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2014-15 7th and 8th Class Page Archives First Trimester

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2014-15 7th and 8th Class Page Archives

 

WEEK 1: 8/18/2014 to 5/22/2014

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

No Class.

 

 

Tuesday

No Class.

 

 

Wednesday

No Class. 



Thursday 

-Six Levels of Moral Development

 

-Bookmark websites 

-Read Julie's FAQs

-Find free reading book

Friday

No Class.

 

 

 

WEEK 2: 8/25/2014 to 8/29/2014

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday (A)

-Intro to DailyGRAMS

-Julie's FAQs

-Notebook setup

-Journal: Intro

 

 

Same as last class, and explore Mining the Text.

Tuesday (B)

Blue Ridge Trip

 

Wednesday (C) 

Blue Ridge Trip



Thursday (A) 

Blue Ridge Trip

 

 

Friday (B)

Rest and Reflection

 

 

 

WEEK 3: 9/1/2014 to 9/5/2014

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

No Class.

 

 

Tuesday

7th: Google Docs workshop

8th: DEEPEN project introduction

 

Wednesday

No Class. 



Thursday 

-House of the Scorpion 

 

 

Friday

No Class.

 

 

 

WEEK 4: 9/8/2014 to 9/12/2014

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

- Word Within the Word

-The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon

 

 

Begin studying WWW.  

Tuesday

-The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon

 

WWW

Reading: entries 12, 16-22 

Wednesday

No Class. 



Thursday 

-The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon

Project sheet and rubric 

Pillow Book Court Life

Reading: entries 13, 29-31, 178, 103, 116 while filling in Pillow Book Court Life. Finish this reading tonight and Friday night.

 

Study WWW.

 

Have blank pillow book ready by Monday. Here's an idea to bind scrap paper together if you want to make your own.

Friday

Haiku

 

Reading: Continue reading while filling in Pillow Book Court Life.

 

Study WWW.

 

Have blank pillow book ready by Monday. Here's an idea to bind scrap paper together if you want to make your own.

 

WEEK 5: 9/15/2014 to 9/19/2014

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

-HEIAN DAYS

 

Free reading; study WWW.

 

Write in Pillow Book if the mood strikes you. 

Tuesday

-HEIAN DAYS

 

Free reading; study WWW.

 

Write in Pillow Book if the mood strikes you.

 

Wednesday

No Class. 



Thursday 

7th: Read article. Begin Passion Project (rubric)

8th: Discuss DEEPEN Project

 

7th: Finish brainstorm.

 

8th: Revise proposal.

Friday

Pillow Book due.

 

7th: Begin Passion Project (rubric

8th: Discuss DEEPEN Project 

TBA

 

 

WEEK 6: 9/22/2014 to 9/26/2014

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

No Class.

 

 

Tuesday

-WWW Quiz

-7th: Passion Project Questions and Resources sheet

-8th: DEEPEN orientation.

  ANIMALS: The Great Penguin Rescue

  DIFFERENT ABILITIES/ILLNESSES: Thinking about Disability

  POVERTY: Dangers of a Single Story

  TECHNOLOGY: Build a School in the Cloud

  DISASTER RELIEF: (Re)touching Lives Through Photos
 

30 minutes of free reading.

 

Wednesday

No Class. 



Thursday 

7th: Questions and Resources and Schedule

8th: DEEPEN Questions and Resources and Schedule

 

Finish up Google Docs as much as possible. Send Julie a professional email.

Friday

7th: Questions and Resources and Schedule

8th: DEEPEN Questions and Resources and Schedule

 

Use this video to complete your homework. All instructions about what you're supposed to do are in the video.

 

 

 

WEEK 7: 9/29/2014 to 10/3/2014

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

-iReady diagnostic (open this page and use the information on your sticky note to log in.)

 

Free reading. 

 

Bring Humanities notes and textbook.

Tuesday

-Way of the Warrior 

Resources:

PBS Interactive explanation of Bushido

Bushido Brief Overview

Bushido

Japanese Lost & Founds

Japanese workplace trends

Historical Development of Bushido

 

Finish "MY LIFE" column for all traits.

 

Bring Humanities notes and textbook.

Wednesday

No Class. 



Thursday 

-Way of the Warrior 

Resources:

PBS Interactive explanation of Bushido

Bushido Brief Overview

Bushido

Japanese Lost & Founds

Japanese workplace trends

Historical Development of Bushido

 

Bring Humanities notes and textbook.

 

Friday

-Way of the Warrior 

Resources:

PBS Interactive explanation of Bushido

Bushido Brief Overview

Bushido

Japanese Lost & Founds

Japanese workplace trends

Historical Development of Bushido 

 

WWW List #2 flashcards.

 

WEEK 8: 10/6/2014 to 10/10/2014

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

-Way of the Warrior

 

7th: WWW List #2 sentences (odd)

 

8th: WWW List #9 sentences (even)

 

Tuesday

-Way of the Warrior

 

7th: Finish intro paragraph on your Way of the Warrior Google Doc using the English notes in your Current Project Work Folder.

 

8th: WWW List #9 Ideas. Synthesis #1 and 2, Divergence #2, Analysis #1.

Wednesday

No Class. 



Thursday 

-Way of the Warrior

 

7th: Finish body paragraph 1 on your Way of the Warrior Google Doc using the English notes in your Current Project Work Folder.

 

8th: Finish intro paragraph on your Way of the Warrior Google Doc using the English notes in your Current Project Work Folder.

 

Friday

No Class.

 

 

 

 

WEEK 9: 10/13/2014 to 10/17/2014

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

-Way of the Warrior

 

7th: Finish all 3 body paragraphs using your essay organization half-sheets. Be sure to take into account Julie's comments as you write, using the Writing Resources page to understand them and get grammar assistance.

 

8th: Finish body paragraph 1 on your Way of the Warrior Google Doc using the English notes in your Current Project Work Folder.

 

 

Tuesday

-Way of the Warrior

 

7th: Finish conclusion paragraph on your Way of the Warrior Google Doc using the English notes in your Current Project Work Folder.

 

8th: Finish all 3 body paragraphs using your essay organization half-sheets. Be sure to take into account Julie's comments as you write, using the Writing Resources page to understand them and get grammar assistance.

Wednesday

No Class. 



Thursday 

-Way of the Warrior

 

7th: Finish all revision. WOTW essay due Friday.

 

8th: Finish conclusion paragraph on your Way of the Warrior Google Doc using the English notes in your Current Project Work Folder. Finish all revision. WOTW essay due Monday. 

Friday

-WWW Quiz!

-Essay Reflection (shared with you on Google Drive)

8th Years' Essay Sample

 

 

 

WEEK 10: 10/27/2014 to 10/31/2014

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

-Red Scarf Girl: reading.

 

Create a Continuum of Change in your LA handbook using this video. Come prepared to discuss.

Tuesday

-Red Scarf Girl: Continuum of Change.

 

Read "Writing Da-zi-bao" chapter in RSG. DURING reading, fill out your bookmark. 

Wednesday

No Class. 



Thursday 

-Red Scarf Girl: Bloom's Taxonomy.

 

RSG reading. DURING reading, fill out your bookmark. AFTER reading, develop 4 thoughtful discussion questions based on 4 different levels of Bloom's Taxonomy.

 

Friday

-Red Scarf Girl: Brainstorming Discussion Rules as a class. Practice discussion on RSG.

 

RSG reading and bookmark.

 

 

WEEK 11: 11/4/2014 to 11/8/2014

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

No Class.

 

 

Tuesday

-Red Scarf Girl: reading workshop.

 

Finish chapters 6-8 with bookmarks for 7-8. 

Wednesday

No Class. 



Thursday 

-Red Scarf Girl: update Continuum of Change.

-Only-somewhat-surprising "Pop" Quiz: RSG chapters 1-7

 

Study for WWW.

 

Friday

-WWW quiz.

-Reading Workshop: free reading.

 

30 minutes free reading.

 

WEEK 12: 11/10/2014 to 11/14/2014

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

-Red Scarf Girl: Annotating a text.

 

RSG reading and annotation.

Tuesday

-Red Scarf Girl: Propaganda. 

 

RSG reading and annotation.

Wednesday

No Class. 



Thursday 

-ERB test practice.

 

RSG reading and annotation.

 

Friday

-Red Scarf Girl: Propaganda.

 

RSG reading and annotation.

 

WEEK 13: 11/17/2014 to 11/21/2014

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

-ERB Testing: classwork to be announced.

 

TBA

Tuesday

-ERB Testing: classwork to be announced.

 

TBA

Wednesday

No Class. 



Thursday 

-ERB Testing: classwork to be announced.

 

TBA

 

Friday

-ERB Testing: classwork to be announced.

 

TBA

 

 

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