Weekly Agendas - February 

Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4

Please remember, agendas are flexible and subject to change.

{updated 2/24/16 @ 4:48 p.m.}

 

WEEK 1

Monday - 2/1
D - E - F - A - B - C

  • DOL - Week #1: Parts of a Sentence - Subjects and Predicates Overview
  • Review Friday's Scavenger Hunt. Turn in.
  • Return graded Scrooge essays. File.
  • Grammar Book: Complete Exercise Review B, p. 18. Write out the complete sentence. Underline the complete subject once. Underline the complete predicate twice.
    HW: 1) Finish classwork, if necessary.

 

Tuesday - 2/2
C - D - E - F - A - B

  • DOL
  • Correct Grammar Book exercise. Turn in.
  • Take notes on Evidence using the Lit Book [PDF]. If you don't finish in class, you can access the Lit Book pages here and here.
    HW: Finish classwork, if necessary.

 

Wednesday - 2/3
B - C - D - E - F - A

  • DOL
  • Review Evidence notes. Put in English Folder.
  • Complete Types of Evidence WS [PDF].
    HW:
    Complete Subjects-Predicates WS - 1 [PDF].

 

Thursday - 2/4
A - B - C - D - E - F

  • DOL - Turn in.
  • Correct Subjects-Predicates WS - 1. Turn in.
  • Review Types of Evidence WS. Turn in.
  • Journal Entry #5: Flash draft - Video Games - Good? Bad? You can write about whether you think playing video games is a good or bad thing. Or maybe it's a little of both. Minimum 1/2 page.
  • Read "Veto on Video Games," Lit Book - p. 599 - 600. You can access the article here.
    HW: Independent Reading. Make an entry in your SSR log.

 

Friday - 2/5
A - B - C - D - E - F


WEEK 2

Monday - 2/8
F - A - B - C - D - E

  • Continue examining "Veto on Video Games," Lit Book - p. 599 - 600. You can access the article here.
  • Use this chart [PDF] to examine the types of evidence Gardner uses in his article.
  • Journal Entry #6: Use your notes from the evidence chart to write a ½ page response to the article.
    HW: Complete Fact vs Opinion WS - 1 [PDF].

 

Tuesday - 2/9
E - F - A - B - C - D

  • DOL - Week #2: Parts of a Sentence - Complete and Simple Subjects
  • Review "Veto on Video Games" evidence chart. Turn in.
  • Grammar Book:
    • Review pages 6 - 7. Do Exercise 2, page 7 - EVENS ONLY. Write out the sentences. Underline the complete subjects once. Circle the simple subject/subjects.
    • Do Exercise 3, page 8 - EVENS ONLY. Write out the sentences. Underline the complete subjects once. Circle the simple subject/subjects.
    • Read page 13. Do Exercise 8, page 14 - EVENS ONLY. Write out the sentences. Underline the complete subjects once. Circle the simple subject/subjects.

    HW: Complete classwork, if necessary.

 

Wednesday - 2/10
D - E - F - A - B - C

  • DOL
  • Correct grammar book assignment. Turn in.
  • Review Fact vs Opinion WS - 1. Turn in.
  • Read and take notes on the article "Fact vs. Opinion: Know the Difference" [PDF].
    HW: Subjects WS - 1: Side 1 [PDF] / Side 2 [PDF]. Be sure to print out both sides!

 

Thursday - 2/11
C - D - E - F - A - B

  • DOL - Turn in.
  • Correct the Subjects WS - 1. Turn in.
  • Review "Fact vs. Opinion: Know the Difference." Keep this until tomorrow.
  • Journal Entry #7: Use your article notes to write a paragraph summarizing the main ideas from the article.
    HW: Unit 5 Word Study and Practice Sheet - side 1 [PDF] / side 2 [printable web page] due tomorrow. Study for tomorrow's test.

Friday - 2/12
C - D - E - F - A - B

  • Turn in "Fact vs. Opinion: Know the Difference" article notes.
  • Unit 5 Word Study
    • Correct and turn in Unit 5 Word Study and Practice Sheets .
    • Test on Unit 5.

 

WEEK 3

Monday - 2/15 ~ No School - Presidents' Day

 

Tuesday - 2/16
B - C - D - E - F - A

  • DOL - Week #3: Parts of a Sentence - Complete and Simple Predicates
  • Grammar Book
    • Review pages 8 - 9. Do Exercise 4, page 9, EVENS ONLY. Write out the sentence. Underline the complete predicate twice.
    • Review pages 10 - 11. Do Exercise 6, page 12, EVENS ONLY. Write out the sentence. Underline the complete predicate twice. Circle the simple predicate (verbs and verb phrases).
    • Review pages 15 - 16. Do Exercise 10, page 16, EVENS ONLY. Write out the sentence. Underline the complete predicate twice. Circle the simple predicate/predicates (verbs and verb phrases).

    HW: 1) Finish class work, if necessary. 2) Journal Entry #8: Write about a favorite sport that you like to play or watch. Explain why you like the sport so much. What makes you continue watching or participating? Minimum 1/2 page. 3) Catch up on your SSR Response Logs. Due Friday. **Please note: SSR Response Logs are not accepted late.

 

Wednesday - 2/17
A - B - C - D - E - F

  • PERIODS A, C, E, & F
    • DOL
    • Correct Grammar Exercises. Turn in.
    • Tech Town - Subjects & Predicates Practice.
  • PERIOD B
    • Assembly

HW: 1) Complete Predicates WS - 1 [PDF] / [PDF]. Be sure to print out both pages! 2) Catch up on your SSR Response Logs. Due Friday. **Please note: SSR Response Logs are not accepted late.

 

Thursday - 2/18
F - A - B - C - D - E

  • DOL - Turn in.
  • Correct Predicates WS. Turn in.
  • [Period B - Correct Grammar Book exercises from Tuesday. Turn in.]
  • Review notes on Evaluating Sources.
  • Complete Evaluating Sources WS [PDF]. Due next Tuesday.
    HW: 1) Finish class work, if necessary. 2) Catch up on your SSR Response Logs. Due tomorrow. **Please note: SSR Response Logs are not accepted late.

 

Friday - 2/19
F - A - B - C - D - E

  • Turn in SSR Response Logs.
  • Word Study - Unit 6
    • Pretest; Test Date - 2/26
    • Practice Sheet due -2/26 [PDF]

 

WEEK 4

Monday - 2/22 ~ No School - Teacher Professional Development Day

Tuesday - 2/23
E - F - A - B - C - D

  • DOL - Week #4: Review simple and complete subjects and predicates in simple sentences.
  • Review Evaluating Sources WS from last Thursday. Turn in.
  • Journal Entry #9 - Flash Draft - Topic: Do you think kids should play competitive sports?
  • Complete Subjects-Predicates Review WS [PDF].
    HW:
    1) Finish class work, if necessary. 2) Catch-up on ** Journal Entries #1 - 10 - DUE ON THURSDAY.

 

Wednesday - 2/24
D - E - F - A - B - C

  • DOL
  • Correct Subjects-Predicates Review WS. Turn in.
  • Writers' Workshop: Weighing Evidence to Form Considered Positions.
  • Journal Entry #10: Create a T-chart. Label the left side "PROS" and the right side "CONS." Leave a space at the bottom of the page for "OTHER." Read "Listening to Wisdom from a 10-Year-Old Son about His Head Injury" . Take notes on both sides of the issue. Under "OTHER," write any facts or information that you think would be good to know about the topic.
    HW: Catch up on ** Journal Entries #1 - 10 - DUE TOMORROW. We will finish JE #10 in class tomorrow.

 

Thursday - 2/25
C - D - E - F - A - B

  • DOL - Turn in.
  • Writers' Workshop: Continue reading and annotating "Listening to Wisdom..."
  • Read "Get Off That Couch and Play!" Continue taking notes on both sides of the issue on the Pros/Cons/Other chart in JE #10 that we started in class.
  • Turn in Journal Entries #1 - 10.
    HW: 1) Unit 6 Word Study and Practice Sheet [PDF] due tomorrow. 2) Study for Unit 6 Test.

 

Friday - 2/26
C - D - E - F - A - B

  • Word Study - Unit 6
    • Correct Practice Sheet [PDF]. Turn in with Word Study Sheet.
    • Test on Unit 6.

     

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