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2019-2020 6th Grade English & Social Studies - Mrs. Negroe Assignments

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Due:

Thursday 21 May 2020

Social Studies:
  • Rome Virtual Travel Brochure due today - before 4pm
Reminders:
  • Quarantine! Slide Show due today - before 4pm
  • End-of-Year Class Party: Wednesday 27 May during our usual meeting time
  • Don't forget to put on a funny filter and make a creative beverage! (both optional)
*Have a great 5-day weekend!!*

Due:

Wednesday 20 May 2020

English:
  • Continue working on Quarantine! Slide Show - due tmr Thurs. 5/21
Reminders:
  • Rome Virtual Travel Brochure due tmr Thurs. 5/21
  • End-of-Year Virtual Party Wed. 5/27 at usual meeting time
  • Remember to put on a funny filter & make a fancy drink! (Both Optional)
*Don't forget to sign my Yearbook!:*
 
 
 
 

Due:

Tuesday 19 May 2020

Social Studies:
  • Continue Rome Virtual Travel Brochure Slides - due Thurs. 5/21
Reminders:
  • Creative Writing Quick Write due today
  • Quarantine! Slide Show due Thurs. 5/21
  • Virtual Class Party - next Wed. 5/27 at 9 am and 10 am
  • Remember to surprise us with your best background!
  • Optional: creative beverage!

Due:

Monday 18 May 2020

English:
  • Creative Writing Quick-Write Prompt
  • Select one picture - follow the prompt
  • You may be creative! Write a whole story, write a play, make a journal entry!
  • Due tomorrow, Tues. 5/19 by 4pm
Reminders:
  • Quarantine! Slide Show due Thurs. 5/21
  • Rome Virtual Travel Brochure due Thurs. 5/21
  • Last day of "virtual class" via Google Meet: Thurs. 5/21

Due:

Thursday 14 May 2020

Social Studies:
  • Introduce Ancient Rome Virtual Travel Brochure - due Thurs. 5/21
  • Follow Instructions & Upload to Google Classroom
  • Select 5 Topics
  • 3 Interesting Facts for each Topic
  • Minimum of 6 slides (1 Intro Slide; 1 Slide per Topic)
  • Minimum of 1 colorful picture on each slide
Reminders:
  • Please finish & submit "Whodunnit" for Apple of Discord - due today
  • Quarantine Slide Show due Thurs. 5/21
  • Check Power School for missing assignments
  • Last day to submit missing work: Fri. 5/15
  • After submitting, email me with specific assignment information

Due:

Wednesday 13 May 2020

English:
  • Continue Quarantine Slide Show - due Thurs. 5/21
  • Use pictures you and/or your family have been taking these past 9 weeks
  • Last resort - use Google Images
Reminders:
  • Whodunnit Chart due Thurs. 5/14
  • Fill out BOTH columns for each character
  • Check Power School for grades & missing assignments
  • Last day to submit missing work is this Friday 5/15
  • Email me with specific assignment information after you submit to Google Classroom

Due:

Tuesday 12 May 2020

Social Studies:
  • Read "The Apple of Discord" Greek Play
  • Complete the "Whodunnit" Chart - due Thursday 5/14
  • Fill out BOTH columns for each character 
  • 1: Reasons responsible for starting Trojan War
  • 2: Reasons NOT responsible for starting Trojan War
Reminders:
  • Quarantine Slideshow due Thurs. 5/21
  • All missing/makeup work due this Fri. 5/15
  • Please email me with specific assignment information after submitting

Due:

Monday 11 May 2020

English:
  • Quarantine! Slide Show - due Thurs. 5/21
  • Instructions on Google Classroom
  • Check Power School for scores/grades
  • Last day to submit missing assignments: This Fri. 5/15

Due:

Thursday 7 May 2020

Social Studies:
  • China Open-Documents Writing - due Fri. 5/8
  • Use RACE Response; be specific when referring to documents
Reminders:
  • Asoka Bucketing & From Thesis to Essay Writing due Fri. 5/8
  • Comic Strip Book Report due Fri. 5/8

Due:

Wednesday 6 May 2020

English:
  • Continue working on your Comic Strip Book Report - due Fri. 5/8
Reminders:
  • Asoka Bucketing & From Thesis to Essay Writing - due Fri. 5/8
  • There seems to be some confusion; the Asoka Bucketing Form we uploaded to Google Classroom should be used as a TEMPLATE. That means, you still have to fill it out before turning it in.  Some of you have been submitting the blank template as your finished product.
  • After finishing your work, please upload to the original assignment: "Asoka Bucketing & From Thesis to Essay Writing" 
  • Do NOT upload your finished work to "Asoka Bucketing Form" (that's just the TEMPLATE) - you will receive 0 credit for submitting to the wrong place

Due:

Tuesday 5 May 2020

Happy Cinco de Mayo!
 
Social Studies:
  • Read & Discuss Ancient China Documents
  • On Thursday, we will do some Documents-Based Writing (Open-Docs/Notes)
Reminders:
  • Comic Strip Book Report due Fri. 5/12/20
  • Asoka Bucketing & From Thesis to Essay Writing (outline) due Fri. 5/12/20
  • Check Power School - if you see a score of "0," that means I did NOT receive your work
  • To resubmit assignments: upload to Google Classroom, then email me the specific assignment you submitted

Due:

Monday 4 May 2020

Happy Star Wars Day!
 
English:
  • Continue working on Comic Strip Book Report - due via Google Classroom Fri. 5/8/2
Reminders:
  • Check your scores/grades on Power School
  • You may submit missing work
  • Remember, if you see a "0" that means I did not receive your work; double-check Google Classroom
  • Please email me with specific assignments you are submitting/re-submitting

Due:

Thursday 30 April 2020

Social Studies:
  • Asoka DBQ: Bucketing
  • Asoka "From Thesis to Essay Writing"
  • Remember to give your top 3 most important reasons
  • *Thesis paper only has room for 2 body paragraphs - don't forget to add body paragraph #3!*
Reminders:
  • Continue working on your Comic Strip Book Report
  • Check your grades/scores on Power School
  • To re-submit your work, you must email to let me know the specific assignment you are submitting

Due:

Wednesday 29 April 2020

English:
  • Realistic Fiction Book Check
  • Begin Comic Strip/Graphic Novel Book Report - due next Fri. 5/8/20
  • Follow instructions on Google Classroom
  • Remember, you may use Google Slides OR use hand-drawn illustrations

Due:

Tuesday 28 April 2020

Social Studies:
  • Asoka Doc E: Rock Edict XIII: Kalinga
  • Asoka Doc F: Asoka's Legacy
  • Complete, Stand-Alone Sentences, RACE Response
  • Upload to Google Classroom - due Wed. 4/29
Reminders:
  • Continue to log your attendance during our class time daily (Mon - Thurs)
  • Realistic Fiction Book Rpt tmr

Due:

Monday 27 April 2020

English:
  • Children of the Dust Bowl Think Qs 1-3 p. 36 (Study Sync Facing Challenges)
  • Use RACE Response
  • Upload to Google Classroom
*Realistic Fiction Book Report: finish your book by Wed. 4/29*
 

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Read "Children of the Dust Bowl" p. 33 in Study Sync: Facing Challenges
  • You may access the story via Connect Ed in the HEH website
  • Dust Bowl Annotations - minimum of 20 for full credit - due tomorrow (evening-ish). :0)
Reminders:
  • Realistic Fiction Book Report: finish your book by Wed. 4/29
  • Continue to log your attendance daily during your class time

Due:

Assignment

Social Studies:
  • Asoka DBQ: Ruthless Conquerer or Enlightened Ruler?
  • Doc A: Battle of Kalinga (map & chart)
  • Doc B: Asoka's Strategy
  • Complete Comprehension Qs on both Docs A & B;
  • Upload to Google Classroom - due tmr Wed. 4/22
Reminders:
  • You will need Study Sync: Facing Challenges for English tomorrow
  • Realistic Fiction Book Report: finish your book by Wed. 4/29
  • Continue logging your daily attendance during your class time

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Figurative Language Quiz
Reminders:
  • Realistic Fiction Book Report: finish reading your book by Wed. 4/29
  • Continue logging your attendance daily within your class period

Due:

Assignment

Social Studies:
  • Read Asoka DBQ "Background Essay"
  • Answer "Background Essay" Comprehension Qs 1-5
  • Upload to Google Classroom
Reminders:
  • Figurative Language Quiz Mon. 4/20 - we will take this in "real time" together during Google Meet
  • Reminder: Please study the following:
  • Simile; Metaphor; Personification; Idioms; Oxymoron; Hyperbole; Alliteration; Onomatopoeia
  • Realistic Fiction Book Report - finish reading your book by Wed. 4/29
  • Continue logging your attendance daily within your class time

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Monsters Writing: Guilty or Not? 
  • Complete this assignment via Google Classroom - due tmr Th. 4/16
Reminders:
  • Figurative Language Quiz Mon. 4/20
  • Reminder: Please study the following:
  • Simile; Metaphor; Personification; Idioms; Oxymoron; Hyperbole; Alliteration; Onomatopoeia
  • Realistic Fiction Book Report - finish reading your book by Wed. 4/29
  • Continue logging your attendance daily within your class time

Due:

Assignment

Social Studies:
  • Asoka DBQ Hook Activity - upload your completed work to Google Classroom - due Wed. 4/15
Reminders:
  • Realistic Fiction Book Report: finish reading your book by Wed. 4/29
  • Figurative Language Quiz Mon. 4/20
  • Continue logging your daily attendance (within scheduled class time):

Due:

Assignment

Happy Monday! Welcome back to Qtr 4!
 
Please continue to log your attendance during our class time. Click below to access the link:
 
 
English:
  • Monsters Focus Qs p. 16 #s 1-5; use RACE response - due tmr Tues. 4/14 to Google Classroom
  • Realistic Fiction Book Report: finish reading your book by Wed. 4/29
  • Figurative Language Quiz on Mon. 4/20
  • Reminder: Please study the following:
  • Simile; Metaphor; Personification; Idioms; Oxymoron; Hyperbole; Alliteration; Onomatopoeia

Due:

Assignment

Hi Guys!
 
Don't forget that we're meeting on Google Meet today (Friday 3 April)
 
Periods 1/2:  9:00 am
Periods 3/4:  10:00 am
 
Please follow this link or go to Unified Classroom "Events" and follow the link there
 
 
We will meet for about 30 minutes just to check in. I know you have Math/Science meetings scheduled also 
 
Online Behavior Expectations:
  • Do not record any part of the session
  • Do not take any screen images of anyone
  • Do not post any part of the meeting anywhere - including social media
  • Do not text while you are in the "meeting"
  • Turn off your mics
  • Dress to impress! Put on some fancy clothes!
Have a great Spring Break! I'll be emailing the Sunday before we get back (12 April 2020) to let you know what our instruction will look like when we arrive "back" to online school!
 
I know you can't travel, so click on the following to go on some "virtual" field trips!
 
 
"See" you all soon!  :0) Mrs. Negroe

Due:

Assignment

Happy Thursday!
 
*Important Announcement*
 
Students: We will be meeting via Google Meet on Friday 3 April 2020 just to check in and test out this new online learning platform.
 
 Follow this Schedule: 
 
*Periods 1 & 2 English & Social Studies:  9:00 am Friday 3 April 2020
 
*Periods 3 & 4 English & Social Studies:  10:00 am Friday 3 April 2020
 
*Period 5 Speech: We will NOT be meeting YET - I'll keep you updated if things change
 
To access Google Meet,
  1. Sign in to Unified Classroom
  2. Go to "Events"
  3. Click on the URL to join the "meeting"
  4. If this doesn't work, copy and paste the URL onto another tab
  5. If you do not have access to a computer, you may join by phone:
  6. To join our meeting by phone, dial +1 650-667-3586 and enter this PIN: 998 739 820#
*Please dress to impress! We haven't seen each other in a while, so let's put on our fanciest clothes and comb our hair (you don't have to brush your teeth - we don't care)!*
 
 
Students, please continue to log your attendance by 3pm Monday - Thursday using this form:
 
 
Remember, we are following this schedule:
 
M, W: Periods 1, 3, & 5
T, Th: Periods 2, 4, & 6
 
Please select your correct class period on each day. *I've had students (erroneously) select multiple class periods per day*
 
Social Studies (Periods 2 & 4): 
  • Review Ch. 9 in textbook & workbook
  • Complete Ch. 9 India's Empires and Achievements "Self-Check" Quiz in Google Classroom 
  • This assignment will be "active" starting at 9:00 am Thursday 2 April 2020
  • Please try to complete without referring back to the textbook or workbook
  • This "Self-Check" will not negatively impact your grade
  • This is a way to to help you evaluate and guide your own learning
Have a wonderful Spring Break! I'll try not to interrupt you with any emails. Do look for communication from me on Sunday 12 April just so you'll know what to expect in the coming weeks and so we can continue with our learning.

Due:

Assignment

Happy Wednesday!
 
Please continue to log your attendance before 3pm each day using this link:
 
 
Students, thank you for diligently checking our class website, Unified Classroom, or Google Classroom for assignment postings and updates! Thank you for helping each other figure out how to upload documents and/or pictures to the assignments. We are all still learning and adjusting to these new platforms. I appreciate your resourcefulness and looking for ways to solve problems on your own or looking to classmates and siblings for assistance. If you've exhausted everything you can think of to resolve any technical issues, then email me. 
 
Though we may not be in our physical classroom, please remember that our class expectations regarding assignments still apply. On all your assignments, don't forget to:
  1. Include your name and proper heading
  2. Put a Title with detailed assignment info on your paper (ex: "The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street Vocabulary")
  3. Use our RACE Response format whenever possible
  4. Write complete, stand-alone sentences when responding to questions
  5. Put forth the necessary time and effort for each assignment
*Remember, these assignments will be graded and will reflect your Quarter 4 overall academic achievement.*
 
Here is today's English assignment for Periods 1 & 3 - due date will be Friday, April 3 by 3pm
 
English:
  • "Monsters" Annotations - annotate (write down - include paragraph #) at least 5 areas of the story that really stood out to you; explain why you chose those passages
  • "Monsters" Think Qs p. 15 #s 1-3 - use RACE Response format
*Look for more assignment details/instructions in Google Classroom*
 

Due:

Assignment

Happy Tuesday!
 
Students: Our class assignments are no longer optional. Please complete these tasks before our next "meeting" on Thursday :0) Don't worry - we'll go slowly!
 
We are NOT meeting via Google Meet yet - I'll keep you posted if anything changes.
 
Please continue to log your attendance with Mrs. Faure daily. In addition, you must also log your attendance for ALL your classes individually. To access Mrs. Negroe's Daily Attendance Form, go to Unified Classroom (every day), go to "Events," scroll down to the "Attendance Link." For your convenience, I've included the link here:
 
 
Please do this by 3pm Monday - Thursday.
 
Social Studies:
  • Let's finish up Ch. 9 India's Empires and Achievements!
  • Purple wkbk pg. 114 & 115 (Ch. 9 Assessment & Notetaking Study Guide)
  • This is open-book, open-notes
  • I'd like you to "challenge" yourself by reviewing Ch. 9, then completing the pages without using the book
  • Due (upload to Google Classroom) by Thursday, April 2
  • If you do not have the workbook, you may complete p. 262-263 in the textbook (Ch. 9 Review)
  • Note: p. 262 "Writing:" select either Q1 OR Q2 to answer - don't do both

Due:

Assignment

Happy Monday!
 
Students: Our class assignments are no longer optional. Please complete these tasks before our next "meeting" on Wednesday :0) Don't worry - we'll go slowly!
 
Please continue to log your attendance with Mrs. Faure daily. In addition, you must also log your attendance for ALL your classes individually. To access Mrs. Negroe's Daily Attendance Form, go to Unified Classroom (every day), go to "Events," scroll down to the "Attendance Link." For your convenience, I've included the link here:
 
 
Please do this by 3pm Monday - Thursday.
 
English:
  • Study Sync (Facing Challenges): Read "The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street" p. 10 - 15
  • Vocabulary: on a Google Doc, use context clues to determine the meaning of the following words:
  • 1. incriminate
  • 2. insomnia
  • 3. idiosyncrasy
  • 4. dense
  • 5. contorted
  • Remember to upload your finished work to the assignment on Google Classroom
  • *Bonus - if you have Netflix, you can view this episode of the Twilight Zone (Season 1 Episode 22)
Speech & Debate:
  • Continue working on your "About Me" speech
  • Speeches should be a minimum of 2 minutes - that's about 1 page single-spaced

Due:

Assignment

*Optional, non-graded assignments:*
 
Hi Kids! 
 
Just a reminder: I've created "Assignments" in Google Classroom, which correspond with all the assignments posted here. If you'd like, please post/upload your completed work under the appropriate assignments. Again, as of now, this is still OPTIONAL.
 
Again, many thanks to those of you who are being responsible and taking charge of your own learning. It's so important to continue to practice your critical thinking, writing, and communication skills -- you'll need those skills for anything you do in life! Remember, I'm here for you! If you need help or would just like to check in, please continue to email me your questions and sweet words of support and encouragement: bnegroe@smusd.us
 
Don't forget to continue logging your "attendance" via the email Mrs. Faure sends to you daily!
 
I appreciate you all :0)
 
For English & Social Studies:
  • Today will be your "catch-up" day!
  • No new assignments
  • Please review postings from Mon - Thurs and try to do as much as you can
  • Have a great weekend!
*Note: some of you have been emailing me your finished documents or sharing the Google Doc with me. Thank you for completing this optional work! :0)
 
*Instead of emailing me, please upload them to the assignments on Google Classroom; I'm sure you can understand that I need to keep your work organized and all these emails are piling up and getting harder for me to keep track of. Thanks for your cooperation!

Due:

Assignment

*Optional, non-graded assignments:*
 
Hi Kids! 
 
Just a reminder: I've created "Assignments" in Google Classroom, which correspond with all the assignments posted here. If you'd like, please post/upload your completed work under the appropriate assignments. Again, as of now, this is still OPTIONAL.
 
Again, many thanks to those of you who are being responsible and taking charge of your own learning. It's so important to continue to practice your critical thinking, writing, and communication skills -- you'll need those skills for anything you do in life! Remember, I'm here for you! If you need help or would just like to check in, please continue to email me your questions and sweet words of support and encouragement: bnegroe@smusd.us
 
Don't forget to continue logging your "attendance" via the email Mrs. Faure sends to you daily!
 
I appreciate you all :0)
 
English:
  • Continue working on your Origami Poetry Book
  • Common Core practice workbook:
  • "Reading Literature" Lesson 4: Word Choice p. 36-40
  • Please use "RACE" response for Question #7
Social Studies:
  • Read 9.3 India's Classical Age in purple textbook p. 254-259
  • 9.3 Purple wkbk p.111-113
  • If you don't have your workbook, you can do the "Check Your Progress" Qs 1-6 on p.259 of txtbk

Due:

Assignment

*Optional, non-graded assignments:*
 
Hi Kids! 
 
I've created "Assignments" in Google Classroom, which correspond with all the assignments posted here. If you'd like, please post/upload your completed work under the appropriate assignments. Again, as of now, this is still OPTIONAL.
 
I'm sorry for all the updates - I'm trying my best to follow directions from Administration.
 
Many thanks to you students for being responsible and taking charge of your own learning. It's so important to continue to practice your critical thinking, writing, and communication skills -- you'll need those skills for anything you do in life! Remember, I'm here for you! If you need help or would just like to check in, please continue to email me your questions and sweet words of support and encouragement: bnegroe@smusd.us
 
I appreciate you all :0)
 
English:
  • Continue working on Origami Poetry Book
  • IXL Grade 6 Poetry:
  • E.4: Interpret Figures of Speech
  • E.5: Classify Figures of Speech
Social Studies:
  • Read 9.2 Asoka's Rule of Tolerance (purple textbook) p. 249-252
  • 9.2 purple wkbk p.108-110
  • If you don't have the purple workbook, please complete p. 252 in textbook Questions 1-5

Due:

Assignment

Suggested work and assignments - remember, this is optional, not turned in, and not graded :0)
 
English:
  • IXL Grade 6 Poetry Practice: E.3: Allusion; E.6: Meaning and Tone
  • Continue your Origami Poetry Book
  • Write 3 Practice Diamantes on your selected topic
Social Studies:
  • Begin Ch. 9 India's Empires & Achievements (purple textbook)
  • Read 9.1 The Maurya Empire p. 244-248
  • Purple wkbk 9.1 p. 105-107

Due:

Assignment

Suggested work and assignments - remember, this is optional, not turned in, and not graded :0)
 
English:
  • Poetry: do worksheet on Overstatement (hyperbole) and Understatement
  • Continue working on your Origami Poetry Book
Social Studies:
  • Edit/Revise your Buddhism Quotes Essay (should be in your Google docs)

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Continue Poetry
  • Write 3 practice Diamantes
  • Distribute Study Sync: Facing Challenges
Social Studies:
  • Distribute Asoka DBQ Materials
  • Make Template for Buddhism Essay
  • Finish/Type Buddhism Essay
*Students were given a brief training about how to access classes online in the event of school closures. Please don't stress if it doesn't work smoothly - we're all learning together. Completing schoolwork is NOT a priority for our classes at this time. We will get through this together. Please take care of yourselves - stay safe and keep yourselves and your families healthy! I will continue to post our agenda daily on this platform, as well as on Unified Classroom, as usual. :0)

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Check 3 Limericks
  • Distribute Personification/Oxymora
  • Write 3 Practice Cinquain
  • Distribute Poetry Origami paper; samples
Social Studies:
  • Buddhism Essay - Edit/Revise; Type
  • Due Mon. 3/16 print 2 copies
*Figurative Language Test Th. 3/19*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Check 3 Practice Haiku
  • Write 3 Practice Limericks
  • Simile/Metaphor Practice
Social Studies:
  • Distribute Movie Permission Slips
  • (Return only if you do NOT have permission to view)
  • Finish Buddhism Essay Rough Draft
  • Final Typed Essay Due Mon. 3/16 (2 copies)
*Figurative Language Test Thurs. 3/19*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Intro Poetry Project
  • 6 Types of Poems
  • Brainstorm & select topic
  • Write 3 practice Haiku
  • Figurative Language Test Next Week!
Social Studies:
  • Buddhism Quote Essay:
  • Continue Handwritten Rough Draft - skip lines
  • Essay due Mon. 3/16 - print 2 copies
  • 1 for display; 1 for turn-in

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • IXL Poetry: Grade 5:
  • F.4, F.5, L.2 - due @end of class
Social Studies:
  • Intro Thesis
  • Buddhism Quote Essay - Planning Sheet Due today
  • Begin Handwritten Rough Draft: skip lines

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • IXL Grade 4:
  • L.2: Figurative Language: Elements of Poetry
  • F.2: Similes
Social Studies:
  • Buddhism Quotes Essay:
  • Select Quote
  • Continue Planning Sheet/Research
  • Planning Sheet due tomorrow @end of class

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Finish Book Report
Social Studies:
  • Intro Buddhism Quotes Essay
  • Select Quote
  • Begin Research & Planning Sheet

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review CC wkbk p. 28-35
  • Continue Book Report - due tomorrow @end of period
Social Studies:
  • Ch. 8 Buddhism Writing Activity
  • Purple wkbk ck: 8.3 (100-102); Prac Test (103-104)

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Common Core wkbk practice: Characters & Plot p. 28-35
  • Continue Book Report - due Wed. 3/4 @end of class
Social Studies:
  • Purple wkbk Ch. 8 Practice Test p. 103-104
  • Ch. 8 Buddhism: in lieu of test, writing activity tomorrow
  • Open-Book, Open-Workbook, Open-Notes

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Continue Book Report - due end of class Wed. 3/4
Social Studies:
  • Submit 3.2 Notes
  • Read 8.3 Spread of Buddhism p. 230
  • 8.3 purple wkbk p. 100-102

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Continue Sci-Fi Book Report: Due Wed. 3/4 @end of period
Social Studies:
  • Submit 8.1 Notes
  • Read 8.2 Beliefs of Buddhism p. 223
  • 8.2 Cornell Notes - finish for HW

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Sci-Fi Book Check
  • Begin Book Report
Social Studies:
  • Read 8.1 Origins of Buddhism p. 218
  • 8.1 Cornell Notes - finish for HW

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review Common Core wkbk up through p. 27
  • Plot Chart for Book Report - prep for tomorrow's assignment
Social Studies:
  • Check 7.3 wkbk
  • Submit 7.2 Notes
  • Ch. 7 Hinduism Test
*Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Report: bring your finished book to class tomorrow!*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Common Core wkbk p. 22-27
  • Inference, Theme, Summary
Social Studies:
  • Read 7.3 Spread of Hinduism p. 204
  • 7.3 purple wkbk p. 89-91
  • Finish 7.2 Beliefs of Hinduism notes
*Ch. 7 Hinduism Test tomorrow - focus on 7.2*
*Sci-Fi/Fantsay Book Report: bring your finished book to class Wed. 2/26*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review CC p. 11-16; Qs 13-26
  • CC wkbk p. 17-21; Qs 27-42; Review
Social Studies:
  • Read 7.2 Beliefs of Hinduism p. 196
  • Notes on special paper (distributed in class)
  • Brahman & Atman discussion
Ch. 7 Hinduism Test Tues. 2/25
Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Report: bring your finished book to class Wed. 2/26

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review Common Core wkbk p. 6-11; Qs 1-12
  • CC wkbk p. 11-16; Qs 13-26
Social Studies:
  • 7.1 Origins of Hinduism writing
  • Ch. 6 India Test
*Ch. 7 Hinduism Test Tues. 2/25*
*Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Report: bring your finished book to class Wed. 2/26*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Distribute Common Core workbooks
  • CC wkbk p. 6-11
  • Qs 1-12; finish for HW
Social Studies:
  • Ch. 6 India Study Session
  • Review Ch. 6 purple wkbk
  • Read 7.1 Origins of Hinduism p. 192
*Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Report: bring your finished book to class Wed. 2/26*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Circuit Project Due; Share
Social Studies:
  • Read 6.3 India's Vedic Age p. 178
  • 6.2 purple wkbk p. 78-80
  • Ch. 6 Practice Test purple wkbk p. 81-82
*Ch. 6 India Test Thursday 2/20*
*Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Report: bring your finished book to class Wed. 2/26*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Continue Circuit Project -due tomorrow
Social Studies:
  • Review 6.1 wkbk
  • Read 6.2 Indus Valley Civilization p. 170 (incl Mohenjo-Daro)
  • 6.2 purple wkbk p. 75-77
*Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Report: bring your finished book to class Wed. 2/26!*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Circuit - due Wed. 2/12
  • Write-Up
  • Pie Chart - Label; $ amount; %
Social Studies:
  • Read 6.1 Geography of South Asia p. 166
  • 6.1 purple wkbk p. 72-74
*Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book  Report: bring your finished book to class Wed. 2/26!*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Circuit Project - due Wed. 2/12
  • Work on Pie Chart
Social Studies:
  • Review Ch. 5 Practice Test wkbk p. 67-68
  • Ch. 5 Judaism Quiz
 

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Circuit Research
  • Housing Proposal due
Social Studies:
  • Ck 5.2 & 5.3 Notes
  • Purple wkbk practice test p. 67-68; Review
*Ch. 5 Judaism Quiz tomorrow!*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Begin Circuit Project
  • Assign jobs; begin research
Social Studies:
  • Review 5.2 notes
  • Read 5.3 Spread of Judaism p. 143
  • 5.3 Cornell Notes
*Ch. 5 Judaism Quiz Fri.*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review Qs 1-4 "The Circuit"
  • Qs 5-8 p. 71 - due @end of class
Social Studies:
  • Submit 5.1 Origins of Judaism Notes
  • Read 5.2 Beliefs of Judaism p. 138
  • 5.2 Cornell Notes
*Ch. 5 Judaism Quiz Fri 2/6*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Read "The Circuit" p. 66
  • Circuit Qs. 1-4 p. 71
Social Studies:
  • Read 5.1 Origins of Judaism p. 132
  • 5.1 Cornell Notes

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Vocab: WWL3 Test
Social Studies:
  • Turn in Cornell Notes
  • Ck ISN p. 85-86
  • Ch. 11 HA Judaism Test
 

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review WWL3 Narrative
  • IXL G.1-G.4 due tmr
Social Studies:
  • Review Moses ISN p. 84
  • Submit Moses Notes
  • Read 11.5 -11.6 David & Soloman; Ch. 11 Summary
  • Cornell Notes for 11.5-11.6
  • ISN p. 85 & 86 (Processing Page)
*WWL3 Test Fri.*
*HA Ch. 11 Judaism Test Fri. *

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • WWL3 Narrative - Type - due tmr
  • IXL G.1-G.4 due Fri.
Social Studies:
  • Submit 11.3 Abraham notes
  • Review ISN 11.3 p. 83
  • Read 11.4 Moses - Cornell Notes - due tmr
  • ISN 11.4 p. 84 - due tmr
*WWL3 Vocabulary Test Fri.*
*HA Ch. 11 Judaism Test Fri.*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review WWL3 A-D
  • Read WWL3 Narrative - Sentence Starters
  • Typed Narrative due Thurs. - follow writing rules
  • IXL G.1-G.4 due Fri.
Social Studies:
  • Review 11.1-11.2 ISN p. 81-82
  • Read HA 11.3 Abraham
  • 11.3 Cornell Notes
  • ISN 11.3 p. 83
*WWL3 Test Fri.*
*HA Ch. 11 Judaism Test Fri.*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Wordly Wise Lesson 3: Review Words
  • WWL3 A-D finish for HW
  • IXL G.1-G.4 Analyzing Informational Texts - due Fri.
Social Studies:
  • History Alive! 11.1-11.2: Origins of Judaism
  • ISN p. 81-82 - finish for HW
  • Ch. 11 HA Judaism Test Fri. 1/31

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Zlateh Open-Book Test due
  • Zlateh Literature Test
  • IXL J.1-J.3 Due
Social Studies:
  • Egypt Due
  • Share Artifact
  • Gallery Walk - 3 post-its each
*Happy 100th Day of School!*
*Happy Chinese New Year!*
 

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review Zlateh Qs (blue)
  • Zlateh Open-Book Test - finish for HW
  • IXL J.1-J.3 due tmr
  • Zlateh Literature Test tmr
Social Studies:
  • Type Egypt Final Draft - due tmr

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Read "Zlateh the Goat" p. 128 Literature Book
  • Zlateh Qs (Blue Sheet) - finish for HW
  • IXL J.1-J.3 due Fri. Organizing Writing
  • Spelling Bee Challenge!
Social Studies:
  • Type Egypt Final Draft
  • Due Friday - Stapled - stacking order on board
*Zlateh Literature Test Fri.*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Read "Zlateh the Goat" p. 128 in Literature Book
  • Zlateh Rev Qs (Blue sheet)
  • IXL J.1-J.3: Organizing Writing - due Fri.
Social Studies:
  • Artifact Due
  • Explanatory Note Card Due (follow guidelines on board)
  • Egypt due Fri: Final Draft, RD, stapled, place Note Grid underneath (not stapled)
*Zlateh the Goat Literature Test Fri.1/24*
 

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • "Eleven" Continuation 1-page
  • How you think it should end
  • Write a few sentences explaining differences between yesterday's ending and today's
Social Studies:
  • Continue typing Egypt Final Report
  • Completed Artifact due Tues 1/21!

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review & Submit "Eleven" Focus Qs
  • Creative Writing: "Eleven" Continuation: 1-page minimum, skip lines
  • Realistic POV, keep with tone of original story
Social Studies:
  • Check Egypt Rough Draft: evidence of revision, all 5 sections complete
  • Check Annotated Bibliography: all 8 sources annotated
  • Begin Typing: Follow MLA Format
  • Completed Artifact Due Tue. 1/21

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review "Eleven" Think Qs; turn in
  • "Eleven" Focus Qs p. 49 #s 1-5 - finish for HW
Social Studies:
  • Artifact Plan due
  • Completed Artifact due Tues. 1/21
  • Egypt RD: Label/Separate Topics
  • Finish Editing & Revising RD & Annotated Bibliography (8 sources min)

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review Embarrassment Chart
  • Review "Eleven" Annotations
  • "Eleven" Think Qs p. 48 #s 1-3 - finish for HW
Social Studies:
  • Artifact Proposal: add step-by-step plan - due tmr
  • Finish Egypt RD and Annotated Biblio; Edited & Revised RD due tmr @end of class

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Read "Eleven" p. 45 Study Sync
  • Embarrassment Chart
  • Eleven Annotations (15 minimum) - finish for HW
Social Studies:
  • Egyptian Artifact Proposal:
  • Submit for approval:
  • Object
  • Medium (materials)
  • Size
  • Color
  • Edited & Revised Egypt RD & Annotated Biblio due Wed. 1/15

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • IXL EE.5-EE.10 due
Social Studies:
  • Egypt Intro & Conclusion
  • IXL Grade 5 ELA P.1 & P.2: Topic Sentences & Concluding Sentences
  • Annotated Biblio
  • Continue Egypt Rough Draft

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • IXL EE.5-EE.10 due Friday
Social Studies:
  • Continue Egypt Rough Draft
  • Continue Egypt Annotated Bibliography
  • Watercolor Wash due Friday
Upcoming Due Dates:
  • Edited & Revised Rough Draft (incl. Annotated Biblio) : Wed. 1/15
  • Artifact with Explanatory Note Card: Tues. 1/21
  • Final Typed Egypt Report: Fri. 1/24

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • IXL EE.5-EE.10 due Friday
Social Studies:
  • Continue Egypt Rough Draft
  • Watercolor Wash due Fri
  • Intro & begin Annotated Bibliographies - due next Wed. 1/15, along with your rough draft

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • IXL EE.5-EE.10 due Friday
Social Studies:
  • Continue Egypt Rough Draft
  • Watercolor Wash
  • Painting Stations
  • Cut out shapes

Due:

Assignment

Happy New Year!
 
English:
  • IXL EE.5-EE.10 Superlatives; due Fri.
Social Studies:
  • Continue Handwritten Egypt Rough Drafts
  • Look in your green Egypt packet for important due dates!

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Finish IXL AA.6-AA.10 Pronouns
Social Studies:
  • Finish Egypt Rough Draft for Topic 2
*Potluck tomorrow!*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • IXL AA.6-AA.10 Pronouns due Fri.
Social Studies:
  • Egypt Rough Drafts - skip lines
*Holiday Potluck Thurs. 12/19!*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • AA.6-AA.10 Pronouns due Fri.
Social Studies:
  • Highlight info to include in Rough Draft
  • Begin writing Egypt Rough Draft
*Holiday Potluck Thursday - don't forget to bring your dish to share!*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • IXL AA.1-AA.5 Due
Social Studies:
  • Ch. 4 Egypt Test
  • Egypt Note Grid Due
*Holiday Potluck on Thursday 12/19 - please sign up for a dish to share with the class!

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review Aviation Focus Qs
  • IXL AA.1-AA.5 due tomorrow
Social Studies:
  • Ch. 4 Egypt Test tomorrow
  • Completed Note Grid due tomorrow
*Our Holiday Potluck will be next Thursday 12/19 - please sign up for a dish to share with the class!

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review Aviation Think Qs
  • Aviation Focus Qs p. 28 #s1-5 finish for HW
  • IXL AA.1-AA.5 due Fri.
Social Studies:
  • Continue Egypt Note Grid - due Fri.
  • Ch. 4 Egypt Test Fri.
*Holiday Potluck next Thurs. 12/19 - please sign up for a dish to share with the class

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review Aviation Annotations
  • Aviation Think Qs 1-3 p. 27
  • IXL AA.1-AA.5 Pronouns - due Fri.
Social Studies:
  • Read 4.5 Art, Architecture, and Learning p. 118 (if you haven't already done so)
  • Completed Note Grid Due Fri. (8 sources min; no sentences)
  • Ch. 4 Egypt Test Fri.
*Holiday Potluck Thurs. 12/19 - please sign up to bring a dish to share with the class!

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Read "Father of Chinese Aviation" p. 24 Study Sync
  • Aviation Annotations - minimum of 10
Social Studies:
  • Continue Egypt Notes - min of 8 sources - due Fri.
  • Read 4.5 Art, Architecture, and Learning p. 118
  • Ch. 4 Egypt Test Fri.
*Our Holiday Potluck Celebration will take place next Thursday 12/19 - please sign up for a dish to share with the class!

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Helping Verbs Quiz
  • IXL Due
Social Studies:
  • Continue Egypt Notes - Sources 3 & 4
  • Notes due Fri. 12/13 - single words & phrases only - no sentences
  • Ch. 4 Egypt Test next week!

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review and submit Warriors Focus Qs
  • IXl Z.1-Z.5 due tomorrow
  • Helping Verbs Quiz tmr
Social Studies:
  • Egypt Notes: Sources 1, 2, and begin 3
  • Read 4.4 Life and Death p. 111
  • Single words & phrases; no sentences
  • Egypt Ch. 4 Test next week

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review Warriors Annotations (20)
  • Warriors Focus Qs p. 38 #s 1-5 finish for HW
  • IXL due Fri.
  • Helping Verbs Quiz Fri.
Social Studies:
  • Continue Egypt Notes (sources 1 & 2)
  • Single words & phrases only; NO sentences!
  • Use textbook & History Alive! (log in instructions reviewed in class)

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Read "Warriors Don't Cry" p. 34 Study Sync
  • Warriors Annotations (20 minimum) - finish for HW
  • IXL Z.1-Z.5 Pronouns & Antecedents due Fri. 12/6
  • Helping Verbs Quiz Fri. 12/6
Social Studies:
  • Begin Note Grid - Source 1: textbook
  • Single words & phrases - no sentences!
  • Egypt parent signature due
  • Read 4.3 Egypt & Nubia p. 106

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Intro Helping Verbs Song
  • Helping Verbs Quiz Fri. 12/6
  • IXL Z.1-Z.5 Pronouns & Antecedents - due Fri. 12/6
Social Studies:
  • Intro Egypt Project
  • Set up and begin Egypt Note Grid
  • Read 4.2 Egypt Under the Pharaohs p. 100 (txtbk)

Due:

Assignment

English & Social Studies:
  • Review 4.1 Nile wkbk p. 41-43
  • Hammurabi Peer Review Workshop
  • Stacking Order:
  • Pink Completed Peer Review Form
  • Hammurabi Essay (Final Draft)
  • Guided Essay
  • Doc Analysis Forms A-E
Have a great week off!

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review WWL2 Narrative
  • WWL2 Vocab Quiz
Social Studies:
  • Hammurabi due tomorrow!:
  • Document Analyses A-E
  • Guided Essay (rough draft)
  • Typed Formal Hammurabi Essay
  • Read 4.1 Nile River Valley p. 96-99
  • 4.1 wkbk p. 41-43

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • WWL2 Narrative - typed Narr. due tmr
  • WWL2 Vocab Quiz tmr
Social Studies:
  • Hammurabi due Fri:
  • Document Analysis Forms for A-E
  • Guided Essay (rough draft)
  • Typed Formal Argumentative Essay
  • We will begin Egypt tmr!

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review WWL2 A-D
  • Read Narrative; Sentence Starters
  • Begin typing Narrative - due Thurs.
Social Studies:
  • Continue Hammurabi Guided Essay - due Fri.
  • Document Analysis Forms A-E due Fri.
  • Completed Hammurabi Essay due Fri.
*WWL2 Vocabulary Quiz Thurs.*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Autumn Acrostic Due
  • IXL Due
Social Studies:
  • Hammurabi Thrashout/Debate
  • Continue Document Analysis Forms for Docs A-D

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Autumn Acrostic due Fri.
  • IXL O.5-O.8; P.1 & P.2 due Fri.
Social Studies:
  • Continue Document Analysis Forms for Docs A-D (E already done)
  • Highlight 3 colors:
  • Color 1: highlight and annotate all info showing Code was JUST
  • Color 2: highlight and annotate all info showing Code was NOT JUST
  • Color 3: highlight and annotate all info showing BOTH Just and Not Just
  • Prep for debate tomorrow

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Autumn Acrostic - final draft due Fri.
  • IXL O.5-O.8; P.1 & P.2 due Fri.
Social Studies:
  • Review Docs D & E
  • Document Analysis Forms A-E (finish E only for HW)
  • Bucketing & Chickenfooting

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Intro Autumn Acrostics - Brainstorm; Write Sample Poem
  • On your own, brainstorm at least 10 words associated with Fall
  • Select 3 words; write Acrostic poems for each
  • IXL O.5-O.8 (Prefixes & Suffixes); P.1 & P.2 (Greek & Latin Roots) - Due Fri.
Social Studies:
  • Review Doc C: Family Law
  • Doc D: Property Law: Qs
  • Doc E: Personal Injury Law; Qs

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review WWL1 Narrative
  • Vocab WWL1 Quiz & Writing
Social Studies:
  • Review Hammurabi Docs A & B
  • Doc C: Family Law; Qs
  • Doc D: Property Law; Qs

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • WWL1 Narrative - type - due tmr
  • IXL O.1-O.4 due tmr
Social Studies:
  • Review Hammurabi Background Essay Qs
  • Doc A: The Stone Stele; Doc Analysis Qs
  • Doc B: The Epilogue of the Code; Doc Analysis Qs
*WWL1 Spelling & Cloze Quiz tmr.

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Continue typing WWL1 Narrative - follow writing rules - due Fri.
  • IXL O.1-O.4 due Fri.
Social Studies:
  • Review Hammurabi Hook Activity
  • Hammurabi Background Essay
  • Essay Comprehension Questions - finish for HW
*WWL1 Spelling & Cloze Quiz Fri.*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review WWL1 A-D
  • Read WWL1 Narrative; Sentence Starters-Narr due Friday (typed)
  • Review Writing Rules
  • IXL O.1-O.4 due Fri.
Social Studies:
  • Intro Hammurabi DBQ
  • Hook Activity - due tmr
*WWL1 Spelling Quiz & Cloze Fri.

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Wordly Wise Lesson 1
  • Review Vocab Words
  • WWL1 A-D due tomorrow
  • IXL O.1-O.4 Prefixes & Suffixes - due Fri.
Social Studies:
  • Supply Check
  • Finish City-State Presentations
  • City-State Write-Up

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • IXL H.1, H.2, I.1, I.2 Due Today
Social Studies:
  • City-State Presentations
  • Posters Due

Due:

Assignment

Happy Halloween!
 
English:
  • Finish IXL H.1, H.2, I.1, I.2 - due tomorrow
Social Studies:
  • Continue City-State Project - due tomorrow

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Book Report Due
  • IXL H.1, H.2, I.1, I.2 Due Fri.
Social Studies:
  • Continue City-State Project - Due Fri.

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Continue Book Report - due tmr
  • IXL H.1, H.2, I. 1, I.2 - due Fri.
Social Studies:
  • Continue "Design a City-State" with groups - due Fri.

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Continue Book Report - Due Wed. 10/30
  • IXL H.1, H.2, I.1, I.2 Comparing Texts; Visual Elements - Due Fri. 11/1
Social Studies:
  • Intro: Design a City-State - Due Fri. 11/1
  • Self-Select Groups of 1 - 3 ppl

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Continue Book Report - due Wed. 10/30
Social Studies:
  • Submit 3.4 Notes
  • Ch. 3 Ancient Mesopotamia Quiz

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Continue Book Report - due Wed. 10/30
Social Studies:
  • Review 3.2 & 3.3 wkbk
  • Read 3.4 Development of Writing p. 81
  • 3.4 Cornell Notes - finish for HW
*Ch. 3 Ancient Mesopotamia Quiz tomorrow*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Per. 1 only: Review Drawing Conclusions & Making Assertions
  • Mystery Book Check
  • Book Report Preview Check
  • Begin Book Report
Social Studies:
  • Review 3.2 wkbk
  • Read 3.3 Development of Writing p. 76
  • 3.3 wkbk p. 33-35
*Ch. 3 Ancient Mesopotamia Quiz Fri. 10/25*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review Dragonwings Annotations
  • Review Think Qs; submit
  • Drawing Conclusions & Supporting Assertions (yellow packet)
  • Book Report Preview Activity
Social Studies:
  • Review 3.1 Notes; submit
  • Read 3.2 Sumer p. 71
  • 3.2 Purple wkbk p. 30-32
*Mystery/Thriller/Suspense Book Report: bring your finished book to class tomorrow!*
*Ch. 3 Ancient Mesopotamia Quiz Fri. 10/25!*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Read "Dragonwings" p. 19 in Study Sync
  • Dragonwings Annotations (17 minimum for full credit)
  • Think Qs 1-4 p. 22
Social Studies:
  • Read 3.1 Fertile Crescent p. 66
  • 3.1 Cornell Notes
  • Ch. 3 Ancient Mesopotamia Quiz Fri. 10/25
*Mystery/Thriller/Suspense Book Report: bring your finished book to class Wed. 10/23!*

Due:

Assignment

English & Social Studies:
  • Finish IXL M.1-M.5 - due @end of period
  • Timeline due @end of period
  • Seat Changes
*Mystery/Thriller/Suspense Book Report: bring your finished book to class Wed. 10/23/19!*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Wonder Valley Essay Due
  • Prepare Display Copy for Submission - due today
  • Follow Stacking Order: Submit Final Draft
  • IXL M.1-M.5 due Fri.
Social Studies:
  • Continue Timeline - due Fri.
*Mystery/Suspense/Thriller Book Report: bring your finished book to class Wed. 10/23/19*
 

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Con't IXL M.1-M.5 due Fri.
  • Con't WV typing - due tmr; print 2 copies
  • Review MLA formatting for Essays
Social Studies:
  • Con't TL- due Fri.
  • Rough Sketches Topics 3 & 4
  • Rough Draft Paragraphs Topic 5
*Mystery/Suspense/Thriller Book Report: bring your finished book to class Wed. 10/23*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • IXL M.1-M.5 due Fri.
  • Cut WV Display Templates
  • 2 small trees
  • 1 large tree
  • 3 tree trunks
  • Continue typing WV Essay - due Thurs. print 2 copies!
Social Studies:
  • Continue Timeline - due Fri.
  • Rough sketches for Topics 1 & 2
  • Rough draft paragraphs for Topics 3 & 4
*Mystery/Suspense/Thriller Book Report: bring your finished book to class Wed. 10/23*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Type WV Final Draft - print 2 copies
  • Follow MLA Guidelines on back of blue "Each & Every Day" sheet
  • Completed Essay (one for display; stapled essay following stacking order) due Thurs. 10/17
  • IXL M.1-M.5 Editing & Revising - due @end of period Fri. 10/18
Social Studies:
  • Distribute MLA Formatting
  • Distribute Timeline paper
  • Continue TL Rough Drafts
  • Completed Timeline due @end of period Fri. 10/18
*Mystery/Suspense/Thriller Book Report: bring your finished book to class Wed. 10/23!*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Finish Wonder Valley Rough Draft - don't forget the personal experience
  • Edit & Revise w/color pen
  • We begin typing Monday!
  • Formatting on blue "Each and Every Day Sheet"
  • WV Essay due Wed. 10/16 (2 copies)
Social Studies:
  • Check Rough Draft TL Paragraphs Topics 1 & 2
  • Write RD Paragraphs for Topics 3 & 4
  • Timeline due Fri. 10/18

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Continue Wonder Valley Rough Draft - Skip Lines
  • Tomorrow in class, we will finish Rough Drafts, then edit & revise
Social Studies:
  • Check Timeline Notes Topics 4 & 5
  • Write Rough Draft Paragraphs for Topics 1 & 2
  • Hunter Gatherers & Agricultural Revolution - finish for HW

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Wonder Valley Memories Check
  • Wonder Valley Planning Sheet Due
  • Begin WV Rough Draft - skip lines on lined paper
Social Studies:
  • Timeline Topics 1-3 Due
  • Timeline Topics 4 & 5 Notes: Cities & Civilizations - finish for HW

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Check Wonder Valley Memories Brainstorming
  • Intro Wonder Valley Descriptive/Narrative Writing
  • Brainstorm
  • WV Planning Sheet (pink) - finish for HW
Social Studies:
  • Timeline Notes for Topics 2 & 3:
  • Agricultural Revolution
  • Farming Settlements
  • Finish both for HW

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Wonder Valley Memories
  • Descriptive Words
Social Studies:
  • Intro Beginning of Civilization Timeline
  • Take Notes on Sectioni 1: Hunter-Gatherers

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Finish IXL X.1-X.5
Social Studies:
  • Read 2.3 Maya Civilization p. 46
  • 2.3 purple wkbk p. 19-21
*Arrive at 6:30 am on Monday!*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Island RACES Response Writing Prompt
  • Continue IXL X.1-X.5 - due tmr
Social Studies:
  • Independent Invention vs Cultural Diffusion Writing
  • Read 2.2 Cities & Civilizations
  • 2.2 Cornell Notes - due @end of period

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Book Report Due
  • Self-Evaluation
  • Peer Evaluation
  • IXL X.1-X.5 due @ end of period Fri. 9/27
Social Studies:
  • Review 2.1 wkbk p. 13-15
  • Independent Invention vs Cultural Diffusion (Activity & Notes)
  • Read 2.2 Cities & Civilizations p. 40

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • IXL X.1-X.5: Sentences, Fragments, & Run-Ons - due Fri. 9/27 @end of period
  • Work on Book Report
Social Studies:
  • Review Ch. 1 practice test p. 11 & 12 in purple wkbk
  • Read 2.1 Early Agriculture p. 32-37
  • 2.1 wkbk p. 13-15 - finish for HW
*Book Report due tomorrow!*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Island of the Blue Dolphins Qs 5-8 on salmon paper; Review
Social Studies:
  • Purple wkbk p. 12 (Ch. 1 Practice Test); Review p. 11 & 12
  • Intro Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs - take notes - keep in plastic sleeve
*Book Report due Wed. 9/25*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review Island Annotations
  • Island "Find the Evidence" Qs 1-4; Review
Social Studies:
  • Review 1.3 Populating the Earth wkbk
  • Submit 1.3 Notes
  • Ch. 1 Practice Test p. 11 in wkbk; review
*Book Report due Wed. 9/25*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Read "Island of the Blue Dolphins" excerpt Study Sync p. 14
  • Review "How to Annotate" Guide
  • Island Annotations (15 minimum) - finish for HW
  • IXL due tmr
Social Studies:
  • Review 1.3 Populating the Earth Notes
  • 1.3 Purple wkbk p. 8-10; review
*Book Report due Wed. 9/25*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Continue IXL - due Fri.9/20
  • Review News Article Summary
  • Non-Fiction Form for Article; Submit along with Article & Summary
Social Studies:
  • Read 1.3 Populating the Earth p. 18
  • 1.3 Cornell Notes - finish for HW
*Book Report due Wed. 9/25*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Continue IXL E.1, E.2, K.1, K.2 - due Fri. 9/20
  • Check News Article; warm-up
Social Studies:
  • Review 1.2 Hunter-Gatherer Notes
  • Distribute Purple Workbooks
  • Complete 1.2 p. 5-7; Review
*Book Report due Wed. 9/25!*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • IXL: due Fri. 9/20
  • E.1: Sensory Details
  • E.2: Narrative Point of View
  • K.1: Facts & Opinions
  • K.2: Evidence to Support a Claim
  • Current Event News Article - read article, print out, and bring to class tomorrow
  • Follow guidelines from the board
Social Studies:
  • Read 1.2 Hunter-Gatherer Societies p. 12
  • 1.2 Cornell Notes - finish for HW

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Distribute Book Report Schedule
  • Distribute Book Report Form for Rpt #1 - due Wed. 9/25
  • IXL Due
Social Studies:
  • Finish Cornell Notes for 1.1 Studying the Distant Past w/a partner - due @end of period

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review & Submit Stray Character Traits
  • Stray Quiz
  • Finish IXL T.1,T.2,Y.1 & Y.2 - due tomorrow
Social Studies:
  • Continue Cornell notes for 1.1 Studying the Distant Past
  • Please complete sections "Dating Fossils" & "The Hunt for Early Humans" for HW
  • We will finish Cornell notes for 1.1 together tomorrow in class

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Stray - Character Traits
  • Continue IXL T.1,T.2,Y.1, & Y.2 - due Fri. @beginning of class
Social Studies:
  • Finish Shipwrecked Presentations
  • Read 1.1 Studying the Distant Past p. 6-11
  • Intro Cornell Notes - begin notes for 1.1
*Stray Literature Quiz Thurs. 9/12*
*If you received a Qtr 1 Progress Report, please return it signed by Fri. 9/13*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Stray: Shades of Meaning
  • Continue IXL - due @beginning of class Fri. 9/13
Social Studies:
  • Shipwrecked! Presentations
*Stray Literature Quiz Thurs. 9/12: Reading Comprehension & Literary Analysis (Writing)*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Intro IXL - parent letter
  • IXL Assignment due @beginning of period Fri. 9/13
  • T.1:  Related Words
  • T.2:  Positive & Negative Connotations
  • Y.1: Common & Proper Nouns
  • Y.2: Plural Nouns
Social Studies:
  • Shipwrecked Presentation
*Stray Quiz Thursday 9/12*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Stray Creative Writing:
  • What happens next? - 1 page minimum; skip lines
  • Per 1 only: submit p. 5 & 6 of Stray packet
Social Studies:
  • Finish Shipwrecked Slide Show Presentation
  • 1 submission per group
  • Follow guidelines on board
  • Will begin presentations Mon. 9/9
*Stray Literature Quiz Thurs. 9/12*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review Stray Packet p. 5 & 6
  • Connotation & Denotation p. 6 & 7; Review
Social Studies:
  • Continue Shipwrecked Slide Show - Presentations on Mon. 9/9
  • Enroll in Google Classroom; one submission per group
  • Review Presentation Tips
  • Supply Check
*Stray Quiz Thurs. 9/12*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Stray Packet p. 5 & 6:
  • Text Evidence & Story Analysis; use RACE Response - finish for HW
  • Per 1 only: check p. 2 & 4
Social Studies:
  • Continue Shipwrecked Slide Presentation
  • Due Mon. 9/9: Presentations will begin on Mon. 9/9
*Stray Literature Quiz on Thursday 9/12*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Stray Packet p. 2 & 4: Plot Chart
  • Review External vs Internal Conflict
Social Studies:
  • Shipwrecked Slide Presentation Guidelines
  • Continue Slides
*I'm so happy to be back! I've missed you all :0) *

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Hatchet Quiz
Social Studies:
  • Shipwrecked!:
  • Review Days 3 & 4
  • Days 5 & 5: Civil Unrest & Law
  • Yellow Packet for Days 5 & 6
*School Supplies due Mon. 8/26!
*Our class would appreciate donations of Kleenex. Thank you in advance!*

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review Hatchet Focus Qs; Turn In
  • Point of View Review
Social Studies:
  • Review Shipwrecked Day 2
  • Days 3 & 4: Property & Currency
  • Complete Days 3 & 4 of yellow Shipwrecked packet
*Hatchet Quiz Fri. 8/23*
*School supplies due Mon. 8/26*
**Our class would appreciate donations of Kleenex - thank you! :0) **

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review Hatchet Think Qs; Turn In
  • Hatchet Focus Qs p. 8 #s 1-5; may type or handwrite - finish for HW
  • Distribute Chromebooks; set up Go Guardian
Social Studies:
  • Shipwrecked! Review Day 2: Division of Labor
  • Days 3 & 4: Property & Currency
  • Note: We did not get to the Shipwrecked activity today*
*Hatchet Quiz Fri. 8/23
*School Supplies due Mon. 8/26
*Our classes would really appreciate any donations of Kleenex! Thank you!

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Review Hatchet Annotations (min of 20 for full credit)
  • Distribute & Review RACE Response Guidelines
  • Hatchet Think Qs p. 7 #s 1-3 (use RACE guidelines) - finish for HW
Social Studies:
  • Parent Signature Due
  • Distribute & Review Each and Every Day Sheet - supplies due Mon. 8/26
  • Review Shipwrecked Day 1: Leadership
  • Shipwrecked: Day 2 - finish for HW
  • Review online HW access via HEH website & Power School

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Parent Information & Signature Sheet - due tomorrow Tues. 8/20
  • Distribute Study Sync "Turning Points"
  • Read "Hatchet" p. 4-7
  • Hatchet Annotation Guide (min of 20 for full credit) - finish for HW
Social Studies:
  • Begin Shipwrecked! Activity
  • Complete Day 1 in Shipwrecked yellow note packet
  • Bullet Points: 3 reasons for each side - finish for HW
*Picture Day is tomorrow, Tues. 8/20. You will take your picture during your PE class; remember to give your picture order to the photographer!

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Diagnostic Screening Test
Social Studies:
  • Culture Bag Presentations
  • Turn in Green Packet
*Bring SSR book starting Monday 8/19
*Picture Day: Tuesday 8/20 during your PE class; give your picture order to the photographer
 
Have a great weekend!

Due:

Assignment

English:
  • Lineups
  • Finish Dear Mrs. Negroe Letter - due today
Social Studies:
  • Continue Culture Bag - finish for HW; due tmr Fri. 8/16
  • Presentations, items, and Green Packet due tmr Fri. 8/16
*Picture Day is Tuesday, 20 August during your PE class. Please give your picture order to the photographer.

Due:

Assignment

Welcome to 6th Grade! I will be posting our daily agenda here every day! I look forward to a wonderful year with you all! :0)
 
English:
  • Intro & Lineups
  • Expectations; Sign
  • Begin Dear Mrs. Negroe Letter
Social Studies:
  • Intro Culture Bag Assignment
  • Brainstorm 10 Items
  • Culture Bag Green Written Portion & Presentation on Fri. 8/16
  • Please bring your special "items" on Fri. 8/16