Honors Language Arts

  • Week of March 30 - April 3

    Remember to complete 4 Achieve activities (at 75% or above on your first try) by Tuesday, March 31!   

     

    Assignments for the week will be posted in Google Classroom.  

     

     

    Week of February 24-28

    Remember to complete 4 Achieve activities (at 75% or above on your first try) by February 29. 

    Monday:  Check-in

                            Roots predictions Week 22 (auto, self, multi)

                            Read Part 4 of Night

    Tuesday:  Go over roots - get roots review sheet

                             Go to library - return/renew books and

                             check out a new book for independent reading

     

    Wednesday:  Partner questions for Part 4 of Night.

     

    Thursday:  Read Part 5 of Night

     

    Friday:  Roots review sheet is due

                        Roots Quiz - Week 22

                        Read your independent reading book

                        Don't forget about Achieve!  

     

     

     

    Week of February 3-7

    Remember to complete 4 Achieve activities (at 75% or above on your first try) by February 29.  

     

    Monday:  Check-in

                            Roots predictions - Week 19  Ab-, Ad-

                            Read Unbroken - Chapters 22-33

     

    Tuesday:  Go over roots

                             Go to library - return/renew books

     

    Wednesday:  Read Unbroken

     

    Thursday:  Analyzing Character close reading and discussion

     

    Friday:  Roots review is due at the beginning of class

                        Roots Quiz - Week 19

                        Independent reading

     

     

    Week of January 20-24

    Don't forget to complete 4 Achieve activities by January 31.

     

    Monday:  NO SCHOOL - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

     

    Tuesday:  Check-in

                             Roots predictions - Week 17 (Non-, Il-, Im-, In-, Ir-)

                             Go over roots

                             List Louie's personality traits - find text evidence for 2

                             Finish reading Chapters 11-17 - Quiz tomorrow! 

     

    Wednesday:  Quiz over Chapters 11-17

                                    Start reading next section

     

    Thursday:  In-class writing assignment

     

    Friday:  Roots Quiz - Week 17

                        Read independent reading book

     

     

    Winter Break  :)

    -Don't forget to finish up any Achieve 3000 activities if you don't have 4 completed.

     

    -Read a book of your choice over break.  The Extra Credit slip is in the handouts section on the right side of this page. If you read something you really like over break, I'd love to hear about it when we get back to school.  

     

    -Don't forget to bring your independent reading book on the first day back to school!  :)

     

     

    November 11-15

    Don't forget to complete 4 Achieve activities by November 30. 

    You need to earn a 75% or above on your first try.

    Try to get them done before Thanksgiving break.

     

    Monday:  Check-in

                    Roots predictions - Week 13  -able, -less

                    Go over guidelines for Works Cited page - due when you give your presentation.

                    Use EasyBib.com

                    Time for research/putting presentation together

     

    Tuesday:  Go over roots/make flashcards/get roots review sheet

                     Time for research/putting presentation together

                     Go to library to return/check out books as needed

     

    Wednesday: Time for research/putting presentation together

     

    Thursday:  Start speeches!  

    HOMEWORK:  Finish roots review sheet - due tomorrow

     

    Friday:  Grade roots review sheet

                 Roots Quiz - Week 13

                 Read independent-reading book

     

    October 28-November 1

    Don't forget to complete 4 Achieve activities by Thursday evening! 

    You need to earn a 75% or above on your first try!

    Monday:   Ms Woodard - short research

                       Roots predictions:  Re-, Sym, Syn

     

    Tuesday:  Go over roots and make flashcards

                       Roots Review due on Friday 

                       Ms. Woodard - short research project

                      

    Wednesday:  Ms. Woodard -short research project

     

    Thursday:  Halloween story

     

    Friday:  Grade Roots Review sheet

                   Roots Quiz - Week 11

                   Read independent reading book

     

     

    October 14-18

    Don't forget to complete 4 Achieve activities in the month of October.

    You need to earn a 75% or above on your FIRST TRY!  

    Monday:  Columbus Day - No School!

    Tuesday:  No Roots this week!

                       Turn in your Response to Literature for "Saigon Is Gone"/"Forgotten Ship"- put in the class basket

                       Read  Inside Out and Back Again - finish reading the book by early next week

                       Work on Achieve 3000

                     

    Wednesday:  Camp Timberlee

                            Read Inside Out and Back Again

                            Work on Achieve 3000

     

    Thursday:    Camp Timberlee

                          Go to Richardson's Farm

     

    Friday:   Camp Timberlee

                    Rotation Activities

     

     

    October 7-11

    Don't forget to complete 4 Achieve activities in the month of October.

    You need to earn a 75% or above on your FIRST TRY!  

    Monday:  Roots predictions:  Circ, Circum, Trans

                Poetry analysis for "Saigon Is Gone," pages 67-69

     

    Tuesday:    Check-in

                        Go over roots and make flashcards

                        Listen to "Forgotten Ship"

     

    Wednesday:  Listen to "Forgotten Ship" again- Transcript in Google Classroom

                             Write Response to Literature - direction sheet in Google classroom

     

    Thursday:    Roots Quiz - Week 9

                          Reading Reflection Sheet and Reading Check - Turn both in

                          Independent reading time

     

    Friday:         PSAT Test - No regular class

     

     

    September 30-October 4

    You will have 4 Achieve activities to complete in the month of October.  You need to make sure they are at 75% or above on your FIRST TRY!

    Monday:  Check-in

                      Roots predictions - Week 8 inter-, intra-

                      Poetry analysis for "Birthday" together.

                      Poetry analysis with a partner for "Should We" 

                      Read all of Part 1 (page 69) by Thursday.

     

    Tuesday:  Go over roots and make flashcards

                   Go to library

     

    Wednesday:  Poetry analysis on your own for "Crisscrossed Packs," pages 52-54

                        Roots review sheet - due Friday

                        Read Inside Out and Back Again

     

    Thursday:  Go over example of response to literature

                       Write your own response to literature

                       Read Inside Out and Back Again and work on Achieve.

    Homework:  Finish roots review sheet

    Friday:  Grade roots review sheet

                Take roots quiz - Week 8

                Independent reading/conferencing.

     

    September 23-27

    Don't forget!  Four Achieve activities are due next Monday, September 30, by the end of the day!  You need to have 75% or above on your FIRST TRY!

    Monday:  Check-in

                      Roots predictions- Week 7 dis-, un-

                      Imagery in the poem "Titi Waves Goodbye"

                      Review of literary terms

     

    Tuesday:    Go over roots and make flashcards

                        Discuss tone

                        Find the tone in poems from Inside Out and Back Again

     

    Wednesday: Poetry analysis 

                      Analyze "Missing in Action" together

    HOMEWORK:  Roots review sheet for dis-, un- due Friday! 

     

    Thursday:  Non-fiction articles about the Vietnam War

     

    Friday:  Grade roots review sheet

                 Roots Quiz - Week 7

                 Read your independent-reading book

     

     

    September 16-20

    Don't forget to do 4 Achieve activities in September!  Your 4 activities must be at 75% or above on your FIRST try!

    Monday:  Check-in 

                        Roots predictions - Week 6

                        Poetry rotation activity - Turn in exit slip and favorite poem

    Tuesday: NWEA Reading Test with 1st hour

    Wednesday:       Assembly in morning

                                        Go over roots/make flashcards

                                        Roots review

                                        Writer's notebook

    Thursday:   Bring Inside Out and Back Again - start reading

    HOMEWORK:  Finish roots review sheet/study flashcards

    Friday:  Grade  roots review sheet 

                    Take roots quiz - Week 6

                    Read independent reading quiz    

     

     

    September 9-13

    Monday:  Check-in

                        Roots predictions - Week 5

                        Writer's Notebook - lists

                        Time to write

    Tuesday:  PICTURE DAY! :)

                        Go to library - bring your book to return or renew

     

    Wednesday:  Go over roots/make flashcards

                              Roots review sheet - due Friday

                              Discuss poetry

                              Read poems

     

    Thursday:  NWEA Testing

     

    Friday:  Roots review sheet due!  Grade it

                    Roots Quiz - Week 5

                    Read your independent-reading book

     

     

     

    September 2-6

    Monday: Labor Day - No School

    Tuesday:  Check-In

                             Roots predictions Weeks 3 & 4

                             Reasons for writing list

                             Set up Writer's Notebook

    Wednesday:  Go over roots/make flashcards

                        Roots review sheet

                        Discuss writing

                        Make lists for writing ideas

     

    Thursday:  Discuss writing

                             Free write in Writer's Notebook

    HOMEWORK:  Finish roots review sheet

                           Bring independent reading book to class tomorrow

     

    Friday:  Grade roots review sheet

                      Take roots quiz

                      Read independent reading book

     

     

     August 26-30

     

    Monday:  Check In

                           Independent reading plan

                           Roots - prediction sheet

     

    Tuesday:  Go to library for book check out

                           Go over roots - make flashcards

                           Read time

     

    Wednesday:  Level set test for Achieve 3000

                                      Review sheet for roots - due Friday

     

    Thursday:  Read story "Charles"

                             Literary Terms chart

                             Study for roots quiz

    HW:  Finish roots review sheet - due tomorrow

     

    Friday:  Grade roots review sheet

                      Take roots quiz

                      Read your independent reading book