Monthly Archives: January 2018

Week of January 29, 2018

Don’t forget that the 6th grade dance is on Friday!  Glow Back to the 80’s!!! It’ll be a blast.

This week in Reading…

You are finishing your research outline on Tuesday, and then we will move on to writing the body paragraphs of your research paper. We will work on body paragraphs Tuesday and Wednesday, then move on to introduction and conclusion paragraphs at the end of the week.

This week for homework…

You may need to finish classwork if you fall behind in class.

 

This week in Language Arts…

On Monday you finished your short story.  For homework Monday night, you will need to finish your story and plot diagram. They will be collected at the start of class on Tuesday.

On Tuesday we will begin Unit 2 in Springboard.

There will be no homework after Monday.

January 22, 2018

This week in Reading… 

You are taking research notes, organizing the notes, and creating a formal research outline. Remember to limit your research to sources that can be accessed through the Cobb Digital Library.

On Wednesday you will have a test over the Research Vocabulary terms.

For homework this week… 

Study for the test Wednesday and finish notes if you are unable to finish in class. 

 

This week in Language Arts… 

You are drafting and revising “Embedded Assessment #2” – the short story.

This week for homework… 

Finish your first draft on Tuesday night if you haven’t finished in class. 

January 10, 2018

This week in Reading…

We are beginning our research paper unit.  You learned new research-specific vocabulary and took an in-depth look at what is and what is not plagiarism.

This week for homework…

Begin studying the vocabulary terms you received on Tuesday.

This week in Language Arts…

We are having our class spelling bees to determine who will represent Mrs. Dean’s classes in the school spelling bee.

You will read and analyze the Ray Bradbury short story, “The Veldt”.

We will begin Embedded Assessment #2, writing a short story.

There is no homework this week.