Test – Wednesday, May 17 on the final chapters of A Tale Dark and Grimm.
NINE WEEK EXAM is Monday, May 22. For any class/classes interrupted by Awards Day, the test may continue or begin on Tuesday, May 23. Students will receive a study skills sheet, but Language Arts tests mostly require students to read passages and answer questions related to the passage, so that is difficult to study.
Rough draft of three body paragraphs is due tomorrow.
Typed five paragraph essay is due Tuesday on Google Classroom.
GOLD TEST TOMORROW, MAY 3 on chapters 1 – 5 of A Tale Dark and Grimm. Students have several handouts to study for this: Elements of Folktales, comprehension questions, and vocabulary. This is a 100 point test which will greatly impact the students’ grades. They should STUDY and make sure they have read all chapters.
Students need to complete the back of the vocabulary handout for homework. This is due tomorrow.
Students should have completed their Google Slides research project presentation. They will begin presenting these on Thursday, April 27.
Spelling quiz on Wednesday, May 26. onomatopoeia, hyperbole, metaphor, simile, personification, imagery, symbolism, paradox, allusion, alliteration
Aspire Reading will be Thursday for 1st and 3rd periods and Friday for 2nd and 6th periods.
Next week, we will meet in the media center from Tuesday to Friday for a research project. This will be a gold grade. Students will receive detailed instructions on Google Classroom.
The spelling quiz has been postponed! We are continuing to compare and contrast multi-cultural Cinderella tales. Students will have a test on two of these stories on April 11.
Have a great break!!!
Students will have a spelling quiz on Friday, April 7, on literary devices – onomatopoeia, hyperbole, metaphor, simile, personification, imagery, symbolism, paradox, allusion, alliteration
Reminder – GOLD TEST – Poetry – Thursday, 3/23. The test will cover poetic forms (limerick, sonnet, haiku, elegy, etc…), literary devices (simile, metaphor, imagery, personification, allusion, hyperbole, etc…), and comprehension of two new poems. Students have a handout on the forms and should have a page of notes for all of the literary devices. This is a multiple choice test worth 75 points.
Students are learning about figurative language and poetic forms as well as reading and interpreting various poems. Students will have a GOLD test on this material next Thursday, March 23.