Mansfield Middle School
Mrs. Marcus
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 Language Arts 2, 4, & 5        Literature 1 & 3    
             
 Date Assigned  Assignment  Date Due    Date Assigned  Assignment Date Due 
             

 

     
 9/2/14

Revise draft of poem 20+ minutes nightly - show evidence of revision!

Bring magazines, newspapers, photographs, and artifacts for poster

Revisions due daily in class

Due end of this week/beginning of next week

   9/2/14  

Read 20+ minutes nightly

Bring novel and journal to class daily

Write 1 page journal entry including: 1) Identify a DIFFERENT deliberate decision made by an author in your novel.  2) Give at least two examples that illustrate how that author develops that deliberate decision.  3)  Explain whether you think the author did this well or not and why.

Deliberate decisions Lit 1

Deliberate decisions Lit 3

 Thursday 9/4
 8/29/14

Bring magazines, newspapers, photographs, and artifacts for poster

First draft of poem due in class (you will get 15-20 minutes to work on it) [original poem here]

Due next week

Draft due Tues 9-2/Wed 9-3

   8/28/14

Read 20+ minutes nightly (80 minutes total for Tuesday 9/2)

Bring novel and journal to class daily

Write 1 page journal entry including: 1) Identify a deliberate decision made by an author in your novel.  2) Give at least two examples that illustrate how that author develops that deliberate decision.  3)  Explain whether you think the author did this well or not and why.

Deliberate decisions Lit 1

Deliberate decisions Lit 3

 Journal entry due Tuesday 9/2

 8/27/14

Bring magazines, newspapers, photographs, and artifacts for poster           

 

 

 Next week   8/27/14

Read 20+ minutes nightly

Bring novel and journal to class daily

Prepare extra credit book talk for tomorrow

1 page journal entry

 

  Book talk due Thurs 8/28

Journal due Tues 9/2