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EXTRA CREDIT (LISTED IN EXTRA CREDIT TAB AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE) DUE 05/20/19

Unit Exam Monday 05/20/19

Taj Mahal Vocabulary Quiz Monday 05/13/19

World Wonder Perspective Project Due 05/03/19
***The project can be handed in before or on 04/30/19 for FIVE points on their project grade.***

Non Fiction Summarizing Quiz 04/08/19- Please Study Notes from Friday 04/05/19

Independent Reading Project #3 ( Trading Card) Task sheet and rubric available under "Handouts" Due 04/15/19

WWWD Vocabulary Quiz Friday 03/08/19. Please review vocabulary words for the text "World's Wonder's Worn Down?"

TEXT STRUCTURE QUIZ TOMORROW 2/12/19
STUDY NOTES FROM CLASS!

Survival Essay due 02/08/19 (+5 points if handed in before or on February 6th)

End of Unit Exam January 16th (Wednesday) (This exam will cover all skills covered in our fiction unit. You will need to be able to apply those learned skills independently reading new texts).

Dirk Quiz January 11th (Friday) (In order to successfully study for this quiz, you will need to study the vocabulary words for this story. Please refer to the vocabulary classwork. Additionally, you will need to study the following skills, supporting text evidence, characterization, cause and effect, theme, and SWBST. I highly recommend you re-read the story and review all classwork completed for Dirk) TIP: Definitions for words are under "Unit 1 vocabulary words at the bottom of the page

Plot Quiz January 7th (Monday) We created a review sheet as a class. Please use that to study for the quiz.

Independent Reading Project (MP2)  Due January 18th (Friday)

Published Mid- Unit essay Due December 14th (Friday)

Hershey Kiss Project Due October 29 (Task sheet available under "handouts"

Summarizing Quiz October 15th

Independent Reading project Due date has changed from October 15 to October 25.












Assignments 

Please Note: Assignments that are identical to another or multiple students' work will not receive full credit. Each student's work should be their OWN work. Working together on homework is fine; however, copying is not authentic.

04/29/19- Identify one antonym and one synonym for each of our vocabulary words from "How To Save the Taj Mahal?" due 04/30/19

04/16/19- Get summarizing quizzes signed. This counts as a homework grade. Many have not been returned. 

03/27/19- Get Vocabulary quizzes signed

03/27/19- DRAFT OF IRP due 04/08/19
The draft must include:
  • background information
  • at least two RACECE paragraphs complete

03/20/19- Read "New "Captain Marvel" Movie is All About Girl Power".  Complete the homework assignment at the bottom of the article. Due 03/22/19

03/18/19- (Announcement) FOR STUDENTS WHO HAVE NOT HANDED IN GOAL SHEETS. Please bring in Goal sheets signed by a parent. This counts as a homework grade. Goal sheets that are not returned to school result in a missing homework. 

03/15/19- Complete Claims paragraph from class. Due 03/18/19

03/13/19- Read the article "Video Gaming and its Effects on a Kids' Brain" Respond to the prompt at the bottom of the page. Due 03/15/19 Worksheet available under "Handouts"

03/11/19- Complete paraphrasing worksheet. Cross out irrelevant information, highlight important information and put the excerpt in your own words Due 03/12/19

03/08/19- Get goal sheets signed Due 03/11/19. 

- For those of you who have not gotten a book approved my me for the next IRP, please get a book and bring it to me by Monday 03/11/19. The book must be an autobiography or biography.

03/01/19- FIND INDEPENDENT READING BOOK FOR NEXT IRP. THIS BOOKS MUST BE AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY OR BIOGRAPHY. 
BRING IN BOOK TO BE APPROVED BY 03/09/19
  • Autobiography: An account of a persons life written by that person
  • Biography: An account of a persons life written by someone else.

02/27/19- Complete Paraphrasing worksheet Due 03/01/19

02/26/19- Write a Non-Fiction summary for the article "Birds". You must annotate the text as you read (1/4 if grade) Due 02/27/19

February break homework: complete all multiple choice questions in packet. If you were absent, please get the questions from a friend and hand in answers on a sheet of loose leaf. GET ESSAYS SIGNED AND RETURN BACK TO CLASS  DUE 02/25/19

02/12/19- FOR THOSE STUDENTS WHO HAVE NOT HANDED IN THEIR ESSAYS, FRIDAY 02/15/19 IS THE LAST DAY TO HAND IT IN. IF THE ESSAYS ARE NOT HANDED IN BY THEN, A ZERO WILL BE AVERAGED INTO THEIR GRADE. 

02/11/19- TEXT STRUCTURE QUIZ TOMORROW 2/12/19
STUDY NOTES FROM CLASS!

02/04/19- 
#1- One antonym and one synonym for each of our vocabulary words from today's class. This will be collected on 02/06/19. Both the worksheet from class AND homework MUST be handed in in order to get a grade for our classwork and homework.
#2- Extra credit available in extra credit tab at the bottom of page!

01/14/19- Get Essay signed and return back to school

01/11/19- Get Behavior expectation rubric Signed Due 01/14/19

01/08/19- Complete P.O.V worksheet Due 01/09/19

Winter Break: Work on your Independent Reading Project! HAPPY HOLIDAYS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!

12/18/18- Complete Summary worksheet for "Dirk the Protector". Due 12/19/18

12/10/18- Give one Synonym and one antonym for each of the vocabulary words from "Dirk the Protector" Due 12/12/18

11/26/18- BRING IN FOLDER FOR ESSAYS! WRITE NAME ON THE FOLDER.

11/26/18- Complete pre-writing worksheet due 11/27/18

11/09/18- Get IRP, Hershey Kiss project, and Vocab quiz Signed by a parent. Due 11/13/18

11/09/18- Answer THREE reading response questions based on your independent reading book Due 11/13/18

10/31/18- Get progress Reports Signed.

10/16/18- Summarize the story provided using SWBST. Organizer MUST be completed and paragraph summary must be written. Annotating of reading is required. Everything should be done on the sheet provided. Due 10/19/18

10/05/18- Summarize story using SWBST (somebody wanted but so then). Annotate reading as you read. Both will be collected due 10/09/18 (SWBST powerpoint is under "handouts"

10/02/18- Complete Inferencing Part 2 RACE paragraph. Due 10/03/18

09/25/18- One synonym and one antonym for each of the 10 vocabulary words from "Tuesday of the Other June" due 09/27/18

09/21/18- Respond to reading response number one on worksheet. Due 09/24/18

09/05/18- Get welcome letter signed. Due 09/12/18 (counts at first classwork grade for the marking period