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HOMEWORK

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17
6th
No homework this evening. Be prepared to finish your "Secret Project" in class tomorrow! 
7th
English
1. Study for your verbs quiz tomorrow! Review your notes and worksheets. Linked are PDFs of the Types of Verbs and Active/Passive Voice PowerPoints.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16
6th
English
1. Your recipe writing prompt is due tomorrow in class.
7th
Reading
1.Your quiz on The Hobbit chapters 4-6 is tomorrow! Continue to fill in your character chart.
English
1. Your writing prompt is due in class tomorrow.
2. The first 18 tweets (chapters 1-6) of your Middle Earth Is Atwitter project are due tomorrow.
3. Your quiz on verbs is this Thursday.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 15
6th
NO HOMEWORK -- CHRISTMAS PROGRAM TONIGHT!
Notes:
1. Your recipe writing prompt is due in class on Wednesday. Students are allowed to bring in their recipe item into class on FRIDAY to share with their classmates. However, this is NOT required. If you do bring in samples for yoru classmates, you must bring a second copy of your recipe to attach to your container.
7th
NO HOMEWORK -- CHRISTMAS PROGRAM TONIGHT!
Notes:
1. Your quiz on The Hobbit chapters 4-6 is on Wednesday. Continue to fill in your character chart.
2. Your writing prompt is due in class on Wednesday.
3. Work on your Middle Earth Is Atwitter project. Your first 18 tweets (chapters 1-6) are due by Wednesday.
4. You will be having a quiz on verbs this Thursday.



FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12

6th
Reading
1. WW7 test fix-its are due on Tuesday.
English
1. Draft your writing prompt. We will revise on Monday.
Notes:
1. If you did not have all pieces of your "Secret Project" on Friday, you must bring all completed pieces on Monday.
7th
Reading
1. Continue your work on your character charts.
2. Quiz on The Hobbit chapters 4-6 is on Wednesday.
English
1. Draft your writing prompt. We will revise on Monday.
2. Work on your Middle Earth Is Atwitter project. Your first 18 tweets (chapters 1-6) are due by Wednesday.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11
6th
Reading
1. Finish Activity 16, if you did not do so in class. 
2. You will have your final annotations check tomorrow.
English
1. Prewrite for your writing prompt.
2. The final copies of your "Secret Project" are due tomorrow.
7th
Reading
1. Your quiz on The Hobbit chapters 4-6 is on Wednesday. Continue to fill in your character chart.
English
1. Prewrite for your writing prompt.
2. Work on your Middle Earth Is Atwitter project. Your first group of tweets (chapters 1-6) are due by Wednesday. You must have the equivalent of 3 tweets per chapter, so you will need 18 tweets by this date.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10
6th
Reading
1. Study for tomorrow's WW7 test.
English
1. Publish your Maniac Magee final writing project (compare/contrast essay). Your final copy is due in class tomorrow.
2. Complete tonight's "Secret Project" assignment. Your final turn-in is due on Friday.
7th
Reading
1. Study for tomorrow's WW7 test.
2. Your quiz on The Hobbit chapters 4-6 is on Wednesday, December 17. Continue to fill in your character chart.
3. Work on your Middle Earth Is Atwitter project. Your first group of tweets (chapters 1-6) are due by Wednesday. You must have the equivalent of 3 tweets per chapter, so you will need 18 tweets by this date.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9
6th
Reading
1. Reread and annotate Maniac Magee chapters 45-46.
2. Maniac Magee Activity 15 is due tomorrow.
3. Your WW7 test is on Thursday. Study!
English
1. Revise your Maniac Magee final writing project (compare/contrast essay)
2. WW7 Teacher's Choice assignment is due tomorrow. Write a story using at least 6 vocabulary words.
7th
Reading
1. Continue to fill out your The Hobbit character chart.
2. Your WW7 test is on Thursday. Study!
English
1. WW7 Teacher's Choice assignment is due tomorrow. Write a story using at least 6 vocabulary words.
2. All pages of your verb packet are to be completed by class tomorrow.
Notes:
1. Your quiz on The Hobbit chapters 4-6 is on Wednesday, December 17.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 8
6th
Reading
1. Read Maniac Magee chapters 45-46 (the end!).
2. If you did not finish Maniac Magee Activity 14 in class, please do so this evening.
English
1. WW7 Teacher's Choice assignment is due on Wednesday. Write a story using at least 6 vocabulary words
2. Complete tonight's "Secret Project" assignment.
3. Your Maniac Magee final writing project is due on Thursday. Please follow the timeline presented n your instruction sheet. Tonight, you should be drafting your essay. Use your "Compare and Contrast" and "Thesis Statement" notes to help you draft.
7th
English

1. WW7 Teacher's Choice assignment is due on Wednesday. Write a story using at least 6 vocabulary words.
2. All pages of your verb packet are to be completed by Wednesday. 
3. Riddles and Songs project is due tomorrow. You will have 20 minutes tomorrow in class to complete your work.
4. Noun quiz fix-its are due by Tuesday.
Notes:
You will be having a quiz on The Hobbit chapters 4-6 on Wednesday, December 17.



FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5

6th
Reading
1. Reread and annotate Maniac Magee chapters 43-44.
2. WW7 D & E
English
1. Complete this weekend's "Secret Project" assignment.
2. Maniac Magee final writing project is due on Thursday. Please follow the timeline laid out on your instruction sheet.
3. Complete Maniac Magee Activity 13.
7th
Reading
1. Reread and annotate The Hobbit chapter 6.
2. WW7 D & E
English
1. All pages of your verb packet are to be completed by Wednesday. We will review linking verbs and verb phrases on Monday, so if you feel like you could use some extra practice before you complete those pages, hold off on them until after our review.
2. Riddles and Songs project is due on Tuesday.
3. Noun quiz fix-its are due by Tuesday.
Notes
1. You will be having a quiz on The Hobbit chapters 4-6 on Wednesday, December 17. Please keep the points on your study guide in mind while rereading and annotating this weekend. We will be reviewing in class leading up to the quiz.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4
6th
Reading
1. Read Maniac Magee chapters 43-44.
English
1. Finish WW7 sentences, if you did not do so in class.
2. Complete tonight's "Secret Project" assignment.
3. Read over your Maniac Magee final project instructions. This project will take the place of a final test. We will discuss the assignment in class tomorrow.
7th
Reading
1. Read The Hobbit chapter 6.
English
1. Finish WW7 sentences, if you did not do so in class.
2. "My Shadow" recitation will be due tomorrow. Practice!
3. Riddles and Songs project is due on Tuesday.
Notes:
1. Linked is a PDF of our introduction to Verbs I PowerPoint from today's class.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3
6th
Reading
1. WW7 B & C
2. Reread and annotate Maniac Magee chapters 41-42.
English
1. Complete tonight's "Secret Project" assignment.
7th
Reading
1. WW7 B & C
2. Reread and annotate The Hobbit chapter 5.
English
1. "My Shadow" recitation will be due on Friday.
2. Riddles and Songs project is due on Tuesday.


TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2
6th
Reading
1. Read Maniac Magee chapters 41-42.
English
1. Maniac Magee Activity 11 due tomorrow.
2. Complete tonight's "Secret Project" assignment.
7th
Reading
1. Reread and annotate The Hobbit chapter 5. You will have two nights to complete this assignment.
English
1. Study for tomorrow's noun quiz!
2. "My Shadow" recitation will be due on Friday.
3. The due date for Riddles and Songs project has been moved to TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9

MONDAY, DECEMBER 1
Welcome back!
6th
Reading
1. Finish WW7 vocab exercise that we began in class today. On loose leaf, write definition(s), 1-2 synonyms, and 1-2 antonyms for your assigned word(s).
3. Reread and annotate Maniac Magee chapters 39-40.
English
1. Complete tonight's "Secret Project" assignment.
7th
Reading
1. Read and study WW7 words.
2. Read The Hobbit chapter 5.
3. Finish The Hobbit 1-3 quiz fix-its, if you did not finish in class.
English
1. Study for Wednesday's noun quiz.
2. Riddles and songs partner project due Monday, December 8. You will have class time to work on your project with your partner.



THANKSGIVING BREAK

Have a Happy Thanksgiving! Safe travels to you and your families! 
6th

All assignments follow your calendars/schedules.
1. Fix-its: WW6 test and Maniac Magee I & II test
2. Read Maniac Magee chapters 39-40.
3. Maniac Magee Activity 10
4. "Secret Project" assignments
Update: We will pick up with WW7 on Monday, December 1 (your return from break). You do not have to complete Wordly Wise work over break.
7th
1. Complete noun packet for Monday, December 1 (return from break).
2. Read and annotate The Hobbit chapter 4. Continue filling in your character chart.
3. Quiz on nouns on Wednesday, December 3
4. "My Shadow" recitation will  be due on Friday, December 5.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22
6th
Reading
1. Reread and annotate Maniac Magee chapters 36-38.
English
1. Complete tonight's "Secret Project" assignment.
Notes:
You may, of course, begin on your work for Thanksgiving break. We created a list (which will be posted) of your assignments together in class today.
7th
See "Thanksgiving Break".



FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21

6th
Reading
1. Read Maniac Magee chapters 36-38.
2. Maniac Magee Activity 9 is due on Monday.
English
1. Complete this weekend's "Secret Project" assignment.
7th
Reading
1. Study for Monday's quiz on The Hobbit. Review your study packet!
2. WW6 fix-its are due Monday, December 1 (when you return from Thanksgiving break).
English
1. Your descriptive drawing project is due on Monday.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20
6th
Reading
1. Reread and annotate Maniac Magee chapters 33-35.
2. Maniac Magee Activity 8 is due tomorrow.
English
1. Read through "Secret Project" packet. Complete tonight's assignment according to your calendar.
7th
Reading
1. The Hobbit review packet is due tomorrow.
2. Your quiz on chapters 1-3 of The Hobbit will be on Monday.
English
1. Your descriptive drawing project is due on Monday.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19
6th
Reading
1. Study for your WW6 test tomorrow!
2. Read Maniac Magee chapters 33-35.
3. Maniac Magee Activity 7 is due tomorrow.
English
1. Mrs. Rahimi's class: your diamante poem and drawing are due tomorrow.
7th
Reading
1. Study for your WW6 test due tomorrow.
2. Finish reading/review your summary of The Odyssey
3. The Hobbit review packet is due this Friday. Begin to study for your quiz, which will be on Monday. As you review, continue to fill in your character chart (reminder: you may print more chart pages from the website or pick up hard copies from my classroom).
4. Finish up any missing pieces from your "Fantasy Fiction" chart. We will be going over them in class tomorrow.
5. Your descriptive drawing project is due on Monday.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18
6th
Reading
1. Study for your Maniac Magee Parts I & II test tomorrow!
2. WW6 Teacher's Choice assignment (two vocab hand turkeys) is due tomorrow.
3. Your WW6 test is on Thursday.
English
1. Your diamante poem and drawing are due tomorrow.
7th
Reading
1. Reread and annotate The Hobbit chapter 3.
2. WW6 Teacher's Choice assignment (two vocab hand turkeys) is due tomorrow.
3. Your WW6 test is on Thursday.
4. Complete "Fantasy Fiction" chart for chapter 2. We will complete chapter 3 in class tomorrow.
5. The Hobbit review packet is due in class on Friday.
Notes:
1. Your descriptive drawing project is due on Monday, November 24.
2. You will have a quiz on chapters 1-3 of The Hobbit on Monday.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17
6th
Reading
1. Study for your Maniac Magee Parts I & II test on Wednesday.
2. Your WW6 Teacher's Choice assignment is due on Wednesday. You will create two vocabulary hand turkeys. Please color and cut out your turkeys. We will display your work around the room! Each turkey will contain the following:
  • Palm: your chosen WW6 vocabulary word
  • Pinky finger: brief definition of your word
  • Ring finger: sentence using your vocabulary word
  • Middle finger: 1-3 synonyms 
  • Index finger: 1-3 antonyms
  • Thumb: your turkey's head, of course!
English
1. Your diamante poem and drawing are due on Wednesday.
7th
Reading
1. Read The Hobbit chapter 3. Continue to fill in your character chart.
2. Your WW6 Teacher's Choice assignment is due on Wednesday. You will create two vocabulary hand turkeys. Please color and cut out your turkeys. We will display your work around the room! Each turkey will contain the following:
  • Palm: your chosen WW6 vocabulary word
  • Pinky finger: brief definition of your word
  • Ring finger: sentence using your vocabulary word
  • Middle finger: 1-3 synonyms
  • Index finger: 1-3 antonyms
  • Thumb: your turkey's head, of course!
Notes:
1. Your descriptive drawing project is due on Monday, November 24.
2. You will have a quiz on chapters 1-3 of The Hobbit on Monday. You will receive a study guide in class this week.



FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14

6th
Reading
1. WW6 D&E
2. Continue to study for your Maniac Magee Parts I & II test, which will be on Wednesday. W will continue reviewing in class on Monday.
English
1. Your diamante poem and drawing are due on Wednesday.
7th
Reading
1. WW6 D&E
2. Reread and annotate The Hobbit chapter 2.
3. Review your Tolkien fact to share in class on Monday.
4. Read over the instructions for your descriptive drawing project. Brainstorm ideas over the weekend. This assignment will be due on Monday, November 24.
English
1. Continue to work on memorizing "My Shadow".

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13
6th
Reading

1. Finish WW6 8 sentences if you did not do so in class.
2. Your Maniac Magee Parts I & II test will be next Wednesday. Begin to study using the sheet that you received in class to guide you.
English
1. Complete a first draft of your diamante poem. We will do a partner share of your draft in class tomorrow. The final project (poem and drawing) are due on Wednesday.
7th
Reading 
1. Read The Hobbit chapter 2. In addition to the characters introduced in chapter 1, be adding characters (and new information on previous characters) to your character chart. I will keep a tack of additional chart pages in my classroom, and you can also print them from the my teacher website.
2. Read the biography handout on J. R. R. Tolkien.
3. Read your Tolkien "fun fact". Be prepared to share about your fact in class tomorrow.
4. Finish WW6 8 sentences if you did not do so in class. 
Notes: 
1. Since we did not have time for the chapter 1 reading check in class today, we will do so tomorrow in class. Your chapter 2 reading check will still be on Monday.
2. Your updated November reading calendar has been added to "Important Documents".
3. WW5 Test and Treasure Island Test fix-its are due by Tuesday.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12
6th
Reading
1. WW6 B&C
2. Reread and annotate Maniac Magee chapters 31-32.
English
1. Your Grayson diamante poem and illustration will be due next Wednesday, November, 19.
Notes:
1. You will have a quiz on Maniac Magee Parts I and II on Wednesday, November, 19. You will be receiving a study guide in class later this week.
7th
NO CLASS -- 1/2 DAY
Please have all homework ready for class according to Monday's assignments.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11
NO SCHOOL -- VETERANS DAY 
Your writing prompt instructions and schedule has been added to "Important Documents" page.
Please have all homework ready for class according to Monday's assignments. 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10
6th
Reading
1. Read and study WW6 words.
2. Read Maniac Magee chapters 31-32.
3. Maniac Magee Activity VI is due on Wednesday.
English
1. Since we do not have class tomorrow, you will need to complete the next two steps of your writing prompt. Please revise, edit, and publish your writing prompt. Bring your final draft to class on Wednesday. You will also need to complete your Tuesday evening Wordly Wise assignment.
Notes:
1. WW5 fix-its are due by Friday.
7th
Reading
1. Read and annotate The Hobbit pages 1-27.
2. Read and study WW6 words. Complete WW6 A, B, & C.
English
1. Revise, edit, and publish your writing prompt. Bring your final draft and your revised rough draft to class on Thursday.
2. Continue work on memorizing "My Shadow".



FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7

6th
Reading
1. Reread and annotate Maniac Magee chapters 27-30.
2. Maniac Magee Part I Quiz fix-its are due on Wednesday.
English
1. Complete the sandwich chart, organizing your topic, supporting details, and conclusion.
2. Write the first draft of your writing prompt.
7th
Reading
1. Annotate all Robert Louis Stevenson poems.
English
1. Write the first draft of your writing prompt.
2. Continue to work on memorizing "My Shadow" by Robert Louis Stevenson.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6
6th
Reading
1. Read Maniac Magee chapters 27-30.
2. Maniac Magee Activity V is due tomorrow.
English
1. Read instructions for writing prompt.
2. Complete pre-writing (method of your choice) for prompt.
Notes:
1. Tomorrow, you will take your reading check from today.
7th
Reading
1. Read the last two Robert Louis Stevenson poems in your packet.
English
1. Reading over writing prompt instructions.
2. Prewrite for prompt.
3. Begin your work on memorizing "My Shadow". We will announce a due date during a later class.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5
6th
Reading
Note: An updated November Maniac Magee reading calendar has been added to "Important Documents".
1. Study for WW5 test tomorrow!
2. Read and annotate Maniac Magee chapters 22-26
3. Maniac Magee Activity V is due on Friday.
Notes:
1. We will finish work on your group PowerPoints in class tomorrow.
7th
Reading
1. Study for WW5 quiz tomorrow!
2. Read the first 3 Robert Louis Stevenson poems from the packet that you received in class today.
English
1. Prepare for your PowerPoint lesson, if you have not yet presented.
2. Reflect: what do you know about writing a paragraph and the structure of a paragraph?

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4
6th
Reading
1. Read Maniac Magee chapters 22-26.
2. Maniac Magee Activity 4 is due tomorrow.
3. WW5 Teacher's Choice assignment is due tomorrow. Choose one of the activities below:
  • Write a story using 8 vocabulary words.
  • Write your own similes and/or metaphors using 5 vocabulary words. You may find adjectives (diligent, innate, tentative, tranquil, versatile) to be the easiest place to start, but you may choose to use any words from Lesson 5.
Notes:
1. WW5 test is on Thursday.
7th
Reading
1. WW5 Teacher's Choice assignment is due tomorrow. You are to create note cards for our vocab review. On five index cards, write one sentence each, leaving a "blank" for your vocabulary word. Write the answer on the other side of the card.
Notes:
1. WW5 test is on Thursday.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3
6th
Reading
1. Study for Maniac Magee Part I quiz tomorrow!
2. Maniac Magee Part I reviw packet is due tomorrow.
3. WW5 Teacher's Choice assignment is due on Wednesday. You have two choices; pick one of the following activities:
  • Write a story using 8 vocabulary words.
  • Write your own similes and/or metaphors using 5 vocabulary words. You may find adjectives (diligent, innate, tentative, tranquil, versatile) to be the easiest place to start, but you may choose to use any words from Lesson 5.
Notes:
1. Your figurative language PowerPoint will be due on Thursday. You will have time to work with your group during class on Wednesday.
7th
Reading
1. Study for your Treasure Island test tomorrow!
2. WW5 Teacher's Choice assignment is due on Wednesday. You are to create note cards for our vocab review. On five index cards, write one sentence each, leaving a "blank" for your vocabulary word. Write the answer on the other side of the card.
Notes:
1. Your punctuation group PowerPoint is due tomorrow.
1. Both sections: your final Treasure Island  project will be collected tomorrow.



FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31

NO SCHOOL
Have a
Happy Halloween!
6th and 7th
Look to your assignments from Thursday. Complete all assignments by noted date.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30
Enjoy your long weekend!
6th

Reading
1. Your Maniac Magee Part I quiz will be on Tuesday. Your review packet is due on this day, as well.
2. WW5D&E
English
1. WW5 8 sentences
7th -- Look back to your homework from yesterday.

Reading
1. Treasure Island final project is due Monday, November 3.
2. Your Treasure Island test will be on Tuesday, November 4. You will receive a hard copy of the study guide in class tomorrow.
3. Please stick to your Wordly Wise schedule! Since we will not have class again until Monday, you will need to complete WW5 B&C, 8 sentences, and D&E.
Questions to ponder for Monday's class discussion:
  • What conflicts occur in the novel? What types on conflict (physical, moral, intellectual, and or emotional) arise?
  • What is a "theme"? What themes are addressed in Treasure Island?
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29
6th
Reading
1. Reread and annotate Maniac Magee chapters 15-21.
2. WW5 B&C
Notes:
1. Maniac Magee Part I review sheet is due on Tuesday, November 4 -- the day of your quiz on Part I.
7th 
Reading

1. Treasure Island final project is due Monday, November 3.
2. Your Treasure Island test will be on Tuesday, November 4. You will receive a hard copy of the study guide in class tomorrow.
3. Please stick to your Wordly Wise schedule! Since we will not have class again until Monday, you will need to complete WW5 B&C, 8 sentences, and D&E.
Questions to ponder for Monday's class discussion:
  • What conflicts occur in the novel? What types on conflict (physical, moral, intellectual, and or emotional) arise?
  • What is a "theme"? What themes are addressed in Treasure Island?
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28
6th

Reading
1. Read Maniac Magee chapters 15-21.
2. WW5A will be checked in class tomorrow.
English
1. Grammar quiz fix-its due tomorrow.
Notes:
1. Maniac Magee Part I review sheet is due on Tuesday, November 4. Your quiz on Part I will be on Tuesday, November 4, also.
7th
Notes:
1. Treasure Island final project is due Monday, November 3.
2. Your Treasure Island test will be on Tuesday, November 4. You will receive a hard copy of the study guide in class tomorrow.

Questions to ponder this evening (for tomorrow's class discussion):
  • How would you describe Jim as a narrator? Why might the author have chosen a young character to tell the story rather than Dr. Livesey, Squire Trelawney, or another adult character? What does Jim's narration bring to our understanding of the story?
  • What do you think of Long John Silver? Is he thoroughly evil, or is he something more complicated? Does he possess any semblance of nobility? Many readers find him to be the story's most fascinating character. Do you agree?
MONDAY, OCTOBER 27
6th
Reading
1. Read and study WW5 words.
2. Reread and annotate Maniac Magee chapters 12-14. Be looking for examples of figurative language.
3. Maniac Magee Activity III due tomorrow
English
1. Grammar quiz fix-its due on Wednesday 
7th
Reading
1. Read and study WW5 words.
Notes:
1. Treasure Island final project is due Monday, November 3.
2. Your Treasure Island test will be on Tuesday, November 4.



FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24

6th
Reading
1. Read Maniac Magee chapters 12-14.
2. Maniac Magee Activity III due Tuesday.
3. WW4 fix-its due Tuesday
7th
Reading
1. Reread and annotate Treasure Island pages 141 through the end of the book.
2. WW4 fix-its due Tuesday
English
1. Types of Sentences quiz fix-its due on Tuesday

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23
6th
Reading
1. Reread and annotate Maniac Magee chapters 8-11.
English
1. Study for grammar quiz tomorrow.
7th
Reading
1. Read Treasure Island pages 141 through the end of the book.
English
1. Types of Sentences quiz fix-its due on Tuesday

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22
6th
Reading
1. Read Maniac Magee chapters 8-11
2. Study for the WW4 test tomorrow!
3. Maniac Magee Activity II is due tomorrow.
English
1. Grammar quiz on Friday
7th
Reading
1. Reread and annotate Treasure Island pages 112-140.
2. Study for WW4 test tomorrow!
3. Panel analysis due tomorrow

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21
6th
Reading
1. Reread and annotate Maniac Magee chapters 3-7.
2. WW4 Teacher's Choice (word map) due tomorrow
3. Classical Mythology fix-its due tomorrow
English
1. GRAMMAR QUIZ has been moved to Friday.
Notes:
1. WW4 test on Thursday
2. Maniac Magee Activity II due Thursday
7th
Reading

1. Read Treasure Island pages 112-140.
2. WW4 Teacher's Choice (word map) due tomorrow
3. Treasure Island Task IV due tomorrow
English
1. Grammar test tomorrow -- simple, compound, complex sentences, and compound-complex sentences
Notes:
1. WW4 test on Thursday
2. Treasure Island panel analysis due Thursday

MONDAY, OCTOBER 20
6th
Reading
1. Read Maniac Magee chapters 3-7
2. WW4 Teacher's Choice (word map) due Wednesday
Notes:
1. Grammar test on Wednesday -- simple, compound, and complex sentences, as well as conjunctions and the semicolon
2. Classical Mythology fix-its due Wednesday
3. WW4 test on Thursday
4. Maniac Magee Activity II due Thursday
7th
Reading
1. Reread and annotate Treasure Island pages 94-111.
2. Finish Treasure Island summary (include overlapped pages).
Jack: pages 5-10
Aliya: 10-20
Sam: 20-31
Shawna: 31-41
Savannah: 42-52
Kate: 52-63
Ashley: 63-73
Hanna: 74-84
Maddie: 84-99
Dylan: 100-111
3. WW4 Teacher's Choice (word map) due Wednesday
Notes:
1. Grammar test on Wednesday -- simple, compound, complex sentences, and compound-complex sentences
2. Treasure Island Task IV due Wednesday
3. WW4 test on Thursday
4. Treasure Island panel analysis due Thursday



FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17

6th
Reading
1. WW4 D&E
2. Reread and annotate Maniac Magee chapters 1 and 2
English
1. Grammar project (campaign speech and poster) due Monday.
Notes:
1. Classical Mythology fix-its are due Wednesday.
2. Maniac Magee Activity II is due on Thursday, October 23.
3. You will have a grammar test on Wednesday, October 22. This will cover simple, compound, and complex sentences, as well as semicolons and the list of conjunctions. Review the study guide that you were given in class and please ask any questions that you may have on Monday or Tuesday.
7th
Reading
1. WW4 D&E
2. Read Treasure Island pages 94-111
Notes:
1. Treasure Island panel analysis is due on Thursday.
2. Treasure Island Task IV is due on Wednesday.
3. You will have a grammar test on Wednesday. This will cover simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences. Review the study guide that you were given in class and please ask any questions that you may have on Monday or Tuesday.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16
6th
Reading
1. Read chapters 1 and 2 of Maniac Magee.
2. Complete Maniac Magee Activity 1 (in activity guide)
English
1. Finish WW4 sentences.
2. Grammar project (campaign speech and poster) due Monday.
7th
Reading
1. Reread and annotate Treasure Island pages 77-93
2. Task III due tomorrow
English
1. Finish WW4 sentences.
2. Dialogues are due tomorrow. We will share with Mrs. Rahimi's section on Tuesday.
Notes:
1. Treasure Island panel analysis is due on Thursday, October 23.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15
6th
Reading
1. WW4 B&C
2. Read Jerry Spinelli handout.
3. Look over Maniac Magee activity book.
Notes:
1. WW3 and Simple/Compound fix-its are due by Friday.
2. Grammar project (campaign speech and poster) due Monday.
7th
Reading
1. WW4 B &C
2. Read Treasure Island pages 77-93.
3. Task III due Friday
English
1. Dialogue project due Friday
Notes:
1. WW3 fix-its due Friday

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14
6th
Reading

1. Study for your Classical Mythology test tomorrow!
2. Finish WW4 A.
Notes:
1. WW3 and Simple/Compound fix-its are due by Friday.
2. Grammar project (campaign speech and poster) due Monday.
7th
Reading
1. Reread and annotate Treasure Island pages 60-76.
2. Finish WW4 A.
Notes:
1. Dialogue project due Friday
2. WW3 fix-its due Friday

MONDAY, OCTOBER 13
NO SCHOOL -- COLUMBUS DAY



FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10

Enjoy the long weekend!
6th

Reading
1. Classical Mythology test on Wednesday. Use your study guide and the packet given to you in class to practice for your test.
7th
Reading
1. Read Treasure Island pages 60-76.
2. Task II will be due on Tuesday. PIRATE WEBSITES
English
1. Complete the rest of your grammar packet for Tuesday.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9
6th
Reading
1. Original myth (+drawing!) due tomorrow
English
1. Study for Simple/Compound Sentences quiz tomorrow.
Notes:
1. Your Classical Mythology test will be on Wednesday. Use the packet given to you in class to practice for your test. You will be given a study guide tomorrow in class.
7th
Reading
1. Read Treasure Island pages 60-76.
2. Task II will be due on Tuesday. PIRATE WEBSITES
English
1. Complete the rest of your grammar packet for Tuesday.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8
6th
Reading
1. Study for WW3 test tomorrow
2. Original myth (+drawing) due Friday
English
1. Simple/Compound Sentences quiz on Friday
Notes:
1. Your Classical Mythology test will be on Wednesday, October 15. You will receive a study guide this Friday.
7th
Reading
1. Study for WW3 test tomorrow
2. Reread and annotate Treasure Island pages 46-59
3. Brainstorm ideas for your Task II. You will have time to begin this task tomorrow. It is due in class on this coming Tuesday.
English
1. Complete the rest of your grammar packet for Tuesday.

TUESDAY,OCTOBER 7
6th
Reading

1. Read myth of the Golden Apple and answer questions (back of Jason worksheet).
2. WW3 TC (2 pictures + sentences) due tomorrow
3. Prepare for your myth performances!
Notes:
1. Final draft of original myth due Friday
2. WW3 test on Thursday
3. Simple/Compound Sentences quiz on Friday
4. Mythology test on Wednesday 
7th
Reading
1. Task I due tomorrow (you may work with your at lunch tomorrow but must be completed before class)
2. Read Treasure Island pages 46-59.
3. WW3 TC (crossword) due tomorrow
Notes:
1. WW3 test on Thursday

MONDAY, OCTOBER 6
Wear blue/white tomorrow!
6th
Reading
1. Read the myth of Jason and answer questions on worksheet.
2. WW3 TC (2 pictures + sentences) due Wednesday
3. Prepare for your myth performances!
English
1. Make revisions to myth and bring in your clean copy tomorrow.
Notes:
1. WW3 test on Thursday
7th
Reading
1. Reread and annotate pages 5-45 in Treasure Island
2. WW3 TC (crossword puzzle) due Wednesday
Notes:
1. WW3 test on Thursday



FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3

6th
Reading
1. WW3 D & E
2. Read the myth of Pandora and complete the myth chart using her story.
English
1. Write the first draft of your original myth to peer revise on Monday.
2. Finish your grammar (compound sentences) worksheet that we began in class.
7th
Reading
1. WW3 D & E
2. Read Treasure Island page 5-45

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2
6th
Reading
1. Myth writing Research and Planning sheet
2. Work on your group myth. You will have time to work in class tomorrow.
3. Complete online "Arachne" assessment via Pearson SuccessNet.
English
1. Compound sentences worksheet
2. WW3 8 sentences
7th
Reading
1. Read Chapter 1 (handout) of Treasure Island
English
1. WW3 8 sentences
2. Subject/Predicate quiz fix-its due Monday

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1
6th
Reading
1. WW3 B & C. We will check A, B, & C tomorrow in class.
2. Myth writing prewrite. Complete the "Questions to Ponder" on the first page of your instruction sheet. Think about which prewriting strategy or strategies will work best for you for this assignment (graphic organizers, etc.). Use this/these to prepare to write your own myth.
Notes:
1. Group myth re-telling is due Friday.
7th
Reading

1. WW3 B & C
2. Test tomorrow on fiction, non-fiction, "Three Century Woman," "Fall of the Hindenburg," An American Childhood, "The Luckiest Time of All" 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
6th and 7th
Look back to your homework from yesterday and be prepared for class tomorrow.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
Have a great day at Calleva tomorrow!
The "LINKS" page has been updated! Wordly Wise and Pearson SuccessNet have been added, and other important links will be added as needed.
6th
Reading
1. Read and study WW3 words.
2. Explore online book via Pearson SuccessNet.
3. WW2 fix-its are due by Thursday.
4. Read "Arachne" (begins on page 860 in textbook) by Thursday.
5. Take online "Arachne" assessment via Pearson SuccessNet by Friday.
Notes:
1. Group myth re-telling is due on Friday.
7th
Reading
1. Read and study WW3 words.
2. Read "The Luckiest Time of All" (begins on page 62 in textbook) for Wednesday.
3. WW2 fix-its are due by Thursday.
Notes:
1. Test on fiction, non-fiction, and four texts will be on Thursday.



FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

Enjoy the beautiful weather this weekend! 
6th
Reading
1. Work on group myth project. The assignment will be due on Friday, October 3.
2. Review the labors of Hercules to finish discussion on Monday.
English
1. Complete grammar packet pages 6 & 7 (Compound Sentences and Conjunctions), if you have not already done so.
2. Subject/Predicate Entrance Card
7th
Reading
1. Online reading review of An American Childhood
2. You will have a reading check covering An American Childhood on Monday.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
6th
Reading
1. Myth (labor of Heracles) re-telling project due tomorrow
English
1. Complete grammar packet pages 6 & 7 (Compound Sentences and Conjunctions).
7th
Reading
1. Review "from An American Childhood" in textbook.
English
1. Subject & Predicate quiz tomorrow

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
6th
Reading
1. Study for WW2 test tomorrow.
2. Myth (labor of Heracles) re-telling project due Friday.
English
1. Complete third page (compound predicates) of grammar packet.
7th
Reading

1. Study for WW2 test tomorrow.
2. Read "From An American Childhood" (beginning on page 52 of your textbook).
Notes:
1. Subject & Predicate quiz on Friday

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
6th
Reading
1. Finish reading Heracles packet.
2. WW2 Teacher's Choice due tomorrow
3. Write a first draft of your myth (Heracles' labors) retelling-- writing portion only. Final re-telling and drawing due Friday.
English
1. Complete second page (compound subjects) of grammar packet.
Notes:
1. WW2 test on Thursday
7th
Reading

1. WW2 Teacher's Choice due tomorrow
2. Reading check on "The Fall of the Hindenburg" and "The Three Century Woman" will be tomorrow.
English
1. Page 5 of grammar packet
Notes:
1. WW2 test on Thursday
2. Fiction/Non-fiction PowerPoint will due on Friday, This assignment will be completed in class.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
6th
Reading
1. Read Hercules labors 5-8
2. WW2 Teacher's Choice (story using 6 words; at least 6 sentences) due Wednesday
3. Heracles Labor re-telling and drawing due Friday
Labor Sign-Up:
1. Gerard
2. Sofia
3. Rafi
4. Camila
5. Adelaide
6. Greyson
7. Steven
8. Carolina
9. Quinn
10. Samantha
11/12. Laura
English
1. Page 1 of grammar packet
Notes:
1. WW2 test on Thursday
7th
Reading
1. Complete reading packet. On pages 4 & 5, only complete the two questions assigned to you and your partner.
2. WW2 Teacher's Choice (story using 6 words; at least 6 sentences) due Wednesday
Notes:
1. WW2 test on Thursday



FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

6th
Reading
1. Read the introduction and first four labors of Hercules in your packet.
2. WW2 D & E
3. A Long Way from Chicago fix-its due Monday
English
1. Four Kinds of Sentences fix-its due Monday
7th
Reading

1. Read "The Century Woman" (pages 9-17) in textbook.
2. WW2 D & E
3. A Single Shard fix-its due Tuesday

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
6th
Reading
1. Read "Myths in the Night Sky" (you do not have to complete the activity at the bottom).
2. Finish up WW2 8 sentences.
3. Create your Greek god and goddess booklet.
Notes:
1. Four Kinds of Sentences and A Long Way from Chicago fix-its are due on Monday.
2. WW2 D & E due Monday
7th
Reading
1. Complete online "quiz" on "Papa's Parrot" via Pearson SuccessNet.
2. Finish copying textbook pages 6 & 7 into notebook.
English
1. Finish WW2 8 sentences.
Notes:
1. WW2 D & E due Monday

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
6th
Reading
1. WW2 B&C
2. Read the myth of Persephone on the "What Is a Myth?" and answer questions on the back.
English
1. "Neighborhood fair" poster is due tomorrow.
7th
Reading

1. WW2 B & C
2. Finish copying textbook pages 6 & 7 into your notes.
3. Complete "Papa's Parrot" online "quiz" by Friday (via Pearson SuccessNet).

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
6th
Reading
1. WW2 A will be checked in class tomorrow.
English
1. Kinds of Sentences quiz tomorrow!
2. Writing Process quiz fix-its due tomorrow
3. "Neighborhood fair" poster due Thursday
7th
Reading

1. A Single Shard quiz tomorrow!
2. WW2 A will be checked in class tomorrow.
3. WW1 fix-its due tomorrow.
4. Papa's Parrot online "quiz" due Friday
English
1. Complete pages 3 & 4 in grammar packet.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
6th
Reading
1. A Long Way from Chicago quiz is tomorrow!
2. Read and study WW2 words.
English
1. Writing Process quiz fix-its due Wednesday
Notes:
1. Kinds of Sentences quiz Wednesday
7th
Reading

1. Read and study WW2 words.
2. WW1 fix-its due Wednesday
English
1. Writing Process fix-its due Wednesday
Notes:
1. A Single Shard quiz Wednesday



FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

6th
Reading
1. WW1 test fix-its (Reminder: in a different color pen, give me the correct answer and a short explanation telling me why that's the correct answer)
English
1. Sentences practice worksheet (do journaling portion on loose leaf)
Notes:
1. A Long Way from Chicago quiz Tuesday, September 16
2. 4 Kinds of Sentences quiz Wednesday, September 17
7th
Reading
1. Read and study WW2 words
English
1. Complete pages 6-10 in grammar packet
Notes:
1. A Single Shard quiz Wednesday, September 17

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
6th
Reading
1. Finish the questions (for your chapter only!) on the A Long Way from Chicago chapter guide.
    Chapter Assignments:
Chapter 1: Steven and Rafi
Chapter 2: Camila and Carolina
Chapter 3: Gerard and Laura
Chapter 4: Greyson
Chapter 5: Quinn
Chapter 6: Samantha
Chapter 7: Adelaide
Chapter 8: Sofia
English
1. Brainstorm! Neighborhood fair (4 kinds of sentences) poster due Tuesday, September 16. You will work on this assignment in class.
Notes:
1. A Long Way from Chicago quiz Tuesday, September 16
7th
English
1. Complete pages 6-10 of your grammar packet.
Notes:
1. A Single Shard quiz Wednesday, September 17

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10
6th
Reading:
1. WW1 Test tomorrow!
Notes:
1. A Long Way from Chicago Quiz on Tuesday, September 16
7th
Reading:

1. WW1 Test tomorrow!
Notes:
1. A Single Shard quiz on Wednesday, September 17

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
6th and 7th
No homework -- Back to School Night
Notes:
1. WW1 Teacher's Choice Assignment due tomorrow
2. WW1 Test on Thursday

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8
6th
Reading
1. WW1 Teacher's Choice Assignment due Wednesday
English
1. Practice editing on the Dolley Madison worksheet
2. Writing Process Quiz tomorrow!
Notes:
1. WW1 Test on Thursday
7th
Reading

1. WW1 Teacher's Choice Assignment due Wednesday
English
1. Practice editing on the Dolley Madison worksheet
2. Writing Process Quiz tomorrow!
Notes:
1. WW1 Test on Thursday



FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

6th
Reading
1. WW1 D and E
English
1. Make edits to your Influential Adult Writing Project and bring a final clean copy (plus all drafts).
Notes:
1. Writing Process Quiz on Tuesday, September 9
2. WW1 Test on Thursday, September 11
7th
Reading
1. WW1 D and E
English
1. Proverb Writing Assignment due Monday
Notes:
1. Writing Process Quiz on Tuesday, September 9
2. WW1 Test on Thursday, September 11

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
6th
English
1. Make revisions to your Influential Adult Writing Project and bring both the marked-up first draft and a clean copy of the revised draft to class.
2. Finish your WW1 8 sentences.
3. Prepare for Summer in a Can (if you have not yet presented).
Notes:
1. Writing Process Quiz on Tuesday, September 9
2. WW1 Test on Thursday, September 11
7th
English
1. Finish your WW1 8 sentences
2. Finish editing your Proverb Writing Assignment and bring a clean edited copy, along with your previous drafts, to class.
Notes:
1. Proverb Writing Assignment due Monday, September 8
2. Writing Process Quiz on Tuesday, September 9
3. WW1 Test on Thursday, September 11

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
6th and 7th
No homework -- get a good night of sleep for tomorrow's Scantron!

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2
6th
Reading
1. Wordly Wise Lesson 1 Exercises A, B, and C (A due Wednesday; B and C due Thursday)
English
1. Read over Steps 2-4 of the Writing Process in your binder.
2. Bring in flash drive.
3. Prepare for Summer in a Can (if you have not yet presented).
Notes:
1. Wordly Wise Lesson 1 Test on Thursday, September 11
7th
Reading
1. Wordly Wise Lesson 1 Exercises A, B, and C (A due Wednesday; B and C due Thursday)
English
1. Make revisions to your first Proverb Writing Assignment draft and bring both the marked-up first draft and a clean copy of the revised draft to class.
2. Prepare for Summer in a Can (if you have not yet presented).
Notes:
1. Proverb Writing Assignment due Monday, September 8
2. Writing Process Quiz on Tuesday, September 9
3. Wordly Wise Lesson 1 Test on Thursday, September 11

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
6th and 7th
NO SCHOOL -- LABOR DAY



FRIDAY, AUGUST 29
Enjoy the long weekend!
6th
Reading
1. Read and study Wordly Wise Lesson 1 words for Tuesday.
2. Summer Reading Favorite Scene Drawing Project is due Tuesday.
English
1. Complete Influential Adult Writing Project prewriting web for Tuesday.
2. Prepare for Summer in a Can (if you have not yet presented).
7th
Reading

1. Read and study Wordly Wise Lesson 1 words for Tuesday.
2. Summer Reading Favorite Scene Drawing Project is due Tuesday.
English
1. Complete first draft of Summer Writing (Proverb) Writing Project for Tuesday.
2. Prepare for Summer in a Can (if you have not yet presented).

THURSDAY, AUGUST 28
6th
Reading
1. Summer Reading Favorite Scene Drawing Project is due Tuesday, September 2.
English
1. Brainstorm or create a list of influential adults that you may like to write about for your Summer (Influential Adult) Writing Project.
2. Prepare for Summer in a Can (if you have not yet presented).
7th
Reading

1. Summer Reading Favorite Scene Drawing Project is due Tuesday, September 2.
English
1. Complete your 4 proverb boxes for prewriting.
2. Prepare for Summer in a Can (if you have not yet presented).

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27
6th
Reading
1. Summer Reading Favorite Scene Drawing Project is due Tuesday, September 2.
English
1. Look over your Middle School Writing Guide and prepare any questions that you might want to ask in class tomorrow.
2. Prepare for Summer in a Can (if you have not yet presented).
7th
Reading
1. Brainstorm! Summer Reading Favorite Scene Drawing Project is due Tuesday, September 2.
English
1. Look over your Middle School Writing Guide and prepare any questions that you might want to ask in class tomorrow.
2. Prepare for Summer in a Can (if you have not yet presented).

TUESDAY, AUGUST 26
6th
Reading

1. Bring A Long Way from Chicago to class beginning tomorrow.
English
1. Prepare for your Summer in a Can presentation.
2. Finish organizing your binder into 4 sections:
1.) English
2.) Reading
3.) Wordly Wise
4.) Middle School Writing Guide

7th
Reading
1. Complete the 3 discussion questions on A Single Shard.
2. Bring A Single Shard to class beginning tomorrow.
English
1. Prepare for your Summer in a Can presentation.
2. Organize your binder into 4 sections:
1.) English
2.) Reading
3.) Wordly Wise
4.) Middle School Writing Guide


MONDAY, AUGUST 25

Welcome back, students!
6th
Reading/English
1. Write your Goals & Declarations for this school year! Remember: one academic and one social.

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