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Hello Parents!

** Announcements:

  • I will not be here this Friday, 1/15. All grades 6-8 will take their cumulative (6 list) vocab tests on Thursday. 
  • Book projects for grades 6-8 for their corresponding novels are due on Tuesday, January 19th. 

 

Homework this week: Reading logs due Friday. No new vocab list this week, but the cumulative vocab test for 2nd quarter will be next Thursday, 1/14, as I will be absent on the fifteenth. Students are to study their 6 lists on quizlet or in their LA binders for this week and next.

 

6th: Finish reading, Touching Spirit Bear, by, Ben Mikaelsen. Skills for the week: subject/predicates, prepositional phrases.

LA – Scope magazine skills & articles (close reading questions, writing prompts, grammar review)

Vocab lists to study for 1/14: Lists 6-11 (Homophones, Homographs, Eponyms:People, Eponyms:Places, Words from Other Languages, & Words from Literature).

7th:

 LA – Scope magazine skills & articles (close reading questions, writing prompts, grammar review)

Blue Rdg Grp – Finish reading, The Girl Who Owned a City, by, O.T. Nelson. Quiz over Ch. 15-17, chapter notes can be reviewed. Skills for the week: critical thinking, story analysis.

Vocab Lists to study for 1/14: Words From Mythology, Big & Small of it All, Tell It Like It Is, The Sciences, Mathematically Inclined, How We Move (6 total lists for 2nd qtr.)

8th:

LA – Scope magazine skills & articles (close reading questions, writing prompts, grammar review)

Yellow Rdg Grp – Finish reading, Code Orange, by, Caroline B. Cooney. Skills for the week: problem-solving process, character analysis.

White Rdg Grp – Finish reading, Code Orange, by, Caroline B. Cooney. Skills for the week: critical thinking, making connections.

Vocab Lists to study for 1/14: Who Wants to be Called That, Age, A Bit Different, Gone, Smart and Not So Smart, How or How Not to Say It (6 total lists for 2nd qtr.)