Mr. Mulgrew's Weekly Schedules for College Prep. 2020--2021.

For planning purposes, these assignments are usually etched in stone.
* Last minute changes and resource modifications may not be posted.

http://www.doe.mass.edu/frameworks/ela/0311.pdf

The full schedule is usually posted by Monday night.

Work Starting 9/23/20 is listed below:

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous work.

1 Weekly Schedule

Syllabus: First Day Policies and Procedures

Survey Distribution and instructions

Students will know classroom expectations.

Students will understand the policies and procedures.

Students will write in complete sentences in the form of a statement.

Work on your survey.
2 Survey Quality Check

"Ask Mr. M." activity

Students will peer evaluate the survey to ensure that the directions are being followed and that adequate effort has been applied to this course level.

Students will demonstrate the usage of commas in nouns of direct address.

Work on your survey.

 

(Please submit all work through my email mulgrew_michael@mybps.us)

 

Week starting 9/28/20 is listed below: This week students enter the building for a portion of the day.

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous work.

1 LIVE: Syllabus: First Day Policies, Procedures and cleaning protocols.  Paper copy distributed to all in-person students on the first day they arrive to school in person.

OR

REMOTE: Computer Lab Webquest of www.mrmulgrew.com  For remote students.

Collection of completed surveys any time this week.  Share through email.

Know:  Students will find and bookmark the website.
Understand: That every teachers uses a platform for learning that best fits their classroom live and remotely.
Do:  Students will navigate the site to better understand the resources offered.
Complete your survey at some point this week, and share it with Mr. M.

 

Complete at least half of the questions in the webquest in your Google Docs and show it to me the next time we are in class live.

2 Students complete the other assignment from the first class.  For attendance purposes, please be sure to attend the Zoom meeting at the start of the class.   Complete your survey at some point this week, and share it with Mr. M.

 

 
Flex For attendance purposes, be sure to attend the Zoom link shared with you through your email. Then work on your survey and share it with Mr. Mulgrew through the email link listed below this chart.    

(Please submit all work through my email mulgrew_michael@mybps.us

 

Week starting 10/5/20  is listed below: 

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous Work.

1 Weekly Schedule

LIVE: V.A.T  Learning Styles Test Activator Video Link
and computer check of last week's webquest.

OR

REMOTE:  VARK Test

Timeline for completed work

Know: We all have learning strengths and preferences.
Understand:  Combining our strengths makes learning faster and more efficient.
Do: Identify which strategies we should employ to make learning personally efficient.
 Complete a 1-2 minute video on the Flip Grid platform linked here.

Also, those surveys need to be shared with the email address listed below.  Those were due last week, but I will be flexible, and take them this week as well.

2 Students complete the other assignment from the first class.  For attendance purposes, please be sure to attend the Zoom meeting at the start of the class.

 

Know: We all have learning strengths and preferences.
Understand:  Combining our strengths makes learning faster and more efficient.
Do: Identify which strategies we should employ to make learning personally efficient.
 
Flex. All flex times have a mandatory Zoom Meeting.

Use this time to be sure that all assignments have been completed and submitted:
  Orientation work- Show live in class
 
Survey- Share with Google Docs
 
Webquest - Show live in class
 
Flip Grid 1- Show response on flipgrid

   

(Please submit all work through my email mulgrew_michael@mybps.us)

Week starting 10/13/20 is listed below:  Full days of school start this week on Tuesday.
Mr. Mulgrew's classes take second lunch in the P.A.C.

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous Work.

1 Live and Remote:  Analysis of each test.  In other words, what do these numbers mean?

Remote:  Complete the "Cleaning the Cobwebs" Activity-Show me the results when you are live.

Live:  English Pretest --One hour maximum time to complete the easiest parts.  This will be done in class, on paper, with no computers or cell phones.

September Literary Terms, Elements of Fiction Notes, The Plot Outline Diagram.

Know:  Previously taught content.
Understand: The definitions and examples of the Common Core vocabulary.

Watch other student videos from last week's Flip Grid and look for common trends in the answers.  Here is that link again. Flip Grid
2 September Literary Terms, Elements of Fiction Notes, The Plot Outline Diagram.- Show me the results when live in class.    
Flex All flex times have a mandatory Zoom Meeting.

Watch other student videos from last week's Flip Grid and look for common trends in the answers.  Here is that link again.Flip Grid

   

(Please submit all work through my email mulgrew_michael@mybps.us)

Week starting 10/19/20 is listed below:

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous Work.

1 Live and Remote: Flip Grid  Discussion

September Literary Terms, Elements of Fiction Notes, The Plot Outline Diagram. Complete in class and display for your row when live in class.

Show me your work to date in class when live.  The complete list of assignments are listed below this week's chart of lesson plans.

Know:  That fiction contains common elements.
Understand: Fiction is organized into a logical plan.
Do: students will apply the September Literary Terms, Elements of Fiction.
Study the September Literary Terms, Elements of Fiction Notes
2 September Literary Terms, Elements of Fiction Notes, The Plot Outline Diagram.  Display for your row when live in class.

Scooby-Doo Anchor Activity 1, 2, 3, 4.

Show me your work to date in class when live.

Know:  That fiction contains common elements.
Understand: Fiction is organized into a logical plan.
Do: students will apply the September Literary Terms, Elements of Fiction.
Study the September Literary Terms, Elements of Fiction Notes
Short Class Wednesdays, except for F Block on Mondays.  September Literary Terms, Elements of Fiction Notes, The Plot Outline Diagram. Discussion and link

Other classes will still meet during the mandatory Zoom time.

Know:  That fiction contains common elements.
Understand: Fiction is organized into a logical plan.
Do: students will apply the September Literary Terms, Elements of Fiction.
Study the September Literary Terms, Elements of Fiction Notes

Grades close this week for midterm progress reports.  Please show Mr. M. the following completed work when live in class:
 Orientation Work- Show live in class
 
Survey- Share with Google Docs through
 email:  mulgrew_michael@mybps.us)
 
Webquest - Show live in class
 
Flip Grid 1- Show response on flip Grid.
"Cleaning the Cobwebs" Show live in class.
 September Literary Terms, Elements of Fiction Notes Show live in class.
 

Here are a couple of links that may help you get organized.

Brooke's Link
 
Barbara's Link

 

 

(My email:  mulgrew_michael@mybps.us)

Week starting 10/26/20 is listed below:

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous Work.

1  September Literary Terms, Elements of Fiction Notes, The Plot Outline Diagram Review or TEST. Know:  That fiction contains common elements.
Understand: Fiction is organized into a logical plan.
Do: students will apply the September Literary Terms, Elements of Fiction.
Study the September Literary Terms, Elements of Fiction Notes if needed.
2  September Literary Terms, Elements of Fiction Notes, The Plot Outline Diagram TEST.

Tone vs. Mood Activity

   
Short Class
Wednesdays, except for F Block on Mondays.
With headphones, listen to the Tone vs. Mood audio links and complete the questions linked in your Google Docs.  Show me when live in class.

Motivator

   

(Please submit all work through my email mulgrew_michael@mybps.us)

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Week starting 11/2/20 is listed below:

 

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous Work.

1 Live and Remote:  Weekly schedule and complete the Tone vs. Mood activity.

Live:  September Literary Terms, Elements of Fiction Notes, The Plot Outline Diagram TEST and RETEST

Show any late work to Mr. M.

 

Setting the tone Example

 

  Complete the Tone vs. Mood activity, and have it ready to use in the second class.
2 Tone vs. Mood Activity  Television Show Design as a class. Know:  That fiction contains common elements.
Understand: Fiction is organized into a logical plan.
Do: students will apply the September Literary Terms, Elements of Fiction.
 
Short Class Noun Handout.   Complete the noun handout and show it to Mr. M. when you are present in class.

 

Week starting 11/9/20 is listed below:

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous Work.

1 Live and Remote:  Weekly schedule and Tone vs. Mood Activity  Television Show Design in Groups. Know:  That fiction contains common elements.
Understand: Fiction is organized into a logical plan.
Do: students will apply the September Literary Terms, Elements of Fiction.
Complete a slide deck that implements the elements of fiction notes with your group.
2 Tone vs. Mood Activity  Television Show Design Presentation in Groups. Rubric    
Short Class .Short class is cancelled due to the Wednesday holiday.  Veterans Day    

Grades close for term one

 

Week starting 11/16/20 is listed below:

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous Work.

1 Tone vs. Mood Activity  Television Show Design Presentation in Groups. Rubric   Work on your     " Big Six" Posters:   The due date is flexible for any class this week.
2 Tone vs. Mood Activity  Television Show Design Presentation in Groups. Rubric

Students that are done can start the " Big Six" Posters: 

   
Short Class .Pronoun Handout.    

Week starting 11/23/20 is listed below:

 

Monday

Tuesday

A
7:208:10


 

D
7:208:10

C
8:209:10

E
8:209:10

B
9:2010:10

 

F
9:2010:10

Homeroom (F)

10:20-10:45

G
10:2011:10



 

10:4511:10


 

Lunch 11:10-11:40

All Students & Faculty/Staff 


 

Lunch 11:10-11:40

All Students & Faculty/Staff 

Students - Asynchronous Learning

11:40-1:55

Staff - Professional Development

Students - Asynchronous Learning

11:40-1:55

Staff - Professional Development

 

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous Work.

1 All Remote Classes:  Weekly schedule and Work on your  " Big Six" Posters:   Video Example One, Two, Three.

 

The reduced day schedule for Monday, November 23, will be 7:20 - 11:20 with periods A, C, B and Homeroom/F.
The reduced day schedule for Tuesday, November 24, will be 7:20 - 11:20 with periods D, E, F, and G. 
 
Know:  Visual, Tactile, and Auditory Methods of learning.
Understand:  How using more than one learning style can assist in learning more efficiently.
Do:  Browse the Poetry Out Loud website in the search for a poem that speaks to the individual.
Study the Pronoun Handout using a variety of visual, auditory, and tactile techniques discussed in class.
2 No classes will meet for a second time due to the Thanksgiving holiday.   No homework over vacation
HR Attached is a google form students can fill out as part of the learning for the day relating to thanks.
 

Have a great holiday break.
 

Kid President 25 Things to be Thankful For

 

Jimmy Kimmel

 

Google Form

   

Week starting 11/30/20 is listed below:

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous Work.

1 Introduction to Poetry Out Loud Day 1
  Headphones or ear buds will be useful.

Personal and Possessive Pronoun Practice

  .Practice your poem selected from Poetry Out Loud.
2 Finalize Poem Selection from Poetry Out Loud Day 2 Headphones or ear buds will be useful.

Personal and Possessive Pronoun Practice

Poetry Out Loud Presentations as needed.

  
  .Practice your poem selected from Poetry Out Loud.
Short Class ..Practice your poem selected from Poetry Out Loud.

Copy the Poetry Terms into your notes.

  .Practice your poem selected from Poetry Out Loud.

Week starting 12/7/20 is listed below:

 

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous Work.

1 Poetry Out Loud Day 3 Headphones or ear buds will be useful.

Personal and Possessive Pronoun Practice

 

Tactile/ Kinesthetic Approach to Memorization (Weather permitting)

  Practice your poem selected from Poetry Out Loud.
2 Poetry Out Loud Presentations as needed. Headphones or ear buds will be useful.    Practice your poem selected from Poetry Out Loud.
Short Class .Practice your poem selected from Poetry Out Loud.    

Week starting 12/14/20 is listed below:

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous Work.

1 Poetry Out Loud Presentations as needed. Headphones or ear buds will be useful. 

Flexible Test Day-Noun and Pronouns Test

  Practice with your Noun Handout. and Pronoun Handout.
2 Flexible Test Day-Noun and Pronouns Test    
Short Class .    

Week starting 12/21/20 is listed below:

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous Work.

1      
2      
Short Class .    

Say goodbye to a rotten year! 2021 has to be better!