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Classwork:
    We read independently for 10 minutes.
  We worked on Listening and Note Taking skills with the story of My Life with the Chimpanzees.
  We took notes. (4th Period notes were collected.)
 
Homework:
     Read Novel
    Period 1: Complete the notes for My life with the Chimpanzees 

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Classwork:
  We worked on organizing our binders 
  We organized our Unit 2 worksheets
 
Homework:
  Bring a nice, new folder for Unit 2 worksheets
  Bring earbuds to class.

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Parents,
Your child is in the middle of writing their Personal Narrative.
This writing piece will be graded as a test worth 100 points.
This assignment will be due on Wednesday, December 18th.
Please support your child by talking to them about a memorable event in 
their lives.  Between now and December 18th, students will be going through
the Writing Process. The Writing Process schedule is listed below.
 
December 2-6 : Brainstorming/Drafting
December 9-13: Revising
December 16 and 17th Editing
December 18: Final Narrative Due
    This is a major writing project and will have a huge effect on their grade.

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Attention Parents:
Students will be taking the Language Arts iReady Test 
December 9-11th
Please make sure their iPads are fully charged.
To support your child in being successful, please have them do 
an iReady lesson everyday at home for homework.

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Classwork:  Worked on our house layout and listed memorable events around the house.
 
Homework: Make a list of the significant spots and describe why was it memorable.
    2) After completing the house, create a list of places around the house that were memorable and describe why they were memorable to you.

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Classwork:
  We wrote down our homework in our Agendas
  We continued to work on our class assignments for the story of "Bad Boy"
  
Homework:
  Complete all assignments for the story "Bad Boy"
  Read for 20 minutes.

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Classwork:
   You have been working on the story "Bad Boy" using your iPad. All of the worksheets are upload to Schoology. You must complete all worksheets to the story and submit them everyday in order to move forward to the next assignment.  Today's work will be to complete the Text Dependent Questions. Once you are done, please work on your iReady Lessons. All work must be submitted by MONDAY at 10:00pm.
Worksheets are located below. Just click on the link and download the assignment through Notability and upload to Schoology.

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Classwork:
   -We read our short stories to ourselves and read for improvements.
   - We participated in Peer Editing discussions with our partners.
  - We completed our Peer Editing Sheet to provide our partners positive feedback.
 
Homework:
   Write the Final Draft of your Short Stories. Due tomorrow!!!

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Classwork:
  We read for 10 minutes our independent reading book.
  We completed our Cognitive Slide: Visualizing
  We worked on creating a Short Story using the Short Story Planner handout.
 
Homework:
  Work on your Short Story. (All styles are accepted)
  Short story must be done tonight. (The beginning, the Middle, and the End.)

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Classwork:
  We completed our story "War Orphan" with a test.
  We began our small unit in writing fictional stories.
  We read in period 1 the story of "Prison Break" and we will read the story "Prison Break" tomorrow in 4th period. 
 
Homework:
   Read your independent reading book for 20 minutes.

Due:

Class work:
   - Read for 10 minutes
   - Learned how to use the Cognitive Strategies for reading
   - Worked on War Orphan worksheet
 
Homework: 
  Read for 20 minutes
  Complete worksheet for War Orphan
     Parent Conferences next Week.
Minimum Day Schedule
Dismissal will be at 1:15
Conferences start at 1:20 - 2:50 by appointment only 
Conferences are done through Homeroom teacher ONLY

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Brown Girl Dreaming Test on 
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4TH
using their iPads
Please have their iPads fully charged!!!

Due:

Classwork:
  We are getting ready to take our selection test on Friday by reviewing the main concepts of Brown Girl Dreaming and by reviewing what are Nouns.
 
 
Homework:
     Grammar worksheet on Nouns (Common and Proper)
    Re-read Brown Girl Dreaming and get ready for the test on Friday.

Due:

Classwork:
  We worked on a warm-up activity for Nouns
  We write summaries for Brown Girl Dreaming using our iPads and submitting  to Schoology
  
Homework:
   - Complete the Grammar handout on Nouns
   -Complete and submit your Summaries through Schoology for Brown Girl Dreaming.

Due:

Classwork:
 -We completed our Grammar Warm up
 - We worked on Writing our Summaries for Brown Girl Dreaming using our iPads
 
 
Homework:
 Read for 20 minutes
 Complete grammar worksheet
Test on Friday for Brown Girl Dreaming

Due:

Classwork:
 - Read and annotated Brown Girl Dreaming with Teacher guidance.
 
Homework:
  -Read for 20 minutes
 - Workbook page 19 Comprehension Questions #1-3 in complete sentences.
 
Brown Girl Dreaming Test on Friday, October 4th using their iPads.
Please have them fully charged for the test.

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Classwork:
  We set up our Composition Books with our first tab in Summary
  We read quietly for 10 minutes.
 
Homework:
  Read for 20 minutes.
  Bring POST-ITS NOTES 3X5

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ATTENTION PARENTS
BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT IS 
THRUSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12TH
FROM 5:00-7:30
FAIR AND TACO TRUCK 5:00-6:00
MPR PRESENTATION 5:15
CLASSROOMS VISITS 6:00-7:30

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Classwork:
  We worked on our iReady Diagnostic Test
 
Homework:
  Read your Independent Reading Book for 20 minutes (Honors read for 30 minutes)

Due:

Please bring your earbuds on Monday for iReady Testing.

Due:

Classwork:
  We wrote our homework in our agenda
  We read for 10 minutes.
  We organized our workbooks in our binders (Folder)
 We have been learning Elements of Literature.
 
Homework: 
  Read for 20 minutes (30 Minutes for Honors)

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Classwork:
  We wrote down our homework
  We read for 10 minutes
  We worked on our paragraph writing
 
Homework:
   Read Independent Reading Book (IRB) for 20 minutes (Honors=30 minutes)

Due:

Classwork:
   We wrote our homework in our agenda.
    We read for 10 minutes, silently.
    We continued writing paragraphs about our likes and dislikes.
Homework:
  Read for 20 minutes. Daily

Due:

Good Evening,
 Here are the documents needing signatures from your parents/guardians to have permission to use our classroom library, watch rated G and PG-13 movies/videos, and to use educational apps on our iPads.  
  Please take a minute to review these documents and return as soon as possible to your child's teacher.