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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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Past Assignments

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