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Language Arts Due Dates
4/30 - 5/3 Debates in class
4/30 - Final debate speeches (constructives) due with citations and Bibliography
3/15 - Working on speech with citations and Bibliography
3/4 - 3/12 Note-taking on Resolve: Should Foreign Born Citizen be Able to Run for President.
2/28 - Run-on sentences 1-10; Fixing run-on sentences 1-6
Week of 2/20 and 2/25 - plan and write debate constructives
Week of 2/4 and 2/11 - in class debate preparation
1/30 (LA2) and 1/31(LA1,3) - final personal essay due
1/31 (LA 1,3) - definitions for unit 4 spelling words and test
2/2 (LA 2) - definitions for unit 4 spelling words and test
1/7 - 1/24 Working on This I Believe personal essay First draft due: 1/24
1/3 or 1/4 (LA 2) - Finish Values Activity Sheet
12/17-12/21 Working on Poetic Pauses- Final poems due on 12/20 (LA 1,3); 12/21 (LA 2)
12/13 - Unit 6 activities and unit 6 spelling test. Activities include: category 2, number 5 and category 3, number 3.
Currently working on elements of persuasive essay in class. Practice prompt in class on 12/6 or 12/7.
11/8 - Final Free Choice for LA 1 and 3; 11/15 - LA 2
DAILY HOMEWORK: draft, revise, edit 1-1.5 hours weekly
10/31 - completed draf of free-choice
10/02 - revised Flash Fiction due date!
9/24 - first draft of Flash Fiction due
9/27 - final Flash Fiction piece due
Week of 9/10: INTRO TO FLASH FICTION: see purple packet
9/11 (LA 1, 3); 9/12 (LA 2) - Poem-poster with pictures due
9/10 - Final "Where I'm From" poem due.
9/6 -9/7 - Working in class on "Where I'm From" poems. First drafts due
Social Studies Due Dates
5/1 - Family history card
5/8 - Chapter 18, section 4 and "An Immigrant's Journey (630-631). Complete take-home quiz.
5/15 - History of the Jewish Famer in Eastern Connecticut. Complete the assignment you choose.
5/21 - Autobiography of your character role for the Ellis Island Simulation.
5/22 - Ellis Island Simulation. Actively participate (in costume) by role playing your character and working with your "family."
5/24 - Handwritten letter on Ellis Island experience.
5/29 - Immigration exam
THE CIVIL WAR
4/5 - Chapter 15, sections 1 and 3- answer assigned questions
4/8 - Chapter 15, section 4 ans terms listed on pink unit overview paper
4/19 - Timeline of the Civil War
4/19 - Exam
THE REFORMERS UNIT -
2/22 - Intro- assignments in planners
3/1 - Ch. 12 (section 1 and 2) Identify and explain terms/people; answer the four questions. Termspeople and questions are all on pink unit overview hand-out.
3/6 - Ch 12 (section 3); answer questions 1a, 1b, 2a and 4 on page 430.
3/20 - Movers and Shakers project due
3/22 - Reformers unit exam
THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION UNIT
1/23 - QUIZ on notes from pp. 382-387 (Chap. 11, sec. 1) and the DVD The Industrial Revolution
1/30 - Farm Life to City Life writing assignment (on back of pink unit overview)
2/8 - Barilla Taylor questions due at the beginning of class.
2/15 - Midterm exam, including Industrial Revolution unit
1/11 - Essay Challenge sponsored by Rep. Gregory Haddad, 54th District: If you were State Representative for a day, what law would you make or change? 750-1,000 words
1/16 - Year in Review Project due at beginning of class. Use pink worksheet for details.
Westward Expansion Unit
All due-dates can be found on the pink unit overview sheet that was passed out on Monday, December 3rd.
12/7 - pretest to test out of three map activity
1212 - Three maps are due at beginning of class
12/19 - Indian Removal reading and assignment due at beginning of class
12/21 - Westward Expansion unit test
American Government Unit
10/31 - chapter 7, section 1 reading guide - turn in typed answers
11/16 - Borka questions due
11/14 - Model Congress
11/28 - write 15 questions and answers to help you study for the next unit test:
11/30 - unit test
See pink Unit Overview for entire list of due dates up to 10/19:Unit Test
10/10 - American Revolution research and presentation due
10/12 - Boston Trip- Walk along the Freedom Trail
10/15 - Boston wksht/crossword puzzle due
10/19 - Unit test on Revolution and extra credit (My Brother Sam is Dead assignment)
9/28 - Editorial essay- final due
9 /26 - Editorial essay- rough draft due
9/21 - Read two chapters in My Brother Sam is Dead and highlight British and Colonial terms and points of view
9/14 - Questions from SS text: pp 149 (1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 4, 5, 6) and 153 (1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 5, 6, 7)
9/10 - Explorer worksheet; crossword puzzle for extra credit
9/4 - Interest survey (yellow, two pages)