Bell Ringer Journal
Students will receive 5-7 minutes at the beginning of class to complete their bell ringer journal. It is imperative that students are in class on time to be able to utilize the entire 5-7 minutes for this assignment. The journal will be due every Monday.
Students will learn skills for leadership. These include: inspires & motivates, solves problems & analyzes issues, communicates powerfully, builds positive relationships, develops others, and exhibits innovation.
We will continue the unit on Op-Ed writing. This week students will do the following:
- Brainstorm to generate possible topics
- Narrow a list of topics by applying criteria (viability test)
- Pre-write to determine what they know about particular topics and why they care about them
Students will be working on several special assignments in class this week. There will be no homework in grammar.