Gronwall - 8th Grade Language and Literature / Theatre Arts

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Week of May 20th - May 24th

Mon - Research

Tues - Finish Research

Wed - Slides

Thurs - Slides

Fri - Slides

Week of May 14th - May 18th

Mon - CP Poster

Tues - CP Poster

Wed - School Survey / Poster

Thurs - Introduce Summative

Fri - Research

Week of May 6th - May 10th

Mon - Baglioni Letter 1

Tues - Baglioni Letter 2

Wed - JP

Thurs - JP

Fri - CP

Week of April 29th - May 3rd

Mon - Designer Babies

Tues - RD, Part IV

Wed - RD, Part IV

Thurs - Bagioli Discussion

Fri - Community Project

Week of April 22nd - 26th

Mon - Light Pollution

Tues - RD, Part III

Wed - RD, Part III / Poisonous Garden

Thurs - Poisonous Garden

Fri - Community Project

Week of April 15th - 19th

Mon - RD, Part II

Tues - RD, Part II

Wed - Cloning Woolly Mammoth

Thurs - Starbucks, Page, Bae

Fri - Community Project

Week of April 8th - 12th

Mon - Garbabe Patch, Intro to Q4

Tues - Rappaccini's Daughter

Wed - Finish Part 1

Thurs - Garden Analysis

Fri - Community Project Day

Week of March 25th - 29th

Mon - Conclusion Paragraphs

Tues - Finishing Touches, Essay

Wed - Turn in Your Essay

Thurs - Last Day of Quarter

 

Fri - No School

Week of March 18th - 22nd

Mon - MCA

Tues - MCA

Wed - MCA / field trip

Thurs - MCA

Fri - Community Project

Week of March 11th - 15th

Mon - Intro Summative

Tues - Body 1

Wed - Body 2

Thurs - Body 3

Friday - Community Project

Week of March 4th - 8th

Mon - 5th Book Group

Tues - 6th Reading Day

Wed - WotD Project #2

Thurs - 6th Book Group

Friday - Community Project

Week of February 25th  - March 1st

Mon - 4th Book Group

Tues - Finding Quotes

Wed - WotD Project

Thurs - 5th Book Group

Friday - Community Project

Week of February 18th - 22nd

Mon - No School

Tues - Significant Moments, Snapchat!

Wed - Book Group

Thurs - 4th Reading

Friday - Community Project

Week of February 11th - 15th

Mon - Book Groups (from last week) 1st Meeting

Tues - Character Analysis Sheet

Wed - Reading Day

Thurs - Book Groups, 2nd Meeting

Friday - No School

Week of February 4th - 8th

Mon - Intro Q3 books

Tues - Start Reading

Wed - Into Roles

Thurs - Finish Your Ch.

Friday - Book Group

Assignment Due This Week: Week 1 Lit Circles

Week of December 10th - 14th

Mon - Shared Inquiry: AMND

Tues - IRP Work Day

Wed - Introduce Summative

Thurs - Brainstorming

Friday - Big Blast Day

Assignment Due This Week: Shared Inquiry

Week of December 10th - 14th

Mon - Act IV, sc. i

Tues - FAST Test

Wed - Act IV, sc. ii

Thurs - Film

Friday - Model UN

Assignment Due This Week: InstaShakes

Week of December 3rd - 7th

Mon - Act III, sc. i and ii, L&L / no Theatre

Tues - Act III, sc. ii, L&L / Rotation A4, Theatre

Wed - Finish Act III, introduce InstaShakes, L&L / no Theatre

Thurs - Quiz on AMND and Film, L&L / Present Rotation A, Theatre

Friday - Spelling Bee and Act IV, sc. i, L&L / no Theatre

Assignment Due This Week: AMND Quiz

Week of November 26th - 30th

Mon - Act II, sc. i, L&L / Rotation A1, Theatre

Tues - Shakespeare's Words, L&L / no Theatre

Wed - Act II, sc. ii, L&L / Rotation A2, Theatre

Thurs - Act III, sc. i, L&L / no Theatre

Friday - Film, L&L / Rotation A3, Theatre

Assignment Due This Week: 

Week of November 19th - 23rd

Mon - Act II, sc. i, L&L / 2nd Quarter Rotations, Theatre

Tues - Jeopardy, L&L / no Theatre

Wed - No School

Thurs - No School

Friday - No School

Assignment Due This Week: RAFT Letter, L&L

Week of November 12th - 16th

Mon - WotD Quiz and Act I, sc. i, L&L / no Theatre

Tues - Act I, sc. i, L&L / Improve Storytelling, Day 4, Theatre

Wed - RAFT Note Writing, L&L / no Theatre

Thurs - Act I, sc. ii, L&L / Improve Storytelling, Day 5, Theatre

Friday - Film, L&L / no Theatre

Assignment Due This Week: WotD Quiz, L&L

Week of November 5th - 9th

Mon - Introduce Q2, Shakespeare Webquest, L&L / Introduce Q2, Improv Storytelling, Theatre

Tues - "Pyramus and Thisbe" Day 1, L&L / no Theatre

Wed - "Pyramus and Thisbe" Day 2 and IRP, L&L / Improv Day 2, Theatre

Thurs - "P+T" adaptations, writing day, L&L / no Theatre

Friday - "P+T" presentations, L&L / Improv Day 3, Theatre

Assignment Due This Week: "P+T" adaptations, L&L

Week of October 29th - November 2nd

Mon - Finish Utopia Books, L&L / no Theatre

Tues - Present Books, L&L / Present Commercials, Theatre

Wed - End of Quarter, L&L / no Theatre

Thurs - No School

Friday - No School

Assignment Due This Week: Summative Utopia Book, L&L / Summative Commercial, Theatre

Week of October 22nd - October 26th

Mon - Start Storyboarding, L&L / Rehearse Summative, Theatre

Tues - Finish Storyboarding, L&L / no Theatre

Wed - Book Making, pg. 1-3, L&L / Rehearse Summative, Theatre

Thurs - Book Making, pg. 4-6, L&L / no Theatre

Friday - Book Making, pg. 7-10, &L / Rehearse Summative, Theatre

Assignment Due This Week: None

Week of October 15th - October 19th

Mon - Intro Summative and Laws Activity, L&L / Intro Summative, Theatre

Tues - Laws Activity, L&L / no Theatre

Wed - no school

Thurs - no school

Friday - no school

Assignment Due This Week: IRP due 10/16

Week of October 8th - October 12th

Mon - Ch. 18/19, L&L / no Theatre

Tues - Shared Inquiry on Euthanasia, L&L / Monologues Day 2, Theatre

Wed - Ch. 20, L&L / no Theatre

Thurs - Ch. 21/22, L&L / Present Monologues Theatre

Friday - Book Group for IRP and Laws Activity, L&L / no Theatre

Assignment Due This Week: None

Week of October 1st - October 5th

Mon - Ch. 14, L&L / Rehearse scenes, Theatre

Tues - Ch. 15 - pg. 159, L&L / no Theatre

Wed - Finish Ch. 16 and start Found Poem, L&L / Present Scenes, Theatre

Thurs - WotD Quiz and Found Poem, L&L / no Theatre

Friday - Ch. 17 and Found Poem, L&L / Introduce Monologues, Theatre

Assignment Due This Week: None

Week of September 24th - September 28th

Mon - Ch. 10, L&L / no Theatre

Tues - Ch. 11 Close Read, L&L / Review Games, Theatre

Wed - Ch. 12 and Write-like, L&L / no Theatre

Thurs - Write-like, L&L / Scene Work 1, Theatre

Friday - Book Groups and Ch. 13, L&L / no Theatre

Assignment Due This Week: Write-like, L&L

Week of September 17th - September 21st

Mon - Ch. 6, The Giver, L&L / Improv Day 3, Theatre

Tues - FAST Test, L&L / no Theatre

Wed - Ch. 7, The Giver, L&L / Improv Day 4, Theatre

Thurs - Ch. 8 and present timelines, L&L / no Theatre

Friday - Ch. 9, L&L / Improv Day 5, Theatre

Assignment Due This Week: Timeline, L&L / Improv Performance, Theatre

Week of September 10th - September 14th

Mon - Ch. 1, The Giver, L&L / no theatre class

Tues - Ch. 2 and 3, L&L / Improv Day 1, theatre

Wed - Ch. 4 and Check for Understanding, L&L / no theatre class

Thurs - Ch. 5 and Timeline, L&L / Improv Day 2, theatre

Friday - 8th Grade Field Trip and Team Building Day!

Assignment Due This Week: none

Week of September 3rd - September 7th

Mon - Labor Day, no school!

Tues - "2081" film, L&L / no theatre class

Wed - Introduce IRP and Shared Inquiry on "HB," L&L / Community Building, Theatre

Thurs - Values Sheet and Ch. 1 The Giver, L&L / no theatre class

Friday - Ch. 2, L&L / Community Building Games Conclusion, Theatre 

Assignment Due This Week: Name Story L&L (Wednesday)

Week of August 27th - August 31st

Mon - First day of school!

Tues - Name Story, L&L / no theatre class

Wed - Name Story, L&L / Community Building, Theatre

Thurs - "Harrison Bergeron," day 1, L&L / no theatre class

Friday - "Harrison Bergeron," day 2, L&L / Community Building Games Cont'd, Theatre

Assignment Due This Week: Name Story L&L (Wednesday)