Due Dates & Announcements

Wed., Sept. 10 - Number Prefix worksheet due; vocabulary review due

Thurs., Sept. 11 - Compare/Contrast O. Henry stories due

Fri., Sept. 12 - Vocabulary Quiz (short story words 1 – 25 – word set 2)

Fri., Sept. 12 - Stories by O. Henry worksheet due. All group work due.

MON., Sept. 15 - NEED Writing Folder! Grammar workbook pages due.


Short Story Author Biographies – 2014

Narrative Writing 2013










Daily Classwork: English Language Arts (ELA)

Week of: Sept. 8 – 12, 2014

Monday Read “After Twenty Years” textbook pg. 372 & complete lit. elements chart. Video – O. Henry & complete questions during video.

Tuesday   Read “The Gift of the Magi” (copy) & complete elements chart for story. Complete Numbers Prefix worksheet. Complete vocabulary review crossword & questions.

Wed.  Genre Notes Quiz (open note). After quiz, complete Compare/Contrast O. Henry stories & turn in. PP author bio for Cynthia Rylant. Read “Papa’s Parrot” pg. 26 in textbook & complete lit. elements chart.

Thursday  Read “Zoo” pg. 340 in textbook & complete lit. elements chart. PP Author bio – Edward Hoch. Finish Stories by O. Henry worksheet. GROUPS finish group work.

Friday  Vocab. Quiz – word set 2. Notes – narrative writing (complete notes graphic organizer). Complete PH Grammar Workbook pages 83, 84, 85, 86. Work on Imaginary Animal WS for narrative paper. Groups turn in group work.

Daily Grammar Practice (DGP) Sentencehis plans were bold and fiery and his conceptions glowed with barbaric luster.


HOMEWORK: English Language Arts (ELA)

DATES: Sept. 8 – 12, 2014

Monday:   None

Tuesday: Finish Number Prefix worksheet & vocabulary review if not finished in class


Thursday: Study for vocabulary quiz (short story words 1 – 25 – word set 2). Finish Compare/Contrast O. Henry stories. Group work finished & ready to turn in on Friday.

FridayFinish grammar workbook pages 83 & 84, 85 & 86 if not finished in class