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Write your own original fable.
Last Modified: Wednesday, February 14 1:37 PM

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Questions 8-9 from "Beauty and the Beast"
Last Modified: Tuesday, February 13 2:43 PM

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Read "How Animals Came to Earth" and do one of the following assignments:
  • Sketch the Text
  • Answer questions 1-4
Last Modified: Friday, February 9 2:07 PM

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  • Two hours of Independent Reading
  • Spelling List 15
Last Modified: Monday, February 5 2:07 PM

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Questions 1-8 from "Anansi's Riding Horse"
Last Modified: Wednesday, February 7 2:16 PM

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Complete "Blizzard of 1978" open response worksheet
Last Modified: Monday, February 5 2:06 PM

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  • Two hours of Independent Reading
  • Spelling Quiz 14
Last Modified: Monday, January 29 12:12 PM

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Drama Unit Test
 
Follow this link for study review:
 
Last Modified: Monday, January 29 12:11 PM

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Quiz on apostrophes and capitalization
Last Modified: Monday, January 29 12:10 PM

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  • 2 hours of independent reading throughout the week
  • Spelling list 13 due Friday 1/26
Last Modified: Monday, January 22 1:50 PM

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Finish multiple choice and open response from "Brighton Beach Memoirs"
Last Modified: Tuesday, January 23 2:05 PM

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Complete the back side of the "A Raisin in the Sun" worksheet.  Question 6 should be 7-10 sentences long.
Last Modified: Friday, January 19 12:53 PM

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  • Spelling List 12
  • Read independently for 2 hours
Last Modified: Tuesday, January 16 2:04 PM

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Flashcards for Drama terms.
Last Modified: Tuesday, January 16 2:02 PM

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"The Monsters are Due on Maple Street" Reading Warm-Up Side B
Last Modified: Thursday, January 11 3:05 PM

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Complete questions 1-8 on the last page of the packet for "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"
Last Modified: Tuesday, January 9 3:01 PM

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  • Independent reading (2 hours per week)
  • Spelling List 11 quiz and homework due
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 3 8:18 AM

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  • Read independently for 2 hours per week
  • Spelling List 9 due Friday 12/8
Last Modified: Monday, December 4 1:49 PM

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Return permission slips for A Christmas Carol field trip by 12/4.
Last Modified: Monday, November 27 2:01 PM

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Stave 1 worksheet and quiz
Last Modified: Friday, December 1 2:00 PM

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  • Spelling List 8 due
  • Read independently for two hours
Last Modified: Monday, November 27 2:00 PM

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Two questions on the A Christmas Carol worksheet
Last Modified: Wednesday, November 29 2:10 PM

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Imagery worksheet from A Christmas Carol
Last Modified: Tuesday, November 28 1:51 PM

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  • Questions 9-10 (Open Responses of at least one paragraph each)
  • Quotation worksheet 
Last Modified: Monday, November 20 1:52 PM

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  • Independent reading (2 hours per week)
  • Spelling List 7
Last Modified: Monday, November 13 1:44 PM

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Finish reading Out of the Dust.
 
Test on Thursday
Last Modified: Tuesday, November 14 1:55 PM

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  • Finish Spring 1935 (page 189)
  • Complete Winter and Spring 1935 on "Summary Chart"
Last Modified: Monday, November 13 1:42 PM

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  • Independent reading (2 hours per week)
  • Spelling List 6
Last Modified: Monday, October 30 1:21 PM

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Read up to page 51 of Out of the Dust.
Last Modified: Monday, October 30 1:22 PM

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Spelling List 5 due.
Last Modified: Monday, October 23 1:29 PM

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The Great Depression nonfiction piece
Last Modified: Thursday, October 26 3:58 PM

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  • Independent reading
  • All revisions to your Miss Effie essay due Tuesday
Last Modified: Monday, October 23 1:28 PM

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Spelling List 4 due
Last Modified: Thursday, October 19 2:00 PM

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  • Independent Reading
  • Complete rough draft
Last Modified: Thursday, October 19 2:01 PM

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Spelling List 3 quiz and homework due.
Last Modified: Wednesday, October 11 12:34 PM

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Thesis statement practice worksheet.  Remember, you're only writing the thesis statement, not the entire paper.
Last Modified: Wednesday, October 11 12:32 PM

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  • Independent reading
  • Spelling List 2 due Friday
Last Modified: Monday, October 2 1:27 PM

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  • Spelling List 2
  • Evidence chart for "The Cat and the Coffee Drinkers" 9 pieces of evidence minimum
Last Modified: Thursday, October 5 2:06 PM

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  • Read independently
  • Read to the end of Part 1 of "The Cat and the Coffee Drinkers"
Last Modified: Wednesday, October 4 1:51 PM

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  • Independent reading
  • Read to the bottom of page 83 of "The Cat and the Coffee Drinkers"
Last Modified: Tuesday, October 3 2:04 PM

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  • Study for quiz on "The Writer in You Quiz"
  • 5 bonus points on quiz if you make flashcards of the Six Qualities of Good Writing and the Five Steps of the Writing Process
Last Modified: Friday, September 29 11:22 AM

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  • Independent reading
  • Chunking the Text for page 3
Last Modified: Wednesday, September 27 11:41 AM

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  • Literary Letter
  • Spelling List 1 due Friday
Last Modified: Tuesday, September 26 2:09 PM

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  • Read independently
  • Study for quiz on "Charley's Garden" and "After Twenty Years"
Last Modified: Monday, September 25 1:48 PM

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  • Read independently
  • "Charley's Garden" worksheet
Last Modified: Thursday, September 21 1:59 PM

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  • Read independently
  • Read "Charley's Garden" and use the strategy Marking Up the Text
Last Modified: Wednesday, September 20 9:50 AM

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  • Read independently.
  • Complete the back side of the "Fear" worksheet
Last Modified: Tuesday, September 19 1:23 PM

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  1. Finish reading "Fear" by Gary Soto.
  2. Complete the worksheet "My Questions/My Thinking"
  3. Quiz tomorrow.  Open book, but not open notes.
 
Last Modified: Monday, September 18 1:14 PM

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Read independently for 20-30 minutes.
Last Modified: Wednesday, September 13 2:08 PM

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Read "Dusting" and use one of the strategies we have discussed in class.
Last Modified: Tuesday, September 12 12:51 PM

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Write a one paragraph description of the "My Questions/My Thinking" strategy we used for the short story "Seventh Grade."  What is the strategy?  How does it help the reader?  Which types of stories might it work best with? 
Last Modified: Monday, September 11 11:34 AM

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 Summer Reading due.
Last Modified: Monday, September 4 9:09 PM

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 Must have independent reading book by today.
Last Modified: Monday, September 4 9:10 PM