Friday, 9/14/18- B Day- BE KIND Extended Homeroom

Question

How does your perception of your abilities affect your achievement?

Learning Tasks

  1. Do Now Get out your homework (Growth Mindset paragraph), put your name on it, and pass it down the row. Write down your new homework in your planner. Tell the person who sits to your left one growth mindset trait that you have or wished you had.
  2. Teach Procedure–  Doing Independent Work & If you Finish Early
  3. Science Friday- Cephalopod, Inc.
  4. Getting to Know You Google Form
  5. Hopes and Dreams HyperDoc

Home Learning

Hopes and Dreams HyperDoc is due on Friday, 9/21

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Thursday, 9/13/18- A Day- Block Schedule Periods 2, 4, 6, & 8

Question

How does your perception of your abilities affect your achievement?

Learning Tasks

  1. Do Now- Define growth mindset in your own words. What do you think it means to have a growth mindset?  Now watch Growing Your Mind Khan Academy and Neuroplasticity Sentis and revise your response.
  2. Teach Procedure- If the teacher is out of the classroom/when there is a substitute and When visitors are in the classroom
  3. Diagram– “Two Mindsets”- Model examples from my life of when I used the growth mindset for each component-challenges, obstacles, effort, criticism, success of others. Individually students write their own examples of using the growth mind set on diagram. Share as full class.
  4. Exit Slip– “Tweet” out: In 280 characters or less, answer the following question: What is one way to demonstrate a growth mindset while you learn science?

Home Learning

Complete Growth Mindset paragraph due tomorrow 9/14

Period 8 Academic Block

Period 8 Activity Block

Wednesday, 9/12/18- B Day- Block Schedule Periods 1, 3, 5, & 7

Question

How does your perception of your abilities affect your achievement?

Learning Tasks

  1. Do Now- Define growth mindset in your own words. What do you think it means to have a growth mindset?  Now watch Growing Your Mind Khan Academy and Neuroplasticity Sentis and revise your response.
  2. Teach Procedure- If the teacher is out of the classroom/when there is a substitute and When visitors are in the classroom
  3. Diagram– “Two Mindsets”- Model examples from my life of when I used the growth mindset for each component-challenges, obstacles, effort, criticism, success of others. Individually students write their own examples of using the growth mind set on diagram. Share as full class.
  4. Exit Slip– “Tweet” out: In 280 characters or less, answer the following question: What is one way to demonstrate a growth mindset while you learn science?

Home Learning

Complete Growth Mindset paragraph due Friday 9/14

Tuesday, 9/11/18- A Day

Question

How does your perception of your abilities affect your achievement?

Learning Tasks

  1. Do NowOn your paper, describe a time when you overcame a struggle in learning and learned to solve a problem.
  2. Teach Procedure– If you need to leave the classroom, If you are absent, & If you are tardy
  3. Circle– Weekly Meeting
  4. Article– “Dr. Dweck’s discovery of fixed and growth mindsets have shaped our understanding of learning”- Work in partners to read each paragraph aloud to each other. Write a paragraph to respond to the writing prompt: According to the article, what is a “growth mindset” and why is it important? Do you agree with what the article is saying? To support your opinion you may use examples from your own experiences, your observations of others, and this article.

Home Learning

Complete Growth Mindset paragraph due Friday 9/14

*Period 3– We need to catch you up because we did not meet on Friday. Here’s what we still need to do:

  1. Teach Procedure– Coming to Attention
  2. Write-Pair-Share Thinking Routine- Watch Growth Mindset videos below- For each video, WRITE key ideas (qualities) of a Growth Mindset displayed in the video. PAIR with your cooperative table group partners & listen to each others’ thoughts. One partner will SHARE a summary of the group’s thoughts to develop a class summary of a growth mindset.

Friday, 9/7/18- B Day- Grade 8 Assembly Period 3 (No Class)

Question

How does your perception of your abilities affect your achievement?

Learning Tasks

  1. Do Now– Have your composition notebook in front of you on your table. With your partner, try to guess the punchline of the following joke: Why should you never trust an atom?
  2. Science Friday- Bobtails + Bacteria = BFF
  3. Teach Procedure– Coming to Attention
  4. Write-Pair-Share Thinking Routine- Watch Growth Mindset videos below- For each video, WRITE key ideas (qualities) of a Growth Mindset displayed in the video. PAIR with your cooperative table group partners & listen to each others’ thoughts. One partner will SHARE a summary of the group’s thoughts to develop a class summary of a growth mindset.
  5. Complete Models of Phenomenon

Mindset Videos