Week of March 6, 2017 through March 10, 2017

This week in ELA we will be reviewing for our ELA state test next week. Students will be taking the English Language Arts AIR test on Monday and Tuesday of next week. 

 

Monday: March 6, 2017

In Class:Common Assessment #3

Homework: None

 

Tuesday: March 7, 2017

In Class: All Year  Review Packet

Homework: None

 

Wednesday: March 8, 2017

In Class: All Year Review Packet

Homework: None

 

Thursday: March 9, 2017

In Class: All Year Review Packet

Homework: None

 

Friday: March 10, 2017

In Class: Finish All Year Packet, Test Vocabulary Choice Board

Homework: None

 

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Week of January 16, 2017 through January 20, 2017

This week in ELA will will be beginning our argument writing unit. 

 

Monday: January, 16, 2017       No School 

 

Tuesday: January 17, 2017

In Class: Introduction to argument unit via slideshow, pick a prompt, start research

Homework: None, research notes due Friday.

 

Wednesday: January 18, 2017 and Thursday: January 19, 2017

In Class: Continue research notes

Homework: Research notes due tomorrow

 

Friday: January 20, 2017

In Class: Get notes checked, learn Argument terminology. Work on identifying Claims, and Warrants.

Homework: None

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Week of January 9, 2017 through January 13, 2017

Monday: January 9, 2017

In Class: Go over conn/deno homework from last Thursday. STAR reading #3

Homework: none

 

Tuesday: January 10, 2017 

No School: Snow Day

 

Wednesday: January 11, 2017

In Class: Trial of Spongebob Pre- Argument activity

Homework: None

 

Thursday: January 12, 2017

In Class: Finish Trial of Spongebob

Homework: None

 

Friday: January 13, 2017

In Class: Intro to argument unit: Argument vs. Persuasive, Argument Vocabulary, Claim, Evidence, Warrant activity.

Homework: Finish CEW homework

 

 

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Week of November 28, 2016 through December 2, 2016

This week we will be finishing reading Number the Stars. There will be vocabulary quiz on Friday. Reader response journals for chapters 9-16 are due on Monday.

 

Monday, November 28th 2016

In Class: Vocabulary Day: Define words, syn/ant, original sentence and picture hint

Homework: Finish vocabulary words if not finished in class.

 

Tuesday, November 29th 2016

In Class: Go over field trip info, Go over vocabulary- definitions and syn/ant, read chapters 11 & 12 and work on reader response journals.

Homework: Reader response journals for chapters 11-12

 

Tuesday, November 29th 2016

In Class: Go over field trip info, Go over vocabulary- definitions and syn/ant, read chapters 11 & 12 and work on reader response journals.

Homework: Reader response journals for chapters 11-12

 

Wednesday, November 30th 2016

In Class: Go over vocabulary- affixes, picture hint, original sentence, Read chapters 13-17, plus afterword. 

Homework: None

 

Thursday, December 1st 2016

In Class: Vocabulary Review for quiz, work on reader response journals. 

Homework: review words for quiz, reader response journals due on Monday

 

Friday, December 2nd 2016

In Class: Vocabulary Quiz #3

Homework: Reader response journals due Monday

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Week of November 7, 2016 through November 11, 2016

This week in ELA we will be beginning our novel unit: Number the Stars

 

Monday: November 7, 2016

In Class: Intro to novel- WW2 background info, Read chapters 1-2, Vocabulary for chapters one and two.

Homework: Finish vocab– definition, syn and antonyms

 

Tuesday: November 8, 2016

No School: Election Day

 

Wednesday: November 9, 2016

In Class: Original sentences for vocabulary. Pass out reader response notebooks. Go over turning in assignments on Fridays. Work on responses for chapters one and two. Read chapter 3-4.

Homework: Work on reader response questions.

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Week of October 31, 2016 through November 4, 2016

This week in English Language Arts we will be using the theme of courage.

 

Monday: October 31, 2016

In Class: Goosebumps: Stay out of the Basement. Rewrite the ending.

Homework: Rewrite/change the ending. Needs to be at least 10 sentences.

 

Tuesday: November 1, 2016

In Class: School counseling kindness and respect  lesson with Ms. C and Ms. Frey.

Homework: Be kind to someone today.

 

Wednesday: November 2, 2016

In Class: Front of the Class: Part one

Homework: None

 

Thursday: November 3, 2016

In Class: Front of the Class: Part one

Homework:

 

Friday: November 4, 2016

In Class: What is Courage lesson: recap all activities this week and relate them to courage. Write responses on courage letters. Watch WW2 recap video to preview Number the Stars Novel.

Homework: No Homework. Enjoy your weekend.

 

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Week of October 11, 2016 through Week of October 17, 2016

This week we will be beginning our iSearch Research Report. Mrs. White and Ms. Canter will be co-teaching this unit.

Monday: October 10, 2016

In Class: Go over quiz scores, Legacy Team Mrs. White’s room: research project overview, choosing a topic.

Homework: Finish filling out topic organizer. All topics must branch off of the common theme of survival.

Tuesday: October 11, 2016

In Class: Legacy Team to Mrs. White’s room: Note taking and credible sources mini lesson

Homework: None

Wednesday and Thursday: October 12, 2016 through October 13, 2016

In Class: note taking and citations

Homework: Notes due tomorrow

Friday: October 14, 2016

In Class: Note checked. Legacy to Mrs. White’s room: Lesson on writing rough draft, lead sentences.

Homework: Rough draft due beginning of the class on Tuesday.

 

Monday: October 17, 2016

Finish rough draft graphic organizer, start typing rough draft #2 in Google Docs

 

Tuesday: October 18, 2016 through Thursday, October 20, 2016

In Class: Rough Draft #2, Revise and Edit, Final Copy

 

Friday: October 21, 2016

In Class: Culture Fest!

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Week of October 3, 2016 through October 7, 2016

Standards we are working on this week:

Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas.

 

Monday, October 3, 2016

In Class: Informational Text Quiz online.

Homework: None

 

Tuesday: October 4, 2016

In Class: Cut out interactive notebook materials for this week, take notes on central idea and supporting details.

Homework: None

 

Wednesday: October 5, 2016

In Class: Finish notes on central idea and supporting details. Practice worksheet with Garbage Collector passages.

Homework: Finish practice worksheet

 

Thursday: October 6, 2016

In Class: Go over homework, Central Idea and Supporting details with newspaper articles— whole class practice, and partner practice.

Homework: None

 

Friday: October 7, 2016

In Class: Newspaper articles– individual practice

Homework: None

 

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Week of September 26, 2016 through September 30, 2016

This week we will be learning how to write extended response answers using the R(estate). A (nswer). C (ite Evidence). E (Explain). writing strategy. Summer reading projects are almost finished being graded. Students can expect to get them back this Wednesday. They look great so far!

 

Monday: September 26, 2016

In Class: Cut out interactive notebook materials for extended response, R.A.C.E. notes using highlighters, start practice prompt (R.A.).

Homework: None

 

Tuesday: September 27, 2016

In Class: Finish with practice prompt: Where is the healthiest place to eat out? (C.E., and putting it all together.  Whole class practice with short text. Individual practice with short texts.

Homework: R.A.C.E. practice packet– complete questions #2 and #3

 

Wednesday: September 28, 2016 

In Class: Go over homework (#2 and #3), and then work on questions #4 and #5

Homework: Finish questions #4 and #5

 

Thursday: September 29, 2016

In Class: Go over homework #4 and #5, online practice using Edulastics

Homework: None

 

Friday: September 30, 2016

In Class: finish online practice

Homework: Take interactive notebook home and review

 

 

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Week of September 12, 2016 through September 16, 2016

This week in English Language Arts we will be learning about informational text structures. The Summer Reading Project is due by Friday, September 16, 2016. Students only need to select one assignment to complete. They can make the character quilt patch or choose to write 2 essays.

 

Monday: September 12, 2016

In Class: Cut out and glue all materials for interactive notebook.

Homework: Summer Reading Project

 

Tuesday: September 13, 2016

In Class: Finish text feature zoo brochure makeover, and work on Summer Reading Project

Homework: Summer Reading Project

 

Wednesday: September 14, 2016

In Class: Text structure notes and practice

Homework:

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