Thursday, May 4, 2017

May 8-12, 2017-9th Literature/Music Leadership-Mrs.Morris/Teague


3.0- BELIEVE YOU CAN!!!!

*THIS  "2016- 2017" Academic School Year we will  Incorporate THE 7 HABITS of SUCCESSFUL TEENS into our daily lessons/lives.

-Be Proactive
-Begin With the End in Mind
-Put First Things First
-Think Win- Win
-Seek First to Understand/Then To Be Understood
-Synergize

-Sharpen the Saw


Monday-
*TIC TAC KNOW -(Presentations)- (Romeo & Juliet)
  Romeo & Juliet (Quiz- Acts 1-5)
Interactive Notebooks- (submitted for check on Elizabethan customs/manners/history.)


Tuesday-
Interactive Notebooks- (grading rubrics issued)
"We Wear the Mask"- Introduction to MASK project.
Interactive Stations-students construct masks for Montagues/Capulets.


Wednesday-
*Interactive Stations- (M-A-S-K) PROJECTS
(students will work in class on previously assigned projects)


Thursday-
FAMILY FEUDS- (research modern day family feuds)
6 Epic Family Feuds- www.history.com/news
Interactive Notebooks- "Who's to Blame"?


Friday-
Interactive Notebooks-(Getting Started with Myths)
The Seasons of the  Year- (annotating article)
The Beginning of the Year- (Chaos, Titans, New Gods at Battle)
Conflict-(Greek Myths)

Friday, April 28, 2017

May 1-5, 2017- 9th Literature/Music Leadership- Mrs. Myrna Morris/Teague


3.0- BELIEVE YOU CAN!!!!

*THIS  "2016- 2017" Academic School Year we will  Incorporate THE 7 HABITS of SUCCESSFUL TEENS into our daily lessons/lives.

-Be Proactive
-Begin With the End in Mind
-Put First Things First
-Think Win- Win
-Seek First to Understand/Then To Be Understood
-Synergize

-Sharpen the Saw\


*ATTENTION- 9th Literature EOC Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday!!!!!


Monday-
*EOC- Room 800 ( T & I BUILDING)-  PLEASE BE ON TIME!


Tuesday-
*EOC- Room 800- (T & I Building)- PLEASE BE ON TIME!


Wednesday-
*EOC- Room 800- (T  & I Building)- PLEASE BE ON TIME!


Thursday-
Interactive Notebooks- study guides (Acts IV-V)- Romeo & Juliet
*"Tic Tac Know"- Romeo & Juliet
Interactive Stations- (in-class work sessions)


Friday-
Interactive Notebooks- study guides (review)
"Tic Tac Know"- (Romeo & Juliet)
Interactive Stations- (in- class work sessions)

Friday, April 21, 2017

April 24-28, 2017-9th Literature/Music Leadership-Mrs.Myrna Morris/Teague


3.0- BELIEVE YOU CAN!!!!

*THIS  "2016- 2017" Academic School Year we will  Incorporate THE 7 HABITS of SUCCESSFUL TEENS into our daily lessons/lives.

-Be Proactive
-Begin With the End in Mind
-Put First Things First
-Think Win- Win
-Seek First to Understand/Then To Be Understood
-Synergize

-Sharpen the Saw


Monday-
Interactive Notebooks- (EOC PREP)-COACH BOOKS
Study Guides- Romeo & Juliet (Acts 1-3)
*TIC-TAC-KNOW- PROJECTS DUE: Friday, April 28, 2017


Tuesday-
*Computer LAB- SRI TESTING- (ALL CLASSES)
USATESTPREP- (students will receive individual logins to practice for upcoming EOC.)


Wednesday-
Interactive Notebooks- (EOC PREP)- COACH BOOKS
Interactive Stations- Romeo & Juliet (Acts 4-5)
Study Guides- (4-5)


Thursday-
Interactive Notebooks- (EOC PREP)- COACH BOOKS
*Literary Stations- Acts 4 & 5- Romeo & Juliet- "Who Said That"?
Peer Review- students examine previous acts in play/review notes/study guides for final.


Friday-
Interactive Notebooks- (EOC PREP)- COACH BOOKS
*PRESENTATIONS- "TIC TAC KNOW"- (Romeo & Juliet- Acts 1-5)
Famous Lines/Quotes from Romeo & Juliet- "Who Said That"?
Peer Grading Rubrics- (oral presentations)

Friday, April 14, 2017

April 17-21, 2017-9th Literature/Music Leadership- Mrs.Myrna Morris/Teague


3.0- BELIEVE YOU CAN!!!!

*THIS  "2016- 2017" Academic School Year we will  Incorporate THE 7 HABITS of SUCCESSFUL TEENS into our daily lessons/lives.

-Be Proactive
-Begin With the End in Mind
-Put First Things First
-Think Win- Win
-Seek First to Understand/Then To Be Understood
-Synergize

-Sharpen the Saw


Monday-
Interactive Notebooks- "Shakespearean Insults"
CLOZE NOTES-Romeo & Juliet (PROLOGUE)
*Homework: "You  Just Don't Get It"- (students interview parents about dating during their youth)
EOC PREP


Tuesday-
Interactive Notebooks- Love & Marriage Four Centuries Ago
Elizabethan Culture- (research)- COMPUTER LABS
*William Shakespeare ( Internet Scavenger Hunt)- ALL assignments are due today.)
EOC PREP


Wednesday-
Interactive Notebooks- DRAMA terms
William Shakespeare- A Mysterious life? (text analysis)
Literature Circles- (study guides- Acts 1-5) 
EOC PREP


Thursday-
Interactive Notebooks- BELIEFS (Elizabethan Behavior)
Literature Circles- (study guides 1-5)
 *PARENT INTERVIEWS- teen dating (PRESENTATIONS)
EOC PREP


Friday-
*Interactive Notebooks- TIC-TAC-TOE (Projects assigned)
Literature Circles- Romeo & Juliet (study guides)
EOC PREP

Thursday, March 30, 2017

April 10-14, 2017-9th Literature/Music Leadership/Mrs.Morris/Teague


3.0- BELIEVE YOU CAN!!!!

*THIS  "2016- 2017" Academic School Year we will  Incorporate THE 7 HABITS of SUCCESSFUL TEENS into our daily lessons/lives.

-Be Proactive
-Begin With the End in Mind
-Put First Things First
-Think Win- Win
-Seek First to Understand/Then To Be Understood
-Synergize

-Sharpen the Saw


Monday-
Interactive Notebooks- "No Fear Shakespeare"- (Introduction)
Drama Terms (Cloze Notes)
Literature Circles- (groups assigned)
Modern Day Romeo & Juliet (analyzing text)- ARTICLES


Tuesday-
Interactive Notebooks-"WORD WALLS"- (drama terms)
Customs & Mannerisms- (The Elizabethan Era)
Literature Circles- (groups assigned)
K/W/L- )Romeo & Juliet)


Wednesday-
Interactive Notebooks- Shakespearean Insults
Anticipation Guides- (Romeo & Juliet)
Family Tree/Shields
*Literature Circles- students form teams/compete using insults created in class.


Thursday-
Interactive Notebooks- "No Fear Shakespeare"
"Who's Who- (Character Analysis)
Literature Circles- (groups assigned)
Capulets vs. Montagues


Friday-
Interactive Notebooks- EOC PREP- (cloze notes)
*Interactive Stations- (preparing students for EOC)
-Word Walls/Vocabulary Builder
- Analyzing Text
- COLLAGES -(a pictures worth a thousand words....)
- English/Grammar Trivia (Jeopardy)










Monday, March 27, 2017

March 27-31, 2017- 9th Literature/Music Leadership- Mrs.Morris/Teague


3.0- BELIEVE YOU CAN!!!!

*THIS  "2016- 2017" Academic School Year we will  Incorporate THE 7 HABITS of SUCCESSFUL TEENS into our daily lessons/lives.

-Be Proactive
-Begin With the End in Mind
-Put First Things First
-Think Win- Win
-Seek First to Understand/Then To Be Understood
-Synergize

-Sharpen the Saw


Monday-
Interactive Notebooks- CLOZE NOTES
ETHOS, LOGOS, PATHOS
"Book Bits"- (question/answer session)


Tuesday-
Interactive Notebooks- Elements of Poetry
Clich├ęs & Homonyms
Literature Circles- TKAM & DIVERGENT


Wednesday-
Interactive Notebooks-Forms of Literature
Literature Circles- TKAM & DIVERGENT
"BOOK BITS"- (students work on novel assessments due: March 31st.) 


Thursday-
Interactive Notebooks-Those Confusing Words...
Nonfiction Essays: DIVERGENT or To Kill a Mockingbird
*Literature Circles- (previously selected nonfiction text)


*Friday-"BOOK BIT PROJECTS ARE DUE!!!!!! March 31,2017


*Interactive Notebooks-NOTEBOOK CHECK!!!!
Film Analysis- Divergent/To Kill a Mockingbird
Study Guides- (discussion questions)


HAVE A SAFE & HAPPY SPRING BREAK!!!!

Friday, March 17, 2017

March 20-24, 2017- 9th Literature/Music Leadership- Mrs.Morris/Mrs. Teague


3.0- BELIEVE YOU CAN!!!!

*THIS  "2016- 2017" Academic School Year we will  Incorporate THE 7 HABITS of SUCCESSFUL TEENS into our daily lessons/lives.

-Be Proactive
-Begin With the End in Mind
-Put First Things First
-Think Win- Win
-Seek First to Understand/Then To Be Understood
-Synergize

-Sharpen the Saw


Monday-
Interactive Notebooks- (Understanding Characters)
*QUIZ: The Outsiders/To Kill a Mockingbird/Divergent
Writing Prompts: In what way is The Outsiders/Divergent/To Kill a Mockingbird a call for action? (Explain)


Tuesday-
Interactive Notebooks-Half Full or Half Empty
Students will research the following:
*Media Center Preview*
The Great Depression
Scottsboro Boys
Stock Market Crash
Lindbergh Trial
FACTIONS....Fiction OR Fact?


Wednesday-
Interactive Stations- "Think Sheets"
Literature Circles-"Conversational Roundtables"
Summarizer- Ticket out the Door


Thursday-
Interactive Notebooks-Understanding Characters
*Literature Circles- Understanding/Analyzing Theme (class discussion)
Summarizer: "Hit or Miss"


Friday-
Interactive Notebooks- (Making Connections)
*OPEN-BOOK QUIZ- (chapters 1-5)
Non- Fiction- (previously selected novels)
*REMINDERS: (NO NOTES ALLOWED)






Friday, March 10, 2017

March 13-17, 2017- 9th Literature/Music Leadership-Mrs.Morris/Teague


3.0- BELIEVE YOU CAN!!!!

*THIS  "2016- 2017" Academic School Year we will  Incorporate THE 7 HABITS of SUCCESSFUL TEENS into our daily lessons/lives.

-Be Proactive
-Begin With the End in Mind
-Put First Things First
-Think Win- Win
-Seek First to Understand/Then To Be Understood
-Synergize

-Sharpen the Saw


Monday-
Interactive Notebooks-(Characteristics of Non-Fiction)
CLOZE NOTES (non-fiction)
"BOOK- BITS"- Divergent/To Kill a Mockingbird


Tuesday-
Interactive Notebooks-
Quick write: "Words that Come to Mind"
Literature Circles- (study guides)
Character Analysis


Wednesday-
Interactive Notebooks-Grammar Tips...
*Literature Circles- To Kill a Mockingbird OR Divergent
Learning Logs- SUMMARIZER


Thursday-
Interactive Notebooks- (Purpose/Perspective)
*COMMONLIT- (assigned text)
Literature Circles-To Kill a Mockingbird OR Divergent


Friday-
Interactive Notebooks- (Types of Non- Fiction)
-Expository
-Persuasive
Descriptive
"BOOK BITS"- students work on projects that are due: March 31st.


*THE OUTSIDERS: (4th period ONLY!)


Friday, March 3, 2017

March 6-10, 2017-9th Literature/Music Leadership-Mrs.Morris/Teague


3.0- BELIEVE YOU CAN!!!!

*THIS  "2016- 2017" Academic School Year we will  Incorporate THE 7 HABITS of SUCCESSFUL TEENS into our daily lessons/lives.

-Be Proactive
-Begin With the End in Mind
-Put First Things First
-Think Win- Win
-Seek First to Understand/Then To Be Understood
-Synergize

-Sharpen the Saw


Monday-


*SRI TESTING-Room 237- (ALL CLASSES)
Interactive Notebooks- What is non-fiction?
CLOZE NOTES- "READING 101"
*Quick write- Divergent OR To Kill a Mockingbird???


Tuesday-
Interactive Notebooks- (study guides for selected text)
*Meet the Authors: Harper Lee &  Veronica Roth
Anticipation Guides- (selected text)


Wednesday-
Interactive Notebooks- "WORD WALLS"
Literature Circles- Group A- DIVERGENT
                                  Group B- TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
Summarizer- Reading Logs


Thursday-
Interactive Notebooks- Tips for Reading Non-Fiction....
Literature Circles- Teacher-Led Discussion (character analysis)
(GROUPS A & B)


Friday-
Interactive Notebooks- study guides submitted for editing.
INTERACTIVE STATIONS- "HIT OR MISS"
Rubrics for evaluating selected text

Friday, February 17, 2017

February 27-March 3, 2017-Mrs.Morris/Teague-9th Literature/Music Leadership


3.0- BELIEVE YOU CAN!!!!

*THIS  "2016- 2017" Academic School Year we will  Incorporate THE 7 HABITS of SUCCESSFUL TEENS into our daily lessons/lives.

-Be Proactive
-Begin With the End in Mind
-Put First Things First
-Think Win- Win
-Seek First to Understand/Then To Be Understood
-Synergize

-Sharpen the Saw


Monday-Interactive Notebooks
Quick write: What is hip-hop/rap? How are they alike/different?
Background Info: Meet Rebecca Walker (author)


Tuesday- Interactive Notebooks
Hip-Hop vs. Rap- 1980's vs. Today?
*Video Clips- analyzing lyrics from rap today/tomorrow
Short Story- Before Hip-Hop was Hip-Hop- (Anticipation Guide)


Wednesday- Interactive Notebooks
Text-Before Hip -Hop.... (study guides)
Hip-Hop Today vs. Hip-Hop of the 1980's-90's


Thursday-Interactive Notebooks
Before Hip-Hop was Hip-Hop (Character Analysis)
*Interactive Stations- RAP SHOWCASE


Friday-Interactive Notebooks (grading rubrics)
*Interactive Stations- RAP SHOWCASE continued....

Thursday, February 9, 2017

February 13-17, 2017- 9th Literature/Music Leadership-Mrs.Morris/Mrs.Taylor-Teague


3.0- BELIEVE YOU CAN!!!! 


*THIS  "2016- 2017" Academic School Year we will  Incorporate THE 7 HABITS of SUCCESSFUL TEENS into our daily lessons/lives.

-Be Proactive
-Begin With the End in Mind
-Put First Things First
-Think Win- Win
-Seek First to Understand/Then To Be Understood
-Synergize

-Sharpen the Saw


Monday-
Interactive Notebooks-Elements of the short story
Meet the Author- Who was Roald Dahl? (video clip)
Anticipation Guides- Lamb to the Slaughter


Tuesday-
Interactive Notebooks- Narrative Writing
Study Guides- Lamb to the Slaughter
Literature Circles- lamb to the Slaughter


Wednesday-
Interactive Notebooks-R-E-V-I-S-E (writing tips)
CSI: "The Perfect Murder" (stations)
Literature Circles- Lamb to the Slaughter


Thursday-
Interactive Stations- (Post Reading Reflections)
PROJECTS: Interactive Stations
*CHARACTER T-SHIRTS (short stories)


Friday-
"THE BIG REVEAL"
*CHARACTER T-SHIRT PROJECTS
Peer Evaluation (Forms/Rubrics)

Friday, February 3, 2017

February 6-10, 2017

9th Literature/Music Leadership- Mrs. Morris/Mrs.Taylor-Teague




3.0- BELIEVE YOU CAN!!!! *THIS  "2016- 2017" Academic School Year we will  Incorporate THE 7 HABITS of SUCCESSFUL TEENS into our daily lessons/lives.

-Be Proactive
-Begin With the End in Mind
-Put First Things First
-Think Win- Win
-Seek First to Understand/Then To Be Understood
-Synergize
-Sharpen the Saw



Monday-
Interactive Notebooks- (Elements of a short story)-CLOZE NOTES
Anticipation Guide- Thank You Ma'am
Meet the Author: Langston Hughes "Dream Deferred"


Tuesday-
Interactive Notebooks- Literary Terms
"Paint Chip" Poetry
Short Story- Thank You Ma'am


Wednesday-
Interactive Notebooks- (REVIEW)
*QUIZ: SHORT STORIES UNIT 1


Thursday-Interactive Notebooks
*POETRY- "Def Jam" Poetry-(students analyze various artists/styles of poetry)
Analyzing Poetry- (notes)
"Where I'm From"-(poetry assignments)


Friday-
"Where I'm From" -self-expressions (2nd/3rd)
*4th period ONLY-GUEST SPEAKER






Monday, January 30, 2017

January 30-February 3, 2017

 9th Literature/Music Leadership- Mrs. Myrna Morris/Mrs. Taylor-Teague


3.0- BELIEVE YOU CAN!!!! *THIS  "2016- 2017" Academic School Year we will  Incorporate THE 7 HABITS of SUCCESSFUL TEENS into our daily lessons/lives.
-Be Proactive
-Begin With the End in Mind
-Put First Things First
-Think Win- Win
-Seek First to Understand/Then To Be Understood
-Synergize
-Sharpen the Saw



Monday-
Interactive Notebooks- Habits of a Scholar
Quick write: Would you help a stranger in need? (why/why not?)
Anticipation Guide- On the Sidewalk Bleeding


Tuesday:
Interactive Notebooks-Prefixes, Suffixes, and Roots
Short Story: On the Sidewalk Bleeding (short story)
*Creative Writing Assignments
*Act It Out!
*Construct a Poster (Getting in Character)
*Create an Artifact Box


Wednesday-
Interactive Notebooks- Figurative Language Canvas
*COMPUTER LAB- HEALTH SURVEYS- (all classes)
COMMONLIT.ORG (assignments (on-line)


Thursday-
Interactive Notebooks- (BUCKET LISTS)
INTERACTIVE STATIONS: students work in assigned groups
-Creative Writing
-Act it Out!
-Construct a Poster (Getting in Character)


Friday-
Interactive Notebooks (grading rubrics (REVIEW)
*(Group Presentations)
ORAL PRESENTATIONS

Friday, January 20, 2017

January 23-27, 2017-9th Literature/Music Leadership-Mrs. Morris/Mrs. Taylor-Teague

 3.0- BELIEVE YOU CAN!!!! *THIS  "2016- 2017" Academic School Year we will  Incorporate THE 7 HABITS of SUCCESSFUL TEENS into our daily lessons/lives.
-Be Proactive
-Begin With the End in Mind
-Put First Things First
-Think Win- Win
-Seek First to Understand/Then To Be Understood
-Synergize
-Sharpen the Saw



Monday-
*MEDIA CENTER ORIENTATION (ALL CLASSES)


Tuesday-
Interactive Stations- (UNRAAVEL STRATEGY)
Alicia Keys- "Revelation" (analyzing text)


Wednesday-
*COMMON ASSESSMENT (all classes)


Thursday-
Interactive Notebooks (elements of a short story)
CLOZE NOTES- (short story)
Summarizer: LEARNING LOGS


Friday-
Interactive Notebooks- (short story power point)
Anticipation Guide: Lamb to the Slaughter by Roald Dahl
Q&A: Lamb to the Slaughter




ATTENTION:
Georgia Student Health Survey 2.0 – HIGH SCHOOL (grades 9-12)





January 16-20, 2017-9th Literature/Music Leadership-Mrs. Morris/Mrs. Taylor-Teague

 3.0- BELIEVE YOU CAN!!!! *THIS  "2016- 2017" Academic School Year we will  Incorporate THE 7 HABITS of SUCCESSFUL TEENS into our daily lessons/lives.
-Be Proactive
-Begin With the End in Mind
-Put First Things First
-Think Win- Win
-Seek First to Understand/Then To Be Understood
-Synergize
-Sharpen the Saw



Monday-
*KING HOLIDAY


Tuesday-
Interactive Notebooks-(setup)
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (The Civil Rights Movement (CLOZE NOTES)
Ticket out the Door


Wednesday-
Interactive Notebooks- UNRAAVEL strategy
"What's Your Life's Blueprint"- (speech)
Question/Answer Session


Thursday-
Interactive Notebooks- "Clock Buddies"
"Life's Blueprint"- (study guides)
Snapshots of the Civil Rights Era (slideshow)


Friday-
Interactive Notebooks- (Grammar Rules 101)
Interactive Stations: Powered by Service (Usher's New Look)
*COLLAGES









Friday, January 6, 2017



January 9-13, 2017- 9th Literature/Music Leadership- Mrs. Morris/Mrs. Taylor-Teague


 3.0- BELIEVE YOU CAN!!!! *THIS  "2016- 2017" Academic School Year we will  Incorporate THE 7 HABITS of SUCCESSFUL TEENS into our daily lessons/lives.
-Be Proactive
-Begin With the End in Mind
-Put First Things First
-Think Win- Win
-Seek First to Understand/Then To Be Understood
-Synergize
-Sharpen the Saw





Monday-
SRI TESTING (ALL CLASSES)- Room 237- (Computer Lab)


Tuesday-
Interactive Notebooks- How to organize/setup your notebooks. ..(tutorials)
Usher's New Look- (Introduction)
Text Analysis- Usher's New Look




Wednesday-
Interactive Notebooks- setting up notebooks -(tutorials continued)
Reading/Writing Tips...
Elements of a short story (PowerPoint)


Thursday-
Interactive Notebooks-(work session)
Short Stories- what to look for....
Ticket out the door (summarizers)


Friday-
Interactive Notebooks- (work session)
Short Stories-The Eagles Who Thought They Were Chickens (activity)
*Vocabulary- The Eagles Who Thought They Were Chickens