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Language Arts Due Dates
6/13 - 8 poem types from packet in draft form
6/4 - 3 completed (revised and edited) poems with 3-4 poetic devices in each. Poems are due at beginning of class.
5/23 - 5/30 - Poetry Platter - working on at least 8 different poetry forms in class. Introduced: Who Am I? poem and Tritina
5/19 - Mini-story draft due
5/12 - Unit 6 Spelling activities and TEST
5/5 - Working on mini-story from research
5/2 - Presentation of research topic to class
4/28 - FINAL INFORMATIONAL ESSAY WITH PARENTHETICAL CITATIONS AND WORKS CITED PAGE
4/28 - Spelling test: Unit 5 Homework: 2 activities and misspelled words 10X with pretest stapled to homework
4/23 - 1st complete draft of Informational essay
3/11 - Write your introductory paragraph with thesis statement. Use blue handout for guidance.
3/28 - Sarah Mook Poetry Contest entries are due!
WEEK OF MARCH 3RD - MARCH 14TH WORK 15 - 20 MINUTES EACH NIGHT ON TOPIC FOCUS AREAS (3)- READ, TAKE NOTES OR WRITE ESSAY
2/28 - Overview of research for topic of choice -
2/21 - Final argument essay due
2/14- Argument draft due (extended due date because of snow)
2/12 - Spelling unit 4 test
2/10 - Spelling unit 4 homework due
2/5 - Argument essay draft due.
1/22 - Finish reading all 3 articles on "Sports." Add facts and sources to your T-Chart
1/21 - Unit 3 spelling test and activities; complete 2 out of the 3 activities. Staple pre-test to homework!!
1/6 - Unit 2 spelling activities 1&2; test
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
Final essay exam: SS1 - June 10th; SS3 - June 16th~ Use your pink study guide and essay questions to prepare. You may fill out both sides of an index card with notes for both exams. Good Luck!
Thursday, June 12th - Final Exam (mult. choice, fill ins)
Study Sessions for SS Final Exam are listed below. You will get 3 points on your final for coming, but you must be present for the entire session. You cannot earn more than 3 points, but you can still come to both sessions.
June 3rd in room 114 Tuesday
June 9th in room 113 Monday
You can also come to X-Block sessions for help only... no extra points.
Friday, June 6th - room 113, 114
Monday, June 9th - room 114
6/5 - Medieval Faire - working in class on shields, stained glass, and planning for game, food, product or service with partners.
5/30 - Must have signed up for costume with Mrs. McMunn
5/23 - Permission slip to SS teacher
5/8 - Chivalry versus Bushido worksheet
5/5 - Guided Reading sheet (Ch. 24)
4/25 - African myth with illustrations
3/13 - Museum Day Exhibit which includes two visuals
3/10 & 3/11 - bring materials for EXHIBIT to class for construction
3/7 - research done
3/7 - research note check SUTTON HOO EXTRA CREDIT
3/5 research notes on EMA group/culture Five Focus Areas: LOCATION, GOVERNMENT, DAILY LIFE, RELIGION, CONTRIBUTIONS/ACHIEVEMENTS
3/4 EMA map both sides
2/28 - Questions to Sutton Hoo article
2/24 = Rome test - rescheduled due to snow days
2/20 - Rome test
2/7 - ch 15 outline
1/31 - Ch 14 outline
1/27 - OPEN NOTE QUIZ ON MAYAS
1/17 - Finish reading Maya article (annotate with letter codes) Maya__Messages_in_Stone.asf
1/13 and 1/14 - Mid-term exam
1/13 - Current events test (SS 3 only)
1/10 - Current Event (SS 3 only)
1/7 - Current Event (SS 3 only)
1/9 - After school study group for MID-TERM EXAM; earn 5 point if you attend.
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)