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Wed. Sept. 19
Due Date: 9/19/2018
Subject: English 6

Complete p. 36 of Root/ Prefix Worksheet - Due Friday

Read "Why Monkeys Live In Trees" and "The Case Of The Monkey That Fell From The Tree" p. 74-84

  • Answer Critical Questions after each story.
  • Review Vocabulary Words p. 72

Create a Venn Diagram comparing/contrasting both stories.  (Use text) - Friday Sept. 28



Tues. Sept. 18
Due Date: 9/18/2018
Subject: English 6

Root/Prefix Worksheet (cred, de, dis) p.36:  Understanding Words and Rewrite Definitions **Quiz Friday**

Discuss Fiction v/s Nonfiction

Introduce Vocabulary p. 72 "Why Monkeys Live In Trees"

Meet the Author p. 73

Read "Why Monkeys Live In Trees" p. 74-77



Fri. Sept. 14
Due Date: 9/14/2018
Subject: English 6

Root/Prefix Quiz:  Photo, il-, in-, im-

Test:  Drive-In Movie (Open Book)



Thurs. Sept. 13
Due Date: 9/13/2018
Subject: English 6

Review Vocabulary (Drive-In Movie)

Complete Open-Response Test to use as study guide for Test Friday.

Review and turn in prefix/root packet (photo, il, im, in) Quiz Friday



Wed. Sept. 12
Due Date: 9/12/2018
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  Editing

Narrator/Point of View - Workbook p. 23 Set A-B

Vocabulary Builder - p. 24 Set A-B (Use vocabulary p. 44 or notes)

Complete root/prefix handouts p. 24 (Fill in the Blank / True - False) Due Thursday / Test fri. (Photo, im-, in-, il-)

Read "Drive-In Movie" p. 46-50 / Test Friday



Tues. Sept. 11
Due Date: 9/11/2018
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer: Editing (classwork)

Complete p. 23 of Root/Prefix handout       **Quiz Fri. (photo, im-, in-, il-)**

Complete Workbook p. 29 #1-14 - Singular/Plural Nouns

Read "Drive-In Movie" p. 46-50

 

 



Mon. Sept. 10
Due Date: 9/10/2018
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  Editing

Define vocabulary / prefix pre- p. 44

Read "Meet the Author" p. 45

Read "Drive-In Movie" p. 46-50

Introduce prefix/root word Packet (lesson 2); Complete p. 22 of packet (matching definitions/ create your own definition)



Fri. Sept. 7
Due Date: 9/7/2018
Subject: English 6

Class Activity - Create a "Elements of Fiction" foldable



Thurs. Sept. 6
Due Date: 9/6/2018
Subject: English 6

MAP Testing



Wed. Sept. 5
Due Date: 9/5/2018
Subject: English 6

MAP Testing



Tues. Sept. 4
Due Date: 9/4/2018
Subject: English 6

 Create a brochure on "How to Care for a Pet." Design a front and back cover, draw and color illustrations on each category

You will have four categories (Feeding, Training, Care, Health)

You will need:

  • crayons
  • white paper
  • pencil 
  • creativity

 



Fri. Aug. 31
Due Date: 8/31/2018
Subject: English 6

Bellringer:  (Make Connections) "Newsies Strike New York"  - Read the passage, Answer multiple choice questions #1-4 and Practice strategy question.

Quiz - Root (Graph) /Prefix (ir-, non-)

Test - "Stray" p. 24



Thurs. Aug. 30
Due Date: 8/30/2018
Subject: English 6

Bellringer:  (Make Connections) "The Elephant and the Hummingbird"  - Read the passage, Answer multiple choice questions #1-4 and Practice strategy question.

Review Common/Proper Nouns p.40

Review Plot p. 21

Review Vocabulary p. 22

Read:  "The Stray"  p. 24

Complete Open Response Questions: handout p. 39-41

Test Friday



Tues. Aug. 28
Due Date: 8/28/2018
Subject: English 6

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Bell Ringer Week 2 Day 1: Comprehension Review:   “Up to the Mountaintop.” Read passage, answer practice strategy, and questions #1-4.

Reading:

·         Review Vocabulary and suffix –ation p.22

·         Complete Workbook p. 14 Set A-B

·         Complete Root/Prefix handout p. 8



Wed. Aug. 22
Due Date: 8/22/2018
Subject: English 6

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Bell Ringer Week 1 Day 3: Comprehension Review:   “Mayan Calendar.” Read passage, answer practice strategy, and questions #1-4.

Extra Credit: Autumn Jamboree Essay Contest – Dues Monday, August 27, 2018 (Thing I would like to see come to my hometown).

Reading: Review Vocabulary p. 6-7

Read “Greyling” p. 9-15 and “My Heart Is In the Highland” p. 17-18 Test Friday

Complete Workbook p. 9-10 Set A-B and Plot Diagram (Greyling)



Tues. Aug. 21
Due Date: 8/21/2018
Subject: English 6

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Bell Ringer Week 1 Day 2: Comprehension Review:   “Ishmael and Isadore.” Read passage, answer practice strategy, and questions #1-4.

Extra Credit: Autumn Jamboree Essay Contest – Dues Monday, August 27, 2018 (Thing I would like to see come to my hometown).

Reading: Review Fiction and Nonfiction / Review Elements of Fiction and Nonfiction p. 6-7 / Modeling Non-Fiction (Introduction to “My Heart is in the Highland”) p. 16 / Read “My Heart is in the Highland” p. 17-18.

Complete Workbook p. 8 Set A-B / p. 19 #1-3, the Big Question, Fiction/Non-Fiction #2



Mon., Aug. 20
Due Date: 8/20/2018
Subject: English 6

Monday, August 20, 2018

Bell Ringer Week 1 Day 1: Comprehension Review: “Medical Practices in Ancient Egypt.” Read passage, answer practice strategy, and questions #1-4.

Extra Credit: Autumn Jamboree Essay Contest – Due Monday, August 27, 2018 (Thing I would like to see come to my hometown).

Reading: Introduce Fiction and Nonfiction p. 4-5 / Meet the Author p. 5 / Elements of Fiction p. 6 / Modeling Fiction (Introduction to “Greyling”) / Read “Greyling” p. 9-15



Mon. May 21
Due Date: 5/21/2018
Subject: English 6

Novel Study

Remediation for SOL Retakes



Fri. May 18
Due Date: 5/18/2018
Subject: English 6

Novel Study

Remediation for SOL Retakes



Thurs. May 17
Due Date: 5/17/2018
Subject: English 6

Novel Study

Remediation for SOL Retakes



Wed. May 16
Due Date: 5/16/2018
Subject: English 6

Reading 6 SOL Test



Tues. May 15
Due Date: 5/15/2018
Subject: English 6

Review SOL Release Test #4

Review Student Performance Analysis



Mon. May 14
Due Date: 5/14/2018
Subject: English 6

SOL Release Test #4



Friday May 11
Due Date: 5/11/2018
Subject: English 6

Review SOL Release Test #3

TEI Resources



Thurs. May 10
Due Date: 5/10/2018
Subject: English 6

SOL Release Test #3

 



Wed. May 9
Due Date: 5/9/2018
Subject: English 6

 Review SOL Release Test #2

Text Structure Task Cards



Tues. May 8
Due Date: 5/8/2018
Subject: English 6

 SOL Release Test #2



Mon. May 7
Due Date: 5/7/2018
Subject: English 6

Review SOL Release Test #1

Text Structure Lesson 5 / TEI Charts



Fri. May 4
Due Date: 5/4/2018
Subject: English 6

 SOL Release Test #1



Thurs. May 3
Due Date: 5/3/2018
Subject: English 6

Review Student Growth Assessment #3 Test

Text Structure lesson Lesson 4



Tues. May 1
Due Date: 5/1/2018
Subject: English 6

Review Student Growth Assessment #2 Test

Text Structure lesson Lesson 3



Mon. April 30
Due Date: 4/30/2018
Subject: English 6

Test - Student Growth Assessment #2 (1-45)



Friday April 27
Due Date: 4/27/2018
Subject: English 6

Sixth Grade Cumulative Test 3

Unit 6 Lesson 3 SOL Review



Thurs. April 26
Due Date: 4/26/2018
Subject: English 6

Sixth Grade Cumulative Test 2

Unit 6 Lesson 2 SOL Review



Wed. April 25
Due Date: 4/25/2018
Subject: English 6

Sixth Grade Cumulative Test 1

Unit 6 Lesson 1 SOL Review



Tues. April 24
Due Date: 4/24/2018
Subject: English 6

Review Student Growth Assessment Test (1-45)

Text Structure Practice Lessons 1-2



Mon. April 23
Due Date: 4/23/2018
Subject: English 6

IA Test - Student Growth Assessment #1 (1-45)



Fri. April 20
Due Date: 4/20/2018
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer : Plot

SOL Review:  Unit 5 Lesson 5:  Davy Crockett and the Frozen Dawn

CARS Pretest 5



Thurs. April 19
Due Date: 4/19/2018
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer : Sequencing

SOL Review:  Unit 5 Lesson 4: The Homestead Act

CARS Pretest 4



Wed. April 18
Due Date: 4/18/2018
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer : Supporting Detail

SOL Review:  Unit 5 Lesson 3:  The Dynasty of Kamehameha

CARS Pretest 3



Tues. April 17
Due Date: 4/17/2018
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer : Main Idea

SOL Review:  Unit 5 Lesson 2:  Lonesome Valley

CARS Pretest 2



Mon. April 16
Due Date: 4/16/2018
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer : Sequencing

SOL Review:  Unit 5 Lesson 1:  The Surprise Visitor

CARS Pretest 1

 



Fri. April 13
Due Date: 4/13/2018
Subject: English 6

Review 3rd QTR. benchmark / SOL Review



Thurs. April 12
Due Date: 4/12/2018
Subject: English 6

CIP Benchmark Testing / MAP Test



Wed. April 11
Due Date: 4/11/2018
Subject: English 6

CIP Benchmark Testing / MAP Test



Tues. April 10
Due Date: 4/10/2018
Subject: English 6

CIP Benchmark Testing / MAP Test



Mon. April 9
Due Date: 4/9/2018
Subject: English 6

Benchmark/MAP Review



Fri. April 6
Due Date: 4/6/2018
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer: Review Figurative Language Pretest and Vocabulary

Figurative Language / Poetry Test



Thurs. April 5
Due Date: 4/5/2018
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer: Figurative Language Review Quiz

Review Figurative Language Vocabulary

Introduce Ode / Discuss /Create (together as class)

Introduce Free Verse Poem

Create Free Verse  (together as class review)

Figurative Language Pretest

 



Wed. April 4
Due Date: 4/4/2018
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  Figurative Language Part A-B

Review Figurative Language Vocabulary

Check Haiku Collection Handout

Introduce Limerick

Limerick Review p. 8a (together as class review)

Create a Limerick (independent assessment)



Tues. April 3
Due Date: 4/3/2018
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer: Sequencing

Review Figurative Language Vocabulary

"How Do You Figure?" - Figurative Language Review #1-15

Introduce Haiku

Haiku Review p. 12a (together as class review)

Haiku Collection handout p. 53-55 (independent assessment)



Tues. March 20
Due Date: 3/20/2018
Subject: English 6

Figurative language bubble activity

Read "Sneetches" by Dr. Suess

Complete comprehension and figurative language questions that correlate with "Sneetches"



Mon., March 19
Due Date: 3/19/2018
Subject: English 6

Figurative language bell ringer # 1-8

Metaphor/simile review sheet #1-10

Hyperbole review #1-10

Diagram poem with figurative language



Fri. March 16
Due Date: 3/16/2018
Subject: English 6

Complete poetry foldable.

Work in Figurative Language folders / review poetry vocabulary



Thurs. March 15
Due Date: 3/15/2018
Subject: English 6

Create poetry foldable and begin defining unit



Wed., March 7
Due Date: 3/7/2018
Subject: English 6

Wednesday, March 7:

Bell Ringer: Visual Information

Articles and Adjective review p. 115

Read “Water” p. 398 (Test Thursday)

Use example handout to write a letter to Helen Keller or Annie Sullivan

Lesson 14 Packets Due Thursday

Lesson 14 Quiz Thursday



Tues. March 6
Due Date: 3/6/2018
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  Nonfiction Text Features (Table of Contents)

Work on Lesson 14 Packets - Due Thursday/Quiz Thursday

Review Open Book Test Questions - Test Thursday

Adjectives/Article p. 114 #1-10

 

 

 



Mon. March 5
Due Date: 3/5/2018
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  Nonfiction Text Features

Begin Lesson 14 root word and prefix packets (astr, bi, di, tri) Due Thursday; Quiz Thursday.

Read "Water" and complete open book test.



Fri. March 2
Due Date: 3/2/2018
Subject: English 6

·         Watch movie based on the autobiography of Hellen Keller. “The Miracle Worker”

                              (You can find this movie online on You Tube for free)



Thurs. March 1
Due Date: 3/1/2018
Subject: English 6

·         Author’s Purpose handout (attached):  complete #1-4

·         Comparing Biography and Autobiography handouts p.110, 111 (attached)

·         Lesson 13 Root Word/Suffix Quiz



Wed. Feb. 28
Due Date: 2/28/2018
Subject: English 6

·         On a separate sheet of paper use the Braille Alphabet (attached) to write your name, address, and phone number.

·         Using the Sign Language sheet (attached).  Learn to spell your first and last name. (This will be a Grade)

·         Sensory activity:  (in class) if you would like to try this at home, cover your eyes and have someone lay out a few items to fell and smell and see if you can guess them correctly. 

·         Critical Thinking Questions:  use book to complete.  P. 398-402



Tues. March 27
Due Date: 2/27/2018
Subject: English 6

·         Review vocabulary and Latin suffix on p. 396

·         2nd Read: “Water” p. 398-402

·         Workbook p. 127 “Water” Vocabulary Builder (reference p. 396 in book)

·         Adjectives and Articles handout (attached) p. 52, 114



Fri. Feb. 23
Due Date: 2/23/2018
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  A Wild Flamingo Chase

Something to Declare and Backwoods Boy Test

Backwoods Boy Word Search/Scramble



Thurs. Feb. 22
Due Date: 2/22/2018
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  Back From the Brink of Extinction

Review Vocabulary p. 444

Read "Something to Declare" and "Backwoods Boy" p. 448-460

Complete Open Book Test Questions (Use book to find answers)



Wed. Feb. 21
Due Date: 2/21/2018
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  The Dog Hoser

Complete workbook p. 145 Biography/Autobiography Set A #1-4

Complete Autobiographical Essay (Write a Paragraph) Handout p.23

Complete vocabulary builder p. 146



Tues. Feb. 20
Due Date: 2/20/2018
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  Harvesting Rain the Easy Way

Review vocabulary, autobiography, biography p.444

Read "Backwoods Boy" p. 448-460

Answer Critical Thinking p, 460 #1-4 and Big? 



Mon. Feb. 19
Due Date: 2/19/2018
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  Don't Cut the Arts

Define vocabulary, autobiography, biography p.444

Read Meet the Author p. 445

read "Something to Declare" p. 446-447

Answer Critical Thinking p, 447 #1-4 and Big? 



Fri. Feb. 16
Due Date: 2/16/2018
Subject: English 6

Justice at Last Test

Shutout Test

Shutout Word Search/Scramble



Thurs. Feb. 15
Due Date: 2/15/2018
Subject: English 6

Complete Rookie Card for Franchise Project

Review Vocabulary and Word Study for "Justice at Last" and "The Shutout."

Read both stories.  Test Friday!!

Complete review p. 425, 433, 434



Fri. Feb. 16
Due Date: 2/15/2018
Subject: English 6

Test:  "Justice at Last" and "The Shutout"

Complete Vocabulary Word Search and Descramble



Wed. Feb. 14
Due Date: 2/14/2018
Subject: English 6

The History of Baseball Timeline

History of Baseball Research

Work on Franchise Project



Tues. Feb. 13
Due Date: 2/13/2018
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  Tone handout (front/back)

Comparative and Superlative Adjectives workbook p. 142

Shutout Vocabulary Builder workbook p. 141

Franchise Project:  Create Major League Field



Mon. Feb. 12
Due Date: 2/12/2018
Subject: English 6

 

Bell Ringer – Summary p. 202-203

Read “Justice at Last” p. 424 and “The Shutout”

Create Baseball Franchise:  Create a team name and logo on back of page / Design uniform on front

**Test Friday



Fri. Feb. 9
Due Date: 2/9/2018
Subject: English 6

Friday:  Need – Textbook and Workbook

Bell Ringer:  Literary Analysis: Author’s Perspective.  Read directions.  Then read the passage p.30 and answer questions 1-3.  Complete Part A-B on back p. 31.

Create a Venn diagram of “Justice at Last” and “The Shutout” showing how they are similar and different.  Use as many details as possible.

Complete “The Shutout” vocabulary word search (front) / unscramble (back)



Thurs. Feb. 8
Due Date: 2/8/2018
Subject: English 6

Thursday:  Need – Textbook and Workbook

Bell Ringer:  “A Musical Prodigy” (Character, Setting, Theme).  Read the passage and answer questions 1-4 and strategy practice.

Second read of both stories: “Justice at Last” p. 420-424 and “The Shutout” p. 426-432

**Library**



Wed. Feb. 7
Due Date: 2/7/2018
Subject: English 6

Reading – Mrs. Roberts

Wednesday:  Need – Textbook and Workbook

Bell Ringer:  “Helping Horses” (Theme).  Read the passage and answer questions 1-4 and strategy practice.

“The Shutout” p. 426-432 in text.  Define vocabulary p. 426.  Also define Latin prefix ir- on p. 426.

Read “Meet the Authors” p. 427

Read “The Shutout” p. 426-432 and complete Critical Thinking questions p.432 #1-4 and the Big ?.



Tues. Feb. 6
Due Date: 2/6/2018
Subject: English 6

Reading – Mrs. Roberts

Tuesday:  Need – Textbook and Workbook

Bell Ringer:  “The Most Powerful Thing in the World” (Theme).  Read the passage and answer questions 1-4 and strategy practice.

“Justice at Last” p. 420-424 in text.  Define vocabulary p. 420.  Also define Latin prefix sup- and super- on p. 420.

Read “Meet the Authors” p. 421

Read “Justice at Last” p. 420-424 and complete Critical Thinking questions p.424 #1-3 and the Big ?.

Complete Vocabulary Builder (in workbook) p. 137



Thurs. Feb. 1
Due Date: 2/1/2018
Subject: English 6

2nd Qtr. Benchmark Testing



Wed. Jan. 31
Due Date: 1/31/2018
Subject: English 6

Benchmark Review;  character, setting, organizational patterns, signal words, synonyms/antonyms, references, multiple meaning words, mood/tone, author's purpose, thesis statement.

Test Thursday.



Fri. Jan. 26
Due Date: 1/26/2018
Subject: English 6

Benchmark review (Author's Purpose)



Thurs., Jan. 25
Due Date: 1/25/2018
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  (Inference) "Crusader for Civil Rights" Read passage and complete questions.

Complete Plot Diagram.  Fill in and define story elements.  Review and discuss for plot test Friday.

CARS Pretest 2 (review for CIP Benchmark)



Wed. Jan. 24
Due Date: 1/24/2018
Subject: English 6

Elements of a story review. Discuss plot, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution, setting, characters, internal/external conflict, exposition. Use white boards for assessment.  Students will define and give an example during the review. 

Library

 



Tues. Jan. 23
Due Date: 1/23/2018
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer: (Inference) "The Return of the Wolf" Read the passage and answer questions #1-4 and practice strategy.

Root/Suffix Test

Study Island:  Organizational Patterns/ Cause and Effect

 



Wed.,Jan. 10
Due Date: 1/10/2018
Subject: English 6

Writing Prompt: Brainstorm, Rough Draft, Edit



Mon. Dec. 18
Due Date: 12/18/2017
Subject: English 6

Compare and contrast novel with "Hatchet" video.  Discuss



Fri. Dec. 15
Due Date: 12/15/2017
Subject: English 6

Complete Hatchet projects



Thurs. Fri. 14
Due Date: 12/14/2017
Subject: English 6

Hatchet Projects



Tues. Dec. 12
Due Date: 12/12/2017
Subject: English 6

Read Chapters 19-20 "Hatchet." 

Complete 19-20 Quiz (open book)

Students will use novel to complete sequence of events chart.

 



Mon. Dec. 11
Due Date: 12/11/2017
Subject: English 6

Complete "Hatchet" crossword for chapters 7- 20

Read Chapters 17-18

Chapters 17-18 Quiz

Hatchet Test Wed.

Shoe Box Projects (Thurs.- Fri.) Bring Materials



Thurs. Dec. 7
Due Date: 12/7/2017
Subject: English 6

Research Project (classwork)



Wed. Dec. 6
Due Date: 12/6/2017
Subject: English 6

Complete reading chapter 16 of "Hatchet."  Students will take chapter 15-16 open book quiz.

Test on chapters 7-13 (use novels and folders)

Quiz on bio, ology, ologist, phobia, phobe (root/suffix packets).  Packets due Thurs.



Tues. Dec. 5
Due Date: 12/5/2017
Subject: English 6

Complete root/prefix packets (Due Thurs. Quiz Wed.)

Take chapter 13-14 quiz "Hatchet"

Complete vocabulary worksheet (antonyms/fill in the blank).  Add to novel folders.

Read chapters 15-16



Mon. Dec. 4
Due Date: 12/4/2017
Subject: English 6

Lesson 10 Root/Prefix Packet (Due Thursday) Quiz Wed. (bio, ology, ologist, phobia, phobe)

Complete conflict handout for journals (external/internal)

Read chapters 13-14.  Discuss/Review Quiz Tues.

 



Fri. Dec. 1
Due Date: 12/1/2017
Subject: English 6

Sensory Detail handout (folders)

Chapter 9-10 Quiz "Hatchet"

Root/Suffix Quiz

Read Chapters 11-12 "Hatchet"



Thurs. Nov. 30
Due Date: 11/30/2017
Subject: English 6

Students completed cause and effect sheet for the novel "Hatchet"

Chapters 7-8 Quiz (Use novel)

Chapters 1-6 Test (Use novel, folders, and dictionary)

Read chapters 9-10

Root / Suffix packet due Fri. / Quiz Fri.

Chapters 9-10 Quiz Fri.



Wed. Nov. 29
Due Date: 11/29/2017
Subject: English 6

Project - Mobiles



Tues. Nov. 28
Due Date: 11/28/2017
Subject: English 6

Student will work on root/prefix packets.  Due Fr./Quiz Fri.

Complete Character, setting handouts for journals.

Quiz - Chapters 5-6 "Hatchet"

Read Chapters 7-8 "Hatchet"



Mon. Nov. 27
Due Date: 11/27/2017
Subject: English 6

Students will begin root/suffix packet p. 102-104 (phon, er, or, ian, ist).  Packets are due Friday.  Quiz Friday.

Students will define vocabulary for chapters 5-6 of novel study, we will review chapters 1-4, and read chapters 5-6 of Hatchet.  Chapter 5-6 quiz Tues. 

In small groups, students will complete journal pages for novel (character and setting).



Fri. Nov. 17
Due Date: 11/17/2017
Subject: English 6

Library (Atlas Skills)

Chapter 1-2 Novel Quiz "Hatchet"

Work on root/prefix packet (due Monday/quiz Monday)

Read Chapters 3-4



Thurs. Nov. 16
Due Date: 11/16/2017
Subject: English 6

Begin Packet (hydr-, ence, ance):  due Monday/Quiz Monday

Review novel vocabulary for chapters 1-2

Read chapters 1-2 discuss/review



Tues. Nov. 14
Due Date: 11/14/2017
Subject: English 6

Winter Writing Prompt (complete rough draft/final copy)



Mon. Nov 13
Due Date: 11/13/2017
Subject: English 6

Winter Writing Prompt (brainstorm/rough draft)



Thurs. Nov. 9
Due Date: 11/9/2017
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  (evaluate evidence) "Shirley Chisholm"

Descriptive writing activity

Descriptive writing assignment. Final copy will be typed on office 365 accounts



Wed. Nov. 8
Due Date: 11/8/2017
Subject: English 6

Library

Student Training:  Office 365



Mon. Nov. 5
Due Date: 11/5/2017
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  (evaluate/cause and effect)

Quiz: Root Prefix (port, com, con, co) Can use dictionary and thesaurus

Test: "Zlateh the Goat" (Open Book)



Nov. Feb 3
Due Date: 11/3/2017
Subject: English 6

Field Trip (STEM)



Thurs. Feb. 2
Due Date: 11/2/2017
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  (cause and effect) "The Value of Gold"  Read passage and answer practice strategy and four multiple choice questions.

Small Group:  Read "Zlateh the Goat"  complete reading packet. Due Friday. Test Monday.

Root/prefix packet due Friday.  Quiz Monday.



Wed. Nov. 1
Due Date: 11/1/2017
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  (cause/effect) " Hoodoos in Bryce Canyon"  Read passage and answer practice strategy and four multiple choice questions.

Review vocabulary/Latin prefix p.220; Read "Zlateh the Goat" p. 222-230. Test Monday

Work on Prefix/Root packet. Due Friday.  Quiz Monday



Tues. Oct. 31
Due Date: 10/31/2017
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  (cause and effect) " Building a House of Cards"  read the passage and answer practice strategy question and four multiple choice questions.

Review root/ prefixes (port, com, con, co).  Handout packet (due Friday).  Students will work on packet (fill in the blank, define, matching, crossword, synonym/antonym, analogies, prefixes, T/F). Quiz Monday.

Test Monday - "Zlateh the Goat" p. 220

 



Mon. Oct. 30
Due Date: 10/30/2017
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  (Cause and Effect) "Wildfires in Washington" answer practice strategy question and four multiple choice questions.  Review and check.

Define vocabulary and Latin prefix p.220; Read and discuss "Meet the Author" p.221; Watch background and get connected video (Pearson online); Review plot diagram, inference, and internal and external conflict.

Read "Zlateh the Goat" p. 222; Answer critical thinking questions at the end of story.

 



Fri. Oct. 27
Due Date: 10/27/2017
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  "Marching to the Sea" answer practice strategy question and four multiple choice questions.  Review and check.

Turn in root/prefix review packet - Lesson 6

Root/Prefix Lesson 6 Test



Thurs. Oct 26
Due Date: 10/26/2017
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  "The Cliff Dwellers" answer practice strategy question and four multiple choice questions.  Review and check.

CIP Benchmark



Wed. Oct. 25
Due Date: 10/25/2017
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  "The World In A Pond" answer practice strategy question and four multiple choice questions.  Review and check.

Work on Roots/Prefix Packet p. 68-72

Review for CIP test (imagery, cause/effect, inference, subject/verb agreement, comparing with modifiers).

 



Tues. Oct. 24
Due Date: 10/24/2017
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer: (Main Idea/Supporting Detail) "A Diagnosis"  Read passage and answer strategy practice and four multiple choice questions.

Work on root word/prefix review packet.  Due Friday / Test Friday.

Review for CIP benchmark (adj. that modify and compare / subject-verb agreement).  Test Thursday

 

 



Mon. Oct. 23
Due Date: 10/23/2017
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  "Prometheus"  Read passage .  Complete practice strategy and four multiple choice questions.

 

Work on root/prefix review packet (lessons 1-5). Due Friday / Test Friday.

Review fact/opinion, tone, and fiction/nonfiction for upcoming CIP benchmark test Thursday.  



Thurs. Oct. 19
Due Date: 10/19/2017
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  "Ancient Greek PE" Read passage, answer practice strategy question and four multiple choice questions.

Discuss and practice:  Modifiers, Fiction/Nonfiction, Fact/Opinion, Tone

Complete comprehension questions for both stories p.74-84, review vocabulary p. 72

Test Friday



Tues. Oct. 17
Due Date: 10/17/2017
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer Week 6 Day 4:  Read passage.  Answer Practice Strategy Question and four multiple choice questions.

Review vocabulary p.72; Break students into small groups to read "Why Monkeys Live In Trees" and "The Case Of The Monkey That Fell From The Tree."  After reading the students will complete workbook p.33 (vocabulary builder) and p. 34 (compare/contrast).  Due Wednesday.

Test Friday.



Mon. Oct.16
Due Date: 10/16/2017
Subject: English 6

Bell ringer: Read paragraph. Answer practice strategy question and four multiple choice questions.

Define vocabulary p. 72. Review prefixes (bene, micro, scribe) and add to notes.

Compare fiction/nonfiction text.

Read “Why Monkeys Live In Trees” and “The Case Of The Monkey That Fell From The Tree.”

Answer critical thinking questions. 



Fri. Oct. 13
Due Date: 10/13/2017
Subject: English 6

Students set up lap tops  for Reading tests.  Review, vocabulary, skills, and instructions.  Turn in vocabulary test and root/prefix quiz into box. Students can get on IXL or Studyisland upon completion. 



Thurs. Oct 12
Due Date: 10/12/2017
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  Complete inference handout (front/back)

Create a baby-sitting agenda based on the age and gender on your paper.  Make sure activities, food, and materials are age appropriate.  Have Fun!!!

 



Wed. Oct. 11
Due Date: 10/11/2017
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  (ask questions  "Ephesus"  Read passage, answer practice strategy question and four multiple choice questions.

Work on Root/Prefix Packets.  Due Friday.  **Quiz Friday (pod, ped, contra, counter)**

Review Action/Linking Verbs p. 216; Discuss direct and indirect characterization p. 203

Review vocabulary and Latin Prefix p. 190; Read "The Tail" p. 192 **Test Friday**

Complete Story Sequence Chart independently and review as a group



Wed. Oct. 4
Due Date: 10/4/2017
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  (Determine Important Information)  "Oklahoma" Read passage and answer practice strategy question and four multiple choice questions.

 

Lesson:  Review Root (aud, adui) and Prefix (anti-). Complete packet p. 48 - 49.  Due Thursday. Quiz Friday.

Test Friday on "Dragon Dragon" p. 204-216.

 



Tues. Oct. 3
Due Date: 10/3/2017
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  Determining important information - Read passage "Ask Dr. Science."  Answer practice strategy question and four multiple choice questions.

Lesson: Reviewed vocabulary p. 204.  Discussed answers to small group work p. 214-215.  Complete Vocabulary builder p. 75 in workbook.

Introduce verbs (action/linking).  Complete p. 76 in workbook

 



Mon. Oct. 2
Due Date: 10/2/2017
Subject: English 6

Bell ringer: Read passage (determining important information), answer practice strategy question and four multiple choice questions. 

Lesson: introduce root and Latin prefix.  Complete handout (matching, word use). 

Read aloud "Dragon Dragon" p. 206-214. Complete vocabulary builder worksheet in workbooks. 



Fri. Sept. 29
Due Date: 9/29/2017
Subject: English 6

Complete bell ringer (determining important information) Read passage and answer practice strategy question and four multiple choice questions. 

Lesson: discuss comprehension and review vocabulary for "Dragon Dragon" p. 204-214. Students will work in small groups to complete comprehension, vocabulary, and Latin prefix questions on p. 215. ( glasswork).



Fri. Sept. 29
Due Date: 9/29/2017
Subject: English 6

Complete bell ringer (determining important information) Read passage and answer practice strategy question and four multiple choice questions. 

Lesson: discuss comprehension and review vocabulary for "Dragon Dragon" p. 204-214. Students will work in small groups to complete comprehension, vocabulary, and Latin prefix questions on p. 215. ( glasswork).



Thurs. Sept. 28
Due Date: 9/28/2017
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  (determine) "Sport Pod"  Read passage and answer practice strategy question and four multiple choice questions. 

 

Lesson:  Define vocabulary and Latin prefix on p. 204 for the story "Dragon Dragon."  Read:  Meet the Author and background information p. 205. Read "Dragon Dragon" p. 206.



Wed. Sept. 27
Due Date: 9/27/2017
Subject: English 6

Field Trip - No Homework



Tues. Sept. 26
Due Date: 9/26/2017
Subject: English 6

Continue Fall Writing Prompt (class work)



Mon. Sept. 25
Due Date: 9/25/2017
Subject: English 6

Fall Writing Prompt (class work)



Friday, Sept. 22
Due Date: 9/22/2017
Subject: English 6

The students will complete Reading Test and Prefix/Root Quiz

Project:  Students will create an informational brochure to go along with the theme of "Stray."



Wed. Sept. 21
Due Date: 9/20/2017
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer: (Organization) "Three Parts For Three Characters"  Read passage and answer strategy practice question and four multiple choice questions.

 

Lesson:  Complete Common/Proper Noun p. 19 #1-5 in workbook.

Review vocabulary and Latin prefix on p. 22

Read "Stray" p. 24.  Complete open response questions #1-14

Complete Common/Proper Noun p.14 #1-5

Test Thursday on "Stray" and Root (cred and prefixes de-, dis-)



Tues. Sept. 19
Due Date: 9/19/2017
Subject: English 6

Bell Ringer:  (Organizational Text) "Growing Good Examples At The White House."  Read the paragraph and answer practice strategy question and four multiple choice questions.

 

Lesson:  Review plot diagram chart and exposition.  Complete plot lesson on p.13 #1-3 in workbooks together. 

Review vocabulary for stray and Latin suffix on p. 22.  The students will complete vocabulary builder p. 14 i(set A-B) an their workbook.

Review singular and plural nouns.  Introduce common/proper nouns.  Together we will complete #1-5 on p. 19 in their workbooks.

The students will complete roots/prefix p.38 (fill in the blanks and T/F).  Packets due Wed. Test Thursday (cred, de-, dis-)

Test Thursday on "Stray" p. 22-28.