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Ms. Amuso

Week of April 3rd-April 7th

Reminders:

1). Life touch Spring Pictures-Tuesday, April 4th.

2). 8th Grade Ring Day Ceremony and Trip-Wednesday, April 5th. 

3). 12:00 p.m. Dismissal-Wednesday, April 5th. 

 

Grade 5- This week, the students will be playing Jeopardy and taking an exam based on the play: “Wings for  the King”; next the students will be working in their Ready New York CCLS English Language Arts books.  They will be focusing on “Point of View”; they will be identifying the narrator’s or speaker’s point of view.  They will also be describing how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences the description of events.

Monday, April 3rd 1). Read for 20 minutes; no written reading log is required. 2). Study for exam- “Wings for the King”.

Tuesday, April 4th 1). Complete a written reading log.

Wednesday, April 5th- 1). Complete a written reading log. 2). Make sure pages 175-177 are completed in your Ready New York CCLS English Language Arts book.

Thursday, April 6th- 1). Complete a written reading log.  2). Make sure pages 178-179 are completed in your Ready New York CCLS English Language Arts book.

Upcoming Exam- 1). “Wings for the King”-Tuesday, April 4th (Jeopardy will be on Monday, April 3rd.) 

2). Reading Comprehension-Monday, April 11th

 

Grade 6- This week, the students will be identifying, creating illustrations, and writing sentences with vocabulary words from the realistic fiction story: “Hatchet” by Gary Paulsen.  They will be playing Pictionary and the Sentence Game.  They will be reading and responding to the novel and answering various reading comprehension questions.  They will also be creating 20 Jeopardy questions in class based on this story.

Monday, April 3rd 1). Read for 20 minutes; no written reading log is required. 2). Be sure your illustrations and sentences based on the vocabulary words from “Hatchet” are completed.

Tuesday, April 4th 1). Review the pictures from the story: “Hatchet”, write a prediction using each of the vocabulary words. Highlight or underline each of the word.

Wednesday, April 5th- 1). Read for 20 minutes; no written reading log is required.  2). Make sure the reading comprehension questions are completed from class today:

1). What happens before the story begins?

2). Describe what Brian feeling on pages 280-281? Give details.

3). Why do you think Brian starts to cry on page 282? Give details.

4). Summarize what we have read so far. (280-top of 284).

Thursday, April 6th- 1). Complete “Reader Response” Questions on page 292; BE SURE to complete the: “Open for Discussion”, Questions 1-4, and the “Look Back and Write”!

Upcoming Exam: “Hatchet”-Tuesday, April 11th (Jeopardy will be on Monday, April 10th.)

 

Grade 7- This week, the students will be presenting their news reports based on “All Summer in a Day”; next the students will be working in their Ready New York CCLS English Language Arts books.  They will be focusing on “Analyzing Text Structure”. The students will be analyzing how major sections of an informational text fit into the overall structure and contribute to the development of the central ideas.

Monday, April 3rd 1). Complete a written reading log. 2). Get “All Summer in a Day” Reading Comprehension Quiz signed, and make corrections.

Tuesday, April 4th 1). Complete a written reading log. 2). Make sure pages 95-97 are completed in your Ready New York CCLS English Language Arts book.

Wednesday, April 5th- 1). Complete a written reading log. 2). Make sure pages 98-99 are completed in your Ready New York CCLS English Language Arts book.

Thursday, April 6th- 1). Complete a written reading log.  2). Make sure pages 100-102 are completed in your Ready New York CCLS English Language Arts book.

Upcoming Exam: Reading Comprehension-Monday, April 11th

 

Grade 8- This week, the students will be identifying, creating illustrations, and writing sentences with vocabulary words from the play: “The Diary of Anne Frank”.   They will be playing Pictionary and the Sentence Game.  They will also be reading and responding to the novel- answering various reading comprehension questions.  Lastly, they will be creating 20 Jeopardy questions in class based on the play.

Monday, April 3rd 1). Read for 20 minutes; no written reading log is required. 2). Be sure your illustrations and sentences based on the vocabulary words from “The Diary of Anne Frank” are completed.

Tuesday, April 4th 1). Read for 20 minutes; no written reading log is required. 2). Create riddles for each of the vocabulary words from “The Diary of Anne Frank”.

Wednesday, April 5th- 1). Congratulations on your Ring Day Ceremony! No homework today!

Thursday, April 6th- 1). Make sure the “Reading Wrap-Up” Questions are completed from “The Diary of Anne Frank” Packet.

Upcoming Exam: “The Diary of Anne Frank”-Tuesday, April 11th (Jeopardy will be on Monday, April 10th.)