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Lesson Plans

August 25-29, 2014

Plans

TEKS

High Yield Strategies

M

1.  Introductions–Me By the Numbers

2.  Take up supplies

3.  Classroom Procedures

4.  Discuss and create Classroom Norms

Adv. Org.

Tu

1.  Create Edmodo accounts

2.  Begin exploration of Chromebooks/Google Docs, etc.

3.  Discuss 40 Book Challenge/Review genres

4.  Word Crimes Activity

8.19ABC

8.20AB

HW/Practice

W

1.  MyOn PreTest

2.  Continue Chromebook exploration

3.  Create a Google Doc.  Practice sharing and giving feedback.

4.  Discuss 40 Blog Challenge.  Make first post to blog.

Fig 19

8.14

HW/Practice

Co-op Learn.

Th

1.  Library

2.  SSR

3.  Continue with blog posting from Thursday

Fig 19

HW/Practice

F

1.  SSR

2.  Go over annotating a passage

3.  NonFiction Friday

Fig 19DE

HW/Practice

 

 

May 26-30, 2014

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of May 26-30, 2014
M MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY
Tu 1. SSR2. Semester Exam Review

3. Letter to next year’s 8th graders

4. Puzzle Decorating

W 1. SSR2. Scavenger Hunt
Th Semester Exams—2,4Early Release
F Semester Exams—3,5Early Release

May 19-23, 2014

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of May 19-23, 2014 TEKS
M 1. SSR2. Work on semester essay3. Learning Logs 14, 17D, 19, 20-28
Tu 1. SSR2. Work on semester essay3. Complete any last minute details on PBL product

4. Learning Logs

14, 17D, 19, 20-28
W 1. SSR2. Finish and share semester essay3. Complete any last minute details on PBL product

4. Learning Logs

14, 17D, 19, 20-28
Th 1. SSR2. Complete and share PBL product 14, 17D, 19, 20-28
F 1. SSR2. StudySync assignment (Band Trip to Six Flags) 14, 17D, 19, 20-28

May 12-16, 2014

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of May 12-16, 2014 TEKS
M 1. SSR2. Work on Annotated Bibliography for PBL 14, 17D, 19, 20-28
Tu 1. SSR2. Make sure annotated bibliographies are completed and shared3. Thinking Lab—Large group work on research guide 14, 17D, 19, 20-28
W 1. SSR2. Thinking Lab—Large group work on research guide 14, 17D, 19, 20-28
Th 1. SSR2. Thinking Lab—Extra large groups working on research guide 14, 17D, 19, 20-28
F 1. SSR2. Work on research guides in Think Lab 14, 17D, 19, 20-28

May 5-9, 2014

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of May 5-9, 2014 TEKS
M 1. SSR2. Work on Annotated Bibliography for PBL 14, 17D, 19, 20-28
Tu 1. SSR2. Continue work from Monday3. Analogies 14, 17D, 19, 20-28
W 1. SSR2. Continue work from Monday 14, 17D, 19, 20-28
Th 1. SSR2. Continue work from Monday 14, 17D, 19, 20-28
F 1. SSR2. Work on Semester Essay3. More work with analogies 14, 17D, 19, 20-28

April 28-May 2, 2014

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of April 28-May 2, 2014 TEKS
M 1. SSR2. Begin PBL—sign contracts, start learning logs, begin research, create surveys, set up google hangouts, set up group edmodo3. Library4. Work on semester project/essay 14, 17D, 19, 20-28
Tu 1. SSR2. Work on PBL3. Work on semester project/essay 14, 17D, 19, 20-28
W 1. SSR2. Work on PBL3. Work on semester project/essay 14, 17D, 19, 20-28
Th 1. SSR2. Work on PBL3. Work on semester project/essay 14, 17D, 19, 20-28
F 1. SSR2. Work on PBL—created surveys due today3. Work on semester project/essay 14, 17D, 19, 20-28

April 21-25, 2014

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of April 21-25, 2014 TEKS
M 1. SSR2. Continue research for semester project Fig 19AB22B 23C
Tu STAAR Science*work on research afterwards Fig 19AB22B 23C
W STAAR Social Studies *work on research afterwards Fig 19AB22B 23C
Th 1. SSR2. PBL Introductory Activities: Digital Citizenship3. Work on writing semester essay Fig 19AB17AC
F 1. SSR2. PBL Introductory Activities: Digital Citizenship3. Work on writing semester essay Fig 19AB17AC

 

April 14-18, 2014

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of April 14-18, 2014 TEKS
M 1. SSR—15 minutes2. Lesson over note-taking and citing websites3. Research over semester guiding question 19ABC22AB, 23C
Tu 1. SSR2. Continue research over semester question 19ABC22AB
W 1. SSR2. StudySync Blast:  Packing Heat3. Continue research, if needed 19ABC22AB9AB, 10C
Th 1. SSR2. StudySync Blast:  Reality Games3. Continue research, if needed 19ABC22AB9AB, 10C
F Good Friday Holiday

April 7-11. 2014

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of April 7-11, 2014
M 1. POTD2. Library3. Six Weeks’ Test Review4. Choose a poem for Poetry Squares
Tu 1. Six Weeks’ Test
W 1. POTD2. Poetry Squares
Th 1. POTD2. StudySync assignment over “The Raven”
F 1. POTD2. Continue Thursday’s assignment

 

March 31-April 4, 2014

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of March 31-April 4, 2014 TEKS
M 1. Poem of the Day2. Commonplace Assertions3. Test-Taking Strategies4. Read/Work on Essays 4A, 17C
Tu 8th Grade Math STAAR*after test work on “The Raven” activities on StudySync 4A
W 8th Grade ELA STAAR *continue work on “The Raven” activities on StudySync 4A
Th 1. Poem of the Day2. Read/Work on Essays 4A, 17C
F 1. Poem of the Day2. “If” by Rudyard Kipling on StudySync 4A, 17C

 

March 24-28, 2014

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of March 24-28, 2014 TEKS
M 1. Poem of the Day2. The Haunted Oak 4A, 17C
Tu 1. Poem of the Day2. Extended Metaphor: Winter Wind3. Haiku—write 3—due Friday 4A, 17C
W 1. Poem of the Day2. Quiz over last week’s poems3. Introduce sonnets 4A, 17C
Th 1. Poem of the Day2. Continue sonnets—write your own—due Monday3. Commonplace Assertions 10B, 4A, 17C
F 1. Poem of the Day2. Turn in Scavenger Hunt3. Work on essay/Read 4A, 17C

March 17-21, 2014

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of March 17-21, 2014 TEKS
M 1. Poem of the Day—The Purpose of Poetry2. Poetry Notes and Terms3. Library 4, 17C
Tu 1 Poem of the Day—Richard Cory (Rhyme Scheme)2. Alliteration, Assonance and Consonance3. Poetry Scavenger Hunt 4, 17C
W 1. Poem of the Day—O Me, O Life!2. Compare and contrast different poetic forms (Uphill by Christina Rosetti)3. Poetry Scavenger Hunt 4, 17C
Th 1. Poem of the Day—Out, Out–2. Compare and contrast different poetic forms (The Haunted Oak by Paul Laurence Dunbar)3. Poetry Scavenger Hunt 4, 17C
F 1. Poem of the Day— The Courage That My Mother Had2. Analyze the effect of similes and extended metaphors (Winter Wind by Sarah Sullivan)3. Poetry Scavenger Hunt4. Work on 5th Six Weeks’ Essay 4, 8, 17C

March 3-7, 2014

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of March 3-7 TEKS
M 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 361 over commas2. Read in Tangerine3. Quick Writes4. Review Vocabulary Words on quizlet Fig 19, 20Bi2BE14A
Tu 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 362 over commas2. Read in Tangerine3. Quick Writes4. Vocabulary Activities Fig 1920Bi2BE14A
W 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 363 over commas2. Read in Tangerine3. Six Word Biographies4. Vocabulary Quiz Fig 1920Bi2BE14A
Th 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 364-365 over commas2. Read in Tangerine3. Twitterographies Fig 1920Bi14A
F 1. Daily Grammar Quiz over commas2. Read in Tangerine3. Test over Tangerine Fig 1920Bi

 

February 24-28, 2014

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of February 24-28, 2014 TEKS
M 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 349 and 350: Commas2. Read in Tangerine3. Work on vocabulary activities 20Bi, Fig 19, 2BE
Tu 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 353: Commas2. TEKS Tuesday: The River Guide 3. Finish vocabulary activities 20BI, 6B, 2BE
W 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 354: Commas2. Read in Tangerine3. Quick Writes 20Bi, Fig 19, 14A
Th 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 355: Commas2. Review vocabulary3. Quick Writes4. Read in Tangerine 20Bi, Fig 19, 14A, 2BE
F 1. Daily Grammar Quiz over the week’s lessons2. Vocabulary Quiz3. Sinkholes article from Scholastic3. Sustained Silent Reading 20Bi, Fig 19, 10ABC

 

February 17-21, 2014

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of February 17-21, 2014 TEKS
M PRESIDENTS’ DAY—SCHOOL HOLIDAY
Tu 1. Daily Grammar Lessons 266 and 267: Adverb Clauses2. Introduce Unit 8 Vocabulary/Completing the Sentence3. TEKS Tuesday: 19Aiii, 2BDE, 6B
W 1. DG Lessons 268 and 269: Adverb Clauses2. Vocabulary: Synonyms and Antonyms3. Read in Tangerine4. Review Benchmark 19Aiii, 2BDE, Fig 19
Th 1. DG Lessons 270: Adverb Clauses2. Vocabulary: Choosing the Right Word/Vocabulary in Context3. Read in Tangerine4. Review Benchmark 19Aiii, 2BDE, Fig 19
F 1. DG Quiz over Adverb Clauses2. Read in Tangerine3. Review Benchmark4. Sustained Silent Reading 19Aiii, 2BDE, Fig 19

 

February 10-14, 2014

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of February 10-14, 2014 TEKS
M 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 262: Adverb Clauses2. Unit 7 Vocabulary: Introduce vocabulary3. Read Tangerine 19Aiii, 2BE, Fig 19
Tu 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 263: Adverb Clauses2. Work on Vocabulary3. STAAR Passage 19Aiii, 2BE, Fig 19
W 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 264: Adverb Clauses2. Work on vocabulary3. Six Weeks Test 19Aiii, 2BE
Th 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 265: Adverb Clauses2. Work on vocabulary3. Read Tangerine4. Quiz over Part I of Tangerine 19Aiii, 2BE, Fig 19
F 1. DG Quiz2. Vocabulary Quiz3. Sustained Silent Reading 19Aiii, 2BE, Fig 19

 

February 3-7, 2014

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of February 3-7, 2014 TEKS
M 1. DG Lesson 261: Adverb Clauses2. Introduce vocabulary words3. Tangerine Activity 19Aiii,iv,v2BEFig 19
Tu MATH BENCHMARK1. DG Lesson 262: Adverb Clauses2. Work on vocabulary packet3. Work on book review essays 19Aiii,iv,v2BE
W READING BENCHMARK1. DG Lesson 263: Adverb Clauses2. Work on vocabulary packet3. Read in Tangerine 19Aiii,iv,v2BE1A, Fig 19
Th WRITING BENCHMARK1. DG Lesson 264-265: Adverb Clauses2. Work on vocabulary packet3. Read in Tangerine 19Aiii,iv,v2BE1A, Fig 19
F 1. DG Quiz over Adverb Clauses2. Vocabulary Quiz3. Read in Tangerine 4. Make sure essays are shared by end of class 19Aiii,iv,v2BE, 1A, Fig 19

 

January 27-31, 2014

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of January 27-31, 2014 TEKS
M 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 256: Combining Sentences with Adj Clauses2. Introduce Unit 6 Vocabulary; work on Completing the Sentence3. Read in Tangerine4. Scoring Expository Paragraphs 19Aiii2BEFig 1917A
Tu 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 257: Combining Sent. With Adj Clauses2. STAAR Passage Practice3. Work on vocabulary packet 19Aiii2BEFig 19
W 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 258: Combining Sent. With Adj Clauses2. Work on vocab packet3. Read in Tangerine 19Aiii2BEFig 19
Th 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 259/260: Combining Sent. With Adj Clauses2. Work on vocab packet3. Look over and revise expository paragraphs4. Read in Tangerine 19Aiii2BE17AFig 19
F 1. Daily Grammar Quiz over Combining Sent. With Adj Clauses2. Vocabulary Quiz3. Read library books/work on Book Review Essays 19Aiii2BEFig 1917C

January 20-24, 2014

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of January 20-24, 2014 TEKS
HOLIDAY
1. Daily Grammar Lesson 255: Adjective Clauses2. Vocabulary-definitions/word squares3. Finish Semester Project Proposals 19Aiii, 2B, 23A
1. Daily Grammar Quiz over Adjective Clauses2. Vocabulary Crossword3. Read in Tangerine4. Expository Writing Rules 19Aiii, 2B, Fig 19, 17
1. Daily Grammar Lesson 256: Adjective Clauses2. Vocabulary Games/Review3. Read in Tangerine4. How Why Cafe Foldables and Activity 19Aiii, 2B, Fig 19, 17A
1. Daily Grammar Lesson 257: Adjective Clauses2. Vocabulary Quiz3. Read in Tangerine4. Read library books; work on essay for the six weeks 19Aiii, 2B, Fig 19

January  13-17, 2014

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of January 13-17, 2014 TEKS High Yield Strategies
M UNIVERSAL SCREENER
Tu UNIVERSAL SCREENERWork on semester project proposalIntroduce vocabulary 2BDE, 10A
W 1. DG Lesson 256: Adjective Clauses2. Unit 5 Vocabulary: Completing the Sentence/Synonyms and Antonyms3. Expository Writing Prompt—Groups4. Introduce and begin reading Tangerine Fig 19, 2BDE, 17A
Th 1. DG Lesson 257: Adjective Clauses2. Unit 5 Vocabulary: Choosing the Right Word/Vocabulary in Context3. Read Tangerine4. Simple, Compound, or Complex Sentence Activity Fig19, 2BDE, 20Bi, 19B
F 1. DG Lesson 258: Adjective Clauses2. Unit 5 Vocab Quiz3. Read Tangerine4. Read library books*SEMESTER PROJECT PROPOSAL DUE DATE CHANGED TO JANUARY 22 Fig 19, 2BDE

 

January 6-10, 2014

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of January 6, 2014 TEKS High Yield Strategies
M 1. Daily Grammar Lessons 246-247: Compound Sentences2. Intro Unit 4 Vocabulary                                              ASSIGMENT FOR THE WEEK:3. Library                                                                         Look up info on the following 4. Overview of Expository Writing                                   topics: citrus farming, sinkholes,                                                                                         muckfires, legal blindness,                                                                                           soccer 2ABE, 17A, 22AB, 23AC Co-opLearnAdv.Org.
Tu 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 248: Compound Sentences2. Fly Swat Prompts3. TEKS Tuesday: Fear on the Brain (Inferencing/Conclusions)4. Work on Vocabulary Packet 10A, 2ABE, 17A NonLingRep
W 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 249: Compound Sentences2. Writing Expository Prompts3. Work on Vocabulary Packet
Th 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 250: Compound Sentences2. Simple and Compound Sentences3. Work on Vocabulary Packet4. Practice for Vocab Test on vocabularyworkshop.com 19C NonLingRep
F 1. Daily Grammar Quiz over Compound Sentences2. Vocabulary Quiz3. Read library books—exit slips NonLingRep

 

December 16-20, 2013

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of December 16-20, 2013 TEKS
M 1. Read and discuss“The Gift of the Magi” by O’Henry2. Complete TGOTM puzzle3. Watch film version of TGOTM4. Go over Semester Review Fig. 19
Tu 1. Read a parody of TGOTM2. In groups, write parodies of TGOTM in dramatic form, including stage directions. Practice and create simple sets and scenery. 5A
W 1. Present TGOTM parodies2. Snowflake Craft project 5A
Th Semester Exams/Early Release
F Semester Exams/Early Release

December 9-13, 2013

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of December 9-13, 2013 TEKS
M 1. Daily Grammar Quiz over Appositives2. A Christmas Carol: Act I, Scenes 7 & 83. Drama Vocabulary 19C, 5A, 14E
Tu 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 246: Compound Sentences2. A Christmas Carol: Act 2, Scenes 1-3 19C, 5A, 14E
W 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 247: Compound Sentences2. A Christmas Carol: Act 2, Scenes 4-6 19C, 5A, 14E
Th 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 248: Compound Sentences3. Grammar Review for 6 weeks’ test4. A Christmas Carol: Act 2, Scenes 7-8 19C, 14E, 5A
F 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 249: Compound Sentences2. Watch A Christmas Carol—drama presentation 19C, 5A, 14E

 

December 2-6, 2013

Mrs. IskeActivities for the week of December 2-6, 2013 TEKS
M 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 126: Appositives2. Introduce Vocabulary Unit 33. Type stories into Google Docs 2B, 19Aii, 15Ai,ii,iii, iv, v
TU 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 127: Appositives2. Unit 2 Completing the Sentence3. Inferencing Probe4. Continue typing stories into Google Docs 19D, 2B, 19Aii, 15Ai,ii,iii, iv, v
W 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 128: Appositves2. Unit 2 Synonyms and Antonyms3. Begin creating iBook 4. Read “A Christmas Carol”Drama 19Aii, 2B, 15Ai,ii,iii, iv, v
TH 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 129: Appositives2. Unit 2 Choosing the Right Word and Reading Passage3. Continue working on iBook4. Begin review for Six Weeks’ Test5. Read “A Christmas Carol” Drama 19Aii, 2B, 15Ai,ii,iii, iv, v
F 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 130: Appositves2. Quiz over Unit 2 Vocabulary3. NonFiction Friday4. Continue working on iBook 19Aii, 2B, 15Ai,ii,iii, iv, v

November 25-29, 2013

Monday:  Interactive website investigating myths associated with Thanksgiving–using primary sources

Tuesday:  EARLY RELEASE

1.  Continue  activity from Monday

2.   I am thankful for…pumpkin activity

 

November 18-22, 2013
Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of November 18-22, 2013 TEKS High Yield Strategies
1. Daily Grammar Lesson 386: Colons2. Introduce Unit 2 Vocabulary words; Choose 1 word for a word square—due Friday 20Bii, 2B, 2E NonLingRep
1. Daily Grammar Lesson 387: Colons2. Completing the Sentence activity using vocabulary words3. Inferencing Mulitple Choice 20Bii, 2B NonLingRep
1. Daily Grammar Lesson 388: Colons2. Play vocabulary games online3. Synonym and Antonym work using vocabulary words 20Bii, 2B HW/Practice
1. Daily Grammar Lesson 389: Colons2. Choosing the Right Word—vocab work3. Adverbial Phrases and Clauses—interactive journal entry and worksheet 19Aiii, 20Bi, 2B NonLingRep
1. Daily Grammar Lesson 390: Colons2. Vocab Quiz–online3. NonFiction Friday—Read a nonfiction article focusing on analyzing and summarizing the text Fig19e, 20Bii, 2B NonLingRep

 

November 11-15, 2013     ****Early Release on Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of November 11-15, 2013 TEKS High Yield Strategies
M 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 427: Dashes2. Introduce Unit 1 Vocabulary words; Choose 3 words for a word square—due Friday3. Begin writing a literary story 20Bii, 2B, 2E NonLingRep
Tu 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 428: Dashes2. Completing the Sentence activity using vocabulary words3. Inferencing foldable and inferring using a short animation 20Bii, 2B NonLingRep
W 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 429: Dashes EARLY RELEASE2. Play vocabulary games online3. Synonym and Antonym work using vocabulary words4. Finish literary stories, if needed 20Bii, 2B HW/Practice
Th 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 430: Dashes2. Choosing the Right Word—vocab work3. Adverbial Phrases and Clauses—interactive journal entry and worksheet 19Aiii, 20Bi, 2B NonLingRep
F 1. Daily Grammar Quiz over Dashes2. Vocab Quiz–”A Dynamic and Creative Duo”3. NonFiction Friday—Read a nonfiction article focusing on analyzing and summarizing the text Fig19e, 20Bii, 2B NonLingRep

November 4-8, 2013

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of November 4-8, 2013 TEKS
1. Daily Grammar Lesson 423 over hyphens2. Six Weeks’ Test 15A,20Bii, Fig 19
1. Daily Grammar Lesson 424 over hyphens2. TEKS Tuesday: Linear Plot Development 20Bii, 6A
1. Daily Grammar Lesson 425 over hyphens2. Writing a Literary Story using description  Fig 19, 15A,20Bii
1. Daily Grammar Quiz over Hyphens2. Adjectival Phrases and Clauses  20Bii, 19Aiv, Fig 19
1. Daily Grammar Lesson 426 over dashes2. NonFiction Friday 20Bii, Fig 19ABCDEF

October 28-November 1, 2013

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of October 28-November 1, 2013 TEKS
1. Daily Grammar Lesson 419 over hyphens2. TWA Lesson 5–Describing Using Idioms3. Quiz over Chps. 15-19 of Nothing But the Truth4.  Review Appositives and Relative Clauses 15A,20Bii, Fig 19
1. Daily Grammar Lesson 420 over hyphens2. TEKS Tuesday: Linear Plot Development 20Bii, 6A
1. Daily Grammar Quiz over Hyphens3. TWA—Lesson 6: Onomatopoeia Fig 19, 15A,20Bii
1. Daily Grammar Lesson 421 over Hyphens2. Adverbial/Adjectival Phrases and Clauses 20Bii, 19Aiv, Fig 19
1. Daily Grammar Lesson 422: Hyphens2. NonFiction Friday  20Bii, Fig 19ABCDEF

October 21-25, 2013

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of October 21-25, 2013 TEKS High Yield Strategies
M 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 435 over Parentheses2. TWA—Block 2 Lessons 1-3:Literary Stories/Sensory Language3. Read Chps. 15-19 over NBTT 15A,20Bii, Fig 19 NonLingRep
Tu 1. Daily Grammar Lesson Quiz: Parentheses2. TEKS Tuesday: Linear Plot Development3. Read Chps. 15-19 20Bii, 6A
W 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 416 over Hyphens3. TWA—Lesson 4: Similes3. Read Chps. 15-19 Fig 19, 15A,20Bii NonLingRep
Th 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 417: Hyphens2. Relative Pronouns3. Read Chps. 15-19 20Bii, 19Aiv, Fig 19 NonLingRep
F 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 418: Hyphens2. NonFiction Friday3. Read Chps. 15-19 20Bii, Fig 19ABCDEF nonLingRep

 

October 14-18, 2013

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of October 14-18, 2013 TEKS High Yield Strategies
M 1. Daily Grammar Quiz over Semi-Colons3. TWA—Lesson 12 Starred Wheelies 14B, 15A,20Bii NonLingRep
Tu 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 431: Parentheses2. TEKS Tuesday: Linear Plot Development3. Chp. 11-14 Quiz 20Bii, 6A
W 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 432: Parentheses2. Library3. TWA—Lessons 13-15—Writing a Literary Story 14B, 15A,20Bii NonLingRep
Th 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 433: Parentheses2. Relative Pronouns 20Bii, 19Aiv NonLingRep
F 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 434: Parentheses2. NonFiction Friday 20Bii, Fig 19ABCDEF

 

 

October 7-11, 2013

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of October 7-11, 2013 TEKS High Yield Strategies
M 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 381: Semi-Colons2. Read Chps. 12-143. TWA—Lessons 9 and 10 Starred Writing 14B, 15A,20Bii
Tu 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 382: Semi-Colons2. TEKS Tuesday: Linear Plot Development 20Bii, 6A
W 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 383: Semi-Colons2. Continue reading Chps. 12-143. TWA—Lesson 11 14B, 15A,20Bii
Th 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 384: Semi-Colons2. Appositive Phrases3. Smiley Face Techniques 20Bii, 19Aii NonLingRep
F 1. Daily Grammar Lesson 385: Semi-Colons2. NonFiction Friday: Electronic Cigarettes  20Bii, Fig 19ABCDEF

 

September 30-October 4, 2013

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of September 30-October 4, 2013 TEKS High Yield Strategies
M 1. Bloom’s Taxonomy NonLingRepCoopLearn
Tu 1. Review for Six Weeks Test2. Read Chp. 12 Fig 19 NonLingRep
W 1. ELAR Six Weeks’ Test2. Library
Th 1. Reading Universal Screener
F 1. Writing Universal Screener

 

September 23-27, 2013

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of September 23-27, 2013 TEKS High Yield Strategies
M 1. Read Chp. 11 in NbtT2. Starred Writing Lessons 7 and 8 Fig. 19, 14B, 15A
Tu 1. Expository Writing for Universal Screening 14, 17
W 1. Using hyphens, colons, semi-colons, brackets, parentheses, and ellipsesEARLY RELEASE 20Bii NonLingRep
Th 1. Read Chp. 122. Using Bloom’s Taxonomy to write questions Fig 19
F 1. Nonfiction Friday 10AC NonLingRep

 

Lesson Plans September 16-20, 2013

Lesson Plans September 16-20, 2013

M 1. Set up folders2. Telescoping Activity—Staying on Topic3. Writing sentences using perfect and progressive tenses. 14B Co-opLearnAdv.Org.
Tu 1. Read remaining pages of Chps. 1-10 of NbtT2. Quiz over Chps. 1-10 Fig 19 HW/Practice
W 1. Library2. Linear Writing activity3. Questioning with Bloom’s Taxonomy 14B
Th 1. Using Subordinating Conjunctions2. Begin reading next section in NbtT3. Questioning with Bloom’s Taxonomy 19AvFig 19 NonLingRep
F 1. NonFiction Friday—read and analyze a nonfiction article Fig 19de NonLingRep

 

 

Lesson Plans September 9-13, 2013

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of September 9-13 TEKS High Yield Strategies
M 1. Introduce novel—Nothing But the Truth2. 1st Amendment Cloze3. Begin reading/discussing Chps. 1-104. Writing Process Battle 14A, Fig 19A Co-opLearn.
Tu 1. Continue reading Chps. 1-102. Magnifying and Magnifying Baseball  Fig 19, 14A NonLingRep
W 1. Finish reading Chps. 1-102. Quiz over Chps. 1-10 Fig 19
Th 1. Perfect and Progressive Tenses2. Magnifying and Brainstorming  19Ai
F 1. NonFiction Friday—read, discuss, and analyze a nonFiction article2. Write an open-ended response to nonFiction article Fig 19DE NonLingRep

 

 

 

 

Lesson Plans for September 2-6, 2013

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELA TEKS High Yield Strategies
M LABOR DAY HOLIDAY
Tu 1. Cups/Collaboration Activity2.  Writing Social Contracts 14A Coop. Learn.
W 1. Finish Social Contracts, if needed2.  Computer Lab–Finish ‘About Me’ page, update widgets 14A  Coop.Learn.
Th 1.  Working with Participles 19Ai  HW/Practice
F 1.NonFiction Friday–read nonfiction article, summarize and analyze Fig 19e,3A,10A

 

Lesson Plans for August 26-30, 2013

Mrs. Iske 8th grade ELAActivities for the week of August 26-30, 2013 TEKS High Yield Strategies
M 1. Opening Day Activities—rules, procedures, supplies, etc.2. People Bingo3. Collaboration (Cups) Activitiy 26b,28 Co-opLearnAdv.Org.Test.Hyp.
Tu 1. Writing About Me2. Clocking3. Compiling a Classroom Dictionary 14abcde, 20abi, 21, 2e NonLingRep
W 1. Computer Lab—updating blogs/adding “About Me” page 14abcde, 20abi, 21
Th 1. Computer Lab—updating blogs/adding “About Me” page 14abcde, 20abi, 21
F 1. Computer Lab—if needed to complete “About Me” page2. Portmanteau Activity—Describing Our Class 2ae, 28 NonLingRep

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