• May 13-17, 2019

    Monday, May 13 - County Unit Test #4

    Tuesday, May 14 - Finish County Unit Test #4, Novel study

    Wednesday, May 15 - *Novel study, *Poetry, *Scope skills

    Thursday, May 16 - *Reading Inventory - Chrome Books

    Friday, May 17 - *Poetry Coffeehouse Presentation **Students have a paper that explains the requirements for this activity.  Students may bring a snack to share with the class! :)


    May 6-10, 2019

    Monday, May 6 - *DGP, *Novel study - Hugo, *Words to Know #8 Review, *Escape to Freedom" 

                               HW:  Review vocabulary words

                               Upcoming Dates:  Words to Know #8 Vocabulary Quiz - Thursday, May 9

                                                          Words to Know #8 Vocabulary Test - Friday, May 10

                                                          County Unit Test #4 - Monday, May 13

                                                          6th Grade Field Trip - Wednesday, May 15

                                                          Reading Inventory - Thursday, May 16

                                                          Poetry Coffeehouse - Friday, May 17  **Be sure your child has returned the form about this assignment!

    Tuesday, May 7 - *DGP/Poetry, *Novel study, *Words to Know #8, "Escape to Freedom"

    Wednesday, May 8 - *DGP/Poetry, *Novel study, *Words to Know #8 Crossword, *"Escape to Freedom", County Unit Review

    Thursday, May 9 - *DGP/Poetry, *Novel study, *Words to Know #8 Vocabulary Quiz, "Escape to Freedom"/turn in , County Unit Review

    Friday, May 10 - Words to Know #8 Vocabulary Test


    April 29 - May 3, 2019

    Welcome back!

    Monday, April 29 - *Library, *Words to Know #8 Flipchart, *Novel study, *Scope- Nonfiction

                                HW:  Finish Flipchart

                                        Words to Know #8 Vocabulary Test - May 10

                                        DOL #14 - Students who scored 85% or higher on DOL #13 do not have to complete DOL #14!

    Tuesday, April 30 - *Poetry/Novel study - Hugo, *Words to Know #8, * Types of Sentences, *"Escape to Freedom" - Nonfiction

    Wednesday, May 1 - *Poetry/Novel study, *Journal, *Words to Know #8, *"Escape to Freedom" - Nonfiction skills

    Thursday, May 2 - *Poetry/Novel study, *Journal, *Words to Know #8, *"Escape to Freedom"- central ideas, text evidence

    Friday, May 3 - *Poetry/Novel study, *Turn in DOL #14, * "Escape to Freedom" Skills packet, *Chrome books


    April 8-12, 2019

    Monday, April 5 - *DGP/*DOL, *Library, *Poetry, *Literary Terms Flashcards, *GMAS Review- Google Classroom

                               HW:  DOL #13 - Due on Friday

                               Literary Terms Vocabulary Quiz- Friday

    Tuesday, April 6 - *DGP/DRP, *Journal, *Poetry, *Literary Terms Flashcards, *GMAS Review, *Scope - Nonfiction

    Wednesday, April 7 - *DGP/DRP, *Journal, *Poetry, *Literary Terms Flashcards, *GMAS Review, Scope

    Thursday, April 8 - *DGP/DRP, *Journal, *Poetry, *Literary Terms Review, *GMAS Review, Scope

    Friday, April 9 - *Turn in DOL #13, *DGP/Journal, *Literary Terms Vocabulary Quiz,*GMAS Review,  Scope

     

     

                             GMAS begins on Monday, April 12th!!  Be sure to get lots of rest over the weekend and remember to eat ice cream!  I am proud of all of you!!  :)

     


    April 1-5, 2019

    ELAGSE6RL3:  Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves towards a resolution.

    ELAGSE6L1:  Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard Enlish grammar and usage when writing or speaking.  b.  Use intensive pronouns

    ELAGSE6L5:  Demonstrate understanding of figurative language.

    Monday, April 1 - *Journal (narrative and opinion)/DGP, DOL #12, Belle Prater's Boy - Cornell notes, objective summary, vocabulary, *Types of sentences

                               HW:  DOL #12 - Due on Friday

                               6th Period Journals are due today!!

                               Belle Prater's Boy Novel Test - Friday, April 5

                               Belle Prater's Boy Vocabulary Review is on Quizlet -  Search:  awaltz211

    Tuesday, April 2 - *Journal, *DGP, *Poetry, *Novel study

    Wednesday, April 3 - *DGP, *Types of sentences, *Poetry, *Novel study - Resolution!

    Thursday, April 4 - *DGP, *Types of sentences, *Poetry, *Chrome books - Quizlet, *GMAS review

    Friday, April 5 - *Belle Prater's Boy Novel Test  

                             *Turn in DOL #12

     


    March 25-29, 2019

    ELAGSE6RL3:  Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves towards a resolution.

    ELAGS#6RL5:  Analyze how a particular chapter, scene, sentence, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the theme, setting, or plot.

    Monday, March 22 - *Journal (narrative and opinion)/DGP, DOL #11, *Belle Prater's Boy - Chapter 15 - Cornell notes, objective summary, vocabulary, *Scope - "The Pigeon Hero of WWI" - nonfiction skills: text structure, text evidence, central idea

                                   HW:  DOL #11 - Due on Friday

                                   5th Period Writing Journals are due today!!

    Tuesday, March 23 - *DPE/Journal, *Novel Study, *Continue to work on the nonfiction skills for "The Pigeon Hero of WWI"

    Wednesday, March 24 - *DPE/Journal, *Novel Study, *Finish the skills packet for "The Pigeon Hero of WWI"a

    Thursday - *DGP/Journal, *Novel Study - Cornell notes, objective summary, vocabulary, *Scope, *GMAS Review

    Friday - *DGP/Journal, *Novel Study, *Scope - Fiction, *GMAS Review, *Turn in DOL #11

                                    **6th Period Writing Journals are due on Monday, April 1st!


    March 18-22, 2019

    ELAGSE6RL3:  Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves towards a resolution

    ELAGSE6L4:  Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases.

    Monday, March 18 - *Journal (narrative and opinion)/DGP, *Words to Know #7 review/poster, *Belle Prater's Boy (Chapter 10) - Cornell notes, objective summary, vocabulary, *Scope - "The Pigeon Hero of WWI" - narrative nonfiction

                               HW:  Finish Words To Know #7 Poster - Due on Tuesday, March 19th

                                         Words to Know #7 Test - Tuesday, March 19th

                                         5th Period Writing Journals are due on Friday, March 22nd

                                         Evidence of Reading is due on Friday, March 22

    Tuesday, March 19 - *Words to Know #7 Test, *Novel - Chapter 11

    Wednesday, March 20 - *Journal/DGP, *Novel study - Cornell notes, objective summary, vocabulary (Chapters 12/13), *"The Pigeon Hero of WWI" - Text evidence, tone, central idea

    Thursday, March 21 - *Journal/DGP, *Novel study - Chapter 14/15, *"The Pigeon of WWI"

                                     HW:  Review Cornell notes, objective summaries and vocabulary - Quiz on Friday

    Friday, March 22 - *DGP, *Belle Prater's Boy Quiz #2, *"The Pigeon Hero of WWI"

                                ****Turn in EOR today!!  :)

                                     


    March 11 - 15, 2019

    ELAGSE6RL3:  Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves towards a resolution.

    ELAGSE6L4:  Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases.

    Monday, March 11 - *Journal (narrative and opinion), *Words to Know #7, *Belle Prater's Boy - Cornell notes, objective summary, vocabulary, *Scope - "The Girl Who Dared"

                                HW:  4th period journals are due on March 15th.

                                        Words to Know #7 Vocabulary Quiz - Friday, March 15th.

                                        Words to Know #7 Vocabulary Test - Tuesday, March 19th.

                                        Review the Words to Know #7 Vocabulary words on Quizlet.  (Search - awaltz211)

    Tuesday, March 12 - *Journal, *Words to Know #7 Review, *Belle Prater's Boy, *"The Girl Who Dared" comprehension skills

    Wednesday, March 13 - *Journal, *Words to Know #7 Review and poster, *"The Girl Who Dared"

                                  HW:  The Words to Know Vocabulary Poster is due on Tuesday, March 19.

    Thursday, March 14 - *DGP, *Belle Prater's Boy, *"The Girl Who Dared" skills, *Chrome books - Quizlet

    Friday, March 15 - *Words to Know #7 Vocabulary Quiz, Finish "The Girl Who Dared" skills, Belle Prater's Boy

     


    March 4-8, 2019

    ELAGSE6RL3:  Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves towards a resolution.

    ELAGSE6RI2:  Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text.

    ELAGSE6RL5:  Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot.

    Monday, March 4 - *Words to Know #7, *Belle Prater's Boy novel study - Cornell notes, objective summary, vocabulary

                                 HW:  Review vocabulary and notes - Belle Prater's Boy Quiz on Friday, March 8

                                3rd Period:  Graphic Novel Project due on March 5th

    Tuesday, March 5 - *Words to Know #7 vocabulary flipchart, *Belle Prater's Boy - Chapters 3 & 4

    Wednesday, March 6 - *DGP/ Journal (narrative/opinion), *Words to Know #7, *Belle Prater's Boy - Chapter 5, *Scope - Drama

    Thursday, March 7 - *DGP/ Journal, *Words to Know #7, *Belle Prater's Boy - Chapter 6, *Scope - Drama- Comprehension skills

    Friday, March 8 - *DGP/ Journal, *Words to Know #7, Belle Prater's Boy Quiz, Moby Max

     


    February 25-March 1, 2019

    ELAGSE6W2:  Write informaive/explanatory texts t examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information.

    ELAGSE6RL1:  Cite extual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

    Monday, February 25 - *DRP, *Pronouns, *"Who's Afraid of the Cute Little Lionfish?" - Paired text, *Compare/Contrast

                                     HW:  DOL #10 - Due on Friday, March 1

    Tuesday, February 26 - County Unit Test #3

    Wednesday, February 27 - Finish County Unit Test #3, *Scope Comprehension Skills

    Thursday, February 28 - *DGP, *Journal, *Novel study - Belle Prater's Boy - Chapter 1- Vocabulary/Cornell notes

    Friday, March 1 - *DGP, *Journal, *Novel study - Chapter 2


    February 18-22, 2019

    Monday, February 18 - Student Holiday

    Tuesday, February 19 - *DGP, *Journal, *"Who's Afraid of the Cute Little Lionfish?" - Paired text/comprehension skills

    Wednesday, February 20 - Assesslets/ writing assessment

    Thursday, February 21 - Assesslets/ writing assessment

    Friday, February 22 - *DGP, *Journal, *"Who's Afraid of the Cute Little Lionfish?" - Paired text, *Compare/Contrast

                                    County Unit Test #3 - February 26 and 27th

     


    February 11-12, 2019

    Monday, February 11 - *DGP, Journal, *Words to Know Review, *Paired Text - "Who's Afraid of the Cute Little Lionfish?"

                                       HW:  Words to Know #6 Crossword/Review Vocabulary

    Tuesday, February 12 - *Words to Know #6 Vocabulary and Grammar Test

    February 13 - 18 - Winter Holiday

     


    February 4-8, 2019

    ELAGSE6RL1:  Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

    ELASE6L4:  Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases.

    ELAGSE6W2:  Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information.

    Monday, February 4 - *DGP/Journal (narrative, opinion, or informative), *Words to Know #6 Review, *Finish "Nothing Holds Me Back" Comprehension Skills, *Compare/Contrast

                                     *Grammar Rocks Quiz #2 - Wednesday, February 6

                                     *Words to Know #6 - Vocabulary Quiz - Friday, February 8

                                                   **Look on Quizlet to practice the vocabulary words for Words to Know #6!!    Quizlet - Search - awaltz211

                                     *Words to Know #6 Vocabulary Test is February 12th.

    Tuesday, February 5 - *DGP/Journal, *Words To Know #6 Review, *Pronouns, *Video/Introduce "Who's Afraid of the Cute Little Lionfish?" - paired nonfiction text, *Compare/contrast

    Wednesday, February 6 - *DGP/Journal, Grammar Rocks #2 Quiz, *Paired text, *Compare/contrast

    Thursday, February 7 - *DGP/Journal, *Words to Know #6 Crossword, *"Lionfish" paired text, Compare/contrast

    Friday, February 8 - *Quizlet Review, *Words to Know #6 Vocabulary Quiz, *"Lionfish" paired text


    January 28-February 1, 2019

    ELAGSE6RL1:  Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

    ELAGSE6L1:  Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

    ELAGSE6W2:  Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information.

    Monday, January 28 - *DGP, *Words to Know List #6, "Nothing Holds Me Back" - Narrative Nonfiction

                                     Grammar Rocks Quiz #2 - Friday

                                      Words to Know #6 Vocabulary and Grammar Test - February 7

    Tuesday, January 29 - *DGP/Journal, *Words to Know #6 - Vocabulary Flipchart, "Nothing Holds Me Back" Comprehension Skills/Contructed Response, *Compare/Contrast

    Wednesday, January 30 - *DGP/Journal, *Words to Know #6, *Grammar study guide review , Compare/Contrast

    Thursday, January 31 - *DGP/Journal, *Words to Know #6, *Compare/Contrast, *Introduce novel

    Friday, February 1- *Grammar Rocks Quiz #2, *Moby Max

     


    January 21-25, 2019

    ELAGSE6RL1:  Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

    ELAGSE6L1:  Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

    ELAGSE6W2:  Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information.

    Monday, January 21, 2019 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Student Holiday

    Tuesday, January 22 - *Library, *DGP/Journal, *Out of the Flames" Finish comprehension skills, *Grammar study guide

                                       HW:  DOL #9 - Due on Friday

                                       Grammar Quiz - Friday

    Wednesday, January 23 - *DGP/DOL, *Journal (narrative/opinion/informative), *Study guide, *"Nothing Holds Me Back" - Narrative Nonfiction, *Compare/Contrast

    Thursday, January 24 - *DGP/DOL, *Journal, *Study guide, *"Nothing Holds Me Back", *Compare/Contrast

    Friday, January 25 - *Turn in DOL #9, *Grammar Quiz, *"Nothing Holds Me Back", *Moby Max - Chrome books


    January 14-18, 2019

    ELAGSE6RL1:  Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

    ELAGSE6L6:  Acquire and accurately use grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

    Monday, January 14 - *DGP,*Journal (Narrative, Opinion, or Informational), *Words to Know #5 Review, *"Out of the Flames" - Narrative Nonfiction

                                      HW:  EOR #1 - Due on Wednesday, January 16

                                              Words to Know #5 Vocabulary Quiz - Tuesday, January 15/ Words to Know #5 Vocabulary Poster - Due on January 16

                                              Words to Know #5 Vocabulary Test - Thursday, January 17

    Tuesday, January 15 - *DPE, *Journal, *Words to Know #5 Vocabulary Quiz, *"Out of the Flames" Comprehension Skills

                                       HW:  Review vocabulary words and finish the poster

                                               **The vocabulary words may be reviewed on Quizlet!   Search awaltz211

    Wednesday, January 16 - *DPE, *Journal, *Words to Know #5 Review/Turn in poster, *Scope

    Thursday, January 17 - *Journal, *Words to Know #5 Test, *Nothing Holds Me Back" - Narrative nonfiction

    Friday - *DGP, *"Nothing Holds Me Back", *Chrome books

                                         


    January 7-11, 2019

    ELAGSE6W6:  Use technology to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others.

    ELAGSE6RL1:  Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

    Monday, January 7 - *Library-Return books/print final draft of argumentative essays, *DPE/DOL *8, *Words to Know #5, "The Boy Who Found His Smile" - Skills Packet

                                    HW:  DOL#8-Monday/Tuesday and finish the vocabulary flipchart

                                    DOL #8 - Due on Friday

                                    EOR #1 - Due to Mrs. Waltz on 1/16

                                    Words to Know #5 Vocabulary Test - 1/17

    Tuesday, January 8 - *DPE/DOL, *Words to Know #5 Review, * Finish "The Boy Who Found His Smile" Skills Packet

                                   HW:  DOL #8 and review vocabulary words

    Wednesday, January 9 - *DOL, *Journal, *Words to Know #5 Review, *Video/Introduce narrative nonfiction "Out of the Flames"

                                   HW:  DOL #8 and work on Words to Know #5 Vocabulary Poster

    Thursday, January 10 - *DOL, *Journal, *Words to Know #5 Review, *Out of the Flames"

                                   HW:  DOL #8 and work on poster

    Friday, January 11 - *DOL, *Out of the Flames" Skills - Central idea/text structures, Quizlet - Words to Know #5


    January 3-4, 2019     Happy New Year!!

    ELAGSE6W6:  Use technology to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others.

    ELAGSE6W4:  Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task and purpose.

    Thursday, January 3 - *DGP, *Words to Know Vocabulary Lesson 5, *"The Boy Who Found His Smile" - Scope

                                      HW:  Words to Know Vocabulary Flipchart #1-10

                                      Words to Know Vocabulary #5 Test - January 17

    Friday, January 4 - *DGP, *Words to Know Vocabulary Lesson 5, *Chrome books - Type final draft of argumentative essays, *Scope 

                                  Skills Packet

     


    December 10-14, 2018

    ELAGSE6W1:  Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevent evidence.

    ELAGSE6W4:  Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task and purpose.

    Monday, December 10 - *DRP, *Unit 2 Vocabulary Review, *Claims, *Argumentative Essay

                                         HW:  Review vocabulary poster

                                         5th Period Journals are due on Wednesday, December 12

                                         4th Period Journals are due on Friday, December 14   *

    Tuesday, December 11 - County Unit Assessment #2

    Wednesday, December 12 - Finish County Unit Assessment #2, Anne Frank Graphic Novel 

    Thursday, December 13 - *DGP, *Anne Frank, * Revisions of argumentative essay, *Scope - Nonfiction article

    Friday, December 14 - *Reading Inventory, *Final draft of argumentative essay, Scope

     


    December 3-7, 2018

    ELAGSE6RL3:  Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves towards a resolution.

    ELAGSE6W1:  Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevent evidence.

    Monday, December 3 - *Author's Purpose, *Hatchet - Vocabulary/Cornell Notes/Objective Summaries, *Argumentative Essay - Scope

                                      HW:  Author's Purpose Review

                                              Narrative/Opinion Journals - 6th Period - Due on Thursday - December 6th

                                              Hatchet Novel Test on Friday, December 7th

    Tuesday, December 4 - *Cause/Effect, *Journal, Hatchet - Novel activities, *Argumentative Essay - Scope

                                             HW:  Vocabulary Review Puzzle

    Wednesday, December 5 - *DGP, *Hatchet - Novel activities, *Argumentative Essay

    Thursday, December 6 - *DRP, *Hatchet -  Novel activities, *Argumentative essay/Chrome books

    Friday, December 7 - *Hatchet Novel Test, *Argumentative essay/Chrome books

                                              County Unit Assessment #2 - December 11th

     


    November 26-30, 2018

    ELAGSE6RL3:  Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves towards a resolution.

    ELAGS#6W1: Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevent evidence.

    Monday, November 26 - *Library, * DGP, DOL #7, *Hatchet - - Vocabulary/Cornell Notes/ Objective Summaries, *Scope - Argumentative Essay

                                   HW:  DOL #7 (Due on Friday)

                                    County Unit Assessment #2 - December 11

    Tuesday, November 27 - *DGP, *Journal, Hatchet, Argumentative Essay

    Wednesday, November 28 - Class Spelling Bee

    Thursday, November 29 - *DPE , *Journal, Hatchet,Argumentative Essay

    Friday, November 30 - *DPE, Hatchet Quiz, Chrome book  - Moby Max, Argumentative Essay

     


    November 12-16, 2018

    ELAGSE6RL3:  Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves towards a resolution.

    ELAGS#6W1:  Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevent evidence.

    Monday, November 12 - *Book Fair, *Words to Know Vocabulary #4 review, *Hatchet - Vocabulary/Cornell Notes/Objective summaries, *Finish Scope Paired Text skills

                                          HW:  Work on vocabulary poster/review vocabulary words

                                                 Words to Know #4 Vocabulary Poster - Due on Wednesday, November 14

                                                  Words to Know #4 Vocabulary Quiz - November 14

                                                  Words to Know #4 Vocabulary Test - Thursday, November 15

    Tuesday, November 13 - *Journal (narrative and opinion), *Words to Know #4 Review (Chrome books/Quizlet), *Hatchet, *Scope - "Is It OK to Lie?" - Argumentative Essay

    Wednesday, November 14 - *Journal, *Words to Know Vocabulary Quiz, *Hatchet, Scope - Argumentative essay

    Thursday - November 15 - *Words to Know #4 Vocabulary Test, *Hatchet

    Friday, November 16 - **Modified Schedule due to War Ball 

                                         *Journal, *DPE, *Hatchet - Cornell Notes/ Vocabulary/ Objective summaries

                

                                        Happy Thanksgiving!  I hope everyone has a wonderful holiday.  I am very thankful for our amazing students!  :)

     


    November 5-9, 2018

    ELAGSE6RL3:  Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves towards a resolution.

    ELAGSE6RL9:  Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.

    Monday, November 5 - *DGP, *Journal (Opinion and Narrative), *Words to Know Vocabulary #4, *Hatchet - Chapter 6 - Cornell Notes/Objective summaries, *Introduce Scope/Paired text:  "Are Phones Making Us Zombies?"

                                        HW:  Words to Know Vocabulary Flipchart (1-10)

    Tuesday, November 6 - *DGP, *Journal, *Words to Know Vocabulary #4, *Hatchet - Chapter 7, *Scope - Paired Text - Exploring Text Structures

                                        HW:  Finish Flipchart (11-15) / Review words

    Wednesday, November 7 - *DGP, *Journal, *Words to Know Vocabulary #4 , *Hatchet - Chapters 8 & 9, *Scope - paired text

    Thursday, November 8 - *DPE, *Journal, *Words to Know Vocabulary #4 - vocabulary poster, *Hatchet - Chapter 10, *Scope - paired text skills

                                        HW: Work on vocabulary poster/review vocabulary

    Friday, November 9 - **Modified Schedule due to Veterans Program at 2:00

                                       *Finish Scope Paired text skills, Hatchet

                                       Words to Know Vocabulary Test #4 - November 15

                                       Words to Know Vocabulary Poster - Due Wednesday, November 14


    October 29-November 2, 2018

    ELAGSE6RL3:  Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves towards a resolution.

    ELAGSE6R12:  Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

    ELAGSE6L1b:  Use intensive pronouns

    Monday, October 29 - *Library, *DGP, *Brainpop and Veteran's Day Essay rough draft, *Hatchet - Vocabulary flipchart

                                     HW:  DOL #6 - Due on Friday

                                     Hatchet and Pronouns Test - Friday, November 2nd

                                     Hatchet Chapters 1-6 Vocabulary Quiz - Thursday, November 1st

    Tuesday, October 30 - *DGP/DOL, *Journal- Opinion and Narratives, *Finish Veteran's Day Essays, *Hatchet - Chapter 4 - Cornell Notes/Vocabulary

    Wednesday, October 31 - *DPE, *Journal, *Reflexive and Intensive Pronouns, *Hatchet - Chapter 5

    Thursday, November 1 - *DGP, *Journal, *Pronoun/Antecedent Agreement, *Hatchet Vocabulary Quiz, *Hatchet - Chapter 6 - Cornell Notes/Vocabulary

    Friday, November 2 - *Hatchet and Pronouns Test, Hatchet - Chapter 7

     


    October 22-26, 2018

    ELAGSE6R12:  Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

    ELAGSE6W6:  Use technology, including the internet, to produce and publish writing.

    ELAGSE6RI1:  Cite textual evidence to support anlysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences.

    Monday, October 22 - *DGP/DPE, *Words to Know Vocabulary Review, *Journal - Opinion, *Scope -  "Island of Sorrow" Skills , *Introduce Hatchet - Chapter 1 - Vocabulary/Cornell Notes

                                    HW:  Words to Know Vocabulary #3 - Crossword

                                    Words to Know Vocabulary #3 - Test on Wednesday, October 24th     

                                     **Remember to review the words on Quizlet!

    Tuesday, October 23 - *DGP, *Journal, *Vocabulary Review/Quizlet, *Words to Know Vocabulary Quiz, *Finish "Island of Sorrow" Skills

    Wednesday, October 24 - *DGP, *Words to Know Vocabulary Test #3, Hatchet - Chapter 2

    Thursday, October 25 - *DGP, *Journal, *Hatchet - Chapters 3 & 4 - Vocabulary/Cornell Notes

                                        HW:  Possessive Pronouns Review WS

    Friday, October 26 - *DGP, *Hatchet - Chapter 5 , *Chrome books - Finish final drafts of polished papers - narrative writing

     


    October 15-19, 2018

    ELAGSE6W4:  Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

    ELAGSE6W6:  Use technology, including the internet, to produce and publish writing.

    ELAGSE6L1:  Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage.

    Monday, October 15 - *DGP/DOL #5, *Words to Know #3 Review, *Possessive pronouns, *Scope video and nonfiction story "Island of Sorrow"

                                      HW:  DOL #5 - Due on Friday

                                      Words to Know #3 Vocabulary Test - October 24

                                      Quizlet -  Search - awaltz211          *I have created a quizlet activity for the students to review the Words to Know #3 vocabulary words!  :)

    Tuesday, October 16 - *DGP, *Words to Know review, *Continue to work on revisions for polished paper, *"Island of Sorrow" Skills

    Wednesday, October 17 - *Journal (narrative writing), *DGP, *Words to Know review, *Finish peer edit of revisions, *"Island of Sorrow" Skills

                                     Evidence of Reading #1 is due today.

    Thursday, October 18 - *Journal (narrative writing), *DGP, Posseessive pronouns, *Words to Know review, *Introduce the novel study of Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

                                      HW:  Review your revisions and make sure you are ready to type your final draft.  :)

    Friday, October 19 - *Chrome books - Final drafts of polished paper - narrative writing, *Quizlet                      


    October 10-12, 2018

    ELAGSE6W5:  Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, and rewriting.

    ELAGS36RL3:  Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves towards a resolution.

    ELAGS#6L2:  Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

    Wednesday, October 10 - *DGP/DPE, *Words to Know Vocabulary List #3, *"Dirk the Protector" - Finish guided reading questions, *Revisions/Journal Polished Paper

                                         HW:  Words to Know Vocabulary List #3 Flipchart 1-10

    Thursday, October 11 - *DGP/DPE, *Words to Know Vocabulary List #3, *Revisions - Baseball Learning Partners, SCOPE

                                        HW:  Finish revisions

    Friday, October 12 - *DGP, *Words to Know Vocabulary List #3, *Chromebooks - Type final draft of revised journal entry, *Moby Max - Pronoun review


    October 1-4, 2018

    ELAGSE6W5:  Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, and rewriting.

    ELAGS36RL3:  Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves towards a resolution.

    ELAGSE6L2:  Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

    Monday, October 1 - *Library, *DGP, *Spelling Lesson 2 - Quiz on Thursday, *"Dirk the Protector" - Guided reading questions, *Narrative/Polished Paper - Stages of the writing process

                                    HW:  Review spelling words for the quiz on Thursday

    Tuesday, October 2 - *DGP, *Spelling review, *"Dirk the Protector", *Narrative - revisions

    Wednesday, October 3 - *DPE, *Spelling review, Scope - Fiction, *Narrative - revisions

    Thursday, October 4 - *DPE, *Spelling Quiz, Scope, *Narrative - revisions 

                              *Modified Schedule for Parent/Teacher Conferences

    Friday, October 5 - Student Holiday

     


    ELAGSE6L5:  Demonstrate understanding of figurative language.

    ELAGS36RL3:  Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves towards a resolution.  

    ELAGSE6W3:  Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events.

    Monday, September 24 - *Journal (narrative writing), *DGP/Figurative Language, *Subject pronouns, *Dirk the Protector" by Gary Paulsen

                                          HW:  Subject Pronouns 

    Tuesday, September 25 - *Journal, *DGP, *POV, *Dirk the Protector" - vocabulary/guided reading questions

                                          6th Period journals are due today!

    Wednesday, September 26 - Unit 1 County Assessment

    Thursday, September 27 - Finish County Unit Assessment, *Dirk the Protector"

    Friday, September 28 - Internet Safety Lessons


    ELAGSE6L5:  Demonstrate understanding of figurative language.

    ELAGSE6RL5:  Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot.

    ELAGSE6RL1:  Cite textual evidence to support evidence of what the text states explicity as well as inferences drawn from the text.

    Monday, September 17 - *Library, *Finish Assesslet, *Review Words to Know List #2/Vocabulary quiz, *Point of view

                                          HW:  Finish Vocabulary Choice Menu - Due 9/18

                                                  Words to Know Vocabulary Test - 9/18

                                                  4th Period journals are due today!  Be sure your journals are complete!

    Tuesday, September 18 - *Words to Know Vocabulary List #2 Test/Turn in choice menu activity, *DOL #4/DGP, *RACE 

                                                HW:  DOL #4 - Due on Friday, 9/21

    Wednesday, September 19 - *Journal (Narrative Writing), *DOL/DGP, *Subject Pronouns, *Figurative Language, *Scope Magazine - Fiction

    Thursday, September 20 - *Journal (Narrative Writing), *DOL/DGP, *Subject Pronouns, *Figurative Language, *Scope 

                                                5th Period journals are due today!

    Friday, September 21 - *Journal/ Turn in DOL #4, *Personal pronouns - subject, object, possessive, *Scope - theme, figurative language, text evidence

                                                 6th Period journals are due on Monday!

     


    September 10-14, 2018

    ELAGSE6RL5:  Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot.

    ELAGSE6L5:  Demonstrate understanding of figurative language.

    Monday, September 10- *Journal (narrative writing), *Point of View, *Words to Know Vocabulary List #2 Flipchart, *"What We Saw" - Scope/Science Fiction

                                         3rd Period Journals are due on Wednesday (9/12)

                                         4th Period Journals are due on Friday (9/14)

    Tuesday, September 11 - County Assesslet  

    Wednesday, September 12 - *Journal (narrative writing), *DGP, *Point of View Powerpoint/WS, *"What We Saw", *Words to Know Vocabulary Review

    Thursday, September 13 - *Journal, *DGP, *Figurative Language, *Words to Know Vocabulary Review, *"What We Saw"/discussion

    Friday, September 14 - *Words to Know Vocabulary List #2 Review, *Figurative Language, *Brainpop- Pronouns, *"What We Saw" 

                                        5th Period Journals are due on Monday (9/17)

                                        


    September 4-7, 2018

    ELAGSE6RL3:  Describe how a particular story's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves towards a resolution.

    ELAGSE6RL2:  Determine a theme and/or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details.

    ELAGSE6W3:  Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective techniques.

    Monday, September 3 - Student Holiday

    Tuesday, September 4 - *Journal (narrative writing), *DOL #3 (Due Thursday), *Introduce Words to Know Vocabulary #2, *"Eleven" - Baseball learning partners/guided reading questions, *Library

                                     HW:  DOL #3 - Due on Thursday

                                             **Be sure your journal entries are complete.  I will begin collecting the composition books next week!

    Wednesday, September 5 - *Journal (narrative writing), *DOL #3, *Words to Know Vocabulary, *"Eleven" - Guided reading questions/RACE,

    Thursday, September 6 - *Journal (narrative writing), *Words to Know Vocabulary #2, *"Eleven" - Finish questions, *Pronoun pretest

    Friday, September 7 - *Journal (narrative writing), *Words to Know Vocabulary #2, *Point of View, *Reading Comprehension Quiz

     

     


    August 27-31, 2018

    ELAGSE6RL3:  Describe how a particular story's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves towards a resolution.

    ELAGSE6L2:  Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation and spelling.

    Monday, August 24 - *Journal (narrative writing), *Types of genres, *Spelling Lesson 1, *RACE, "Eleven" by Sandra Cisneros

                                  HW:  Review spelling list for quiz on Friday :)

    Tuesday, August 25 - *Journal (narrative writing), *Point of view, *Spelling Lesson 1, *RACE, "Eleven" Elements of plot

    Wednesday, August 26 - *Journal, *Theme review, *Eleven" - Guided reading/discussion, *Spelling Lesson 1

    Thursday , August 27 - *Journal, *DGP, *Spelling Lesson 1, *Reading Comprehension Quiz

    Friday, August 28 - *Journal, *DGP, *Spelling Lesson 1 Quiz, *Poetry - "Life Doesn't Frighten Me"

     

     


    August 20-24, 2018

    ESAGSE6RL3:  Describe how a particular story's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves towards a resolution.

    ELAGSE6RL4:  Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figuarative, connotative, and technical meanings.

    ELAGSE6RL1:  Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

    Monday, August 20 - *Library (check out /renew books), *Journal #5(Narrative writing), *DOL#2, *Words to Know- Vocabulary List 1 Flipchart

                                   HW:  DOL #2 - Due Thursday/Study Words to Know Vocabulary List 1

                                            Words to Know Vocabulary List 1 - Quiz on Thursday/Test on Friday

                                            Reading Rocks - Evidence of Reading Due on Friday, August 24th

    Tuesday, August 21 - *Journal #6 (Narrative Writing), *DOL/DGP, *Words to Know Vocabulary Poster, *RACE (Constructed Response)

                                   HW:  DOL #2 - Due Thursday/Study Words to Know Vocabulary List 1

    Wednesday, August 22 - *Journal #7 (Narrative Writing), *DGP, *Words to Know Vocabulary Poster, *RACE

                                   HW:  DOL #2 - Due Thursday/Study Words to Know Vocabulary List 1 (Quiz on Thursday)

    Thursday, August 23 - *Journal *8 (Narrative Writing), Words to Know Vocabulary List 1 Quiz, *Vocabulary Poster, *Introduce "Eleven"

                                   HW:  Finish Words to Know Vocabulary Poster/Review for test

    Friday, August 24 - *Turn in Evidence of Reading (Fiction or Nonfiction form) and Vocabulary Poster, *Words to Know Vocabulary List 1 Test, "Eleven"

     

     

     


    August 13-17, 2018

    ELAGSE6RL3:  Describe how a particular story's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves towards a resolution.

    ELAGS#6R14:  Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.

    ELAGSE6R16:  Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.

    Monday, August 13 - *Journal (Narrative writing), *Powerpoint - Stages of plot, *Vocabulary Unit 1, *"Tuesday of the Other June" - fiction

                                    HW:  Review vocabulary words to prepare for the quiz on Wednesday, August 15th and the test on Friday, August 17th

    Tuesday, August 14 - *Reading Inventory, *"Tuesday of the Other June"

                                   HW:  Vocabulary Crossword 

    Wednesday, August 15 - *Journal, *Vocabulary Unit 1, *Vocabulary Quiz, "Tuesday of the Other June" guided reading questions 

                                   HW:  Review vocabulary and story                          

    Thursday, August 16 - *Journal, *Vocabulary Unit 1, *Review activity for test

    Friday, August 17 - *Tuesday of the Other June" Vocabulary and Comprehension Test

     

    Evidence of Reading Sheet #1 - Due to Mrs. Waltz by Friday, August 24th

    *Students may turn the form in earlier if they have finished the book and completed the information on the form.  :)

     

     

     

     


    August 6-10, 2018

    ELAGSE6RL3:  Describe how a particular story's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves towards a resolution.

    ELAGSE6L1:  Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

    Monday, August 6 - *SOAR Powerpoint, *DGP/DOL, *Finish autobiography, *Introduce "Thank You, M'am" by Langston Hughes/short story

                                   HW: DOL #1 - Due on Friday

    Tuesday, August 7 - *SOAR Powerpoint, *DGP/DOL, *"Thank You, M'am" - Partner activity/Guided reading questions

    Wednesday, August  8 - *DGP/DOL, *Library Orientation

    Thursday, August 9 - *Journal (Narrative writing), *DGP/DOL, *Academic Vocabulary Flipchart, *Tuesday of the Other June" - short story/fiction

    Friday, August 10 - *Journal, *DGP, *Tuesday of the Other June" - Finish academic vocabulary flipchart/oral reading with learning partners

                                 *Turn in DOL #1