8/17/18

Today in class:

DGP Day 5 Practice-Sentence Diagramming

Students and teacher continued with illustrations for the Sentence Structure Activity.

Please remember to study if you are taking advantage of the retest for the parts of speech quiz. If you made a 70% or below, you may retest either Monday or Tuesday during Homeroom with the possibility of scoring up to an 80%.

NO HW! 🙂

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8/16/18

Today in class:

Students and teacher continued with Practice DGP for this week.

We started a guided activity illustrating sentence structure.

Please remember to bring in composition books if you have not already.

Retests for Part of Speech Quiz will be given on either Monday or Tuesday of next week during Homeroom. It is your choice for what day you would like to retake. Please let me know tomorrow. 🙂

NO HW!

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8/15/18

Today in class:

Students and teacher reviewed procedures for portfolios.

After this, we reviewed the answers from yesterday’s quiz.

At the end of class, we talked about DGP (Daily Grammar Practice).

Please remember to bring in a composition book if you haven’t already.

NO HW! 🙂

 

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8/14/18

Today in class:

Students reviewed by quickly looking over notes provided.

Students took parts of speech test.

When students finished, they wrote a reflective paragraph about the first two weeks of 6th grade.

NO HW!!!

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8/13/18

Today in class:

Students and teacher finished notes and review for Parts of Speech. Students were given a set of completed notes to study on Friday 8/10/18, in addition to notes from class. We will have a short review tomorrow before giving the test.

HW-Use typed, printed notes to study

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8/10/18

Today in class:

Students and teacher completed most of the part of speech notes with video clips.

At the end of class, students were provided with a copy of completed notes to begin studying for the part of speech test Tuesday.

OPEN HOUSE IS MONDAY EVENING!!! I AM LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING ALL OUR AWESOME DURHAM PARENTS!!! 🙂

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8/9/18

Today in class:

Students paired to complete definitions and examples for parts of speech.

After this, we reviewed approximately half the parts of speech sheet as a class with notes and video clips.

NO HW!

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8/8/18

Today in class:

Last call for signed syllabus! 🙂

Students took a parts of speech pretest.

We began guided, three column notes for the 8 parts of speech.

NO HW! 🙂

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August 6 & 7th, 2018

We will have Homeroom in our regular classroom.

Blocks 1-5 will meet in the computer lab for the first RI testing of the year.

NO HW! 🙂

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August 3rd, 2018

Today in class:

Homeroom-Students received locker assignments.

Language Arts- Blocks 2,3, & 4 finished partner introductions. Students in blocks 1 & 5 will finish Wednesday.

Students practiced with lockers for the last 15 minutes of Success class today.

Students received the syllabus for Writing Success Block. Please review and sign.

Students will need a folder with pockets or a spot in their binders in order keep track of work in progress before it is turned in. Completed work will be housed in the portfolio in the classroom.

Also, please send in a regular composition notebook. 🙂

Don’t forget, after Homeroom, we will be in the computer lab for RI testing Monday and Tuesday. 

 

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