Classwork & Homework

Week of 12 - 15 February 2019

MobyMax: 60 minutes of MobyMax in Reading Skills Informational by February 22.
Reading Goal 3:  28 March 2019

Monday February 11

  • No School

Tuesday February 12

  • Finalize Smart Device Addiction paragraph
Homework

  • Smart Device Addiction paragraph due tomorrow. Turn in with SWD Notes
  • Read
  • 60 minutes MobyMax by February 22 in Reading Skills Informational

Wednesday  February 13 
  • Read Smart Device Addiction paragraphs in class. 

Homework

  • Read + MobyMax.

Thursday  February 14

  • To be announced

Homework
  • Read + MobyMax.
Friday  February 8 

  • To be announced

Homework

  • Reading Goal 3 due March 28.


Week of 4 - 8 February 2019

MobyMax: 60 minutes of MobyMax in Reading Skills Informational
Reading Goal 3:  28 March 2019

Monday February 4

  • Finish reading "The Masters of Mind Control."
  • Start notes for the Spiderweb Discussion

Homework

  • Work on Spiderweb Discussion Notes for Smart Device Addition: due Wednesday.
  • Read + 15 minutes of MobyMax.

Tuesday February 5

  • Do your own research for Smart Device Addiction.
  • Work on notes for the Spiderweb Discussion
Homework

  • Work on Spiderweb Discussion Notes for Smart Device Addition: due tomorrow.
  • Read + 15 minutes of MobyMax.

Wednesday  February 6 
  • Spiderweb Discussion on Smart Device Addiction
  • Turn in your notes after class.

Homework

  • Read + 15 minutes of MobyMax.

Thursday  February 7

  • Start paragraph on Smart Device Addiction

Homework
  • Read + 15 minutes of MobyMax.
Friday  February 8 

  • Complete paragraph on Smart Device Addiction

Homework

  • Read


Week of 28 January - 1 February 2019

Reading Goal 2 is due THURSDAY.

MobyMax: No MobyMax this week. Focus on your completing your Reading Goal.

Monday January 28

  • Complete writing simple definitions of terms for "Smartphone Addiction Could Be Changing Your Brain."
  • Annotate "Smartphone Addiction Could Be Changing Your Brain." Write at least ten notes. Number the notes. Circle the notes with a colored pencil.

Homework

  • Complete the "Smartphone Addiction Could Be Changing Your Brain" annotations. Be prepared to share your notes with the class tomorrow.
  • Read. Reading Goal 2 is due Thursday.

Tuesday January 29

  • Review SBAC IAB Practice Test writing samples.
Homework

  • Reading Goal 2 is due Thursday.

Wednesday  January 30 
  • Share "Smartphone Addiction Could Be Changing Your Brain" notes with the class today.
  • Be prepared to share your notes on the document camera.

  • Reading Goal 2 is due tomorrow!

Thursday  January 31

  • Turn in all Reading Goal 2 worksheets today.

  • Do your own research on smart device addiction. 

Homework

Homework
  • Work on notes for SWD.
Friday  February 1 

  • Start notes for our Spiderweb Discussion on Smart Device Addiction.

Homework


Week of 22 - 25 January 2019
MobyMax: Complete 45 minutes of the assigned lessons this week.
Read a total of at least 30 minutes a day.
Reading Goal 2 is due January 31.

Tuesday January 22

  • Start MobyMax (Context Clues).
  • Take a Smart Device Addiction survey.

Homework

  • Be sure to complete at least 15 minutes of MobyMax each day.
  • Read.

Wednesday  January 23 
  • Complete a first read of "Smartphone Addiction Could Be Changing Your Brain" by Sandee LaMotte.

Homework
  • Be sure to complete at least 15 minutes of MobyMax each day.
  • Read.

Thursday  January 24

  • Complete a second read of "Smartphone Addiction Could Be Changing Your Brain" by Sandee LaMotte.

Homework
  • Be sure to complete at least 15 minutes of MobyMax each day.
  • Read.
Friday  January 25 
  • Read.

Week of 14 - 18 January 2019
Read a total of at least 30 minutes a day.
Reading Goal 2 is due January 31.

Monday January 14

  • Complete SRI test.
  • Read.

Homework

  • Work on your essay rewrite. This is due Wednesday.
  • Read.

Tuesday January 15

  • Update your Reading Goal 2: Sequencing Flow Map.
  • Receive Generations Unit packet.

Homework

  • Work on your essay rewrite. This is due Wednesday.
  • Read.

Wednesday  January 16 
  • Turn in Generations Essay rewrite.
  • Take the SBAC Practice Test: Read Informational Text.

Homework
  • Read.

Thursday  January 17

  • Complete the SBAC Practice Test: Read Informational Text.
Homework

  • Read.
Friday  January 18  
  • To Be Announced.
  • Read.


Week of 8 - 11 January 2019
Read a total of at least 30 minutes a day.
Reading Goal 2 is due January 31.


Tuesday January 8

  • Annotate Essay Tip reference sheet.
  • Review your Generations Analysis essay. 
  • Review the Generations Self and Teacher Evaluation Rubric.
  • Update your Reading Goal 2: Sequencing Flow Map.

Homework

  • Work on your Generations unit packet. This is due Friday.
  • Work on your essay rewrite. This is due January 16.
  • Read.

Wednesday  January 9 
  • Meet in the library.

Homework
  • Work on your Generations unit packet. This is due Friday.
  • Work on your essay rewrite. This is due January 16.
  • Read.

Thursday  January 10

  • Work on your Generations unit packet. This is due tomorrow at the beginning of the period.
Homework:

  • Work on your Generations unit packet. This is due tomorrow.
  • Work on your essay rewrite. This is due January 16.
  • Read.
Friday  January 11  
  • Turn in your Generations unit packet.
  • Take either a MobyMax Reading Informational Text benchmark test or the SRI test.
  • Read.


All work from 3 - 21 December is now on our class website.
Be sure to scroll down to see work for each week.
Remember that the end of Semester 1 is 21 December 2018.
All of this work is also on the handout given in class on 3 December.

Week of 17 - 21 December 2018
Read a total of at least 30 minutes a day.
MobyMax: No MobyMax while we work on the essay.

Monday December 17  Paragraph 5: Conclusion

  • Be sure to follow the Conclusion format.
    • Transition + Mini-Topic Sentence
    • Write one sentence re-phrasing the topic sentence of Paragraph 2
    • Write one sentence re-phrasing the topic sentence of Paragraph 3
    • Write one sentence re-phrasing the topic sentence of Paragraph 4
    • Write an ending creative statement (try to connect with your hook).

Homework

  • Read.

Tuesday & Wednesday  December 18 & 19 
  • Peer Edit essays.

Homework
  • Work on your essay
  • Read.

Thursday  December 20  Turn in your final draft.

  • You will turn in the following:
    • Grading Sheet (top)
    • Annotated Final Draft
    • Peer Edit
    • Rough Draft
    • Think Sheet

Homework: None

Friday  December 21  To be announced

Homework: Have a relaxing, enjoying two weeks off from school.
 

Week of 10 - 14 December 2018
Read a total of at least 30 minutes a day.
MobyMax: No MobyMax while we work on the essay.

Monday  December 10

  • Complete the Essay Think Sheet (front and back).

Homework

  • Complete the Essay Think Sheet (front and back) if you did not finish this in class.
  • Read.

      Tuesday  December 11  Introduction Paragraph

      • Write the Introduction paragraph rough draft. 
      • Write background information about what different generations can learn from each other.
      • Write the thesis statement/claim. This should include the words resilience, perseverance, and generosity.
      • Tip:  You do not need to write the hook/attention getter right now. You can save that for the end of your rough draft. Many times it's difficult to come up with an idea right away, so start by writing the background information. 
      • Tip for a Hook/Attention Getter: A quote can be a great way to start an essay. Be sure to include who wrote or said the quote. If you leave that out, it sounds like you just "plopped" your quote and your writing will sound choppy. Don't plop a quote!

      Homework
      • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax.
      • Read.

      Wednesday  December 12  Paragraph 2: Resilience

      • Be sure to follow the Body Paragraph Structure.
        • Transition + Topic Sentence
        • Transition
        • Evidence
        • Analysis
        • Wrap-Up sentence
      Homework
      • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax.
      • Read.

      Thursday  December 13  Paragraph 3: Perseverance

      • Be sure to follow the Body Paragraph Structure.
        • Transition + Topic Sentence
        • Transition
        • Evidence
        • Analysis
        • Wrap-Up Sentence

      Homework: 

      Friday  December 14 Paragraph 4: Generosity

      • Be sure to follow the Body Paragraph Structure.
        • Transition + Topic Sentence
        • Transition
        • Evidence
        • Analysis
        • Wrap-Up Sentence



      Week of 3 - 7 December 2018
      Read a total of at least 30 minutes a day.
      MobyMax: Complete 60 minutes this week.

      Monday  December 3 

      • Write two notations for "An Invisible Thread" (pages 43-44).
      • Complete the Media Connection (page 44). Write three sentences.
      • Complete Analyze the Text. Write two complete sentences for Numbers 1-4. Include citations.

      Homework

      • Complete any classwork for "An Invisible Thread."
      • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax.
      • Read.

          Tuesday  December 4
          • Review the assignments for "An Invisible Thread." Reminder: You may be asked to share your work on the document camera. Please make every effort to print your work before class begins.

          Homework

          • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax.
          • Read.

          Wednesday & Thursday  December 5 & 6

          • Complete Thinking Maps for Resilience, Perseverance, and Generosity
          • Use "Grounded" (6-7), "Two Kinds" (13-24), "Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior" (handout), "A Simple Act" (33-34), and "An Invisible Thread" (43-44).
          Homework
          • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax.
          • Read.

          Friday  December 7

          • Start Literary Analysis Essay of Resilience, Perseverance, and Generosity.
          • Review Grading Sheet and sample essay.
          Homework: None


          Week of 26 - 30 November 2018
          Read a total of at least 30 minutes a day.
          MobyMax: Complete 60 minutes this week.

          Monday 

          • Complete a second read of "A Simple Act."
          • Write five annotations for "A Simple Act" has five annotations (use resilience, perseverance, and generosity).
          • Be sure to complete the Close Read on page 34.
          • Start Analyze the Text (page 38). Write two complete sentences for Numbers 1-4. Include citations.

          Homework

          • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax.
          • Read.

              Tuesday
              • Review the assignments for "A Simple Act."

              Homework

              • Complete any assignments for "A Simple Act."
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax.
              • Read.

              Wednesday

              • Complete a first read of "An Invisible Thread."
              • Watch a video of Maurice's toast to Laurie.
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax.
              • Read.
              Homework

              • Read

              Thursday Library Day (Meet in the library)
              • Check out, renew, and return library books.
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax.
              • Read.

              Homework
              • Read.

              Friday

              • Complete a second read of "An Invisible Thread."
              • Complete Analyze the Text. Write two complete sentences for Numbers 1-4. Include citations.
              Homework: None


              Week of 13 - 16 November 2018
              Read a total of at least 30 minutes a day. Reading Goal 1 is due this Friday!
              MobyMax Homework: No MobyMax this week. Make sure you meet your Reading Goal.

              Monday  Veterans Day -- No School 

              Be sure to take some time on Sunday, November 11 to think about all the men and women who have served our country in the military. 
              If you know any veterans, be sure to thank them for serving our country.

              Tuesday
              • We will complete a Sequencing Map (Flow Map), figuring out due dates for Reading Goal 2.

              Homework

              • Complete Reading worksheets so you can meet Friday's Reading Goal 1.

              Wednesday

              • Annotate "A Simple Act" introduction, page 32 in myPerspectives.
              • Go to the library for the last 10-15 minutes of class to see the AMS Scholastic Book Fair. You may browse and purchase books and other items from the Fair. This is also a fundraiser for our school library, so if you'd like to make a donation, all our students, Ms. Garcia, and our teachers will appreciate it!

              Homework

              • Complete Reading worksheets so you can meet Friday's Reading Goal 1.

              Thursday
              • Complete a first read of "A Simple Act" by Tyler Jackson, page 33.
              • Complete a second read and write two notes on each page.
              • Complete the Close Read on page 34.

              Homework
              • All Reading Goal 1worksheets are due tomorrow. Late work for this assignment will not be accepted.

              Friday

              • Turn in all Reading Goal 1 worksheets.
              • Complete "A Simple Act" activities.
              Homework: None


              Week of 5 - 9 November 2018
              Read a total of at least 30 minutes a day. Reading Goal 1 is November 16.
              MobyMax Homework:  Complete 15 minutes a night for a total of 60 minutes.

              Monday 

              • Complete a second read of "Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior" by Amy Chua.
              • Annotate the article: write margin notes and highlight important information. Your annotations should show both advantages and disadvantages of Chinese parenting. Write two notes with corresponding highlighting on each page. 

              Homework

              • Complete any incomplete class assignments.
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax Language and read for 20 minutes.
              Tuesday
              • Complete the Spiderweb Discussion Notes worksheet. Be sure to include citations and follow the directions. Due tomorrow (Wednesday).

              Homework
              • Work on Spiderweb Discussion Notes worksheet.
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax Language and read for 20 minutes.

              Wednesday
              • We will hold our first Spiderweb Discussion on the topic "Is Chinese Parenting Superior to Western Parenting?"

              • Be sure to have your completed Spiderweb Discussion Notes and annotated article. Turn both in at the end of the period.

              Homework
              • Complete the Spiderweb Discussion Notes and article annotations. These are due tomorrow.
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax Language and read for 20 minutes.

              Thursday
              • Free reading day. Reading Goal 1 is due next Friday, November 16.

              Homework
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax Language and read for 30 minutes.

              Friday

              • Whole to Part Relationships (Brace Map) Activity
              Homework: 

              • Make sure you will meet your Reading Goal by Friday, November 16 -- in one week!

               


              Week of 29 - 2 November 2018
              Read a total of at least 30 minutes a day.
              MobyMax Homework:  Complete 15 minutes a night for a total of 60 minutes.

              Monday 

              Analyze Craft & Structure
              • Annotate the top half of page 27.
              • Complete 2-4: Write two complete sentences.
              • Complete 5: Write three complete sentences.
              Concept Vocabulary
              • Complete Practice, 1-6.
              • Complete Word Study, Latin Prefix in: No. 1 & 2.

              Homework
              • Complete any incomplete class assignments.
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax Language and read for 20 minutes.
              Tuesday
              Class review of all work for "Two Kinds."
              • Print all assignments.
              • Be prepared to show all work, including your Thinking Map, on the document camera in class.

              Homework
              • Study for tomorrow's test of "Two Kinds."
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax Language and read for 20 minutes.

              Wednesday
              Take a test on "Two Kinds" by Amy Tan. The test will include work from pages 12-28.

              Homework
              • Complete any classwork you did not finish.
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax Language and read for 20 minutes.

              Thursday
              Introduction to Spiderweb Discussions.

              Homework
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax Language and read for 20 minutes.

              Friday

              Read "Why Chinese Mothers are Superior" by Amy Chua.
              Homework: 

              • Complete any classwork you did not finish.
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax and read for 20 minutes. 


               


              Week of 22 - 26 October 2018
              Read a total of at least 30 minutes a day.
              MobyMax Homework:  Complete 15 minutes a night for a total of 60 minutes.

              Monday and Tuesday

              Complete the Comprehension Check (page 25). Each answer must have at least two complete sentences. Type or use pen. 
              1. In the Notes margin on each page where you find the evidence, be sure to write the page and question number. Example: (Comp. Check, 27.1) means Comprehension Check, page 27, question 1.
              2. Each answer must include citations. After the end of the last sentence in each answer, write the author's last name, page number, and paragraph in parentheses. Put the period for the sentence after the citation. Example:  The mother of  Jing -mei, the narrator of "Two Kinds" by Amy Tan, lost her parents, first husband, and twin baby daughters in China (Tan 13.3).

              Homework
              • Write two notes on each page of "Two Kinds" (pages 13-24). Be sure your underlining or highlighting in the text matches your notes.
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax Language and read for 20 minutes.
              Wednesday
              Analyze the Text, page 26.
              1. Complete a Compare/Contrast Thinking Map (Double Bubble).
              2. Draw Conclusions: Write three complete sentences. 
              3. Make a Judgment: Write three complete sentences. 

              Homework
              • Complete any classwork you did not finish.
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax Language and read for 20 minutes.

              Thursday
              • Review Analyze the Text answers.
              • Complete Close Reads (pages 14, 15, 17, 20).

              Homework: 
              • Complete any classwork you did not finish.
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax Language and read for 20 minutes.

              Friday

               Analyze Craft and Structure
              • Annotate the top half of page 27,.
              • Complete 2-4 in your groups.
              • Complete 5: Write three complete sentences.

              Homework: 

              • Complete any classwork you did not finish.
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax and read for 20 minutes. 

              Monday, October 29
              • Review Thursday's work.
              • Introduction to Spiderweb Discussions.

               


              Week of 15 - 19 October 2018
              Read a total of at least 30 minutes a day.
              MobyMax Homework:  Complete 15 minutes a night for a total of 60 minutes.

              Monday
              • Complete the CAASP Interim Assessments for Grade 7 ELA Read Literary Texts.
              Homework
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax Language and read for 20 minutes.
              Tuesday
              • Annotate pages 10-12.
              • Complete Concept Vocabulary for "Two Kinds" by Amy Tan (page 12).
              • Pre-read "Two Kinds" by reading footnotes and Close Reads (pages 13-24).

              Homework
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax Language and read for 20 minutes.

              Wednesday  
              • Read "Two Kinds" by Amy Tan (pages 13-24).
              • Write two notes on each page of the story.

              Homework: 
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax Language and read for 20 minutes.

              Thursday Meet in the Library
              Homework: 

              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax and read for 20 minutes. 

              Friday
              • Finish reading "Two Kinds" by Amy Tan (pages 13-24).
              • Write two notes on each page of the story.
              • Complete a Describing Bubble Map describing either the mother or daughter in "Two Kinds."

              Next Monday:  Complete the Comprehension Check (page 25). Each answer must have two complete sentences. Type or use pen. Each answer must include citations. After the end of the last sentence in each answer, write the author's last name, page number, and paragraph in parentheses. Put the period for the sentence after the citation. 
              Example:  The mother of  Amy Tan, the author of "Two Kinds" from Joy Luck Club, wanted her daughter to be both a doctor and a concert pianist (Tan 12).
              Homework:  None or get a head start on next week's MobyMax and reading.


              Week of 9 - 12 October 2018
              Read a total of at least 30 minutes a day.
              MobyMax Homework:  Complete 15 minutes a night Tuesday - Friday for a total of 45 minutes.

              Tuesday
              • Review "Grounded" and Generations Unit Quick Write grading rubric.
              • Finalize two paragraphs (pages 8 & 9). 
              Homework: 

              Complete the final drafts of "Grounded" and Generations Unit Quick Write paragraphs.
              Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax Language and read for 20 minutes. 


              Wednesday  
              • Turn in "Grounded" and Generations Unit Quick Write paragraphs.
              • Start the CAASP Interim Assessments for Grade 7 ELA Read Literary Texts.

              Homework: 
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax and read for 20 minutes. 

              Thursday
              • Complete the CAASP Interim Assessments for Grade 7 ELA Read Literary Texts.
              Homework: 

              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax and read for 20 minutes. 

              Friday

              Annotate pages 10-12.
              Complete Concept Vocabulary for "Two Kinds" by Amy Tan (page 12).
              Pre-read "Two Kinds" by reading footnotes and Close Reads (pages 13-24).
              Homework:  None or get a head start on next week's MobyMax and reading.


              Week of 1 - 5 October 2018
              Read a total of at least 30 minutes a day.
              MobyMax Homework:  Complete 15 minutes a night Monday - Thursday for a total of 60 minutes.

              Monday
              • Review Friday's Plot Elements & Plot Diagram test.
              • Set up classroom folders.
              • Set up myPerspectives in your binders (pages xxix - 50).

              Homework:
              Have your parent/guardian sign the SRI Progress to College & Career Report and sign the Reading Goals contract. This is due tomorrow.
              Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax Language and read for 20 minutes. 

              Tuesday
              • Discuss the Unit 1: Generations Essential Question: What can one generation learn from another?, page 2.
              • Annotate and complete Academic Vocabulary: Nonfiction Narrative (page 5).

              Homework: 
              Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax Language and read for 20 minutes. 


              Wednesday  
              • Complete a first and second read of "Grounded" (pages 6-7). 
              • Write at least two notes on each page of the story. 
              • Third read: Highlight important information.

              Homework: 
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax and read for 20 minutes. 
              • Complete any classroom activity you did not finish.

              Thursday
              Annotate the directions and write the Summary paragraph on page 8. Your paragraph must be 7-9 sentences. You may write a rough draft on this page and then type your final draft.

              Homework: 

              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax and read for 20 minutes. 
              • Complete the final draft of the summary paragraph on page 8.

              Friday

              Annotate the directions and write the Quickwrite paragraph on page 9. Your paragraph must be 7-9 sentences. You may write a rough draft on this page and then type your final draft.
              Homework:  None or get a head start on next week's MobyMax and reading.


              Week of 24 - 28 September 2018
              Read for at least 30 minutes total a day.
              MobyMax Homework:  Complete 15 minutes a night Monday - Thursday for a total of 60 minutes.

              Monday
              Complete your rough draft of "A Retrieved Reformation" by O. Henry. 
              Begin reviewing Literary Elements.
              Homework: 
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax and read for 20 minutes. 
              • Final draft of the plot diagram with color-coded key is due Wednesday.
              • Study for Friday's on Plot Diagram, Conflicts, and Literary Elements.

              Tuesday
              Work on the final draft of your plot diagram.
              Review the Literary Elements.

              Homework: 
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax and read for 20 minutes. 
              • Final draft of the plot diagram with color-coded key is due Wednesday.
              • Study for Friday's on Plot Diagram, Conflicts, and Literary Elements 


              Wednesday  Meet in the Library.
              Check out, renew, and return library books.
              Turn in the final draft of "A Retrieved Reformation" by O. Henry. 

              Homework: 
              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax and read for 20 minutes. 
              • Final draft of the plot diagram with color-coded key is due Wednesday.
              • Study for Friday's on Plot Diagram, Conflicts, and Literary Elements.


              Thursday
              Review for Friday's test on Plot Diagram, Conflicts, and Literary Elements.
              Homework: 

              • Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax and read for 20 minutes. 
              • Study for Friday's on Plot Diagram, Conflicts, and Literary Elements.

              Friday

              Test on Plot Diagram, Conflicts, and Literary Elements.
              Homework:  None or get a head start on next week's MobyMax and reading.


              Week of 17 - 21 September 2018

              MobyMax Homework:  Complete 15 minutes a night Monday - Thursday for a total of 60 minutes.
              Read 20 minutes every night.

              Monday - Wednesday
              Continue reading and annotating "A Retrieved Reformation" by O. Henry.
              If you are absent, be sure to copy the notes from someone in class or copy my notes when you return.
              Homework:  Read 20 minutes and complete 15 minutes of MobyMax each night.


              Thursday
              Analyze the plot development of "A Retrieved Reformation" by O. Henry.
              Start filling out a plot diagram.
              Homework: Read 20 minutes and complete 15 minutes of MobyMax each night.
               
              Friday

              Complete the final draft of your plot diagram.
              Homework:  None


              Week of 10 - 14 September 2018
              Due to technical difficulties last week we will complete some assessments/testing this week.

              MobyMax Homework:  Complete 15 minutes a night Tuesday - Thursday for a total of 45 minutes.

              Monday
              Each student will complete the following tests/assessments:  
                  SRI
                  MobyMax Language Placement Test
              Each student will complete or revise the Email a Teacher assignment. This is due Tuesday by the end of the day.
              Homework:  Read 20 minutes.


              Tuesday
              We will learn review the Email a Teacher assignment.
              We will pre-read "A Retrieved Reformation" by O. Henry.
              Email a Teacher is due today.
              Homework:  Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax and read for 20 minutes.

              Wednesday
              Begin reading and annotating "A Retrieved Reformation" by O. Henry.
              Homework:  Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax and read for 20 minutes.

              Thursday
              Continue reading and annotating "A Retrieved Reformation" by O. Henry.
              Homework:  Complete 15 minutes of MobyMax and read for 20 minutes.

              Friday

              Continue reading and annotating "A Retrieved Reformation" by O. Henry.
              Homework:  None

              Week of 4 - 7 September 2018

              Tuesday
              We will complete SRI testing (except Period 4).
              We will learn how to correctly email a teacher.
              Period 4 will complete slideshow presentations.
              Homework:  Send Ms. Martin a proper email by Friday.

              Wednesday
              Meet in the library to check out and read books.
              Homework:  
              Send Ms. Martin a proper email by Friday.

              Thursday
              Periods 1, 2, 3, and 6 will take the MobyMax Benchmark test for Language.
              Period 4 will take an SRI test and work on the Email a Teacher assignment. 
              Homework:  Be sure to send Ms. Martin an email by tomorrow morning.

              Friday
              Email a Teacher assignment due.
              Periods 1, 2, 3, and 6 will work on their Language assignments in MobyMax.
              Period 4 will take the MobyMax Benchmark test.
              Homework:  None 


              Week of 27-31 August 2018

              Monday - Thursday
              Students will present their "A Little About Me" Slideshow. During presentations students will take notes on each presentation. 
              Homework:  "A Little About Me" presentation notes are due Friday.

              Friday
              To be announced.

              Week of 20-24 August 2018
              Thursday is Back-to-School Night. We hope to see you there.

              Monday
              We will learn some class procedures and practice writing the plot diagram.
              We will take notes on Literary Conflicts.
              Homework:  None

              Tuesday
              We will review Literary Conflicts and work in class to brainstorm conflicts.
              Homework:  None

              Wednesday - Friday
              Students will design a slideshow in their Google Drive account of 5-10 slides that represents themselves. They will present their slideshow to the class, practicing public speaking skills. Presentations will start next week.
              Homework:  Work on your slideshow if needed.


              Week of 15-17 August 2018

              Wednesday 
              Class Introduction
              Learn the Plot Diagram: By the end of the period, you should have the Plot Diagram memorized and learn to spell denouement!
              Homework:  None

              Thursday
              Review Plot Diagram.
              Begin Discover Who I Am Worksheet.
              Homework:  Complete the Discover Who I am Worksheet.

              Friday
              Review Plot Diagram and denouement.
              Turn in Discover Who I Am Worksheet.
              Homework:  None