Mansfield Middle School
Mrs. St. Jean Room 113

Language Arts and Social Studies
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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)