Grade Six (Grades 5-8 English Language Arts and Grade 5 Religion)

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Grade 5: Level Blue

Grade 6: Level A

Grade 7: Level B

Grade 8: Level C

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6/15/18: 

HW & Reminders: 

Grade 6: Read chapters 14-17+Afterword in Number the Stars (finish book) and complete chapter 13 Quick Write. 

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6/14/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5: Biography presentations due to be submitted in GoogleClassroom by Friday, 6/15, 8:00 Am. 

Grade 6: Read chapters 11-13 in Number the Stars and complete chapter 11 Quick Write. 

Grade 7: Complete the evidence charts in Code X for Super Disasters of the 21st Century. Sign Vocab Unit 9 Quiz.  Sign Opinion Essay.

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6/13/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5: Students should have at most 7 slides completed for their biography presentation by tomorrow, Thurs. 6/14.

Biography presentations due to be submitted in GoogleClassroom by Friday, 6/15, 8:00 Am. 

Grade 6: Read chapter 10 in Number the Stars and complete chapter 10 Quick Write. 

Grade 7: Complete close reading questions #’s 18-34 for the article Super Disasters of the 21st Century. 

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6/12/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5: Complete biography graphic organizer.  Biography presentations due to be submitted in GoogleClassroom by Friday, 6/15, 8:00 Am. 

Grade 6: Finish classwork: 8 conflicts to be completed on handout, up to and including #18 on Figurative Language handout, and complete “Kirsti” pg.3 of character analysis packet.  Read chapter 9 in Number the Stars and complete chapter 9 Quick Write. 

Grade 7: Complete close reading questions #’s 1-17 for the article Super Disasters of the 21st Century. 

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6/11/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5: Read pgs. 130-131 in text and complete “Think Critically” #’s 1-5.

Grade 6: Read chapter 8 in Number the Stars and complete the Chapter 8 quick write. 

Grade 7: Complete the academic vocabulary and read the scientific article, Super Disasters of the 21st century, and write a paragraph summary for each disaster they mention. 

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6/8/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5: Finish classwork: Read Satchel Paige in textbook pgs. 116-129.  Write a one paragraph summary and complete the reading log on pg. 10 in red workbook. 

Grade 6: Read Chapter 7 in Number the Stars and complete Chapter 7 Quick Write (handout).

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6/7/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5: Pg. 75 in RED workbook. 

Grade 6: Read Chapter 6 in Number the Stars and complete Chap. 6 Quick Write (handout). 

Grade 7: Quiz on Vocab Unit 9 tomorrow, Fri. 6/8.  Make sure to print out group skits for tomorrow, 6/8.

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6/6/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 6: Sign Number the Stars Vocab 1-30 Quiz. 

Grade 7: Quiz on Vocab Unit 9 on Friday, 6/8.

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6/5/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5: Make sure to submit Fact v. Opinion Doc into GoogleClassroom by tonight, 11:59 PM.  Complete pgs. 76, 79 and 83 in RED WKBK.

Grade 6: Read Chapter 5 in Number the Stars.

Grade 7: Quiz on Vocab Unit 9 on Friday, 6/8.

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6/1/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5: Sign Vocab Unit 9 Quiz.

Grade 6: Extra credit packet+essay due Monday, 6/4.

Grade 8:  Anne Frank writing assignment due to be submitted in GoogleClassroom by Sunday, 6/3 11:59 PM. (Classroom code: joz1qf).  Sign Anne Frank Quiz pgs. 90-105.

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5/31/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 Religion: Chapter 9 Test on Friday, 6/1.

Grade 6: Number the Stars Vocab Quiz words 1-30 on Friday, 6/1.  Sign Number the Stars Chap. 2 Quiz.

Extra credit packet+essay due Monday, 6/4.

Grade 7: Opinion Writing Essay due Friday. 6/1.

Grade 8:  Read pgs. 151-181 in Anne Frank.

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5/30/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5: Sign Island of the Blue Dolphins test. Read pgs. 112-113 in text and answer Skill+Strategy questions. 

Grade 5 Religion: Chapter 9 Test on Friday, 6/1.

Grade 6: Skits to be finished and handed in (1 per group) tomorrow, Thurs. 5/31.

Number the Stars Vocab Quiz words 1-30 on Friday, 6/1.

Extra credit packet+essay due Monday, 6/4.

Grade 7: Completed draft on loose leaf of opinion essay due tomorrow.

Opinion Writing Essay due Friday. 6/1.

Grade 8:  Read pgs. 151-181 in Anne Frank.

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5/29/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5: Complete concept map.

Grade 5 Religion: Finish short story that was begun in class: choose 3 fruits of the holy spirit and one way to give witness to God.  

Grade 6: Read chapter 4 in Number the Stars.

Number the Stars Vocab Quiz words 1-30 on Friday, 6/1.

Extra credit packet+essay due Monday, 6/4.

Grade 7: Write out draft introduction on looseleaf for opinion essay.

Opinion Writing Essay due Friday. 6/1.

Grade 8:  Quiz on pgs. 105-150 on Wed. 5/30.

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5/25/18: 

Friday, 5/25: Race for Education! 12PM Dismissal!

Happy Memorial Day! No School Monday, 5/28!

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5: Vocab Unit 9 Quiz on Tuesday, 5/29.

Grade 6: Number the Stars Chapter 3 Take Home Quiz due Tuesday, 5/29.

Grade 7: Complete pgs.3-5  of the Opinion Writing Packet. The Google section.

Grade 8:  Quiz on pgs. 105-150 on Wed. 5/30.

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5/24/18: 

SPIRIT WEEK 5/21 – 5/25!

Monday, 5/21: New York Spirit Day!

Tuesday, 5/22: Crazy Hat Day!

Wednesday, 5/23: Superheroes Day!

Thursday, 5/24: Catholic Youth Day (Yellow for Grade 6!)

Friday, 5/25: Race for Education!

Happy Memorial Day! No School Monday, 5/28!

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5: Complete pgs. 94-97 + Write Your Own in Vocab Unit 9. 

Vocab Unit 9 Quiz on Tuesday, 5/29.

Grade 6: Complete 2nd side of Quick Write: “STAND”. Minimum of 2 paragraphs and 7 sentences each.

Number the Stars Chapter 3 Take Home Quiz due Tuesday, 5/29.

Grade 7: Complete pgs.3-5  of the Opinion Writing Packet. The Google section.

Grade 8:  Quiz on pgs. 105-150 on Wed. 5/30.

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5/23/18: 

SPIRIT WEEK 5/21 – 5/25!

Monday, 5/21: New York Spirit Day!

Tuesday, 5/22: Crazy Hat Day!

Wednesday, 5/23: Superheroes Day!

Thursday, 5/24: Catholic Youth Day (Yellow for Grade 6!)

Friday, 5/25: Race for Education!

Happy Memorial Day! No School Monday, 5/28!

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5: Finish creating the Vocab Unit 9 crossword puzzle. 

Vocab Unit 9 Quiz on Tuesday, 5/29.

Grade 6: Number the Stars Chapter 3 Take Home Quiz due Tuesday, 5/29.

Grade 7: Complete pg. 2 of the Opinion Writing Packet. 

Grade 8:  Quiz on pgs. 90-105 Thursday, 5/24.

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5/22/18: 

SPIRIT WEEK 5/21 – 5/25!

Monday, 5/21: New York Spirit Day!

Tuesday, 5/22: Crazy Hat Day!

Wednesday, 5/23: Superheroes Day!

Thursday, 5/24: Catholic Youth Day (Yellow for Grade 6!)

Friday, 5/25: Race for Education!

Happy Memorial Day! No School Monday, 5/28!

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5: Vocab Unit 9 Quiz on Tuesday, 5/29.

Grade 6: Number the Stars Chapter 3 Take Home Quiz due Tuesday, 5/29.

Grade 8: Sign Anne Frank Quiz #2 pgs. 30-60.  Read pgs. 105-150 for tomorrow, Wed. 5/23.  Quiz on pgs. 90-105 Thursday, 5/24.

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5/21/18: 

SPIRIT WEEK 5/21 – 5/25!

Monday, 5/21: New York Spirit Day!

Tuesday, 5/22: Crazy Hat Day!

Wednesday, 5/23: Superheroes Day!

Thursday, 5/24: Catholic Youth Day (Yellow for Grade 6!)

Friday, 5/25: Race for Education!

Happy Memorial Day! No School Monday, 5/28!

HW & Reminders:

Grade 6: Read Chap. 3 in Number the Stars.  Quiz on Tuesday, 5/29.

Grade 7: Code X Unit 3 test tomorrow, 5/22.

Grade 8: Anne Frank Culminating Activity for pgs. 1-105 due tomorrow, 5/22. Journal Entry for pgs. 90-105 due tomorrow. Read pgs. 105-150 for Wed. 5/23.

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5/16/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5: Message in a Bottle Drafts due tomorrow, Thurs. 5/17.

Island of the Blue Dolphins Project Part 2 due on Monday, 5/21.

Grade 6: Respond to the Kind and Resistance Quick Write questions – 2 paragraphs each. 

Number the Stars Chapter 2 Quiz on Thursday, 5/17.

Grade 7: Code X Unit 3 Test on Tuesday, 5/22.

Grade 8: Read pgs. 90-105 in Anne Frank.

Quiz on pgs. 60-90 on Monday, 5/21.

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5/15/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5: Island of the Blue Dolphins Project Part 2 due on Monday, 5/21.

Grade 6: Using the Number the Stars Conflict sheet, fill in at least 3 conflicts from what you have read so far in chapters 1 and 2.

Number the Stars Chapter 2 Quiz on Thursday, 5/17.

Grade 7: Code X Unit 3 Test on Tuesday, 5/22.

Grade 8: Make sure pgs. 60-90 in Anne Frank are read.  Journal entry for 60-90 due Wed. 5/16.

Quiz on pgs. 60-90 on Monday, 5/21.

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5/14/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5: Island of the Blue Dolphins Project Part 1 (How to Guide) due on Tuesday, 5/15.  Part 2 due on Monday, 5/21.

Grade 5 Religion: Sign Chapter 8 tests.

Grade 6: Make sure vocabulary 1-15 is done for Number the Stars.  Write a sentence (your own sentences) for each of the words 1-15.  

Grade 7: Complete pgs. 118 and 119 in Code X. 

Code X Unit 3 Test on Tuesday, 5/22.

Grade 8: Make sure pgs. 60-90 in Anne Frank are read for tomorrow, Tues. 5/15.  Journal entry for 60-90 due Wed. 5/16.

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5/11/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5: Draft of How-to-guide due on Monday, 5/14.

Island of the Blue Dolphins Project Part 1 (How to Guide) due on Tuesday, 5/15.  Part 2 due on Monday, 5/21.

Grade 7: Do the close reading questions for Democracy by Sara Holbrook and complete the evidence charts. 

Grade 8: Sign Karate Kid essays and 1st Anne Frank quiz.  Anne Frank Quiz #2 pgs. 30-60 on Monday, 5/14.

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5/10/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 6:  Quick Write for Chapter 2 of Number the Stars due tomorrow, 5/11.

Grade 7:  Read Democracy by Langston Hughes and answer the close reading questions.

Grade 8: Anne Frank Quiz #2 pgs. 30-60 on Monday, 5/14.

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5/9/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 6 Homeroom-  Sign & Return Progress Reports!

Grade 5 ELA: Island of the Blue Dolphins Test tomorrow, Thursday, 5/10.

Grade 6: 

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5/8/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 6 Homeroom-  Sign & Return Progress Reports!

Grade 5 ELA: Complete Island of the Blue Dolphins Trifold.

Island of the Blue Dolphins Test Thursday, 5/10.

Grade 6: Read Chapter 2 in Number the Stars.

Grade 7: Sign Monster Essay Assessments. Complete the Key Ideas & Details and the Craft & Structure charts for Twelve Angry Men on pgs. 108-109.

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5/7/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 6 Homeroom-  Sign & Return Progress Reports!

Grade 5 ELA: Complete list of survival tricks and tips from in class video. (Minimum 10) 

Island of the Blue Dolphins Test Thursday, 5/10.

Grade 8: Complete the Anne Frank KWL chart.  Use the information and what you have read so far to complete Column 3.

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5/4/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 6 Homeroom-  Sign & Return Progress Reports!

Grade 5 ELA: Island of the Blue Dolphins Test Thursday, 5/10.

Grade 6: Number the Stars Chapter One Comprehension Quiz on Monday, 5/7.

Grade 8: Please have journal by Monday, 5/7. Sign Vocab Quizzes and read pgs. 30-60 in Anne Frank.

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5/3/18: 

HW & Reminders:

OLMCA’s Oratorical Contest will be on Friday, May 4th!

Grade 5 ELA: Island of the Blue Dolphins Test Thursday, 5/10.

Grade 5 Religion: Bring all supplies for Mother Mary Diorama tomorrow, Friday, 5/4.

Grade 6: Number the Stars Chapter One Comprehension Quiz on Monday, 5/7.

Grade 8: Please have journal by Monday, 5/7. Sign Vocab Quizzes and read pgs. 30-60 in Anne Frank.

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5/2/18: 

HW & Reminders:

$2.00 Dress Down tomorrow, Thursday, May 3rd, for Dog Rescue

OLMCA’s Oratorical Contest will be on Friday, May 4th!

Central Park Zoo Trip Slips to be returned by May 3rd!!

Grade 5 ELA: Island of the Blue Dolphins Test Thursday, 5/10.

Grade 5 Religion: Find a shoe box for Mother Mary Diorama.

Grade 6: Number the Stars  Chapter One Comprehension Quiz on Monday, 5/7.

Grade 8: Anne Frank Comprehension Quiz #1 pgs. 1-30, tomorrow, Thursday, 5/3.

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4/30/18: 

HW & Reminders:

NY Math State Tests on Tuesday, 5/1 and Wednesday, 5/2!

OLMCA’s Oratorical Contest will be on Friday, May 4th!

Central Park Zoo Trip Slips to be returned by May 3rd!!

Grade 5 ELA: Read the excerpt of “Island of the Blue Dolphins” independently and write a 7 sentence summary.

Grade 5 Religion: Chapter 8 Test moved to Wednesday, 5/2.

Grade 8: Anne Frank Comprehension Quiz #1 pgs. 1-30 on Thursday, 5/3.

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4/26/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Any student who is interested in participating in the Oratorical Contest please present your chosen speech for approval ASAP! OLMCA’s Oratorical Contest will be on Friday, May 4th!

Central Park Zoo Trip Slips to be returned by May 3rd!!

Grade 5 Religion: Chapter 8 Test Monday, 4/30.

Grade 8: Complete the Racism & Pre-Reading Bias Handout for Anne Frank.

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4/24/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Any student who is interested in participating in the Oratorical Contest please present your chosen speech for approval ASAP! OLMCA’s Oratorical Contest will be on Friday, May 4th!

Grade 5: Invitation Projects to be handed in tomorrow, Wed. 4/25.  Sign Vocab quizzes. 

Grade 5 Religion: Sign Unit 1 Tests. 

Grade 6: Sign vocab quizzes. 

Grade 7: Student->Teacher Role Swap Group Assignment submitted to GoogleClassroom by tonight, Tuesday, 4/24 11:59 PM. Sign Vocab & Monster Comp. Quizzes. 

Grade 8: Vocab Unit 6 Quiz tomorrow, Wednesday, 4/25. Read the Afterward in Anne Frank pgs. 269-283 and complete T-Chart.

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4/19/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Any student who is interested in participating in the Oratorical Contest please present your chosen speech for approval A.S.A.P!!!

Grade 7: Student->Teacher Role Swap Group Assignment submitted to GoogleClassroom by Tuesday, 4/24 11:59 PM.

Grade 8: Vocab Unit 6 Quiz on Wednesday, 4/25.

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4/18/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Any student who is interested in participating in the Oratorical Contest please present your chosen speech for approval A.S.A.P!!!

Grade 6:  Vocab Unit 7 Quiz on Friday, 4/20.

Grade 7: Student->Teacher Role Swap Group Assignment submitted to GoogleClassroom by Tuesday, 4/24 11:59 PM.

Grade 8: Finish classwork.  Write a sentence for each vocabulary word in Unit 6. 

Karate Kid Analysis Essay due Friday, 4/20.

Vocab Unit 6 Quiz on Wednesday, 4/25.

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4/16/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Any student who is interested in participating in the Oratorical Contest please present your chosen speech for approval by Wednesday, 4/18.

Grade 5: Pg. 65 in red workbook.

Grade 5 Religion: Take Home Unit 1 Test due Wed. 4/18.

Grade 6:  Cross Country Road Trip Itinerary Assignment due to be submitted in GoogleClassroom by tonight, Monday, 4/16 11:59 PM. 

Vocab Unit 7 Quiz on Friday, 4/20.

Grade 7: Monster Essay Assessment tomorrow, Tuesday, April 17th.

Grade 8: Karate Kid Analysis Essay due Friday, 4/20.

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4/13/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5: Sign Tall Tales.

Grade 6:  Cross Country Road Trip Itinerary Assignment due to be submitted in GoogleClassroom by Monday, 4/16 11:59 PM. 

Grade 7: Monster Essay Assessment on Tuesday, April 17th.

Grade 8: Karate Kid Analysis Essay due Friday, 4/20.

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4/12/18: 

HW & Reminders:

NY ELA State Test on Wed. April 11th and Thurs. April 12th!

Grade 5: Vocab Unit 8 Quiz on Friday, 4/13.

Grade 7: Vocab Unit 8 Quiz on Friday, April 13th.  Monster Essay Assessment on Tuesday, April 17th.

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4/10/18: 

HW & Reminders:

NY ELA State Test on Wed. April 11th and Thurs. April 12th!

Grade 5: Pg. 85 in textbook.  Read “Alone” and answer the skill and strategy questions on the side of the page. 

Vocab Unit 8 Quiz on Friday, 4/13.

Grade 7: Sign Monster #5 Assessment. 

– Monster Quiz #6 (Closing Arguments & Conclusion) on Thursday, April 12th.
– Vocab Unit 8 Quiz on Friday, April 13th.
– Monster Essay Assessment on Tuesday, April 17th.

Grade 8: Sign Vocab Unit 5 Quiz.

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4/9/18: 

HW & Reminders:

NY ELA State Test on Wed. April 11th and Thurs. April 12th!

Grade 5: Write a one-person skit using at least 6 vocabulary words from Unit 8.

Vocab Unit 8 Quiz on Friday, 4/13.

Grade 5 Religion: P. 82 in religion workbook.  What does OLM Parish and School do to show you what liturgical season you are in?  Write a special prayer for each liturgical season. 

Grade 6: Sign Memoirs.

Grade 7: Write a sentence for each vocabulary word in Unit 8.

– Monster Quiz #6 (Closing Arguments & Conclusion) on Thursday, April 12th.
– Vocab Unit 8 Quiz on Friday, April 13th.
– Monster Essay Assessment on Tuesday, April 17th.

Grade 8: Sign Code X Unit 3 Test.  Complete Test Prep Packet (short response questions #46-47)

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3/28/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Wednesday, 3/28: 12PM Dismissal – Easter Break Begins!

Grades 6 & 8:  ELA Practice State Test Packet due Monday, 4/9!

NYS ELA State Test on Wed. April 11th and Thurs. April 12th!

 

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3/27/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Wednesday, 3/28: 12PM Dismissal – Easter Break Begins!

Grades 6 & 8:  ELA Practice State Test Packet due Monday, 4/9!

NYS ELA State Test on Wed. April 11th and Thurs. April 12th!

Grade 5: Sign Thunder Rose Test.

Grade 6: Sign Test Prep Quiz #3 and Vocab Unit 6 Quiz.

Grade 7:  Submit Emoji Monster Journal on GoogleClassroom or hand in hard copy tomorrow morning, 3/28.  Sign Vocab Unit 7 Quiz. 

GoogleClassroom Class Code: b591n15

Grade 8: Sign Test Prep Quiz #2 and #3.

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3/26/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Wednesday, 3/28: 12PM Dismissal – Easter Break Begins!

Grades 6 & 8:  ELA Practice State Test Packet due Monday, 4/9!

NYS ELA State Test on Wed. April 11th and Thurs. April 12th!

Grade 5: Sign Vocab Unit 7 Quiz. 

Grade 7:  Monster Comprehension Test #5 (July 13th and 14th) tomorrow, Tuesday, 3/27.

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3/23/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grades 6 & 8:  ELA Practice State Test Packet due Monday, 4/9!

NYS ELA State Test on Wed. April 11th and Thurs. April 12th!

Grade 5: Tall Tale Writing Assignment due Monday, 3/26.

Grade 7:  Monster Comprehension Quiz #5 (July 13th and 14th) on Tuesday, 3/27.

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3/22/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grades 5-8 Vocabulary Quiz Friday, 3/23!

$1.00 Dress Down tomorrow, Friday, 3/23 – to support the 8th grade!

Grade 5: Tall Tale Writing Assignment due Monday, 3/26.

Grade 7:  Monster Comprehension Quiz #5 (July 13th and 14th) on Tuesday, 3/27.

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3/20/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grades 5-8 Vocabulary Quiz Friday, 3/23!

Grade 5: Make sure that graphic organizers are fully complete by tomorrow, 3/21.

Tall Tale Writing Assignment due Monday, 3/26.

Grade 6:  Test Prep Short Response Packet #43-44.

Grade 7:  Characterization chart for Monster. 

Grade 8: Test Prep Short Response Packet #43-44.

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3/19/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grades 5-8 Vocabulary Quiz Friday, 3/23!

Grade 5: Write a short story about Easter using at least 8 vocabulary words from Unit 7.

Tall Tale Writing Assignment due Monday, 3/26.

Grade 6:  Write a sentence for each vocabulary word in Unit 6.  Finish classwork (70- top of 77). 

Grade 7:  Write a sentence for each vocabulary word in Unit 7.  

Grade 8: Write a sentence for each vocabulary word in Unit 5.  Finish classwork (60- top of 67) 

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3/16/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5:  Tall Tale Writing Assignment due Monday, 3/26.

Grade 6: Test Prep Quiz #2 on Monday, 3/19.

Grade 7:  Read pgs. 220-267 in Monster.  Write a 2 paragraph reaction on your feelings of the events from July 14th.  

Grade 8:  Progress pgs. 154-167 (excluding the writing assignment and pg. 157) due Monday, 3/19.) 

Test Prep Quiz #2 on Monday, 3/19.

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3/15/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 6: Sign Test Prep Quiz #1. 

Test Prep Quiz #2 on Monday, 3/19.

Grade 8:  Progress pgs. 154-167 (excluding the writing assignment and pg. 157) due Monday, 3/19.) 

Test Prep Quiz #2 on Monday, 3/19.

Grade 8 Yearbook Classroom: p1znyf

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3/14/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Thunder Rose Test, tomorrow,  Thursday, 3/16.  Sign Vocab Unit 6 Quiz.

Grade 5 Religion:  Complete the Holy Week Flow Chart.  (Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday )

Grade 6: Sign Vocab Unit 5 Quiz. 

Grade 7: Read pgs. 201-219 and finish completing a Monster Blooms Taxonomy Chart Activity. 

Grade 8: Code X Unit 3 Test tomorrow, Thursday, 3/14.  Sign Test Prep Quiz #1. Progress pgs. 154-167 (excluding the writing assignment and pg. 157) due Monday, 3/19.) 

Grade 8 Yearbook Classroom: p1znyf

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3/12/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Thunder Rose Test on Thursday, 3/16.

Grade 7: Sign Monster Comprehension Quiz #3. 

Grade 8: Code X Unit 3 Test, Thursday, 3/14. 

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3/9/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: FINAL copy of Fact v. Fiction sheet to be completed by Mon. 3/12.  In RED WKBK pgs. 52, 55, and 60.

Thunder Rose Test on Thursday, 3/16.

Grade 6:  Sign Code X Unit 2 Tests. 

All Progress Test Prep book pages assigned on 3/8 are to be complete by Mon. 3/12. (Pgs. 106-112; Pgs. 158-164; Pgs. 168-175)

Grade 7:  Sign Vocab Unit 6 Quiz.  Read pgs. 161- 200 in Monster.  Write a 2 paragraph reaction to those pages. Due Mon. 3/12.

Complete Journal #3 for Monster due Mon. 3/12.

Grade 8: Code X Unit 3 Test, Wednesday, 3/14. 

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3/7/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 8: Sign narrative writing assignment. 

Complete pgs. 106-112 in Progress book for Friday, 3/9.

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3/6/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 Religion: Sign Chap. 5 test.

Grade 6Test Prep Quiz #2 on Wed. 3/7.

Memoir Writing Assignment due Wednesday, 3/7.

Grade 7:  Theme analysis handout. 

Monster Comprehension Quiz #4 (July 11&12) moved to tomorrow, Wed. 3/7. 

Grade 8:  Test Prep Quiz #2 on Wed. 3/7.

Grade 8 Yearbook Classroom: p1znyf

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3/5/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Vocabulary Unit 6 Quiz tomorrow, Tuesday, 3/6.

Grade 6Test Prep Quiz #2 on Wed. 3/7.

Memoir Writing Assignment due Wednesday, 3/7.

Grade 7:  Monster Comprehension Quiz #4 (July 11&12) moved to Wed. 3/7. 

Grade 8:  Complete evidence charts for Zebra. 

Grade 8 Yearbook Classroom: p1znyf

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3/1/18: 

HW & Reminders:

NO SCHOOL for Nursery, K-8 tomorrow, Friday, 3/2!

Grade 5 ELA: Complete pgs. 62-67 in BLUE vocab book.  

Vocabulary Unit 6 Quiz Tuesday, 3/6.

Grade 6: Complete draft for memoir due Monday, 3/5.  IF NOT FINISHED – IWD Project due Monday, 3/5.

Vocabulary Unit 5 Quiz Monday, 3/5.

Test Prep Quiz #2 on Wed. 3/7.

Memoir Writing Assignment due Wednesday, 3/7.

Grade 7: Monster Journal Entry #2 due Monday, 3/5.

Monster Comprehension Quiz #4 (July 11&12) on Tues. 3/6.

Grade 8:  Independently read Zebra by Chaim Potok.  Write a summary, of at least 2 paragraphs.  Discuss the types of themes that are evident in this short story. Due: Monday, 3/5.

Grade 8 Yearbook Classroom: p1znyf

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2/28/18: 

HW & Reminders:

NO SCHOOL for Nursery, K-8 on Friday, 3/2!

Grade 5 ELA: Comples pgs. 74 and 75 in textbk; “Think Critically” 1-5. 

Vocabulary Unit 6 Quiz Tuesday, 3/6.

Grade 5 Religion: Read pgs. 232-234 in workbook and respond to the two charts on pgs. 233 and 234 (we respond).  At home, research the Easter Triduum.  What does it mean? Explain in detail.  Be prepared to share in class. 

Grade 6:  Complete pgs. 67-69 in vocab unit 5.  Write your own skit (“one man/woman show”) using at least 6 vocab words from unit 5. 

Vocabulary Unit 5 Quiz Monday, 3/5.

HW due tomorrow, Thursday, 3/1/18: Complete Unit 5 in the Progress Test Prep book. Pgs. 115-150. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions, including the multiple choice, short response, and short response on the bottom of the pages.

Grade 7: Vocabulary Unit 6 Quiz tomorrow, Thursday, 3/1.

Monster Comprehension Quiz #4 (July 11&12) on Tues. 3/6.

Grade 8:  International Women’s Day assignments (independent & group) due tomorrow, Thursday, 3/1.

Grade 8 Yearbook Classroom: p1znyf

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2/27/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Vocabulary Unit 6 Quiz Tuesday, 3/6.

Grade 6:  Fully complete (back&front) Memoir graphic organizer. 

Vocabulary Unit 5 Quiz Monday, 3/5.

HW due Thursday, 3/1/18: Complete Unit 5 in the Progress Test Prep book. Pgs. 115-150. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions, including the multiple choice, short response, and short response on the bottom of the pages.

Grade 7: Vocabulary Unit 6 Quiz Thursday, 3/1.

Monster Comprehension Quiz #4 (July 11&12) on Tues. 3/6.

Grade 8:  International Women’s Day assignments (independent & group) due Thursday, 3/1.

Mentor Letter due to be typed and handed in by Wed. 2/28.

HW due Wednesday, 2/28/18: Complete Unit 5 in the Progress Test Prep book. Pgs. 115-150. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions, including the multiple choice, short response, and short response on the bottom of the pages.

Grade 8 Yearbook Classroom: p1znyf

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2/26/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Write a sentence using each vocabulary word in Unit 6.

Vocabulary Unit 6 Quiz Tuesday, 3/6.

Grade 6:  Write a sentence using each vocabulary word in Unit 5.

Vocabulary Unit 5 Quiz Monday, 3/5.

HW due Thursday, 3/1/18: Complete Unit 5 in the Progress Test Prep book. Pgs. 115-150. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions, including the multiple choice, short response, and short response on the bottom of the pages.

Grade 7: Write a sentence using each vocabulary word in Unit 6.

Vocabulary Unit 6 Quiz Thursday, 3/1.

Grade 8:  Mentor Letter due to be typed and handed in by Wed. 2/28.

HW due Wednesday, 2/28/18: Complete Unit 5 in the Progress Test Prep book. Pgs. 115-150. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions, including the multiple choice, short response, and short response on the bottom of the pages.

Grade 8 Yearbook Classroom: p1znyf

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2/16/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Thunder Rose Trifold Packet and Thunder Rose Tall Tale Wheel due on Monday 2/26.  

Grade 6: HW due Thursday, 3/1/18: Complete Unit 5 in the Progress Test Prep book. Pgs. 115-150. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions, including the multiple choice, short response, and short response on the bottom of the pages.

Grade 7: Complete Take Home Comprehension Quiz #3 for Monster (July 9th & 10th), read pgs. 137-159 in Monster (July 11 & 12) and write 1 full paragraph reaction for each day, due Monday, 2/26

Sign Monster Comprehension Quiz #2. 

Grade 8:  HW due Wednesday, 2/28/18: Complete Unit 5 in the Progress Test Prep book. Pgs. 115-150. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions, including the multiple choice, short response, and short response on the bottom of the pages.

Grade 8 Yearbook Classroom: p1znyf

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2/15/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Thunder Rose Trifold Packet and Thunder Rose Tall Tale Wheel due on Monday 2/26.  

Grade 6: HW due Thursday, 3/1/18: Complete Unit 5 in the Progress Test Prep book. Pgs. 115-150. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions, including the multiple choice, short response, and short response on the bottom of the pages.

Grade 7: Read pgs. 127-136 in Monster for tomorrow. 

Complete Take Home Comprehension Quiz #3 for Monster (July 9th & 10th), read pgs. 137-159 in Monster (July 11 & 12) and write 1 full paragraph reaction for each day, due Monday, 2/26

Grade 8:  HW due Wednesday, 2/28/18: Complete Unit 5 in the Progress Test Prep book. Pgs. 115-150. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions, including the multiple choice, short response, and short response on the bottom of the pages.

Grade 8 Yearbook Classroom: p1znyf

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2/14/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 Religion: Chapter 5 Test tomorrow, Thursday, 2/15.

Grade 6: HW due Thursday, 3/1/18: Complete Unit 5 in the Progress Test Prep book. Pgs. 115-150. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions, including the multiple choice, short response, and short response on the bottom of the pages.

Grade 7: Complete an activity (#4) on the Mobster Blooms Taxonomy Chart.

Grade 8:  Post OLMCA Memory in Yearbook GoogleClassroom by 11;59 PM tonight. 

HW due Wednesday, 2/28/18: Complete Unit 5 in the Progress Test Prep book. Pgs. 115-150. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions, including the multiple choice, short response, and short response on the bottom of the pages.

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2/13/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5:  Read Thunder Rose in textbook.  Write a 7-sentence paragraph summary.  Complete pg/ 8 in red workbook. 

Grade 5 Religion: Chapter 5 Test on Thursday, 2/15.

Grade 6: HW due Thursday, 3/1/18: Complete Unit 5 in the Progress Test Prep book. Pgs. 115-150. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions, including the multiple choice, short response, and short response on the bottom of the pages.

Grade 7: Read pgs. 115-126 in Monster. 

Grade 8:  HW due Wednesday, 2/28/18: Complete Unit 5 in the Progress Test Prep book. Pgs. 115-150. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions, including the multiple choice, short response, and short response on the bottom of the pages.

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2/12/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5: Words to Write on pg. 54 in textbook.  Finish completing classwork: pg. 53 in workbook. 

Grade 5 Religion: On loose leaf, in 2-3 paragraphs, write down how we can demonstrate that we are followers of Jesus Christ.  How can we let the light of God shine through?  How can we do this in school?  In class?

Chapter 5 Test on Thursday, 2/15.

Grade 6: HW due Thursday, 3/1/18: Complete Unit 5 in the Progress Test Prep book. Pgs. 115-150. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions, including the multiple choice, short response, and short response on the bottom of the pages.

Grade 7: Read pgs. 89-113 in Monster.

Grade 8:  HW due Wednesday, 2/28/18: Complete Unit 5 in the Progress Test Prep book. Pgs. 115-150. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions, including the multiple choice, short response, and short response on the bottom of the pages.

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2/9/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 6:  Code X Unit 2 Test on Monday, 2/12.

HW due Thursday, 3/1/18: Complete Unit 5 in the Progress Test Prep book. Pgs. 115-150. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions, including the multiple choice, short response, and short response on the bottom of the pages.

Grade 7: Read pgs. 89-115 in Monster.

Grade 8:  HW due Wednesday, 2/28/18: Complete Unit 5 in the Progress Test Prep book. Pgs. 115-150. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions, including the multiple choice, short response, and short response on the bottom of the pages.

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2/8/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5:  Pg. 54 and 61 in red workbook. 

Grade 5 Religion:  Finish Map of Christian Life

Grade 6:  Code X Unit 2 Test on Monday, 2/12.

HW due Thursday, 3/1/18: Complete Unit 5 in the Progress Test Prep book. Pgs. 115-150. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions, including the multiple choice, short response, and short response on the bottom of the pages.

Grade 7:  Comprehension quiz on July 7th and July 8th in Monster, tomorrow, Friday 2/9.

Complete and submit Monster Background WebQuest in GoogleClassroom by 11:59 PM. 

Grade 8:  Complete Close Reading Questions #1-21 for Letters to a Young Artist.

HW due Wednesday, 2/28/18: Complete Unit 5 in the Progress Test Prep book. Pgs. 115-150. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions, including the multiple choice, short response, and short response on the bottom of the pages.

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2/7/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 6:  Test Prep HW due tomorrow, Thursday, 2/8: Pgs. pgs. 88-98  — For pg. 94 under Compare and Contrast Texts, please write the 4 paragraph essay on a separate piece of paper (worth 20 points). Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions including short response and on bottom of pages. 

Code X Unit 2 Test on Monday, 2/12.

Grade 7:  Comprehension quiz on July 7th and July 8th in Monster, on Friday 2/9.

Grade 8:  HW due Wednesday, 2/28/18: Complete Unit 5 in the Progress Test Prep book. Pgs. 115-150. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions, including the multiple choice, short response, and short response on the bottom of the pages.

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2/6/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5:  Read pg. 53 in textbook.  Answer the skill & strategy questions on the side of the page and create a cause & effect graphic organizer (bullet #4 on pg. 52).  Complete pg. 51 in red workbook. 

Sign Vocab Unit 5 Quiz. 

Grade 6:  Test Prep HW due Thursday, 2/8: Pgs. pgs. 88-98  — For pg. 94 under Compare and Contrast Texts, please write the 4 paragraph essay on a separate piece of paper (worth 20 points). Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions including short response and on bottom of pages. 

Code X Unit 2 Test on Monday, 2/12.

Grade 7:  Sign Monster Comprehension Quiz #1 and Monster Vocabulary Assessment 1.

Comprehension quiz on July 7th and July 8th in Monster, on Friday 2/9.

Grade 8:  Complete pgs. 88-98 in Progress Test Prep book due tomorrow, Wednesday, 2/7. For pg. 94 under Compare and Contrast Texts, please write the 2 paragraphs on a separate piece of paper. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions including short response and on bottom of pages. 

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2/5/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 6:  Test Prep HW due Thursday, 2/8: Pgs. pgs. 88-98  — For pg. 94 under Compare and Contrast Texts, please write the 4 paragraph essay on a separate piece of paper (worth 20 points). Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions including short response and on bottom of pages. 

Code X Unit 2 Test on Monday, 2/12.

Grade 7: Comprehension quiz on July 7th and July 8th in Monster, on Friday 2/9.

Grade 8:  Complete pgs. 88-98 in Progress Test Prep book due Wednesday, 2/7. For pg. 94 under Compare and Contrast Texts, please write the 2 paragraphs on a separate piece of paper. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions including short response and on bottom of pages. 

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2/2/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 6:  Test Prep HW due Thursday, 2/8: Pgs. pgs. 88-98  — For pg. 94 under Compare and Contrast Texts, please write the 4 paragraph essay on a separate piece of paper (worth 20 points). Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions including short response and on bottom of pages. 

Grade 7: Complete #FlashbackFriday assignment due Monday 2/5.

Grade 8:  Complete pgs. 88-98 in Progress Test Prep book due Wednesday, 2/7. For pg. 94 under Compare and Contrast Texts, please write the 2 paragraphs on a separate piece of paper. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions including short response and on bottom of pages. 

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2/1/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 6:  Test Prep HW due Thursday, 2/8: Pgs. pgs. 88-98  — For pg. 94 under Compare and Contrast Texts, please write the 4 paragraph essay on a separate piece of paper (worth 20 points). Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions including short response and on bottom of pages. 

Grade 7: Complete #FlashbackFriday assignment.

Grade 8:  Complete pgs. 88-98 in Progress Test Prep book due Wednesday, 2/7. For pg. 94 under Compare and Contrast Texts, please write the 2 paragraphs on a separate piece of paper. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions including short response and on bottom of pages. 

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1/31/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA:  Vocabulary Unit 5 Quiz tomorrow, 2/1. 

Grade 6:  Test Prep HW due Thursday, 2/1: Pgs. 80-87.
Answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions on the sides of the page.
Answer ALL of the Comprehension Check questions, including on the bottom of the pages, the multiple choice, and short responses.

Grade 8:  Complete pgs. 88-98 in Progress Test Prep book due Wednesday, 2/7. For pg. 94 under Compare and Contrast Texts, please write the 2 paragraphs on a separate piece of paper. Make sure to answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions and ALL Comprehension Check questions including short response and on bottom of pages. 

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1/26/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Finish 15 Rays of Kindness – Wonder activity.  

Complete pgs. 46-21 of Vocab Unit 5 in Vocabulary WKBK.

Vocabulary Unit 5 Quiz, Thursday 2/1.

Grade 6:  Close reading questions for “Dreams from my Father” #’s 12-22 due Monday, 1/29.    

Test Prep HW due Thursday, 2/1: Pgs. 80-87.
Answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions on the sides of the page.
Answer ALL of the Comprehension Check questions, including on the bottom of the pages, the multiple choice, and short responses.

Grade 7: Vocabulary quiz on Monster, Tuesday 1/30.

Grade 8: Narrative Writing Assignment due Monday, 1/29.

Progress Test Prep work due Wednesday, 1/31.  (Classwork began 1/24: pgs. 64-71) HW: pgs. 80-87.  Answer ALL cite evidence/letter questions and ALL comprehension check questions including multiple choice and short response.  

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1/25/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 6: Answer the close reading questions #1-11 for Dreams from my Father in Code X due tomorrow, Friday 1/26.

Test Prep HW due Thursday, 2/1: Pgs. 80-87.
Answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions on the sides of the page.
Answer ALL of the Comprehension Check questions, including on the bottom of the pages, the multiple choice, and short responses.

Grade 7: Vocabulary quiz on Monster, Tuesday 1/30.

Grade 8:  Vocab Unit 4 Quiz tomorrow, Friday, 1/26.

Narrative Writing Assignment due Monday, 1/29.

Progress Test Prep work due Wednesday, 1/31.  (Classwork began 1/24: pgs. 64-71) HW: pgs. 80-87.  Answer ALL cite evidence/letter questions and ALL comprehension check questions including multiple choice and short response.  

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1/24/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 Religion: Finish mission shields. 

Grade 6: Answer the close reading questions #1-11 for Dreams from my Father in Code X due Friday 1/26.

Test Prep HW due tomorrow, Thursday, 1/25: Pgs. 72-79.
Answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions on the sides of the page.
Answer ALL of the Comprehension Check questions, including on the bottom of the pages, the multiple choice, and short responses. 

Grade 7: Vocabulary quiz on Monster, Tuesday 1/30.

Grade 8:  Vocab Unit 4 Quiz Friday, 1/26.

Narrative Writing Assignment due Monday, 1/29.

Progress Test Prep work due Wednesday, 1/31.  (Classwork began 1/24: pgs. 64-71) HW: pgs. 80-87.  Answer ALL cite evidence/letter questions and ALL comprehension check questions including multiple choice and short response.  

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1/23/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA:  Bring art supplies.  

Grade 5 Religion: Sign Chap. 4 Tests.

Grade 6: Test Prep HW due Thursday, 1/25: Pgs. 72-79.
Answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions on the sides of the page.
Answer ALL of the Comprehension Check questions, including on the bottom of the pages, the multiple choice, and short responses. 

Grade 7:  Finish completing one of the activities from the Monster Blooms Taxonomy chart.  

Quiz on introduction and July 6th, tomorrow, Wednesday, 1/24.

Grade 8:  Test Prep HW due tomorrow, Wednesday, 1/24: Pgs. 72-79.
Answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions on the sides of the page.
Answer ALL of the Comprehension Check questions, including on the bottom of the pages, the multiple choice, and short responses.

Vocab Unit 4 Quiz Friday, 1/26.

Narrative Writing Assignment due Monday, 1/29.

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1/22/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA:  Bring art supplies.  

Grade 6: Finish academic vocabulary for Dreams from My Father.  Finish reading Dreams from my Father in Code X and write a summary.  

 Test Prep HW due Thursday, 1/25: Pgs. 72-79.
Answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions on the sides of the page.
Answer ALL of the Comprehension Check questions, including on the bottom of the pages, the multiple choice, and short responses. 

Grade 7:  Read pgs. 28-43 in Monster.  Quiz on introduction and July 6th on Wednesday, 1/24.

Grade 8: Write a sentence for each vocabulary word in Unit 4.  Sign Code X tests.  

Test Prep HW due Wednesday, 1/24: Pgs. 72-79.
Answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions on the sides of the page.
Answer ALL of the Comprehension Check questions, including on the bottom of the pages, the multiple choice, and short responses.

Vocab Unit 4 Quiz Friday, 1/26.

Narrative Writing Assignment due Monday, 1/29.

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1/19/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA:  Bring art supplies.  Think of (and write down) 15 ways you PERSONALLY are kind to others.  (Classmates, friends, family, etc.) Please use SPECIFIC examples.  

Grade 6:  Test Prep HW due Thursday, 1/25: Pgs. 72-79.
Answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions on the sides of the page.
Answer ALL of the Comprehension Check questions, including on the bottom of the pages, the multiple choice, and short responses. 

Grade 7:  Read up to pg. 28 in Monster. 

Grade 8: Test Prep HW due Wednesday, 1/24: Pgs. 72-79.
Answer ALL Cite Evidence/Letter questions on the sides of the page.
Answer ALL of the Comprehension Check questions, including on the bottom of the pages, the multiple choice, and short responses.

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1/17/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 Religion:  Chapter 4 Test tomorrow, Thursday, 1/18/18.

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1/16/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA:  Please bring art supplies for Wonder Precept projects.  Also, begin to think about 3 precept options you would like to use.  

Grade 5 Religion:  Complete pgs. 64 and 65 in Religion WKBK.  Chapter 4 Test on Thursday, 1/18/18.

Grade 7:  Sign vocab quizzes.  Complete the Pre-Reading questions for Monster – expand and write your opinion on EACH statement.

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1/11/18: 

HW & Reminders:

TOMORROW, Friday, 1/12/18 – NO SCHOOL for Nursery, K-8.

Grade 5 ELA: Complete character problem & solution, and theme handout for Wonder.  Due Tues. 1/16.

Grade 5 Religion:  Draw, color, and write a brief description that show people acting in a priestly, prophetic, and royal ways.

Chapter 4 Test on Thursday, 1/18/18.

Grade 6: Progress Test Prep Unit 2 Group Writing Assignment to be submitted in Google Classroom (1 per group): Friday, 1/12/18 at 11:59 PM.  Class code: sfivgc

Grade 7:  Now that you have learned a few different types of language, observe the language that is used around you. Record the words of a casual conversation between yourself and your peers, family members, teachers, and/or friends, using the dialect/language they commonly use.

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1/10/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Friday, 1/12/18 – NO SCHOOL for Nursery, K-8.

Grade 5 ELA: Sign vocab quizzes. 

Grade 5 Religion: Chapter 4 Test on Thursday, 1/18/18.

Grade 6: In Progress test prep books, complete pgs. 54-60 (Except assignment on bottom of pg. 60) due tomorrow, Thurs. 1/11/18.

Progress Test Prep Unit 2 Group Writing Assignment to be submitted in Google Classroom (1 per group): Friday, 1/12/18 at 11:59 PM.  Class code: sfivgc

Grade 8:  Progress Test Prep Unit 2 Group Writing Assignment to be submitted in Google Classroom (1 per group): TODAY, Wed. 1/10/18 at 11:59 PM.  Class code: joz1qf

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1/9/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Friday, 1/12/18 – NO SCHOOL for Nursery, K-8.

Grade 6: Progress Test Prep Unit 2 Group Writing Assignment to be submitted in Google Classroom (1 per group): Friday, 1/12/18 at 11:59 PM.  Class code: sfivgc

Grade 7:  Sign essays. 

Grade 8:  Progress Test Prep Unit 2 Group Writing Assignment to be submitted in Google Classroom (1 per group): Wed. 1/10/18 at 11:59 PM.  Class code: joz1qf

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1/8/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Friday, 1/12/18 – NO SCHOOL for Nursery, K-8.

Grade 5 ELA: Vocab Unit 4 Quiz tomorrow, Tuesday, 1/9/18.

Grade 5 Religion: Finish religion cube. 

Grade 6: Progress Test Prep Unit 2 Group Writing Assignment to be submitted in Google Classroom (1 per group): Friday, 1/12/18 at 11:59 PM.  Class code: sfivgc

Grade 7:  Vocab Unit 5 Quiz tomorrow, Tuesday, 1/9/18.

Grade 8:  Progress Test Prep Unit 2 Group Writing Assignment to be submitted in Google Classroom (1 per group): Wed. 1/10/18 at 11:59 PM.  Class code: joz1qf

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1/3/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Vocab Unit 4 Quiz Monday, 1/8/18.

Grade 6:  Pg. 67 in Code X. 

Grade 7:  Write a sentence for each vocabulary word in Unit 5.

Vocab Unit 5 Quiz Monday, 1/8/18.

Grade 8:  Progress Test Prep Unit 2 Group Writing Assignment to be submitted in Google Classroom: Wed. 1/10/18.  Class code: joz1qf

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12/21: 

HW & Reminders:

Friday, 12/22: Christmas Class Party & 12PM Dismissal.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all!

Grade 5 ELA: Finish reading the novel Wonder, pgs. 268-313 and write at least 2 sentences about the important events that occur in each of the remaining sections. – due Tuesday, Jan. 2nd, 2018. 

Grade 7:  Home Alone 2: Lost in NY Writing Packet due Tuesday, Jan. 2nd, 2018. 

Grade 8:  Code X Unit 2 Take Home Test due Tuesday, Jan. 2nd, 2018. 

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12/20: 

HW & Reminders:

Friday, 12/22: Christmas Class Party & 12PM Dismissal.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all!

Grade 6: Complete the evidence charts for β€œThe Life You Imagine” on pgs. 64 and 65.  Make sure to search for evidence in the story that show Jeter’s experiences, challenges, and goals.

Sign vocab quiz.

Grade 7:  Home Alone 2: Lost in NY Writing Packet due Tuesday, Jan. 2nd, 2018. 

Grade 8:  Code X Unit 2 Take Home Test due Tuesday, Jan. 2nd, 2018. 

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12/19: 

HW & Reminders:

Wednesday, 12/20: 10AM Mass Grades K-8.

Friday, 12/22: Christmas Class Party & 12PM Dismissal.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all!

Grade 5 Religion: Ancestor Ornament Project due tomorrow, Wed. 12/20.

Grade 5 ELA: Sign Vocab Quiz.  

Grade 7:  Home Alone 2: Lost in NY Writing Packet. 

Grade 8:  Code X Unit 2 Take Home Test due Tuesday, Jan. 2nd, 2018. 

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12/18: 

HW & Reminders:

Tuesday, 12/19: Ugly Sweater Contest $2.00.  1:30 PM 6th Grade Play!

Wednesday, 12/20: 10AM Mass Grades K-8.

Friday, 12/22: Christmas Class Party & 12PM Dismissal.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all!

Grade 5 Religion: Ancestor Ornament Project due on Wed. 12/20.

Grade 5 ELA: Reads pgs. 250-267 in Wonder (Part 8: August) and write 1/2 sentences of the important events that occur in each section.  

Grade 6:  Finish classwork begun in class: Close reading questions #’s 1-11 in Code X for The Life You Imagine.

Grade 7:  Sign Vocab Quiz. 

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12/15: 

HW & Reminders:

Grades 5 Vocabulary Unit 3 Quiz: Monday 12/18. 

Grade 5 Religion: Ancestor Ornament Project due on Wed. 12/20.

Grade 6:  Test Prep Progress Book: pg. 42 under Compare and Contrast at the top – write the brief essay in 2/3 paragraphs – due Monday, 12/18.

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12/14: 

HW & Reminders:

Grades 5-7, Vocabulary Quiz Friday 12/15!

Grade 5 Religion: Ancestor Ornament Project due on Wed. 12/20.

Grade 7: Argumentative writing assignment due tomorrow, Friday. 12/15.  

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12/13: 

HW & Reminders:

Grades 5-7, Vocabulary Quiz Friday 12/15!

Grade 5 ELA: Read Miranda’s section pgs. 236-248 and write 1 or 2 sentences of the important events that occur in EACH section of those pages.  

Grade 5 Religion: Ancestor Ornament Project due on Wed. 12/20.

Grade 6: Complete pgs. 57-59 in vocab book.

Grade 7: Argumentative writing assignment due Friday. 12/15.  

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12/12: 

HW & Reminders:

Grades 5-7, Vocabulary Quiz Friday 12/15!

Grade 5 Religion: Ancestor Ornament Project due on Wed. 12/20.

Grade 6: Write a sentence for each vocabulary word in Unit 4, due Wed: 12/13.  (If classwork isn’t complete (pgs. 50- top of 57: Antonyms) complete for HW)

Grade 7: Argumentative writing assignment due Friday. 12/15.  

Grade 8:  Evidence charts on pgs. 94 and 95 for Life of Pi, in Code X.

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12/11: 

HW & Reminders:

Grades 5-7, Vocabulary Quiz Friday 12/15!

Grade 5: Write a sentence for each vocabulary word in Unit 3. 

Grade 6: Write a sentence for each vocabulary word in Unit 4, due Wed: 12/13.  (If classwork isn’t complete (pgs. 50- top of 57: Antonyms) complete for HW)

Grade 7: Write a sentence for each vocabulary word in Unit 4.  Sign Code X Unit 2 tests. 

Argumentative writing assignment due Friday. 12/15.  

Grade 8: Complete assigned close reading questions.

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12/7: 

HW & Reminders:

No school Friday, 12/8, Immaculate Conception!  Have a great 3-day weekend! πŸ™‚

Grade 6:  Complete pgs. 42-46 in Progress Test Prep book.  (For the essay on pg. 42: please write 2/3 paragraphs on a separate piece of paper.)  Due Mon. 12/11.

Grade 7: Argumentative writing assignment due Wed. 12/13.  Begin conducting interviews!

Grade 8: Complete the academic vocabulary for Life of Pi, read Life of Pi, and write a 2 paragraph summary due Monday, 12/11. 

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12/6: 

HW & Reminders:

Thursday, 12/7: 12 PM Dismissal for Report Card Conferences!

Report Card Conferences: 1-3 PM and 6-8 PM.

No school Friday, 12/8, Immaculate Conception!

Grade 5 Religion: Complete pgs. 320-323 in Advent Packet. 

Grade 6: Complete the academic vocabulary, read, and write a summary for “The Life You Imagine” by Derek Jeter. 

Complete pgs. 28-41 in Progress book due Thursday, 12/7.

Grade 7: Argumentative writing assignment due Wed. 12/13.  Begin conducting interviews!

Grade 8: Complete the academic vocabulary for Life of Pi, read Life of Pi, and write a 2 paragraph summary due Monday, 12/11. 

Graduate Page submitted to google yearbook classroom tonight 11:59 PM.

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12/5: 

HW & Reminders:

Thursday, 12/7: 12 PM Dismissal for Report Card Conferences!

Report Card Conferences: 1-3 PM and 6-8 PM.

No school Friday, 12/8, Immaculate Conception!

Grade 5 ELA: Read pgs. 220-234 in Wonder and write about the important events that occur in each section. 

Grade 5 Religion: Complete classwork: Religion text book pgs. 166-168 and pgs. 318-319 in Religion Advent packet.  

Grade 6: Complete pgs. 28-41 in Progress book due Thursday, 12/7.

Grade 8: Complete pgs. 42-46 in test prep Progress book due tomorrow, Wed. 12/6.

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12/4: 

HW & Reminders:

Thursday, 12/7: 12 PM Dismissal for Report Card Conferences!

Report Card Conferences: 1-3 PM and 6-8 PM.

Grade 5 ELA: Read pgs. 206-220 in Wonder and write about the important events that occur in each section.  

Sign Writing Rubric and Vocab Unit 2 Quiz. 

Grade 6: Complete St. Nicholas shoe.  

Complete pgs. 28-41 in Progress book due Thursday, 12/7.

Grade 7:  Code X Unit 2 Test: tomorrow, Tuesday, 12/5.

Grade 8: Complete pgs. 42-46 in test prep Progress book due Wed. 12/6.

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12/1: 

HW & Reminders:

Parents – please return report card conference slips ASAP.  Appointment times will be given next week.  

Grade 5 Religion: Christmas Traditions Art Projects due Monday, 12/4.

Grade 6: Bring in a small-sized picture of yourself!

Complete pgs. 28-41 in Progress book due Thursday, 12/7.

Grade 7:  Code X Unit 2 Test: Tuesday, 12/5.

Grade 8: Complete pgs. 42-46 in test prep Progress book due Wed. 12/6.

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11/30: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Vocabulary Unit 2 Quiz: tomorrow, Friday, 12/1.

Grade 6: Complete pgs. 28-41 in Progress book due Thursday, 12/7.

Grade 7: Finish completing pgs. 74 and 75 in Code X. 

Code X Unit 2 Test: Tuesday, 12/5.

Grade 8: Complete pgs. 42-46 in test prep Progress book due Wed. 12/6.

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11/29: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Vocabulary Unit 2 Quiz: Friday, 12/1.

Grade 6:  Finish candy cane for door. 

Sign Narratives.

Grade 7: Code X Unit 2 Test: Tuesday, 12/5.

Grade 8: Sign The Story of Keesh Quiz.

Complete pgs. 42-46 in test prep Progress book due Wed. 12/6.

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11/28: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Complete the character trait graphic organizer for Jack Will.

Vocabulary Unit 2 Quiz: Friday, 12/1.

Grade 7: Complete evidence charts for Why We Run pgs. 72 and 73.

Code X Unit 2 test on Tuesday, 12/5.

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11/27: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Write a sentence for each vocabulary word in Unit 2. 

Vocabulary Unit 2 Quiz: Friday, 12/1.

Grade 7: Complete #1-10 of the close reading questions for Why We Run in Code X. 

Grade 8:  Complete evidence charts for The Story of Keesh pgs 74 and 75 due Wed. 11/29. 

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11/22: 

Happy Thanksgiving! πŸ™‚

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Due Monday, 11/27, read pgs. 170-204 in Wonder.

Grade 5 Religion: Sign Chap 3. Tests.

Grade 6: Complete pgs. 14-27 in Progress Test Prep books due Monday, 11/27. (Letters – Cite Evidence, All Comprehension Checks, M.C.)

Sign Vocab Unit 3 Quiz. 

Grade 7:  Complete academic vocabulary for Why We Run on pg. 64, read the article “Why We Run”, and write a 2 paragraph summary due Monday, 11/27.

Grade 8: Complete pgs. 20-41 in Progress test prep books due Monday, 11/27. (Letters, M.C, Comprehension Check)

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11/21: 

Tomorrow – Wednesday, 11/22, 12 PM Dismissal! Happy Thanksgiving! πŸ™‚

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Due Monday, 11/27, read pgs. 170-204 in Wonder.

Grade 6: Complete pgs. 14-27 in Progress Test Prep books due Monday, 11/27. (Letters – Cite Evidence, All Comprehension Checks, M.C.)

Grade 7:  Sign Vocab Unit 3 Quiz.  

Complete academic vocabulary for Why We Run on pg. 64, read the article “Why We Run”, and write a 2 paragraph summary due Monday, 11/27.

Grade 8: Sign Vocab Unit 3 Quiz. 

Complete pgs. 20-41 in Progress test prep books due Monday, 11/27. (Letters, M.C, Comprehension Check)

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11/20: 

Wednesday, 11/22, 12 PM Dismissal! Happy Thanksgiving! πŸ™‚

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Finish character trait graphic organizer

Grade 5 Religion: Finish the drawings of the O Antiphon on construction paper. 

Grade 6: Complete pgs. 14-27 in Progress Test Prep books due Monday, 11/27. (Letters – Cite Evidence, All Comprehension Checks, M.C.)

Grade 8: Complete designated questions of the close reading questions for The Story of Keesh.  (Group work) – The Story of Keesh Quiz tomorrow, 11/21.

Complete pgs. 20-41 in Progress test prep books due Monday, 11/27. (Letters, M.C, Comprehension Check)

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11/17: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Read pgs. 155-169 in Wonder. 

Grade 8: Complete pgs. 20-41 in Progress test prep books due Monday, 11/27. (Letters, M.C, Comprehension Check)

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11/16: 

HW & Reminders:

Grades 6-8 Vocab Quiz Unit 3 – tomorrow, Friday, 11/17!

Grade 5 ELA: Read pgs. 134-154 in Wonder. 

Grade 5 Religion: Chapter 3 Religion test tomorrow, Friday, 11/17. 

Grade 8: Complete pgs. 20-41 in Progress test prep books due Monday, 11/27. (Letters, M.C, Comprehension Check)

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11/15: 

HW & Reminders:

Tomorrow, Thursday, 11/16, $1.00 Dress Down – 8th Grade Spirit Fundraiser!

Grades 6-8 Vocab Quiz Unit 3 on Friday, 11/17!

Grade 5 ELA: Third Person POV story for Wonder due Thursday, 11/16.

Read pgs. 127-132 in Wonder. 

Grade 5 Religion: Chapter 3 Religion test on Friday, 11/17. 

Grade 6: Vocab unit 3 pgs. 39-41

Grade 8: Complete pgs. 20-41 in Progress test prep books due Monday, 11/27. (Letters, M.C, Comprehension Check)

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11/14: 

HW & Reminders:

Thursday, 11/16, $1.00 Dress Down – 8th Grade Spirit Fundraiser!

Grades 6-8 Vocab Quiz Unit 3 on Friday, 11/17!

Grade 5 ELA: Third Person POV story for Wonder due Thursday, 11/16.

Grade 5 Religion: Chapter 3 Religion test on Friday, 11/17. 

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11/13: 

HW & Reminders:

Grades 6-8 Vocab Quiz Unit 3 on Friday, 11/17!

Grade 5 Religion: Write a short story of a time you helped someone in need or performed an act of kindness. 

Chapter 3 Religion test on Friday, 11/17. 

Grade 6: Write a sentence for each vocabulary word in Unit 3. 

Grade 7: Write a sentence for each vocabulary word in Unit 3. 

Sign Narratives.

Grade 8: Write a sentence for each vocabulary word in Unit 3. 

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11/8: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA

Grade 6: Narrative writing assignment due Monday, 11/13. (Be sure to attach rubric, graphic organizer, and draft on loose leaf to the final typed/printed copy!)

Sign Vocab Unit 2 Quiz. 

Grade 7: Pgs. 60 and 61 in Code X.

Grade 8: Pgs. 14-19 in progress NY books for state test prep – answer letter questions, multiple choice, and comprehension check. 

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11/7: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Complete the Point of View graphic organizer for Via from pgs. 109-113.

Grade 5 Religion: “We respond” pg. 49 in religion workbook. 

Grade 6: Narrative writing assignment due Monday, 11/13.

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11/6: 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Read pgs. 95-117 in Wonder. 

Grade 6: Complete narrative graphic organizer.

Narrative writing assignment due Monday, 11/13.

Grade 7: Please sign Vocab Unit 2 Quiz. 

Grade 8: Sign Vocab Unit 2 Quiz.

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11/2: 

HW & Reminders:

Grades 6-8 Vocab Unit 2 Quiz: tomorrow, Friday, 11/3!

Grade 5 ELA: Read pgs. 79-95.

Grade 6: Sign Code X Unit 1 tests.

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11/1:

 

HW & Reminders:

Grades 6-8 Vocab Unit 2 Quiz: Friday, 11/3!

Grade 5 ELA: Read pgs. 49-78 in Wonder.  Write 1-2 sentence of what happens in each chapter.

Grade 6:  Complete #2 of Writing: words in action on loose leaf.

Grade 7: Writing: Words in Action #2. (Vocab Unit 2)

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10/31:

Happy Halloween!

HW & Reminders:

Grades 6-8 Vocab Unit 2 Quiz: Friday, 11/3!

Grade 5 ELA: Read pgs. 19-48 in Wonder and jot down 4-5 main events that occur in those pages. 

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10/30:

HW & Reminders:

Grades 6-8 Vocab Unit 2 Quiz: Friday, 11/3!

Grade 5 ELA: Read pgs. 4-18 in Wonder.  Sign Red Kayak tests. 

Grade 7: Finish vocabulary classwork.

Grade 8:  Sign rubric for brochure/article assignment.

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10/27:

 

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 Religion: Sign religion tests.    

Grade 8:  Sign Code X Unit 1 Tests.

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10/26:

Friday, 10/27 – 12PM Dismissal – Confirmation at 4 PM.

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Red Kayak test tomorrow, Thursday, 10/26.

Grade 6: Code X Unit 1 Test on Thursday, 10/26.

Grade 7:  Narrative due Friday 10/27.  

Grade 8:  Saint Reports due Oct. 27th!

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10/25:

Friday, 10/27 – 12PM Dismissal – Confirmation at 4 PM.

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Red Kayak test tomorrow, Thursday, 10/26.

Grade 6: Code X Unit 1 Test on Thursday, 10/26.

Grade 7:  Narrative due Friday 10/27.  

Grade 8:  Saint Reports due Oct. 27th!

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10/24:

Individual Picture Day tomorrow, Wed. Oct 25th- Students may dress up!

Friday, 10/27 – 12PM Dismissal – Confirmation at 4 PM.

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Red Kayak test on Thursday, 10/26.

Grade 5 Religion: Chapter 2 Test tomorrow, Wednesday, 10/25.

Grade 6: (Given 10/23) Finish classwork: evidence charts pgs. 32-33.  HW 10/23: Do pgs. 34-35.

Code X Unit 1 Test on Thursday, 10/26.

Grade 7:  Finish narrative draft.  Sign Code X Unit 1 Tests.

Narrative due Friday 10/27.  

Grade 8:  Informative article/brochure on your own ideal High School due tomorrow, Wed. 10/25.

Saint Reports due Oct. 27th!

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10/23:

Individual Picture Day Wed. Oct 25th- Students may dress up!

Friday, 10/27 – 12PM Dismissal – Confirmation at 4 PM.

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Pages 42-43 in textbook.  Do questions 1-5 of Think Critically. 

Red Kayak test on Thursday, 10/26.

Grade 5 Religion: Finish completing pages 40-41.

Chapter 2 Test on Wednesday, 10/25.

Grade 6: Finish classwork: evidence charts pgs. 32-33.  HW 10/23: Do pgs. 34-35.

Code X Unit 1 Test on Thursday, 10/26.

Grade 7:  Narrative due Friday 10/27.  

Grade 8:  Informative article/brochure on your own ideal High School due Wed. 10/25.

Saint Reports due Oct. 27th!

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10/20:

Friday, 10/27 – 12PM Dismissal – Confirmation at 4 PM.

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Finish Think About Questions for Red Kayak #’s 1-8 pgs. 28-33.

Red Kayak test on Thursday, 10/26.

Grade 5 Religion:  Chapter 2 Test on Wednesday, 10/25.

Grade 6: Complete the close reading questions for Life Doesn’t Frighten Me #’s 1-8.  (write question and answer)

Code X Unit 1 Test on Thursday, 10/26.

Grade 7:  Robert Frost Rearranged in-class project due Monday, 10/23.

Narrative due Friday 10/27.  

Grade 8:  Informative article/brochure on your own ideal High School due Wed. 10/25.

Saint Reports due Oct. 27th!

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10/19:

Tomorrow, Friday, 10/20, $1.00 Black and Gold 50th Anniversary Dress Down!

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Read Red Kayak in textbook and write a summary (due tomorrow).

Grade 6: Read the poem Life Doesn’t Frighten Me, complete the academic vocabulary on pg. 28 (write the word, meaning, and example) and write a summary.  List some of the things that the speaker is afraid of.  How does she overcome her fear?

Code X Unit 1 Test on Thursday, 10/26.

Grade 7:  Robert Frost Rearranged in-class project due Monday, 10/23.

Narrative due Friday 10/27.  

Grade 8:  In class debates continue!

Informative article/brochure on your own ideal High School due Wed. 10/25.

Saint Reports due Oct. 27th!

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10/18:

Friday, 10/20, $1.00 Black and Gold 50th Anniversary Dress Down!

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Read Red Kayak in textbook and write a summary.

Grade 6: Pg. 27 in Code X

Code X Unit 1 Test on Thursday, 10/26.

Grade 7:  Robert Frost Rearranged in-class project due Monday, 10/23.

Narrative due Friday 10/27.  

Grade 8:  In class debates continue!

Informative article/brochure on your own ideal High School due Wed. 10/25.

Saint Reports due Oct. 27th!

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10/17:

Friday, 10/20, $1.00 Black and Gold 50th Anniversary Dress Down!

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Pgs. 42 and 46 in red workbook. 

Grade 7:  Narrative due Friday 10/27.  

Grade 8:  In class debates continue!

Code X Unit 1 Test Wed. 10/18.

Informative article/brochure on your own ideal High School due Wed. 10/25.

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10/16:

Friday, 10/20, $1.00 Black and Gold 50th Anniversary Dress Down!

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 ELA: Read pgs. 24 and 25 in textbook.  Answer “Words to Write” on pg. 24.

Grade 5 Religion: Finish classwork began in class.  Finish cards!

Grade 7:  Code X Unit 1 Test tomorrow, Tuesday, 10/17.

Narrative due Friday 10/27.  

Grade 8:  In class debates continue!

Code X Unit 1 Test Wed. 10/18.

Informative article/brochure on your own ideal High School due Wed. 10/25.

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10/13:

HW & Reminders:

Terra Nova Testing Tues. 10/10 – Mon. 10/16

Have a great, relaxing weekend!

Grade 7:  Code X Unit 1 Test Tuesday, 10/17.

Narrative due Friday 10/27.  

Grade 8:  In class debates continue!

Code X Unit 1 Test Wed. 10/18.

Informative article/brochure on your own ideal High School due Wed. 10/25.

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10/12:

HW & Reminders:

Terra Nova Testing Tues. 10/10 – Mon. 10/16

Grade 6: Pg. 24 in Code X.

Grade 7:

Code X Unit 1 Test Tuesday, 10/17.

Narrative due Friday 10/20.

Grade 8:  In class debates tomorrow, Friday 10/13.

Code X Unit 1 Test Wed. 10/18.

Informative article/brochure on your own ideal High School due Friday 10/20.

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10/11:

HW & Reminders:

Terra Nova Testing Tues. 10/10 – Mon. 10/16

Tomorrow – Thursday, 10/12, $2.00 Breast Cancer Awareness Pink Dress Down Day!

Grade 5 ELA:  Sign Thank You, M’am essays.  

Finish typing and print out Written Directions activity!

Grade 6: Complete #’s 15-29 of the Close Reading Questions for Tuesday of the Other June (pgs.17-23)

Grade 7: Pgs. 30-33 in Code X due Thursday 10/12.

Code X Unit 1 Test Tuesday, 10/17.

Narrative due Friday 10/20.

Grade 8:  In class debates on Friday 10/13.

Code X Unit 1 Test Wed. 10/18.

Informative article/brochure on your own ideal High School due Friday 10/20.

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10/10:

HW & Reminders:

Terra Nova Testing Tues. 10/10 – Mon. 10/16

Thursday, 10/12, $2.00 Breast Cancer Awareness Pink Dress Down Day!

Grade 5: Draft on loose leaf for written direction for an activity you are an expert at, due tomorrow!

Grade 7: Pgs. 30-33 in Code X due Thursday 10/12.

Code X Unit 1 Test Tuesday, 10/17.

Narrative due Friday 10/20.

Grade 8:  In class debates on Thursday and Friday 10/12 and 10/13.

Code X Unit 1 Test Wed. 10/18.

Informative article/brochure on your own ideal High School due Friday 10/20.

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10/5:

HW & Reminders:

Rosary Mass for grades 5-8 on Friday, 10/6 at 1pm.

Grade 7:  Complete the narrative graphic organizer for Call Me Maria, due Friday 10/6.

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10/4:

HW & Reminders:

Rosary Mass for grades 5-8 on Friday, 10/6 at 1pm.

Grade 7:  Complete the narrative graphic organizer for Call Me Maria, due Friday 10/6.

Grade 8: Pgs. 36 and 37 in Code X.

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10/3:

HW & Reminders:

Rosary Mass for grades 5-8 on Friday, 10/6 at 1pm.

Grade 5 ELA: Read Brave Melissa on pg. 23 in text book.  Answer the skill and strategy questions and create a plot organizer. 

Grade 6: Complete the close reading questions #’s 1-14 for Tuesday of the other June (pgs. 11-16)

Grade 7: Pg. 25 in Code X

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10/2:

HW & Reminders:

Rosary Mass for grades 5-8 on Friday, 10/6 at 1pm.

Grades 5-8: Sign & return Vocab Unit 1 Quiz. 

Grade 5 ELA: Complete the concept map done in class – give three examples for each category: Actions, Feelings, Chracteristics, and Situations. 

Grade 6: Complete the academic vocabulary for Tuesday of the Other June that we began in class.  Read Tuesday of the Other June and write a summary: What happens? What is the conflict? How is it resolved?

Grade 7: Complete the evidence charts on pgs. 22-23 in Code X. 

Grade 8: Complete the evidence charts for The Year of the MOOC on pgs. 34-35.

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9/29:

HW & Reminders:

Grades 5-8: Study for Vocab Quiz Unit 1 – tomorrow, Friday, 9/29.

Grade 5 ELA: Sign and return the Student Release Form handed out in ELA. 

“Thank You, M’am” essay due Monday, 10/2. Make sure to have the draft on loose leaf, final typed copy, and rubric all attached to hand in!

Grade 6: Finish your cave painting story.

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9/28:

HW & Reminders:

Grades 5-8: Study for Vocab Quiz Unit 1 – tomorrow, Friday, 9/29.

Grade 5 ELA: Sign and return the Student Release Form handed out in ELA. 

“Thank You, M’am” essay due Monday, 10/2.

Grade 5 Religion:  Sign Chapter 1 tests.

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9/27:

HW & Reminders:

Grades 5-8: Vocab Quiz Unit 1 on Friday, 9/29.

Grade 5 Religion: For the students who did not finish their rosary plates, please finish it for homework.

Grade 5 ELA: Finish pgs. 12-15 in blue vocab book if you did not finish in class.  Write a short story using at least 6 of the vocabulary words in Unit 1. 

Sign and return the Student Release Form handed out in ELA. 

“Thank You, M’am” essay due Monday, 10/2.

Grade 6:  Write a shorty story using at least 10 vocabulary words. 

Grade 7: Continue answering (began in class) close reading questions #1-30 for Call Me Maria.  

Grade 8: Finish classwork: academic vocabulary and a brief summary for article “The Year of the MOOC”

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9/26:

HW & Reminders:

Grades 5-8: Vocab Quiz Unit 1 on Friday, 9/29.

Grade 5 Religion: Chapter 1 Test tomorrow, Wednesday, 9/27.

For the students who did not finish their rosary plates, please finish it for homework.

Grade 5 ELA: Sign and return the Student Release Form handed out in ELA. 

“Thank You, M’am” essay due Monday, 10/2.

Grade 6:  Vocab Unit 1 – pgs. 17-21 must be completed. 

Grade 7:  Vocab unit 1 must be completed (pgs. 17-21)

Grade 8: Answer #2 in Writing: Words in Action on pg. 20.  Your response should be at least 3 paragraphs.  

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9/25:

HW & Reminders:

Grades 5-8: Vocab Quiz Unit 1 on Friday, 9/29.

Grades 6-8: Write a sentence with each of the vocabulary words in Unit 1. 

  • Grade 7: please finish up to Antonyms in the workbook.

Grade 5 Religion: Chapter 1 Test on Wednesday, 9/27.

For the students who did not finish their rosary plates, please finish it for homework.

Grade 5 ELA: “Thank You, M’am” essay due Monday, 10/2.

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9/22:

Have a great weekend and Happy 1st Day of Fall!

HW & Reminders:

Grade 5 Religion: Chapter 1 Test on Wednesday, 9/27.

Grade 5 ELA: “Thank You, M’am” essay due Monday, 10/2.

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9/21:

Tomorrow, Friday, 9/22, $1.00 Dress Down to benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey & Irma!

HW & Reminders:

Homeroom: Please sign and return all forms that were sent home ASAP – esp. Photo Release Form and Acceptable Use Policy Form! 

All grades 5-8:  

  • All ELA books should be covered and summer HW should be handed in!

Grade 5 Religion: Chapter 1 Test on Wednesday, 9/27.

Grade 6: PLOT Packets due tomorrow.  All graphic organizers for the films should be completely filled in!

Grade 7: Sign 7th Grade Autobiography Writing Assignments. 

Please finish academic vocabulary for Call Me Maria. 

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9/20:

Friday, 9/22, $1.00 Dress Down to benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey & Irma!

HW & Reminders:

Homeroom: Please sign and return all forms that were sent home ASAP – esp. Photo Release Form and Acceptable Use Policy Form! 

All grades 5-8:  

  • All ELA books should be covered and summer HW should be handed in!

Grade 5 Religion: Finish acrostic poem for how we can help the Kingdom of God grow.

Grade 7: Answer:  Describe a decision you made that changed the direction of your life.  What did you experience during the process of making the decision?  What did you learn?

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9/19:

HW & Reminders:

Homeroom: Please sign and return all forms that were sent home ASAP – esp. Photo Release Form and Acceptable Use Policy Form! 

All grades 5-8:  

  • All ELA books should be covered and summer HW should be handed in!

Grade 5: ELA: Please finish all 8 questions in the Thank You M’am packet.  All questions must be answered in complete sentences.  Try to use evidence!

Grade 8: Please sign Day to Serve writing assignment. 

Finish close reading questions for Essays That Make a Difference.

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9/18:

HW & Reminders:

Homeroom: Please sign and return all forms that were sent home ASAP – esp. Photo Release Form and Acceptable Use Policy Form! 

All grades 5-8:  

  • All ELA books should be covered and summer HW should be handed in!

Grade 6: Please cover Progress books by Tuesday, 9/19!

Grade 8: Please read “Essays That Make a Difference” and write a brief summary for each essay. (3)

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9/15:

HW & Reminders:

Homeroom: Please sign and return all forms that were sent home ASAP – esp. Photo Release Form! 

All grades 5-8:  

  • All ELA books should be covered and summer HW should be handed in!

Grade 6: Please cover Progress books by Tuesday, 9/19!

Grade 7: Seventh Grade Autobiography Poetry Assignment ? Due Monday, 9/18.

  • Write your own contemporary poem, Seventh Grade Autobiography describing a memory from your childhood.
  • Your poem must include a heading, have a minimum of 3-4 stanzas of at least 4 lines each, the title Seventh Grade Autobiography (or come up with your own), and it must be typed.
  • I encourage you to include a picture, if you have one, as Rita Dove did in Fifth Grade Autobiography.

Grade 8: Cover Progress books by Monday, 9/18!

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9/14:

HW & Reminders:

Homeroom: Please sign and return all forms that were sent home ASAP – esp. Photo Release Form! 

All grades 5-8:  

  • All ELA books should be covered and summer HW should be handed in!

Grade 7: Seventh Grade Autobiography Poetry Assignment ? Due Monday, 9/18.

  • Write your own contemporary poem, Seventh Grade Autobiography describing a memory from your childhood.
  • Your poem must include a heading, have a minimum of 3-4 stanzas of at least 4 lines each, the title Seventh Grade Autobiography (or come up with your own), and it must be typed.
  • I encourage you to include a picture, if you have one, as Rita Dove did in Fifth Grade Autobiography.

Grade 8: Cover Progress books by Monday, 9/18!

A Day to Serve Writing Assignment due tomorrow, Friday, 9/15.  

Requirements:

  • Typed, size 12 Times New Roman, double spaced, 1 inch margins.  
  • At least 3 paragraphs. 
  • Title is required.
  • Pictures are encouraged!
  • Rubric attached.

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9/13:

HW & Reminders:

Homeroom: Please sign and return all forms that were sent home ASAP! 

All grades 5-8:  

  • All ELA books must be covered by tomorrow, Thursday, 9/14.  
  • Summer HW due 9/11.  If a student did not hand it in, please hand it in ASAP!

Grade 5: List 10 words that you use frequently in your writing.  Then list 10 antonyms and 10 synonyms for each word.  Make a three column chart to better organize your words!

Grade 6: Please finish your individualized emoji! 

Grade 8: A Day to Serve Writing Assignment due Friday, 9/15.  

Requirements:

  • Typed, size 12 Times New Roman, double spaced, 1 inch margins.  
  • At least 3 paragraphs. 
  • Title is required.
  • Pictures are encouraged!

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9/12:

HW & Reminders:

Homeroom: Please sign and return all forms that were sent home ASAP! 

All grades 5-8:  

  • All ELA books must be covered by Thursday, 9/14.  
  • Summer HW due 9/11.  If a student did not hand it in, please hand it in ASAP!

Grade 5: In your religion section of your binder, sign the religion contract.  

Grade 5 Disciple Contract:  As a disciple of Jesus, this year I promise to … Sign & Date. 

Grade 6:  Finish Patriot Day packet – to be collected tomorrow! Each letter should be at least two paragraphs. 

Grade 7: Share your good deed for #911Day and #PatriotDay on an index card using the hashtags!

Complete the Patriot Day packet. 

Grade 8: A Day to Serve Writing Assignment due Friday, 9/15.  

Requirements:

  • Typed, size 12 Times New Roman, double spaced, 1 inch margins.  
  • At least 3 paragraphs. 
  • Title is required.
  • Pictures are encouraged!

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9/11:

HW & Reminders:

Grade 6: Please sign and return all forms that were sent home ASAP! 

All grades:  

  • All ELA books must be covered by Thursday, 9/14.  
  • Summer HW due today, 9/11.  If a student did not hand it in, please hand it in ASAP!

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Welcome back!! 

Welcome 6th grade and all grades!

Reminders: 

  • Please sign and return forms that were sent home with the students.  
    • 6th Grade:  If all students return the Emergency Contact Information Form by Friday, 9/8, the class will receive a No HW pass for ELA!
    • Please have all books covered by Thursday, 9/14!!
    • ELA summer work due next week – Monday, 9/11! 

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6/15:

Grade 6: Please sign Anne Frank tests.

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6/13:

** Grades 6-8, when returning Code-X books, please remember to remove the contact paper!!

Grade 5: Immigrant Influence in U.S. Writing Assignment due to be submitted in GoogleClassrooms Wednesday, 6/14.

Grade 7: Sign Vocab Quizzes and Code X Tests.

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6/12:

Grade 5: Sign 10 Mile Day Tests.

Immigrant Influence in U.S. Writing Assignment due to be submitted in GoogleClassrooms Wednesday, 6/14.

Grade 6: Anne Frank test tomorrow, 6/13.

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6/9:

Grade 5: Please submit your What What I Would Bring writing assignment to the GoogleClassroom by Monday, 6/12.

Grade 6: Questions for pgs. 210-268 in The Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank, due Monday, 6/12.

Letter to Anne In-Class Writing Assignment due to be submitted to GoogleClassroom by Monday, 6/12.

Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank Test- Tuesday, 6/13.

Grade 7: In class project due to be submitted in Google Classroom by: Monday, 6/12

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6/8:

Grade 5: Sign Vocab Unit 10 Quiz.

Grade 6: Questions for pgs. 210-268 in The Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank, due Monday, 6/12.

Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank Test- Tuesday, 6/13.

Grade 7: Vocab Unit 11 Quiz tomorrow, Friday, 6/9.

In class project due to be submitted in Google Classroom by: Monday, 6/12.

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6/7:

Grade 5: Ten Mile Day Test, tomorrow, Thursday, 6/8.

Grade 6: Finish classwork:

While Anne did not mention it much, she must have been feeling a very intense fear.? Do you believe the cost of war is worth the price of freedom?? Jot down your feelings in your notebook.

What are some examples in the book where we see fear in the annex?

Write a journal entry, 3 paragraphs, imagining yourself in Annes position.? Would you be scared? Why?? How would you re`act to the situation Anne is facing?? How would you try to be positive?

-> Vocab Unit 8 Quiz tomorrow, Thursday, 6/8.

-> Questions for pgs. 210-268 in The Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank, due Monday, 6/12.

-> Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank Test- Tuesday, 6/13.

Grade 7: Vocab Unit 11 Quiz Friday, 6/9.

In class project due to be submitted in Google Classroom by: Monday, 6/12.

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6/6:

Grade 5: Vocab Unit 10 Quiz tomorrow, Wednesday, 6/7.

Ten Mile Day Test on Thursday, 6/8.

Grade 6: Vocab Unit 8 Quiz Thursday, 6/8.

Questions for pgs. 210-268 in The Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank, due Monday, 6/12.

Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank Test- Tuesday, 6/13.

Grade 7: Vocab Unit 11 Quiz Friday, 6/9.

In class project due to be submitted in Google Classroom by: Monday, 6/12.

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6/5:

Grade 5: Vocab Unit 10 Quiz Wednesday, 6/7.

Ten Mile Day Test on Thursday, 6/8.

Grade 6: Vocab Unit 8 Quiz Thursday, 6/8.

Questions for pgs. 210-268 in The Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank, due Monday, 6/12.

Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank Test Tuesday, 6/13.

Grade 7: ?Vocab Unit 11 Quiz Friday, 6/9.

In class project due Monday, 6/12.

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6/2:

Grade 5:?Vocab Unit 10 Quiz Wednesday, 6/7.

Ten Mile Day Test on Thursday, 6/8.

Grade 6: Due Monday morning:?Writing Task: Create a letter to Pim or to Mother in your own words, but from Annes point of view, explaining how Anne feels in that specific passage we have just read on pgs. 265-267.? To be done on loose leaf and handed in.

Read pgs. 181-210 in The Diary of a Young Girl and answer the questions to be handed in on loose leaf for Monday, 6/5.

Vocab Unit 8 Quiz Thursday, 6/8.

Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank Test on Tuesday, 6/13.

Grade 8:?Sign Code X Tests.

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6/1:

Grade 5:?Vocab Unit 10 Quiz Wednesday, 6/7.

Ten Mile Day Test on Thursday, 6/8.

Grade 6: Read pgs. 181-210 in The Diary of a Young Girl and answer the questions to be handed in on loose leaf for Monday, 6/5.

Vocab Unit 8 Quiz Thursday, 6/8.

Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank Test on Tuesday, 6/13.

Grade 7: ?Sign Opinion Essays.

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5/31:

Grade 5: Read pgs. 162-163 in textbook. ?Answer the writing prompt in your notebook.

Ten Mile Day Test on Thursday, 6/8.

Grade 6: Read pgs. 181-210 in The Diary of a Young Girl and answer the questions to be handed in on loose leaf for Monday, 6/5.

Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank Test on Tuesday, 6/13.

Grade 7:?Code X Unit 4 Test – tomorrow, Thursday, 6/1.

Grade 8:?Sign Vocab Unit 9 Quiz. ?Complete the packet for The Treasure of Lemon Brown.

Argumentative Writing Essay due tomorrow, Thursday, 6/1.

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5/30:

Tomorrow, Wednesday, 5/31, 12 PM Dismissal – Oratorical Contest at OLMCA!

Grade 5: Sign Vocab Unit 9 Quiz.

Grade 7:?Code X Unit 4 Test – Thursday, 6/1.

Grade 8:?Argumentative Writing Essay due Thursday, 6/1.

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5/26:

Have a great memorial day weekend!

Grade 6:?Sign Vocab Unit 7 Quiz. ?Read pgs. 151-181 in The Diary of a Young girl – questions to be written out due Tuesday, 5/30.

Grade 7:?Sign Vocab Unit 10 Quiz.

Code X Unit 4 Test – Thursday, 6/1.

Grade 8:?Code X Unit 3 Take Home Test due Tues. 5/30.

Argumentative Writing Essay due Thursday, 6/1.

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5/25:

Grade 6:Read pgs. 151-181 in The Diary of a Young girl – questions to be written out due Tuesday, 5/30.

Grade 7:?Sign Vocab Unit 10 Quiz.

Code X Unit 4 Test – Thursday, 6/1.

Grade 8:?Sign Vocab Unit 8 Quiz.

Vocab Unit 9 Quiz tomorrow, Friday, 5/26.

Code X Unit 3 Take Home Test due Tues. 5/30.

Argumentative Writing Essay due Thursday, 6/1.

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5/24:

Grade 5: Continue to read Ten Mile Day. ?Write a short summary in your notebook.

Grade 6:Read pgs. 151-181 in The Diary of a Young girl – questions to be written out due Tuesday, 5/30.

Grade 7: Code X Unit 4 Test – Thursday, 6/1.

Grade 8:?Vocab Unit 9 Quiz Friday, 5/26.

Argumentative Writing Essay due Thursday, 6/1.

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Tues. 5/23:

Grade 6: Complete the questions from class and handout.

Read pgs. 151-181 in The Diary of a Young girl – questions to be written out due Tuesday, 5/30.

Grade 7: Code X Unit 4 Test – Thursday, 6/1.

Grade 8: Complete Vocab Unit 9 – up to pg. 125.

Vocab Unit 9 Quiz Friday, 5/26.

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5/22:

Grade 6: Read pgs. 151-181 in The Diary of a Young girl – questions to be written out due Tuesday, 5/30.

Grade 7: Code X Unit 4 Test – Thursday, 6/1.

Grade 8:?Write a sentence with each vocab word from Unit 9 in your notebook.

Vocab Unit 9 Quiz Friday, 5/26.

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Wed. 5/17 and Thurs. 5/18:

Grades 5-8 Vocab Quiz Friday, 5/19!

Grade 5: Sign the biography assignment.

Grade 6 Wed. 5/17: Complete #2 of Writing: Words in Action in your notebook on pg. 96 (use at least 6 different vocab words)

Read pgs. 105-150 in the Diary of a Young Girl and answer the following questions on loose leaf due Friday, 5/19. ?Please make sure to write the question and answer in complete sentences.

1. Explain what Anne means when she says they have freedom after five.

2. What did Peter hold out in front of Mouschis nose to try to lure him back inside?

3. Three taps signals what event in the household?

4. Who has to go to the hospital for an operation?

5. Analyze the importance of Mr. VanDaan selling his wifes fur coat.

6.? How old was Anne when she received her beloved fountain pen?

7. Analyze the reason Anne keeps having dreams about her friend Lies.

8. For what event in Annes life is she unable to forgive her mother?

9. Why did Anne sew an edge of lace on her blue petticoat?

Grade 7 Wed. 5/17: Please complete vocab unit 10 and writing: words in action #2 in your notebook.

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5/16:

Grades 5-8 Vocab Quiz Friday, 5/19!

Grade 5: Please read pgs. 144-145 in textbook and complete “Words to Write” on pg. 144 in notebook.

Grade 6:?Please complete the vocab unit 7 – completing the sentence and vocabulary in context.

Read pgs. 105-150 in the Diary of a Young Girl and answer the following questions on loose leaf due Friday, 5/19. ?Please make sure to write the question and answer in complete sentences.

1. Explain what Anne means when she says they have freedom after five.

2. What did Peter hold out in front of Mouschis nose to try to lure him back inside?

3. Three taps signals what event in the household?

4. Who has to go to the hospital for an operation?

5. Analyze the importance of Mr. VanDaan selling his wifes fur coat.

6.? How old was Anne when she received her beloved fountain pen?

7. Analyze the reason Anne keeps having dreams about her friend Lies.

8. For what event in Annes life is she unable to forgive her mother?

9. Why did Anne sew an edge of lace on her blue petticoat?

Grade 7: Please make sure that the classwork begun in class, is complete. ?Pgs. 158 and 159 in Code X. ?Sign article critique writing assignment.

Grade 8: Complete pgs. 105-107 in vocab Unit 8 – complete the sentence and vocabulary in context.

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5/15:

Grades 5-8 Vocab Quiz Friday, 5/19!

Grade 5:?Write a sentence for each word in your notebook from vocab unit 9.

Grade 6:?Complete classwork that was begun in class – vocab unit 7 pgs. 88- top of 95 (antonyms).

Read pgs. 105-150 in the Diary of a Young Girl and answer the following questions on loose leaf due Friday, 5/19. ?Please make sure to write the question and answer in complete sentences.

1. Explain what Anne means when she says they have freedom after five.

2. What did Peter hold out in front of Mouschis nose to try to lure him back inside?

3. Three taps signals what event in the household?

4. Who has to go to the hospital for an operation?

5. Analyze the importance of Mr. VanDaan selling his wifes fur coat.

6.? How old was Anne when she received her beloved fountain pen?

7. Analyze the reason Anne keeps having dreams about her friend Lies.

8. For what event in Annes life is she unable to forgive her mother?

9. Why did Anne sew an edge of lace on her blue petticoat?

Grade 7: ?Write a sentence for each vocabulary work in Unit 10 in notebook.

Grade 8:?For ballroom dancers, write a sentence for each vocab word in unit 8 in your notebook.

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5/11:

Grade 5:?Complete pgs. 88 and 93 in red workbook.

Grade 6: Complete handout given in class. ?Reading and questions on loose leaf for pgs. 90-105 due tomorrow, Friday, 5/12.

Grade 8:?Complete the evidence charts for Zebra in Code x on pgs. 164 and 165.

Writing task on The Karate Kid is due tomorrow, Friday, 5/10. ?Code X Unit 3:?In at least one typed page, size 12 Times New Roman font, 1 inch margins, how does learning the art of karate influence Daniel in his everyday life?? How is karate demonstrated as his form of healing power with the situation he is dealing with?? What impact does of having a mentor, Mr. Miyagi, have on Daniel?? Be sure to answer the task using supporting details and examples from the film.

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5/10:

Grade 6:?Sign both Vocab Unit 6 and Diary of a Young Girl pgs. 1-60 quizzes.?Write a sentence for each vocabulary word for the section pgs. 90-105. ?In your notebook, where do we see the theme of love in the readings so far? Give examples. ?Reading and questions on looseleaf for pgs. 90-105 due Friday, 5/12.

Grade 7:?Sign Vocab Unit 9 Quiz.

Grade 8:?Sign Vocab Unit 7 Quiz. Finish reading Zebra in Code X.

Writing task on The Karate Kid is due Friday, 5/10. ?Code X Unit 3:?In at least one typed page, size 12 Times New Roman font, 1 inch margins, how does learning the art of karate influence Daniel in his everyday life?? How is karate demonstrated as his form of healing power with the situation he is dealing with?? What impact does of having a mentor, Mr. Miyagi, have on Daniel?? Be sure to answer the task using supporting details and examples from the film.

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5/8:

Grade 5:?Sign Vocab Unit 8 Quiz. ?Complete classwork: Read pgs. 142-143. ?Answer the skill & strategy questions on pg. 143 and give two examples under bullet point #4 on pg. 142, all in notebook.

Grade 6: Please read pgs. 60-90 in The Diary of a Young Girl and answer the questions on loose leaf to be handed in on Wednesday, 5/10. ?Make sure to write the question and answer in complete sentences.

1. What item do the 8 receive as an extra for Christmas?

2. Why are the Dutch (non-Jewish) people afraid during this time?

3. Have you ever felt the way Anne does in her journal entry for Saturday 30 January 1943 ? unable to please anyone?

4. Who were the burglars that everyone heard in the attic?

5. Who are Mouschi and Boche?

6. Summarize the events on Thursday 25 March 1943.

7. On Friday 2 April 1943, Anne was cruel to her mother.? What did she do?

8. Who is de Fuhrer that Anne keeps referring to?

9. Why cant the eight throw away all of their garbage?

Grade 7:?Finish your section of numbers of the close reading questions in Code X for the Super Disasters of the 21st Century.

Grade 8:?Writing task on The Karate Kid is due Friday, 5/10.

Code X Unit 3:?In at least one typed page, size 12 Times New Roman font, 1 inch margins, how does learning the art of karate influence Daniel in his everyday life?? How is karate demonstrated as his form of healing power with the situation he is dealing with?? What impact does of having a mentor, Mr. Miyagi, have on Daniel?? Be sure to answer the task using supporting details and examples from the film.

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5/5:

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Have a great weekend!

Grade 6: Please read pgs. 60-90 in The Diary of a Young Girl and answer the questions on loose leaf to be handed in on Wednesday, 5/10. ?Make sure to write the question and answer in complete sentences.

1. What item do the 8 receive as an extra for Christmas?

2. Why are the Dutch (non-Jewish) people afraid during this time?

3. Have you ever felt the way Anne does in her journal entry for Saturday 30 January 1943 ? unable to please anyone?

4. Who were the burglars that everyone heard in the attic?

5. Who are Mouschi and Boche?

6. Summarize the events in Thursday 25 March 1943.

7. On Friday 2 April 1943, Anne was cruel to her mother.? What did she do?

8. Who is de Fuhrer that Anne keeps referring to?

9. Why cant the eight throw away all of their garbage?

Grade 7: Please have your Code X Take Home Tests signed.

Grade 8:?Writing task on The Karate Kid is due Friday, 5/10.

Code X Unit 3:?In at least one typed page, size 12 Times New Roman font, 1 inch margins, how does learning the art of karate influence Daniel in his everyday life?? How is karate demonstrated as his form of healing power with the situation he is dealing with?? What impact does of having a mentor, Mr. Miyagi, have on Daniel?? Be sure to answer the task using supporting details and examples from the film.

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5/4:

Cinco de Mayo: Chips & Dip Sale tomorrow, Friday, 5/5!

Grade 5:?Please have the Satchel Paige tests signed.

Grade 7:?Read pgs. 149-155 and summarize the two sections of Earthquakes and Tsunamis in your notebook.

Grade 8: Mentor letter of the art chosen – print out and hand in- due tomorrow, Friday, 5/5.

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5/3:?

Cinco de Mayo: Chips & Dip Sale Friday, 5/5!

Grade 7:?Please finish the academic vocabulary on pg. 142 of Code X in your notebook. ?Write the word, meaning, and sentence for each.

Grade 8: Mentor letter of the art chosen – print out and hand in- due Friday, 5/5.

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5/2:

Grade 8: Mentor letter of the art chose due Friday, 5/5.

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5/1:

Grade 5: 1 page reflection on the video watched in class on loose leaf to hand in.?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8X4CypTaOQs

Grade 7:?Opinion essay due tomorrow, Tuesday, 5/2.

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Fri. 4/28:

Have a good weekend!?

Grade 5: Biography on a Negro League Baseball Player due Monday, 5/1.

  • Biography should be 5-7 paragraphs. ?Draft on loose leaf and graphic organizer should be attached to final typed copy with a cover page.

Grade 6: Vocab Unit 6 Quiz moved to Monday, 5/1 due to Oratorical Contest! Quiz on pgs. 1-60 from The Diary of a Young Girl, also on Monday, 5/1.

Grade 7:?Journal entry #11 in reader’s notebook due Monday, 5/1. Opinion essay due Tuesday, 5/2.

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Thurs. 4/27:

Grades 5-8 Vocab Quiz tomorrow, Friday, 4/28!

$2.00 Special Dress Down tomorrow, Friday, 4/28!

Grade 5: Biography on a Negro League Baseball Player due Monday, 5/1.

  • Biography should be 5-7 paragraphs. ?Draft on loose leaf and graphic organizer should be attached to final typed copy with a cover page.

Grade 6: Please have your Memoirs signed.

Quiz on pgs. 1-60 from The Diary of a Young Girl, Monday, 5/1.

Grade 7:?Please bring reading material and your reader’s notebook tomorrow, Fri 4/28. Opinion essay due Tuesday, 5/2.

Grade 8: Sign your Narratives.

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Wed. 4/26:

Grades 5-8 Vocab Quiz Friday, 4/28!

$2.00 Special Dress Down Friday, 4/28!

Grade 5: Biography on a Negro League Baseball Player due Monday, 5/1.

  • Biography should be 5-7 paragraphs. ?Draft on loose leaf and graphic organizer should be attached to final typed copy with a cover page.

Grade 6: Complete Vocab Unit 6 and Unit Recaps pgs. 70-87.

Quiz on pgs. 1-60 from The Diary of a Young Girl, Monday, 5/1.

Grade 7:?Opinion essay due Tuesday, 5/2.

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4/25:

Grades 5-8 Vocab Quiz Friday, 4/28!

Grade 5: Biography on a Negro League Baseball Player due Monday, 5/1.

  • Biography should be 5-7 paragraphs. ?Draft on loose leaf and graphic organizer should be attached to final typed copy with a cover page.

Grade 6: Have 3 bullet points for the trials and triumphs mentioned so far in pgs. 1-60 in Anne Frank’s Diary. ?Complete journal entry #1: Describe Anne. ?How well do you know her so far? ?What are some of her interests and dislikes? ?Use adjectives in your response and provide examples.

Grade 7:?Opinion essay due Tuesday, 5/2.

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4/24:

Grades 5-8 Vocab Quiz Friday, 4/28!

Grade 5: Graphic organizer should be completed as well as?2-3 paragraphs of biography draft on loose leaf should be completed.

Biography on a Negro League Baseball Player due Monday, 5/1.

  • Biography should be 5-7 paragraphs. ?Draft on loose leaf and graphic organizer should be attached to final typed copy with a cover page.

Grade 6: Please make sure you have your journal for tomorrow!

Grade 7: Please have your vocab quizzes signed. Complete Vocab Unit ?9. Opinion essay due Tuesday, 5/2.

Grade 8:?Complete Vocab unit 7.

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4/10 – 4/23:

Easter class parties on Wednesday, 4/12 – 12 pm dismissal!

Easter break HW:

Grade 5: Satchel Paige Take Home Test due Monday, 4/24. Vocab Quizzes signed.

Grade 6: Please have your vocab quizzes signed, your journal, and read pgs. 30-60 in The Diary of a Young Girl and answer the following questions to be handed in on Monday, 4/24:

1. What is Daddys nickname?

2. Explain your opinion of Mrs. VanDaan.

3. Anne mentions on p. 38-49 the treatment of Jews who did not go into hiding.? What sorts of things are happening to them?

4. Why is Anne no longer considered German?

5. Summarize Annes feelings toward her father.

6. Describe Annes feelings toward her mother.

7. What is the name and occupation of the 8th person that will join the others in the Secret Annex?

Grade 7: Code X Unit 3 Take Home Test due Monday, 4/24.

Grade 8: Easter activity printed out and shown to me by Wednesday, 4/12. Vocab Quizzes signed.

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4/6:

Grades 5-8 Vocabulary Quiz tomorrow, Friday, 4/7!

Grade 7: pgs. 118 and 119 in Code X to be complete in notebook.

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4/5:

If there is anyone in grades 6-8 who is interested in entering the Oratorical Contest for extra credit in ELA, please see me! ?

Grade 6:?Please read pgs. 1-30 in The Diary of a Young Girl by Tuesday, 4/11, and answer the following questions to be handed in:

1. What date is Annes birthday?

2. What is ironic about the following statement: Its an odd idea for someone like me to keep a diarybecause it seems to me that neither I ? nor for that matter anyone else ? will be interested in the unbosomings of a thirteen-year-old school girl?

3. What is Annes reason for starting a diary?

4. List at least three ways in which Jews were treated differently as stated by Anne in her diary.

5. What is the name that Anne gives her diary?

6. Who is the first person in the Frank family to be called up by the SS?

7.? What are some of the themes that are prominent in pgs. 1-30?

Grade 7: Please complete evidence charts on pgs. 116 and 117.

Grades 5-8 Vocab Quiz Friday, 4/7.

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4/4:

If there is anyone in grades 6-8 who is interested in entering the Oratorical Contest for extra credit in ELA, please see me! ?

Grade 5: Please finish up Unit 7 (classwork – pgs. 68-77) and short story in your N.B. using at least 6 vocabulary words.

Grade 6:?In your notebook, please write a sentence for each vocabulary word in Unit 5.

Grade 8: Please finish up Unit 6 (from pgs. 77-87).

Grades 5-8 Vocab Quiz Friday, 4/7.

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4/3:

If there is anyone in grades 6-8 who is interested in entering the Oratorical Contest for extra credit in ELA, please see me! ?Please have your speech printed and handed in by Tuesday, 4/4, for approval!

Grade 5:?Please write a sentence for each vocabulary word in Unit 7 (blue book) in your notebook.

Grade 6: Please color the cross handout out today in class for Easter. ?Glue on construction paper and write your name on the bottom of the page.

Grade 7:?Please write a sentence for each vocabulary word in Unit 8 in your notebook.

Grade 8: Please make sure you have a summary written in your notebook for Letter to a Young Artist. ?Please write a sentence for each vocabulary word in Unit 6 in your notebook.

Grades 5-8 Vocab Quiz Friday, 4/7.

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3/31:

Have a great weekend! πŸ™‚

If there is anyone in grades 6-8 who is interested in entering the Oratorical Contest for extra credit in ELA, please see me!

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3/30:

Grade 5: Read pgs. 134-137 on Roberto Clemente in the textbook and answer the “THINK” questions on the side of the page in your notebook.

Grade 7: Complete the classwork assigned – to be checked tomorrow. ?Read both poems “Democracy”, answer in your notebook what the message from the author is, and answer all of the close reading questions.

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3/29:

**NYS ELA Tests: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, March 28, 29, & 30** a big GOOD LUCK to grades 4,6,& 8! (remember to bring enough sharpened pencils and highlighters!)

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3/28:

**NYS ELA Tests: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, March 28, 29, & 30** a big GOOD LUCK to grades 4,6,& 8! (remember to bring enough sharpened pencils and highlighters!)

Grade 5: Please complete the “newsletter article” on your person of interest in your notebook for Thursday, 3/30. (Also on pg. 132)

Grade 7: Please do an entry in your readers notebook.

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3/24:

Grades 6 & 8 – NYS ELA State Test Tuesday, March 28, Wednesday, March 29, & Thursday, March 30. — Students: remember to bring pencils & highlighters!

Have a great weekend!

Grade 6: Memoir Writing Assignment due Monday, 3/27.

Please have your State Test Prep Quizzes signed.

Criteria for the Memoir:

  • Final copy: at least 1 full page typed, double-spaced, no larger than 14 size font, proper heading, with a title.
  • Rough draft, web, and graphic organizers must be attached.
  • Pictures would be great!

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3/22:

Tomorrow, Thursday 3/23, 12 PM Dismissal – Report Card Conferences — Friendly Reminder: Report Card Conferences are for scheduled homeroom appointments. ?

Grade 6: Memoir Writing Assignment due Monday, 3/27.

Grade 7: In your reader’s notebook, write a response to the movie 12 Angry Men. ?How was it different from the short excerpt we read in Code X? How was it similar? — Will be checked on Friday, 3/24.

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3/21:

Thursday 3/23, 12 PM Dismissal – Report Card Conferences — Friendly Reminder: Report Card Conferences are for scheduled homeroom appointments. ?

Grade 5: Please have a newspaper for class tomorrow, Wed. 3/22.

Grade 6: Memoir Writing Assignment due next Monday, 3/27.

Grade 8: Have Code X Unit 2 Tests signed.

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3/20:

Tomorrow, Tuesday, 3/21, $1.00 Dress Down!

Grade 5: Please get a newspaper for Wed. 3/22.

Grade 6: Memoir writing assignment due next Monday, 3/27.

Grade 7: Have The Runner essays signed.

Grade 8: Argumentative writing assignment due tomorrow, Tuesday, 3/21.

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3/16:

Pizza Day & St. Patrick’s Celebration at OLMCA tomorrow, Friday, March 17th! Free GREEN Dress Down!

6th Grade Homeroom – Please have Parent Teacher Conference Slips SIGNED AND RETURNED by tomorrow, Friday, 3/17!

Grade 5: Please complete pgs. 114 and 115 in textbook.

Grade 7: Please complete pgs. 106 and 107 in Code X.

Grade 8: Argumentative writing assignment due Tuesday, 3/21.

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3/15:

Pie Day Fundraiser, Thurs. 3/15! $1.00 Slice of Pie!

Pizza Day & St. Patrick’s Celebration at OLMCA Friday, March 17th! Free GREEN Dress Down!

Grade 6: Please have Lesson 16 in Coach completed.

ELA State Test Prep Quiz #3 tomorrow, Thurs. 3/16.

Grade 7:?Please have all Close Reading questions for Twelve Angry Men completed.

Grade 8: Please submit your future predictions to yearbook classroom AFTER it has been reviewed.

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3/10: Have a great weekend :)?

Bowling Trip grades 5-8 Monday, 3/13!

Pie Day Fundraiser, Tues. 3/14! $1.00 Slice of Pie!

Pizza Day at OLMCA Friday, March 17th! Please return the order slip by Wed. 3/15

Grade 6:?Please have Lesson 15 in Coach completed.

ELA State Test Prep #3 Quiz: Tuesday, 3/14.

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3/9:

Bowling Trip grades 5-8 Monday, 3/13!

Pie Day Fundraiser, Tues. 3/14! $1.00 Slice of Pie!

Pizza Day at OLMCA Friday, March 17th! Please return the order slip by Wed. 3/15!

Grade 5:?Research 5 facts about the Negro Leagues in Baseball and write down your opinion on what you learned from those facts.

Grade 6: ELA State Test Prep Quiz #3 Tuesday, 3/14.

Grade 7:?Vocab Unit 7 Quiz Friday, 3/10.

Grade 8:?Please have your ELA State Test Prep Quiz signed.

Narrative Writing Assignment due tomorrow, Friday, 3/10.

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3/8:

Tomorrow, Thursday, 3/9, $1.00 Dress Down!

Bowling Trip grades 5-8 Monday, 3/13!

Pie Day Fundraiser, Tues. 3/14! $1.00 Slice of Pie!

Pizza Day at OLMCA Friday, March 17th! Please return the order slip by Wed. 3/15!

Grade 5: Sign Island of the Blue Dolphins Test and Vocab Unit ?6 Quiz.

Grade 7:?In your reader’s notebook, please write an entry as to why you chose the person you did for your International Women’s Day card.

Vocab Unit 7 Quiz Friday, 3/10.

Grade 8: Narrative Writing Assignment due Friday, 3/10.

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3/7:

Grade 7:?Make sure today’s classwork (Vocab Unit 7 up to Antonyms) is complete for tomorrow.

Vocab Unit 7 Quiz Friday, 3/10.

Grade 8: Code X Unit 2 Test tomorrow, Wednesday, 3/8.

Narrative Writing Assignment due Friday, 3/10.

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3/6:

Grade 5:?Complete today’s concept map in your notebook.

Grade 6:?Code X Unit 2 Test tomorrow, Tuesday, 3/7.

Grade 8: Code X Unit 2 Test Wednesday, 3/8.

Narrative Writing Assignment due Friday, 3/10.

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3/2:

Tomorrow, Friday, 3/3, Professional Day for Nursery and ?K-8: NO SCHOOL for students! Have a great 3 day weekend πŸ™‚

Grade 5:?Vocabulary Unit 6 Quiz Monday, 3/6.

Grade 6:?Code X Unit 2 Test next Tuesday, 3/7.

Grade 7: ?Please pick one of the new three topics presented by your classmates (NY during the Civil Rights Era, The American Legal System, and Segregation in America) and write your thoughts on the topic in your readers notebook. ?What did you like, what did you learn, and what are some suggestions that you would give? Due Monday.

Grade 8: Code X Unit 2 Test next Wednesday, 3/8.

Narrative Writing Assignment due Friday, 3/10.

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Wednesday, 3/1:

Friday, 3/3, Professional Day for Nursery and ?K-8: NO SCHOOL for students!

Grade 5:?Please have Unit 6 in the blue vocab book complete. ?To be checked tomorrow. (pgs. 58-67)

Vocabulary Unit 6 Quiz Monday, 3/6.

Grade 6: ?Please have your ELA State Test Prep Quiz signed.

Code X Unit 2 Test next Tuesday, 3/7.

Grade 7: ?Please pick one of the three topics presented by your classmates (Harlem Renaissance, The U.S. Welfare System, and Criminal Trials) and write your thoughts on the topic in your readers notebook. ?What did you like, what did you learn, and what are some suggestions that you would give?

Grade 8:?Have ideas brainstormed in your notebook for the narrative writing assignment.

Code X Unit 2 Test next Wednesday, 3/8.

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2/28:

Friday, 3/3, Professional Day for Nursery and ?K-8: NO SCHOOL for students!

Grade 5:?Complete pgs. 64 and 65 in blue vocabulary book. ?Writing section on pg. 65 to be completed in notebook.

Vocabulary Unit 6 Quiz Monday, 3/6.

Grade 6: Code X Unit 2 Test next Tuesday, 3/7.

Grade 7: Group Presentations due tomorrow, Wednesday, 3/1.

Grade 8: Code X Unit 2 Test next Wednesday, 3/8.

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2/27:

Welcome back! ?I hope everyone had a well relaxed break! πŸ™‚

6th Grade: Code X Unit 2 Test next Tuesday, 3/7.

7th Grade:?Group Presentations due Wednesday, 3/1.

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2/17:

Have a great and relaxing break!?

Winter break HW due Monday 2/27:

Grade 5: ?Complete part 2 of the Writing Project, Message in a Bottle.

Grade 6: Complete lessons 12 & 13 in Coach (Pgs. 186-215)

Grade 7: Sign the Code X Unit 2 Test.

Grade 8:?Complete lessons 13, 14, & 15 in Coach (Pgs. 198-239).

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2/16:

Tomorrow, Friday, 2/17. $1.00 Dress Down!

Grade 5:?Part 2 of the Writing Project, Message in a Bottle, will be due after the winter break, Monday, 2/27.

Grade 7:

Group 1: New York during the Civil Rights Era

Group 2: The American legal system

Group 3: Criminal trials

Group 4: Harlem Renaissance

Group 5: Segregation in America

Group 6: The U.S. Welfare System

Grade 8:?Please submit your OLM Memory to the yearbook classroom by the end of this week!

Winter break HW due Monday 2/27:

Grade 5: ?Complete part 2 of the Writing Project, M-essage in a Bottle.

Grade 6: Complete lessons 12 & 13 in Coach (Pgs. 186-215)

Grade 8:?Complete lessons 13, 14, & 15 in Coach (Pgs. 198-239).

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2/15:

Friday, 2/17. $1.00 Dress Down!

Grade 5:?Part 2 of the Writing Project, Message in a Bottle, will be due after the winter break, Monday, 2/27.

Grade 6:?ELA State Test Prep Quiz #2 tomorrow, 2/16.

Grade 8:?Please complete pgs. 96 and 97 in Code X.

Please submit your OLM Memory to the yearbook classroom by the end of this week!

Winter break HW due Monday 2/27:

Grade 5: ?Complete part 2 of the Writing Project, M-essage in a Bottle.

Grade 6: Complete lessons 12 & 13 in Coach (Pgs. 186-215)

Grade 8:?Complete lessons 13, 14, & 15 in Coach (Pgs. 198-239).

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2/14:

Happy Valentine’s Day!?

Friday, 2/17. $1.00 Dress Down!

Grade 5:?The “How To” instructional guide (1st part of the Writing Project) due tomorrow, 2/15!

Part 2 of the Writing Project, Message in a Bottle, will be due after the winter break, Monday, 2/27.

Grade 7:?Please do an entry in your reader’s notebook.

Grade 8:?Please make sure the evidence charts on pgs. 94-95 in Code X are completed in your notebook by Wednesday, 2/15.

Please submit your OLM Memory to the yearbook classroom by the end of this week!

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2/13:

**Valentine’s Day Class Party tomorrow afternoon, last period!**

$1.00 Candy-Grams Sale is on! Send a special treat to anyone in the school that will be delivered on Valentine’s Day!

Tomorrow, 2/14, Valentine’s Day Dress Down! Red, Pink, or White!

Stages of the Sound Performance: tomorrow, 2/14. 10AM in the Parish Hall!

Friday, 2/17. $1.00 Dress Down!

Grade 5:?1st draft of How To guide should be completed in your notebook for tomorrow, 2/14.

The “How To” instructional guide (1st part of the Writing Project) will be due on Wednesday, 2/15!

Part 2 of the Writing Project, Message in a Bottle, will be due after the winter break, Monday, 2/27.

Grade 6:?Pages 76-79 should be completed in your notebook from Code X. ?Please write the questions from pgs. 78 and 79.

Grade 7:?Please have the opinion packet completed for tomorrow.

Bring in reading material to write in your reader’s notebook.

Grade 8:?Please make sure the evidence charts on pgs. 94-95 in Code X are completed in your notebook by Wednesday, 2/15.

Please submit your OLM Memory to the yearbook classroom by the end of this week!

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2/10:

Have a great weekend! πŸ™‚

$1.00 Candy-Grams Sale is on! Send a special treat to anyone in the school that will be delivered on Valentine’s Day!

2/14 Valentine’s Day Dress Down! Red, Pink, or White!

Grade 5:?Island of the Blue Dolphins Test will be Monday, 2/13!

The “How To” instructional guide (1st part of the Writing Project) will be due on Wednesday, 2/15!

Grade 7:?All students should have their reader’s notebook for Monday.

Grade 8:?Coach HW due Monday, 2/13: pgs. 182-197.

Please have your ELA State Test Prep Quiz #2 signed.

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2/8:

$1.00 Candy-Grams Sale begins today! Send a special treat to anyone in the school that will be delivered on Valentine’s Day!

Grade 5: Island of the Blue Dolphins Test tomorrow, Thursday, 2/9!

Grade 7:?Please get your reader’s notebook!

Have your Vocabulary Unit 6 Quiz signed!

Please write one entry in your readers notebook.

Grade 8:?Coach HW due Monday, 2/13: pgs. 182-197.

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2/7:

Grade 6: Make sure Coach pgs. up to 171 are complete for tomorrow.

Grade 7: Please get your reader’s notebook.

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2/6:

Grades 5-8 Bowling Trip Friday, 2/10!

Grade 5:?Island of the Blue Dolphins Test Thursday, 2/9.

Please have your Tall Tales signed.

Grade 6:?Please complete pgs. 76 and 77 of Code X in notebook.

Grade 7:?Vocab Unit 6 Quiz tomorrow, Tuesday, 2/7.

Grade 8:?Coach HW due Monday, 2/13: pgs. 182-197.

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2/1:

This week is Catholic Schools Week!?

Thursday: Mission Day! Bishop DiMarzio will be visiting OLMCA!?

Friday: Teacher Appreciation Day! 12PM Dismissal!

Grade 5: Have the pgs. 65-66, 69-70, and 72 in the red workbook complete.

Grade 7: Code X Unit 2 Exam tomorrow, Thursday, 2/2!

Sign The Runner quiz.

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1/31:

This week is Catholic Schools Week!?

Wednesday: Career Day! Students may dress down as their desired profession!

Thursday: Mission Day! Bishop DiMarzio will be visiting OLMCA!?

Friday: Teacher Appreciation Day!

 

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1/30:

This week is Catholic Schools Week!?

Tuesday: Student Appreciation/Sports Day! Free Dress Down! Do not forget to wear sneakers and the color (blue or white) assigned to you!

Wednesday: Career Day! Students may dress down as their desired profession!

Thursday: Mission Day! Bishop DiMarzio will be visiting OLMCA!?

Friday: Teacher Appreciation Day!

Grade 5:?Sign your Vocab quizzes.

Island of the Blue Dolphins test on Monday, 2/6. (Rescheduled)

Grade 6:?Coach pgs. 158-171 due tomorrow, Tuesday, 1/31.

Finish reading Dreams from my Father in Code X and complete all the Close Reading questions in your notebook for Wednesday, 2/1.

Short response ELA Test Prep Quiz Wed. 2/1.

Grade 7: Complete pgs. 77-79 in Vocab book of Unit 6.

Code X Unit 2 Assessment on Thursday, 2/2.

Vocab Unit 6 Quiz Monday, 2/6.

Grade 8:?Please have your quizzes signed.

Please submit your memories to the yearbook classroom!

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1/27:

Have a great weekend!?

*Opening Mass for Catholic Schools Week Sunday, January 29th! 10 Am Our Lady of Mercy Parish*

Don’t forget to bring in any change for our Scholastic Book Fair Change Drive! Last day is Monday, 1/30!

Reminders:

Grade 6:?Coach pgs. 158-171 due Tuesday, 1/31.

Short response ELA Test Prep Quiz Wed. 2/1.

Grade 7:?Essay on The Runner due Mon, 1/30.

Code X Unit 2 Assessment on Thursday, 2/2.

Grade 8:?Coach HW pgs. 168-181 due Monday, 1/30.

Please submit your memories to the yearbook classroom!

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1/26:

Don’t forget to bring in any change for our Scholastic Book Fair Change Drive!

Grade 5:?Please sign the Thunder Rose tests.

Vocab Unit 5 Quiz: tomorrow, 1/27!

Grade 6:?Coach pgs. 158-171 due Tuesday, 1/31.

Short response ELA Test Prep Quiz Wed. 2/1.

Grade 7:?

Code X Unit 2 Assessment on Thursday, 2/2.

Essay on The Runner due Mon, 1/30.

Grade 8:?Please finish the classwork assigned for homework (Finish reading Life of Pi and finish answering the remaining close reading questions #23-43 in your notebook), if you did not finish it in class.

Coach HW pgs. 168-181 due Monday, 1/30.

Please submit your memories to the yearbook classroom!

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1/25:

Don’t forget to bring in any change for our Scholastic Book Fair Change Drive!

Grade 5:?Please complete your short story, that we began in class, using at least 6 vocabulary words from Unit 5 in your notebook.

Vocab Unit 5 Quiz: Friday, 1/27.

Grade 6:?Complete the vocabulary for “Dreams from my Father” in Code X Pg. 68. ?Write each vocabulary word, its meaning, and an example in your notebook. ?(Due tomorrow).

Please color the Catholic School’s Week symbol handout for tomorrow!

Coach pgs. 158-171 due Tuesday, 1/31.

Short response ELA Test Prep Quiz Wed. 2/1.

Grade 7:?Essay on The Runner due Mon, 1/30.

Grade 8:?Complete the vocabulary for Life of Pi on pg. 79. ?Read pgs 79-85 in Code X and answer the close reading questions ONLY on those pages.

Coach HW pgs. 168-181 due Monday, 1/30.

Please submit your memories to the yearbook classroom!

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1/24:

Don’t forget to bring in any change for our Scholastic Book Fair Change Drive!

Grade 5:?Complete pgs. 52-53 in your blue Vocab book.:  

Vocab Unit 5 Quiz: Friday, 1/27.

Grade 6: Sign your narratives.

Grade 7:?Finish The Runner, chaps. 21-24, for tomorrow. 1/25. Quiz on that section of reading tomorrow, 1/25.

Essay on The Runner due Mon, 1/30.

Grade 8:?ELA Test Prep Quiz on tomorrow. 1/25.

Coach HW pgs. 168-181 due Monday, 1/30.

Please submit your memories to the yearbook classroom!

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1/23:

Don’t forget to bring in any change for our Scholastic Book Fair Change Drive!

Grade 5:?Complete pgs 46-51 in your Vocab books (Unit 5).

If you did not finish the classwork assigned, please finish it for homework:?Finish reading “Island of the Blue Dolphins” and (1) write the plot of the novel excerpt in your notebook, (2) complete pg. 100 “Think Critically” from your textbook and answer in complete sentences in your notebook, and (3) complete pg. 9 in your red workbook.

Vocab Unit 5 Quiz: Friday, 1/27.

Grade 6:?Coach pgs. 147-157 due tomorrow, Tues, 1/24.

Grade 7:?Finish The Runner, chaps. 21-24, for Wed. 1/25. Quiz on that section of reading Wed, 1/25.

Essay on The Runner due 1/30.

Grade 8:?ELA Test Prep Quiz on Wed. 1/25.

Coach HW pgs. 168-181 due Monday, 1/30.

Please submit your memories to the yearbook classroom!

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1/20:

Have a great weekend!?

Don’t forget to bring in any change for our Scholasti.  Begin conducting interviews and c Book Fair Change Drive!

Reminders:

Grade 6:?Complete pgs. 66 and 67 of Code X in your notebook.

Coach pgs. 147-157 due Tues, 1/24.

Grade 7:?Finish The Runner, chaps. 21-24, for Wed. 1/25. Quiz on that section of reading 1/25.

Essay on The Runner due 1/30.

Grade 8:?Coach pgs. 154-167 due Monday, 1/23.

Please submit your memories to the yearbook classroom!

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1/19:

Grade 5:?Read pgs. 86-87 in textbook and do Words to Write (On pg. 86) in your notebook.

Grade 6:?Please complete “What I want to be when I grow up” handout.

Coach pgs. 147-157 due Tues, 1/24.

Grade 7:?Finish The Runner, chaps. 21-24, for Wed. 1/25. Quiz on that section of reading 1/25.

Essay on The Runner due 1/30.

Grade 8:?Coach pgs. 154-167 due Monday, 1/23.

Please submit your memories to the yearbook classroom!

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1/18:

Grade 5: Please continue working on your invitations. ?Final copy of invitations to be handed in with an envelope: tomorrow,?Thursday, 1/19!

Grade 6:?Coach pgs. 147-157 due Tues, 1/24.

Grade 7:?Finish your draft of what you want to be when you grow up in your notebook.

Finish The Runner, chaps. 21-24, for Wed. 1/25. Quiz on that section of reading 1/25.

Essay on The Runner due 1/30.

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1/17:

Grade 5: Please continue working on your invitations. ?Final copy of invitations to be handed in with an envelope: Thursday, 1/19!

Grade 6:?Sign vocab quizzes and complete your minions for tomorrow!

Coach pgs. 147-157 due Tues, 1/24.

Grade 7:?Finish The Runner, chaps. 21-24, for Wed. 1/25. Quiz on that section of reading 1/25.

Please sign your quizzes.

Essay on The Runner due 1/30.

Grade 8:?Coach HW: pgs. 140-153 due Wednesday, 1/18.

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1/13:

NO SCHOOL MONDAY, 1/16 – MLK DAY! Have a great long weekend!

Grade 7:?Read chapters 17-20 (up to pg. 197) for Tuesday, 1/17. ?Highlight/Underline in the novel or write down any important details in your notebook.

Grade 8:?Coach HW: pgs. 140-153 due Wednesday, 1/18.

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1/12:

NO SCHOOL MONDAY, 1/16 – MLK DAY!

Grade 5:?Brainstorm ideas for your party invitations, who will you be sending it to, informal or formal, and important details (in your notebook). ?Research different types of invitations for inspiration!

Please have your Vocab Quizzes signed!

Grade 6: ?Vocabulary Unit 4 Quiz tomorrow, 1/13!

Grade 7:?The close reading questions to hand in. ?Pgs 72-75 from Code X in your notebook.

Read chapters 17-20 (up to pg. 197) for Tuesday, 1/17. ?Highlight/Underline in the novel or write down any important details in your notebook.

Grade 8:?Vocabulary Unit 5 Quiz tomorrow, 1/13!

Coach HW: pgs. 140-153 due Wednesday, 1/18.

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1/11:

Grade 5:?Read pgs 84-85 in your textbook and answer the skill and strategy questions in your notebook. ?Complete pg. 62 in your red workbook.

Grade 6: ?Vocabulary Unit 4 Quiz Friday, 1/13!

Grade 7:?Read chapters 17-20 (up to pg. 197) for Tuesday, 1/17. ?Highlight/Underline in the novel or write down any important details in your notebook.

Grade 8:?Complete pgs. 74-74 in your notebook from Code X.

Vocabulary Unit 5 Quiz Friday, 1/13!

Coach HW: pgs. 140-153 due Wednesday, 1/18.

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1/10/2017:

Grade 6: ?Vocabulary Unit 4 Quiz Friday, 1/13!

Grade 7:?Read chapters 17-20 (up to pg. 197) for Tuesday, 1/17. ?Highlight/Underline in the novel or write down any important details in your notebook.

Grade 8:?Vocabulary Unit 5 – complete full unit up to pg. 69 – due tomorrow, 1/11.

Vocabulary Unit 5 Quiz Friday, 1/13!

Coach HW: pgs. 140-153 due Wednesday, 1/18.

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1/9/17:

Grade 5:?Complete concept map in your notebook (at least 3 concepts for each).

Grade 6: ?Complete “Completing the Sentence” and “Vocabulary in Context” in Vocabulary books Unit 4.

Coach pgs. 130-143 due tomorrow, 1/10.

?Vocabulary Unit 4 Quiz Friday, 1/13!

Grade 7:?Read chapters 17-20 (up to pg. 197) for Tuesday, 1/17. ?Highlight/Underline in the novel or write down any important details in your notebook.

Grade 8:?Vocabulary Unit 5 – complete full unit up to pg. 69 – due Wednesday, 1/11.

Vocabulary Unit 5 Quiz Friday, 1/13!

Coach HW: pgs. 140-153 due Wednesday, 1/18.

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1/6/2017:

Have a great weekend!?

Grade 5: ?Vocabulary Unit 4 Quiz Monday, 1/9!

Grade 6: Coach pgs. 130-143 due Tuesday, 1/10.

Grade 7:?Vocabulary Unit 5 Quiz Monday, 1/9!

Grade 8: Coach pgs. 118-139 due Monday, 1/9.?

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1/5/2017:

Grade 5: ?Please complete your short stories/plays using your vocabulary words in your notebook.

Vocabulary Unit 4 Quiz Monday, 1/9!

Grade 6: Code X – Complete pgs. 64-65 in your notebook.

Coach pgs. 130-143 due Tuesday, 1/10.

Grade 7:?Read Chap 15. in the Runner and highlight/underline or make notes in your notebook of important details.

Vocabulary Unit 5 Quiz Monday, 1/9!

Grade 8: ?Work on the Close Reading questions for the Story of Keesh in Code X (assigned group work).

Coach pgs. 118-139 due Monday, 1/9.?

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1/3/2017:

**$2.00 Special Service Dress Down Day – Thursday, January 5, 2017**

Grade 5: Please complete up to pg. 41 of Unit 4 in your BLUE Vocabulary books.

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12/22:

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Wishing everyone a Blessed Holiday and a Wonderful New Year!!?

Work due Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017:

Grade 8: ?Read up to pg. 166 in Fallen Angels. ?Jot down important notes from your reading in your notebook.

Grade 7: ?Read up to pg. 133 (Chapter 15) in The Runner. ?Jot down important notes from your reading in your notebook.

Grade 6: ?Coach book pgs. 114-129

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12/21:

Christmas Class Parties tomorrow, Thursday, Dec 22 – 12pm Dismissal!

Grade 5: Please sign your Narrative stories.

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12/20:

Ugly Holiday Sweater Day –?Tomorrow, Wednesday 12/21.

Christmas Class Parties on Thursday, Dec 22 – 12pm Dismissal!

Grade 5: Complete your Christmas Traditions packet!

Grade 6: Complete your essay for Elf for Hire in your packet if you did not finish it in class.

Grade 7: ?Complete your persuasive letter to Santa in your Elf for Hire packet.

Grade 8: Finish reading The Story of Keesh in Code X and write a brief summary in your notebook.

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12/19:

Ugly Holiday Sweater Day – Wednesday, 12/21 – $2.00

Christmas Class Parties on Thursday, Dec 22 – 12pm Dismissal!

Grade 6: Complete the graphic organizer of the Elf for Hire packet.

Coach HW due tomorrow! (pgs. 104-113)

Grade 5: Complete your research on your 3 countries and how they celebrate Christmas.

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12/16:

Have a great weekend!

Ugly Holiday Sweater Day – Wednesday, 12/21 – $2.00

Grade 8: Please submit your yearbook pages.

Please complete the Code X Unit 2 Introduction Questions in your notebook

Turn to pgs. 58-59. In your notebook, answer the following questions:

  • What inspires the will to survive in an extreme environment?
  • Describe a scene from a story you read or a movie you watched that involved survival.

Grade 7: Please type up your argumentative journal writing entry due Mon, 12/19!

Grade 6: Finish pgs. 61-63 in Code X (Close reading questions).

Coach HW due Tues, 12/20 – pgs. 104-113

Grade 5: Tall Tales due Wed, 12/21.

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12/15:

$1.00 Dress Down tomorrow!?

Grade 5: ?Complete your second draft of your tall tale on loose leaf.

Tall Tales due Wed. 12/21.

Grade 6: Coach HW due Tues, 12/20 – pgs. 104-113

Grade 7: ?Please work on your argumentative journal writing.

Grade 8: ?Please complete your yearbook page on Google Classroom.

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12/14:

Grade 5: Complete three paragraphs of your tall tale in your notebook.

Tall Tales due Wed. 12/21

Grade 7: Finish reading Chapter 8 in The Runner

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12/13: