January 18

Fri Jan 18

ALL Blocks:

  • DGP Week 10, Day 5
  • As a class, we finished the notes on comma rules

Homework- Be ready for the DGP Quiz over weeks 9 & 10 on Wednesday next week. No notes are allowed to be used for the quiz this time.

January 17

Thurs Jan 17

ALL Blocks:

  • DGP Week 10, Day 4
  • As a class, we continued the notes on comma rules (just a tiny bit to finish tomorrow)

Homework- Be ready for the DGP Quiz over weeks 9 & 10 on Wednesday next week. No notes are allowed to be used for the quiz this time.

January 16

Wed Jan 16

ALL Blocks:

  • DGP Week 10, Day 3
  • As a class, we continued the notes on comma rules.

Homework- Be ready for the DGP Quiz over weeks 9 & 10 on Wednesday next week. No notes on the quiz this time.

January 15

Tues Jan 15

ALL Blocks:

  • DGP Week 10, Day 2
  • As a class, we began completing notes on comma rules.

Homework- None, but be aware that next week we will review for the DGP Quiz over weeks 9 & 10 on Tuesday and take the quiz on Wednesday. No notes on the quiz this time.

January 14

Mon Jan 14

ALL Blocks:

  • DGP Week 10, Day 1
  • As a class, we cleaned out our notebooks and portfolios to start the 2nd semester fresh. Along those lines, please check that your students are still well stocked with pencils and notebook paper. Many students are coming to class unprepared.
  • Students began their journal writing prompt. See below for the topic:
    • Blocks 1, 2, & 3:
      Choose one of the topics below to write a complete paragraph. Make sure to include a topic sentence that restates the prompt, three supporting details, and a concluding sentence.
    • Blocks 4 & 5:
      Choose one of the topics below to write a complete paragraph. Make sure to include a topic sentence that restates the prompt, five supporting details, and a concluding sentence.

      • TOPICS for ALL BLOCKS:
      • 1. What is the most important part of being a good friend?  Why?
      • 2. Would you rather spend time relaxing by yourself or with a group of friends?  Why?
      • 3. Think about a few of your friends. What do you think they would say is the best thing about being friends with you? Why?

Homework- Finish the journal writing assignment on notebook paper if not completed in class today.

January 11

Fri Jan 11

ALL Blocks:

  • DGP Week 9, Day 5
  • Turn in Figurative Language Notes from Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday plus the Figurative Language worksheet from class on Thursday.
  • Complete the Figurative Language quiz (if you were absent, please be ready when you return to make this up.)

Homework- None, have a great weekend!

January 10

Thurs Jan 10

ALL Blocks:

  • DGP Week 9, Day 4
  • Discuss what the set up for the quiz will be
  • Complete the packet on Figurative Language
  • Went over the answers to most of the packet

Homework- Finish the packet if not completed in the class. The Figurative Language Quiz is tomorrow, Friday, Jan 11th.

January 7

Mon Jan 7th

ALL Blocks:

  • DGP Week 9, Day 1
  • Complete notes on Figurative Language Terms (On-Level has fill-in-the-blank notes but AC wrote on notebook paper)

Homework- Figurative Language Quiz is planned for Friday, Jan 11th.