Miss Hinson 6th Grade Language Arts
About the Teacher
**I WILL BE PROVIDING EXTRA HELP BEFORE SCHOOL ON TUESDAYS AND DURING ADVISORY ON TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS**
Week of May 13- May 17
All week: Please REVISE and EDIT all the pieces of writing on your checklist by FRIDAY, MAY 17th.
-MCAS May 16th and 17th
Friday: Study for dialogue quiz on Monday
Week of May 6th- May 10th
BRING IN NEW FLIP FLOPS AND CHANGE!
W: Study Memoir Notes
F: Do something nice for your parents: Happy Mother's Day to all moms!
Week of April 29th-May 3rd
R: Type final draft
F: Enjoy the first weekend of May! Good luck to the 5K runners!
Week of April 22nd-April 26th
M: Record your READING, WRITING, SPEAKING goals for 4th Term
Week of April 8th- April 12th
T: Go the the BIG MYTH website and pick one of the African Myths and listen to it. Please write a short response about what you think the THEME of the myth is.
W: 15R5W & study pages 30 and 31
F: HAPPY VK! Please Read!
Week of April 1st-April 5th
W: Write up a 1 pg. family story that has been passed down
(family member in war, immigrating to the US, moving to a new city in the US, etc.)
Week of March 25th-March 29
T: 15R5W: you need pgs. 29 and 30 printed for Reference Journal FOR CLASS
W: finish Dramatic Lit study guide
F: Do something fun with your family!
Week of March 18th-March 22nd
Week of March 12th- March 15th
T: Finish MCAS practice
R: Respond to Oral Tradition Reading
F: Rest and Eat well!
Week of March 4th- March 8th
M: Mar's Attack Writing Activity
PRINT EDITORIAL TO PRACTICE IN CLASS
T: Get a good night sleep
W: Tell family about field trip
R: Tell family about field trip
F: Have parents look at progress report and sign agenda
Week of Feb 25th-March 1st
M: 10 spelling sentences on Google and update "Completed Books" list
T: Work on Application Materials
W: Finish job application and STUDY for spelling
R: Study for Spelling Test (Moved to Friday because of delay)
F: Get outside!
Week of Feb 11th- Feb 15th
M: Study for Quiz: Work on outline for editorial
T: Finish outline for editorial
W: Work on Rough Draft for editorial (step 7)
R: 1) Make final revisions, proofread one more time and type up editorial (Title "Editorial" FD) and SHARE WITH MISS HINSON 2) FIELD TRIP MONEY DUE TOMORROW!
F: Have a "rockin" VK!
Week of February 4th- February 8th
*This entire week you should be gathering facts for your editorial. We will be in the lab Monday and Tuesday but you still should search at home to get the BEST evidence for your opinion. Don't forget to write down your source!
M: 10 sentences on "Vocab Practice" google doc
T: Comment on sentences
W: Study for quiz
R: Center Packets due tomorrow
F: Do something fun!
Glued Journal Pages: 7, 28, 35, and 36
Week of Jan 28th-Feb 1
M: 10 Spelling sentences on "Vocab Practice" google doc
T: Comment on sentences
W: Edit sentences and study for quiz
F: Happy February!
Week of Jan 22nd-Jan 25th
T: 10 sentences using spelling words on Google "vocab practice" document
W: Comment on classmate's sentences: Study for Quiz
F: Rest easy!
Week of Jan 14th-Jan 18th
M: Type spelling sentences
T: Comment on classmate's sentences (using pg. 13)
W: Edit and Revise Sentences: Study for Test
R: Study glossary terms in Reference Journal and update Completed Books List on Google
F: Have a Stellar Long Weekend!
Week of Jan 7th-Jan 10th
M: Type spelling sentences (see my WORD WALL link)
T: Comment on classmate's sentences (using expectations on page 13 in your REFERENCE JOURNAL)
W: Edit/Revise your own sentences and STUDY
Week of January 2nd-January 4th
W: Check your supplies, do you need to replace anything?
R: Check your supplies-make a list of what you need to get
FINISH CHARACTER ESSAY IF YOU DID NOT COMPLETE IT IN CLASS
F: Ask a family member to take you to replace any supplies you need
Week of December 17th-December 21st
Proofread out loud to yourself or someone at home
. As I was commenting I noticed a lot of punctuation and capitalization mistakes. Keep in mind I want to give feedback on the content of your report, not the grammar. You should proofread it before you expect me to give you feedback.
Make final edits and revisions: any questions for Miss Hinson prepare to ask in class tomorrow after you review your comments at home
W: Get snazzy! Presentations tomorrow and Final Drafts Due!
F: Relax your brain! Pick your next Independent Reading book (keep your goals in mind)
Week of December 10th-December 14th
M: Work on Rough Draft
T: Rough Draft due tomorrow (either handwritten or typed and printed out to bring into class)
W: REST YOUR BRAIN
R: Type Rough Draft
F: 1) Comment on your partner(s) Rough Draft: CONCLUSION OF REPORT ONLY (PART 3)
2) Check Power School with parents to see your Progress Report for Term 2: Have parents sign your agenda that they saw it
Week of December 3rd-December 7th
M: Look at Miss Hinson's Written Review Example on Google
WORK ON PROJECT NOTES
T: WORK ON ROUGH DRAFT OF WRITTEN REVIEW
W: WORK ON ROUGH DRAFT OF WRITTEN REVIEW
R: Finish book (if possible) Continue to Work on RD
F: Work on Project/Share whatever you have typed with Miss Hinson
Week of November 26th-November 30th
M:Work on Project
T: Work on Project and Study Fiction Vocab (pg. 23)
W: Work on Project
R: Work on Project and decide if you need to see me during advisory for SPECIFIC book questions
F: Welcome December by doing something fun!
Week of November 19th-November 20th
M: 15RTN5 (15 minutes of reading and take notes 5 minutes)
T: Work on reading and enjoy your family!
Week of November 12th-November 16th
M: No school
R: Write 3 accomplishments you have had in your life.
F: Select a Fiction Free Reading Book by Monday 11/19
Week of November 5th-November 9th
T: NO SCHOOL
R: Study unfamiliar glossary terms
Week of October 29th-November 2nd
Due to the Hurricane we will be changing our weekly plans
W: 15R5W SHARE Sentences with Miss Hinson and 2 assigned classmates
R: Comment on your assigned classmate's sentences
F: TRICK OR TREAT! Be good!
Week of October 22nd-October 26th
M: Work on finalizing drafts for poetry project
T: Final Drafts for Poetry Project due tomorrow!
R: Comment on your classmates library document
Week of October 15th-October 19th
M: Work on RD of Free Poem on Google Docs: Remember to title it properly!
T: RD of Free Poem on Google Docs due tomorrow
W: Work on Short Essay Rough Draft due Friday: Remember to title it properly
R: RD of Short Essay due tomorrow
F: Check back Sunday for feedback on Free Poem RD and Short Essay RD
*FINAL DRAFT OF ALL PRODUCTS DUE Wed 10/24/12
Week of October 9th-October 12th
T: Create a "Completed Books" document on Google. This is where you will list the books you have completely read in 6th grade. The format is
Pizza, Pigs, and Poetry:
Jack Prelutsky (everyone should have this one!)
F: Enjoy the foliage!
Week of October 1st- October 5th
*Journal Check on Wednesday
M: 15R5W and STUDY
T: 15R5W and STUDY
W: Study for quiz tomorrow
F: Get outside!
Week of September 24th-Septemeber 28th
T: Copy "Forms of Poetry" onto page 21 in journal
F: Forms of Poetry notes should be copied by today
Week of September 17th to September 21st
M: 9/17/12 15R5W
T: 9/18/12 None
W: 9/19/12 15R5W
R: 9/20/12 Review Gallery description on Google Docs
F: 9/21/12 Enjoy the first days of fall!
Week of September 10-14th
T: Comment in Google Docs
R: Make an ELA FOLDER and BIO document in that folder on Google Drive
F: Bring in Entertainment Books
Week of September 4th-7th
F: Organize any messy school materials
Week of August 28th-August 31st
W: Have parents fill out "Student and Parent Information Form"
F: Enjoy the long weekend!
*If you are absent please check my website to see what you have missed. You can also see the agenda book in the front of class when you return and copy down what you need to make up. You have two school nights, or one weekend, to make up the work.
I sign agendas everyday. I expect parents to sign agendas every night. With assignments coming from at least five different teachers, I want students to be interacting with their agendas and not forgetting to do anything....especially long term projects!
Last Modified: Friday, May. 17, 2013
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