Weekly Assignments


5.21

Week 4 Quiz

5.22  


5.23  (Last Day/

Early Release Schedule)


5.24

(Records Day)


5.25

Summer Break

5.14

Week 3 Quiz

Turn in your ORANGE Pit Stop #3 and ORANGE bookmark


HOMEWORK:

Read chapters 40-50 and write thick questions on your post-it notes.  Then transfer the best two on your blue book mark.



5.15


Crispin Week 4, Day 1


Pacing as a lense/Conflict

Read 40-50


HOMEWORK:

Read chapters 51-54 and write thick questions on your post-it notes.  Then transfer the best two on your blue book mark.


5.16


Crispin Week 4, Day 2

Ch 51-54

John Ball

Pit Stop #4


TEAM CELEBRATION

Hour 6


HOMEWORK:

Read chapters 54-58  and write thick questions on your post-it notes.  Then transfer the best two on your blue book mark.


5.17


MEDIEVAL DAY


5.18


Crispin Week 4, Day 3

Ch 54-58

John Ball

Pit Stop #4

ASSEMBLY

YEARBOOK SIGNING


5.7 (1, 3, 5) B Day

No Testing


Hour 3

Crispin Week 3, Day 1

The Black Death

History and Poem


Hour 5

Crispin Week 3, Day 1

The Black Death

History and Poem


HOMEWORK:

Read chapters 35-40  and write thick questions on your post-it notes.  Then transfer the best two on your blue book mark.


5.8 (2, 4, 6) A Day


7:20-10:30   2nd Hour (Test)

         ELA Session #1



Hour 4

Foreshadowing

Pit Stop #3


Hour 6

Warm-Up

MAP Practice

Session #3 - Listening

Crispin Week 3, Day 1

The Black Death

History and Poem


Foreshadowing

Pit Stop #3


HOMEWORK:

Read chapters 35-40 and write thick questions on your post-it notes.  Then transfer the best two on your blue book mark.

5.9 ( 1, 3, 5)  B Day



9:35-12:10 3rd Hour  (Test)

         ELA Session 2 and #3

          Eat LAST LUNCH


Hour 5

Foreshadowing

Pit Stop #3


HOMEWORK:

Read chapters 35-40 and write thick questions on your post-it notes.  Then transfer the best two on your blue book mark.


5.10 (2, 4, 6) A Day

No Testing


Hour 2

Foreshadowing

Pit Stop #3


Hour 4

Foreshadowing

Pit Stop #3 (2)


Hour 6

Foreshadowing

Pit Stop #3


HOMEWORK:

Read chapters 35-40 and write thick questions on your post-it notes.  Then transfer the best two on your blue book mark.


5.11 (Regular Schedule) B Day


Hour 2, 5, 6

Foreshadowing

Pit Stop #3 (2)


Hour 3

Foreshadowing

Pit Stop #3


Hour 4

Foreshadowing

Pit Stop #3 (3)


Homework:  

Week 3 Study Guide

HOMEWORK:

Quiz MONDAY


4.30 (1, 3, 5) A Day


7:30-9:30   1st Hour (Test)

         Math Session #1

9:35-12:10 3rd Hour (Teach)

12:15-2:20 5th Hour (Teach)


Warm-Up


Crispin Week 2, Day 4

How past Experiences shape/Influence Characters


Bear’s Background

Monastery


DO:

“ A Door in the Wall”

Medieval Jesters

Pit Stop Row 2 - FL and WC


Week 2 Quiz - 5th hour only


HOMEWORK: (3, 5)

Pit Stop Row 2 - FL and WC

Study Guide for the Week 2 test

5.1 (2, 4, 6) B Day

NO Testing

7:20-10:30   2nd Hour (Teach)

10:35-12:10 4th Hour (Teach)

12:15-2:20   6th Hour (Teach)


(6th Hour Catch Up)

Crispin Week 2, Day 3

Chapters 12-18

Analyzing the author’s use of figurative language and word choice to influence the way the reader sees the character, plot, setting, or mood

Pit Stop #2

Read 19-21


Hours 2, 4, and 6

Crispin Week 2, Day 4

How past Experiences shape/Influence Characters


Bear’s Background

Monastery


“ A Door in the Wall”

Medieval Jesters

Pit Stop Row 2 - FL and WC

Week 2 Quiz - 2, 4, 6

HOMEWORK: (2, 4, 6)

Pit Stop Row 2 - FL and WC


5.2  (1, 3, 5) A Day


7:20-10:30   1st Hour (Teach)

10:35-12:10 3rd Hour (Teach)

12:15-2:20   5th Hour (Test)

         Math Session #2


COLLECT - Pit Stop #2,

Study Guide, and Medieval Jester Article


Week 2 Quiz - 3rd hour


Crispin Week 3, Day 1

Chapters 22-24

Influence of Religion


The Black Death Poem

Read 25-28


Crispin Week 3, Day 2

Foreshadow

Pit Stop #3


Read 29-32


HOMEWORK:

Read chapters 22-32 and write thick questions on your post-it notes.  Then transfer the best two on your blue book mark.

5.3   (Early Release) B Day

No Testing

7:20-7:55

8:00-8:35

8:40-9:15

9:20-9:55

10:00-10:35

10:40-11:10

11:15-11:50


Warm-Up

MAP Practice

Session #3 - Listening

“Is Studying the Only Way to Improve Academic Performance?”

#’s 1-4

“The Rain Forests of the Sea”

#’s 5-8



Catch up Hour 5

Hour 6 - Week 2 Quiz


HOMEWORK:

Read chapters 22-32 and write thick questions on your post-it notes.  Then transfer the best two on your blue book mark.



5.4 (2, 4, 6) A Day


7:30-9:30  2nd Hour (Teach)

9:35-12:10 4th Hour (Teach)

12:15-2:20 6th Hour (Test)

         Math Session #3


COLLECT - Pit Stop #2,

Study Guide, and Medieval Jester Article


Week 2 Quiz - 3rd hour


Crispin Week 3, Day 1

Chapters 22-24

Influence of Religion


The Black Death Poem

Read 25-28


Crispin Week 3, Day 2

Foreshadow

Pit Stop #3


Read 29-32


HOMEWORK:

Read chapters 22-32 and write thick questions on your post-it notes.  Then transfer the best two on your blue book mark.



4.23

Warm-Up

MAP Practice

Session #2

#’s 1-3


Crispin Summaries

Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4-4


Crispin Study Guide

Quiz on Wednesday over Chapters 1-11


Collect the BLUE week 1 materials

  • Pit Stop #1

  • Cerdic/Allusion


HOMEWORK:

Read chapters 12-15 and write thick questions on your post-it notes.  Then transfer the best two on your blue book mark.




4.24

Warm-Up

MAP Practice

Session #2

#’s 4-5


Chapter 1-11 discussion

Blue Book Mark Due


Crispin Week 2, Day 1

Chapters 12-15

Religious Influence

Read 16-18



4.25

Warm-Up

MAP Practice

Session #2

#’s 6-7


Chapter 1-11 QUIZ


Crispin Week 2 , Day 2

Feudal System

Read 19-21


Crispin Week 2, Day 3

Chapters 12-18

Analyzing the author’s use of figurative language and word choice to influence the way the reader sees the character, plot, setting, or mood

Pit Stop #2

Read 19-21







4.26

Warm-Up

MAP Practice

Session #2

#’s 8-9


Crispin Week 2, Day 4

How past Experiences shape/Influence Characters


Bear’s Background

Monastery


“ A Door in the Wall”

Pit Stop Row 2 - FL and WC


4.27 (MAP assembly 6th)

Warm-Up

MAP Practice

Session #2

#’s 10-11


Crispin Week 2, Day 5

Socratic

This one has “teacher questions”.   I like this format better

4.16


Crispin Week 1, Day 1

Preview

Thick Questions

Entry # 23


HOMEWORK:

Read chapters 1-3 and write thick questions on your post-it notes.  Then transfer the best two on your blue book mark.

4.17


Crispin Week 1, Day 2

Discuss thick questions over chapters 1-3.



HOMEWORK:

Read chapters 4-6 and write thick questions on your post-it notes.  Then transfer the best two on your blue book mark.


4.18


Crispin Week 1, Day 3

How do plot elements affect isolation and character?  

How does conflict intensify the isolation?  

  • Literary Conflict Review

  • Isolation Definition

  • Castaway Practice

  • Stromford Map


HOMEWORK:

Read chapters 7-8 and write thick questions on your post-it notes.  Then transfer the best two on your blue book mark.




4.19


Crispin Week 1, Day 4

How do plot elements affect the isolation of a character?  

How does conflict intensify the isolation of the character?

Pit Stop #1

Chapters 1-11



HOMEWORK:

Read chapters 9-11 and write thick questions on your post-it notes.  Then transfer the best two on your blue book mark.

4.20    (Mid Term)


Crispin Week 1, Day 5

Review Figurative Language - Allusions


Chapter 8 Allusion

Chapter 9-10 Judas


HOMEWORK:

Read chapters 12-15 and write thick questions on your post-it notes.  Then transfer the best two on your blue book mark.


SPEECH PRESENTATION DAYS -  
Friday, April 6th, Monday, April 9th and Tuesday, April 10th 

4.9

Hero Speech

Delivery Day

(8 students)


MAP Practice

“Marvelous Movie Music”

(6 questions)

Session #1 Tips

HOMEWORK:

Practice your speech.  

Time:  2 minutes



4.10

Hero Speech

Delivery Day

(8 students)


MAP Practice

“Road Trip”

(6 questions)

Session #1 Tips



4.11 (Multicultural Day)



4.12   (Early Release)

MAP Practice

“Real Life in the Classroom” and “Academics in the Middle School”

(5 questions)


Session #1 Tips




4.13

MAP Practice

Session #2

#’s 1-3


Session #2

#’s 4-5


4.2   (No School)

4.3  (PD Day)

4.4 (Galileo 5-6)

Mini Lesson

  • Note Cards

(no more than 7 - 3x5)


Hero Speech

  • Scoring Guide

  • Critique Some Speeches


Graphic Organizer Due

HOMEWORK:  Finish your note cards and practice  your speech


4.5

Hero Speech

  • Scoring Guide

  • Critique Some Speeches


Practice Day




Note Cards Due

HOMEWORK:

Practice your speech.  

Time:  2 minutes



4.6

Hero Speech

Delivery Day

(8 students)


MAP Practice

“Tom Sawyer Days”

(6 questions)

Session #1 Tips



HOMEWORK:

Practice your speech.  

Time:  2 minutes


SPEECH PRESENTATION DAYS -  
Friday, April 6th, Monday, April 9th and Tuesday, April 10th 

3.26

Hero Definition

**Criteria Breakdown


Hero Approval Form and Being Research


HOMEWORK:  

Find your Hero

3.27

Mini Lesson

How to write a speech.

Structuring Your Speech

  • Begin Well

         (Introduction)

  • End Well

        (Conclusion)


Create your brainstorming foldable for drafting and notetaking


Hero Research

HOMEWORK:  

Find your Hero and begin to research

3.28

(1st Discipline/Locker

6th - 200- Awards)

Mini Lesson

How to write a speech.

Structuring Your Speech

  • Main Body

      

Hero Research


HOMEWORK:  

Find your Hero and begin to research


3.29

Mini Lesson

Hero Speech Scoring Guide and Critique Some Speeches


Delivery Tips


Hero Research


HOMEWORK:  

Draft your speech


3.30   (No School)

3.19

New Seats


Hero Definition


**Hero Quick Write and   

  personal hero

  definition

**Argument of    

  Judgement Hero

** Questionnaire

** Hero Slide Analysis

** Revised personal hero

   definition


3.20

Hero Definition Cont.

Annotate the heroic definitions from other people.  Make a list of words you like: nouns, adjectives, and verbs.   


Revise your working personal definition of a hero.  


Carnegie Hero Activity

3.21


Book Taste/Library Checkout


Turn in the book taste activity.  

3.22


Credible Sources Lesson/ Library


Turn in the credible source activity page.

3.23


Pass back graded papers.  


Revise our hero definition and determine the criteria.  


Turn your personal hero definition.  




Unit 3, Series 1 - Grammar and Vocab Quiz - Tuesday, March 6th.  

3.5

Check the Unit 3, Series 1 Study Guide Revisions

Go over the participle phrase practice #1 and #2


RFK - Letter Writing Assignment

Directions, Organizer, and Scoring Guide

  • Work on the organizer


HOMEWORK:

As stated last week, you have a grammar and vocabulary quiz tomorrow.  Since you have been studying as told for the last two weeks, tonight is activity free.  

(Activity Free)





3.6  (9:30 meeting)

Unit 3, Series 1

(participle phrases)

Grammar and Vocabulary test


  • RFK - Letter Writing Assignment

  • Write the introduction


HOMEWORK:

Have your graphic organizer completed

3.7


RFK - Letter Writing Assignment

  • Write the Body

  • Write the Conclusion

  • Revise Introduction

HOMEWORK:

Have the introduction completed.

3.8    (Early Release)                     

        (End Quarter)


RFK - Letter Writing Assignment DUE TODAY!

  • Revise the Body

  • Revise the Conclusion

  • Revise for sentence structures

HOMEWORK:

Read over break.  ENJOY!

3.9     (Records Day)


2.26


Unit 3, Series 1 Packet

Do Activity #3

Do Activity #8


RFK Speech Close Read


HOMEWORK:

Participle Phrase Practice #2 - Side 2 - Write sentences with participle phrases.

2.27


Library Checkout


COLLECT

Participle Phrase Practice #2 - side 1&2


RFK Speech Close Read


HOMEWORK:

RFK Quiz Tomorrow over the close read

2.28

RFK Quiz



HOMEWORK:

Unit 3, Series 1 Packet

Do Activity #6


Unit 3, Series 1

Study Guide/Review

3.1

COLLECT

Unit 3, Series 1 Study Guide/ Review


ELA BENCHMARK #3


HOMEWORK:

Grammar and Vocabulary Packet due tomorrow for a grade.

3.2  

Fire Drill 7:55 am

COLLECT

Grammar and Vocab Mixed Practice/Review


Check the Grammar and Vocabulary Packet for a completion grade


ELA BENCHMARK #3


HOMEWORK:

Unit 3, Series 1 Study Guide Revisions


2.19  (No School)








2.20

Warm-Up Mentor Sentence - Participle Phrase - Zach’s Lie


Collect the foldable graphic organizers for the “In Ruby’s Shoes” writing.  


Theme vs. Central Idea

Discussion and Revisions

  • Theme in the “Ballad of Birmingham”

  • Central Idea in the Ruby Bridges


Nonfiction Article Revisions - “16th Street Baptist Church Bombing”

  • Comprehension Question Revisions

  • Constructed Response Paragraph Revisions

HOMEWORK:

Unit 3, Series 1 Packet

Activity #7


2.21

Warm-Up Mentor Sentence - Participle Phrase


Go over

Unit 3, Series 1 Packet

Activity# 7


Participle Phrase Lesson and notes

Activity # 4 in your grammar and vocabulary packet


HOMEWORK:

Unit 3, Series 1 Packet

Activity #5 Do #’s 1-10


2.22

Warm-Up Mentor Sentence- Participle Phrase


Go over

Unit 3, Series 1 Packet

Activity #5 #’s 1-10


RFK - Photo Analysis

RFK - Quotes Analysis

RFK Speech Close Read



HOMEWORK:

Unit 3, Series 1 Packet

Activity #5 Do #’s 11-17





2.23

Warm-Up Mentor Sentence - Participle Phrase


Go over

Unit 3, Series 1 Packet

Activity #5  #’s 11-17


RFK Speech Close Read


HOMEWORK:

Unit 3, Series 1 Packet

Activity #8


Grammar Retest - Simple, Compound, Complex, and Compound-Complex
including the comma rules ----  Tuesday, Feb. 13th. 
All retest requirements must me met in order to qualify for the retest 

2.12


Grammar Review

Unit 3, Series 1 Packet

Do Activity #10

Do Activity #1


Read and Complete:

Birmingham Nonfiction Article and comprehension questions


HOMEWORK:

Grammar Retest work.




2.13

Go Over/Grade Homework

Unit 3, Series 1 Packet

Activity #9  #’s16-20

Activity #10


Do Activity #2


Grammar Retest

S, CP, CX, and CP-CX

(including the comma rules)


“Ballad of Birmingham”

Analyze the first 6 stanzas for - repetition, figurative language, imagery, word choice, and syntax


HOMEWORK:

Finish analyzing the last two stanzas

2.14


“Ballad of Birmingham”

Analyze the last 2 stanzas for - repetition, figurative language, imagery, word choice, and syntax


Analyze specific word choice to determine meaning and tone.

I do … and We do….. Mentor example worksheet.


HOMEWORK:

Finish the mentor example.

2.15

Warm-Up Mentor Sentence  

Entry #51 Participle Phrase


Analyze specific word choice to determine meaning and tone.

***Analyze Stanza 7 alone and turn in the worksheet.  Use the mentor examples for help and guidance.



HOMEWORK:

Read your library book and look for possible mentor sentences.  

2.16


In Ruby’s Shoes - Write from Ruby’s Perspective focusing on mood and tone.  (3 paragraph letter)


INCLUDE:

Highlight in yellow the word choice you used to show the tone in each paragraph.  


Revise for the sentence structures to include a variety

MAKE SURE THEY ARE PUNCTUATED CORRECTLY --

S, CP, CX, CP-CX

Simple = lime green

Compound = orange

Complex = teal blue

Compound-Complex= light pink (magenta)


Optional Extension or Challenge - add a participle phrase to a sentence

(Google Classroom)


HOMEWORK:

Finish “In Ruby’s Shoes”

2.5

Entry #48 cont.

Unit 3, Series 1 Vocab

Warm-up  - chaos

  • Mentor Sentence

  • Context Clues


Pass back Grammar Tests

Go over the results and retest guidelines.

Grammar Retest Requirements


  • Write out the conjunctions and pronouns 3x’s each

  • No missing assignments

  • Little Red Hen

  • U3, S1 Activity 9&10

Nonfiction Article Close Read

Civil Rights Activists:  Ruby Bridges from Newsela and Bio.com


Would you consider Ruby a Leader based on the infographic?  


HOMEWORK:

Grammar Retest work.












2.6 (midterm grades due)

Entry #48 cont.

Unit 3, Series 1 Vocab

Warm-up  - menace

  • Mentor Sentence

  • Context Clues


Pass back the Author’s Purpose, Tone, and Mood Quiz Results


Newsela compared to Flocabulary Freewrite


Continue-

In Ruby’s Shoes - Write from Ruby’s Perspective focusing on mood and tone.

(Google Classroom)


HOMEWORK:

Grammar Retest work.

Unit 3, Series 1 Packet

Activity #9  #’s 1-5


2.7

Entry #48 cont.

Unit 3, Series 1 Vocab

Warm-up  - indiscriminate

  • Mentor Sentence

  • Context Clues


Go Over/Grade Homework

Unit 3, Series 1 Packet

Activity #9  #’s 1-5



“Ballad of Birmingham”

  • Close read the poem.



HOMEWORK:

Grammar Retest work.

Unit 3, Series 1 Packet

Activity #9  #’s 6-10


2.8   (Early Release)


Go Over/Grade Homework

Unit 3, Series 1 Packet

Activity #9  #’s 6-10


Continue-

“Ballad of Birmingham”

  • Close read the poem.



HOMEWORK:

Grammar Retest work.

Unit 3, Series 1 Packet

Activity #9  #’s 11-15


2.9

Warm-Up Mentor Sentence - Participle Phrase


Go Over/Grade Homework

Unit 3, Series 1 Packet

Activity #9  #’s 11-15


Unit 3, Series 1 Packet

Activity #4

Participle Phrase

  • Notes

  • Practice


In Ruby’s Shoes - Write from Ruby’s Perspective focusing on mood and tone.

(Google Classroom)


HOMEWORK:

Grammar Retest work.

Unit 3, Series 1 Packet

Activity #9  #’s 16-20


Author's Purpose Quiz - Thursday, Feb. 1st
Mood and Tone Quiz - Friday, Feb. 2nd 
Grammar Retest - TBD

1.29

Entry #48

Unit 3, Series 1 Vocab

Warm-up  Mentor Sentence - implacable


Collect HW over Author’s Purpose - Practice 3&4


Entry # 47

MOOD and TONE

  • Flocabulary Video

  • Notes

  • MOOD and TONE practice ws #1-2


Grammar Retest Information


HOMEWORK:

MOOD and TONE notes (finish)



1.30

Entry #48 cont.

Unit 3, Series 1 Vocab

Warm-up  Mentor Sentence - shrewd


Check homework notes over mood and tone


Ruby Bridges Poem Analysis


HOMEWORK:

Tone and Mood - Ruby Bridges Worksheet


Study for Author’s Purpose Quiz (entry #45 and practice worksheets)

1.31

Entry #48 cont.

Unit 3, Series 1 Vocab

Warm-up  Mentor Sentence - menace


Information about Grammar Retest Requirements


HOMEWORK:

MOOD and TONE practice ws #1-3


Study for Author’s Purpose Quiz (entry #45 and practice worksheets)


Study for Grammar Retest

Simple

Compound

Complex

Compound-complex

2.1

Entry #48 cont.

Unit 3, Series 1 Vocab

Warm-up  Mentor Sentence - chaos


Grammar Retest informatoin


Nonfiction Article - Ruby B.

HOMEWORK:

MOOD and TONE practice ws #4-6


Study for mood and tone quiz - entry #47 and practice worksheets


Study for Grammar Retest

Simple

Compound

Complex

Compound-complex

2.2    (Mid Term)

Entry #48 cont.

Unit 3, Series 1 Vocab

Warm-up  Mentor Sentence - indiscriminate


Mood and Tone Quiz


Nonfiction Article - Ruby B.


Grammar Test - Comma Rules -- Wednesday, January 24, 2018)
  • Simple  
  • Compound
  • Complex
  • Compound-Complex

1.22

Go Over/Grade Homework


Warm-up  Mentor Sentence

(Compound-Complex)


Review for Test

Work Day on Worksheets


HOMEWORK:

S, CP, CX, CP-CX

Practice #’s 1-8

With adding punctuation

Sentence #1 is “Stay…”


Upcoming test on Wednesday.

Additional On-Line Review and Practice Posted in Google Classroom















1.23

Go Over/Grade Homework


Pass back graded work.  


Review for Test

“The Little Red Hen” activity.  Answer key posted in Google Classroom


Library Checkout


Upcoming test TOMORROW

Additional On-Line Review and Practice Posted in Google Classroom



1.24


Comma Rules Test

Simple, Compound, Complex, and Compound-Complex




Independent Reading/ SSR with library book

Focus:  Identify a mentor sentence and annotate.



1.25

Warm-up  Mentor Sentence


Author’s Purpose Warm-Up Practice


In Google Classroom and Entry # __ in the ELA notebook…..

Leadership Infographic

Preview the Infographic

%What is the topic of the infographic?

%How is the infographic organized?  How should you read it?  

Read the infographic and annotate.  Have a quick discussion on what they noticed.


Think and respond in complete sentence to the following questions.  

%How do specific visual elements support your understanding or analysis?

% Is there anything you’d change on the infographic? (how would you rank the qualities?  Would you add something different?  Would you delete a quality?  

%How does the author demonstrate authority  or knowledge on the subject?


Review Author’s Purpose

  • Notes and Video

%What is the author’s purpose?


HOMEWORK:

Author’s Purpose Practice

1.26

Warm-up  Mentor Sentence


Author’s Purpose Warm-Up Practice


Entry #47

Mood and Tone

Flocabulary Rap

  • notes

  • write summary notes in the right hand column.


Mood and Tone Practice

HOMEWORK:

Author’s Purpose Quiz on Monday




1.15 (No School - MLK)




































1.16 SNOW DAY


1.17

Mentor Sentence:

  from MKL, Jr.


Quick Write:  


Go Over/Grade

S, CP, CX, and CP-CX practice #’s 1-15


Cont.

Nonfiction article - Birth of the Civil Rights Movement, 1941-1954

  • Complete the comprehension questions #’s 1-4

(Focus: Main Idea, Central Idea, Context Clues and Vocabulary, Summary, Inference)


Review Author’s Purpose (PIE)

Notes and Video

  • Persuade

  • Inform

  • Entertain


HOMEWORK:

S, CP, CX, and CP-CX practice #’s 1-5

With adding punctuation


Upcoming test on Tuesday.

1.18

Collect Homework


Author’s Purpose Review


Infographic - Leadership

Preview the Infographic

%What is the topic of the infographic?

%How is the infographic organized?  How should you read it?  

Read the infographic and annotate.  Have a quick discussion on what they noticed.


Think and respond in complete sentence to the following questions.  

%How do specific visual elements support your understanding or analysis?

% Is there anything you’d change on the infographic? (how would you rank the qualities?  Would you add something different?  Would you delete a quality?  

%How does the author demonstrate authority  or knowledge on the subject?


Review Author’s Purpose

  • Notes and Video

%What is the author’s purpose?


HOMEWORK:

S, CP, CX, CP-CX

Practice #’s

With adding punctuation


Upcoming test on Tuesday.


1.19

(discipline review and team awards)

Collect Homework


Independent Reading/ SSR with library book

Focus:  Identify a mentor sentence and annotate.


HOMEWORK:

S, CP, CX, CP-CX

Practice #’s

With adding punctuation


Upcoming test on Tuesday.


1.8


Entry #43 - Comma Rules Review Cont:

    Mentor Sentence:

  • Compound Sentence


Entry #44

Compound-Complex Sentences

Notes and practice



HOMEWORK:

Compound-Complex Practice #1  in ELA notebook #’s 6-10

1.9 (4-6 Team Plan)

Go Over/Grade Compound-Complex Practice #’s 6-10


Entry #43 - Comma Rules Review Cont:

    Mentor Sentence:

  • Complex Sentence using a subordinating conjunction to form the dependent/ subordinate clause.


Essential Question:  

Do the attributes of leaders remain the same over time?


Nonfiction article - 5 things you may not know about Lincoln, slavery and emancipation

Read and annotate the article.  


HOMEWORK:

Compound-Complex Practice Worksheet #2  1-11


1.10

Go Over/Grade Compound-Complex Practice 2 - #’s1-11

(collect)


Entry #43 - Comma Rules Review Cont:

    Mentor Sentence:

  • Complex Sentence using a relative pronoun to form the dependent/ relative clause.


Cont.

Nonfiction article - 5 things you may not know about Lincoln, slavery and emancipation

  • Complete the vocabulary worksheet and writing prompt.

  • Complete the multiple choice questions.  




HOMEWORK:

Compound-Complex Practice #3


1.11   (Early Release)


Entry #43 - Comma Rules Review Cont:

    Mentor Sentence:

  • Compound-Complex


Cont.

Nonfiction article - 5 things you may not know about Lincoln, slavery and emancipation

  • Complete the vocabulary worksheet and writing prompt.

  • Complete the multiple choice questions.  




HOMEWORK:

None - read your library book - look for mentor sentences

1.12



Mentor Sentence


Formative Assessment -

Compound or compound-complex


Nonfiction article - Birth of the Civil Rights Movement, 1941-1954

  • Read and annotate the article for the main idea of each section.



HOMEWORK:

Sentence Structure Practice

S, CP, CX , and CP-CX















1.1   (No School)

1.2   (No School)

1.3   (Records Day)

1.4   (Classes Resume)


Entry #43 - Comma Rules Review

    Mentor Sentence:

  • Introductory Prepositional Phrase


Library Checkout


Binder Organization and Loose Paper Clean Out


HOMEWORK:

Clean out your binder and read your library book.

1.5


Entry #43 - Comma Rules Review Cont:

    Mentor Sentence:

  • Serial Comma/List


Portfolio Organization:  

  • Unit 2, Dickens Data Chart and Reflection


  • Benchmark Data and Goal Setting for third quarter


Independent Reading

    Focus:  Find a mentor sentence to share with the class.  


HOMEWORK:

Clean out your binder and read your library book.









Final second quarter and semester grades will be posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

Final Grammar test for the 2nd quarter including the Dickens Vocabulary and Relative Clauses (complex sentences ) is on Wednesday, December 20th. 

12.18

Sentence Types Review

S, CP, CX with subordinating and relative pronouns

Go over/Grade Fridays sentences - voracious and solitary


DO..

Day 8 cont.

implicit and  ominous

Day 9


Harsh Realities Nonfiction article -determine the main idea



HOMEWORK:

Unit 2, Dickens  Day 9

Study for the Grammar and Vocabulary Test on Wednesday

Dickens Vocabulary and Grammar Test Review


12.19

Dickens Vocabulary and Grammar Test Review



Go over/Grade implicit and ominous

Day 9

Study Guide for the test


Harsh Realities Nonfiction article


HOMEWORK:

Study for your test tomorrow over the Dickens grammar and vocabulary packet.

Focus: Simple, Compound, Complex (subordinate and relative clauses)

12.20

Unit 2, Dickens - Grammar and Vocab Test

Focus:  Simple, Compound, Complex (subordinate and relative clauses)


HOMEWORK:

Harsh Realities nonfiction article - power words and main idea statements

12.21 (End Quarter)


Nonfiction articles


Shopping

Brains


Welfare

Non profit


12.22 (No School)



Grade sheets will be given to students on December 11th with missing work highlighted.  Any missing assignments will be due by Wednesday, December 13th.  
MISSING WORK WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED PAST THIS DATE FOR SECOND QUARTER.


12.11

Relative Pronoun Powerpoint and additional notes for the notebook


Finish ACC Stave 1 Chart - How does Dickens show his viewpoint on poverty in the Victorian Era through his characters?


Grade sheets and missing assignments discussed


Benchmark


HOMEWORK:

ALL MISSING WORK IS DUE BY WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13TH. NO LATE WORK WILL BE ACCEPTED PAST THIS DATE.


Finish ACC Stave 1 Chart - How does Dickens show his viewpoint on poverty in the Victorian Era through his characters?

12.12

COLLECT MISSING ASSIGNMENTS 


Sentence Types Review

S, CP, CX with subordinating and relative pronouns


Day 8 #1 - facetious


Benchmark




HOMEWORK:

HOMEWORK:

ALL MISSING WORK IS DUE BY WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13TH. NO LATE WORK WILL BE ACCEPTED PAST THIS DATE.


Finish ACC Stave 1 Chart - How does Dickens show his viewpoint on poverty in the Victorian Era through his characters?

12.13

COLLECT MISSING ASSIGNMENTS and ACC Stave 1 Chart 


Sentence Types Review

S, CP, CX with subordinating and relative pronouns


Day 8 #1 - facetious

Day 8#2- compulsion


Oliver Twist Close Read


HOMEWORK:

Dickens Grammar and Vocabulary Packet - Day 7 

12.14



Sentence Types Review

S, CP, CX with subordinating and relative pronouns


Day 8 #3 - voracious


Oliver Twist Close Read

And Poverty Chart


NonFiction - Dickens



HOMEWORK:

Oliver Twist Chart - How does Dickens show his viewpoint on poverty in the Victorian Era through his characters?

12.15

COLLECT -

Oliver Twist Chart


Sentence Types Review

S, CP, CX with subordinating and relative pronouns


Day 8 #4 - solitary


NonFiction Articles





HOMEWORK:

Study for your grammar and vocabulary test on Wednesday, Dec. 20
QUIZ Retest ALERT! 
Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentence Quiz with Comma Rules on Tuesday, December 5th before school from 6:30-7:05 or at lunch - see the retest requirements (signed data tracker, test corrections, and extra practice packet)
Direct and Indirect Characterization, Figurative Language, Victorian Era, Poor Law, and A Christmas Carol Quiz -- Friday, December 8th 

12.4

The Breakfast Club Study Session Before School In Room 212 from 6:30-7:05.  The focus will be on simple, compound, and complex sentences.


Permisson slip required. 

ACC Stave 1 Part A

Introduction to Scrooge

Close read for characterization and figurative language

Entry # 39



HOMEWORK:

Characterization Review

Harry Potter Cards Quiz Prep for characterization #1-2

(See Entry #28 )

Direct/Indirect (STEAL)


Figurative Language Review for Quiz #8-10

 

12.5

RETEST - before school at 6:30-7:05 or at lunch - must meet the criteria established in order to retest.



ACC Stave 1 Part B

Scrooge and the Gentlemen who are collecting money for the poor.




HOMEWORK:

Characterization Review

Harry Potter Cards Quiz Prep for characterization #3-4

(See Entry #28 )

Direct/Indirect (STEAL)


Figurative Language Review for Quiz #11-12




12.6


(FIELD TRIP)

Dress for Respect

Bring a lunch including a drink.


12.7   (Early Release)



Study Guide and Review for the Quiz


Work on ACC Stave 1 Poverty Chart


HOMEWORK:

Study


12.8

Turn in/Collect

Characterization Review

Harry Potter Cards Quiz Prep


Figurative Language Review for Quiz


Dickens Quiz

Characterization

Figurative Language

Theme/Main Idea

Poor Law/ Poverty


HOMEWORK:

ACC Stave 1 Chart - How does Dickens show his viewpoint on poverty in the Victorian Era through his characters?

11.27

Unit 2, Dickens - Grammar and Vocabulary Packet

Activity #1 - Vocabulary


S, CP. CX - Test Reflections and retest requirements.


Poor Law Political

Cartoon Close Read  

Close-ups #1


HOMEWORK:

Test Reflections and test corrections sign by parent.


Progress Reports/

Grade Sheets Given to students - all late work due by 11/28



11.28

Grammar and Vocabulary Packet Activity # 2 synonyms and antonyms


Poor Law Political

Cartoon Close Read

Close-up #2 and 5

And

Final Conclusions



HOMEWORK:

Unit 2, Dickens - Grammar and Vocabulary Packet Activity # 4 - clauses review - dependent and independent



11.29

Finish the Poor Law Political Cartoon Close Read - Close up #3-5 and summative assignment.


Go over Activity 4


Grammar and Vocabulary Packet Activity # 3 - connotative meanings of words



Figurative Language Review (See Entry # 15)


ACC Stave 1 Part A



HOMEWORK:

Grammar and Vocabulary Packet Activity # 5 - complex sentence review



11.30

Go over Activity 5


Characterization Review

Harry Potter Cards 1-3

(See Entry #28 )

Direct

Indirect (STEAL)


Figurative Language Review (See Entry # 15)

Practice # 1-3


ACC Stave 1 Part A

Introduction to Scrooge

Close read for characterization and figurative language

Entry # 39



HOMEWORK:

Characterization Review

Harry Potter Cards 3-4

(See Entry #28 )

Direct

Indirect (STEAL)


Figurative Language Review (See Entry # 15)

Practice # 4-5





12.1

Entry # 40

Relative Clause Notes


Relative Clause Practice Worksheet


Unit 2, Dickens - Grammar and Vocabulary  Packet

Day/Activity # 6 - Relative Clauses


Go over Harry P. Cards and Figurative Language


HOMEWORK: Characterization Review

Harry Potter Cards 5-7

(See Entry #28 )


Figurative Language Review (See Entry # 15)

Practice # 6-7



Dickens Quiz Thursday

Characterization - Direct and Indirect (Entry #28)

Figurative Language (Entry #15)

Theme/Main Idea - Focus  is Poor Law/ Poverty (Victorian Era Slides, Poor Law Close Read, ACC Stave 1 and 3 Close Reads)

11.20



11.21

S, CP, CX QUIZ


11.22

(Thanksgiving - NS)

11.23

(Thanksgiving - NS)

11.24

(Thanksgiving - NS)

11.13


Theme Analysis

Color code

  • Theme statement in green

  • Transitions in blue

  • Explain in yellow


Victorian Era Background in Google Classroom

  • Read each slide and highlight the power words.

  • Then write a main idea statement for the slide


HOMEWORK:

S, CP, and CX worksheet- Color By Number


11.14

Go over the

S, CP, and CX worksheet- Color By Number  


Entry #

Comma Rules


S, CP, CX sentence Review worksheet with punctuation (comma rule) practice #’s 1-15


Victorian Era Background in Google Classroom

  • Read each slide and highlight the power words.

  • Then write a main idea statement for the slide



HOMEWORK:


S, CP, CX sentence Review worksheet with punctuation (comma rule) practice #’s 16-30


11.15

Go over S, CP, CX sentence Review worksheet with punctuation (comma rule) practice #’s 1-15


Victorian Era Background in Google Classroom

  • Read each slide and highlight the power words.

  • Then write a main idea statement for the slide


HOMEWORK:

Finish your “redo” papers over complex sentences.


Finish the Victorian Era Slides/Main Idea Statements

11.16   (Early Release)

           (Mid Term)

Go over S, CP, CX sentence Review worksheet with punctuation (comma rule) practice #’s 16-30


S,CP, CX Scoot #1



HOMEWORK:

Study for Tuesday’s Test over S, CP, and Complex sentences including the punctuation rules


Practice worksheet over Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences including the comma rules.


11.17  (No School)

11.6

Go over the

Complex Sentence Worksheet #3

Mark the subject with one line and the verb with two lines.  


Hour 2-6

Theme Power Lesson

Write a theme statement.


HOMEWORK:

Complex Sentence practice worksheet #1

  • Mark the dependent clause with a red “DC”

  • Mark the independent clause with a green “IC”

  • Circle the subordinating conjunction

  • Underline the subject of each clause with one line

  • Underline the verb of each clause with  two lines.


Look for details to support your statement of theme from the beginning of the book




11.7   (Election Day - NS)

11.8

Go over the

Complex Sentence Practice #1


Theme Analysis - write the claim/topic sentence.


Analyze the quotes from the beginning.  Which is the strongest????


Write the detail from the beginning of the story.

  • (TSQ)

  • Internal citation

Explain

  • What does the quote mean?

  • What key words from the quote can you talk about?

  • How do those key words prove your claim?


HOMEWORK:

Complex Sentence Practice #2


Find your evidence for the middle of the novel.


Find your evidence for the end of the novel.


11.9

Go over the

CX Practice #2


Analyze the quotes from the middle.  Which is the strongest????


Write the detail from the middle of the story.

  • (TSQ)

  • Internal citation

Explain

  • What does the quote mean?

  • What key words from the quote can you talk about?

  • How do those key words prove your claim?


HOMEWORK:

S, CP, CX - Sentence practice worksheet - Color By Number


Find your evidence for the end of the novel.


11.10 (Vet Day)

Go over the

S, CP, and CX worksheet- Color By Number



Theme Analysis

Analyze the quotes from the end.  Which is the strongest????


Write the detail from the End of the story.

  • (TSQ)

  • Internal citation

Explain

  • What does the quote mean?

  • What key words from the quote can you talk about?

  • How do those key words prove your claim?


Write a conclusion sentence.


HOMEWORK:

Finish your theme analysis




10.30   (No School)

10.31

Theme Notes - Entry #34

How to write a theme statement.

Topic words brainstorm.

Theme questions


HOMEWORK:

Field trip permission slip.  Get it signed and returned.

11.1

Read the Librarian of Basra


Basra practice pit stop/mentor example for theme


HOMEWORK:

Field trip permission slip.  Get it signed and returned.

11.2

Finish the Librarian of Basra mentor examples


Worksheet over your novel- pick out the 6 main details


HOMEWORK:

Field trip permission slip.  Get it signed and returned.


11.3

Complex Sentences

Entry #35


Library Checkout


HOMEWORK:

S, CP, and CX worksheet

Field trip permission slip.  Get it signed and returned.


10.23

Quarter 1 reflection and goal setting.


Learning Objectives

RL 7.1 and RL 7.3


Analyze how the setting, characters, and plot of a text affect each other and contribute to meaning.


Nonfiction text analysis


All “blue” pit stop #3 worksheets and thick questions due today.



HOMEWORK:

WW-Read pages 223-236

COH-Read pages 231-244

GWS-Read pages 232-253

10.24


RI 7.2
non fiction article quiz in Galileo (turn in the nonfiction article with main idea and central idea annotated)


Quiz - RL 7.3

Analyze how the setting, characters, and plot of a text affect each other and contribute to meaning.


HOMEWORK:

WW-Read pages 237-250

COH-Read pages 245-262

GWS-Read pages 256-272





10.25 (PM PTC)








HOMEWORK:

WW-Read pages 251-264

COH-Read pages 263-283

GWS-Read pages 273-283






10.26   (PTC All Day)


no school for students due to parent teacher conferences

10.27   (No School)

10.16  

Learning Objectives

RL 7.1 and RL 7.3

Analyze how the setting, characters, and plot of a text affect each other and contribute to meaning.

Entry #32

- Types of Conflict

Internal conflict

    Man vs. Self

External Conclict

    Man vs. Man

    Man vs. Nature

    Man vs. Society

    Man vs. Fate


Mentor Text - “Rafaela Who Drinks Coconut and Papaya Juice on Tuesdays” (Entry #32)

  • How to write thick questions about conflict and plot.


HOMEWORK:

WW-Read pages 131-150

COH-Read pages 144-157

GWS-Read pages 143-162


Work on Thick Questions

(Entry # 31 - Thick questions about conflict and plot)

10.17  

Learning Objectives

RL 7.1 and RL 7.3

Analyze how the setting, characters, and plot of a text affect each other and contribute to meaning.

Entry #33

Mentor Example of Pit Stop #3




HOMEWORK:

WW-Read pages 151-169

COH-Read pages 158-177

GWS-Read pages 163-181


Work on Thick Questions and Pit Stop 3


10.18

Learning Objectives

RL 7.1 and RL 7.3

Analyze how the setting, characters, and plot of a text affect each other and contribute to meaning.

Mini Lesson:

How does changing the setting impact the plot of a story?  


HOMEWORK:

WW-Read pages 170-188

COH-Read pages 178-191

GWS-Read pages 182-203


Work on Thick Questions and Pit Stop 3


10.19

Learning Objectives

RL 7.1 and RL 7.3

Analyze how the setting, characters, and plot of a text affect each other and contribute to meaning.

Power Lessons  and individual conferences.





HOMEWORK:

WW-Read pages 189-207

COH-Read pages 192-209

GWS-Read pages 204-214


Work on Thick Questions and Pit Stop 3


10.20

Learning Objectives

RL 7.1 and RL 7.3

Analyze how the setting, characters, and plot of a text affect each other and contribute to meaning.

HOMEWORK:

All “blue” pit stop #3 worksheets and thick questions due on Monday.  


Quiz on Monday over Plot Interactions.  (RL 7.3)


You may read ahead if you are finished.  

WW-Read pages 208-222

COH-Read pages 210-230

GWS-Read pages 215-231

10.9 (B)

Novel Week 2 cont.

(figures of speech - what does it mean, and why does it matter?)

(prepositional phrase as introductory element)


Power Lessons - Revisions

  • Week 1 Quiz - indirect characterization

  • Week 2 Language Focus - prepositional phrases


Mini Lesson#1 on “digging deep” - analyzing connotative meanings and figures of speech



Collect Homework

- Pit Stop #2 Question #1

(yellow worksheet)


HOMEWORK:

Pit Stop #2, Question #2

Finish 6 thick questions.

READ:

WW-Read pages 117-130

COH-Read pages 124-143

GWS-Read pages 124-142







10.10 (A)


Mini Lesson#2 on “digging deep”  - analyzing connotative meanings and figures of speech


Power Lessons - Revisions

  • Week 2 Pit Stop Row 1 - Figurative Language


Collect Homework

and Revisions

- Pit Stop #2 Question #2

(yellow worksheet)


HOMEWORK:

Pit Stop #2, Question #3

Finish your 8 thick questions.

10.11 (B)

Department Meeting


Collect Homework

and Revisions

- Pit Stop #2 Question #3

*Thick Questions Due

(yellow worksheet)



Literature Circle Meeting


Week 2 Quiz/Essay


HOMEWORK:
Finish any revisions or missing work for late credit. 
 

10.12  (A) (Early Release)

           (End Quarter)

Halloween Party 6-8


Week 2 Quiz/Essay




PREVIEW………..

Next Week’s Skill Focus is interaction of plot elements RL7.3).

Reading for next week :

WW-Read pages 131-207

COH-Read pages 144-209

GWS-Read pages 143- 214

10.13   (Records Day)

ReTest Alert!! Unit 1, Series 1 Grammar and Vocabulary
Students must meet the following requirements to retest:
  • Data Tracking Sheet - signed by parent
  • Request to retest - signed by parent
  • Unit 1, Series 2 Grammar and Vocabulary Packet (entry #22)
  • Unit 1, Series 2 Study Guide 
  • Letter to Mrs. McCollum

10.2 (A)

Retest - I can use context clues to show my understanding of the unit vocabulary words.


Power Meetings/Conferences


Finish all GREEN worksheets.

  1. Book mark with thick questions.

  2. Pit Stop #1 - Protagonist, antagonist, setting, and conflict.

  3. Pit Stop #1 - Grammar and Vocabulary - Simple and Compound sentences.  


10.3 (B)

Retest -Section #2 - I can identify prepositional phrases.




Literature Circle Meeting


Assessment over week #1

  • ReADER Response 

*Thick Questions Due

*Pit Stop 1 Due

(3 worksheets total)





10.4 (A)

Retest -Section #3 - I can break apart clauses into subject and predicate.



WW-Read pages 73-87

COH-Read pages 73-89

GWS-Read pages 71-90



Work on Thick Questions and Pit Stop 2

10.5 (B)

Retest -Section #4 - I can identify simple sentences or independent clauses.

I can identify compound sentences.


WW-Read pages 88-102

COH-Read pages 90-106

GWS-Read pages 91-104



Work on Thick Questions and Pit Stop 2

10.6 (A)

Retest -Section #5 - I can punctuate sentences correctly.

Section #6 - I can determine the meaning of unknown words using prefixes.

WW-Read pages 103-116

COH-Read pages 107-123

GWS-Read pages 105-123



Work on Thick Questions and Pit Stop 2

9.25 (B)

Grammar and Vocabulary:  


“After Twenty Years” cont.

Inference -At the end of the story, what inference can you make about Jimmy’s character and friendship with “Silky Bob”? (See entry #24 and 21 for help.)

(You do independently in Google Classroom)


HOMEWORK:  

Finish the “After Twenty Years” inference paragraph

and

Review study guide for retest.




9.26 (A)


Novels Week 1 Skills:

(inference)

(characterization, setting, conflict)

(simple and compound)


Wednesday Wars (WW)

Great Wide Sea (GWS)

Code of Honor (COH)


WW-Read pages 1-18

COH-Read pages 1-17

GWS- Read pages 1-16


Work on Thick Questions


HOMEWORK:  

Read the assigned pages, write “thick” questions,  

and finish the

review study guide for retest.


9.27 (B) (Curriculum )

Faculty Meeting


WW-Read pages 19-36

COH-Read pages 18-36

GWS-Read pages 17-38


Work on Thick Questions and Pit Stop 1


HOMEWORK:  

Read the assigned pages, write “thick” questions,  work on the pit stop #1,

and finish the

review study guide for retest.




9.28 (A) (Picture Retakes)

WW-Read pages 37-54

COH-Read pages 37-53

GWS-Read pages 39-51


Work on Thick Questions and Pit Stop 1


HOMEWORK:  

Read the assigned pages, write “thick” questions,  work on the pit stop #1,

and finish the

review study guide for retest.





9.29 (B)

WW-Read pages 55-72

COH-Read pages 54-72

GWS-Read pages 52-70


Work on Thick Questions and Pit Stop 1


HOMEWORK:  

Read the assigned pages, write “thick” questions,  work on the pit stop #1,

and finish the

review study guide for retest.


9.18 (A)


Request to Retest Unit 1, Series 1 Grammar and Vocabulary instructions


“After Twenty Years”

  • Unit 1, Series 2 Vocabulary - Activity #1

  • thick questions lesson

  • inference lesson

  • Writing a 7th grade ReADER paragraph


HOMEWORK:

Grammar and Vocabulary Data Sheet - to be signed by a parent.


Request to retest info:

  • Page for parent signature

  • Unit 1, Series 2 packet (entry #22) Activity #1


9.19 (B)


“After Twenty Years” cont.

  • thick questions lesson

  • inference lesson

  • Writing a 7th grade ReADER paragraph







HOMEWORK:

Grammar and Vocabulary Data Sheet - to be signed by a parent.


Request to retest info:

  • Page for parent signature

  • Unit 1, Series 2 packet (entry #22) Activity #3-subject, predicate, and prepositional phrase


9.20 (A)(8:30 Fire Drill)



PILOT MAP TEST













HOMEWORK:

Grammar and Vocabulary Data Sheet - to be signed by a parent.


Request to retest info:

  • Page for parent signature

  • Unit 1, Series 2 packet (entry #22) Activity #4 - -subject, predicate, and prepositional phrase




9.21 (B)



PILOT MAP TEST

Test Reflection












HOMEWORK:

Grammar and Vocabulary Data Sheet - to be signed by a parent.


Request to retest info:

  • Page for parent signature

  • Unit 1, Series 2 packet (entry #22) Activity #5- -subject, predicate, prepositional phrase, simple and compound sentences




9.22 (A)

Library Return/Renew


Data tracking sheet and request to retest due!


“After Twenty Years” cont.

  • inference lesson

  • Writing a 7th grade ReADER paragraph





HOMEWORK:

Grammar and Vocabulary - Unit 1, Series 2 - Study Guide

9.11 (B)


ELA Benchmark Pre-Test





9.12 (A)


ELA Benchmark Pre-Test


Truman Book Survey in Google Forms



Paragraph Feedback and Revisions

  • objective summary

9.13 (B)

Lit Circle - Choice Book Survey


Book Orders


Quiz Quiz Trade - Vocabulary Review



Paragraph Feedback and Revisions

  • objective summary


9.14  (A)   (Early Release)

          (Mid Term)


Grammar and Vocab Quiz


After Twenty Years Vocabulary

  • New grammar and vocabulary packet


9.15 (B)


“After Twenty Years”

  • thick questions lesson

  • making inferences lesson

9.4   (Labor Day - NS)

9.5 (B)


Objective Summary

Entry # 18

Analyze the non-fiction article “Stomp Out Bullying” and analyze the sample summary over the article.  


HOMEWORK:

Grammar and Vocabulary Study Guide - Complete #1-14 (Test on Tuesday, September 12)

9.6 (A)

Write an objective summary in Google Classroom over the non-fiction video clip about the short story author, O. Henry



HOMEWORK:

Grammar and Vocabulary Study Guide - Complete #15-18 (Test on Tuesday, September 12)


9.7 (B)


Go over Study Guide #’s 1-14 (analyze test taking strategies)



Finish the Objective Summary over O. Henry


HOMEWORK:

Grammar and Vocabulary Study Guide - Complete #19-22 (Test on Tuesday, September 12)


9.8 (A) (8:25 Fundraiser)


Truman Book Survey in Google Forms


Lit Circle - Choice Book Survey


Go over Study Guide - U1, S1 Grammar and Vocablary (analyze test taking strategies)


Paragraph Feedback and Revisions

  • Objective Summary



HOMEWORK:

Study for the grammar and vocabulary quiz on Thursday.

8.28 (A)


“Amigo Brothers”

Finish the figurative language examples

---glue example in your ELA notebook

(Entry # 16)


(yellow copy - due for a grade - turn into the basket)



HOMEWORK:

Annotate the text for evidence to support who won the fight - Antonio or Felix (see handout)

8.29 (B)

Intro to Chromebooks

 How to carry

 What number to get

 How to return

 How to log into ELA Google Classroom


“Amigo Brothers”

Argument Paragraph (ReADEDER) - who won the fight?  Complete in Google Classroom



HOMEWORK:

Grammar Packet Activity #2 and 3


8.30 (A)

Slip or Trip (inference)

Entry #17


HOMEWORK:

Grammar Packet Activity #4 and 5


9.1 (B)(7A Plan 4-6)

ELA Survey

Truman Books I’ve Read



Argument Letter to the Chief of Police

  • Topic Sentence - claim
  • Determine strongest evidence to support
  • explain
  • Revise - sentence structures and word choice

HOMEWORK:

Finish your letter in Google Classroom


9.2 (A)

Library Orientation and Book Taste/Checkout?





HOMEWORK:

Study your vocab words Entry # 13


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