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
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: https://quizlet.com/_39ztov
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.
Welcome to the week before Spring Break! We’ll read a few chapters of Challenger Deep this week, but our primary focus will be to focus on an overview about a variety of mental health issues.
Lesson #1: Introduce Mental Health Research and topics. Links for research are posted in Google Classroom.
Lesson #2: Finish individual research. Remember, your individual research earns a grade!
Lesson #3: Meet with your group to create a rough draft of your Mental Health Informational poster.
Reading: By the time you return from Spring Break, you need to have finished THROUGH Chapter 100 of CD.
Korea Kids: You need to read THROUGH Chapter 120 to be caught up on your return. Have a wonderful trip!
- Please note: Our forecasting trip to West Linn HS takes place on Wed 3/22. There will not be regular core classes on that day, but you will see your RA classes!
- Bring your Forecasting sheets to class on Thursday 3/23 – teachers will be available to conference regarding placement and sign as needed.
We call this week “Aha!” week – Challenger Deep finally makes sense this week!
Lesson #1: Read CD 75-77. Work on Aha. Study for Ship Vocab quiz.
Lesson #2: Ship Vocab quiz. Finish visuals for Aha – you’ll present next class.
Lesson #3: Write RR #8. Read CD Chpts 78-85.
Lesson #4: Read CD Chpts 86-94. Work on CDChptTracker2
You all have been having great conversations about Caden and his struggles – this week, we finally see those struggles explained. Be sure to pay attention to clues as we read!
Lesson #1: Return AB essays. Assign new vocab – terms are here: https://quizlet.com/_37cu3a Read CD Chpt 60; view TED Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/eleanor_longden_the_voices_in_my_head
Lesson #2: Write CD RR #3. Read Chapter 62 – 70. Work on Warning Lights chart.
Lesson #3: Read CD 71-77. Write RR #7. Finish Warning Lights chart.
Turn in RR #3,6, and 7.
Vocab Quiz will be next week – Tuesday 3/14 for 4 and 5, Wed 3/15 for 3 and 6.
This is the week where we start to figure out what’s going on with Caden in Challenger Deep – you have been doing some great thinking and hypothesizing!
Lesson #1: Catch up on Character and Chapter Tracking Charts. Read Chapter 40 in CD. Turn in Reading Responses 1,2,4, and 5. ( Yes, we’re still skipping three.)
There is new vocab this week: terms are: https://quizlet.com/_363vc8 The quiz will be on Friday, 3/3.
Lesson #2: Practice vocabulary. Read CD Chpts 41- 49; write RR #6.
Lesson #3: Discuss and collect examples of warning signs. Read Chpts 50-54.
Lesson #4: Vocab quiz! Read CD Chpts 55-59
We really dive into Challenger Deep this week – I’ve been enjoying the classroom conversations as we try to figure out what is going on with the novel and with Caden.
Lesson #1: Write RR #4. Read CD Chpts 2- 26; work on Caden/Caden Sketches
Lesson #2: Write “Mall Stories.” Read CD Chtps 27-34. Finish Caden/Caden.
Lesson #3: Read Mariana Trench. Read CD Chpts 35-39. Work on RR #5. Turn in Caden/Cade.
We have an audiobook available for Challenger Deep – you’ll need to go to Google Classroom to access it.
Welcome to a new novel study! We are excited to begin reading Challenger Deep (CD) – it’s a very different type of novel than the others we’ve read this year.
Lesson #1: Check out copies of CD. Construct your Reading Response (RR) Journals.
Extra Copies: CD Reading Response
Begin CD vocab list #1 – terms are on quizlet and here: https://quizlet.com/_33v6iv
Lesson #2: Read Chapter 1- 5. Work on “I Love” Writing
Lesson #3: Read Chapters 6-17. TED Talks on Mental Health issues. Write RR #2
Lesson #4: Vocab quiz! Read Chapters 18+19 Write RR #3
We are very pleased to announce that our next novel study will focus around the novel Challenger Deep. Your student will bring home a letter this week introducing the novel, and our novel study will begin next week. Extra copies of the letter are here: Challenger Deep Letter