Thursday September 12th- Assignment- Due tomorrow before Quiz

  • Paraphrase all paragraphs in your article on a separate sheet of paper.
  • Define each word in following vocabulary list provided. Then use the vocabulary word in a sentence. Underline the vocabulary word in the sentence.
  • Tomorrow I will collect all Article of the Week assignments before the quiz.
  • Vocabulary List:
  • 1) announce
  • 2)mistaken
  • 3) data
  • 4) web surfing
  • 5) privacy
  • 6) anxious
  • 7) risk
  • 8) informed
  • 9) discover
  • 10) unknowingly
  • 11) criminals
  • 12) complicated


Ramadan Article of the Week-Poster Project

Rmadan AOW Rubric_poster

Ramadan Poster


Figurative Language

Skills Exercise Idioms


The Experiment pg. 12





1) 8 Parts of Speech


Ninja Game_ Parts of Speech

2) 4 Types of Sentences

4 Types of Sentences Notes

4 Types of Sentences Practice Quiz

Dependent & Independent Clause Practice Test

Identifying Dependent Clause Practice Test

3) Target Skills

Main Idea & Supporting Details


Drawing Inferences & Making Conclusions

Making-Inferences-and-Drawing-Conclusions PowerPoint Activity


Inference Powerpoint with Glued Activity

Article of the Week

Summary-Page_Article_of_the_Week <<Click for a copy

Quick Write Exit Ticket

Article of the Week_Refugee_Soccer
Halloween AOW_Week 9
Stress AOW_Week10
AOW_Social Media Online Posts 

Video>>CBS News on Social Media & Jobs

The Ballad of Mulan

Click here>>>The Ballad of Mulan_Full_Text

Talking in the New Land

Click>>> Talking in the New Land Full Story

 Plain Talk About Handling Stress

pg. 208

Plain Talking About Stress _FULL STORY 

CO:  I can determine the central idea & supporting details of a text, by reading “Handling Stress” p. 208.

LO: I can justify & explain conclusions by using textual evidence as support for my claims.

Halloween Documentary

Happy Halloween!

Students will complete a video response worksheet for the documentary we will watch in class on 10/31/18.

Click for>>Halloween Documentary Response Sheet_Printable

History Channel: Halloween History, The True Origin of Halloween


Unit 1: Elements of the Plot 

Tuesday, September 11th:

-Plot Diagram Quiz on Pixar Short Film: Day & Night

>>Click here for a copy of the Plot Diagram Template

Monday, September 10th:

– Composition book notes on all parts of the plot diagram. Including two major character types in a story.


Friday, September 7th:

– Read Story and complete CCR & Vocab Maps on Coyote Pg.17

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