Trailblazers Team

8th Grade

Week of March 22-26

Monday:

  • Literature: Letter #4 Choice Novel,  Problem/Solution sheet due, Illustration for Choice novel due Wed.
  • Language Arts: Review scores from SBA2 (business letter). Discuss prior knowledge of persuasive writing. Analyze sample persuasive essay for thesis statement, reasons, supporting evidence.
  • Science-
  • Social Studies
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    • Math
    • period 1:
    • period 2:
    • period 3,5,6: 

 Tuesday:

  • Literature: Read “Diary of Anne Frank” play, Illustration choice novel due TOMORROW
  • Language Arts: Continue analysis of persuasive essay’s main parts: thesis statement, reasons, supporting evidence through example essay “Vital Video”. Review directions for persuasive essay assignment. Begin brainstorming topics. Persuasion Map due Friday.
  • Science-
  • Social Studies  
  • Math
  • period 1: Section 9.3
  • period 2:
  • period 3,5,6:   

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Wednesday:

  • Literature: Read “Warriors Don’t Cry”, questions,Choice Novel Illustrations due TODAY
  • Language Arts: Return graded work and update grade sheet. All missing/late assignments must be turned in by Friday. Brainstorming persuasive essay topics. Listing pros and cons of an argument to determine strength of reasons and opposition. Thesis statement due tomorrow.
  • Science-
  • Social Studies  
  • Math
  • period 1:
  • period 2:
  • period 3,5,6:

Thursday:

  • Literature:  Conotations/Denotations.  Read “Ruby Bridges”, questions
  • Language Arts: Build on thesis statement with reasons and supporting evidence. Handout “Types of Supporting Evidence”. Go to media center to research supporting evidence. Persuasion Map due at the end of class Friday.
  • Science
  • Social Studies  
  • Math
  • period 1:
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6:  
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Friday:

  • Literature: View “Ruby Bridges”, Reflective Journal
  • Language Arts: Go to media center to find information to support thesis. Persuasion Map due at the end of class.
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Math
  • period 1: Section 9.6 # 1-27 odd & # 54-70even
  • period 2:
  • period 3,5,6:   

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