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Grace Johnson

Welcome to 7A  English! I am so excited to be your teacher this year. I am a native Houstonian and graduated from the University of Oklahoma. I love trying new restaurants, going to the park with my dog, and traveling. I look forward to getting to know everyone this school year!

Here, you will find the agenda for each week. This will be updated every week to give students a glance at what is to come and due that week. 

Tutorials: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 7:50-8:30am 

I will not have tutorials on the weeks that I have scheduled morning duty.

Week of: May 4th-8th

 

Reading Intervention students please contact Mrs. May.

cmay1@houstonisd.org

 

  • Digital Learning: Week 3

    Posted by Grace Johnson on 4/12/2020

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    Week 3: April 13th-April 17th

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  • Digital Learning: Week 2

    Posted by Grace Johnson on 4/6/2020

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    Week 2: April 6th-April 10th

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  • Digital Learning: Week 1

    Posted by Grace Johnson on 3/29/2020

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    Week 1: March 30th-April 3rd

     

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  • Week of 3/9

    Posted by Grace Johnson on 3/9/2020

    Monday/Tuesday 

    PRE-AP

    -STAAR stations rotation: complete four of the stations today 

    • Station 1: Conferences w/ Mrs. Johnson about STAAR essay 
    • Station 2: STAAR Revise and edit questions  
    • Station 3: STAAR Revise and edit questions 
    • Station 4: Thesis worksheet and essay brainstorm
    • Station 5: Read, Rate, Score 3 STAAR essays
    • Station 6: Pick 1 article. Read it. Complete the chart
    • Station 7: Grammar one pager
    • Station 8: Pick 2nd article. Read it. Complete the chart.

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner 
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book  

     

    ON-LEVEL

    -STAAR stations rotation: complete four of the stations today 

    • Station 1: Conferences w/ Mrs. Johnson about STAAR essay 
    • Station 2: STAAR Revise and edit questions  
    • Station 3: STAAR Revise and edit questions 
    • Station 4: Thesis worksheet and essay brainstorm
    • Station 5: Read, Rate, Score 3 STAAR essays
    • Station 6: Pick 1 article. Read it. Complete the chart
    • Station 7: Grammar one pager
    • Station 8: Pick 2nd article. Read it. Complete the chart.

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner 
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

     

    Wednesday/Thursday

    PRE-AP

    -STAAR Stations rotation: complete the remaining four of the stations today 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

     

    ON-LEVEL

    -STAAR Stations rotation: complete the remaining four of the stations today 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

     

    FRIDAY 

    PRE-AP

    -complete all work from the STAAR stations to be turned in 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

    ON-LEVEL

    -complete all work from the STAAR stations to be turned in 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

     

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  • Week of 3/2

    Posted by Grace Johnson on 3/2/2020

    Monday/Tuesday 

    PRE-AP

    -Finish Brainstorm that was assigned for homework last Wednesday/Thursday 

    -Complete two brainstorms on two different essay prompts 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner 
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book  

     

    ON-LEVEL

    -Finish Brainstorm that was assigned for homework last Wednesday/Thursday 

    -Complete two brainstorms on two different essay prompts 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner 
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

     

    Wednesday/Thursday

    PRE-AP

     -ACES Response warm up

    -Brainstorm and Draft new essay (Major grade)

    Homework: finish two brainstorms from Monday/Tuesday if you did not in class

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

     

    ON-LEVEL

    -ACES Response warm up

    -Brainstorm and Draft new essay (Major grade)

    Homework: finish two brainstorms from Monday/Tuesday if you did not in class

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

     

     

    FRIDAY 

    PRE-AP

     -Finish writing essay 

     -Finish ACES Responses

    -Revising and Editing Coloring 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

    Homework: finish ACES responses. Due Monday/Tuesday

    ON-LEVEL

     -Finish writing essay 

     -Finish ACES Responses

    -Revising and Editing Coloring

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

    Homework: finish ACES responses. Due Monday/Tuesday

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  • Week of 2/24

    Posted by Grace Johnson on 2/24/2020

    Monday/Thursday

    PRE-AP

    -Read book for 10 minutes 

    -Take notes over STAAR Writing 

    -Look at a graded 4 STAAR essay. Analyze & look at the parts that make it a 4 essay

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner 
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book  

     

    ON-LEVEL

    -Read book for 10 minutes 

    -Take notes over STAAR Writing 

    -Look at a graded 4 STAAR essay. Analyze & look at the parts that make it a 4 essay

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner 
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

     

     **TESTING DAYS**

    TUESDAY 

    MOCK READING STAAR 8:35-11:40

    6, 2, 4, 8 

    -thesis practice 

    WEDNESDAY 

    MOCK MATH STAAR 

    5, 1, 3, 7

    -thesis practice

     

     

    FRIDAY 

    PRE-AP

    -Brainstorm an essay with practice thesis statements 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

    ON-LEVEL

    -Brainstorm an essay with practice thesis statements 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book
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  • Week of 2/17

    Posted by Grace Johnson on 2/17/2020

    Monday/Tuesday  (START OF CYCLE 5)

    PRE-AP

    -Mock STAAR Writing 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner 
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book  

     

    ON-LEVEL

    -Mock STAAR Writing 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner 
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

     

    Wednesday/Thursday

    PRE-AP

    -Mock STAAR Revising & Editing multiple choice section 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

     Homework: read some of your book and be prepared for a reading response on friday 

    ON-LEVEL

    -Mock STAAR Revising & Editing multiple choice section 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

     Homeworkread some of your book and be prepared for a reading response on friday 

     

    FRIDAY (Recieve Cycle 4 Report Cards) 

    PRE-AP

    -Read Book 

    -ACE Reading Response #1 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

    ON-LEVEL

    -Read Book

    -ACE Reading Response #1 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book
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  • Week of 2/10

    Posted by Grace Johnson on 2/10/2020

    Monday/Tuesday

    PRE-AP

    - CYCLE 4 TEST 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner 
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book  

     

    ON-LEVEL

    - CYCLE 4 TEST 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner 
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

     

    Wednesday/Thursday

    PRE-AP

    - Work on Song Analysis Project 

    (Due at the end of the day on google classroom) 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

     

    ON-LEVEL

    - Test Corrections 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

     

     

    FRIDAY (FUNKY GREEN DAY - EARLY RELEASE @ 1:10)

    PRE-AP

    - Reflection 

    (CYCLE 4 TEST NEXT MONDAY/TUESDAY)

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

    ON-LEVEL

    - Reflection 

    (CYCLE 4 TEST NEXT TUESDAY)

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

     

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  • Week of 2/3

    Posted by Grace Johnson on 2/3/2020

    Monday/Tuesday

    PRE-AP

    -Start NIV#4: Goodreads assignment

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner 
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book  

     

    ON-LEVEL

    -Poetic Devices Warm-up

    -Start writing 3 original poems that pair with your independent reading book 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner 
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

     

    Wednesday/Friday

    PRE-AP

    -Finish NIV #4: GoodReads and turn it in 

    -Start Song Analysis Project (MG) 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

     

    ON-LEVEL

    -Finish writing 3 original poems

    -Put Poem booklet together - Final Draft 

    -Start TPSAT over "Mother to Son" 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

     homework: turn in TPSAT over "Your World" & Finish Poem Booklet

     

    FRIDAY

    PRE-AP

    -Continue to work on Song Analysis Project (MG) 

    -Test Review 

    (CYCLE 4 TEST NEXT MONDAY/TUESDAY)

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

    ON-LEVEL

    -Continue to work on TPSAT over "Mother to Son" 

    -Test Review 

    (CYCLE 4 TEST NEXT TUESDAY)

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

     

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  • Week of 1/21

    Posted by Grace Johnson on 1/21/2020

    Tuesday/Wednesday

    PRE-AP

    -Reading book in verse 

    -Work on NIV #2: poetic devices

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner 
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book  

     

    ON-LEVEL

    -Read independent reading book 

    -Work on character study one pager 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner 
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

     

    Thursday/Friday

    PRE-AP

    -Read book in verse 

    -Work on POW #2: find a poem/song by a latin or hispanic author and write a TPDAST summary analysis with it 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

     homework: if you do not finish the POW #2 in class: POW #2 due Monday! 

    ON-LEVEL

    -Read independent reading book 

    -Finish character study one pager 

    Supplies for class:

    • Planner
    • Notebook
    • Pencil Bag
    • Book

     homework: if you do not finish the character study turn it in on Tuesday 

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