CaHS Summer Reading 2018

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ALL STUDENTS ENTERING 9TH GRADE AT CALERA HIGH SCHOOL are required to complete a reading assignment over the summer. Details regarding the requirements for this assignment can be found by following the link below.

Summer Reading Assignment Information & Novel Choices

You can also visit the Student Resources/Summer Reading page on the Calera High School website for more information.

Completed Summer Reading assignments are due to your ELA 9 teacher on Friday, August 10, 2018. This assignment will count as a GOLD grade.

ALL: May 14th – 18th

There will be no “official” homework this week other than studying for the benchmark exam on Wednesday, which is really just a final test on The Outsiders.

Monday, 5/14

Students who were absent on Friday for student led conferences or the field trip were given the opportunity to take the final gold roots quiz and turn in their completed Character Web and Conflict Organizers.

We spent the entire class period working on the study guide for our final exam on The Outsiders. Remember, our benchmark is on Wednesday. It is a 100 point gold grade.

Tuesday, 5/15

We continued working on the study guide for our final exam on The Outsiders. You will turn in your completed study guide when we take the exam. Remember, our benchmark is tomorrow, and it is a 100 point gold grade.

Wednesday, 5/16

We turned in our completed study guides before taking our final exam of the year, a 100 point gold test on The Outsiders.

Thursday, 5/17

We began watching the 1983 film adaptation of The Outsiders.

Friday, 5/18

Calera Middle School Field Day 

ALL: May 7th – 11th

Monday, 5/7

We recorded our final roots of the year (#23-#26) on our root chart. Our final gold roots quiz will be on Friday, May 11th.

All classes continued reading The Outsiders today. Check the list below to see how far your class period made it today.

1st Period: Chapter 7, 100-116
3rd Period: Chapter 7, 100-116
4th Period: Chapter 7, all
5th Period: Chapter 7, 100-116
6th Period: Chapter 7, 100-114

Don’t forget to add information to your Character Web & Conflicts Organizer as we read together in class! We will turn in our completed organizers on Friday, May 11th for a silver grade. Our final test on The Outsiders will be Wednesday, May 16th. This will be a 100 point GOLD grade and will count as our benchmark exam.

Homework: None 🙂

Tuesday, 5/8

We created original sentences using our new Greek/Latin root words for this week and turned them in for a small bronze grade.

All classes continued reading The Outsiders today. Check the list below to see how far your class period made it today.

1st Period: Chapter 7, 116-end & Chapter 8, all
3rd Period: Chapter 7, 116-end & Chapter 8, all
4th Period: Chapter 8, all & Chapter 9, pages 131-136
5th Period: Chapter 7, 116-end & Chapter 8, all
6th Period: Chapter 7, 114-end & Chapter 8, all

Don’t forget to add information to your Character Web & Conflicts Organizer as we read together in class! We will turn in our completed organizers on Friday, May 11th for a silver grade. Our final test on The Outsiders will be Wednesday, May 16th. This will be a 100 point GOLD grade and will count as our benchmark exam.

Homework: None 🙂

Wednesday, 5/9

We recorded example sentences for this week’s root words (#23-#26) on our root charts. Don’t forget that we have our final gold roots quiz Friday!

All classes continued reading The Outsiders today. Check the list below to see how far your class period made it today.

1st Period: Chapter 9, all & Chapter 10, pages 150-153
3rd Period: Chapter 9, all & Chapter 10, pages 150-152
4th Period: Chapter 9, 136-end & Chapter 10, pages 150-158
5th Period: Chapter 9, all & Chapter 10, pages 150-154
6th Period: Chapter 9, all & Chapter 10, pages 150-154

Don’t forget to add information to your Character Web & Conflicts Organizer as we read together in class! We will turn in our completed organizers on Friday, May 11th for a silver grade. Our final test on The Outsiders will be Wednesday, May 16th. This will be a 100 point GOLD grade and will count as our benchmark exam.

Homework: None 🙂

Thursday, 5/10

All classes continued reading The Outsiders today. Check the list below to see how far your class period made it today.

1st Period: Chapter 10, pages 153-end, Chapter 11, all & Chapter 12, pages, 167-177
3rd Period: Chapter 10, pages 152-end, Chapter 11, all & Chapter 12, pages, 167-171
4th Period: Chapter 10, pages 158-end, Chapter 11, all & Chapter 12, pages, 167-174
5th Period: Chapter 10, pages 154-end, Chapter 11, all & Chapter 12, pages, 167-174
6th Period: Chapter 10, pages 154-end, Chapter 11, all & Chapter 12, pages, 167-174

Don’t forget to add information to your Character Web & Conflicts Organizer as we read together in class! We will turn in our completed organizers tomorrow for a silver grade. Our final test on The Outsiders will be Wednesday, May 16th. This will be a  100 point GOLD grade and will count as our benchmark exam.

Homework: Study, study, study for tomorrow’s gold Greek/Latin Roots Quiz!

Friday, 5/11

Students had 5-10 minutes to study before completing this week’s gold Greek/Latin Roots Quiz. This was our final roots quiz of the year!

After we completed our root quiz, all classes finished reading The Outsiders today.

We turned in our completed Character Web & Conflicts Organizer at the end of the period for a silver grade.

Homework: None 🙂 On Monday & Tuesday of next week, we will review for our final test on The Outsiders, which will be on Wednesday, May 16th. Remember, this is your final gold grade and it is worth 100 points.