This Week in Language Arts: Feb. 12 ~ 16, 2018!

Welcome to another week in Language Arts! This week, students will…

  • read and identify parts in an argumentative essay
  • read and identify parts in an expository/explanatory essay
  • write a constructed response comparing/contrasting both essays
  • analyze a daily quote
  • read and annotate, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
  • analyze situations, characters, and events in The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
  • summarize text using compound and complex sentences
  • answer text-dependent questions
  • complete 2 modules on Study Island:  1. Planning and 2. Organization.

HOMEWORK:

Read 30 minutes daily

 

Agenda ~ Feb. 8 & 9, 2018

 

  1. Log in to https://cobbga.springboardonline.org
  2. Click on “Bookshelf”.
  3. Click on the textbook.
  4. Click on the three lines in the bar on the left.
  5. Click on Unit 3.
  6. Scroll down to lesson LC 3.10. (Type your answers in Springboard online by clicking on the + to add your answers)
  7. Complete Recognizing Punctuation Marks Within Sentences
  8. Complete Punctuating Pauses
  9. Complete Revising
  10. Login to Study Island.
  11. Complete the following lessons and activities: Tone and Punctuation.
  12. Get Exit Ticket from Mrs. Gilkes

This Week in Language Arts: Feb. 5 ~ 9, 2018!

Welcome to another week in Language Arts! This week, students will…

  • write the final draft of their Argumentative Essay (due Monday)
  • identify and explain the use of Argumentative Vocab. on Quiz (Tuesday)
  • construct a paragraph response to daily quotes
  • read and annotate from, The Diary of Anne Frank (Springboard text)
  • identify and explain the use of tone in text
  • write and punctuate dialogue
  • answer text-dependent questions from, The Diary of Anne Frank
  • identify and explain the use of punctuation (ellipses, dashes, colons, exclamation points, parentheses, and period)
  • identify and explain the use of specific punctuation (Friday ~ Study Island)
  • identify and explain the use of tone and meaning (Friday ~ Study Island)

 

HOMEWORK:

Read 30 minutes daily

Work not completed in class, should be completed for homework

This Week in Language Arts: Jan. 29 ~ Feb. 2, 2018!

Welcome to another week in Language Arts!  This week, students will…

  • write and identify parts in an argumentative essay based on Holocaust text
  • read, Night or their Holocaust text
  • select and article to read and create an introduction for an argumentative essay (includes a hook, background information, and claim)
  • identify and write reasons and support for an argumentative essay body paragraph
  • identify and include evidence which supports the reasons and claim (body paragraph)
  • create counter-claim and counter-argument paragraph
  • create argumentative essay conclusion

HOMEWORK:

  • Finish reading Holocaust text by Friday, Feb. 2

 

This Week in Language Arts: Jan. 22 ~ 26, 2018!

Welcome to another week in Language Arts! This week, students will…

  • read notes, identify, and explain the use of verbals: participles, gerunds, infinitives (Study Island)
  • read, highlight, and annotate the autobiographical narative, “Night” by Elie Wiesel
  • read and paraphrase the poem, “First They Came For the Communists” by Martin Niemöller
  • compare/contrast the theme of the autobiographical narrative to the poem
  • explain how the structure of the texts contribute to their meanings (constructed response)
  • identify and explain the use of vocabulary terms (quiz)
  • identify and explain characters, events, and themes in their Holocaust text (quiz)
  • read through chapter 6 of their Holocaust text
  • create written responses for quotes

HOMEWORK:

Read daily for 30 minutes

 

 

This Week in Language Arts: Jan. 8 ~ 12, 2018!

Welcome to another week in Language Arts!  This week, students will…

  • use reading comprehension strategies on ELA Unit 3 Touchstone Mini #1 assessment
  • identify and explain Moods of the Verb
  • sort Unit 3 Vocabulary terms in a QHT chart
  • define Unit 3 vocabulary
  • begin reading, Night, by Elie Wiesel
  • identify the use of rhetorical devices in a text
  • read and identify rhetorical devices in Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech

HOMEWORK:

Read 30 minutes daily

 

Happy New Year!!!

Happy New Year and welcome back! We are off to a great start for the second half of this school year!

This is a short week, so we will only focus one topic.  This week, students will…

  • study and write notes on the 5 Moods of the Verb.
  • identify the Moods of the Verb in sentences.
  • explain the reasoning for the identification of each Mood of the Verb in sentences.

HOMEWORK:

None

 

 

 

Agenda…December 14, 2017!

  • Complete Reading Inventory assessment.
  • Take a Reading Counts Quiz.
  • Go to studyisland.com to complete the pre-test.
    • Username: lunchnumber (you may need a 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6 after your lunch number)     password: tapp
    • Click on the state of Georgia (left column)
    • Click the right drop-down (go to ELA)
    • Click on Diagnostic Test
  • Read your Reading Counts book.
  • Do work for another class.