Week of November 25, 2019
Monday, 11/25 - Read Chapters Three, Four, and Five in ALWtW. Begin answering study guide questions. HW: Complete study guide questions Chapters 1-5.
Tuesday, 11/26 - Return and revise essays. If not revising, work on IXL. CC3 due. Library periods 1-4.
Wednesday, 11/27 - Library. IXL time.
Week of November 18, 2019
Monday, 11/18 - Read Scope's "The Birth of Southern Sudan." Answer questions. Class discussion.
Tuesday, 11/19 - IXL CC4 Identify vague pronoun references and CC5 Identify all of the possible antecedents, due after Thanksgiving break on 11/26.
Wednesday, 11/20 - Begin vocabulary for A Long Walk to Water.
Thursday, 11/21 - Library. Work on vocabulary.
Friday, 11/22 - IXL CC1 and CC2 due. LWtW Vocabulary due. Read Chapters One and Two in A Long Walk to Water. Distribute study guide questions. NOTE: a pdf file of A Long Walk to Water is available online. Google title.
Week of November 11, 2019
Monday, 11/11 - Return and review Quiz 16 and Quiz 17; Assign IXL CC.3.
Tuesday, 11/12 - Return and review Quiz 17 and Quiz 18.
Wednesday, 11/13 - Return and review Turkey Trotten vocabulary. Read script. IXL N1 and N2 due.
Thursday, 11/14 - Library. Turkey Trotten performances.
Friday, 11/15 - Water webquest scavenger hunt.
Week of November 4, 2019
Monday, 11/4 - Collect Quiz 39 on active/passive sentences. IXL: Assign N1 Identifying active and passive voice and N2 rewriting passive voice to active. Due Friday, 11/8. J1 and O3 due 11/6.
Tuesday, 11/5 - Distribute study guide for pronoun/antecedent agreement. Review notes. Assign Quiz 16 and Quiz 17: Identifying Pronouns and Antecedents.
Wednesday, 11/6 - Return and review Quiz 3: Active and Passive Voice. IXL J1 and O3 due. Quiz 16 and Quiz 17 worksheets due. Assign Quiz 18 and Quiz 19. Students may work on IXL when finished.
Thursday, 11/7 - Library. Begin vocabulary for "Turkey Trotten." Look up definitions in dictionaries.
Friday, 11/8 - Finish definitions if needed. Picture identification for "Turkey Trotten" vocabulary. Papers due today.
Week of October 28, 2019
Monday, 10/28 - STAR Test. My Access editing. Print for proofreading.
Tuesday, 10/29 - Classroom proofreading and editing. HW: corrections. Last day for IXL; AR ends period 8.
Wednesday, 10/30 - Q2 begins. Final, typed copy of essay postponed until tomorrow. IXL skills: J1 Order topics; O3 Correct frequently confused words.
Thursday, 10/31 - Library. Essays due.
Friday, 11/1 - Active and Passive Voice practice. Classwork: Quiz 39.
Week of October 21, 2019
Monday, 10/21 - Return outlines. Begin rough drafts.
Tuesday, 10/22 - Assign "Writing Clear, Complete Sentences Quiz 3." Collect Quiz 3. Work on rough drafts.
Wednesday, 10/23 - Rough drafts due for approval. Mini Smartboard lesson on header and running head. After approval, work on Word document.
Thursday, 10/24 - Library. Type essay or work on IXL. Copy and paste to My Access.
Friday, 10/25 - My Access submissions and corrections due.
Week of October 14, 2019
Monday, 10/14 - Columbus Day - student holiday, teacher in-service day.
Tuesday, 10/15 - Thesis statement due. IXL diagnostics. Work on outline.
Wednesday, 10/16 - IXL - K1, thesis statements; J2, organizing by main idea; A1 determining main idea.
Thursday, 10/17 - Library. Readers' Theater: "The Boy Who Wanted the Willies."
Friday, 10/18 - Outline due. Submit for grading. Perform Readers' Theater in groups.
Week of October 7, 2019
Monday, 10/7 - Library. Outline handout: example and form. Explain and work on rebuttal.
Tuesday, 10/8 - IXL lessons assigned: A. Main Idea; O. Organizing Writing; P. Topic sentences.
Wednesday, 10/9 - Introduce persuasive essay: Teenage Responsibility.
Thursday, 10/10 - Vo-tech field trip.
Friday, 10/11 - Raider Run Day.
Week of September 30, 2019
Monday, 9/30 - Return and review tests.
Tuesday, 10/1 - IXL diagnostic practice.
Wednesday, 10/2 - Reader's Theater.
Thursday, 10/3 - Library. Perform Reader's Theater. (School Pictures)
Friday, 10/4 - Review Introduce and Conclude Topics. Return and review verb sheets and summarizing sheets.
Week of September 23, 2019
Monday, 9/23 - Summarizing worksheet for "Why Are Your Clothes So Cheap?"
Tuesday, 9/24 - Central Ideas and Details worksheet. Explain "synopsis."
Wednesday, 9/25 - Complete Central Ideas worksheet. Discuss results of posttest. Discuss AR.
Thursday, 9/26 - Library. Verb practice.
Friday, 9/27 - IXL Benchmark.
Week of September 16, 2019
Monday, 9/16 - Return and review vocabulary. Play vocabulary matching game. VOCABULARY POSTTEST.
Tuesday, 9/17 - "Moon" Vocabulary Test.
Wednesday, 9/18 - "Moon" Literature Test.
Thursday, 9/19 - Library. "Why Are Your Clothes So Cheap?"
Friday, 9/20 - "Why Are Your Clothes So Cheap?"
Week of September 9, 2019
Monday, 9/9 - Read "Moon."
Tuesday, 9/10 -Read "Moon."
Wednesday, 9/11 - Read "Moon." Return and review prereading assignment. Complete character chart.
Thursday, 9/12 - Library. Review "Moon" central idea.
Friday, 9/13 - Read "The Story of Iqbal Masih." Discuss comparisons between the stories.
Week of August 26, 2019
Monday, 8/26 - Welcome! Meetings and seating; introduction.
Tuesday, 8/27 - Review of expectations; distribute literature books; student survey.
Wednesday, 8/28 - Prereading assignment for "Moon."
Thursday, 8/29 - STAR test. Finish prereading exercise.
Friday, 8/30 - Distribute reading logs. Library. "Moon" vocabulary.
Week of September 2, 2019
Monday, 9/2 - Labor Day holiday
Tuesday, 9/3 - Work on "Moon" vocabulary.
Wednesday, 9/4 - "Moon" vocabulary.
Thursday, 9/5 - "Moon" vocabulary due. Library. Begin reading "Moon."
Friday, 9/6 - "Moon."
Wednesday, 9/11 - Vocabulary matching game. Vocabulary practice posttest.
Thursday, 9/12 - Library. Smartboard interactive practice quiz. Read "The story of Iqbal Masih."
Friday, 9/13 - "Moon" Test.