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English Language Arts

Homework
 
June 12/13
Devil's Arithmetic Test and IN Check on Thurs/Fri
 
Bring all your textbooks and Chromebook and charger on Thursday/Friday.  You can drop off in my room if you have them in a bag labelled with your name.
 
June 11
Devil's Arithmetic Test and IN Check on Thurs/Fri
 
Bring all your textbooks and Chromebook and charger on Thursday/Friday.  You can drop off in my room if you have them in a bag labelled with your name.
 
June 7/8
Read Chapters 10-15.  Due Monday. Complete character chart on page 120 as you read. 
 
Devil's Arithmetic Test and IN Check next week on Thurs/Friday (June 14/15). 
 
June 5/6
 
Make sure you have read and understood Chapters 1-9 of Devil's Arithmetic.  We will read Ch 10-15 together in class on Thursday/Friday.
 
Book 8 slide due Friday
 
June 4
Read Chapters 10-15 and complete character chart on page 120 in your IN.  
 
Book 8 Due Friday (Bookopoly) 
 
May 31
Read Chapters 4-9 and complete character chart on page 119 in your IN.  You will have the entire class period on Friday to read and work on page 119. 
 
Bookopoly Book #8 due on Friday, June 8th. 
 
 
May 29/30 
Read Chapters 1-3 of Devil's Arithmetic and complete Notice and Wonder chart. 
 
Note:  Book #8 for Bookopoly is due on Friday, June 8th. 
 
May 25
Finish Bud Not Buddy.  IN and Test on Tuesday/ Wednesday. 
 
May 21
Read Chapter 15 and 16
 
May 28
Read Chapter 14 and complete Handout 11A
 
May 15/16/17
Read Chapter 13 and complete chart. 
 
May 14
Finish unfinished work from last week. 
 
May 10 and 11
Read Chapter 12, Complete Notice and Wonder Chart on page 104 in your IN
 
Book 7 of Bookopoly due May 11
 
May 8 and 9
Read Chapter 10, 11 and complete chart
 
Book 7 Due May 11
 
Quiz on Thurs/Friday on Chapters 1-11
May 3 and 4
Read Chapter 8 and 9 and complete chart. 
 
Finish Handout 6B if you didn't complete it in class (ToSEEC paragraph on Kentucky Flood and Bud, Not Buddy).
 
May 1 and May 2
Read Chapter 6 and 7 and complete chart
 
April 30
Make sure you posted your Fluency Practice to FlipGrid.
 
Skim Chapters 1-5 and find examples of Bud's ability to survive.  Write on post-it note and bring to next class. 
 
April 26/27
Post FlipGrid Fluency Practice.
 
Quiz on Monday, Chapters 1-5. 
April 23
Read Chapters 3 and 4 and record what you notice and wonder on page 87 of your IN.  This will be checked on Tuesday/Wednesday.
 
Quiz on Bud Not Buddy, Chapter 1-5 on Thursday/Friday. 
 
April 19/20
Complete Day 2 of Fluency Practice on Handout 1A
 
Complete and "Turn In" ToSeec paragraph on Google Classroom
 
April 17/18
Read Chapter 2 and Complete Notice and Wonder Chart for Characters and Setting ) on page 78 of your Interactive Notebook (IN). 
 
Complete Day 1 of Fluency Practice on Handout 1A. on page 79 of your IN (Read the little passage aloud 3-5 times, focusing on accuracy.  Read aloud at least once to someone else.  Score yourself and have them give you a score). 
 
April 16th 
Get next Bookopoly Book to read.
 
Book #7 due Friday, May 11th 
Book #8 due Friday, June 8th 
 
March 26
 
Draft several 6 Word Memoirs in your IN
 
March 22/23
 
 
Period 2--> Make sure pages 2-9 in your new "My Perspectives" textbook are filled out.  If you haven't posted your video to Flipgrid yet, do that by Monday (Topic:  What are you looking forward to about adulthood?  What will you miss about your childhood?)
 
Period 5--> Make sure your IN is up-to-date with our new text, "A Poem for My Librarian". 
 
March 19/20
No Red Ink Quiz on Commonly Confused Words on Thursday.  No HW. 
 
March 14/15
 
No Red Ink Practice on Commonly Confused Words Due Monday
 
On Thursday, there will be a quiz on Commonly Confused Words in class.  
 
There will be no HW assigned while 6th Grade Pali Camp is going on. 
 
March 13
 
*We will finish Cornell Notes on "Commonly Confused Words" next class period.  
-No Red Ink Practice on Commonly Confused Words is due on Monday.  If you want to start tonight, that's fine. Otherwise, you can wait until we finish the notes and then complete the practice.
-Quiz on the Commonly Confused Words on Monday (it's/its, who's/whose, a lot, they're/their/there, to/two/too)
 
March 12
No HW IF..
-you completed your No Red Ink Pretest on commonly misspelled words
-Book Slide #5 is done to the best of your ability
- You have posted to Write About at least two times 
 
March 8/9
No HW (as long as you finished your No Red Ink and Write About in class)
 
March 5/6/7
-Finish any incomplete classwork, such as the No Red Ink Pre Test and the Write About post.  
-You have an assessment ("IAB"-  a smaller version of the CAASP test) on nonfiction text.  There is no way to study- the test will assess your skills at reading nonfiction texts.  You will just use the strategies we've practiced in class, like the 3 Questions and the Signposts. 
-IN Check on pages 33-57 on Thursday/Friday.  Make sure each page is completed (notes, annotations, etc.) 
 
3/1 and 3/2
No HW. The Pitbull Performance Task is only to be worked on in class. Bookopoly is due on March 9th.
 
 
2/27 and 2/28
No HW.  On Thurs/Fri there will be an in-class writing performance task on the pitbull sources we are reading. 
 
2/22 and 2/23
Post to Write About
 
2/13 and 2/14
Finish Flocabulary and No Red Ink assignments on Plurals and Possessives.  Refer to the notes we took in class if you get stuck. Due next Tuesday/Wednesday. 
 
2/12
No HW.  There will be a quiz on Tuesday/Wednesday this week.  The quiz will include a nonfiction article that you will read and annotate with the 3 questions in mind, as well as comprehension questions. 
1) What surprised you?
2) What did the author think you already knew? 
3)  What challenged, changed, or confirmed what you already knew? 
There is no way to 'study' for a quiz like this!  Just be ready to do your best thinking.  
 
2/8-2/9
 
No HW (unless you didn't finish your classwork- make sure the readings are done and the No Red Ink pre test)
 
2/6-2/7
Post Top 10 List video on FlipGrid.
 
2/1-2/2
-Bring headphones, Bookopoly book, and glue stick to class every day
-Brainstorm Top 10 List (any format is fine- piece of paper, Google Doc/slideshow, and only a rough draft is needed)
 
2/1/2-1/30/18
- Get bookopoly book 5 by Thursday/Friday
-Bring headphones to class Thursday/Friday
 
1/29/18
- Get bookopoly book 5 by Thursday/Friday
-Bring headphones to class Thursday/Friday
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1/26/18
No homework
 
1/25/18
- No homework
- Bookopoly book and slide 4 due Friday 1/26
 
1/24/18
- Read 20-30 minutes for bookopoly
- Bookopoly book and slide 4 due Friday 1/26
 
1/23/18
- Read 20-30 minutes for bookopoly
- Bookopoly book and slide 4 due Friday 1/26
 
1/22/18
- Finish Thesis Statement for paper, on google classroom. Due: Tuesday/Wednesday
- Bookopoly book and slide 4 due Friday 1/26
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1/19/18
- Read 20-30 minutes for bookopoly. Bookopoly book and slide 4 due on 1/26. 1 week!
 
1/18/18
- Pronoun Palooza Vocabulary Quiz on Friday 1/19. Words and definitions on google classroom
- Bookopoly Book 4 and slide due 1/26. 8 more days!
 
1/17/18
- Pronoun Palooza Vocabulary Quiz on Friday 1/19. Words and definitions on google classroom
- Bookopoly Book 4 and slide due 1/26. 9 more days!
 
1/16/18
- Pronoun Palooza Vocabulary Quiz on Friday 1/19. Words and definitions on google classroom
- Passage to Freedom Theme due Wednesday/ Thursday. On google clasroom
- Bookopoly Book 4 and slide due 1/26. 10 more days! 
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1/12/18
- Pronoun Palooza Vocabulary by Color in IN. Words on google classroom. Due: Tuesday
- Pronoun Palooza Vocabulary Quiz on Friday
 
1/11/18
Vocabulary Quiz Friday 1/12. Words and definitions on classroom
 
1/10/18
Vocabulary Quiz Friday 1/12. Words and definitions on classroom
 
1/9/18
- Vocabulary Quiz Friday 1/12. Words and definitions on classroom
 
1/8/18
- Vocabulary Quiz Friday 1/12. Words and definitions on classroom
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1/5/18
- Need to complete the Pronoun Case Practice on noredink.com. Need to do both parts and click practice, not lesson. The powerpoint from class is on google classroom for help.
DUE: Monday/Tuesday
- Passage to Freedom vocabulary hw in IN. Word, definition from powerpoint, and original 7 words+ sentence. Powepoint on classroom.
DUE: Monday/Tuesday
- Passage to Freedom Vocabulary Quiz on Friday 1/12
-Bookopoly Book 4 and slide due 1/26
 
1/4/18
- Need to complete the Pronoun Case Practice on noredink.com. Need to do both parts and click practice, not lesson. The powerpoint from class is on google classroom for help.
DUE: Monday/Tuesday
- Passage to Freedom vocabulary hw in IN. Word, definition from powerpoint, and original 7 words+ sentence. Powepoint on classroom.
DUE: Monday/Tuesday
- Passage to Freedom Vocabulary Quiz on Friday 1/12
-Bookopoly Book 4 and slide due 1/26
 
1/3/18 
- Read 20-30 minutes for bookopoly. Bookopoly book and slide 4 due 1/26/18
 
1/2/18
- Read 20-30 minutes for bookopoly. Bookopoly book and slide 4 due 1/26/18