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ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS – 6TH and 7th GRADES
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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
Students will at times be required to also complete classwork for homework. This may not be listed on this space, but students who are in class will know what is required, and students who are absent will be allowed to make up the assignment.
Read for 30 minutes every night
Week of 11/26
Monday – Nonfiction Book Report due. Be sure to follow directions and proofread for complete sentences, spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
Wednesday – 6th – Finish reading The Giver.
Thursday – Vocabulary 7 cards due and quiz.
Friday – Library – need updated fiction booklist with at least 5 Historical Fiction titles in addition to the other fiction titles on your list.
Week of 11/12
6th – Finish TP-CASTT handout from class today including the theme for Wednesday
7th – Test on “The Tell-Tale Heart”.
Thursday – Vocabulary 7 exercises due
Week of 11/5
Wednesday – 6th Grade – be sure you have read through Chapter 16 in The Giver. Book project due. If doing a presentation, be sure you have practiced; if doing a written piece, be sure you have proofread it.
Thursday – Vocabulary 6 cards due and quiz.
Week of 10/29
Monday – Library – need nonfiction booklist and library books;
6th – Read Chapter 13 in The Giver tonight.
Wednesday – Vocabulary, Lesson 6 exercises due
7th Grade folder book project will be due Friday, October 26.
Week of Oct. 15
Thursday – Vocabulary Lesson 5 Exercises due today.
Friday – 6th grade – Book project idea due today.
Week of Oct. 9 – Binder check this week – organize your binder.
Tuesday – Have vocabulary exercises done on handout for Lesson 4.
Thursday – Vocabulary cards due and quiz today. (7th grade – quiz is on Friday.)
Week of Oct. 1
Tuesday – 7th – study for “Flowers for Algernon” test. 6th – Complete questions 7 & 8 for Chapter 8.
Thursday – second book report due; update fiction book list for library tomorrow.
Friday – 6th – corrections on pronoun charts due today. Also, bring library books and updated book list for fiction.
Week of Sept. 24
Monday – 7th grade – Finish H chart. 6th – Continue reading Chp. 4 and 5, including working on 3-2-1 handout.
Tuesday – 6th grade – Complete pronoun handout for tomorrow (assigned on Monday).
Thursday – Vocabulary Lesson 3 cards due and quiz.
Friday – Be sure you have read and completed the 3-2-1 with summary for chp. 6 by Monday.
Week of Sept. 17
Tuesday – 7th – complete summary of progress reports 1-3 in “Flowers for Algernon”.
4th period – finish paragraph about your prediction of the novel’s theme.
Thursday – completed vocabulary exercises for lesson 3 are due.
6th Grade – Read chapter 3 tonight
Thursday, Sept. 27 – Next set of cards due and quiz
Week of Sept. 10
Thursday – Vocabulary Quiz, lesson 2; correct/update booklist for library tomorrow.
Friday – Bring library books and book lists (Fiction and Nonfiction)
Week of Sept. 4
Thursday – Vocabulary cards, lesson 2; vocabulary quiz will be next Thursday, Sept. 13.
Week of August 27
Diagnostic Testing this week.
Wednesday is 1/2 day for students – 12:10 dismissal; finish vocabulary exercises to turn in Thursday.
Friday – Book report form is due today.
Week of August 20
Thursday, Aug. 23 Vocabulary Quiz 1
Friday, Aug. 24 Library – bring book list