English: If you missed today’s pronoun test, please be ready to take it upon your return to class.
Writing Team 6: Follow the graphic organizer plan and write your article’s summary. Presentations are Friday.
Choir: Due to your trip tomorrow, you should work on punctuation stations 1, 2, and 3 before Friday. Remember the “rules” pages are 491, 493, and 495.
Reading: Read through p. 84 and complete WS 18/19 and WS 20. Book reports are due Tuesday
English: Tomorrow is your pronoun test. We practiced today (p.372-374, ex. 1-6) and you left class knowing your weak areas. Review your notes tonight on the following concepts: pronoun definition, antecedents, subject pronouns, object pronouns, possessive pronouns, contractions, and indefinite pronouns.
Writing Team 6: Follow your graphic organizer to write your summary.
Reading: We read p. 67-84 today in class and completed WS 18/19 (inferences). Continue reading the book report book; it is due one week from today
English: The news articles presented today were fabulous! Thanks for doing such a good job Writing Team 6 should have already chosen their topic; if you have not done so, please choose two articles tonight.
If you missed class today, review indefinite pronouns on p. 369 and complete exercises 13 and 14 on p. 370.
Reading: Tomorrow we will go to the media center, so bring any books you need to return or recheck. This is the final week for reading your book report book; it is due Tuesday, February 25.
If you missed class today, please read p. 55-62 in Out of the Dust and complete p. 13/14 and 16/17. We will grade those tomorrow.
Happy Valentine’s Day!
English: Today we tackled indefinite pronouns. If you missed class, please read p. 369 and collect your work on Monday. You should also be prepared to take the vocabulary quiz.
Writing Team 5: Write your article’s summary if you have not already done so and plan your presentation for Monday.
Writing Team 6: Choose, print, and bring to class on Monday your two favorite articles.
Reading: Read p. 35-51 in Out of the Dust if you missed class. Also complete your work on p. 11/12. Keep reading the book report book at least 20 minutes each evening.
Wow! What another crazy week we have had!
Writing Team 5: Finish all parts of the project by Monday. You will present your information on Monday instead of Friday.
English: The vocabulary quiz planned for Tuesday will be given tomorrow.
Reading: Keep reading your book report book. After all of these days off, you should be finished!
English: We analyzed Friday’s quiz and worked with possessive pronouns. If you are absent, please read p. 367 and complete exercises 10, 11, and 12 on p. 368. Vocabulary quiz is tomorrow
Writing Team 5: Write the graphic organizer plan from the information in your approved article.
Reading: If you missed class today, please read p. 25-33 in Out of the Dust and complete WS 9/10 and 11/12.
Remember to keep reading your book report book each evening; this is due February 25.
Have fun at the GALA tonight!
English: You all did a fabulous job on today’s pronoun quiz! I will return those to you Monday, and you can look over your mistakes. If you missed this quiz, please take it as soon as you are ready. Writing Team 3 brought a variety of topics to our classroom discussion; thanks for being so well-prepared! A vocabulary quiz is planned for Tuesday.
Writing Team 5: Today is the day you may begin looking for two interesting articles that you understand. Bring those to class on Monday.
Reading: Continue reading the book you selected. The book reports are due no later than Tuesday, February 25.
English: If you missed class today, please review your notes on subject pronouns and object pronouns. Complete exercises 1, 2, and 3 on p. 362 and exercises 4 and 5 on p. 364. A quiz is planned for tomorrow.
Writing Team 3: Bring your summary, organizer, and article with you to class tomorrow. Remember you are the expert as you tell us what you learned!
Reading: Finally! We met Billie Jo Kelby in Out of the Dust. If you missed class, please read p. 3-11. Mark figurative language examples and make reader’s notes on each page.
Keep reading your book report book each evening for at least 20 minutes.
English: Please review subject pronouns and object pronouns tonight. We will continue our pronoun work tomorrow. If you are absent, you have notes to copy and work to collect.
Writing Team 3: Write your paragraph summary tonight; follow the organizer plan.
Reading: Continue reading your book report book for at least 20 minutes each evening. If you missed class today, please meet the author (Karen Hesse) and complete questions 1-4 on WS 7 as a “before reading” activity. (I gave this information to you last week.)
English: Today we looked at pronouns and their antecedents. If you missed class, please read p. 365 and complete exercises 7 and 8.
Writing Team 3: Complete the graphic organizer plan.
Reading: We reviewed figurative language and added “hyperbole” to our notes. We continued Black Blizzard as our introduction into Out of the Dust.