This Week in ELA: September 4, 2018 through September 7, 2018

Before starting in our new ELA textbook Perspectives, we will be doing a Character Education Extended Response Break for 2 days. This will be followed by a pretest (not counted as a grade) for the first unit of Perspectives we will be diving into: Animal Allies. 

Summer Reading Project: Summer Reading Book Report was explained and given out to students last Thursday, August 30th 2018. 8/30 and 8/31 were work days in class.  Students  also have ELA TIE classes to work on the assignment, but it will need to be worked on outside of class as well.

Click Here —–>  for Summer Reading Assignment  if additional copies are needed. 

Monday: 9/03   Labor Day: No School

Tuesday: 9/04

In Class: Front of the Class part 1, work on extended response, citing evidence

Homework: None- continue to work on Summer Reading Project

Wednesday: 9/05 Early Release

In Class: Review for test with Quizlet and Kahoot

Homework: None- continue to work on Summer Reading Project

Thursday: 9/06

In Class: Perspectives Unit 2 Pretest (not for a grade)

Homework: None- continue to work on Summer Reading Project

Friday: 9/07

In Class: Perspectives Unit 2 Intro

Homework: Enjoy Your Weekend!

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This Week in ELA: August 27th through August 31st

Sorry for the delay in the update of my classroom website. Last week was very busy on the Buckeye team, as students and teachers familiarized themselves with the new school year routine. In English Language Arts we began our Word Study Unit: Prefixes, Suffixes and Root words.  Students have been learning the definitions of over 30 affixes and root words. There will be a Word Study Unit Test this Friday. The WSU 2018 was sent home with students last Thursday.

Quizlet Links: 

Prefixes: https://quizlet.com/_541tcz

Suffixes: https://quizlet.com/_54bceo 

Root Words: https://quizlet.com/_53q0cw

All Words: https://quizlet.com/27716531/word-study-unit-flash-cards/

Monday: 8/26

In Class: Prefix Sort Review, finish Silly Word Wall and present words

Homework: Study Suffixes (first half) review all of roots

 

Tuesday: 8/27

In Class: Suffix Sort Review, finish Silly Words,

Homework: Study Suffixes (all), review all prefixes

 

Wednesday: 8/28

In Class: Review for test with Quizlet and Kahoot

Homework: Study all words for test

 

Thursday: 8/29

In Class: review words with Bingo, go over Summer Reading Project

Homework: Study for Test

 

Friday: 8/30

In Class: Word Study Unit Test

Homework: Have a great weekend!

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Week of Monday, April 23 2018

Mr. Lemoncello Vocabulary Quiz Part 2 is next Monday. Here is a Quizlet you can use to study your words. 

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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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