9/21/18

LA:

-Completed Drafts are due Tuesday

Lit:

-Continue to read your biography/autobiography and take notes

-Free Choice Reading - bring your book and notes to class every day

-Sign up for a conference!

-Complete worksheet on “Gentleman of Rio en Medio” by Monday

-Quiz on the above selection is Tuesday

-Benchmark Test is next Thursday - study guides were given out in class today

TAG Lit:

-Continue to read your biography/autobiography and take notes

-Be sure to take notes and have page references ready for our October roundtable discussion on IQ and leadership

-Free Choice Reading - bring your book and notes to class every day

-Sign up for a conference!

-Optional - complete worksheet on “Cub Pilot…”

-Quiz on the above selection is Tuesday

-Benchmark Test is next Thursday - study guides were given out in class today

9/20/18

LA:

-If you did not check your sentence length paragraph with me today you need to see me tomorrow

-Writer’s Notebooks will be checked in the next day or two - update anything you missed!

-Sections to be graded include Generating, Selecting, and Collecting

Literature:

-Continue to read your biography/autobiography and take notes

-Free Choice Reading - bring your book and notes tomorrow

-Sign up for a conference!

-Complete worksheet on “Gentleman of Rio en Medio” by Monday

-Quiz on the above selection is Tuesday

TAG Literature:

-Continue to read your biography/autobiography and take notes

-Be sure to take notes and have page references ready for our October roundtable discussion on IQ and leadership

-Free Choice Reading - bring your book and notes tomorrow

-Sign up for a conference!

-Optional - complete worksheet on “Cub Pilot…”

-Quiz on the above selection is Tuesday

9/19/18

LA:

-Writer’s Notebooks will be checked in the next day or two - update anything you missed!

-Sections to be graded include Generating, Selecting, and Collecting

Literature:

-Continue to read your biography/autobiography and take notes

-Read and take notes on Make Predictions, Conflict and Resolution, and Narrative Structure (55, 86)

-Complete Word Study (define and give examples for the following roots)

++ -limin- (56, 63)

++ -judex- (64, 77)

-Read bio and background (57)

-Read “Gentleman of Rio en Medio” (57)

-Complete 8 margin questions

-All of the above is due Thursday - tomorrow!

TAG Literature:

-Continue to read your biography/autobiography and take notes

-Read and take notes on Make Predictions, Conflict and Resolution, and Narrative Structure (55, 86)

-Complete Word Study (define and give examples for the following roots)

++ -limin- (56, 63)

++ -judex- (64, 77)

-Read bio and background (65)

-Read “Cub Pilot on the Mississippi” (66)

-Complete the margin questions on CONFLICT only

-All of the above is due Thursday - tomorrow!

9/18/18

LA:

-Writer’s Notebooks will be checked in the next day or two - update anything you missed!

-Sections to be graded include Generating, Selecting, and Collecting

Literature:

-Continue to read your biography/autobiography and take notes

-Read and take notes on Make Predictions, Conflict and Resolution, and Narrative Structure (55, 86)

-Complete Word Study (define and give examples for the following roots

++ -limin- (56, 63)

++ -judex- (64, 77)

-Read bio and background (57)

-Read “Gentleman of Rio en Medio” (57)

-Complete 8 margin questions

-All of the above is due Thursday

TAG Literature:

-Continue to read your biography/autobiography and take notes

-Read and take notes on Make Predictions, Conflict and Resolution, and Narrative Structure (55, 86)

-Complete Word Study (define and give examples for the following roots

++ -limin- (56, 63)

++ -judex- (64, 77)

-Read bio and background (65)

-Read “Cub Pilot on the Mississippi” (66)

-Complete the margin questions on CONFLICT only

-All of the above is due Thursday

9/17/18

LA:

-Writer’s Notebooks will be checked beginning tomorrow - update anything you missed!

-Sections to be graded include Generating, Selecting, and Collecting

Literature:

-Continue to read your biography/autobiography and take notes

TAG Literature:

-Continue to read your biography/autobiography and take notes - also take notes for the roundtable discussion

9/12/18

Literature:

-Continue to read your biography/autobiography and take notes

-Quiz Thursday on “Raymond’s Run”

-Re-read selection and look over notes

-Friday - bring bio/autobio to class with your notes for Free Choice Reading

TAG Literature:

-Continue to read your biography/autobiography and take notes - also take notes for the roundtable discussion

-Quiz Thursday on “A Retrieved Reformation”

-Re-read selection and look over notes

-Friday - bring bio/autobio to class with you notes for Free Choice Reading

-Be sure to be marking instances that prove/disprove the connection between IQ and leadership

LA:

-Bring 10 pieces of loose leaf paper by Thursday

9/11/18

Literature:

-Continue to read your biography/autobiography and take notes

-If you missed class, read and take notes on page 25 and the word study for -scope- on pages 26 and 39 -

For the Word Study, define the root and list the examples given on both pages

-Complete the notes on the Word Study for -trib- (40, 51) - define the root and list the examples given

-Read “Raymond’s Run” (28)

-Answer the 6 margin questions for Make Predictions

-The above assignment is due Wednesday

-QUIZ Thursday

TAG Literature:

-Continue to read your biography/autobiography and take notes - also take notes for the roundtable discussion

-If you missed class, read and take notes on page 25 and the word study for -scope- on pages 26 and 39 -

For the Word Study, define the root and list the examples given on both pages

-Complete the notes on the Word Study for -trib- (40, 51) - define the root and list the examples given

-Read “A Retrieved Reformation” (42)

-Answer the 4 margin questions for Make Predictions

-The above assignment is due Wednesday

-QUIZ Thursday

LA:

-Bring 10 pieces of loose leaf paper by Thursday

9/10/18

Literature:

-Continue to read your biography/autobiography and take notes

-If you missed class, read and take notes on page 25 and the word study for -scope- on pages 26 and 39 -

For the Word Study, define the root and list the examples given on both pages

-Complete the notes on the Word Study for -trib- (40, 51) - define the root and list the examples given

-Read “Raymond’s Run” (28)

-Answer the 6 margin questions for Make Predictions

-The above assignment is due Wednesday

-QUIZ Thursday

TAG Literature:

-Continue to read your biography/autobiography and take notes - also take notes for the roundtable discussion

-If you missed class, read and take notes on page 25 and the word study for -scope- on pages 26 and 39 -

For the Word Study, define the root and list the examples given on both pages

-Complete the notes on the Word Study for -trib- (40, 51) - define the root and list the examples given

-Read “A Retrieved Reformation” (42)

-Answer the 4 margin questions for Make Predictions

-The above assignment is due Wednesday

-QUIZ Thursday

LA:

-Bring 10 pieces of loose leaf paper by Thursday

September 6, 2018

Literature:

-Bring your biography to class with your notes

TAG Literature:

-Bring your biography to class with your notes

LA:

-Grading of Writer’s Notebooks begins tomorrow - be sure yours is updated!

SEPTEMBER 5, 2018

Literature:

-Review for the quiz on Thursday (tomorrow!)

-Complete the worksheet to be handed in before the quiz

-Includes notes (pages 4-8, 17) and the two selections - “The 11:59” and “The Baker Heater League”

TAG Literature:

-Review for the quiz on Thursday (tomorrow!)

-Complete the worksheet to be handed in before the quiz

-Includes notes (pages 4-8, 17) and the two selections - “The 11:59” and “The Baker Heater League”

LA:

-Writer’s Notebooks will be checked beginning Friday - only Immersion

-Be sure you have verified you have all of the entries by checking the chart on the wall in LA - borrow my notebook if you need to

SEPTEMBER 4, 2018

Literature:

-Read “The Baker Heater League” (20-22)

-Answer the 7 margin questions in complete sentences - be sure to list the skill

-Questions are due Wednesday, 9/5

-Continue to read and take notes on your biography/autobiography/memoir

TAG Literature:

-Read “The Baker Heater League” (20-22)

-Answer the 7 margin questions in complete sentences - be sure to list the skill

-Questions are due Wednesday, 9/5

-Continue to read and take notes on your biography/autobiography/memoir

LA:

-Writer’s Notebooks will be checked beginning Friday - only Immersion

-Be sure you have verified you have all of the entries by checking the chart on the wall in LA - borrow my notebook if you need to

AUGUST 31, 2018

Literature:

-Re-read “The 11:59”

-Complete the 14 margin questions as we began in class - list the title of the margin question and answer in complete sentences

-Questions are due next Tuesday

-Continue to read and take notes on your biography/autobiography/memoir

TAG Literature:

-Re-read “The 11:59”

-Complete the 7 margin questions (Title, Symbols, Theme) as we began in class - list the title of the margin question and answer in complete sentences

-Questions are due next Tuesday

-Continue to read and take notes on your biography/autobiography/memoir

August 30, 2018

Language Arts:

-No homework tonight!

Literature:

-Bring biography/autobiography to class with notes for Free Choice Reading

-Re-read “The 11:59”

-Complete the 14 margin questions as we began in class - list the title of the margin question and answer in complete sentences

-Questions are due next Tuesday

TAG Literature:

-Bring biography/autobiography to class with notes for Free Choice Reading

-Re-read “The 11:59”

-Complete the 7 margin questions (Title, Symbols, Theme) as we began in class - list the title of the margin question and answer in complete sentences

-Questions are due next Tuesday

August 29, 2018

Language Arts:

-No homework tonight!

Literature:

-If you did not complete the notes on pages 4-7, please finish those! I will re-check tomorrow...

-Read or listen to “The 11:59” (11-16) from the Pearson textbook - due Thursday

-Bring your bio/autobiography to class for Free Choice Reading on Friday

August 28, 2018

Language Arts:

-No homework tonight!

Literature:

-Bring your charged laptop to school - STAR testing during Lit class

-Read or listen to “The 11:59” (11-16) from the Pearson textbook - due Thursday

-Bring your bio/autobiography to class for Free Choice Reading on Friday

August 27, 2018

Language Arts:

-No homework tonight!

Literature:

-Be sure you have your biography/autobiography in class tomorrow - Tuesday

-In the Pearson Lit book, read and take notes on pages 4-7 - notes will be checked tomorrow!

August 23, 2018

Language Arts:

-Bring materials (newspapers, magazines, stickers, pictures, etc.) on Friday to decorate the cover of your Writers Notebook

Literature:

-Begin thinking about a subject for your autobiography/biography

-Actual book is due Tuesday (8/28) - bring to class

-Requirements: +someone you want to know more about, and +at your reading level