• January 27 - 31, 2020

    Posted by Andrea Kinzler on 1/27/2020

    Monday - 1/27

    Objective- Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas. (8.W.2)

    Assignment- Students will complete their Healthy Mind/Healthy Body paragraphs, assigned by Mrs. Holehan-Kopas in December.

     

    Tuesday - 1/28 - Library Day

    Objective- Conduct short research projects to answer a question. (8.W.7)

    Assignment- Students will move on to the Up section of their In/Up/Out project with Mrs. Holehan-Kopas.

     

    Wednesday - 1/29

    Objective- Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas. (8.W.2)

    Assignment- Students will complete Step 1 - Analyze the Model in their Performance Assessment workbooks.

     

    Thursday - 1/30

    Objective- Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas. (8.W.2)

    Assignment- Students will complete Step 2 - Practice the Task in their Performance Assessment workbooks.

     

    Friday - 1/31    Early Release 1:30 p.m.

    Objective- Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas. (8.W.2)

    Assignment- Students will begin Step 3, the prewriting portion of their informative essays, in their Performance Assessment workbooks.

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  • January 20 - 24, 2020

    Posted by Andrea Kinzler on 1/20/2020

    Monday - 1/20

    No School - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

     

    Tuesday - 1/21

    Objective-  Write arguments; provide a concluding statement that supports the argument presented. (8.W.1e)

    Assignment- Performance Assessment: Step Three, Perform the Task (Part 2)

     

    Wednesday - 1/22

    Objective- Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text. (8.RI.8)

    Assignment- Students will read and annotate "When Do Kids Become Adults?" on page 235 of their Collections textbook.

     

    Thursday - 1/23

    Objective- Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text. (8.RI.8)

    Assignment- Students will provide a written response to questions 1-6 on page 244.

     

    Friday - 1/24    Full Day Schedule

    Objective- Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas. (8.W.2)

    Assignment- Students will complete their Healthy Mind/Healthy Body paragraphs, assigned by Mrs. Holehan-Kopas in December.

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  • January 13 - 17, 2020

    Posted by Andrea Kinzler on 1/13/2020

    Monday - 1/13

    Objective- Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence; introduce claims. (8.W.1a)

    Assignment- Performance Assessment: Step One, Analyze the Model

     

    Tuesday - 1/14

    Objective-  Write arguments; support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence. (8.W.1b)

    Assignment- Performance Assessment: Step Two, Practice the Task (Part 1)

     

    Wednesday - 1/15

    Objective- Write arguments; use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion. (8.W.1c)

    Assignment- Performance Assessment: Step Two, Practice the Task (Part 2)

     

    Thursday - 1/16

    Objective- Write arguments; establish and maintain a formal style. (8.W.1d)

    Assignment- Performance Assessment: Step Three, Perform the Task (Part 1)

     

    Friday - 1/17     Early Release 1:30 p.m.

    Objective- Write arguments; provide a concluding statement that supports the argument presented. (8.W.1e)

    Assignment- Performance Assessment: Step Three, Perform the Task (Part 2)

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  • January 6 - 10, 2020

    Posted by Andrea Kinzler on 1/6/2020

    Monday - 1/6

    Objective- Determine a theme of a text and analyze its development. (8.RL.2)

    Assignment- Students will read the short story "Marigolds," beginning on page 213.

     

    Tuesday - 1/7     Library Day

    Objective- Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources. (8.W.8)

    Assignment- Students will conduct research for the In portion of their long-term In/Up/Out project with Mrs. Holehan-Kopas. (The Healthy Mind/Healthy Body assignment will be due Tuesday, 1/28.)

     

    Wednesday - 1/8

    Objective- Determine a theme of a text and analyze its development. (8.RL.2)

    Assignment- Student will provide a written response to questions 1-8 on page 226, regarding the short story "Marigolds."

     

    Thursday - 1/9

    Objective- Write narratives to develop real experiences or events. (8.W.3)

    Assignment- Students will continue working on their long-term A-B-C Project.

     

    Friday - 1/10     Early Release 1:30 p.m.

    Objective- Write narratives to develop real experiences or events. (8.W.3)

    Assignment- Students will continue working on their long-term A-B-C Project.

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