• hw Daily Homework 

     Your Chromebook should come to class with you EVERY DAY!!!

     

     

     

    bus September

    Date Assigned

    Assignment

    Other Reminders

     9/7 (A) & 9/8 (B)

     1.) Review classroom website (pop quiz on the information sometime next week)

     2.)  Review and sign all welcome back forms-due next block

     3.) All classroom supplies are due next block -see website for complete list

    4.) Be prepared for summer reading book talks next block. Bring the book if you have it and any other notes you may have taken.  

     

     
     9/11 (A) & 9/12 (B)

    1.) Any supplies that you did not have with you in class today, need to be with you next block

    2.) Review classroom website (pop quiz on information some time this week)

    3.) Bring in 3- 5 pictures that represent you (can be actual pictures, printed pictures, drawn pictures, etc.)

    4.) Finish puzzle piece if you did not do so in class (must be cut-out)

     
     
    9/13 (A) & 9/14 (B)   1.)First draft of summer reading assignment due next block.  Must be neatly written on the       provided handout.     

     

     9/15 (A) & 9/18 (B)

     

    1.) Final typed copy of the summer reading assignment due next block. This should be typed in Google Classroom and PRINTED. The first draft (edited and revised) will also need to be turned in.  

     

     
      
    9/19 (A) & 9/20 (B) 

     1.) Watch the trailer for Inside Out and Back Again (posted in Google  Classroom)

     2.) Complete the Building Background Knowledge handout (follow the instructions on the handout).  All links will be posted in Google Classroom.

     

     
    9/21 (A) & 9/22 (B) 
    * NO SCHOOL ON 9/25
     

    1.) Read pages 1-29 in Inside Out and Back Again for homework and take notes in your notebook on the page we set-up  together in class today.

    *The audio version of the book is posted in Google Classroom if you would like to listen while reading. * 

     

     
     

    9/26 (A) & 9/27 (B) 

     

    1.) Finish reading Part I (pgs. 30-69) AND take notes in your notebook.   

    9/28(A) & 9/29  (B)

    Back to School  Night (9/28)

    1.) Book Fair next block (Bring $ if you would like to purchase something)

    2.) Finish reading Part II in Inside Out and Back Again AND take notes in your notebook

    3.) Quiz on Parts I & II next block- study!

     
     
    oct October
     
    Date Assigned/ Assignment  Other Reminders
    10/2 (A) & 10/3  (B)

    1.)  Read pages 115-150 and take notes in your notebook

    2.) If you did not finish drafting the response to your question from 9/28 & 9/29 in your notebook, complete by next block (written in your notebook). 

     
    10/4 (A) & 10/5 (B)

    1.) Read pages 151-200 and take notes in your notebook

    2.) Start studying and reviewing  all noun notes (common nouns, proper nouns, plural nouns,  possesive nouns)

    3.) Complete possessive noun practice handout

     
    10/6 (A) & 10/9 (B)

    1.) Read pages 200-234 and take notes in your notebook

    2.) Continue studying and reviewing  all noun notes (common nouns, proper nouns, plural nouns,  possesive nouns)  

     
    10/10 (A) & 10/11 (B)

    1.) Read pages 236-260 and take notes in your notebook  

    2.) Noun Quiz next block- Study!

    3.) Quia activities- complete all three to help you review  for the quiz (5 minutes per activity- 15 minutes total time spent to get the credit).  All sudents were given usernames and passwords today in class.

    https://www.quia.com/web

     
    10/12 (A) & 10/13 (B) 1.) Read over and view the book trailers in Google Classroom. Then create a list of your top three book choices in your notebook. Don't forget to write a 2-3 sentence explanation indicating why this book interests you.   

    10/16 (A)& 10/17 (B) 

    *10/17 = 1/2 day

    1.) Read for at least 30 minutes and take notes  in your notebook. 

    2.) Revise  and edit your Quick Write in your notebook from 10/12 & 10/13- use the provided checklist to complete the process thoroughly. 

     
    10/18 (A) & 10/19 (B)

    1.) Read for at least 30 minutes and take notes in your notebook.

    2.)Type a final copy of your Quick Write from 10/12 & 10/13 in Google Classroom. Follow the provided  template for formatting.  PRINT  a final copy to be turned in next block. 

     
    10/20 (A) & 10/23 (B) 1.) Read for at least 30 minutes and take notes  in your notebook.   
    10/24 (A) & 10/25 (B)

    1.) Read for at least 30 minutes and take notes  in your notebook.   

    2.) Finish the written draft of  "Building Background Knowledge" if you did not do so in class. 

     
    10/26 (A) & 10/27 (B)

    1.)Read for at least 30 minutes and take notes  in your notebook. 

    2.) Finish revising and  editing. Use the provided checklist. 

    3.) Type a final copy of your "Building Background Knowledge" piece in Google Classroom. PRINT  a final copy to be turned in next block.   Your written draft must also be turned in with your final copy.

     
    10/30 (A) & 10/31 (B)

    1.) Read for at least 30 minutes and take notes  in your notebook.   - Book must be finished by 11/3 (A) & 11/6 (B)

    2.) Study all verb notes- short  quiz next block (action and linking verbs)

     

        nov November

    Date Assigned Assignment  Other Reminders
    11/1 (A) & 11/2 (B) 

    1.) Read for at least 30 minutes and take notes  in your notebook.   - Book must be finished by 11/3 (A) & 11/6 (B)  

    2.) Notebook check on 11/8 (A) & 11/13 (B)- Rubric posted in Google Classroom for your reference

    *Books will be collected  next block*

     
    11/3 (A) & 11/6 (B)

    1.) Noteoook check next block- Rubric posted in Google Classroom for your reference  

    2.) Quia- 3  activities (review of action, linking and helping  verbs)

    3.) Unit #1 Test Next Block- If you did not complete your test outline in class today, you will need to finish it for homework

     
    11/8 (A) & 11/13 (B)  NO HOMEWORK!  
    11/14 (A) & 11/15 (B)

     1.) Independent book choice due in class on 11/16 & 11/17 for approval (if you did not get one from the library in class today) 

    2.) Colored pencils, markers or crayons  needed for class  starting on Monday 11/20 (A) & Tuesday 11/21 (B)

     
    11/16 (A) & 11/17 (B)

    1.) Read for 20 minutes- NOTES ARE NOT REQUIRED

    2.) Colored pencils, markers or crayons  needed for class next block

     
    11/20 (A) & 11/21 (B)

    1.) Read for at least 20 minutes- NOTES ARE NOT REQUIRED

    2.) Complete homophone set in  your notebook (TO, TOO, TWO)

     
    11/22 (A) & 11/27 (B)  NO HOMEWORK - Happy Thanksgiving!!!  
    11/28 (A) & 11/29  (B)

    1.) Read for at least 20 minutes

    2.) Complete the homophone set: its & it's in your notebook

     

    decDecember

    Date Assigned Assignment  Other Reminders
    11/30 (A) & 12/1 (B)

    1.) Read for at least 20 minutes

    2.) Complete the homophone set: then & than in your notebook

     
     
    12/4 (A) & 12/5 (B)

    1.) Read for at least 20 minutes- finish book by 12/14 (A) & 12/15 (B)

    2.) Homophone set in notebook (affect & effect)

     
    12/6 (A) & 12/7 (B) 

    1.) Read for at least 30 minutes- finish book by 12/14 (A) & 12/15 (B)  

    2.) Start reviewing for your Word Wall test - 12/12 (A) & 12/13 (B)

     
    12/8 (A) & 12/11 (B)

    1.) Read for at least 30 minutes- finish book by 12/14 (A) & 12/15 (B)  

    2.) Study all "11" words in the vocabulary section of your binder- test next block!

    3.) Finish the draft of your personal narrative if you did not finish in class.

    4.)Print a draft of your personal narrative  for next block. 

     
    12/12 (A) & 12/13 (B)

    1.) Notebook check #2- next block

    2.) Book must be finished by next block 

     
    12/14 (A) & 12/15 (B)

    1.) Finish any revising and editing you did not finish in class

    2.) PRINTED FINAL COPY  AND  REVISED AND EDIT DRAFT due 12/18 & 12/19- PRINTED!!! 

       *Final copy should also be typed in Google Classroom

     

    12/19 (B) & 12/20 (A)

    *No school 12/18 -flood(A)

    1.) Finish the packet on the story, "The Gift of the Magi"

         Be prepared to discuss in our first Socratic Seminar next block

     
    12/21 (B) & 12/22 (A) NO HOMEWORK 

     

    s now January

    Date Assigned Assignment Other Reminders
    1/2(B) & 1/3  (A)

    1.) Finish any note-taking you did not finish in class today on the text, "New Years." You should be practicing the Gather-up Facts strategy while taking notes in your notebook. 

     

    2.) Complete the Quia activities on Conjunctions (2 activities have been assigned)

     
     1/4 (B) & 1/5 (A)

    1.) Finish drafting your summary on "New Years." Don't forget to draft your works cited page and include an in-text citation at the end of your draft. 

     

    2.) Complete the compound sentence handout

     
     1/8 (B) & 1/9 (A)

    1.) Quia activities  on sentence types (2 activities)

    2.) Revise and edit your draft (use provided checklist to guide you)

    3.)Type your final copy in Classroom AND PRINT it out.  The draft and final are due next block.

    *Review Game for upcoming quiz e-mailed to ALL students on 1/9 *

     
     1/10 (B) & 1/11 (A)

    1.) Sentence review handout

    2.)  Quiz on conjunctions, clauses and sentence types on 1/17 (B) & 1/18 (A)- start studying

     

     1/12 (B) & 1/16 (A)

    *No school 1/15

    *No school 1/16  (A)- snow

    1.)Complete the weekly edit  (handout)

    2.)Quiz on conjunctions, clauses and sentence types next block- Study!

     

     1/17 (B) & 1/18 (A)

    *No school 1/19 (B)- snow

    1.) Complete pages 1-3 in the  adjective packet- read the directions carefully  
    1/22 (A) & 1/23 (B) 1.) Complete pages 5-7 in the adjective packet- read all instructions carefully  
     

     

    1/24 (A)  & 1/25 (B)

    1.) 1 Quia activity on adjectives (5 minutes of practice miimum)

    2.) Study all adjective notes

    1/26 (A) & 1/29 (B)

    1.) Complete the  adjective handout

    2.) Notebook assessment for unit #3 will be on 2/1 & 2/2

    1/30 (A) & 1/31 (B)

    1.) Notebook assessment for unit #3 next block

    2.) Take home/open note adjective quiz

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    val February

    Date Assigned Assignment Other Reminders
    2/1  & 2/2

    1.) Finish slides 1-5 ONLY IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM 

     2.) Practice slides 1-5 

     
    2/5 & 2/6

    1.) Finish any work on your presentation and finalize all slides - in Google Classroom

    2.) Practice your slides 1-7

    3.) All presentations are due on 2/9 (A) & 2/12 (B)- presentations will start  in class  on that day!

     
     

    2/7  & 2/8

    1.) All presentations due next block- submit in Google Classroom

    2.) Be prepared to present next block

    3.) Independent novel choice needed  in class for approval on 2/13 (A) & 2/14 (B)

    2/9 & 2/12

    1.)  Independent novel choice due in class for approval next block

          Your book should meet the following criteria:

           - At least 200 pages

           - Age and classrooom appropriate

          - Interesting to YOU

     

    2/13 

    *Snow day on 2/13 (A)

    1.) Read for at least 20 minutes  and complete the reading log (1) in Google Classroom dated today

     

    2/14 (B) & 2/15 (A)

    1.) Read for at least 20 minutes  and complete the reading log in Google Classroom dated today (2/14- B day students)

    *A day students ONLY- complete the reading entries dated 2/13 AND 2/15*

    2/20 (B) & 2/21 (A)

    1.) Read for at least 20 minutes  and complete the reading log in Google Classroom dated today

     2.) Plagiarism handout

    3.) Watch the video posted in Google Classroom 

    2/22 (B) & 2/23 (A)

    1.) Read for at least 20 minutes  and complete the reading log in Google Classroom dated today  - Week one should be done by next block!

    2/26 (B) & 2/27 (A)

     1.) Read for at least 20  minutes

     2.) complete the reading log dated today in Google Classroom. 

     3.) Word Wall Quiz- 3/5 (A) & 3/6  (A)- e-mail sent to students on 2/21 with a review  game and study topics

    2/28 (B) & 2/29 (A)

    1.) Read for at least 20 minutes

    2.) Complete the reading  log dated for tonight in Google Classroom

    3.) Word Wall  Quiz- 3/5 (B) & 3/6 (A)-e-mail sent to students on 2/21 with a review  game and study topics

                         

     

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
       march March
    Date Assigned Assignment Other Reminders
     

    3/1 (B) & 3/4 (A)

    1.) Read for at least 20 minutes 

    2.) Complete  the reading log dated for today- week 2 of the log will be graded next block as it should be completed by then. 

    *Please check the class comment about an error in dates on the reading log*

    3)Word Wall  Quiz- next block-e-mail sent to students on 2/21 with a review  game and study topics

    4.) Finish the Quick Write outline if you did not do so in class

    3/5 & 3/6

    1.) Read for 20 minutes and complete the reading log for  tonight

     

    3/7 & 3/8

    1.) Read for 20 minutes and complete the reading log for  tonight

    2.) Books should be finished by next block

     

    3/11 & 3/12

    1.) Notebook check (Unit 4) - 3/18 (A) & 3/19 (B)

    *E-mail sent to all students on 3/8/24 with details about the notebook check as well as a copy of the rubric*

    2.) Finish any notes that you did not finish in class  over the last two day (source 1 & 2 notes MUST BE COMPLETED by next block).

    3.) Finish last reading log entry- Week 3 due next block!

    3/13 & 3/14

    1.) Notebook check (Unit 4) - 3/18 (A) & 3/19 (B)

    2.) Finish typing the final copy of  your notes and works cited page.

    3.) PRINT out your works cited and notes for your debate practice next block!

    3/15 (B day- make-up snow day- 1/2 day for students)

    1.) Notebook check (Unit 4) - 3/18 (A) & 3/19 (B)

    2.) Make corrections on your works cited page in Google Classroom

    3.) Make any changes to your notes in Google Classroom

    4.) PRINT a  clean copy of both your notes and works cited for next block

    3/18 (B) & 3/19 (A)

    1.) Debates next block- you will need a FINAL, PRINTED COPY of your notes AND Works Cited page

    2.) Practice for your debate 

    3/20 (B) & 3/21 (A)

    1.) Complete pages 1-3 in the adverb packet only!

    2.) Complete the website evaluation activity on Classroom

    3.) Choose your  top 5 research topics on the provided handout

     

    3/22 (B) & 3/25 (A)

    1.)Adverb packet complete pgs. 4-5 only!

    2.) Website Evaluation Activity - on Classroom (use the handout provided to you in class as well as the instructions in Classroom to complete this)

    3/26 (B) & 3/27 (A)

    1.) Adverb packet - complete pg. 6

    2.) Make sure you have "3" links in the source link document in Classroom. You should also have "3" completed Bib sheets and your information tracking sheet (in your notebook) should be completed for sources 1-3. 

     

    3/28 (B) & 4/8(A)

    1.) NO HOMEWORK- however, if you were absent or if you did not find your third source today in the library, that MUST be done by next block. 

     
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

    aprilApril

    Date Assigned Assignment Other Reminders
     

    4/5 (A)- 1/2 day

    Make-up snow day- no homework!

    4/8(A)

    1.) NO HOMEWORK- however, if you were absent or if you did not find your third source today in the library, that MUST be done by next block. 

    4/9 (A) & 4/10 (B)

    1.) Study all adverb notes (packet)

    2.) 2 Quia activities

     
    4/11 (A) & 4/12 (B)

    1.) Study all adverb notes (packet)

    2.) Adverb quiz next block

    3.) Finish any notes on your research  sources that you did not complete in class over the last two days

     
    4/15 (A) & 4/16 (B)

    1.) Finish the DRAFT of   slides 1-4 ONLY  on the drafting template (if you did not do so in class)

    *Anyone who will be absent on Wednesday for the  Music in the Park trip needs to have their ENTIRE draft (slides 1-7) comoplete for Friday's class*

     
    4/17 (A) 7 4/18 (B)

    1.) Finish the draft  of slides 5-7 on the drafting template (if you did not do so in class)

         ALL DRAFTS SHOULD BE COMPLETED BY NEXT BLOCK!

    2.) Begin practicing your presentations

    *Anyone who will be absent on Wednesday for the  Music in the Park trip needs to have their ENTIRE draft (slides 1-7) comoplete for Friday's class*

     
    4/19 (A) & 4/22(B)

    1.) All slides must be finished if you did not do so in class. 

    2.) Continue practicing your presentations 

     
     

    4/23 (A) & 4/24 (B)

     

     

    4/25(A) & 4/26 (B)

    1) Research presentations next block! - The draft will need to be turned in as well!

     

     

    4/29 (A) &  4/30 (B)

     
     
     
     

       

     
     
     
     

    may May

    Date Assigned Assignment Other Reminders
    5/1 (A) & 5/2 (B)    
    5/3 (A) & 5/6 (B)    
    5/7 (A) & 5/8 (B)    
    5/9 (A) & 5/10 (B)    
    5/13 (A) & 5/14 (B)    
    5/15 (A) & 5/16 (B)    
    5/17 (A) & 5/20 (B)    
    5/21 (A) & 5/22 (B)    
     

    5/23 (A) & 5/24 (A)- make up snow day

     

    5/28 (B)  

    *5/27- NO SHOOL

     

    5/29 (A) & 5/30 (B)

     

    swim June

    Date Assigned   Other Reminders
    5/31 (A) & 6/3 (B)    
    6/4 (A) & 6/5 (B)    
    6/6(A) & 6/7(B)    
    6/10 (A) & 6/11 (B)    
    6/12 (A) & 6/13 (B)    
    6/14 (A) & 6/17 (B)    
    6/18 (A) & 6/19 (B)

    Have a  great summer! Don't forget your summer reading!!

     

    Summer Reading Information: https://sites.google.com/frsd.us/summerreading/home