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April 17-20
Due Date: 4/17/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

Tues:

Writing Test Practice

Wed:

State Writing Test

TCAP practice

Thursday - Friday:

TCAP practice



April 16
Due Date: 4/16/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Argument Writing:  Review

2. Share "Conceited Python" stories

HW:

Study writing organizers and rubrics

TN State Writing Test will be Wednesday, April 18



April 13
Due Date: 4/13/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Go over graded work

2. Expository organizer quiz

3. PPT:  Breaking down the writing prompt

4. Plan and share "The Conceited Python" narrative



April 12
Due Date: 4/12/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Warm up:  Close Reading - Inferences

2. Argurment Writing - Quiz

3. "The Conceited Python" - read, annotate and plan story

HW:

Expository Essay Organizer - Quiz Friday



April 11
Due Date: 4/11/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. EE:  First Woman Dentist

2. Make study guide for argument organizer test

3. Hatchet - TCAP practice

4. Read "Uncle Septimus' Beard"

HW:

Argument Organizer Test Tomorrow



April 10
Due Date: 4/10/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

Library Day:  TCAP review on Kahoot

HW:  Essay organizer test Thursday



April 9
Due Date: 4/9/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

TCAP Practice: Analyze how a chapter, sentence, paragraph, stanza, or scene fits into the overall structure of the text and contributes to the development of the setting, theme, or plot

HW:

Explanatory and argument essay organizers: quiz Thursday

Bring books tomorrow for library day



March 28
Due Date: 3/28/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Warm up: Interpreting Action

2. Reread "All Summer in a Day"

3. Plan and write narrative essay

HW:

Cougar Cards - money and/or cards due TOMORROW

Bring in report card slip - signed



March 27
Due Date: 3/27/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Warm up: Sentence Structure Clues

2. Finish dialogue group activity

3. Present conversations

HW:

Bring report card slip no later than tomorrow



March 26
Due Date: 3/26/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Warm up:  Prefixes and Context Clues

2. Go over graded papers and expectations for writing short answer questions

3. Dialogue review

4. Group activity:  Writing dialogue to enhance narrative writing

HW:

Bring signed report card slip by tomorrow.

All make up work due tomorrow.



March 22 and 23
Due Date: 3/22/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Turn in HW

2. Rotations today and Friday

    a. "The Chenoo" - TCAP questions

    b.  Small group with Mrs. S

    c.  EE:  Poe's "The Raven"

    d.  I.R. / Library

HW:

Late HW accepted Friday only

Report cards go home Friday:  Q3, T2, and TCAP scores

Bring the orange slip signed by MONDAY



March 21
Due Date: 3/21/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Go over HW that is due tomorrow / I. R.

2. Set up journal for Q4

3. "The Chenoo" - pg. 712 - vocab / annotate

HW:

WS due tomorrow

$3.00 for "Aladdin" if you plan to attend Thursday's 1:00 performance



March 20
Due Date: 3/20/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Narrative Writing:  Retell "Arachne" from her POV

2. ELA Field Test from 11-12:45

HW:

1. WS due Thursday

2. Read 20

3. $3.00 for Thursday's "Aladdin"



March 19
Due Date: 3/19/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Warm up:  Reread "Arachne" for tomorrow's writing prompt

2. Go over HW

3. Expository writing: Capital excerpts

HW:

WS due Thursday

Read 20

Box Tops DD tomorrow

Aladdin - $3.00 for Thursday's program

 



March 15
Due Date: 3/15/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Go over test / Complete make-ups

2. TCAP practice:  Read 2 articles; answer questions; set up expository essay

HW:

Monday - DD for Links of Love - $5.00

Tuesday - Box Tops DD

$3.00 to attend the school musical on March 22



March 14
Due Date: 3/14/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Warm up:  Indefinite pronoun review

2.  Quiz on speeches, poetry, colons, semicolons, commas

HW:

Read 20

Dress Down Dates:

Monday - Links of Love - $5.00

Tuesday - Box Tops

No School Friday

Tomorrow is the last day of the 3rd quarter



March 13
Due Date: 3/13/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Warm up: Indefinite Pronoun Antecedent Agreement / Review quiz

2. Finish argument writing organizer

3. Begin expository writing combined with TCAP practice

HW:

Read 20

Quiz tomorrow over colons, semicolons, commas, poetry and speeches

Bring Renaissance card for 2 tickets to the Atlanta Braves!



March 12
Due Date: 3/12/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Warm up: Indefinite pronoun / antecedent review

2. Argument writing review

3. Read article and organize essay

HW:

Quiz Wednesday:  colons, semicolons, commas, poetry, speeches

Read 20

Bring $5 for Links of Love and dress down tomorrow.

The 3rd quarter ends Thursday!!

Report cards will go home Friday, March 23.



March 9
Due Date: 3/9/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Go over HW
2. Student poetry presentations

Things to remember . . .

----  I am going to Northgate's 1:30 Wrinkle in Time movie on Sunday. Hope to see you there WITH YOUR PARENTS!! I will only be in charge of myself, my popcorn, Junior Mints, Snocaps . . . . . .

----  Run your clocks forward this weekend!

----  Friday, March 16, is an inservice day. No school for students on this day!

 



March 8
Due Date: 3/8/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Turn in HW

2. Possessives Review

3. Finish poetry analysis

4. Plan poetry lesson

HW:

Late HW accepted tomorrow only

$3.00  due tomorrow if you are planning to attend the faculty/student basketball game



March 7
Due Date: 3/7/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Review colon usage

2. Read and analyze "Mooses"

3. Read and analyze poems. Each group will analyze and present one poem to the class on Friday.

HW:

WS due tomorrow

Read 20

Bring $3.00 if you plan on attending the faculty/student basketball game this Friday.



March 6
Due Date: 3/6/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Semi-colon vs. Comma

2. Finish A Wrinkle in Time

HW:

WS due Thursday

Read 20

Renaissance DD tomorrow for Green and Silver cards only

Bring $3.00 if you plan to attend the faculty/student basketball game this Friday!!



March 5
Due Date: 3/5/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Semi-colon / Colon Review

2. Go over HW

3. Read ch. 10 in A Wrinkle in Time

HW:

WS due Thursday

Read 20

Bring $3.00 if you are planning to attend Friday's Student / Teacher Basketball Showdown!



March 2
Due Date: 3/2/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

Go over graded work

Read ch. 8

Begin ch. 9



March 1
Due Date: 3/1/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

A Wrinkle in Time:  Chapter 7

HW:

Stay caught up

Read 20

 



February 28
Due Date: 2/28/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Finish reading ch. 6

2. Complete ch. 6 questions

3. Begin ch. 7

HW:

Catch up on any missed reading and chapter assignments

Read 20

 



February 27
Due Date: 2/22/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

Library Day



February 26
Due Date: 2/22/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

 Chapter 6 - read - WS - journal



February 23
Due Date: 2/22/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

WS Chp. 3 and 4; journal

Read chp. 5

 



February 22
Due Date: 2/22/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

Read ch. 3 and 4



February 21
Due Date: 2/21/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Recap and catch up on chapter one

2. Begin ch. 2

3. Complete questions and journal

HW:

Finish classwork not completed

Read 20



February 20
Due Date: 2/20/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Intro to A Wrinkle in Time

2. Read ch. 1

3 Complete 12 comprehension questions

4. Select one topic from the four available to write and illustrate a journal entry

HW:

Finish any classwork not completed



February 16
Due Date: 2/16/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Go over HW

2. Finish speech by J.K. Rowling

HW:

Enjoy your 3 day weekend!



February 15
Due Date: 2/15/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Turn in HW

2. EE - "Aquarius"

3. Notes on "The Girl Who Silenced the World in 5 Minutes"

4. Begin reading and annotating the speech by J.K. Rowling

HW:

Late WS accepted tomorrow only



February 14
Due Date: 2/14/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. "No Thought of Reward" - objective summary

2. Read "The Girl Who Silenced the World for 5 Minutes"

3. Annotate and discuss

4. View speech

HW: Malala - notes and objective summary due tomorrow



February 13
Due Date: 2/13/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. EE - Winter Solstice

2. Speech Unit - Intro

3. Anchor text: "No Thought of Reward"

4. Read and annotate

HW:
WS - Malala - Due Thursday

Read 20



February 12
Due Date: 2/12/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Warm up / Make up work

2. Go over graded papers and file in portfolio and graded papers section of the binder

3. Wrap up mythology - video

HW:

WS on Malala due Thursday along with annotated notes and a 100-150 word objective summary

Read 20



February 8
Due Date: 2/8/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

Library Day - Accountable Talk

HW:

Late HW due tomorrow



February 7
Due Date: 2/7/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Mythology Quizzes: Ceres and Proserpina / Apollo and Arachne

2. Fix journals

3. SS Essay help / Make up work / IR

4. Writing conferences

HW:

"Achilles" Heel due tomorrow

Read 20



February 6
Due Date: 2/6/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Complete the objective summary practice on "Apollo's Tree".

2. Peer conferencing on the summary

3. Complete annotated notes and objective summary for "Arachne"

4. Writing Conferences

HW:

WS on "Achilles' Heel" - notes and objective summary - due Thursday

Read 20 minutes each night.



February 5
Due Date: 2/5/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Go over HW and set up notes page

2. finish notes on "Apollo's Tree"

3. Read "Arachne"

4. Take bulleted notes and write an objective summary

HW:

Due Thursday


"Achilles' Heel" - read article, take bulleted notes, write an objective summary



February 2
Due Date: 2/2/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Development of character and theme

2. Read "Apollo's Tree"

3. Annotations

4. Objective summary

HW:

None



February 1
Due Date: 2/1/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Sketch Notes for "Ceres and Proserpina"

2. Write an objective summary

3. Test on indefinite pronouns, verb agreement, antecedents

HW:

All essays are due tomorrow. They will not be accepted after this date.



Jan. 31
Due Date: 1/31/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Review for tomorrow's test

2. Begin mythology

3. Vocab and read "Ceres and Proserpina"

HW:
Study for test

Read 20 minutes

Scholastic Book Orders Due THIS FRIDAY. Class code:  N3TZ9



Jan. 29 - 30
Due Date: 1/29/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Notes for pronoun / antecedent quiz / review for test

2. Finish graphic organizer and check with Mrs. Smith

3. Write essay

HW:

1. Study for quiz on Friday

2. Finish essay

3. Read 20 minutes



Jan. 22-26
Due Date: 1/24/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

Monday: Library Day

Tuesday - Friday:  Review pronoun / antecedent agreement; argumentative writing on social media; essays due Friday

HW:

Read 20 minutes each night



January 12
Due Date: 1/12/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Warm Up:  Pronoun / Antecedent Practice

2. Check HW

3. Review story

4. Vocab and Quiz WS

HW:

Bring Orange Report Card Slip back TUESDAY!



January 11
Due Date: 1/12/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. EE - LeBron James

2. Vocab. Review

3. Read "Ghost of the Lagoon"

HW:

Late HW due Friday

Read 20 minutes



January 10
Due Date: 1/10/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Warm up:  Pronouns and Antecedents

2. Chart It:  Heroes

3. Vocabulary Intro - pg. 207

4. Preread a portion of the story - pgs. 208-210

5. Make a prediction

HW:

WS due tomorrow

Read 20 minutes

School Spelling Bee - Tuesday, Jan. 16



January 9
Due Date: 1/9/2018
Subject: Language Arts/Reading

1. Pronoun - Antecedent PPT - notes

2. Pronoun - Antecedent - Practice

3. Go over HW

HW:

WS due Thursday

Read 20 minutes