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Sixth Grade Language Arts - Periods A, C, F Assignments

Instructor
Judy Olmos
Term
2022-2023 School Year
Department
Language Arts
Description
I prefer to use this homework site on the South Pointe Website because it is easy to access.  You do not need a login to access this homework page.   Parents, as well as students, are able to view this homework site using any device.  Google Classroom will be used for some but not all assignments.  However, ALL assignments will be listed on this South Pointe Homework Website.
 
 

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Due:

Week #8

Important Information:
                       "The Ravine" Test:  Tuesday, September 27
                        Unit 2 Vocabulary Test:  Tuesday, Oct. 4
                        AR Goals Due:  Thursday, Oct. 6
                        End of Quarter #1:  Friday, Oct. 7
 
Friday, September 30
In class:
1)  Correct and record grades for Unit 2 Vocabulary Worksheet
2)  AR log and book check
Homework:
1)  Read for AR if you have not yet met your goal
 
Thursday, September 29
In Class:
1)  AR Reading Day:  Read, AR quizzes, Library
Homework:
1) Unit 2 Vocabulary Activity Worksheet will be corrected tomorrow in class
2)  Read for AR- AR is 10% of  your overall grade
 
Wednesday, September 28
In class:
1)  Unit 2 Vocabulary Activity Worksheet - See last week for link to Unit 2 vocabulary list and worksheet
Homework:
1)  Unit 2 Vocabulary worksheet is due tomorrow.  You had all period to work on this assignment.  You should have little, if any of this assignment left to complete.
 
Tuesday, September 27
In class:
1)  Collect  "The Ravine" Study Guide
2)  Collect Lit. Bk. Pg. 14 (#1-3) CEE questions
3)  "The Ravine" Test
Homework:
1)  Read for AR
 
Monday, September 26
In class:
1)  Continue to work on CEE questions:  Lit. Book, page 14 (#1,2,3)  We worked on answering the questions using CEE method in class.
2)  Review for "The Ravine" Test - Kahoot posted in Google Classroom 
Homework:
1)  Study for "The Ravine" Test                       

Past Assignments

Due:

Week #7

Important Information:
                                 "The Ravine" Test:  Tuesday, September 27
                                 Unit 2 Vocabulary Test:  Tuesday, October 4
                                  AR Goals Due:  Thursday, October 6 - This is a date change from October 9 to October 6
 
Friday, September 23
In class:
1)  Correct "The Jumping Tree" Plot Chart
2)  Change the AR Goal due date in your reading log from October 9 to October 6
3)  Finish "The Ravine" Study Guide
Homework:
1)  Study for "The Ravine" Test
 
Thursday, September 22
In Class:
AR reading Day:  AR Read / Take Quizzes / Library
Homework:
1)  "The Ravine" Reading Check #3 - Posted in Google Classroom\
2)  "The Ravine" Reading Checks #'s 1,2,and 3 due Friday
 
Wednesday, September 21
In Class:
1)  "The Ravine":  Finish the notes for the Study Guide Questions
2)  Introduce C.E.E. notes (Claim, Evidence, Explanation)  We will use this method to answer all comprehension qustions
Homework:
1)  "The Ravine" Reading Check #2 - Posted in Google Classroom
 
Tuesday, September 20
In class:
1)  "The Ravine" Continue reading pages 9-12 and taking notes on the study guide
Homework:
1)  "The Ravine" Reading Check #1 (posted in Google Classroom
 
Monday, September 19
In class:
1)  Check Unit 2 Vocabulary cards - Play Vocabulary Game
2)  "The Ravine"  Continue reading and taking notes on the Study Guide - See last week for the link to "The Ravine" Study Guide
Homework:
1)  A Period:  Finish Study Guide notes for questions #9.  Begin reading pages 6-8 and answer Study Guide question 10.
     C Period:   Finish Study Guide notes for questions #10, 11, and 12
2) All Periods:  Complete "The Ravine" Reading Check #1 - Posted in Google Classroom - Due Wednesday
 

Due:

Week #6

Important Information:
                           Wednesday, September 14:  "The Jumping Tree" Test
                                                               - 17 multiple choice questions and 1 constructed response test question
 
Link to Unit 2 Vocabulary Words and Activity Worksheet:
Link to "The Ravine" Study Guide Questions:
 
Friday, September 16
In class:
1)  AR quizzes for first 15 min. of class (I was out yesterday, so you could not take AR quizzes)
2)  Introduce "The Ravine" Literature Book pages 3-12 (You do not have to bring your literature book to class; I have a class set)
3)  Read / Discuss / Take Notes for "The Ravine" Pages 3 - 5.  Use the Guided Reading questions to take your notes.  Notes can be bullet points; you do not need to use
     complete sentences.  Do not forget to include the line number where you found the information.  Highlight the line number
Homework:
1)  Read for AR
2)  Enjoy your weekend
 
Thursday, September 15
In class:
1)  AR reading day, take AR quizzes, visit the library if you finished your book and took the AR quiz
Homework:
1)  Read for AR
2)  Unit 2 Vocabulary cards due on Monday
 
Wednesday, September 14
In class:
1)  Collect Close Readers
2)  Collect "The Jumping Tree" Plot Chart
3)  "The Jumping Tree" Quiz (on illuminate)
Homework:
1)  Unit 2 Vocabulary Word Cards due Monday
2)  Read for AR
 
Tuesday, September 13
In class:
1)  Review for "The Jumping Tree" test
2)  Introduce Unit 2 Vocabulary words and work on vocab. cards 
3)  Pass back Unit 1 Vocabulary Test
Homework:
1)  "The Jumping Tree" Plot Chart due tomorrow  (you will find the link to this assignment posted last week)
2)  Study for "The Jumping Tree" test
3)  Unit 2 Vocabulary Cards due Monday - See above for link to Unit 2 Vocabulary
 
Monday, September 12 
In class:
1)  Finish "The Jumping Tree" Plot Chart - Use the notes we wrote in class to complete the plot chart.
2)  Review for "The Jumping Tree" Quiz and how to answer a constructed response test question.
Homework:
1)  Quizizz:  "The Jumping Tree" Review - The Link to this review is posted in Google Classroom.
2)  Plot Chart due Wednesday.
 

Due:

Week #5

Important Information:
                         Monday, September 5:  Holiday - No School
                         Wednesday, September 7:  Unit 1 Vocabulary Test
 
Link to "The Jumping Tree" Plot Chart":
 
Friday, September 9
In class:
1)  Discuss elements of plot
2)  Complete plot chart for "The Jumping Tree," Close Reader pages 3-8 - See above for link to "The Jumping Tree" Plot Chart
Homework:
1)  Read for AR
2)  Enjoy your weekend!
 
Thursday, September 8
In class:
1)  AR reading day, take AR quizzes, visit the library if you finished your book and took the AR quiz
Homework:
1)  Read for AR
 
Wednesday, September 7
In class:
1)  Unit 1 Vocabulary Test - Turn in at the end of period
2)  Collected Close Reader to grade pages 3-8
3)  Collected Unit 1 Vocabulary Puzzle
Homework:
1)  Read for AR
 
Tuesday, September 6
In class:
1)  Finish Close Reader, pages 3 - 8
2)  Review Literature Term Notes from the document passed out during class today.  You will be tested on these terms on "The Jumping Tree" quiz.
Homework:
1) STUDY!:  Unit 1 vocabulary test is tomorrow.  All definitions and parts of the worksheet are included on this test.
2)  Unit 1 Vocabulary Puzzle due tomorrow
 
Monday, September 5
Labor Day Holiday - No School

Due:

Week #4

Important Information:
                          Minimum Day:  Friday, September 2 - 11:06 dismissal
                          Holiday (no school):  Monday, September 5
                          Unit 1 Vocabulary Test:  Wednesday, September 7
 
Friday, September 2 - Minimum Day - Dismissal 11:06
In class:
1)  Collect Acrostic Poem
2)  Unit 1 Vocabulary Puzzle - Both sides
Homework:
1)  Unit 1 Vocabulary Puzzle - Both sides - Due Wednesday, September 7
2)  Study for Unit 1 Vocabulary Test
3)  Read for AR
 
Thursday, September 1
In class:
1)  Read for AR:  Thursday's are AR reading days.  You may read, go to the library if you need to, and take AR quizzes.
2)  Agenda check for points
Homework:
1)  Study for Unit 1 Vocabulary test.  Study definitions and the vocabulary worksheet.
 
Wednesday, August 31
In class:
1)  Label Performance Assessment Workbooks - I will store this workbook for you until we use it
2)  Close Reader:  Continue working on "The Jumping Tree" pages 3 - 8.  Complete ALL activities and define the vocabulary words located in the margins.  We will work on
     this assignment as a class, so it is not listed for homework.
Homework:
1)  Acrostic Poem due Friday, September 2
2)  Study your vocabulary words, definitions and worksheet parts A, B, C, and D.
 
Tuesday, August 30
In class:
1)  Label new Close Reader Workbooks - If you were absent, you will get your Close Reader when you return
2)  Close Reader:  Read pages 3 -5 and complete ALL activities.  We did this assignment as a class, so it is not homework.
Homework:
1)  Acrostic Poem due Friday.
 
Monday, August 29
In class:
1)  Reviewed format of Unit 1 Vocabulary Test
2)  TPR (total physical response) with Unit 1 Vocabulary Words
3)  Continue working on Acrostic Poem - slides with directions and examples posted in Google Classroom
Homework:
1)  Acrostic Poem due Friday, September 2
2)  Begin studying for Unit 1 Vocabulary Test - Study the definitions as well as the vocabulary worksheet

Due:

Week #3

Important Information:
                             Library Orientation - Monday, August 22
                             AR reading begins this week after you check out your AR books.
                             Bring your AR book everyday to class
 
Link to Acrostic Poem slides with directions and examples:
Link to yellow slip of directions for Acrostic Poem:
 
Friday, August 26
In class:
1)  Introduce Acrostic Poem project - slides with directions and examples posted above and also in Google Classroom
2)  Work on Acrostic Poem.  Follow the directions on the yellow sheet of paper I gave you today also see Google Classroom
Homework:
1)  Enjoy your weekend!
 
Thursday, August 25
In class:
1)  Check to make sure all AR information is filled out in your AR log.
2)  Thursday's class periods are about 36 minutes log.  Thursday's will be the day we AR read in class, take quizzes, or a few may go to the library. 
Homework: 
1)  Read for AR 15 minutes
 
Wednesday, August 24
In class:
1)  Correct and record grades for Unit 1 Vocabulary Activity Worksheet
2)  Write AR book information in AR Log located on page v in your agenda
Homework:
1)  AR Read for 15 minutes
2)  Make sure you have your AR book in your backpack.  We are AR reading tomorrow
 
Tuesday, August 23
In class:
1)  Check Unit 1 Vocabulary Cards - Play game
2)  Correct Part A of Unit 1 Vocabulary Activity Worksheet
Homework:
1)  AR read for 15 minutes
 
Monday, August 22
In class:
1)  Library Orientation:  Today you get to check out AR books after the library orientation.  Be sure you check out a book within your ZPD range. This information is written in your AR log 
      on page V of your South Pointe Agenda.
Homework:
1)  Unit 1 Vocabulary Activity worksheet is due tomorrow.  We will correct this assignment in class. You can find the link to this assignment on last week's homework post.
2)  Unit 1 Vocabulary Game will be played tomorrow.  Be sure to have your vocabulary cards in class tomorrow.

Due:

Week #2

Important Information:
                                    Rotating Schedule begins on Monday, August 15
                                    Library Orientation and AR Book Checkout - Monday, August 22
 
Link to Unit 1 Vocabulary word list and activity page:
Link to "Who Am I?" assignment:
 
Friday, August 19
In class:
1)  Collect "Who Am I?"
2)  Unit 1 Vocabulary Activity Worksheet (Parts A and D)  Use the helper sheet I gave you in class for Part A only.
Homework:
1)  Unit 1 Vocabulary Activity Worksheet (Parts A, B, C, D) due Tuesday, August 22.  You had a lot of class time to work on this assignment, so you really shouldn't
     have homework this weekend.
 
Thursday, August 18
In class:
1)  Check Unit 1 Vocabulary cards - Vocabulary Game
2)  Introduce Unit 1 Vocabulary Worksheet (Parts B and C) -  See above for link to this assignment
Homework:
1)  "Who Am I?" assignment due tomorrow
2)  Unit 1 Vocabulary Activity Worksheet (Parts B and C) due Monday
 
Wednesday, August 17
Language Arts and Math teachers are at school but not in class today.  We are looking at Benchmark and STAR data.  Be kind to the guest teacher
In class:
1)  Work on "Who Am I?" assignment.  See above for the link to this assignment
2)  Work on Unit 1 Vocabulary Cards
Homework:
1)  "Who Am I?" assignment due Friday
2)  Unit 1 Vocabulary Cards due tomorrow
 
Tuesday, August 16
In class:
1)  Introduce "Who Am I?" assignment.    
2)  Finish STAR reading and / or ELA Benchmark Test
Homework:
1)  Unit 1 Vocabulary Cards due Thursday
 
Monday, August 15
In class:
1)  Finish ELA Benchmark #1
2)  STAR Reading Test 
3)  Introduce Unit 1 Vocabulary Words - see above for the link to the vocabulary word list
4)  Unit 1 Vocabulary Note Cards -  1) Cut index cards in half  2)  Write the word on the blank side  3)  Write the complete definition on the lined side (you do not have to write the 
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Homework:
1)  Unit 1 Vocabulary Word Cards due Thursday

Due:

Week #1

Important Information:
                          Monday, August 8:      First Day of School - Minimum Day - 11:06 Dismissal
                         Thursday, August 11:  Back to School Night
 
Welcome!!!
 
Friday, August 12
In class:
1)  STAR Reading Test
2)  Language Arts Letter signature page due today
Homework:
      No homework
 
Thursday, August 11
In class:
1)  ELA Benchmark #1
Homework:
(if not already done)
1)  Review class letter with parent or guardian
2)  Parent / Guardian and student sign signature page - Due Friday
 
Wednesday, August 10
In class:
1)  ELA Benchmark #1
Homework:
(if not already done)
1)  Review class letter with parent or guardian
2)  Parent / Guardian and student sign signature page - Due Friday
 
Tuesday, August 9
In class:
1)  Review how to use and write in agenda
2)  Go over class letter
Homework:
1)  Review class letter with parent or guardian
2)  Parent / Guardian and student sign signature page - Due Friday
 
Monday, August 8
In class:
1)  Welcome
2)  Check schedules
3)  Attendance
Homework:
       No homework tonight