Monday, July 23rd

  • silent reading- assignment #2 due-character sketch and plot summary
  • Poetry terminology quiz
  • Lesson 4 vocab-4A-4D there will be a quiz Friday for all 4 units thus far.
  • Go over misplaced modifiers
  • 4 square analysis of “Dreams” & “My Sealed Aquarium”
  • “The Cremation of Sam MgGee”
  • 4 square analysis of Sam MgGee
  • Questions

Friday, July 20th

  • silent reading
  • go over 4 kinds of sentences: Misplaced modifiers
  • Finish sentence package
  • What is Poetry? Student booklet begin
  • How to analyze a poem using 4 square analysis
  • “July 15, 1986”, “Dreams”, and “My Sealed Aquarium”
  • Finish Identifying poetic devices for homework

Thursday, July 19th

  • Short Story Final
  • silent read when done until everyone finishes-character sketch for independent novel study due Monday
  • Combining Sentences-go over
  • 4 types of sentences begin
  • Poetry terminology begin
  • Identifying Poetic Devices

Wednesday, July 19th

  • short story review go over
  • Short story final: please silent read when you are done
  • Combining sentences due
  • Four types of sentences begin
  • Poetry terminology

Wednesday, July 18th

  • silent reading
  • Vocab quiz #3
  • Read “A Little Beaded Bag”
  • Short Story summary
  • Character sketch paragraph: in class only so plan your time accordingly.
  • Short story review

Tuesday, July 17th

  • silent reading
  • Go over vocab activities 3A-3D
  • Reading comprehension Lesson 3: sentence creation for Wednesday
  • Character Sketch practice paragraph-must have “title of story”, don’t use first person, author and at least 1 quote to support topic sentence.
  • “A Little Beaded Bag”
  • Sentence combining

Monday, July 16th

  • silent reading-Hand in Journal report of first 5 chapters.
  • Lesson 3 vocabulary- exercises 3A-3D
  • Go over short story summary for “The Friday Everything Changed”
  • Finish questions #1-10
  • Inferring character traits—-character sketch
  • Go over complex sentences and commas

Friday, June 13th

  • silent reading-reminder!! Your journal report is due on Monday
  • Meg’s First Day questions due
  • “The Friday Everything Changed”
  • Short story summary for “Friday”
  • Questions for “Friday”
  • Comma practice continued finish for homework
  • Sentences unit begin

Thursday, July 12th

  • silent reading
  • Grammar and Vocab quiz
  • Go over Irony worksheet
  • Go over short story summary for “Meg’s First Day”
  • Questions for “Meg’s”
  • Comma practice