English: Today we worked with subject-verb agreement and compound simple subjects. If you are absent or if you need extra help, read p. 443. Complete p. 444, exercises 6 and 7 for homework.
Choir students were given Thursday’s class work today and were encouraged to complete it for homework tonight. It is due Friday if you miss class tomorrow; if the choir returns to school by your class time, you will work on it during class.
Reading: We finished reading “President Cleveland, Where Are You?”. As class ended, you were making inferences and identifying problems/solutions on a graphic organizer. Choir students can attempt this without the text if possible; others will complete it in class tomorrow.
In case you need to plan ahead, the reading benchmark will take two days (Thursday, December 12, and Friday, December 13). The English benchmark is scheduled for Friday, December 13. It is always to your advantage to take those the day they are given in class rather than having to make them up the next week
English: Please complete exercises 3 and 4 on p. 442 if you did not do so in class or if you are absent.
Reading: We read the first half of “President Cleveland, Where Are You?” and will finish it in class tomorrow.
It is hard to believe, but December has arrived. How quickly this year is moving!
English: Review your notes on subject-verb agreement; a quick check is planned for tomorrow. If you did not do so in class (or if you are absent), complete p. 440, exercise 1. Remember to only write the simple subject and the correct verb.
Reading: We previewed vocabulary for our next story, and we also discussed techniques to use as we evaluate text. If you are absent, please ask me for the vocabulary work upon your return.
Happy Thanksgiving! Treasure the time you spend with your family
Thank you for all of the hard work you did earning money for Toys for Tots! I am very proud of you!
English: If you missed the quiz on principal parts of verbs today, please plan on taking it as soon as possible! The limericks you wrote after the quiz are quite funny
Reading: You took part one of the Bully test today; the discussion part is tomorrow.
This is our last weekend to earn money for Toys for Tots! You are doing a fabulous job
English: Review your notes/charts/work on principal parts of regular, irregular, and confusing verbs. A quiz is Monday.
Reading: Review the chapter questions and vocabulary for the first part of our test on Bully for You, Teddy Roosevelt! The discussion/written portion will be Tuesday.
English: Who in the world says “have lain” ? We tackled principal parts of confusing verbs today. Complete the second part on lie vs. lay. A quiz is planned for Monday.
Reading: I know we will miss our time spent with Teddy Roosevelt! What an energetic fellow he was! I will return your chapter 7 questions tomorrow in preparation for Monday’s test.
Keep working for Toys for Tots
English: Remember to complete your class work (WS97/98) tonight if you did not do so during class. A quiz is planned for Monday.
A few of you need to make up Monday’s DLR 9 quiz. Please take care of this as soon as you are ready
Reading: We have just a couple of pages left in Bully for You, Teddy Roosevelt! We will finish our reading, our chapter 7 questions, and turn those in tomorrow. Keep reading 20 minutes each evening!
Keep the money rolling in for Toys for Tots! Six Blue is on fire
English: Principal Parts of Irregular Verbs are a bit more interesting than the Regular Verbs from class yesterday. Complete your class work if you did not do so today (WS 93); remember your dinner conversation
Reading: Our reading in Bully for You, Teddy Roosevelt! corresponded perfectly with your social studies class today! Your test on this biography is planned for Monday.
English: We started looking at principal parts of verbs during class today. Tonight, look over the DLR 9 for a quick quiz tomorrow.
Reading: I collected the questions/vocabulary for chapter 6, and we started reading chapter 7. If you missed class, please check out a book and catch up on your reading at home.