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MCAS Practice - 2017

MCAS Practice 2018

Extra help: Wednesdays and Fridays in the library.  I am there from 2:15 to 4:30.

Here's what's going on:

Remember that the parent information sheet is due back to me by Monday, September 11.

Due Monday, September 11 - for five points, bring a binder, five dividers, and your signed contract.  Contract must be signed by both you and your parents.
Also, come with a story about you name - where did it come from?  Why did your parents choose it?  This is to help me to remember you name.  It does not have to be a profound story - and it doesn't have to be in writing.

Due Friday, September 15 - RRJ#1.  You will need to read to chapter 6 to complete this.  You'll get information about this in class on Monday.  

Due Wednesday, September 20 - RRJ#2 .  You will need to read to chapter 12 to complete this.

Monday, September 25 - Vocab Quiz #1.  Click on Vocab section for word list and quizlet.

Wednesday, September 27 - RRJ #3 due

Wednesday, October 4 - RRJ #5 due

Thursday, October 5 - Character Trait Paragraph due

Wednesday, October 11 - RRJ #5 due

For Wednesday, November 8 - Bring 20 pictures that present scenes of your childhoood - they can be from last year.  Be sure to print them out - computer prints are fine.  You do not need pay for the good CVS prints.

Due Monday, October 23 - Found poem.  You will have three days to work in class, so if you work assiduously, you should be able to finish in school

Due Friday, October 27 - CB7s group project.  If you work well with your group, you should be able to finish this in school.

Wednesday, November 8 - Grammar test on parts of speech, sentence, clause, phrase, adverbs/adjectives, prepositions, and literary terms.

Due Tuesday, November 14 - Draft of Recollection #1

Due Wednesday, November 15 - Final of Recollection #1

Due Thursday, November 16 - Draft of Recollection #2

Due Monday, November 20 - Final of Recollection #2

Due Tuesday, November 21 - Draft of Recollection #3

Due Tuesday, November 28 - Final of Recollection #3

Due Wednesday, November 29 - Draft of Recollection #4

Due Thursday, November 30 - Final of Recollection #4

Due Thursday, December 14 - Memoir Project

Friday, December 22 - Grammar assessment on subjects, verbs, helping verbs, and kinds of sentences.  Vocab will also be on the assessment.

Tuesday, January 23 - Open note quiz.  You will need the notes on note taking/group work, notes on poster making that Mrs. Charpentier gave you, and notes on presentations.

Wednesday, January 31 - Grammar quiz on adverb and adjective phrases, appositive phrases.  IRP book read by today.

Tuesday, February 6 - Persuasive letter finished by the end of class

For Tuesday, February 13 - Read to chapter 4 in BHD

Thursday, February 15 - vocab quiz

Due Friday, February 16 - Read chapters 4 and 5 in BHD

Due Wednesday, 2/28 - Read chapter 6

Due Thursday, 3/1 - Read chapter 7 in BHD

Due Friday, 3/2 - Read chapter 8 in BHD

Due Monday, 3/5 - Read chapter 9 in BHD

Due Tuesday, 3/6 - Read chapter 10 in BHD

Due Friday, 3/9  - Read chapters 11 and 12 in BHD

Due by the end of class on Thursday, 3/22  - Character Trait essay.  We will work on this in class.

Due Monday, 3/19  - Finish BHD

Tuesday, April 3 - vocab quiz

Thursday, April 5 - Theme essay due at end of class.  You may turn this in Friday if you want extra time.  If you would like the weekend to work on it, please remember not to leave it until late on Sunday evening as you have MCAS Monday.  Also, you must print it at home if you turn it in Monday morning - you will not be able to use chromebooks.  IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU FINISH THE ESSAY BY FRIDAY.

Friday, April 13 - grammar assessment - infinitives, gerunds, participles

Friday, April 27 - grammar assessment on types of sentences, adjective clauses

Due Tuesday, 5/1 - MND #1.  You will get the handout on Monday.

Due Thursday, May 3 - IRP Project

Due Monday, May 7 - MND #2 if you did not turn it in on Thursday.

Due Wednesday, May 9 - MND #4

Due Thursday, 5/17 - Memorization passage

Thursday, May 24 - Grammar assessment - simple, complex, compound, compound-complex sentences

Wednesday, June 20 - Shakespeare final project due

Monday, June 25 - Letter to ninth grade teacher due by end of class

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