December 15, 2017

Today’s Homework:

  • Language Arts: No Homework!
  • Reading:  Vocabulary Units 1-5 Test is on Tuesday.

Today’s Agenda:

Language Arts:

  1. Daily Affirmation
  2. Turned in explanatory essay.  
  3. Spelling Bee

Reading:

  1. Independent Reading/Write about Reading
  2. Daily Affirmation
  3. Review for Vocabulary Test

 

December 14, 2017

Today’s Homework:

  • Language Arts: Explanatory essay is due tomorrow.  See SpringBoard book pgs. 163-164 and the packet you received on Friday.
  • Reading:  Vocabulary Units 1-5 Test is on Tuesday.

Today’s Agenda:

Language Arts:

  1. Daily Affirmation
  2. Typing explanatory essay.  See pgs. 163-164 in SpringBoard book.

Reading:

  1. Independent Reading/Write about Reading
  2. Daily Affirmation
  3. Review for Vocabulary Test

 

December 13, 2017

Today’s Homework:

  • Language Arts: Work on packet for explanatory essay
  • Reading:  Finish your vocabulary review if you didn’t finish in class

Today’s Agenda:

Language Arts:

  1. Daily Affirmation
  2. Working on explanatory essay.  See pgs. 163-164 in SpringBoard book.

Reading:

  1. Independent Reading/Write about Reading
  2. Daily Affirmation
  3. Create a review for 20 words from vocabulary units 1-5.

 

December 12, 2017

Today’s Homework:

  • Language Arts: Work on packet for explanatory essay
  • Reading:  No Homework!

Today’s Agenda:

Language Arts:

  1. Daily Affirmation
  2. Begin pre-writing and rough draft for explanatory essay.  See pgs. 163-164 in SpringBoard book.

Reading:

  1. Independent Reading/Write about Reading
  2. Daily Affirmation
  3. Create a review for 20 words from vocabulary units 1-5.

 

December 7, 2017

Today’s Homework:

  • Language Arts: Study for Quiz tomorrow over Marley, Charley, and Parallel Structure.  See the page above on parallel structure to review further.
  • Reading:  Finish the PBL on Space Exploration

Today’s Agenda:

Language Arts:

  1. Daily Affirmation
  2. Parallel Structure:  
    1. Review and go over homework from last night
  3. Read and Discuss “Dogs Make Us Human” (pg. 153 in SpringBoard book)

Reading:

  1. Independent Reading/Write about Reading
  2. Daily Affirmation
  3. Learning Commons to check-out
  4. Vocabulary PBL:  unit-5-writing-task-pbl

 

December 6, 2017

Today’s Homework:

  • Language Arts: 1. Finish the Parallel Structure Worksheet.  2. Quiz on Friday over Marley, Charley, and Parallel Structure.
  • Reading:  No Homework!

Today’s Agenda:

Language Arts:

  1. Daily Affirmation
  2. Parallel Structure:  
    1. Define:  Parallel Structure-2igsarc
    2. Practice

Reading:

  1. Daily Affirmation
  2. Book Fair
  3. Review Vocabulary
  4. Independent Reading/Write about Reading

 

December 5, 2017

Today’s Homework:

  • Language Arts: Finish the Explanatory Paragraph at the bottom of pg. 152 in SpringBoard book.
  • Reading:  Book Fair is tomorrow.

Today’s Agenda:

Language Arts:

  1. Daily Affirmation
  2. Reflecting on Marley: Textual Evidence (SpringBoard book 2.17)

Reading:

  1. Independent Reading/Write about Reading
  2. Daily Affirmation
  3. Book Fair Video
  4. Work on Vocabulary Unit 5 (Antonyms and Completing the Sentence)

 

December 4, 2017

Today’s Homework:

  • Language Arts: No Homework!
  • Reading:  Book Fair on Wednesday

Today’s Agenda:

Language Arts:

  1. Daily Affirmation
  2. Finish diffusing unknown words from text
  3. Read “Travels with Charley: In Search of America”
  4. Answer and Discuss questions at the end of piece

Reading:

  1. Independent Reading/Write about Reading
  2. Daily Affirmation
  3. “The Prince and the Pauper” Quiz
  4. Book Fair Video
  5. Work on Vocabulary Unit 5 or Independent Reading

 

December 1, 2017

Today’s Homework:

  • Language Arts: No Homework!
  • Reading:  “The Prince and Pauper” Quiz moved to Monday.

Today’s Agenda:

Language Arts:

  1. Daily Affirmation
  2. Topic Sentence Quiz
  3. Begin Lesson 2.16 in SpringBoard:  Traveling with Charley: Literary Non-fiction

Reading:

  1. Independent Reading/Write about Reading
  2. Daily Affirmation
  3. Present Scenes from “The Prince and the Pauper”

 

November 30, 2017

Today’s Homework:

Today’s Agenda:

Language Arts:

  1. Daily Affirmation
  2. Lesson 2.14 cont. in SpringBoard: Writing Introductions and Interpreting Quotes
  3. Begin Lesson 2.16 in SpringBoard:  Traveling with Charley: Literary Non-fiction

Reading:

  1. 8th Grade Commons-meeting with Mrs. Montgomery

 

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