May 18th

We continued reading The Giver today by answering chapter 8 guided questions and reading chapter 9.  Job chart, vocabulary chart, chapter 1-8 questions SHOULD BE COMPLETED by now. If they are not, it is up to you to get caught up! These WILL be graded in our final ISN check.  If you do not own your own copy of the novel, please click on The Giver Unit tab above this post and a pdf version is posted there.

  • Chapter 1-8 Quiz on Monday! Open book – study your ISN guided questions!
  • Monday is the LAST DAY to complete your projects, if they are not completed by the end of class they are homework! We are presenting first things Tuesday!

Homework:

  • Create Your Own Utopia Project due TUESDAY!
  • Read The Giver Chapter 8 (if you have not read them yet)
  • Chapter 1-8 Quiz on Monday!
  • One Pager #7 – Due June 8th
  • ReadTheory (need 25 passed this week since April 9th)
  • Silent Read Good Fit Book (20 minutes every night!)

May 17th

We continued reading The Giver today, reading chapter 8 and updating our charts.  Job chart, vocabulary chart, chapter 1-7 questions SHOULD BE COMPLETED by now. If they are not, it is up to you to get caught up! These WILL be graded in our last ISN check.  If you do not own your own copy of the novel, please click on The Giver Unit tab above this post and a pdf version is posted there.

  • Chapter 1-8 Quiz on Monday! Open book – study your ISN guided questions!

Homework:

  • Read The Giver Chapter 8 (if you have not read them yet)
  • Chapter 1-8 Quiz on Monday!
  • One Pager #7 – Due June 8th
  • ReadTheory (need 25 passed this week since April 9th)
  • Silent Read Good Fit Book (20 minutes every night!)

May 16th

Phew! We have been working hard taking the NWEA Reading test this week! Most students are finished and many have reached or exceeded their goals! You should be really proud of yourselves for all the hard work you put in this year, I know I am proud of you!

We continued with The Giver this week, reading chapters 6 and 7 after finished the NWEA test. Today we were given the chapter 6-7 guided questions and worked to complete our Job and Vocabulary charts with a partner. If you have not finished reading these chapters, please click on The Giver Unit tab above this post and read from there if you do not own a copy of the book!

Homework:

  • Read The Giver Chapter 6-7 (if you have not read them yet)
  • Chapter 1-8 Quiz on Monday!
  • One Pager #7 – Due June 8th
  • ReadTheory (need 25 passed this week since April 9th)
  • Silent Read Good Fit Book (20 minutes every night!)

May 10th

Today we began filling out our charts for The Giver. We are tracking vocabulary, language used, figurative language, plot, and many other elements. This is a very comprehensive unit so it is imperative students are in school daily or they will miss a lot!  Today we read chapter 4 and worked on the chapter questions with our groups. We will continue our discussion tomorrow.

Greek and Latin root quiz tomorrow! (Students were told about this all week! Study your ISN and Quizlet!)

Homework:

  • Read The Giver Chapter 4 (if you were absent today)
  • Chapter 1-3 Questions due tomorrow!
  • Greek and Latin Root Quiz tomorrow!
  • One Pager #7 – Due June 8th
  • ReadTheory (need 20 passed this week since April 9th)
  • Silent Read Good Fit Book (20 minutes every night!)

May 8th

We discussed the difference between a Dystopia and Utopia today in order to begin planning our upcoming project. We also read and discussed Chapter 1 of The Giver. If you were absent, please click “The Giver Unit” tab above, you will find an uploaded version of The Giver to read from home. Chapter 1 questions were handed out to work on during Daily 5 time. These are not homework tonight.

Homework:

  • Read The Giver Chapter 1 (if you were absent today)
  • One Pager #7 – Due June 8th
  • ReadTheory (need 20 passed this week since April 9th)
  • Silent Read Good Fit Book (20 minutes every night!)

May 7th

We explored some vocabulary for the first few chapters of The Giver and spent time setting up our notebooks so we can begin reading tomorrow! Don’t forget your books!

Homework:

  • One Pager #7 – Due June 8th
  • ReadTheory (need 20 passed this week since April 9th)

  • Silent Read Good Fit Book (20 minutes every night!)

May 4th

Today we finished presenting our Folktale Projects. After Daily 5 time we did a Pre-reading activity for The Giver and made predictions about the plot, characters, and setting of the story based on quotes from the book. We need to start bringing our copies of The Giver on Monday! I have a class set if you did not purchase the book yet or aren’t planning too.

Have a great weekend!

Homework:

  • One Pager #7 – Due June 8th
  • ReadTheory (need 15 passed since April 9th)

  • Silent Read Good Fit Book (20 minutes every night!)

May 1st

MSTEP continues TOMORROW!!!! Get a good night’s sleep and eat breakfast in the morning! You’re going to do great!

 

Folktale Projects are due NOW. We will be presenting in the afternoon after M-STEP!!

Homework:

  • MobyMax Language Lessons – only if they are late
  • One Pager #7 – Due June 8th

  • ReadTheory (5 passed by end of next week)

  • Silent Read Good Fit Book (20 minutes every night!)

April 30th

Today we went on our field trip to the Dearborn Ice Skating Center. We had a blast!

MSTEP is TOMORROW!!!! Get a good night’s sleep and eat breakfast Tuesday morning! You’re going to do great!

 

Folktale Projects are due TOMORROW (May 1st). Anything not completed last week or over the weekend is homework TONIGHT!  Remember, your team is counting on you to complete your part and your WHOLE TEAM’S grade will suffer if you choose not to do it! You WILL NOT be given any more class time with this project.

Folktale Project Checklist 2018

Homework:

  • Folktale Project (Google slide AND Theme Scrapbook page!) Due TOMORROW!!!
  • MobyMax Language Lessons – only if they are late

  • One Pager #7 – Due June 8th

  • ReadTheory (5 passed by end of next week)

  • Silent Read Good Fit Book (20 minutes every night!)

April 27th

Today we worked on a few M-Step Practice test questions as our bellwork and then were given the remaining time to work on our Folktale Projects.  Today was the LAST CLASS to work on your  projects. Projects are due Tuesday, May 1st. Anything not completed this week is now homework. Students were told to swap phone numbers and divy out who is responsible for what. Remember, your team is counting on you to complete your part! You WILL NOT be given any more class time with this project.

Folktale Project Checklist 2018

Field Trip to the Dearborn Ice Skating Center is Monday! Here are some planning ahead reminders: 

Have a great weekend!!

Homework:

  • Folktale Project (Google slide AND Theme Scrapbook page!) Due Tuesday (May 1st)!
  • MobyMax Language Lessons – only if they are late

  • One Pager #7 – Due June 8th

  • ReadTheory (5 passed by end of next week)

  • Silent Read Good Fit Book (20 minutes every night!)