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Week of April 2, 2024

Updated: Apr 5

WEEK OF APRIL 2, 2024.   **Subject to change

April 1:  Student Holiday

April 4:  Report Cards

LATE WORK IS GRADED AS ZERO unless you have a valid excuse for being late and you email me the night before asking me for an extension with the reason.

HW:  If you don’t turn in your HW, you will write a 5-paragraph essay: “Why it is Harmful to Not Do My Homework.”

NO NAME on the physical paper = Grade 0. 

ABSENT?  See absent folder for make-up work.

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Period 1:  English HSTo Kill a Mockingbird (novel)

TUES:  Rewrite of the ending of Chapter 1 (handout).  In-class and finish at home, if needed.

WED.  Chapters 7-11 vocab activity (handout) (group and individual).

WED NIGHT HW:  Write down the definition, part of speech, and two sentences for each of these words: candor, valor, savior (not the PROPER noun).

THURS:  BEST writing testing for grades 9/10.  Others come prepared to read or do other classwork.

Reading Chapters 7-8 in class as a group.

FRI:  Chapters 7-11 vocab quiz.  Begin reading Chapters 7-11 in class as a group.

 

Period 2:  Reading/Literature/Film (IF ABSENT, see the “period 2” make-up work folder).

TUES:  Review vocabulary Chapters 5-7, have a spelling bee.

TUES NIGHT HW:  Write down the definition, part of speech, and two sentences for each of these words: candor, valor, savior (not the PROPER NOUN).

WED: Vocab quiz Chapters 5-7.  Begin reading Chapters 5-7.

THURS: Complete reading Chapters 5 – 7 and discussion.

FRI: Chapter 5-7 Comprehension Questions (group) (handout)

Period 3:  ELA 6th Grade. Continued work on the novel Out of My Mind.

TUES-WED:  Chapters 8 – 13 Vocabulary work in class.

TUES NITE HW:  Introductory Paragraph worksheet #3 (has introduction and conclusion paragraphs to write).

THURS: Vocabulary review, begin reading chapters 8 – 13.

FRI:  Vocabulary quiz, review essay pointers for next week's standardized test.

 

Period 4:  Political Science.  A current event presentation is due TUESDAY.

TUES:  Group 1 Presentation about the presidential candidate and discussion.

WED:  Group 2 Presentation about the presidential candidate and discussion.

THURS:  Current issue concerning Mexican President’s demands.

FRI:  Current issue concerning Saudi Arabia’s appointment to chair of UN’s top forum for women’s rights.

 

Period 5:   STUDY HALL – 8th grade.  This period is intended to offer additional time to complete assignments in all classes, absentee work, and afford help in 8th grade ELA.  Come prepared to work and study.  Grades are based upon dedication to study and behavior standards.

 

Period 6:  Creative Writing (no class Wednesdays)

During this semester, writing assignments will be given via written handouts with instructions.  They may be daily or over several days.

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Note: This Agenda Blog is only an approximate plan of the weekly lesson plans. Changes can and will be made due to unanticipated circumstances and in order to maximize instructional effectiveness. Gov

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