Week of 2/24/14 – Lessons for LA8

2/24/14

Monday
Classwork:
Writing conferences
Peer editing
Finish Ch. 7 if you haven’t already.
Homework
Make sure that you have finished Ch. 7 and that you have written at least five sentences of the “Works” paragraph of your research paper.

Tuesday
Classwork:
Finish grading Ch. 7 and collect scores.
Discuss theme.  Make a “theme” table.
Homework:
Read Ch. 8 plus notes.  Add to the theme table.

Wednesday
Classwork:
Grade Ch. 8
Writing conferences.  Time for writing.
Homework:
Read through pg. 143 of Outsiders plus notes (Ch. 9)

Thursday
Classwork:
Finish Ch. 9 in class together.  Chart theme.
Time for writing.
Homework:
Write for twenty minutes.
Finish “Works” paragraph by Monday.

Friday
Classwork:
Read Ch. 10 together.
Clauses and commas practice.
Homework:
Write for twenty minutes. Begin the “Works” paragraph.

 

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