MRS. LIMARZI



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HOMEWORK

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16
16th
Reading
Reread and annotate chapter 2 of RTHMC.  Annotations will be checked after break.  Remember that Activity 3 (annotations) in the reading guide is due Tuesday, April 29th.
English
Teacher's Choice for WWL14 is due the Monday when we come back from break (April 28th). Create two illustrations with captions.

7th
Reading
Complete the remaining chapters of The Giver study guide for the Tuesday when we come back from break (April 29th). You must finish chapters 17-23 in the packet.
English
Teacher's Choice for WWL14 is due the Monday when we come back from break (April 28th). Create two illustrations with captions.


TUESDAY, APRIL 15
6th
Reading
1) Read chapter 2 of RTHMC. Be prepared to discuss in class tomorrow.
2) Activity 2 (predictions) in the RTHMC reading guide is due tomorrow.
English
1) The final typed draft of your fable is due TOMORROW.  We will illustrate the final drafts in class on Wednesday.  You will hand in your storyboard, rough draft, revising checklist (yellow sheets), and final draft tomorrow.
2) Teacher's Choice for WWL14 is due the Monday when we come back from break (April 28th). Create two illustrations with captions.

7th
Reading
Complete the remaining chapters of The Giver study guide for the Tuesday when we come back from break (April 29th).  You must finish chapters 17-23 in the packet.
English
1) If you did not finish your Giver journal entry in class today, please do so to turn in tomorrow.  You have to turn in the entry from chapters 17-19 (from last Tuesday) and the entry from chapters 20-23 (from today in class) to be graded.
2) Teacher's Choice for WWL14 is due the Monday when we come back from break (April 28th). Create two illustrations with captions.
 

MONDAY, APRIL 14
6th
Reading
1) Study for tomorrow's quiz on folk literature. Look over the study guide, review sheet, your notes, and the textbook to review.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-Folk-Literature.pdf
2) Reread and annotate pageg 15-31 of RTHMC.
3) Activity 2 (predictions) in the RTHMC reading guide is due Wednesday.
English
1) The final typed draft of your fable is due Wednesday.  You should be working to revise and edit your rough draft (like we started in class today).  We will illustrate the final drafts in class on Wednesday - so just bring your printed final typed draft to class.
2) Teacher's Choice for WWL14 is due the Wednesday we come back from break (April 30th).  Create two illustrations with captions.

7th
Reading
1) The final final Giver project is due TOMORROW.  Come prepared to present these in class then.
**Project: Giver-Final-Group-Project.pdf
2) Reread and annotate chapters 21-23 of The Giver.  Be prepared for a reading check in class on these chapters (and chapter 20) tomorrow.
English
Teacher's Choice for WWL14 is due the Wednesday we come back from break (April 30th). Create two illustrations with captions.


FRIDAY, APRIL 11
6th
Reading
1) Read pages 15-31 of RTHMC.  You do not have to annotate the first time through.
2) WWL14 Exercises D&E are due Monday.
3) Finish work on the review sheet for the quiz on folk literature (if you didn't finish in class today).  This is due Monday.
4) Activity 1 in the RTHMC reading guide is due Monday. The websites can be found at Mrs. Limarzi's "Links" page.  Then remember that Activity 2 (predictions) is due Wednesday.
5) Study for Tuesday's on folk literature. Look over the study guide, your notes, and the textbook.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-Folk-Literature.pdf
English
The the rough draft  of your fable is due Monday.  These can be either handwritten or typed - it is probably easier to type them for when you have to then do your final draft next week.
**Project: Write-Your-Own-Fable---Rubric-and-Guide-2014.pdf

7th

Reading
1) Read chapters 21-23 (through the end) of The Giver.  You don't have to annotate the first time through.
2)  Continue working on the final Giver project. These are due Tuesday, April 15th.
**Project: Giver-Final-Group-Project.pdf
3) Complete WWL14 Exercises D&E - due Monday.
English
The final test on parts of speech is Monday. Be sure you're reviewing the items on the study guide, your notes, and sheets.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Parts-of-Speech-Test.pdf


THURSDAY, APRIL 10
6th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate pages 3-15 of RTHMC.
2) Activity 1 in the RTHMC reading guide is due Monday. The websites can be found at Mrs. Limarzi's "Links" page.
3) Study for Tuesday's on folk literature. Look over the study guide, your notes, and the textbook.  Bring your textbook to class tomorrow to work on a review sheet.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-Folk-Literature.pdf
English
1) Finish creating eight WWL14 sentences (if you didn't finish in class today)
2) Continue prewriting and creating your storyboard for the fable writing project. Your prewriting storyboard is due TOMORROW. The the rough draft is due Monday.
**Project: Write-Your-Own-Fable---Rubric-and-Guide-2014.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 20 of The Giver.  The reading check is moved to next week (we'll have one on chapters 20-23 on Tuesday).
2) Continue working on the final Giver project. These are due Tuesday, April 15th.
**Project: Giver-Final-Group-Project.pdf
English
1) Create eight WWL14 sentences - due tomorrow.
2) The final test on parts of speech is Monday. Be sure you're reviewing the items on the study guide, your notes, and sheets.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Parts-of-Speech-Test.pdf


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9
6th
Reading
1) Read pages 3-15 of Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.  You do not have to annotate the first time through.
**April Calendar: Roll-of-Thunder-Hear-My-Cry-Assignment-Calendar---April-2014.pdf
2) Finish WWL14 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in class).
3) Acivity 1 in the RTHMC reading guide (handed out in class today) is due Monday.  The websites can be found at Mrs. Limarzi's "Links" page.
4) Study for Tuesday's on folk literature. Look over the study guide, your notes, and the textbook.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-Folk-Literature.pdf
English
Continue prewriting and creating your storyboard for the fable writing project. Your prewriting storyboard is due Friday.  The the rough draft is due Monday.
**Project: Write-Your-Own-Fable---Rubric-and-Guide-2014.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Read chapter 20 of The Giver.  We will discuss it in class tomorrow.
2) Continue working on the final Giver project. These are due Tuesday, April 15th.
**Project: Giver-Final-Group-Project.pdf
3) Finish WWL14 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in class today).
English
1) The rest of the PowerPoint presentations will be given tomorrow.
2) The final test on parts of speech is Monday. Be sure you're reviewing the items on the study guide.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Parts-of-Speech-Test.pdf


TUESDAY, APRIL 8
6th
Reading
1) Read pages 850-852 in the yellow literature book ("A Crippled Boy").  Be prepared to discuss this folk take in class tomorrow.
2) Finish WWL14 Exercise A (if you didn't finish in class today).
3) There is a quiz Tuesday on folk literature.  Look over the study guide handed out in class today.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-Folk-Literature.pdf
English
1) The final draft of your writing prompt is due tomorrow.  It must be typed (unless you did the concrete poem).  You can choose what font/size for your poem (as long as it's easy to read).  You'll hand in your rough and final draft tomorrow.
2) Continue prewriting and creating your storyboard for the fable writing project.  Your prewriting storyboard is due Friday.
**Project: Write-Your-Own-Fable---Rubric-and-Guide-2014.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 19 of The Giver.  Be prepared for a reading check in class tomorrow.  Any quiz fix its must be turned in tomorrow.
2) Do a journal entry on something from chapters 17-19 (if you didn't complete this in class today).
3) Continue working on the final Giver project. These are due Tuesday, April 15th.
**Project: Giver-Final-Group-Project.pdf
4) Finish WWL14 Exercise A (if you didn't finish in class today).
English
1) The final draft of your writing prompt is due tomorrow. It must be typed (unless you did the concrete poem). You can choose what font/size for your poem (as long as it's easy to read). You'll hand in your rough and final draft tomorrow.
2) The parts of speech PowerPoint project is due TOMORROW. Your group needs to come to class prepared to present these.
**Project: Parts-of-Speech-Power-Point-Presentation.pdf
3) The final test on parts of speech is Monday.  Be sure you're reviewing the items on the study guide.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Parts-of-Speech-Test.pdf


MONDAY, APRIL 7
6th
Reading
1) Read pages 841-844 in the yellow literature textbook ("The Tiger Who Would Be King" and "The Ant and the Dove").  Answer Critical Thinking questions #1-3 on page 844 on a piece of loose leaf.
2) Look over/study the WWL14 words.
English
1) Revise the rough draft of this week's writing prompt.  Make your revisions directly on your poem, and bring them to class tomorrow.
2)  Do some brainstorming for the fable writing project.  Look at the list of morals handed out and pick a few you may use.  The storyboard prewriting is due Friday.  We will work in class this week.
**Project: Write-Your-Own-Fable---Rubric-and-Guide-2014.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Read chapter 19 of The Giver.  Be prepared to journal on something fro 17-19 tomorrow in class.
2) Continue working on the final Giver project. These are due Tuesday, April 15th.
**Project: Giver-Final-Group-Project.pdf
3) Look over/study the WWL14 words.
English
1)  Revise the rough draft of this week's writing prompt. Make your revisions directly on your poem, and bring them to class tomorrow.
2) The parts of speech PowerPoint project is due Wednesday.   Tomorrow will be the final class time given to work on these.
**Project: Parts-of-Speech-Power-Point-Presentation.pdf
3) The final test on parts of speech is moved to Monday, April 14th (due to Born for This rehearsal on Friday afternoon).
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Parts-of-Speech-Test.pdf


FRIDAY, APRIL 4
6th
Reading
1) Read pages 841-844 in the yellow literature textbook ("The Tiger Who Would Be King" and "The Ant and the Dove").  Be prepared to discuss and work with these stories in class tomorrow.
2) Fix its (mandatory) on the WWL13 test are due Monday.  Be sure to give a reason with your new answer.
English
1) Create a rough draft for this week's writing prompt.  This can be typed or handwritten.  Bring your draft to class on Monday.
2) Look over the packet on writing your own fable that was handed out in class today.  Just start thinking a bit about what you might want to do.

7th
Reading
1) Read and annotate chapters 17 and 18 of The Giver for Monday. Be prepared to discuss these chapters and take the reading check that day.
2) Fix its (mandatory) on the WWL13 test are due Monday.
3) Start planning/doing some work on the final Giver project now that you know your group and assignment. These are due Tuesday, April 15th.
**Project: Giver-Final-Group-Project.pdf
English
1) Do some prewriting and the drafting for this week's writing prompt. Think about and brainstorm about your topic. Bring your prewriting and draft to class on Monday.
**Prompt: April-9---Writing-Prompt.pdf
2) We will continue working on the parts of speech PowerPoint project in class with your group - these will be due next Wednesday, April 9. The final test on parts of speech will be next Friday - a study guide was handed out today.
**Project: Parts-of-Speech-Power-Point-Presentation.pdf  


THURSDAY, APRIL 3
6th
Reading
Finish reading "Black Cowboy, Wild Horses" in the yellow literature textbook (pages 833-836).  Be prepared to discuss and work with this story in class tomorrow.
English
Do some prewriting for this week's writing prompt.  DO NOT just write the rough draft of you poem.  Think about and brainstorm about your topic.  Bring your prewriting to class tomorrow.
**Prompt: April-9---Writing-Prompt.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Read and annotate chapters 17 and 18 of The Giver for Monday (since we have no class tomorrow due to the half day).  Be prepared to discuss these chapters and take the reading check Monday.
2) Fix its (mandatory) on the WWL13 test are due Monday.
3) Start planning/doing some work on the final Giver project now that you know your group and assignment.  These are due Tuesday, April 15th.
**Project: Giver-Final-Group-Project.pdf
English
1) Do some prewriting and the drafting for this week's writing prompt.  Think about and brainstorm about your topic. Bring your prewriting and draft to class on Monday.
**Prompt: April-9---Writing-Prompt.pdf
2) We will continue working on the parts of speech PowerPoint project in class with your group - these will be due next Wednesday, April 9.  The final test on parts of speech will be next Friday - study guide tomorrow.
**Project: Parts-of-Speech-Power-Point-Presentation.pdf


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2
6th
Reading
1) Study for tomorrow's WWL13 test.  Be sure to review all definitions of each word in the lesson.
2) Read pages 828-832 in the yellow literature textbook.  You can also try to log on online to the https://www.pearsonsuccessnet.com/ site if you want to try out the online version of the book.  You wrote down your username and password in class today.
English
Fix its (optional) on the commas quiz are due tomorrow. Give a reason with your new answer.

7th
Reading
1) Study for TOMORROW'S quiz on chapters 11-16 of the novel. Look over the study guide, reading checks, and annotations to review. The review packet for chapters 11-16 is due the day of the quiz.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-Chapters-11-16.pdf
**April Calendar: The-Giver-Assignment-Calendar---April-2014.pdf
2) Fix its (optional) on the chapters 5-10 quiz are due tomorrow. Give a reason with your new answer.
3) Look over the green final novel project sheet that was handed out today in class.  Think about which of these three projects you most want to complete.
**Project: Giver-Final-Group-Project.pdf
English
1) Fix its (optional) on the adverbs quiz are due tomorrow. Give a reason with your new answer.
2) We will continue working on the parts of speech PowerPoint project in class with your group - these will be due next Wednesday, April 9.
**Project: Parts-of-Speech-Power-Point-Presentation.pdf


TUESDAY, APRIL 1
6th
Reading
1) The Charlotte Doyle growth chart project is due TOMORROW.  Bring it completed to class.  We will tape your two pieces of paper together in class tomorrow.
**Project: Growth-Chart-Project-2014.pdf
2) Study for Thursday's WWL13 test.
English
1) Teacher's Choice due tomorrow - create a comic strip using at least 6 WWL13 words and 6 panels.
2) Fix its (optional) on the commas quiz are due Thursday. Give a reason with your new answer.

7th
Reading
1) Study for Thursday's quiz  on chapters 11-16 of the novel. Look over the study guide, reading checks, and annotations to review.  The review packet for chapters 11-16 is due the day of the quiz.  The reading check on 15 and 16 will be tomorrow (due to Born for This rehearsals today).
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-Chapters-11-16.pdf
2) Study for TOMORROW'S WWL13 test.
3) Fix its (optional) on the chapters 5-10 quiz are due Thursday. Give a reason with your new answer.
English
1) Teacher's Choice due tomorrow - create a comic strip using at least 6 WWL13 words and 6 panels.
2) Fix its (optional) on the adverbs quiz are due Thursday. Give a reason with your new answer.
3) We will continue working on the parts of speech PowerPoint project in class with your group - these will be due next Wednesday, April 9.
**Project: Parts-of-Speech-Power-Point-Presentation.pdf


MONDAY, MARCH 31
6th
Reading
1) Work on your Charlotte Doyle growth chart project - these are due Wednesday.  Tomorrow will be the final class time to work on these.
**Project: Growth-Chart-Project-2014.pdf
2 Study for Thursday's WWL13 test.
English
1) Teacher's Choice due Wednesday - create a comic strip using at least 6 WWL13 words and 6 panels.
2) Fix its (optional) on the commas quiz are due Thursday.  Give a reason with your new answer.

7th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapters 15 and 16 of The Giver.  Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow.
2) There will be a quiz Thursday on chapters 11-16 of the novel.  Look over the study guide handed out in class today.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-Chapters-11-16.pdf
3) Study for the WWL13 test which was moved to WEDNESDAY!
4) Fix its (optional) on the chapters 5-10 quiz are due Thursday. Give a reason with your new answer.
English
1) Teacher's Choice due Wednesday - create a comic strip using at least 6 WWL13 words and 6 panels.
2) Fix its (optional) on the adverbs quiz are due Thursday. Give a reason with your new answer.


THURSDAY, MARCH 27
6th
Reading
1) Your A Level CD project is due TOMORROW!  Be sure to look over it and make sure it's perfect before handing it in.  Look back at the rubric to remember what makes a "superior" project.
2) WWL13 Exercises D&E are due Monday - we don't have class tomorrow.
3) Work on your Charlotte Doyle growth chart project - these are due next Wednesday, April 2nd. Bring materials to class to work each day.
**Project: Growth-Chart-Project-2014.pdf
English
Finish work on your eight WWL13 sentences - remember, at least 4 of them must use commas.

7th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapters 13 and 14 of The Giver.  The reading check on these is moved to Monday since we won't have class tomorrow.  Then read chapters 15 and 16 for Monday.
2) WWL13 Exercises D&E are due Monday - we don't have class tomorrow.
English
Finish work on your eight WWL13 sentences - remember, at least 4 of them must use an adverb (other than a WW word that's an adverb).


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26
6th
Reading
1) Finish work on WWL13 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) Work on your Charlotte Doyle growth chart project - these are due next Wednesday, April 2nd. Bring materials to class to work each day.
**Project: Growth-Chart-Project-2014.pdf
3) Work on your A level CD projects. Tomorrow will be the final class time to work on these.  DUE FRIDAY!
**Projects: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
**Calendars: Leveled-Projects-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
English
Study for TOMORROW'S quiz on commas. Look over your notes, packet, today's review activity, and study guide to review.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Commas-Quiz.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Read chapters 13 and 14 of The Giver.  You do not have to annotate the first time through.  Be prepared to journal in class tomorrow.
2) Finish work on WWL13 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in class today).
English
1) Study for TOMORROW'S quiz on adverbs. Look at your notes, packets, and the study guide to review.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Adverbs-Quiz.pdf
3) The street-view compare-contrast project is due TOMORROW.  Finish all work on this (if you didn't finish in class today).
**Project: Street-View-Drawing-Project.pdf


TUESDAY, MARCH 25
6th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 22 of Charlotte Doyle.  Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow in class.
2) Finish work on WWL13 Exercise A (if you didn't finish in class today).
3) Work on your Charlotte Doyle growth chart project - these are due next Wednesday, April 2nd. Bring materials to class to work tomorrow.
**Project: Growth-Chart-Project-2014.pdf
4) Work on your A level CD projects. Be sure to bring materials to class each day and continue to work at home. THESE ARE DUE FRIDAY!
**Projects: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
**Calendars: Leveled-Projects-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
English
1) The final typed draft of your writing prompt is due tomorrow.  You will have to hand in your rough and final drafts.
2) Study for Thursday's quiz on commas. Look over your notes, packet, and study guide to review.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Commas-Quiz.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapters 11 and 12 of The Giver.  Be prepared for a reading check in class tomorrow.
2) Finish work on WWL13 Exercise A (if you didn't finish in class today).
English
1) The final typed draft of your writing prompt is due tomorrow. You will have to hand in your rough and final drafts.
2) Study for Thursday's quiz on adverbs. Look at your notes, packets, and the study guide to review.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Adverbs-Quiz.pdf
3) Continue working on the street-view compare-contrast project. Bring materials to class to work in the upcoming days. These are due Thursday.
**Project: Street-View-Drawing-Project.pdf


MONDAY, MARCH 24
6th
Reading
1) Read chapter 22 of Charlotte Doyle.  If there is no school tomorrow, please reread and annotate this chapter for Wednesday.
2) Look over/study the new WWL13 words.  Exercises A is due Wednesday.
3) Fix its (mandatory) on the WWL12 test are due tomorrow.  Be sure to give a reason with your new answer.
4) Start working on your Charlotte Doyle growth chart project - these are due next Wednesday, April 2nd.  Bring materials to class.
**Project
5) Work on your A level CD projects. Be sure to bring materials to class each day and continue to work at home. THESE ARE DUE FRIDAY!
**Projects: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
**Calendars: Leveled-Projects-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
English
1) Complete the last side of the commas packet.
2) Revise the rough draft of your writing prompt. Make revisions directly on the draft and bring revise draft to class tomorrow.  The final typed draft is due Wednesday.
3) Study for Thursday's quiz on commas.  Look over your notes, packet, and study guide to review.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Commas-Quiz.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Read chapters 11 and 12 of The Giver.  If there is no school tomorrow, please reread and annotate these chapters for Wednesday.
2) Look over/study the new WWL13 words. Exercises A is due Wednesday.
3) Fix its (mandatory) on the WWL12 test are due tomorrow. Be sure to give a reason with your new answer.
English
1) Revise the rough draft of your writing prompt. Make revisions directly on the draft and bring revise draft to class tomorrow. The final typed draft is due Wednesday.
2) Study for Thursday's quiz on adverbs.  Look at your notes, packets, and the study guide to review.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Adverbs-Quiz.pdf
3) Continue working on the street-view compare-contrast project. Bring materials to class to work in the upcoming days. These are due Thursday.
**Project: Street-View-Drawing-Project.pdf


FRIDAY, MARCH 21
6th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapters 20 and 21 of Charlotte Doyle.  Be prepared for a reading check on Monday.
2) Fix its (mandatory) on the WWL12 test due Tuesday.  Give your new answer and a reason why your old answer was incorrect or why your new answer is correct.
3) Work on your A level CD projects. Be sure to bring materials to class each day and continue to work at home.  THESE ARE DUE IN ONE WEEK!
**Projects: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
**Calendars: Leveled-Projects-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
English
1) Complete the next side of the commas packet (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) Create a rough draft of the writing prompt poem.  This can be typed or handwritten.  Bring your draft to class on Monday.
**Prompt: March-26---Writing-Prompt.pdf
3) There will be a quiz on commas next Thursday.  Start looking at the study guide handed out today.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Commas-Quiz.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Study for Monday's quiz on chapters 5-10 of the novel. Look over the study guide, reading checks, and your annotations to review.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-Chapters-5-10.pdf
2) The review packet questions for chapters 5-10 will be collected on Monday.  Students had time to work on these in class today.
3) Fix its (mandatory) on the WWL12 test due Tuesday. Give your new answer and a reason why your old answer was incorrect or why your new answer is correct.
English
1) Complete the last two sides in the adverbs packet (if you didn't finish in class).  You don't have to do the written portion on page 76.
2) There will be a quiz on adverbs next Thursday.  Start looking at the study guide handed out today.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Adverbs-Quiz.pdf
3) Create a rough draft of the writing prompt poem. This can be typed or handwritten. Bring your draft to class on Monday.
**Prompt: March-26---Writing-Prompt.pdf
4) Continue working a bit on the street-view compare-contrast project. Bring materials to class to work in the upcoming days.  These are due Thursday.
**Project: Street-View-Drawing-Project.pdf


THURSDAY, MARCH 20
6th
Reading
1) Read chapters 20 and 21 of Charlotte Doyle.  You do not have to annotate the first time through.  We will journal in class tomorrow.
2) Work on your A level CD projects. Be sure to bring materials to class each day and continue to work at home.
**Projects: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
**Calendars: Leveled-Projects-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
English
1) Complete the first side (page 97) in the commas packet.
2) Do prewriting for this week's writing prompt - do not just write a rough draft of your poem.  Do some brainstorming and bring your prewriting to class tomorrow.
**Prompt: March-26---Writing-Prompt.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 10 of The Giver.  Be prepared for a reading check in class tomorrow.
2) There will be a quiz Monday on chapters 5-10 of the novel.  Look over the study guide handed out in class today.  Your review packet for chapters 5-10 will be due Monday.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-Chapters-5-10.pdf
English
1) Complete page 74 in the adverbs packet (you do not have to do the bottom written part).
2) Do prewriting for this week's writing prompt - do not just write a rough draft of your poem. Do some brainstorming and bring your prewriting to class tomorrow.
**Prompt: March-26---Writing-Prompt.pdf
3) Continue working a bit on the street-view compare-contrast project. Bring materials to class to work in the upcoming days.
**Project: Street-View-Drawing-Project.pdf


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19
6th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 19 of Charlotte Doyle.  Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow.
2) Study for TOMORROW'S WWL12 test.
3) Work on your A level CD projects. Be sure to bring materials to class each day and continue to work at home.
**Projects: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
**Calendars: Leveled-Projects-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
English
Find 5 examples of commas being used in a published work.  Copy the sentence down and try to determine how the comma is being used (you can look at your notes from class today).

7th
Reading
1) Read chapter 10 of The Giver.  You do not have to annotate the first time through.
2) Study for TOMORROW'S WWL12 test.
English
1) Complete pages 72 and 73 in the adverbs packet (adverbs of time and place).
2) Start working a bit on the street-view compare-contrast project that was handed out in class today. Bring materials to class to work in the upcoming days.
**Project: Street-View-Drawing-Project.pdf


TUESDAY, MARCH 18
6th
Reading
1) Read chapter 19 of Charlotte Doyle.  You do not have to annotate the first time through. 
**Calendar: The-True-Confessions-of-Charlotte-Doyle-Assignment-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
2) Study for Thursday's WWL12 test.  We will do a final review in class tomorrow.
3) Work on your A level CD projects.  Be sure to bring materials to class each day and continue to work at home.
**Projects: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
**Calendars: Leveled-Projects-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
English
WWL12 Teacher's Choice due tomorrow - two drawings with captions.

7th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 9 of The Giver.  Be prepared for a reading check in class tomorrow.  Finish your journal entry from class today if you didn't already complete it.
**Calendar: The-Giver-Assignment-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
2) Study for Thursday's WWL12 test.  We will do a final review in class tomorrow.
English
WWL12 Teacher's Choice due tomorrow - two drawings with captions.


FRIDAY, MARCH 14
6th
Reading
1) Read chapter 18 of Charlotte Doyle.  You don't have to annotate the first time through.  Be prepared to journal in class on Monday.
2) Complete WWL12 Exercises D&E.
3) Fix its (mandatory) on the CD quiz on chapters 13-16 are due Monday. Be sure to give a reason with your new answer.
4) Work on your A level CD projects.  Finish setting some goals for this project (if you didn't in class today).
**Projects: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
**Calendars: Leveled-Projects-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
English
Fix its (mandatory) on the quotations quiz are due Monday. Be sure to give a reason with your new answer.

7th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapters 7 and 8 of The Giver.  Be prepared for a reading check in class on Monday.
2) Complete WWL12 Exercises D&E.
3) Fix its (optional) on the chapters 1-4 quiz are due Tuesday.  Be sure to give a reason with your answer.
4) Update the ceremonies chart for The Giver.  We will share these next week.
English
None - great job with the debate this week!


THURSDAY, MARCH 13
6th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 17 of Charlotte Doyle.  Be prepared for a reading check in class tomorrow.
2) Fix its (mandatory) on the CD quiz on chapters 13-16 are due Monday (they were started in class today).  Be sure to give a reason with your new answer.
3) Start working on your A level CD projects.
**Projects: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
**Calendars: Leveled-Projects-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
English
1) Finish work on the eight WWL12 sentences (if you didn't finish in class) - due tomorrow.
2) Fix its (mandatory) on the quotations quiz are due Monday (they were started in class today). Be sure to give a reason with your new answer.

7th
Reading
Read chapters 7 and 8 of The Giver.  You do not have to annotate the first time through.
English
1) Create eight sentences for WWL12 words - due tomorrow.
2) Fix its (optional) on the adjectives quiz are due tomorrow.  Be sure to give a reason with your new answer.


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12
6th
Reading
1) Finish work on WWL12 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) Read chapter 17 of Charlotte Doyle.  You don't have to annotate the first time through.
**Calendar: The-True-Confessions-of-Charlotte-Doyle-Assignment-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
3) Start looking at the A level CD projects.  We will go over the directions for these projects and set some goals tomorrow in class.
**Projects: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
**Calendars: Leveled-Projects-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
English
None - we will start something new in class soon.

7th
Reading
1) Finish work on WWL12 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) Reread and annotate chapters 5 and 6 of The Giver.  Be prepared for a reading check in class tomorrow.
**Calendar: The-Giver-Assignment-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
English
1) Due to absences today, the debate on Utopian society has been moved to tomorrow.  Make sure you are completely prepared for this.
2) Fix its (optional) on the adjectives quiz due Friday. Be sure to give a reason with your new answer.


TUESDAY, MARCH 11
6th
Reading
1) Finish work on WWL12 Exercise A (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) Study for TOMORROW'S quiz on chapters 13-16 of Charlotte Doyle.  Be sure to review the study guide, annotations, reading checks, and questions chart.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-chapters-13-16.pdf
3) Continue working on your B Level projects.  ALL B LEVEL PROJECTS MUST BE HANDED IN BY THE END OF CLASS TOMORROW!
**Projects: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
**Calendars: Leveled-Projects-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
English
1) Final typed draft of the writing prompt is due tomorrow.  Be sure to follow MS guidelines for a typed piece.  Bring your rough draft and final draft to class tomorrow.

7th
Reading
1) Finish work on WWL12 Exercise A (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) Read chapters 5 and 6 of The Giver.  You do not have to annotate the first time through.
English
1) Final typed draft of the writing prompt is due tomorrow. Be sure to follow MS guidelines for a typed piece. Bring your rough draft and final draft to class tomorrow.
2) Continue to work on your part for the debate.  WE WILL HOLD THE FINAL DEBATE IN CLASS TOMORROW - COME PREPARED!
**Project: Utopian-Debate-Project-Sheet-and-Rubric.pdf
3) Fix its (optional) on the adjectives quiz due Friday.  Be sure to give a reason with your new answer.


MONDAY, MARCH 10
6th
Reading
1) Look over/study the WWL12 words.
2) Study for Wednesday's quiz on chapters 13-16 of Charlotte Doyle. Finish the question creation chart that we started in class today.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-chapters-13-16.pdf
3) Continue working on your B Level CD projects.  ALL B LEVEL PROJECTS MUST BE HANDED IN BY THE END OF CLASS ON WEDNESDAY!
**Projects: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
**Calendars: Leveled-Projects-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
English
1) Revise the rough draft of your writing prompt.  Make changes directly on your draft.  Remember ARMS when revising.  Bring your revised draft to class tomorrow.
2) Study for TOMORROW'S quiz on quotation marks.  Look over review sheets created by groups.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quotation-Marks-Quiz.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Look over/study the WWL12 words.
2) Study for TOMORROW'S quiz on chapters 1-4 of The Giver.  Look over the study guide, reading checks, and your annotations.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-Chapters-1-4.pdf
3) The review packet questions for chapters 1-4 are due tomorrow.
English
1) Revise the rough draft of your writing prompt. Make changes directly on your draft. Remember ARMS when revising. Bring your revised draft to class tomorrow.
2) Continue working on your portion of the Utopia debate. We will hold the actual debate on Wednesday.  Tomorrow will be the last time to work with your group.
**Project: Utopian-Debate-Project-Sheet-and-Rubric.pdf


FRIDAY, MARCH 7
6th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 16 of Charlotte Doyle.  Be prepared for a reading check on Monday.
2) Fix its (mandatory) on the WWL11 test due Monday.  Be sure to give a reason with your new answer.
3) Continue working on your B Level CD projects. You have less than one week to complete these. All B levels must be handed in by Wednesday, March 12th.
**Projects: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
**Calendars: Leveled-Projects-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
4) Study for Wednesday's quiz on chapters 13-16 of Charlotte Doyle.  Look over the study guide handed out today.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-chapters-13-16.pdf
English
1) Create the rough draft for this week's writing prompt.  It can be typed or handwritten but should be double-spaced.  Bring your draft to class on Monday.
2) Study for Tuesday's quiz on quotation marks.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quotation-Marks-Quiz.pdf

7th
Reading

1) Study for Tuesday's quiz on chapters 1-4 of The Giver.  Look over the study guide, reading checks, and annotations.  The study guide packet questions for chapters 1-4 will be due the day of the quiz.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-Chapters-1-4.pdf
2) Fix its (mandatory) on the WWL11 test due Monday. Be sure to give a reason with your new answer.
English
1) Create the rough draft for this week's writing prompt. It can be typed or handwritten but should be double-spaced. Bring your draft to class on Monday.
2) Study for Monday's quiz on adjectives. Look over notes, packets, and sheets.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Adjectives-Quiz.pdf
3) Continue working on your portion of the Utopia debate. We will hold the actual debate on Wednesday, March 12th.  Be prepared to share your main points on Monday.
**Project: Utopian-Debate-Project-Sheet-and-Rubric.pdf
4) The superlative project is due Monday.
**Project: Superlative-Project---2014.pdf


THURSDAY, MARCH 6
6th
Reading
1) Read chapter 16 of Charlotte Doyle  You do not have to annotate the first time through.
2) Continue working on your B Level CD projects. You have less than one week to complete these. All B levels must be handed in by Wednesday, March 12th.
**Projects: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
**Calendars: Leveled-Projects-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
3) There will be a quiz next Wednesday on chapters 13-16 of Charlotte Doyle.  Study guide to be give out tomorrow.
English
1) Do some prewriting for this week's writing prompt.  Bring your prewriting to class tomorrow.
**Prompt: March-12---Writing-Prompts.pdf
2) Study for Tuesday's quiz on quotation marks.  We will do some review activities in class tomorrow.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quotation-Marks-Quiz.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 4 of The Giver.  Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow in class.
2) There will be a quiz next Tuesday on chapters 1-4 of The Giver.  Start looking over the study guide handed out in class today.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-Chapters-1-4.pdf
English
1) Do some prewriting for this week's writing prompt. Bring your prewriting to class tomorrow.
**Prompt:March-12---Writing-Prompts.pdf
2) Study for Monday's quiz on adjectives. We will do some review activities in class tomorrow.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Adjectives-Quiz.pdf
3) Continue working on your portion of the Utopia debate. We will hold the actual debate on Wednesday, March 12th.
**Project: Utopian-Debate-Project-Sheet-and-Rubric.pdf
4) Continue working on the superlative project. The final draft is now moved to Monday. We will have time in class tomorrow.
**Project: Superlative-Project---2014.pdf


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5
6th8
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 15 of Charlotte Doyle.  Be prepared for a reading check in class tomorrow.
2) STUDY for tomorrow's WWL11 test.  Be sure to review all definitions.
3) Continue working on your B Level CD projects. You have one week to complete these.  All B levels must be handed in by Wednesday, March 12th.
**Projects: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
**Calendars: Leveled-Projects-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
English
1) Complete the quotations mark worksheet handed out in class today.
2) Start studying for Tuesday's quiz on quotation marks.  Look over the study guide that was handed out today.  We will have an entrance card in class tomorrow.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quotation-Marks-Quiz.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Read chapter 4 of The Giver.  You do not have to annotate the first time through.  Be prepared to journal in class tomorrow.
2) STUDY for tomorrow's WWL11 test. Be sure to review all definitions.
English
1) Start studying for Monday's quiz on adjectives. Look over the study guide that was handed out today.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Adjectives-Quiz.pdf
2) Continue working on your portion of the Utopia debate.  We will hold the actual debate on Wednesday, March 12th.
**Project: Utopian-Debate-Project-Sheet-and-Rubric.pdf
3) Continue working on the superlative project.  The final draft is due Friday.  We will have time in class tomorrow.
**Project: Superlative-Project---2014.pdf


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28
**ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE DUE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5 UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED.**
6th
Reading
1) Read chapter 15 of Charlotte Doyle.  You do not have to annotate the first time through.
**Calendar: The-True-Confessions-of-Charlotte-Doyle-Assignment-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
2) Complete WWL11 Exercises D&E (due Wednesday).
3) Fix its (optional) on the Charlotte Doyle chapters 6-12 quiz are due Wednesday. Be sure to give a reason with your new answer.
4) Continue working on your B Level CD projects. Be sure to take advantage of the long weekend to work on these.  Each student must bring in at least one finished project to hand in on Wednesday.
**Projects: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
**Calendars: Leveled-Projects-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
English
1) Complete the quotation marks packet and worksheet started in class today.  These are due Wednesday.  You can use editing marks for some parts of the packet instead of rewriting the whole sentence.
2) Teacher's Choice due Wednesday - two drawings with captions or a comic with at least 6 panels and 6 words.

7th
Reading
1) Read and annotate chapters 2 and 3 of The Giver.  We will discuss these chapters and have a reading check on them on Wednesday.
**Calendar: The-Giver-Assignment-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
2) Complete WWL11 Exercises D&E (due Wednesday).
English
1) Finish pages 65, 66, and 67 in the adjectives packets (if you didn't finish in class today).  You do not have to do the written portion at the bottom of each page.
2) Teacher's Choice due Wednesday - two drawings with captions or a comic with at least 6 panels and 6 words.
3) Now that you've met with your group, do some prep work for the Utopia debate.  Bring your research with you to class on Wednesday.
**Debate: Utopian-Debate-Project-Sheet-and-Rubric.pdf
4) Start brainstorming for the superlative advertisement project that was handed out in class today.  We will have class time to work on these next week.  Final draft due Friday.
**Project: Superlative-Project---2014.pdf


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27
6th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 14 of Charlotte Doyle.  Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow in class.
2) Fix its (optional) on the Charlotte Doyle chapters 6-12 quiz are due Wednesday. Be sure to give a reason with your new answer.
3) Continue working on your B Level CD projects. Bring all materials to class each day - some class time will be given the next few weeks.
**Projects: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
**Calendars: Leveled-Projects-Calendar---February-2014.pdf Leveled-Projects-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
English
Finish work on the eight WWL11 sentences (if you didn't finish in class today).  Remember, at least 4 of them must use quotation marks in them.

7th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 1 of The Giver.  Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow in class.
**Calendar: The-Giver-Assignment-Calendar---February-2014.pdf
2) Read over the sheet on the debate we'll be having on utopian society.  Think a little bit about the two sides.  We will get group assignments for the debate tomorrow.
English
1) Complete pages 68 in the adjectives packet (on limiting adjectives).
2) Finish work on the eight WWL11 sentences (if you didn't finish in class today).


WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26
6th
Reading
1) Read chapter 14 of Charlotte Doyle.  You do not have to annotate the first time through.
2) Finish work on WWL11 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in class today).
3) Fix its (optional) on the Charlotte Doyle chapters 6-12 quiz are due Monday.  Be sure to give a reason with your new answer.
4) Continue working on your B Level CD projects. Bring all materials to class each day - some class time will be given the next few weeks.
**Projects: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
**Calendars: Leveled-Projects-Calendar---February-2014.pdf Leveled-Projects-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
English
Create 4 sentences on loose leaf where the speaker tag comes at the beginning of the sentence and then the direct quote follows.  Watch your punctuation!

7th
Reading
1) Read chapter 1 of The Giver.  You do not have to annotate the first time through.
**Calendar:
2) Finish work on WWL11 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in class today).
English
Complete pages 63 and 64 in the adjectives packet that was started in class today.


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25
6th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 13 of Charlotte Doyle.  Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow in class.
2) Finish work on WWL11 Exercise A (if you didn't finish in class today).
3) Continue working on your B Level CD projects.  Bring all materials to class each day - some class time will be given the next few weeks.
**Projects: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
**Calendars: Leveled-Projects-Calendar---February-2014.pdf Leveled-Projects-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
English
The final typed draft of this week's writing prompt is due tomorrow.  Be sure to follow the MS guidelines for typed work (single-space heading, double-space body, size 12 font).  You will hand in the rough and final draft of your prompt tomorrow.

7th
Reading
1) Finish work on WWL11 Exercise A (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) Do a bit of research (online and/or asking your family) about the word utopia.
English
1) The final typed draft of this week's writing prompt is due tomorrow. Be sure to follow the MS guidelines for typed work (single-space heading, double-space body, size 12 font). You will hand in the rough and final draft of your prompt tomorrow.
2) Fix its (mandatory) on the verbs quiz are due tomorrow.  Be sure to give a reason with your new answer.


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24
6th
Reading
1) Read chapter 13 of Charlotte Doyle.  You do not have to annotate the first time through.
2) Look over and study all of the WWL11 words.
3) Continue working on your B Level CD projects.  Be sure you finished setting some goals for yourself (if you didn't do so in class today).  Bring all materials to class each day.
**Projects: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
**Calendars: Leveled-Projects-Calendar---February-2014.pdf Leveled-Projects-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
English
Revise the rough draft of your writing prompt.  Do so directly on your rough draft.  Bring revisions to class tomorrow.
**Prompt: February-26---Writing-Prompts.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Look over and study all of the WWL11 words.
2) Fix its (mandatory) on the WWL10 test are due tomorrow.  Be sure to give a reason with your new answer.
English
1) Revise the rough draft of your writing prompt. Do so directly on your rough draft. Bring revisions to class tomorrow.
**Prompt: February-26---Writing-Prompts.pdf
2) Fix its (mandatory) on the verbs quiz are due Wednesday.  Be sure to give a reason with your new answer.


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21
6th
Reading
1) Study for Monday's quiz on chapter 6-12 of Charlotte Doyle.  Go over the study guide, timeline packets from class today, reading checks, and your annotations to review.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-chapters-6-12.pdf
2) Fix its (mandatory) on the WWL10 test due Monday. Give your new answer and then a reason either why your old answer was incorrect or why your new answer is correct.
3) Start planning for your B Level CD projects.  We will set some goals in class next week.
English
1) Create a rough draft of this week's writing prompt.  These can be handwritten or typed but should be double-spaced.  Bring your draft to class on Monday.
**Prompt: February-26---Writing-Prompts.pdf
2) Fix its on the homophones test (optional) are due by Monday. Give your new answer and then a reason either why your old answer was incorrect or why your new answer is correct.

7th
Reading
1) Great job with the final map presentations today.  The final groups will present on Monday.
2) Fix its on the final Hobbit test (optional) are due by Monday. Give your new answer and then a reason either why your old answer was incorrect or why your new answer is correct.
English
1) Create a rough draft of this week's writing prompt. These can be handwritten or typed but should be double-spaced. Bring your draft to class on Monday.
**Prompt: February-26---Writing-Prompts.pdf


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20
6th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapters 11 and 12 of Charlotte Doyle.  Be prepared for a reading check on both chapters tomorrow in class.
2) All C Level CD projects are due tomorrow.  You will have a few minutes in class to finish these up if you need to, but no C Level projects will be accepted after the end of class tomorrow.
**Projects:
3) Study for Monday's quiz on chapters 6-12 of Charlotte Doyle.  We will review in class tomorrow.  Be sure to look over all items listed on the study guide.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-chapters-6-12.pdf
English
1) Do some prewriting for this week's writing prompt.  Bring your written prewriting to class tomorrow.
**Prompt: February-26---Writing-Prompts.pdf
2) Fix its on the homophones test (optional) are due by Monday.  Give your new answer and then a reason either why your old answer was incorrect or why your new answer is correct.

7th
Reading
1) Work on improving your chapter retelling for tomorrow's final presentation on the group map project.  Bring in any other characters your group needed to finish.  We present to the younger kids tomorrow in class.
2) Fix its on the final Hobbit test (optional) are due by Monday. Give your new answer and then a reason either why your old answer was incorrect or why your new answer is correct.
English
1) The final drafts of the Twitter project are due tomorrow.  Be sure to follow all directions given. Recheck the rubric to make sure you have completed it correctly.  Bring your final draft to class.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter-Final-Draft.pdf
**Word Template: Word-Twitter-Template.docx
**PowerPoint Template: PowerPoint-Twitter-Template.pptx
2) Do some prewriting for this week's writing prompt. Bring your written prewriting to class tomorrow.
**Prompt: February-26---Writing-Prompts.pdf


WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19
6th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 11 and read chapter 12 of Charlotte Doyle.  Be prepared for a reading check on chapters 11 and 12 on Friday.
2) Study for TOMORROW'S WWL10 test - be sure to review all definitions of each word.
3) Continue working on your CD leveled projects.  All C Level project must be turned in on Friday.  Bring your materials to work in class tomorrow.
**Projects: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
4) There will be a quiz on chapters 6-12 of CD on Monday.  Look over the study guide handed out today.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-chapters-6-12.pdf
English
None - we will start something new in class tomorrow.

7th
Reading
1) Work on your chapter to retell for the final map project on The Hobbit.  Look over the rubric again as you practice tonight.  You will have to retell your chapter tomorrow in the run-through, and then the final presentation will be Friday.  All characters must be finished by Friday.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Final-Map-Project-2014.pdf
2) Study for TOMORROW'S WWL10 test - be sure to review all definitions of each word.
English
1) Continue working on the final draft of your tweets. These are due Friday. Be sure to follow all directions given.  Recheck the rubric to make sure you have completed it correctly.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter-Final-Draft.pdf
**Word Template: Word-Twitter-Template.docx
**PowerPoint Template: PowerPoint-Twitter-Template.pptx


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18
6th
Reading
1) Read chapter 11 of Charlotte Doyle.  You do not have to annotate the first time through.  Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow in class on chapter 10 - we didn't take it today due to the missed school days.
2) Study for Thursday's WWL10 test.  We will do some review in class tomorrow.
3) Continue working on your Charlotte Doyle leveled projects.  Bring all materials to class tomorrow.  We will have some time to work.  All C Level projects are due by Friday.
English
Teacher's Choice due tomorrow - either two drawings with captions or a comic strip with 6 panels and 6 words.

7th
Reading
1) Work on your chapter retelling for the final map project on The Hobbit.  We will do a run-through on Thursday and the final presentation on Friday.  Come tomorrow ready to work with your group.
2) Study for Thursday's WWL10 test.  We will do some review in class tomorrow.
English
1) Teacher's Choice due tomorrow - either two drawings with captions or a comic strip with 6 panels and 6 words.
2) Continue working on the final draft of your tweets.  These are due Friday.  Be sure to follow all directions given.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter-Final-Draft.pdf
**Word Template: Word-Twitter-Template.docx
**PowerPoint Template: PowerPoint-Twitter-Template.pptx


**ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS ARE LISTED IN CASE OF BAD WEATHER.**

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12
6th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 9 of Charlotte Doyle.  Be prepared for a reading check our next class.  If no school, read and annotate chapter 10 for Tuesday.
**Calendar: The-True-Confessions-of-Charlotte-Doyle-Assignment-Calendar---February-2014.pdf
2) Finish work on WWL10 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in class today).  Exercises D&E are then due Tuesday.
3) Continue working on your CD leveled projects. Bring all materials to class with you each day.
**Project: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
English
1) Complete the final sheet on homophones handed out today.
2) Study for Friday's test on homophones.  Review all items listed on the study guide and sheets and notes.  If we don't have school Friday, the test will be on Tuesday.  The project (sentences and drawing) started in class this week will be due the day of the test.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Homophones-and-Confusables-Test.pdf
3) The eight WWL10 sentences are due Friday.  Then next week's Teacher's Choice is due Wednesday - create two drawings with captions or a comic with 6 panels and 6 words.

7th
Reading
1) Finish working on WWL10 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in class today).  Exercises D&E are then due Tuesday.
2) Work on your chapter retelling for the final map project.  The dress rehearsal run through is now next Thursday with the final presentation on Friday, February 21st.
English
1) Finish the last three pages in the verbs packet - this is due the day of the quiz.
2) Study for tomorrow's quiz on verbs.  Review all items on the study guide and your sheets/notes.  If there is no school tomorrow, the quiz will be the day we come back.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Verbs-Quiz.pdf
3) The eight WWL10 sentences are due Friday. Then next week's Teacher's Choice is due Wednesday - create two drawings with captions or a comic with 6 panels and 6 words.
4) Final drafts of tweets now due Friday, February 21st.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter-Final-Draft.pdf


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11
6th
Reading
1) Read chapter 9 of Charlotte Doyle.  You do not have to annotate the first time through.
2) Finish work on WWL10 Exercise A (if you did not finish in class today).
3) Continue working on your CD leveled projects.  Bring all materials to class with you each day.
**Project: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
English
1) The final draft of the writing prompt is due TOMORROW.  You must turn in your rough draft AND your final typed draft.  Be sure to double space the body of your paper.
2) Complete the two sheets on homophones handed out in class today.
3) Study for the test on homophones on Friday.  Be sure to review all sheets and the study guide.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Homophones-and-Confusables-Test.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Study for TOMORROW'S final test on The Hobbit.  Bring your completed chapter-by-chapter review packet, character chart, and your book to class tomorrow.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Final-Test.pdf
2) Finish work on WWL10 Exercise A (if you did not finish in class - you only have to circle the answers this time).
English
1) The final draft of the writing prompt is due TOMORROW. You must turn in your rough draft AND your final typed draft. Be sure to double space the body of your paper.
2) Complete pages 38, 40, and 42 in the verb packet - you don't have to do the bottom of these pages - if you didn't finish in class today.
3) Study for Thursday's quiz on verbs.  Be sure to review all items listed on the study guide.  We will do a final review tomorrow in class.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Verbs-Quiz.pdf
4) Continue working on the final draft of your tweets. These are due Wednesday, February 19th.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter-Final-Draft.pdf
**Word Template: Word-Twitter-Template.docx
**PowerPoint Template: PowerPoint-Twitter-Template.pptx


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10
6th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 8 of CD.  Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow in class.
2) Look over/study the new WWL10 words.
3) Continue working on your CD leveled projects.  Bring all materials to class - we will have some time to work tomorrow.
**Projects: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
English
1) Revise the rough draft of your prompt.  Make your revisions directly on the draft.  Bring revisions to class tomorrow.
2) Complete the two sheets on homophones.  Look over the study guide - we will have a test on Friday.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Homophones-and-Confusables-Test.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Study for Wednesday's final test on The Hobbit. Work on the chapter-by-chapter review sheet - due Wednesday. We will have a final time to review tomorrow in class.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Final-Test.pdf
2) Look over/study the new WWL10 words.
3) Get some tweets in order for the group map project - we will work on these tomorrow in class.
English
1) Revise the rough draft of your prompt. Make your revisions directly on the draft. Bring revisions to class tomorrow.
2) Complete pages 39 and 41 of the verbs packet.
3) There will be a quiz on verbs on Thursday.  Study guide was handed out in class today.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Verbs-Quiz.pdf
4) Continue working on the final draft of your tweets. These are due February 19th.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter-Final-Draft.pdf
**Word Template: Word-Twitter-Template.docx
**PowerPoint Template: PowerPoint-Twitter-Template.pptx


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7
6th
Reading
1) Read chapter 8 of Charlotte Doyle.  You do not have to annotate the first time through.
**Reading Calendar: The-True-Confessions-of-Charlotte-Doyle-Assignment-Calendar---February-2014.pdf
2) Complete (mandatory) fix its on the WWL9 test.  Be sure to give your new answer and then a reason either why your old answer was incorrect or why your new answer is correct.  "I forgot" or "I was confused" are not acceptable reasons.
3) Start working on your CD leveled projects.  Look at the calendars given out today with the deadlines - we will work on setting some goals for the projects on Monday in class.  Be sure to bring all materials to class every day.
**Project: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
**Calendars: Leveled-Projects-Calendar---February-2014.pdf and Leveled-Projects-Calendar---March-2014.pdf
English
Write the rough draft of this week's writing prompt on the Olympics.  Drafts can be typed or handwritten but should be double-spaced.  Bring your rough draft to class on Monday.
**Prompt: February-12---Writing-Prompts.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Continue studying for next Wednesday's final test on The Hobbit.  Work on the chapter-by-chapter review sheet. We will continue to work on this and review in class next week.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Final-Test.pdf
2) Complete (mandatory) fix its on the WWL9 test. Be sure to give your new answer and then a reason either why your old answer was incorrect or why your new answer is correct. "I forgot" or "I was confused" are not acceptable reasons.
English
1) Write the rough draft of this week's writing prompt on the Olympics. Drafts can be typed or handwritten but should be double-spaced. Bring your rough draft to class on Monday.
**Prompt: February-12---Writing-Prompts.pdf
2) Continue working on the final draft of your tweets.  These are due February 19th.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter-Final-Draft.pdf
**Word Template: Word-Twitter-Template.docx
**PowerPoint Template: PowerPoint-Twitter-Template.pptx
3) We will have a quiz on verbs next Thursday.  A study guide will be given out on Monday.


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6
6th
Reading
1) Read and annotate chapter 7 of Charlotte Doyle.  Be prepared to discuss and take a reading check in class tomorrow.
2) Finish your journal entry if you did not finish in class today.  Be sure you're answering the journal prompt given out.
3) Look over the CD leveled projects packet that was given out in class today.  Bring any questions on this to class tomorrow.
**Project: Charlotte-Doyle-Projects-2013-2014.pdf
English
1) Do prewriting for this week's writing prompt on the Olympics.  Select your athlete and take some notes on him/her.  Bring your prewriting to class tomorrow.
**Prompt: February-12---Writing-Prompts.pdf
**Website: http://www.teamusa.org/Athletes
2) Compile a list of commonly confused homophones (words that sound the same but are spelled differently).  You can talk to your family if you want.  An example would be: to, too, and two.

7th
Reading
Continue studying for next Wednesday's final test on The Hobbit.  Start working on the chapter-by-chapter review sheet.  We will continue to work on this and review in class.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Final-Test.pdf
English
1) Do prewriting for this week's writing prompt on the Olympics. Select your sport and take some notes on it. Bring your prewriting to class tomorrow.
**Prompt: February-12---Writing-Prompts.pdf
2) Complete pages 33 and 34 in the verbs packet.
3) Look over the sheet on how to turn in the final draft of your tweets.  We will talk about this tomorrow in class.  Final draft of tweets is due on February 19th.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter-Final-Draft.pdf
**Word Template: Word-Twitter-Template.docx
**PowerPoint Template: PowerPoint-Twitter-Template.pptx


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4
6th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 6 of Charlotte Doyle.  Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow in class.
2) Study for Thursday's WWL9 test.
English
WWL9 Teacher's Choice is due tomorrow - create a 6-panel comic strip using at least 6 WW words. Comics should be in color and must follow the MS guidelines for drawings.  If you had Mrs. Rahimi the 2nd quarter, you should create two drawings with captions.

7th
Reading
1) Start studying for next Wednesday's (February 12th) final test on The Hobbit.  A study guide was given out in class today.  We will review in class as well.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Final-Test.pdf
2) Study for Thursday's WWL9 test.
English
1) WWL9 Teacher's Choice is due tomorrow - create a 6-panel comic strip using at least 6 WW words. Comics should be in color and must follow the MS guidelines for drawings. If you had Mrs. Rahimi the 2nd quarter, you should create two drawings with captions.
2) Your tweets for chapters 17-19 are due tomorrow.  We will go over directions for how to turn in final drafts of the tweets in class tomorrow/Thursday.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter.pdf


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3
6th
Reading
1) Read chapter 6 of Charlotte Doyle.  You don't have to annotate the first time through.
**February Reading Calendar: The-True-Confessions-of-Charlotte-Doyle-Assignment-Calendar---February-2014.pdf
2) Study for Thursday's WWL9 test.
English
WWL9 Teacher's Choice is due Wednesday - create a 6-panel comic strip using at least 6 WW words.  Comics should be in color and must follow the MS guidelines for drawings.

7th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapters 18 and 19 of The Hobbit.  Be prepared for a reading check in class tomorrow.
**February Reading Calendar: The-Hobbit-Assignment-Calendar---February-2014.pdf
2) Study for Thursday's WWL9 test.
English
1) WWL9 Teacher's Choice is due Wednesday - create a 6-panel comic strip using at least 6 WW words. Comics should be in color and must follow the MS guidelines for drawings.
2) Your tweets for chapters 17-19 are due Wednesday.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter.pdf


THURSDAY, JANUARY 30
6th
Reading
1) Finish work on WWL9 Exercises D&E (if you didn't finish in class today) - due Monday.
2) Study for Monday's quiz on chapters 1-5 of Charlotte Doyle.  Be sure to review all items listed on the study guide.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-chapters-1-5.pdf
English
Create eight sentences for WWL9.  Be sure your sentences show meaning of the word and underline the WW words - due Monday

7th
Reading
1) Read chapters 18 and 19 of The Hobbit (the end of the book!).  You do not have to annotate this first time through - due Monday.
2) Finish work on WWL9 Exercises D&E (if you didn't finish in class today) - due Monday.
English
1) Finish work creating eight sentences for WWL9 (if you didn't finish in class) - due Monday
2) Tweets for chapters 14-16 of The Hobbit are due on Monday, February 3rd. Then the final set for chapters 17-19 will be due Wednesday, February 5th.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter.pdf


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29
6th
Reading
1) Start reviewing for Monday's quiz on chapters 1-5 of Charlotte Doyle.  Look over the study guide handed out in class today.  Be prepared to journal on chapter 4 or 5 tomorrow in class.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-chapters-1-5.pdf
2) Finish work on WWL9 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in class today).
English
None - we will start a new unit soon.

7th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 17 of The Hobbit.  Be prepared for a reading check in class tomorrow.
2) Finish work on WWL9 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in class today).
English
Tweets for chapters 14-16 of The Hobbit are due on Monday, February 3rd. Then the final set for chapters 17-19 will be due Wednesday, February 5th.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter.pdf


TUESDAY, JANUARY 28
6th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 5 of Charlotte Doyle.  Be prepared for a reading check in class tomorrow.
**Calendar: The-True-Confessions-of-Charlotte-Doyle-Assignment-Calendar---January-2014-Updated.pdf
2) Complete WWL9 Exercise A (if you did not finish during study skills today).
English
The final groups will present their Victorian Era PowerPoint projects tomorrow in class - be prepared!
**Project: Victorian-Age-Project.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Read chapter 17 of The Hobbit.  You do not have to annotate this first time through.
**Calendar: The-Hobbit-Assignment-Calendar---January-2014-Updated.pdf
2) Complete WWL9 Exercise A (if you did not finish in class today).
English
Tweets for chapters 14-16 of The Hobbit are due on Monday, February 3rd.  Then the final set for chapters 17-19 will be due Wednesday, February 5th.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter.pdf


MONDAY, JANUARY 27
6th
Reading
1) Read chapter 5 of Charlotte Doyle.  You do not have to annotate the first time through.
2) Look over all of the WWL9 words - Exercise A will be due Wednesday.
3) Any final fix its on the WWL8 test are due tomorrow.
English
1) Final groups will present their Victorian Era PowerPoint projects tomorrow.
2) Finish any missing work on sentences if you didn't hand everything in today.

7th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 16 of The Hobbit.  Be prepared for a reading check in class tomorrow.
2) Look over all of the WWL9 words - Exercise A will be due Wednesday.
3) Look over the packet on the final map project for The Hobbit.  Groups will start work later this week.
English
Tweets for chapters 11-13 are due tomorrow.  Be sure to bring them to class.


FRIDAY, JANUARY 24
6th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 4 of Charlotte Doyle.  Be prepared for a reading check Monday in class.
2) Fix its (mandatory) on the WWL8 test are due by Tuesday.  Give your new answer and a reason why the old one was wrong or why the new one is right.
English
1) Study for Monday's quiz on sentences.  Finish the review sheet/packet and clauses activity (if you didn't finish in class today) - due Monday.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Clauses-and-Sentences-Quiz-2014.pdf
2) The final typed draft of the writing prompt is due Monday.  Look at MS Writing Guide for reminders on how typed papers should look.  Bring your rough draft to class as well.
3) Presentations of the Victorian Age PowerPoint will start Monday in class.
**Project: Victorian-Age-Project.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Read chapter 16 of The Hobbit.  You do not have to annotate the first time through.  Character charts (updated through chapter 15) will be collect Monday - time was given in class to work on these today.
2) Fix its (mandatory) on the WWL8 test are due by Tuesday. Give your new answer and a reason why the old one was wrong or why the new one is right.
English
1) Your tweets for chapters 11-13 are due Tuesday.  Then chapters 14-16 on Monday, February 3rd and chapters 17-19 on Wednesday, February 5th.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter.pdf
2) The final typed draft of the writing prompt is due Monday. Look at MS Writing Guide for reminders on how typed papers should look. Bring your rough draft to class as well.
3) Fix its (optional) on the nouns quiz are due Tuesday.


THURSDAY, JANUARY 23
6th
Reading
1) Read chapter 4 of Charlotte Doyle.  Do not annotate the first time through.  Be prepared to journal in class tomorrow on chapter 3 or 4.
English
1) Study for Monday's quiz on sentences (moved due to the snow days).  Review all items listed on the study guide.  The review sheets started in class tomorrow will be handed in Monday - you will have time in class to work on these tomorrow.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Clauses-and-Sentences-Quiz-2014.pdf
2) Finish working on the Victorian Era PowerPoint presentations - presentations will start Monday.  Tomorrow will be the final class time dedicated to working on these.
**Project: Victorian-Age-Project.pdf
3) Revise the rough draft of your writing prompt.  Bring your revisions to class tomorrow.  The final drafts will then be due Monday.
**Prompt: 6-7-Writing-Prompts---January-23.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Look back over chapters 12-15 of The Hobbit.  We will have a reading check on these chapters tomorrow.  It has 10 events to order chronologically and a 5-point short answer.
English
1) Your tweets on chapters 8-10 are due tomorrow.  Remember, you can type or hand write these.  Chapters 11-13 will then be due next Tuesday. 
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter.pdf
2) Revise the rough draft of your writing prompt. Bring your revisions to class tomorrow. The final drafts will then be due Monday.
**Prompt: 6-7-Writing-Prompts---January-23.pdf
3) Fix its (optional) on the nouns quiz are due by Tuesday - remember to give a reason with your answer.


FRIDAY, JANUARY 17
6th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 3 of Charlotte Doyle for Tuesday.  Be prepared for a reading check that day.
2) Study for Tuesday's WWL8 test.
English
1) Study for Wednesday's quiz on sentences.  We will continue to review in class on Tuesday.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Clauses-and-Sentences-Quiz-2014.pdf
2) Create a rough draft of you writing prompt.  Bring your prewriting and rough draft to class on Tuesday.
**Prompt: 6-7-Writing-Prompts---January-23.pdf
3) Final presentations of the Victorian Era PowerPoint project will begin on Thursday next week.
**Project: Victorian-Age-Project.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Read and annotate chapters 14 and 15 of The Hobbit by Tuesday. We will discuss these chapters that day.
2) Study for Tuesday's WWL8 test.
English
1) Do prewriting and create a rough draft for this week's writing prompt. Bring both your prewriting and draft to school on Tuesday.
**Prompt:
2) The tweets for chapters 8-10 of The Hobbit are due by Wednesday. They can be typed or handwritten.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter.pdf


THURSDAY, JANUARY 16
6th
Reading
1) Read chapter 3 of Charlotte Doyle.  You do not have to annotate the first time through.
2) Study for Tuesday's WWL8 test.
English
1) Start to review for Wednesday's quiz on sentences.  Look over the study guide handed out today.  We will review in class the next few days.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Clauses-and-Sentences-Quiz-2014.pdf
2) Do prewriting for this week's writing prompt.  Bring your prewriting to class tomorrow.
**Prompt: 6-7-Writing-Prompts---January-23.pdf
3) Continue working on the Victorian Era PowerPoint project.  Your group must be ready to present on Thursday next week.
**Project: Victorian-Age-Project.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Read and annotate chapters 14 and 15 of The Hobbit by Tuesday.  We will discuss these chapters that day.
2) Study for Tuesday's WWL8 test.
English
1) Do prewriting and create a rough draft for this week's writing prompt.  Bring both your prewriting and draft to school on Tuesday.
**Prompt:
2) The tweets for chapters 8-10 of The Hobbit are due by Wednesday.  They can be typed or handwritten.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter.pdf


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15
6th
Reading
1) Finish work on your journal entry from chapters 1 or 2 of Charlotte Doyle (if you didn't finish in class today).
**Journal Sheet: How-to-keep-a-Reading-Journal.pdf
2) Reread and annotate chapter 2 of Charlotte Doyle.  Be prepared for a reading check in class tomorrow.
3) The WWL8 test is moved to Tuesday, January 21st due to Scantron testing.
English
Continue doing any work needed for the Victorian Era PowerPoint project.  You will have some class time later this week to work as well.
**Project: Victorian-Age-Project.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 13 of The Hobbit.  Be prepared for a reading check in class tomorrow.
2) The WWL8 test is moved  to Tuesday, January 21st due to Scantron testing.
English
Your tweets for chapters 4-7 of The Hobbit are due tomorrow.  Remember, these can be handwritten or typed, but the final draft will eventually need to all be typed.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter.pdf


TUESDAY, JANUARY 14
6th
Reading
1) Read chapter 2 of Charlotte Doyle.  You do not have to annotate the first time through.  We will have the reading check on chapter 1 tomorrow since we didn't have class today due to Scantron.
2) The WWL8 test is moved to next Tuesday, January 21st due to Scantron testing.
English
1) WWL8 Teacher's Choice due tomorrow - create a two-sided drawing with captions for two words.  Captions must be complex sentences.
2) Continue doing any work needed for the Victorian Era PowerPoint project.  You will have some class time tomorrow to get with your group.
**Project: Victorian-Age-Project.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Read chapter 13 of The Hobbit.  You do not have to annotate the first time through.
2) The WWL8 test is moved to next Tuesday, January 21st due to Scantron testing.
English
1) WWL8 Teacher's Choice due tomorrow - create a two-sided drawing with captions for two words.
2) Continue working on the Twitter project for The Hobbit. You will have to turn in your tweets for chapters 4-7 on Thursday.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter.pdf
3) There will be a quiz tomorrow on nouns. Be sure to go over all items listed on the study guide, your notes, sheets, and the review sheets from class today.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Nouns-Quiz.pdf


MONDAY, JANUARY 13
6th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 1 of Charlotte Doyle.  Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow in class.
2) The WWL8 test is moved to next Tuesday, January 21st due to Scantron testing.
English
1) WWL8 Teacher's Choice due Wednesday - create a two-sided drawing with captions for two words.  Captions must be complex sentences.
2) Continue dong any work needed for the Victorian Age PowerPoint project.  Your group will have some class time to work together on Wednesday.
**Project: Victorian-Age-Project.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 12 of The Hobbit.  Be prepared for a reading check in class tomorrow.
2) The WWL8 test is moved to next Tuesday, January 21st due to Scantron testing.
English
1) WWL8 Teacher's Choice due Wednesday - create a two-sided drawing with captions for two words.
2) Continue working on the Twitter project for The Hobbit.  You will have to turn in your tweets for chapters 4-7 on Thursday.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter.pdf
3) There will be a quiz Wednesday on nouns.  Be sure to go over all items listed on the study guide.  We will do a final review in class tomorrow.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Nouns-Quiz.pdf


FRIDAY, JANUARY 10
6th
Reading
1) Complete WWL8 Exercises D&E for Monday.
2) Read chapter 1 of Charlotte Doyle.  You SHOULD NOT annotate the first time through - just read for understanding.
**Calendar: The-True-Confessions-of-Charlotte-Doyle-Assignment-Calendar---January-2014.pdf
English
1) Create three complex sentences with the subordinate clause at the end - refer to your notes if needed.
2) Continue doing any work needed for the Victorian Age PowerPoint project - we will work some in class next week.
**Project: Victorian-Age-Project.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Complete WWL8 Exercises D&E for Monday.
2) Read chapter 12 of The Hobbit.  You do not have to annotate the first time through.
English
1) Complete page 22 about abstract and concrete nouns in the second nouns packet.
2) Continue working on the Twitter project.  You will have to turn in your tweets for chapters 4-7 on Thursday.  You'll get your first batch back with comments on Monday.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter.pdf
3) There will be a quiz Wednesday on nouns.  Look over the study guide given out in class.  We will work/review next week.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Nouns-Quiz.pdf


THURSDAY, JANUARY 9
6th
Reading
1) Fix its (mandatory) for the final Maniac Magee novel test are due tomorrow. All must complete these. Be sure to give reason with your new answer - either why your old answer was wrong or why the new one is correct.
2) Take a look at the reading calendar for The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle.  We will start reading in class tomorrow.
**Calendar: The-True-Confessions-of-Charlotte-Doyle-Assignment-Calendar---January-2014.pdf
English
1) Finish creating eight sentences for the WWL8 words (if you did not finish in class today).
2) Continue working on the Victorian Era PowerPoint presentation - you will have time to meet with your group tomorrow.
**Project: Victorian-Age-Project.pdf

7th
Reading
Reread and annotate chapter 11 of The Hobbit.  Be prepared to write an in-class summary (without your book) of chapters 10 and 11 tomorrow.  You can look at the samples you did with your group in class today.
English
1) Complete ages 20 and 23 in the nouns packet for tomorrow.
2) Finish creating eight sentences for the WWL8 words (if you didn't finish in class today).
3) Continue working on the Twitter project for The Hobbit. You have to turn in your tweets for chapters 1-3 tomorrow.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter.pdf


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8
6th
Reading
1) Finish work on WWL8 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) Fix its (mandatory) for the final Maniac Magee novel test are due Friday. All must complete these. Be sure to give reason with your new answer - either why your old answer was wrong or why the new one is correct.
English
1) Create 3 examples of complex sentences where the subordinate clause comes at the beginning (look at today's notes for some reminders, if needed).
2) Continue doing some research for the Victorian Era PowerPoint project.  We will work tomorrow in class.
**Project: Victorian-Age-Project.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Finish work on WWL8 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) Read chapter 11 of The Hobbit.  You do not have to annotate this first time through.
3) Fix its (optional) for the quiz on chapters 7-9 of The Hobbit are due tomorrow. Be sure to give your new answer and then a reason with it.
English
1) Complete pages 19-21in the nouns packet (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) Continue working on the Twitter project for The Hobbit. We will have time to work on these in class this week. Your tweets for chapters 1-3 are due by Friday.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter.pdf


TUESDAY, JANUARY 7
6th
Reading
1) Finish work on WWL8 Exercise A (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) Start doing some research on the Victorian Age now that you know your group for the project.  There are some websites on the LINKS page for you to use.
**Project: Victorian-Age-Project.pdf
3) Fix its (mandatory) for the WWL7 test are due tomorrow. Be sure to give your new answer and then a reason with it.
4) Fix its (mandatory) for the final Maniac Magee novel test are due Friday. All must complete these. Be sure to give reason with your new answer - either why your old answer was wrong or why the new one is correct.
English
1) Create 3 independent clauses and 3 subordinate clauses on a piece of loose leaf that we will use later in class this week for an activity.

7th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 10 of The Hobbit.  We will not have a reading check on these in class - summary of chapters 10 and 11 will be written in class on Friday.
2) Finish work on WWL8 Exercise A (if you did not finish in class today).
3) Fix its (optional) for the quiz on chapters 7-9 of The Hobbit are due Thursday. Be sure to give your new answer and then a reason with it.
English
Continue working on the Twitter project for The Hobbit. We will have time to work on these in class this week. Your tweets for chapters 1-3 are due by Friday.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter.pdf


MONDAY, JANUARY 6
Happy New Year!!
6th
Reading
1) Thoroughly read and study all the definitions for WWL8 words.
2) Fix its (mandatory) for the WWL7 test are due Wednesday.  Be sure to give your new answer and then a reason with it.
3) Fix its (mandatory) for the final Maniac Magee novel test are due Friday.  All must complete these.  Be sure to give  reason with your new answer - either why your old answer was wrong or why the new one is correct.
English
None - we will start something new in class tomorrow.

7th
Reading
1) Thoroughly read and study all the definitions for WWL8 words.
2) Read chapter 10 of The Hobbit.  You don't have to annotate the first time through.
3) Fix its (optional) for the quiz on chapters 7-9 of The Hobbit are due Thursday. Be sure to give your new answer and then a reason with it.
English
Continue working on the Twitter project for The Hobbit.  We will have time to work on these in class this week.  Your tweets for chapters 1-3 are due by Friday.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Middle-Earth-is-Atwitter.pdf


THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19
6th
Reading
Activity 15 (annotation) in the Maniac Magee reading guide is due tomorrow (if you have not already turned it in).
English
Fix its (optional) on the poetry terms quiz are due tomorrow.

7th
Reading
None - WWL7 test fix its were completed in class today.
English
None


WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18
6th
Reading
1) STUDY for TOMORROW'S Wordly Wise Lesson 7 test.
2) The final typed draft of your final Maniac Magee newspaper project is due tomorrow.  Bring it all finished and printed to class tomorrow.
**Project: Final-Writing-Assignment-for-Maniac-Magee---2013.pdf
3) Activity 15 (annotation) in the MM reading guide is due by Friday.
English
Fix its (optional) on the poetry quiz are due by Friday.

7th
Reading
1) STUDY for TOMORROW'S quiz on chapters 7-9 of The Hobbit.  Be sure to review the items listed on the study guide, your reading checks, annotations and timelines to study.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-Chapters-7-9.pdf
2) Update your character chart through chapter 9 - these will be collected and graded during the quiz.


TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17
6th
Reading
1) STUDY for TOMORROW'S final test on Maniac Magee.  Review all items listed on the study guide, your book and annotations, sheets, and reading checks.
**Study Guide:Study-Guide---Final-Novel-Test.pdf
2) We will have the WWL7 test on Thursday - continue reviewing.
3) Activity 15 (annotations) in the MM reading guide can be handed in anytime this week.
4) The final newspaper project for Maniac Magee is due Thursday.  We will have some time to work on these tomorrow in class.
**Project: Final-Writing-Assignment-for-Maniac-Magee---2013.pdf
English
1) Bring ALL finished work for the special project to class tomorrow (if you haven't handed it all in yet).
2) WWL7 Teacher's Choice is due tomorrow - two-sided drawings with captions.
3) Fix its (optional) on the poetry quiz can be handed in anytime this week.

7th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 9 of The Hobbit.  Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow in class.
2) STUDY for tomorrow's Wordly Wise Lesson 7 test.
3) We will have our quiz on chapters 7-9 of The Hobbit on Thursday.  We will continue to review in class tomorrow.  Look over all items listed on the study guide.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-Chapters-7-9.pdf
English
WWL7 Teacher's Choice due tomorrow - either four riddles or a two-sided drawings with captions.


FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13
6th
Reading
1) Complete WWL7 Exercises D&E for Monday.
2) Continue studying for Wednesday's final test on Maniac Magee.  Review all items listed on the study guide.  We will continue to review in class next week.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Final-Novel-Test.pdf
3) Create a rough draft of the first two paragraphs of the final MM newspaper article.  Look at the sample article handed out today and the blue organization sheet for some help with this.
**Project: Final-Writing-Assignment-for-Maniac-Magee---2013.pdf
English
1) Finish work on your special project (if you didn't finish during class this week).  All parts must be brought to class Monday.

7th
Reading
1) Complete WWL7 Exercises D&E for Monday (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) Reread and annotate pages 155-end of chapter 8.  Be prepared for a reading check on Monday.
3) There will be a quiz on chapters 7-9 of The Hobbit on Thursday.  A study guide was handed out today.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-Chapters-7-9.pdf
4) Next week's WWL7 test is on Wednesday (instead of the usual Thursday).
English
None


THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12
6th
Reading
1) Final test on Maniac Magee on Wednesday.  Start reviewing the items on the study guide that was handed out yesterday.  We will review in class as well.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Final-Novel-Test.pdf
2) The final newspaper (in-class) project for Maniac Magee is due next Thursday.  We will work on these in class, but think a bit tonight about what you might include in your article.
**Project: Final-Writing-Assignment-for-Maniac-Magee---2013.pdf
English
1) Finish work on the WWL7 eight sentences (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) The final draft of this week's writing prompt (descriptive poem) is due tomorrow.
**Prompt: December-11---Writing-Prompts.pdf
3) Continue working towards the deadlines set for the special project.  We will continue to work in class tomorrow as well.

7th
Reading
1) Read pages 155-end of chapter 8 of The Hobbit.  You do not need to annotate this first time through.
English
1) Finish work on the WWL7 eight sentences (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) The final draft of this week's writing prompt (Christmas business letter) is due tomorrow.
**Prompt: December-11---Writing-Prompts.pdf


WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11
6th
Reading
1) Finish work on WWL7 Exercises A, B, and C (if you didn't finish in class today)
2) Look over the two reading sheets about Maniac Magee handed out in class today (final test study guide and final project for the novel).
3) Hand in Activity 13 in the MM reading guide (Venn diagram) if you didn't have it for today (it will not be counted as late, but must be handed in by Friday).
English
1) The poetry quiz was moved to tomorrow.  Be sure to review all terms listed on the study guide and review sheet.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Poetry-Terms-Quiz.pdf
2) Revise the rough draft of your writing prompt - the final draft is now due Friday due to the snow days.
**Prompt: December-11---Writing-Prompts.pdf
3) Continue working on your special project work - try to catch  up a bit if you didn't work much over the weekend.  We will continue to work in class.

7th
Reading
1) Finish work on WWL7 Exercises A, B, and C (if you didn't finish in class today)
2) Read and annotate pages 140-155 of The Hobbit.  We will now be caught back up with December's reading calendar for the novel.
English
1) Revise the rough draft of your writing prompt - the final draft is now due Friday due to the snow days.
**Prompt: December-11---Writing-Prompts.pdf


FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6
6th
Reading
1) Read and annotate chapters 45 and 46 of Maniac Magee.  Use symbols, words, and underlines/highlights to annotate.
2) Activity 12 (character journal entry) in the MM reading guide can be turned in Monday or Tuesday.
3) Fix its (mandatory) on the WWL6 test are due Tuesday.  Remember to give a reason with your new answer - "I don't know or remember" is not an acceptable reason.
English
1) Create the rough draft for this week's writing prompt.  Bring in your draft to class on Monday.
**Prompt: December-11---Writing-Prompts.pdf
2) Continue working on the special project - first deadline is Monday.
3) Start reviewing for Wednesday's quiz on poetry terms.
**Study Guide:

7th
Reading
1) Read chapter 7 of The Hobbit.  You do not have to annotate the first time through.
2) Fix its (mandatory) on the WWL6 test are due Tuesday. Remember to give a reason with your new answer.
English
1) Create the rough draft for this week's writing prompt. Bring in your draft to class on Monday.
**Prompt: December-11---Writing-Prompts.pdf
2) Bring in the final typed draft of your group's riddles and song project.  We will present on Monday.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Riddles-and-Songs.pdf


THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5
6th
Reading
1) Reread chapters 43 and 44 of Maniac Magee.  Add in any annotations as needed.  We will finish discussing these and have a reading check in class tomorrow.
2) Activity 12 (character journal entry) in the MM reading guide is due Monday.
English
1) Do some prewriting for this week's writing prompt.  Bring in your prewriting to class tomorrow to share.
**Prompt: December-11---Writing-Prompts.pdf
2) Continue working on the special project.  Remember the first deadline is tomorrow/Monday.  You will have some time to work on these in class tomorrow.

7th
Reading
1) Study for TOMORROW'S quiz on chapters 4-6 of The Hobbit.  Look over the study guide, chapters, and reading checks to review.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-Chapters-4-6.pdf
2) Fix its (optional) on the chapters 1-3 quiz are due tomorrow. Remember to give a reason with your new answer.
English
1) Do some prewriting for this week's writing prompt. Bring in your prewriting to class tomorrow to share.
**Prompt: December-11---Writing-Prompts.pdf
2) Tomorrow will be the final class time to work on the riddles and song project.  Your group's final typed draft is due Monday.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Riddles-and-Songs.pdf


WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4
6th
Reading
1) Read and annotate chapters 43 and 44 of Maniac Magee.  Use symbols, words, and highlights/underlines to annotate.
2) Activity 11 (annotations) in the MM reading guide is due tomorrow.
3) Study for TOMORROW'S Wordly Wise Lesson 6 test.
4) Finish Activity 14 (predictions) in the MM reading guide if you didn't finish in the time given in class today.
English
Continue working on the special project.  Remember, the first deadline is Friday/Monday - we will continue to work on this assignment in class this week.

7th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 6 of The Hobbit.  Be prepared for a reading check in class tomorrow.
2) Study for TOMORROW'S Wordly Wise Lesson 6 test.
3) Study for Friday's quiz on chapters 4-6 of The Hobbit.  Review all items listed on the study guide.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-Chapters-4-6.pdf
4) Fix its (optional) on the chapters 1-3 quiz are due Friday. Remember to give a reason with your new answer.
English
We will continue working on the riddles and song project tomorrow in class - bring all materials needed.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Riddles-and-Songs.pdf


TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3
6th
Reading
1) Reread chapters 41 and 42 of Maniac Magee.  Add in any annotations needed.  Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow in class.
2) Activity 11 (annotations) in the MM reading guide is due Thursday.
3) Study for Thursday's WWL6 test.
English
1) WWL6 Teacher's Choice due TOMORROW - create a two-sided drawing for two words with captions.
2) Continue working on the special project.  The first deadline is Friday/Monday - we will continue to work on this assignment in class this week.

7th
Reading
1) Read chapter 6 of  The Hobbit.  You do not have to annotate this first time through.
2) Study for Thursday's WWL6 test.
3) Study for Friday's quiz on chapters 4-6 of The Hobbit.  Go over the study guide given out in class today.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-Chapters-4-6.pdf
4) Fix its (optional) on the chapters 1-3 quiz are due Friday. Remember to give a reason with your new answer.
English
1) WWL6 Teacher's Choice due TOMORROW - create 4 riddles that are deeper than just the definition of the word.
2) We will continue working on the riddles and song project in class tomorrow.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Riddles-and-Songs.pdf


MONDAY, DECEMBER 2
6th
Reading
1) Read and annotate chapters 41 and 42 of Maniac Magee.  Use symbols, words, and highlights/underlines to annotate.
2) Activity 11 (annotations) in the Maniac Magee reading guide is due Thursday.
3) Study for Thursday's Wordly Wise Lesson 6 test - especially since we haven't worked with these words since early last week.
English
1) Start working on the special project that we talked about in class today.  At least look over the directions packet.  We will work on these tomorrow.
2) WWL6 Teacher's Choice due Wednesday - create a two-sided drawing for two words with captions.

7th
Reading
1) We will take the reading check on chapters 4 and 5 of The Hobbit tomorrow (since we didn't do it in class today).  Finish updating your character chart through chapter 5.
2) Study for Thursday's Wordly Wise Lesson 6 test - especially since we haven't worked with these words since early last week.
3) There will be a quiz on chapters 4-6 of The Hobbit on Friday.  We will get a study guide tomorrow.
4) Fix its (optional) on the chapters 1-3 quiz are due Friday.  Remember to give a reason with your new answer.
English
1) WWL6 Teacher's Choice due Wednesday - create 4 riddles that are deeper than just the definition of the word.
2) Look at the green riddles and song project sheet that was handed out today.  We will get partners and start work tomorrow in class.


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25
6th
Reading
1) Activity 10 (favorite scene drawing) in the MM reading guide is due TOMORROW (if you didn't hand it in today).
2) Fix its (optional) on the Maniac Magee test on Parts I and II are due TOMORROW. You must give your new answer and a reason why your old one was wrong or new one is correct to receive 1/4 point back.
3) WWL6 Teacher's Choice - due next Wednesday, December 4th.  Create a two-sided drawing for two of the words from this lesson.  Include a caption for each.
English
None - Happy (almost) Thanksgiving!

7th
Reading
1) Read and annotate chapters 4 and 5 of The Hobbit.  This must be completed by Monday, December 2nd.  We will discuss the chapters and have a reading check that day in class.
2) WWL6 Teacher's Choice - due next Wednesday, December 4th. Create four riddles for words from this lesson.  Try to make your riddles not so obvious, like the examples we've been looking at in class.
English
None - Happy (almost) Thanksgiving!  We'll present the rest of the punctuation PowerPoints next week.


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22
6th
Reading
1) Complete WWL6 Exercises D&E (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) Reread chapters 39-40 of Maniac Magee.  Add in any annotations as needed.  Be prepared for a reading check on Monday.
3) Activity 10 (favorite scene drawing) in the MM reading guide is due Tuesday.
4) Fix its (optional) on the Maniac Magee test on Parts I and II are due Tuesday.  You must give your new answer and a reason why your old one was wrong or new one is correct to receive 1/4 point back.
English
Look over your notes on simple and compound sentences - wink, wink.

7th
Reading
1) Complete WWL6 Exercises D&E.
2) Study for Monday's quiz on chapters 1-3 of The Hobbit.  Go over the study guide, annotations, reading checks, and your notes to review.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Quiz-Chapters-1-3.pdf
3) The descriptive paragraph drawing project for The Hobbit is due Monday.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Descriptive-Drawing-2013.pdf
English
None - we'll finish PowerPoint presentations next week.


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21
6th
Reading
1) Read and annotate chapters 39-40 of Maniac Magee.  Use symbols, words, and highlights/underlines to thoroughly annotate.
2) Activity 9 (annotation) in the MM reading guide is due tomorrow.
English
1) Create eight WWL6 sentences - be sure to follow MS Writing Guide for using loose leaf paper.  You will have some time in class tomorrow to work on these if you need it.
2) Reread your notes on simple and compound sentences.  We will work with these tomorrow.

7th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate chapter 3 of The Hobbit.  Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow in class.
2) Start studying for Monday's quiz on chapters 1-3 of The Hobbit.  Look over the study guide handed out in class today.
English
1) Be prepared to teach and present your punctuation PowerPoint and activity in class tomorrow.  Bring everything you need to present tomorrow.
2) Finish work on your eight WWL6 sentences (if you didn't finish in class today).
3) Continue working on the descriptive paragraph project for The Hobbit - due Monday.


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20
6th
Reading
1) Finish work on WWL6 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) Reread chapters 36-38 of Maniac MageeAdd in any needed annotations.  Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow in class.
3) Activity 9 (annotation) in the Maniac Magee reading guide is due Friday.
English
Be prepared to present your partner dialogue conversation tomorrow in morning meeting.  Look over the copy so you are ready for tomorrow.

7th
Reading
1) Finish work on WWL6 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) Read chapter 3 of The Hobbit.  You don't need to annotate the first time through.
English
1) Tomorrow will be the final class period to work on the partner punctuation project.  Presentations begin FRIDAY.  Bring any materials to class that you need to finish work on the project.
2) Continue work on the descriptive paragraph drawing project for The Hobbit - due Monday.


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19
6th
Reading
1) Finish WWL6 Exercise A (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) Read and annotate chapters 36-38 of Maniac Magee.  Use symbols, words, and highlights/underlines to annotate.
3) Activity 9 (annotation) in the Maniac Magee reading guide is due Friday.
English
1) Final draft of this week's writing prompt is due tomorrow.  It must be typed following MS Writing Guide directions.  You will hand in all parts of the writing process - prewriting, rough draft, and final draft.

7th
Reading

1) Finish WWL6 Exercise A (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) Reread and annotate chapter 2 of The Hobbit.  Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow in class.
English
1) Final draft of this week's writing prompt is due tomorrow. It must be typed following MS Writing Guide directions. You will hand in all parts of the writing process - prewriting, rough draft, and final draft.
2) Final two class periods to work on the punctuation project.  Come prepared tomorrow and Thursday to work in class.  Presentations on Friday.
3) Continue working on the descriptive paragraph drawing project on The Hobbit.


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18
6th
Reading
1) Carefully look over the WWL6 words - read all definitions and examples.
2) Reread chapters 33-35 of Maniac Magee.  Add in any annotations needed.  Be prepared for a reading check in class tomorrow.
3) Activity 9 (annotation) in the Maniac Magee reading guide is due Friday.
English
1) Do revising on the rough draft of this week's writing prompt.  Revisions should be made directly on the rough draft in a different color.  Remember ARMS when revising.  Bring your revised draft to class tomorrow.
2) The Grayson poem and portrait project is due TOMORROW.
**Project: Grayson-Symbol-Portrait-Project.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Carefully look over the WWL6 words - read all definitions and examples.
2) Read pages chapter 2 of The Hobbit. You don't need to annotate the first time through reading.
3) Start thinking about what you might do for the descriptive writing drawing project.  We will have time in class to work on these.
**Project: The-Hobbit-Project---Descriptive-Drawing-2013.pdf
4) Character charts must be updated by tomorrow - all of chapter 1 done (if you didn't finish in class today).
English
1) Do revising on the rough draft of this week's writing prompt. Revisions should be made directly on the rough draft in a different color. Remember ARMS when revising. Bring your revised draft to class tomorrow.
2) We will continue to work on the partner punctuation project - presentations on Friday.
**Project: Punctuation-Marks-Project.pdf


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15
6th
Reading
1) Read and annotate chapters 33-35 of Maniac Magee.  Use symbols, words, and highlights/underlines to annotate.
2) Fix its (optional) on the Maniac Magee quiz and fix its (mandatory) on the WWL5 test are due Monday. You must give your new answer and a reason why your original answer was incorrect or why your new one is correct to receive 1/4 point back.
3) Activity 8 (journal entry) in the Maniac Magee reading guide is due Monday.
English
1) Write the rough draft of this week's writing prompt.  It can be typed or handwritten.  Bring your draft to class on Monday.
**Prompt: November-20---Writing-Prompts.pdf
2) The Grayson poem and portrait project is due Tuesday.  We will have some class time on Monday for these.
**Project: Grayson-Symbol-Portrait-Project.pdf
**Sample Poem: Grayson-Symbol-Portrait-Project---Sample-Diamante-Poem.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate pages 14-27 of The Hobbit.  Use symbols, words, and highlights/underlines to annotate.
2) Fix its (optional) on the Treasure Island test and fix its (mandatory) on the WWL5 test are due Monday. You must give your new answer and a reason why your original answer was incorrect or why your new one is correct to receive 1/4 point back.
3) Work a bit on the character chart for The Hobbit that we started in class today.
English
1) Write the rough draft of this week's writing prompt. It can be typed or handwritten. Bring your draft to class on Monday.
**Prompt: November-20---Writing-Prompts.pdf
2) Bring in anything you need to work on the punctuation project next week in class.  Do some work/research for these over the weekend.
**Project: Punctuation-Marks-Project.pdf


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14
6th
Reading
1) STUDY for TOMORROW'S test on Parts I and II of Maniac Magee.  Look at the study guide, reading checks, notes, and your annotations of the novel to review.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Parts-I-and-II-Test-2013.pdf
2) Fix its (optional) on the Maniac Magee quiz are due Monday. You must give your new answer and a reason why your original answer was incorrect or why your new one is correct to receive 1/4 point back.
3) Activity 8 (journal entry) in the Maniac Magee reading guide is due Monday.
English
1) Do some prewriting for this week's writing prompt.  Bring your prewriting to class tomorrow for a small HW completion grade.
**Prompt Directions: Writing-Prompt-Directions-2013-2014.docx
**Prompt: November-20---Writing-Prompts.pdf
2) Continue working on the Grayson poem and portrait project.  These are due Tuesday.  Bring all your materials to class - we will have time tomorrow and Monday.
**Project: Grayson-Symbol-Portrait-Project.pdf
**Sample Poem: Grayson-Symbol-Portrait-Project---Sample-Diamante-Poem.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Read pages 14-27 of The Hobbit.  You shouldn't annotate the first time through reading.
**Reading Calendar: The-Hobbit-Assignment-Calendar---November-2013.pdf
2) Fix its (optional) on the Treasure Island final test are due Monday. You must give your new answer and a reason why your original answer was incorrect or why your new one is correct to receive 1/4 point back.
English
1) Do some prewriting for this week's writing prompt. Bring your prewriting to class tomorrow for a small HW completion grade.
**Prompt: November-20---Writing-Prompts.pdf
2) Think/research a bit on your punctuation project now that you know what mark you will be doing.  Your group will have time in class this week and next to work on them, so bring what you need to class each day.
**Project: Punctuation-Marks-Project.pdf


WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 13
6th
Reading
1) STUDY for tomorrow's Wordly Wise Lesson 5 test.  Be sure to review all definitions given for each word.
2) Continue studying for Friday's test on Parts I and II of Maniac Magee.  Look at the study guide, reading checks, notes, and your annotations to review.  Bring final questions to class tomorrow.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Parts-I-and-II-Test-2013.pdf
3) Fix its (optional) on the Maniac Magee quiz are due Monday. You must give your new answer and a reason why your original answer was incorrect or why your new one is correct to receive 1/4 point back.
English
Continue work on the Grayson poem and portrait project. Bring your materials to class - we will have some time the next few days to work on them in class.
**Project: Grayson-Symbol-Portrait-Project.pdf
**Poem Example: Grayson-Symbol-Portrait-Project---Sample-Diamante-Poem.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate pages 1-13 of The Hobbit.  This was started together in class today.  Look over the November calendar for the novel.
**Calendar: The-Hobbit-Assignment-Calendar---November-2013.pdf
2) STUDY for tomorrow's Wordly Wise Lesson 5 test. Be sure to review all definitions given for each word.
3) Fix its (optional) on the Treasure Island final test are due Monday. You must give your new answer and a reason why your original answer was incorrect or why your new one is correct to receive 1/4 point back.
English
Take a look at the green punctuation project packet that was handed out.  We will discuss and start these projects tomorrow.
**Project: Punctuation-Marks-Project.pdf


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12
6th
Reading
1) Reread chapters 31 and 32 of Maniac Magee.  Add in any annotations needed.  Be prepared to work with these chapters in class tomorrow.
2) Activity 7 (vocabulary sheet) in the Maniac Magee reading guide is due tomorrow.
3) Study for Thursday's Wordly Wise Lesson 5 test.
4) Continue studying for Friday's test on Parts I and II of Maniac Magee.  We will continue to review in class.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Parts-I-and-II-Test-2013.pdf
English
1) WWL5 Teacher's Choice is due tomorrow.  Create two drawings with captions.  Follow all MS guidelines for illustrations.
2) Continue work on the Grayson poem and portrait project.  Bring your materials to class - we will have some time the next few days to work on them in class.
**Project: Grayson-Symbol-Portrait-Project.pdf
**Poem Example: Grayson-Symbol-Portrait-Project---Sample-Diamante-Poem.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Finish work on the final Treasure Island panel creation project.  Bring your drawing and written portion finished to class tomorrow. 
**Project: Treasure-Island---Final-Project.docx
2) Study for Thursday's Wordly Wise Lesson 5 test.
3) Fix its (optional) on the Treasure Island final test are due Monday.  You must give your new answer and a reason why your original answer was incorrect or why your new one is correct to receive 1/4 point back.
English
WWL5 Teacher's Choice due tomorrow.  Create riddles for 6 of the words from the lesson.  Try to make them tricky - think about the examples we looked at today.


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8
6th
Reading
1) Read and annotate chapters 31 and 32 of Maniac Magee (if you didn't finish today in class).
2) Complete WWL5 Exercises D&E - due Tuesday.
3) Activity 7 (vocabulary) in the Maniac Magee reading guide is due Wednesday.
4) There will be a test on Parts I and II of Maniac Magee on Friday, November 15th.  Look over the study guide handed out today in class.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Parts-I-and-II-Test-2013.pdf
English
1) Look over the purple Grayson Project packet - we will talk about it and start work next week in class.
**Project: Grayson-Symbol-Portrait-Project.pdf
**Sample Poem: Grayson-Symbol-Portrait-Project---Sample-Diamante-Poem.pdf
2) Teacher's Choice - due Wednesday. Create a two-sided drawing of 2 of the words from this lesson. Write a caption for each and be sure to follow the MS guidelines for drawings.

7th
Reading
1) Finish reading the rest of "Dragon, Dragon" in the 6th grade textbook that we started together in class today (pages 206-214). Be prepared to discuss it in class on Tuesday.
2) Continue working on the final project for Treasure Island. It is due Wednesday, November 13th. We will work some on Tuesday.
**Project: Treasure-Island---Final-Project.docx
3) Complete WWL5 Exercises D&E - due Tuesday.
English
1) Finish work on the 8 WWL5 sentences that were started in class today.
2) Teacher's Choice - due Wednesday. Create riddles for 6 of the words from this lesson. Try to make them tricky - we'll use them next week to review for the test.


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7
6th
Reading
1) Reread chapters 27-30 of Maniac Magee.  Add in any annotations.  Be prepared for a discussion on these pages and a reading check tomorrow.
2) Since we didn't get to it today in class, you will have to hand in Activity 6 (annotation) tomorrow.  Make sure you bring it with you to class.
English
Create 8 sentences using the WWL5 words.  Be sure each sentence shows the meaning of the word being used.

7th
Reading
1) Finish reading the rest of "Dragon, Dragon" in the 6th grade textbook that we started together in class today (pages 206-214).  Be prepared to discuss it in class on Tuesday.
2) Continue working on the final project for Treasure Island.  It is due Wednesday, November 13th.  We will work some on Tuesday.
**Project: Treasure-Island---Final-Project.docx
3) Complete WWL5 Exercises D&E - due Tuesday.
English
1) Finish work on the 8 WWL5 sentences that were started in class today.
2) Teacher's Choice - due Wednesday.  Create riddles for 6 of the words from this lesson.  Try to make them tricky - we'll use them next week to review for the test.


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6
6th
Reading
1) Finish work on WWL5 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) Read and annotate chapters 27-30 of Maniac Magee.  Be sure to use symbols, words, and highlights/underlines to annotate thoroughly.
3) Activity 6 in the Maniac Magee reading guide (interesting annotation) is due TOMORROW.
English
Put any final touches on the figurative language PowerPoint and drawing project.  These will be presented in class TOMORROW.  Your group will have 5 minutes at the start of class tomorrow to rehearse.

7th
Reading
1) Finish work on WWL5 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) Continue working on the final Treasure Island project.  These will be due next Wednesday, November 13.  Bring all your work to class tomorrow - you will have some time to work on these and will have to show me what you've done so far.
**Project: Treasure-Island---Final-Project.docx
English
None


**Please see Mrs. Rahimi's HW website for assignments on Monday and Tuesday (Nov. 4&5).**


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1
**Happy end of the first quarter!!**
6th
Reading
1) STUDY for MONDAY'S quiz on Part 1 (chapters 1-21) of Maniac Magee.  Look over your study guide, review packet, notes, and the novel to review.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Maniac-Magee-Quiz-Part-I.pdf
2) The review packet will be collected on Monday for a completion grade - finish this if you did not complete it in the time given in class today.
3) Activity 5 (setting drawing) is due Tuesday.
English
None - we will start something new next week.

7th
Reading
1) STUDY for TUESDAY'S final test on Treasure Island.  Go over your notes (on reading a graphic novel), the study guide, reading checks, and the novel annotations to review.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Treasure-Island-Final-Test.pdf
**How to Read a Graphic Novel: How-to-Read-a-Graphic-Novel.pdf
2) Start thinking about and planning the final project for Treasure Island that was handed out in class.  We will work next week.
**Project: Treasure-Island---Final-Project.docx
English
Finish work on the rough draft of this week's writing prompt - bring it to class on Monday.
**Writing Prompt Directions: Writing-Prompt-Directions-2013-2014.docx
**Prompt: 7th-Grade-Prompt-Nov-6th-Descriptive-Writing.docx


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31
6th
Reading
1) Activity 4 (problem chart) in the Maniac Magee reading guide is due tomorrow.
2) Study for Monday's quiz on Part I (chapters 1-21) of Maniac Magee.  We will continue to review in class tomorrow.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Maniac-Magee-Quiz-Part-I.pdf
English
None - enjoy your trick-or-treating!!

7th
Reading
1) The reading check on pages 141-148 of Treasure Island will be tomorrow instead of today - be prepared!
2) There will be a final test on Treasure Island on Tuesday.  A study guide was handed out in class today.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Treasure-Island-Final-Test.pdf
English
None - enjoy your trick-or-treating!!


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30
6th
Reading
1) STUDY for TOMORROW'S Wordly Wise Lesson 4 test.  Be sure to review all definitions of each word.
2) Review for Monday's quiz on Part I (chapters 1-21) of Maniac Magee.  We will continue to review in class tomorrow.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Maniac-Magee-Quiz-Part-I.pdf
3) Activity 4 (problem chart) in the Maniac Magee reading guide is due Friday.
English
None - we had our quiz on sentences today.

7th
Reading
1) Reread pages 141-148 of Treasure Island, adding in any annotations as needed.  Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow.
2) The Graphic Novel Panel Evaluation and Analysis project is due tomorrow.  You only have to hand in your final draft.
**Project: Graphic-Novel-Panel-Analysis.pdf
3) STUDY for TOMORROW'S Wordly Wise Lesson 4 test. Be sure to review all definitions of each word.
4) There will be a final test on Treasure Island on Tuesday.  We will get a study guide tomorrow.
English
None - we had our in-class writing test on descriptive writing today.


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29
6th
Reading
1) Study for Thursday's Wordly Wise Lesson 4 test.
2) Start reviewing for Monday's quiz on Part I (chapters 1-21) of Maniac Magee.  Look over the study guide that was given out in class today.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Maniac-Magee-Quiz-Part-I.pdf
3) Activity 4 (problem chart) in the Maniac Magee reading guide is due Friday.  We will have some time in class to work on these.
English
1) STUDY for TOMORROW'S quiz on the types of sentences.  Look over study guide/review sheet, packets, worksheets, and notes to review.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Types-of-Sentences-Quiz-2013.pdf
2) WWL4 Teacher's Choice is due tomorrow - create 2 drawings with captions using two sides of a piece of white paper.  Follow MS guidelines for a drawing.

7th
Reading
1) Read and annotate pages 141-148 (end) of Treasure Island.  Use symbols, words, and highlights/underlines to annotate thoroughly.
2) The Graphic Novel Panel Evaluation and Analysis project is due Thursday.  Bring your materials to work in class tomorrow.
**Project: Graphic-Novel-Panel-Analysis.pdf
3) Study for Thursday's Wordly Wise Lesson 4 test.
English
1) Make any final changes to your descriptive writing piece after today's drawing activity.  We will collect all work from each writing stage tomorrow.
**Project: Descriptive-Writing-Assignment.pdf
2) Be prepared for tomorrow's in-class writing test on descriptive writing.
3) WWL4 Teacher's Choice is due tomorrow - create 2 drawings with captions using two sides of a piece of white paper. Follow MS guidelines for a drawing.


MONDAY, OCTOBER 28
6th
Reading
1) Activity 3 (annotation explanation)  due tomorrow.  Students had some time to work on these in class today.
2) We will have a quiz next Monday (November 4) on Part I (chapters 1-21) of Maniac Magee.  We will get a study guide tomorrow.
3) Start studying for Thursday's Wordly Wise Lesson 3 test.
English
1) STUDY for Wednesday's quiz on types of sentences.  Look over study guide/review sheet, packets, worksheets, and notes.  Bring any final questions to class tomorrow.
2) Begin working on WWL4 Teacher's Choice - due Wednesday.  Create 2 drawings of WW words with captions, following the MS guidelines for illustrations.

7th
Reading
1) Reread pages 112-140 of Treasure Island.  Add in any annotations as needed.  Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow in class.
2) The Graphic Novel Panel Evaluation and Analysis project is due Thursday.  I will meet with those of you I did not get to today in class tomorrow.
3) Study for Thursday's Wordly Wise Lesson 4 test.
English
1) The final typed draft of you descriptive writing piece is due tomorrow.  You will have to hand in work from all parts of the writing project.
2) We will have an in-class writing test on descriptive writing on Wednesday.
3) Begin working on WWL4 Teacher's Choice - due Wednesday. Create 2 drawings of WW words with captions, following the MS guidelines for illustrations.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25
6th
Reading
1) Finish WWL4 Exercises D&E (if you didn't finish in the time given in class today).
2) Reread chapters 15-21 of Maniac Magee.  Add in any annotations as needed.  Be prepared for a reading check in class on Monday.
English
1) Finish pages 7 and 8 in the sentences packet.  Some time was given in class today to start these.
2) Start studying for Wednesday's quiz on the types of sentences.  Look over the study guide/review sheet that was given out in class today.

7th
Reading
1) Finish WWL4 Exercises D&E (if you didn't finish in the time given in class today).
2) Read and annotate pages 112-140 of Treasure Island.  Use symbols, words, and highlights/underlines to annotate thoroughly.
3) The Graphic Novel Panel Evaluation and Analysis project is due Thursday.  Bring what you have (of a rough draft) to class on Monday.
English
1) Finish revising your descriptive writing piece if you didn't finish in class.  Make a new second rough draft incorporating your revisions - bring it to class on Monday.
2) We will have an in-class writing test on descriptive writing on Wednesday.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24
6th
Reading
Read and annotate chapters 15-21 of Maniac Magee.  Use symbols, words, and highlights/underlines to annotate thoroughly.
English
1) Finish your eight WWL4 sentences (if you didn't finish in the time given in class today).  Remember to use at least one of each of the 4 kinds of sentences that we're studying.
2) The fair poster using the 4 types of sentences is due tomorrow.  Be sure to bring your completed project to class.
3) We will have a quiz next Wednesday (October 30) on the types of sentences.  Study guide to follow.

7th
Reading
1) Reread pages 94-111 of Treasure Island.  Add in any annotations that are needed.  Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow in class.
2) Th Graphic Novel Panel Evaluation and Analysis project is due next Thursday.  You will need to show me some of the work you've done on this tomorrow.
**Project: Graphic-Novel-Panel-Analysis.pdf
English
1) Finish your eight WWL4 sentences (if you didn't finish in the time given in class today).
2) The rough draft of the descriptive writing piece is due tomorrow.  These can be typed or handwritten.  We will revise and edit in class the next few days.
**Project: Descriptive-Writing-Assignment.pdf
3) We will have an in-class writing test on descriptive writing on Wednesday (October 30).  More information to follow.


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23
6th
Reading
1) Finish WWL4 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in the time given in class today).
2) Reread chapters 12-14 of Maniac Magee.  Add any annotations that are needed.  Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow.
3) The Maniac Magee reading guide Activity 2 (predictions) is due tomorrow.
English
1) Complete page 6 ("Declarative Sentences") in the packet handed out today.
2) The fair poster using the 4 types of sentences is due Friday. We will have some class time tomorrow to work on these.

7th
Reading
1) Finish WWL4 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in the time given in class today).
2) Read and annotate pages 94-111 of Treasure Island.  Use symbols, words, and highlights/underlines to annotate thoroughly.
**Project: Graphic-Novel-Panel-Analysis.pdf
English
1) Find a sample of good descriptive writing in a published book.  Bring it to class tomorrow to share.
2) The rough draft of the descriptive writing piece is due on Friday.  We will have time in class tomorrow to continue working on these.
**Project: Descriptive-Writing-Assignment.pdf


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22
6th
Reading
1) Finish WWL4 Exercise A (if you didn't finish in the time given in class today).
2) Read and annotate chapters 12-14 of Maniac Magee.  Use symbols, words and highlights/underlines to thoroughly annotate.
3) Activity 2 (predictions) is due Thursday - be sure you're working on these.
4) Fix its (mandatory) of the Wordly Wise Lesson 3 test are due TOMORROW. Remember to give your new answer and an explanation/reason.
English
1) Finish both sides of the "Identifying Sentences" worksheet (if you didn't finish in the time given in class today).
2) The fair poster using the 4 types of sentences is due Friday.  We will have class time the next few days to work on these.

7th
Reading
1) Finish WWL4 Exercise A (if you didn't finish in the time given in class today).
2) Reread pages 77-93 of Treasure Island.  Make sure your annotations are thorough and complete.  Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow in class.
3) Fix its (mandatory) of the Wordly Wise Lesson 3 test are due TOMORROW. Remember to give your new answer and an explanation/reason.
English
Finish work on the descriptive writing project prewriting sensory details chart (if you didn't finish in the time given in class today).
**Project: Descriptive-Writing-Assignment.pdf


MONDAY, OCTOBER 21
6th
Reading
1) Look over all of the WWL4 words carefully and thoroughly.
2) Reread chapters 8-11 of Maniac Magee.  Add in any annotations you want.  Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow in class.
3) Activity 2 (predictions) is due Thursday.  Make sure you're working on these.
4) Fix its (mandatory) of the Wordly Wise Lesson 3 test are due Wednesday.  Remember to give your new answer and an explanation/reason.
English
Create 2 examples of each of the 2 types of sentences (declarative and imperative) that we took notes on in class today.  You must use a WWL4 word in each sentence.

7th
Reading
1) Look over all of the WWL4 words carefully and thoroughly.
2) Read and annotate pages 77-93 of Treasure Island.  Be sure to use annotation symbols, words, and highlights.  Look carefully at the panel illustrations.
3) Fix its (mandatory) of the Wordly Wise Lesson 3 test are due Wednesday. Remember to give your new answer and an explanation/reason.
English
Bring in an object that you would like to describe for the descriptive writing project.  DO NOT tell anyone from Mrs. Rahimi's class what your item is.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17
6th
Reading
1) Reread chapters 3-7 of Maniac Magee, adding in any annotations you want.  Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow.
2) Activity 1 in the MM reading guide is due Monday.
3) Fix its (optional) on the mythology test are due Monday. You must give your new answer and an explanation to get credit. "I forgot" or "I was confused" are not acceptable explanations.
English
1) The final TYPED and PRINTED draft of your myth is due tomorrow.
2) Create a full-page illustration to accompany your myth.  These are due Monday - you will have some time in class tomorrow.

7th
Reading
1) The Wordly Wise Lesson 3 test and reading check on Treasure Island are moved to tomorrow (due to the high school visits this afternoon).  Do a final review.
2) Read and annotate pages 60-76 of Treasure Island.
English
None - we will present our Treasure Island projects next week.


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16
6th
Reading
1) Read and annotate chapters 4-7 of Maniac Magee.  Be prepared to discuss these pages in class tomorrow.
**Calendar: Maniac-Magee-Assignment-Calendar---October-2013.pdf
2) Study for TOMORROW'S Wordly Wise Lesson 3 test.  Remember to look at all definitions for the words in the lesson.
3) Fix its (optional) on the mythology test are due Monday.  You must give your new answer and an explanation to get credit.  "I forgot" or "I was confused" are not acceptable explanations.
English
Finish editing your myth and completed the pink editing checklist (if you didn't finish in class today).  The final typed draft of your myth is due Friday.  The illustration to accompany your story is due Monday.  We will have some class time to work on these tomorrow.

7th
Reading
1) Reread pages 46-59 of Treasure Island.  Add in any further annotations you have upon reading these pages a second time.
**Calendar: Treasure-Island-Assignment-Calendar---October-2013.pdf
2) Study for TOMORROW'S Wordly Wise Lesson 3 test.  Remember to look at all definitions for the words in the lesson.
English
If you didn't finish Task 4 (journal entry) for the Treasure Island webquest research project, you can turn it in AT THE BEGINNING of class tomorrow.


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15
6th
Reading
1) Reread and annotate "Before the Story" and chapters 1&2 of Maniac Magee.  Be prepared to discuss in class tomorrow.  Be sure to use a combination of annotating symbols, highlighting, and jotting down notes in the margins.  We will follow the reading calendar below for October.
**October Reading Calendar: Maniac-Magee-Assignment-Calendar---October-2013.pdf
2) Study for Thursday's Wordly Wise Lesson 3 test.
English
1) Finish revising the rough draft of your myth (using the checklist) for tomorrow if you didn't finish in class today.  We will meet with peers to revise in class tomorrow.
**Project: Myth-Writing-Project.pdf
2) WWL3 Teacher's Choice is due tomorrow (if you didn't finish in class today).  Your two drawings should be on the front and back of a sheet of white paper and must include a caption/sentence explaining the drawing or using the word. Be sure to follow middle school guidelines for a drawing.

7th
Reading
1) Read and annotate pages 46-59 of Treasure Island.  Be prepared to discuss in class tomorrow.  Be sure to use a combination of annotating symbols, highlighting, and jotting down notes in the margins. We will follow the reading calendar below for October.
**October Reading Calendar: Treasure-Island-Assignment-Calendar---October-2013.pdf
2) Study for Thursday's Wordly Wise Lesson 3 test.
English
1) Task 4 (journal entry) for the Treasure Island webquest research project is due tomorrow at the end of English class.
**Project: Treasure-Island-Webquest.pdf
2) WWL3 Teacher's Choice is due tomorrow (if you didn't finish in class today). Your two drawings should be on the front and back of a sheet of white paper and must include a caption/sentence explaining the drawing or using the word. Be sure to follow middle school guidelines for a drawing.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11
6th
Reading
Complete WWL3 Exercises D&E - due Tuesday (if you didn't finish in class today).
English
1) A typed rough draft of your myth project is due Tuesday.  Please bring it with you to class - we will work on revising these next week.
**Project: Myth-Writing-Project.pdf
2) WWL3 Teacher's Choice will be due Wednesday. Create drawings for 2 of this lesson's words. Your drawings should be on the front and back of a sheet of white paper and must include a caption/sentence explaining the drawing or using the word. Be sure to follow middle school guidelines for a drawing. We will have class time on Tuesday to work on these. 

7th
Reading
1) Complete WWL3 Exercises D&E - due Tuesday.
2) Be sure you have carefully read and annotated to the end of page 45 in Treasure Island. There is no new assignment, but be sure to go back and look over these pages for a reading check next week.
English
1) Create 8 sentences for WWL3 words (if you didn't finish in class yesterday). Make sure to show the meaning of the word in your sentences - due Tuesday.
2) WWL3 Teacher's Choice will be due Wednesday. Create drawings for 2 of this lesson's words. Your drawings should be on the front and back of a sheet of white paper and must include a caption/sentence explaining the drawing or using the word. Be sure to follow middle school guidelines for a drawing. We will have class time on Tuesday to work on these.
3) Remember, Task 4 (journal entry) will be due at the end of class on Wednesday, October 16th. We will have time on Tuesday and Wednesday to work on these.
**Project: Treasure-Island-Webquest.pdf


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10
6th
Reading
STUDY for TOMORROW'S test on mythology.  Be sure to review all items listed on the study guide.  Look at your notes, sheets in your binder, stories, etc. to review.  Think about the charts you created yesterday and today.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Mythology-Test.pdf
English
1) Continue typing a rough draft of your myth.  These are now due Tuesday (since we didn't have a chance to work on them in class today).
**Project: Myth-Writing-Project.pdf
2) Create 8 sentences for WWL3 words.  Make sure to show the meaning of the word in your sentences.

7th
WE WON'T HAVE CLASS TOMORROW BECAUSE OF THE HALF DAY - ALL ITEMS DUE NEXT WEEK.
Reading
1) Complete WWL3 Exercises D&E - due Tuesday.
2) Be sure you have carefully read and annotated to the end of page 45 in Treasure Island.  There is no new assignment, but be sure to go back and look over these pages for a reading check next week.
English
1) Create 8 sentences for WWL3 words (if you didn't finish in class today).  Make sure to show the meaning of the word in your sentences - due Tuesday.
2) WWL3 Teacher's Choice will be due Wednesday.  Create drawings for 2 of this lesson's words.  Your drawings should be on the front and back of a sheet of white paper and must include a caption/sentence explaining the drawing or using the word.  Be sure to follow middle school guidelines for a drawing.  We will have class time on Tuesday to work on these.
3) Remember, Task 4 (journal entry) will be due at the end of class on Wednesday, October 16th.  We will have time on Tuesday and Wednesday to work on these.
**Project: Treasure-Island-Webquest.pdf


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9
6th
Reading
1) Complete WWL3 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) Read and annotate the rest of (pages 215-220) of The Sea of Monsters packet.  Remember to use your annotation marks, highlight, and make written notes in the margins as you read.
**Annotation Bookmark: Annotating-Bookmark.pdf
3) STUDY for Friday's test on mythology.  We will continue our final review in class tomorrow.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Mythology-Test.pdf
English
Continue typing the rough draft of your myth.  You will need a typed rough draft by class on Friday.  We will have some time to work on these in class tomorrow.
**Project: Myth-Writing-Project.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Complete WWL3 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) Read and annotate pages 24-45 of the Treasure Island graphic novel.  Remember to use your annotation marks and make written notes in the margins as you read.
**Annotation Bookmark: Annotating-Bookmark.pdf
English
Remember, Task 3 (the wanted poster) of the Treasure Island webquest research project is due at the end of class tomorrow.  We will have some class time to work on these tomorrow.
**Project: Treasure-Island-Webquest.pdf


MONDAY, OCTOBER 7
6th
Reading
1) Look over all the words from WWL3 and complete Exercise A by Wednesday (since we don't have class tomorrow due to Calleva).
2) Read and annotate pages 203-214 of The Sea of Monsters chapter that was started in class today - due Wednesday.  Remember to use your annotation marks, highlighting, and written words in the margins to annotate fully. 
3) Study for Friday's test on mythology.  Be sure to review all the items listed on the study guide.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Mythology-Test.pdf
English
The rough draft of your myth writing project is due at the end of English class on Wednesday.  Depending on how far you got in class today, you may need to work on these at home.
**Project: Myth-Writing-Project.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Look over all the words from WWL3 and complete Exercise A by Wednesday (since we don't have class tomorrow due to Calleva).
2) Read and annotate pages 5-23 of Treasure Island graphic novel that was handed out in class today - due Wednesday.   Remember to use your annotation marks, highlighting, and written words in the margins to annotate fully.
English
Task 2 (flag representing your pirate) for the Treasure Island webquest research project is due at the end of English class on Wednesday.  Then Task 3 (wanted poster) is due at the end of class on Thursday.  We will have time to work on these Wednesday and Thursday.
**Project: Treasure-Island-Webquest.pdf


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4
6th
Reading
1) Read and annotate the rest of the pages of "The Cyclops' Cave" chapter of The Adventures of Ulysses if you didn't finish in class today.  We will discuss these pages on Monday.
**Annotating Bookmark: Annotating-Bookmark.pdf
2) Complete fix its - mandatory - for the WWL2 test.  Remember to give your new answer and a reason why your old answer was wrong or why your new one is correct.
3) Look over the study guide for next Friday's test on mythology.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Mythology-Test.pdf
English
Continue working on the "Research and Planning Guide" pages in the myth writing packet.  We will have some time to finish these on Monday.  Rough drafts will be due Wendesday.
**Project: Myth-Writing-Project.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Read and annotate pages 7-14 of Treasure Island.  Be prepared to discuss these pages on Monday.
**Annotating Bookmark: Annotating-Bookmark.pdf
2) Complete fix its - mandatory - for the WWL2 test. Remember to give your new answer and a reason why your old answer was wrong or why your new one is correct.
English
1) Task 2 in the Treasure Island webquest research project (flag representing your pirate) is due Wednesday.  Then Task 3 (wanted poster) is due Thursday.
**Project: Treasure-Island-Webquest.pdf
2) Fix its - MANDATORY - on the types of sentences quiz are due MONDAY. You must give your new answer and a reason why your old one was incorrect or new one is correct.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3
6th
Reading
1) Start reading and annotating (using symbols, highlighting, and words) pages 16-18 of "The Cyclops' Cave" chapter of The Adventures of Ulysses.  We will discuss these pages and annotations in class tomorrow.
**Annotating Bookmark: Annotating-Bookmark.pdf
English
Finish jotting down your answers to the 3 "Questions to Ponder" on the front side of the myth writing project packet.  We will start prewriting tomorrow in class.
**Project: Myth-Writing-Project.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Finish reading and annotating pages 3-6 of Treasure Island that we started together today in class.  Be prepared to discuss what you read/annotated in class tomorrow.
**Annotating Bookmark: Annotating-Bookmark.pdf
2) Fix its - optional - on the fiction/nonfiction quiz are due TOMORROW. You must give your new answer and a reason why your old one was incorrect or new one is correct.
English
1) Task 1 in the Treasure Island webquest project (information web) is due TOMORROW.  Since we've been busy, you will have 15 minutes at the beginning of class tomorrow to work on these before you have to hand them in.
**Project: Treasure-Island-Webquest.pdf
2) Fix its - MANDATORY - on the types of sentences quiz are due Monday. You must give your new answer and a reason why your old one was incorrect or new one is correct.


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2
6th
Reading
1) STUDY for TOMORROW'S Wordly Wise Lesson 2 test.
2) Read and annotate the rest of the "Prologue" chapter of The Adventures of Ulysses that we started in class.  Use the annotating bookmark to do this.
English
Think a little bit about what you might want to do for your myth writing project.  We will do some prewriting in class tomorrow - start brainstorming and thinking of some possible ideas.

7th
Reading

1) STUDY for TOMORROW'S Wordly Wise Lesson 2 test.
2) Fix its - optional - on the fiction/nonfiction quiz are due Friday. You must give your new answer and a reason why your old one was incorrect or new one is correct.
English
Task 1 in the Treasure Island webquest project (information web) is due Friday. We will continue to work in class on these.
**Project: Treasure-Island-Webquest.pdf
  

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1
6th
Reading
Study for Thursday's WWL2 test.  Go over all the words from the lesson - check the back of the weekly schedule sheet for some studying tips and ideas.
English
1) Finish creating the final draft of your hamburger paragraph on the burger sheet (if you didn't finish in the time given in class today).  Add some color around the edges in colored pencil or crayon.  You will hand in all parts of the writing process tomorrow (rough draft, revising checklists, 2nd rough draft, editing checklist, final draft, your burger you made out of construction paper).
2) WWL2 Teacher's Choice is due tomorrow - comic with at least 4 panels and 6 words.

7th
Reading
1) Study for Thursday's WWL2 test. Go over all the words from the lesson - check the back of the weekly schedule sheet for some studying tips and ideas.
2) Fix its - optional - on the fiction/nonfiction quiz are due Friday.  You must give your new answer and a reason why your old one was incorrect or new one is correct.
English
1) STUDY for TOMORROW'S quiz on the four types of sentences.  Be sure to go over all items listed on the study guide.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Types-of-Sentences-Quiz-2013.pdf
2) WWL2 Teacher's Choice is due tomorrow - comic with at least 4 panels and 6 words.
3) Task 1 in the Treasure Island webquest project (information web) is due Friday.  We will continue to work in class on these.
**Project: Treasure-Island-Webquest.pdf


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
6th
Reading
Practice your part of the group myth retelling project.  These will be presented to all of 6th grade tomorrow.  Think about what we talked about makes a good, strong retelling of a story.
**Project: Myth-Group-Project.pdf
English
1) Complete a pink editing checklist on your hamburger paragraph.  Bring it to class completed tomorrow.
2) Work on WWL2 Teacher's Choice - comic with at least 4 panels and 6 words.  These are due Wednesday.

7th
Reading
Look over the blue Treasure Island Webquest project packet and look at some of the pirate websites on the LINKS page.  Think about which pirates you may be interested in researching.
**Project: Treasure-Island-Webquest.pdf
English
1) Finish work on pages 14 and 15 in the sentences packet (if you didn't finish these in class today).
2) Study for Wednesday's quiz on sentences.  Be sure to review all items listed on the study guide.  We will do a final review in class tomorrow.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Types-of-Sentences-Quiz-2013.pdf
3) Work on WWL2 Teacher's Choice - comic with at least 4 panels and 6 words. These are due Wednesday.


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
6th
Reading
1) Finish work on WWL2 Exercises D&E (if you didn't finish in the time given in class).
2) Continue working on the group myth retelling project.  You should go through your part several times over the weekend so you know it well and can say it smoothly.  We will have some time in class on Monday to run through these before presenting them on Tuesday.
**Project: Myth-Group-Project.pdf
English
Create a second rough draft of your hamburger paragraph incorporating the revisions you have decided to make.  Bring the second draft to class on Monday.

7th
Reading
Finish work on WWL2 Exercises D&E (if you didn't finish in the time given in class).
English
1) Complete page 13 in the sentences packet (we will check these and page 12 on Monday since we didn't get to in class today).
2) Start studying for Wednesday's quiz on types of sentences.  Look over the study guide handed out in class today.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Types-of-Sentences-Quiz-2013.pdf


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
6th
Reading
Continue working on the group myth retelling project.  We will have time in class to work on these tomorrow.  These will be presented to all of 6th grade on Tuesday.
**Project: Myth-Group-Project.pdf
English
1) Finish work on your eight WWL2 sentences (if you didn't finish in the time given in class).
2) Finish work revising your hamburger paragraph using the checklist that was started in class today.
3) Fix its - optional - on the writing process quiz are due TOMORROW. Be sure to give the correct answer and then a reason why your first answer was incorrect or why your new answer is right. These can be done in a different color directly on the quiz or on a piece of loose leaf.

7th
Reading
STUDY for TOMORROW'S quiz on fiction and nonfiction.  Be sure to go over all items listed on the study guide.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Fiction-and-Nonfiction-Quiz-2013.pdf
English
1) Finish work on your eight WWL2 sentences (if you didn't finish in the time given in class).
2) Complete page 12 in the (new) sentences packet - just that first side of the first sheet.
3) Fix its - optional - on the writing process quiz are due TOMORROW. Be sure to give the correct answer and then a reason why your first answer was incorrect or why your new answer is right. These can be done in a different color directly on the quiz or on a piece of loose leaf.
4) Your partner dialogue project will be presented to all of 7th grade tomorrow.  Finish any work that you didn't complete in class this week (30 minutes were given today).
**Project: Sentence-Types-Partner-Dialogue.pdf


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
6th
Reading
1) Finish work on WWL2 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in the time given in class).
2) Look over the packet for the group myth retelling project - especially the rubric.  Do some research into the possible myths your group talked about selecting.  You can check my "Links" page for some websites.  We'll work in class tomorrow.
**Project: Myth-Group-Project.pdf
English
1) Finish work on the rough draft of your hamburger paragraph (if you didn't finish in class).
2) Fix its - optional - on the writing process quiz are due by Friday. Be sure to give the correct answer and then a reason why your first answer was incorrect or why your new answer is right. These can be done in a different color directly on the quiz or on a piece of loose leaf.

7th
Reading
1) Finish work on WWL2 Exercises B&C (if you didn't finish in the time given in class).
2) Study for Friday's quiz on fiction and nonfiction.  Be sure to review all items listed on the study guide.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Fiction-and-Nonfiction-Quiz-2013.pdf
English
1) Continue work on the partner dialogue project.  These will be presented in class on Friday.  You will have time in class tomorrow to continue working on them.
**Project: Sentence-Types-Partner-Dialogue.pdf
2) Fix its - optional - on the writing process quiz are due by Friday. Be sure to give the correct answer and then a reason why your first answer was incorrect or why your new answer is right. These can be done in a different color directly on the quiz or on a piece of loose leaf.


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
6th
Reading
Finish work on WWL2 Exercise A (if you didn't finish in the time given in class).
English
1) Fix its - optional - on the writing process quiz are due by Friday.  Be sure to give the correct answer and then a reason why your first answer was incorrect or why your new answer is right.  These can be done in a different color directly on the quiz or on a piece of loose leaf.
2) Read the paragraph rubric for the hamburger paragraph and be prepared to discuss in class tomorrow.
3) Finish doing some prewriting for your hamburger paragraph.  We will work on drafts tomorrow.

7th
Reading
1) Finish work on WWL2 Exercise A (if you didn't finish in the time given in class).
2) Look over the study guide for Friday's quiz on fiction and nonfiction.  Start reviewing all items listed.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---Fiction-and-Nonfiction-Quiz-2013.pdf
English
1) Complete pages 93 and 94 in the sentences packet (if you didn't finish in class today).
2) Fix its - optional - on the writing process quiz are due by Friday. Be sure to give the correct answer and then a reason why your first answer was incorrect or why your new answer is right. These can be done in a different color directly on the quiz or on a piece of loose leaf.
3) The dialogue projects will be presented in class Friday.  You will have time to work with your partner tomorrow and Thursday.
**Project: Sentence-Types-Partner-Dialogue.pdf


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
6th
Reading
1) Look over the WWL2 words tonight.  Be sure to read all definitions and sample sentences.
2) Talk with your family/friends at home about myths (stories they know, definition, examples, etc.).  Come prepared to class tomorrow to share what you discussed.
English
None

7th
Reading
1) Look over the WWL2 words tonight. Be sure to read all definitions and sample sentences.
2) There will be a quiz on fiction and nonfiction on Friday.  We will get a study guide tomorrow and continue to work with this in class.
English
Complete the first two sides of the packet on types of sentences (if you did not finish in the time given in class).


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
6th
Reading
1) Complete fix its (mandatory) on the Wordly Wise Lesson 1 test.  Be sure to give your new answer and a reason why you were wrong or why your new answer is right.  These can be done directly on the test (in a different color writing utensil) or on loose leaf.
2) Finish work on the story elements chart on a favorite book or story (if you didn't finish in class today).
3) Review your notes (in your binder) on the six story elements.
English
None

7th
Reading
1) Complete fix its (mandatory) on the Wordly Wise Lesson 1 test. Be sure to give your new answer and a reason why you were wrong or why your new answer is right. These can be done directly on the test (in a different color
writing utensil) or on loose leaf.
2) Finish all work on the questions on pages 21 in the textbook (if you didn't finish in class today).  You can skip the "Research the Author" section.  Work should be neatly done on loose leaf.
English
None


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
6th
Reading
Review your notes (in your binder) on the story elements (exposition, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution).  We will continue working with these in class - be sure you review what each one is.
English
Study for TOMORROW'S quiz on the writing process.  Look over your MS Writing Guide, notes, and practice sheets to review.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---The-Writing-Process-Quiz.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Read pages 8-12 in the textbook (the introduction and first part of "Three-Century Woman").  We will finish reading it in class tomorrow.
2) Fix its on the A Single Shard quiz are due TOMORROW. These are optional. Must give your new (correct) answer and a reason why you got it wrong or why your new answer is correct. Do not change anything on the original quiz - do it in a different color or on a piece of loose leaf.
English
Study for TOMORROW'S quiz on the writing process. Look over your MS Writing Guide, notes, and practice sheets to review.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---The-Writing-Process-Quiz.pdf


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
6th
Reading
1) Fix its on the A Long Way From Chicago quiz are due TOMORROW. These are optional. Must give your new (correct) answer and a reason why you got it wrong or why your new answer is correct. Do not change anything on the original quiz - do it in a different color or on a piece of loose leaf.
2) Study for TOMORROW'S WWL1 test - look at the back of the WW schedule for some study tips.
**WW Schedule: Wordly-Wise-Schedule-2013-2014.pdf
English
1) The final typed draft of your influential adult writing piece is due tomorrow.  You will have to hand in the following items: 1) prewriting chart (map about your adult), 2) rough draft, 3) two yellow revising checklists (self and partner), 4) second rough draft, 5) pink editing checklist (self), 6) typed and printed final draft.
2) Study for  Friday's quiz on the writing process.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---The-Writing-Process-Quiz.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Fix its on the A Single Shard quiz are due Friday. These are optional. Must give your new (correct) answer and a reason why you got it wrong or why your new answer is correct. Do not change anything on the original quiz - do it in a different color or on a piece of loose leaf.
2) Study for TOMORROW'S WWL1 test - look at the back of the WW schedule for some study tips.
**WW Schedule: Wordly-Wise-Schedule-2013-2014.pdf
English
1) The final typed draft of your life lesson proverb writing piece is due tomorrow. You will have to hand in the following items: 1) 2 prewriting charts (four options drawings and graphic organizer), 2) rough draft, 3) two yellow revising checklists (self and partner), 4) second rough draft, 5) pink editing checklist (self), 6) typed and printed final draft.
2) Study for Friday's quiz on the writing process.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---The-Writing-Process-Quiz.pdf


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
6th
Reading

1) Fix its on the A Long Way From Chicago quiz are due Thursday. These are optional. Must give your new (correct) answer and a reason why you got it wrong or why your new answer is correct. Do not change anything on the original quiz - do it in a different color or on a piece of loose leaf.
2) Study for Thursday's WWL1 test.
English
1) Finish work on WWL1 Teacher's Choice if you didn't finish in class today - due tomorrow. Remember, at least 4 panels and 4 WW words in your comic.
2) The final typed draft of the influential adult writing piece is due Thursday.  You will have some time in class to work on these tomorrow.  Bring your flash drive to class each day.
3) Study for Friday's quiz on the writing process.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---The-Writing-Process-Quiz.pdf

7th
Reading

1) Fix its on the A Single Shard quiz are due Friday. These are optional. Must give your new (correct) answer and a reason why you got it wrong or why your new answer is correct. Do not change anything on the original quiz - do it in a different color or on a piece of loose leaf.
2) Study for Thursday's WWL1 test.
English
1) Finish work on WWL1 Teacher's Choice if you didn't finish in class today - due tomorrow. Remember, at least 4 panels and 4 WW words in your comic.
2) The final typed draft of the life lesson proverb writing piece is due Thursday. You will have some time in class to work on these tomorrow. Bring your flash drive to class each day.
3) Study for Friday's quiz on the writing process.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---The-Writing-Process-Quiz.pdf


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
6th
Reading
1) Work on WWL1 Teacher's Choice - due Wednesday.  Follow the guidelines copied down in class today to create a comic with at least 4 panels that uses at least 4 WW words.
2) Fix its on the A Long Way From Chicago quiz are due Thursday.  These are optional.  Must give your new (correct) answer and a reason why you got it wrong or why your new answer is correct.  Do not change anything on the original quiz - do it in a different color or on a piece of loose leaf.
3) Start studying for Thursday's WWL1 test.
English
1) Finish editing the second draft of your influential adult piece if you didn't finish in class - use the pink checklist.  BRING A FLASH DRIVE WITH YOU TO CLASS EACH DAY!
2) Look over the study guide for Friday's quiz on the writing process.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---The-Writing-Process-Quiz.pdf

7th
Reading
1) Work on WWL1 Teacher's Choice - due Wednesday. Follow the guidelines copied down in class today to create a comic with at least 4 panels that uses at least 4 WW words.
2) Start studying for Thursday's WWL1 test.
English
1) Finish editing the second draft of your influential adult piece if you didn't finish in class - use the pink checklist. BRING A FLASH DRIVE WITH YOU TO CLASS EACH DAY!
2) Look over the study guide for Friday's quiz on the writing process.
**Study Guide: Study-Guide---The-Writing-Process-Quiz.pdf


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
6th
Reading
Complete WWL1 Exercises D&E (that was started in class today).
English
1) Finish creating a second rough draft of your influential adult writing piece, incorporating your revisions.  It should be handwritten, and remember to skip lines.  Be sure to keep your original rough draft, as well.
2) We will have a quiz on the writing process next Friday.

7th
Reading
1) Finish creating your eight WWL1 sentences if you didn't finish in class yesterday.
2) Complete WWL1 Exercises D&E - due Monday.
3) STUDY for Monday's test on A Single Shard and plot/story elements. Be sure to review all items on the study guide.
English
Bring in a second rough draft of your life lesson proverb story, preferably typed, incorporating all your revisions. Be sure to keep your original rough draft, as well.  DUE MONDAY.


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12
6th
Reading
Finish creating your eight WWL1 sentences if you didn't finish in class today - due Monday.
English
None

7th
Reading
1) Finish creating your eight WWL1 sentences if you didn't finish in class today - due Monday.
2) Complete WWL1 Exercises D&E - due Monday.
3) STUDY for Monday's test on A Single Shard and plot/story elements.  Be sure to review all items on the study guide.
English
Bring in a second rough draft of your life lesson proverb story, preferably typed, incorporating all your revisions.  Be sure to keep your original rough draft, as well.  DUE MONDAY.


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
6th
Reading
1) Complete WW1 Exercises B&C that were started in class today.
**Weekly Schedule: Wordly-Wise-Schedule-2013-2014.pdf
2) STUDY for TOMORROW'S quiz on A Long Way From Chicago.  Be sure you have reviewed all items on the study guide.
English
Finish work revising your influential adult piece of writing - use your checklist.  We will hold peer conferences in class tomorrow.

7th
Reading
1) Complete WWL1 Exercises B&C that were started in class today.
**Weekly Schedule: Wordly-Wise-Schedule-2013-2014.pdf
2) Continue studying for Monday's test on A Single Shard and story/plot elements.  Tomorrow will be the final day in class to review - bring any questions with you.
English
Finish work revising your life lesson proverb piece of writing - use your checklist. We will hold peer conferences in class tomorrow.


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10
6th
Reading
1) Complete Wordly Wise Lesson 1 (WWL1) Exercise A that we started in class today - page 3 in the book.
**Weekly Schedule: Wordly-Wise-Schedule-2013-2014.pdf
2) Continue to study for Thursday's quiz on  A Long Way From Chicago.  Be sure to go over all items from the study guide.
English
Complete the practice revision paragraph that was handed out (half-sheet).  Think about ARMS (add, remove, move, substitute).

7th
Reading
1) Finish Wordly Wise Lesson 1 (WWL1) Exercise A if you didn't in class today - page 3 in the book.
**Weekly Schedule: Wordly-Wise-Schedule-2013-2014.pdf
2) Go over the study guide for Monday's test on A Single Shard and plot elements that was handed out in class today.  We will continue to review in class.
English
Finish work on the rough draft of your life lesson proverb writing piece.  Bring your completed rough draft to class tomorrow.


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
6th
Reading
1) Look over the Wordly Wise Lesson 1 words.  We will begin working with these in class tomorrow.
**Weekly Schedule: Wordly-Wise-Schedule-2013-2014.pdf
2) Study for Thursday's quiz on A Long Way From Chicago.  Be sure to review all items on the study guide.
English
Finish work on your rough draft of influential adult writing piece that was started in class today.

7th
Reading
1) Look over the Wordly Wise Lesson 1 words.  We will begin working with these in class tomorrow.
**Weekly Schedule: Wordly-Wise-Schedule-2013-2014.pdf
2) Study for Monday's test on A Single Shard and elements of a story.  Study guide tomorrow.
English
Continue working on your rough draft of the life lesson narrative.  These are due Wednesday - you will have some class time tomorrow.


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
6th
Reading
Look over the study guide that was handed out for the final quiz on A Long Way From Chicago today in class.  Start reviewing the items listed on the guide.
English
Finish work on the prewriting web about your influential adult.  These are due Monday - be thorough and give good details!

7th
Reading
The final test on A Single Shard will be Monday, September 16.  A study guide will be given out next week.
English
Finish work on the new prewriting chart that was started in class today (page 1 in the packet).  These are due Monday.


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
6th
Reading
We will have our final quiz on A Long Way From Chicago next Thursday, September 12.  A study guide will be given out tomorrow.
English
Continue working on the prewriting web about your influential adult that was started in class today.  You will have a bit of time to work on these in class tomorrow.

7th
Reading
We will have our final test on A Single Shard on Monday, September 16.  A study guide will be given out next week.
English
The prewriting chat (4 proverbs and drawings) for the life lessons from A Single Shard writing piece is due tomorrow.  Bring it completed to class.


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
6th
English
1) Read the cream-colored page on prewriting (that was handed out today in class) carefully.
2) Make a list of possible people for the writing piece on an adult who has had a big influence on your life.

7th
Reading
We will be taking our Scantron tomorrow - get some rest and have a good breakfast!
English
1) Read the cream-colored page on prewriting (that was handed out in class today) carefully.
2) The prewriting chart (4 proverbs and drawings) for our first writing piece is due Friday.


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
6th
English
We will finish Summer in a Can presentations tomorrow in class.

7th
Reading
Find some more examples of proverbs in A Single Shard.  We will share in class tomorrow.
English
Read over the blue packet on the writing assignment for A Single Shard.  We will talk about this tomorrow in class - you don't need to start the work.  Just read the packet.


FRIDAY, AUGUST 30
6th
Reading
Finish work on the favorite scene drawing/paragraph that we've been working on in class the last few days.  It needs to come in completed and ready to turn in on Tuesday.
**Favorite Scene Drawing: Summer-Book-Drawing-Assignment.pdf
English
If you have not shared your Summer in a Can project, you will do so on Tuesday.
Reading/English
Make sure you have all materials (A Long Way From Chicago) and supplies (binder with dividers labeled, notebook) for class next week.

7th
Reading/English
Make sure you have all materials (A Single Shard) and supplies (binder with dividers labeled, notebook) for class next week.


THURSDAY, AUGUST 29
6th
Reading
1) Be sure to bring your copy of A Long Way From Chicago to class each day.
2) Continue working on the favorite scene drawing that we started in class today.  We will have some time in class tomorrow.  The final product is due Tuesday.
**Favorite Scene Drawing: Summer-Book-Drawing-Assignment.pdf
English
We will have more Summer in a Can presentations tomorrow.

7th
Reading
1) Be sure to bring your copy of A Single Shard to class each day.
2) The favorite scene drawing and paragraph is due tomorrow.  It must come to class completely finished.
**Favorite Scene Drawing: Summer-Book-Drawing-Assignment.pdf
English
We will finish up the Summer in a Can presentations tomorrow.


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28
6th
Reading
Bring in your copy of A Long Way From Chicago summer reading book.  We will be using it in class the next few weeks.
English
1) Look over your copy of the rubric for the Summer in a Can presentation.  We will start these in class tomorrow.
2) Make sure your binder is divided if you didn't finish doing so in class today.  You need to have the following divider labels: 1) Reading  2) English  3) Wordly Wise  4) MS Writing Guide

7th
Reading
The favorite scene drawing and writing assignment that we started in class today is due Friday.  We will have class time to work on these tomorrow.


TUESDAY, AUGUST 27
7th
Reading
Bring in your copy of A Single Shard summer reading book.  We will be using it in class the next few weeks.
English
1) Look over your copy of the rubric for the Summer in a Can presentation (a link to summer work can be found in the top left corner on the Students & Faculty page of olvschooldc.net).  We will start presentations in class tomorrow.
2) Finish organizing your binder if you didn't finish in class today.  You need to have the following divider labels: 1) Reading  2) English  3) Wordly Wise  4) MS Writing Guide

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