Friday, April 21, 2017

April 24-28

MONDAY:
All classes: In class - discussion circles on Ch. 7 and 8.

TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY:
All classes: Math PSSAs. In class work on Greek god/goddess Facebook profile.

FRIDAY:
All classes: In class - Greek mythology readers' theatre. Homework: Read Ch. 9.

Monday, April 17, 2017

April 17-21

MONDAY:
All classes: In-class - Read "Theseus & the Minotaur." Categorize myth and complete exit ticket. Homework: Read The Lightning Thief, Ch. 5. Complete reading guide.

TUESDAY:
All classes: In-class - Discussion Groups - Ch. 4 and 5. Homework: Read The Lightning Thief, Ch. 6. Complete reading guide. Due THURSDAY.

WEDNESDAY:
All classes: In-class - Overview of "Create Your Own Myth" assignment. Brainstorming in groups. Homework: Finish Ch. 6 work.

THURSDAY:
All classes: In-class - Discussion Groups - Ch. 6. Homework: Read The Lightning Thief, Ch. 7. Complete reading guide.

FRIDAY:
All classes: In-class - Read "Hades & Persephone." Categorize myth and complete exit ticket. Homework: Read The Lightning Thief, Ch. 8. Complete reading guide.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

April 10-14

MONDAY:
All classes: Read Ch. 1 of The Lightning Thief; complete reading guide responses. In class - discussion circles introduction.

TUESDAY:
All classes: Read Ch. 2 of The Lightning Thief; complete reading guide responses. In class - discussion circles day 1.

WEDNESDAY:
All classes: Read Ch. 3 of The Lightning Thief; complete reading guide responses. In class - whole-group reading of "The Fates."

THURSDAY:
All classes: Read Ch. 4 of The Lightning Thief; complete reading guide responses. In class - discussion circles day 2.

FRIDAY:
No school.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

April 3-7

It's PSSA week!  All of your hard work comes together this week. Get lots of sleep and drop that mic! :)

This week, there is no homework. You will be working on the Greek gods/goddesses packet to establish background knowledge for The Lightning Thief.

Friday: Periods 5, 6, 7, and 8 should finish the profiles of the eight Greek gods/goddesses appearing in The Lightning Thief. Please make sure you're ready to go on Monday with Zeus, Poseidon, Hades, Ares, Athena, Hermes, Dionysus, and Iris.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Wheels on the Bus TDA Song


Restate the prompt (the wheels on the bus)
Then I believe (go round and round)
For example (round and round)
This proves that (round and round)
Another example is (the wheels on the bus)
This also proves (go around and round)
In conclusion (all through the town)

Monday, March 27, 2017

March 27-31

This week, all Reading 7 classes are working on PSSA prep. Students will be working with other students who have similar needs to practice the skills in which they need the most support based on the last round of CDT testing. The only homework will be to finish any assignments not completed in class. 


MONDAY:
All periods: In class - small group work on areas of need. Homework: Finish "Individual Practice" section of first assignment if not finished in class.

TUESDAY:
All periods: In class - small group work on areas of need. Homework: Finish "Individual Practice" section of first assignment if not finished in class.

WEDNESDAY:
All periods: In class - small group work on areas of need. Homework: Finish "Individual Practice" section of second assignment if not finished in class.

THURSDAY:
Periods 1, 4, 5, 6, 7: In class - small group work on areas of need. Homework: Finish "Individual Practice" section to prepare for tomorrow's assessment if needed. 
Period 8: In class - Final TDA assessment for small group work. Due before 1st period tomorrow if not finished in class.

FRIDAY:
All periods: In class - individual assessments of the week's work. Homework: Finish assessments if not finished in class or AC prep. If assessments are not turned in before 1st period on Monday, they will receive a 0.
Period 8: PSSA assembly.

Monday, March 20, 2017

March 20-24

This week, all Reading 7 classes are working on PSSA prep. Students will be working with other students who have similar needs to practice the skills in which they need the most support based on the last round of CDT testing. The only homework will be to finish any assignments not completed in class. Every Friday for the next 2 weeks will be an individual assessment day (multiple choice & TDA) to check all students' progress.

MONDAY:
All periods: In class - small group work on areas of need. 

TUESDAY:
All periods: In class - small group work on areas of need. Homework: Finish "Individual Practice" section of first assignment if not finished in class.

WEDNESDAY:
All periods: In class - small group work on areas of need. Homework: Finish "Individual Practice" section of second assignment if not finished in class.

THURSDAY:
All periods: In class - small group work on areas of need. Homework: Finish "Individual Practice" section to prepare for tomorrow's assessment. Finish reading journal.

FRIDAY:
All periods: In class - individual assessments of the week's work. Reading journals are due today!
Homework: Finish assessments if not finished in class or AC prep. If assessments are not turned in on Monday, they will receive a 0.