Mr. Mulgrew's Weekly Schedules for College Prep. 2022--2023
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.

 

 Week Starting 8/31/22 is listed below:

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous work.

1 Weekly Schedule

Syllabus: First Day Policies and Procedures.  Be nice.

Survey Distribution and instructions

Building Tour

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 Due to the rotating schedule and holiday, no classes will meet for a second time this week.  

 

 

 

 

 

Week starting 9/6/22 is listed below:

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous work.

1 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.

 

Complete your survey at some point this week, and share it with Mr. M. in class.

 

 

2  Time allotted for working on your surveys 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. in class.

 

 
3 English Pretest in Groups

 

Student conferences start as each survey is completed.

  Complete your survey at some point this week, and share it with Mr. M. in class.

 

Week  starting 9/12/22 is listed below:

 

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework

1 Weekly Schedule

Time allotted for working on your surveys

Student conferences continue as the surveys are completed.

Students will write in complete sentences in the form of a statement. Complete your survey this week and have a conference with Mr. M. in class.
2 V.A.T  Learning Styles Test and Analysis

Activator Video Link

Student conferences continue as the surveys are completed.

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

Student conferences continue as the surveys are completed.

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 
4 Many classes will not meet for a fourth time this week due to the half day on Wednesday.

Student conferences continue as the surveys are completed.

  Study the September Literary Terms, Elements of Fiction Notes 

Week  starting 9/19/22 is listed below:

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework

1 Star Reading Test   Study the September Literary Terms, Elements of Fiction Notes 
2 September Literary Terms, Elements of Fiction Notes, The Plot Outline Diagram.  Class Discussion

 

 

   
3 Scooby-Doo Anchor Activity 12, 34.    
4 First Test- Getting Organized  Click here for the rubric.    

Week  starting 9/26/22 is listed below:

Grade close for midterm progress reports on September 30th.  Students need to check the Aspen X2 platform to see if they are missing work.  I am flexible with my due dates, and I accept all late work with no penalties until the 30th.

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous work.

1 National Punctuation Day- A visit from Colon Man and Dash Incredible.

 

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 Review Game and Test.   (First optional test day)   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.
 
3 September Literary Terms Review Game and Test.   (Second optional test day) 

 

 

   
4  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.

MotivatorGrades close for midterm progress reports on September 30th.

  

Know:  That language can be literal and figurative.
Understand:  Expressive language uses both types of language.
Do:  Students will create posters demonstrating a unique example of each term of figurative language.
No homework over the weekend.

The Grade Eight Elements of Fiction Retest is available to ANY student that wishes to score higher.

The following times are available:  

_ During ANY English class, now through the Columbus Day break.  Just tell me when you are better prepared.

_ Monday through Friday before school, 6:45ó7:05, I will write you a pass.

_ Any T.G.A./Advisory Block  (Just check with your teacher first)

*Reminder*  If you donít do something different to study, then your score will not be higher.  Use my website if you have misplaced those notes.  This is the link.

 

 


 

Week  starting 10/03/22 is listed below:

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework

1 With headphones, listen to the Tone vs. Mood audio links and complete the questions linked in your Google Docs.  Show me in class.

M.I. Trailer

Bond Trailer

Spy Kids Trailer

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.
 
2 Tone vs. Mood Project Construction 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.
 
3 Tone vs. Mood Project Group Presentations

Plot Outline Diagram Presentations  Rubric

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.
 
4 Classes will not meet for a fourth time this week due to the October 7 Professional Development Day.  No School for students   No homework over the long weekend.

 

Week  starting 10/11/22 is listed below:

Work on your Big Six projects, and show them to Mr. M. in class when completed.
 It will be the last grade of the first term.

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework

1 Tone vs. Mood  Project Presentations Conclude

Plot Outline Diagram Presentations  Rubric

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.
 
2  Construct "The Big Six" Posters: Alliteration, Hyperbole, Simile, Metaphor, Onomatopoeia, and Personification.

Ongoing Evaluation of "The Big Six" Posters:2

 

Know:  That language can be literal and figurative.
Understand: Expressive language uses both types of language.
Do;  Students will create six posters demonstrating a unique example of each figurative language term.
Work on your Big Six projects, and show them to Mr. M. in class when completed.
3  Construct "The Big Six" Posters: Alliteration, Hyperbole, Simile, Metaphor, Onomatopoeia, and Personification.

Ongoing Evaluation of "The Big Six" Posters:2

 

   
4 Classes will not meet for a fourth time this week due to Monday's holiday.    

 

Week  starting 10/17/22 is listed below:

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework

1 Tone vs. Mood  Project Presentations Conclude

Plot Outline Diagram Presentations  Rubric

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.
 
2  Construct "The Big Six" Posters: Alliteration, Hyperbole, Simile, Metaphor, Onomatopoeia, and Personification.

Ongoing Evaluation of "The Big Six" Posters:2

 

Know:  That language can be literal and figurative.
Understand: Expressive language uses both types of language.
Do;  Students will create six posters demonstrating a unique example of each figurative language term.
Work on your Big Six projects, and show them to Mr. M. in class when completed.
3 Noun Handout.

Introduction to the Pronoun Handout.

Noun and Pronoun Practice

 

Know:  The function of a noun or pronoun.
Understand:  The differences between concrete and abstract nouns.
Do: Using a combination of visual, tactile, and auditory methods to assist in memorizing the personal and possessive pronouns in chart form.
Study the Pronoun Handout.
4 Personal and Possessive Pronouns Practice Visual, Auditory, and Tactile Methods, Revisited

"Skater Boy" Handout, Pronoun Practice

 

Know:  The function of a noun or pronoun.
Understand:  The differences between concrete and abstract nouns.
Do: Using a combination of visual, tactile, and auditory methods to assist in memorizing the personal and possessive pronouns in chart form.
Study the Pronoun Handout.

 

Week  starting 10/24/22 is listed below:

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework

1 Noun and Pronoun Practice

"You're Nobody till Somebody Loves You" Handout--Indefinite Pronoun Practice.

 

Know:  The function of a noun or pronoun.
Understand:  The differences between concrete and abstract nouns.
Do: Using a combination of visual, tactile, and auditory methods to assist in memorizing the personal and possessive pronouns in chart form.
Study the Pronoun Handout.
2 Personal and Possessive Pronouns Practice

Personal and Possessive Pronoun Quiz; First Chance.

"Skater Boy" Handout, Pronoun Practice

 

Know:  The function of a noun or pronoun.
Understand:  The differences between concrete and abstract nouns.
Do: Using a combination of visual, tactile, and auditory methods to assist in memorizing the personal and possessive pronouns in chart form.
Study the Pronoun Handout.
3 Personal and Possessive Pronouns Practice

Personal and Possessive Pronoun Quiz; Second Chance.

"You're Nobody" Handout, Indefinite and Reciprocal Pronoun Practice.

 

Know:  The function of a noun or pronoun.
Understand:  The differences between concrete and abstract nouns.
Do: Using a combination of visual, tactile, and auditory methods to assist in memorizing the personal and possessive pronouns in chart form.
Study the Pronoun Handout.
4 Personal and Possessive Pronouns Practice

Personal and Possessive Pronoun Quiz; Third and Final Chance

Noun and Pronoun Study Guide (Due to formatting issues, this is not available online and must be completed in class.)

Know:  The function of a noun or pronoun.
Understand:  The differences between concrete and abstract nouns.
Do: Using a combination of visual, tactile, and auditory methods to assist in memorizing the personal and possessive pronouns in chart form.
Study the Noun and Pronoun Study Guide.

 

Week  starting 10/31/22 is listed below:

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Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous work.

1 Noun and Pronoun Study Guide (Due to formatting issues, this is not available online and must be completed in class.) Know:  The function of a noun or pronoun.
Understand:  The differences between concrete and abstract nouns.
Do: Using a combination of visual, tactile, and auditory methods to assist in memorizing the personal and possessive pronouns in chart form.
Study the Pronoun Handout.
2 Noun and Pronoun Optional Test Day One Know:  The function of a noun or pronoun.
Understand:  The differences between concrete and abstract nouns.
Do: Using a combination of visual, tactile, and auditory methods to assist in memorizing the personal and possessive pronouns in chart form.
 
3 Noun and Pronoun Optional Test Day Two

Students that completed the test on the first day offered will start browsing the Poetry Out Loud Website.

   
4     No homework over the weekend.

 

Week  starting 11/7/22 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.

 

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.
.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.

Poetry Out Loud Presentations as needed. 

  .Practice your poem selected from Poetry Out Loud.
3 Poetry Out Loud Day Headphones or ear buds will be useful.

Tactile/ Kinesthetic Approach to Memorization (Weather permitting)

  Practice your poem selected from Poetry Out Loud.
4 No classes will meet for a fourth time this week due to the Veterans' Day holiday schedule.   Practice your poem selected from Poetry Out Loud.
Here are some popular titles if you are looking to change your Poetry out Loud poem:
"I Too"
"Battlefield"
"Holding Court"
"Makin Jump Shots"
"It Couldn't be Done"
"Ice"
"Sweet Tooth"
"Cartoon Physics Part One"
"In Praise of My Bed"
"300 Goats"
"If We Must Die"
"The Obligation to be Happy"
"Hedgehog"
"Not Waving but Drowning"
"Sea Fever"
"I Carry Your Heart With Me"

Week  starting 11/14/22 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.  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.
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.
3 Poetry Out Loud Presentations as needed. Headphones or ear buds will be useful.     
4     No homework over the weekend.

 

 

Week  starting 11/21/22 is listed below:

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework

1 Read "Waiting for Mr. Lincoln" and "Life and Times of Frederick Douglass.' 4 Pages total.  Then complete ONLY question #9 in a Google Doc.    
2 Read "Waiting for Mr. Lincoln" and "Life and Times of Frederick Douglass.' 4 Pages total.  Then complete ONLY question #9 in a Google Doc.    
3 No classes will meet for a third or fourth class due to the Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule.    
4      

Week  starting 11/28/22 is listed below:

 

 

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous work.

1 Paragraph Organization in Dialog Exercise. Write and correctly punctuate dialog in the block format.  
2 Dialog Exercises A or B.  This will be writing Asn. #3.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8wuxz-84nA

Write and correctly punctuate dialog in the block format. Complete at least an additional page to the story starter using dialog in block format as discussed in class.  Please be sure to continue it logically as discussed in  class. 
3 Complete Dialog Exercises A or B.  This will be writing Asn. #3.  Get feedback from at least one other student that you are following the block format, the correct punctuation, and are continuing the story in a logical manner. Write and correctly punctuate dialog in the block format. Complete a second page of the dialog and get feedback from another student before sharing it with Mr. M. in class on Friday.
4 Small and large group sharing of Dialog Exercises A or B.  This will be writing Asn. #3.  Get feedback from at least one other student that you are following the block format, the correct punctuation, and are continuing the story in a logical manner Write and correctly punctuate dialog in the block format. No homework over the weekend.

Week  starting 12/5/22 is listed below:

Heading:

F.C.A.'s                 3.                          Name
Correct Punctuation 33%                      Date
Correct Block Format 33%                  Block
Logical Story Line 33%

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous work.

1 Small and large group sharing of Dialog Exercises A or B.  This will be writing Asn. #3.  Get feedback from at least one other student that you are following the block format, the correct punctuation, and are continuing the story in a logical manner Write and correctly punctuate dialog in the block format. Complete at least an additional page to the story starter using dialog in block format as discussed in class.  Please be sure to continue it logically as discussed in class. 
2 Start Dialog Exercises C, D, or E.  This will be writing Asn. #4. Write and correctly punctuate dialog in the block format. Complete at least an additional page to the story starter using dialog in block format as discussed in class.  Please be sure to continue it logically as discussed in class. 
3 Complete Dialog Exercises C, D, or E.  This will be writing Asn. #4.   Get feedback from at least one other student that you are following the block format, the correct punctuation, and are continuing the story in a logical manner. Write and correctly punctuate dialog in the block format.  
4 Small and large group sharing of Dialog Exercises C, D, or E. Write and correctly punctuate dialog in the block format. No homework over the weekend.

Week  starting 12/12/22 is listed below:

http://letterstosoldiers.org/site/Write-Letters-To-Soldiers.html

 

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous work.

1 Small and large group sharing of Dialog Exercises C, D, or E. Write and correctly punctuate dialog in the block format.  
2 Read the "Deep Water" MCAS reading multiple times. (It starts on page 118) Create a 5-6 sentence summary and share it with at least two other students to be sure that you have understood the story. Write and correctly punctuate dialog in the block format. Rewrite the story from Keo's point of view, and be sure to include correctly punctuated dialog, and the M.L.A. Block Format.
3 Rewrite the story from Keo's point of view, and be sure to include correctly punctuated dialog, and the M.L.A. Block Format. Write and correctly punctuate dialog in the block format.  
4 Rewrite the story from Keo's point of view, and be sure to include correctly punctuated dialog, and the M.L.A. Block Format. Write and correctly punctuate dialog in the block format. No homework over the weekend.

Week  starting 12/19/22 is listed below:

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous work.

1 Evaluate Writing Asn. #5 according to corrected state samples and orally complete this Evaluation Form. Then conference with Mr. M. Write and correctly punctuate dialog in the block format.  
2 Evaluate Writing Asn. #5 according to corrected state samples and orally complete this Evaluation Form. Then conference with Mr. M.    
3 Complete at least half of the "Movers and Shakers" Handout.  Ask somebody at home at least one of those questions, and write their answer in another color.    
4     No homework over the weekend.

 

 

Week  starting 1/3/23 is listed below:

Classes will meet in the Bill Butler Room of the library.

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework

1 12 Angry Men Act I

Parents- Click here for the original trailer.

  Browse the Poetry Out Loud website.
2 12 Angry Men Act I Know:  how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action,.
Understand:  How aspects of a character provoke a decision.
Do: 
  Analyze the extent to which a filmed or live production of a story or drama stays faithful to or departs from the text or script, evaluating the choices made by the director or actors.
Browse the Poetry Out Loud website.
3 12 Angry Men Act II

 

Know:  how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action,.
Understand:  How aspects of a character provoke a decision.
Do: 
  Analyze the extent to which a filmed or live production of a story or drama stays faithful to or departs from the text or script, evaluating the choices made by the director or actors.
Browse the Poetry Out Loud website.

 

 

4 12 Angry Men Act II

 

Know:  how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action,.
Understand:  How aspects of a character provoke a decision.
Do: 
  Analyze the extent to which a filmed or live production of a story or drama stays faithful to or departs from the text or script, evaluating the choices made by the director or actors.
Browse the Poetry Out Loud website.

Week  starting 1/9/23 is listed below:

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework

1 12 Angry Men Act III    
2 12 Angry Men Act III Video    
3 12 Angry Men Act III Video and Trailer    
4     No homework over the long weekend.

Week  starting 1/17/23 is listed below:

  No class on Monday, January 17 due to Martin Luther king Day.

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous Work.

1 Comma Rules "The Least You Need to Know"

Start Comma Practice

 

KNOW:  That punctuation helps us communicate our thoughts

UNDERSTAND:   Commas let us segment our thoughts.

DO:  Identify when commas are needed and defend their choice by providing the rule implemented.

 

Study the Comma Rules "The Least You Need to Know" Handout.  Click here for the version with the explanations and answers.
2 Complete the Comma Practice

KNOW:  That punctuation helps us communicate our thoughts

UNDERSTAND:   Commas let us segment our thoughts.

DO:  Identify when commas are needed and defend their choice by providing the rule implemented.  

Study the Comma Rules "The Least You Need to Know" Handout.  Click here for the version with the explanations and answers.
3 Complete the Comma Practice

KNOW:  That punctuation helps us communicate our thoughts

UNDERSTAND:   Commas let us segment our thoughts.

DO:  Identify when commas are needed and defend their choice by providing the rule implemented.  

Study the Comma Rules "The Least You Need to Know" Handout.  Click here for the version with the explanations and answers.

Week  starting 1/23/23 is listed below:

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework/ Asynchronous Work.

1 Start the Comma Review Part I

KNOW:  That punctuation helps us communicate our thoughts

UNDERSTAND:   Commas let us segment our thoughts.

DO:  Identify when commas are needed and defend their choice by providing the rule implemented.

 

Study the Comma Rules "The Least You Need to Know" Handout.  Click here for the version with the explanations and answers.
2 Comma Review Part II. "How Teachers Spend the Day Off." Comma Review Week Two

First Optional Test Day

Last Chance Comma Review, Comma Test, and Test Corrections.  

KNOW:  That punctuation helps us communicate our thoughts

UNDERSTAND:   Commas let us segment our thoughts.

DO:  Identify when commas are needed and defend their choice by providing the rule implemented.  

Study the Comma Rules "The Least You Need to Know" Handout.  Click here for the version with the explanations and answers.
3+4 Comma Review Part II. "How Teachers Spend the Day Off." Comma Review Week Two

Second Optional Test Day-This will be the first grade for term three.

Last Chance Comma Review, Comma Test, and Test Corrections.

KNOW:  That punctuation helps us communicate our thoughts

UNDERSTAND:   Commas let us segment our thoughts.

DO:  Identify when commas are needed and defend their choice by providing the rule implemented.  

 

 

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework

1 I have no idea what happened to February through May lesson plans.  They were here, but I somehow deleted them.  Moving forward is the remainder of the year.    
2      
3      

I have no idea what happened to February through May lesson plans.  They were here, but I somehow deleted them.  Moving forward is the remainder of the year.

 

Week starting 5/1/23 is listed below:

Night Week One

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework

1 Night Introduction

The Writing on the Wall Video

Click here for the actual video.

  Read Ch.#1 and complete the work in the packet.
2 Discuss Chapter 1 and text connections.

Handout-- Germany; Post World War I.

"Over the Edge" from ABC News The Century, with Peter Jennings.

The Terrible Things, picture book by Eve Bunting.

Know:  the elements of a memoir.
Understand: Throughout history, people are motivated by oppression.  
Do:  analyze how a film or work of literature can be shown to reflect the period, ideas, customs, and outlooks of a people living in a particular time in history.

Click here for Massachusetts State Standards and Barnstable Objectives Covered by This Unit.

Read Ch.#2, and 3 and complete the work in the packet.
3 Chapters 1,2,and three are due for Friday's class.

Discuss Chapter 2, 3, and text connections.

Handout-- Germany; Post World War I.

"Over the Edge" from ABC News The Century, with Peter Jennings.

Know:  the elements of a memoir.
Understand: Throughout history, people are motivated by oppression. 
Do:  analyze how a film or work of literature can be shown to reflect the period, ideas, customs, and outlooks of a people living in a particular time in history.

Click here for Massachusetts State Standards and Barnstable Objectives Covered by This Unit.

No homework over the weekend.
4 Classes will probably not meet for a fourth time this week due to the testing schedule.    

Week starting 5/8/23 is listed below:
Night Week Two

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework

1 "Civilians at War" Video segments from ABC News The Century, with Peter Jennings.

Discuss Chapter 3 and text connections.

Picture Books-- Rose Blanche
by Roberto Innocenti  or Passage to Freedom by Ken Mochizuke

 
  Read Ch.#4 and complete the work in the packet.
2 Discuss Chapter 4 and text connections.

Art of the Time Period PowerPoint

  Read Ch.#5 and 6 and complete the work in the packet.
3 Discuss Chapters 5 and 6  and text connections.

 

Picture Book-- Passage to Freedom

Video One

Video Two

Video Three

 

  No homework over the weekend.
4 Chapters 4, 5, and 6 are due.    

Week starting 5/15/23 is listed below:
Night Week Three

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework

1 Mr. Mulgrew's Museum Activity; "The Nazi Holocaust" Picture file from Harpers Magazine.   Read Ch.#7 and complete the work in the packet.
2 Discuss Chapter 7 and text connections.   Read Ch.#8 and 9 and complete the work in the packet.
3 Discuss Chapter 8 and 9, and text connections.

Start Escape from Sobibor.

Movie Link

  No homework
4 Complete Escape from Sobibor.

Movie Link

Chapters 7, 8, and 9 are due.

  No homework over the weekend.

 

Week starting 5/22/23 is listed below:
Night Project Week 

The schedule will be flexible due to the MCAS Math Tests on May 24+25.

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework

1 Night Quilt Project, "I Promised I Would Tell."  Day 1, Organization. 

Know:
How the Nazis rose to power, and the precursors of genocide.

Understand:
The precursors of genocide.

Do:
Design a paper quilt panel in honor of Elie Wiesel, other survivors, and in remembrance of the millions of people that perished.

 

Click here for Massachusetts State Standards and Barnstable Objectives Covered by This Unit.

Work on the Night Quilt Project.
2 Night Quilt Project, "I Promised I Would Tell."  Day 2, Creation.

Click here for a short, handy Guide to the M.L.A. Format as it applies to this project

  Work on the Night Quilt Project. 
3 Night Quilt Project   Work on the Night Quilt Project. 
4 Night Quilt Project

Friday's Classes will be much shorter due to the half day.

  No homework over the weekend.

Week  starting 5/29/23 is listed below:

 

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework

1 Night Quilt Project, "I Promised I Would Tell."  Ongoing Evaluation as Completed     Work on the Night Quilt Project.  It is due anytime this week.
2 Oprah Episode    
3 Adjective and Adverb Notes    
4 Classes will not meet for a fourth time this week due to Monday's holiday.    

Week Starting 6/5/23 is listed below:

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Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework

1 Final Exam Group Review   Study for your Final Exams
2 Final Exam Group Review

Time Capsule Activity-- K-8 Listing and My Favorite Things Handout

  Study for your Final Exams
3 Final Exam Group Review

Time Capsule Activity--Letter to Self

  Study for your Final Exams
4 Final Exam Review Game--TIKI GOD   Study for your Final Exams

Week Starting 6/12/23 is listed below:

Class

Class Activities

Objective/ Teacher Talk

Homework

1 Final Exam Review Game-- SWAT   Study for your Final Exams
2 Time Capsule Activities-- Movie Time, Playlist, Pre-Dance   Study for your Final Exams
3 Final Exam Review Game-- To the Victor Go the Spoils

Time Capsule Activity-- The Last Letter.

  Study for your Final Exams
4 Seal Time Capsules into Storage   Study for your Final Exams