• 3/19-3/23

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 3/19/2018 6:00:00 AM


    Monday/Tuesday: Reg--Read and complete worksheets for chapters 9 and 10 of The Lightning Thief. 

    ADV--Chapter review for chapters 1-7 of The Hobbit; Complete quiz on chapters 1-7 of The Hobbit

    Wednesday/Thursday: QSMA; Complete any last make-up work that needs to be done. (*iReady Progress Monitoring)

    Friday: Teacher Work Day. 


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  • 3/5-3/9

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 3/5/2018 5:00:00 AM

    Monday: FSA Writing Final Review. 

    Tuesday: FSA Writing Test (students will miss periods 1-3 for testing); Periods 4-6 make-up work. 

    Wednesday/Thursday: Reg. Read The Lightning Thief ch. 6-9 and complete corresponding worksheets; Adv. Read The Hobbit ch. 6 and 7, and review performance assignment. 

    Friday: Reg. Read The Lightning Thief ch.10 and complete corresponding worksheet; Adv. The Hobbit quiz ch. 1-7.


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  • 2/26-3/2

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 2/26/2018 5:00:00 AM


    Monday: FSA writing practice. 

    Tuesday: FSA writing practice. 

    Wednesday/Thursday: FSA writing practice; ADV read The Hobbit ch. 6 and 7; REG read The Lightnight Thief ch. 6, 7, and 8 and complete worksheets for each chapter. 

    Friday: Turn in reading logs; Food Folktale celebration!

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  • 2/19-2/23

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 2/19/2018 6:00:00 AM

    Monday: No school. 

    Tuesday: Revision of folktales--drafts are due today! 

    Wednesday/Thursday: Finish revision of folktales; Read class novels (Reg.- Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief ch. 6 & 7 and complete worksheets) (Adv.- The Hobbit ch. 6)

    Friday: Read class novels (Reg.- Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief ch. 8 and complete worksheet) (Adv.- The Hobbit ch. 7)

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  • 2/12-2/16

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 2/12/2018 3:00:00 AM

    Monday: Finish CRL#3. 

    Tuesday: Read ch. 1 of The Hobbit and write a summary (adv); Read ch. 1 of Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief and complete novel study questions (reg). 

    Wednesday/Thursday: Read chapters 2, 3, and 4 of The Hobbit (adv); Read chapters 2, 3, and 4 of Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief and complete reading questions on those chapters (reg). 

    Friday: Read chapter 5 of The Hobbit (adv); Read chapter 5 of Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief and compelte reading questions (reg). 

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  • 2/5-2/9

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 2/5/2018

    Monday: CRL#3. 

    Tuesday: CRL#3. 

    Wednesday/Thursday: CRL#3. 

    Friday: Library. 

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  • 1/29-2/2

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 1/29/2018 6:00:00 AM

    *Reading logs are due this week! 

    Monday:  Notes on literary analysis. 

    Tuesday: Read The Lady or the Tiger (adv) or The Two Brothers (reg); Begin writing literary analysis essay. 

    Wednesday/Thursday: Continue working on literary analysis essay; Spend some time working on folktales/book projects/reading logs. 

    Friday: Turn in reading logs; finish writing literary analysis essay. 

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  • 1/22-1/26

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 1/22/2018 5:00:00 AM

    Monday: Describe a setting activity (imagery). 

    Tuesday: Notes on Drama. 

    Wednesday/Thursday: Read Sorry Wrong Number (textbook), and take quiz; Work on folktales or book projects. 

    Friday: Vocab quiz on Arbitrary, Malevolent, and Lineage; Library to check out/work on projects. 

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  • 1/15-1/19

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 1/15/2018 5:00:00 AM

    *Homework given out dur Friday--check assignments page


    Monday: No school

    Tuesday:  Notes on Dialogue; Introduction of Food Folktale assignment (see assignments page). 

    Wednesday/Thursday: Notes on Figurative Language--Paradox and Irony; Work on Food Folktale assignments. 

    Friday: Work day--work on book projects or Food Folktale assignment. 

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  • 1/8-1/12

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 1/7/2018 6:00:00 AM

    Monday: Notes on the elements of a plot, folk tales, and dialect

    Tuesday: Finish notes; Work on book report project. 

    Wednesday/Thursday: Read "The People Could Fly"; Comprehension quiz on the folk tale. 

    Friday: Vocabulary quiz on three words from this week; Notes on Connotation and Denotation; Practice with connotation and denotation. 


    Vocabulary words this week: 

    Legend: (n) a traditional story sometimes popularly regarded as historical but unauthenticated.

    Parable: (n) A short story intended to teach or convey a moral truth; related to a culture’s religious or spiritual beliefs.

    Fictitious: (adj.) not real or true, being imaginary or having been fabricated.

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