Memoir performance task was discussed and the scaffold was shared. See last week’s post for the rubric. Memoirs are due on Oct. 12 for Blocks B and C and Oct. 13 for Blocks DGH. Next week, students will have mini lessons on overusing descriptions, using the senses to write, and punctuating dialogue. Part 2 of the scaffold is due on the first session of the following week before CWW. Students should also be ready with Book Club Meeting 3 with their notes on MCRS in their reading notebook (see photo below):
United Nations packet was introduced with a quizlet for the vocabulary words. Next week students will continue reading and annotating the UN packet up to page 12. They annotate by doing the following:
- changing the font of unknown words into red and writing the definition on the comment box
- highlighting important details
- writing a connection
- asking the following questions: wonder, knowledge, comprehension, closed, and open evaluation
Quiz on this packet will be on October 12/13.
Read and Respond #1 is due next Friday by 8 pm and the summary will be submitted to turnitin. The article for the Read and Respond has been posted on Google Classroom.
Students then summarized what they have learned:
Next week will be about the dive reflex experiment and the nervous system.
Gr. 8 reviewed the rules of exponents. Next week will be MAP testing and practice for the test. Here is a practice quiz from Ms. Deveza. Quiz will be on Oct. 3 for Block A; Oct. 10 for Block H.