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January 30, 2018 to February 2, 2018
Jan 30th, 2018 by admin

Thursday (2/1)

  1. Opening
  • Read poem “Bilingual/Bilingue”: click here for a copy: Bilingual:Bilingue
  • Box Spanish words + write English translations
  • Write what poem is about

2. Writing

  • With a partner or alone, compose a poem that combines foreign words with English

DUE:  By end of class tomorrow (2/2)

Wednesday (1/31)

  1.  Opening
  • Continue yesterday’s opening:  complex sentences with correct comma use
  • See assignment in Google Classroom: Due Thursday, 2/1

2. Word study

  • Foreign words used in English
  • Research, pronounce, translate, explain usage in English language
  • Present findings to classmates

Tuesday (1/30)

  1. Opening
  • More comma rules
  • Annotate mentor sentences
  • Imitate mentor sentences with orginals

(Copies stored in classroom bin labeled “Day to Day Handouts/Worksheets” file #30)

2.  Writing

 

Homework:

Turn in revised Oh MY Story  through Google Classroom (see assignment in Google Classroom)

Due: Wednesday, 1/31

 

January 22, 2018 to January 26, 2018
Jan 22nd, 2018 by admin

Oh My Story!  Due tomorrow= Friday, 1/26

Vocabulary Quiz = Friday, 1/26

“The Open Window” vocabulary

Click here for the word list worksheet: open window vocab list

Quizlet: https://quizlet.com/261448208/the-open-window-flash-cards/?new

Assignments listed below are due Friday or sooner.

Thursday (1/25)

  1.  Opening
  • Vocabulary Practice:  Cross out the word that doesn’t belong: Click here for a copy: Open voc practice

2.  Writing

  • Continue composing OH MY STORY! narratives
  • DUE:  Friday (1/16)

Wednesday (1/24)

  1. Opening
  • Journal Entry: Compose an over-the-top excuse for NOT having a homework assignment.

2. Reading

  • Discuss “The Open Window” literary elements + devices
  • Story frame
  • situational irony
  • romance- highly imaginative fiction

3.  Writing

  • Pre-writing activity for OH MY STORY!
  • Composing this piece in class tomorrow.

 

Tuesday (1/23)

  1. Opening
  • Journal write with Saki quote(s)

2.  Pre-reading

  • Author background: Saki (aka Hector Hugh Munro)
  • Setting details explanation: letter of introduction, stick + hat, bog, macintosh jacket, French window

3. Reading

  • “The Open Window”

4. After Reading

  • Identify narrative elements + devices in small groups
  • Answer question: Analyze Vera’s character.  Is she cruel or basically harmless?  Support your claim with details from the story.  Use three (3) vocabulary words in your response.
  • Click here for a copy if you need one:  Open Window responses
  • Due: Wednesday, 1/24

Monday (1/22)

  1.  Finish up Grammar Group Lessons
  2. Introduce new vocabulary: see links above

DUE: Quizlet definitions: Tuesday, 1/23

January 16, 2018 to January 19, 2018
Jan 16th, 2018 by admin

“Searching for January” Vocabulary Quiz is tomorrow: Wednesday, 1/17

See last week’s post for link to Quizlet.

Tuesday (1/16)

  1.  Group work on grammar/convention lessons continued.
  2. Group lesson requirements:
  • Learning target
  • Opening Act
  • Instruction
  • Practice
  • Assessment
  • Poster

3. Wednesday’s project managers + group

  • Bryce
  • Cameron
  • Ruby L
  • Ella
  • Alison
  • Kaelin
  • Isabella
  • Cooper
  • Nevin
  • Charley

4.  Thursday’s project managers + group

  • Caden
  • Lila
  • Declan
  • Ronen
  • Natasha
  • Luke
  • Kat
  • Audrey
  • Shepard
  • Parker/Patrick

5. Friday’s project managers + group

  • Kate
  • Payton
  • Kai
  • Matea
  • Dale
  • Ben P
  • Ruby C
  • Levi
  • Jenna
  • Owen
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