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Monday-Thursday, March 25-28, 2019

March 26, 2019

6th and 7th grade:

 

•State ELA Assessments

 

6th grade:

•Space Exploration videos

 

7th grade:

•The Dust Bowl movie

 

*NO HW

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Tuesday-Friday, March 19-22, 2019

March 20, 2019

•STATE ASSESSMENT PREP

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Monday, March 18, 2019

March 18, 2019

6th grade:

 

•Unit 28 Spelling Pre-test

•First Read "Mission Twinpossible" (p. 444)

•Comprehension Check

 

7th grade:

 

•Unit 28 Spelling Pre-test

•First Read "The Circuit" (p. 468)

•Comprehension Check

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

March 6, 2019

6th grade:

 

•First Review

•Comprehension Check (p. 430)

•Close Review

•Analyze the Media (p. 431)

 

7th grade:

 

•Concept Vocabulary (p. 464)

•Author's Style (p. 465)

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

March 5, 2019

6th grade:

 

•Writing to Sources (p. 428)

 

7th grade:

 

•Close Read

•Analyze the Text (p. 462)

•Anlyze Craft and Structure, p. 463 (as a class)

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Monday, March 4, 2019

March 5, 2019

*NO SPELLING THIS WEEK!   6th grade: •Author's Style      -practice with a partner •Concept Vocabulary   7th grade: •First Read from The Grapes of Wrath . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, March 1, 2019

March 5, 2019

•Unit 27 Spelling Test   6th grade: •Autobiographical Writing activity (in Canvas) •AR   7th grade: •The Dust Bowl questions (in Canvas) •AR read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, February 28, 2019

March 5, 2019

6th grade:   •Close Read from A Long Way Home •Analyze the Text (p. 424) •Memoir pre-write   7th grade:   •Close Review •Analyze the Media •Media Vocabulary (p. 455) . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

February 27, 2019

6th grade:   •First Read from A Long Way Home •Comprehension Check -- homework   7th grade:   •First Review:  Watch the video The Dust Bowl •Comprehension Check read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

February 27, 2019

•Read the Launch Text •Summary •Quickwrite read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, February 25, 2019

February 27, 2019

6th grade:   •Unit 27 Spelling Pre-test •Partner discussion about exploration activity from Friday •Unit Goals •Academic Vocabulary (p.355)   7th grade:   •Unit 27 Spelling . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, February 22, 2019

February 27, 2019

•Unit 26 Spelling Test •Facing Adversity/Exploration Activity •AR read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, February 21, 2019

February 21, 2019

•Complete Unit 3 Test •AR •Begin new unit (only if there's time after the test) read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

February 21, 2019

•Unit 3 Test -- we will finish tomorrow   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

February 19, 2019

•Unit 25 Spelling Test •Get Unit 26 Spelling words for the week •Go to the library •Unit 3 Test Prep -- Test is tomorrow! read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, February 14, 2019

February 14, 2019

•Continue working on the Unit 3 Study Guide and filling out the practice activities in Canvas   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

February 13, 2019

•Complete and turn in Independent Learning Activity •Begin filling out Unit 3 Study Guide •Complete practice pages in Canvas (Unit 3 Test Prep folder) read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

February 13, 2019

•Begin Independent Learning Activity -- this will be done in class today and tomorrow.   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, February 11, 2019

February 11, 2019

6th grade:   •First Review:  Media (p. 256) •Comprehension Check •Close Review •Analyze the Media (all on page 258) -- due tomorrow   7th grade:   •Complete and share . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

February 6, 2019

6th grade:   •Close Read •Analyze the Text •Concept Vocabulary •Word Study (all on page 252)   7th grade:   •Urban Farming and Community Garden Research -- will continue tomorrow read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

February 6, 2019

6th grade:   •First Read "Is Our Gain Also Our Loss?" (p. 248) •Comprehension Check (p. 251) •Effective Expression (chart only; p. 255)   7th grade:   •First Review . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, February 4, 2019

February 6, 2019

•Unit 23 Spelling Pre-test •Go to the library •Close Read the Text read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, February 1, 2019

February 6, 2019

•Unit 22 Spelling Test •IXL •AR read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, January 31, 2019

January 31, 2019

6th grade:   •First Read "The Fun They Had" (p. 238) •Comprehension Check (p. 243)   7th grade:   •First Read "from An American Childhood" (p. 324) •Comprehension . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

January 31, 2019

6th grade:   •Analyze Craft and Structure (p. 321) •Media Vocabulary worksheet -- in Canvas   7th grade:   •Close Review and Analyze the Media (p. 226) •Writing to Sources (p. 227) read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

January 29, 2019

6th grade:   •First Watch (p. 224) •Comprehension Check •Close Review •Analyze the Media (p. 226)   7th grade:   •Close Read •Analyze the Text •Conc. Vocab. . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, January 28, 2019

January 28, 2019

6th grade:   •Unit 22 Spelling Pre-test •Writing to Compare (p. 222) -- due tomorrow   7th grade:   •Unit 22 Spelling Pre-test •First Read "Thank You, Ma'am" (p. 315) . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, January 24, 2019

January 28, 2019

6th grade:   •Unit 21 Spelling Test •Analyze Craft and Structure - Persuasive Techniques (worksheet in Canvas)   7th grade:   •Unit 21 Spelling Test •Venn Diagram •Comparison . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

January 23, 2019

6th grade:   •First Read "The Black Hole of Technology" (p. 215 •Comprehension Check (p. 217)   7th grade:   •Close Review "Scrooge" •Analyze the Media . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

January 23, 2019

6th grade:   •Analyze Craft and Structure (p. 211) •Technical Vocabulary and Word Study (p. 213)   7th grade:   •First Review "Scrooge" (p. 299) •Comprehension Check (p. 300) read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, January 21, 2019

January 23, 2019

6th grade:   •Unit 21 Spelling Pre-test •Go to the library •Close Read and Analyze the Text (p. 211)   7th grade:   •Unit 21 Spelling Pre-test •Go to the library . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, January 18, 2019

January 17, 2019

•Unit 20 Spelling Test •IXL •AR   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, January 17, 2019

January 17, 2019

6th grade:   •First Read "Teens and Technology Share a Future" (p. 206) •Comprehension Check (p. 209)   7th grade:   •Analyze Craft and Structure (p. 293) •Concept . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

January 17, 2019

6th grade:   •Complete and present Argumentative Essay   7th grade:   •Close Read and Analyze the Text (p. 292) -- due tomorrow if not completed in class read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

January 17, 2019

6th grade:   •Begin Argumentative Essay/Research Activity -- we will finish and present tomorrow   7th grade:   •Finish reading/listening to "A Christmas Carol:  Scrooge and Marley, Act II . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, January 14, 2019

January 14, 2019

6th grade:   •Unit 20 Spelling Pre-test •Concept Vocabulary and Word Study (p. 204) -- HW, if not completed in class   7th grade:   •Unit 20 Spelling Pre-test •Begin reading/listening . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, January 11, 2019

January 11, 2019

•Unit 19 Spelling Test •Check PowerSchool and make sure all assignments are turned in •IXL •AR   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, January 10, 2019

January 11, 2019

6th grade:   •Close Read the text (p. 200) •Analyze the Text -- turn in •Analyze Craft and Structure - Theme (p. 201; with a partner)   7th grade:   •Close Read the Text (p. 260) . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

January 9, 2019

6th grade:   •Concept Vocabulary Activity, p. 194 •First Read, "Feathered Friend" (Notice, Annotate, Connect, Respond) •Comprehension Check, p. 199 -- due tomorrow   7th grade:   . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

January 8, 2019

6th grade:   •Launch Activity (p. 190) •Quickwrite •Begin pre-reading activities for "A Feathered Friend" (p. 194)   7th grade:   •Pre-reading discussion and background . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, January 7, 2018

January 8, 2019

•Students will receive their Unit 19 Spelling words -- test on Friday •Go to the library for check-out and renewal •Read Launch Text •Write a brief summary over the text -- due tomorrow read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, January 4, 2019

January 4, 2019

Happy New Year!  I'm looking forward to a fantastic 2019!   6th grade:   •IXL •Receive AR goals •Begin Unit 3 (pp. 184-187):      -Unit Goals     . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, September 21, 2018

September 21, 2018

•Unit 5 Spelling Test •IXL -- Complete B1 and B2 •AR •Scholastic Book Orders -- due October 5th!   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, September 20, 2018

September 21, 2018

6th grade:   •Close Read Declaration of the Rights of the Child •Analyze the Text -- with group •Concept Vocabulary -- with group   7th grade:   •Analyze Craft and Structure . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

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September 21, 2018

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

September 21, 2018

6th grade:   •Turn in Concept Vocabulary Charts •First Read -- Declaration of the Rights of the Child  •Comprehension Check -- HW   7th grade:   •Close Read the Text . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

September 21, 2018

6th grade:   •Group Discussion •Concept Vocabulary (with group) •First Read (independently) •Comprehension Check -- HW   7th grade:   •Concept Vocabulary •First Read . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, September 14, 2018

September 21, 2018

•Unit 4 Spelling Test •IXL -- B1 and B2 •AR   * NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, September 13, 2018

September 21, 2018

6th grade:   •Begin Small Group Learning (p. 38) •Working as a Team •Working on Group Projects   *NO HW   7th grade:   •Concept Vocabulary (p. 40) -- with a partner . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

September 21, 2018

6th grade:   •Research (p. 31) •Extension Questions (in Canvas) -- HW   7th grade:   •Close Read the Text (p. 38) •Analyze the Text -- HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

September 11, 2018

6th grade:   •Close Review of the Gallery of Calvin and Hobbes •Analyze the Media •Media Vocabulary -- HW, if not completed in class   7th grade:   •Read/Listen to A Simple Act (p. . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, September 10, 2018

September 7, 2018

6th grade:   •Unit 4 Spelling Pre-test •Media Vocabulary •First Review Media •Begin First Read of the Gallery of Calvin and Hobbes Comics (pp. 26-29) •Comprehension Check (p. 29) -- HW, if not . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, September 7, 2018

September 7, 2018

6th and 7th grade:   •Unit 3 Spelling Test •IXL:  Language Arts •AR   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

April and May 2018

May 7, 2018

•All classes will be reading/listening to novels and completing activities over them. Most work will be done in class.   *6th grade classes will be reading Wonder.   *7th grade classes will be reading Old Yeller and . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

April 11, 2018

6th grade:   •Continue reading/listening to Wonder, Part One - August   *NO HW   7th grade:   •Track kids:  Listen to Old Yeller, Chapters 1 and 2 •Everyone:  Chapters 1 . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

April 11, 2018

6th grade:   •Begin reading/listening to Wonder, Part One - August   *NO HW   7th grade:   •Read/listen to Old Yeller, Chapters 1 and 2   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, April 9, 2018

April 11, 2018

6th grade:   •Unit 28 Spelling Pre-test (no vocabulary for the rest of the school year) •Go over Book Project expectations (in Canvas) •Go to mrwreads.blogspot.com and watch the Wonder music video:   . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

April 2, 2018

*ELA State Assessments   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, April 2, 2018

April 2, 2018

*ELA State Assessments   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, March 29, 2018

March 27, 2018

•STATE ASSESSMENT PREP   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

March 27, 2018

•STATE ASSESSMENT PREP   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

March 27, 2018

•STATE ASSESSMENT PREP   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, March 26, 2018

March 27, 2018

•STATE ASSESSMENT PREP   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, March 15, 2018

March 15, 2018

•P/S/RW Test •SCRABBLE!!! read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

March 15, 2018

•P/S/RW Memory Game •P/S/RW Definitions Activity (in Canvas)   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

March 15, 2018

•Prefix/Suffix/Root Words Examples •P/S/RW Check-up   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, March 12, 2018

March 12, 2018

•No Spelling and Vocabulary this week •Go to the library •Go over Prefixes/Suffixes/Root Words •Quizlet Study Set over P/S/RW   *Book Projects are due today! read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, March 9, 2018

March 12, 2018

•Unit 26 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Make Text Structure Test corrections •Complete Book Projects -- due Monday! read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, March 8, 2018

March 12, 2018

•Study •Text Structure Test •Book Projects -- due Monday! read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

March 7, 2018

•Check Text Structure Practice Activity •Quizlet Text Structure Activities (located in Canvas) •Study notes for Text Structure Quiz (it's tomorrow!!!) read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

March 7, 2018

•Text Structure Sorting Game •Text Structure Practice Activity (located in Canvas) -- due tomorrow read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, March 5, 2018

March 7, 2018

•Unit 26 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •With a partner, makeup an example paragraph (4-5 sentences) for each of the five Text Structures -- due tomorrow read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, March 2, 2018

March 2, 2018

•Unit 25 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Watch videos over Text Structure   *NO HW *3rd quarter Book Projects are due March 12th! read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, March 1, 2018

March 2, 2018

•Complete and go over Practice Tests (State Assessment Prep) •Take notes over Text Structure   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

March 2, 2018

•Go over Figurative Language Tests •Begin Practice Tests (State Assessment Prep)   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

February 27, 2018

•Figurative Language Test •Take practice assessments (will go over this tomorrow)   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, February 26, 2018

February 27, 2018

•Unit 25 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Go to the library •Finish/Check/Study Figurative Language Notecards   *TEST over Figurative Language tomorrow! read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, February 23, 2018

February 27, 2018

•Unit 23 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Work on Figurative Language Notecards   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, February 22, 2018

February 22, 2018

•Go over Fig. Lang. Practice Activity from yesterday •Figurative Language Practice - 2 (check in class) •Begin Figurative Language notecards   *Quiz over Figurative Language on Tuesday, February 27th. *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

February 22, 2018

•Figurative Language Examples and Literal/Figurative meaning pictures  •Figurative Language Practice - 1 (due tomorrow) read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

February 22, 2018

•Unit 23 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Begin Figurative Language Unit:      -Take notes and class discussion *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, February 16, 2018

February 16, 2018

•Unit 22 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Finish Second Read •Book Projects •Silent Reading Time   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, February 15, 2018

February 16, 2018

6th grade:   •Theme Chart •Second Read (with partner)   7th grade:   •Focus on Making Inferences •Second Read (with partner)   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

February 16, 2018

•Define Academic Vocabulary •First Read (with a partner)   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

February 13, 2018

6th grade:   •Go over practice assessment •Begin Unit 1, Chapter 5 Understanding the Theme of a Play (pp. 74 and 75)   7th grade:   •Go over practice assessment •Begin Unit 1, Chapter . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, February 12, 2018

February 13, 2018

•Unit 22 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Go to the library •Take a practice state assessment   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, February 9, 2018

February 13, 2018

•Unit 21 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Literary Terms Test corrections •Book Projects •Silent Reading Time read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, February 8, 2018

February 8, 2018

•Literary Terms Test •Work on Book Projects, silent reading, other class work, etc.   *Study for Unit 21 Spelling and Vocabulary Test (tomorrow) read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

February 8, 2018

•Connect to Testing •Study for the Literary Terms Test -- It's tomorrow!!! read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

February 6, 2018

6th grade:   •Third Read •Focus in Comparing Ideas Presented in Multiple Texts -- HW, if not completed in class   7th grade:   •Third Read •Focus on Understanding Point of View . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, February 5, 2018

February 5, 2018

6th grade:   •Unit 21 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Focus on Understanding Author's Point of View (pp. 66 and 67) •Quizlet -- Literary Terms   (link below)   7th grade:   . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, February 2, 2018

February 5, 2018

•Unit 20 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Second Read (with a partner) •Study Literary Terms notecards   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, February 1, 2018

February 1, 2018

6th grade:   •Focus on Analyzing How Key Ideas Are Developed -- due in class •Study Literary Terms notecards -- quiz over the first 10 next week!   7th grade:   •Focus on Analyzing Plot . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

January 31, 2018

•First Read with a partner •Switch partners and discuss the story   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

January 30, 2018

6th grade:   •Go to the library •Begin Unit 1, Chapter 4 •Define Academic Vocabulary   7th grade:   •Go to the library •Begin Unit 1, Chapter 2 •Define Academic . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, January 29, 2018

January 30, 2018

•Unit 20 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Formative Assessments •Work on Book Projects or read silently   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, January 25, 2018

January 24, 2018

•Unit 19 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Take a Formative Assessment (practice)   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

January 24, 2018

•Connect to Testing -- due in class   *NO HW *Unit 19 Spelling and Vocabulary Test tomorrow! read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

January 23, 2018

•Study Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words List •Complete Activity •Play games over Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words on https://quizlet.com/_38z9cq   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, January 22, 2018

January 22, 2018

6th grade:   •Unit 19 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Focus on Identifying Reasons and Evidence (with a partner) •Write (top of page 55) -- HW, if not completed in class   7th grade:   . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, January 19, 2018

January 22, 2018

•No Spelling •Complete and turn in Literary Terms notecards (due today!) •Work on 3rd quarter Book Projects •Silent Reading Time read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, January 18, 2018

January 22, 2018

•Third Read (with a partner) •Continue working on Literary Terms notecards -- due Friday read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

January 17, 2018

6th grade:   •Focus on Identifying Claims -- share with a partner •Make-up work •Book Projects or Silent Reading   7th grade:   •Focus on Understanding Technical Terms -- share with a . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, January 12, 2018

January 12, 2018

•Unit 17 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Continue/finish Literary Terms notecards •Begin 3rd quarter Book Projects •Silent Reading Time   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, January 11, 2018

January 11, 2018

•Second Read -- done in class •Continue working on Literary Terms notecards   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

January 10, 2018

6th grade:   •Context Clues Chart •Speak and Listen •Continue working on Literary Terms notecards   7th grade:   •Write a summary of the article, "Our Brains Are Wired for . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

January 10, 2018

6th grade:   •Complete and turn in the chart over Denotative and Connotative Meanings •Begin defining Literary Terms on notecards (document in Canvas)    *NO HW   7th grade:   . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, January 8, 2018

January 8, 2018

•Unit 17 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Go to the library •First Response   6th grade: In addition to above: •Focus on Understanding Word Meanings -- will finish in class tomorrow   7th . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, January 5, 2018

January 5, 2018

6th grade:   •First Read:  Understanding Word Meanings (pp. 46-48)   *NO HW   7th grade:   •First Read:  Summarizing a Text (pp. 10-12)   *No HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, January 4, 2018

January 4, 2018

6th grade:   •Begin Connections:  Unit 1, Chapter 3 -- Identifying an Argument:  Preview Concepts (p. 43) •Define Chapter 3 Academic Vocabulary   *NO HW   7th grade:   . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

December 18, 2017

•CHRISTMAS Activity!   *Have a wonderful break! read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, December 18, 2017

December 18, 2017

•Finish watching movie •Complete and turn in Venn Diagram comparing and contrasting the book/movie   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, December 15, 2017

December 18, 2017

•Unit 16 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Complete Book Project •Silent Reading   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday. December 14, 2017

December 14, 2017

•Watch the movie •Complete a Venn Diagram comparing and contrasting the book/movie   *NOHW read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

December 14, 2017

6th grade:   •Watch or read various versions of A Christmas Carol •Write a short description of three   *NO HW   7th grade:   •Post-Reading Persuasive Writing Assignment -- done in . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

December 12, 2017

6th grade: •Finish listening to "A Christmas Carol" •Begin A Christmas Carol Word Search *NO HW   7th grade: •Complete Chapters 19-23 Comprehension Questions -- due tomorrow if not completed in class read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, December 11, 2017

December 12, 2017

•Unit 16 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Go to the library   6th grade: •Begin listening to/reading "A Christmas Carol"   7th grade: •Finish listening to/reading The Giver . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, December 8, 2017

December 12, 2017

•Unit 15 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Work on Book Projects -- due December 15th •Silent Reading   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, December 7, 2017

December 7, 2017

6th grade:   •Connect to Testing (pp. 40-42)   *NO HW   7th grade:   •Listen to/read Chapters 19-22 of The Giver   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

December 6, 2017

6th grade:   •Finish Third Read:      -Focus on Identifying How Word Choice Reveals Point of View      -Speak and Listen      -Write *HW, if not completed in class. . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

December 5, 2017

6th grade:   •Finish Second Read •Focus on Analyzing Theme graphic organizer   7th grade:   •Finish listening to/reading Chapters 14-18 of The Giver •Complete Chapters 14-18 . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, December 4, 2017

December 4, 2017

6th grade:   •Write on page 32 (Summary -- due in class) •Begin Second Read   7th grade:   •Finish listening to/reading The Giver Chapters 14-18 *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, December 1, 2017

December 1, 2017

•BENCHMARK TESTING   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, November 30, 2017

November 30, 2017

6th grade:   •First Response:  Key Ideas and Details (p. 31) •Plot Chart (p. 31) •Write (p. 32) -- if time   7th grade:   •Compare and Contrast our community with the Utopia in . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

November 29, 2017

6th grade:   •Finish First Read •Answer Discussion Questions •Read About Gary Paulsen (in Canvas) •Research five more facts about the author -- HW if not completed in class   7th grade: . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

November 28, 2017

6th grade:   •Define the Chapter 2 Academic Vocabulary •Making Connections (p. 24) •Begin First Read (if time allows)   *NO HW   7th grade:   •Finish listening to/reading . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, November 27, 2017

November 27, 2017

•Unit 15 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Go to the library   6th grade: •Begin Unit 1, Chapter 2 Packet   7th grade: •Continue listening/reading Chapters 9-13 of The Giver read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, November 17, 2017

November 17, 2017

•Unit 14 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Finish activity from yesterday •Book Projects •Silent Reading   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, November 16, 2017

November 16, 2017

6th grade:   •Complete and turn in Second Read -- HW if not finished in class   7th grade:   •Finish listening to/reading Chapters 4-8 •Answer Chapters 4-8 Comprehension Questions (with a . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

November 15, 2017

6th grade:   •Continue Second Read •Read background information on The Great Depression •Read About the Author   *NO HW   7th grade:   •Continue listening to/reading . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

November 14, 2017

6th grade:   •Begin Second Read:      -Read excerpt and annotate      -Write in My Thoughts   *NO HW   7th grade:   •Define Chapters 4-8 Vocabulary . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, November 13, 2017

November 13, 2017

•Unit 14 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Go to the library •Silent Reading   7th grade: •All of above •Correct Chapters 1-3 Comprehension Questions •Pretend You're Jonas Activity . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, November 10, 2017

November 13, 2017

6th grade:   •Unit 13 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Complete First Read (bottom of page 14 and top of page 15) *NO HW   7th grade:   •Unit 13 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Finish . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, November 9, 2017

November 9, 2017

6th grade:   •First Response:  Key Ideas and Details •Focus on Citing Textual Evidence to Support Inferences (Inferences Chart) -- due at end of class   *NO HW   7th grade:   . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

November 8, 2017

6th grade:   •Continue working in Unit 1, Chapter 1:      -First read:  Citing Textual Evidence to Support Inferences, pp. 10-12 (document is in Canvas and the students opened it in Notability) . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

November 8, 2017

6th grade:   •Unit 13 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Begin Unit 1, Chapter 1 "Using Evidence to Support Inferences"  *NO HW   7th grade:   •Unit 13 Spelling and . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, November 3, 2017

November 2, 2017

•Unit 11 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Reading Journals •ReadWorks Article and Comprehension Questions -- HW, if not completed in class (class code in Canvas) read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, November 2, 2017

November 2, 2017

•Complete and turn in Study Guides -- these will be taken as a grade in place of a test (due in class)   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

November 1, 2017

•Make a study guide over the story and its vocabulary -- this will be done in class and will be used as the test!   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

October 31, 2017

•Research activity -- due in class •Halloween Story -- Add an Adjective -- done in class   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, October 30, 2017

October 31, 2017

•Unit 11 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Go to the library •Complete and Check Skillbuilder   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

October 25, 2017

•Skillbuilders over the story -- due tomorrow •Complete and turn in charts •Watch Compare/Contrast videos (if time)   read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

October 24, 2017

•Go over ReadWorks passages •Listen to story •Complete chart while listening -- will finish tomorrow   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, October 23, 2017

October 23, 2017

•Unit 10 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Comprehension Check •ReadWorks Passage -- Picking a Puppy (Literary)   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, October 20, 2017

October 23, 2017

•Unit 9 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •ReadWorks Passage -- Understanding Learning Disabilities (Informational)   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, October 19, 2017

October 19, 2017

•Finish reading the story •Complete and turn in the Story Elements Chart •Watch Compare and Contrast videos (document in Canvas)   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

October 18, 2017

•Preview the story •Begin reading the story with a partner •Begin filling out Story Elements chart over the story   *We will continue this activity tomorrow in class. NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

October 17, 2017

•Define story vocabulary and turn in (due in class) •Complete the Vocabulary Word Search   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, October 16, 2017

October 16, 2017

•Unit 9 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Go to the library •Go over 2nd quarter Book Project    *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, October 13, 2017

October 16, 2017

•Unit 8 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Reading Journals •Silent Reading Time   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, October 12, 2017

October 12, 2017

•"The Road Not Taken" Poetry Passage (in Canvas) -- will grade at the end of class •Silent Reading Time •Go over Book Project   *NO HW   read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

October 11, 2017

•TEST over the story •Free time!   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

October 10, 2017

•Complete the Study Guide over the story      -be sure you write down the vocabulary words and definitions from the bottom of the page throughout the story! •STUDY!!!   *TEST is tomorrow! read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, October 9, 2017

October 10, 2017

•Unit 8 Spelling and Vocabulary -- 6th grade will write the definitions for the Spelling words this week. •Begin the Study Guide over the story -- will finish and study in class tomorrow   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

October 4, 2017

6th and 7th grade:   •Strategic Reading •Reading Skillbuilder •Vocabulary Skillbuilder   *Students should be able to complete this in class. Due tomorrow.   *BOOK PROJECTS ARE DUE ON FRIDAY!!! read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

October 3, 2017

6th grade:   •Create a Mother's Day card:      -Imagine you are the narrator in the story. Make a card for your mother (in the story), keeping in mind how you acted throughout the story towards your . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, October 2, 2017

October 2, 2017

NO SPELLING and VOCABULARY THIS WEEK!   •Go to the library •Work on Book Projects   *Book Projects are due this Friday! read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, September 29, 2017

September 29, 2017

•Unit 7 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •WORK ON BOOK PROJECTS!!! (Due next Friday)   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, September 28, 2017

September 28, 2017

•Informative Passage Activity:  "Salt:  The Rock We Eat" -- due tomorrow (will be checked at beginning of class)   *Study for Unit 7 Spelling and Vocabulary Test *Book Projects are due October 6th!!! read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

September 27, 2017

•Pixar Short Films Inferencing Activity -- done in class   *NO HW! read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

September 26, 2017

•Complete the Comprehension Check over the story (due in class) •Complete the Making Inferences Activity (in Canvas) -- due tomorrow read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, September 25, 2017

September 26, 2017

6th and 7th grade:   •Unit 7 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Listen to the story and complete a Plot Diagram over it (due in class)   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, September 22, 2017

September 22, 2017

6th and 7th grade:   •Unit 5 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Reading Journals •Book Projects -- you must be started on these! read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, September 21, 2017

September 22, 2017

6th grade:   •Finish reading "The White Umbrella" •Complete and turn in the Inference Chart   7th grade:   •Finish reading "The Chief's Daughter" •Complete and . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

September 22, 2017

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

September 19, 2017

6th grade:   •Preview and begin reading the story, "The White Umbrella" •Make an Inferences Chart and fill it out while reading the story   *NO HW -- we will continue reading the story and filling . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, September 18, 2017

September 18, 2017

6th grade:   •Unit 5 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Go to the library •Complete "The White Umbrella" Vocabulary Crossword -- due tomorrow   7th grade:   •Unit 5 Spelling . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, September 15, 2017

September 15, 2017

6th and 7th grade:   •Unit 4 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Reading Journals •Book Project -- if you haven't started these, you need to! They are due October 6th! read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, September 14, 2017

September 15, 2017

6th grade:   •TEST over "The Secret of the Wall" •Explore the websites on the overhead (FOR FUN!)   *NO HW   7th grade:   •TEST over "Last Cover"   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

September 15, 2017

6th grade:   •Complete the Study Guide for the test over "The Secret of the Wall" and its vocabulary •STUDY!!!   *TEST on Thursday!   7th grade:   •Complete the Study . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

September 12, 2017

6th grade:   •Create a Study Guide for the test over "The Secret of the Wall" and its vocabulary -- we will go over these tomorrow!   *NO HW   7th grade:   •Create a Study Guide . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, September 11, 2017

September 11, 2017

6th grade:   •Unit 4 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Complete and turn in Guanajuato Research and Poster   7th grade:   •Unit 4 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Story Elements . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, September 8, 2017

September 11, 2017

6th and 7th grade:   •Unit 3 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Reading Journals •Work on Envelope Book Project OR Silent Reading Time   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, September 7, 2017

September 7, 2017

7th grade:   •Complete and turn in Research Poster Project   *NO HW   6th grade:   •Check Skillbuilders •Research Guanajuato and write 10 facts about it (individually) . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

September 6, 2017

7th grade:   •Begin Fox Research and Poster Project:  Project done in class; we will complete this tomorrow   6th grade:   •The Secret of the Wall Skillbuilders (in Canvas) -- due tomorrow if . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

September 5, 2017

6th and 7th grade:   •Unit 3 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Go to the library   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, September 1, 2017

September 1, 2017

6th and 7th grade:   •Unit 2 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Reading Journals •Work on Book Projects (if you wish) •Silent Reading Time   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, August 31, 2017

August 31, 2017

7th grade:   •Complete the Last Cover Skillbuilder pages in Canvas -- Homework if not completed in class.   6th grade:   •Listen to The Secret of the Wall and complete the Plot Diagram chart -- we . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

August 30, 2017

7th grade:   •Listen to the story, "Last Cover" •Complete and turn in the Plot Diagram over the story   *NO HW   6th grade:   •Finish reading, "The Secret of the . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

August 29, 2017

•Finish story and complete and turn in the Context Clues Chart -- if not finished, this is due tomorrow! read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, August 28, 2017

August 29, 2017

•Unit 2 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Continue reading the story and filling out the Context Clues Chart -- we will finish these in class tomorrow.   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, August 25, 2017

August 25, 2017

•Study for Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Take the Unit 1 Spelling and Vocabulary Test (6th hour will be exempt from this test) •Fill out Reading Journal (use the format outlined in the Reading Requirements document in . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, August 24, 2017

August 24, 2017

7th grade:   •Preview the story, "Last Cover" (in Canvas) •Make a Context Clues chart to complete while reading the story  •Begin reading and filling out the chart (with a partner)   . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

August 23, 2017

•Go to the library •Go over Book Project Requirements (located in Canvas and Notability) •Complete and turn in Vocabulary from the story   *If you didn't finish the vocabulary, it's due tomorrow! read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

August 22, 2017

•AIMSweb testing in all classes •A few classes started defining the vocabulary terms for the story we're going to be reading. However, these are not homework and will be finished in class tomorrow. read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, August 21,2017

August 21, 2017

*Unit 1 Spelling Pre-test *Solar Eclipse Reading Comprehension Activity *Watch livestream of the eclipse   *No HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, August 18, 2017

August 18, 2017

6th and 7th grade:   •The students received a majority of the class period to finish their book list. They will refer back to this list throughout the year to get ideas for books to read.   •Go over Reading . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, August 17, 2017

August 17, 2017

6th and 7th grade:   •Complete and turn in Emoji Activity from yesterday. •Book List Activity:   -Research 10 books you would like to read this year.   -Do this activity in Notability.   . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

August 16, 2017

6th and 7th grade: •Watch the All About Mrs. Tucker video •Go over Classroom Syllabus  *Draw Yourself as an Emoji Activity -- will finish in class tomorrow!   *NO HW! read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, May 18, 2017

May 18, 2017

6th grade:   •Finish listening to/reading Wonder •AR test over Wonder •Begin Character Word Cloud Organizers   7th grade:   •Finish listening to Freak the Mighty •AR test over . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

May 18, 2017

6th grade:   •Continue listening to Wonder   *NO HW   7th grade:   •Continue listening to Freak the Mighty   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

May 16, 2017

6th grade:   •Continue listening to Wonder:  Part 8   *NO HW   7th grade:   •Continue listening to Freak the Mighty   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, May 15, 2017

May 15, 2017

So glad to be back!!!   7th grade: •Look at baby Gentry pictures! •Continue listening to Freak the Mighty   *NO HW   6th grade: •Look at baby Gentry pictures! •Continue . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017

Reading Journal Read AR No homework read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

May 10, 2017

7th grade - Start 'Freak the Mighty" 6th grade - Listen to Part 7 Wonder Part 7 comprehension questions read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

May 9, 2017

7th - Old Yeller Worksheets   6th - Finish Wonder Part 6  Do Part 6 Comprehension Questions   read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, May 8, 2017

May 8, 2017

Go to library. Finish Old Yeller Listen to "Wonder" Part 6 read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, May 5, 2017

May 5, 2017

Unit 35 Spelling Test Reading Journals Read AR read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, May 4, 2017

May 4, 2017

7th grade - Watch Old Yeller 6th grade - Finish Part 5  Part 5 Comprehension questions   read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

May 4, 2017

7th grade - Watch Old Yeller   6th grade -  Wonder Part 5, 6, and 7 Vocabulary  read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

May 2, 2017

7th grade - Finish Old Yeller Ch 15 & 16 Comprehension questions 6th Grade - Listen to Wonder  Comprehension questions 17 & 18 read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, May 1, 2017

May 1, 2017

Aimsweb Testing     read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, April 28, 2017

April 28, 2017

Unit 34 Spelling and Vocabulary Test Reading Journals Read AR read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, April 27, 2017

April 27, 2017

7th grade - Listen to Ch 13 and 14 Do Ch 13 & 14 Comprehension Questions   6th grade - Listen to Part 4  Do Part 4 # 15 & 16 Comprehension questions read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

April 26, 2017

7th - Listen to Ch 12 Do Comprehension questions Ch 10-12   6th  - Do Part 3 Comprehension questions Listen to Part 4 read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

April 25, 2017

Listen to novels no homework read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, April 24, 2017

April 25, 2017

Unit 34 Spelling and Vocabulary Go to Library Do Novel unit vocabulary read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, April 21, 2017

April 21, 2017

Unit 33 Spelling and Vocabulary Test Reading Journals Read AR read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, April 20, 2017

April 20, 2017

6th grade - Listen to Part 2  Do comprehension questions for Part 2 7th Grade - Listen through ch 9 Do Ch 7-9 vocabulary read more Comments 0 Comments

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

April 19, 2017

6th Grade - Listen to Wonder part 2   7th grade : Finish listening to Ch 7 Comprehension questions ch 5-7 read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

April 19, 2017

6th grade "Wonder" part 1 comprehension questions Part 2 Vocabulary   7th grade - Listen to "Old Yeller" read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, April 17, 2017

April 17, 2017

Unit 33 Spelling and Vocabulary 7th grade - Old Yeller Crossword puzzle 6th grade - Listen to "Wonder"  No Homework read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, April 13, 2017

April 13, 2017

Unit 32 Spelling and Vocabulary Test Comprehension Questions Listen to novel read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

April 12, 2017

7th grade Ch 4-6 Vocabulary listen to Ch 4 "Old Yeller"   6th grade -  Listen to Wonder read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

April 12, 2017

7th grade - Make-up work day.   6th grade - 2 questions listen to "Wonder" read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

Unit 32 Spelling and Vocabulary go to the library Novel unit 7th grade - Ch 1 and 2 Questions read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

7th - Listen to Ch 1-3 of "Old Yeller" 6th - Listen to "Wonder" no homework read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, April 6, 2017

April 7, 2017

6th - Listen to "Wonder" 7th - Ch 1-3 Vocabulary for "Old Yeller"   No homework read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

April 5, 2017

Start Novel Unit Vocabulary  Author Facts   read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

April 5, 2017

State Assessments read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, April 3, 2017

April 5, 2017

State Assessments read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, April 3, 2017

April 3, 2017

State Assessments No Homework read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, March 31, 2017

March 31, 2017

Unit 31 Spelling and Vocabulary Test AR No Homework read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, March 30, 2017

March 31, 2017

Cooperative learning practice No Homework read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

March 29, 2017

State Assessment Reading Terms Practice No Homework read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

March 28, 2017

State Assessment Test Prep No homework read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, March 27, 2017

March 27, 2017

Unit 29 Spelling and Vocabulary Test Unit 30 Spelling and Vocabulary Pretest Library Day Practice State Assessment Tests No Homework read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, March 16, 2017

March 16, 2017

State Assessment Practice Reading Terms in class No homework read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

March 15, 2017

State Assessment Practice Reading Terms for Assessments No Homework read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

March 14, 2017

State Assessment Prep - Practice Test No Homework read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, March 13, 2017

March 13, 2017

- Unit 28 Spelling and Vocab Test from Friday -Unit 29 Spelling and Vocab Pre-test - Go to library - AR read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, March 10, 2017

March 6, 2017

•Unit 28 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Reading Journals •AR   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, March 9, 2017

March 6, 2017

•Complete the Determining Theme:  Big Dreams and Carly's Big Promises Packets --due tomorrow if not completed in class read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

March 6, 2017

•Finish watching Pixar Short Films and complete and turn in the Theme activity    *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

March 6, 2017

•Begin watching Pixar Short Films and determining the theme for each film   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, March 6, 2017

March 6, 2017

•Unit 28 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-Test •"Theme" class discussion •Complete the Theme Passage #1 (in class)   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, March 3, 2017

March 3, 2017

•Unit 27 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Reading Journals •AR   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, March 2, 2017

March 3, 2017

•Students will play a Text Structure Sorting Game •Study Spelling and Vocabulary for test tomorrow   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

March 1, 2017

•Check the Text Structure Practice activity from yesterday •Make up an example for each of the text structures:    -must be 4-5 sentences long    -must have signal/clue words    -done with a . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

February 28, 2017

•Text Structure Paragraphs (with a partner) •Text Structure Practice (on your own) •Students received their 3rd Trimester AR goals   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, February 27. 2017

February 27, 2017

•Unit 27 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Go to the library •Discuss Text Structure Notes •Watch Text Structure videos   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, February 24, 2017

February 24, 2017

•Unit 26 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Reading Journals •AR •Free time if all work is turned in! read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, February 23, 2017

February 23, 2017

••Make a Persuasive Techniques Flipbook -- done in class •Check any missing assignments and make them up -- due tomorrow read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

February 22, 2017

•Complete the Sell It With Propaganda Activity from yesterday •Complete (on paper) and turn in the Analyzing Propaganda Graphic Organizer -- due tomorrow if not completed in class. read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

February 21, 2017

•Unit 26 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Discuss Propaganda and Persuasive Techniques Notes •Sell It With Propaganda Activity -- we will finish these in class tomorrow   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, February 17, 2017

February 21, 2017

•Unit 25 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Reading Journals •AR   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, February 16, 2017

February 16, 2017

•Students will complete and correct the Determining the Central Idea Activity and the Summarizing a Nonfiction Text Activity     -These will be homework if not completed in class and will be graded tomorrow read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

February 15, 2017

•Begin Summarizing a Nonfiction Text Activity:     -Fill out a Summarizing Nonfiction Text graphic organizer for each of the five articles that we used with the Determining Central Idea organizer     -The . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

February 14, 2017

•Complete the Determining Central Idea Activity -- HW if not completed in class (will be graded tomorrow)     -Fill out the Central Idea graphic organizer for each of the  five nonfiction articles read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, February 13, 2017

February 13, 2017

•Unit 25 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Go to the library •Begin the Determining Central Idea Activity (we will finish this in class tomorrow)   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, February 10, 2017

February 9, 2017

•Unit 23 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Reading Journals •AR   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, February 9, 2017

February 9, 2017

•Study flashcards from yesterday •Take the Poetic Devices Test •AR   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

February 8, 2017

•Make flashcards for each of the Poetic Devices we studied •STUDY!!!   *Test over Poetic Devices is tomorrow -- please study! read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

February 7, 2017

•Complete Poem Analysis Project:   -Answer Part 1, #7   -Get with a partner and complete the Venn Diagram activity   -Due tomorrow read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, February 6, 2017

February 6, 2017

•Unit 23 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Continue working on Poem Analysis Project:   -Complete Part 1, #s 2 and 3, and 5 and 6   -Homework if not completed in class read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, February 3, 2017

February 2, 2017

•Unit 22 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Reading Journals •AR   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, February 2, 2017

February 2, 2017

•Begin the Poem Analysis Project:   -Choose a poem by a famour poet (listed on the board)   -Answer the top part   -Complete Part 1 and #1   -If not completed in class, MUST do it outside of class as we . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

February 1, 2017

•Students will complete an analysis over the poem, The Road Not Taken, by Robert Frost -- this will be done in class •Pair and Share   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

January 31, 2017

•Go over Poetic Devices notes •Write an "I Am" poem •Pair and Share your poem   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, January 30, 2017

January 30, 2017

•Unit 21 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Unit 22 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Go to the library •AR   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

January 26, 2017

•Study for test •Figurative Language Test •AR   *We will take the Unit 21 Spelling and Vocabulary Test on Monday. *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

January 25, 2017

•Create a Figurative Language Flower with definitions on the petals •Study these for the test   *TEST is tomorrow! read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

January 24, 2017

•Figurative Language Worksheet 3 -- due tomorrow if not completed in class •If finished early, study Figurative Language Notes -- TEST will be on Thursday! read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, January 23, 2017

January 24, 2017

•Unit 21 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test •Figurative Language (Choose the Correct Term) Activity •Go over Fig Lang. Practice Activity from last week   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, January 20, 2017

January 20, 2017

•Unit 20 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Reading Journals •AR   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, January 19, 2017

January 19, 2017

•Figurative Language Review Activity •Study Unit 20 Spelling and Vocabulary for the test tomorrow   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

January 18, 2017

•Figurative Language PicCollage activity:   -come up with an example for each of the figures of speech   -search the internet for a picture that goes with it   -make a PicCollage with the example and picture . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

January 17, 2017

•Figurative Language Notes and examples discussion •Watch Figurative Language videos (video list located in Canvas)   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, January 16, 2017

January 16, 2017

•Unit 20 Spelling and Vocabulary Test •Go to the library •Discuss Figurative Language Notes (located in Canvas)   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, January 12, 2017

January 12, 2017

•Study for Nonfiction Test •Take Nonfiction Test •AR   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

January 11, 2017

•Benchmarking make-ups •Go over study guide for the Nonfiction test and STUDY for the test!   *TEST is tomorrow. read more Comments 0 Comments

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

January 10, 2017

•Make a study guide over Nonfiction and Text Features -- Short quiz tomorrow •Text Features Word Search -- will be completed in class   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Monday, January 9, 2017

January 9, 2017

•AIMSweb benchmark testing •Unit 19 Spelling and Vocabulary Pre-test -- Test will be on Friday read more Comments 0 Comments

Friday, January 6, 2017

January 6, 2017

•Go over Text Features notes (in Canvas) •Using the science textbook provided, complete the Text Features Scavenger Hunt (with a partner) -- we will finish these Monday   *NO HW read more Comments 0 Comments

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

January 5, 2017

•Write an autobiography •Choose a subject, research it, and write a short essay about it  •Interview a peer and write a biography about them             -All must . . . read more Comments 0 Comments

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

January 3, 2017

•Begin Nonfiction Unit:   -Go over the notes (located in Canvas)   -Find an example of an autobiography, biography, and essay and copy, paste, and label into Notability (HW if not completed in class) •Go to the library read more Comments 0 Comments