Daily Assignments/Learning Targets

9/1-9/2 

Targets: I can get to know my fellow students.  This means that I will complete my adjective hand, personality profile, and scavenger hunt.

            I can identify school and classroom rules.  This means that I can give an example of what the classroom and school rules look like.

The class got to know each other along with classroom and school rules.  They completed an adjective hand, personality profile, and a scavenger hunt.  

9/3-9/4

Targets I can read and understand the syllabus.  This means that I know the rules of the class.  

Daily Assignments: Syllabus, pretest

Homework: Students are required to bring back the syllabus signed by 9/8-9/9.

 

Date 8th Grade        
  Target: Success Criteria:      
Monday 10/5 I can create and understand Identity. I will fill out the identity web for my novel.      
           
           

 

 

Monday/ Tuesday 10/31-11/1 I can analyze both character and society in my outside reading book. Complete outside reading and trading card.
Wednesday/ Thursday 11/2-11/3 I can revise and create a better draft of EA 2.1 Revise my essay with my peers
Friday/ Monday 11/4-11/7 I can complete the final draft of EA 2.1 Successfully complete EA 2.1
Tuesday/ Wednesday 11/8-11/9 I can analyze and identify the skills and knowledge necessary for success in EA 2.2 I will unpack the prompt and rubric for EA 2.2
Thursday/ Monday 11/10-11/14 I can identify and apply the six elements of argumentation. Complete the argumentation chart and be able to explain what the elements are.
Tuesday/ Wednesday 11/15-11/16 I can identify and analyze the three persuasive appeals: Pathos, Ethos, and Logos. I will create storyboards about the persuasive appeals.
Thursday/ Friday 11/17-11/18 Identify and evaluate logical reasoning and relevant evidence in an argument. 1. Analyze a speech for elements of argumentation. 2. Explain how evidence supports a claim.
Monday/ Tuesday 11/21-11/22 I can identify an author's claim in an article, and cite specific textual evidence supporting the claim. I will find an author’s claim and support my choice with specific textual evidence.
Wednesday/ Monday 11/23-11/28 I can identify the difference between a debatable and non-debatable claim. I will write a debatable claim that I will use for my next assessment.
Tuesday/ Wednesday 11/29-11/30 I can summarize, evaluate, and assess the usefulness of four different sources. 1. Understand and be able to explain the three different pieces of an annotated bibliography. 2. Understand how to use MLA format.
Thursday/ Friday 12/1-12/2 Identify and evaluate logical reasoning and relevant evidence in an argument. Understand and explain the difference between each logical fallacy.
Monday/ Tuesday 12/5-12/6 I can identify appropriate sources that can be used to support an argument. Understand what makes a source reliable.
Wednesday/ Thursday 12/7-12/8 I can identify appropriate sources that can be used to support an argument. Understand what makes a source reliable.
Friday/ Monday 12/9-12/12 I can identify appropriate sources that can be used to support an argument. Understand what makes a source reliable.
Tuesday/ Wednesday 12/13-12/14 I can use a variety of pre-writing strategies to brainstorm and organize ideas. Work on creating a pre-write or outline.
Thursday/ Friday 12/15-12/16 I can use a variety of strategies to create a rough draft. Work on creating and completing a rough draft.
Monday/ Tuesday 12/19-12/20 I can revise my and my peer's papers in order to do well on EA 2.2 Revise my essay with my peers
Wednesday/ Thursday 12/21-12/22 I can successfully complete EA 2.2 Turn in my final draft and completed annotated bibliography
Tuesday/ Wednesday 1/3-1/4 I can understand and analyze what happened during the Holocaust and World War II I will complete a KWL chart along with questions I have.
Thursday/ Friday 1/5-1/6 I can analyze and identify the skills and knowledge necessary for success in EA 3.1 I will unpack the prompt and rubric for EA 3.1
Monday/ Tuesday 1/9-1/10 I can gain a deeper understanding of the Holocaust. 1. I will complete Holocaust vocab 2. I will work with a group to complete my timeline project.
Wednesday/ Thursday 1/11-1/12 I can determine the theme of a text. I will read Aged Woman and find the theme or main idea of the story.
Friday/ Tuesday 1/13-1/17 I can determine the theme of both print and non-print text. I will find the central theme of Life is Beautiful.
Wednesday/ Thursday 1/18-1/19 I can develop discussion skills and deepen my understanding of characters and theme. I will work with my Lit Circle group and figure out what we will be reading and what our jobs are.
Friday/ Tuesday 1/20-1/24 I can determine the theme of both print and non-print text. I will find the central theme of Life is Beautiful.
Wednesday/ Thursday 1/25-1/26 I can deeply analyze my Holocaust novel with my lit circle group. Discuss my novel to gain a better understanding and complete my post discussion journal.
Friday/ Monday 1/27-1/30 I can determine the theme of both print and non-print text. I will find the central theme of Life is Beautiful.
Tuesday/ Wednesday 1/31-2/1 I can deeply analyze my Holocaust novel with my lit circle group. Discuss my novel to gain a better understanding and complete my post discussion journal.
Thursday/ Friday 2/2-2/3 Analyze an excerpt from an autobiographical narrative and a poem and explain the thematic connection. Read two poems and find the theme of both.
Tuesday/ Wednesday 2/14-2/15 I can deeply analyze my Holocaust novel with my lit circle group. Discuss my novel to gain a better understanding and complete my post discussion journal.
Thursday/ Friday 2/16-2/17 I can analyze how the themes in multiple genres are connected. I will read Terrible Things and find the theme or main idea of the story.
Monday/ Tuesday 2/27-2/28 I can deeply analyze my Holocaust novel with my lit circle group. Discuss my novel to gain a better understanding and complete my post discussion journal.
Wednesday/ Thursday 3/1-3/2 Gain a better understanding of the Holocaust. Read The Diary of Anne Frank and analyze the theme and tone of the story.
Friday/ Monday 3/3-3/6 Create a Holocaust presentation with my lit circle group. Have at least half of my slides completed by the end of the class.
Tuesday/ Wednesday 3/7-3/8 Create a Holocaust presentation with my lit circle group. Have all of my slides completed by the end of the class.
Thursday/ Friday 3/9-3/10 Successfully complete my Holocaust presentation Have my presentation completed and present to the group.
Monday/ Tuesday 3/13-3/14 Successfully complete my Holocaust presentation Have my presentation completed and present to the group.
Monday/ Tuesday 3/15-3/16 Analyze the skills and knowledge required to complete EA 4.1 successfully. Complete and understand the vocabulary needed in unit 4 as well as complete a reflection of unit 3.