March 5-9

Reading Counts 3 quiz due Friday, March 9.  Take quiz on or before March 9.

If you did not finish the explanatory essay on Walk Two Moons, make sure that you come in at 8:15 on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday of this week only.  Meet the ELA teachers in the cafeteria-Ms. Baskett, Ms. Haskins, or Mrs. Kinsella.

February 15, 2018

Winter break is upon us!  I hope everyone has an enjoyable, relaxing break.

Things to remember:  Grade recovery for Walk Two Moons Double Entry Journals due February 26.  Students must complete the entire packet for grade recovery.  

Olympic Reading Challenge- all February.  Keep reading!

Reading Counts quiz 2 due 2/16/2018

Reading Counts quiz 3 due 3/9/2018

February 8, 2018

Reading Counts quiz 2 is due on or before February 16.  Make sure that you are reading books within your lexile range.

Read Walk Two Moons at home and at school.  Double entry journals for chapters 29-44 are due on February 16.  Parents, you can help your child plan accordingly so they are able to get the assignment completed on time. For this next set of journals they are to find two pieces of text evidence and respond with  commentary by answering the two questions provided on the spaces given. At the bottom of the page your child is to write a summary of the four chapters read.  Student.s are given “Checkpoints” to keep up with the assignment, the next checkpoint is Monday for Chapters 37-40

Greek and Latin Roots quiz Friday.

January 29, 2018

Reading Counts quiz 2 is due on or before February 16.  Make sure that you are reading books within your lexile range.

Read Walk Two Moons at home and at school.  Double entry journals for chapters 29-44 are due on February 16.  Parents, you can help your child plan accordingly so they are able to get the assignment completed on time. For this next set of journals they are to find two pieces of text evidence and respond with  commentary by answering the two questions provided on the spaces given. At the bottom of the page your child is to write a summary of the four chapters read.

January 22, 26

Students, you should be reading Walk Two Moons at school and at home.  It is important that you keep up with the reading and the Double Entry Journals.  Chapters 23-28 will be due on Monday.  Remember to complete only one piece of text evidence with commentary and the If I were Sal paragraph.  You will need these papers to help you with your summative assignment.

Greek and Latin roots will be handed out on Friday.  Students will test on these words February 9.  Study these words each evening and complete the packet.

January 4-5, 2018

Welcome back! 

Reading Counts Quiz dates
Book 1 January 19
Book 2 February 16
Book 3 March 9 

Students will need to read Walk Two Moons each evening. Students should be finished with Chapters 1-22 by January 18.  At that time they will be turning in the double entry journals for Chapters 4-9 and 10-22. We will continue to read each day in class, but in order to finish the novel, outside reading is required.

Today in class students drafted a compare/contrast paragraph between the two main characters in Walk Two Moons. Final draft of the paragraph will be due Friday.

December 12-15

Wednesday Homework:  Object pronouns
Read Chapter 5 Walk Two Moons 
Complete journal for CH 5

Homework: December 12

Subject Pronoun practice

Read Chapter 4 Walk Two Moons and complete worksheet for Chapter 4.

Week of November 13

I hope that everyone has an enjoyable Thanksgiving break.  Remember the Reading Counts Challenge.  Read a book over the break. Take a test upon your return and pass it, earn a dress down day!

Recovery grade for “The Treasure of Lemon Brown”  is due Tuesday, November 28.  No exceptions!!

If you did not turn in the narrative.  Finish it over the break and turn it in on Monday!

Homework for November 15- TELAP 8 and Reading Counts 2 due Friday.
Finish the 5 paragraph rough draft for narrative.

Make test corrections for a Recovery Grade for “The Treasure of Lemon Brown” test.

Recovery Grade “The Treasure of Lemon Brown”

In order to receive ANY additional points on the summative assessment you must complete the following:

  1. Make test corrections on the RIGHT side of your paper for all of the questions you missed.
  2. Have your parent/guardian sign the graded test paper next to the grade.
  3. Turn in ALL assigned classwork. Make sure you are writing your answers in complete sentences on lined paper.  If you have lost your assignment (the pink, purple, or salmon colored sheet) complete all of the questions on pages 81-83. Springboard 1.15
  4. Find 4 examples for the following types of figurative language and write them on a separate sheet of paper: simile, metaphor, idiom, personification, and hyperbole. (Total 20 sentences).

 

DUE:  NOVEMBER 28, 2017

Monday- Homework
TELAP 8

TELAP 8-1883txt

Reading Counts book 2 is due November 17.

This week students will focus on writing a narrative of their own.  The majority of the work will be done in class.  If you have a bunch of writing to do at home…you need to focus more in  class.  The paper should be finished and ready to share on Friday.

Remember there is no school next week for Thanksgiving break.