Gronwall - 8th Grade ELA

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Week of May 29 - June 2:

         •LAST FRI: Research

•MON: Memorial Day
 
•TUES: Research
 
•WED: Research / Start Slides
 
•THURS: Slides
 
•FRI: Slides

Assignments Due This Week:

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Week of May 22 - 26:

         •LAST FRI: Thaw pg. 40 - 46

•MON: Designer Babies
 
•TUES: Thaw Letter
 
•WED: Thaw Letter
 
•THURS: Intro Summative
 
•FRI: Research

eek of May 15 - 19:

         •LAST FRI: Gist Questions

•MON: Woolly Mammoth
 
•TUES: Thaw pg. 34 - 37
 
•WED: Garbage Patch
 
•THURS: Thaw pg. 37 - 40
 
•FRI: Thaw pg. 40 - 46

Week of May 8 - 12:

         •LAST FRI: Essay

•MON: Ethics in Science and Cryogenics
 
•TUES: "The Thaw" intro and vocabulary
 
•WED: "The Thaw" pg. 29-31
 
•THURS: "The Thaw" pg. 31-34
 
•FRI: Gist Questions

Week of May 1 - 5:

         •LAST FRI: Film

•MON: Essay
 
•TUES: Essay
 
•WED: Essay
 
•THURS: Essay
 
•FRI: Essay DUE

Week of April 24 - 28:

         •LAST FRI: Ch. 26

•MON: Ch. 27 and Introduce Summative
 
•TUES: Ch. 28
 
•WED: Ch. 28 / 29
 
•THURS: Ch. 30 / 31
 
•FRI: Film

Week of April 17 - 21:

         •LAST FRI: Film

•MON: Ch. 22
 
•TUES: Ch. 23
 
•WED: Ch. 24
 
•THURS: Ch. 25
 
•FRI: Ch. 26

Week of April 10 - 14:

         •LAST FRI: Spring Break!

•MON: Ch. 18
 
•TUES: Ch. 18
 
•WED: Ch. 19
 
•THURS: Ch. 20 / 21
 
•FRI: Film

Week of March 27 - 31:

         •LAST FRI: Film 

•MON: MCA
 
•TUES: MCA
 
•WED: MCA
 
•THURS: Activity Day
 
•FRI: No School

Week of March 20 - 24:

         •LAST FRI: Flex Day

•MON: Ch. 16
 
•TUES: Ch. 16
 
•WED: Reader's Theater Ch. 17
 
•THURS: Reader's Theater Ch. 17
 
•FRI: Film 

Week of March 13 - 17:

         •LAST FRI: Part One Discussion

•MON: Ch. 12 / 13
 
•TUES: Ch. 13 / 14
 
•WED: Ch. 14 / 15
 
•THURS: WotD Quiz
 
•FRI: Flex Day

Week of March 6 - 10:

         •LAST FRI: Group Work on Essential Questions

•MON: Ch. 10
 
•TUES: Maycomb Times / Film
 
•WED: Ch. 11
 
•THURS: Ch. 11
 
•FRI: Part One Discussion

Week of February 28 - March 3:

         •LAST FRI: Field Trip

•MON: Ch. 8
 
•TUES: Ch. 8
 
•WED: Ch. 9
 
•THURS: Ch. 9
 
•FRI: Group Work on Essential Questions

Week of February 20 - 24:

         •LAST FRI: No School

•MON: No School
 
•TUES: Ch. 6
 
•WED: Ch. 7
 
•THURS: Character Work
 
•FRI: Field Trip

Week of February 13 - 17:

         •LAST FRI: Ch. 3

•MON: Ch. 4
 
•TUES: Ch. 5
 
•WED: Film
 
•THURS: Essential Question work / Book Fair
 
•FRI: No School

Week of February 6 - 10:

         •LAST FRI: Start TKaM, Ch. 1

•MON: Ch. 1, cont'd
 
•TUES: Boo Radley: Fact or Fiction
 
•WED: Ch. 2
 
•THURS: Ch. 2 / Ch. 3
 
•FRI: Ch. 3

Week of January 30 - February 3:

         •LAST FRI: No School

•MON: No School
 
•TUES: STEM Expo Lesson
 
•WED: Intro Q3
 
•THURS: STEM Expo
 
•FRI: Start TKaM, Ch. 1

Week of January 23 - 27:

         •LAST FRI: Rehearse

•MON: Final Rehearsal
 
•TUES: Performances
 
•WED: Performances
 
•THURS: Performances / EOQ

 

•FRI: No School

Week of January 16 - 20:

         •LAST FRI: Script Writing

•MON: No School MLK
 
•TUES: MAP Test
 
•WED: MAP Test
 
•THURS: Rehearse
 
•FRI: Rehearse

Week of January 9 - 13:

         •LAST FRI: Turn in Character Study and Brainstorming

•MON: Script writing
 
•TUES: Script writing
 
•WED: Script writing
 
•THURS: Script writing
 
•FRI: Script writing

Week of January 2 - 6:

         •LAST FRI: No School

•MON: Choose Scene / Brainstorming
 
•TUES: Character Study / Brainstorming
 
•WED: Character Study / Brainstorming
 
•THURS: Character Study / Brainstorming
 
•FRI: Turn in Character Study and Brainstorming

Week of December 12 - December 16:

         •LAST FRI: Film

•MON: AMND, Act V
 
•TUES: Field Trip
 
•WED: Model UN
 
•THURS: Finish Film
 
•FRI: Introduce Summative / BIG BLAST PARTY

Week of December 5 - December 9:

         •LAST FRI: Performances

•MON: AMND, Act III
 
•TUES: Act III
 
•WED: Helena's Speech
 
•THURS: Act IV
 
•FRI: Film 

Week of November 28 - December 2:

         •LAST FRI: No School

•MON: AMND, Act II, sc i
 
•TUES: Act II, sc ii
 
•WED: Film Act II
 
•THURS: Significant Moments Rewrite
 
•FRI: Performances

Week of November 21 - 25:

         •LAST FRI: Film, Act I

•MON: AMND, Act II, sc i
 
•TUES: Activity Day / Spelling Bee Qualifier
 
•WED: No School
 
•THURS: No School
 
•FRI: No School

Week of November 14 - 18:

         •LAST FRI: "P + T" performances

•MON: AMND, Act I, sc. i
 
•TUES: Shakespeare Crossword
 
•WED: Act I, sc i 
 
•THURS: Act I, sc ii
 
•FRI: Film, Act I

Week of November 7 - 11:

         •LAST FRI: No School

•MON: Intro Q2 / Shakespeare Webquest
 
•TUES: "Pyramus and Thisbe" Day 1
 
•WED: IRP and "P + T" Day 2
 
•THURS: "P + T" adaptations / writing
 
•FRI: "P + T" performances

Week of October 31 - November 4:

         •LAST FRI: Field Trip

•MON: Finishing Touches
 
•TUES: Summative Presentations
 
•WED: Final Day of Q1
 
•THURS: No School!
 
•FRI: No School!

Week of October 24 - 28:

         •LAST FRI: No School - MEA

•MON: Book Work Day 1
 
•TUES: Book Work Day 2
 
•WED: Book Work Day 3
 
•THURS: Book Work Day 4
 
•FRI: Field Trip

Week of October 17 - 21:

         •LAST FRI: Finish The Giver

•MON: Introduce Summative
 
•TUES: Laws Activity
 
•WED: No School - Conferences
 
•THURS: No School - MEA
 
•FRI: No School - MEA

Week of October 10 - 14:

         •LAST FRI: Ch. 19

•MON: MAP Testing
 
•TUES: MAP Testing
 
•WED: Shared Inquiry - Euthanasia
 
•THURS: Ch. 20
 
•FRI: Finish The Giver

Week of October 3 - 7:

         •LAST FRI: Ch. 13

•MON: The Giver, Ch. 14
 
•TUES: Ch. 15/16
 
•WED: Ch. 17
 
•THURS: Ch. 18
 
•FRI: Ch. 19

Week of September 26 - 30:

         •LAST FRI: Ch. 9

•MON: The Giver, Ch. 10
 
•TUES: Ch. 11 Close Reading
 
•WED: Memories of Snow
 
•THURS: Ch. 12
 
•FRI: Ch. 13

Week of September 19 - 23:

         •LAST FRI: Ch. 6, Work on Timeline

•MON: The Giver, Work on Timeline
 
•TUES: Ch. 7, Share Timelines
 
•WED: Ch. 8
 
•THURS: Ch. 9
 
•FRI: Ch. 10

Week of September 12 - 16:

         •LAST FRI: Utopia / Values Sheet

•MON: The Giver, Ch. 1
 
•TUES: Ch. 2-3, Check for Understanding
 
•WED: Ch. 4, Start Timeline
 
•THURS: Ch. 5, Start Timeline
 
•FRI: Ch. 6, Work on Timeline

Week of September 5 - 9:

         •LAST FRI: Finish "Harrison Bergeron" reading

•MON: NO SCHOOL - LABOR DAY
 
•TUES: IRP and "2081"
 
•WED: Discussion on "Harrison Bergeron"
 
•THURS: Values Sheet / What is a Utopia?
 
•FRI: Intro "The Giver" / Ch. 1

Week of August 29th - September 2nd:

         •LAST FRI: Summer

•MON: First Day of School (lockers, schedules, getting to know you)
 
•TUES: Significant Place
 
•WED: Present Significant Place
 
•THURS: Start Harrison Bergeron reading
 
•FRI: Finish Harrison Bergeron reading