No practice work today.
Vocabulary Lesson 1 is due this Friday, August 19. Our quiz on Friday will cover each vocabulary word used in context and reading comprehension. Workbook pages 5-6, 9-10, 125-126, 158. Note cards with each vocabulary word, part of speech, and word definition is due with the lesson. Students are to keep their note cards.
No practice work tonight.
We are having some diagnostic tests in class today.
Greek and Latin Roots lesson 1 will be introduced in class today. Lesson 1 is due next Wednesday, August 24, but students need to begin working on the lesson. Note cards are to be completed for each affix. Students will list the affix, what the affix means, words that use that affix from the lesson and the word's meaning. We will have a quiz Wednesday.
We are having Vocabulary Lesson 1 quiz today. Notecards are due. Vocabulary lesson 2 is our new assingment. Lesson 2 is due Friday, September 2. Workbook pages 13-14, 17-18, 127-128, 159.
Language ~ Pg. 184-185 Diagnostic Preview 1-20
Write out all sentences and label them as either Simple, Compound, Complex, or Compound-Complex.
Textbook website address: http://my.hrw.com
Language ~ Pgs. 164-165 Diagnostic Preview 1-25
Write out all sentences and identify each italicized clause as either an independent clause or a subordinate clause.
Don't forget that Greek/Latin Roots Lesson 1 is due tomorrow. Quiz!
Greek / Latin Roots Lesson 2 was handed out. It is due Wednesday, September 7.
Language: Due Friday
Pg. 166 Ex. 1 Evens
Write out all sentences, underline the italicized portion, and label subject/verb.
Pg. 168 Ex. 2 All
Write out sentence and label it as independent or subordinate clause.
Pg. 168-169 Ex. 3 All
Write all sentences 1 time. Underline subordinate clauses and label subject/verb.
Periods 1, 2, 5
Find and cut out an informational article. Complete the informational article homework handout.
The Misfits ~ Finish reading thru page 21 completing all the questions that pertain to today's reading.
Have a wonderful weekend!
All Classes Language: Due Wednesday
Ex. 5 Pg. 172 #1-10
Ex. 6 Pg 172-173 #1-10
Period 6 - Finish reading thru pg 63 The Misfits
Periods 1, 2, 5
"Dealing with Bullies" article. Identify two text features the author uses and explain the purpose of each text feature you have chosen.
Period 6 Make sure all your questions are completed.
All classes Language: Pg. 175-176 Ex 1-10
Period 6 Finish reading thru pg. 88
All classes Language: Pg. 177-178 Ex. 10 #1-10
Vocabulary Lesson 2 pages are due tomorrow. Quiz!
Period 6 ~ Finish reading thru pg 124.
Vocabulary Lesson 3 is due Friday, September 16. Pgs. 13-14; 17-18; 127-127; 159
Due Thursday:Language - Pg. 178 Review A & Sentence Diagramming Handout
Greek & Latin Roots Unit 2 is due tomorrow ~ Quiz
All Classes: Greek & Latin Roots Unit 2 is due today ~ Quiz
New Unit 3 passed out ~ Due Wednesday, September 21
Language Review A & Sentence Diagramming Handout is due.
New Language ~ Pg. 179-180 Review B
Vocabulary test practice stories due tomorrow.
Silly Stories that were handed out Friday are due tomorrow.
Not assigned due to student's struggling with the language.
Periods 1, 2, 5 Writing Assignment
Period 6 ~ The Misfits 125-142
All Classes ~ Chapter 6 Review Pg - 181-183 #1-40
Chapter 6 test is Wednesday
Writing packet ~ finish page 83 ~ Develop Your Details
Period 6 will be reading in class this week and working on their writing as well.
Chapter 6 review
Writing Packet ~ Finish pg. 84 ~ Headings
Chapter 6 Test
Writing Packet ~ finish page 85 ~ Draft Your Essay on page 86.
Writing Packet ~ pages 87-89 ~ Evaluating, Editing, and Revising Your Response: Due Monday.
Vocabulary lesson 3 is due today. This was assigned September 2.
New lesson 4 pages are 29-30; 33-34; 131-132; 161
Vocabulary story handed out ~ Due Friday, September 23.
This lesson is due Wednesday, September 28 due to the short week.
Informational Essay Final Draft is due today.
Literature books will be passed out to the same students who signed out Language textbooks.
All Classes: Due Thursday, September 22
In class, we will begin reading Broken Chain page 16 in Literature textbook. Students will have some of class today and tomorrow, as well as two evenings to complete this short story.
Finish reading Broken Chain.
Answer questions 2, 3, & 4 on page 26 in short answer format, complete sentences. You will have the answers for these questions in your notes, or other homework answers.
In paragraph form, respond to the quickwrite on page 16 and continue to write in paragraph form each re-telling question throughout the story. There are six re-telling questions.
Finish 3 handouts:
1. Conflict Ladder
2. Somebody, Wanted, But, So ~ Complete at the end of your reading.
3. Vocabulary and Comprehension
Greek and Latin Word Roots
Lesson 3 is due today ~ Quiz
New lesson 4 is handed out ~ Due Wednesday October 5.
Broken Chain handouts and short answers for page 26 are due
Vocabulary story is due.
Broken Chain Quiz
Analyzing Proposition and Support
Begin Persuasive Writing ~ Notes
Vocabulary Lesson 4 is due tomorrow.
Students are not to work on any homework over the weekend. We will work on Vocabulary and Greek/Latin Roots Monday in class. Enjoy the break.
Vocabulary Lesson 5 is due Friday, October 14. Pages 35-42; 133-134; 162
Vocabulary Lesson 5 pages, 37-39; 41-42; 133-134; 162 is due Friday, October 14. Finish pages 37-39, 41-42, & notecards for homework if not finished in class.
Greek/Latin Roots Unit 4 Exercise 1 & 3 is due tomorrow. Finish what you did not finish in class.
Silly Story is due Friday, October 7.
Language Exercise 2 Page 189 #1-10 is due tomorrw.
Most of this, or all, will be completed in class on Monday, October 3.
Language ~ Complex Sentences Exercise 4 Page 192 #1-10 ~ Due Thursday
Greek/Latin Roots Unit 4 is due tomorrow. Quiz!
Language Exercise 4 is due tomorrow.
New Greek & Latin Roots Unit 5 ~ Due Wednesday, Oct. 19
No new homework.
Follow your Vocabulary ~ Greek/Latin Roots Schedule
Language ~ Page 48-49 #1-20 Evens only. Write out the sentences and follow the book directions. You need to identify sentence parts in a manner that is easily graded. No highlighting with a "key".
Follow your vocabulary schedule.
Our story, "Flowers for Algernon" cannot be accessed online so all reading will take place in class. Students will complete assignments at home.
Language ~ Handouts and pg. 55 Ex. 4 #1-10
Language ~ Pg. 57 Exercises 5 & 6 Due Thursday
"Flowers for Algernon" Study Guides passed out.
Re-tell each journal entry as we read in class.
Study guide and re-tell notes are due at the end of the story.
"Flowers for Algernon" edit journal entries handout. Due Monday
"Flowers for Algernon" Using Context Clues handout ~ Due Monday
Language ~ Compound - Complex Sentences Pg. 194 Exercise 5 #1-10 - Due Monday
Vocabulary Lesson 5 is due tomorrow. Page numbers are listed on Oct. 1
Language ~ Due Wednesday, Oct. 19 ~
Review A, B, C Pg. 58-59 evens
Review A Pg. 195 #1-10
New Vocabulary Lesson 6 ~ Due Oct. 28
Pgs. 43-50; 135-136; 163
Continue to follow your schedule so you don't fall behind and have a lot to do at the last minute.