Bellwork #4: Monday, 8/26/13 Whenever I have a homework assignment, I always write it down in my student planner. A. Change assignment to assinment B. Change assignment, to assignment C. Change always to allways D. No change needed Explanation: _______________________________ Monday’s Agenda RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.10, L.8.2c, L.8.5a, L.8.5c, L.8.6 I. Bellwork (Proofreading Skills) II. Return Week 2 Sp.Test & #ed Heads Ques. A. Questions B. Spelling Test III. Introduce Sp. words/Voc A. Spelling Test #2 (Friday 8/30) 1. #s 1-25 B. Discussion of terms (relate to real-life) IV. Review of Literary/Reading Skills Terms #s 1-35 A. Test Wed., 8/28 B. Post-It Note Matching Activity 1. Group Assignments (omit #11) C. Feedback Carousel V. Review of the lesson/Homework Assignments Monday’s Homework Write each spelling word that you missed on Spelling Test #1 10 times each. Write your spelling words set #2 (#s13-25 from your handout) 5 times each. Study your spelling words #s1-25 for your test on Friday, 8/30. Study your vocab. terms and definitions #s 1-25 for Quiz TOMORROW Tuesday, 8/27. (Your spelling words and vocabulary terms are the same words. See handout.) Study your Literary Terms/Reading Skills Terms and definitions for your test on Wed., 8/28. Begin reviewing your notes (#ed heads together questions, review questions, etc. from class) from "Flowers for Algernon" for a quiz on Part 1 on Friday, 8/30. Bellwork #5: Tuesday, 8/27/13 Would you pass the salt, please? It’s over their. A. Change please? to please. B. Change It’s to Its. C. Change their to there. D. No change needed Explanation: _____________________________ Tuesday’s Agenda RL.8.1, RL.8.4, L.8.4a I. Bellwork (Proofreading Skills) II. Homework Check (Written Spelling Words) III. Vocabulary (#s 1-25) IV. Review Literary Terms/Reading Skills Terms A. Subplot, Parallel Epds, Climax,.., (Glencoe PPT) 1. Complete Chart (TSA Grade) B. Irony (3 Types) 2. Complete worksheet (#ed Heads Together) V. Review/Homework Assignments Tuesday’s Homework Study your Literary/Reading Skills Terms and Definitions for TEST TOMORROW Wednesday, 8/28. Study your spelling words (#s 1-25) for your TEST on Friday, 8/30. Bellwork #6: Wednesday, 8/28/13 Identify the type of sentence the following represents: Because Sandra waited until the morning of the test to study, she didn’t do well on it; however, since Marla studied about an hour each night, she made an A. A. Complex sentence B. Compound sentence C. Compound-Complex sentence D. Simple sentence Explanation: _______________________________ Wednesday’s Agenda RL.8.1 & RL.8.3 I. Bellwork (Proofreading Skills) II. Literary/Reading Skills Terms and Definitions Test III. Cause & Effect Multiple Intelligence Activity IV. Review/Homework Assignment Wednesday’s Homework Remember Benchmark Testing is tomorrow, so please be in attendance. Study your spelling words #s1-25 for test on Friday. Review any notes, including the questions from the #ed Heads Together activity, from Part One of "Flowers for Algernon" for a quiz on Friday. Bellwork: Thursday, 8/29/13 RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, L.8.4a You will not complete a Proofreading exercise for Bellwork today. You will complete Benchmark Test #1 during the first part of class today. 1. Place your cell phones and/or other electronic devices on top of your desk. 2. Make sure it is turned OFF. 3. Remove ALL OTHER ITEMS from the top of your desk. (In a moment, you will place your backpacks, purses, etc. in front of the room along the wall. We will organize this by rows.) Before the test is administered, we will review the process of checking out and returning the laptops. Thursday’s Agenda I. Bellwork (Preparation for Benchmark Test#1) II. Benchmark Tests #1 III. After Test Assignment A. "Flowers for Algernon" Part 1 Review 1. Questions 2, 3, 4, & 5 from pg. 50 IV. Review/Homework Assignment Thursday’s Homework Complete questions 2, 3, 4, and 5 from page 50. Remember to answer in COMPLETE sentences and TTQA!!!!! Study your spelling words (#s1-25) for your test TOMORROW. Review all notes for a quiz on Part 1 of "Flowers for Algernon" tomorrow! Bellwork #7: Friday, 8/30/13 According to the passage, Charlie has an operation in order to become smarter, or more intellectual. A. Change According to Acording. B. Change smarter to more smarter. C. Change intellectual to intelecktual. D. No change needed Explanation: ______________________________ Friday’s Agenda RL.8.3, RL.8.4, L.8.2c I. Bellwork (Proofreading Skills) II. Spelling Test (#s 1-25) III. "Flowers for Algernon" Part 1 Quiz A. Questions from Thursday’s Homework page 50 #s 2-5 IV. "Flowers for Algernon" Part 2 A. Begin reading (page 51) Friday’s Homework Begin reviewing your spelling words for next week (#s1-38). You will have a vocabulary test next week for #s26-38. Review any notes taken on Part 2 of "Flowers for Algernon."