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Tri. 3 Week 13 Homework/Classwork 6/5 ~ 6/8 (updated daily)

 

Monday:  Finish Word Scramble; submitted for extra credit (Trimester 3).  Read pp. 230 ~ 248 in The Wednesday Wars.

 

HW:  Tomorrow is the last day that any work from Trimester 3 can be submitted.  Please check your grade on Aeries to be sure you don't have any missing work.

 

Tuesday: Read pp. 240 ~ 264 (end) in The Wednesday Wars.  Play The Wednesday Wars Trivia Game.

 

Wednesday: (minimum day) Yearbook Signing Day/Prize Giveaway

 

Thursday: (minimum day) Memory Show

Tri. 3 Week 12 Homework/Classwork 5/30~6/2 (updated daily)

Tuesday: CW (Substitute) Read pp. 151-174 in The Wednesday Wars independently; finish any assignments WW#1 ~ WW#5 that are not complete.
 
Wednesday CW: Read pp. 175 ~ 190 in The Wednesday Wars ; discuss the resolutions that are occurring. 
HW:  Choose your 2 best WW assignments to submit for credit tomorrow (options: WW#1 KWL Chart; WW# 1.5 Quickwrite; WW#2 Figurative Language Chart, WW#4 The Merchant of Venice and WW#5 Allusion).
 
Thursday CW: Turn in WW Packet (2 best assignments from WW#1 ~ WW#5) Read pp. 190 ~ 211 in The Wednesday Wars ; discuss the character traits and how they are affecting the story.
HW:  The last day to submit late or absent work is Wednesday, 6/6.
 
Friday: CW: Turn in classroom library books; rewards jobs; read pp. 211 ~ 230 in The Wednesday Wars.  Work on WW#6.5 Word Scramble.
HW: Have a great weekend!
 

Tri. 3 Week 11 Homework/Classwork 5/22~5/26 (updated daily)

Monday: Continue reading "The Wednesday Wars" pp. 80-92.  Continue working on WW#5 Allusion.

HW:  Catch up on any WW's that aren't finished (i.e. WW#1 KWL Chart, WW#1.5 Quickwrite (paragraph), WW#2 Fig.Lang.Chart, WW#4 Merch. of Venice/Translation)

 

Tuesday: Continue reading "The Wednesday Wars" pp. 93-99.  Finish working on WW#5 Allusion.

HW:  Catch up on any WW's that aren't finished (i.e. WW#1 KWL Chart, WW#1.5 Quickwrite (paragraph), WW#2 Fig.Lang.Chart, WW#4 Merch. of Venice/Translation, WW#5 Allusion)

 

Wednesday: Continue reading "The Wednesday Wars" pp. 99-109.  Begin working on WW#6 "War."  Create a 4 column chart.  Label the columns as follows: Metaphor, Hyperbole, Personification, Idiom.  Reread the lyrics, and write down lines in the appropriate columns.

HW:  Finish filling out the figurative language section of the WW#6 "War" handout.

 

Thursday: Continue reading "The Wednesday Wars" pp. 110-130.  Continue working on WW#6 "War."  Find at least 3 difficult words, write what you think they mean, then check the definitions in the dictionary.

HW:  Finish WW#6 "War" definitions.

Friday: Continue reading "The Wednesday Wars" pp. 130-147. 

 

WW#4 The Merchant of Venice

1. Read the excerpt from "The Merchant of Venice."
2. Reread the excerpt aloud with the class.
3. Write down 10 challenging words; use context clues to find their meanings and write them on your paper; check the definitions in the dictionary.
4. Number your paper 1-22 and paraphrase each line of the excerpt (put it in your own words).

Tri. 3 Week 10 Homework/Classwork 5/15~5/19 (updated daily)

We are done with Home Reading Calendars for this year!  However, please continue to read. =)

 

Monday: CW: Complete WW#2 Figurative Language Chart, and continue working on WW#3 Vocabulary Quilt Patch.  Read pp. 34- 39 in The Wednesday Wars.

HW: Finish WW#3 Vocabulary Quilt Patch (due tomorrow)

 

Tuesday: CW: Turn in WW#3 Vocabulary Quilt Patch.  Read pp. 39 ~ 48 in The Wednesday Wars; begin WW#4 The Merchant of Venice.

HW:  Continue working on WW#1 KWL Chart.

 

Wednesday: CW: Read pp. 49 ~ 56 in The Wednesday Wars; continue WW#4 The Merchant of Venice.

HW:  Continue working on WW#4 The Merchant of Venice.

 

Thursday: CW: Read pp. 56-62 in The Wednesday Wars; continue WW#4 The Merchant of Venice; go over the translation and grade your work.

HW: Finish Grading WW#4 The Merchant of Venice.

 

Friday: CW: Read pp. 62-72 in The Wednesday Wars; begin WW#5 Allusion; Continue reading pp. 73-82.

 

 
 

Tri. 3 Week 9 Homework/Classwork 5/8~5/12 (updated daily)

No Homework this week: State Testing

 

Monday: CW: Go over When You Reach Me test; begin The Wednesday Wars unit.  Begin filling out your WW#1 KWL Chart (see handout).  Complete the "What I know" and "What I Want to Know" sections.

 

Tuesday: BLOCK SCHEDULE 2 HOURS Period 1 and 2 Only  CW: WW#1 KWL Chart (continued) Watch video clips of Vietnam War facts and Walter Cronkite newscast.  Fill in "What I Learned" section of KWL chart for those items dealing with the war.  Complete WW#1.5 Write about a time when you though someone was angry at you.  Discuss the events and how the situations was resolved (at least 1 paragraph).  Read The Wednesday Wars pp. 1-18.  Begin WW#2 Figurative Language Chart (see handout).

 

Wednesday: BLOCK SCHEDULE 2 HOURS Period 4, 5 and 6 Only  CW: WW#1 KWL Chart (continued) Watch video clips of Vietnam War facts and Walter Cronkite newscast.  Fill in "What I Learned" section of KWL chart for those items dealing with the war.  Complete WW#1.5 Write about a time when you though someone was angry at you.  Discuss the events and how the situations was resolved (at least 1 paragraph).  Read The Wednesday Wars pp. 1-18.  Begin WW#2 Figurative Language Chart (see handout).

 

Thursday:  BLOCK SCHEDULE 2 HOURS Period 1 and 2 Only

Read pp. 18-22 in The Wednesday Wars; continue WW#2 Figurative Chart; read pp. 23-33; Begin WW#3 Vocabulary Quilt Patch (see handout).

Friday:  BLOCK SCHEDULE 2 HOURS Period 4,5 and 6 Only

Read pp. 18-22 in The Wednesday Wars; continue WW#2 Figurative Chart; read pp. 23-33; Begin WW#3 Vocabulary Quilt Patch (see handout).

 
 

Tri. 3 Week 8 Homework/Classwork 5/1~5/5 (updated daily)

Monday: Finish/submit Finding Nemo Plot Elements
 
Tuesday -Thursday: State Testing
Monday - Friday: No homework! =)

Tri. 3 Week 7 Homework/Classwork 4/24~4/28 (updated daily)

Monday ~ Thursday: read/record 10 mins. on HRC April due Friday!

Monday: CW: Review vocabulary; Begin WYRM#10 "Being an Individual" Paragraph (see handout).

HW: WYRM Comprehension/Vocabulary test tomorrow; work on Scrapbook book report due Thursday.

 

Tuesday: CW: When You Reach Me Comprehension/Vocabulary Test

HW Scrapbook book report due Thursday; HRC April due Friday.

 

Wednesday: CW: Read "Red Scarf Girl" in Study Sync.  Complete Red Scarf Girl p. 20 Q's 1-5 (Answer question, provide/introduce quote, explain how quote proves your answer). 

HW: Scrapbook book report due tomorrow; HRC April/WYRM #10 due Friday.

 

Thursday: CWFinding Nemo "Plot Elements" (see handout)

HW:  HRC April and WYRM #10 due tomorrow.

 

Friday: CW: Continue Finding Nemo "Plot Elements" (see handout)

HW:  Have a great weekend! =)