Thursday, March 27, 2014

April & May Assignments


April 21st - April 25th


Monday
NO SCHOOL

Tuesday
*Revising with Style
--Check Lessons 28 & 29
--Quiz 22-29
--Assign Lessons 30-32

Wednesday
*Problem-Solution Research Essay
-- Drafting

Thursday
*Problem-Solution Research Essay
-- Drafting

Friday
NO SCHOOL – District Music

April 28th - May 2nd


Monday
*Revising with Style
--Check Lessons 30-32
--Assign Lessons 33-34

Tuesday
*Problem-Solution Research Essay
-- Drafting

Wednesday
Problem-Solution Research Essay
-- Drafts Due
-- Teacher Conferences and Revisions

Thursday
Problem-Solution Research Essay
-- Drafts Due
-- Teacher Conferences and Revisions

Friday
*Problem-Solution Research Essay
--Final Essays Due Wednesday



May 5th - 9th


Monday
*Revising with Style
--Check Lessons 33-34
--Review

Tuesday
*Revising with Style
--Test

Wednesday
*Problem-Solution Research Essay
--Final Essays Due
--Prepare Presentation of Findings

Thursday
*Problem-Solution Research Essay
--Prepare Presentation of Findings

Friday
--Present Problem-Solution Findings


May 12th - 16th


Monday
--Present Problem-Solution Findings

Tuesday
*LAST CLASS DAY



April 14th - 16th


Monday
*Revising with Style
--Check Lessons 26 & 27
--Assign Lessons 28 & 29
*Problem-Solution Essay Note taking

Tuesday
*Problem-Solution Essay
--Sources and Notes
--Organize Outline

Wednesday
*Problem-Solution Research Essay
--Sources and Notes
--Organize Outline

Thursday
**Track Meet**

Friday
NO SCHOOL


April 7th - 11th


Monday
*Memory Books Due
*Revising with Style
--Check Lessons 24 & 25
--Assign Lessons 26 & 27

Tuesday
*Problem-Solution Research Essay
--Assign Problem-Solution Essay
1.  Overview of process
2.  Select topic
3.  Begin research

Wednesday
*Problem-Solution Research Essay
--Finding Sources and Taking Notes

Thursday
*Problem-Solution Research Essay
--Finding Sources and Taking Notes

Friday
*Problem-Solution Research Essay
--Finding Sources and Taking Notes




March 31st - April 4th


Monday
*Revising with Style
--Check Lessons 22 & 23
--Assign Lessons 24 & 25

Tuesday
*Memory Book Workshop Day with Revision Activities

Wednesday
*Memory Book Workshop Day with Revision Activities

Thursday
*Memory Book Workshop Day with Revision Activities

Friday
*Memory Book Workshop Day with Revision Activities

Thursday, February 27, 2014

March Assignments


March 24th - 28th


Monday
 *Revising for Style
--Check Lessons 21 & 22
--Assign 23-24
--RS 14-22 Quiz

*Memory Books

Tuesday
*Chapter 7 - Research Writing
Review Style and Documentations pages over the works cited list
--Assign pages 11-14 in the research packet

Wednesday
 *Chapter 7 - Research Writing
--Check Research Packet
--Review MLA and APA styles
--Research Writing Review

Thursday
*Research Writing Test
*Memory Book Work Day

Friday
*Memory Book Work Day



March 17th - 21st


Monday
*Revising for Style
--Check Lessons 18 & 19
--Assign Lessons 20 & 21

Tuesday
*Chapter 7 - Research Writing
--Review Style and Documentations pages 11-27
--Assign pages 6-8 in the research packet

Wednesday
*Chapter 7 - Research Writing
--Review Style and Documentations pages 11-27
--Assign pages 6-8 in the research packet

Thursday
*Chapter 7 - Research Writing
Review Style and Documentations pages over the works cited list
--Assign pages 9-14 in the research packet

Friday
--Complete pages 9-14 in the research packet and work on memory books


March 10th - 14th


Monday
*Revising with Style
--Check Lessons 16 & 17
--Assign Lessons 18-19
*Drop Box Memory Books

Tuesday
*Memory Book Workshop

Wednesday
*Memory Book Workshop
*Final Memory Books Due April 7th

Thursday
*Chapter 7 - Research Writing
--Examine Sample Paper & Style Guide
--Read pages 320-328
--Assign pages 2 & 3 in the research packet

Friday
*Chapter 7 - Research Writing
--Lesson 7.3 Drafting
--Assign pages 4 & 5 in the research packet



March 3rd - 5th


Monday
*Revising with Style
--Check Lessons 14 & 15
--Assign Lessons 16 & 17
*Continue to draft Memory Book chapters

Tuesday
*Chapter Six – Persuasive Writing
--Check Packet & Review

Wednesday
*Chapter Six – Persuasive Writing
--Test
*Work on Memory Books

Friday, January 31, 2014

February Assignments


Feb. 24th - 28th


Monday
Revising with Style
--Check Lessons 11-13
--Quiz over Lessons 9-13
--Assign Lessons 14 & 15

Tuesday
*Chapter Six - Persuasive Writing
-- Video
--Assign Lesson 6.1 pages 274-278 & Exercise 6.1

Wednesday
*Chapter Six - Persuasive Writing
--Lessons 6.2 & 6.3 pages 280 – 286 & 
 Exercises 6.2 & 6.3

Thursday
*Chapter Six - Persuasive Writing
-- Lessons 6.4 pages 288-292 & Exercises 6.4

Friday
*Chapter Six - Persuasive Writing
--Lessons 6.5 & 6.6 – Using Satire
& Exercise 6.6




Feb. 17th - 21st


Monday
*Voice Opener
*Revising with Style
--Check Lessons 9, 10, & 39
--Assign 11-13

Tuesday
*Voice Opener
*Chapter Five – Expository Writing
--Lesson 5.9 – Compare and Contrast Writing –
 Read and complete packet exercises.

Wednesday
*Voice Opener
Chapter Five – Expository Writing
--Lesson 5.7 – Analysis – Read pages 238-242
--Assign Article Analysis Paper

Thursday
Chapter Five – Expository Writing
--Chapter Four
--Work on Analysis Paper

Friday
Chapter Five – Expository Writing
--Chapter Four Test
--Analysis Paper Due



Feb. 10th - 14th


Monday
*Voice Lesson
*Revising with Style
--Check Lessons 7, 8, 38
--Quiz
--Assign 9, 10, & 39

Tuesday
*Voice Lesson
Chapter Five – Expository Writing
--Lessons 5.1 & 5.2 - Pages 212-219
 - Introduction and Instructions 

Wednesday
*Voice Lesson
Chapter Five – Expository Writing
--Lessons 5.3 & 5.4 – Pages 220- 228 – Cause and Effect Writing
 - Examine writing models and complete packet exercises.

Thursday
NO SCHOOL – P/T Conferences

Friday
*Voice Lesson
Chapter Five – Expository Writing
--Lesson 5.5 & 5.6 Visuals and Problem-Solution Writing
 – Read pages 230-236 and complete packet exercises.


Feb. 3rd - 7th


Monday
*Revising with Style
--Check Lessons 5,6, and 37
--Assign 7, 8, & 38
--Review Quiz on Feb. 10th

Tuesday
*Voice Lesson
*Writer’s Choice Chapter Three
--Narrative Writing
-Open Book Test
-Assign Memory Book Chapter Four

Wednesday
*Voice Lesson
*Memory Book – Workshop Day
--Teacher Conferences & Writing Time

Thursday
*Voice Lesson
*Memory Book – Workshop Day
--Teacher Conferences & Writing Time
*Assign Chapters 5-8 Due – March 10th for Writers’ Workshop

Friday
*Voice Lesson
Memory Book – Workshop Day
--Teacher Conferences & Writing Time
*Chapters 5-8 Due – March 10th for Writers’ Workshop