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Language Arts 6

Instructor
Ms. Rieder
Terms
2017-18 Trimester 1
2017-18 Trimester 2
2017-18 Trimester 3
Department
Lang Arts
Description

 Welcome to 6th grade Language Arts! I am excited to read, write, and grow with each of you this year. 

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Due:

Classwork Completed on Monday, October 16:
  • We finished annotating the Hatchet teaser together (in our StudySync workbooks)
Homework due on Tuesday, October 16:
 
  • Spend 20 minutes working on RL #2 (due on FRIDAY)

Past Assignments

Due:

Classwork, completed on Wednesday, October 11:
  • Students re-watched the unit preview video for our new unit,Turning Points
  • As a class, we brainstormed what types  "turning points" we have faced in our own lives.
  • Students completed WN #5- Turning Points, and we shared aloud
Homework, due on Thursday, October 12:
  • Students should read and record 15 minutes on their reading logs
  • Students should completed 2 activity boxes on their reading logs
READING LOG #1 (45 MINUTES ONLY) IS DUE ON FRIDAY

Due:

Classwork, completed on Tuesday, October 10:
  • Ms. Rieder explained the directions and procedures for completing Reading Log #1
  • Students turned in their completed  "In Class Narrative Story"
  • Ms. Rieder introduced our new unit, Turning Points
    • we watched a short preview video to familiarize ourselves with some of the stories and themes we will explore during the unit
  • We went to the library to check out copies of our 1st core novel, Hatchet
Homework, due on Wednesday, October 11:
  • Students should read and record 15 minutes on their reading logs
  • Students should completed 2 activity boxes on their reading logs
READING LOG #1 (45 MINUTES ONLY) IS DUE ON FRIDAY

Due:

Classwork, completed on Monday, October 9:
  • Students completed "In Class Narrative Story"
Homework, due on Tuesday, October 10:
  • Final opportunity to print "In Class Narrative Story" and staple the following packet of materials together. Be ready to turn in at the beginning of the period tomorow.
    • 1- Assignment sheet/ rubric
    • 2- Final draft
    • 3- Peer Edit Sheet
    • 4- Rough Draft
    • 5- Approved plot diagram

Due:

Classwork, completed on Thursday, October 5:
  • Students continue working on the "In Class Narrative Story"
Homework, due on Friday, October 6:
  • NONE!
 

Due:

Classwork, completed on Wednesday, October 4:
  • Ms. Rieder conferenced with each student about his/her completed plot chart
  • Students began working on the "In Class Narrative Story"
Homework, due on TOMORROW, October 5:
 
Choose a book for your LA 6 reading log. It must be
  • a novel
  • 100+ pages 
  • at your reading level
Bring your book to class tomorrow

Due:

Classwork, completed on Tuesday, October 3:
  • As a class, we reviewed our notes on narrative writing and plot diagram
  • Ms. Rieder explained and handed out the "In Class Narrative Story" directions and materials
  • Students began working on the "In Class Narrative Story"
Homework, due on THURSDAY, October 5:
 
Choose a book for your LA 6 reading log. It must be
  • a novel
  • 100+ pages 
  • at your reading level
I will check your selection on THURSDAY

Due:

Classwork Completed on Monday, October 2:
  • Re watched Pixar short, "Dug's Special Mission"
  • Plot "Dug's Special Mission"
  • Notes on narrative writing
Homework, due on THURSDAY, October 3:
  • Choose a book for your LA 6 reading log. It must be
    • a novel
    • 100+ pages 
    • at your reading level

Due:

Classwork Completed on Thursday, September 29:
  • Re watched Pixar short, "Hawaiian Vacation." Plotted the events of the story on out plot diagrams.
  • Began WN #4- Castle Island
  • Passed back Success at MIS poster paragraphs and poster grades
Homework, due on Friday, September 30:
  • Complete WN #4- Castle Island
    • 1/2 page (written down to the middle hole on your notebook paper)
    • single spaced
    • pencil or blue/ black ink
 

Due:

Classwork, Completed on Wednesday, September 27:
  • Stamped WN#3- Elevate Your Writing
  • Completed Plot Diagram Notes
Homework, due on Thursday, September 28:
  • StudySync: Make sure that you have answered all 8 questions about the short story, " Eleven"
              (see below for StudySync login directions)

Due:

Classwork, Completed on Tuesday, September 26:
  • Students completed the lesson on "Eleven," by Sandra Cisneros in their online, StudySync textbook
  • Students began WN#3- Elevate your writing 
Homework, due on Wednesday, September 27:
  • Complete WN #3- Elevate your Writing
    • 1/2 page (written down to the middle hole on your notebook paper)
    • single spaced
    • pencil or blue/ black ink

Due:

Classwork Completed on Monday, September 25:
  • Students participated in an MIS library orientation with Mrs. Edelstein, our school librarian
Homework, due on Tuesday, September 26:
  • None:)
 

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday,September 21:
  • Students visited the computer lab to log in to language arts textbook (Study Sync) for the first time
  • Students began completing a lesson on Sandra Cisneros' short story, "Eleven"
Homework, du on Friday, September 22:
  • Complete WN #2: Elephant Walk
    • MINIMUM 1/2 page (to the middle hole on your sheet of notebook paper)
    • pencil or ink (typed is ok, but not required)
    • this is NOT a final draft :) 
    • relax, have fun, and be creative 
 

Due:

Classwork, completed on Wednesday, September 20:
  • Students worked to complete the final draft of their Symbolic Mind paragraph
  • Students who finished the paragraph began work on WN #2- Elephant Walk
Homework, due on Thursday, September 21:
  • Print completed Symbolic Mind paragraph (if you have printer problems, share it on office 365 with Ms. R)
 

Due:

Classwork, completed on Tuesday, September 19:
  • Students worked to complete their Symbolic Mind Paragraph rough drafts
  • Some students began typing their final drafts in office 365
Homework, due on Wednesday, September 20:
  • None :)
 

Due:

Classwork, completed on Monday, September 18:
  • Ms. R introduced the Symbolic Mind Paragraph. Together, we completed an example outline.
  • Students worked to begin their own paragraph outlines, based on the information presented on their Symbolic Mind pictures.
Homework due on Tuesday, September 19:
  • None :)

Due:

Classwork for Friday, September 15 (MINIMUM DAY):
Homework, due on Monday, September 18
  • None! Enjoy your weekend :)

Due:

Classwork Completed on Thursday, September 14:
  • Students continued working on the final draft of the Symbolic Mind Head (due at the end of the period today)
Homework due on Friday, September 15
  • Bring in a photo of yourself (aged 4-10).  We will be using this photo to inspire a mini memoir :). Make sure you are comfortable writing about the photo and showing it to those who will read your finished piece.

Due:

Classwork Completed on Wednesday, September 13:
  • Students worked to complete the brainstorm and rough draft of Symbolic Mind Head
  • Students began working on the final draft of the Symbolic Mind Head (due at the end of the period Thursday)
Homework due on Friday, September 15
  • Bring in a photo of yourself (aged 4-10).  We will be using this photo to inspire a mini memoir :). Make sure you are comfortable writing about the photo and showing it to those who will read your finished piece.

Due:

Classwork: Completed September 12
Homework: Due on Friday, September 15
  • Bring in a photo of yourself (aged 4-10).  We will be using this photo to inspire a mini memoir :). Make sure you are comfortable writing about the photo and showing to those who will read your finished piece.

Due:

Classwork Completed on Monday, September 11
  • 10 minutes to work in groups preparing a poster presentation
  • deliver poster presentations to the class
  • If time: continue 2 Truths and 1 Lie
Homework due on Tuesday, September 12
  • FINAL DEADLINE for all poster paragraphs, TUESDAY September 12 at the beginning of class
  • Optional- bring money for our class visit to the book fair tomorrow.

Due:

Classwork: Completed September 6-8, 2017
Homework: Due on Friday, September 8 
  • Completed Success at MIS poster due at end of period
  • Completed + TYPED Success at MIS poster paragraph due at end of period

Due:

Classwork Completed Tuesday, September 5
  • In groups, worked on final drafts of Success at MIS Poster Project
  • Teacher introduced expectations for poster paragraph
Homework, due Wednesday, September 6
  •  None (remember to bring your required daily supplies to class each day)