Week 7: 10.16.17-10.20.17 (Late Start Week)

Monday 10.16.17

  • Read second half of ch. 12 together
  • Ch. 10-12 questions – due tomorrow by the end of class; there's a writing section on this one! 
  • Go over essay assignment in blue packet – rough draft due Thursday by midnight on Google Classroom
  • I need your "leader" by the end of class today – start research once you're checked off today (2 sources in your essay)
  • You need your Chromebook in class for the rest of the week.
  • HW: Study – NoRedInk Quiz Friday 

Tuesday 10.17.17

  • Team Kahoot! – MLA Formatting
  • Survivor scoreboard update! 
  • Tomorrow's/Thursday's team academic challenge is a spelling bee over vocab words — so STUDY! (*Friday team physical challenge*)
  • Work time on RD of paper and 10-12 team questions (questions due by the end of class today for team points).
  • HW: NoRedInk Quiz Friday – Make sure you're ready! There is a practice assignment loaded if you need to review.

Wednesday 10.18.17 (Late start, 1, 3, 5) 

  • Team academic challenge – spelling bee!
  • Work time on RD of paper – due tomorrow by midnight on Google Classroom; I'm checking MLA format, 2 sources in Works Cited, thesis statement and word count = 500
  • Go over 10-12 questions together
  • Get final study guide
  • HW: RD of paper due tomorrow by midnight on Google Classroom; NoRedInk Quiz Friday – make sure you're ready. There is a practice assignment loaded if you need to review.

Thursday 10.19.17 (Late start, 2, 4, 6)

  • Team academic challenge – spelling bee!
  • Work time on RD of paper – due tonight by midnight on Google Classroom; I'm checking MLA format, 2 sources in Works Cited, thesis statement and word count = 500
  • Go over 10-12 questions together
  • Get final study guide
  • HW: RD of paper due tonight by midnight on Google Classroom; NoRedInk Quiz Friday – make sure you're ready.

Friday 10.20.17

  • NoRedInk Quiz – When you're done, work on your study guide for the LOTF final.
  • Final survivor physical challenge!
  • Log into turnitin.com 
  • Peer editing in class
  • Study guide work time
  • HW: (Optional) Editing on essay — due 

Week 6: 10.9.17 – 10.12.17

Monday 10.9

  • Physical team challenge
  • Survivor scoreboard update
  • Chapter 7-9 questions due in class today
  • Work on the drawings for vocab 7-9 (this assignment is due at the beginning of class tomorrow).
  • Any extra time – start NoRedInk Parts of Speech: Part 3 (due Sunday by midnight) or create a quizlet for the vocab quiz tomorrow.
  • HW: Study for tomorrow's vocab quiz! 

Tuesday 10.10

  • Turn your blue packet into the class basket if you didn't get vocab drawings checked off yesterday.
  • Vocab 4-6 Quiz Update – Answer key issue
  • Vocab 7-9 quiz (19+ teams get points) – Work on NoRedInk when you're done.
  • Academic Team Challenge
  • Go over ch. 7-9 questions together
  • Read chapter 10 together – I start, you finish
  • HW: Finish reading ch. 10 (quiz tomorrow); NoRedInk due Sunday by midnight

Wednesday 10.11

  • Short Ch. 10 reading quiz – Work on NoRedInk when you're done.
  • Survivor Scoreboard Update! 
  • Read Ch. 11 together with volunteer readers
  • Work time on 10-12 vocab (due by the end of class tomorrow) – use Oxford English Dictionary (create an account)
  • HW: NoRedInk due Sunday by midnight

Thursday 10.12

  • 5-Minute Writing Warm Up and Short Discussion: What does it mean to be a great leader? Name at least three characteristics of a great leader, and provide at least one example of someone you believe is a great leader.
  • Survivor Scoreboard Update – 1 point for perfect ch. 10 quiz scores
  • Survivor Game Update – no final, extra credit on final
  • Read first half of ch.12 together
  • Work time on 10-12 vocab (due by the end of class) – – use Oxford English Dictionary – (create an account)
  • Gone Wednesday? Make up the quiz: goo.gl/M72HTK
  • HW: NoRedInk due Sunday by midnight – Have a great 3-day weekend! :) 

Week 5: 10.2.17-10.6.17

Monday 10.2

  • 2nd physical challenge – banana eating!
  • Team points update
  • Check NoRedInk quiz scores from Friday: If you scored a C or lower on this quiz you need to come in for review during conference period one day this week!
  • Start reading ch. 6 together – you finish silently
  • Reading/work time on Ch. 4-6 team questions
  • Ch. 4-6 team questions due at the beginning of class tomorrow
  • HW: Finish ch. 4-6 team questions; Study for 4-6 vocab quiz!

Tuesday 10.3

  • Please put your blue packet in your class basket — I'm checking ch. 4-6 team questions while you take the quiz
  • Ch. 4-6 vocab quiz on your Chromebook! 
  • When you're finished with the quiz: work time on NoRedInk – "Practice Before Retake" (if you had a C-F on the last quiz) and "Practice: II" both due Friday by 3pm
  • *Quiz retakes cannot happen during class — you need to come in after school for those.
  • Go over ch. 4-6 questions together
  • Start reading ch. 7 together – You finish silently
  • HW: None

Wednesday 10.4

  • Writing Warm Up for 5 Minutes (in your writing journal): The "littluns" are the most powerless people on the island. Give an example that demonstrates this (bonus point for page #). Who do you think are the most powerless people in the real world? How are they treated? Why does this treatment continue, and how could it be stopped? (Class discussion for team points)
  • Survivor scoreboard update!
  • Work time on NoRedInk – due Friday by 3pm – Come in after school for quiz retakes.
  • Split up vocab for ch. 7-9 and work in partners – due tomorrow in class (check it off today if you finish) – with *actual* dictionaries! 
  • Vocab sentence on the way out the door
  • Absent yesterday? Make up the quiz here: goo.gl/3SWA99
  • HW: Finish reading ch. 7 before class tomorrow

Thursday 10.5 

  • 2nd team academic challenge! 
  • Read ch. 8 – Start aloud, you finish silently
  • Make sure vocab for ch. 7-9 is checked off in class today if you didn't check it off yesterday.
  • Your vocab quiz for 7-9 is next Tuesday.
  • Work time on NoRedInk (due tomorrow by 3pm) – Come in after school for quiz retakes.
  • HW: Finish reading ch. 8 – You will have a reading quiz tomorrow over ch. 8!!

Friday 10.6

  • Quick Ch. 8 Reading Quiz
  • Read ch. 9  aloud in class
  • Ch. 7-9 team questions due in class Monday (You will have some work time on Monday.)
  • NoRedInk Parts of Speech Practice 2 due Sunday by midnight
  • HW: Study for vocab quiz (Tuesday); finish NoRedInk

Week 4: 9.25.17 – 9.29.17

Monday 9.25

  • Ch. 1-3 reading quiz
  • Check in with Hunting re: vocab, sub, etc.
  • First physical team challenge
  • Read Ch. 4 in class
  • Start 4-6 Vocab (due by the end of class tomorrow)
  • HW: Vocab quiz tomorrow, ch. 1-3 — STUDY! NoRedInk Quiz FRIDAY — STUDY! 

Tuesday 9.26

  • Ch. 1-3 reading quiz: update
  • Work Time: Check off ch. 1-3 reading questions before the quiz
  • Any extra time — study vocab words; do the ch. 1-3 story assignment (before ch. 4-6 team questions)
  • Get missing signatures for library books
  • Vocab quiz ch. 1-3 (last 15 minutes of class)
  • Any extra time — finish reading ch. 4 and work on 4-6 team questions
  • HW: Study for Friday's NoRedInk Quiz

Wednesday 9.27 (Late Start 1, 3, 5)

  • Vocab quiz grades on are Skyward – check grades during work time
  • First academic team challenge
  • Go over ch. 1-3 answers together
  • Written response discussion (for team points)
  • Start reading ch. 5 in class together 
  • Reading/work time: finish chapter 5 before class Friday
  • Vocab for ch. 4-6 due in class Friday – check them off with Hunting when you're done today! (vocab quiz next Tuesday)
  • If you were absent Tuesday, make up the vocab quiz by going to goo.gl/Aeqv2Y
  • HW: NoRedInk Quiz on Friday! Study! Finish reading chapter 5 before class Friday

Thursday 9.28 (Late Start, 2, 4, 6)

  • First academic team challenge!
  • Go over ch. 1-3 answers together
  • Written response discussion (for team points)
  • Start reading ch. 5 in class together 
  • Reading/work time: finish chapter 5 before class Friday
  • Vocab quiz grades are in Skyward – check grades during work time
  • Ch. 4-6 vocab quiz will be next Tuesday
  • If you were absent this past Tuesday, make up the vocab quiz by going to goo.gl/Aeqv2Y
  • HW: NoRedInk Quiz tomorrow!! Study! Finish reading chapter 5 before class Friday, too

Friday 9.29

  • NoRedInk Quiz – Please log on to your NoRedInk and take the quiz once class starts.
  • Work Time: Chapter 4-6 vocab due by the end of class today
  • If you finish vocab — work on Ch. 4-6 questions (due at the beginning of class Tuesday)
  • There is a new NoRedInk assignment (Parts of Speech 2) you may work on; it's due next Friday
  • HW: Finish reading ch. 5; Study vocab for quiz 2 (ch. 4-6) Tuesday

Week 3: 9.18.17 – 9.22.17

Monday 9.18.17

  • Your NoRedInk was due last night by midnight — I'll grade it later today.
  • Finish last WIHTO Presentations & hand back rubrics
  • Pick up a LOTF packet — go over rules and anticipation assignment/discussion
  • Assign teams – get team names
  • Get LOTF from library — last 15 minutes of class
  • HW: None

Tuesday 9.19.17

  • Writing Warm Up: choose an unanswered prompt from yesterday's anticipation assignment in the blue packet (five minutes of writing)
  • Gone yesterday? Go pick up a book from the library first thing and then a blue packet from me.
  • NoRedInk Quiz Friday! – Pre-Quiz Practice on the website – not an assignment, practice if you need it
  • Notes for LOTF from blue packet – click through the link and take notes on the corresponding pages in your blue packet
  • Start reading – ch. 1 start aloud in class, silent to finish – finish reading ch.1 before beginning of class Thursday
  • Initial next to your name on the library lists in class today (on teacher desk)
  • HW: Practice NoRedInk before Friday's quiz (optional)

Wednesday 9.20.17

  • Writing Warm Up: choose another prompt from Monday's anticipation assignment (five minutes of writing)
  • Split up and start vocab work for Ch. 1-3 in class (due in class tomorrow… remember, team points for everyone having their work done)
  • Finish reading chapter 1 in class today; if you're not done in class, finish before class tomorrow
  • HW: Practice NoRedInk before Friday's quiz (optional)

Thursday 9.21.17

  • Ch. 1 Quick reading quiz – follow the link to access the quiz
  • Writing Warm Up (five minutes of writing): choose the last prompt from Monday's anticipation assignment 
  • Chapter 2 reading: start aloud, silent to finish – finish before class tomorrow
  • Vocab work time (due at the beginning of class tomorrow) 
  • HW: Practice NoRedInk before Monday's quiz (optional) – yes, Hunting moved the quiz to Monday since she's out sick this week

Friday 9.22.17

  • Check off vocab work in class with TAs/sub
  • Chapter 3 reading: silent in class
  • Ch. 1-3 reading questions due beginning of class Monday (for team points) – work with your team in class and exchange phone numbers to finish over the weekend
  • Vocab quiz next Tuesday (for team points)
  • NoRedInk Quiz Wednesday!
  • Any extra time in class today — study for the quizzes! 
  • HW: Study for Monday's NoRedInk quiz and Tuesday's vocab quiz for ch. 1-3

Week 2: 9.11.17 – 9.15.17

Monday 9.11.17

  • Bucket Lists due at the beginning of class – please place it in your class period basket.
  • New seats today — standby to find out where you sit!
  • Joining Google Classroom
  • Work time on "WIHTO" Assignment – You will not have ALL period tomorrow, so get a lot done today.
  • HW: "WIHTO" Presentation – due Tuesday by midnight on Google Classroom

Tuesday 9.12.17

  • Sign up for NoRedInk
  • Parts of Speech Review – Self-guided notes
  • Work time on "WIHTO" Assignment (due by midnight tonight on Google Classroom)
  • Presentations start tomorrow — volunteers?
  • Finished with presentation? Start NoRedInk! (due Sunday by midnight)
  • HW: "WIHTO" Presentation – due tonight by midnight on Google Classroom

Wednesday 9.13.17

  • Open Note Review Quiz – Parts of Speech: You may use your Chromebook or your phone. goo.gl/MVMe6Q
  • Start "WIHTO" Presentations
  • HW: NoRedInk (due Sunday by midnight)

Thursday 9.14.17

  • Please get out your writing journals to continue writing questions for presenters.
  • "WIHTO" Presentations continue today!
  • HW: Don't forget — NoRedInk (due Sunday by midnight)

Friday 9.15.17

  • Wrap up any remaining "WIHTO" presentations
  • NoRedInk work time
  • If you finished the NRI assignment, work on the "Friday Turbo Practice" – for extra credit – due by 3pm today
  • HW: NoRedInk (due Sunday by midnight)

Week 1: 9.5.17 – 9.8.17

Tuesday 9.5.17

Wednesday 9.6.17

  • Syllabus review – Please pick up a syllabus from the center table.
  • Class bucket list questionnaire – Click on the link to access the questions. Bookmark this site!!
  • Continue work on bucket list – Check off your draft with Hunting today in class
  • HW: Syllabus sheet signed – due Friday

Thursday 9.7.17

Friday 9.8.17

  • Syllabus Signature Sheet in the basket!
  • Go over "What I Have to Offer" Presentation Assignment – Pick up the assignment from the center table.
  • Mrs. Hunting's "WIHTO"
  • Work time on bucket lists and presentations
  • If you get your bucket list done in class today — turn it into your class basket.
  • HW: Finish bucket list – due beginning of class Monday; "WIHTO" assignment — it's due Tuesday by midnight