ELA | 2017-18


11/20/17

posted by Joanna Vargas

*Unit 2 Grammar Quiz tomorrow.  This unit contains 4 lessons, with skills learned in previous grades. They include:

Lesson 8: Common and Proper Nouns

Lesson 9: Singular and Plural Nouns

Lesson 10: Irregular Plural Nouns

Lesson 11: Possessive Nouns


Upcoming

posted Nov 17, 2017, 1:37 PM by Joanna Vargas

Upcoming:

*Unit 2 Quiz Tuesday, 11/21/17.  This unit only contained 4 lessons, which were skills learned in previous grades.  They include:

Lesson 8: Common and Proper Nouns

Lesson 9: Singular and Plural Nouns

Lesson 10: Irregular Plural Nouns

Lesson 11: Possessive Nouns


11/16/17 Homework

posted Nov 16, 2017, 12:41 PM by Joanna Vargas

-Grammar page 42

-Finish typing (if still needed) / print published ‘Turkey Tale’ and Thanksgiving Acrostic Poem.  *If you are unable to print at home, please email

*If you completed typing both assignments in class today, please read for 10 minutes


11/15/17 Homework

posted Nov 15, 2017, 12:39 PM by Joanna Vargas

-Be ready to type your ‘Turkey Tale’ in the technology lab tomorrow.  *I will not collect/grade the graphic organizers; they were used to ensure the story included all elements  (Lead, character traits, problem/solution, plot has flow and includes a beginning, middle, and end).

-Complete ‘The Witches’ packet we worked on in class today.


11/14/17 Homework

posted Nov 14, 2017, 12:31 PM by Joanna Vargas   [ updated Nov 14, 2017, 12:38 PM ]

-Worksheet

Upcoming:

-’A Turkey Tale’ final draft needs to be ready for tech time Thursday.  Final, published copy will be due on Friday.  *I will not collect/grade the graphic organizers; they were used to ensure the story included all elements (Lead, character traits, problem/solution, plot has flow and includes a beginning, middle, and end).


11/13/17 Homework

posted Nov 13, 2017, 12:55 PM by Joanna Vargas

Homework:

-Thanksgiving Editing worksheet (5 sentences)

-”The Respectable Turkey” Story/Comprehension worksheet (5 multiple choice questions)


Upcoming:

-’A Turkey Tale’ final copy (writing based on 'Turkey in Disguise' craft)


11/9/17 Homework

posted Nov 9, 2017, 1:23 PM by Joanna Vargas

-Spelling Test tomorrow

-Read for 10 minutes

-On a sticky note, please indicate where you used a comprehension strategy during your reading, and how it helped.

The strategies we learned (students took notes on these a few weeks ago):

-Summarize and Share

-Make Connections

-Monitor for Understanding

-Preview the Text

-Set a Purpose

-Create Mental Pictures

-Reread to Clarify

-Learn New Words (context clues)

*Students only need to write a brief note on ONE of these


11/8/17 Homework

posted Nov 8, 2017, 12:47 PM by Joanna Vargas

-Vocabulary page 43

*Vocabulary page 42 was last night’s homework, but I was unable to post it online (it was posted in our classroom), so I gave an extra day extension

-Vocabulary Test Unit 4

-Thanksgiving Acrostic Poem (with sensory details) draft needs to be completed.  We have been working on this in class (most students already turned it in.)

Upcoming:

-Spelling Unit 4 Test Friday, 11/10


11/6/17 Homework

posted Nov 6, 2017, 12:42 PM by Joanna Vargas

-Grammar Quiz on Lessons 5-7 tomorrow (I was available during lunch for extra review time today)

-’Disguise a Turkey’ craft due Wednesday, 11/8.  We will use this for a writing activity later in the week.

Upcoming:

-Grammar Unit One Multiple Choice Test Wednesday, 11/8

-Vocabulary Unit 4 Test Thursday, 11/9

-Spelling Unit 4 Test Friday, 11/10


11/3/17

posted Nov 3, 2017, 12:48 PM by Joanna Vargas

-Grammar Study Guide practice questions for Lessons 5-7 due Monday, 11/6

-’Disguise a Turkey’ craft due Wednesday, 11/8.  We will use this for a writing activity in class next week.

Upcoming:

-Quiz on Grammar Lessons 5-9 Tuesday, 11/7

-Grammar Unit One Multiple Choice Test Wednesday, 11/8

-Vocabulary Unit 4 Test Thursday, 11/9

-Spelling Unit 4 Test Friday, 11/10


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