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Friday, 5/10: Grades close today - make sure all homework is submitted on time! Taking the Smarter Balanced Performance Test today....
Monday, 5/13: Pre-Algebra - No homework. Algebra - Page 410, #17-55 odds.
Tuesday, 5/14: Pre-Algebra - No homework. Algebra - No homework.
Wednesday, 5/15: Pre-Algebra - Page #344 1-38 All. Algebra - 7-4 Practice Worksheet.
Thursday, 5/16: Pre-Algebra - No homework. Algebra - Study for mid-chapter test tomorrow (7-1 through 7-4).
Friday, 5/17: Pre-Algebra - 7-3 Practice Worksheet. Algebra - Test today - no homework.
Monday, 5/20: Pre-Algebra - Page 360, #1-33 All. Test tomorrow on first half of chapter 7. Algebra - No homework.
Tuesday, 5/21: Pre-Algebra - Test today; Bird Graph for homework. Algebra - Growth & Decay worksheet. Don't forget - you need a bag of M&M's or Skittles for Friday (or you can buy from me).
Wednesday, 5/22: Pre-Algebra - No homework. Algebra - Page 427 #10-19 Odds.
Thursday, 5/23: Pre-Algebra - 7-5 Practice Worksheet. Algebra -
Friday, 5/24: No homework - Enjoy the long weekend!!
Language Arts:Parents--students should be reading a book of their choice nightlyfor at least 30 minutes.
Please Note: Students should be reading independently at home again.
Parents: Please make sure your child has one three-ring binder and two thin spiral notebooks for this class.
Friday, 5/3: READ! Be sure to bring in individual reading book for Monday's class. In class: Finished gathering words and arranged them in poem form, gluing them to background paper. Hand in before leaving class.
Monday, 5/6: Draft 9-11 stanzas for Self-Portrait poem. In class: Collect Headline poems. In writing notebooks, drafted an autobiographical poem using a specific format as outlined on the Promethean board. Introduced the idea of a Self-Portrait poem. Read examples and discussed possible topics for stanzas.
Tuesday, 5/7: Revise Self-Portrait poem based upon class questions and feedback. In class: Ss answered questions about their drafts and then shared with classmates. Checked drafts.
Wednesday, 5/8: Read own book. In class: Information given about Filming for Terry Awards and Roberts' Writing Award. Began reading Roald Dahl's "The Landlady".
Thursday, 5/9: Answer questions 2, 6 and 8. In class: Finished reading "The Landlady". Took notes on Roald Dahl.
Friday, 5/10: Read. In class: Worked on completing questions for "The Landlady" in small groups. Began discussing as a class.
Monday, 5/13: Draft a bitterness poem. Get tests signed. In class: Went over format for bitterness poem. Finished answering questions for "The Landlady". Gave back vocab tests.
Tuesday, 5/14: Revise a piece for combo book. In class: Classes shortened due to MAP testing. Went over vocab tests/checked drafts for bitterness poems.
Wednesday, 5/15: Complete Plan Sheet. In class: Shared some Bitterness poems. Discussed questions for "The Landlady".
Thursday, 5/16: Transformation poem draft. In class: Classes shortened due to MAP testing. Finished "The Landlady" questions.
Friday, 5/17: None. In class: Took notes at Cutler Pond for sensory image poem.
Monday, 5/20: Type up combo piece and explanation. Must be doublespaced. In class: Pre-test on Poetry. Shared some Transformation poems.
Tuesday, 5/21: Work on "Elevator" WS. In class: Conference and edit combo pieces/explanation. Read "The Elevator". Fill out corresponding worksheet.
COMBO BOOKS DUE--Tuesday, May 28TH!
Wednesday, 5/22: Picture of "Fat Lady"; work on combo book. In class: In writing notebooks--excerpt for "The Elevator" ending. Work on note page.
Discovery Education: http://www.discoveryeducation.com/
1. The username is GPSstudentid # and the password is discover.
Weekly Assignments from Last Week and Next Week
Every student has received 3 astronomy packets and a textbook. Complete the astronomy packet by next Wednesday turn in at end of science class. Astronomy Packet
Monday, 5/20: Every student has received 3 astronomy packets and a textbook. Complete the astronomy packet by next Wednesday turn in at end of science class. Astronomy Packet
Tuesday, 5/21: Every student has received 3 astronomy packets and a textbook. Complete the astronomy packet by next Wednesday turn in at end of science class. Astronomy Packet
Wednesday, 5/22: Last Day to complete the astronomy packet!
Thursday, 5/23: No Homework today: Bring healthy snacks in for homeroom movie in science on Friday.
Friday, 5/24: No Homework for Memorial Day Weekend
Tues. - Complete the Decades poster you've been working on in school. Bring the poster in tomorrow, Wed. These are the things you will be graded on:
Title - May sure your "1960s" is on the poster in clear view so that I know the decade you are representing. 10 points