Friday, January 13, 2017

January 16-20, 2017

Monday, January 16 B

Essential Question:  REVIEW DAY TODAY
Learning Objective:  What do I need to understand for the midterm?
Skills: identify key functions of sentence parts, understand the use of a dash, continue learning new vocabulary words, analyze poetry for author's writing techniques 
Assessment:

Look at "When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer" (Only the one who submitted can review the answers.  If you want to look at this one again, you will have to come in to see me. I can give you a copy of the assessment to study---sorry about that ;)

Dashes Hyphens:  any questions?  (google to study if needed)

Clauses:  Wkst 20 practice for Adverb Clauses-- turned in with sub
More Noun Clauses and Mixed Clauses-- together  (Come in Wed. after exams if you want extra help

Vocabulary--study this part on your own (Quizlets maybe)

HMWK:

Study for your midterm

Tuesday, January 17 A day

January 18
Hours 1,2,4 Midterm

January 19  OUR ENGLISH 
MIDTERM EXAM 7:45-9:10
Hours 5,6,8 Midterm

January 20 End of Semester
Hours 3,7 Midterm




Friday, January 6, 2017

January 9-13, 2017

Tuesday, January 10

Quizlet Screenshot loaded into Schoology by class TODAY!


Essential Question:  What characteristics determine a hero?
Learning Objective: Students will evaluate sources on the internet and cite sources for information used.  They will support their own ideas with research found on the internet.
Skills: researching online, citing sources, technology focus importing pictures, using writing style appropriate for an intended audience, learning new vocabulary words
Assessment: padlet discussion, Voc 3 quiz in Schoology, Clauses wksts, Google Doc

Correct Exercises from Clauses packet (13,10.11)

Let's do some more....
Ex17, 5

Voc 3 Quiz today.

"When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer" --how did you do?

Research today on Dog Heros....

What makes a hero? 

Create your presentation:  Use Google Docs  (2 pictures and a  paragraph explaining what a hero is and why your dog is a hero... DO NOT COPY AND PASTE!, and work cited page of at least 3 sources used.)


Cite your sources please using EASY BIB extension.


SAMPLE




Thursday, January 12  

Sub Today  


Essential Question:  What characteristics determine a hero?
Learning Objective: Students will evaluate sources on the internet and cite sources for information used.  They will support their own ideas with research found on the internet.
Skills: identifying sentence structures, learning new vocabulary words, researching skills continued
Assessment:  Google Doc, large group participation, small group participation, Quizlet Vocabulary Game

(25 minutes to work) 
Correct your grammar exercise 5  (stamp grade)
Clauses review today....  QUIZLET  (play the matching game!)  
Wkst pg 20 given-- turn in

(20 minutes to study)
Vocabulary Smack Down (in QUIZLET)  (otherwise practice on own a bit)
Study for your Vocabulary 1-3 for midterm (next Thursday is the Midterm!)  

(25 minutes to work)

Research writing time given to finish your project-- submit to Schoology

SAMPLE


++If you don't use this time well today, I will require an essay before the end of semester.  Use the time to really practice clauses and vocabulary!!  And to finish that Dog Hero project!! You should be busy and you should NOT be watching YouTubes or videos!!  I can check your searches!!

Thursday, December 29, 2016

January 3-6, 2017

Wednesday, January 4

Research Project on Dog Heros bumped to next week.....


Essential Question: How does an author use figurative language to contribute to a theme or message?

Learning Objective: Students will anlayze how figurative language contributes to the central idea of a poem and short essay. (RI1, RI2,RI5L5)
Skills: close reading, analyze text for effective words,  identify figurative language, use context clues
Assessment: close reader,  textual citations, exit ticket in Schoology

(25 minutes)

Writing with figurative language:  5 minutes   Write about a time when.....
Be ready to share--submit into Schoology

(25 minutes)

Star Fish selections in Close Reader and Collections Textbook-- poem together...  
Short response question together

(15 minutes)

Check passwords...
You try... read "When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer" and do questions.
Questions on "When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer-- via online textbook (myhrw.com)

Hmwk:

Vocabulary 3 WKST is due next class



Friday, January 6


Essential Question: How does an author use figurative language to contribute to a theme or message?

Learning Objective: Students will anlayze how figurative language contributes to the central idea of a poem and short essay. (RI1, RI2,RI5L5)
Skills: close reading, analyze text for effective words,  identify figurative language, use context clues
Assessment: close reader,  textual citations, Selection test from Collections

Vocabulary 3 Wkst due.

Sea Stars corrected...

(30 minutes)

Questions on "When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer-- via online textbook (myhrw.com)

(30 minutes)
 adverb clauses practice!-- wksts to be used
DO:  Ex 13 (underline them) Ex 10 (underline and draw an arrow), and Ex 11 (google what they are and underline/label E,N)

HMWK:  Vocabulary 3 Quiz next class

Grammar Sheets- see above
Quizlet test (matching and multiple choice only) screenshot to Schoology of results page!)
         "Rozz Vocab Words and Roots" are Austin's words  ;)


Friday, December 16, 2016

December 19-22, 2016

Tuesday, December 20

Essential Question:  What characteristics make dogs heroes?
Learning Objective:  Students will demonstrate research skills and connect to the theme of dogs helping people.  Students will create a presentation to share with the class using Google Slides.
Skills:  collecting research using technology, citing sources for research, preparing a presentation using online tools,
Assessment:  research presentation on google slides, cited sources on slides

(25 minutes)
Adverb Clauses Practice.....
Correct Adverb Clauses Ex 2.  Ex 1 together again...  Let's Try Adverbs #3 in packet.

(20 minutes)
Vocabulary 3 Words

(35 minutes)
Let's research:  You will be researching and citing your sources on a topic based on My Life in Dog Years.  You will be investigating one dog of your choosing (online) that you believe is the epitome of what a hero is.  You will research to find this special dog, tell the story about this dog, and then explain why you believe that specific dog is truly a hero.

You will be creating a Google Slides presentation that you will be sharing with the class.  This presentation should have both research and pictures on it.

You will also be required to have a citations for your research used.

The presentation is due BEFORE CHRISTMAS BREAK!!
We will present them the day we return.  :)


Thursday, December 22  


Essential Question:  What characteristics make dogs heroes?
Learning Objective:  Students will demonstrate research skills and connect to the theme of dogs helping people.  Students will create a presentation to share with the class using Google Slides.
Skills:  collecting research using technology, citing sources for research, preparing a presentation using online tools,
Assessment:  research presentation on google slides, cited sources on slides

(15 minutes)
Hyphens, dashes, and colons practice:  VIDEO
Practice colons

Turner and Hooch today....  

Have a very happy holiday!!