Second Marking Period
3. November 18,2013
Complete the reading of Ransom.
Study for test on Thursday. See assignment number 2 below.
2. Test on Thursday, November 21, 2013
Words containing the prefix post. These words are in the students
notebook. Analysis of Story elements - setting , plot, and
characterization. Know the meaning of conflict, rising action, climax,
falling action, and resolution.
1. Nov. 2, 2013 Summary of Reader's Theater play.
Periods 1 and 2 are to complete the summary of "The Bloody Gruel" in
Quiz on words using the prefix pre will be on Wednesday. All the words are
in the students' notebooks. They will be doing a review sheet tomorrow that
contains all the words as well.
Summary of the students reader's theater play is due on Monday,
Nov. 2. Students should type this during computer class or at home.
Students will be having a quiz on words beginning with the prefix "pre"
next week. These words and definitions are in the students notebook.
Homework: worksheet on First person point of view. Study for test. (See
10/7/13 Homework paper on vocabulary and on Idioms. Test is on Thursday.
It will cover comprehension and vocabulary from "Break a Leg" as well as
main idea/supporting details, point of view,and idioms.
Extra credit activities are available for students to complete. These
assignments are optional. Due date is October 8,2013.
Students should be studying their Scope vocabulary words: pseudonym, defy,
refugee, envision, unwittingly, oppressive, and plague.
9/18/13 Test tomorrow on using context clues, 5 vocabulary words and
comprehension questions from the story. Students will have the story to
refer back to if they choose. Homework is to complete the worksheet on using
The first Reading Test will be on Thursday, 9/19/13. Students have 5
vocabulary words to study. The test will include using context clues and
Periods 1,2,3 Complete worksheet on context clues.
Complete poetry assignment for Monday.