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6th/7th Grade Language Arts
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Week 10/16/2017-10/20/2017
Due Date: 10/20/2017
Subject: Language Arts

6th Grade Language Arts students will continue reading from the novel "Hatchet". This novel was chosen by the language arts committee as a recommended book for sixth grade students to read. We will continue reading this novel throughout the week. Students will be given brief quizzes after completing certain sections of the book.

 

7th Grade Language Arts students will continue reading from the novel "Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl". This novel was chosen by the language arts committee as a recommended book for seventh grade students to read. We will continue reading this novel throughout the week. Students will be given brief quizzes after completing certain sections of the book.



Week 5/8/17-5/12/17
Due Date: 5/12/2017
Subject: Language Arts

5/8/17-Students will begin the Reading Student Growth Assessment Test #2.

5/9/17-Sudents will continue the Reading Student Growth Assessment Test #2.

5/10/17-Students will continue the Reading Student Growth Assessment Test #2. Students who have been pulled out for remediation will try to get caught up. Students who are finished will study from the SOL study guide packet that I provided for them.

5/11/17-Students will continue the Reading Student Growth Assessment Test #2. Students who have been pulled out for remediation will try to get caught up. Students who are finished will study from the SOL study guide packet that I provided for them.

5/12/17-Complete the quiz on the story "Antaeus".



Week 5/8/17-5/12/17
Due Date: 5/12/2017
Subject: Social Studies

5/8/17-Students will begin the U.S. History 2 Student Growth Assessment Test #2.

5/9/17-Students will continue the U.S. History 2 Student Growth Assessment Test #2.

5/10/17-Students will continue the U.S. History 2 Student Growth Assessment Test #2.

5/11/17-Students will continue the U.S. History 2 Student Growth Assessment Test #2.

5/12/17-Students will complete any make-up U.S. History 2 Student Growth Assessment Test #2. Students will work to complete the next foldable in their interactive notebooks.



12/19/16-12/21/16
Due Date: 12/21/2016
Subject: Social Studies

12/19/16

Students will complete the 2nd quarter benchmark test.

 

12/20/16

Students will watch the movie of "The Diary of Anne Frank".

 

12/21/16

Students will continue watching the movie of "The Diary of Anne Frank".



Week 12/19/16-12/21/16
Due Date: 12/21/2016
Subject: Language Arts

12/19/16

Students will complete the 2nd quarter benchmark.

 

12/20/16

Students will watch the movie of "The Diary of Anne Frank".

 

12/21/16

Students will complete watching the movie of "The Diary of Anne Frank".



Week 12/12/16-12/16/16
Due Date: 12/16/2016
Subject: Language Arts

The students will review for the second benchmark this week. They will take the second benchmark assessment test on Friday.



Week 12/12/16-12/16/16
Due Date: 12/16/2016
Subject: Social Studies

Review Chapters 5-8 for the upcoming benchmark assessment test this week. Students will take the test on Friday.



Week 4/4/16-4/8/16
Due Date: 4/8/2016
Subject: Language Arts

4/4/16

3rd quarter benchmark test

 

4/5/16

Students will complete the unit 11 lesson 126 quiz.

 

4/6/16

Quick Write-Students will write 2-3 paragraphs creating the world in which they would like to live.

Students will complete a worksheet on author's purpose.

Students will complete a quiz on author's purpose.

 

 4/7/16

Students will complete SOL Released Test 2007.

 

4/8/16

Students will redo the questions that they missed on the SOL Released Test 2007. We will review the test question by question.

Students will write about a rule at school or home that they do not like and discuss how they would replace it.



Week 3/7/2016-3/11/2016
Due Date: 3/11/2016
Subject: Language Arts

3/7/2016

Students will complete a quick write to tell if they think that it takes more courage to face pain on your own or to open up and share with others.

Read and discuss the short story, "A Day's Wait" by Ernest Hemingway.

Students will answer questions using text evidence from the story, "A Day's Wait".

Students will complete a quick write to tell if they think the boy's sctions show bravery.

 

3/8/2016

Students will complete a quick write to tell about a time when they made up an excuse to avoid a responsibility.

Read and discuss the short story, "Stolen Day" by Sherwood Anderson.

Students will answer comprehension questions about the short story, :Stolen Day".

Write a paragraph comparing the short stories, "A Day's Wait" and "Stolen Day".

 

3/9/2016

Students will correct the errors in five sentences written on the board.

Students will read nonfiction passages and answer questions. The nonfiction passages can be found on ereadingworksheets.com website.

 

3/10/2016

Read aloud and discuss the nonfiction article, "Mongoose on the Loose" by Larry Luxner.

Students will read and answer questions about "Mongoose on the Loose".

 

3/11/2016

Students will go to the computer lab to write their final draft of the #5 writing prompt from the grade 8 writing prompts from the VDOE's website using the criterion writing program. The prompt is as follows: Community parks, state parks, and national parks provide a wide variety of interesting activities. Write about an enjoyable way to spend time outdoors. Using specific details and examples, explain why someone might find that activity enjoyable.

 



Week 2/29/16-3/4/16
Due Date: 3/4/2016
Subject: Language Arts

2/29/16

Discuss the difference between connotation and denotation using a Power Point presentation. Students will read words and determine if the words have a positive or negative connotation. Students will also have a writing activity using connotation. Continue writing on the rough draft for the #5 writing prompt.

 

3/1/16

Virtual Day/Teacher Workday

 

3/2/16

Students will identify the subject and predicate of a sentence using the CIP. They will then complete several lessons on identifying subjects and predicates using the Holt Elements of Language textbook. Students will complete a clauses and phrases worksheet downloaded from ereadingworksheets.com. Continue writing on the rough draft for the #5 writing prompt.

 

3/3/16

Introduce persuasion techniques and concepts by showing the class some clips of commercials and have students idntify the author, their purpose, persuasive technique, etc. Discuss media messages using a power point presentation. Students will complete a worksheet on identifying persuasive techniques. Continue writing on the rough draft for the #5 writing prompt.

 

3/4/16

Students will go to the computer lab to write their final draft of the #5 writing prompt from the grade 8 writing prompts from the VDOE's website using the criterion writing program. The prompt is as follows: Community parks, state parks, and national parks provide a wide variety of interesting activities. Write about an enjoyable way to spend time outdoors. Using specific details and examples, explain why someone might find that activity enjoyable.



Week 2/22/16-2/26/16
Due Date: 2/26/2016
Subject: Language Arts

2/22/16

Testing in computer lab 228

2/23/16

CIP Lesson 98

2/24/16

CIP Lesson 99

2/25/16

CIP Lesson 100

2/26/16

Computer Lab-Completion and editing of their essay on school activities



Week 8/24/2015-8/28/2015
Due Date: 8/28/2015
Subject: Language Arts

8/24/15

The students will be given a writing prompt about if they had the opportunity to visit any place in the world, where would they choose and why would they choose this place. The students will create a 4-Square Model and complete the first four sections of the 4-Square Model pre-writing.

 

8/25/15

The students will complete the fifth section of the 4-Square Model pre-writing. After the students have completely filled in all the sections of their 4-Square Model, they will then begin to transfer this information into rough draft form.

 

8/26/15

The students will complete the rough draft, proofread, and edit their papers for any mistakes.

 

8/27/15

 The students will take a test on the story "The Smallest Dragon Boy". Review setting in stories using a powerpoint presentation.  The students will read the story "Three Skeleton Key". The students will complete a story map worksheet based on the story "Three Skeleton Key".

 

8/28/15

The students will go to the computer lab to type the final draft of their essay about if they had the opportunity to visit any place in the world, where would they choose to go and why would they choose this place.



Week 8/17/2015-8/21/2015
Due Date: 8/21/2015
Subject: Language Arts

8/17/15

Review classroom rules, procedures, schedules, expectations, materials needed, distribute beginning of the school paperwork, and go over any questions that the students may have about the upcoming school year.

 

8/18/15

The students will complete a reading pre-test/post-test. Review the unit 1 lesson 1 powerpoint on short story elements. Students will complete the unit 1 lesson 1 activity worksheet on short story notes. Students will complete the plot structure elements graphic organizer.

 

8/19/15

Students will complete the story impressions worksheet. Students will read "Duffy's Jacket". Students will complete a retelling worksheet on "Duffy"s Jacket".Students will complete a plot chart worksheet. Using compare and contrast, students will complete a Venn diagram on "Duffy's Jacket".  

 

8/20/15

Students will take a quiz on "Duffy's Jacket".  Students will complete a short admit slip quiz on story elements. Review a powerpoint on nouns. Students will complete two worksheets on nouns.

 

8/21/15

Students will complete a character traits worksheet. Students will read "The Smallest Dragon Boy".

 



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