This Week in LA: April 24 – 28

This is the week that we’ll finish Challenger Deep!  It’s been interesting listening to your predictions as to how the novel ends – we’ll see who was correct as we finish.

Lesson #1:  Write RR #12 (Yes, we skipped 11.)  Review through Chpt 148. Group read Chapters 149 – 152.

Lesson #2: Vocab Quiz.  Take Smarter Balance Practice test – Smarter Balance testing begins next week.  Read THROUGH Chaper 156.

Lesson #3: Finish the novel!   Write RR #13. Turn in completed RR Journal.

Lesson #4: Challenger Deep test. (This will be open book, but not open note!)  Begin work on final CD essay.

This Week in LA: April 17- 21

Welcome to 4th quarter! You are all now just 9.5 weeks away from being HS freshman – use this last quarter to be as prepared as possible for that transition!

Lesson # 1

Write Reading Response # 10. Catch up on Chapter Tracker – through Chpt 133. Share and turn in Character self-portraits. Assign CD Vocab List #5. Terms are on quizlet:

 Quiz will be Tues 4/25 (Per 4/5) and Wed  4/26 (Per 3/6.)

Lesson # 2

Read Chpts 134 and 135 aloud; discuss Caden’s merging realities. Read 136 – 139 on own. Finish RR 8-10; turn in.

Lesson #  3

Read Chpt 140 aloud; Class discussion. Read 141-144 on own; catch up on Chapter Tracker. Write RR # 11.

Lesson # 4

Read Chpts 145 – 148; Write RR # 12.

This Week in LA: April 10-14

Welcome to the last week of 3rd quarter! Grades are updated daily this week – be sure to check in if you have any questions!

Lesson #1: Review CD Chpts 100 -120. Review Vocab List #4 terms. Work on Tracking Character 2

Lesson #2:   Take Vocab Quiz #4.  Finish Tracking Character 2; write RR #9.

Lesson #3:  Learning about Allusions. Read Chapters 121 – 134.

Lesson #4:  The Art of Schizophrenia



This Week in LA: April 3-7

Welcome back! I hope that you all enjoyed your Spring Break!

We finish our mini-study on Mental Health issues this week, and will use that information to write an outline on mental health issues. We’ll also read more of Challenger Deep – Caden’s life in the hospital and his alternate life aboard the ship are beginning to converge.

Lesson #1:  Finish Mental Health posters.  Review CD through Chpt 100. New vocab  terms today – they are here:

Lesson #2: Take notes on Mental Health posters;  read CD Chapters 101-110.

Lesson #3:  Work on Mental Health outline – the assignment is in Google Classroom.

Lesson #4:  Finish and submit Mental Health outline.  Read CD through Chapter 120.

  • The Vocab quiz over CD List # 4 will be next week:
  • Per 4 and 5 = Tuesday, 4/11.
  • Per 3 and 6 = Wednesday 4/12.