December 5

Tues Dec 5

Block 1, 2, 4, & 5

Class checked the worksheet on Independent Clauses.

We then completed question 6 on page 71 and question 8 on page 72 in the textbook.

Homework- Study using the 24 vocab words on Zinc in the Online textbook by Thursday Dec 7th for the Vocab Test on Friday Dec 8th. 

I went over with all classes how to login to the online textbook at the following web address:

https://cobbga.springboardonline.org/ebook/login

After logging in, students should click on the Zinc box. Then click on vocabulary across the top of the page. Under Assigned Sets tab, you will see Unit 1 Academic and Literary Vocab box.

Students are to complete all 3 Decks by Thursday Dec. 7th for 3 homework grades. If there is not internet access at home for a student, they can use the computers in the library from 8:30 am-9:15 am.

The students must have one green check under each Deck by Monday to get full credit. This is also to help them study for the test on Friday Dec 8th where they must know the definitions to the 24 words. Students should also have all 24 words defined in their composition book.

Block 3 AC LA

Complete the Unit 1 Vocab Test.

Complete the Narrative Writing Prompt on page 73 in the textbook.

Homework- None

November 29

Wed Nov 29

Block 1, 2, 4, & 5

The class went over the answers to questions (1-5) on page 65

Then we reread the story (following along as it was read aloud) and marked the text where the important events are located. We also discussed our annotations afterwards.

Homework- Study using the 24 vocab words on Zinc in the Online textbook. Due to students having internet issues and wanting to make sure everyone has plenty of time to study, I will move the Vocab Test to Friday Dec 8th. That means I’ll give until Thurs Dec 7th to complete the review online. I hope this helps and everyone does well on the test.

I went over with all classes how to login to the online textbook at the following web address:

https://cobbga.springboardonline.org/ebook/login

After logging in, students should click on the Zinc box. Then click on vocabulary across the top of the page. Under Assigned Sets tab, you will see Unit 1 Academic and Literary Vocab box.

Students are to complete all 3 Decks by Thursday Dec. 7th for 3 homework grades. If there is not internet access at home for a student, they can use the computers in the library from 8:30 am-9:15 am.

The students must have one green check under each Deck by Monday to get full credit. This is also to help them study for the test on Friday Dec 8th where they must know the definitions to the 24 words. Students should also have all 24 words defined in their composition book.

Block 3 AC LA

Students finished copying notes on sentence types as we discussed them.

We completed 1-10 on the front side of a worksheet on sentence types.

Homework- Students are to complete the back side of the sentence types worksheet (has 20 sentences on it).

Also, I went over with all classes how to login to the online textbook at the following web address:

https://cobbga.springboardonline.org/ebook/login

After logging in, students should click on the Zinc box. Then click on vocabulary across the top of the page. Under Assigned Sets tab, you will see Unit 1 Academic and Literary Vocab box.

Students are to complete all 3 Decks by Monday Dec. 4th for 3 homework grades. If there is not internet access at home for a student, they can use the computers in the library from 8:30 am-9:15 am.

The students must have one green check under each Deck by Monday to get full credit. This is also to help them study for the test on Tuesday Dec 5th where they must know the definitions to the 24 words. Students should also have all 24 words defined in their composition book.

November 28

Tues Nov 27

Block 1, 2, 4, & 5

Students turned in their Plot Diagram on the fairy tale “The Frog Prince.”

Students then read “Daedalus and Icarus” on pages 62-65 and answered questions 1-5 on page 65.

Homework- Study using the 24 vocab words on Zinc in the Online textbook. Due to students having internet issues and wanting to make sure everyone has plenty of time to study, I will move the Vocab Test to Friday Dec 8th. That means I’ll give until Thurs Dec 7th to complete the review online. I hope this helps and everyone does well on the test.

I went over with all classes how to login to the online textbook at the following web address:

https://cobbga.springboardonline.org/ebook/login

After logging in, students should click on the Zinc box. Then click on vocabulary across the top of the page. Under Assigned Sets tab, you will see Unit 1 Academic and Literary Vocab box.

Students are to complete all 3 Decks by Thursday Dec. 7th for 3 homework grades. If there is not internet access at home for a student, they can use the computers in the library from 8:30 am-9:15 am.

The students must have one green check under each Deck by Monday to get full credit. This is also to help them study for the test on Friday Dec 8th where they must know the definitions to the 24 words. Students should also have all 24 words defined in their composition book.

Block 3 AC LA

Students turned in Plot Diagram on the fairy tale “Jack and the Beanstalk.”

Students then copied notes on sentence types as we discussed them.

Homework- I went over with all classes how to login to the online textbook at the following web address:

https://cobbga.springboardonline.org/ebook/login

After logging in, students should click on the Zinc box. Then click on vocabulary across the top of the page. Under Assigned Sets tab, you will see Unit 1 Academic and Literary Vocab box.

Students are to complete all 3 Decks by Monday Dec. 4th for 3 homework grades. If there is not internet access at home for a student, they can use the computers in the library from 8:30 am-9:15 am.

The students must have one green check under each Deck by Monday to get full credit. This is also to help them study for the test on Tuesday Dec 5th where they must know the definitions to the 24 words. Students should also have all 24 words defined in their composition book.

November 27

Mon Nov 27

Block 1, 2, 4, & 5

Students were given a new, blank Plot Diagram sheet and a copy of the fairy tale “The Frog Prince.” Using the class example of a Plot Diagram created on “Cinderella” before the Thanksgiving Break, students completed the plot diagram on “The Frog Prince.”

I went over with all classes how to login to the online textbook at the following web address:

https://cobbga.springboardonline.org/ebook/login

After logging in, students should click on the Zinc box. Then click on vocabulary across the top of the page. Under Assigned Sets tab, you will see Unit 1 Academic and Literary Vocab box.

Students are to complete all 3 Decks by Monday Dec. 4th for 3 homework grades. If there is not internet access at home for a student, they can use the computers in the library from 8:30 am-9:15 am.

The students must have one green check under each Deck by Monday to get full credit. This is also to help them study for the test on Tuesday Dec 5th where they must know the definitions to the 24 words. Students should also have all 24 words defined in their composition book.

Homework – Finish the Plot Diagram on “The Frog Prince” if not completed in class. Also, complete the vocab in Zinc by Monday, Dec 4th for test on Dec 5th.

Block 3 AC LA

Students were given a new, blank Plot Diagram sheet and a copy of the fairy tale “Jack and the Beanstalk.” Using the class example of a Plot Diagram created on “Cinderella” before the Thanksgiving Break, students completed the plot diagram on “Jack and the Beanstalk.”

I went over with all classes how to login to the online textbook at the following web address:

https://cobbga.springboardonline.org/ebook/login

After logging in, students should click on the Zinc box. Then click on vocabulary across the top of the page. Under Assigned Sets tab, you will see Unit 1 Academic and Literary Vocab box.

Students are to complete all 3 Decks by Monday Dec. 4th for 3 homework grades. If there is not internet access at home for a student, they can use the computers in the library from 8:30 am-9:15 am.

The students must have one green check under each Deck by Monday to get full credit. This is also to help them study for the test on Tuesday Dec 5th where they must know the definitions to the 24 words. Students should also have all 24 words defined in their composition book.

Homework – Finish the Plot Diagram on “Jack and the Beanstalk” if not completed in class. Also, complete the vocab in Zinc by Monday, Dec 4th for test on Dec 5th.

November 15

Wed Nov 15

Block 1, 2, 4, & 5

Complete Activator #7: If you could invite ONE person, alive or dead, to your Thanksgiving Dinner (or a regular dinner if you do not celebrate dinner), who would it be and why? Include what you would talk about at dinner as well. It must be at least 5 sentences long. 

Finish the plot diagram as a class on “Cinderella”

Homework – None

Block 3 AC LA

Listen to and follow along to “Daedalus and Icarus” on pages 62-65 in the textbook for a 2nd reading.

As a class, we began completing the chart on page 66.

On their own or with a partner, students finished the chart on page 66 and answered questions 4 and 5 on page 65

Homework – None

November 14

Tues Nov 14

Block 1, 2, 4, & 5

Students turned in their “Check Your Understanding” writing from page 58 with rubric attach.

Read the version of “Cinderella” given in class aloud.

Together as a class, we began completing a plot diagram on the story.

Homework – None

Block 3 AC LA

Go over in small groups and then discuss as a class, the plot diagram on the version of “Cinderella” passed out in class yesterday.

Students read “Daedalus and Icarus” on pages 62-65 in the textbook, and marked the text while reading as described in the “Setting a Purpose” section on page 62.

Homework – None

November 13

Mon Nov 13

Block 1, 2, 4, & 5

Students were given a rubric for their “Check Your Understanding” writing from page 58. We went over the rubric in great detail.

Students then revised the draft they wrote last Wednesday on the CYU Writing Prompt based on the rubric requirements.

Students were then to write a final, neat, and readable copy to turn in tomorrow for grading OR they can type and print a final copy at home tonight

Homework – Finish your neat and readable final copy of the CYU writing. It is due tomorrow with the rubric sheet attached.

Block 3 AC LA

As a class, we completed a plot diagram on the story, “The 3 Little Pigs.”

Students were given a copy of “Cinderella” to complete their own plot diagram. They must use this version so that we are all talking about the same story since there are so many version out there.

Homework – Finish your plot diagram if you did not do so in class today.

November 9

Thurs Nov 9

Block 1, 2, 4, & 5

We reviewed characterization, conflict, and inference.

We also reviewed what types of questions will be on the quiz tomorrow.

Students read the story, “Thank You M’am” on pages 52-55 in the textbook, again to help review for the quiz tomorrow.

Homework – Be ready for the quiz on conflict, point of view, characterization, and inference on the story, “Thank You, M’am” tomorrow.

Block 3 AC LA

Activator #9: Write 2-3 sentences for each of the 3 pictures I placed on the board. You should write about an inference you can make about each one.

Review what types of questions will be on the quiz tomorrow.

Homework – Be ready for the quiz on conflict, point of view, characterization, and inference on the story, “Thank You, M’am” tomorrow.

November 6

Mon Nov 6

Block 1, 2, 4, & 5

Students completed a 2nd read of the story “Thank You M’am” on pages 52-55 in the textbook.

Then complete the 5 questions on page 56

Homework – If you did not finish the worksheet questions on the story from Friday, you need to do so by Wednesday.

Block 3 AC LA

Activator #8: Try to put yourself “in the shoes” of someone like Roger—someone who does something bad but is not really a bad person.  Is there ever a time it is okay to steal from a person or place?  Explain Why or why not?  Give details and supporting evidence to justify your response.  Minimum of 7 complete and varied sentences.

Students completed a 2nd read of the story “Thank You M’am” on pages 52-55 in the textbook.

Then complete the 5 questions on page 56

Homework – If you did not finish the worksheet questions on the story from Friday, you need to do so by Wednesday.

October 23

Mon Oct 23

Block 1, 2, 4, & 5

Students are to complete the front side of the proofreading worksheet. That side is titled “6. Time for a Break.” In class, students were told how many commas there were to find and a hint about the misspelled words.

*All students have the rubric I will use to grade the narrative. I will deduct 5 points from the paper’s grade if a student loses it or turns in the paper with out it.

Homework – Finish the front side of the proofreading worksheet if not completed in class.

Block 3 AC LA

Students are to complete the front side of the proofreading worksheet. That side is titled “6. Time for a Break.”

*Be sure to bring your memory map, draft(s), and your rubric (remember -5 points if you lose the rubric or do not turn in the paper with it) to class Wednesday when we print our narratives (hopefully the computers will be able to print this time). All of them are to be attached to the final when you turn it in.

Homework – Finish the front side of the proofreading worksheet if not completed in class.