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March 6, 2017 to March 10, 2017
Mar 5th, 2017 by admin

Challenger Deep Vocabulary List 3:  https://quizlet.com/_379r3l

Thursday (3/9)

  1.  Today periods 3,4,6 met.
  2. See #3 in Wednesday’s post for today’s lesson.

    Homework: Read Challenger Deep chapters 72-74 and complete Reading Response #7.

    DUE: All classes Friday, 3/10

 

 

Wednesday (3/8)

  1.  Today periods 3,6,5 met.
  2. Periods 3,4,6, see Tuesday’s post.
  3. Period 5 wrote a journal entry about one of the following topics:  feeling betrayed by a parent (This were so cute!), or targets for mistreatment, or what to wear to a wedding.  The topics all relate in some way to Challenger Deep. Next we completed the silent conversation protocol.

Homework: Read Challenger Deep chapters 72-74 and complete Reading Response #7.

DUE: All classes Friday, 3/10

Tuesday  (3/7)

  1. Today periods 6,4,5 met.
  2. Period 6 students, please see Monday’s post.
  3. Today’s class began with lots of puns. . . literally. Challenger Deep includes puns and puns are included in the Common Core State Standards for 8th grade.
  4. We went over Reading Response #3.
  5. Finally, we started a Silent Conversation reading protocol.

Homework:  Read Challenger Deep chapters 67-71.  Add to tracking charts.

DUE:  Period 5= Wednesday (3/8)  and Periods 3+4+6=Thursday (3/9)

Monday (3/6)

  1. Today periods 3,4,5 met.

  2. Class started with our new vocabulary words, which are nautical terms.  They are posted on Quizlet: use the link above.  In addition to defining the terms, we used them to label a Galleon.
  3. We viewed the TEDTalk: Eleanor Longden “The Voices in my Head” and discussed the similarities and differences between Caden and Eleanor.
  4. We read aloud Challenger Deep chapters 60-64.

Homework:  Read Challenger Deep chapters 60-66.  Add to tracking charts.  Answer Reading Response question #3

Due:  Periods 4+ 5 = Tuesday (3/7) and Periods 3+6 = Wednesday (3/8)

 

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