Homework

Wednesday December 16, 2020
Today students began their Wanted Poster Summative Projects that will be due on Friday.
Students must complete two IReady lessons and one hour of time on task. 


Tuesday December 15, 2020

Today students worked on characterization by picking a character and creating a write up for a wanted poster that we will be working on. The write up is due at the beginning of class tomorrow. 
Students must complete two IReady lessons and one hour of time on task for the week. 


Monday December 14, 2020
Today students worked on IReady for the period. Students needed to complete one lesson minimum for credit today. 

Friday December 11, 2020

Students must complete two IReady lessons and one hour of time on task for the week.


Thursday December 10, 2020
Students went over the study guide questions and participated in a class discussion. 

Students must complete two IReady lessons and one hour of time on task for the week.



Wednesday December 9, 2020
Today we read chapter 3 and began the study guide questions

Students must complete two IReady lessons and one hour of time on task for the week.


Tuesday December 8, 2020
Today we took our nouns summative and reviewed for our chapters 1-3 vocabulary summative. 

Monday December 7, 2020
Study for your nouns summative tomorrow. Complete chapter 3 vocabulary. 

Friday December 4, 2020
Please make sure your IReady is complete by 11:59 pm tonight to count for this week. 

Thursday December 3, 2020
Today we went over the study guide and our character chart in class. IReady is due for homework. 

Wednesday December 2, 2020
Today in class we reviewed our vocabulary words and worked on the chapter 2 study guide questions and our IReady. The homework is to complete the study guide and IReady. 

Tuesday December 1, 2020
Today in class we reviewed chapter 2 and shared our notes. We went over some vocabulary words and practiced virtual in class discussions. For homework students need to complete the vocabulary words and 15 minutes of IReady. 

Monday November 30, 2020
Today in class we reviewed chapter 1 and the study guide questions. We read chapter 2 and added to our notes. For homework students need to make sure our notes and reading was completed and 15 minutes of IReady. 

Tuesday November 24, 2020
Today we reviewed chapter 1 and the study guides from yesterday. We also went over the History Essay Rubric. The Final Copy is due tomorrow at 11:59 pm. 

Monday November 23, 2020
Today we read chapter 1 of The Outsiders and began working on our character charts. Students should have information on both charts filled out (not completed we will be adding to them throughout the book) and chapter 1 read for tomorrows class. 

Thursday November 19, 2020
Today we went over our vocabulary words and learned about connotative and denotative definitions of words. Homework is to finish the packet and complete 15 mins of Iready. 

Wednesday November 18, 2020
Today we completed our rough drafts and peer editing. We worked on IReady and our vocabulary. 

Tuesday November 17, 2020

Today we completed our rough drafts and peer editing. We worked on IReady and our vocabulary. 


Monday November 16, 2020
Today we went over what a thesis is and how to write one. Students completed two graphic organizers in class today (if not it needs to be completed for homework). Students will use their thesis statement to create a rough draft to peer edit tomorrow.
Students will also begin defining a list of 10 words for homework tonight due Wednesday. 

Students must complete 15 mins of IReady every day. By the end of the week they should have 1 hour completed, two lessons completed, and one lesson passed with a 70% or better. 


Friday November 13, 2020 

Students must complete 15 mins of IReady every day. By the end of the week they should have 1 hour completed, two lessons completed, and one lesson passed with a 70% or better. 

Thursday November 12, 2020
We are working on a joint essay with Mr. Wohlt for Social Studies and reviewed the components of a five paragraph essay. Students must share their three topics for for their body paragraphs with me by tomorrow at 8:10 am so we may begin working on our outlines. 

Students must complete 15 mins of IReady every day. By the end of the week they should have 1 hour completed, two lessons completed, and one lesson passed with a 70% or better. 


Tuesday November 10, 2020

Today we worked on notes for our first class novel The Outsiders by SE Hinton.

Students must complete 15 mins of IReady every day. By the end of the week they should have 1 hour completed, two lessons completed, and one lesson passed with a 70% or better. 


Monday November 9, 2020

Today we worked on an article all about the history of Veterans Day and IReady. The article and questions should be completed for homework if it was not finished in class. 

Students must complete 15 mins of IReady every day. By the end of the week they should have 1 hour completed, two lessons completed, and one lesson passed with a 70% or better. 


Wednesday November 4, 2020

Today we worked on Readworks and IReady. The Readworks should be completed for homework if it was not finished in class. 

Students must complete 15 mins of IReady every day. By the end of the week they should have 1 hour completed, two lessons completed, and one lesson passed with a 70% or better. 


Tuesday November 3, 2020

Today students worked on Figurative Language and their IReady assignments.
Students must complete 15 mins of IReady every day. By the end of the week they should have 1 hour completed, two lessons completed, and one lesson passed with a 70% or better. 


Monday November 2, 2020
Today we worked on Readworks, our Monster Brochures (due today at 2:18) and IReady. The Readworks should be completed for homework if it was not finished in class. 

Students must complete 15 mins of IReady every day. By the end of the week they should have 1 hour completed, two lessons completed, and one lesson passed with a 70% or better. 



Friday October 30, 2020

We continued our creative persuasive project entitled "Vote for my Monster/ Monster Brochure" which will be due at the end of the day November 2nd.  

Students must complete 15 mins of IReady every day. By the end of the week they should have 1 hour completed, two lessons completed, and one lesson passed with a 70% or better. 



Thursday October 29, 2020
Today we review alliteration, personification, and onomatopoeia with Poe's poem "The Bells". If this was not completed in class it needs to be completed for homework. We started a creative persuasive project entitled "Vote for my Monster/ Monster Brochure" which will be due at the end of the day November 2nd.  

Students must complete 15 mins of IReady every day. By the end of the week they should have 1 hour completed, two lessons completed, and one lesson passed with a 70% or better. 


Wednesday October 28, 2020
Today we went over personification. In class we completed a worksheet that if not done then should be completed for homework. We also worked on IReady.
Students must complete 15 mins of IReady every day. By the end of the week they should have 1 hour completed, two lessons completed, and one lesson passed with a 70% or better. 

Tuesday October 27, 2020
Today we went over our comprehension questions as a class and discussed the short story. We learned how to write a persuasive paragraph and will complete one for homework if it was not completed in class. 

15 mins of IReady should be completed every day for homework.


Monday October 26, 2020
Today we reviewed Edgar Allan Poe's short story, "The Tell Tale Heart" and answered comprehension questions on it. These are to be completed for homework if they were not finished in class. 
15 mins of IReady should be completed every day for homework.


Friday October 23, 2020
Today we read our first Poe short story and discussed the use of horror techniques in it.

Thursday October 22, 2020

Today reviewed yesterday's lesson on Edgar Allan Poe. We went over proper paragraph formatting and completed IReady. 

Wednesday October 21, 2020
Today our Narrative Rewrite was due at 8:10 am this morning.
We learned about Edgar Allan Poe and completed a webquest 10 question set. Students must have those 10 questions and 15 minutes of IReady completed today. 


Tuesday October 20, 2020
Today we worked on Peer Editing each other's papers and revised our own to submit by 8:10 am tomorrow. 

Monday October 19, 2020
Today we discussed the art of code-switching (going from slang to academic language while talking and writing) and took notes on how to peer edit. 
IReady is due on Friday
Narrative rewrite is due Wednesday. 


Friday October 16, 2020
Today we finished our Linkit Grammar Benchmark.
One hour of Iready will be due by tonight with two lessons completed and one passed minimum.
Narrative Rewrite is due Wednesday at 8:10 am


Thursday October 15, 2020
Today we reviewed our dialogue lesson, discussed our Narrative Rewrite Rubric, and worked on our Grammar Linkit Benchmark. The Benchmark will be completed Friday, IReady is due Friday, and the Narrative Rewrite is due Wednesday.

Wednesday October 14, 2020
Today we outlined our Narrative Rewrites in class and reviewed our dialogue. For homework we will work on Iready and complete our outlines if we did not in class. 

Tuesday October 13, 2020
Today we began our narratives! For homework students have to write ten lines of dialogue using the notes we took in class today.
Iready is due on Friday.


Friday October 9, 2020
Today we read the alternative ending of "The Run" series and began brainstorming our own alternative endings. We worked on IReady in class as well.

Thursday October 8, 2020
Today we worked on point of view and plot charts in class today creating a plot chart for the entire story of "The Run" series. 

Wednesday October 7, 2020
Today we read the last chapter in "The Run" series, annotate the passage and answer the ten questions at the end. 
Students will create a plot chart of the entire series for homework.


Tuesday October 6, 2020

Today we presented our TV rewrite slide shows. When not presenting we took notes on our peers presentations so we can stay focused and help each other grow and learn. This is the last day to present in class. Students must contact me and set up an appointment during student support to present their project and receive credit. 


Monday October 5, 2020
Today we presented our TV rewrite slide shows. When not presenting we took notes on our peers presentations so we can stay focused and help each other grow and learn.

Friday October 2, 2020
Today in class we worked on our IReady lessons and our slides presentations due on Monday. 

Thursday October 1, 2020
Today we went over Plot Charts and read chapter 6 of "The Run" series. Students need to annotate the chapter, answer the questions, and complete the plot chart if they did not finish it in class.
IReady is Due Friday.
Slides Presentation is due Monday to be presented.


Wednesday September 30, 2020
Today we worked on our Slideshow Presentation (due by class on Monday to present) and our IReady online assignments (due Friday).

Tuesday September 29, 2020
Today we read the 5th chapter in "The Run" series. We reviewed Point of View, RACE answers, and annotations. Students need to have their annotations and answers in by Wednesday at 8:10 am. 
Slideshows will be presented on Monday October 5th. 


Monday September 28, 2020
Today we started a new week long project! We will be rewriting our favorite TV show replacing the bad behavior we see with positive/good behavior and explaining how that will affect the story. We will work on this in class over the week and present our slideshows on Monday October 5th.

Friday September 25, 2020
Today we worked on Iready in class. Three assignments should be completed by the end of the day. 

Thursday September 24, 2020
Today we completed our 4th chapter in "The Run" series with annotations and questions to be complete in class. The Friendly Letter (worth two quiz grades) is due Friday at 8:10 am.

Wednesday September 23, 2020
Today we learned how to write a Friendly Letter. We will be writing Friendly letters to our main characters from "The Run" series. The letter will count as two quiz grades and is due at 8:10 am on Friday!

Tuesday September 22, 2020

Today we learned about the Fall equinox and went over our paragraph writing skills. Two paragraphs and an extra credit assignment are due at 8:10 am tomorrow (Wednesday). 

Monday September 21, 2020

Today we read the third chapter of "The Run" Series. Students have to complete 5 full annotations on the chapter as well as the 10 questions at the end. 


Friday September 18th, 2020

Today we completed the IReady Diagnostic. If this is not completed by the end of the period students will be asked to come back for the support period to finish. 


Thursday September 17th, 2020

Today we reviewed annotations and RACE responses. Students must complete the questions for "The Run: Refueling" short story by Friday morning at 8:10 am. 

Wednesday September 16th, 2020

Today students worked on their I Ready Diagnostic Test. This will be completed by the end of Friday's class. There is no homework.

Tuesday September 15th, 2020

Today students presented their slideshows for extra credit, we did a quick check in to see how everyone was, and reviewed last night homework. There is no homework tonight!

Monday September 14th, 2020

Today in class we went over how to annotate a text and practiced doing so on our first reading assignment "The Run" series from Read Works. Students are asked to annotate the short story and answer the attached ten questions if they did not finish it in class. 
Tomorrow the "All About Me" slideshow presentation is also due. 


Friday September 11th, 2020

Today we learned about the event of 9/11 2001. Students created a timeline of events using websites and videos provided for them. This was classwork and should have been submitted by 2:30 pm . 
Summer Reading and the Linkit Benchmark A were both due today at 8:10 am. 


Thursday September 10th, 2020

Today we worked on our "All About Me" slides and completed our Link it test.
The slideshow presentation is due on Tuesday at 8:10 am
The Link it Test is due tomorrow Friday the 11th at 8:10 am
Both assignments are test grades. 


Wednesday September 9th, 2020


Today we reviewed yesterday's homework and worked on our Linkit Assessment: Benchmark A. If students did not complete this in school please have them go to test.linkit.com and have them complete it. Phone calls will go out Friday at 2:00 pm if a student's test was not completed. 


Tuesday September 8th, 2020


Today we learned about Labor Day and why we celebrate it. Students have 12 questions to answer using the links I provided for them. It was classwork but anything not finished during class turns into homework. 
Summer Reading is due Friday September 11th.


Friday September 4th, 2020

Today we learned about the Multiple Intelligence Theory (MIT) and found out what styles we learn best with. We also started work on our first summative project. The MIT Results and project rough draft should have been completed in class. If not they must be done before Tuesday's class. 

Thursday September 3rd, 2020

Please have your Google Form "All About Me" and your paragraph response on respect completed before 8:10 am tomorrow morning!