Week 18 Dec 16- 19
Monday: TEST--"The Tell-Tale Heart" (story, elements of storytelling, figurative language & vocabulary)
Do p. M-21 to prepare for tomorrow's vocab. test
Tuesday: TEST-- Cartoon Vocabulary review test. (All 40 words from Vocab. #5-8)
Wed: no homework
Thurs: no homework
**************** 100% of AR GOAL due Dec. 13th******************
Week 17 Dec 9 - 13
Monday : Vocab #8 quiz. Poe Biography WB p. F-3 & 4
Tuesday: "The Tell-Tale Heart" vocabulary WB p. F-5 (see definitions at the bottom of pp. F- 7 - F -15 &
see p. F-18 for context clues).
Wed. Read "The Tell-Tale Heart" and do margin questions
Thursday: 2nd reading of "The Tell-Tale Heart" finding ALL Figurative Language examples (see F-19)
Friday: Literary Device activity WB p. F-21
Week 16 Dec 2-6
Monday: Assign "Lady/Tiger"Essay--Directions on WB P. E-24. Color-coded T-chart is due tomorrow.
See WB p. E-25 for model and use pp. E-22& 23 for quotes.
Tuesday: Vocabulary 8= WB p. M 18 & 19 and do exercise on P. M 38.
Wed: In-class essay. Write 4- paragraph essay for "The Lady or the Tiger?"
Thursday: Figurative Language activity. See WB p. F-19. If you are absent, write one sentence that uses
each of the 11 elements of Figurative Language
Friday: Poe Biography (A&E) see You Tube
Monday:: From Friday, finish Short Story Map (see left side) AND "Lady/Tiger" study guide. (Open
"Photos/Docs--see left side of this website) to review for
tomorrow's test on "The Lady or the Tiger?"
Tuesday: TEST: "The Lady or the Tiger?" multiple choice plus short answer
Wednesday: "The Mouse and the Mayflower"--story review worksheet
Mon. Vocab #7 (M-16/17) do on M-37
Tues.Character Motivation M-18 & read story again; highlight pink if text shows lady will be chosen or
yellow for tiger HW: Margin Q & A p. E-5 -- E 15
Wed. WB pp. E 22 & E 23 HW= E-20
Thursday-- in class test= "A Moment in....The Lady or the Tiger" Do on WB p, E-21 (use E-20 as a
Friday: Vocab Quiz 7 & Short Story Map on "The Lady or the Tiger" -- see WB pp B-4 &
B-5--but recreate on your own paper.
Week 13 November 12-15
Tuesday--Background into "The Lady or the Tiger"
Wed. Workbook E-3 & 4 & puzzle on "The Lady or the Tiger" vocabulary
Thursday-- read exposition of "The Lady or the Tiger"
Friday--finish reading "The Lady or the Tiger"
Week 12 November 4- 8
Monday-- Write compare/contrast essay with "The Monkey's Paw" short story and the movie version--
finish as homework
Tuesday--Cartoon Vocabulary #6 (M-14 &15) and do on p. M36--finish as homework-- Quiz Friday
Wednesday-- Quoting Dialogue. Review notes L-30 and do p. L-31
Monday-- HW= "Mazy May" essay rewrites due by Friday. In class we studied for "The Monkey's Paw"
Test that will be on Wednesday. We did workbook pages in section D, p. 3,7-23 (margin questions), 24,
Tuesday-- In class, read "The Third Wish" by Joan Aiken from the Literature book. Create a Double-
Bubble Map comparing that story to "The Monkey's Paw"
Wednesday-- In class "The Monkey's Paw" Test
Thursday-- Washington Irving story
Friday-- "The Monkey's Paw" movie
Week 10 10/21-25
Monday-- Vocab 5 (M-12 & 13) do on Page M-35-- Quiz on Thursday
Tuesday-- Complete "The Monkey's Paw" Questions (worksheet)- due tomorrow
Wed.-- re-read "The Monkey's Paw" (highlight for rising action-- Vocab 5 quiz tomorrow--study
Thursday-- HW: Leave In/ Leave Out--due tomorrow
Friday-- In class--group Summary Poster of "The Monkey's Paw"
Week 7 9/30- 10/4
Monday 9/30 In class.... Finish WB p. C-29; WB p. C-6; and begin M-ll
Vocabulary Review for TEST of
40 words on Friday. It is homework to study the vocabulary (M-11 and M 2- 9).
In addition, we will
have a Test on "The King of Mazy May" on Thursday.
Tuesday 10/1 In class.... L-10 Comma rule #2; do p. L-14 as practice. Then
Storytelling WB p. B-2 and B-3 (color coded). There is a BIG TEST on Element
of Storytelling on Wed.
October 9. It is homework to study for this test. There is written homework
as well that will help you
study for both "The King of Mazy May" test AND the Elements of Storytelling
test: You will be
completing a worksheet like the one found on p. B4-5 of the workbook regarding
the "Mazy May"
story. This will be due on Thursday.
Wed. 10/2 In class... p. C-28 ("Mazy May" vocabulary review--these words will
be on tomorrow's
test). Re-read "The King of Mazy May"-- highlight the actions of the
antagonist in one color and the
action of the protagonist in another color.
HW: Use workbook to review for "The King of Mazy May" TEST TOMORROW (reading
comprehension and vocabulary)
In class..."The King of Mazy May" TEST Also
Learning how to cite sources. (If you are absent today, SEE ME for the NOTES).
HW: Study for Vocabulary Review TEST tomorrow (see p. M-11)
In class...review vocab. activity and then Vocabulary Review TEST
HW: You need to be at 50% of your AR goal by Wed. October 16th (8 school
days)...READ, READ, READ!
Week 6 9/23 - 9/27
Monday In class: Vocab quiz #4; 2 Film clips on the gold rush: HW Read C-1
& C-2 "klondike" and
Tuesday: In class vocabulary for "The King of Mazy May" (Words to Know)
Wednesday: Watch excerpt of "The Call of the Wild"; Begin reading "The King
of Mazy May" p. C-12
15. HW do p. C9
Thursday: Read "The King of Mazy May" pp C-15 - C-20 HW: Read AR
Friday: Finish "Mazy May" C-20 -26 and DO p. C-29.
Week 5 9/16- 9/20
Monday Vocab. 4 WB p. M 34 (use M- 8 & 9)--due tomorrow
Tuesday: Warm up L-35 bottom 16-20. Classwork L-37 top. Homework L-35 #
1-10. Prepare for
Titles test tomorrow, so review L-33, too
Week 4 9/9- 9-13
9/9 Monday-- Vocabulary 3-- WB p. M-33 (use M-6&7) due tomorrow
9/10 Tues. Warm up: L-38 #1-10 only: Classwork: Review of T-charting, see
pages A-3 - A10;
Howmework: color-coded T-chart due tomorrow (See handout in PHOTOS/DOC for
instructions and topic)
9/11 Warm up L-34 top--- Classwork, Read "At My Parent's Grocery" and answer
questions (See "Photos/Doc) Homework: Read AR
9/12 Warm Up L-34 bottom----Classwork: Write "yummy" paragraph based on
Tuesday night's T-char----Homework: finish paragraph, if needed AND study for
Vocabulary Quiz 3 (M -6 & 7)
9/13 Friday: Warm Up: L-38 bottom: In class, practice vocab. (write story
with most of the 30 vocab words, so far AND Vocab. #3 quiz
Week 3 9/3-9/6
Friday: Correct I and me test. Mini video on Capitalization. Vocab. Quiz 2
Thursday; In class-- vocab. verbal warm= up; WB p. L-33 Titles Punctuation
plus worksheet. TEST (I & me)
HW= Study for Vocab 2 test & M-32 due tom.
Wednesday: In class we read "Rain, Rain Go Away" by Isaac Asimov. Here is a
link to the story:
HW: Worksheet (not in workbook) to practice for I and me quiz tomorrow.
Tuesday Vocab. 2, WB p. M- 32 (use p. M-4 & 5); Vocab. Quiz on Friday
Week 2 8/26 - 8/30
in class: Warm up--mnemonics with Vocab 1
Finish WB p. L-8
5 min. movie clip on imperative and exclamatory sentences
Vocabulary Quiz 1
HW: read AR work
In class: Warm up-read aloud yesterday's homework sentences from p. M-31
Practice suffixes with vocabulary words (p. M-2&3 and p. L-72)
WB p. L-8 "___ & I "/ "___ & me"
HW: On a separate sheet of paper, write two sentences using vocabulary words,
except leave a "blank"
where the vocabulary word should go. Study Vocab. 1
In class-- L-72 warm-up with suffixes and lesson on context clues
HW: Finish WB p. M-31--bottom half. ( Use pp. M-2 & 3) Write (total of) two
contain context clues for each vocabulary word.
In class: AR Star testing
HW: Study vocab. works (WB pp. M-2 & 3) for Friday's test
In class: Vocab 1 p. M2 & 3
HW: WB p. M-31-- top half only. ( Use pp. M-2 & 3)
Bring AR book tomorrow to class. (We'll be in room 407--the computer lab).
AR book by Monday
Highligher (any color) by Monday
Stop light colors (RED-or pink highlighter--GREEN--YELLOW) by Monday
In class-- L-4
HW= WB L-5--describe any 2 pictures
In class--Finish WB L-2
HW= WB p. L-3 due tom
WB (Workbook) page L-2. Choose any 3 or 4 nouns. Use several adjectives to
describe each noun.
Mon. 8/19/ 13
Letter about me--due tom.
Guidelines due by Tues. (turn in to Ms. Knight, the science teacher)
Get AR book