September 10, 2018

1st period ELA 6th grade  -Please refer to Ms. Blanchard’s blog.

2nd period Reading 6th grade – Please refer to Ms. Albright’s blog.

3rd period Reading 6th grade-Please refer to Ms. Albright’s blog.

4th period 6th/7th Reading with Ms. Wyatt:

VERY IMPORTANT:

  • Homework: Read 15-20 minutes in your Independent Reading book every night.     
  • Important Information: Begin bringing independent reading book to class everyday.
  • You need to read 3 books this quarter.  Due dates for reviews are:   September 14th and October 5th.  Please see attachments for forms.  Nonfiction Book Review-1bcfa9a  Fiction Book Review-1fgwzcz
  • A book is considered 120 pages.
  • You may read anything that interests you.
  • Once you have finished a book, you will fill out a book review sheet, and turn it in to Mrs. Wyatt.  Once it is reviewed, you will put it in our class book review binder. This will give other students a chance to see what their peers are reading.

 

These are the standards we will be covering:

6th grade:

Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Determine a theme and/or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details

7th grade:

Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Determine a theme and/or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text.

Monday- You will continue to read your novels.

Tuesday-We will look at picture books and discuss themes using picture books.  Please review the power point on theme.  Theme PPT-1sedc07

Wednesday- We will review vocabulary.  You will determine a theme statement using your novel, and then find  evidence to support your theme statement.

Thursday-We will determine themes using fables and citing textual evidence.  We will go to the media center today.  Please make sure to bring your books.  These are the projects we are going to start working on today.  You can pick one of the following:

  1. Coat of Arms-Identify a theme from the novel.  Write the theme in the ribbon below the shield.  In the shield, illustrate 4 scenes from the novel that exemplify or support your thematic choice.  On the back, cite the evidence for the 4 scenes to go along with the pictures.

 

  1. Theme Haiku-Write a haiku using the template provided with a theme from the novel as your topic

 

  1. Theme Comic Strip-Create a comic strip in which the characters’ actions and plot imply a theme similar to one presented in the novel.  (Your comic should not simply be a summary of the novel)

 

  1. Message In a Bottle (Letter)- Write a letter from your chosen character’s point of view. This letter should express the main character’s feelings about the life lessons he or she has learned. At the beginning of the letter, state the theme you think the text conveyed. Remember, the theme is the lesson the author wants us to learn from reading the text. In the body of the letter, make sure you incorporate a minimum of three points that support your ideas.

Friday: We will have our comprehension check today.   We will continue to work on our theme projects.  You can pick one of the following:

  1. Coat of Arms-Identify a theme from the novel.  Write the theme in the ribbon below the shield.  In the shield, illustrate 4 scenes from the novel that exemplify or support your thematic choice.  On the back, cite the evidence for the 4 scenes to go along with the pictures.

 

  1. Theme Haiku-Write a haiku using the template provided with a theme from the novel as your topic

 

  1. Theme Comic Strip-Create a comic strip in which the characters’ actions and plot imply a theme similar to one presented in the novel.  (Your comic should not simply be a summary of the novel)

 

  1. Message In a Bottle (Letter)- Write a letter from your chosen character’s point of view. This letter should express the main character’s feelings about the life lessons he or she has learned. At the beginning of the letter, state the theme you think the text conveyed. Remember, the theme is the lesson the author wants us to learn from reading the text. In the body of the letter, make sure you incorporate a minimum of three points that support your ideas.

5th period Reading 6th grade-Please refer to Ms. Albright’s blog

 

 

 

Week of September 4, 2018

1st period ELA 6th grade  -Please refer to Ms. Blanchard’s blog.

2nd period Reading 6th grade – Please refer to Ms. Albright’s blog.

3rd period Reading 6th grade-Please refer to Ms. Albright’s blog.

4th period 6th/7th Reading with Ms. Wyatt:

VERY IMPORTANT:

  • Homework: Read 15-20 minutes in your Independent Reading book every night.     
  • Important Information: Begin bringing independent reading book to class everyday.
  • You need to read 3 books this quarter.  Due dates for reviews are:   September 14th and October 5th.  Please see attachments for forms. Nonfiction Book Review-1bcfa9a  Fiction Book Review-1fgwzcz
  • A book is considered 120 pages.
  • You may read anything that interests you.
  • Once you have finished a book, you will fill out a book review sheet, and turn it in to Mrs. Wyatt.  Once it is reviewed, you will put it in our class book review binder. This will give other students a chance to see what their peers are reading.

These are the standards we will be covering:

6th grade standards

Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text.

7th grade standards:

Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact.

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text.

Monday- no school

Tuesday-We will review plot with this power point. Plot PPT-2hjz6pw   We will use the visualizing strategy to help the students make mental images about their novel’s plot and write summaries.

Wednesday- We will continue to read our novels.   We will  do plot analysis questions with our books.

Thursday-We will start to work on our plot diagram for your novels.

Friday- We will have comprehension quizzes over your novels.  We will finish our plot diagrams.

The Cay  Chapters 11-14

Hatchet  Chapters  9-12

Brian’s Winter Chapters 9-12

5th period Reading 6th grade-Please refer to Ms. Albright’s blog.

 

Week of August 27, 2018

ATTENTION PARENTS:

EARLY RELEASE DAY AUGUST 29th at 1:30

1st period ELA 6th grade  -Please refer to Ms. Blanchard’s blog.

2nd period Reading 6th grade – Please refer to Ms. Albright’s blog.

3rd period Reading 6th grade-Please refer to Ms. Albright’s blog.

4th period 6th/7th Reading with Ms. Wyatt:

VERY IMPORTANT:

  • Homework: Read 15-20 minutes in your Independent Reading book every night.     
  • Important Information: Begin bringing independent reading book to class everyday.
  • You need to read 3 books this quarter.  Due dates for reviews are:  August 31st, September 14th, and October 5th.  Please see attachments for forms. Nonfiction Book Review-1bcfa9a  Fiction Book Review-1fgwzcz
  • A book is considered 120 pages.
  • You may read anything that interests you.
  • Once you have finished a book, you will fill out a book review sheet, and turn it in to Mrs. Wyatt.  Once it is reviewed, you will put it in our class book review binder. This will give other students a chance to see what their peers are reading.

These are the standards we will be covering:

6th grade standards

Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.

7th grade standards:

Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact

Monday- You will have a quiz over the stages of plot on Thursday.  Please study the attachment.  Stages of a Plot-1l7zx7n

6th Group : The Cay–  Minecraft Biome” Activity. – Create a Minecraft-style biome based on the setting of The Cay.  On you 4-square paper, detail the natural resources available, potential dangers & challenges then create a key, and write a description for your biome.  Glue both pages to large construction paper.

7th grade group: Hatchet-Minecraft Biome” Activity. – Create a Minecraft-style biome based on the setting of The Cay.  On you 4-square paper, detail the natural resources available, potential dangers & challenges then create a key, and write a description for your biome.  Glue both pages to large construction paper.

7th grade group: Brian’s Winter-Minecraft Biome” Activity. – Create a Minecraft-style biome based on the setting of The Cay.  On you 4-square paper, detail the natural resources available, potential dangers & challenges then create a key, and write a description for your biome.  Glue both pages to large construction paper.

Tuesday- We will work on vocabulary.

6th Group : The Cay–  Finish Minecraft Biome” Activity. – Create a Minecraft-style biome based on the setting of The Cay.  On you 4-square paper, detail the natural resources available, potential dangers & challenges then create a key, and write a description for your biome.  Glue both pages to large construction paper.

7th grade group: Hatchet– Finish Minecraft Biome” Activity. – Create a Minecraft-style biome based on the setting of The Cay.  On you 4-square paper, detail the natural resources available, potential dangers & challenges then create a key, and write a description for your biome.  Glue both pages to large construction paper.

7th grade group: Brian’s Winter– Finish Minecraft Biome” Activity. – Create a Minecraft-style biome based on the setting of The Cay.  On you 4-square paper, detail the natural resources available, potential dangers & challenges then create a key, and write a description for your biome.  Glue both pages to large construction paper.

Wednesday- We will continue to read novels.  We will do critical thinking questions about stages of plot.

Thursday- Please bring your library books.  We will continue to read our novels and start creating plot diagrams.

Friday- We will  take the following comprehension quizzes:

The Cay quiz Chapters 9-11

Hatchet quiz Chapters 8-10

Brian’s Winter quiz Chapters 8-10

We will continue to work on our plot diagrams.

5th period Reading 6th grade-Please refer to Ms. Albright’s blog.

Week of August 20, 2018

ATTENTION STUDENTS AND PARENTS: 

Picture Day is this Thursday, August 23rd.  Say cheese!

1st period ELA 6th grade  -Please refer to Ms. Blanchard’s blog.

2nd period Reading 6th grade – Please refer to Ms. Albright’s blog.

3rd period Reading 6th grade-Please refer to Ms. Albright’s blog.

4th period 6th/7th Reading with Ms. Wyatt:

These are the standards we will be covering:

RL 6.1  Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

RL6.3 Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).

RL 7.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

RL 7.3 Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events).

VERY IMPORTANT:

  • Homework: Read 15-20 minutes in your Independent Reading book every night.     
  • Important Information: Begin bringing independent reading book to class everyday.
  • You need to read 3 books this quarter.  Due dates for reviews are:  August 31st, September 14th, and October 5th.  Please see attachments for forms.  Fiction Book Review-1fgwzcz  Nonfiction Book Review-1bcfa9a
  • A book is considered 120 pages.
  • You may read anything that interests you.
  • Once you have finished a book, you will fill out a book review sheet, and turn it in to Mrs. Wyatt.  Once it is reviewed, you will put it in our class book review binder. This will give other students a chance to see what their peers are reading.

6th grade is reading The Cay by Theodore Taylor

7th grade is reading Hatchet and Brian’s Winter by Gary Paulsen

Monday- We will discuss characterization/character traits.  Please review the power point for important information.  Characterization-1zv5bwc    We will start our character analysis posters using our novels with a partner.  Posters should include an illustration of the main character along with an explanation of what they think, feel, say, and do.  See power point for details.   August 16 edit-19gf9ho

Tuesday-We will read our novels and work on vocabulary.  We will finish our character analysis posters using our novels with a partner.  Posters should include an illustration of the main character along with an explanation of what they think, feel, say, and do.  See power point for details.   August 16 edit-19gf9ho

Wednesday-We will continue to read our novels.  Then do the RAFT writing assignment below:

6th grade- After reading, they will  create a “Setting Postcard” (RAFT Writing – Role:  Brian, Audience: your mother, F:  postcard, T:  Describe the setting you are stranded in as well as the affect it is having on you.)

7th grade- After reading,  they will create a “Setting Postcard” (RAFT Writing – Role:  Brian, Audience: your mother, F:  postcard, T:  Describe the setting you are stranded in as well as the affect it is having on you.)

Thursday-We will continue to read our novels and finish the RAFT writing assignments from Wednesday.

Friday- You will get to use your novels.

6th grade- The Cay quiz Chapters 4-6

7th gradeHatchet quiz Chapters 5-7

7th grade-Brian’s Winter Chapters 4-7

5th  period Reading 6th grade-Please refer to Ms. Albright’s blog

 

 

week of August 13, 2018

Attention Parents:

Open House

August 14th 6th grade

August 16th 7th grade 

1st period ELA 6th grade  -Please refer to Ms. Blanchard’s blog.

2nd period Reading 6th grade – Please refer to Ms. Albright’s blog.

3rd period Reading 6th grade-Please refer to Ms. Albright’s blog.

4th period 6th/7th Reading with Ms. Wyatt:

These are the standards we will be covering:

RL 6.1  Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

RL6.3 Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).

RL.6.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.

RL 7.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

RL 7.3 Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events).

RL7.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone

VERY IMPORTANT:

  • Homework: Read 15-20 minutes in your Independent Reading book. **This begins Tuesday, August 7th.**   
  • Important Information: Begin bringing independent reading book to class every day starting Wednesday, August 8th 
  • You need to read 5 books per quarter.
  • A book is considered 150 pages. **If you read a 300 page book, it will count as 2 books.**
  • You may read anything that interests you.
  • Once you have finished a book, you will fill out a book review sheet, and turn it in to Mrs. Wyatt.  Once it is reviewed, you will put it in our class book review binder. This will give other students a chance to see what their peers are reading.

Monday-Friday: We will begin our first novel study (survival/man vs. nature) of the school year using the following novels:  The Cay by  Theodore Taylor (6th grade) , Hatchet by Gary Paulsen (7th grade), and Brian’s Winter by Gary Paulsen (7th grade).

Monday-We will start reading your novels.

Tuesday– We will discuss characters/characterization.  Please review the power point. Story Element PPT-1687jnb  The students will add to their cast of characters list.  The seventh graders will have a mini lesson over foreshadowing and will pick out examples using chapters 2 and 3 of their novels.  Then discuss as a group  how the author’s use of foreshadowing helped  build suspense.

Wednesday– We will review characterization using power point.  Please review the power point.  Characterization-1zutynd  Then we will continue to read chapter 4 of  your novels.  You will start your character analysis posters with a partner.  Posters should include an illustration of the main character  along with what he is thinking, feeling, saying, and doing. Please see power point for example.

Thursday–   We will be going to the media center.  Please bring books.    We will continue to read chapter 5 of your novels.  You will have a short comprehension check over chapters 1-5 of your novels.  Then you will continue to work on your character analysis posters with your partner.  Posters should include an illustration of the main character  along with what he is thinking, feeling, saying, and doing.   Please see power point for example.

Friday– We will discuss annotation and marking the text.

5th  period Reading 6th grade-Please refer to Ms. Albright’s blog

 

Week of August 6, 2018

1st period ELA 6th grade  -Please refer to Ms. Blanchard’s blog.

2nd period Reading 6th grade – Please refer to Ms. Albright’s blog.

3rd period Reading 6th grade-Please refer to Ms. Albright’s blog.

4th period 6th/7th Reading with Ms. Wyatt: Please remember to bring back signed syllabus.   

Please refer to the correct grade level:

6th:6th Syllabus-2018-1tqm93n

7th;2018-2019 On-Level 7th Grade Reading Syllabus FINAL-v1v4jo

  • Wednesday-Friday: We will begin our first unit (survival/man vs. nature) of the school year!
  • Homework: Read 15-20 minutes in your Independent Reading book. **This begins Tuesday, August 7th.**
  • Important Information: Begin bringing independent reading book to class every day starting Wednesday, August 8th 
  • You need to read 5 books per quarter.
  • A book is considered 150 pages. **If you read a 300 page book, it will count as 2 books.**
  • You may read anything that interests you.
  • Once you have finished a book, you will fill out a book review sheet, and turn it in to Mrs. Wyatt.  Once it is reviewed, you will put it in our class book review binder. This will give other students a chance to see what their peers are reading.
  • Please bring all supplies to class starting Wednesday, August 8th.  

5th period Reading 6th grade – Please refer to Ms. Albright’s blog.

August 1, 2018

1st period ELA 6th grade  -Please refer to Ms. Blanchard’s blog.  Supplies needed Monday (1″ binder, 5 dividers, paper, 1 subj. spiral notebook) We will set up our binders and notebooks on Monday and get started with some fun writing prompts.  2018-language-arts-syllabus-1ka0l2j-19ayx78

2nd period Reading 6th grade – Please refer to Ms. Albright’s blog.

3rd period Reading 6th grade-Please refer to Ms. Albright’s blog.

4th period 6th/7th Reading with Ms. Wyatt  Please remember to bring your supplies on Monday.  

Please refer to the correct grade level:

6th: 6th Syllabus-2018-1tqm93n

7th: 2018-2019 On-Level 7th Grade Reading Syllabus FINAL-v1v4jo

5th period Reading 6th grade-Please refer to Ms. Albright’s blog.

 

May 7, 2018

Hello Students and Parents!

As we begin to wrap up the 2017-2018 school year, we wanted to provide you with some dates and information that will help ensure you and your child have a successful end of the school year.  We have a number of end of the year activities and procedures we wanted to make you aware of, and provide you with any and all information needed.  Please assist your child in keeping these dates organized by having them write them down in their agenda, or even on a family calendar.

  • 7th grade: Wed., May 9 during the normal PE block
  • 8th grade: Fri., May 11 all day
  • Students who purchased field day shirts are encouraged to wear them on their field day.
  • Students who did not purchase field day shirts are encouraged to wear a t-shirt that is the color of their team.
  • Students may wear gym shorts to school on their corresponding field day
  • STEAM Showcase Night , May 10  6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Lunch on the Lawn Tue., May 15, a PTSA sponsored event!
    • Students may bring a beach towel to sit on for Lunch on the Lawn.
    • (Field Day and Lunch on the Lawn are student events; therefore, unfortunately, we do not have the capacity to host parents/siblings/guests to these events.  However, please contact the PTSA should you be able to volunteer for any of these awesome events. )

    Locker Clean-Out

    • 6th grade 5/17, 7th grade 5/18 and 8th grade 5/21. Days are varied by grade level due to the volume of recyclable items and trash.
    • Buses
      • No bus passes will be issued beginning Monday, May 14 through the end of the year. Students must ride their own bus home.
      • Students may bring a pen for yearbook signing on the last day of school, Wednesday, May 23.
      • If students routinely pack a lunch, this is also allowed on the bus.

3rd period- 6th grade reading Please refer to Ms. Sanacore’s blog.

4th period-7th grade Social Studies  Please refer to Mr. Sanchez’s blog.

5th period-6th grade Reading  Please refer to Ms. Bijit’s blog.  Please use links to use for quiz on Thursday. https://quizlet.com/293162518/heat-short-answer-questions-ch-11-23-flash-cards/

6th period-6th grade Reading

Due Date for Last Paw Print For Fourth Quarter:

May 9th

Paw Print – Non-Fiction-vd2r3s

Paw Print – Fiction-2503m73

We are reading Heat by Mike Lupica.  We will be covering the following standards.

RL 6.1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

RL 6.3 Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.

RL 6.1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

RL6.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text.

Monday- We will read chapters 23-24.  We will work on vocabulary and answer comprehension questions.  We will continue to work on our Bloom’s Book Projects.

Tuesday- We will read chapters 25-26.  We will work on visualization, vocabulary, and answer comprehension questions.  The students will continue to work on their Bloom’s Book projects.

Wednesday-We will read chapters 27-28.  We will work on prediction, vocabulary, and answer comprehension questions.  The students will continue to work on their Bloom’s Book projects.

Thursday- We will review the novel with a jeopardy game.  The students will take a test over the novel.  We will continue to work on our Bloom’s Book projects.

Friday- We will continue to work on our Bloom’s Book projects.

8th grade reading

We will be reading the 7 Habits of Highly  Effective Teens by Sean Covey.

These are standards we will be covering with the book:

RI 8.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text

RI8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text

Monday- Review words in Lesson 12.  We will discover the special talents, hidden strengths, and unlikely principles that they store inside them.  The students will  write mission statements.  Please use the attachment to study the words. List 12-2kn8kod You will have a quiz over the words on Friday.

Tuesday-  Review words in Lesson 12.  Please use the attachment to study the words.  List 12-2kn8kod You will have a quiz over the words on Friday.  The students will have a lesson on organizing and prioritizing their lives.

Wednesday- Review words in Lesson 12.  Please use the attachment to study the words.  List 12-2kn8kod You will have a quiz over the words on Friday.  The students will have a lesson on thinking constructively about the relationships they have with others and ways to improve them.

Thursday-Review words in Lesson 12.  Please use the attachment to study the words.  List 12-2kn8kod You will have a quiz over the words on Friday.   The students will explore the idea of role models and what makes that person a good role model.  They will also learn about the concept of a win-win situation.

Friday- We will have a quiz over list 12.  The students will realize what it takes to be a real listener.

 

 

Week of April 30, 2018

 

END OF SCHOOL YEAR DATES

Hello Students and Parents!

As we begin to wrap up the 2017-2018 school year, we wanted to provide you with some dates and information that will help ensure you and your child have a successful end of the school year.  We have a number of end of the year activities and procedures we wanted to make you aware of, and provide you with any and all information needed.  Please assist your child in keeping these dates organized by having them write them down in their agenda, or even on a family calendar.

  • 7th grade: Wed., May 9 during the normal PE block
  • 8th grade: Fri., May 11 all day
  • Students who purchased field day shirts are encouraged to wear them on their field day.
  • Students who did not purchase field day shirts are encouraged to wear a t-shirt that is the color of their team.
  • Students may wear gym shorts to school on their corresponding field day
  • STEAM Showcase Night , May 10  6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Lunch on the Lawn Tue., May 15, a PTSA sponsored event!
    • Students may bring a beach towel to sit on for Lunch on the Lawn.
    • (Field Day and Lunch on the Lawn are student events; therefore, unfortunately, we do not have the capacity to host parents/siblings/guests to these events.  However, please contact the PTSA should you be able to volunteer for any of these awesome events. )

    Locker Clean-Out

    • 6th grade 5/17, 7th grade 5/18 and 8th grade 5/21. Days are varied by grade level due to the volume of recyclable items and trash.
    • Buses
      • No bus passes will be issued beginning Monday, May 14 through the end of the year. Students must ride their own bus home.
      • Students may bring a pen for yearbook signing on the last day of school, Wednesday, May 23.
      • If students routinely pack a lunch, this is also allowed on the bus.

 

 

 

3rd period- 6th grade reading Please refer to Ms. Sanacore’s blog.

4th period-7th grade Social Studies  Please refer to Mr. Sanchez’s blog.

5th period-6th grade Reading  Please refer to Ms. Bijit’s blog.  Please use links to use for quiz on Thursday. https://quizlet.com/291006754/heat-short-answer-questions-ch-6-10-flash-cards/

6th period-6th grade Reading

Due Dates for Paw Prints For Fourth Quarter:

May 9th

Paw Print – Non-Fiction-vd2r3s

Paw Print – Fiction-2503m73

We are reading Heat by Mike Lupica.  We will be covering the following standards.

RL 6.1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

RL 6.3 Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.

RL 6.1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

RL6.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text.

Monday- We will read chapters 12-13.  We will work on vocabulary and answer comprehension questions.  We will work on our  characterization project.  Divide your paper into four sections.  Label the sections:  Michael, Carlos, Manny, Justin/Ellie.  In each section, draw a picture of the corresponding character then find a piece of dialogue from the text that allows you to make an inference about that character.  Write the quotation and inference in the section.  

Tuesday-We will read chapters 14-15.  We will work on vocabulary and answer comprehension questions. We will finish our  characterization project.  Divide your paper into four sections.  Label the sections:  Michael, Carlos, Manny, Justin/Ellie.  In each section, draw a picture of the corresponding character then find a piece of dialogue from the text that allows you to make an inference about that character.  Write the quotation and inference in the section.  

Wednesday-We will read chapters 16-17.  We will work on Bloom’s Book Project.  We will work on vocabulary and answer comprehension questions.

Thursday- We will have a comprehension quiz over chapters 11-17.  We will continue to work on our Bloom’s Book Project.  We will read chapters 18-19 and use the visualization strategy.

Friday- We will be taking the Scholastic Reading Test in the computer lab.

8th grade reading

We will be reading the 7 Habits of Highly  Effective Teens by Sean Covey.

These are standards we will be covering with the book:

RI 8.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text

RI8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text

Monday- Review words in Lesson 11.  We will discover the special talents, hidden strengths, and unlikely principles that they store inside them.  The students will  write mission statements.    Please use the attachment to study the words.  You will have a quiz over the words on Friday.  List 11-1liifa4

Tuesday-  Review words in Lesson 11.  Please use the attachment to study the words.  You will have a quiz over the words on Friday.  List 11-1liifa4 The students will have a lesson on organizing and prioritizing their lives.

Wednesday- Review words in Lesson 11.  Please use the attachment to study the words.  You will have a quiz over the words on Friday. List 11-1liifa4 The students will have a lesson on thinking constructively about the relationships they have with others and ways to improve them.

Thursday-Review words in Lesson 11.  Please use the attachment to study the words.  You will have a quiz over the words on Friday.  List 11-1liifa4 The students will explore the idea of role models and what makes that person a good role model.  They will also learn about the concept of a win-win situation.

Friday- We will have a quiz over list 11.  The students will realize what it takes to be a real listener.

 

 

 

April 23, 2018

3rd period- 6th grade reading Please refer to Ms. Sanacore’s blog.

4th period-7th grade Social Studies  Please refer to Mr. Sanchez’s blog.

5th period-6th grade Reading  Please refer to Ms. Bijit’s blog.  Please use links to use for quiz tomorrow.  https://quizlet.com/287543505/heat-chapters-1-5-vocabulary-flash-cards/ 

https://quizlet.com/287980415/heat-chapters-1-5-short-answer-quiz-flash-cards/

6th period-6th grade Reading

Due Dates for Paw Prints For Fourth Quarter:

April 25th

May 9th

Paw Print – Non-Fiction-vd2r3s

Paw Print – Fiction-2503m73

We are reading Heat by Mike Lupica.  We will be covering the following standards.

RL 6.1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

RL 6.3 Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.

RL 6.1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

RL6.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text.

Monday- We will read chapters 4-5.  We will work on vocabulary and answer comprehension questions.  We will review for our comprehension quiz over chapters 1-5 on Tuesday.

Tuesday- We will have a comprehension quiz over chapters 1-5.  We will read chapters 6-7.

Wednesday- We will read chapters 8-10.  We will work on vocabulary and answer comprehension questions.

Thursday- We will have a comprehension quiz over chapters 6-10.  We will start working on a characterization project.  Divide your paper into four sections.  Label the sections:  Michael, Carlos, Manny, Justin/Ellie.  In each section, draw a picture of the corresponding character then find a piece of dialogue from the text that allows you to make an inference about that character.  Write the quotation and inference in the section.  

Friday-Finish characterization projects.  Divide your paper into four sections.  Label the sections:  Michael, Carlos, Manny, Justin/Ellie.  In each section, draw a picture of the corresponding character then find a piece of dialogue from the text that allows you to make an inference about that character.  Write the quotation and inference in the section. Read chapters 11-12 of Heat.  We will work on comprehension questions.  

8th grade reading

We will be reading the 7 Habits of Highly  Effective Teens by Sean Covey.

These are standards we will be covering with the book:

RI 8.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text

RI8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text

Monday- Review words in Lesson 10.  We will discuss the lesson 7: becoming proactive.  Please use the attachment to study the words.  You will have a quiz over the words on Friday.  List 10-269uth4

Tuesday- We will work more on Lesson 10 words.  We will discuss lesson 8:The Personal Discovery.  We will write mission statements.  Please use the attachment to study the words.  You will have a quiz over the words on Friday.  List 10-269uth4

Wednesday- We will work more on Lesson 10 words.  We will discuss lesson 9: To Plan Ahead.  Please use the attachment to study the words.  You will have a quiz over the words on Friday.  List 10-269uth4

Thursday-We will work more on Lesson 10 words.  We will discuss Lesson 10: The Relationship Bank Account.  Please use the attachment to study the words.  You will have a quiz over the words on Friday.  List 10-269uth4

Friday- You will have a quiz over list 10 today.