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HOMEWORK

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24
6th
Reading
1. Read Maniac Magee chapters 12-14.
2. Maniac Magee Activity III due Tuesday.
3. WW4 fix-its due Tuesday
7th
Reading
1. Reread and annotate Treasure Island pages 141 through the end of the book.
2. WW4 fix-its due Tuesday
English
1. Types of Sentences quiz fix-its due on Tuesday

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

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

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

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

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



FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17

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

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

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

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14
6th
Reading

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

MONDAY, OCTOBER 13
NO SCHOOL -- COLUMBUS DAY



FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10

Enjoy the long weekend!
6th

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

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

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

TUESDAY,OCTOBER 7
6th
Reading

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

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



FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3

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

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

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

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

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

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



FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

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

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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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

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

TUESDAY, AUGUST 26
6th
Reading

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

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


MONDAY, AUGUST 25

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

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