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February 11-15

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One more week until winter break! You can do this! 🙂

Here is the outline of our week:

  • MONDAY: Begin argumentative writing in class. Remember that your explanatory ESSAY is due tomorrow! Computer Lab Directions Typing Explanatory
  • TUESDAY: Begin study of Ethos/Pathos/Logos – Assessment (Quiz) on Thursday
  • WEDNESDAY: EPL Carousel activity in class
  • THURSDAY: Happy Valentine’s Day! EPL Quiz in class
  • FRIDAY: Continue argumentative writing
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February 4-8

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Explanatory Essay is DUE Tuesday, February 12!

Make sure to keep up with the following guidelines, so that your paper is completed and turned in on time. (+2 bonus points will be awarded for papers that are completed and turned in early!)

  • Organizer should be done TUESDAY: Explanatory Essay Graphic Organizer
  • Draft should be done WEDNESDAY. Here are some drafting reminders: Drafting Requirements 
  • Revision should be done THURSDAY (We will start typing in class on Thursday. You may not start the typing process until all the other pieces are completed and checked. Here are the revision reminders: Writer wrap up Make sure to do all revisions in a bright colored pen.
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January 28 – February 1

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I hope you all enjoyed your ‘snow’ day! Just a few reminders for this week:

  • “White Rose” Extra credit due on Thursday
  • First collection day for Reading Extra Credit is THIS Friday. The second (and last) collection will be March 2nd.
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January 22-25

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I hope you all had a great LONG weekend! This week in language arts class we will be continuing our Unit 3 study of Holocaust literature. All assignments this week will be done in class. There will not be any homework this week. However, REMEMBER that the first round of extra credit reading assignments is due February 1st!

Here is a snapshot of the week:

  • MONDAY: No school
  • TUESDAY: Open note assessment on Night, “First They Came for the Communists”, and the Symbols notes page.
  • WEDNESDAY: Complete your Night literature response following proper TLQC format (in class only)
  • THURSDAY: Background reading on Anne Frank with comp questions
  • FRIDAY: Read aloud: Dramatization of “The Diary of Anne Frank”
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January 14-18

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This week in language arts class we will be continuing our unit 3 study of the Holocaust with explanatory writing. Please remember to bring your textbook with you to class everyday.

Here are some activities for the week:

  • MONDAY: Finish watching Paper Clips documentary in class. No homework 🙂
  • TUESDAY: Paper Clips documentary learning check in class. Begin symbolism study. **Date change: Butterfly assignment moved to Wednesday!
  • WEDNESDAY: Background info on author Elie Wiesel. Begin reading “Night” excerpt. Homework: Complete butterfly design and cut out.
  • THURSDAY: Finish reading “Night” excerpt with comp questions. Read “First They Came for the Communists” poem.
  • FRIDAY: “Night” written response and test review. Homework: Review two poems, background on Elie Wiesel and “Night”. Summative assessment on TUESDAY!
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January 7-11

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Happy New Year! Welcome back! I hope that you all had an enjoyable and restful break!

*This week we will be starting our third unit: The Challenge to Make a Difference. Please remember to bring your SpringBoard textbook to class each day this week.

Here are some reminders for the week:

  • Monday: Today you cleaned out your portfolio in class. Please make sure to take your old ELA papers and file them at home.
  • Tuesday: You started your BUBBLE letter assignment today in class. This task is due on THURSDAY.
  • Wednesday: Finish your BUBBLE letter assignment tonight if needed.
  • Thursday: No homework 🙂
  • Friday: No homework 🙂
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December 17- 21

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Last week before winter break!

There will NOT be any new assignments this week. We will be finishing up our novel study in every class. Please make sure to check your grades and turn in anything that is missing. All grades will be updated daily. Expository essays will be graded over break, so keep checking back!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!

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December 10-14

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I hope you all had a great weekend! Please check your grades and make sure to turn in any missing work. Here are some reminders for the week:

On-Level:

  • 12/12: Explanatory Paragraphs are DUE! Remember to color-code your claim, evidence, and interpretation. This is an ASSESSMENT grade!
  • Check out a book from me if you need to catch up in The Giver.

AC:

  • 12/12: Explanatory Essays are DUE! Remember to color-code your claim, evidence and interpretation. This is an ASSESSMENT grade! Here is a resource to help you write your introduction and conclusion: Writing an Introductory Paragraph-11v938j
  • Check out a book from me if you need to catch up in Fahrenheit 451.
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December 3-7

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We’re officially in crunch time with only three weeks left in the quarter, so please make to keep up-to-date will all of your assignments. Here are your reminders to the week.

On-level

  • 12/4 All annotation pages are due on Tuesday (Chapters 3, 5, 7, 8, 10 – See resources below if you need to catch up)
  • 12/4 The Giver Assessment Chapters 1-10 (assessment grade)
  • 12/6 Assessment web due Thursday
  • 12/7 Warm-Up pages due (Week of: Nov. 5th, Nov. 12th, Nov. 26th, Dec. 3rd) – Staple and turn in as a packet
  • 12/7 Skills Check Assessment (assessment grade)

Resources that may help you catch up:

AC

  • 12/3 Comp questions for Fahrenheit 451 PART 1 due Monday (learning activity grade)
  • 12/4 Fahrenheit 451 PART 1 assessment (assessment grade)
  • 12/6 Assessment web due on Thursday
  • 12/7 Warm-Up pages due (Week of: Nov. 5th, Nov. 12th, Nov. 26th, Dec. 3rd) – Staple and turn in as a packet
  • 12/7 Skills Check Assessment (assessment grade)
  • 12/12 DATE CHANGE! Compare/Contrast Embedded Assessment due on 12/12 instead of 12/11 (assessment grade)

Resources that may help you catch up:

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November 26-30

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Welcome back! I hope you all had an enjoyable and restful Thanksgiving break! We have four weeks left in the quarter, so please be aware of the upcoming assignments:

On-level

  • 11/30 Skills check  (learning activity grade)
  • 12/4 All annotation pages are due (Chapters 3, 5, 7, 8, 10 – See resources below if you need to catch up)
  • 12/4 The Giver Assessment Chapters 1-10 (assessment grade)
  • 12/7 Warm-Up pages due (Week of: Nov. 5th, Nov. 12th, Nov. 26th, Dec. 3rd) – Staple and turn in as a packet
  • 12/7 Skills Check Assessment (assessment grade)

Resources that may help you catch up:

AC

  • 11/30 Skills check (learning activity grade)
  • 12/3 Comp questions for Fahrenheit 451 PART 1 due (learning activity grade)
  • 12/4 Fahrenheit 451 PART 1 assessment (assessment grade)
  • 12/7 Warm-Up pages due (Week of: Nov. 5th, Nov. 12th, Nov. 26th, Dec. 3rd) – Staple and turn in as a packet
  • 12/7 Skills Check Assessment (assessment grade)
  • 12/11 Compare/Contrast Embedded Assessment due (assessment grade)

Resources that may help you catch up:

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