17/18 Homework Headquarters

Looking for lessons, homework, tutorials, or other helpful links that go along with our current unit?  This page will be updated weekly to give you a front-page view of the week's activities. You can click on the link immediately next to the DAY if you want to see slides from the actual day's lesson.   (Not all days have class slides.)   The LAST SLIDE of a day's lessons will have the homework directions and details.

Parents and Students:  For copyright reasons, you will need to use your Student Ladue user ID and password to log in and open the worksheet files.  

If you are trying to find a tools page we referenced in class, it will be linked in the day's lesson slides.  Or, you can go to the "Reading and Writing Links to Classroom Tools" for a listing of all of these documents.  This list will grow along with the year's progression.

Do you need to print off a new bookmark?  CLICK HERE to download and print your own bookmark.  

Week of 4/23-27

posted Apr 20, 2018, 3:00 PM by Janice Davis   [ updated Apr 20, 2018, 3:19 PM ]

Due to MAP testing this week, there will be no jots. Please continue reading in your partnered book, though.  These are due May 4.
NOTE:  You will have homework in writing throughout the TED Talks unit.  This starts on Thursday of this week.
PERIOD 1 - Compacted
MON.:  MAP TESTING
TUE.:  MAP TESTING
WED.:  MAP TESTING

FRI.:  Me Like Ted
PERIODS 2 & 6 - Reading
MON.:  MAP TESTING
TUE.:  MAP TESTING
WED.:  MAP TESTING

THR.:  Compare/Contrast Texts (day 1)
FRI.:  Compare/Contrast Texts (day 2)
PERIODS 3 & 7 - Writing
MON.:  MAP TESTING
TUE.:  MAP TESTING
WED.:  MAP TESTING

FRI.:  Me Like Ted

Week of 4/16-20

posted Apr 14, 2018, 2:10 PM by Janice Davis

Book Log #3 (AKA Bookmark) is due this Friday!  This is the online book "mark" of the third book you've read this quarter.  Make sure you turn it in on time.  There will not be any late grades for book marks from this point on in the quarter.   
PERIOD 1 - Compacted
TUE.:  Write out draft 
WED.:  Revise 
THR.:  Edit and Share
FRI.:  MAP Practice Session
PERIODS 2 & 6 - Reading
FRI.:  LIBRARY
PERIODS 3 & 7 - Writing
TUE.:  Write out draft 
WED.:  Revise 
THR.:  Edit and Share
FRI.:  MAP Practice Session

Week of 4/9-13

posted Apr 6, 2018, 4:18 PM by Janice Davis   [ updated Apr 6, 2018, 4:19 PM ]

The next practice set in NO RED INK and your next book log are both due on April 20.  
Also, keep up with your jots this week!  They should be about the new book you started this weekend.
PERIOD 1 - Compacted
TUE.:  Fair or Unfair (day 1)
WED.:  Fair or Unfair (day 2)
THR.:  Real-World
PERIODS 2 & 6 - Reading
TUE.:  Fair or Unfair (day 1)
WED.:  Fair or Unfair (day 2)
THR.:  Real-World

Week of 4/2-6

posted Mar 30, 2018, 9:16 PM by Janice Davis

Your SECOND book log (formerly known as book mark) is due this Friday, 4/6.  Make sure you have completed it online or on a green card.
PERIOD 1 - Compacted
MON.:  SRI Testing
TUE.:  NO SCHOOL
THR.:  Personal Meaning Lens (day 1)
    BOOK LOG #2 due tomorrow!
FRI.:  Personal Meaning Lens (day 2)
PERIODS 2 & 6 - Reading
MON.:  SRI Testing
TUE.:  NO SCHOOL
THR.:  Personal Meaning Lens (day 1)
    BOOK LOG #2 due tomorrow!
FRI.:  Personal Meaning Lens (day 2)
PERIODS 3 & 7 - Writing
TUE.:  NO SCHOOL
THR.:  Revising the Memoir (day 1)
FRI.:  Revising the Memoir (day 2)

week of 3/26-30

posted Mar 20, 2018, 8:59 PM by Janice Davis

FIRST BOOK DUE!  Don't forget to read and complete your first Quarter 4 bookmark by this Monday.  Your new online bookmark can be found at your GCB.  But, if you prefer paper, CLICK HERE for a copy of that format.
PERIOD 1 - Compacted
THR.:  Field Trip
PERIODS 2 & 6 - Reading
THR.:  Field Trip
PERIODS 3 & 7 - Writing
WED.:  Exploring the Unknown (day 1)
THR.:  Field Trip
FRI.:   Exploring the Unknown (day 2)

Week of 3/12-15

posted Mar 11, 2018, 7:44 AM by Janice Davis   [ updated Mar 11, 2018, 7:46 AM ]

Conferences are this week!  Please consider carefully what you will share with your folks from your reading and writing experiences this year.  There will be no homework this week!  
PERIOD 1 - Compacted
WED.: Team Evaluation and Portfolio Prep
THR.:  Library Day
FRI.:  WELCOME SPRING BREAK!
PERIODS 2 & 6 - Reading
MON.:  Portfolio Prep
FRI.:  WELCOME SPRING BREAK!
PERIODS 3 & 7 - Writing
THR.:  Library Day
FRI.:  WELCOME SPRING BREAK!

Week of 3/5-9

posted Mar 2, 2018, 1:00 PM by Janice Davis

This begins Quarter 4!  Can you believe it's here already?
For your first book this quarter, you are to select something that is a bit of a challenge for your reading level.  Other than that, it's up to you what you pick to read.  This first book will be due on THR., 3/15.  (If you select a book with more than 500 pages, your deadline is not until 3/26.)
PERIODS 2 & 6 - Reading
WED.: Be Persuasive (day 1)
THR.:  Be Persuasive (day 2)
FRI.:  Be Persuasive (day 3)

Week of 2/26 - 3/2

posted Feb 23, 2018, 10:52 AM by Janice Davis   [ updated Feb 28, 2018, 11:09 AM ]

Your final three bookmarks are due by this THURSDAY!  They include the fiction censorship book and two choice books.  (You can turn them in on Friday, but you will not have regular reading classes that day.)   NO BOOKMARKS ARE ACCEPTED AFTER FRIDAY DUE TO THE END OF THIS QUARTER.
PERIOD 1 - Compacted
TUE.:  Working Day
FRI.:  I Am LMS Day - no regular classes
PERIODS 2 & 6 - Reading
TUE.:  Book Club Conversations and Reading Time
WED.:  Building Themes (day 1)
THR.:  Building Themes (day 2)
FRI.:  I Am LMS Day - no regular classes
PERIODS 3 & 7 - Writing
TUE.:  Working Day
FRI.: I am LMS Day - no regular classes

Week of 2/20-23

posted Feb 16, 2018, 2:39 PM by Janice Davis

JOTS:  You need to make sure and keep up with your jots this week.  They are linked up to your GCB, titled "2/20-23 Jots."  
PERIOD 1 - Compacted
MON.:  NO SCHOOL!
TUE.:  Feature Article Presentations
WED.:  1 - Making a Magazine
THR.:  2 - Team Organization
FRI.:  3 - Team Updates
    NOTE:  Much of your own magazine article writing will be done     in class, but expect to complete your research at home.  
PERIODS 2 & 6 - Reading
MON.:  NO SCHOOL!
TUE.: Body Biography (day 1)
WED.: Body Biography (day 2)
THR.:  Body Biography Presentations
    HW:  Try to find another censored poem to share with your             group on Monday.
PERIODS 3 & 7 - Writing
MON.:  NO SCHOOL!
TUE.:  Feature Article Presentations
WED.:  1 - Making a Magazine
THR.:  2 - Team Organization
FRI.:  3 - Team Updates
    NOTE:  Much of your own magazine article writing will be done in     class, but expect to complete your research at home. 

Week of 2/12-16

posted Feb 9, 2018, 9:06 PM by Janice Davis   [ updated Feb 15, 2018, 3:22 PM ]

Your last three bookmarks are due no later than March 2.  You can turn them in anytime between now and then.
GOOD NEWS!  There are NO jots this week!  Just enjoy reading in your book.  You will take notes in book club instead.
PERIOD 1 - Compacted
    HW:  Choose a feature article topic.
    HW:  Research and/or outline your topic.
    HW:  Draft your article into a usable text.
THR.:  Research and Revise your article.
PERIODS 2 & 6 - Reading
FRI.:  Library Day - Have books with you to return.

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