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Language Arts 6

Instructor
Ms. Rieder
Terms
2018-19 Trimester 1
2018-19 Trimester 2
2018-19 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 Wednesday, April 18:
  • Students began reading and annotating the resource articles in their argumentative writing packets. We annotated together and in small groups.
Homework:
  • DUE FRIDAY 4/12 - RL #3, neat signed, and complete

Past Assignments

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, April 17:
  • Students completed and submitted the following assignments:
    • a second read of Celebrities as Heroes
    • Students began a skills lesson on Introductions and conclusions
  • Ms. Rieder passed out the information packet for the argumentative essay. We will researching and begin outlining  tomorrow (Thursday)
Homework:
  • DUE FRIDAY 4/12 - RL #3, neat signed, and complete

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, April 16:
  • Students completed a second read of Celebrities as Heroes
  • Students began a skills lesson on Introductions and conclusions
Homework:
  • DUE FRIDAY 4/12 - RL #3, neat signed, and complete

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, April 15:
  • Students completed a first read of Celebrities as Heroes on StudySync
Homework:
  • DUE FRIDAY 4/12 - RL #3, neat signed, and complete

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, April 11:
  • Students completed the Mini Binder Check
  • We continued our Argumentative Writing Notes
Homework:
  • DUE FRIDAY 4/12 - RL #2, neat signed, and complete

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, April 10:
  • We went over the answers to the Freedom Walkers quiz, and students got their graded quizzes back
  • We began the Argumentative Writing Notes
Homework:
  • TOMORROW 4/11- Mini Binder Check
  • DUE FRIDAY 4/12 - RL #2, neat signed, and complete

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, April 9:
  • We went over expectations for the mini binder check we will have on Thursday 
  • Students finished and shared WN #17- Spring Break, Break it Down
  • Students shared WN #16- Jerry's Bad Day
  • Ms. Rieder passed out Argumentative Writing Notes. We will begin these tomorrow.
Homework:
  • THURSDAY 4/11- Mini Binder Check
  • DUE FRIDAY 4/12 - RL #2, neat signed, and complete

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, April 8:
  • Students completed a follow up to WN #8- 3-2-1 Bridge
  • Students discussed their Spring Breaks in WN #17- Spring Break, Break it Down
Homework:
  • THURSDAY 4/11- Mini Binder Check
  • DUE FRIDAY 4/12 - RL #2, neat signed, and complete

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, March 28:
  • Students took the Freedom Walkers final quiz
  •  Students worked on WN 16: Jerry's Bad Day
Homework :
  • DUE FRIDAY 4/12 (CHANGED DUE TO TRACK MEET)- RL #2, neat signed, and complete
 

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, March 27:
  • We completed a StudySync Blast to wrap up our unit of Freedom Walkers
  •  We reviewed for tomorrow's quiz by playing Kahoot
Homework :
  • DUE FRIDAY- RL #2, neat signed, and complete
  • Study for Freedom Walkers quiz TOMORROW (use your packet!!!)
    • vocabulary
    • main ideas from chapter guide
    • important people
    • timeline
Check Ms. Rieder's post for Kahoot practice challenges

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, March 26:
  • Students FINALLY had time to complete WN #14: Freedom Walkers Reflection :)
  • We completed a StudySync Blast to wrap up our unit of Freedom Walkers
Homework :
  • DUE FRIDAY- RL #2, neat signed, and complete
  • Study for Freedom Walkers quiz on THURSDAY(use your packet!!!)
    • vocabulary
    • main ideas from chapter guide
    • important people
    • timeline

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, March 25:
  • We went over expectations for the Freedom Walkers quiz (see following HW assignment)
  • Students used their completed Venn diagrams to write WN #15: FW and HF Compare and Contrast
Homework :
  • DUE FRIDAY- RL #2, neat signed, and complete
  • Study for Freedom Walkers quiz on THURSDAY(use your packet!!!)
    • vocabulary
    • main ideas from chapter guide
    • important people
    • timeline

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, March 18:
  • Students worked to complete chapter 7-8 packet work (pgs. 30-35), DUE TOMORROW
  • If time, students completed WN #14- Freedom Walkers Reflection
Homework :
  • DUE TUESDAY- Freedom Walkers chapter 7-8 packet work (pgs. 30-35) 10 pts.
  • DUE FRIDAY- RL #1, neat signed, and complete

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, March 13:
  • Students completed chapter 7-8 Frayer vocabulary cards
  • We previewed the chapter 7-8 reading guide
  • We began reading chapter 7
Homework :
  • DUE FRIDAY- Select and bring to class a trimester 3 ORB (outside reading book) 
    • 100+ pages
    • @your reading level
    • the book should be new to you (you have never read it before)

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, March 12:
  • We updated our boycott timeline
  • Ms. Rieder stamped ch. 5-6 work
  • Students completed WN 13- Response to CH. 6
Homework :
  • DUE FRIDAY- Select and bring to class a trimester 3 ORB (outside reading book) 
    • 100+ pages
    • @your reading level
    • the book should be new to you (you have never read it before)

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, March 11:
  • We listened to students present their book projects commercials
  • Students finished reading chapter 6 in Freedom Walkers
  • Students worked on Ch. 5 -6 documents (reading guide and comprehension questions pg. 20-28 in packet) 
Homework :
  • (EXCEPT Period 3) DUE TUESDAY: Freedom Walkers  CH. 5-6 packet work (pgs. 20-28 in packet)
    • all comprehension questions must include text evidence (quotes) to earn full credit
  • DUE FRIDAY- Select and bring to class a trimester 3 ORB (outside reading book) 
    • 100+ pages
    • @your reading level
    • the book should be new to you (you have never read it before)

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, March 7:
  • Students read chapter 5 in Freedom Walkers
  • Students worked on Ch. 5 documents (reading guide and comprehension questions pg. 25-27 in packet) 
Homework due on FRIDAY:
  • Trimester 2 Book Project due on FRIDAY (TOMORROW)

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, March 6:
  • Students completed WN #12: We Shall Overcome
  • Students listened to various recordings of We Shall Overcome and completed pages 21-11 in their Freedom Walkers packet
  • We used  WN# 12 and packet work to have a discussion about protest music
Homework due on FRIDAY:
  • Trimester 2 Book Project due on FRIDAY 

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, March 5:
  • Students finished VIP passages (pg. 20 in packet)
  • Students completed WN 10: VIP Passage
  • We passed out and previewed the Ch. 5-6 vocabulary 
Homework due on FRIDAY:
  • Trimester 2 Book Project due on FRIDAY

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, March 4:
  • Ms. Rieder finished reading My Brother Martin aloud
  • We added to our boycott timeline
  • We went over the answers to ch.4 comprehension questions
  • Students began working on VIP passages (pg. 20 in packet)
Homework due on FRIDAY:
  • Trimester 2 Book Project due on FRIDAY

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, February 28:
  • Students completed the IAB CASSPP practice test #2 of 2
Homework due on Fridayt, March 1:
  • Select, print, and begin your book project (2 options available) DUE March 8
  • Binder check on Friday, March 1

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, February 27:
  • We finished listening to Ch. 4
  • Students took time to complete their ch.4 work
Homework due on Thursday, February 28:
  • Chapter 4 work (pgs. 14-19 in FW Packet) due tomorrow (8pts. total) INCLUDE TEXT EVIDENCE
  • Select, print, and begin your book project (2 options available) DUE March 8
  • Binder check on Friday, March 1

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, February 26:
  • Students finished working on Nonfiction Reading Skills Spotlight: Critical Thinking (pg. 14 of packet) and the CSI activity (pg. 15 of packet)
  • We previewed Ch. 4 vocab, reading guide, and comprehension questions
  • We began listening to Ch. 4
Homework due on Wednesday, February 27:
  • Select, print, and begin your book project (2 options available) DUE March 8
  • Binder check on Friday, March 1

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, February 25:
  • We went over the answers for chapter 2 and 3 comprehension questions
  • Students began working on Nonfiction Reading Skills Spotlight: Critical Thinking (pg. 14 of packet) and the CSI activity (pg. 15 of packet)
Homework due on Tuesday, February 26:
  • Select, print, and begin your book project (2 options available) DUE March 8
  • Binder check on Friday, March 1

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, February 21:
  • We updated our Boycott Timeline (page 2 in FW packet)
  • Ms. Rieder stamped HW 
  • We watched and discussed various video clips of Claudette Colvin and Rosa Parks
  • Ms. Rieder read Rosa aloud to the class
Homework due on Thursday, February 22:
  • RL#7- due neat, signed, and complete TOMOMRROW

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, February 20:
  • We read chapter 3 together
  • We went over the chapter 2/3 reading guide
  • Students worked on the chapter 3 comprehension questions
Homework due on Thursday, February 21:
  • RL#7- due neat, signed, and complete Friday
  • DUE TOMORROW:
    • Chapter 2/3 Reading Guide (pg. 9-10 in FW packet),
    • Chapter 2 comprehension questions (pg. 12 in FW packet)
    • Chapter 3 comprehension questions (pg. 13 in FW packet)

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, February 19:
  • We went over the picture activity we completed on Friday (pg. 11 of the FW packet)
  • We completed a quick write on Rosa Parts (WN 10: Quick Write)
Homework due on Wednesday, February 20:
  • Print and begin RL#7 
  • RL#7- due neat, signed, and complete Friday

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, February 14:
  • We previewed chapter 2-3 vocab.
  • We read and discussed ch. 2
  • We began ch.2 comprehension questions
Homework due on Friday, February 15:
  • RL#6- due neat, signed, and complete TOMORROW

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, February 13:
  • Students completed WN# 9- Jo Ann Robinson
  • Students worked on chapter 1 activities in their Freedom Walkers packets
Homework due on Thursday, February 14:
  • RL#5- due neat, signed, and complete
  • Chapter 1 Freedom Walkers reading guide and comprehension questions ( pg. 5-7 in Freedom Walkers packet)

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, February 11:
  • We finished ch. 1 of Freedom Walkers
Homework due on Wednesday, February 13:
 
print and begin RL #6

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, February 7:
  • Students completed WN# 8- 3-2-1 Bridge
  • We corrected the Text Features Scavenger Hunt on pg. 3 of the Freedom Walkers  packet
  • We watched the book trailer for Freedom Walkers  on Study Sync
  • We read the introduction to Freedom Walkers 
Homework due on Friday, February 8:
  • RL#5- due neat, signed, and complete

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, February 4:
  • We organized or LA binders (see updated version on edlio)
  • Ms. Rieder passed out the Freedom Walkers packet
  • We participated in an intro activity for Freedom Walkers (pg. 1 of the packet)
Homework due on Tuesday, February 5:
  • Print and begin RL#5

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, January 31:
  • Students took the open note grammar quiz
  • Students began WN #6- Surf and Turf
Homework due on Friday, February 1:
  • RL #4 due (neat, signed, and complete)

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, January 30:
  • Students completed a parts of speech review activity
  • We reviewed expectations for the grammar quiz tomorrow
Homework due on Thursday, January 31:
  •  Print and begin RL #4 (due Friday)
  • Open note grammar quiz on THURSDAY (parts of speech, sentence types, subject/ predicate, run-ons, fragments, simple and compound sentences) 

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, January 30:
  • Students completed WN #5: Reflection, and we had a whole class discussion
  • We corrected sentence packet #2
  • We reviewed for the open note grammar quiz (Thursday)
Homework due on Wednesday, January 31:
  •  Print and begin RL #4 (due Friday)
  • Open note grammar quiz on THURSDAY (parts of speech, sentence types, subject/ predicate, run-ons, fragments, simple and compound sentences) 

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, January 28:
  • Students participated in the Yellow Ribbon Week Gallery Walk
  • After returning to class, students reflected on their experience in WN #5: Reflection
Homework due on Wednesday, January 29 :
  •  Print and begin RL #4 (due Friday)
  • Open note grammar quiz on THURSDAY (parts of speech, sentence types, subject/ predicate, run-ons, fragments, simple and compound sentences) 

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, January 23:
  • Students finished WN #4- Hedgehog Holiday
  • We finished correcting the "Sentence Packet" assigned on Friday
  • We began notes on simple and compound sentences
Homework due on Thursday, January 24 :
  •  RL #3- Read a TOTAL of 40 minutes and complete FOUR boxes of your choice this week (DUE TOMORROW)

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, January 22:
  • Students completed the "Sentence Packet" assigned on Friday
  • Students began WN #4- Hedgehog Holiday
Homework due on Wednesday, January 23:
  • Print RL #3- Read a TOTAL of 40 minutes and complete FOUR boxes of your choice this week (DUE THURSDAY

Due:

Classwork completed on Friday, January 18:
  • We completed notes on sentence types
  • Students began completing the "Sentence Packet"
Homework::
  • None :)

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, January 17:
  • We did a final parts of speech review (on Kahoot)
Homework due Friday, January 18:
  • RL #2- DUE TOMORROW (neat, signed, and, complete)

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, January 16:
  • We completed WN #3- Yellow Ribbon Week
Homework due Thursday, January 18:
  • Print RL #2- read 20 minutes and complete 2 boxes

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, January 16:
  • We completed the parts of speech practice packet we began yesterday
  • We corrected the parts of speech packet together
Homework due Wednesaday, January 12:
  • Print RL #2- read 20 minutes and complete 2 boxes

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, January 14:
  • We completed a parts of speech practice packet (we will go over the answers tomorrow)
Homework due Friday, January 12:
  • Print RL #2- read 20 minutes and complete 2 boxes

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, January 10:
  • We finished taking notes on the 8 parts of speech
Homework due Friday, January 11:
  • RL #1- DUE! Neat, signed, and complete

Due:

Classwork completed onTuesday, January 8:
  • We played a grammar Kahoot game to review parts of speech
Homework due Wednesday, January 9:
  • Print Trimester 2 Reading Log #1 (if you have not done so)
  • Read 20 minutes and complete 2 boxes

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, January 7:
  • We completed WN #2- Winter Break, Break it Down
Homework due Tuesday, January 8:
  • Print Trimester 2 Reading Log #1
  • Read 20 minutes and complete 2 boxes

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, January 9:
  • We took notes on the 8 parts of speech
  • we reviewed parts of speech playing class madlibs
Homework due Thursday, January 10:
  • Print Trimester 2 Reading Log #1 (if you have not done so)
  • Read 20 minutes and complete 2 boxes

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, December 19:
  • We spent 20 minutes finishing Hatshepsut work on Studysync
  • We began taking notes on Figurative Language
Homework due Thursday, December 20:
  • Read 20 minutes (no reading log)
  • Finish all Hatshepsut assignments on studysync 

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, December 18:
  • We continued the CLOSE READ of Hatshepsut on Studysync
Homework due Wednesday, December 19:
  • Read 20 minutes (no reading log)

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, Monday, December 17:
  • We continued the CLOSE READ of Hatshepsut on Studysync
Homework due Tuesday, December 18:
  • Read 20 minutes (no reading log)
 

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, December 13:
  • We completed the first read assignments for Hatshepsut on StudySync 
Homework due TOMORROW, FRIDAY, December 14:
  • Choose a new ORB (outside reading book) for trimester 2 
    • 100 or more pages
    • at your reading level (ask me if you are unsure)
    • Fiction OR Nonfiction
Bring book to class on Friday

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, December 11:
  • We completed an interim caaspp assessment 
Homework due on FRIDAY, December 14:
  • Choose a new ORB (outside reading book) for trimester 2 
    • 100 or more pages
    • at your reading level (ask me if you are unsure)
    • Fiction OR Nonfiction
Bring book to class on Friday

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, December 10:
  • We continued a 1st read of Hatshepsut, on StudySync
Homework due on Tuesday, December 11:
  • Choose a new ORB (outside reading book) for trimester 2 
    • 100 or more pages
    • at your reading level (ask me if you are unsure)
    • Fiction OR Nonfiction

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, December 5:
  • We finished and shared  WN #1- Caught Ya!
  • We cleaned out our LA Binders
  • We previewed the Study Sync blast that we will complete in class tomorrow
Homework due on Thursday, December 6  :
  • None

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, December 12:
  • We completed an interim caaspp assessment
  • Students worked on completing the first read assignments on Study Sync for the Hatshepsut excerpt
Homework due on FRIDAY, December 14:
  • Choose a new ORB (outside reading book) for trimester 2 
    • 100 or more pages
    • at your reading level (ask me if you are unsure)
    • Fiction OR Nonfiction
Bring book to class on Friday

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday,December 4:
  • We handed in our Hatchet books
  • We took the Hatchet quiz
  • We began trimester 2 WN #1- Caught Ya!
Homework due on Wednesday, December 5 :
  • None

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, November 29:
  • We continued WN #11- The book vs. the movie
  • We finished watching A Cry in the Wild
Homework due on Friday, November 30 :
  • BOOK PROJECTS DUE!!!
  • Hatchet quiz on Tuesday, December 4 (study vocab)

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, November 28:
  • We began WN #11- The book vs. the movie
  • We continued watching A Cry in the Wild
Homework due on Thursday, November 29:
  • Work on book project (due Friday, November 30)
  • Hatchet quiz on Tuesday, December 4 (study vocab)

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, November 26:
  • We finished and discussed WN #10- Survival Pack
  • We began watching A Cry in the Wild
Homework due on Wednesday, November 38:
  • Work on book project (due Friday, November 30)
  • Hatchet quiz on Tuesday, December 4 (study vocab)

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, November 26:
  • We reviewed directions for the trimester 1 book project (due FRIDAY)
  • We finished Hatchet and discussed the ending
  • We began completing WN #10- Survival Pack
Homework due on Tuesday, November 27:
  • Work on book project (due Friday, November 30)
  • Hatchet quiz on Tuesday, December 4 (study vocab)

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, November 15:
  • We finished the Old Brian vs. New Brian graphic organizer (5 character traits on each side)
  • We completed Ch. 16-17 vocab squares
  • We read to the end of ch. 17
Homework due on Friday, November 16:
  • Work on book project (due Friday, November 30)

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, November 14
  • We continued the Old Brian vs. New Brian graphic organizer (5 character traits on each side)
  • We completed Ch. 16-17 vocab squares
  • We began reading Ch. 16-17
Homework due on Thursday, November 15 :
  • Work on book project (due Friday, November 30)

Due:

Classwork completed on , Tuesday November 13 :
  • We read through ch. 15
  • We began the Old Brian vs. New Brian graphic organizer (5 character traits on each side)
Homework due on Wednesday, November 14 :
  • Work on book project (due Friday, November 30)

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, November 7:
  • We read ch.12
  • We discussed the climax of Hatchet, and we identified Brian's turning point
  • Students completed a CH. 12 ACE question
  • Ms. Rieder passed out the Old Brian vs. New Brian graphic organizer
Homework due on Thursday, November 8:
  • Students must have their trimester 1 ORB (outside reading book) completed by Friday
  • Students must select 1 book project option and print the assignment requirements. Bring to class on Friday
  • Binder Check on Friday

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, November 6:
  • We went over the options for trimester 1 book projects
  • We went over the checklist for the binder check on Friday
  • We discussed "The Worm vs. The Egg"
  • We read through the end of ch. 11 
Homework due on Wednesday, November 7:
  • Students must have their trimester 1 ORB (outside reading book) completed by Friday
  • Students must select 1 book project option and print the assignment requirements. Bring to class on Friday

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, November 5:
  • We went over our answers to WN #: Chapter 8 ACE question
  • We reviewed Ch. 8-12 vocabulary
  • We listened through Ch. 10
Homework due on Tuesday, November 6:
  • Students must have their trimester 1 ORB (outside reading book) completed by Friday

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, November 29:
  • We continued working on WN #11- The book vs. the movie
  • We finished watching A Cry in the Wild
Homework due on Friday, November 30:
  • Book project due!!!
  • Hatchet quiz on Tuesday, December 4 (study vocab)

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, November 28:
  • We began completing WN #11- The book vs. the movie
  • We continued watching A Cry in the Wild
Homework due on Thursday, November 29:
  • Work on book project (due Friday, November 30)
  • Hatchet quiz on Tuesday, December 4 (study vocab)

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, October 30:
  • We finished reading CH. 6 and began listening to Ch. 7
  • We completed WN 7- Chapter 6 ACE question
Homework due on Wednesday, October 31:
  • RL #7- Read 20 minutes and complete 2 boxes
REMINDER: You must finish your 1st trimester ORB (outside reading book)  by Friday, November 9 

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, October 29:
  • We reviewed out vocabulary boxes for Ch. 1-7
  • We finished reading CH. 5 and began listening to Ch. 6
Homework due on Tuesday, October 30:
  • RL #7- Read 20 minutes and complete 2 boxes
REMINDER: You must finish your 1st trimester ORB by Friday, November 9 

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, October 25:
  • All MIS students attended a Red Ribbon Week assembly lead by pro surfer and PV native, Alex Gray. He discussed the importance of a healthy lifestyle and the negative effects of substance abuse.
  • Students read an article about the dangers of e-cigarettes/ vaping. 
  • Students answered the questions on the accompanying worksheet
    • answers are 2 sentences minimum and must include evidence from the text to support answers
Homework due on Friday, October 26:
  • RL #6- Due neat, signed, and complete

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, October 24:
  • Students finished working on Frayer squares for Ch. 4-7 vocabulary words
  • We continued reading/ listening to Ch. 4-5
Homework due on Thursday, October 25:
  • RL #6- Read 20 minutes and complete 2 boxes

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, October 22:
  • Students completed WN 6: Chapter 2 ACE question
  • Students began working on Frayer squares for Ch. 4-7 vocabulary words
  • We began reading/ listening to Ch. 4
Homework due on Tuesday, October 23:
  • None :) 

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, October 22:
  • Students reviewed Hatchet  Ch. 1-3 vocabulary words
  • We read and discussed CH. 2-3 in Hatchet
Homework due on Tuesday, October 23:
  • RL #5- DUE (neat, signed, and complete)

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, October 18:
  • Students completed Frayer boxes (using their notes) on Hatchet ch. 1-3 vocab words
  • Students listened to ch. 1 of Hatchet
Homework due on Friday, October 19:
  • RL #5- DUE (neat, signed, and complete)

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, October 17:
  • Students used their ACE notes and annotations to practice writing responses to the Hatchet excerpt
  • Students took notes on the Frayer method for learning vocabulary
Homework due on Thursday, October 16:
  • RL #5- Read 20 minutes and complete 2 boxes

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, October 16:
  • Students took notes on the ACE method of responding to literature
  • Students completed a second read and annotation of the Hatchet excerpt 
Homework due on Tuesday, October 16:
  • RL #5- Read 20 minutes and complete 2 boxes

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, October 15:
  • We finished the first read of the StudySync Hatchet excerpt
  • Students watched a StudySync TV episode, focusing on productive discussion techniques
  • Students practiced using productive discussion techniques during a mini discussion on the excerpt
Homework due on Tuesday, October 16:
  • RL #5- Read 20 minutes and complete 2 boxes

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, October 11:
  • Students completed  WN #4- Turning Points: StudySync blast activity
  • We watched a preview of Hatchet and began an intro activity
  • We collected out Hatchet books from the library
Homework due on Friday, October 12
  • RL #4- DUE TOMORROW neat, signed, and complete

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, October 10:
  • Students continued  WN #4- Turning Points
  • Students completed a StudySync blast activity
Homework due on Thursday, October 11:
  • RL #4- Read 20 minutes and complete 2 boxes

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, October 9:
  • Students handed in their completed narrative stories
  • We watched the unit preview for our StudySync "Turning Points" unit 
  • Students previewed/ learned the protocol for completing a StudySync "Blast" activity (to be completed in class tomorrow
  • Students began WN #4- Turning Points
 
Homework due on Wednesday, October 10:
  • RL #4- Read 20 minutes and complete 2 boxes

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, October 7:
  • Today was the last class spent on "In Class Narrative," focusing on steps 6 through 10.
 
Homework due on Tuesday, October 8:
  • RL #4- Read 20 minutes and complete 2 boxes
  • Final draft of "In Class Narrative Story due at the beginning of the period tomorrow

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, October 4:
  • Students continued to work on the "In Class Narrative," focusing on steps 4 through 7.
 
Homework due on Friday, October 5:
  • RL #3- due TOMORROW! signed, neat, and complete

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, October 3:
  • Students continued to work on the "In Class Narrative," focusing on steps 4 through 6.
 
Homework due on Thursday, October 4:
  • RL #3- Read 20 minutes and complete 2 boxes

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, October 2:
  • Mini lesson on how to write dialogue in a story
  • Students continued to work on the "In Class Narrative," focusing on steps 3 and 4.
 
Homework due on Wednesday, October 3:
  • RL #3- Read 20 minutes and complete 2 boxes

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday October 16:
  • Students reorganized their LA binders, using the list on edlio
  • We took notes on the ACE written response technique
  • We read through the Hatchet excerpt a second time, annotating together as we went
Homework due on Wednesday, October 17:
  • RL #5- Read 20 minutes and complete 2 boxes

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, October 1:
  • Ms. Rieder went over the directions for the "In Class Narrative Story"
    • students worked on steps 1-3 
 
Homework due on Tuesday, October 2:
  • RL #3- Read 20 minutes and complete 2 boxes

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, September 27:
  • Students continued to work on WN #3- Elevate your writing
    • they added the climax and falling action
  • We shared some of our stories aloud
  • We compared our "Dug" plot diagrams as a whole class
 
Homework due on Friday, September 27:
  • RL #2- due TOMORROW

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, September 26:
  • Students continued to work on WN #3- Elevate your writing
    • they added the conflict and rising action
  • We plotted "Dug's Special Mission" in small groups
  • We compared our plot diagrams as a whole class
 
Homework due on Thursday, September 27:
  • RL#2- Read 20 minutes and complete 2 boxes (due Friday)

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, September 25:
  • Students began work on WN #3- Elevate your writing
    • they completed the exposition of the story
  • We completed work on "Presto," comparing our answers as a whole class
  • We previewed "Dug's Special Mission" to plot tomorrow
 
Homework due on wesday, September 26:
  • RL#2- Read 20 minutes and complete 2 boxes (due Friday)

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, September 24:
  • We completed a plot mountain activity in small groups
    • students watched the short, "Presto"
    • students worked in groups to record a plot mountain for the short
    • students compared their answers as a whole class
 
Homework due on Tuesday, September 25::
  • RL#2- Read 20 minutes and complete 2 boxes (due Friday)

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, September 20:
  • We continued  WN #2- Elephant Walk
  • We applied our knowledge of plot elements by continuing to plot the events in "Hawaiian Vacation"
  • We previewed "Presto," to be plotted in groups on Friday
 
Homework due on Friday, September 21:
  • Reading Log #1 (RL #1) due TOMORROW (signed, neat, and complete)

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, September 19:
  • We continued  WN #2- Elephant Walk
  • We applied our knowledge of plot elements by plotting the events in "Hawaiian Vacation"
 
Homework due on Thursday, September 20:
  • Reading Log #1 (RL #1) Due on FRIDAY, 9/21

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, September 18:
  • We took notes on parts of the plot (using our Plot Mountain graphic organizers)
  • We began WN #2- Elephant walk
 
Homework due on Wednesday, September 19:
  • Reading Log #1 (RL #1) Due on FRIDAY, 9/21

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, September 17:
  • Students completed Symbolic Mind Part One
  • Students continued working on Symbolic Mind Part Two
 
Homework due on Tuesday, September 16:
  • Symbolic Mind Paragraph Final Draft due at beginning of period TOMORROW, 9/18
  • Reading Log #1 (RL #1) Due on FRIDAY, 9/21

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, September 13:
  • Students completed Symbolic Mind Part One
  • Students continued working on Symbolic Mind Part Two
 
Homework due on Friday, September 14:
  • None 

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, September 12:
  • Students continued working on Symbolic Mind Part One
  • Students continued working on Symbolic Mind Part Two
  • We attended the book fair in the library
 
Homework due on Thursday, September 13:
  • Fill out a back to school night schedule for your parents

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, September 11:
  • Students continued working on Symbolic Mind Part One
 
Homework due on Wednesday, September 12:
  • Bring money to shop at the book fair (if you wish)

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, September 10:
  • Ms. Rieder went over the directions for Symbolic Mind Part One
  • Students began brainstorming and drafting 
 
Homework due on Tuesday, September 11:
  • Final draft of Success at MIS Poster Paragraph due TOMORROW

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, September 6:
  • Students began drafting their paragraphs
 
Homework due on FRIDAY, September 7:
  • Bring StudySync workbook to school 

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, September 4:
  • Students prepared and delivered presentations about their completed Success at MIS posters
  • Ms. R introduced the instructions for the Success at MIS paragraph
  • Students began drafting their paragraphs
 
Homework due on FRIDAY, September 7:
  • Bring StudySync workbook to school (due FRIDAY)

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, August 30:
  • Students continued to work in groups on their Success at MIS projects.
 
 
Homework due on FRIDAY, August 31:
  • Signed class expectation sheet
  • All required supplies due

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, August 29:
  • Students continued to work in groups on their Success at MIS projects.
Posters are to be completed in class. Due at the end of the period on Thursday, August 30.
 
Homework due on FRIDAY, August 31:
  • Signed class expectation sheet
  • All required supplies due

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, August 28:
  • Students continued to work in groups on their Success at MIS projects.
Posters are to be completed in class. Due at the end of the period on Thursday, August 30.
 
Homework due on FRIDAY, August 31:
  • Signed class expectation sheet
  • All required supplies due

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, August 27:
  • Ms. Rieder introduced the requirements for the Success at MIS Poster Project
  • Students were placed in groups
  • Students began work on project
Posters are to be completed in class. Due at the end of the period on Thursday, August 30.
 
Homework due on FRIDAY, August 31:
  • Signed class expectation sheet
  • All required supplies due