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Language Arts Due Dates
5/28 - Draft of Third Focus Area due at end of class
5/26 - Works Cited Page
5/18 - Draft of Second Focus Area: due at the end of class
5/8 - Draft of First Focus Area
4/30 - draft of introductory paragraph with thesis statement containing your 3 focus areas.
Week of 4/27 - bring in electronic devices (if you're able) to work on research informational essay.
Week of 4/6 - continue to collect information (15 facts from each focus area) for your informational essay. Work will be done in LA class.
Week of 3/30 - areas of focus for informational essay (in class): paraphrasing; parenthetical citations, focus areas; introduction with thesis statement
3/27 - poetry entries due for Sarah Mook Poetry contest
Week of 3/23 - reading/gathering information on choice topic
3/10 - One stanza of poetry on any theme
3/9 - Spelling test and homework; Unit 4
3/2 - Final argument essay with revisions
2/23 - First draft of argument essay
2/11 - final Introduction to Sports Argument essay
2/2 - 2/6 Drafting the argument essay
1/30 - Read all 4 articles on competitive sports and take notes in your Notebook (T-chart) . You need at least 8 bullets from each article.
1/5 - 1/31 Working on argument writing in class.
12/18 - Spelling test and articles
12/16 - Mark Water articles with Y or N about getting rid of water bottles
12/8 - Final narrative with revisions and edits
12/2 - Revisions: character development, figurative language check
11/24 - Completed draft check of narrative
11/20 - Unit 2 Spelling test and homework
11/4 - Venn diagram due
11/6 - Argument essay: Which is more effective for mood - the written or movie version of Tell-Tale Heart?
10/30 - Simpsons letter evaluating their version of The Raven
10/23 - Raven words
10/6 - Spelling Unit 1 test and homework
10/10 - Final Memoir
Week of 9/29 - drafting; adding sensory language and beginning the editing process
Week of 9/22 - drafting; adding figurative language; developing character
Week of 9/15 - drafting; revising leads
9/12 - at least 1 and 1/2 pages in Notebook on either: Most Frightening Moment or First Loss remember to use "Reactions to Moments" in your entry.
Week of 9/8 - collecting ideas for memoir
9/3 - Final draft completed with significant images, symbols or words
9/2 - 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
8/29 - Bring in magazines to cut out pictures and words for your poem (optional)
8/28 - Decorate your Notebook (optional)
Social Studies Due Dates
6/4 MEDIEVAL FAIRE (3:00-5:00)
5/18 - Take-home test (Middle Ages Europe and Japan)
5/15 - Take-home test (Middle Ages Europe and Japan) due for 5 extra points
5/6-7 - Current Events Quiz
5/1 - Extra credit assignment due (on back of blue handout)
4/28 - Scavenger Hunt
4/30 - Guild worksheet
4/27 - Ch. 26 Questions
Week of 4/6 - Begin Medieval unit. Feudalism and Castles are main topics of focus.
4/1 & 4/2 - AFRICA TEST
3/27 - Silent Trade worksheet (in google classroom)
3/24 - feedback on classmate's myth
3/23 - African myth
3/20 - Outline pp. 132-134; one summary sentence for each paragraph
3/10 - Maps and Sutton Hoo questions
3/11 and 3/12 - Museum Exhibit in class
3/6 - Exhibit due at start of class
3/4 and 3/5 - Construction of exhibit in class (bring all materials)
3/2 - Note check of EMA project At end of class exhibit plan is due
2/20 - Rome Test
2/11 - Extra Credit: Roman Numerals for SS 4&5; 2/12 due for SS 2
2/11 - Roman Army (Josephus) description
2/9 - Finish Article (primary source) on Roman Army
2/6 - Extra credit on All Roads Lead to Rome
2/6 - Ch 15 outline
2/3 - Ch 14 outline
1/21; 1/22 - Mid term; note card due with test
1/26 Essay questions; Mid-term
1/7 - Greece Test. Use all worksheets, particularly your GR sheet, as study guides.
12/20 - Extra credit crossword puzzle See Mrs. St Jean at X-block for magazine
12/5 - Finish question on back of Olympic sheet
12/8 - GR sheet for Greece (chapter 11)
11/24 - China/India test for SS #2
11/25 - China/India test for SS #4 and #5
10/29, 30 - Report card with letter to Qin's parents explaining his grade as leader
10/24 - Egypt crossword puzzle
10/6 - Project sign up. Research project description Students will work with a partner or alone on project on these days: 10/6, 10/7, 10/15, 10/16.
10/6 - Guided Reading: Chapter 4
10/10 - Note check on research
10/17 - Project due
10/20 and 10/21 - Presentations (Parents here on 10/21!)
10/2 or 10/3 (SS#2) - Climate Change current events assessment
9/30 - Archaeology Day!
9/29 - finish second reading of Climate article and complete worksheet
9/23 - Pre-history-Meso Test
9/19 - Finish Cuneiform name and Hammurabi worksheet
9/16 - Blue guided reading (GR) sheet
9/10 (SS 4, 5) or 9/11 (SS2) - Questions at the bottom of simulation wkst
9/8 - Time Revolves Around Me wksht
9/3 or 9/4 - Toward Civilization wkst (voc)
8/29 - Student survey