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Language Arts 6 (Period A, D, & E) Assignments

Debbie Myers
2022-2023 School Year
Language Arts
I will use this homework page on the SPMS website to post the weekly assignments.   Anyone can access this homework page as no login is needed like in Google Classroom. I will also use Google Classroom for our class, but not every assignment will be submitted in Google Classroom.

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Week #8: 9/26/22- 9/30/22

Week #8
Monday, September 26, 2022
1) Collect Literature Questions pg. 14 #1-3.  Label with highlighter C.E.E. sentences before turning in.
2) Review for "The Ravine" Test (Pear Deck/Kahoot!)
3) Homework: STUDY!
4) Reminder: "The Ravine" Guided Reading Questions #1-30 due tomorrow.
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
1) Collect "The Ravine" Guided Reading Questions #1-30
2) "The Ravine" Test in class using Illuminate
3) Homework: AR Reading
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 -- Guest Teacher
1) Vocab Unit #2- Complete Parts A & D.  Use the word bank to help you with Part A. All Parts A, B, C, & D due Friday 9/30.
2) Homework: Finish Vocab Unit #2 Parts A,B, C, & D
Thursday, September 29, 2022
1) AR Reading
2) Goals are Due Oct. 6
Friday, September 30, 2022
1) Correct and Collect Vocab Unit #2 Parts A, B, C, & D

Past Assignments


Week #7: September 19, 2022- September 23, 2022

Week #7
"The Ravine" Guided Reading Questions
3) Homework: Make sure you have read pgs. 3-5 and completed questions #1-9 by Monday.
4) Reminder: Vocab Unit #2 Note Cards due Monday.
Monday, September 19, 2022
1) Check Vocab Unit #2 Note Cards
2) Read: "The Ravine" pgs. 6-8 and complete Guided Reading Questions #10-20
3) Homework: Reading Check #1 (pgs. 3-5) in Google Classroom.  This is homework, so you may use your book and/or your notes 
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
1) Read: "The Ravine" pgs. 9-12 and complete Guided Reading Questions #21- 30.
2) Homework: Reading Check #2 (pgs. 6-8) in Google Classroom.  This is homework, so you may use your book and/or notes.
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
1) Review "The Ravine" pgs. 3-12
2) C.E.E. Notes
3) Begin working on Literature Questions  #1-5  on pg. 14. Due Monday, September 26.  Use the C.E.E. Method to answer these questions. We will work on these questions in class on Friday.  
Reading Check #3 (pgs. 9-12) in Google Classroom
Thursday, September 22, 2022
1) AR Reading.  Read, take AR tests, and/or go to the library
2) AR book and reading log check
Friday, September 23, 2022
1) Review for "The Ravine" Test.  Test is on Tuesday, September 27, 2022.  Illuminate Testing program. 15 multiple choice questions (1 point each) and 1 constructed response questions (4 points).
2) Homework: Make sure you complete Literature Questions #1-5 on pg. 14.  Use the C.E.E. Method to answer these questions.  Due Monday9/26. 
3) Reminder: Guided Reading Questions due Monday, September 26, 2022.


Week #6: 9/12/22- 9/16/22

Week #6
"The Jumping Tree" Test on Wednesday, September 14
Monday, September 12, 2022
1) Review for "The Jumping Tree" Test.  17 multiple choice questions and 1 constructed response (answer with 2-3 complete sentences or as directed on the test)
2) Practice how to answer a constructed response question
3) Homework: Quizizz Review.  There is a link in Google Classroom.  Quizizz is like Kahoot!
4) Plot Chart from Friday will be collected on Wednesday 9/14/22.
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
1) Vocab Unit #2 words distributed
2) Homework: Vocab Unit #2 Note Cards due Friday 9/16/22
3) Reminders: Study for the test tomorrow!  Plot Chart due tomorrow.
Wednesday, September 14, 2022
1) "The Jumping Tree" Test (Illuminate program in class)
2) Collect Plot Chart
3) Homework: Vocab Unit #2 note cards due Monday 9/19/22
Thursday, September 15, 2022
1) AR Reading. Read in class.  Take AR tests if needed.  Renew or check out library books.
Friday, September 16, 2022
1) Begin reading "The Ravine" pgs 3-12 in the Collections Textbook (hardcover).  You have the hardcover book at home.  You DO NOT need to bring it to school because we have a class set of books here.  Read pgs. 3-5.
3) Homework: Make sure you have read pgs. 3-5 and completed questions #1-9 by Monday.
4) Reminder: Vocab Unit #2 Note Cards due Monday.


Week #5: 9/5/22- 9/9/22

Week #5
Vocab Unit #1 Test-- Wednesday 9/9/22
Monday, September 5, 2022 -- Holiday/No School
Tuesday, September, 6 2022
1) Literature Notes- I will provide a handout with the definitions. You will be tested on these terms later. Handout:
Wednesday, September 7, 2022
1) Vocab Unit #1 Test
2) Homework: AR Reading
Thursday, September 8, 2022
1) AR Reading.  Read, take AR test, and/or go to the library if you have taken an AR test and need a new book.  If you only need to renew your book, you need to go to the library before school, during lunch, or after school.
2) Pass back Close Readers
3) Homework: AR Reading
Friday, September 9, 2022
1) "The Jumping Tree" Plot Chart. Work on in class together.  Due Wednesday, September 14, 2022.  Plot Chart
2) "The Jumping Tree" Test will be Wednesday, September 14.


Week #4: 8/29/22- 9/2/22

Week #4
Reminder: Minimum Day Friday, Sept. 2 and Holiday (no school) Monday, Sept. 5
Acrostic Poem Project Due Friday 9/2/22
Monday, August 29, 2022
1) Begin reading "The Jumping Tree." Close Reader pgs. 3-8.  We will read this story over two days.  Define all of the vocabulary words in the margin. Complete ALL questions and tasks in the margins.  ALL! Complete questions #1-6 and the Short Response on pg. 8.  Restate the question in the answer and use complete sentences.  
2) Homework: Complete the questions based on how many pages we read in class.  For example, if we finish reading pg. 5, you would complete questions #1-3.  **** Pgs. 3-5 and all of the tasks and questions***
3) Reminder: Acrostic Poem Project is due Friday 9/2/22.  You will have time in class tomorrow to work on the poem.  
Tuesday, August 30, 2022-- Guest Teacher
1) Classwork/Homework: Work on your Acrostic Poem in class if you are not working on the story.
2) Homework: Vocab Unit #1 Puzzle.  Due Friday.
3) Make sure Close Reader pgs. 3-5 are complete
4) Read AR book.
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
1) Finish reading "The Jumping Tree" in the Close Reader pgs. 3-8.  Make sure you define all of the vocabulary words in the margin. Complete ALL questions and tasks in the margins.  ALL! Complete questions #1-6 and the Short Response on pg. 8. Due Friday 9/2/22. "The Jumping Tree" PDF in case you don't have your Close Reader with you
2) Homework: Vocab Puzzle is due tomorrow;
9/1/22 Close Reader pgs. 3-8 due Friday 9/2/22; and Acrostic Poem is due Friday 9/2/22.
Thursday, September 1, 2022
1) AR Reading in class today
2) Reminder: Three things are due tomorrow-- Close Reader pgs. 3-8; Acrostic Poem; and Vocab Unit #1 Puzzle
Friday, September 2, 2022 -- Minimum Day
1) Collect Close Reader booklets
2) Collect Acrostic Poems
3) Collect Vocab Puzzle
AR Reading


Week #3: 8/22/22- 8/26/22

Week #3
Monday, August 22, 2022
1) Classroom Charter Day #1: Work at your table groups to discuss how you want to feel while in this class.  What do we do as a class to make that happen? Classroom Charter Slides:
2) Vocab Unit #1 Activity: Review Parts B & C.  Do you have any questions on ANY Parts? A,B,C, and/or D?
3) Homework: ALL PARTS of Vocab Unit #1 Activity. Due Wed 8/24/22.
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
1) Library Orientation. We finally get to go to the library.  Make sure you check out an AR book in your ZPD range.  Please see pg. v of your agenda for your personal AR information. 
2) Reminder: ALL PARTS of Vocab Unit #1 Activity. Due TOMORROW.
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
1) Write your AR book information in your reading log (agenda pg. v)
2) Correct and collect Vocab Unit #1 Activity. 
3) Reminder: Bring your AR book everyday! We are reading in class tomorrow.
Thursday, August 25, 2022
1) AR reading.  Thursday class periods are only 36 minutes.
2) Check in with AR goals.  Discuss how to take and AR test. (where, when, who)
3) Agenda Check tomorrow.  I will be checking that you wrote down the assignments for 8/8/22-8/26/22.
Friday, August 26, 2022
1) Agenda Check. I am checking to see that you wrote down each assignment for 8/822- 8/26/22.  This is a graded assignment.
Acrostic Poem is due Friday, Sept. 2.  You will have class time on Tuesday, August 30 to work on it.  You will need to finish at home if not finished on August 30.
3) Pass out and label Close Reader booklets.


Week #2: 8/1522- 8/19/22

Week #2
Rotating Schedule Begins
Monday, August 15, 2022
1) STAR Reading Test.  This reading inventory will be completed in class only.
2) Finish Benchmark #1 if not already completed. 
3) Vocabulary Unit #1 words introduced. Vocabulary Unit #1
4) Homework: Make note cards using the words and definitions.  Cut note cards in half.  On the blank side write the vocabulary word.  On the other side, write the ENTIRE definition.  Due Thursday 8/18/22.
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
1) Review Vocabulary Unit #1 words. Learn TPR technique for learning vocabulary.
This will be collected today and passed back tomorrow to work on while the Guest Teacher is in class tomorrow.
3) Homework: Vocab note cards due on Thursday 8/18/22.
4) Set AR goals. I will sit down with each student and review the AR goal.
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 -- Guest Teacher
1) Guest Teacher- Please be kind and respectful to our Guest Teacher today.  I will be in an all day data meeting on campus.
2) Classwork and Homework: Work on the "Who Am I?" assignment that we discussed in class yesterday.  Complete all parts and USE COMPLETE SENTENCES! Due Friday 8/19/22.
3) Reminder: Vocab note cards are due tomorrow.
Thursday, August 18, 2022
1) Check note cards for credit and play the note card game. You will keep the note cards in your backpack and review daily.
2) Homework: Vocab Activity Parts B & C.  Due Monday 8/22/22.
3) Reminder: "Who Am I?" assignment due tomorrow. 
4) Set AR goals. I will sit down with each student and review the AR goal.
Friday, August 19, 2022
1) Collect "Who Am I?" Assignment
2) Reminder: Vocab Parts B & C are due Monday.
3) Begin working on 6th Grade Charter at your table groups.
4) No Homework! Have a wonderful weekend!


Week #1: 8/8/22- 8/12/22

Week #1
Welcome to South Pointe!
Monday, August 8, 2022-- Minimum Day
1) Welcome to school!
2) Take roll
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
1) Class letter.  Please read the letter with your parent or guardian and have them fill out the signature slip. Due Friday.
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
1) Benchmark #1
Thursday, August 11, 2022-- Back to School Night
1) Benchmark #1
Friday, August 12, 2022
1) STAR Reading Test