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Language Arts 6

Instructor
Ms. Rieder
Term
2019-20 Trimester 1
Department
Lang Arts

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Past Assignments

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, November 13:
  • We lread chapter 6 in Hatchet
  • Students worked on their CH. 3-6 Reading Guides (RG)
  • Students completed WN #7: Chapter 6 ACE Question
Homework
  • RL #8 due Friday
Reminder: Trimester 1 novel must be completed by Friday, 11/15

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, November 12:
  • We learned the ACE method of writing to respond
    • students took notes and practiced this new skill using an excerpt from Hatchet
Homework
  • RL #8 due Friday
Reminder: Trimester 1 novel must be completed by Friday, 11/15

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, November 7:
  • We worked on the ch. 3-6 RG
  • We finished reading chapter 5
Homework
  • RL #7 due (neat, signed, and complete) TOMORROW!
Reminder: 2 weeks left to finish your trimester 1 novel

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, November 6:
  • Students finishedch. 4-6 Frayer vocabulary cards
  • We worked on the ch. 3-6 RG
  • We began reading chapter 5
Homework
  • Print and begin RL #7 (due Friday)
Reminder: 2 weeks left to finish your trimester 1 novel

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, November 5:
  • Students made their ch. 4-6 Frayer vocabulary cards
  • We added hyperbole to our "Literary Terms Notes"
  • We began reading chapter 4 in Hatchet
Homework
  • Print and begin RL #7 (due Friday)
Reminder: 2 weeks left to finish your trimester 1 novel

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, November 4:
  • We went over the answers for the CH. 1-2 RG
  • We added metaphor to our "Literary Terms Notes"
  • We read chapter 3 in Hatchet
Homework
  • Print and begin RL #7 (due Friday)
Reminder: 2 weeks left to finish your trimester 1 novel

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, October 30:
  • We read CH. 1 in Hatchet
  • students continued working on "Chapter 1-2 Reading Guide"
  • We added onomatopoeia and personification to our "Literary Terms" notes
Homework
  • None

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, October 29:
  • Students continues making Frayer cards for the Ch. 1-3 vocabulary words
  • Ms. Rieder passed out "Literary Terms Notes," and students added the example for foreshadowing
  • Ms. Rieder passed out the "Chapter 1-2 Reading Guide"
  • We began reading CH. 1 in Hatchet
Homework
  • None

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, October 28:
  • Students took notes on the Frayer method, a strategy we will use to learn vocabulary as we study Hatchet.
Homework
  • Complete Amelia Earheart questions using the article we read in class. Use the attachments to help you (4 pts.)

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, October 22:
  • Students completed WN #5 Turning Points, in preparation for writing their first "Blast" tomorrow 
  • Students completed their first "Blast," a StudySync routine
Homework
  • Reading Log #6 due (neat, signed, and complete), Friday, October 25

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, October 21:
  • Ms. Rieder introduced out new StudySync Unit: Turning Points. We will be working on this unit as we read Gary Paulsen's adventure novel, Hatchet.
  • Students were introduced to the "Blast," a StudySync routine
  • Students completed WN #5 Turning Points, in preparation for writing their first "Blast" tomorrow 
Homework
  • Reading Log #6 due (neat, signed, and complete), Friday, October 25

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, October 16:
  • Students handed in their "In Class Narrative Story" assignments
  • Ms. Rieder helped students clean out and organize their binders in preparation for the next unit
Homework
  • Reading Log #5 due (neat, signed, and complete), TOMORROW

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, October 16:
  • Students continued working on the LAST DAY of "In Class Narrative Story" assignment
    • students began writing their final drafts
    • students worked on peer editing
  • All work on this project is to be completed in class. Final drafts are due at the beginning of the period TOMORROW
Homework
  • Reading Log #5 due (neat, signed, and complete), FRIDAY (you are responsible for printing)
  • Print final draft of your "In Class Narrative Story" DUE TOMORROW
Staple in the following order (top to bottom)

 

  1. Purple rubric
  2. Final Draft
  3. Peer Edit (if you have one)
  4. Plot Mountain
  5. Notebook Paper Draft

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, October 15:
  • Students continued working on the "In Class Narrative Story" assignment
    • students continued filling in a plot mountain for their chosen story
    • students conferenced with Ms. Rieder about their stories
    • students began writing their final drafts
    • students worked on peer editing
  • All work on this project is to be completed in class. Final drafts are due at the beginning of the period on THURSDAY.
Homework
  • Reading Log #5 due (neat, signed, and complete), FRIDAY (you are responsible for printing)

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, October 14:
  • Students continued working on the "In Class Narrative Story" assignment
    • students continued filling in a plot mountain for their chosen story
    • students conferences with Ms. Rieder about their stories
    • students began writing their final drafts
    • students worked on peer editing
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Homework
  • Reading Log #5 due (neat, signed, and complete), FRIDAY (you are responsible for printing)

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, October 10:
  • Students continued working on the "In Class Narrative Story" assignment
    • students continued filling in a plot mountain for their chosen story
    • students conferences with Ms. Rieder about their stories
    • students began writing their final drafts
  • Ms. Rieder went over the plot mountain answers for the Pixar shorts, "Partly Cloudy" and "For the Birds"
Homework
  • Reading Log #4 due (neat, signed, and complete) , TOMORROW (you are responsible for printing)

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, October 7:
  • Ms. Rieder passed back RL #3
  • We finished plotting "Dug's Special Mission"
  • We began watching and plotting "Partly Cloudy"
Homework
  • Reading Log #4 due (neat, signed, and complete) , Friday, October 11 (you are responsible for printing)

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, October 8:
  • Students began working on the "In Class Narrative Story" assignment
    • they chose either their WN #2- Elephant Walk, or WN #3- Elevate your Writing to develop into a full story
    • students filled in a plot mountain for their chosen story
Homework
  • Reading Log #4 due (neat, signed, and complete) , Friday, October 11 (you are responsible for printing)

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, October 2:
  • Students continued working on WN #3: Elevate Your Writing
  • Students finished plot activity on "Presto"
  • We began "Dug's Special Mission"
Homework
  • Reading Log #3 due (neat, signed, and complete) ,due TOMORROW (you are responsible for printing)

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, October 2:
  • Students continued working on WN #3: Elevate Your Writing
  • Students began another plot practice activity on "Presto"
Homework
  • Reading Log #3 due (neat, signed, and complete) ,due Friday, October 4(you are responsible for printing)

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, October 1:
  • Students began working on WN #3: Elevate Your Writing
  • Students finished plotting the plot elements of the Toy Story Short: "Hawaiian Vacation"
  • Students began another plot practice activity on "Presto"
Homework
  • Reading Log #3 due (neat, signed, and complete) ,due Friday, October 4(you are responsible for printing)

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, September 26:
  • Students continued working on WN #2: Elephant Walk
  • Students practiced plotting the plot elements of the Toy Story Short: "Hawaiian Vacation"
Homework
  • Reading Log #2 due (neat, signed, and complete) , TOMORROW! (you are responsible for printing)

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, September 24:
  • Ms. RIeder handed back graded poster projects and RL#1
  • Students completed Writer's Notebook #1 (WN #1)
  • Students took notes on plot elements
Homework
  • Symbolic mind project (picture and paragraph) Due at the beginning of period TOMORROW
  • Reading Log #2 due (neat, signed, and complete) , Friday, September 27.

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, September 25:
  • Students finished taking notes on plot elements
  • Students began WN #2: Elephant Walk
Homework
  • Reading Log #2 due (neat, signed, and complete) , Friday, September 27.

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, September 23:
  • We visited the library. Our librarian, Mrs. Edelstein, gave us an orientation.
Homework
  • Symbolic mind project (picture and paragraph) Due at the beginning of period WEDNESDAY
  • Reading Log #2 due (neat, signed, and complete) , Friday, September 27.

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, September 19:
  • Students continued working on their "Symbolic Mind" project brainstorms and final drafts.
  • Ms. Rieder explained the "Symbolic Mind" paragraph
Homework
  • Reading Log #1 due (neat, signed, and complete) TOMORROW, Friday, September 20.

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, September 18:
  • Students labeled their language arts binder tabs
  • Students continued working on their "Symbolic Mind" project brainstorms and final drafts.
  • We visited the book fair for the last 15 min. of class
Homework
  • Reading Log #1 due (neat, signed, and complete) on Friday, September 20.

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, September 17:
  • Students finished the i-ready diagnostic
  • Ms. Rieder explained the "Symbolic Mind" project. Students began working on their brainstorms.
Homework
  • Reading Log #1 due (neat, signed, and complete) on Friday, September 20.
  • We will visit the book fair in class TOMORROW. Bring money for purchases if you wish.

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, September 16:
  • Students continued the I-ready reading diagnostic
Homework
  • Reading Log #1 due (neat, signed, and complete) on Friday, September 20.
  • We will visit the book fair in class on Wednesday. Bring money for purchases if you wish.

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, September 12:
  • Students finished poster presentations
Homework
  • None

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, September 11:
  • Students met with Mrs. Larson, one of our school councilors. She gave them a "welcome to 6th grade" lesson
Homework
  • None

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, September 10:
  • Students finished working on their poster projects 
  • Students presented their poster projects
Homework
  • None

Due:

Classwork completed on Monday, September 9:
  • Students finished working on their poster projects 
  • Students worked on typing their paragraphs
Homework
    • Typed poster paragraph due at beginning of class tomorrow (Tuesday, September 10) 

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, September 5:
  • Students continued working on their poster projects
Homework
  • Signed Class Expectation Sheet DUE TOMORROW
  • All required supplies DUE TOMORROW
    • 1 inch binder with 5 dividers and a chunk of notebook paper
    • MIS agenda book
    • 2 pens, 2 pencils, highlighter
    • O.R.B. (Outside Reading Book), fiction 

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, September 4:
  • Ms. Rieder passed out the Success at MIS Poster Project Packet
  • We went over the paragraph portion of the packet
  • Students continued working on their posters
Homework
  • Signed Class Expectation Sheet DUE FRIDAY
  • All required supplies DUE FRIDAY

Due:

Classwork completed on Tuesday, September 3:
  • Ms. Rieder passed out the Success at MIS Poster Project Packet
  • We went over the poster portion of the packet
  • Students were placed in their poster groups
  • Students began working on their posters
Homework
  • Signed Class Expectation Sheet DUE FRIDAY
  • All required supplies DUE FRIDAY

Due:

Classwork completed on Thursday, August 29:
  • Students were introduced to the "Success at MIS Poster Project." We will be completing this project in class over the next week.
  • Students began "2 Truths and 1 Lie" get to know you game
Homework
  • None

Due:

Classwork completed on Wednesday, August 28:
  • Students completed MIS back to school orientation day
Homework
  • None