• Welcome to Wells 8th grade English and History! 

     

    Daily agenda and homework:

    Friday, September 20

    English

    • In class today:  
      • CNN10/Flocabulary Week in Rap
      • Read Schooled chapters 23-24
      • Work on quote notes
    • Homework, 6th period, due Tue., 9/24, 3rd period, due Wed., 9/25, 2nd period, due Th., 9/26: turn in dialectical journals with all 5 Quote Notes #15-#19 from Schooled chapters 19-24 plus any revisions clearly marked and organized

    History

    • In class today:
      • Chapter 3 Test, open notebook  
    • Homework:  None :)

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    Thursday, September 19

    English

    • In class today:  
      • Read Schooled chapters 21-22
      • Work on quote notes
      • Collect 2nd period journals
    • Homework, 6th period, due Tue., 9/24, 3rd period, due Wed., 9/25, 2nd period, due Th., 9/26: turn in dialectical journals with all 5 Quote Notes #15-#19 from Schooled chapters 19-24 plus any revisions clearly marked and organized

     History

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    Wednesday, September 18:  go support the Baskin Robbins fundraiser from 2:15-9:00; choose your AP for tomorrow

    English

    • In class today:  
      • Tai chi in MPR with Mrs. Bunger
      • Collect 6th and 3rd period journals
    • Homework, 2nd period, due tomorrow:  turn in dialectical journals with all 5 Quote Notes #10-#14 from Schooled chapters 13-18 plus any revisions clearly marked and organized
    • Homework, 6th period, due Tue., 9/24, 3rd period, due Wed., 9/25, 2nd period, due Th., 9/26: turn in dialectical journals with all 5 Quote Notes #15-#19 from Schooled chapters 19-24 plus any revisions clearly marked and organized

    History

    • In class today:  
      • Correct WS 3.4
      • Mrs. Edgar video for review
      • Study guide for Chapter 3 Test on Friday
    • Homework: Use study guide to prep notebook and study for Chapter 3 Test on Friday
    • Homework: Read Lesson 3.5, Declaring Independence: p. 122-129 and do Worksheet 3.5

    Tuesday, September 17

    • English
      • Socratic seminar of Schooled, chapters 1-18
      • In class today:  
      • Homework, 6th period, due Tues., 9/24:  5 Quote Notes #15-19 from Schooled chapters 19-24 plus any revisions clearly marked and organized
      • Homework, 3rd period, due Wed., 9/18, 2nd period, due Th., 9/19: turn in dialectical journals with all 5 Quote Notes #10-#14 from Schooled chapters 13-18 plus any revisions clearly marked and organized
    • History
      • Answer Worksheet 3.3
      • Bunker Hill escape room
      • In class today:  
      • Homework: Read Lesson 3.4, A Call to Arms: p. 108-115 and do Worksheet 3.4

    Monday, September 16 (choose your AP for tomorrow)

    • English
      • Read Schooled chapters 19-20 and post sticky notes
      • Peer review of socratic seminar discussion research
      • In class today:  
      • Homework: prep for socratic seminar tomorrow
      • Homework, 6th period, due tomorrow, 3rd period, due Wed., 9/18, 2nd period, due Th., 9/19: turn in dialectical journals with all 5 Quote Notes #10-#14 from Schooled chapters 13-18 plus any revisions clearly marked and organized
    • History
      • America, the Story of US: Rebels video
        • Note-taking guide
      • Begin WS 3.3
      • In class today:  
      • Homework:  Write summary of Rebels video Cornell notes
      • Homework, due Wed.: read Lesson 3.3, Uniting the Colonists: p. 104-108 and do Worksheet 3.3

    Friday, September 13:  End of 1st quarter Progress Report period (halfway to the first report card!)

    • English
      • In class today:  
      • Homework, 6th period, due Tue., 9/17, 3rd period, due Wed., 9/18, 2nd period, due Th., 9/19: turn in dialectical journals with all 5 Quote Notes #10-#14 from Schooled chapters 13-18 plus any revisions clearly marked and organized
    • History
      • In class today:  
      • Homework, due Monday: Finish reading and annotating “The Firebrands”

    Thursday, September 12

    • English
      • STAR reading benchmark computer-adaptable test
      • In class today:  
      • Homework, 6th period, due Tue., 9/17, 3rd period, due Wed., 9/18, 2nd period, due Th., 9/19: turn in dialectical journals with all 5 Quote Notes #10-#14 from Schooled chapters 13-18 plus any revisions clearly marked and organized
    • History
      • In class today:  
      • Homework, due tomorrow:  Worksheet 3.2
      • Homework, due Monday: Finish reading and annotating “The Firebrands”

    Wednesday, September 11 

    • English
      • Prep for socratic seminar
      • read Schooled, chapter 17-18
      • work on dialectical journals
      • Collect 3rd period journals
      • In class today:  
      • Homework, 6th period, due Tue., 9/17, 3rd period, due Wed., 9/18: turn in dialectical journals with all 5 Quote Notes #10-#14 from Schooled chapters 13-18 plus any revisions clearly marked and organized
      • Homework, 2nd period, due Th., 9/12:  turn in dialectical journals with all 5 Quote Notes #5-#9 from Schooled chapters 7-12 plus any revisions clearly marked and organized
    • History
      • In class today:  
      • Homework, due tomorrow: Read Lesson 3.2, No Taxation Without Representation: p. 98-103
      • Homework, due Friday:  finish Worksheet 3.2

    Tuesday, September 10

    • English
      • Plot diagram:  characters 
      • Read Schooled, chapters 15-16
      • work on dialectical journal 
      • In class today: 
      • Homework, 6th period, due Tue., 9/17: turn in dialectical journals with all 5 Quote Notes #10-#14 from Schooled chapters 13-18 plus any revisions clearly marked and organized
      • Homework, 3rd period, due Wed., 9/11, 2nd period, due Th., 9/12:  turn in dialectical journals with all 5 Quote Notes #5-#9 from Schooled chapters 7-12 plus any revisions clearly marked and organized
    • History
      • In class today:  
      • Homework, due tomorrow: finish Worksheet 3.1

    Monday, September 9

    • English
      • In class today:  
        • Schooled plot diagram
          • image of whiteboard here
        • read Schooled, chapter 13-14
        • work on dialectical journal 
      • Homework, 6th period, due Tues., 9/10; 3rd period, due Wed., 9/11, 2nd period, due Th., 9/12:  turn in dialectical journals with all 5 Quote Notes #5-#9 from Schooled chapters 7-12 plus any revisions clearly marked and organized
    • History
      • In class today:  
        • Lesson 3.1, Rivalry in North America: p. 92-97
          • Main idea notes here
        • Worksheet 3.1
      • Homework:  Read p. 92-97 and finish Worksheet 3.1  DUE TO COLONY POSTER BEING DUE TOMORROW, THIS IS MOVED TO WED; NOW DUE WED., 9/11
      • Homework, due Tue., 9/10:  Colony Poster  (sample of poster idea here on p. 2)

    Friday, September 6

    • English
      • In class today:  
        • CNN10/Flocabulary Week in Rap
        • read Schooled, chapter 12
        • work on dialectical journal or Best Friends article
      • Homework, 2nd period:  2 quote notes and responses from chapters 7-11
      • Homework, 6th period, due Tues., 9/10; 3rd period, due Wed., 9/11, 2nd period, due Th., 9/12:  turn in dialectical journals with all 5 Quote Notes #5-#9 from Schooled chapters 7-12
    • History
      • In class today:  
        • College Friday: UC system and UCSB
        • work on colony poster
      • Homework, due Tue., 9/10:  Colony Poster

    Thursday, September 5 

    • English
      • In class today:  
        • discuss and rate sticky notes from chapters 7-9 (must have a minimum of 3)
        • read Schooled, chapters 10-11
        • 3rd period:  go over notebooks 
      • Homework, due Friday, period 2 only: answer Best Friends questions assigned in Classroom and finish annotating Best Friend article by numbering paragraphs, underlining main idea of each paragraph in pencil, one highlight color for PRO best friends, one highlight color for AGAINST best friends
      • Homework, due tomorrow:  2 quote notes and responses from chapters 7-11
      • Homework, 6th period, due Tues., 9/10; 3rd period, due Wed., 9/11, 2nd period, due Th., 9/12:  turn in dialectical journals with all 5 Quote Notes #5-#9 from Schooled chapters 7-12
    • History

    Wednesday, September 4  (You can find AP options for tomorrow here:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1UdOtgbMVogxKdSepxkOYNH_-ixl57XFU99C3lH4LNYQ/edit?usp=sharing)

    • English
      • In class today:  
        • read Schooled, chapters 8-9
        • 6th period:  go over notebooks 
      • Homework, due Friday, period 2 only: answer Best Friends questions assigned in Classroom and finish annotating Best Friend article by numbering paragraphs, underlining main idea of each paragraph in pencil, one highlight color for PRO best friends, one highlight color for AGAINST best friends
      • Homework, 2nd period, due tomorrow:  Quote Notes 1-4 from Schooled chapters 1-6
      • Homework, 6th period, due Tues., 9/10; 3rd period, due Wed., 9/11, 2nd period, due Th., 9/12:  turn in dialectical journals with all 5 Quote Notes 5-9 from Schooled chapters 7-12
    • History
      • In class today:  
      • Homework:  Middle Colonies Scavenger Hunt, assigned in Classroom
      • Homework, due Tue., 9/10:  Colony Poster

    Tuesday, September 3

    • English
      • In class today:  
        • read Schooled, chapter 7
        • "A Best Friend" article: annotation and response questions
          • article here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/10V1pUwW1ZLcCJfRUsaZbIC7hu7idH9JLs3CoHSvZyzU/edit?usp=sharing
          • response assigned in Classroom; but sample found here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1IUVws6zLbno5EhYTABqGeRDE-BNw73CYZhb7pDbkvc4/edit?usp=sharing
      • Homework, due Wednesday:  finish annotating Best Friend article: number paragraphs, underline main idea of each paragraph in pencil, one highlight color for PRO best friends, one highlight color for AGAINST best friends
      • Homework, 3rd period due Wed., 9/4, and 2nd period due Thur., 9/5:  Quote Notes 1-4 from Schooled chapters 1-6
    • History
      • In class today:  
        • Finish notes on 2.3, Middle Colonies
          • video here:  https://youtu.be/JDNK3P8dgYA
          • Template here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Trk7kFucfgvX2hWM3KF4jfgVbyxrHX6WewxwkIuRXEw/edit?usp=sharing
          • Slides of info here; use slides 6-16 only:  https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1POMzYVDcKJhzyc2bP4I-GxVdCzjKcIqO5bFPoc6CYx0/edit?usp=sharing
        • Copy template, take notes, and label map for 2.4, Southern Colonies
          • Templates here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Hej1hT2zou202LofoCUtUOylMwKAVYAa8g9nn1UZ3n0/edit?usp=sharing
            • https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-lMvwJeLnSd8-rxoAsuF884j6ov1ypb5RSni6PxvZmI/edit?usp=sharing
          • Slides of info here, use slides 4-11: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1zXnkgf72LjYqBEyvOshdSO-7haBSbCuNiukN3o8WovY/edit?usp=sharing
      • Homework, due Thurs.:  Middle Colonies Scavenger Hunt, assigned in Classroom

    NO SCHOOL MONDAY:  Happy Labor Day; see you Tuesday!

    Friday, August 30

    • English
      • In class today:  
        • Quote note response peer review: uses partners as a resource for promoting deeper thinking
        • Quote note sample response analysis
          • link here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4DafzfOu5EgMXNEbkdmY1JfcHZMLS1RSU83TzFMSlpIcy1J/view?usp=sharing
        • "A Best Friend" article: annotation and response questions
          • article here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/10V1pUwW1ZLcCJfRUsaZbIC7hu7idH9JLs3CoHSvZyzU/edit?usp=sharing
          • response assigned in Classroom; but sample found here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1IUVws6zLbno5EhYTABqGeRDE-BNw73CYZhb7pDbkvc4/edit?usp=sharing
      • Homework, due Wednesday:  finish annotating Best Friend article: number paragraphs, underline main idea of each paragraph in pencil, one highlight color for PRO best friends, one highlight color for AGAINST best friends; response will be assigned Tuesday and due Wednesday
      • Homework, 6th period due Tue., 9/3, 3rd period due Wed., 9/4, and 2nd period due Thur., 9/5:  Quote Notes 1-4 from Schooled chapters 1-6
    • History
      • In class today:  
        • Finish notes on 2.2, New England Colonies
          • Notes here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/10bjp2rtJtl0Oi4D7VAtVzld_roCNmpr1DU38BHTEnDs/edit?usp=sharing
        • Take notes on 2.3, Middle Colonies
          • video here:  https://youtu.be/JDNK3P8dgYA
          • Template here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Trk7kFucfgvX2hWM3KF4jfgVbyxrHX6WewxwkIuRXEw/edit?usp=sharing
          • Slides of info here; use slides 6-16 only:  https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1POMzYVDcKJhzyc2bP4I-GxVdCzjKcIqO5bFPoc6CYx0/edit?usp=sharing
      • Homework:  Finish notes if needed

    Thursday, August 29

    • English
      • In class today:  
        • Quote note response critique
          • video here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NUZPeuOy49H5eqnJ7JBt5n1XS7hhmqWo/view?usp=sharing
        • Read Schooled, chapters 5 and 6
      • Homework, 6th period due Tue., 9/3, 3rd period due Wed., 9/4, and 2nd period due Thur., 9/5:  Quote Notes 1-4 from Schooled chapters 1-6
    • History
      • In class today:  
        • Finish Salem Witch Trials
        • Notes on 2.2, New England Colonies
          • Template here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/10bjp2rtJtl0Oi4D7VAtVzld_roCNmpr1DU38BHTEnDs/edit?usp=sharing
      • Homework: Copy 2.3 template into History Notebook to be ready for notetaking tomorrow in class
        • Template here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Trk7kFucfgvX2hWM3KF4jfgVbyxrHX6WewxwkIuRXEw/edit?usp=sharing

    Wednesday, August 28

    • English
      • In class today:  
        • Finish dialectical journal packet
        • Read Schooled, chapters 3 and 4
      • Homework, due Tuesday, 9/3:  Quote Notes 1-4 from Schooled chapters 1-6
    • History
      • In class today:  
        • Lesson 2.3 homework quiz
        • Salem Witch Trials
      • Homework: Read Lesson 2.4, pg. 64-69: Southern Colonies; Homework quiz tomorrow

    Tuesday, August 27

    • English
      • In class today:  
        • In-class reading and sticky note norms
        • Read Schooled, chapters 1 and 2
        • Begin Quote Notes in dialectical journals
      • Homework, due tomorrow: respond to Quote Note #1
      • Homework, due Tuesday, 9/3:  Quote Notes #2, #3, and #4 from Schooled chapters 1-6
    • History
      • In class today:  
        • Lesson 2.2 homework quiz
        • Correct together
        • Lessons 2.1 and 2.2 formative assessment
      • Homework: Read Lesson 2.3, pg. 59-63: Middle Colonies; Homework quiz tomorrow

    Monday, August 26

    • English
      • In class today:  
        • Present Story Impressions to partner; highlight their exposition, conflict/rising action, climax, and falling action/resolution
        • Set up Schooled Dialectical Journals
          • links to instruction packet here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1dwSrFQEz5-FOtyXnW__4x1DFxQNmNJFl/view?usp=sharing 
          • https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_QaDYz9BeWGiXiY6kj1ilOLrd2c2aQeq/view?usp=sharing
        • Pass out Schooled, sticky notes, and ziploc bags
      • Homework: revise Story Impressions, optional
    • History
      • In class today:  
      • Homework: Read Lesson 2.2, pg. 53-58: New England Colonies; Homework quiz tomorrow

    Friday, August 23

    • English
      • In class today:  
        • CNN10/Flocabulary Week in Rap
        • Plot diagram and definitions into notebook
        • Story Impressions 15 minute QuickWrite: Schooled uses all classic plot devices so use the clues to guess the plot of the book
          • link here:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BydBJP6_ImIaejR4cEhhUE84Tkk/view?usp=sharing
      • Homework: finish Story Impressions, optional
    • History
      • In class today:  
        • Begin movie and accompanying worksheet: Nightmare in Jamestown
      • Homework: none

    Thursday, August 22

    • English
      • In class today:  
        • Principles of non-violence display for BtSN
        • Visit school library
      • Homework: Give your parents your schedule and room numbers and send them to school at 6:15 (starts in gym)
    • History
      • In class today:  
        • Finish notes on Lesson 2.1, p. 48-52: Roanoke and Jamestown (notes are in Classroom)
        • Begin movie and accompanying worksheet: Nightmare in Jamestown
      • Homework: Give your parents your schedule and room numbers and send them to school at 6:15 (starts in gym)
    • HI PARENTS!
      • Here's the link for tonight's English presentation: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1LoZXdHX0_tp6EnjpS9QJPwDGc8SXO7TnnNeJ3MEI6y0/edit?usp=sharing
      • Here's the link for tonight's History presentation: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1JQJtVPAEwZ-l8Nx4EfFZfv4U88mRXzUsQZs95u_CSZc/edit?usp=sharing

    Wednesday, August 21

    • English
      • In class today:  
        • Principles of non-violence display for BtSN
      • Homework: None
    • History
      • In class today:  
        • Lesson 2.1, p. 48-52: Roanoke and Jamestown
      • Homework: None

    Tuesday, August 20

    • English
      • In class today:  
        • Finish GRIT
        • Start Gandhi and MLK non-violence principles and practices
          • Gandhi link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1i3Xv-zv86Fej6fngBYS5ah3vP0S6hqRqNaL4cFr0vds/edit?usp=sharing
      • Homework: HW in Minder Binder
    • History
      • In class today:  
        • Columbian Exchange annotating, map and chart, glue into notebook
      • Homework: None 

    Monday, August 19

    • English
      • In class today:  
        • Growth Mindset/GRIT (guts, resilience, initiative, tenacity)
          • link here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/17WzfdL_uY8xX0FqD4cDB_hcEgX5lLgBe8j-c7M5twjg/edit?usp=sharing
      • Homework: HW in Minder Binder
    • History

    Friday, August 16

    • English
      • In class today:  
        • CNN10: 10 minute online recap of current events for the previous week
          • Link here: cnn10.com
        • Flocabulary Week in Rap:  online recap of current events for the previous week in grade 6-12 format (subscription only, no link available)
        • Ferdinand the Bull children's story
        • QuickWrite in spiral notebook
      • Homework: None
    • History

    Thursday, August 15

    • English
      • In class today:  
      • Homework, due tomorrow:  Put homework into minder binder; Read syllabus with parents, have required materials, and turn last page of syllabus, signed
    • History
      • In class today:  
      • Homework, due tomorrow:  Put homework into minder binder; Read syllabus with parents, have required materials, and turn last page of syllabus, signed

    Wednesday, August 14

    • English
      • In class today:  
        • Seating challenge 2
        • Google Classroom questionnaire 
        • Finish "No School Tomorrow"
      • Homework, due tomorrow:  Put homework into minder binder
      • Homework, due Friday:  Read syllabus with parents, have required materials, and turn last page of syllabus, signed
    • History
      • In class today:  
        • Seating challenge 2
        • Google Classroom questionnaire 
        • Finish "No School Tomorrow"
      • Homework, due tomorrow:  Put homework into minder binder
      • Homework, due Friday:  Read syllabus with parents, have required materials, and turn last page of syllabus, signed

    Tuesday, August 13

    • English
      • In class today:  
        • Seating activity
        • Name tag activity 
        • Receive minder binder, to be used every day this school year
        • Go over syllabus
          • link here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1dNZ3SF6nowkyPgxlYNimHS_t5q8h9Z0f4Ah7S25VH2I/edit?usp=sharing
        • "No School Tomorrow" activity
      • Homework, due tomorrow:  Find this website
      • Homework, due tomorrow:  Put homework into minder binder
      • Homework, due Friday:  Read syllabus with parents, have required materials, and turn last page of syllabus, signed
    • History
      • In class today:  
        • Seating activity
        • Name tag activity 
        • Receive history workbook to take home and keep there
        • Go over syllabus
          • link here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KNh7TuibghWoI-j37xIguGGUDelGRMN5RckkRRGJDEg/edit?usp=sharing
        • "No School Tomorrow" activity
      • Homework, due tomorrow:  Find this website
      • Homework, due tomorrow:  Put homework into minder binder
      • Homework, due Friday:  Read syllabus with parents, have required materials, and turn last page of syllabus, signed