Tuesday: 7th grade field trip to Moody Gardens. Wednesday/ Thursday: Students will participate in a English Activity. Friday: Students will stay in cluster and rotate through each class.
This week we will conduct research, draft and finalize our persuasive brochures for ecotourism. They will be due on Friday during class. Students who have the Algebra EOC, will be responsible to work outside of class with their partners in order to turn work in on time.
Homework: Achieve 3000 #4 due Sunday May 13th**
**Mother’s day is not an excuse for late work, it is expected that those who have previous engagements complete work ahead of time.
STAAR Reading Passage #5** Direct Instruction: Analyzing Persuasive Texts
STAAR Reading Passage #6** Response to Literature: Analyze a persuasive text (independent)
Direct Instruction: Eco-Tourism Campaign
Homework: Achieve 3000 # 3 due: 5/6
This week we will be begin print ad design using assigned silly inventions. We will also be taking out EOY on Renaissance 360 to see ultimate growth from throughout the year.
Homework: achieve 3000 #2 due 4/29
This week we will be continuing cycle 6 and analyzing print and commercial ads
Students will start cycle 6, the introduction of Persuasive Text in Media.
With one week until STAAR Writing, this week we will spend a copious amount of our time review and reflecting
Monday/ Tuesday: Students will take a 24 question revision and editing STAAR practice test as their unit exam. They will later receive their Final Expository grades and reflect and improve on their writing in preparation for the test on 4/11.
Wednesday/ Thursday: Students will reflect on their independent reading text by creating STAAR stem questions in response to the book they read during class.
Friday: Students will review for STAAR.
“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” -Abraham Lincoln