Fri., Nov. 22nd

In Class:

*Island Story->working to finish in class this week, so you don’t have to do it over break

Out of Class:

*Island Project- working this week on creative stories. Student should be working on their 3D island at home. (Due Dec. 4th)

Fun Friday puzzle: The O’Grady twins had very unusual first names. When asked about them, the twins’ mother replied that her brother was mostly responsible for choosing their names. What did she mean by that?

Thurs., Nov. 21st

In Class:

*Binder organization

*Dialogue Rules Practice

*Island Story->working to finish in class this week, so you don’t have to do it over break

Out of Class:

*Island Project- working this week on creative stories. Student should be working on their 3D island at home. (Due Dec. 4th)

Wed., Nov. 20th

In Class:

*Read-> no new Reading Record over break, will resume on the 4th

*Dialogue Notes-> Finish them from yesterday (please see yesterday’s blog post link for these)

*Island Story->working to finish in class this week, so you don’t have to do it over break

Out of Class:

*Island Project- working this week on creative stories. Student should be working on their 3D island at home. (Due Dec. 4th)

Tues., Nov. 19th

In Class:

*Parts of Speech Re-take–> if you are absent today, and need to retake this, please make sure to come to this Friday’s Mountain Time with me!

*Read (if not retaking test)

*Dialogue Rules Mini-lesson <–please click on link

*Island Story Writing

Out of Class:

*Read every night–> 210 minutes minimum every week, plus Reading Record #9 due Nov. 20th

*Island Project- working this week on creative stories. Student should be working on their 3D island at home. (Due Dec. 4th)

Mon., Nov. 18th

In Class:

*Conventions practice (Editor-in-Chief in Google Classroom)

*Read

*Island Narrative- finish Plot Chart and start typing

Out of Class:

*Retakes on the Parts of Speech Test will be in class on Tues, Nov. 19th. This is the only retake available for this unit.

*Read every night–> 210 minutes minimum every week, plus Reading Record #9 due Nov. 20th

*Final Copy of Personal Narrative, typed, due to Google Classroom Fri., Nov. 15th (at the start of class)

Fri., Nov. 15th

In Class:

*Week-in-Rap with paragraph writing (non-graded)

*Plot Chart Definitions for Plot Chart on Island Story

Out of Class:

*Read every night–> 210 minutes minimum every week, plus Reading Record #9 due Nov. 20th

*Final Copy of Personal Narrative, typed, due to Google Classroom Fri., Nov. 15th (at the start of class)

*Retakes on the Parts of Speech Test will be in class on Tues, Nov. 19th. This is the only retake available for this unit.

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Thurs., Nov. 14th

In Class:

*Read

*Work time-> working on Narrative (due tomorrow) and/or Island Map (last in-class time)

Out of Class:

*Read every night–> 210 minutes minimum every week, plus Reading Record #9 due Nov. 20th

*Final Copy of Personal Narrative, typed, due to Google Classroom Fri., Nov. 15th (at the start of class)

*Retakes on the Parts of Speech Test will be in class on Tues, Nov. 19th. This is the only retake available for this unit.

*Island Project- working this week on Maps. Once student has their map finished, they should begin their 3D island at home. (Due Dec. 4th)

Wed., Nov. 13th

In Class:

*Read

*Writer’s Workshop- Getting Ready to Publish

*Island Maps

Out of Class:

*Read every night–> 210 minutes minimum every week, plus Reading Record #9 due Nov. 20th

*Final Copy of Personal Narrative, typed, due to Google Classroom Fri., Nov. 15th (at the start of class)

*Retakes on the Parts of Speech Test will be in class on Tues, Nov. 19th. This is the only retake available for this unit.

Tues., Nov. 12th

In Class:

*Read

*Narrative- Partner Feedback. Narratives are due typed, Fri., Nov. 15th to Google Classroom

*Island Maps

Out of Class:

*Read every night–> 210 minutes minimum every week, plus Reading Record #8 due Nov. 13th

*Final Copy of Personal Narrative, typed, due to Google Classroom Fri., Nov. 15th (at the start of class)

*Retakes on the Parts of Speech Test will be in class on Tues, Nov. 19th. This is the only retake available for this unit.

*Island Project- working this week on Maps. Once student has their map finished, they should begin their 3D island at home. (Due Dec. 4th)

Fri., Nov. 8th

In Class:

*Week-in-Rap

*Letter writing to Central Oregon veterans

*Island Maps

Out of Class:

*Read every night–> 210 minutes minimum every week, plus Reading Record #8 due Nov. 13th

*Retakes on the Parts of Speech Test will be in class on Tues, Nov. 19th. This is the only retake available for this unit.

*Island Project- working this week on Maps. Once student has their map finished, they should begin their 3D island at home. (Due Dec. 4th)