Current unit: Research & presentations
ASSIGNMENTS & HOMEWORK**10 MINUTES OF PRACTICE EACH NIGHT - USE HANDOUTS, ONLINE HANDOUTS, WEBSITES, AND ONLINE TEXTBOOKS**
Week 7: 9/22-26
Mon & Tues: Present Research & Review Literary Elements Test & Begin Textual Evidence Paragraph Writing
Weds-Fri.: Sentence Parts Independent Study
HW: Optional opportunity to earn back points on Literary Elements posttest (given in class) due Wednesday. & Sign up for Newsela.com (instructions emailed to parents & on website homepage.)
Activities: Compile research and presentations
Mon: MLA Works Cited Page Due!
Tues: Thesis Statement & Introductions
Thurs: PROJECT & INTRODUCTION DUE! -Intro must be typed!
HW: Work on Introduction/Thesis Statement & Final group/partner presentation due Thursday; Presentations start Friday! Be preparing final presentations at home
If you are allowed to BYOT, please bring them to class for remainder of the week.
Week 5: 9/8-9/12
Complete Short Story Elements Posttest & Begin Mini-Research Project
HW: Bring in notecards on Tuesday
HW All week: Continue researching and completing notecards
Thursday & Friday in computer lab
Week 4: 9/2-9/5
Adjective/adverb prep phrases quiz on Thursday
Study for your Short Story Elements Posttest on Friday! Use the "Study Skills Choice Board" to try a new strategy :)
Week 3: 8/25-8/29
Mon HW: Read "Rikki-tikki-tavi" in Literature book & Study for vocab quiz on WedsTues HW: Writing Coach online: 3 assignments (2 Preposition Exercises, 1 tutorial)--Click on "TO DO" tab for assignments -- due FRIDAY!
Fri HW: Short Story Elements Test Friday 9/5; RTT Vocab Thurs 9/4
Week 2: 8/18-8/22
HW: "The Night the Bed Fell" p. 162 reading due Wednesday
2 short stories vocab quiz on Friday
Week 1: 8/11-15-Introductions, Routines, & Project
HW: Signed syllabus, class materials, and picture due Wednesday!Website Scavenger Hunt due by Friday.
-Bio poem draft due Thursday
Weds HW: Read "3 Century Woman" p. 11 in Literature Book & Bio poem draft due Thurs. Period 3- Please practice logging on to the online textbook to read the short stories assigned to you.