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Israel TEST 1/27/15
study guide and practice essays due today
Syllabus on website
Directions to my syllabus
1. go to www.YLMS.org
2. click on staff, teachers, mrs. tammy Boydston
3. click on web files -September
4. scroll down and click on files
5. click on syllabus (second folder from the bottom)
6. download and save or print
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 13-17 Argument
Monday-Read 25 minutes- choose one important passage in what you read and write what it says, what that means, and why it matters to the advancement of the story.
Tuesday-Read 25 minutes- choose one important passage in what you read and write what it says, what that means, and why it matters to the advancement of the story.
Wednesday-Read 25 minutes- choose one important passage in what you read and write what it says, what that means, and why it matters to the advancement of the story.
Thursday-Read 25 minutes- choose one important passage in what you read and write what it says, what that means, and why it matters to the advancement of the story.
March 30-April 3 WARV / Roots quiz on 4/3
Monday-Roots practice. Grammar 161, 163
Tuesday- Grammar 165
Mandela 4 document paragraph
Wednesday- Grammar 167
Argument essay: Thesis sentence AND body paragraph 1
Thursday- Study for WAEV quiz
Argument essay-Body Paragraph 2 and introduction
March 23-27 Reading Adventure and CI/ Theme paragraphs due 3/27
Monday-Roots Aqua/Terra Grammar 339
Wednesday- Grammar 343
Thursday- study for WARV/Roots/grammar quiz tomorrow
March 16-20 Roots, Grammar and Word Analysis quiz Friday
Monday-Grammar 137 find authors purpose and point of view for "Invictus" (Socratic Seminar tomorrow)
Tuesday- Grammar 139
Wednesday- Grammar 141
Thursday- Study for roots and yellow warm ups sheet for WARV quiz tomorrow
Monday Vocab week 12 word wheels and Write it due 3/13
March 2-6 Quiz Friday on the Basics
Monday- Complete and edit introduction and all body paragraphs. Use mentor texts as a guide.
1. "Saying" column paragraphs 8 & 9 for "Dying for the Shirt"
2. Conclusion paragraph and self edit whole essay using self edit guide provided.(also available online in the compare/contrast web folder)bring printed/edited/ color coded essay to class Wednesday
Wednesday- Make final corrections to your essay and turn in clean copy, rough draft, outline, and research Thursday
Monday- Research for compare/contrast topic
Tuesday-Research for compare/contrast topic
Wednesday-Complete essay organizer (Thesis plus 3 categories)Parents please check this
Thursday- Complete introduction and body paragraph 1-type into Google Docs
Friday- Complete body paragraph 2 and 3-m Type into Google Docs
Tuesday-Word Wheels & Write It due Friday.
Thursday-Study for vocab quiz tomorrow
Friday-Reading Adventure log due Monday 2/23/15
Feb 9-13 Poetry reading Friday-2 favorite poems due 2/13/15
Monday- personification poem finish rough draft (directions/examples online in poetry folder) "Valentine poem-read, annotate, 3 depth/complexity icons responses
Tuesday--"Foul Shot" analysis sheet(Socratic seminar tomorrow)
2 favorite poems due Friday 2/13/15
Wednesday-"Mama" Read annotate and 3 depth/complexity icons
Feb 2-6 Study for Lit Device quiz 2/6/15
Monday-Word wheels and Write it due Friday
Tuesday-Complete poem analysis "Barter"
Wed-Complete poem analysis "Daffodils"
Thurs.-Complete poem analysis "Mother to Sons"
Jan 26-30 Lit device quiz Friday 2/6/15
Monday- simile and metaphor worksheets due Wed.
Tuesday-Lit Device picture and example due Thurs 1/29
Wednesday- Complete Lit device expert sample and picture (color and ink)due tomorrow
Tuesday- Reading Adventure log and Response to preferred text due tomorrow
Wednesday- Study for benchmark on text development
January 12-16, 2014 --Study 12 words for vocab quiz Friday 1/16
Monday- Vocabulary word wheels & "Write-it"- due Friday 1/16
Tuesday- Character practice "Movie to remember"
Wednesday-Character practice "Slumber party"
Thursday-Complete all vocab and staple to rubric
Friday- Reading Adventure "Response to preferred text" 2(whole page) And signed reading log due 1/21
January 5-9, 2015
Monday- Word wheels
Tuesday- Write -it
Monday-Text structure quiz Thursday- study development/text structure notes
Tuesday- Blood-Red Night packet due Wed (for per 1/2) Thurs. (for per 6/7)
Wednesday-Study for Text Structure quiz tomorrow
Dec. 8-12 No vocabulary until January 2015
Monday- Complete text structure paragraph (compare/contrast)
Tuesday- Study for Trail the Text quiz on Wednesday 12/10
Wednesday- Edit body paragraphs for grammar in Google Docs
Thursday-1. Edit introduction & conclusion paragraphs in Google Docs.
2. Create Title page for Egypt Report: Include:
title, picture, name and period
Friday- Reading Adventure signature due Monday 12/15
Nov. 17-21 Word Wheels & Write it due Friday 11/21 Read for Reading Adventure
Monday-Write 2 power number topic sentences
Tuesday- Write 2 occasion/position topic sentences
Wednesday- Write 2 And, But, Or topic sentences
Thursday- Write 2 Semicolon topic sentences & complete vocabulary homework
Friday- Bring signed reading adventure week #3 on Monday 11/24
November 3-7 Vocab quiz Friday 12 words
Oct. 27-31 Reading adventure due 10/31 signatures and 2 Central idea
Oct. 27-31 Reading Adventure due 10/31 (signatures and 2 Central idea
Monday-Central idea practice page
Tuesday-Write summary of 10/27 homework (2-5 sentences)
Wednesday-Benchmark review of theme/inference
Thursday-Complete Reading Adventure (Central Idea on two preferred passages)
October 20-24 word wheels & Write it due Friday 10/24
Monday- Compound/complex sentences # 18
Tuesday- Compound/complex sentences # 10
Wednesday- Central Idea Practice
Thursday- Complete all vocabulary & staple to rubric
Oct. 13-17 Vocabulary quiz on Friday (12 words)
Monday-1.Reading Adventure signature check tomorrow
2. Word Wheels
Tuesday- Write it
Wednesday- Study for vocab quiz Friday
Thursday- 1. Reading Adventure signature check tomorrow
2. Vocabulary homework due tomorrow
3. Study for vocab quiz friday
October 6-10 Word Wheels and Write it due Friday 10/10/14
Monday-Fragments/ Run-on's page 28
Tuesday-Fragments/ Run-on's page 29
Wednesday-Fragments/ Run-on's page 30
Thursday- Complete and staple vocabulary hwk to rubric
Sept 29-Oct 3 Reading Adventure minutes w/ parent signature due 10/3
Monday-Vocabulary Word Wheels and Write it due 10/3
Tuesday-- Study 12 vocab words for quiz this Friday 10/3
( 6 from last week and 6 from this week.
Wednesday- Study Vocab
Thursday- 1. Staple vocabulary to rubric 2. Study Vocab 3. bring RA signed
Sept 22-26 Vocabulary quiz Friday 9/26
Monday-Word wheels (words, definitions, sample and blank graphic organizer available online in the Language Arts Web folder)due Friday 9/26
Tuesday- Vocabulary Write it due Friday 2/26.
Wednesday- Theme practice page
Thursday- Complete all vocabulary word wheels and write-it and staple to rubric. Study vocab words
Sept 15-19 Reading Adventure 225 minutes due 10/3
Mon.--Explode the moment "sports"
Tues.- Explode the moment "school" Mandala complete and colored
Wed. -Explode the moment "jewelry"
Thurs.- Explode the moment "your choice"
Autobiography poem.Due Tuesday 9/9/2014
Final draft must be:
fit on a single page
Include pictures that compliment the text
no two items repeated
Class supplies due Tuesday 9/9
1 inch 3-ring notebook
10 tab dividers for notebook
3-subject spiral notebook
ream of lined paper
compare contrast essay
week p academic vocabulary
vocabulary definitions 9/22/14
Vocab week 2 9/29-10-3
week 12 vocab 3.9.15
vocab week 7 11/17/14
vocab wk 10 1/12/15
word wheel sample
word wheel paper
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