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Week#30

English8
March2327,2015
Monday:
DailyWarmUp
Chapters59Quiz!
StudentswillreadChapter10ofTheLightningThief.
Studentswillrespondtotheprovidedquestionsintheirfolders.
StudentswillillustrateaFuryasexplainedinthenovel.
ReadingLog#13isduethisFriday,March27.
LearningTargets:
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Icanengageinarangeofcollaborativediscussions.
Icanexpressmyownideasclearly.
Icanciteevidencefromatext.
Icancreateanillustrationbasedonmyknowledgeofatext.
Icanunderstandallusionsmadetohistoricalreferences,mythologies,andreligiousworkswithin
modernfiction.

Tuesday:
DailyWarmUp
StudentswillreadChapter11ofTheLighteningThief.
Studentswillrespondtoquestionsintheirfolders.
StudentswillwatchaninformationalvideoaboutMedusaandcompare/contrasttheinformation
providedinthevideotothewayinwhichMedusaisportrayedinthenovel.
ReadingLog#13isduethisFriday,March27.
LearningTargets:
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Icanengageinarangeofcollaborativediscussions.
Icanexpressmyownideasclearly.
Icanciteevidencefromatext.
Icanexplainthesimilaritiesanddifferencesbetweenawrittenworkandafilmedorlive
performanceandwhythosechoiceswereconsciouslymade.
Icanunderstandallusionsmadetohistoricalreferences,mythologies,andreligiousworkswithin
modernfiction.

Wednesday:
DailyWarmUp
StudentswillreadChapter12ofTheLighteningThief.
Studentswillreadaninformationaltextaboutmyths,particularlythemythaboutPersephoneand
hermotherDemeter.
Studentswillcreatetheirownmythsbasedontheirownunderstandingsofmythsandthepurposes
thattheyserve/served.
ReadingLog#13isduethisFriday,March27.

LearningTargets:
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Icanengageinarangeofcollaborativediscussions.
Icanexpressmyownideasclearly.
Icanciteevidencefromatext.
Icandeterminehowacomplextextmakesconnectionsbetweenideas,people,andeventswithinit.
Icanunderstandallusionsmadetomythologies,andreligiousworkswithinmodernfiction.

Thursday:
DailyWarmUp
StudentswillreadChapter13ofTheLighteningThief.
Studentswillrespondtothequestionsintheirfolders.
StudentswillparticipateinaboardgameinordertodeveloptheirunderstandingoftheGreekgods
andgoddessesandthemythssurroundingthem.
ReadingLog#13isduethisFriday,March27.
LearningTargets:
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Friday

Icanengageinarangeofcollaborativediscussions.
Icanexpressmyownideasclearly.
Icanciteevidencefromatext.
Icandetermineawordsconnotationbyusingcontextclues.
Icananalyzethepurposeofinformationpresentedindiversemedia.
Icanunderstandallusionsmadetohistoricalreferences,mythologies,andreligiousworkswithin
modernfiction.

DailyWarmUp
StudentswillreadChapter14ofTheLighteningThief.
Studentswillrespondtothequestionsintheirfolders.
Studentswillhavetheopportunitytocreatequestionsonindexcardsthatwillbeaddedtothe
TournamentDaygame.Questionsmustbebasedoverchapters114,evenifstudentshaveread
ahead.
StudentswillparticipateinaTournamentDayactivityinwhichtheywillengage,inteams,ina
competitiveandinteractivegametotesttheirknowledgeofthenovelandtheGreek
gods/goddesses.
ReadingLog#13isdueTODAYFriday,March27.
LearningTargets:
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o
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Icanengageinarangeofcollaborativediscussions.
Icanexpressmyownideasclearly.
Icanciteevidencefromatext.
Icananalyzethepurposeofinformationpresentedindiversemedia.
Icanunderstandallusionsmadetohistoricalreferences,mythologies,andreligiousworkswithin
modernfiction.

HOMEWORK:
Read your independent reading novel and log. Students are required to read 5 times per week for 20
minutes each time. Reading Log #13 is due this Friday, March 27th.

Log #14 is due April 17th!

NOTE: Originally, Friday, March 27th was an Inservice Day/No School.


Due to the number of calamity days used this year, students will attend
make-up days on Friday, March 27th and Monday, March 30th.