• Week at a Glance

    Posted by Scott Dalzell on 10/12/2018

    Monday 12.2.19

    LA: Read Independently at least two hours a week; Introduce "When Do Kids Become Adults?" activity (On Google Drive). Read and annotate (double-journal entry notes) for first article.

    Writing:  

    Miscellaneous:

     

    Tuesday 12.3.19

    LA: Read Independently at least two hours a week; "When Do Kids Become Adults?" activity (Google Drive). Read and annotate (double-journal entry notes), second article

    Writing:

    Miscellaneous:  

     

    Wednesday 12.4.19

    LA: Read Independently at least two hours a week; "When Do Kids Become Adults?" activity (Google Drive). Read and annotate (double-journal entry notes), third article

    Writing:

     Miscellaneous:

     

    Thursday 12.5.19

    LA: Write CER for "When Do Kids Become Adults?" assessment

    Writing:

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    Friday 12.6.19

    LA: Read Independently at least two hours a week; Hand back papers. Greek/Latin roots activity

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    Last Week--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Last Week

    Monday 11.18.19

    LA: Read Independently at least two hours a week; Fill out Student Led Conference forms. Review Rhetorical Devices. Start to read and notetake on article, "Is 16 Too Young to Drive a car?"

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    Tuesday 11.19.19

    LA: Read Independently at least two hours a week; Read and note take on "Is 16 Too Young to Drive a Car?"

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    Wednesday 11.20.19

    LA: Read Independently at least two hours a week; Read and notetake on article "Fatal Car Crrashes Drop for 16-Year-Olds, Rise for Older Teens"

    Writing:

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    Thursday 11.21.19

    LA: Begin writing CER response on "Is 16 too young to drive a car?

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    Friday 11.22.19

    LA: Read Independently at least two hours a week; Finish CER Response.

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