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6th Woodlawn Archives - LA Archives 2012-13

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6th Grade LA Archives 2012-13

 

First Trimester:

 

 

Week One

  Class 
Homework 
Monday 

No LA class.

 

 
Tuesday 
- Journal 1: 
- Six levels of moral development 
- Procedures:  Entering the classroom, turning in work, exiting the classroom, voice procedure

Read Ms. Ruble's FAQs online and be prepared to go over them tomorrow in class.

 

Bring to class tomorrow: bring LA binder, folder, composition book, sharpies, pen/pencil.

Wednesday

No LA class.

 

 
Thursday 
- Introduction to Ms. Ruble's class FAQs
- Blitz!
- Introduction to notebook organization, classroom procedures.
Number the pages in your Language Arts handbook (front and back). Bring all supplies (including The Giver) tomorrow.
Friday 

No LA class.

 

 

 

 

 

Week Two

  Class 
Homework 
Monday 

No School.

 

 
Tuesday 

- Introduction to DailyGRAMS.
- Small-group Discussion:  Define "utopia."  Brainstorm the features of the society in The Giver by Lois Lowry.  Decide if each feature is positive, negative, or both.

Prepare 2 book talk summaries.

Wednesday

No LA class.

 

 
Thursday 
-Reading celebration and book talk.
Get independent reading letter signed. Vocab.
Friday 

-A Perfect World:  What does it mean to have good ideas? Introduction to prewriting.

Handouts: Ideas 1Ideas 2Ideas 3Ideas 4
-Writing Workshop.

 

 

 Finish prewriting.

 

 

Week Three

  Class 
Homework 
Monday 

A:

-Grammar: Prepositions.

-A Perfect World: Showing vs. Telling. Introduction to drafting.
-Writing workshop:  Begin composing a rough draft of A Perfect World essay.  Individual conferences with Ms. Ruble during workshop.

 

Finish the intro paragraph of your rough draft -- keep in mind the things Ms. Ruble told you to work on! 

Tuesday 

B:

-Grammar: Prepositions.

 

-Writing workshop:  Continue rough draft of A Perfect Worldessay.  Individual conferences with Ms. Ruble during workshop.

Finish A Perfect World rough draft. Bring colored pencils or markers to class tomorrow.

Wednesday

C:

-Writing process: What is revising?
-ARMS activity:  (Add, Remove, Move, Substitute)

-Writing workshop:  Revise rough draft of A Perfect Worldessay.  Individual conferences with Ms. Ruble during workshop.

Vocab.

 

Vocab/grammar quiz (on unit 1 and prepositions) on Wednesday, 9/19.

Thursday 

D: No Class.

 

 
Friday 

E: No Class.

 

 

 

 

 

Week Four

  Class 
Homework 
Monday 

F:

-Writing workshop:  Edit and begin final draft of A Perfect World essay.  Individual conferences with Ms. Ruble during workshop.

 

 

 

Finish editing your paper on your perfect world.  Due Wednesday (stapled together in this order):
   - Final draft
   - Prewriting
   - Rough draft with revisions and editing
   - Project sheet with self-assessed rubric on back

 

Vocab/grammar quiz (on unit 1 and prepositions) on Monday, 9/24.

Tuesday

A:

-Writing workshop:  Edit and begin final draft of A Perfect World essay.  Individual conferences with Ms. Ruble during workshop.

 

 

 

Final draft due tomorrow.

 

Vocab/grammar quiz (on unit 1 and prepositions) on Monday, 9/24.

Wednesday 

B: 

- Culminating discussion on The Giver -- What really happens to Jonas and Gabriel?

- Reader Response:  Write a continuation of the ending of The Giver, clarifying what happened to Jonas and Gabriel and the community they left behind. At least one full page. 

 

 

 

Independent reading and studying.

 

Vocab/grammar quiz (on unit 1 and prepositions) on Monday, 9/24.

Thursday

C: 

-Grammar: Prepositions.

-Briefly cover format and study techniques for vocab/grammar quiz.

-Introduction to Greek mythology

 

Choose 2 of the gods or goddesses we studied today.

Using one sheet of unlined paper, draw a full color picture of both gods (one on the front, one on the back).  Add the characteristics and symbols we mentioned in class, but your drawings should have NO WORDS on them!
Friday

D: No Class.

 

 

 

 

Week Five

  Class 
Homework 
Monday 

E:

-Save the Drama for Your Mama!

-Quiz (vocab unit 1 and prepositions)

 

 

 

Independent reading.

 

Tuesday

F:

- Introduction to the Greek gods and goddesses!

 

 

Choose 2 of the gods or goddesses we studied today.

Using one sheet of unlined paper, draw a full color picture of both gods (one on the front; one on the back).  Add the characteristics and symbols we mentioned in class, but your drawings should have NO WORDS on them!
Wednesday 

A: 

-Continue intro to Greek gods and goddesses.

-Greek myths. 

Same homework as Tuesday, but choose 2 new gods/goddesses.

 

Thursday

B: 

-Continue intro to Greek gods and goddesses.

-Greek myths.

Same homework as Tuesday, but choose 2 new gods/goddesses.
Friday

C:

-Continue intro to Greek gods and goddesses.

-Greek myths. 

Independent reading.

 


 

 

Week Six

  Class 
Homework 
Monday 

D: No Class.

 

 

 

Tuesday

E:

- Greek roots, suffixes, and prefixes scavenger hunt!

 

 

Finish Greek roots sheet (front) if you didn't in class, and then completethe first half of Greek prefixes (page 2).  Don't do Greek suffixes page (page 3) yet.
Wednesday 

F: 

- Apostrophes practice
- Greek roots, suffixes, and prefixes scavenger hunt!

 

Finish entire Greek Roots/Prefixes/Suffixes sheet if not already finished in class.

 

 

 

Thursday

A: 

- Introduction to mythical creatures and monsters! 

 

Make "CN - Imaginary Dictionary" entry in LA Handbook.  Make up at least 5 "new words" that include a Greek prefix, root, and suffix (just like examples in class).  Write the "definition" of your "new word" beside it.
Friday

No School.

 

 

 


 

 

 

Week Seven

  Class 
Homework 
Monday

No School.

 

 
Tuesday

B:

- Introduction to Mt. Olympus Job Application project

 

 

 

Begin planning MOTA project.

 

Grammar/Vocab quiz on Greek roots, prefixes, and suffixes on Tuesday 10/23.

 

 

Wednesday

C:

- Mt. Olympus Job Application project

 

 

Create Greek Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes flash cards.

 

Grammar/Vocab quiz on Greek roots, prefixes, and suffixes on Tuesday 10/23.

Thursday

D: No Class.

 

 

Friday

E: 

- Study Greek Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes

- Mt. Olympus Job Application project (how to go from prewriting to drafting)

 

Finish all planning and finish drafting education section.  Do not draft any other section.

 

Grammar/Vocab quiz on Greek roots, prefixes, and suffixes on Tuesday 10/23.

 

 

Week Eight

  Class 
Homework 
Monday

F: 

- Mt. Olympus Job Application project:  How to draft "objective" and "skills" section.

 

Finish drafting MOTA résumé. 

 

Grammar/Vocab quiz on Greek roots, prefixes, and suffixes on Tuesday 10/23.

Tuesday

A:

-Intro to simple sentences.

 

 

 

 

Grammar/Vocab quiz on Greek roots, prefixes, and suffixes on Tuesday 10/23.

 

Wednesday

B:

- Writing Workshop:  Begin 2nd draft of résumés as a class.

 

 

 

Grammar/Vocab quiz on Greek roots, prefixes, and suffixes on Tuesday 10/23.

Thursday

C:

- Writing Workshop:  Continue final draft of résumé.

 

 

Grammar/Vocab quiz on Greek roots, prefixes, and suffixes on Tuesday 10/23.

 

Friday

Z: (Homecoming) No Class.

 

 

 

 

Week Nine

  Class 
Homework 
Monday

D: No Class.

 

 
Tuesday

E:

- Save the Drama

- Vocab/Grammar quiz: Greek roots/prefixes/suffixes and prepositions.

 

 

Finish typed résumé (max: 30 min.) -- no work on it after tonight!

 

 

Wednesday

F:

-Intro to helping verbs and TO BE. 

-Learn about writing a cover letter. 

 

 

 

Mini quiz on helping verbs and TO BE on Wednesday.

 

Thursday

A: No Class.

 

 

Friday

B: 

-Continue helping verbs and TO BE. 

-Writing Workshop: cover letter.

 

 

 

 

 

Mini quiz on helping verbs and TO BE on Wednesday.

 

Final drafts of résumés and cover letters due Tuesday, stapled in this order:

1. Final cover letter and résumé on Google Docs (not printed).
2. Draft of cover letter and résumé
3. Prewriting sheet

4. Project assignment sheet with self-assessed rubric.

 

 

Week Ten

  Class 
Homework 
Monday

C:

-Final MOJA writing workshop.

-Receive Greek Mythology Test Study Guide

 

Final drafts of résumés and cover letters due Wednesday, stapled in this order:

1. Final cover letter and résumé on Google Docs (not printed; no work on this after 8am tomorrow morning).
2. Draft of cover letter and résumé
3. Prewriting sheet

4. Project assignment sheet with self-assessed rubric.

 
Tuesday

D: No Class.

 

 

 

Wednesday

E:

-Mini quiz on helping verbs and TO BE

- Grade quiz together.

 

 

Begin finding a myth. 

Thursday

F:

- The Hero's Quest, Case Study #1:  Perseus

Begin finding a myth.  

 

Friday

Z: No Class.

 

 

 

 

Week Eleven

  Class 
Homework 
Monday

A:

- Case Study #2: Jason
- Compare Jason and Perseus

 

 

Make a study schedule for Greek mythology test November 13.   

 

 

 
Tuesday

B:

- Case Study #3: Theseus

- Compare Jason, Perseus, and Theseus.   

 

Study. 

 

RR – Hero's Quest. Prompt:  Make up your own hero and send him on a quest. Make sure to include some of the common elements we listed in our LA Handbook notes.  At least one full page in LA Handbook.

Wednesday

C:

- Finish Case Study #3: Theseus

- Compare Jason, Perseus, and Theseus.   

 

 

 

 

 

Study. 

 

RR – Hero's Quest. Prompt:  Make up your own hero and send him on a quest. Make sure to include some of the common elements we listed in our LA Handbook notes.  At least one full page in LA Handbook.

 

 

 

 

Thursday

D: No Class.

 

Poster board with name on the back due Wednesday.

 

Study.

 

Friday

E: No Class.

 

 

Study. We will review the answers to your study guide on Monday.

 

 

 

Week Twelve

  Class 
Homework 
Monday

F:

- Introduction to Super-Myth project.

-Share Hero's Quests.

- Brief review for Greek Mythology Unit Test. 

 

Make a study schedule for Greek mythology test November 20.   

 

 

 
Tuesday

A:

- Super-Myth: timeline.

 

 

Study. 

 

 

Wednesday

B:

-Posterboard due.

-Super-Myth: character sketches

 

 

 

 

 

Study. 

 

 

Thursday

C:

- Super-Myth: character sketches.

 

 

Study.

 

Friday

D: No Class.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week Thirteen

  Class 
Homework 
Monday

F:

-Greek Mythology Unit Test

 

 

Finish Ms. R's Progress Report :)

 

 

 
Tuesday

Z:

Grandfriend's Day!  

 

 

Wednesday

No Class. 

 

 

Thursday

HappThanksgiving! 

 

 

Friday

No Class. 

 

 

 

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Second Trimester:

 

 

WEEK 1

  Class 
Homework 
Monday

A: 

-Super-Myth: character sketches (checkpoint tomorrow).

-Super-Myth: rough storyboard.

 

 

Finish character sketches.

Tuesday

B:

-Super-Myth: rough storyboard (checkpoint tomorrow).

 

 

Finish rough storyboard.

Wednesday

C:

-Super-Myth: final draft.

 

Work on illustrations for 30 minutes.

Thursday

D: No Class.

 

Work on illustrations for 30 minutes.

Friday

E: 

-Super-Myth: final draft.

 

Final Super-Myth draft due Monday. (Staple papers in this order: rough sketch, timeline, project sheet with self-assessed rubric facing down. Do not staple these to poster board.)

 

 

WEEK 2

  Class 
Homework 
Monday

F: 

-Introduction to Brothers Grimm and fairy tales!

-Introduction to Elements of Fiction.

 

 

Tuesday

A:

-Continue Elements of Fiction.

-Retelling the Tale. 

Read chapters 1-2 of Crispin (12 pages should take under 20 minutes to read).  Circle words you need to look up (notice the glossary in the back of the book!) and underline new characters as they are introduced.  Bring Crispin to class starting tomorrow! 

Wednesday

B:

-Retelling the Tale.  

Crispin  Reading: Read chapters 3-5 (12 pages). 

Thursday

C: No Class.

 

 

Friday

D: 

-Retelling the Tale.  

Crispin Reading: chapters 6-8 (14 pages), continuing to underline and circle.  Estimated time: 20-25 minutes.

 

 

 

WEEK 3

  Class 
Homework 
Monday

E: 

 -Retelling the Tale. 

Crispin Reading: chapters 9-12.  

Tuesday

F:

-Retelling the Tale.  

Crispin Reading: chapters 13-15.  

Wednesday

A:

-Retelling the Tale.  

Crispin Reading: chapters 16-18.  

Thursday

B: 

-Retelling the Tale.  

 

Friday

C: No Class.

 

 

 

 

WEEK 4

  Class 
Homework 
Monday

D:  

-Final fairy tale revision: 

Students should finish writing and then complete at least two of the following revision tasks.

 

  1. Complete at least one peer revision.
  2. Find one novel with excellent description of setting or characters. Read the description. Find one description in your story to rewrite based on the author’s style. Comment with the book, author, and page # you were inspired by. In your comment, describe what about the author's style inspired you. Then resolve the comment.
  3. Find 10 words to change or add that increase the vivid description in your story. Add them to our poster if they aren’t there already. Comment on each word you change so that I can see it. Then resolve the comment.
  4. List your story’s main events (below the story or on a separate sheet) to check that it makes sense as written.
  5. Delete all scene labels, tidy up font and format.
  6. Use the revision poster by our class library to revise/edit.
  7. Self-assess your rubric and edit your story accordingly. Write revision tasks you've completed on your rubric. 

 

Crispin Reading: chapters 26-28. 

Tuesday

E:

TBA based on student progress.

 

Crispin Reading: chapters 29-31.

Wednesday

F:

-Fairy Tale Cookie Swap!

 

 

Thursday

Happy winter break :)  

 

 

Friday

 

 

 

 

 

WEEK 5

  Class 
Homework 
Monday

No Class.

 

 

Tuesday

No Class.

 

 

Wednesday

A:  

- Begin History of English Language: Old English, Beowulf, and kennings!

 

 

 

Crispin reading.

Thursday

B:

- Continue History of English Language: Middle English!

-The Canterbury Tales

 

Click here for History of English timeline (click on "launch" to begin)

 

Mini-Canterbury Tales:  On a white sheet of paper (can use up to 2 sheets front and back – stapled), write your own mini-Canterbury Tales.  Imagine you and a group of friends are going on a pilgrimage to see something special.  Begin your story by describing your pilgrimage, and then include at least 2 “mini-stories” like Chaucer does.  Make sure to finish your pilgrimage!  Illustrate your tales as Chaucer’s manuscripts were illustrated (here are some examples of The Canterbury Tales illustrations:  1   2   3   4).

 

DUE MONDAY.

 

Friday

C:

- Continue the History of English: Modern English!

-Crispin reading.

 

 

Finish your Mini-Canterbury Tales.

 

 

WEEK 6

  Class 
Homework 
Monday

D: No Class. Crispin reading in PWT: 31-45.

 

Mini-Canterbury Tales due.

 

 

Finish Crispin reading.

Tuesday

E:

-Crispin map and Venn diagram.

 

Crispin reading.

Wednesday

F:

-Crispin map and Venn diagram.

 

Crispin reading.

Thursday

A:

-Crispin map and Venn diagram.

 

Crispin reading. 

Friday

B: No Class.

 

 

 

 

WEEK 7

  Class 
Homework 
Monday

C:

-Latin R/P/S

 

 

Latin R/P/S 

Tuesday

D:

-Spelling Bee.

 

 

Wednesday

E:

-Grammar: Phrases and Clauses.

-Crispin Bio-cubes.

 

Bio-cubes.

Thursday

F: 

-Review game.

-Create quiz study guide.

 

Study.

Friday

A: 

No Class.

 

 

 

WEEK 8: week of 1/21/2013

  Class 
Homework 
Monday

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

 

 

 

Tuesday

B:

-Grammar: Practice Phrases and Clauses.

-Introduction to Shakespeare:  sonnets.

 

Finish sonnet.

 

Study.

Wednesday

C:

-Grammar: Practice Phrases and Clauses.

-Mini-Lesson:  A Midsummer Night's Dream Journal organization.

-Journal #1: Why might young people sometimes conflict with their parents?  Why might young people in love conflict with their parents?

 

Finish Journal #1.

 

Study.

Thursday

D: No Class.

 

Study. 

Friday

E:

-Mini-Lesson:  Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre

-Assessment: Acting out the Globe!

Study.

 

 

WEEK 9: week of 1/28/2013 

  Class 
Homework 
Monday

Teacher Workday

 

 

Tuesday

F:

-Crispin quiz.

-Ms. R's PR. 

Free reading.

Wednesday

A:

-Begin A Midsummer Night's Dream. 

Independent reading (30 minutes). Update reading log.

Thursday

B: 

-Continue A Midsummer Night's Dream. 

Finish Journal #2:  What is Bottom’s opinion of his acting ability?  How do you know?  What do you think about his acting ability, and why?  See the text here, including a simple translation.  

Friday

C:

-Continue A Midsummer Night's Dream.

 

 

Independent reading (30 minutes). 

 

WEEK 10: week of 2/4/2013

  Class 
Homework 
Monday

D: No Class. 

 

 

Tuesday

E: 

-Continue A Midsummer Night's Dream.

-Mini-lesson:  Warm-ups and text layups. 

 

Independent reading. 

Wednesday

F: 

-Vocal warm-ups.

-Continue A Midsummer Night's Dream: text lay-ups.

-Milling & Seething.

 

Journal #3:  Text lay-ups and Milling & Seething reflection.

 

Thursday

A:

-Continue A Midsummer Night's Dream: text lay-ups.

-Milling & Seething.

 

 

Finish Journal #3.

 

Friday

B:

-Continue A Midsummer Night's Dream.

 

 

Independent reading. 

 

 

WEEK 11: week of 2/11/2013

 

  Class 
Homework 
Monday

C:  

-Vocal warm-ups.

-Continue A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Independent reading.

Tuesday

D: No Class. 

 

 

Wednesday

E: 

-Grammar: Simple & compound sentences.

-Continue A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Independent reading.

Thursday

F:

-Grammar: Practice compound sentences.

-Continue A Midsummer Night's Dream.

 

 

Independent reading.

Friday

Z:

-Grammar: Practice compound sentences.

-Continue A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Journal #4.

 

 

 

WEEK 12: week of 2/18/2013

 

  Class 
Homework 
Monday

No School.

 

 

Tuesday

A: 

-Continue A Midsummer Night's Dream.

-Finding trains of thought.

 

Independent reading (30 minutes). 

Wednesday

B: 

-Continue Trains of Thought.

-Receive official AMND monologue and begin analyzing / memorizing.

 

-Work on memorizing your monologues.  Here are some memorization tips, but the most important tip is the simplest:  repeat, repeat, repeat, repeat, repeat, repeat . . . did I mention repeat?

 

Grammar quiz next Tuesday!  (Vocab: Latin R/P/S. Grammar:  phrases, independent and dependent clauses; simple and compound sentences; compound subjects and verbs)

 

Thursday

C: 

-Continue A Midsummer Night's Dream: monologue work (experimenting with your voice).

-Work on memorizing your monologues: have whole monologue memorized by Tuesday, with some of your vocal patterns memorized.

 

Study.

Friday

D: No Class. Humane Society Field Trip. 

 

Keep working on memorization!

 

 

 

WEEK 13: week of 2/25/2013

 

  Class 
Homework 
Monday

E: 

-Continue A Midsummer Night's Dream: monologue work.

-Work on memorizing your monologues: have whole monologue memorized by Wednesday. Monologues WITH vocal patterns memorized by Thursday.

 

Study.

 

Tuesday

F:

-Continue A Midsummer Night's Dream

-Latin R/P/S and grammar quiz (phrases and clauses, simple and compound sentences, FANBOYS, and simple and compound subjects).

Finish memorizing monologues by Wednesday. Monologues WITH vocal patterns memorized by Thursday. 

Wednesday

A: 

-Monologue practice.

-Continue A Midsummer Night's Dream.

-Monologue practice in front of Ms. R! 

Monologues WITH vocal patterns memorized by tomorrow. 

Thursday

B: 

-Finish A Midsummer Night's Dream.

-AMND Journal #5: Shakespeare wrote a happy ending for the four lovers, but knowing what they've gone through, doesn't it seem too simple to you? Why or why not? 

Journal #5 due Monday.

 

Practice monologue. 

 

Friday

(END OF TRIMESTER)

Z: Early dismissal.

 

Journal #5 due Monday.

 

 

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Third Trimester:

 

 

 

 

WEEK 1: 3/4/2013 to 3/8/2013

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

C:

-Continue A Midsummer Night's Dream.

 

Independent reading.
Tuesday

D: No Class.

 

 

Wednesday 

E:

-A Midsummer Night's Dream.

 

Independent reading.

Thursday 

F:

-Complex sentences.

-Finish A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Independent reading.

Friday

A: No Class.

 

 

 

 

WEEK 2: 3/11/2013 to 3/15/2013

 

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

B:

-Grammar: Complex Sentences.

-AMND Journal #5.

 Finish journal and cover.
Tuesday

C:

-AMND movie version.

Independent reading.

Wednesday 

D: No Class.

 

 

Thursday 

E:

-AMND movie version.

Independent reading.

Friday

F:

-AMND movie version.

Independent reading.

 

 

WEEK 3: 3/18/2013 to 3/22/2013

 

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

A:

-AMND movie version.

 

 Independent reading.
Tuesday

B:

-AMND movie version.

Finish questions.

Wednesday 

C: 

-Grammar: Sentence types practice.

 

DIRECTIONS: Draw a visual diagram of each type of sentence using the key below. Then write a clear example of each sentence type and draw your diagram around it.

 

KEY:

  • Use a horizontal purple rectangle with the letters "IC" inside it to represent an independent clause.
  • Use a horizontal green rectangle with the letters "DC" inside it to represent an dependent clause.
  • Use a blue comma inside a box to represent a comma.
  • Use a red cloud around the wordFANBOYS to represent a coordinating conjunction.

 

-Vocab Unit 15: Completing the Sentence.

 

 Finish vocab.

Thursday 

D: No Class.

 

 

Friday

E:

-William Blake's poem, "Jerusalem."

 

Independent reading. Study.

 

 

 

WEEK 4: 3/25/2013 to 3/29/2013

 

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

F:

-William Blake's poem, "Jerusalem."

 Independent reading. Study.
Tuesday

A:

-Review.

 Study.

Wednesday 

B:

-Save the Drama. 

-LA grammar/vocab quiz (vocab unit 15; simple, compound, complex sentences).

 

Thursday 

C:

-Begin Russian Revolution: Angel on the Square and Words to Own.

Angel on the Square reading: chapter 1.  Fill out Words to Own as you read. 

Friday

No School.

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEEK 5: 4/8/2013 to 4/12/2013

 

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

D: No Class.

 

 
Tuesday

E:

-Discuss Angel on the Square.
-Angel on the Square chapter 2-3.

-Continue Words to Own.

Angel on the Square reading: finish chapter 3.  Fill out Words to Own as you read.

Wednesday 

F:

-Discuss Angel on the Square.
-Angel on the Square chapter 4.
-Check Words to Own.

Write 10 sentences with first 10 Words to Own. Don't forget to read them aloud to your parents and obtain a signature.

Thursday 

A:

-Discuss Angel on the Square.
-Angel on the Square chapter 5-6.

Angel on the Square reading: finish chapter 7.

Friday

B:

-Sound & Motion game.

-Discuss Angel on the Square.
-Angel on the Square chapter 8.

Angel on the Square reading: finish chapter 8.

 

 

WEEK 6: 4/15/2013 to 4/19/2013

 

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

C:

-Sound & Motion game.

-Discuss Angel on the Square.
-Angel on the Square chapter 8.

Angel on the Square reading: finish chapter 8.
Tuesday

D: No Class.

 

 

Wednesday 

E:

-Sound & Motion game.

-Discuss Angel on the Square.
-Angel on the Square chapter 9.

Angel on the Square reading: chapter 9.  Vocab/grammar quiz next Tuesday. Gridded poster board WITH YOUR NAME ON IT due by Monday.

Thursday 

F:

-Sound & Motion game.

-Grammar: Apostrophes.

-Angel on the Square: chapter 10.

Angel on the Square reading: chapter 10.  Vocab/grammar quiz tomorrow.

 

Angel on the Square unit test 5/3 and 5/6Study Guide. 

Friday

A: 

-Sound & Motion game.

-Grammar/Vocab quiz (unit 4 and apostrophes)

-Plotting the Plot: Finding main points of Angel on the Square.

Angel on the Square reading: read chapter 11. Bring graph paper to LA for the coming project.

 

Angel on the Square unit test 5/3 and 5/6Study Guide. 

 

 

 

 

WEEK 7: 4/22/2013 to 4/26/2013

 

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

B: 

-Angel on the Square: chapter 10 and 11 (discuss).

-Introduce Plotting the Plot. (rubric)

-Plotting the Plot: Finding main points of Angel on the Square.

Bring graph paper to LA for the coming project. Graph poster board due Monday.

 

Angel on the Square reading: read chapter 12.

 

Angel on the Square unit test 5/3 and 5/6Study Guide. 

Tuesday

C:

-Angel on the Square: chapter 12.

-Plotting the Plot: Finding main points of Angel on the Square.

 

Bring graph paper to LA for the coming project. Graph poster board due Monday.

 

Angel on the Square unit test 5/3 and 5/6Study Guide. 


Wednesday 

D: Overnight Trip

 

 

Thursday 

E: Overnight Trip

 

 

Friday

F: Overnight Trip

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEEK 8: 4/29/2013 to 5/3/2013

 

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

F: 

-Graph poster board due.

-Plotting the Plot: Find main points of Angel on the Square and Russian Revolution.

 

 

 Finish Angel.

 

Angel on the Square unit test 5/6 and 5/7Study Guide. 

Tuesday

A:

-Study groups for AOS Test.

Angel on the Square unit test 5/6 and 5/7Study Guide. 

Wednesday 

B:

-Plotting the Plot: Find main points of Angel on the Square and Russian Revolution.

Angel on the Square unit test 5/6 and 5/7Study Guide. 

Thursday 

C:

-Plotting the Plot: Find main points of Angel on the Square and Russian Revolution.

Angel on the Square unit test 5/6 and 5/7Study Guide.  

Friday

D: No Class.

 

 

 

 

 

WEEK 9: 5/6/2013 to 5/10/2013

 

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

E: AOS Test, Part I.

 
Tuesday

F: AOS Test, Part II practice day.

 

Wednesday 

A: AOS Test, Part II.

 

Thursday 

B:

-Plotting the Plot: Work on rough draft of graph.

 

Friday

C:

-Plotting the Plot: Work on rough draft of graph.

Finish plotting points of rough draft.

 

 

 

 

WEEK 10: 5/13/2013 to 5/17/2013

 

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

D: No Class.

 
Tuesday

E:

-Plotting the Plot: Work on rough draft of graph.

Finish checking rough graph.

Wednesday 

F:

-Plotting the Plot: Work on final draft of graph.

Print keys. Free reading.

Thursday 

A:

-Plotting the Plot: Work on final draft of graph.

Write Ms. R a farewell letter to take with her to Raleigh :) Here are some things I want you to include:

 

-My favorite thing about our class this year was...

-One way I grew in 6th grade was...

-Some things I learned about in language arts that I will know for next year are...

-One thing Ms. R should DEFINITELY do with her new students in Raleigh is...

-Something I will miss about our class is...

 

I will miss you all! You are wonderful, bright students and you will have a fantastic 7th grade!

Friday

B:

-Plotting the Plot: Work on final draft of graph.

 TBA

 

 

 

 

WEEK 11: 5/20/2013 to 5/24/2013

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

C: No class (field trip)

Plotting the Plot due.

 
Tuesday

D:

-Begin The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.

 Reading TBA.

Wednesday 

E:

-The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.

 Reading TBA.

Thursday 

F:

-The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.

 Reading TBA.

Friday

A:

-I Never Saw Another Butterfly: Butterfly

 Reading TBA. 

 

 

WEEK 12: 5/28/2013 to 5/31/2013

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

Memorial Day

 

 
Tuesday

A:

-I Never Saw Another Butterfly: Homesick

 LWW: chapters 10

Wednesday 

B:

-I Never Saw Another Butterfly: Intro to final project and outlining

 LWW: chapters 11

Thursday 

C:

-I Never Saw Another Butterfly: Continue outlining

 LWW: chapters 12-13

Friday

D:

No Class.

  

 

 

WEEK 13: 6/3/2013 to 6/7/2013

Date 

Class 

Homework 
Monday

E:

-I Never Saw Another Butterfly: Homesick essay. 

 LWW: chapters 14-15
Tuesday

F:

-I Never Saw Another Butterfly: Homesick essay.

 Finish LWW :)

Wednesday 

Z: No LA. (Finish service project together)

 

 Reading TBA.

Thursday 

Graduation!

 

 

Friday

Go to the pool :)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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