Tues: 6/2/15 Students are doing the 4th reading. Role sheets are due Friday, 6/5. Friday is the 4th Discussion day.
TUES: 5/19 Novels given out in class today & reading schedule bookmarks. Keep up with the reading and note taking.
Weds: 5/20 Complete Reading #1 & notetaking
Thurs: 5/21 Complete Role Sheet #1 for Friday's Discussion #1
FRI: 5/22 Complete Reading #2 for Tuesday. Enjoy the long weekend!!
Th. 5/14: Cover for Perseverance unit due in class Friday. * Title of unit * Definition in your own words of Perseverance * Photo or drawing * Quote * Your name
Weds. 5/13: Read the excerpt, "A Long Walk Home" by Nelson Mandela. On the back of your yellow question paper, take notes. Tomorrow we will answer the questions in class.
Parents: There are good background links of For Nelson Mandela in Google Classroom. Ask your student to show you!
WedS. 4/22: Create a title page for your essay! Directions and sample are in google classroom and also on this site under "links and resources" tab.
Mon. 4/20: By now you should have a complete draft of your compare/contrast paper. Tonight locate one example each of the four sentence structures for a total of four underlined sentences. Final paper due Friday.
Mon. 4/13: 1. Get permission slip signed! 2. Complete text evidence portion of organizer. (If you absolutely cannot finish, at least have 2 of the 3 complete.)
Thurs 4/9: No HW Permission slip for the Anne Frank Play were sent home. Due back with $9 by 4/17!
Weds 4/8: Read over the articles in Google Classroom about Anne Frank's final days. Post a short 1 paragraph reflection about something that you learned or came to understand from reading the articles. Post it in the comments under the articles.
Weds. 3/24: Post responses to questions about Act II, Sc. 3. Questions are in Google Classroom. Respond to at least 3 questions. Also - if your class per. did not finish Sc. 3 in class, you should finish reading it before answering the questions! The play is under the links tab on this website.
TUESDAY 3/17: Pull up the Adjective list (on Google Classroom) for the sociogram project. Write down 3 adjectives for each character in the secret annex. Include 5 of the voc. words in bold.
Weds. 3/18: No HW unless you are way behind on your sociogram project. Sociograms are due tomorrow in class.
Thurs: 3/19 Test Corrections Due Friday.
Monday 3/9 HW: Compound Sentences (What is the difference between a compound subject, compound predicate and a compound sentence?) In class we wrote reflections on essays, reviewed grammar and looked at voc. slideshows.
Tuesday 3/10 HW: Get a Good night's sleep and eat a big breakfast for PARCC Testing! ;-)
There will be a quiz on Mon. for Anne Frank voc. and a re-quiz for sentence structure. (The 1st quiz on sentence structure I threw out, so please study for this gift of a retake!! - Per. 2 will take the quiz on Tues.
Weds & Th: No HW
Friday 3/13: Study for quiz on Monday! The quiz will be on AF Voc (listed under Voc. link) and on Sentence Structure. CoMpound/Complex Worksheet!! You may also bring in a notecard of notes to use during the Sentence Structure portion of the quiz. **Per. 2 will take this quiz on Tues.
Monday: 3/2 Snow Day!
Anne Frank Vocabulary slides. Due in Google Classroom on 3/6. (Even if Thursday is a snow day.) Information on the slideshow is in Google Classroom. In class, students worked on their slides.
Weds: 3/4 In class we reviewed notes on how to cite text evidence. If there is no school on friday, the worksheet on the 4 ways to quote or paraphrase evidence will be due in class on Mon. 3/9. If we have school friday, we will do it in class. :-)
ABSENT on 3/4? The notes and worksheet are posted here!
Monday: 2/23 p. 179 ex. 4
Tuesday: 2/24 Review Sentence STructure & read any parts of the play that you have missed in class. The play is on this website under links. Quiz Tomorrow! In Class we went over the HW, reviewed for the quiz and read all (per. 2,4 & 6) or most (per. 7) of Act I, Scene 3 of the play.
MONDAY: 2/16 No School
TUESDAY: 2/17 SNOW DAY!
WEDNESDAY: 2/18 PARCC Test Practice in class. No HW
THURSDAY: 2/19 Read & Annotate the diary Entry. (In Class we did an activity with stage Directions and answered 2 Cause & Effect Questions.)
Announcement: Weds, 2/25: quiz on AF & sentence Structure.
FRIDAY: 2/20 1. Read & Annotate the Grammar notes on Subordinate Conjunctions. (For notes - click on Links Tab - Scroll down to Grammar Resources) 2. On Looseleaf: Write 5 sentences about the play. #1. simple sentence # 2-#3 COmpound Sentence # 4-#5 Complex Sentence (In class we reviewed the grammar notes, discussed the diary entry HW & chose Parts for the play - Act 1, Scene 3.)
Tuesday. 2/10/2015: Grammar p. 177 Exercise 3 1-10 The point is to know the differences between compound sentence structure, Compound Subjects, and Compound verbs. In Class we discussed tonight's HW and went over the notes about previewing a Play. The notes are in Links & Resources. You are responsible for these definitions.
2/13/15: For Tuesday: Finish reading Act 1, Scene 2. The link is under the LINKS & RESOURCES TAB on my Website. (Scroll back to the top of this page.) IF you didn't take the school Start Time Survey in class, here is the link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/StartTimeSurveyStudent