the text?
    TASK: Quiz #1/ Close Reader pgs. 3-13
    HW: Read/ Membean   Close Reader PGS> 3-7
     
    WED:
    OBJ:Can I write a short response with textual evidence?
    TASK:  Close reader pages 8-13
    HW: Read/Membean  Close Reader if not finished pgs. 8-13
     
    THURS: 
    OBJ: Can I analyze the media? 
    TASK: Collections pg. 19-22/ ISN pg. 19,20   and PAGE 23?
    HW:  ISN if not finished in class  read/ membean
     
    FRI: 
    OBJ:Can I differentiate between media?
    TASK: Collections pg. 24-26 to be completed in ISN pags. 21,22
    HW: Membean Quiz #5  ISN If not finished in class
     
    MEMBEAN reminder:  You must complete 10 min. and have 4 days of training or 15 min. and 3 days of training MINIMUM ~  You can always do more, especially if your scores are not what you want them to be. 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    September 17-21
     
    Monday:  
    OBJ:  Can I identify the elements of a short story?
    TASK: Rogue Wave on audio pg. 3-16   ISN pg. 
    HW:  Literature Project #2 due Friday  Read/Membean
    Tuesday:
    OBJ: Can I read the text and analyze the elements of literature?
    TASK: Rogue Wave pg. 3-16 cont.  ISN pg. 
    HW: Read/ Membean
    Wednesday:
    OBJ: Can I analyze critical vocabulary?  
    TASK: pg. 16/17 in ISN
    HW:  ISN if not finished in class/ read/Membean
    Thursday:
    OBJ: Can I demonstrate and understanding of the elements of literature? 
    TASK: Call discussion/ go over answers and make flashcards for critical vocabulary.  read/ Membean
    Friday:  1/2 day
    OBJ: Can I practice vocabulary comprehension
    TASK: Membean quiz #4 and flashcard competition
    HW:  Membean quiz #4 if not completed in class
     
    AELA:
    same as above
     
     
     
    September 11-14
     
    Monday:  Fall Break!  NO School!  
     
    Tuesday: 
    OBJ: Can I analyze the text and determine exactly the textual evidence to prove a point?  
    TASK: Court Prep
    HW:  Read Literature Project assigned pages and train on Membean for 10-15 minutes. 
     
    Wednesday:
    OBJ:  Can I collaborate with my team and focus on what is the most important piece of my testimony in court?
    TASK:  Pulling evidence from the text
    HW:  Read/ Membean/ complete court prep work if not finished in class
     
    Thursday:  
    OBJ:  Can I infer what the opposing side will ask me on the stand?
    TASK:  Making inferences and Preparing testimonials
    HW:  Read/Membean/ court prep
     
    Friday:  
    OBJ:  Can I give my testimony based on textual evidence from the text?
    TASK:  Court
    HW:  Membean Quiz #3
     
    AELA:
    Monday no school
    Tuesday: 
    OBJ:  Can I demonstrate my knowlege of the elements of literature? 
    TASK: PEAK TEST Part 2
    HW:  Read/Membean/ 
     
    Wednesday:  
    OBJ:  Can I decipher information and use research skills to solve a problem?
    TASK: Problem Based Learning Activity #1
    HW: Read/Membean
     
    Thursday:
    OBJ:  Can I use deductive reasoning to put the pieces together for a medical diagnosis?
    HW: Read/Membean
     
    Friday:  OBJ:  Can I work collaboratively to make and create my own problem based solely on my research of Mt. Everest?
    TASK:  PBL activity #2
    HW:  Membean Quiz #3
     
     
     
     
     
     
    September  4-7
    Monday:  Holiday
    Tuesday:  
    OBJ:  Can I read the text and analyze the elements?
    TASK:  Reading Pre-test
    HW:  Literature Project #2 Due Sept. 21
     
    Wednesday:  
    OBJ: Can I write persuasively and convince the reader using persuasive techniques?  
    TASK: Persuasive letter
    HW: Persuasive letter due tomorrow
     
    Thursday: 
    OBJ:  Can I set smart goals for my formative and summative assessements in ELA?  Can I determine conflict in the text?
    TASK: Smart goals in DATA folder and conflict in text inISN pages 15 and 16
    HW: Complete ISN if not finished Membean quiz make-up packet is due tomorrow!  
     
    Friday: 
    OBJ: Can I look analytically at what happens in a court of law?  
    TASK: Set-up for Mock Trial for Rikki Tikki Tavi our suspect
    HW:  Membean Quiz #3 will be next week,NO quiz today so keep studying!  
     
    AELA:
    Monday: Holiday
    Tuesday: 
    OBJ: Reading Pre-test  ~Can I determine the theme of PEAK and find three pieces of textual evidence to support my claim?  
    TASK: PRE-TEST ~Study guide with a focus on THEME
    HW:  study guide Theme if not finished
     
    Wednesday: 
    OBJ:  Reading PRe-test part 2 
    TASK: pre-test and study guide when completed
    HW: Study guide  due tomorrow PEAK test tomorrow~  
     
    Thursday:  
    OBJ: Can I demonstrate my knowledge of PEAK?  
    TASK: Peak test
    HW:  study and Membean Quiz make-up packet due tomorrow!  
     
    Friday: 
    OBJ: Can I demonstrate my knowledge of PEAK?
    TASK: Day 2 of Peak test
    HW: No membean quiz this week, keep studying for next week!  
     
     
     
     August 27-31
     
    Monday:
    OBJ: Can I collaborate to identify the plot?  
    Task: ISN pg. 4 Read RTT
    HW:  Membean 10 min. Lit Project due Friday
     
    Tuesday:
    OBJ: Can I differentiate between direct and indirect characterization?
    TASK: Read and annotate
    HW: Complete G.O. If not finished
     
    Wednesday:
    OBJ:  Can I read w/ a purpose and analyze the text for figurative language?  
    TASK: Read RTT fill in Tree Map in ISN pg. 7/8
    HW:  Membean and reading
     
    Thursday:  
    OBJ: Can I differentiate between sound devices and figurative language?  
    TASK: Read RTT fill in Tree map in ISN  Page 7&8
     
    Friday:
    OBJ: Can I demonstrate my knowledge of ELA?
    TASK: Reading PRE test in Lab/ Chrome Cart
    HW:  Membean QUIZ #2
     
     
    AELA:
    Monday: 
    OBJ:  Can I collaborate to identify the elements of plot?
    TASK: plot diagram in ISN pages 3/4
    HW:  Focus #1
    Literature Project #1 due Friday
     
    Tuesday:
    OBJ: Can I differentiate between figurative language?
    TASK: Peak study guide  
    HW:  focus activity #2
     
    Wed:
    OBJ: Can I differentiate between indirect and direct characterization?
    TASK: Peak study guide
    HW: focus activity #3
     
    Thurs:  Can I participate in vocabulary practice?  
    TASK: Vocabulary game/ study guide
    HW: study guide/ focus activity #4
     
    Friday:  Distric assessment  PRE+TEST
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    August 20-24
    Monday:  
    OBJ: Can I work collaboratively to identify the elements of plot?
    TASK: Read R.T.T. and fill in plot diagram in ISN on page 4 w/vocab on page 3
    Homework:  10 min. of Membean and reading for literature project due on August 31st.  
     
    Tuesday 21: 
    OBJ: Can I read with a purpose and analyze the characters? 
    TASK: Direct/ Indirect characterization notes in ISN on pages 5 and 6. Read and annotate
    HW:  10 min. of Membean and reading assigned pages of LP book.  
     
    WED 22nd:  
    OBJ:  Can I read with a purpose to analyze the text for figurative language and sound devices?
    TASK: Tree map in ISN on pages 7 and 8
    for sound devices / figurative language
    HW: 10 min. of membean and reading in book/ 
     
    Thursday 23rd:
    OBJ: Can I differentiate between sound devices and figurative language?
    TASK: Read and identify for tree map on pages 7 and 8 of ISN> 
    HW:  Membean 10 min. and read assigned pages
     
    Friday 24th  1/2 day
    OBJ: Can I complete a narrative quick write for the district assessment?  
    TASK:  ALL WRITE  in assigned labs.  
    HW:  MEMBEAN QUIZ #1
     
    AELA for August 20-24
    Monday 20th
    OBJ and TASK:  Can Presentations using the knowledge of the 5 elements of plot
    HW:  Membean 10 min. and reading the assigned pages in novel. 
     
    Tuesday 21st
    OBJ and Task:  Same
     
    Wednesday 22nd
    OBJ and Task: Same
     
    Thursday  23rd:
    OBJ:  Can i participate in a class disscussion on PEAK?
    HW:  Start on Peak study guide
    Membean Quiz #1 Tomorrow
     
    Friday 24th  1/2 day
    OBJ and TASK:  ALL write district assessments in assigned labs with DSS classes.  
    HW:  Membean QUiz #1
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    August 7- August 10
     
    Tuesday:
    OBJ:  Can I learn the expectations for 7th grade?  
    TASK:  GO over expectations/  questions/ answer session
    HW:  Parent signatures for Middle school handbook and emergency information
    Class syllabi/ each teacher in middle school
     
    Wednesday:  
    OBJ:  Can I learn the rules and expectations for the school library?
    TASK:  Library tour/ book check out
    HW:  Literature Projcet #1 due on August 25th
     
     
    Thursday: 
    OBJ:  Can I understand classroom expectations?
    OBJ:Can  I develop connections and know my place in the classroom?
    TASK:Student personal folder
    BRAIN BOOK with notes for Silent Sustained Reading
    HW:  Decorate both Composition Notebooks.  ISN/ Dialectic Journal
     
    Friday:  
    OBJ:   Can I collaborate with my class?
    TASK:  Art Gallery Walk around/ Classroom GEMS  Brainbook