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ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS – 6TH GRADE
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Homework – In addition to any special assignments, students are expected to complete the following regular homework assignments:
Journals – Any journal assignments not completed in class should be completed for homework.
Reading Log – Students are required to read at least 30 minutes each night, Monday through Friday, and complete all parts of the reading log for each book read. The log will be checked quarterly and must be totaled and signed by a parent or guardian before it is turned in. Reading_Log1-2
Accelerated Reader (AR) Tests – Students are required to check out at least one AR book each time we go to the library (three times a quarter). After reading the book, each student should complete a book report form and turn it in to me for review. AR reports will be be assessed for correct writing conventions. Once the report is approved, the student will take the test.
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Read for 30 minutes every night.
EXAM SCHEDULE ELA STUDY GUIDE 2018 FINAL EXAM
1st and 2nd period – Wednesday, May 23 3rd period – Thursday, May 24
Week of May 14 – ALL CLASS LIBRARY BOOKS ARE DUE THIS FRIDAY, MAY 18. All language textbooks brought home must also be returned.
2nd period – finish reading chapter 10 for Friday.
Monday – Signed and totaled reading logs (Jan. 4 through May 11) are due.
Read through Chapter 8 in Behind the Scenes for tomorrow.
Week of May 7
Wednesday – Study for vocabulary 15 quiz and cards due tomorrow
Thursday – (1st period) Finish reading Chp. 7 and write questions/unfamiliar vocabulary. Start getting reading log totaled and signed – January through May 11 – Due Monday.
Week of April 30
Monday – Last AR report (with notes) is due. Finish reading Chapter 1 in novel, if not done.
Thursday – Vocabulary workbook, Lesson 15 is due.
Friday – ALL library books (and fines) are due.
Thursday, April 26 – Vocabulary 14 Quiz today
Tuesday, April 24 – Vocabulary Cards and workbook pages for Lesson 14 AND Final Draft of essay are due.
Friday, April 20 – Proofread and edit your essay, give it a title, and check your essay using the rubric’s criteria, making any necessary revisions or corrections. Be ready to peer edit on Monday (if not already done). ESSAY ASSIGNMENT
Week of March 26
Monday – AR report due
Wednesday – Last library visit – both fiction and nonfiction booklists due
Thursday – Vocabulary 13 cards due and quiz today
Week of March 12
Thursday – Vocabulary 12 cards due and quiz today
Week of March 5
2nd period only – revised rough draft due Tuesday (this is your 2nd draft)
Thursday – vocabulary workbook, lesson 12 due
Friday – Library; bring books and updated booklist (Science fiction or nonfiction, whichever hasn’t been done)
Next AR report (w/notes) is due Thursday, March 1.
Week of February 19
Vocabulary workbook, lesson 11 is due Thursday.
Scholastic Book Fair on Friday
Week of February 5
1st period – Bring in Gala donation for Friday.
Monday – AR report with notes due
Thursday – Vocabulary 10 cards due and quiz
Week of January 22
Monday – Be sure booklists are updated with five titles of the assigned genre. Library will be rescheduled this week.
Thursday – Vocabulary 9 cards and quiz today.
Week of January 16
Thursday – Library today. Have updated booklists and library books.
Friday – Vocabulary workbook, lesson 9 due today.
Week of January 8
Tuesday – AR report with notes or summaries due today.
Thursday – Vocabulary, lesson 8 cards and quiz today.
Friday – finish reading Stave III
Week of Dec. 18
Monday – Have completed character chart about last scene in Stave II with Belle and totaled and signed reading log.
Tuesday – Midterm exam 1st and 2nd period
Wednesday – Midterm exam 3rd period
Week of Dec. 11
Thursday, Dec. 14 – Nonfiction AR report and notes are due.
Friday, Dec. 15 – Library today. FOR MONDAY: Have 2nd quarter reading logs totaled and signed; finish completing character chart started in the library.
Week of Dec. 4
Tuesday – Complete the Fact & Opinion worksheet; finish the drawing of the Ghost of C’mas Past (1st and 3rd period only).
Thursday – Vocabulary 7 cards are due and quiz is today.
Week of Nov. 27
Thursday – Historical Fiction AR report (with summaries) due today. Tonight update nonfiction AR booklist.
Friday – Bring library books and nonfiction booklist.
Vocabulary cards for Lesson 7 and Lesson 7 quiz will be Thursday, Dec. 7.
Week of Nov. 6
Continue reading AR book and writing chapter summaries – turn in report and summaries on Friday.
Thursday – Vocabulary cards due and quiz on lesson 6.
Add 5 Historical Fiction titles to fiction booklist for Friday, library day. Bring library books.
Week of Oct. 30
Monday – complete “Sameness & Equality” chart with evidence from two texts
Wednesday – pull together all novel assignments, including list of chapter titles, for Friday.
Thursday – Vocabulary workbook, lesson 6 due today; Personal Pronoun test today.
Week of Oct. 23
Monday – finish completing the character analysis chart for the first three characters – George, Hazel, and Harrison in “Harrison Bergeron” for tomorrow.
Thursday – Vocabulary 5 cards due and quiz today
Friday – Library day – have updated fiction book list and library books
Week of Oct. 16
Monday – Finish Chapter 20 questions started in class. Finish reading Chapter 21 (2nd period only).
Thursday – Vocabulary workbook exercises, lesson 5 due. Remember to underline support in the reading comprehension. QUIZ ON PERSONAL PRONOUNS TODAY.
Week of Oct. 9
Wednesday, 10/11 Totaled & signed rdg. log
Thursday, 10/12 – Tonight: 1st period – read chapter 21; 2nd & 3 periods – finish chapter 18 questions
Friday – Finish nonfiction AR notes and report for Monday, Oct. 16.
Week of Oct. 2
Monday – Finish 3-2-1 handout for chapter 16.
Get novel quiz signed by Wednesday
Vocabulary workbook, lesson 4 due Thursday
Updated fiction and new nonfiction book lists due; library day on Friday
Week of Sept. 25
Tuesday – read chapters 14 & 15 in The Giver for Friday.
Thurs, 9/28 Vocabulary Lesson 3 cards and quiz
Monday, 10/2 2nd Fiction AR report due
Week of SEPT. 18
Chapter 11 3-2-1 Summarizer and questions, if not already turned in are due Tuesday. Review chp. 11 tonight.
Vocabulary workbook, lesson 3 exercises are due on Thursday.
Week of SEPT. 11
MONDAY – AR REPORTS DUE
THURSDAY – Vocabulary 2 cards due and quiz
FRIDAY – Library day – Have updated AR fiction booklist
Week of Sept. 5
Read chapters 6 & 7 in The Giver and write a title for each chapter; complete Lesson 2 in the vocabulary workbook for Thursday.
Vocabulary cards and the quiz will be due next Thursday, Sept. 14.
Week of August 28
Read chapters 3, 4, & 5 in The Giver for Friday
Wednesday, August 30 – bring to school completed vocabulary cards and signed reading quiz if earned less than a “C”.
Thursday, August 31 – Vocabulary, lesson 1 QUIZ
Week of August 21
Work on AR fiction book list for Friday, library day
Read Chapters 1 and 2 in The Giver for Monday. Be sure you have your book in a plastic bag.
Week of August 15, 2017
Read for 30 minutes every night.
Vocabulary workbook pages are due this Friday.
First week of school
Thursday, August 10 – Finish Student Inventory and get parent letter signed.
Picture day is tomorrow. Bring picture order forms and money if you want to order pictures.
Friday, August 11 – Have class supplies and fees by Monday.