Westport Community Schools

Reminder... Tuesday, November 5, 2019 is an early release day for students.  Please plan accordingly for pick up and after-school arrangements.

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Read chapter 16 from The Giver.  
Last Modified: Wednesday, March 20 12:12 PM

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Allusion worksheet
Last Modified: Wednesday, February 13 2:20 PM

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Parallel Structure worksheet (both sides)
Last Modified: Tuesday, February 12 10:59 AM

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Spelling List 14
Last Modified: Monday, February 4 1:30 PM

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Finish reading the MLK biography and complete the two questions on the back.  Make sure your open response goes on a separate sheet of paper.
Last Modified: Thursday, February 7 2:10 PM

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1.   Watch the following video clip from Remember the Titans.
 
2.   Answer the following writing prompt.
 
Last Modified: Tuesday, February 5 11:48 AM

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Quiz tomorrow on "The Gettysburg Address."
 
Review the following: 
  • Background information for "The Gettysburg Address"
  • Close Reading for Paragraph 1
  • Close Reading for Paragraph 2
  • Close Reading for Paragraph 3
Last Modified: Tuesday, February 5 12:21 PM

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Paragraph 3 close reading of "The Gettysburg Address."
Last Modified: Monday, February 4 1:29 PM

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Finish close reading of paragraph two from "The Gettysburg Address."
Last Modified: Friday, February 1 9:34 AM

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Spelling List 13 due
Last Modified: Tuesday, January 29 12:10 PM

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Write a 7-10 sentence summary of the background information article for "The Gettysburg Address."
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 30 12:30 PM

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Questions 5 and 9 from "Indian Rights"
Last Modified: Tuesday, January 29 12:11 PM

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  • Spelling List 11 due Friday 1/11
  • Read independently for two hours
Last Modified: Monday, January 7 2:05 PM

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Highlight and summarize the important points of stanzas 4-6 of "The Raven."
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 9 2:10 PM

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Write a one paragraph response to the following question:
                                 How can an author's life affect their writing?
Last Modified: Monday, January 7 2:04 PM

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Finish open-book quiz on the Instagram article.
Last Modified: Thursday, January 3 2:02 PM

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Read the Instagram article and answer the three questions on the back.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 2 1:44 PM

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  • No spelling this week.
  • Read independently for two hours.
  • Short story due Friday at 6:00 PM. 
Last Modified: Monday, December 17 2:05 PM

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Spelling List 10 due
Last Modified: Thursday, December 13 1:52 PM

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  • Study for test on The Pearl.
  • Chapter 6 worksheet
Last Modified: Friday, December 7 12:55 PM

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  • Two hours of Independent Reading
  • Spelling List 9 due
Last Modified: Tuesday, December 4 1:51 PM

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Review Student Handbook and bring back acknowledgement form.
 
 
 
Last Modified: Wednesday, December 5 9:50 AM

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The Pearl Chapter 5 worksheet
Last Modified: Tuesday, December 4 1:48 PM

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  1. Read independently for two hours this week
  2. Spelling List 8 due
Last Modified: Tuesday, November 27 2:19 PM

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  1. Read up to page 40 (end of chapter 3)
  2. Back side of the worksheet
Last Modified: Tuesday, November 27 2:18 PM

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Read Chapter 1 from The Pearl.  There will be a comprehension check tomorrow on the reading.
Last Modified: Monday, November 19 8:58 AM

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  • Read independently for 2 hours during the week
  • Spelling List 7 due 
Last Modified: Wednesday, November 14 11:34 AM

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Worksheet on the Chase Scene from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
Last Modified: Wednesday, November 14 11:31 AM

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Spelling List 6 due.
Last Modified: Thursday, November 8 1:50 PM

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Steps 1, 2, and 3 on worksheet.
Last Modified: Friday, October 26 1:59 PM

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  • Read for two hours during the week
  • Spelling List 4 due Friday
Last Modified: Tuesday, October 23 12:16 PM

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Tone and Mood worksheet (both sides)
Last Modified: Thursday, October 25 1:52 PM

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Read the handout on Tone and Mood.  Mark it up.  This will be a big part of the test next week.
Last Modified: Wednesday, October 24 12:59 PM

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Spelling List 3 quiz. 
Last Modified: Wednesday, October 17 7:57 AM

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Read "The Monkey's Paw" Part 2
Last Modified: Wednesday, October 17 7:56 AM

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Final draft of "The Road Not Taken" essay due. 
Last Modified: Friday, October 12 10:46 AM

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  • Independent Reading
  • Spelling List 2 due Friday
Last Modified: Wednesday, October 10 12:27 PM

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  • Independent Reading
  • Spelling List 2 due Friday
  • First draft of "The Road not Taken" essay (minimum 11 sentences)
Last Modified: Wednesday, October 10 12:27 PM

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Prewriting for "The Road not Taken" essay.  Evidence and Commentary.
Last Modified: Tuesday, October 9 12:27 PM

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No homework over Columbus Day Weekend.
Last Modified: Friday, October 5 1:55 PM

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Finish the close reading worksheet for "The Road Not Taken."
Last Modified: Wednesday, October 3 10:40 AM

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Spelling Guidelines quiz
Last Modified: Monday, October 1 12:31 PM

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Use the Spelling Guidelines handout to create a 10 question quiz.
Last Modified: Friday, September 28 1:59 PM

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  • Complete the back side of the worksheet we did for homework last night.
  • Review for quiz on "Lather and Nothing Else."  Be sure to study the 5 vocab words.
Last Modified: Tuesday, September 25 2:06 PM

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Front side of the worksheet for "Lather and Nothing Else."
 
 
Last Modified: Monday, September 24 2:03 PM

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Read independently for 30 minutes.
Last Modified: Friday, September 21 12:01 PM

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Literary Letter (3 paragraphs discussing and describing a book)
Last Modified: Wednesday, September 19 2:03 PM

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  1. Story Map for "A Retrieved Reformation"
  2. Quiz tomorrow on the story and it's vocab.
  3. 5 bonus points if you bring (or have already brought) in a picture of your pet for the pet wall. 
Last Modified: Tuesday, September 18 2:21 PM

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Character Chart for "A Retrieved Reformation."  (Front side only)
Must do 9 boxes total.
Last Modified: Monday, September 17 9:52 AM

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Answer the questions on the last page of "Thank You m'am."
Last Modified: Thursday, September 13 12:36 PM

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  1. Fill in story map for "The Dinner Party" by Mona Gardner
  2. Quiz tomorrow on "The Dinner Party" and key vocab (conflict, plot, inference, etc.)
Last Modified: Wednesday, September 12 2:05 PM

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Last day to turn in Summer Reading assignment.
Last Modified: Friday, September 7 11:55 AM

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Vocabulary Practice worksheet (Fortnite argument). 
Last Modified: Friday, September 7 11:57 AM