Week of December 10-14

Monday: HW- read chapters 14-17 in Frankenstein by Tuesday, 12/11 (copies were given out on Thursday, 12/6). Use your “Frankenstein” dictionary to help you with any unfamiliar words. Remember to take brief notes on the happenings in each chapter. Remember that the writing prompt for next week’s essay is “Who is the real monster of the story?” Think of this as you read and make notes. Use this link to listen to the book as you read Frankenstein Audio

Tuesday: During class students will take a quiz over the Frankenstein chapters that were due today (chapters 14-17).

Wednesday: RI Testing

Thursday: Class Spelling Bee (see page above to study the list of 6th grade words)

Friday: Reading/Note taking

There is no reading log or vocabulary due before the break.

 

Week of November 5-9

Students: Remember that you can correct formatives for partial credit. Also, if you make below a C on a test, you can take a retest (grades are averaged).

Monday: Argumentative Essay (use your graphic organizer to write the three body paragraphs). Read ch. 4 in Frankenstein.

HW: choose one item from the book report choice board (due Wednesday, 11/7). See the page above for the rubrics. Unit 6 Voc. test  Friday, 11/9. 3 body paragraphs due 11/9.

Tuesday: No School

HW: choose one item from the book report choice board (due Wednesday, 11/7). See the page above for the rubrics. Unit 6 Voc. test Friday, 11/9. 3 body paragraphs due 11/9.

Wednesday: Book Reports due

HW: Unit 6 Voc. test Friday, 11/9. 3 body paragraphs due 11/9.

Thursday: Rd. ch. 5-6 in Frankenstein; work on body paragraphs

HW: Unit 6 Voc. test Friday, 11/9. 3 body paragraphs due 11/9.

Friday: Unit 6 voc. test

Week of October 22-26

Monday and Tuesday:

We have read the article “YouTube Made Me Do It”. Complete the graphic organizer in order to write your argument’s introductory paragraph.

Homework: Reading Log due 11/1, Unit 5 voc test 10/26 Unit 5 Voc; Book Report Choice Board due 11/7; Introductory paragraph due 10/25 (here’s a link to the article…just use the article pg. 1-3 article YouTube Made Me Do It)

Wednesday:

Introduction to Frankenstein Notes

Prep for the Mini Touchstones Thursday

Homework: Reading Log due 11/1, Unit 5 voc test 10/26 Unit 5 Voc; Book Report Choice Board due 11/7; Introductory paragraph due 10/25 (here’s a link to the article…just use the article pg. 1-3 article YouTube Made Me Do It)

Thursday:

Mini Touchstones

Homework: Reading Log due 11/1, Unit 5 voc test 10/26 Unit 5 Voc; Book Report Choice Board due 11/7

Friday:

Unit 5 Vocabulary Test

Week of September 17-21

Monday: read “All Summer in a Day”; annotate using a graphic organizer

HW: reading log due 10/5 (300 mins.), Unit 3 voc test Friday, 9/21

Tuesday: LEAP…answer questions about “All Summer in a Day”

HW: reading log due 10/5 (300 mins.), Unit 3 voc test Friday, 9/21

Wednesday: complete “All Summer in a Day” Leap

HW: reading log due 10/5 (300 mins.), Unit 3 voc test Friday, 9/21 Unit 3 Voc

Thursday: review Unit 1 concepts

HW: reading log due 10/5 (300 mins.), Unit 3 voc test Friday, 9/21 Unit 3 Voc

Friday: Unit 3 voc test

HW: Have a great Fall Break!!!

 

Week of September 10-14

Monday: review Mood/Tone; read “On the Sidewalk Bleeding” & answer questions

HW: reading log due 9/14 (300 mins.); Unit 1 study guide due 9/13 & test 9/14; Unit 3 Vocabulary due 9/14 & test 9/21; Point of View Final Draft due 9/11

Tuesday: Figurative Language

HW: reading log due 9/14 (300 mins.); Unit 1 study guide due 9/13 & test 9/14; Unit 3 Vocabulary due 9/14 & test 9/21

Wednesday: Figurative Language; “All Summer in a Day”

HW: reading log due 9/14 (300 mins.); Unit 1 study guide due 9/13 & test 9/14; Unit 3 Vocabulary due 9/14 & test 9/21

Thursday: read “All Summer in a Day”

HW: reading log due 9/14 (300 mins.); Unit 1  test 9/14; Unit 3 Vocabulary due 9/14 & test 9/21

Friday: Unit 1 Test (reading log due & Unit 3 vocabulary due)

Week of September 4-7

Tuesday: Point of View Narrative Rough Draft

HW: reading logs due 9/14 (300 mins. total), ELA binder check 9/6, Rough Draft due 9/6

Wednesday: Point of View Narrative Rough Draft

HW: reading logs due 9/14 (300 mins. total), ELA binder check 9/6, Rough Draft due 9/6, get progress report signed

Thursday: Editing Stations

HW: reading logs due 9/14 (300 mins. total), return signed progress report, write final draft of Point of View narrative

Friday: Mood/Tone/Theme

HW: reading logs due 9/14

Week of August 27-31

Monday: Mini touchstone/Point of View

HW: reading log (300 mins)due 8/31, unit 2 voc test 8/31, Review for voc Unit 2 Voc

Tuesday: Dead Words

HW: reading log (300 mins)due 8/31, unit 2 voc test 8/31 Unit 2 Voc

Wednesday: Rules of Dialogue (Early Release Day)

HW: reading log (300 mins)due 8/31, unit 2 voc test 8/31 Unit 2 voc

Thursday: Graphic Organizer for Narrative Assessment

HW: reading log (300 mins)due 8/31, unit 2 voc test 8/31 Unit 2 Voc

Friday: Narrative Writing Assessment