Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Plan for Wednesday, January 17


Mini Lesson/Daily Language Review
INTRODUCTION OF THE ODYSSEY

PLEASE NOTE: MOVIE PERMISSION
Objectives
To compare and contrast literary texts.
Standards Addressed
RL.8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.


RL.8.9 Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new.


W.8.2 a-f Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.


W.8.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
W.8.9.a Apply grade 8 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new").  
Activities
Get your notebooks and portfolios.

Take out your crests. Lay them on the right hand side of your desk. 

Find the next clean page in your notebook. Do this warm up.

Hero's Journey

Find your bulleted list that you wrote when reading about your god or godess.

Make a chart in your notebook- See the whiteboard.

Presentations

Packets- Leave in your portfolio

The Iliad

HOMEWORK: 
GET A COPY OF BIG FISH

Plan for Tuesday, January 16


Mini Lesson/Daily Language Review
INTRODUCTION TO CHARACTERS/GODS/GODESSES

PLEASE NOTE: MOVIE PERMISSION
Objectives
To compare and contrast literary texts.
Standards Addressed
RL.8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.


RL.8.9 Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new.


W.8.2 a-f Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.


W.8.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
W.8.9.a Apply grade 8 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new").  
Activities

Get the writer's notebooks!

Introduction to Gods and Godesses


The Odyssey



Directions for Crests

Crests

Introduction to The Odyssey

HOMEWORK: 


  1. FINISH YOUR CREST
  2. GET A COPY OF BIG FISH






Thursday, January 11, 2018

Plan for Friday, January 12


Mini Lesson/Daily Language Review
INTRODUCTION TO CHARACTERS/GODS/GODESSES

PLEASE NOTE: MOVIE PERMISSION
Objectives
To compare and contrast literary texts.
Standards Addressed
RL.8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.


RL.8.9 Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new.


W.8.2 a-f Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.


W.8.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
W.8.9.a Apply grade 8 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new").  
Activities
Library Check Out

Get the writer's notebooks and portfolios!

Workshop Summaries
Did you Name it, Verb it, Central Idea it?
Did you go back and re read for errors?

Introduction to Gods and Godesses


The Odyssey



Directions for Crests

Crests

Introduction to The Odyssey

HOMEWORK: GET A COPY OF BIG FISH







Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Plan for Thursday, January 11


Mini Lesson/Daily Language Review
INTRODUCTION TO FOLKLORE

PLEASE NOTE: MOVIE PERMISSION
Objectives
To compare and contrast literary texts.
Standards Addressed
RL.8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.


RL.8.9 Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new.


W.8.2 a-f Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.


W.8.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
W.8.9.a Apply grade 8 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new").  
Activities
FINISH MAPS TESTING TODAY-- if you still need to.

3rd Period- Take out the literature books.

Get your portfolio- clean it out...

Get your notebook for notes...

INTRODUCTION OF FOLKLORE PPT


Take notes on Slides 6, 7, 8, 9

Example: “Strawberries” p. 908-911

Introduction to The Odyssey

HOMEWORK: GET A COPY OF BIG FISH







Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Plan for Wednesday, January 10

Mini Lesson/Daily Language Review
FINISH MAPS TESTING TODAY!

Please bring your copy of "Big Fish" by Friday!


Objectives
To assess your reading skills mid year
Standards Addressed
RL.8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

RL.8.9 Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new.

W.8.2 a-f Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.

W.8.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
W.8.9.a Apply grade 8 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new").  
Activities
FINISH MAPS TESTING TODAY!

INTRODUCTION TO MYTHS PPT

Example: “Strawberries” p. 908-911








Plan for Tuesday, January 9


Mini Lesson/Daily Language Review
MAPS TESTING TODAY!

Please bring your copy of "Big Fish" by Friday!

Objectives
To assess your reading skills mid year
Standards Addressed
RL.8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.


RL.8.9 Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new.


W.8.2 a-f Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.


W.8.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
W.8.9.a Apply grade 8 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new").  
Activities
MAPS TESTING TODAY!









Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Plan for Thursday, December 21


Mini Lesson/Daily Language Review


Objectives
To refine reading and argumentative/debate skills
Standards Addressed
RI 8.6
RI 8.8
RI 8.9
Activities
We are on ERD (Wednesday) schedule today!

Have parents read this.

Debates

3rd: Reality TV
Listening: Cyberbullying

4th: Reality TV
Listening: Animals

7th: Reality TV
Listening: Animals


Review Debate Structure


6th Period:


Bully Video and Worksheet