Language Arts 3
W 2/21 Begin the writer's workshop of the informative writing in class. Turn in yesterday's assignment.
T 2/20 iReady - bring your earbuds. We will begin evaluating the informative writing. Please have 1 each, a blue, yellow, pink, and green highlighter, if possible. Assignment: Review #2 of Verbs - Subjects - Adjectives: Due tomorrrow.
M 2/19 Presidents' Day - No School
F 2/16 Finish writing the informative essay in class. Turn in yesterterday's assignment.
Th 2/15 Write the informative essay in class. Assignment: Review #1 of Verbs - Subjects - Adjectives: Due tomorrow.
W 2/14 Finish Book Report 3 Presentations
T 2/13 Book Report 3 Presentations
M 2/12 iReady lessons for reading. Finish informative writing plan. Begin Book Report 3 Presentations.
F 2/9 Turn in homework redo. Turn in Vocabulary Chart. Continue informative/expository writer's workshop in class, using Performance Assessment.
Th 2/8 Redo Facts about Adjectives homework - MUST be turned in tomorrow. Continue informative/expository writer's workshop in class, using Performance Assessment. Vocabulary chart is due on Friday.
W 2/7 Turn in homework. Continue informative/expository writer's workshop in class, using Performance Assessment. Vocabulary chart is due on Friday.
T 2/6 Finish Adjective Facts from yesterday. Assignment: Facts About Adjectives Practice: Due tomorrow. Begin informative/expository writing workshop, using Performance Assessment in class.
M 2/5 iReady lessons for reading. Turn in your V-S-Adj Practice 2 homework. Add three facts about adjectives to the Adjective notes.
F 2/2 Finish the debates. Assignment: Verb-Subject-Adjective Practice 2: Due on Monday
Th 2/1 Debates begin!
W 1/31 iReady for reading. Complete the counterclaim part of your debate plan. Turn in your sentences homework.
T 1/30 Finish the front side of your debate plan. Assignment: Write at least four sentences about: 1. Your favorite food or restaurant; 2. Your favorite/most interesting animal; 3. Your favorite/most interesting hobby; 4. Your favorite sport to play or watch. That is sixteen total sentences. Due tomorrow.
M 1/29 iReady lessons - bring your own earbuds. Work on your debate preparation.
Book Report 3 Presentations begin on February 12th.
F 1/26 All in class, Quick Practice on Verb-Subject-Adjectives. No homework.
Th 1/25 All in class, Grammar review, work with your partner on debate preparation. No homework.
W 1/24 Turn in "Using Adjectives." Practice for our upcoming presentations. No homework.
T 1/23 iReady for reading. Began our debate preparation on today's handout, "Planning Your Debate." Assignment: Using Adjectives - Due tomorrow. 2nd period ran long and did NOT get this one today.
M 1/22 Turn in Argument Chart iReady for reading. Review giving an oral presentation.
F 1/19 Turn in vocabulary chart. Assignment - Finish the Argument Chart started yesterday - Due Monday.
Th 1/18 Begin the Argument Chart for "When Do Kids Become Adults?" Assignment - Complete the vocabulary chart for the bold faced words in the five articles - Due tomorrow, Friday.
W 1/17 iReady lessons. Notes: Oral Presentation.
T 1/16 iReady lessons. Notes: Adjectives. Assignment - Practice Recognizing Adjectives - Due tomorrow (Wed. 1/17)
M 1/15 Martin Luther King Day - No School
Book Report 3 Presentations begin on February 12th.
F 1/12 Read pages 239-242, summarize each article on you "When Do Kids Become Adults?" paper. If the summaries are not completed in class, it is homework. Due Tuesday, when you walk into the room.
Th 1/11 Class discussion of p 237-238. Begin Vocabulary Chart for this unit (handout) with the four bold vocabulary words on pages 237-238. No homework assignment.
W 1/10 Read and summarize the articles on pages 235-238. Assignment - Drill: Locating Verbs and Subjects - Due Thursday (1/11)
T 1/9 iReady Lessons - Bring your earbuds. Began the argument unit: When Do Kids Become Adults. Read and discussed page 235 in the Collections textbook. No homework assignment.
M 1/8 iReady Lessons - Bring your earbuds or headphones. Finish Notes on the Basic Sentence. ASSIGNMENT: Practice Locating Subjects and Verbs in Simple Sentences - Due on Tuesday (1/9).
F 1/5 Test on identifying verbs and nouns. Notes on The Basic Sentence. Notes: The Basic Sentence
Th 1/4 Finish iReady Diagnostic Test #2. When finished, use the time to work on Book Report 3 presentation.
W 1/3 iReasy Diagnostic Test #2
Book Report 3 presentations begin on February 12th!
Third Quarter Book Report Project Book Report Instructions
Th 12/14 Read and discuss pages 256-258. Assignment: Analyzing the Text, p. 258.
W 12/13 Library to get a biography/autobiography for book report project 3.
T 12/12 Discussion of p. 247-255 - Main idea and supporting details
M 12/11 Quarterly Standards Mastery Assessment 2nd Qtr.
F 12/8 Name that Noun, worksheet - Turn it in. Finish reading p.247-255, Do "Analyzing the Text, p. 255, complete answers in whole sentences - Turn it in. Read p. 256-257.
Th 12/7 Spelling and Vocabulary quiz over the CRL2 words
W 12/6 Began reading "Is 16 Too Young..." pages 247-255 in the Collections textbook.
T 12/5 i Ready. Assignment: Common and Proper Nouns Part 2 - Due tomorrow. (5th period we will get this tomorrow.) Classroom progress reports went home. Please, sign and return them by 12/7/17.
M 12/4 iReady. Self-edit the CRL2 Rewrite. Complete the self-review checklist for your CRL2 rewrite and turn it in.
F 12/1 Book Report 2 Due today - Not taken late. Self-review of CRL2 essay. Assignment - Rewrite the essay for content - Rewrite is due Monday.
Th 11/30 In class homework - Verb/Noun Drill 3. Work on writing your CRL2 argument essay - MUST BE COMPLETE BY THE END OF THE PERIOD.
W 11/29 Finish the iReady Growth Check. Work on writing your CRL2 argument essay.
T 11/28 iReady - Bring your earbuds/headphones. Begin the planning/writing of the CRL2 argument essay.
M 11/27 iReady - Bring your earbuds/headphones. Finish up the Document Analysis sheets so you are ready to begin writing the essay tomorrow.
BOOK REPORT 2 DUE DECEMBER 1ST
F 11/17 Finished up the Document Analysis sheets for CRL2
Th 11/16 Continued the CRL 2 working on the Document Analysis sheet for "The Tell-tale Heart"
W 11/15 Continued the CRL 2 working on the Document Analysis sheet for "A Crime on Insanity..."
T 11/14 iReady. Continued the CRL 2 Q & Q with questions 8-9.
M 11/13 iReady. Continued the CRL 2 Q & A notes with questions 7-8.
F 11/10 Complete the Common Noun and Proper Noun worksheet. Work on your book report project.
Th 11/9 Turn in vocabulary chart for "The Tell-tale Heart." Finish questions for "T T-t H" excerpt. Read "A Crime on Insanity..." excerpt.
W 11/8 Turn in Noun Practice 3. Do CRL 2 question #4. Finish CRL 2 vocabulary chart for "The Tell-tale Heart."
T 11/7 iReady. Work on CRL 2 vocabulary chart. Assignment Noun Practice 3.
M 11/6 iReady. Book Report reading/work time.
F 11/3 Go over and turn in Noun Practice 2. Begin questions of CRL 2, "The Tell-tale Heart."
Th 11/2 Go over and turn in Noun Practice 1. Close Read of "The Tell-tale Heart" excerpt in CRL 2 handout. Assignment Noun Practice 2
W 11/1 Begin "The Tell-tale Heart," by Edgar Allen Poe. Assignment Noun Practice 1
T 10/31 iReady Reading, Discussion of writing sample in class, if time - Book Report project reading time.
M 10/30 iReady Reading, Finish the CRL first body paragraph. Turn it in. If you need extra time you may take it home, but it must be turned in tomorrow.
F 10/27 Handout - Transitions with a purpose (notes), Finish the CRL introduction and begin the first body paragraph
Th 10/26 Br. on Nouns, Attention Getting Devices notes, write the CRL introduction
W 10/25 Finish Noun notes, CRL introduction discussion
T 10/24 iReady - bring your earbuds or headphones. Added to our Nouns Notes foldable. Complete the plan the the Close Reading 1 essay.
M 10/23 iReady - bring your earbuds or headphones. Added to our Nouns Notes foldable. Did the prompt analysis for the Close Reading Lesson 1 essay.
Quiz - Spelling and Vocabulary over the words from the Close Reading Lesson (you have the vocabulary chart of words)
F 10/20 Turn in homework, vocabulary chart for CRL 1. - Notes on Nouns - Finish the Document Analysis page for "The Dalton Gang's Last Raid, 1892"
Th 10/19 Notes - Communication Outline. Continue working with peers on the Document Analysis of "The Dalton Gang's Last Raid, 1892."
W 10/18 iReady - Bring your earbuds or headphones. Continue work on the Close Reading #1 - Document Analysis of "A Retrieved Reformation" and begin work on Document Analysis of "The Dalton Gang's Last Raid, 1892."
T 10/17 iReady - Bring your earbuds or headphones. Continue work on the Close Reading #1 - Document Analysis of "A Retrieved Reformation." Homework: Finish the vocabulary chart for the Close Reading #1 - Due Friday.
M 10/16 No School for students
Quarter 2 Book Report Project is due on or before Friday, 12/1/17! Instructions were given to the students on Friday, 10/13/17. If it is handwritten it must be done in standard blue or black ink. If it is typed it must be in Times New Roman, 12 point font. Book Report Projects for quarter 2 will NOT be accepted late.
F 10/13 TEST: VERB Identification. Continue the Close Reading Lesson 1
Th 10/12 Assignment - Last Verb Practice. Continue with the Close Reading Lesson 1
W 10/11 Finish Qtr. 1 District Assessment for those who need it. iReady - Bring your earbuds or headphones.
T 10/10 Qtr. 1 District Assessment
M 10/9 iReady - Bring your earbuds or headphones.
Sent home classroom progress reports with all students who are below a 70%. Please ask your student if they recieved one, sign it, and have your student bring it back.
F 10/6 Br. Underline the verb words in your Cat Attack writing. Continue CRL1.
Th 10/5 Br. Cat Attack - write about a cat attacking something without using the words hiss, pounce, or scratch. Continue the CRL 1.
W 10/4 Final Verb Drill, due tomorrow for a grade. Continue with the CRL1
T 10/3 iReady - Bring your earbuds or headphones. Finish the Writing Absolutes for 8th Grade - notes that need to be taken.
M 12/2 iReady - Bring your earbuds or headphones. Go over the Writing Absolutes for 8th Grade - notes that need to be taken.
F 9/29 BOOK REPORT IS DUE TODAY. You have known since the second week of school. Continued the Close Reading Lesson 1. Vocabulary Chart for grade level words.
Th 9/28 Br. My Decision - Write about a tough decision you had to make. Continued the Close Reading Lesson 1 with discussion on difficult words indicated by the students.
W 9/27 Verb Drill 2 - on today's handout. Continued the Close Reading Lesson 1.
T 9/26 iReady for half of the period. Began the quarter 1 Close Reading Lesson.
M 9/25 Turn in the 1 Paragraph Answer. iReady for half of the period. Analyze your baseline writing piece.
F 9/22 Read and complete all items in "What to Bring," in the Close Reader. (This is done in class or read it in the etextbook and put the answers on paper and bring it in.)
Th 9/21 Writing a one paragraph answer with evidence. Assignment: Write to answer the essential question: Is a person's homeland where they are born or where they are raised? The paragraph answer is due Monday, 9-26.
W 9/20 iReady lessons
T 9/19 Test: "Bonne Annee"
M 9/18 Go over "Analyzing the Text," p. 38 and review for the "Bonne Annee" test.
M-F 9/11-15 No school Hurricane Irma
F 9-8 No school - Hurricane preparation
Th 9-7 Media center for orientation and book checkout. Textbooks issued with the red paper form.
W 9-6 Complete "Critical Vocabulary," #1-5, and "Vocabulary Strategy: Using a Glossary," #1-4, on page 39. Write to answer the following: Is a person's homeland where they were born or where they were reaised? Provide evidence to support your central idea.
T 9-5 23 Helping Verbs memorized quiz. Finish "Analyzing the Text, " page 38, #1-7.
M 9-4 Labor Day no school
F 9-1 Quiz - Spelling and vocabulary for "Bonne Annee." Finished "Bonne Annee" notes.
Th 8-31 Br. Verbs Drill 1 part 1. "Bonne Annee" notes. HW - Study for the spelling and vocabulary quiz.
W 8-30 Early Release - Continue working on Analyzing the Text, page 38. Completed vocabulary chart in due today. Remember, spelling and vocabulary quiz on these words is on Friday. 23 Helping Verbs must be memorized by this coming Tuesday, 9-5.
T 8-29 Oral reading on "Bonne Annee." Began the Analyzing the Text, on page 38.
M 8-28 Began "Bonne Annee" p. 31-36 in the textbook and did the first two columns of the vocabulary chart. The chart is to be completed and due on Wednesday. The spelling and vocabulary quiz on those words is this Friday, 9-1-17. Students did a first read of the essay on their own.
F 8-25 Finish Baseline Writing diagnotic
Th 8-24 Began Baseline Writing diagnostic
W 8-23 iReady reading diagnostic
T 8-22 iReady reading diagnostic
23 Helping Verbs Memorized by Sept. 5th
Book Report 1 is due Sept. 29th