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  1. 8th Grade ELA 4th Six Weeks January 21, Through February 28th , 2014

  2. How to make a Newsletter in Publisher http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41MqTmsIBio 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodTuesday, January21, 2014 Starter: • Collectors, please get your group grade folders • Get out your information needed to write your rough draft Class: • 1st day of 4th Six Weeks • Passes • Write your article • Chief Editors meeting Remember: • Rough Draft of Newsletter articles are due by end TODAY’s period http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/

  3. News Article (minimum requirements) • Intro Paragraph • Interesting lead in sentence • Thesis (basically what the article is about) • Body Paragraph #1 • A. Topic sentence (main idea of this paragraph) • B. Facts & ideas supporting the topic sentence • C. Closing thoughts for this paragraph • D. Connection of this topic to next topic • Body Paragraph #2 • A. Topic sentence (main idea of this paragraph) • B. Facts & ideas supporting the topic sentence • C. Closing thoughts for this paragraph • D. Connection of this topic to next topic • Body Paragraph #3 • A. Topic sentence (main idea of this paragraph) • B. Facts & ideas supporting the topic sentence • C. Closing thoughts for this paragraph • D. Connection of this topic to next topic • Closing Paragraph • A. Restate your thesis • B. Your thoughts about this topic

  4. 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodWednesday & Thursday, January22-23, 2014 Starter: • Get out your information needed to write your rough draft Class: • GaggleNet • Type your article for the newsletter, • Proofread it • Make sure your name is on it Remember: • News articles due to editor today, electronically • Get your other 2 items for newsletter http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/

  5. Gaggle Net username: is the first initial of first name + full last name + last 4 digits of student id number. password: connect Example: U: awuensche8838 P: connect AT HOME YOU MUST OPEN GAGGLE NET THROUGH KLEIN WEB SITE!!!!!!

  6. Article Titleby Your Name • Intro Paragraph • Interesting lead in sentence • Thesis (basically what the article is about) • Body Paragraph #1 A. Topic sentence (main idea of this paragraph) B. Facts & ideas supporting the topic sentence C. Closing thoughts for this paragraph D. Connection of this topic to next topic • Body Paragraph #2 A. Topic sentence (main idea of this paragraph) B. Facts & ideas supporting the topic sentence C. Closing thoughts for this paragraph D. Connection of this topic to next topic • Body Paragraph #3 A. Topic sentence (main idea of this paragraph) B. Facts & ideas supporting the topic sentence C. Closing thoughts for this paragraph D. Connection of this topic to next topic • Closing Paragraph A. Restate your thesis B. Your thoughts about this topic

  7. 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodFriday, January 24, 2014 Starter: • Get out your information needed to write your rough draft Class: Remember: http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/

  8. 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodMonday, January27, 2014 Starter: • Get out a piece of Paper Class: • What I have done • Editors work on Newsletter • Reading Sim on Thurs. • The House Remember: • News articles due to editor today, electronically • Get your other 2 items for newsletter http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/

  9. Title of Your Article • Describe your article • Item #2 = • Item #3 =

  10. 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodWednesday, January29, 2014 Starter: • Get a Red Literature book Class: • Reading: • Page 80-81 • page 180 – 181 • Page 222 - 226 • Reading Sim on Thurs. • The House • Editors work on Newsletter Remember: • News articles due to editor today, electronically • Get your other 2 items for newsletter http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/

  11. 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodThursday, January30, 2014 Starter: • Get a Red Literature book Class: • STAAR Reading Simulation • Editors work on Newsletter Remember: • Computer Lab 223 tomorrow • Final Newsletter due • Learning.com lessons for 4th six weeks http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZNqs0YgWkM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udMNITG-VRs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2r6f8LHAoaI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CoBOdgt-EFY How to Write a LEAD http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njfKeUycKEE How to write feature stories http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FNAcePYyDs How to write a perfect article http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tZfhExm7kY http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8HVBbA_fRE http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/

  12. 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodFriday, January31, 2014 Starter: • Computer Lab 223 Class: • Learning.com for 4th six weeks • Editors & Creative Editors work on Newsletter Next Week: • Review STAAR RDG test results • Learn how to do short answer responses http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/

  13. 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodMonday 3, 2014 Starter: Just be patient Class: • “The House” – short answer response practice (s.a.r.) • Score for Rdg Benchmark • Seating Chart Remember: • Computer Lab 223 Thursday and Friday • Next Week a S.A.R. benchmark http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/

  14. 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodTuesday 4, 2014 Starter: Pick up a copy of MLK’s “I Have a Dream” Speech & Read it. Class: • Discuss the importance of speech giving as a form of writing and the literary elements speech writers use to make their speeches great. • Read aloud the speech • Listen to MLK’s speech Remember: • Computer Lab 223 Thursday and Friday • Next Week a S.A.R. benchmark http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/

  15. 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodTuesday 4, 2014 Starter: Pick up a copy of MLK’s “I Have a Dream” Speech & Read it. Class: • Read in red PH Literature book pages 170-176 • Do the Critical Thinking Questions on page 176 in complete sentences. • Turn in at the end of the period. • Conference period Remember: • Computer Lab 223 Thursday and Friday • Next Week a S.A.R. benchmark http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smEqnnklfYs/

  16. 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodWednesday 4, 2014 Starter: • Make sure you have a red literature book • Get your journals Class: • Read in red PH Literature book pages 170-176 • Do the Critical Thinking Questions on page 176 in complete sentences. • Turn in at the end of the period. • Conference period Remember: • Computer Lab 223 Thursday and Friday • Next Week a S.A.R. benchmark http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smEqnnklfYs/

  17. 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodThursday & Friday 6-7, 2014 Starter: • Computer Lab 223 Class: • Thursday – iStation Reading • Friday – • Editors finish Newsletter • iStation WRiting Remember: • Next Week a S.A.R. benchmark http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smEqnnklfYs/

  18. Testing Vocabulary • Identify – point out, pick out based on traits • Compare - examine and note the similarities or differences of • Evidence - supporting materials used to prove or disprove something • Draw a conclusion - to reach an opinion by thinking about the stated and unstated information in the text • Evaluate - to consider or examine something in order to judge its value, quality, importance, extent, or condition • Clarify - to make clear or understandable • Textual Evidence - using direct words form the text to support ideas/thoughts about the text • Emphasize- to stress or give importance to something • Reveal - make something known • Intends • Commonplace assertion - It is an assertion that is held to be true by most people but not backed up with facts. • Ex: milk is good for you. • Supports • Organize

  19. 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodMonday 10, 2014 Starter: • Newspaper self & peer grading Class: • Red Literature Book • Pages 306-307 • Pages 406-407 • Pages 452-456 (not the essay) Remember: • This Week: • SIM Reading Test Corrections • Family Fun Night Tuesday night • KO Counselor’s Visit on Wednesday • 4th Progress Reports go home this week • District Reading Benchmark http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smEqnnklfYs/

  20. 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodTuesday 11, 2014 Starter: • District Reading Benchmark Class: • District Reading Benchmark • Individuals to Book Fair Remember: • This Week: • SIM Reading Test Corrections • Family Fun Night Tuesday night • KO Counselor’s Visit on Wednesday • 4th Progress Reports go home this week • District Reading Benchmark http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smEqnnklfYs/

  21. 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodWednesday 12, 2014 Starter: • Come in quietly and sit down Class: • Klein Oak Counselors visit to discuss 9th grade course selections • 4th Period – Library • 6th & 7th Periods – Cafeteria Remember: • This Week: • SIM Reading Test Corrections • KO Counselor’s Visit on Wednesday • 4th Progress Reports go home in L.E.A.D. class • District Reading Benchmark http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smEqnnklfYs/

  22. 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodThursday & Friday 13-14, 2014 Starter: • Come in quietly and sit down • Bring something to read after you are finished testing Class: • Finish Reading Benchmark • Test Corrections for STAAR SIM Reading test Remember: • 9th Grade course selections are due by 2/17, next Monday • Next week is the last week of the 4th 6 weeks http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smEqnnklfYs/

  23. 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodMonday17, 2014 Starter: • Come in quietly and sit down • Substitute Class: • The Trouble with Television 554-563 • On Woman’s Right to Suffrage 564-569 • Do Critical Thinking and After you Read pages for both Speeches (pages 562-563 & 568-569) Remember: • 9th Grade course selections are due by 2/17 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smEqnnklfYs/

  24. 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodTuesday - Thursday 18-20, 2014 Starter: • Thursday – FINISH • Get some paper out……. • Read “Before you Read” & “Making Connections” pages 572-574 & 580-581 Class: • Sharing the American Dream 572-579 • Science & the Sense of Wonder 580-587 • Do Critical Thinking and After you Read pages for both Speeches (578-579 & 586-587) • Define words on next slide Remember: • 9th Grade course selections are due by 2/17 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smEqnnklfYs/

  25. Vocabulary Words to Know Page 555: Define/explain • Factual Claim • Opinion • Commonplace assertion • Distinguish factual claims from commonplace assertions and opinions • Persuasive techniques • Logical fallacies • Rhetorical fallacies • Loaded terms • Caricatures • Leading questions

  26. Vocabulary Words to Know Page 573: Define/Explain • Fact • Opinion • Commonplace Assertion • Evaluate inferences • Logic • Fallacies • False Assumptions • Incorrect premises • Word choice • Connotation • Denotation

  27. 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodFriday 212014 Starter: • Pass out papers • Title each, Staple in order and turn in Class: • Staple in order and turn in: • The Trouble with Television 554-563 • On Woman’s Right to Suffrage 564-569 • Sharing the American Dream 572-579 • Science & the Sense of Wonder 580-587 • A Time for Justice • Take notes • Monday you will write about it, using your notes and MLK’s I Have a Dream Speech Remember: • 9th Grade course selections are due by 2/17 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smEqnnklfYs/

  28. 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodMonday 24 2014 Starter: • Come in quietly • Get your notes from Friday Class: • A Time for Justice • Finish taking notes • The House – activity Remember: • 9th Grade course selections are due by 2/17 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smEqnnklfYs/

  29. 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodTuesday 25, 2014 Starter: • Come in quietly • Get your notes from Friday & Monday Class: • César Chávez – take notes • The House – activity • A Time for Justice • Finish taking notes Remember: • 9th Grade course selections & 4 year planning conference with Mrs. Mikush this week http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smEqnnklfYs/

  30. 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodWednesday 26, 2014 Starter: • Come in quietly • Get your notes from Friday & Monday Class: • Finish note taking • STAAR #3 Remember: • 9th Grade course selections & 4 year planning conference with Mrs. Mikush this week http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smEqnnklfYs/

  31. 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodThursday 27, 2014 Starter: • Come in quietly • Pick up STAAR #4 Class: • Turn in STAAR #3 • Do STAAR #4 • Wait patiently for Mrs. Mikush to conference with you Remember: • 9th Grade course selections & 4 year planning conference with Mrs. Mikush this week • This is the last week of the 4th6 weeks!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smEqnnklfYs/

  32. 8th ELA Mustang Minutes4th, 6th, & 7th PeriodFinally Friday 28, 2014 Starter: • Come in quietly • Finish STAAR #4 Class: • D.E.A.R. time • Wait patiently for Mrs. Mikush to conference with you Remember: • 9th Grade course selections & 4 year planning conference with Mrs. Mikush this week • This is the last day of the 4th6 weeks!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smEqnnklfYs/