Classwork & Homework

LIST OF ixl.com topics:
a. capitalization; b. commas; c. titles; d. apostrophes; e. restrictive & 
non-restrictive; f. dashes; g. ellipses; h. hyphens; i. quotations & 
dialogue; j. addresses; k. usage errors; l. sentence types; m. sentences, 
fragments, and run-ons; n. multiple meaning words; o. inappropriate 
pronouns; 
p.vague pronouns q. pronouns r. subjects & predicates s. phrases & clauses 
t. verbals u. simple, compound, and complex sentences v. inappropriate 
shifts 
of verb tenses w. adverbs x. adjectives & adverbs y. correlative 
conjunctions
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Monday, May 11, 2015
Students worked on review games and questions for our upcoming finals.

Tuesday May 12 - Friday May 15 

Finals in all four subjects will be administered.
Homework: Study!! We're almost there!

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Friday, May 8, 2015
Students worked on study guides which are due on Monday.

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Nothing turned in today.
Classwork:
We presented projects and students had time to work on the study guides.
Homework:
Bring textbooks tomorrow for textbook turn in!
LA and SS study guides are due on Monday.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Turned in today: Civil War/Reconstruction project; Paul Revere poetry analysis
Classwork:
LA: Opportunity to take final AR test. Greek/Latin 1-30 final test given. 
Work on LA study guide.
SS: Students who were taking a test in lieu of a project took the test. The 
other students worked on the SS study guide. 
Homework:
LA:
Work on study guide, reread Paul Revere's Ride, and review frequently 
confused words. Paul Revere's Ride quiz and Frequently Confused Words tests 
are Friday.
SS:
Work on study guide: due Monday.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Turned in today: Prep to read and vocab handout
Classwork:
LA: SSR and AR time. Dramatic presentation and reading of "Paul Revere's 
Ride." Work on literary analysis.
Homework:
LA: Study for tomorrow's Greek/Latin final exam. Finish poetry analysis if 
you did not. Quiz on Paul Revere's Ride on Friday. 
SS: Civil War/Reconstruction project due tomorrow. If you will be gone on the 
CJSF field trip, be sure you have arranged to turn in your project or to take 
your test before Thursday. I am available from 2:30 to 3:30 tomorrow for test 
taking if you are doing this in lieu of the project.

Monday, May 4, 2015
Nothing turned in today
Classwork:
LA: SSR. Prep to read for "Paul Revere's Ride."
SS: Finish and turn in Civil War video notes, part II. 45 minutes of project 
time given.
Homework:
LA: Vocab handout. Read for AR points. Study for Wednesday's Greek/Latin test.
SS: Ch. 13/14 project or study guide is due Wednesday. 

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Friday, May 1, 2015
Turned in today: Civil War legislation chart.
Classwork:
LA: SSR. Correct G/L practice test. Take G/L week 30 quiz. Play idiom review 
game. Take idiom test.
SS: Continue with Civil War video and notes.
Homework:
LA: Prepare for frequently confused words test, Greek/Latin Final Test, and 
read for AR points - deadline is May 6. Work LA study guide, due Friday, May 
8.
SS: Chapter 13/14 project or study guide and test due Wednesday, May 6. 
Social Studies study guide due Monday, May 11.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Turned in today: G/L practice test.
Classwork:
LA: SSR. Idioms of the week: "Pass the Buck" and "Piece of Cake." Frequently 
confused words: your, you're, who's, whose.
SS: Work on "Important Post-Civil War Legislation." Continue with Civil War 
video and notes. Final exam study guide handed out.
Homework:
LA: Study for G/L quiz #30. Idiom test and frequently confused words tests 
are tomorrow. Final test on Greek/Latin weeks 1-30 is next Wednesday.
SS: Work on your project, due next Wednesday. Final exam study guide is due 
Friday, May 8.

Wednesday April 29, 2015
Turned in today: Amendment chart; poetry analysis if you didn't earlier.
Classwork:
LA: SSR. Begin Greek/Latin practice test. Work on LA study guide.
SS: Work on SS project.
Homework:
LA: G/L practice test. Read for AR deadline - it is Wednesday, May 6. Study 
Greek/Latin, idioms, and frequently confused words.
SS: Work on project.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Turned in today: Vocab handout, G/L sentence sets, Prep to Read.
Classwork:
LA: STAR reading test. SSR. Poetry analysis of "O Captain" done in small 
groups.
SS: Work on amendment chart. Continue with Civil War video.
Homework:
LA: Finish poetry analysis if you  did not.
SS: Finish amendment chart if you did not. Read 14-3. Work on project.

Monday, April 27, 2015 - Minimum Day
Nothing turned in today.
Classwork:
LA: SSR. Introduction of "O Captain!" Begin prep to read.
SS: Work time for project.
Homework:
LA: G/L sentence sets #30. Vocab handout for "O Captain!" Finish prep to read 
if you did not.
SS: Read 14-2. Work on project.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Turned in today: Vocab handout, G/L sentence sets, Prep to Read.
Classwork:
LA: STAR reading test. SSR. Poetry analysis of "O Captain" done in small 
groups.
SS: Work on amendment chart. Continue with Civil War video.
Homework:
LA: Finish poetry analysis if you  did not.
SS: Finish amendment chart if you did not. Read 14-3. Work on project.


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Friday, April 24, 2015
Nothing turned in today
SBAC Testing today
LA: G/L week #29 quiz. Week 30 roots given and brainstormed. Barbara 
Frietchie quiz given.
SS: Continue with Civil War video and notes.
Homework:
LA: G/L sentence sets #30 due on TUESDAY. Read for AR points; begin studying 
for G/L final exam.
SS: Be sure you have finished reading American Journey Ch. 13. Work on your 
project or study guide.

G/L roots week 30:
erg - work, power
morph - form
troph - nourish
visc - sticky
glac - ice

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Turned in today: literature questions.
Classwork:
Lincoln Memorial Shrine field trip.
After we returned from the trip we discussed what we saw, and then each 
student wrote a thank you note to the docent who conducted our tour. This 
letter will be a language arts classwork grade for today. 
Homework:
LA: Study for G/L quiz #29 and reread "Barbara Frietchie" for tomorrow's quiz.
SS: Work on your project. Finish reading  chapter 13 and be prepared to 
discuss.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Turned in today: Vocabulary handout; Civil War video notes, part I
SBAC testing today
Classwork:
LA: Idiom of the day: "Over the Hill." Frequently confused words: waist (n); 
waste (n); to waste (v). Discussion of "Barbara Frietchie."
SS: Begin Civil War video and notes, part II.
Homework:
TOMORROW IS LINCOLN MEMORIAL SHRINE! Please bring a sack lunch.
LA: Barbara Frietchie literature questions, p. 194, 1-3 and 6-9.
SS: Work on project or study guide.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Turned in today: 13-3 Cornell notes; G/L sentence sets #29.
SBAC testing today
Classwork:
LA: Poetry analysis of "Barbara Frietchie.
SS: 13-2 open-note quiz.
Homework:
LA: Vocab handout. Read for AR points. Study Greek/Latin
SS: Work on your SS project or the Civil War/Reconstruction test study guide, 
depending on what you chose to do.

Monday, April 20, 2015
Turned in today: 13-2 Cornell notes. 
SBAC testing today, and all week. 

NOTE !!! Thursday is our Lincoln Shrine Field Trip.

Classwork:
LA: Prep to read for "Barbara Frietchie." Students also read the poem. We 
will work on this together in class tomorrow.
SS: Civil War/Reconstruction project sheet handed out. Students may choose to 
do a project or to complete the earlier announced open-study guide Civil 
War/Reconstruction test. They will choose a project or the test, but not both.
Homework:
LA: Greek/Latin sentence sets #29.
SS: Discuss the project and test options with your parent(s) and get their 
approval. Complete 13-3 Cornell notes. Quiz on 13-2 will be tomorrow.

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Friday, April 17, 2015
Turned in today: Road Map to the Civil War. Literary Focus pages 3-5.
Classwork:
LA: Visit to library. G/L quiz #28 given. Week 29 roots given and 
brainstormed.
SS: 13-1 open-note quiz given. Complete Part I of the Civil War video notes. 
Time to begin 13-2 Cornell notes.
Homework:
LA: Read for AR points. G/L sentence sets due on TUESDAY.
SS: 13-2 Cornell notes.
G/L Roots Week 29:
dia - through, across
log - word, reason
neo - new, recent
cant - song
agon - struggle

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Turned in today: 13-1 Cornell notes
Classwork:
LA: SSR. Complete poetry notes. 
SS: Begin Civil War video and notes.
Homework:
LA: Literary Focus pages 3-5. Study for G/L quiz. Read for AR points.
SS: Road Map to the Civil War due tomorrow.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Nothing turned in.
Classwork:
LA: SSR. Idiom of the day: "Out of sight, out of mind." Frequently confused 
words: to, too, two. Part I of poetry notes completed.
SS: Intro to Ch. 13 on the Civil War. Study guide for Civil War & 
Reconstruction test handed out. Video and quiz on Lincoln. Time to begin 13-1 
Cornell notes. 
Homework:
LA: Read for AR points. 10 min on ixl.com. Study for G/L week 28 quiz.
SS: Road Map to Civil War due on Friday. 13-1 Cornell notes.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Turned in today: G/L sentence sets #28; "Water" handout and paragraph; 12-5 
GR.
Classwork:
LA: SSR time. 10 min on ixl.com. Reading and discussion of "What to a Slave 
is the Fourth of July" pp. 761-763. Completion and discussion of multiple 
choice questions on p. 764.
SS: 12-5 open note quiz. Time to work on Road Map.
Homework:
LA: 10 min on ixl.com. Read for AR points. Study Greek/Latin roots.
SS: Complete road map stops 10 & 11. Road map is due on Friday.

Monday, April 13, 2015
Turned in today: 12-5 Cornell notes
Classwork:
LA: SSR/AR time. Class analysis of newspaper editorial on water. Time to 
begin opinion paragraph on water.
SS: Notes on Lincoln's election. Video and quiz on Franklin Pierce and James 
Buchanan and events leading to the Civil War. Time to begin GR.
Homework:
LA: G/L sentence sets #28. Water handout and opinion paragraph due.
SS: 12-5 open note quiz given tomorrow. 12-5 G.R. Road Map stops 8 & 9. Road 
Map is due this Friday, April 17.

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Friday, April 10, 2015
Turned in today: Road Map stops 6 & 7. Guided Reading 12-4. Article of the 
week.
SBAC Testing today.
LA: G/L week 28 roots given and words brainstormed. G/L week 27 quiz given.
SS: 12-4 open-note quiz given. Brainpop on Civil War. Time to begin Cornell 
notes.
Homework:
LA: G/L sentence sets #28 due Tuesday.
SS: 12-5 Cornell notes due Monday.
G/L Roots week 28:
turb - commotion, agitation
pend - hang, weigh
nom, nym - name
plac - please, soothe, gentle
ten - hold

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Turned in today: Fragment on Slavery rewrite; 12-4 Cornell
SBAC Testing today
LA: Pro/Con article of the week on paying college athletes.
SS: 12-4 PowerPoint review. Notes for Road Map. Time to begin 12-4 GR.
Homework:
LA: Complete article of the week. Study for tomorrow's G/L quiz.
SS: GR 12-4. Road Map Stops 6 & 7 - Dred Scott and Kansas-Nebraska Act.

Wednesday April 8, 2015
Turned in today: Prep to read; 12-3 GR; Road Map stops 4 & 5
SBAC Testing Today - testing schedule
LA: Analysis and discussion about "Fragment on Slavery, 1854."
SS: Notes given on Kansas-Nebraska Act. 12-3 open note quiz given. Time to 
begin Cornell notes 12-4.
Homework:
LA: Complete "Fragment on Slavery" paragraph.
SS: 12-4 Cornell notes.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Turned in today: Territorial maps; G/L sentence sets #27; 12-3 Cornell notes.
SBAC Testing Today - testing schedule.
LA: View "Techniques of persuasion video clip and Nixon-Kennedy video clip 
and take notes on both. Begin Prep to Read for literature book pp. 758-764.
SS: 12-3 PowerPoint review. Notes given on Compromise of 1850 and Uncle Tom's 
Cabin. Time to begin 12-3 Guided Reading.
Homework:
LA: Finish prep to read.
SS: 12-3 GR and Road Map stops 4 & 5 - Compromise of 1850 and Uncle Tom's 
Cabin. Study for tomorrow's quiz on 12-3.

Monday, April 6, 2015 (minimum day)
Turned in today: Tell Tale Heart essay; road map stops 2 & 3 - Missouri 
Compromise and Fugitive Slave Act. 
Classwork:
LA:
Quiz on "The Tell Tale Heart" given. Idiom of the Week: "On top of the 
world." Frequently confused words: "threw" (v); and "through" (preposition).
SS: 12-2 powerpoint review. 12-2 open-note quiz given. Time to work on 
Territorial Growth Map.
Homework:
LA: G/L sentence sets #27 due tomorrow.
SS: 12-3 Cornell notes. If you did not finish the Territorial Growth map, you 
should have taken it home to finish, along with any colored pencils you 
needed. The map is due tomorrow.

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Friday, April 3, 2015
Turned in today: 12-2 GR.
Riley's Farm Field Trip
Homework:
LA: Tell-Tale essay due Monday.
SS: Study for 12-2 quiz. Road map paragraphs for Missouri Compromise and 
Fugitive Slave Act due Monday.

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Turned in today: Tell Tale essay organizer; 12-2 Cornell notes.
Classwork:
LA:
Test prep for SBAC. G/L quiz week #26 given. Week 27 roots given. Discussion 
of essay expectations for "Tell Tale Heart." Time in class to work on essay. 
SS:
Notes on Road Map items #2 - Missouri Compromise, and #3 - Fugitive  Slave 
Act.
Homework:
BE PREPARED FOR RILEY'S FARM FIELD TRIP! This means bring a sack lunch and 
put on sunscreen. Bring a light jacket.
LA: Tell-Tale Heart essay due Monday.
SS: 12-2 GR due tomorrow. Complete Road Map items #2 & #3.
G/L Week 27 roots:
zoo - animal
equ - horse
foli - leaf
heli(o), sol - sun
thesis, pon - set, place, put

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Turned in today:
Paragraph on slavery for "Road Map to the Civil War." 12-1 GR. Text dependent 
questions for Tell Tale Heart.
Classwork:
LA:
SSR/AR tests. Video clip shown to go with "The Tell Tale Heart." Add it to 
media chart. Class discussion about differences between the video and short 
story. Small group time to work on essay organizer for the story.
SS: 12-1 powerpoint review shown. 12-1 open note quiz given. Feedback given 
to all students about their paragraph for the project. Time to work on 
Cornell notes.
Homework:
LA: Study for TOMORROW's G/L week 26 quiz. Complete the "Tell Tale" 
organizer. Make sure you have decided on your position for the essay. We will 
begin the essay tomorrow in class.
SS: 12-2 Cornell notes.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Turned in today: 12-1 Cornell notes; G/L sentence sets #26; Tell-Tale Heart 
vocab handout
Classwork:
LA: SSR/AR time. Read "The Tell-Tale Heart" and completed the plot chart. 
Small group work on text-dependent questions.
SS: Assignment of "Road Map to the Civil War."
Homework:
LA: Complete "Tell-Tale Heart" text-dependent questions.
SS: 12-1 Guided Reading. Reread "Road Map to the Civil War" project 
instructions. Complete item #1 on the map, "Slavery."

Monday, March 30, 2015
Nothing turned in today.
Classwork:
LA: SSR. Idiom of the Week: "On pins and needles." Frequently confused 
words: "there," "they're," and "their." Greek/Latin week 26 roots given and 
brainstormed. Introduce new LA Unit: "Conflict." Create bubble chart and a 
media chart in LA notebook. Add "The Tell Tale Heart" to media chart. 
Complete "Tell-Tale Heart" prep to read. 
SS: Introduction to Chapter 12. Time to work on territorial growth map 
project.
Homework:
LA: G/L sentence sets week 26. Complete vocab handout. Study G/L roots. Next 
10 point AR deadline is tomorrow.
SS: 12-1 Cornell notes.
G/L roots week 26:
fort-strong
hol(o) - entire,whole
ortho - straight, right
physi - nature, growth
sequ, secu - follow

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Friday, March 20, 2015
Nothing turned in today.
School-wide rally.
Students worked on Territorial Expansion map and chart project.

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Turned in today: Performance task packet. Group evaluation handout.
Classwork:
SBAC testing.
LA: Greek/Latin week 25 quiz given. Performance task presentations completed.
SS: Time given for performance task presentations. 
Homework:
LA: Read! Next AR deadline is Tuesday, March 31.
SS: Bring completed territorial growth chart tomorrow.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Nothing turned in today.
Classwork:
LA: SSR. Idiom of the Day: "Old Wives' Tale." Frequently confused 
words: "than" and "then". Final day to work on Unit 4 performance task. All 
items for the performance task were to be turned in by the end of the day.
SS: Time incorporated into Performance Task work time.
Homework:
LA: Study for tomorrow's Greek/Latin test. Performance task packet and group 
evaluation sheet due tomorrow.
SS: Work on territorial growth chart.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Turned in today: Greek/Latin sentence sets #25
Classwork:
SBAC testing today 
LA: Time to work on the LA performance task
SS: Chapter 11 test given.
Homework:
LA: Finish items for your Unit 4 performance task. They are all due at the 
end of class time tomorrow. Study for G/L roots quiz #25 - it will be given 
on Thursday instead of Friday this week.
SS: Work on Territorial Expansion chart.

Monday, March 16, 2015
Turned in today: Chapter 11 study guide flashcards.
Classwork:
LA: Time to work on performance task.
SS: Flashcards returned. Flashcard review game played. 
Homework:
LA: Greek/Latin sentence sets #25. Work on performance task.
SS: Study for the Chapter 11 multiple choice test, given tomorrow.

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Friday, March 13, 2015
Nothing turned in today.
Classwork:
LA: Greek/Latin quiz week 24 given. Brainstorm words for week 25. Time to 
work on Unit 4 performance task.
SS: Chapter 11 mix and review game.
Homework:
LA: Greek/Latin sentence sets #25 due TUEDAY. Work on performance task.
SS: Study guide is due MONDAY.

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Turned in today: 11-4 Guided Reading
Classwork:
LA: SSR. Time to work on Unit 4 performance task. Example commercial shown.
SS: (Switch) review 11-4 powerpoint. Questions taken on 11-4 Guided reading. 
11-4 open-note quiz given. Begin working on Territorial Growth chart, final 
copy, for map project.
Homework:
LA: Work on Unit 4 performance task. Study for tomorrow's G/L week 24 quiz.
SS: Work on study guide and territorial growth chart.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Turned in today: 11-4 Cornell notes
Classwork:
LA: SSR. Idiom of the Week: "Off the top of your head". Frequently confused 
words: stationary (adj). and stationery (noun). Grammar lesson on parallel 
structure. 30 minutes to work on Unit 4 group project.
SS: (Switch) - Complete notes on territorial expansion. (Homeroom) 11-4 
powerpoint. Begin 11-4 Guided reading.
Homework:
LA: 10 minutes on ixl.com, topic: parallel structure. Work on Unit 4 
performance task - all research should be complete after tonight's homework 
time. 
SS: 11-4 Guided reading. Be prepared for 11-4 quiz.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Turned in today: G/L sentence sets #24
Classwork:
LA: Quiz on "Raymond's Run." SSR. Assignment of Unit 4 performance task. Time 
to work on task, define jobs, begin research.
SS: Introduce 11-4. Begin 11-4 Cornell notes.
Homework:
LA: Work on your section of the performance task. Study G/L. Read.
SS: Complete 11-4 Cornell notes. Work on study guide.

Monday, March 9, 2015
Turned in today: 11-3 GR.
Classwork:
LA:
SSR. Extra time given to take AR tests for today's 10 point deadline. Update 
media and bubble charts for growth theme. Discussion of "Raymond's Run."
SS:
11-3 GR returned and questions taken. Video clips on westward movement, 
Manifest Destiny, and the discovery of gold. 11-3 open-note quiz given. Notes 
given for upcoming territorial map project.
Homework:
LA: Reread "Raymond's Run" for tomorrow's quiz. G/L sentence sets #24 due 
tomorrow.
SS: Work on study guide for 30 minutes. Study guide due Monday, March 16. 
Chapter 11 test is Tuesday, March 17.

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Friday, March 6, 2015
Nothing turned in today.
Classwork:
LA: Complete figurative language portion of the plot chart in small 
groups.  Flashcard review for Greek/Latin roots. G/L week 23 quiz given. 
Brainstorm G/L week 24 words.
Week 24 roots:
form – to shape
erra – to wander
simil – to resemble
mort – to die
-arium – place where
 
SS: Mexican War video and quiz. Trade and grade quiz. Work on study guide.
Homework:
LA: The plot chart should have been completed and turned in today. If you 
didn't finish, have it ready to turn in on Monday. G/L sentence sets week 
24 due TUESDAY. 10 point AR deadline is MONDAY.
SS: 11-3 GR. 11-3 open-note quiz is Monday. 

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Turned in today: Vocab handout; 11-3 Cornell notes
Classwork:
LA: SSR. Read and discuss "Raymond's Run," literature book p. 485. Begin 
plot chart.
SS: Independence for Texas and Mexican War video and quiz. Chapter 11 
study guide handed out.
Homework:
LA: Complete front side of plot chart. We will do the back in  class 
tomorrow. Study for tomorrow's Greek/Latin quiz. Read! 10 AR deadline is 
Monday, March 9.
SS: Spend 30 minutes working on the study guide.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Turned in today: Fog Horn literature questions; plot and figurative 
language 
chart for Fog Horn, Texas Timeline, and GR 11-2.
Classwork:
LA: SSR. Idiom of the Week: "Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained." Frequently 
Confused words: shone (v) and shown (v). Students were able to visit the 
library if desired. Time to work on 
media chart and bubble chart for Ray Bradbury items. Ray Bradbury quiz 
given. 
Prep to read for "Raymond's Run" mostly completed in class.
SS: Manifest Destiny video clip and questions; also record in media chart 
for "Growth." 11-2 quiz given. Time to begin 11-3 Cornell notes.
Homework:
LA: Vocab handout given. Finish prep to read if you didn't. 10 min on 
ixl.com
SS: 11-3 Cornell notes.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Turned in today: G/L sentence sets #23; Cornell notes 11-2
Classwork:
LA: SSR. 10 min on ixl.com. Class discussion of "The Fog Horn." Small 
group 
work on figurative language for the story. Class discussion of figurative 
language items.
SS: Small groups worked on Texas Timeline.
Homework:
LA: Finish both sides of the plot chart if you did not in class (nearly 
everyone did). Literature questions pp. 532-539, A-J. Reread all Bradbury 
items; quiz tomorrow.
SS: Complete Texas Timeline. GR 11-2. 11-2 quiz tomorrow.

Monday, March 2, 2015
Nothing turned in today
Classwork:
LA: SSR. 10 min on ixl.com. Listened to/read "The Fog Horn" p. 532. Began 
plot chart.
SS: Territorial expansion notes. 11-1 open note quiz given. Began 11-2 
Cornell notes.
Homework:
LA: G/L sentence sets #23 due. Complete side 1 of the plot chart.
SS: Finish 11-2 Cornell notes.

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Friday, February 27, 2015
Turned in today: 11-1 GR; plot/figurative language chart; literature 
questions pg. 525
Classwork:
LA: SSR. Greek/Latin quiz #22 given. Week 23 roots given and brainstormed. 
Read intro to "The Dragon" on pg. 526 and read the graphic novel to go 
with 
it.
SS: Video and quiz on Van Buren, Harrison, and Tyler. 
Homework:
LA: G/L sentence sets #23 due on Tuesday.
SS: Study for 11-1 quiz. Read section 11-2

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Turned in today: 11-1 Cornell notes.
Classwork:
LA: SSR. Small group work finding figurative language in "The Flying 
Machine." Begin literature questions.
SS: 11-1 powerpoint shown. Begin 11-1 GR
Homework:
LA: Literature questions p. 525, 1-3, 5-15. Finish back side of plot chart 
if 
you did not. Study for tomorrow's G/L quiz.
SS: Complete 11-1 GR. Reread the section.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Turned in today: Ch. 10 study guide; vocab handout
Classwork:
LA: SSR. Read/listen to "The Flying Machine." Begin plot chart.
SS: Chapter 10 test. Begin 11-1 Cornell notes.
Homework:
LA: Finish plot chart if you did not. Read. Study G/L roots.
SS: Complete 11-1 Cornell notes.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Turned in today: Greek/Latin sentence sets #22; GR 10-2
Classwork:
LA: SSR. Prep to read for Ray Bradbury. Listen to "Ray Bradbury is on 
Fire" 
p. 517. Class discussion.
SS: 10-3 open note quiz given (homeroom). Played "Kahoot" review game.
Homework:
LA: Vocab handout
SS: Study guide due tomorrow. Make sure the essay questions are written 
out 
separately. Try to keep each question to 1/2 a page. Chapter 10 test is 
tomorrow!


Monday, February 23, 2015
Turned in today: 10-3 Cornell notes.
Classwork:
LA: Quiz on "Medicine Bag/Hour with Abuelo." SSR. Notes on author's style.
SS: 10-3 Cornell notes returned. Andrew Jackson video clip shown and 
discussed. Class discussion on the Ch. 10 essay questions.
Homework:
LA: G/L sentence sets #22. 
SS: 10-3 and work on study guide. Study guide is due on Wednesday, 
February 
25 and test is Wednesday, February 25.

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Friday, February 20, 2015
Turned in today: Plot chart for "Hour with Abuelo", literature questions, 
and 
10-2 GR. 
LA: G/L roots for week 22 given and brainstormed. G/L quiz #21 given. 
Discussion of "Medicine Bag" and "Hour with Abuelo." Time to begin G/L 
sentence sets.
SS: Review GR 10-2. Open note quiz on 10-2 given. Introduction to 10-3. 
Students began 10-3 Cornell notes.
Homework:
LA: G/L sentence sets #22 due on Tuesday.
SS: Complete 10-3 Cornell notes. Work on study guide - due next Wednesday.
Week 22 roots:
pan - all
ideo - idea
homo- same, identical
sol(i)- alone
techn - art, skill

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Turned in today: Plot chart for Medicine Bag and "Trail of Tears" reading.
LA: SSR. Student read "An Hour With Abuelo" p. 128 and complete plot 
chart. 
Students began literature questions if they had time.
SS: 10-2 powerpoint shown and discussed. Time in class given to begin 10-2 
GR 
and work on the study guide.
Homework:
LA: 10 min on ixl.com. Literature Questions pg. 134, 2-4 & 6-10. Study for 
tomorrow's G/L quiz.
SS: Complete 10-2 GR. Work on study guide.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Turned in today: Prep to read for "Medicine Bag," Vocab handout, and 10-2 
Cornell notes.
Classwork:
LA: 10 minutes on ixl.com. Read and discuss together "Medicine Bag." Begin 
plot chart.
SS: Native American Removal video and notes.
Homework:
LA: 10 min on ixl.com. Finish plot chart.
SS: Trail of Tears reading - highlight important words and answer the 4 
questions in complete sentences. You must do both to receive full credit.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Turned in today: G/L sentence sets #21; GR 10-1
Classwork:
LA: SSR. Quiz on "Steam Rising." Introduction to "The Medicine Bag" and 
prep 
to read completed. 
SS: Brainpop on Andrew Jackson reviewed. 10-1 open note quiz given. 
Introduction to 10-2. Time to begin Cornell notes 10-2.
Homework:
LA: 10 min on ixl.com. Vocabulary handout.
SS: Complete 10-2 GR.

Monday, February 16, 2015
President's Day holiday - no school
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Friday, February 13, 2015
Turned in today: Vocab handout; prep to read/reading; 10-1 Cornell notes.
Classwork:
LA: SSR. G/L 1-20 test given. Week 21 roots given and brainstormed. 
Reading 
and discussion of summaries from "Steam Rising." Discussion of possible 
quiz 
questions.
SS: 10-1 powerpoint and discussion of essay questions #1.
Homework:
LA: G/L sentence sets #21 due Tues.
SS: 10-1 GR due Tues. Work on 10-1 items from the study guide.

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Turned in today: Chapter 8/9 flip book.
Classwork:
LA: SSR. HR: Correct G/L practice test. SW: Watch and take notes on 
yesterday's video. Complete prep to read/reading for "Steam Rising." Class 
discussion.
SS: Introduce Chapter 10. Time to work on 10-1 Cornell notes.
Homework:
LA: Vocab handout; finish prep to read if you didn't; study for G/L test.
SS: Complete 10-1 Cornell.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Turned in today: Greek/Latin 1-20 practice test.
Classwork:
LA: SSR. Idiom of the day: "Jump the Gun." Frequently confused words: 
plain 
(adjective and noun) and plane (noun, adjective, and verb). Introduction 
of 
Unit 4 - "Growth." Notes on growth. HR watched TED video on growth of 
cities, 
switch will do that tomorrow. Correct G/L practice test (switch) - 
homeroom 
will do that tomorrow.
SS: Project time for flip book.
Homework:
LA: 10 min on ixl.com. Read 20 minutes. Study Greek/Latin roots 1-20 for 
Friday's test.
SS: Complete flip book - due tomorrow.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - beginning of the third trimester.
Nothing turned in today.
Classwork:
LA: Students took the STAR test. Ixl.com for 10 minutes. Begin working on 
Greek/Latin practice test.
SS: Small group brainstorm and share for the categories of the flip book.
Homework:
LA: Do 10 minutes on ixl.com. Finish your G/L practice test - complete all 
you can in pencil, then fill in and correct in red using your notes and 
flashcards.
SS: Work on Chapter 8/9 flip book project, due Thursday.

Monday, February 9, 2015
No School - Lincoln's Birthday observed