Mullin–LA

WEEK of April 16-20

HOMEWORK: 

Monday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will go over this week’s vocabulary.
  • We will continue sharing our myth stories.

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will share some myth stories.
  • We will begin the Anne Frank unit by answering the question of why Anne and her family had trouble leaving Europe.

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will share some myth stories.
  • We will begin 10 Days of Anne Frank.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will share some myth stories.
  • We will continue Anne Frank.

Friday

  • Library Day!

WEEK of April 9-13

HOMEWORK: 

  • None

Monday

  • We will be doing PEAKS testing. (Language Arts)

Tuesday

  • We will be doing PEAKS testing. (Math)

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will be presenting our myth stories.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will be presenting our myth stories.

Friday

  • Reading Day!

WEEK of April 2-6

HOMEWORK: 

Monday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will go over this week’s vocabulary.
  • We will take a vocabulary quiz.

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish our Myth Project.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will review usage of tools for the Peaks test.

Friday

  • Library Day!

 

WEEK of March 26-30

HOMEWORK: 

Monday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will go over this week’s vocabulary.
  • We will read Apollo’s Tree and do the questions in the margins.

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue our Myth Project.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue our Myth Project.

Friday

  • Reading Day!

WEEK of March 19-23

HOMEWORK: 

Monday

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will read Damon and Pythias (a play) from our textbook.
    • We will keep track of the information provided through the narrator.

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish the play and do the questions at the end.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will read Apollo’s Tree and do the questions in the margins.

Friday

  • Library Day!

WEEK of March 5-9

HOMEWORK: 

  • None

Monday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will begin Myth Rotation #3.

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish Myth Rotation #3.

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will begin Hercules.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish Hercules.

Friday

  • No School for Students

WEEK of February 26-March 2

HOMEWORK: 

Monday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will go over Vocabulary 19 words.
  • We will begin Myth Rotation #1.

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish Myth Rotation #1.

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will begin Myth Rotation #2.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish Myth Rotation #2.

Friday

  • Read Across America Day!

WEEK of February 19-23

HOMEWORK: 

Monday

  • No School

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • We will take our Vocabulary Quiz over the “circum-” and “trans-” words.

Thursday

  • No Language Arts class

Friday

  • No School

 

WEEK of February 12-16

HOMEWORK: 

Monday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will go over this week’s vocabulary homework.
  • We will finish working on our Houdini essays.

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will begin our a Mythology Unit.
    • Origin story of the Greeks

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will start our reading of various Greek myths.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will do research about the Greek Gods.

Friday

  • Reading Day!

WEEK of February 5-9

HOMEWORK: 

Monday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will go over this week’s vocabulary homework.
  • We will take a quiz over Vocabulary 15 and 16.

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue working on our expository essay.

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue working on our expository essay.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish our expository essay.

Friday

  • Library Day!

WEEK of January 29-February 2

HOMEWORK: 

Monday

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will begin a short expository essay about Harry Houdini.

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue working on our expository essay.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish our expository essay.

Friday

  • Reading Day!

 

WEEK of January 22-26

HOMEWORK: 

Monday

  • Students will have time to review for the quiz.
  • We will go over this week’s vocabulary homework.
  • We will take the quiz for “un-” and “dis-” words. (Quizlet flashcards)

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will do the questions for Spellbinder: The Life of Harry Houdini.
  • We will work on editing and revising based on our Houdini reading

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will do another reading about Houdini.
  • We will work on a Summary Paragraph assignment for the reading.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish our Houdini Summary.

Friday

  • Library Day!

 

WEEK of January 15-19

HOMEWORK: 

Monday

  • No School

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will work on Vocabulary #14.
  • We will finish our Preposition Books.

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will read an excerpt from Spellbinder: The Life of Harry Houdini.
  • We will work on a Houdini Summary assignment for the excerpt.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will finish our Houdini Summary.

Friday

  • Reading Day!

WEEK of January 8-12

HOMEWORK: 

Monday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will work on Vocabulary #13.

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will read Bears in the Night.
  • We will work on our own Preposition Book.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will finish working on our books.

Friday

  • Library Day!

WEEK of December 18-22

HOMEWORK: 

  • No Homework!

Monday

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will continue working on the puzzle.

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will read Santa’s Evil Twin.
  • We will finish up the puzzle.

Thursday

  • We will do an activity.

Friday

  • No School!

 

WEEK of December 11-15

HOMEWORK: 

Monday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will take Vocabulary Quiz #6.
  • We will work on a Vocabulary Review Puzzle (due Friday).

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will find Figurative Language examples in poems.

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will storyboard Longfellow’s poem.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will finish our storyboards.

Friday

  • Library Day!

WEEK of December 4-8

HOMEWORK: Vocabulary 12 due Friday

Monday

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will find Figurative Language examples in poems.

Wednesday

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will find Figurative Language examples in poems.

Friday

  • Sustained Silent Reading Day!

WEEK of November 27-December 1

HOMEWORK: None

Monday

Tuesday

  • MAP Testing
    • Bring a book to read

Wednesday

  • MAP Testing
    • Bring a book to read

Thursday

  • MAP Testing
    • Bring a book to read

Friday

  • Library Day!

WEEK of November 20-24

HOMEWORK: None

Monday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will work on editing and typing up our stories.

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will continue working on typing our stories.

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will finish with our stories.

Thursday

  • Thanksgiving

Friday

  • No School

WEEK of November 13-17

HOMEWORK:Vocabulary Quiz #5 on Monday (Quizlet Flashcards)

Vocabulary 11 is due Friday!

Monday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will take Vocabulary Quiz #5.
  • We will work on our Vocabulary 11 words.

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will continue reading the story and making predictions.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will finish the story.

Friday

  • Library Day!

WEEK of November 6-10

HOMEWORK:Vocabulary 10 is due Monday!

Monday

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will have time to work on our vocabulary.

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • Students will work in groups to analyze “Gombei and the Wild Ducks.”

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • Students will finish a second draft of their stories incorporating changes to improve them.
  • They will do editing circles.

Friday

  • No School for Students

WEEK of October 30-November 3

HOMEWORK: Vocabulary #9 is due Friday!

Monday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will go over the new vocabulary words for this week.
  • We will write a draft of story.
    • Prompt: The picture is titled “Just Desert” (not dessert), and has the caption, “She lowered the knife and it grew even brighter” (Chris Van Allsburg). Write a draft of a short story of at least four paragraphs to go with the picture/title/caption.

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will learn about Explode the Moment.
  • We will work on using these techniques on a story together.

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • Students will work in groups to edit their stories.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • Students will write a second draft of their stories incorporating changes to improve them.

Friday

  • Library Day!

WEEK of October 23-27

HOMEWORK: Study for Monday’s Vocabulary Quiz! (Quizlet Flashcards)

Monday

  • We will take a vocabulary quiz.
  • We will go to the library for a preview of the Book Fair, which will be open during conferences.

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will be getting our folders ready for Student Led Conferences.
  • We will watch
  • We will do an adverb activity.

Wednesday (half day)

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will continue working adverbs.

Thursday (I don’t have 6th graders for Language Arts.)

Friday–No school for students

WEEK of October 16-20

HOMEWORK:

  1. Vocabulary 8–due next Monday

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will take notes about types of nouns.
  • We will watch

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will take notes about types of adjectives.
  • We will watch
  • We will do an adjective activity.

Thursday

  • Library Day!

Friday

  • No School for Students

 

WEEK of October 9-13

HOMEWORK:

  1. Study for Vocabulary Quiz #3 (on Monday)–Quizlet Flashcards #3
  2. Vocabulary 7–due Friday

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will take Vocabulary Quiz #3.
  • They will have time to work on Vocabulary 7 or read.

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will take notes about Coordinating and Subordinating Conjunctions.
  • We will watch

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Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will take notes about Compound Sentences.
  • We will practice using the conjunctions in compound sentences.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will practice using other types of compound sentence patterns.

Friday

  • We will do Sustained Silent Reading.

WEEK of October 2-6

HOMEWORK:

  1. Vocabulary 6–due Friday
  2. Study for Vocabulary Quiz #3 (next Monday)–Quizlet Flashcards #3

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will work in our Interactive Notebooks on external characterization.
  • I will hand out Vocabulary 5.

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will do work on internal characterization.

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will add the section on internal characterization to our notebooks.
  • We will also do a section on theme in our notebooks.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will do a writing activity.

Friday

  • We will go to the Library.
  • Study for Vocabulary Quiz #3
    • Quizlet Flashcards #3WEEK of October 16-20HOMEWORK:
      1. Vocabulary 8–due next Monday

      IN-CLASS WORK:

      Monday

      • We will do a Daily Edit.
      • We will take notes about types of nouns.
      • We will watch

      Tuesday

      Wednesday

      • We will do a Daily Edit.
      • We will take notes about types of adjectives.
      • We will watch
      • We will do an adjective activity.

      Thursday

      • We will do a Daily Edit.
      • We will take notes about types of pronouns.
      • We will watch
      • We will do an adverb activity.

      Friday

      • No School for StudentsWEEK of October 16-20HOMEWORK:
        1. Vocabulary 8–due next Monday

        IN-CLASS WORK:

        Monday

        • We will do a Daily Edit.
        • We will take notes about types of nouns.
        • We will watch

        Tuesday

        Wednesday

        • We will do a Daily Edit.
        • We will take notes about types of adjectives.
        • We will watch
        • We will do an adjective activity.

        Thursday

        • We will do a Daily Edit.
        • We will take notes about types of pronouns.
        • We will watch
        • We will do an adverb activity.

        Friday

        • No School for Students

WEEK of September 25-29

HOMEWORK:

  1. Vocabulary 5–due Friday

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will take Vocabulary Quiz #2.
  • I will hand out Vocabulary 5.

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will do a plot graphic in our Interactive Notebooks.

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will take notes about plot.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will take notes about conflict.
  • We will give examples of the types of conflict.

Friday

  • We will do Sustained Silent Reading.

WEEK of September 18-22

HOMEWORK:

  1. Vocabulary 4–due Friday

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will work on our Empower Posters/Comics from Confessions of a Former Bully.
  • I will hand out Vocabulary 4.

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will read the short story All Summer in a Day.
  • We will do a plot map for the story.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will review the parts of a Friendly Letter.
  • We will write a friendly letter from or to one of the characters in the story.

Friday

  • We will go to the Library.

WEEK of September 11-15

HOMEWORK:

  1. Vocabulary 3–due Friday

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will take a quiz over the “pre” and “post” words.
  • We will work on Vocabulary 3.

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will finish reading Confessions of a Former Bully.

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will work on comic strips for Confessions of a Former Bully.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will finish our comic strips for Confessions of a Former Bully.

Friday

  • We will do Sustained Silent Reading.

WEEK of September 4-8

HOMEWORK:

  1. Vocabulary 2–due Friday

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • No School

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will go over Vocabulary 2 for this week’s homework.
  • We will begin to read Confessions of a Former Bully.

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will continue Confessions of a Former Bully.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will finish Confessions of a Former Bully.
  • We will design posters for the Empower Tools from the story.

Friday

  • We will go to the Library for an orientation and book check out.

WEEK of August 28-September 1

HOMEWORK:

  1. Vocabulary 1–due Friday

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will go over the vocabulary for this week.
  • We will finish our Personal Poster Projects.

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will set up our composition books as Interactive Notebooks.

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will review Parts of Speech in our Interactive Notebooks.

Thursday

Friday

  • We will do Sustained Silent Reading (SSR) today.

WEEK of September 4-8

HOMEWORK:

  1. Vocabulary 2–due Friday

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • No School

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will go over Vocabulary 2 for this week’s homework.
  • We will begin to read Confessions of a Former Bully.

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will continue Confessions of a Former Bully.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will finish Confessions of a Former Bully.
  • We will design posters for the Empower Tools from the story.

Friday

  • We will go to the Library for an orientation and book check out.

WEEK of August 21-25

HOMEWORK:

  1. Obtain a composition book (50 cents at Walmart) for notes by next Monday
  2. Have parent/guardian respond to my email on Friday

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will do some ‘getting to know you’ activities.
  • We will read a book.

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will begin our Personal Poster Project.

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will continue working on our Personal Poster Projects.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will continue working on our Personal Poster Projects.

Friday

  • We will do a Daily Edit.
  • We will finish our Personal Poster Projects.