Weekly Assignments

Patriot's Pen Essay Contest Submissions are due to Mrs. McCollum by Wednesday, October 24th. (Optional)
BOOK ORDERS - SCHOLASTIC - DUE-- Monday, October 30th

10.15 No School

Fall Break

10.16

How to deconstruct an essay and develop a graphic organizer to draft a 5 paragraph essay.  


**Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest



10.17

LIBRARY CHECKOUT


Complete your graphic organizer and begin your essay.

10.18

First Quarter Reflection and Second Quarter Goals Data collection sheet.


Introduction to Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases


Complete your essay rough draft.  

10.19


Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases Continued


Graphic organizers and rough draft of essays due.  




10.8

IRB - (teacher conferences narrative - 5 per class) (video conference)



Vocab/Grammar

ENTRY#

Lesson 1.3

  • Day 9 - study guide/quiz review


What is the science behind fear? (nonfiction)

  • Main Idea


10.9


Vocab/Grammar

  • Quiz


What is the science behind fear? (nonfiction)

  • Main Idea


What is the science behind fear? (nonfiction)

  • Central Idea vs. Main Idea Entry # 15

  • Objective Summary - Entry #16


IRB - (teacher conferences narrative - 5 per class)


10.10


IRB - (teacher conferences narrative - 5 per class)


What is the science behind fear? (nonfiction)

  • Central Idea


Test Taking Debrief, strategies, and intervention:  

  • Three Skeleton Key

  • On Turning Ten

  • 1.3 Adjective and Adverb Quiz


10.11 Halloween PTY 6-8

IRB - (teacher conferences narrative - 5 per class)


First Quarter Reflection and Second Quarter Goals


Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest


10.12 Records Day


10.1

IRB - complete the setting bookmark


Vocab/Grammar

ENTRY#

Lesson 1.3

  • Day 3 - mentor sentence study




Plot Notes - Entry #12

Conflict Notes -  Entry #13


“Three Skeleton Key”

  • Study Guide


“Three Skeleton Key”

  • Narrative scoring guide/reflection


Homework: "Three Skeleton Key" Review and complete the narrative scoring guide/reflection

10.2 (CLT)

IRB - (teacher conferences narrative)


Vocab/Grammar

ENTRY#

Lesson 1.3

  • Day 4 - adjective and adverb notes and practice



“Three Skeleton Key” Quiz

  • Foreshadowing

  • Mood

  • Characterization

  • Figurative Language

  • Plot

  • inference


Homework:  Read 20 minutes  

10.3 (Early Release)

Team Time

IRB - (teacher conferences narrative)




“On Turning Ten” by Billy Collins

First Read

Second Read

  • Paraphrase each stanza

  • Complete guiding questions

Third Read

  • Complete the Formative Assessment in Galileo


Homework

Second Read

  • Paraphrase each stanza

  • Complete guiding questions

10.4

IIRB - (teacher conferences narrative)


Vocab/Grammar ENTRY#11 Lesson 1.3
Day 6 - word connotations (synonyms)

Day 5 - imitate the mentor sentence



Second Read Cont.

  • Paraphrase each stanza

  • Complete guiding questions


Third Read

  • Complete the Formative Assessment in Galileo


Homework: Read 20 minutes  

10.5

IRB - (teacher conferences narrative)


Vocab/Grammar

ENTRY#

Lesson 1.3

  • Day 7 - Journal Writing


What is the science behind fear? (nonfiction)

  • Main idea


Homework:  Study for Grammar and Vocabulary Quiz on Tuesday.  

9.17

IRB - (teacher conferences on grammar and vocabulary test 1.2)



Three Skeleton Key

  • Plot and setting

  • Annotate the text for setting details:  How does this setting create suspense and/or  foreshadow what will happen?


Homework:  Read 20 minutes  

9.18 (CLT)

IRB - 5 min…pass out setting bookmarks



Three Skeleton Key

  • Characterization - Entry #9

  • Annotate the next two pages for characterization:  direct and indirect (STEAL)

Homework:  Read 20 minutes  
Three Skeleton Key - Characterization

9.19

IRB - 5 minutes - Work on setting bookmark.  



Three Skeleton Key

  • Plot and Literary Devices

  • Annotate the next section of the story for literary devices (allusion, personification, etc.)

Homework:  Read 20 minutes  
Three Skeleton Key - 

9.20

IRB - 5 minutes (teacher conferences on setting bookmark.  


Vocab/Grammar

ENTRY#

Lesson 1.3

  • Day 1 - Vocabulary in Context

(careen, eminent, meander, nefarious, vile)


Three Skeleton Key

  • Plot  conflict

Homework:  Read 20 minutes  
Three Skeleton Key - 

9.21

IRB - 5 minutes (teacher conferences on…...


Vocab/Grammar

ENTRY#

Lesson 1.3

  • Day 2 - Vocab with pictures


Three Skeleton Key

  • Narrative writing assignment


Homework:  Read 20 minutes  

9.10

IRB - 5 minutes (teacher conferences)


Vocab/Grammar

Lesson 1.2

  • Day 1 - Vocabulary in Context (treacherous, vengeful, suffice, morose, writhe)


  • Day 3 - mentor sentence analysis (simple sentence with helping or linking verbs and the serial comma)


Fairy in a Jar

  • TSQ - How to write a ReADER paragraph using TSQ.  See Google Classroom - #009


Homework:  Read 20 minutes  
STUDY - Grammar and Vocabulary Quiz on Friday.  See ELA Notebook Entry #7

9.11 (CLT)


IRB - 5 minutes (teacher conferences)


Vocab/Grammar

Lesson 1.2

  • Day 2 Vocabulary with Pictures


  • Day 4 - Helping and Linking Verb review


Fairy in a Jar

  • TSQ - How to write a ReADER paragraph using TSQ.  See Google Classroom - #009


Homework:  Read 20 minutes  
STUDY - Grammar and Vocabulary Quiz on Friday.  See ELA Notebook Entry #7

9.12 (Early Release)


Vocab/Grammar

Lesson 1.2

  • Day 5 -imitate the mentor sentence


  • Day 6 - connotative meanings using synonyms


  • Day 7 - Journal Write

Homework:  Read 20 minutes  
STUDY - Grammar and Vocabulary Quiz on Friday.  See ELA Notebook Entry #7

9.13 (Mid Term)


Vocab/Grammar

Lesson 1.2

  • Day 9 - Quiz Prep


Fairy in a Jar

  • Theme

Homework:  Read 20 minutes  
STUDY - Grammar and Vocabulary Quiz on Friday.  See ELA Notebook Entry #7

9.14


Vocab/Grammar

Lesson 1.2

  • Day 10 - Quiz

9.3 No School

Labor Day

9.4

Books I’ve Read - Entry #1 in last section of the notebook.


IRB - 7 minutes


Fairy in a Jar

  • How to Annotate

  • Read and annotate the first two paragraphs


9.5 (Faculty Meeting)

LIBRARY CHECKOUT


Fairy in a Jar

  • How to Annotate

  • Inference - I do,


9.6 (Lock Down 9:45)

IRB - 7 minutes

  • IRB - Bookmark  Conf. focus on finding a parallel structure, powerful simple sentence, or powerful word choice - cont.


Fairy in a Jar

  • Inference -we do



9.7 (Fundraiser 8:25-9:25)

(Welcome PTY 2:30-4:30)


Vocab/Grammar

Lesson 1.1

  • Go over the test from Friday.  Analyze error patterns. Track data in you ELA notebook


Fairy in a Jar

  • Inference - you do alone - Revision Workshop on making inferences - “TURN IT IN”


8.27

IRB - 7 minutes

  • IRB - Bookmark - focus on finding a parallel structure, powerful simple sentence, or powerful word choice (due 9/7)

  • 1st Conference Cont.


Vocab/Grammar

Lesson 1.1  Day 3 and 4


Inference - Harris Burdick

Photo Activity



Homework:  Read 20 minutes  
STUDY - Grammar and Vocabulary Quiz on Friday.  See ELA Notebook Entry #1 and additional practice posted in the ELA Classroom.  

8.28

IRB - 7 minutes

  • 1st Conference Cont. or conf. on bookmark


Vocab/Grammar

Lesson 1.1

  • Day 6 - synonyms: word storming

Quiz Review

  • Quizlet

  • BrainPop



Inference - Harris Burdick

Photo Activity - You do together

Homework:  Read 20 minutes  
STUDY - Grammar and Vocabulary Quiz on Friday.  See ELA Notebook Entry #1 and additional practice posted in the ELA Classroom.  





8.29

IRB - 7 minutes

  • 1st Conference Cont. or conf. on bookmark


Vocab/Grammar

Lesson 1.1

  • Day 5 - imitation

  • Day 7- Journal Writing  

  • Revision and Share


Inference - Harris Burdick

Photo Activity - You do alone.  



(Benchmark Day 3)

Homework:  Read 20 minutes  
STUDY - Grammar and Vocabulary Quiz on Friday.  See ELA Notebook Entry #1 and additional practice posted in the ELA Classroom.  

8.30

IRB - 7 minutes

  • 1st Conference Cont. or conf. on bookmark


Vocab/Grammar

Lesson 1.1

  • Day 9 - Quiz Review


Fairy in a Jar

  • How to Annotate

  • Inference



Homework:  Read 20 minutes  
STUDY - Grammar and Vocabulary Quiz on Friday.  See ELA Notebook Entry #1 and additional practice posted in the ELA Classroom.  

8.31

IRB - 7 minutes

  • 1st Conference Cont. or conf. on bookmark


Vocab/Grammar

Lesson 1.1

  • Day 10 - Quiz


Fairy in a Jar

  • Inference ReADER  - TSQ


Homework:  Read 20 minutes  

8.20

IRB - 7 minutes

  • 1st Conference (not threatening, not about academics) Conference with students about ideas shared on the interest inventory.  


Vocab/Grammar

Lesson 1.1

  • Day 1 - words in context - horde, recede, monotonous, incessant, derisive


Homework:  Read 20 minutes

8.21 (7:20 7A Discipline Review in Team Room)

IRB - 7 minutes

  • 1st Conference Cont.


Vocab/Grammar

Lesson 1.1

  • Day 2- pictures with words


“Read Like a Writer”

  • Connotation, Denotation, Tone, and Mood


Homework:  Read 20 minutes

8.22


Truman Google Form Survey (which ones have you already read -- Checking “Code of Honor”


Vocab/Grammar

Lesson 1.1

  • Day 3- What do you notice?  Annotate the mentor sentence.  


“Read Like a Writer” Cont.

  • Connotation, Denotation, Tone, and Mood

Homework:  Read 20 minutes

8.23 (Open House 5:30-7:30)


Vocab/Grammar

Lesson 1.1

  • Day 4 mentor sentence study

-- simple sentence: noun, action verb


(Benchmark Day 1)









Homework:  Read 20 minutes

8.24


Vocab/Grammar

Lesson 1.1

  • Day 5 mentor sentence study

--Parallel Structure



(Benchmark Day 2)









Homework:  Read 20 minutes

















8.15 First Day

Share assigned info from the office (PowerPoint)


Google Slideshow Establish Rules

  • RESPECT - Google Slides - Look, Sounds, Feels (anchor charts)


Homework:  

Interest Inventory (Do 5)

8.16

Respect - Looks Like, Sounds Like, Feels Like…


Truman and Mark Twain Book - Speed Dating

  • Explore different Mark Twain and Truman Nominees

  • Fill out Speed Dating Form



Homework:  

Finish the Interest Inventory

8.17


Collect the interest inventory


Library Checkout

  • Speed Dating Form

Pass out Book orders


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