Friday, October 31, 2014

Objective:
- Identify personal pronouns
- Identify intensive and reflexive pronouns

Do Now:
- What is the most important thing to have in life? Why?

Homework:
- pronoun packet pg. 30

Agenda:
- Do Now
- Notes on intensive/reflexive pronouns
- Teacher models examples
- Class examples
- Individual work
- Homework

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Objective:
- Identify personal pronouns
- Identify pronouns and antecedents

Do Now:
- Write about an experience when someone
disrespected you.  Explain the situation,
when it occurred, and how you reacted.
Did you learn anything from the experience?

Homework:
- Pronoun Packet pg. 29

Agenda:
- Do Now
- Notes on pronouns
- Pronoun practice

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Objective:
- Write a 300-400 word essay on Veterans

Homework:
- Complete Veteran essay and turn in
to Mr. Chiang in the library.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Objective:
- Complete final draft of essay

Do Now:
- What does it mean to be a true friend?

Homework:
- Complete final draft of the essay

Agenda:
- Library: Students will type their final drafts,
print, and turn in their work

Monday, October 27, 2014

Objective:
- Identify all types of nouns
     - common/proper
     - concrete/abstract
     - collective and compound
- Peer revise and edit

Do Now:
- What is one area in your life where
you are struggling? (subject, friends, sports?)
How could you improve?

Homework:
- Reread essay aloud
- Revise and edit your essay


Friday, October 24, 2014

Objective:
- Identify all types of nouns:
    - common vs proper
    - concrete vs abstract
- Peer review essays

Do Now:
- Write a one paragraph story about being locked in
your favorite store overnight.

Homework:
- Study for noun quiz

Agenda:
- Noun group activity review
- Peer Reviews

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Objective:
- Complete rough draft of response to literature essay
- Identify concrete and abstract nouns

Homework:
- Complete pg. 27-28 in noun packet
- Complete rough draft

Agenda:
- HW check and review
- Lesson on concrete and abstract nouns
- Library to finish rough drafts

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Objective:
- Write a response to literature rough draft
- Identify common and proper nouns

Homework:
- pg 27 textbook worksheet

Agenda:
- HW check and review
- Review draft expectations
- Library: Type out essay draft

Objective:
- Write a rough draft for a response to literature essay
- Identify common and proper nouns

Homework:
- Complete exercises 3 and 4, pgs. 27-28
in noun packet

Agenda:
- Quick review on common and proper nouns
- Review HW
- Library: Write rough draft

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Objective:
- Identify types of nouns:
     - Common/Proper
- Begin writing rough draft of essay

Homework:
- Complete handouts pg 25-26

Agenda:
- Mini-lesson on nouns
- Teacher models examples
- Student smartboard work
- Student individual work
- Library: begin writing rough drafts