Lesson Plans

Mrs. Heggem’s Lesson Plans: Week of October 8-12







8th grade English

(1st & 4th hour)

No class

Discuss "Flowers for Algernon" Quiz on "Flowers..." Read "!"

Read "!" Finish connections to "Flowers for Algernon"
Begin "The Monkey's Paw" 

"The Monkey's Paw" 

"The Monkey's Paw" 

Introduction to Literature: Novels
(2nd Hour) *

Work on research paper Work on research paper

Assigned:  "Things Fall Apart" read ch. 1-4 for Friday
Due: Rough draft, peer edit/revise  Background on "Things Fall Apart" and Post-colonialism theory
Discuss chapters 1-4, review MLA 8

Assigned: Ch. 5-10 for Monday 

College Writing I (3rd hr)*

No class
Discuss "A Passing Way"

work on outline

Due: expository essay outline

conference/work time

Transition practice  Due: transition practice

work on essay

10th grade English

(5th & 8th hour)

Finish persuasive speeches, active listening

Reflect on speech 
Assigned:Voice of Democracy

work on Voice of Democracy

Improvisation speeches 

Due: Patriot's Pen 
"Farewell to Manzanar" 


Note: Lesson plans are subject to change.  Students should rely on information discussed in class or contact me for the most current information. Information is also available on the Google Classroom site created for each section. 

*Both sections of the college courses have accompanying syllabi that further explain weekly assignments, activities, and readings.


MCAs- 1-2nd hour

6th hr.: 1st hr: Research Project; Work on notecards- due Friday

-OLPA test

-OLPA test

Poetry Song Presentations
Poetry Song Presentations