Updated: 02/08/2016 | Faculty | 815-434-7925 | firstname.lastname@example.org | Started with District 141: 2000
Students are expected to read their Independent Reading (IR) books each night. Fifty pages will be due each Monday for a grade in the Independent Reading category for Literature.
A one page revision of a daily question is due throughout the quarter. Students should revise using the tricks and tips we discussed in class using mentor texts. This will be recorded as an Independent Writing grade in Language Arts.
Current Reads for 1-3
Four Perfect Pebbles by Marion Blumenthal Lazan and Sevek by Sidney Finkel
Current Reads for 5-8
Because of Romek by David Faber
Call of the Wild by Jack London
Audio recordings of Call of Wild
What’s happening in Literature and Language Arts?
February 8 - February 12 — Journals are due on Friday, February 12th.
Continue to work on your Best Feature Presentation as you finish reading your IR books! When it is completed, you will give your presentation to the class.
MONDAY: Holocaust Museum Link
Antisemitism, concentration camp, ghetto, Holocaust, partisan, allies, axis, crematorium, Nazi, Gestapo
Lit: AIMS Web
5/6/7/8 Romek Roles
LA:Direct object activity
Lit: Holocaust books
LA: correcting paragraph in Google Classroom
WEDNESDAY— Centers (both classes) —Research from Alphaboxes, choose to research and write a summary, IR time
Lit: Holocaust books/roles
1/3 Sentence review
5/6 Indirect objects
7/8 Indirect objects
FRIDAY — Journals are due for all students in 5/6.
Lit: Continue Holocaust readings
LA: Indirect object assessment for 5-8
Textbooks are kept in my classroom but can be sent home as needed for assignment completion. Students just need to ask me for one!
You can access Google Drive from home. Your login and password are the same as they are at school. Go to gmail.com. Remember to enter your full email address.
CATEGORIES FOR GRADES
Daily Work 45%
Independent Reading 50%
Daily Work 45%
Independent Writing 50%
MAP Goal Setting
Late Work Policy
Late work will be accepted, but points will be deducted from the grade. Corrections can be made to any assignments. The original work and corrected work should be returned to the teacher the next school day. Absent work should be completed and turned in as soon as possible.
- loose leaf paper
- pens (blue/black)
- red pen
- IR book
- writing notebook
- A - 100 - 90
- B - 89 - 80
- C - 79 - 70
- D - 69 - 60
- F - 59 - 00