Saturday, August 25, 2018

This Week in MzT's Classroom 8/27--8/31 2018


This week includes the High School and Middle School Retreats on Thursday and Friday.
So, oh happy day, no assessment on Friday!

Monday 8/27/18 

Grades 7, 8, and 9

Takes notes from teacher's lecture on genres of literature.

Literary Genres


Reading Team Day
The Myth of Icarus and Daedalus
First read through with partner on Chromebook, take notes on plot diagram with partners CW
List vocabulary words from story in HW section.
Book Chat about Outside Reading

HW Using notes from your INB, write a paragraph summary of the story.
The Story of Icarus 
Study vocabulary.

Grades 10, 11, 12

Reading Team Day
The Myth of Icarus and Daedalus And Phaeton
First read through both stories with partner on Chromebook, take notes on plot diagram with partners CW
List vocabulary words from both stories in HW section.
Book Chat about Outside Reading

HW Using notes from your INB, write a paragraph summary of the story.

The Story of Icarus  and the Story of Phaeton

Study vocabulary.



Tuesday 8/28/18

Grades 7, 8, 9



Elements of Plot



Reading aloud as a class The Myth of Icarus and Daedalus
Answer questions together in writing  from story.
Writer's Workshop
Writing summaries about stories using a plot diagram.

HW Study notes on genres of literature.
Study notes on the elements of plots.
Study vocabulary from the Icarus story.

Grades 10, 11, 12




Elements of Plot



Reading aloud as a class The Myth of Icarus and Daedalus
Answer questions together in writing  from story link;
Discuss with teams the story of Phaeton; answer questions together.
Writer's Workshop
Writing summaries about stories using a plot diagram.

HW Study notes on genres of literature.
Study notes on the elements of plots.
Study vocabulary from the Icarus story.


Wednesday 8/29/18 

Grades 7, 8, 9.

Teacher review of story vocabulary.
Class discussion of extra questions on story.

Ed Tech Cafe
Digital Citizenship topics
What You Students Really Need to Know About Digitial Citizenship

HW No new homework on Wednesdays.

Grades 10, 11, 12

Teacher review of both stories' vocabulary.
Class discussion of extra questions on stories.
Ed Tech Cafe
Digital Citizenship topics
What Your Students Really Need to Know About Digitial Citizenship

https://www.edutopia.org/blog/digital-citizenship-need-to-know-vicki-davis

HW  No new homework on Wednesday.

Thursday and Friday 8/30/18 and 8/31/18

High School and Middle School Retreat



Psalm 9:1-2 The Message (MSG)

A David Psalm

1-2 I’m thanking you, God, from a full heart,
    I’m writing the book on your wonders.
I’m whistling, laughing, and jumping for joy;
    I’m singing your song, High God.

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