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Language Arts Due Dates
12/18 - Final fiction due Revising in class and at home. Use revision tips and information from your peer conference to make good changes.
12/4 - 1st draft of fiction due
Week of 11/25 - working on drafts in class only. HAPPY THANKGIVING!
Week of 11/18 - students should be working on their fiction drafts, with a focus on setting and character development, for 10-15 minutes daily (1 to 1& 1/2 hours weekly)
Week of 11/13 - students should be working on their fiction drafts 10-15 minutes daily (1 to 1& 1/2 hours weekly)
Week of 11/4 - working on fictions entries in Notebook
11/4 - Tell-Tale Heart argument essay due.
11/1 - Extra Credit- re write 5 or more stanzas from The Raven
11/1 - fill out graphic organizer for argument essay: Which version of the Tell-Tale Heart would you recommend to a friend? The written short story by Poe or the movie version.
WEEK OF 10/21 & 10/28 Study of Edgar Allen Poe - life and works; The Raven and The Tell-Tale Heart
10/11 - Final Memoir completed
WEEK of 9/30 - 10/4 DRAFTING OF THE MEMOIR HAS BEGUN! Students should work 1 & 1/2 hours weekly during drafting.
9/25 - Two spelling activities due from Unit 1 and the back page of the assignment sheet ; Unit 1 spelling test
9/13 - 9/20 - working in Notebook on collecting memories for Memoir
9/11 - Bring in pictures and decorations for your poem.
9/10 - 1st draft of autobiographical poem (typed). Make sure you have an electronic version of your poem through email or on your flash drive; bring in items for autobiographical poem
9/9 - magazines to cut our pictures and words for your poem (optional)
9/6 - Pictures and other artifacts to decorate your Notebook (optional)
Social Studies Due Dates
12/13 - Guided Reading Sheet- chapter 11
12/20 GlobalEd2 - Completed Water essay with Works Cited page and parenthetical citations
12/11 - Intent to Participate (History Day) paper due
12/10 - China mini-research reflection paper due
India China Test on Monday, December 9th
12/5 - Mini research presentations
11/27 HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
11/26 - Complete Chinese Philosophies Chart
11/21 - GE2 - Closing statement, 1st draft and completion of worksheet
11/19 - Finish close reading of Chinese Religions with !, ? and *.
11/19 - GE2 - Notes on 3 different solutions to Water Scarcity
11/15 - Finish the back side of Qin's Report Card
11/15 - Global Ed- notes from at least 7 PPTS from the Global Ed website. Continue working on research for Closing Statement
11/7 - Current Events quiz - (from the seven presentations of your classmates)
11/5 - Guided Reading Sheet for India
11/4- Planned City; finish Maps of Mohenjo-Daro
Week of 10/28 and 11/4 - communiques on water scarcity and research for the best solutions.
11/5 - Guided Reading sheet for India due at the start of class
10/25 - Unit Test - Egypt
10/25 Enrichment/research project on Egypt
10/18 Guided Reading Part II
10/11 Guided Reading Part I
10/8 - Mummy Hunt
10/4 - Obituary of Mummy X
10/1 - Prehistory and Mesopotamia Test
9/24 - ARCHAEOLGY DAY!! dress casual...may get dirty!!
9/26 - Guided reading sheet Part II (access wksht from SS webpage)
9/19 - GlobalEd2 = read pp. 7 & 8 in packet
9/17 - Finish Guided Reading sheet Part I
9/17 - GlobalEd2= read pp. 7&8 in packet about the Water Cycle
9/17 - Read chapter 3; Part I (pp.55-59)
9/17 - GlobalEd2 = Complete personal water audit
9/13 - Finish questions on the bottom of "Welcome to Civilization" worksheet
9/9 - Parent consent forms and student assent forms for GlobalEd2 participation
9/6 - Time Flies wksht (both sides) (Nacirema wkst - extra creditl)
9/5 - Student survey ( scavenger hunt - extra credit)