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

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2014-15 7th and 8th Class Page Archives

 

WEEK 1: 3/9/2015 to 3/13/2015

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

-More Than a Single Story

"A Private Experience"

 

WWW List #7 or #14 sentences (odd).

Tuesday

-More Than a Single Story

"A Private Experience"

 

 

WWW List #7 or #14 analogies (odd). 

 

Wednesday

No Class.

 

 

 

Thursday 

-More Than a Single Story

"A Private Experience"

 

WWW List #7 or #14 analogies (even). 

Friday

-More Than a Single Story

"A Private Experience"

 

WWW List #7 or #14 classic words.

 

WEEK 2: 3/16/2015 to 3/20/2015

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

-More Than a Single Story

"A Private Experience"

 

WWW List #7 or #14 studying. Continue DEEPEN or PASSION work.

Tuesday

-More Than a Single Story

"A Private Experience"

 

 

WWW List #7 or #14 studying. Continue DEEPEN or PASSION work.

Wednesday

No Class.

 

 

 

Thursday 

-House on Mango Street

 

TBA. 

Friday

-WWW Quiz.

-House on Mango Street

 

TBA. 

 

WEEK 3: 3/30/2015 to 4/3/2015

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

-House on Mango Street

 

WWW List #8 or #15 sentences (odd). Continue DEEPEN or PASSION work.

Tuesday

-House on Mango Street: Intro to Media Literacy with Lynne.

o Padlet Link

o "Girl in a Country Song" articles: NPR & Slate

 

Watch this video about your next project, Rethinking Pink and Blue.

 

Finish poster before Friday.

Wednesday

No Class.

 

 

 

Thursday 

-House on Mango Street

 

Read 5 sections of The House on Mango Street. Stop before "The Family of Little Feet" (don't read it yet).

 

Watch this video and complete what it tells you to do.

 

Have Rethinking Pink and Blue stage 2 topic by Monday. 

Friday

No Class.

 

 

 

 

WEEK 4: 4/6/2015 to 4/10/2015

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

-House on Mango Street: Rethinking Pink and Blue.

 

Read and annotate “A Rice Sandwich” and “Chanclas.”

 

Watch this video and complete activity (5 minutes).

Tuesday

-House on Mango Street: Rethinking Pink and Blue.

Gendered Products

 

Read and annotate next two sections of The House on Mango Street.

 

Watch this video and begin your personal responses using theRethinking Pink and Blue Homeworkpage.

Wednesday

No Class.

 

 

 

Thursday 

-House on Mango Street: Rethinking Pink and Blue.
 

 

Rethinking Pink and Blue Homework

Friday

-House on Mango Street: Rethinking Pink and Blue.

  

Rethinking Pink and Blue Homework

 

WEEK 5: 4/13/2015 to 4/17/2015

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

No Class (Humanities Night preparation).

 

Rethinking Pink and Blue Homework

Tuesday

No Class (Humanities Night preparation).

 

Rethinking Pink and Blue Homework

 

Wednesday

No Class.

 

 

 

Thursday 

-House on Mango Street: Rethinking Pink and Blue.
 

 

-Rethinking Pink and Blue Homework

-2-Minute Piktochart Video

-Read and annotate 2 sections.

Friday

-House on Mango Street: Rethinking Pink and Blue.

Examples of infographics to inspire you.

  

Rethinking Pink and Blue Homework

 

WEEK 6: 4/20/2015 to 4/24/2015

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

-House on Mango Street: Rethinking Pink and Blue (Stage 2).

Examples of infographics to inspire you. 

-Rethinking Pink and Blue Homework

-Finish planning.

-Read and annotate 2 sections.

Tuesday

-House on Mango Street: Rethinking Pink and Blue (Stage 2). 

 

7th grade video.

8th grade video.

 

Wednesday

No Class.

 

 

 

Thursday 

-House on Mango Street: Rethinking Pink and Blue (Stage 2).

Examples of infographics to inspire you. 

o Intro: 

PIKTOCHART PRESENTATION

 

 

Friday

-House on Mango Street: Rethinking Pink and Blue (Stage 2).

Examples of infographics to inspire you. 

 

Video homework moved to Monday. This weekend, just concentrate on finishing your journal.

 

WEEK 7: 4/27/2015 to 5/1/2015

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

-House on Mango Street: Rethinking Pink and Blue (Stage 2).

Examples of infographics to inspire you. 

-Rethinking Pink and Blue Homework

-8th: Video (Conti Outline)Conti Letter (you will use this with the video).

Tuesday

-House on Mango Street: Rethinking Pink and Blue (Stage 3). 

 

TBA.

 

Wednesday

No Class.

 

 

 

Thursday 

-House on Mango Street: Rethinking Pink and Blue (Stage 3).

 

TBA. 

Friday

-House on Mango Street: Rethinking Pink and Blue (Stage 3).

 

TBA.

 

WEEK 8: 5/4/2015 to 5/8/2015

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

-House on Mango Street: Rethinking Pink and Blue (Stage 3).

 

-HOMS Reading

Tuesday

-House on Mango Street: Rethinking Pink and Blue (Stage 3). 

 

-HOMS Reading

-8th: Video (Conti Draft)Conti Letter (you will use this with the video).

 -HOMS Journal on Google Doc. 

 

Prompt: SYMBOLSTHEMES, andMOTIFS are three literary terms. Click on each one to read and understand its definition. Write a journal entry that identifies one symbol in The House on Mango Street. Explain what you think it symbolizes and why. Identify the theme of The House on Mango Street. Giveevidence from the text that this theme exists. Finally, identify amotif in The House on Mango Street and give evidence for several places it shows up.

 

Don't write this journal entry as a list -- craft it into a thoughtful response that showcases your understanding of these three new literary terms. And definitely don't forget evidence.Due Sunday before bed (I changed the due date to make it like your previous journals, since I thought this would alleviate some of your stress).

Wednesday

No Class.

 

 

 

Thursday 

-House on Mango Street: Rethinking Pink and Blue (Stage 3).

 

-8th: Revise Conti essay.

-All: Finish journal. 

Friday

-House on Mango Street: Rethinking Pink and Blue (Presentation).

 

-Finish journal.

-Bring all materials for PASSION/DEEPEN on Monday 5/18.

 

WEEK 9: 5/11/2015 to 5/15/2015

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

No Class: National Trip

 

 

Tuesday

No Class: National Trip

 

 

 

Wednesday

No Class.

 

 

 

Thursday 

No Class: National Trip

 

 

 

Friday

No Class: National Trip

 

 

 

 

WEEK 10: 5/18/2015 to 5/22/2015

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

7th/8th:

-Task 1: Watch this intro video to get your instructions for the week:

7th intro video

8th intro video

-Task 2: Write the homework to the right down in your planner.

-Task 3: Complete the Rethinking Pink and Blue reflection. It is located in your "Shared with Me" folder on Google Drive. This should take all class to complete.

 

Finish your reflection.

Tuesday

7th

-Task 1: Write the homework to the right down in your planner.

-Task 2: Feel free to look back at your intro video if you need a reminder of the instructions for your Passion Project presentation. You will have just four days to create your visual (today, Thursday, Friday, and Tuesday). Today, do a quick sketch and then begin.

 

8th

-Task 1: Write the homework to the right down in your planner.

-Task 2: Feel free to look back at your intro video if you need a reminder of the instructions for your DEEPEN service portfolio. You will have just two days to create your portfolio (the final product will be a PDF file.) 

-Gather any extra materials you need.

-Study for WWW quiz next Friday.

Wednesday

No Class.

 

 

 

Thursday 

7th

-Task 1: Write the homework to the right down in your planner.

-Task 2: Feel free to look back at your intro video if you need a reminder of the instructions for your Passion Project presentation. You have today, tomorrow, and Tuesday to finish your visual.

 

8th

-Task 1: Write the homework to the right down in your planner.

-Task 2: Feel free to look back at your intro video if you need a reminder of the instructions for your DEEPEN service portfolio. Finish your portfolio today and save it as a PDF using these instructions.

-In Google Docs, go to FILE>DOWNLOAD AS>PDF.

-In MS Word, go to FILE>PRINT and in the lower left corner of the print dialogue box, you'll see a PDF menu. Click it and click SAVE AS PDF. 

-Task 3: Email this PDF file to Julie.

 

7th: Gather any extra materials you need. Study for WWW quiz next Friday.

8th: Finish saving PDF and emailing it to Julie if you need extra time. Study for WWW quiz next Friday.

Friday

7th

-Task 1: Write the homework to the right down in your planner.

-Task 2: Feel free to look back at your intro video if you need a reminder of the instructions for your Passion Project presentation. You have today and Tuesday to finish your visual. On Tuesday, Julie will offer critiques to help you tweak.

 

8th

-Task 1: Write the homework to the right down in your planner.

-Task 2: Open the 8th Year Student Bios spreadsheet and read the directions. Follow them carefully.

-Task 3: Complete this reading journal in your LA Handbook:How many free reading books did you get through this year? Was our free reading program successful for you (did it encourage you to read more and find new books)? Why or why not? What are your suggestions for next year?

-Task 4: Get in a comfy place in the classroom and enjoy silent free reading for the rest of class!  

7th: Gather any extra materials you need. Study for WWW quiz next Friday.

8th: Study for WWW quiz next Friday. 

 

 

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