Archive | October 2010

10/25 – 10/29

Monday – Read chapters 5 & 6 and complete vocabulary (5 words and definitions)

Tuesday – Setting worksheet

*Extra Credit was handed out today to all students in my classes that have a “D” or an “F”. It was also available for other students as well. This packet will be due this Thursday by the end of the day.*

Any late work, corrected work or extra credit turned in after Thursday will NOT be counted. Grades close this Friday for the first 9 weeks grading period.

Wednesday – Read chapters 7 & 8 and complete vocab/comprehension questions packet.

*All make-up work and extra credit due tomorrow. *

Thursday – complete figurative language packet on similes, metaphors and personification

Friday – chapter 7 & 8 questions, read a story out loud to class, HW: personification writing assignment

10/18 – 10/22

Monday – Finish vocabulary wkst. and survival journal entry

Tuesday – Read chapters 1 & 2 in Hatchet

Wednesday – Read chapter 3 & 4 in Hatchet and complete the Missing Person’s Report for the main character, Brian Robeson.

*Try the Hatchet- Survival Quiz under “Links” on the right side of this page! See if you would be able to survive in the wilderness!*

Thursday – Survival statistics and group activity, HW – survival kit wkst. (both sides)

Friday – BW: chapter 3 & 4 questions as class, survival video clips, no HW

10/11 – 10/15

Monday – Corrected Pronoun Packet #2,  Began Summarizing Unit: Read Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns to Listen by Howard Binkow, filled out summarizing graphic organizers as a class, no HW

Tuesday – Read The Three Questions by Jon J. Muth, filled out a graphic organizer and wrote a summary as a class. no HW

Wednesday – Group Work:  Nonfiction Summary, Notes on the difference between fiction and nonfiction summaries, HW: Nonfiction Summary

Thursday – watched video clips of true survival stories and discussed characteristics survivors have. No hw.

Friday –  Early Release Day, no lit/language class. Have a great weekend 🙂

10/4 – 10/8

Monday – Pronoun Poem and pronoun practice packet #1 due Friday

Tuesday –  finish pronoun poem and pronoun practice packet, look over the graded final personal narrative and review the outline

Wednesday –  Personal Narrative SBA

Thursday –  Personal Narrative SBA & pronoun packet #2 (due Monday)

Friday –  Gallery Walk/ Presentations of Pronoun Poems and correct pronoun packet #1,  pronoun packet #2 (due Monday)