*MyOn- 5hrs per week! Every Monday, reports will be generate to see how many hours students are logging on for the week!*
703/704 Culminating Task- choice 1 due Friday, choice 2 due Wed.
703/704: Culminating Task note sheet * both sides
703/704: Achieve article and reciprocal reading chart
MyOn- Civil War book set
703/704: MyOn- Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad by Michael Martin
703: Evidence graphic organizer (Red Badge Perf. Task)
704: Answer Word Gen. questions (Be sure to include evidence from the text!)
704: Finish reading and annotating the 3rd page of "The Red Badge of Courage". Write down and explain 4 pieces of evidence on your graphic organizer
703/704: Read the first page (1st 8 paragraphs) of The Red Badge of Courage - take notes! Click on the following link for Ch1:
703: Article, "19 States Still Allow Corporal Punishment" and short response
704: Word Gen. article and short response
703/704: Annotate article: All Work and No Play
4/29/15: Draft #2
703/704: Draft #1 should be finished and ready for peer editing tomorrow!
703/704: Finish body paragraphs
703/704: Finish gathering evidence on evidence graphic organizer- At least 4 pieces of evidence with explanations! Be prepared to write body paragraphs Monday! Final draft due Friday 5/1*
Check your Learning Farm accounts for lessons, read on MyOn and study for the ELA STATE EXAM!
The exam starts the Tuesday we get back from break! (4/14-4/16)
* Have a fabulous break! *
Learning Farm lessons
703/704: 1. Point of View worksheet 2. LearningFarm Point of view lesson
703/704: Learning Farm Lesson: Central Idea
*Index cards by Monday*
703/704: Learning Farm Lesson: Connotative Meaning
703: Finish Ch5 and fill out graphic organizer (setting, characters, conflict)
703: Read pg110-121 in Miss Peregrine's
703: Lesson 4, page 28: How did people, events, and ideas influence Muybridge's plan? Explain the interaction among factors. Support your ideas with evidence from the text
704: Find 3 examples of either foreshadowing or flashbacks used in the novel. Explain how these elements affected the story.
703/704- Finish Ch12 lesson in NY Ready workbook
703/704- Chapter summary sheet for Ch4
703/704: NY Ready Practice book Lesson 1 pg3-18
704: Read pages 87-97 in Miss Peregrine's and complete the narrative point of view worksheet
703: Finish Ch3
703: Finish Ch2 and complete the summary worksheet
704: Finish reading Ch2 and complete the chapter summary page. Read Ch3 and complete the chapter summary page.
703: Finish Ch1 and complete the chapter summary page
703: Read Ch2 in Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
704: 1. Complete at least two rows of your imagery journal 2. Read Ch2 in Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
703: 1. NY Ready Practice book pg 57-61
2. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children- Summarize what we have read so far
704: 1. NY Ready Practice book pg 57-61
2. Miss Peregrine's character chart
3. Read Ch1
Final copy of Rabbit Proof Fence performance task due tomorrow
703: NY Ready practice book pg48-56
704: 1. NY Ready practice book pg48-56 2. ELA performance task Rabbit Proof Fence
NY Ready practice book pg36-38. Read the passage than answer the questions that follow.
"The Aqua-Lung- Bringing Ocean Exploration to New Depths"
704: 1. NY Ready practice book 2. Rewrite the ELA performance task in your own words.
All 2nd drafts are due no later than Friday!
Weebly Blog: How did the movie Rabbit Proof Fence make you feel? Do you believe the Aboriginal children experienced a "stolen childhood"? Explain.
Finish any missing work, Unit 4 starts tomorrow!
Over the break: Complete lesson 5 and 6 in your NY Ready workbooks. If you did not hand in your 2nd draft for ELA, it needs to be complete Monday when we return! Do not forget to log on to MyON!
Culminating Task- Conclusion, draft #1 should be complete!
Culminating Task- finalize body paragraphs
Culminating Task- Finalize Intro
Final copy of performance task
Read "Trash or Treasure?" article then identify the author's purpose and explain how you arrived at your answer.
Enjoy your snow day! Be sure to have your ELA performance task graphic organizer (rough draft) for Wednesday if you did not hand it in already and make sure you are logging on to MyOn!
Performance Task graphic organizer (claim-evidence-explanation-evidence-explanation)
*Study for Quarterly Exam which will be given this Thursday and Friday (in class)*
Explanations- explain evidence
Sensationalized vs Objective graphic organizer
MyOn- Read "The Constitution and the Bill of Rights" under the Teacher's List
703- Choose a book from the Nature's Fury folder on MyOn- read and jot down notes
*ELA Culminating task, draft #1 due when we get back from break
* MyOn- 10hrs
ELA- Culminating Task introduction
703/704- Final "I, too" performance task
703/704 1. MyOn 2. The denotative section of your graphic organizer ("I, too") from today should be filled out completely!
Performance Task: "I Hear America Singing"
703/704- Rough draft- "I Hear America Singing"
-MyOn, benchmark due Wednesday!
*Parent Teacher Conferences:
703/704: Reread "I Hear America Singing" by Walt Whitman: 1. Identify the use of repetition 2. Identify the author's intent.
704: Hyperbole examples
1. Based on today’s word generation article, why do you think there is a disproportionate number of women in sports? Is it because men are more athletic or is it because women don’t get the same opportunities?
2. MyOn- Check the "Teacher's List", choose a poem- Explain what it is about and why you found it interesting
1. MyOn- benchmark test due Wednesday!
2. Rough draft- both body paragraphs due Wednesday, use your graphic organizer from class!
703/704: MyOn benchmark test due Wednesday! Read at least 5 books in your recommended section!
*MyOn goal- 5hrs of reading time per student by 10/31! Anyone who achieves over 5hrs will be eligible for extra credit!
703/704: Choose two people we have discussed in class, that were involved in the Salem With Trials. Start gathering evidence for your culminating task (Their point of view/perspective on the trials)
*If you decided to gather additional information from a source not used in class, be sure to cite the source (Title, author etc...)*
*You should also be logging on to MyOn daily*
703/704: Read the next section in your packet on Increase Mather, draw the same t-chart as in class today and jot down explicit and implicit information as it relates to how he feels about the Salem Witch Trials.
703/704 Read the following story on MyOn- take notes, explain the author's perspective and how you arrived at your answer: "The Salem Witch Trials" by Michael Martin
*Log on to MyOn- 2hrs due by 10/17*
703/704: Finish summary graphic organizer for the Salem Witch Trials article.
703/704: Finish reading and annotating the next section of "The Salem Witch Trials"
703/704: Hannah Duston performance task re-write
703/704: Performance Task: Rough draft #1
Is Hannah Duston a villain or heroine? Do not forget to use RATTS!
703/704: Evidence graphic organizer
703: Summarize "The Hannah Duston Story"
704: Summarize paragraph 14 in "The Hannah Duston Story"
Go back into the text- generate at least 2 questions for each type of question we discussed today in class. Identify the type of question and be sure to include an answer key (At least 8 questions in total).
704: Go back into the text- generate at least 2 questions for each type of question we discussed today in class. Identify the type of question and be sure to include an answer key (At least 8 questions in total).
703/704: Annotate "The Hananh Duston Story"
703/704: Write a paragraph answering the following question: Is Hannah Duston a heroine or villain? Justify your reasoning with details from the text
703/704: Log on to MyOn- if prompted, take Lexile quiz.
703: Blue Card and Parent Welcome Packet
-Supplies and supply list signed by Monday!
-Portfolio Introductory Packet: Due Friday 9/5
Culminating Tasks & Formal Writing 25%
Performance Tasks & Activities 10%
Classwork & Participation 25%
Quarterly Exams, Tests & Quizzes 10%
☼ Pack of loose leaf paper
☼ Pack of white computer paper
☼ 1 spiral notebook
☼ 2 folders (At least one yellow)
☼ Pens (blue or black)
☼ Homework planner (ie. small notebook)
☼ Index cards
☼ One large zip lock bag
☼ Box of tissues