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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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Past Assignments

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, December 7:
  • Students worked on their Hatchet Survival Pamphlet project in groups (deadline moved to  FRIDAY, December 8)
Homework, due on Friday, December 8:
  • Continue working on your Trimester 1 book project (due Friday, December 8)

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, December 5:
  • Students worked on their Hatchet Survival Pamphlet project in groups (due at the end of class Thursday, December 7)
Homework, due on Wednesday, December 6:
  • Continue working on your Trimester 1 book project (due Friday, December 8)

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, December 4:
  • Students worked on their Hatchet Survival Pamphlet project in groups (due at the end of class Thursday, December 7)
Homework, due on Tuesday, December 6:
  • Continue working on your Trimester 1 book project (due Friday, December 8)

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, November 29:
  • We continued the following lesson from yesterday:
    • We completed a close read of Sandra Cisneros' short story, Eleven
      • After the close read, Students completed mini lessons about the story using chrome- books and their online textbook
  • We went over the options for Trimester 1 book projects
Homework, due on Thursday, November30:
  • Choose your book project
  • Print out the sheet for the project you choose (bring to class TOMORROW!)

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, November 28:
  • We completed a close read of Sandra Cisneros' short story, Eleven
    • After the close read, Students completed mini lessons about the story using chrome- books and their online textbook
Homework, due on Wednesday, November 29:
  • None!

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, November 27:
  • We compared and contrasted the movie (A Cry in the Wild) with the book (Hatchet)
  • Students completed WN #7: The book vs. the Movie
Homework, due on Tuesday, November 28:
  • None!
 

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, November 15:
  • We continues reading Ch. 16-17 of Hatchet
  • We went over procedures and expectations for the ACE quiz tomorrow
Homework, due on Thursday, November 16:
  • Read 20 minutes (no reading log this week)
  • There will be a quiz on the ACE method (Answer, Cite, Explain) TOMORROW. You will be allowed to use the following resources during the quiz:
    • ACE notes
    • Blue "compare" paper (stored in Current Unit)
    • Hatchet book
    • StudySync book
REMINDER: Your outside reading book for trimester 1 should be read by Monday, November 27

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, November 14:
  • We completed an activity where we compared Brian from Hatchet to Jackie Robinson, from I Never had it Made
  • We continues reading Ch. 16 of Hatchet
Homework, due on Wednesday, November 15:
  • Read 20 minutes (no reading log this week)
  • There will be a quiz on the ACE method (Answer, Cite, Explain) on Thursday. We will prepare in class.
REMINDER: Your outside reading book for trimester 1 should be read by Monday, November 27

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, November 13:
  • We completed an activity where we compared Brian from Hatchet to Jackie Robinson, from I Never had it Made
Homework, due on Tuesday, November 14:
  • None!
  • There will be a quiz on the ACE method (Answer, Cite, Explain) on Thursday. We will prepare in class.
REMINDER: Your outside reading book for trimester 1 should be read by Monday, November 27

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, November 8:
  • We completed an ACE question for CH. 13
  • We updated our vocab lists for CH. 13-15
  • We continued reading Chapter 14 of Hatchet
Homework due on Thursday, November 9:
  • Using the Binder Checklist , make sure that your LA binder is organized and complete for the check on TOMORROW

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, November 7:
  • We passed back RL #4
  • We passed out and went over the Binder Checklist
  • We updated out vocab lists for CH. 13-15
  • We continued reading Chapter 13-14 of Hatchet
Homework due on Wednesday, November 8:
  • Using the Binder Checklist you received in class, make sure that your LA binder is organized and complete for the check on THURSDAY
 

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, November 6:
Homework, due on Tuesday, November 7:

Due:

Classwork Completed on Thursday, November 2:
  • We completed an ACE question for Chapter 8 of Hatchet
  • We continued reading chapters 9-10 of Hatchet.
Homework due on Friday, November 3:
  • RL #4 due tomorrow
    • signed
    • neat
    • complete

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, November 1:
  • We continued our discussion about I Never Had it Made, an excerpt from Jackie Robinson's autobiography
  • We set up our vocab sheet for chapters 8-12 of Hatchet
  • We read chapter 8 in Hatchet
Homework, due on Thursday, November 2:
  • Read and record 20 minutes on RL #4 
  • Complete 2 boxes on RL #4

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, October 31:
  • We listened to I Never Had it Made, an excerpt from Jackie Robinson's autobiography
  • We discussed how/why the 1947 World Series was a huge turning point in Jackie Robinson's life
Homework, due on Wednesday, November 1:
  • None! Be safe, and have fun! 

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, October 30:
  • We completed a BLAST activity (using the online component of our StudySync textbook). We learned about people who have survived amazing situations, like the character Brian in Hatchet.
Homework due on Tuesday, October 31:
  • Read and record 20 minutes in RL#4 (due Friday)
  • Complete 2 boxes on RL#4 (due Friday)

Due:

Classwork Completed on Thursday, October 26:
  • We prepared for StudySync style discussion #2 (15 minutes).
  • We continued reading chapter 6 of Hatchet.
Homework due on Thursday, October 26:
  • RL #3 due tomorrow
    • signed
    • neat
    • complete
BRING HATCHET BOOK TO CLASS EVERY DAY

Due:

Classwork Completed on Wednesday, October 25:
  • We continued reading chapters 5-6 of Hatchet.
  • We began recording CH 4-7 vocab (stored in current unit section of LA binder)
Homework due on Thursday, October 26:
  • Read and record 20 minutes  for RL #3 (due Friday)
  • Complete 2 boxes on RL #3 
BRING HATCHET BOOK TO CLASS EVERY DAY

Due:

Classwork Completed on Tuesday, October 24:
  • We practiced the ACE method on a question from chapter 2 of Hatchet
  • We continued reading chapters 4-5 of Hatchet.
  • We began recording CH 4-7 vocab (stored in current unit section of LA binder)
Homework due on Wednesday, October 25:
  • Read and record 20 minutes  for RL #3 (due Friday)
  • Complete 2 boxes on RL #3 
BRING HATCHET BOOK TO CLASS EVERY DAY

Due:

Classwork Completed on Monday, October 23:
  • We practiced the ACE method on a question from chapter 1 of Hatchet
  • We finished reading chapter 3 of Hatchet.
Homework due on Tuesday, October 24:
  • Read and record 20 minutes  for RL #3
  • Complete 2 boxes on RL #3 
BRING HATCHET BOOK TO CLASS EVERY DAY

Due:

Classwork Completed on Thursday, October 19:
  • We participated in a StudySync TV style discussion based on the Hatchet teaser we have been reading
  • We recorded vocabulary words for chapter 1 of Hatchet
  • We began reading chapter 1 of Hatchet
Homework due on Friday, October 20:
  • RL #2 is due tomorrow!
    • Neat
    • Complete
    • Signed by parent or guardian
BRING HATCHET BOOK TO CLASS EVERY DAY

Due:

Classwork Completed on Wednesday, October 18:
  • We practiced using the "ACE" method, using our annotated Hatchet teaser
  • We watched a StudySync TV episode about the Hatchet teaser
  • We prepared for a StudySync TV style discussion that we will have at the beginning of the period tomorrow
Homework due on Thursday, October 19:
  • Spend 20 minutes working on RL #2 (due on FRIDAY)
BRING HATCHET BOOK TO CLASS TOMORROW

Due:

Classwork Completed on Tuesday, October 17:
  • We used our annotated Hatchet teaser as a tool to help us answer some whole class discussion questions
  • We took notes on the "ACE" method for responding to literature
  • We practiced using the "ACE" method, using our annotated Hatchet teaser
Homework due on Wednesday, October 18:
  • Spend 20 minutes working on RL #2 (due on FRIDAY)
BRING HATCHET BOOK TO CLASS TOMORROW

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)

Due:

Classwork, completed on Thursday, October 12:
  • We listened to a teaser excerpt of Hatchet
  • We began to annotate the excerpt together (in our StudySync workbooks). We focused on 
    • Brian's family life
    • Brian's personality traits
    • and how Brian has been influenced by what he has see/ read in the media
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 Tomorrow

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)