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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.
AR_Fiction_Report AR Nonfiction_Report
Read for 30 minutes every night.
Week of Dec. 11
Thursday, Dec. 14 – Nonfiction AR report and notes are due.
Friday, Dec. 14 – Library – update fiction book list for today.
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.