• Welcome to Wells 8th grade English and History!

     

    Daily agenda and homework:

    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