Week of September 11, 2017 through September 15, 2017

This week in English Language Arts we will be starting our Informational Text unit. We will be learning about text features this week.

Summer Reading Quilt 2017

Monday: September 11, 2017

In Class: Go over Interactive Notebook guidelines, Set up text feature materials for the week.

Homework: Summer Reading Project

 

Tuesday: September 12, 2017

In Class: Text Feature Treasure Hunt for Notes. 

Homework: None, but work Summer Reading Project is due Friday!

 

Wednesday: September 13, 2017

In Class:  CLOSE reading with Hurricane Irma: focusing on text features and vocabulary

Homework: None, but don’t forget about your Summer Reading Project!

 

Thursday: September 14, 2017

In Class:  Extreme Text Feature Makeover Textbook Edition assignment using Google Docs

Homework: Summer Reading Project Due tomorrow. 

 

Friday: September 15, 2017

In Class:  Extreme Text Feature Makeover

Homework: Enjoy your weekend!

 

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Week of September 4, 2017 through September 8, 2017

This week in ELA we will be completing a project for our Summer reading novels. Students will be working on the project in class Wednesday through Friday. It is due next Friday, September 15, 2017. 

Monday: No School 

Tuesday: September 5, 2017

In Class: School counseling lesson with Mrs. Cottrill

Homework: Summer reading book needs to be read by tomorrow

Wednesday: September 6, 2017

In Class: Go over summer reading project. Work on explanation sheet. 

Homework: Set yourself up for Success. Complete Day 1 project task.

Thursday: September 7, 2017

In Class: Go over summer reading project. Work on explanation sheet. 

Homework: Set yourself up for Success. Complete Day 2 project task.

Friday: September 8, 2017

In Class: Go over summer reading project. Work on explanation sheet. 

Homework: Set yourself up for Success. Complete Day 3 project task.

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Week of August 28, 2017 through September 1, 2017

This week we will be finishing our Word Study Unit. There will be an assessment this Thursday. Students are be expected to know the definition of all of the affixes/root words and use them to determine the meaning of words. A study guide was given to students last Thursday. I have been emphasizing the important study skill of studying a few words each night.

Learning Standard: Language (L.6.4) – Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies

  • Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word.

 

Monday: August 28, 2017

In Class: Go over word dissections, Start silly word wall

Homework: Study first 5 suffixes.

 

Tuesday: August 29, 2017

In Class: Finish silly word wall, and start presenting

Homework: Study all suffixes. 

 

Wednesday: August 30,2017

In Class: Finish Silly Words, review using Kahoot

Homework: Study for Word Study Unit Test

 

Thursday: August 31, 2017

In Class: Review using Quizlet, 

Homework: Study for Word Study Unit

 

Friday: September 1, 2017

In Class: Word Study Unit

Homework: Enjoy your weekend. Finish your Summer reading book if you haven’t finished them. 

 

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Week of August 22, 2016 through August 26, 2016

This week we will be starting our Word Study Unit. This is a vocabulary unit, which requires learning definitions of common affixes and root words. There will be an assessment in two weeks. Students will be expected to know the definition of all of the affixes/root words and use them to determine the meaning of words. A study guide will be sent home this Friday. I will be emphasizing the important study skill of studying a few words each night.

Learning Standard: Language (L.6.4) – Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies

  • Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word.

Monday: August 21, 2017

In Class: Collect All About Me Posters, Seating Chart, Using CLOSE reading strategy with nonfiction. Read Eclipse news article and watch video. 

Homework: No Homework

Tuesday: August 22, 2017

In Class: Introduction to Word Study Unit: set up flip books and define root words and prefixes

Homework: Study first 5 root words

Wednesday: August 23, 2017

In Class: Finish setting up flipbooks with prefix definitions. Secret Code activity, real or fake.

Homework: the last 6 root words

Thursday: August 24, 2017

In Class: Finish secret code activity, word dissection for the real words.

Homework: Study first 6 prefixes, review all of the root words.

Friday: August 25, 2017

In Class: Go over word dissections

Homework: study the rest of the prefixes, review all prefixes and root words

 

 

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Week of August 14, 2017

Welcome Buckeyes! 

Monday: August 14, 2017

Back to school night @5:30

Tuesday: August 15, 2017

Last day of summer vacation

Wednesday: August 16, 2017

First day of school! Team Day!

Thursday: August 17, 2017

In Class: Go over classroom expectations and rules, set up binders, organize supplies, technology log ins. Start All About Me Poster

Homework: 

Friday: August 18, 2017

In Class: STAR Reading, work on All About Me Poster

Homework: All About Me Poster with Picture due by Monday. If you cannot bring in a picture, please let Mrs. White know. She will take a picture for you and print it out for your poster.

 

 

 

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Week of April 3, 2017 through April 7, 2017

This week in ELA we will be beginning our Escape to Mr. Lemoncello’s Library novel unit. We will focus on vocabulary, characterization, theme, perspective, and reading comprehension. 

Monday: April 3, 2017

In Class: Read chapters 1-3 of Lemoncello. Complete chapter one setting page as a class. Complete R.A.C.E. response for chapter 2 in packet. 

Homework: Finish chapter 2 R.A.C.E. response

 

Tuesday: April 4, 2017

In Class: Share R.A.C.E. responses. Read chapters 3-6. Complete after chapter 6 Exit ticket in packet. 

Homework: Finish chapter 6 Exit Ticket, Chapter 6 questions.

 

Wednesday: April 5, 2017

In Class: Read chapters 7-9. Complete first 7 vocabulary words .

Homework: Chapter 7-9 questions

 

Thursday: April 6, 2017

In Class: Read chapters 10-11. Complete Chapter questions 10-11, Puzzle Day

Homework: None.

 

 

 

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Week of March 20, 2017 through March 24, 2017

Students in both Mr. Hunt’s S.S. class and Mrs. White’s ELA class will be doing a combined project together. Their Raps are due Thursday, March 23, 2017.

In Class: Mon-Friday

Homework: Work on Raps

 

 

 

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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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