Homework December 8-12

Monday, December 8

Submit notecards for Latin Root words numbers 41-50 and take the test on roots 1-50 today in class.

  1. Complete Letter to the Editor if you did not finish during class today (due Tuesday, December 9)
  2. Work on your Classic Genre Project (due Friday, December 12)

Tuesday, December 9

  1. Choose a time period and society in which a new form of Mr. Hyde could appear (example: Mr. Hyde from the book turned up in Victorian England).  You can choose any time period/setting from Ancient Egypt to your own.  Use your imagination!  Come to class on Wednesday ready to research your time period and society.
  2. Work on your Classic Genre Project (due Friday, December 12)

Wednesday, December 10

  1. If you did not finish in class, finish researching the time period and society and identify 3-5 “restrictive” rules that govern that society (they don’t have to be officially mandated by that government, but could just be things that are expected in the society) from which a “Mr. Hyde” might try to break away.
  2. Continue working on the ELA study guide (it will be due on Tuesday before you take your ELA exam).
  3. Work on your Classic Genre Project (due Friday, December 12)

Thursday, December 11

  1. If you did not finish in class, finish selecting a historical individual who chose to buck against those rules to become a kind of Mr. Hyde.  This individual may be anyone in that society, just as long as you use evidence to prove it.  Remember the techniques we discussed in class.
  2. Continue working on the ELA study guide (it will be due on Tuesday before you take your ELA exam).
  3. Work on your Classic Genre Project (due Friday, December 12)

 

Friday, December 12

Submit Classic Fiction Genre Project today in class.

  1. Use your research findings and conclusions to compose a letter to that society warning them of the societal restrictions that will cause a Mr. Hyde to appear.  Use your example individual to prove your point.  The letter is due Thursday, December 18.
  2. Continue working on the ELA study guide (it will be due on Tuesday before you take your ELA exam).

 

 

 

Homework: October 14-17

Tuesday, October 14

Take Vocabulary Test #6

RL #2 (Due Monday, October 20)

Wednesday, October 15

RL #2 (Due Monday, October 20)

Work on notecards for Vocabulary Test #7 and study them (Due Monday, 10/27).  If you have made a perfect score on Vocabulary Tests #5 and #6, you are not required to make notecards for test #7.  However, if you chose to do so, you may earn bonus points.

Thursday, October 16

Work on notecards for Vocabulary Test #7 and study them (Due Monday, 10/20).  If you have made a perfect score on Vocabulary Tests #5 and #6, you are not required to make notecards for test #7.  However, if you chose to do so, you may earn bonus points.

Friday, October 17

Work on notecards for Vocabulary Test #7 and study them (Due Monday, 10/27).  If you have made a perfect score on Vocabulary Tests #5 and #6, you are not required to make notecards for test #7.  However, if you chose to do so, you may earn bonus points.

RL #2 (Due Monday, October 20)

Notebook Table of Contents

Below is what you should have in your notebook at the end of quarter 1 in GRC.  You may throw away all other assignments if you would like.  I have also attached the PDF version of this list.  Notebook Quarter 1

KEEP: TOOLBOX
8/27 Sentence Variation Models Handout
8/27 Phrase Toolbox Handout
8/27 Sentence Variety Worksheet
9/24 Weekly Article Annotations Handout
9/25 Question Mark Handout
9/27 Paradox Packet
No Date, Yet Vivid Verbs
 KEEP: WRITING
8/16-8/20 Refugee Escape Type 3
9/11 Refugee Escape Type 4
 KEEP: READING
9/8 Ransom of Red Chief Graphic Organizer
9/17 Harrison Bergeron Graphic Organizer
9/25 Harrison Bergeron Literary Element  Chart
9/25 Harrison Bergeron Quote Handout
10/3 Jumping Frog Packet
10/6 Reading Log #2
 KEEP: VOCABULARY
8/18 List #1
8/28 List #2
9/8 List #3
9/18 List #4
9/29 List #5
10/6 List #6

 

Turn in the following assignments by placing them in your file folder in my classroom.

  1. Love Type 3/Type 4 Writing Assignment
  2. Deepening Comprehension through 2nd Draft Reading
  3. Race Paragraph
  4. Chick-Fil-A (Annotated Article)
  5. RQI Questions (Questions you created with your partner about the Chick-Fil-A Article)
  6. Chick-Fil-A Answers to Discussion Questions
  7. Multiple Intelligences Inventory

Homework September 8-12

Monday

Finish Ransom of Red Chief” RACE paragraphs (story is on this blog under the “Short Story PDF’s link)

Finish “Ransom of Red Chief” graphic organizer

Refugee Escape Type 4 (due Wednesday, 9/10) (typed = 5 bonus points)

Type 4 Requirements:

Your must show edits/revisions in accordance with the Sentence Variety Worksheet

FCA: 10 Vivid Verbs

FCA: Add specifically researched details to the items “you” brought with
“you”

FCA:  Add a symbolic memory: an image, smell, sound/words/quote, feeling, taste, etc.                that creates great impact/nostalgia for the refugee

How They Croaked Project (due Monday, 9/15)

Tuesday

Grammar Workbook pages 9-12 (due Friday, 9/12)

Refugee Escape Type 4 (due Wednesday, 9/10) (typed = 5 bonus points)

Type 4 Requirements:

Your must show edits/revisions in accordance with the Sentence Variety Worksheet

FCA: 10 Vivid Verbs

FCA: Add specifically researched details to the items “you” brought with 
              “you”

FCA:  Add a symbolic memory: an image, smell, sound/words/quote, feeling, taste, etc.                that creates great impact/nostalgia for the refugee

How They Croaked Project (due Monday, 9/15)

Wednesday

Grammar Workbook pages 9-12 (due Friday, 9/12)

How They Croaked Project (due Monday, 9/15)

Thursday

Finish preparing for the Ransom of Red Chief Mock Trial (Guidelines are in the link “Ransom of Red Chief” on this blog)

Grammar Workbook pages 9-12 (due Friday, 9/12)

How They Croaked Project (due Monday, 9/15)

Friday

How They Croaked Project (due Monday, 9/15)

Homework September 2-5

Tuesday

Wednesday

Vocabulary Notecards for List #2 are due Thursday (Test on lists 1 and 2 = Thursday)

Copy and paste the URL below into your browser to play the Vocabutoons Jeopardy Review Game for Lists #1 and #2

https://jeopardylabs.com/play/vocabutoons-lists-1-and-2

Thursday

Complete “Love” writing assignment, Type 4

Friday

Work on How They Croaked Project (due 9/15/14)

August 11, 2014 – August 15,2014

Monday

(1st and 2nd period only) Have parent complete “In a Million Words or Fewer” Parent Homework by Friday, August 15 (because I didn’t hand this out to 1/2 period until Monday)

Bring in Summer Reading Books on Tuesday

Bring devices to class Tuesday (if allowed by parents, not required)

Tuesday

Finish Who I Am (Not) Project by Thursday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Note:  Summer Reading Test will be Friday, August 22