Daily Lessons and Homework  

Mr. Oncay's Language Arts

                        

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Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

9/24

Classwork:

Second coach reads narrative essay.  Mark rubric together.

Finish "Apprentice"

Homework:

Study for the vocab quiz on Wednesday.

9/25

Classwork:

Vocab review.

Grammar #1 (handout).

Homework:

Study for the vocab quiz tomorrow.

9/26

Classwork:

Vocab quiz #2

Begin Grammar #2

Homework:

Grammar items (To Be Announced)

9/27

Classwork:

Grade Grammar #1

Review literary terms.

Introduce literary analysis paragraph.

Homework:

Finish Grammar #2

9/28

Classwork:

Grade Grammar #2

Continue literary analysis paragraph structure.

Homework:

None, or study the literary terms.

9/17

Classwork:

Grade diagnostic.

Read "Eleven" by Sandra Cisneros.

Progress check.  Some time for sentences.

Homework:  

Finish vocabulary sentences.  Remember format and context clues.  Words: #1,6,8,10,12,15,16,19,19,20

9/18

Classwork:

Sentence challenge.

Time for writing.

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Gather discussion thoughts

Homework:

Work on your essay.  Final due Thursday.  

9/19

Classwork:

Begin "The Apprentice."

Handout Apprentice AR.

Time to write.  

Homework:  

Final essay draft due tomorrow.

Bring it assembled (stapled in order).  

9/20

Classwork:

Essay scavenger hunt.

Review vocab.

Continue "Apprentice."

Homework:  

Study for the vocab quiz next week on Wednesday.

9/21

Classwork:

Learning Day

Homework:  

None.

9/10

Classwork:

Grade part of the vocab quiz.

Begin reading "The Lie."

Homework:

None.

9/11

Classwork:

Continue reading "The Lie."

Time for writing.

Homework:

Work on narrative draft.

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Words you can use instead of "very."

9/12

Classwork:

Finish "The Lie" and grade the handout.

Homework:

Finish narrative draft.

9/13

Classwork:

Grade "lie" handout.

Peer editing.

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Setup links to final drafts. 

Homework:

Type the first 200 words.

DO NOT work on homework after 9pm.  You need your rest.

9/14

Classwork:

Short grammar diagnostic.

Handout grammar #1

Time for writing.

Homework:

None.

9/3

Holiday

9/4

Classwork:

Get sentences.

Intro to lit terms.

Homework:

Finish first page (front back, double-spaced) of the narrative rough draft.

9/5

Classwork:

Check first pages.

Finish lit. terms. Test on 9/14

Homework:

Finish another page of your draft (front back, double-spaced as always)

9/6

Classwork:

Review vocab.

Time for writing.

Homework:

Study for vocab quiz

9/7

Classwork:

Vocabulary quiz #1

Work on drafts.

Homework:

None

8/27

Classwork:

Review possible "proudest moment" ideas.

Finish proofreading #2 and grade it.

Handout Vocab list #1

Homework:

Finish TEN vocab sentences with context clues by Thursday.

8/28

Classwork:

Teach the vocab (if we didn't finish yesterday).  

Some time for sentences.

Start narrative outline.

Homework:

Finish TEN vocab sentences with context clues by Thursday.

#1, 2, 6, 8, 9, 11, 15, 16, 19, 20

8/29

Classwork:

Continue narrative outline.

Time for sentences.

Homework:

Finish TEN vocab sentences with context clues by tomorrow.

8/30

Classwork:

Vocab sentence challenge.

Begin literary term lesson.

Homework:

Finish narrative outline.

8/31

Classwork:

Review lit terms.

Review narrative outlines.

Start narrative drafts.

Homework:

None

8/20

Classwork:

The Mustang Way slides.

Cover books.

--The card deck challenge if time

Homework:

None or make sure you have materials Thursday.

8/21

Classwork:

--Finish book covers

--Intro correction symbols

--Handout: Proofreading worksheet #1

Homework:

--Finish Proofreading Worksheet #1

8/22

Classwork:

Grade proofreading worksheet #1

--Talk about narrative writing, and writing in general (previous experience)

--Read sample narrative.

Homework:

Materials checked tomorrow.

8/23

Classwork:

Check materials.

Learn about yourself.

--Quickwrite: Create a sample for Mr. O to read.

Homework:

none, or get materials if you don't already have them.

8/24

Classwork:

Handout: Personal Narrative Back Cover Page

Handout: Personal Narrative Outline Help.

Handout: Proofreading #2

Homework:

none, or get materials if you don't already have them.

8/13

Classwork:

This page will grow into a big calendar over the course of the year.

Homework:

8/14

Classwork:

Homework:

8/15

Classwork:

Homework:

8/16

Classwork:

--Intro to Mr. Oncay

--Greensheet

--First Day assignments (handout) and about materials

--House Competition

--Music question

Homework:

--Email Mr. Oncay>Follow directions.

--Fill out Mr. Oncay's survey (on the "Resources" page)

--Sign up for Remind

--Bring a brown paper shopping bag by Monday.

8/17

Classwork:

--Who sent the email?

--Creating writing folders

--Pick a supervisor

--Practice fire drill

Homework:

--Bring a brown paper bag to class if you haven’t already (label it with your name). You can drop it off before school.

--Here’s how to cover a book (except I don’t use tape)