Gronwall - 8th Grade ELA

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Week of May 28th - June 1st

LAST FRIDAY - Slides

MONDAY - No School

TUESDAY - Letter / Slides

WEDNESDAY - Letter / Slides

THURSDAY - Letter / Slides

FRIDAY - Finishing Touches

Week of May 21st - 25th

LAST FRIDAY - Designer Babies

MONDAY - Baglioni Good or Bad

TUESDAY - Introduce Summative

WEDNESDAY - Research

THURSDAY - Research

FRIDAY - Slides

Week of May 14th - 18th

LAST FRIDAY - CP Day

MONDAY - CP Day

TUESDAY - Finish CP

WEDNESDAY - RD 4

THURSDAY - RD 4

FRIDAY - Designer Babies

Week of May 7th - 11th

LAST FRIDAY - CP Day

MONDAY - RD 3

TUESDAY - RD 3

WEDNESDAY - RD 3

THURSDAY - Article 3

FRIDAY - Community Project Day

Week of April 30th - May 4th

LAST FRIDAY - CP Day

MONDAY - RD 2

TUESDAY - RD 2

WEDNESDAY - RD 2

THURSDAY - Article 2

FRIDAY - Community Project Day

Week of April 23rd - 27th

LAST FRIDAY - MCAs

MONDAY - Intro "Rappaccini's Daughter"

TUESDAY - RD 1

WEDNESDAY - RD 1 Review and Quiz

THURSDAY - Article 1

FRIDAY - Community Project Day

Week of April 16th - 20th

LAST FRIDAY - Finish Essays

MONDAY - Snow Day

TUESDAY - MCAs

WEDNESDAY - MCAs

THURSDAY - MCAs

FRIDAY - MCAs

Week of April 9th - 13th

LAST FRIDAY - No School

MONDAY - Essay Writing

TUESDAY - Essay Writing

WEDNESDAY - Essay Writing

THURSDAY - Essay Writing

FRIDAY - Finish Essays

Week of March 26th - 30th

LAST FRIDAY - IB Friday

MONDAY - Ch. 11

TUESDAY - Ch. 12

WEDNESDAY - Reflection on RoT

THURSDAY - End of Quarter

FRIDAY - No School!

Week of March 19th - 23rd

LAST FRIDAY - IB Friday

MONDAY - Ch. 9

TUESDAY - Ch. 10

WEDNESDAY - IRP Day 

THURSDAY - Quiz on 9 and 10

FRIDAY - IB Friday

Week of March 12th - 16th

LAST FRIDAY - IB Friday

MONDAY - Ch. 7 / Snapchat

TUESDAY - Ch. 8

WEDNESDAY - Ch. 8 

THURSDAY - Ch. 8

FRIDAY - IB Friday

Week of March 5th - 9th

LAST FRIDAY - IB Friday

MONDAY - Snow Day

TUESDAY - Ch. 7

WEDNESDAY - Definition of "race"

THURSDAY - Ch. 7

FRIDAY - IB Friday

Week of February 26th - March 2nd

LAST FRIDAY - IB Friday

MONDAY - Ch. 6

TUESDAY - Ch. 6

WEDNESDAY - Ch. 6

THURSDAY - Shared Inquiry, "Was it worth it?"

FRIDAY - IB Friday

Week of February 19th - 23rd

LAST FRIDAY - IB Friday

MONDAY - President's Day NO SCHOOL

TUESDAY - Character Chart

WEDNESDAY - STEM Expo

THURSDAY - Ch. 5

FRIDAY - IB Friday

Week of February 12th - 16th

LAST FRIDAY - IB Friday

MONDAY - Olympics

TUESDAY - Ch. 4

WEDNESDAY - Ch. 4

THURSDAY - Ch. 4

FRIDAY - IB Friday

Week of February 5th - 9th

LAST FRIDAY - Start of IB Fridays

MONDAY - Ch. 2

TUESDAY - Ch. 2

WEDNESDAY - Ch. 3

THURSDAY - Ch. 3

FRIDAY - IB Friday

Week of January 29th - February 2nd

LAST FRIDAY - No School - Grading Day

MONDAY - Start of Q3 / FAST Test

TUESDAY - Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry unit begins, Anticipation Guide and Ch. 1

WEDNESDAY - Ch. 1 

THURSDAY - Ch. 1 

FRIDAY - Start of IB Fridays

Week of January 22nd - 26th

LAST FRIDAY - Performances

MONDAY - Lexile Creations

TUESDAY - No School - Snow Day!

WEDNESDAY - Q2 Reflection / Jeopardy

THURSDAY - No School - District PD

FRIDAY - No School - Grading Day

Week of January 15th - 19th

LAST FRIDAY - Rehearse

MONDAY - No School - MLK Day

TUESDAY - Final Rehearsal

WEDNESDAY - Performances

THURSDAY - Performances

FRIDAY - Performances

Week of January 8th - 12th

LAST FRIDAY - Winter break!

MONDAY - Scripting

TUESDAY - Script Due

WEDNESDAY - Rehearse

THURSDAY - Rehearse

FRIDAY - Rehearse

Week of December 18th - December 22nd

LAST FRIDAY - Introduce Summative

MONDAY - Brainstorming

TUESDAY - Brainstorming

WEDNESDAY - Model UN

THURSDAY - Brainstorming

FRIDAY - Start Scripting (IRP and Brianstorming Due)

Week of December 11th - December 15th

LAST FRIDAY - Spelling Bee Qualifier

MONDAY - Film

TUESDAY - Act IV / Film

WEDNESDAY - Helena's Speech

THURSDAY - Introduce Summative

FRIDAY - Character Analysis for Summative

Week of December 4th - December 8th

LAST FRIDAY - Perform

MONDAY - Act III

TUESDAY - Act III

WEDNESDAY - Act III

THURSDAY - InstaShakes

FRIDAY - Film

Week of November 27th - December 1st

LAST FRIDAY - No School

MONDAY - Act II, sc. i

TUESDAY - Act II, sc. i 

WEDNESDAY - Film Act II

THURSDAY - Act I and II Rewrite

FRIDAY - Perform

Week of November 20th - 24th

LAST FRIDAY - Film Act I

MONDAY - Act I Letters

TUESDAY - Activity Day / WotD Game

WEDNESDAY - No School

THURSDAY - No School

FRIDAY - No School

Week of November 13th - 17th

LAST FRIDAY - Perform "Pyramus and Thisbe"

MONDAY - Act I, sc. i

TUESDAY - Shakespeare Crossword

WEDNESDAY - IRP

THURSDAY - Act I, sc. i

FRIDAY - Film Act I

Week of November 6th - 10th

LAST FRIDAY - No School

MONDAY - Shakespeare Webquest

TUESDAY - WotD Quiz / Pass Back Q1 Work

WEDNESDAY - "Pyramus and Thisbe"

THURSDAY - Rewrite "Pyramus and Thisbe"

FRIDAY - Perform "Pyramus and Thisbe"

Week of October 30th - November 3rd

LAST FRIDAY - Book Work 5

MONDAY - Finishing Touches on Books

TUESDAY - Summative Share

WEDNESDAY - End of Q1

THURSDAY - No School

FRIDAY - No School

Week of October 23rd - 27th

LAST FRIDAY - No School

MONDAY - Book Work 1

TUESDAY - Book Work 2

WEDNESDAY - Book Work 3

THURSDAY - Book Work 4

FRIDAY - Book Work 5

Week of October 16th - 20th

LAST FRIDAY - Film Day 1

MONDAY - Ch. 21 / 22

TUESDAY - Ch. 23 / End of book

WEDNESDAY - No School

THURSDAY - No School

FRIDAY - No School

Week of October 9th - 13th

LAST FRIDAY - Ch. 16

MONDAY - Ch. 17 / 18

TUESDAY - Ch. 19 / 20

WEDNESDAY - Prep for Shared Inquiry on Euthanasia

THURSDAY - Shared Inquiry on Euthanasia

FRIDAY - Film Day 1

Week of October 2nd - 6th

LAST FRIDAY - Ch. 12

MONDAY - Ch. 13

TUESDAY - Ch. 14

WEDNESDAY - Ch. 15 / 16

THURSDAY - Close Reading / Found Poem

FRIDAY - Ch. 17

Week of September 25th - 29th

LAST FRIDAY - Ch. 9

MONDAY - Ch. 10

TUESDAY - Ch. 11

WEDNESDAY - FAST Test

THURSDAY - Significant Moments

FRIDAY - Ch. 12

Week of September 18th - 22nd

LAST FRIDAY - Ch. 6

MONDAY - Timeline

TUESDAY - Timeline / Present

WEDNESDAY - Ch. 7

THURSDAY - Ch. 8

FRIDAY - Ch. 9

Week of September 11th - 15th

LAST FRIDAY - Intro / The Giver Ch. 1

MONDAY - Ch. 2 / 3

TUESDAY - Ch. 4

WEDNESDAY - Catch Up / What's Up With You? / Ch. 5

THURSDAY - Ch. 5

FRIDAY - Ch. 6

Week of September 4th - 8th

LAST FRIDAY - Utopia Display

MONDAY - Labor Day

TUESDAY - IRP / Significant Place

WEDNESDAY - Significant Place

THURSDAY - Significant Place Present

FRIDAY - Intro / The Giver Ch. 1

Week of August 28th - September 1st

LAST FRIDAY - Summer!

MONDAY - Welcome / Name Story

TUESDAY - Name Story / Share

WEDNESDAY - Finish sharing Name Story

THURSDAY - What is a utopia?

FRIDAY - Socratic Seminar: Utopia