Monday, September 10, 2018

This Week in MzT's Classroom 9/10/18

Grade 12
M The History of the English Language
Review Celts, Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Normans
Develop lists of words from each group still in English

T Journaling
Using Chromebook, identify MLA referencing for resources.
HW write full page summary of the History of the English Language\, describing from Celts to Normans.

W Share results with groups.

Th Station Rotation-writing strategies and vocab

F Create Review Notes for Quiz

Gr 11

M Fill in general knowledge on the Iroquois Confederacy.
Notes on 'The Last of the Mohicans.'

T  Journaling
Outline notes for Iroquois.

HW Outline for Last of the Mohicans.

W Check out MLA research referencing.

Th Journaling
Station Rotation-writing strategies and vocab

F Create Review Notes for Quiz

Gr 10, 9, and 8

M Group work, describe elements of short stories in each class short story.

HW Develop outline for Literary Analysis Essay.

T Journaling
Groups discuss the chosen elements for individual essays on the class short story.

HW Develop inner paragraphs of Literary Analysis Essay.

W Groups discuss theme in the stories.
Th Journaling
Read rough drafts in groups.

HW Polish rough drafts.

F Write final draft of Literary Analysis Essay in class.

Grade 7

M With a partner, finish reading 'Rikki Tikki Tavi.'

HW Draw a picture of one of the characters.

T Journaling
Groups discuss characters and write a paragraph about how the characters interact in the story.

HW Choose the four most important plot changes in 'Rikki Tikki Tavi.'

W Groups begin to illustrate the scenes from the story.

Th Groups continue to illustrate the scenes from the story.

F Watch the video, 'Rikki Tikki Tavi.' Make a Venn diagram to show differences and similarities.