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Calendar 12/18 - 12/21

posted Dec 15, 2017, 6:16 AM by Connor Sanderlin

History


12/18

In Class:

  • Work on study guide for the Rome Unit.

  • Play Rome Jeopardy if there is time.

HW:

Study for Rome Unit Exam on 12/20 - 12/21


12/19

In Class:


  • Complete study guide for the exam.

  • Play Kahoot for the rest of class.

HW:

Study for Rome Unit Exam on 12/20 - 12/21

12/20 - 12/21

In Class:

  • Rome Unit Exam

HW:

None!


English


12/18

In Class:

  • Reading Log Check.

  • Read the Phaeacian Games.

  • Complete the cause and effect handout.

  • Start reading the Return to Ithaca chapter.

HW:

None!


12/19

In Class:

  • Continue reading the Return to Ithaca chapter.

  • Start the Wanderings of Odysseus event map with a partner.

HW:

None!


12/20 - 12/21

In Class:

  • Finish the Return to Ithaca.

  • Start reading the Beggar in the Corner.

  • Continue working on the event map with a partner.  

HW:

None!


Have a safe and wonderful break!


Calendar 12/11 - 12/15

posted Dec 8, 2017, 7:51 AM by Connor Sanderlin

English

12/11

In Class:

  • Reading Log Check

  • Continue reading Sea Perils (38- 45).

  • Read Telemachus Seeks His Father (46  - 56).

  • Explain the series of events from Sea Perils.

  • Answer comprehension questions for Telemachus Seeks His Father.

HW:

Reading Log


12/12

In Class:

  • Finish questions for Sea Perils and Telemachus Seeks His Father.

  • Read Farewell to Calypso.

  • Answer questions for this chapter.

HW:

Reading Log

12/13-12/14

In Class:

  • First 45 minutes: I-Ready Testing

  • Finish answering questions for Farewell to Calypso

  • Read The King's Daughter

  • Start filling out the cause and effect handout

  • Start reading The Phaeacian Games

HW:

Reading Log


12/15

In Class:

  • Finish reading the Phaeacian Games.

  • Complete the cause and effect handout.

  • Update your study guide.

HW:

Reading Log


History:

12/11

In Class:

  • Finish typing your rough draft of essay (20 minutes).

  • Work on Mini Body Biography if you are done typing.

  • Peer edit with your assigned neighbor until the end of class.  


HW:

Rome Quest #2 on Friday


12/12

In Class:

  • Take time to read and annotate the reading on Christianity.

  • Fill out the outline as you go.

  • Be prepared to answer questions when we are done (you have 20 minutes).

  • Work on the Christian Persecution Journal Entry for the last half of class.

HW:

Rome Quest #2 on Friday


12/13-12/14

In Class:

  • Work on the fall of Rome outline.

  • Reflect on the outline as a class.

  • Complete the study guide for the next quest on Friday.  

HW:

Rome Quest #2 on Friday


12/15

In Class:

  • Please wait in your seat quietly.

  • I will pass out the Quest as soon as everyone in the class is quiet.

  • Please finish your I-Ready assessment if you are not done.

  • Please read a book quietly after you have finished your quest and I-Ready assessment.

HW:

None!


Calendar 12/4 - 12/8

posted Nov 30, 2017, 7:32 AM by Connor Sanderlin

English:
12/4
In Class: 
  • Reading Log Check
  • Finish reading the Lord of the Winds (20 minutes)
  • Review Body Biography project (12/6 - 12/7).
  • Work on character body project for the last part of class. 
HW:
Reading Log 
Spelling Test Fri 12/8

12/5
In Class: 
  • First half of class: read the Enchantress for 20 minutes.
  • Work on the Body Biography for the rest of class. 
HW:
Reading Log
Spelling Test Fri 12/8

12/6 - 12/7
In Class:
  • First 20 minutes of class: finish reading The Enchantress.
  • Finish working on the Body Biography project. 
  • Each group will present their analysis to the class (Last 20 minutes).
HW:
Reading Log
Spelling Test Fri 12/8

12/8
In Class: 
  • Spelling Test
  • Finish any presentation that did not have a chance to finish last class. 
  • Read the Land of the Dead.
  • Answer true or false questions. 
HW: 
Reading Log

History:

12/4
In Class:
  • Complete notes on Julius and Augustus.

  • Work on Paper doll activity.
HW:
None

12/5
In Class:
  • Review parts of a paragraph.

  • Takes notes on parts of an introductory paragraph.

  • Finish paper doll activity.

  • Start working on outline for Julius and Augustus essay.

HW:
None

12/6 - 12/7
In Class:
  • Review outline as a class.
  • Pick a topic for each body paragraph,
  • Start filling in your outline for the rest of class.
HW:
None.

12/8
In Class:
  • Complete your outline and then type your rough draft.
  • Essay is due on 12/11 at the end of class.
HW:
None.

Calendar 11/27 - 12/1

posted Nov 21, 2017, 12:09 PM by Connor Sanderlin

English

11/27
In Class:
  • Pass out spelling list along with Greek and Latin Roots (Quiz on Friday 12/1)
  • Catch absent students up on activities and the Cyclops paragraph.
  • Divide into groups to start paragraph outlines, type, or peer edit paragraphs.
  • Groups that finish their paragraphs, submit and then continue reading the Lord of the Winds chapter.
HW: 
  • Reading Log
  • Spelling Test 12/6
  • G and L quiz 12/1
11/28
In Class:
  • Greek and Latin roots warm up.
  • Continue working on paragraphs.
  • Continue reading Lord of the Winds chapter.
HW: 
  • Reading Log
  • Spelling Test 12/6
  • G and L quiz 12/1
11/29 - 11/30
In Class: 
  • Everyone must complete paragraph by the middle of class.
  • Character traits presentation.
  • Assign Character Body project to accompany the Lord of the Winds and the Enchantress (group project).
HW: 
  • Reading Log
  • Spelling Test 12/6
  • G and L quiz 12/1

12/1
In Class:
  • Greek and Latin roots quiz.
  • Work on Character Body projects.
HW: 
  • Reading Log
  • Spelling Test 12/6

History

11/27
In Class:
  • Work on Rome map activity.

  • Review and finish the outline on the Punic wars.

  • Read and complete the Impact of the Punic wars activity.

HW:
  • Rome Republic and the Punic Wars Quest Friday 12/1
11/28
In Class:
  • Finish the Impact of the Punic Wars Activity
  • Work on drawing the Punic Wars Activity
  • Start filling out study guide for quest on Friday 12/1
HW:
  • Rome Republic and the Punic Wars Quest Friday 12/1
  • Study guide due on Friday 12/1
11/29 - 11/30
In Class: 
  • Finish study guide in class. 
  • Make a note card for the quest.
  • Start taking notes on Julius and Augustus
HW:
  • Rome Republic and the Punic Wars Quest Friday 12/1
  • Study guide due on Friday 12/1

12/1
In Class:
  • Rome Republic and the Punic Wars Quest.
HW: 
  • None

Calendar 11/13 - 11/7

posted Nov 10, 2017, 7:00 AM by Connor Sanderlin

History 

11/13
In Class:
- Annotate readings on the Roman Republic. 
- Answer questions. 
- Watch video on the Roman Republic.
- Answer questions. 
HW: 
- None.

11/14
In Class:
- Finish video and questions. 
- Annotate readings on the Roman Military.
- Answer questions.
HW:
- None.

11/15 - 11/16
In Class:
- Finish answering questions on the Roman Military.
- Take notes on the Roman Military presentation. 
- Analyze the Roman Empire on a map.
- Answer Roman Empire geography questions.
HW: 
- None.

11/17
In Class: 
- Take an open note quiz on Roman Government and Military. 
- Begin the Punic Wars.
HW: 
- None

English
11/13
In Class:
- Check reading logs.
- Finish paragraph response to Black Ships.
- Finish watching introductory videos to the Wanderings of Odysseus.
- Start reading the Prologue and the Sacker of Cities
HW:
- Reading log.
- Spelling Test 11/28.

11/14
In Class: 
- Finish the Prologue and the Sacker of Cities.
   - Complete activities for these chapters. 
- Read the Cyclops and fill out the order of events chart. 
- Start the Cyclops paragraph response.
HW:
- Reading log.
- Spelling Test 11/28.

11/15 - 11/16
In Class: 
- Finish the Cyclops and complete order of events chart / paragraph response outline. 
HW:
- Reading log.
- Spelling Test 11/28.

11/17
In Class: 
- Type outline for your paragraph and turn in. 
- Start reading Lord of the Winds and answer comprehension questions. 
HW: 
- Reading log.
- Spelling Test 11/28.

 

Calendar 11/6 - 11/10

posted Nov 5, 2017, 4:33 PM by Connor Sanderlin

English

11/6

In Class
- Reading Log check
- Greek and Latin roots quiz
- Finish reading Chp. 13 - 15
- Start reading Chp 16 - 18
HW:
- Spelling test 11/10
- Reading log

11/7
In Class
- Finish reading Chp 16 - 18
- Work on menu projects
HW:
- Spelling test 11/10
- Reading log

11/8 - 11/9 Block Day
In Class
- Read Chp. 19 as a class
- Answer paragraph question for Chp. 19
- Turn in figurative language charts and word maps
HW:
- Spelling test 11/10
- Reading log

11/10
In Class 
- Spelling test today
- Introduction to the Wanderings of Odysseus
HW:
- Reading log due Mon 11/13

History

11/6
In Class
- Work on study guide as a class
- Class Jeopardy 
HW:
- Study for test on Wed and Thurs.

11/7
In Class:
- Complete study guide as a class
- Play kahoot
HW:
- Study for test on Wed and Thurs.

11/8 - 11/9 Block Day
In Class
- Ancient Greece Test
HW
- None

11/10
In Class:
- Introduction to the Roman Empire
HW: 
- None

Calendar 10/30 - 11/3

posted Oct 29, 2017, 12:43 PM by Connor Sanderlin   [ updated Oct 29, 2017, 12:43 PM ]

History 

10/30
In Class:
  • Finish notes on the Golden Age of Greece.
  • Work on the Peloponnesian Wars cause and effect handout. 
  • Take notes on Ancient Greek Philosophy.
HW: 
  • Ancient Greece Unit Test on 11/8 and 11/9.
10/31 (Happy Halloween!)
In Class:
  • Continue taking notes on Ancient Greek Philosophers (Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle).
HW:
  • Ancient Greece Unit Test on 11/8 and 11/9.
11/1 - 11/2 (Block Day)
  • Finish notes on Ancient Greek Philosophers.
  • Fill out Greek Philosophers chart.
  • Start notes on Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic Period. 
HW:
  • Ancient Greece Unit Test on 11/8 and 11/9.
11/3
  • Finish notes on Alexander the Great.
  • Work on Alexander's Empire Geography questions.
  • Start reviewing for the test with the study guide.
HW:
  • Ancient Greece Unit Test on 11/8 and 11/9.

English

10/30
In Class:
  • Reading log quiz. 
  • Finish reading Chp 11-12. 
    • Annotate for figurative language and context clues
    • Answer comprehension questions on paper. 
  • Start reading Chp 13 - 15.
HW: 
  • Reading log.
  • Greek and Latin root quiz 11/6
  • Spelling Test 11/10
10/31
In Class:
  • Continue reading Chp 13 -15 in small groups.
    • Annotate for figurative language and context clues
    • Answer comprehension questions on paper. 
HW:
  • Reading log.
  • Greek and Latin root quiz 11/6
  • Spelling Test 11/10
11/1 -11/2
In Class:
  • Finish Chp 13 - 15. Turn in comprehension questions.
  • Start reading Chp 16 -18
HW:
  • Reading log.
  • Greek and Latin root quiz 11/6
  • Spelling Test 11/10
11/3
In Class:
  • Finish reading Chp 16 - 18 in small groups. Turn in Comprehension questions. 
  • Collect figurative language and context clues charts.
  • Start reading the final chapter as a class.
HW:
  • Reading log.
  • Greek and Latin root quiz 11/6
  • Spelling Test 11/10




Calendar for 10/23 - 10/27

posted Oct 20, 2017, 7:39 AM by Connor Sanderlin

English

Mon: 10/23
In Class:
- Continue reading Chp 7-9 of BSBT.
- Answer comprehension questions as we read. 

HW:
- Spelling Test on Wed 10/25 - Thurs 10/26
- Reading Log due Mon 10/30

Tue 10/24
In Class:
- Greek and Latin roots chart
- Figurative language overview (personification, and alliteration).
- Finish Chp 8 of BSBT
- Independently annotate for figurative language.

HW:
- Spelling Test on Wed 10/25 - Thurs 10/26
- Reading Log due Mon 10/30

Wed 10/25 - Thurs 10/26 (Block)
In Class: 
- Spelling Test today.
- Greek and Latin roots application
- Read Chp 9 of BSBT and answer comprehension questions as we read. 

HW:
- Reading Log due Mon 10/30

Fri 10/27
In Class:
- Context clues warm up
- Finish Chp 9 of BSBT and start Chp 10 of BSBT
- Focus on context clues as we read

HW:
- Reading Log due Mon 10/30

History

Mon 10/23
In Class:
- Edit rough drafts for Athens vs. Sparta paragraph.
- Submit final draft.

HW:
-None

Tue 10/24
In Class:
- Notes on the Olympic Games.
- Compare and contrast past and present Olympic Games.

HW:
-None

Wed 10/25 - Thurs 10/26 (Block)
In Class:
- Notes and questions on the Persian War.
- Start studying the Golden Age of Greece.

HW:
-None

Fri 10/27
In Class:
- Finish studying the Golden Age of Greece.
- Watch video and answer questions. 

HW:
-None

Calendar 10/16 -10/20

posted Oct 14, 2017, 5:46 PM by Connor Sanderlin

English Language Arts:

10/16
In Class:
  • Work on capitalization warm up (I will check reading logs at this time).

  • Handout spelling lists.

  • Read the rest of Chp. 5 in Black Ships Before Troy as a class. Continue filling out your figurative language chart.


HW:
- Reading Log #8 due Monday 10/23
- Spelling Test Wednesday 10/25

10/17
In Class:
  • Complete the warm up on comma usage.

  • Continue reading Black Ships Before Troy as a class.

  • Once we have completed Chp. 6 we will start answering some of the comprehension questions together.

HW:
- Reading Log #8 due Monday 10/23
- Spelling Test Wednesday 10/25

10/18 - 10/19 (Block Day)
In Class:
  • Complete the warm up on comma usage.

  • Review the RACE method for answering comprehension questions.

  • Take the rest of class to complete the comprehension questions on Chp 5 - 6.


HW:
- Reading Log #8 due Monday 10/23
- Spelling Test Wednesday 10/25

10/20
In Class:
  • Read Chp. 7 - 8 as a class.

  • Make your own sketch to stretch for Chp. 7 after we finish reading.

  • Answer comprehension questions after completing the sketch to stretch for Chp 7.

HW:
- Reading Log #8 due Monday 10/23
- Spelling Test Wednesday 10/25

History:


10/16
In Class:

  • Answer the questions that accompany the Ancient Athens handout. Make sure your answers are correct. I am grading for accuracy.

  • Start taking notes on ancient Sparta.

  • Make a T-chart that discusses the similarities and differences between Athens and Sparta.

  • Review rubric and outline. Start filling out outline for paragraphs.  



HW:
None

10/17
In Class:
  • Finish notes on Sparta.

  • Finish T chart on their similarities and differences.

  • Re read rubric for Athens and Sparta paragraph.

  • Start filling in outline for the paragraph.

HW:
None

10/18 - 10/19 (Block Day)
In Class:
  • Take all of class to work on completing your outline for the Athens vs. Sparta paragraph outline.

  • Once you have finished this outline, please take time to start typing your rough draft in the Google Classroom form.

    • I will start taking small groups to look at rough drafts today and next week.

    • The paragraph will be due at the end of class on Tuesday 10/24.  

HW:
None

10/20
In Class:
  • Continue working on your outline and typing your rough draft for your paragraph.

  • Once you have finished your rough draft, revisit the rubric I have given you and grade yourself on the quality of your work.

  • Take time to edit, based on the different categories in your rubric.  


HW: 
Finish your outline if you have not done so yet. 

ELA and Social Studies Calendar 10/9 - 10/11

posted Oct 5, 2017, 6:50 PM by Connor Sanderlin

English:
10/9 

In Class:
- Complete reading for Chp 4 (ELA 1) in class.
- Work on reading comprehension questions in class.
- Copy sketch to stretch on Chp 5. 

HW:
- Reading Log/Test due today.
- Finish comprehension questions for Chp 3 - 4 if you have not done so in class.

10/10 

In Class:
- Answer comprehension questions for Chp 5-6 as we read in class.

HW:
- Reading log due Monday 10/16.
- Finish comprehension questions (Chp 5-6) if you did not finish them in class.

10/11
In Class:
- Finish Chp 6 if needed. 
- Work on a sketch to stretch for Chp 7.
- Read Chp 7 as a class.

HW:
- Reading log due Monday 10/16.


History:
10/9

In Class:
- Open note quiz on City States
- Finish paragraph on City States and turn in to google classroom.
- Work on Geo conflict sheet if you finished the paragraph early.
- Start reading Chp 2-3 on Athens and Sparta.

HW:
- Finish typing your City States paragraph if you have not completed this in class.

10/10

In Class:
- Continue/finish reading Chp 2-3 on Athens and Sparta.
- Take notes on similarities and differences between Athens and Sparta.
- Answer the Athens and Sparta quick check activity.

HW:
- None

10/11
In Class:
- Assess notes and vocabulary.
- Go over rubric and outline for Athens vs. Sparta paragraph.
- Fill out the outline. 
- Type paragraph.

HW:
- Make sure you have your notes for your quiz on Monday. 

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