Week of April 16, 2018

Review for your Vocabulary Test with Quizlet: https://quizlet.com/_4qrh08 

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Week of April 9, 2018

This week in class we will be continuing reading Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s library. 

Monday: April 9, 2018

In Class: Go over vocabulary words, read chapters 4-6, work on Exit Ticket for after chapter 6.

Homework: Exit Ticket for Chapter 6: extended response

 

Tuesday: April 10, 2018

In Class: Vocabulary Day: finish identifying first 15 words. 

Homework: Review Vocabulary Words 

 

Wednesday: April 11, 2018

In Class: Review vocabulary,  Read chapters 7-12.

Homework: Review Vocabulary

 

Thursday: April 12, 2018

In Class: Review Vocabulary, Read Chapters  13-18

Homework: Review Vocabuary. Packet Check #1 tomorrow

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Week of April 2, 2018

Monday, April 2, 2018

In Class: STAR #4, Testing relaxation, Reading Log

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtF0T2fPvbI

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 and April 4, 2018: ELA STATE TESTING 

Thursday, April 5, 2018

In Class: Pass out novels and packets. Read chapters 1-3 of Mr. Lemoncello’s Library. Do chapter one Setting Worksheet together.

Homework: Complete Chapter 2 extended response worksheet (front and back)

 

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Week of March 5, 2018

The next two weeks we will be analyzing literary and informative writing. 

Monday: March 5, 2018

In Class: Finish Common Assessment and Remember the Titans

Homework: Missing Peace Paragraphs due tomorrow, or they will be marked as missing.

 

 

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Week of 2/19 through 2/23

This week in ELA we will continue writing our Argument Essays. 

Monday: No School

Tuesday: Continue taking research notes in class. Start rough draft organizer.

Wednesday: Finish taking notes, get notes checked, start rough draft organizer.

Thursday: Finish rough draft. 

Friday: Start typing paper. 

There is no homework in ELA this week or next week. We will be working on our argument papers for the next two weeks. 

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Week of February 13, 2018 through February 16, 2018

This week we will be beginning our Argument writing unit. By the end of this unit students will know how to write a 5 paragraph argument essay using claims, evidence based research, and more. 

Monday: Introduce Argument Unit. Go over vocabulary. Identify Claim, evidence and warrant. C.E.W. practice. 

Homework: None

 

Tuesday: Finish Claim, Evidence and Warrant practice. 

Homework: None

 

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Week of January 29, 2018

Monday: Alliteration. Homework: Alliteration ABC Challenge

Tuesday: Review all figurative language. Homework: Review Packet. 

Wednesday: Review all figurative language. Homework: Study

Thursday: Figurative Language Test 

Friday: Field Trip

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Week of January 8, 2018 through January 19, 2018

This week in ELA we will learning how to make inferences and draw conclusions using evidence to support your reasoning. 

Monday: January 8, 2018    Snow Day

 

Tuesday: January 9, 2018    

In Class: Star #3 Reading 

 

Wednesday: Janary 10, 2018

In Class: The Case of the Mysterious Neighbors

Homework: Whose Locker is This? page 5 worksheet

 

Thursday: January 11, 2018

In Class: Find out who Mrs. White’s mysterious neighbors are. Go over homework. Take notes  on inferencing, mini practices-  Principal Files. 

Homework: Finish principal files worksheet if not completed in class. 

 

Friday: January 12, 2018

In Class: Go over Principal Files inferencing worksheet. Encyclopedia Brown 2 minute Mysteries using inferences.

 

Monday: January 15, 2018  No School MLK JR 

 

Tuesday: January 16, 2018

In Class: Inference with Non Fiction

Homework: Great Barrier Reef Article with Inferencing Worksheet 

 

Wednesday: January 17, 2018

In Class: Inferencing with R.A.C.E. writing strategy

Homework: R.A.C.E. response

 

Thursday: January 18, 2018

In Class: Go over R.A.C.E. homework. Review for Inference quiz. 

Homework: None

 

Friday: January 19, 2018

In Class: Inference Quiz

Homework: None. Enjoy your weekend.

 

 

 

 

 

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Week of December 18, 2017

Monday: December 18, 2017

In Class: Watch part 1 of Miracle At Midnight

Homework: Journals 12-17 due tomorrow

 

Tuesday: December 19, 2017

In Class: Watch part 2 of Miracle of Midnight

Homework: None

 

Wednesday: December 20, 2017

In Class: Mini Courage essay using similarities between Number the Stars and Miracle at Midnight

Homework: Finish essay if not done and submit via Google Docs. 

 

Thursday: December 21, 2017

In Class: NTS Escape Room

Homework: None

 

Friday: December 22, 2017 (Early Release Day)

In Class: Minute to Win it and ELF

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Week of December 4, 2017

Monday: December 4, 2017

In Class: Discuss chapters 1-5, complete setting activity sheet, Star of David activity sheet, explore Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen Denmark.

Homework: R.R. journals for chapters 1-5 due tomorrow. 

 

Tuesday: December 5, 2017

In Class: Read chapters 6-8. Work on reader response journals

Homework: R.R. journals for chapters 6-11 due Monday

 

Wednesday: December 6, 2017

In Class: School Counseling Lesson with Mrs. Cottrill

Homework: Work on reader response journals

 

Thursday: December 7, 2017

In Class: Listen to chapters 9-11

Homework: Work on Reader Response journals

 

Friday: Devember 8, 2017

In Class: Vocabulary Day

Homework: Reader Response journals for chapters 6-11 due Monday

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