Mrs. Fisher's Classroom

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Lesson Plans 11.20-11.21.2017

November9

Monday, 11.20

Students were provided time to work on the Chapter 5 map activity. Any remaining class time students used to update their geography flashcards and work on the Chapters 4-5 unit test review.

Evening Parent Teacher Conferences will be held at SHHS.

Tuesday, 11.21

Students checked the Chapter 5 map activity. Any remaining class time students used to update their geography flashcards and work on the Chapters 4-5 unit test review.

Afternoon and Evening Parent Teacher Conferences will be held at SHHS.

Wednesday, 11.22-Friday, 11.24

Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving break!

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Lesson Plans 11.13-11.17.2017

November9

Monday, 11.13

Mrs. Fisher checked for the completion of SPRITE worksheet 5.3. Students finished taking notes over Chapter 5, Section 2 and began Section 3.

Tuesday, 11.14

Mrs. Fisher checked for the completion of SPRITE worksheet 5.4. Students took notes over Chapter 5, Sections 3-4.

Wednesday, 11.15

Mrs. Fisher checked for the completion of SPRITE worksheet 5.5. Students finished taking notes over Chapter 5, Section 4.

Thursday, 11.16

Students took notes over Chapter 5, Section 5.

Friday, 11.17

Chapter 5 notes were collected. Students took the Chapter 5 SPRITE quiz. Students received the Chapters 4-5 unit test review. Any remaining class time was used to complete the review activity.

 

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Lesson Plans 11.6-11.10.2017

November7

Monday, 11.6

Students were provided the first half of the hour to complete their Chapter 4 map activity. During the second half of the hour, the class checked the Chapter 4 map activity, which was submitted at the end of the hour. Students were allowed to use the remaining time to complete the SPRITE worksheet for Chapter 5, Section 1 due Wednesday.

Tuesday, 11.7

No school due to Election Day.

Wednesday, 11.8

Mrs. Fisher checked for completion of SPRITE worksheet 5.1. Students took notes over Chapter 5, Section 1.

Thursday, 11.9

Mrs. Fisher checked for completion of SPRITE worksheet 5.2. Students took notes over Chapter 5, Sections 1-2. SPRITE worksheet 5.3 is due this Monday.

Friday, 11.10

The class did not meet due to the half day.

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Lesson Plans 11.6-11.10.2017

November7

Monday, 11.6

Students completed their GRIT worksheet and goal for the week. Mrs. Fisher checked for completion of Chapters 1-2 questions. Students were provided the rest of the time to complete the following:

1. Read Chapters 1-2 and complete the corresponding questions (which should have already been completed over the weekend.)

2. Complete corrections for the last grammar and vocabulary assignments.

3. Get a head start on the work assigned for Wednesday. Students must read Chapters 3-4 and complete the corresponding questions due Wednesday.

Tuesday, 11.7

No school due to Election Day.

Wednesday, 11.8

Mrs. Fisher checked for completion of Chapters 3-4 questions. Students took an oral quiz and reviewed the CCR for Chapters 1-2.

Thursday, 11.9

Students completed the grammar sentences for Week 2, Day 5 and received their grammar review packet, due Wednesday, 11.15. Students will take their first major grammar quiz next Friday, 11.17. Students took an oral quiz and reviewed the CCR for Chapters 3-4.

Friday, 11.10

Chapters 1-4 questions were collected. Mrs. Fisher provided students time to read Chapters 5-6 questions and answer the corresponding questions. Anything not completed in class must be completed over the weekend and is due Monday.

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Lesson Plans 10.30-11.3.2017

October30

Monday, 10.30

Students checked the geography test. Mrs. Fisher provided directions for an obituary assignment and students drew names of historical figures to determine who would be the subject of their obituary. If you were absent, see Mrs. Fisher to be assigned a historical figure ASAP. Each obituary must include:

1. Basic biographical information

2. 1-2 major accomplishments

3. 1-2 major failures

4. 5 SPRITE terms underlined

5. Epitaph and decorated “tombstone”

Tuesday, 10.31

Students selected their new seats for the month of November. Students received their coupons for second quarter and print outs of their 1st quarter grade to look over for accuracy. Grade print outs are due back with a parent/guardian signature by Friday, 11.3.2017. Students presented their obituaries to the class. For homework, students were assigned SPRITE worksheet 4.5.

Wednesday, 11.1

Students took notes over Chapter 4, Section 4.

Thursday, 11.2

Mrs. Fisher checked for completion of the SPRITE worksheets for 4.4 and 4.5. Students took notes over Chapter 4, Section 5.

Friday, 11.3

Students took the Chapter 4 SPRITE quiz and submitted the Chapter 4 notes and SPRITE worksheets for credit.

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Lesson Plans 10.30-11.3.2017

October30

Monday, 10.30

Vocabulary exercises #16-18 were submitted, but not checked. If you still don’t have them completed, make sure you do by Wednesday. Students completed their first GRIT goal and reflection worksheet for the new quarter. Mrs. Fisher passed back Black Like Me quizzes. Oral feedback was provided to the class along with written feedback for individual students. Students were required to completed one intervention today, which was quiz corrections. All work was submitted at the end of the hour.

Tuesday, 10.31

Students selected their new seats for the month of November. Students received their coupons for second quarter and print outs of their 1st quarter grade to look over for accuracy. Grade print outs are due back with a parent/guardian signature by Friday, 11.3.2017. Students also began a new unit: To Kill a Mockingbird. Students who did not purchase their own book were provided with a copy. However, students may NOT write or highlight in the school copy.

Wednesday, 11.1

Students completed the grammar sentences for Week 2, Day 3 and  checked vocabulary exercises #16-18. Students began taking Cornell notes for the To Kill a Mockingbird unit.

Thursday, 11.2

Students completed taking notes for the To Kill a Mockingbird unit, which were collected at the end of the hour.

Friday, 11.3

Students began reading To Kill a Mockingbird. Students were assigned to complete the CCR and the guided reading questions for Chapters 1-2 over the weekend. This must be completed on Monday.

 

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REMINDERS!!!!!

October19

It is very important to be in class Monday, October 23. Unused student coupons will be collected. Monday will be the only day they are accepted. You will also complete your final GRIT goal and reflection worksheet for the semester. Remember you need 5 out of 6 stamps in order to qualify for the bonus.

We will start To Kill a Mockingbird on Tuesday, October 31.  It is strongly recommended that students purchase their own copy of the novel.

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Lesson Plans 10.23-10.27.2017

October19

Monday, 10.23

Students completed their GRIT goal and reflection worksheet. Students were permitted to submit a maximum of 2 missing assignments for a maximum of 50% -or- 2 assignments that they earned 69% or less for a maximum of a 70%. If students had late or second chance coupons left, they were required to use them. This is the final intervention prior to report cards. Students are encouraged to use their time wisely.

Tuesday, 10.24

Mrs. Fisher checked for the completion of Black Like Me questions (pg. 114-119) #1-11. Mrs. Fisher provided sample responses and students were given the opportunity to make corrections to their responses in red. Questions were collected at the end of the hour.

Wednesday, 10.25

Students completed grammar sentences for Week 2, Days 2-3. Students were assigned vocabulary exercises #16-17 due Monday, October 30.

Thursday, 10.26

Students took an open book quiz on Black Like Me based on the reading and questions from pg. 108-119. If students want to read pg. 120-121 and answer questions #1-7 independently , they may do so. However, the assignment is due tomorrow. This means students will need to drop off their work prior to the start of the school day. All work should be submitted to the IN box.

Friday, 10.27

Class does not meet due to the half day.

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Lesson Plans 10.23-10.27.2017

October19

Monday, 10.23

Students were provided time to finish test corrections and make flashcards.

Tuesday, 10.24

Mrs. Fisher checked for the completion of SPRITE worksheet 4.1. Students took notes on Chapter 4, Section 1. Students were assigned SPRITE worksheet 4.2.

Wednesday, 10.25

Mrs. Fisher checked for the completion of SPRITE worksheet 4.2. Students took notes on Chapter 4, Section 2.  Students were assigned SPRITE worksheet 4.3.

Thursday, 10.26

Mrs. Fisher checked for the completion of SPRITE worksheet 4.3. Students took notes on Chapter 4, Section 3. Students were assigned SPRITE worksheet 4.4.

Friday, 10.27

Mrs. Fisher checked for the completion of SPRITE worksheet 4.4. Students took a geography test. Students were permitted to use the remaining time to complete SPRITE worksheet 4.5 which is due Monday.

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Lesson Plans 10.16-10.20.2017

October19

Monday, 10.16

Students completed their GRIT goal and reflection worksheet along with any required intervention work. Students took the vocabulary quiz.

Students were reminded that Black Like Me questions #1-11 (pg. 108-113) must be completed by tomorrow. Students also were reminded that Mrs. Fisher is only concerned with effort and completion – not right and wrong answers.

Tuesday, 10.17

Mrs. Fisher checked for completion of the Black Like Me questions #1-11 (pg.  108-113) and then provided sample responses. Students were expected to make corrections to their answers in red. First hour students submitted their questions at the end of the hour.

Wednesday, 10.18

Third hour students submitted their Black Like Me questions from pg. 108-113 at the beginning of the hour. Both classes completed the grammar sentences for Week 1, Day 5 and then checked the vocabulary quiz from Monday. Students who earned less than 100% completed an intervention.

If students got anything wrong from #1-15, they had to write the correct answers in red and then show me the corresponding flashcard with BOTH a dictionary definition and a personalized definition.

If students got anything wrong from #16-25, they had to write the correct answers in red and then HIGHLIGHT the context clues.

When students completed their intervention, they were provided time to work on vocabulary exercises #14-15.

Thursday, 10.19

Students read the next section of Black Like Me (pg. 114-119). Mrs. Fisher provided definitions and examples of pathos, logos, and ethos. Students were provided time to work with a partner to complete the close and critical reading.

Friday, 10.20

Vocabulary exercises #14-15 were checked and collected. Students presented their CCR quotes from Black Like Me in pairs for an oral quiz grade. Students were assigned to complete questions #1-11 (pg. 114-119) by Tuesday, 10.24.

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