Assignments/Homework

English GT 6th Grade & Journalism
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Weekly Daily Assignments: May 15, 2017 - May 192017

Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
15
Universal Screener
Finish up Journalism Review Games
Upload to Site

Tuesday

16
Work on This I Believe Roughdraft incorporating Smiley Face Tricks -BaDaBing
-Magic Three

Play Journalism Review Games

Wednesday
17

Work on This I Believe Roughdraft incorporating Smiley Face Tricks
-Hyphenated Modifier
-Dialogue

Play Journalism Review Games

Thursday
18
Work on This I Believe Roughdraft incorporating Truism & Full Circle Endings
Play Journalism Review Game
Friday
19
Edit and Revise TIB
Turn in by Monday
Play Journalism Review Game

Weekly Daily Assignments: May 8, 2017 - May 122017
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
8
STAAR Testing
STAAR Testing

Tuesday

9
STAAR Testing
STAAR Testing

Wednesday
10

Grammar Practice
TIB- Important Moments
Topic Selection

STAAR Testing

Thursday
11
Grammar Practice
TIB - Kernal Essay
Work on Voc. Review Game with Partner

Friday
12
Grammar Practice
Work on Voc. Review Game with Partner

Weekly Daily Assignments: April 17, 2017 - April 212017
Weekly Daily Assignments: April 24, 2017 - April 282017
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
24
Grammar Keepers#20
Complete Persuasive Projects
The art of using simple words - Ted Talk

Tuesday

25
Grammar Keepers #21
Persuasive Reflection

The overused thesaurus

Wednesday
26

Grammar Keepers #22
Persuasive Uploads

What Makes A Front Page Story?
Intro to Newseum Analyzing the front page of a newspaper #1 & #2

Thursday
27
Grammar Keepers #23
Writer's Workshop
"Write Around the Room"
Analyzing the front page of a newspaper #3 & #4

Friday
28
Battle of Flowers Holiday

Battle of Flowers Holiday


Weekly Daily Assignments: April 17, 2017 - April 212017
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
17
Complete Persuasive Projects and submit by the end of class
Finish up Spring
Photo Project

Tuesday

18
Persuasive Debates
Share Spring
Photo Project

Wednesday
19

Persuasive Debates

Share Spring
Photo Project

Thursday
20
Persuasive Debates and Reflections
Share Spring
Photo Project

Friday
21
Field Trip
Field Trip


Weekly Daily Assignments: April 9, 2017 - April 132017
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
9
Persuasive Writing Final Due
Brainstorm Project ideas
Spring Photo Project

Tuesday

10
Work on Persuasive Writing 
Visual Aid

Spring Photo Project

Wednesday
11

Continue working on Persuasive Visual Aid

Spring Photo Project

Thursday
12
Prepare for speech/debates next week Spring Photo Project

Friday
13
Good Friday Holiday Good Friday Holiday


Weekly Daily Assignments: April  3 April 72017
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
3
Persuasive Writing 
Mind Meister
Finish Gilly Hopkins

Tuesday

4
Persuasive Writing 
Mind Meister Continued


Wednesday
5

What is a Thesis Statement? Writing a persuasive speech

Thursday
30
Continue Writing Persuasive Essay Gilly Hopkins Journalism Activity

Friday
31
Writer's Workshop
Pixar Story Due Today

Studio Works
Yearbook 



Weekly Daily Assignments: March 27, 2017 - March 312017
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
27
Persuasive Writing
Mind Meister

Finish Gilly Hopkins

Tuesday

28
Persuasive Writing
Mind Meister Continued

STAAR

Wednesday
29

What is a Thesis Statement? Writing a persuasive speech

STAAR

Thursday
30
Continue Writing Persuasive Essay Gilly Hopkins Journalism Activity

Friday
31
Writer's Workshop
Pixar Story Due Today

Studio Works
Yearbook 



Weekly Daily Assignments: March 20, 2017 - March 24, 2017
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
20
Persuasive Writing Terminology Review- Kahoot
Studio Works
Yearbook

Tuesday

21
Persuasive Writing Terminology Test
Topic Research
*Martha Spoor Speaker*

Studio Works
Yearbook

Wednesday
22

Continue Research of Persuasive Topic
Begin Constructing Mind Map

Studio Works
Yearbook

Thursday
23
Continue working on Persuasive Mind Map
Studio Works
Yearbook

Friday
24
Writer's Workshop
Pixar Story

Studio Works
Yearbook



Weekly Daily Assignments: March 6, 2017 - March 10, 2017
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
6
WGP - Monday
Intro to Persuasion
Notetaking  Nearpod

Studio Works
Yearbook Program

Tuesday

7
WGP - Tuesday
Toddlers & Tiaras
Process of
Persuasive Writing


Studio Works
Yearbook Program

Wednesday
8

WGP - Wednesday

OLLU lesson
Persuasive

Bell Ringer - What's Wrong Wednesday Studio Works
Yearbook Program

Thursday
9
WGP - Thursday
Scope Persuasive Topics

Studio Works
Yearbook Program

Friday
10
WGP - Friday
Writer's Workshop

Studio Works
Yearbook Program



Weekly Daily Assignments: February 27, 2017 - March 3, 2017
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
20
Pixar in a Box
Activity 2 Part A & B


Brainstorm possible feature topics

Tuesday

21
Pixar in a Box
Activity 2 Part A & B


Narrow down topics and intro to Beat Sheet

Wednesday
22

Pixar in a Box
Activity 2 Part A & B

Bell Ringer - What's Wrong Wednesday Research and take photo for beat sheet - turn in to GC by the end of the day

Thursday
23
Pixar in a Box
Activity 2 Part A & B


Headline & Leads
Write 3 headlines and 3 leads from the powerpoint.

Friday
24
Pixar in a Box
Part 1 Activity 1

Complete copy story and turn in to GC before the end of the day.

Weekly Daily Assignments: February 20, 2017 - February 24, 2017
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
20
 Student Holiday

Student Holiday

Tuesday

21
Poetry Reflection
Review for Poetry Test
Bell Ringer - Trouble Shoot Tuesday
Finding the 5w's and H of a Newspaper Story

Wednesday
22

Poetry Test

Bell Ringer - What's Wrong Wednesday Finding the 5 w's and H of a story from the Hoofprint

Thursday
23
Pixar in a Box
Intro to Storytelling
Bell Ringer - Trouble Shoot Thursday
Finding the 5 w's  and H in Balfour video stories

Friday
24
Pixar in a Box
Part 1 Activity 1

Bell Ringer - Fix it Friday
Finding the 5 w's  and H in Balfour video stories

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Weekly Daily Assignments: February 20, 2017 - February 24, 2017
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
20
 Student Holiday

Student Holiday

Tuesday

21
Poetry Reflection
Review for Poetry Test
Bell Ringer - Trouble Shoot Tuesday
Finding the 5w's and H of a Newspaper Story

Wednesday
22

Poetry Test

Bell Ringer - What's Wrong Wednesday Finding the 5 w's and H of a story from the Hoofprint

Thursday
23
Pixar in a Box
Intro to Storytelling
Bell Ringer - Trouble Shoot Thursday
Finding the 5 w's  and H in Balfour video stories

Friday
24
Pixar in a Box
Part 1 Activity 1

Bell Ringer - Fix it Friday
Finding the 5 w's  and H in Balfour video stories

Weekly Daily Assignments: February 13, 2017 - February 17, 2017
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
13
 Grammar Keeper - whom
Begin putting poetry drafts into presentations

Bell Ringer -Motivation Monday
Look at theme examples and ways to incorporate into the yearbook

Tuesday

14
Valentine Candy journal
Continue putting poetry drafts into presentations
Bell Ringer - Trouble Shoot Tuesday
Valentine's Day Headline Activity

Wednesday
15

Put finishing touches on presentations Upload to Eportfolio -prepare for extravaganza

Bell Ringer - What's Wrong Wednesday Theme building & Studio Works

Thursday
16
Poetry Extravaganza in cafeteria 
Share presentations with other classes
Bell Ringer - Trouble Shoot Thursday
Theme Building & Studio Works

Friday
17
Poetry Extravaganza in cafeteria
Share presentations with other classes

Bell Ringer - Fix it Friday
Studio Works Design & Upload Pics

Weekly Daily Assignments: February 6, 2017 - February 10, 2017
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
6
 Grammar Keeper - a lot

Bell Ringer -Motivation Monday
Studio Works Design & Upload Pics

Tuesday

7
Grammar Keeper - already
Poetry Stations

Bell Ringer - Trouble Shoot Tuesday
Studio Works Design & Upload Pics

Wednesday
8

Grammar Keeper - all ready

Poetry Stations

Bell Ringer - What's Wrong Wednesday Studio Works Design & Upload Pics

Thursday
9
Grammar Keeper

Poetry Stations
Bell Ringer - Trouble Shoot Thursday
Studio Works Design & Upload Pics

Friday
10
Grammar Keeper
Complete Poetry Stations and should be ready to publish


Bell Ringer - Fix it Friday
Studio Works Design & Upload Pics


Weekly Daily Assignments: January 30, 2017 - February 3, 2017
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
30
 WGP:Parts of Speech
Intro to TPCASTT
"Mother to Son"


Bell Ringer -Motivation Monday
Continue Taking Unselfies for Photo Project

Tuesday

31
WGP:Parts of a Sentence
TPCASTT
"A Poison Tree"

Bell Ringer - Trouble Shoot Tuesday
Wrap up Unselfie Photos  Begin Creating Adobe Spark

Wednesday
1


Poetry Review Due
Poetry Quiz

Bell Ringer - What's Wrong Wednesday Complete Unselfie Project on your Adobe Spark and upload to Google Classroom

Thursday
2
Intro to Poetry Extravaganza Project
Explore Hyperdoc
Bell Ringer - Trouble Shoot Thursday
Unselfie Project Presentations

Friday
3
Poetry Stations
Begin Creating
Original Poetry


Bell Ringer - Fix it Friday
Upload and caption at least three pics from the project to Image Share


Weekly Daily Assignments: January 23, 2017 - January 27, 2017
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
23
Read and Analyze Poetry 
Love That Dog

"The Tiger"
"Dog"

Bell Ringer -Motivation Monday
Marketing
Peer Evaluations
Work on Posters

Tuesday

24
Read and Analyze Poetry 
Love That Dog

"The Pasture"

Bell Ringer - Trouble Shoot Tuesday
Work on Marketing Posters

Wednesday
25

Read and Analyze Poetry  Love That Dog
"Street Music" "The Apple"

Bell Ringer - What's Wrong Wednesday Marketing Posters Due

Thursday
26
Read and Analyze Poetry 
Love That Dog
"Love That Boy"
Bell Ringer - Trouble Shoot Thursday
Friday
27
Read and Analyze Poetry 
Love That Dog

Wrap Up
Bell Ringer - Fix it Friday

Weekly Daily Assignments: January 16, 2017 - January 20, 2017
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
16
Holiday
Holiday

Tuesday

17

Share ePortfolios with three classmates

Designers work on spreads
Marketers film commercials

Wednesday
18


Begin Poetry Unit
Anticipation Guide
Poetry in Music
Set up Poetry section in Writer's Notebook

Designers work on spreads

Marketers edit and upload commercials

Thursday
19
Love That Dog
"So Much Depends Upon"
Show commercials
Friday
20
Love That Dog
"Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening"

Begin making posters


Weekly Daily Assignments: January 2, 2017 - January 5, 2017
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
9
Publish short story on Bookemon
Go over semester exam
Begin Marketing Campaign

Tuesday

10

Continue Publishing short story on Bookemon

Designers work on spreads
Others work on marketing

Wednesday
11


Complete Publishing of short story on Bookemon


Designers work on spreads
Others work on marketing

Thursday
12
Upload Short Story book and projects in Eportfolio
Turn in Resolution Act.
Designers work on spreads
Others work on marketing

Friday
13
Book Buddies
Designers work on spreads
Others work on marketing


Weekly Daily Assignments: January 2, 2017 - January 5, 2017
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
2
Happy New Year
Happy New Year

Tuesday

3

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Wednesday
4


Happy New Year


Happy New Year

Thursday
5
Welcome Back!
Find Someone Who Game
New Year, New Me 2017 Activity
Welcome Back!
Find Someone Who Game
Begin #One Little Word activity

Friday
6
Go over semester exam
Continue New Year, New Me 2017 Activity

Go over semester exam
Continue #OLW activity



Weekly Daily Assignments: Dec. 19, 2016 - December 21, 2016
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
19
N/A
3rd Period Final

Tuesday

20

8th Period Final

6th Period Final

Wednesday
21

1st period meet after finals

N/A

Thursday
22

Have a Great
Winter Break

Have a Great
Winter Break

Friday
23
See you on the
5th of January

Happy New Year!




Weekly Daily Assignments: Dec. 12, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
12
Work on WTM project
Prepare for Finals
Studio Works
Prepare for Finals

Tuesday

13

Work on WTM project
Prepare for Finals

Studio Works
Prepare for Finals

Wednesday
14

Work on WTM project Prepare for Finals

Studio Works Prepare for Finals

Thursday
15
Finish WTM project
Prepare for Finals

Studio Works
Prepare for Finals

Friday
16
Final Exams 1st & 9th

Final Exams 1st & 9th


Weekly Daily Assignments: Dec. 5, 2016 - December 9, 2016
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
5
WTM Literary Analysis Essay - RD
Caption Writing
Video Notes

Tuesday

6

WTM Literary Analysis Essay - Peer Edit

 Caption Writing
Magazine/Newspaper Scavenger Hunt

Wednesday
7

WTM Literary Analysis Essay - Upload Final Draft to ePortfolio Intro Project Menu

Caption Writing Practice
Take 1-3 good photographs

Thursday
8
Explore Project Options  
Fill out project form


Upload your photo to
Google Drive and add caption to your photograph 

Friday
9

Writer's Workshop
Scope Magazine Contest

Google Slide Collaboration
Caption Sharing


Weekly Daily Assignments: November 28, 2016 - December 2, 2016
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
28
Grammar Review
Finish Newsies

Tuesday

29

Grammar Review

 Studio Works Design

Wednesday
30

Grammar Test


Studio Works Design

Thursday
1
WTM Lit. Analysis

Studio Works Design

Friday
2

Writer's Workshop
Scope Magazine Contest

Studio Works Design



Weekly Schedule of Assignments: November 14November 18, 2016
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
14
WTM Read & Annotate
ch. 27-31

Mrs. Kathi visits 
Finish ads

Tuesday

15

WTM Read & Annotate
ch. 32-36

Type in interview responses on Google Form

Wednesday
16

WTM Read & Annotate
ch. 37 -40


Field Trip to High School

Thursday
17
WTM Read & Annotate
ch. 41 -44


Field Trip to High School

Friday
18

Check weekly WGP
Writer's Workshop
Scope Magazine Contest ​
Have a Great Break!

Turkee Day Photos & Coverage

Go Mules Beat Richmond Foster!





Weekly Schedule of Assignments: November 7 - November 11, 2016
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
7
WGP: Parts of Speech
e.e. cummings Prezi
WTM Ch. 11-20
Dialecticals
Work on 8th Grade Ads

Tuesday

8

WGP: Parts of a Sentence
Badlands -Prezi
WTM Ch. 21-23

Work on 8th Grade Ads

Wednesday
9

WGP: Parts of Speech
Blackfoot Indians Prezi
WTM Ch. 24-26

StudioWorks

Thursday
10
WGP: Parts of Speech
Prometheus & Pandora 
WTM Ch. 27-28

StudioWorks

Friday
11

Writer's Workshop Scope Magazine Contest ​
Have a Great Weekend!

Veteran's Day Photos & Coverage
Finish Designing 8th Grade Ads

Go Mules Beat Medina Valley!



Weekly Schedule of Assignments: October 31 - November 4, 2016
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
31
GK: Colons, Semicolons, Comma Notes
Halloween Journaling and Mad Libs
Check email for
8th grade ads
Halloween Headlines
Begin Copy Story

Tuesday

1

GK: Share Spooky Stories
Walk Two Moons
Ch. 16 Prezis &
Dialecticals

Check email for 8th grade ads
Finish Copy Story

Wednesday
2

Walk Two Moons Ch.17 & 18 Prezis & Dialecticals

Check email for 8th grade ads
Share News Stories

Thursday
3

Walk Two Moon
Ch. 19 &20
Prezis & Dialecticals


Begin Designing 8th Grade Ads

Friday
4

Writer's Workshop Scope Magazine ​
Have a Great Weekend!


Finish Designing 8th Grade Ads

Go Mules Beat Medina Valley!



Weekly Schedule of Assignments: October 24 - October 28, 2016
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
24
WGP: Parts of Speech
Walk Two Moons
Ch. 11 & 12
Prezis and Dialecticals
Finish Idiom
Digital Project

Tuesday

25

WGP: Parts of a Sentence
Walk Two Moons
Ch. 13 &14 Prezis &
Dialecticals

Upload Projects to Site
Begin Gallery Walk

Wednesday
26

WGP: Types of Sentences Walk Two Moons Ch.15 &16 Prezis & Dialecticals

Studio Works

Thursday
27

WGP: Punctuation & Diagramming Walk Two Moons Ch. 17 & 18 Prezis & Dialecticals


Studio Works

Friday
28

Writer's Workshop Scope Magazine ​
Have a Great Weekend!


Studio Works


Go Mules Beat Boerne Champion!


Weekly Schedule of Assignments: Oct. 10 - Oct. 14
Weekly Schedule of Assignments: October 17 - October 21, 2016
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
17
Grammar Keepers
Walk Two Moons
Ch. 5 Prezis and Dialecticals
Upload pics of Spirit Week to Image Share

Tuesday

18

Grammar Keepers
Walk Two Moons
Ch. 6 & 7 Prezis &
Dialecticals

Work on Mug Shots in
Studio Works

Wednesday
19

Grammar Keepers
Walk Two Moons

Ch. 8 & 9 Prezis & Dialecticals

Work on Mug Shots in Studio Works

Thursday
20

Grammar Keepers
Walk Two Moons
Ch. 10 Prezis &
Dialecticals

Work on Mug Shots in
Studio Works

Friday
21

Writer's Workshop Scope Magazine

Have a Great Weekend!

Work on Mug Shots in
Studio Works


Go Mules Beat Dripping Springs!



Weekly Schedule of Assignments: Oct. 10 - Oct. 14
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
10
Columbus Day Student Holiday

Tuesday

11

Grammar Retest
Walk Two Moons
Ch. 1 Dialectical Journal in Google Classroom

Take pics of Crazy Hair Day

Work on 8th Grade Ads

Wednesday
12

Figurative Language Review Prezi Presentations Walk Two Moons Ch. 2 Dialectical Journal

Take pics of Red, White and Blue Day
Work on 8th Grade Ads

Thursday
13

Prezi Presentations Walk Two Moons Ch. 3 Dialectical Journal

Take pics of Throw Back Day
Work on 8th Grade Ads

Friday
14

Prezi Presentations Walk Two Moons Ch. 4 Dialectical Journal
Have a Great Weekend!

Take pics of Blue & Gold Day
Work on 8th Grade Ads

Go Mules Beat Lockhart!




Weekly Schedule of Assignments: Oct. 3 - Oct. 7
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
3
WGP: Grammar Review
Upload Prezi to Expository page on Google Site

*Go over Study Guide
in preparation for Wednesday's Grammar Test* 

BR: Catch up day
Introduction to Image Share

Tuesday

4

WGP: Grammar Practice
Grammar Games 

*Go over Study Guide 
in preparation for Wednesday's Grammar Test* 

BR: Catch up

What are the features of the Nikon group diagrams

Wednesday
5

Check study guide Grammar TEST!

Bell Ringer: What's Wrong Wednesday Nikon practice continued

Thursday
6

Begin Walk Two Moons
Lit. Analysis
~ Fig Language Foldable

Bell Ringer: Think About it Thursday 
Nikon Field Work

Friday
7

Continue w/ W2M Lit Analysis

Have a Great Weekend!

Bell Ringer: Fix it Friday
Special Speaker - Photographer
Go Mules Beat Seguin!



Weekly Schedule of Assignments: Sept. 25 - Sept. 29
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
26
WGP: Grammar Practice
Intro to Walk Two Moons Mini Research 

BR: Major Inspiration Monday
Decorate School with Infographics

Tuesday

27

WGP: Grammar Practice
Select Topic and begin research

BR: Trouble Shoot Tuesday
Intro to StudioWorks

Wednesday
28

WGP: Grammar Practice Continue Research

Bell Ringer: What's Wrong Wednesday StudioWorks

Thursday
29

WGP: Grammar Practice
Continue Research

Bell Ringer: Think About it Thursday 
StudioWorks

Friday
30

WGP: Grammar Practice
Create Prezi using your research information

*Grammar Test- Wednesday October 5th! *

Have a Great Weekend!

Bell Ringer: Fix it Friday
StudioWorks




Weekly Schedule of Assignments: Sept. 19 - Sept. 23
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
19
WGP: Prepositions

Set up eportfolio

BR: Major Inspiration Monday
World's Smallest Interview
Data Dissemination

Tuesday

20

WGP: Parts of Speech
Add tabs and upload Expository
All About Me & Photo to eportfolio

BR: Trouble Shoot Tuesday
World's Smallest Interview
Infographic
(Use Google or Piktochart template)

Wednesday
21

WGP: Subjects & Predicates Sticky Note Activity WB: p.117 (grade)

Bell Ringer: What's Wrong Wednesday Upload Infographic to Google Site - "I Have, You Have" Voc Review

Thursday
22

WGP: Types of Sentences
Picture Day

Bell Ringer: Think About it Thursday 
Label the Spread/Study for Quiz

Friday
23

WGP: Simple, Compound, Complex 
Writer's Workshop
Have a Great Weekend!

Bell Ringer: Fix it Friday
Vocabulary Quiz

Go Mules Beat TIVY!

Weekly Schedule of Assignments: Sept. 12 - Sept. 16
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
12

DGP: Adjectives
Writing a Good Headline
*Share photo with partner

BR: Major Inspiration Monday
Sign up Day

Tuesday

13

DGP: Adverbs
Upload article to newspaper template of choice
Add a caption to the picture
Edit and Revise once more

BR: Trouble Shoot Tuesday
Make Yearbook Badges

Wednesday
14

DGP: Conjunctions
Submit final draft of newspaper article to
Google Classroom

Bell Ringer: What's Wrong Wednesday

Balfour Rep Visit

Thursday
15

DGP: Prepositions
Google Doodle Process

Bell Ringer: Think About it Thursday 
World's Smallest Interview

Friday
16

DGP: Interjections 
Complete Google Doodle

Have a Great Weekend!

Bell Ringer: Fix it Friday
World's Smallest Interview 

Go Mules Beat Marble Falls!


Weekly Schedule of Assignments: Sept. 12 - Sept. 16
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
12

DGP: Adjectives
Writing a Good Headline
*Share photo with partner

BR: Major Inspiration Monday
Sign up Day

Tuesday

13

DGP: Adverbs
Upload article to newspaper template of choice
Add a caption to the picture
Edit and Revise once more

BR: Trouble Shoot Tuesday
Make Yearbook Badges

Wednesday
14

DGP: Conjunctions
Submit final draft of newspaper article to
Google Classroom

Bell Ringer: What's Wrong Wednesday

Balfour Rep Visit

Thursday
15

DGP: Prepositions
Google Doodle Process

Bell Ringer: Think About it Thursday
World's Smallest Interview

Friday
16

DGP: Interjections
Complete Google Doodle

Have a Great Weekend!

Bell Ringer: Fix it Friday
World's Smallest Interview Canva

Go Mules Beat Marble Falls!

Weekly Schedule of Assignments: Sept. 5 - Sept. 9
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
5

Labor Day

Labor Day

Tuesday

6

Daily Grammar Practice  Nouns & Pronouns
Complete Kernal Essay Roughdraft #1
Meet with partner to fill
in holes

Bell Ringer: Trouble Shoot Tuesday
Complete Photography Scavenger Hunt
HW: Send your parents to school for 7th & 8th grade Back-to-School night

Wednesday
7

Daily Grammar Practice Helping, linking & action verbs Begin Draft #2 on chromebook

 

Bell Ringer: What's Wrong Wednesday
Share Group Photo Scavenger Hunt Presentations

Thursday
8

Universal Screener

Bell Ringer: Think About it Thursday
Project Reflections
Go over staff roles and complete applications

Friday
9

Daily Grammar Practice adjective & adverbs
Edit and Revise draft #2
Prepare caption

Have a Great Weekend!

Bell Ringer: Fix it Friday
Yearbook Terminology- turn in at the end of class

Go Mules Beat Victoria!

Weekly Schedule of Assignments: August 29 - September 2
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
29

Grammar Keepers #1
Google Classroom
Begin Expository Writing Newspaper Article Assignment
HW: Bring picture (digital or paper) to class

Bell Ringer
Photo Composition
Intro to Photography Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday

30

Grammar Keepers #2
Bunkroom Interview Tips Develop interview questions and begin interviewing your partner
HW: Send your parents to Back to School Night

Bell Ringer: Trouble Shoot Tuesday
Continue with Photography Scavenger Hunt

Wednesday
31

Grammar Keepers #3
Turn your interview into an article using the 11 minute Kernal essay template

 

Bell Ringer: What's Wrong Wednesday
Upload photos into a group Prezi

Thursday
1

Grammar Keepers #4
Complete article and add caption and headline

Bell Ringer: Think About it Thursday
Finish photo presentation

Friday
2

Writer’s Workshop Universal Screener Have a Great Weekend!

Bell Ringer: Fix it Friday
Share Prezis
Go Mules Beat Brandeis!


Weekly Schedule of Assignments: August 22 - August 26
Days of the Week
 English GT
Journalism
Monday
22

Welcome 6th Graders
Introductions  
Life in Numbers - due Friday

Welcome 7th & 8th Graders
Blobs & Lines Game
Review Syllabus

Tuesday

23

 

Organize Supplies
Issue Textbooks

Syllabus Scavenger Hunt
Go over GT Contract
HW: Get parent signatures 
& bring composition book

A Year at a Glance
Peruse past yearbooks and 
former journalists’ letters
Discussion circles

Wednesday
24

Introduction to Google Classroom

Explore Google Features

HW: Get parent signatures & bring composition book

The Marshmallow Activity

Reflection: How does this activity relate to this class?

Thursday
25

Writer’s Notebook Setup
“The Bear that Wasn’t” identity lesson
Identifying yourself
as a writer

Journalism Notebook Setup
What makes a Successful 
Yearbook Staff? 
The 5 C’s presentation
 and note taking

Friday
26

Writer’s Workshop Letter to the Teacher Have a Great Weekend!

How a Yearbook is Made
Balfour Virtual Field Trip
Go Mules!

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