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Thursday--FREE Homework help in room 17
Every Thursday from 3:35-4:30 free homework help is available for any 6th grade student. See me for details!!
April 24-28 ch 1-2 vocab quiz Friday 4/28
Monday- Roll of Thunder background notes in Google classroom due Wed. 4/26
Wednesday. Ch 1-2 ROTHMC vocabulary frames- Complete sentence and mini-picture due Friday 4/28
Thursday- Nelson Mandela Debate notes/practice.
April 17-21 Grammar roots quiz 4/21
Monday- Grammar page 137
Tuesday- Grammar page 139
Wednesday- Grammar page 141
Thursday-Study for grammar/roots quiz
April 3-7 Reading adventure due Friday 4/7
Monday- U 2 Article complete questions 1-7 in complete sentences referring to text evidence.
Tuesday-Sentence style practice page #3
Wednesday- Write 6-10 things you notice about Road Sign image
Thursday- Work on Nelson Mandela early Years essay
READING ADVENTURE DUE TOMORROW
Monday- 1. Complete Nelson Mandela Biography paragraph in Google Classroom (most students completed this in class)
2. Poem Invictus-- Read, summarize by paragraphs and write 1. purpose and 2. point of view of author to prepqre for the Socratic seminar tomorrow.
Tuesday- Complete mood paragraph
Monday- Complete Body Paragraph ! & 2. Include Topic sentence (Yellow), Evidence (pink) Commentary(purple), Evidence *2 (pink) , commentary *2 (purple).
Tuesday- Edit all paragraphs of Asoka DBQ- PRINT and bring to class tomorrow 3/15. Green Graphic organizer due tomorrow
Wednesday- Diction practice sentences 12-17
Monday- No homework
Tuesday- Summarize in the "Saying" column paragraphs 8 and 9 of "Dying for the shirt off your back" article.
Feb 27-March 3
Monday- Theme practice paragraph #2 and #3
Complete poetry analysis "Mother to Son"
Tuesday- Theme Practice page #2. Complete (1-6)
Wednesday-Theme Practice page #2. Complete (7-10)
Feb. 20-24- Poetry quiz Friday
Tuesday-Poetic Devices #7-13
Wednesday-Poetic Devices #14-20
Thursday- Poetry practice "Bird of Dreams"
Monday- 6 new slides added to literary device vocabulary slides- due 2/10
Tuesday-I, too Sing America poem- 4 poetry attack techniques
Wednesday- Literary device practice page
Thursday- Literary device practice page Complete google slides- vocabulary
January 23-27 signedReading adventure due 1/27 or no credit
Monday- finish Titanic cause/effect paragraph in Google Docs. Include strong topic sentence, three causes, evidence or examples of each cause, appropriate signal words, and a concluding sentence.
Tuesday- Character Traits #1-6
Wednesday- Character Traits # 7-13
Thursday- "Devon Hope" Change in Character graphic Organizer
Monday- Word Wheels and Put it in writing due 1/13
Tuesday- Vocabulary word wheels- due 1/6
Wednesday- Vocabulary Put it in writing due 1/6
Monday- Topic sentence practice "d"
Tuesday- Research for Egypt topic (all facts due 12/8)
Wednesday- Research for Egypt topic (all facts due 12/8)
Nov. 28-Dec. 2
Monday- Vocabulary word Wheels and Put it in writing due 12/2
Tuesday- Study for Grammar Quiz Friday 12/2- Fragment/Run-on, Precise Vocabulary. Compound/Complex sentences
Nov. 14-18 Vocabulary quiz Friday 11/18 (12 words)
Monday- Word Wheels and put it in writing due 11/18
Tuesday- Subordinate Conjunctions practice
Monday-Word wheels and put it in writing due 11/10
Tuesday- Reading practice "Bloody History"- Highlight , annotate and answer all questions with complete sentences
Wednesday- Complete word wheels and put it in writing due tomorrow
Thursday- Bring signed reading Adventure Monday 11/14
October 24-28 TURN IN NARRATIVE 10/27
Monday-Theme practice, #2 "Tammy and Sammy"
Complete "Explode the scene" paragraph in narrative mystery
Tuesday- Edit narrative writing: 1-lead, 2-show not tell, and 3- organization/flow
Wednesday- Edit narrative writing: 1-Dialogue, 2- vocabulary (5 senses) 3- grammar
Thursday- Final edits on Mystery narrative- no need to print!! Turn in to Google classroom TONIGHT
October 17-21 Narrative writing focus-NO VOCAB
Monday- 1. Complete Mystery writing packet taught and time given in class today.
2. Complete outline planning page (write directly on hand out OR on lined paper. Use proper outline format.
Wednesday/Thursday- Complete first draft & Write 6 leads for your mystery narrative on practice worksheet
Monday- word wheels and put it in writing due 10/14
Tuesday- Fragment and run on practice page 11
Wednesday- Fragment and run on practice page 28
Thursday- complete vocabulary and Fragment and run-on practice page 29
Monday-Word wheels and put it in writing for the 6 words given to you in class. (printed copy) due 10/7
Tuesday- Precise Vocabulary page 11 . complete "think" questions for "Guts" passage online at connected.mcgraw-hill.com
Wednesday- Precise Vocabulary page 12.
Complete "Guts" summary page using frame.
Thursday- Precise vocabulary words and sentences practice.
Sept 26-30 12 word (2 weeks) vocab quiz friday
Monday- Word Wheels AND Put it in writing vocabulary homework due Friday
Tuesday- Inference Practice
Wednesday- Inference Practice
Thursday- Complete Vocabulary AND Study for 12 word vocabulary quiz
Monday- Word wheels for 6 vocabulary words due 9/23
Tuesday- Put-it-in-Writing for 6 vocabulary words due 9/23
Explode the Moment "Sports" Sentence- All parts (expand, web AND sentence with 3 senses included)
1. Memory Snapshot writing (graphics and photo)
Explode the Moment "Room" sentence sensory description web (3 strong examples for EACH sense)
Explode the Moment "room" sentence with at least three sense descriptors in the sentence
August 29-Sept 1
Tuesday- Bring printed photo to school on Thursday 9/1/16
Wednesday- Supplies due Tuesday, 9/6/16
Asoka Argument writing samples
enlightened ruler sample
ruthless conqueror sample
Roll of Thunder
Vocab ch 1-2
week 7 vocab
literary device directions
literary device 2 with directions
vocab week 1
wk 10 vocab coffee
Vocab week 2 9/26/16
academic vocab #3 10/10
vocab week 8
vocab week 9 1/3/17
week 6 vocab
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