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Homework 5/25

HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY SUMMER VACATION!

posted on: May 24, 2007

Homework 5/25

Be sure to bring only a pen to school for year-book signing.

Students may not change bus plans on the last day. You must ride your bus to your house.

posted on: May 24, 2007

Homework 5/23

Please give your parent/s your language portfolio and returned the signed note to me tomorrow.

posted on: May 23, 2007

Homework 5/21

Finish Summer Crossword.

All centers should be completed and turned in.

All persuasive speeches should be completed tomorrow--Tuesday 5/22.

posted on: May 21, 2007

Homework 5/18

Happy Weekend! Those who have unfinished centers must complete them by Monday.

posted on: May 18, 2007

Homework 5/10

Prepare for field day. (2 sports drinks or water, towel for sitting, sunscreen, hats, glasses, and etc.)

You will not need to bring your books to school but may need a bag to put all your field day possessions .

All centers are due after class Friday.

posted on: May 16, 2007

Homework 5/15

Please be prepared for your speech on the day you chose.

Complete both sides of the fact and opinion worksheet.

posted on: May 15, 2007

Homework 5/14

Complete both sides of " A Famous Lineup" worksheet.

posted on: May 14, 2007

Homework 5/11

Happy Friday! No Homework!

posted on: May 11, 2007

Homework 5/10

Complete Rules to Live By and Good Intentions or Inventions Worksheets.

Don't forget to prepare for your persuasive speech on the date you chose.

posted on: May 10, 2007

Homework 5/9

Complete the front and back of the connotation/denotation worksheet. Do not write any sentences.

Begin planning for your speech. Remember the day you chose. Only 5 note cards are allowed (one per paragraph).
Cards must be written in bullet form. If you can give your speech without cards, that will be OK. Our goal is to tell not read!

posted on: May 09, 2007

Homework 5/8

Complete worksheet on subject/verb agreement. (front and back)

posted on: May 08, 2007

Homework 5/8

Complete worksheet on subject/verb agreement. (front and back)

posted on: May 08, 2007

Homework 5/3

The following items are due Friday (May 4) for your persuasive paper project:
1. Internet information
2. Outline (not media center outline)
3. Rough draft
4. Editing sheet with teacher initials
5. Evidence of revision
6. Evidence of proofreading
These items will be due at the end of class Friday.

posted on: May 03, 2007

Homework 5/2

Final Book count due this Friday.

posted on: May 02, 2007

Homework 5/1

Complete your last reading log. Ten entries are required since April 19.

READING LOG UPDATE: ALL READING LOGS ARE DUE FRIDAY, May 4!

Friday we will complete a final log total. This total will be a log grade for the final nine weeks. (Divide the number of books read by 25 for a percent score.) A total for each student will be submitted to our media specialist and later to the administration.

No books, articles, poetry, or short stories will be added in the total that are not written on students' logs kept this school year. Last summer's reading counts on the final total if it is documented. Unfortunately, any lost or misplaced reading logs do not count toward final grade.

posted on: May 01, 2007

Homework 5/1

Complete your last reading log. Ten entries are required since April 19.

READING LOG UPDATE ALL READING LOGS ARE DUE FRIDAY, APRIL 30!

Today in class we completed a preliminary count of pages and books read this year. Friday we will complete a final total. This total will be a log grade for the final nine weeks. (Divide the number of books read by 25 for a percent score.) A total for each student will be submitted to our media specialist and later to the administration.

No books, articles, poetry, or short stories will be added in the total that are not written on students' logs kept this school year. Last summer's reading counts on the final total if it is documented. Unfortunately, any lost or misplaced reading logs do not count toward final grade.

posted on: May 01, 2007

Homework 5/1

Complete your last reading log. Ten entries are required since April 19.

posted on: May 01, 2007

Homework 4/30

READING LOG UPDATE ALL READING LOGS ARE DUE FRIDAY, APRIL 30!

Today in class we completed a preliminary count of pages and books read this year. Friday we will complete a final total. This total will be a language arts test grade for the final nine weeks. (Divide the number of books read by 25 for a percent score.) A total for each student will be submitted to our media specialist and later to the administration.

No books, articles, poetry, or short stories will be added in the total that are not written on students' logs kept this school year. Last summer's reading counts on the final total if it is documented. Unfortunately, any lost or misplaced reading logs do not count toward final grade.

If you did not have all your logs in class today, you will do your total for homework and submit it in class tomorrow.

Our final log check will be Wednesday, May 2. (Ten entries are required.)

Complete workbook pages 103 & 104, Lie vs. Lay. Omit Writing Application.

posted on: April 30, 2007

Homework 4/27

Please have your progress reports signed and returned by Wednesday, May 2.

Bring a calculator and any reading logs you may have at home. We will be tallying up the numbers to see how many books have been read so far this year.
Unfortunately, if any logs have been misplaced, pages read are not documented and cannot be accepted.

posted on: April 27, 2007

Homework 4/26

Study for combining sentence and run-on quiz tomorrow. Review the two topics in your WAG book Chapter 21.
Also, check over the workbook pages (71,72,81,82) we went over in class.

posted on: April 26, 2007

Homework 4/25

Complete workbook pages 81 and 82. Follow the workbook directions for page 81. For page 82, correct the run-on sentences by inserting words and/or punctuation.

Friday quiz: Sentence combining and correction run-on sentences.

posted on: April 25, 2007

Homework 4/24

Complete workbook p. 71 & 72. You will need to write the sentences to combine them. Use the chart at the top of the page to help you combine the sentences in different ways.

Seventeen students did not have their research for their persuasive paper. Please check with your child to make sure he/she has the necessary information to complete our persuasive paper project.

posted on: April 24, 2007

Homework 4/24

Complete workbook p. 71 & 72. You will need to write the sentences to combine them. Use the chart at the top of the page to help you combine the sentences in different ways.

Seventeen students did not have their research for their persuasive paper. Please check with your child to make sure he/she has the necessary information to complete our persuasive paper project.

posted on: April 24, 2007

Homework 4/20

Make sure to have research for your persuasive paper Monday. Read the article/s to make sure you have enough information.

posted on: April 20, 2007

Homeowrk 4/19

Make sure to have research for your persuasive paper Monday. Read the article/s to make sure you have enough information.

posted on: April 19, 2007

Homework 4/17

Reading logs are due tomorrow with 10 entries.

Be thinking of a topic for a persuasive essay.

posted on: April 17, 2007

Homework 4/16

Reading log check Wednesday. (10 entries)

posted on: April 16, 2007

Homework 4/11

Complete the connotation/denotation worksheet.

**Bonus Write 5 new words with a negative connotation and 5 new words with a positive connotation on the back of the worksheet.

posted on: April 13, 2007

Homework 4/12

Complete Workbook p. 52, 54, 56, 58 Exercises 1 only.

Study for the reference materials quiz tomorrow.

posted on: April 12, 2007

Homework 4/11

Complete Ex. 1 only on workbook pages 51,53,55,57.

Reference Materials Quiz Friday.

posted on: April 11, 2007

Homework 4/10

Complete workbook pages 39 and 40. Omit writing application.

posted on: April 10, 2007

Homework 4/9

Complete the following for class tomorrow:
1. Parts of a Book Packet
2. CRCT booklet words
3. Hyphens at end of lines Workbook p. 167 + 168

posted on: April 09, 2007

Homework 3/30

HAPPY SPRING BREAK!!

CRCT TESTING BEGINS THE WEEK OF APRIL 16!

posted on: March 30, 2007

Homework 3/29

Complete workbook page 167 & 168.

posted on: March 29, 2007

Homework 3/28

Complete workbook pages 163 + 164. Omit writing application.

Log check tomorrow. 10 entries!

posted on: March 28, 2007

Homework 3/27

Study for your Giggles quiz tomorrow. You should make a word list from your notes to use as a study guide.

Log check Thursday--10 entries due

posted on: March 27, 2007

Homework 3/27

Study for your Giggles quiz tomorrow. You should make a word list from your notes to use as a study guide.

Log check Thursday--10 entries due

posted on: March 27, 2007

Homework 3/26

Tonight study for your pronoun test tomorrow. Finish your pronoun packet.

Tuesday--Pronoun test
Wednesday--Giggles quiz
Thursday--Log check

posted on: March 26, 2007

Homework 3/26

Tonight study for your pronoun test tomorrow. Finish your pronoun packet.

Tuesday--Pronoun test
Wednesday--Giggles quiz
Thursday--Log check

posted on: March 26, 2007

Homework 3/23

Study and prepare for:

Pronoun test Tuesday
"Giggles" vocab. quiz Wednesday
Log check Thursday (10 entries)

posted on: March 23, 2007

HOMEWORK 3/22

Complete pronoun review worksheet.

Study hall 8:15 for finishing your invention paper. Friday is the last day.

posted on: March 22, 2007

Homework 3/21

Complete the worksheet on who and whom.

Morning study hall 8:15 Thursday and Friday for those who have not finished their papers.

posted on: March 21, 2007

Homework 3/20

Complete the indefinite pronoun worksheet front and back.

The final copy of your expository paper is due after class tomorrow. Any late papers must be finished in the morning at 8:15 in my classroom.
Please make arrangements with me.

posted on: March 20, 2007

Homework 3/19

Your editing checklist and paper corrections must be finished by tomorrow.
Final copy due Wednesday after class.

posted on: March 19, 2007

Homework 3/16

Complete the editing checklist, editing, proofreading, and revision steps of your paper. Be ready to write the final copy Monday.

posted on: March 16, 2007

Homework 3/15

Finish your rough draft tonight.

Bonus: Today is the Ides of March. "Beware of the Ides of March!" Who said this and why?

posted on: March 15, 2007

Homework 3/14

Complete workbook pages 113 & 114. No Writing Application

posted on: March 14, 2007

Homework 3/12

Study for subject and object pronoun test Wednesday. Refer to your folding door notes, your WAG book, or workbook.
Be prepared to write first, second, third person, and singular and plural

If you are in orchestra, be prepared to take the test Tuesday in class.

posted on: March 12, 2007

Homework 3/9

Make sure you have completed two citation cards--were they graded? Do you have all the information to write your expository paper?

posted on: March 09, 2007

Homework 3/8

Complete WAG page 514, Exercise 8. Write IO, DO, or OP.

posted on: March 08, 2007

Homework 3/6

Complete workbook pages 109 & 110. No Writing Application.

Log Check Thursday, 3/8. (8 entry minimum)

posted on: March 06, 2007

Homework 3/2

Finish all your note cards and bibliography cards for your invention project.

Correct your "Giggles' quiz.

posted on: March 02, 2007

Homework 3/1

All note cards and citation cards for your invention writing project are due Monday.

Reminder: Citation information can be found on the media blog.

posted on: March 01, 2007

Homework 2/28

Finish your Internet note cards. Print more information if your need it.

posted on: February 28, 2007

Homework 2/27

Complete Workbook pages 7 & 8.

Study for your "Giggles vocabulary" quiz tomorrow. Check your notes for words.

posted on: February 27, 2007

Homework 2/26

We went to the media center to begin research on our invention. If you do not have an Internet article on your invention, please print one tonight if possible.

"Read to Learn" about pronouns in WAG p. 300 & 301. Complete exercises 13 & 14.

Giggles quiz Wednesday. Study vocabulary in lessons 12-24.

posted on: February 26, 2007

Homework 2/23

Optional: Print an Internet article on your invention.

Bring a 1 gallon Zip-Lock bag for research.

posted on: February 23, 2007

Homework 2/22

Diagram the ten sentences on your handout.

Bring a gallon size Zip-Lock bag to class on Monday to house your note cards and research.

Bonus limerick due tomorrow--Friday.

posted on: February 22, 2007

Homework 2/21

Read "The Loch Ness Monster" in your Literature Book p. 404. Be sure to read the pre-reading pages. Mentally answer the questions on page 410.

There will be an inferencing test tomorrow.

BONUS: Write an original limerick and bring it to class on Friday.

posted on: February 21, 2007

Homework 2/15

Read and work on "The Dead Tell Tales" worksheet if you did not finish last night.

If interested, see me about Writing Fair Bonus.

posted on: February 15, 2007

Homework 2/14
Happy Valentine's Day!

Complete The Dead Tell Tales worksheet about drawing conclusions.

posted on: February 14, 2007

Homework 2/13

Finish the "Inferential Instance" worksheet. Then, create an Inferential Instance of your own to have another student use for practice.

An I"nferential Instance" is a very, short story (one or two paragraphs) of a weird situation. Make your paragraph/somewhat vague in order to allow for many possibilities.

posted on: February 13, 2007

Homework 2/12

Study for your spelling quiz tomorrow.

Be prepared to turn-in your pre-test with the misspelled words written five times each.

Log check tomorrow. (8 entry minimum)

posted on: February 12, 2007

Homework 2/9

Review the story "The King of Mazy May" on page 52 in your literature book. Answer questions 4 and 7 on page 60in paragraph form. (Response to Literature)

Also, copy 2 simple sentences from the story, two compound sentences, and 2 complex sentences. (Remember to look for the correct conjunctions.)

BONUS: Find examples of similes, metaphors, or personification from the story.

posted on: February 09, 2007

Homework 2/8

Complete workbook pages 93 & 94, omit writing application.

Write misspelled (pretest) words five times each.

Spelling Quiz Tuesday, 2/13

posted on: February 08, 2007

Homework 2/7

Complete workbook pages 91 & 92 omitting the writing application.

Make a citation (bibliography card) for your novel following the guidelines given in class.

posted on: February 07, 2007

Homework 2/6

Complete Workbook pages 89 & 90; omit writing application.

Journal: Describe winter using your five senses. Use a terrific hook and clincher!

Review your DOG notes for quiz tomorrow.

posted on: February 06, 2007

Homework 2/5

Complete Workbook pages 87 and 88 omitting writing application.

DOG Quiz Wednesday, 2/7. Study your class notes on DOGS 1- 11.

posted on: February 05, 2007

Homework 2/2

Read your novel.

posted on: February 02, 2007

Homework 1/31

Complete the back of your diagramming worksheet. Be sure to follow directions.

posted on: January 31, 2007

Homework 1/30

Complete the diagraming worksheet (front only). Refer to your DOG notes for examples.

posted on: January 30, 2007

Homework 1/29

We took the "Giggles" vocabulary quiz today.

Read your novel tonight.

posted on: January 29, 2007

Homework 1/25

We went to the media center today and learned about citations.

Reading logs were turned in today for a grade.

Complete Capitalization WS.

posted on: January 25, 2007

Homework 1/24

We took the verb test today.

Reading logs are due tomorrow with a 10 entry minimum.

Complete Capitalization and Punctuation Worksheet for homework.

posted on: January 24, 2007

Homework 1/23

Study for your verb test tomorrow.

Reading logs are due Thursday, 1/25.

posted on: January 23, 2007

Homework 1/22

Complete Exercises 23, 24, 25, 26, and 29 in WAG p.324. Do not write the sentences but answer in the best way possible.

Verb test Wednesday and reading log check Thursday.

posted on: January 22, 2007

Homework 1/19

Read and update your log before January 25.

Finish any classwork that was not finished in class on Friday. (journal or verb study guide)

posted on: January 19, 2007

Homework 1/19

Read and update your log before January 25.

posted on: January 19, 2007

Homework 1/18

Study for the "Giggles" vocabulary quiz tomorrow. You will be quizzed on the introduction words only.

Reading Log check 1/25

posted on: January 19, 2007

Homework 1/17

Complete your "Giggles" vocabulary if you did not finish yesterday. Study the words and definitions for the quiz Friday.
If inclement weather keeps us out of school tomorrow, you will still have the quiz Friday.

posted on: January 18, 2007

Homework 1/17

Complete your "Giggles" vocabulary if you did not finish yesterday. Study the words and definitions for the quiz Friday.
If inclement weather keeps us out of school tomorrow, you will still have the quiz Friday.

posted on: January 18, 2007

Homework 1/16

Use a dictionary to write the definition of the bold vocabulary words in "Giggles" introduction.
Be sure to use context clues to write a short definition. There will be a quiz on these words Friday.

Don't forget log check 1/25. 10m entry minimum.

posted on: January 16, 2007

Homework 1/12

Read and update your log for the check January 25. Remember 10 entries are minimum.

posted on: January 12, 2007

Homework 1/11

Complete WAG page 317, Ex. 3. Do not write the sentences. Write subject, linking verb, and predicate adjective or nominative.
WAG page 318, Ex. 5. Write the verb and tell if it is linking (L) or action (A).

Study for linking verb quiz tomorrow.

Reading Log check January 25. 10 entry minimum.

posted on: January 11, 2007

Homework 1/10/07

Complete workbook pages 17 & 18. Omit Writing Application.

Study for a linking verb quiz Friday.

Reading Log check 1/25. 10 entry minimum.

posted on: January 10, 2007

Homework 1/9

Complete workbook pages 15 & 16. Omit writing Application.

Reading log check January 25. A ten entry minimum is required.

posted on: January 09, 2007

Homework 1/8/07

Welcome Back!!

Workbook pages 13 & 14 Omit Writing Application.

Hint: Conditional verbs are also called linking verbs!

posted on: January 08, 2007

Homework 12/21

Have a safe and happy winter break! See you next year!

Mrs. C.

posted on: December 21, 2006

Homework 12/15

No homework.

posted on: December 19, 2006

Homework 12/14

Finish your mini-book.

posted on: December 19, 2006

Homework 12/18 and 12/19

No homework unless you need to finish your response to literature rough draft.

posted on: December 19, 2006

Homework 12/13

Re-write your simple, compound, and complex sentences if your homework was incorrect.

DOL proofreading sheet from Tuesday is due Thursday.

Study for simple, compound, and complex sentence quiz tomorrow.

Mini-book project due Friday, 12/15

posted on: December 13, 2006

Homework 12/12

Complete DOL Take Home. Do not re-write the sentences for all the sentences. Use proofreading marks to indicate corrections. We will have a contest to see which class does the best.

Simple, compound, complex sentence quiz is Thursday. Review conjunction notes (copy I gave you) and WAG pages 426-429.

Mini-book project due Friday!

posted on: December 11, 2006

Homework 12/11

Write 9 sentences on the same topic skipping a line between each.
3 simple sentences--one with a compound subject, one with a compound predicate, and one with a compound subject and predicate.
Write 3 compound sentences--do not use the same coordinating conjunctions.
Write 3 complex sentences--do not use the same subordinating conjunction.

Your mini-book project is due Friday!!

posted on: December 11, 2006

Homework 12/8

12/7 (I forgot.) Workbook pages 49 & 50 all

Reading log check Monday--10 entry minimum. Your log should reflect entries from your adventure or mystery novel.

Mini-book project due next Friday, 12/15.

If you were absent Thursday, be ready to make-up your "Stone" test Monday in class.

posted on: December 08, 2006

Homework 12/6

Complete workbook pages 63 Ex. 1, p. 64 Ex. 1 & 2, p. 147 Ex. 1& 2, and p. 48 Ex. 1 & 2.

Finish your journal entry. Mrs. C. expects exemplary work because....... I am/ am not motivated to complete assignments......(how)
because..... Explain yourself in a paragraph.

"The Stone" test tomorrow.

Reading log due Monday, 12/18.

posted on: December 06, 2006

Homework 12/5

Work on your mini-book project due 12/15.

Study for a test on "The Stone" p. 505 on Thursday. Make sure you are familiar with the vocabulary words that follow:
delved, gaped, plight, obliged, jubilation, rue, mired, and fallow. See margins and footnotes.

posted on: December 05, 2006

Homework 12/1 and 12/4

Work on your mini-book project due 12/15.

See link for directions.
Download file

posted on: December 04, 2006

Homework 11/29

You have an extra night to finish and/or improve your centers.

Simple subject and predicate quiz will be given Friday, 12/1.

I provided directions for your mini-book project today. An explanation will follow Thursday, 11/30.

Media Center tomorrow!

Book project due 12/15.

posted on: November 29, 2006

Homework 11/28

Study your figurative language chart and work on your figurative language worksheet.

We reviewed for the quiz in class.

Finish your centers due tomorrow 11/29.

posted on: November 28, 2006

Homework 11/27

Finish your centers due Wednesday, 11/29

Figurative Language Quiz, Wednesday, 11/29 In class review Tuesday.

posted on: November 27, 2006

Homework 11/21

Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

We will finish centers Monday!

posted on: November 21, 2006

Homework 11/20

Happy Holidays! We will be working on centers in class today and tomorrow. Those who are absent will make-up the work upon their return.

posted on: November 20, 2006

Homework 11/17

Complete the two worksheets (front and back) given in class today. Underline simple subjects once and simple predicates twice on all worksheets Then, follow the worksheet directions.

posted on: November 17, 2006

Homework 11/16

Complete take-home DOL Test. Follow directions.

Finish personification graphic organizer and write your poem.

Bring media center books tomorrow.

Book project date changed to 12/15.

posted on: November 16, 2006

Homework 11/15

Complete the bottom portion (metaphors) of the "Striking it Rich" Worksheet.

Quiz tomorrow on the coordination conjunctions. FAN BOYS

DOL worksheet due Friday. Please follow directions.

Media Center are due books due Friday for the Thanksgiving holidays. (New system set-up)
I have extended the time for reading and project until December 15.
Directions for completing the project will be sent home November 27.

posted on: November 15, 2006

Homework 11/14

Complete top half of simile/metaphor worksheet. Similes only!

DOL take home test due Friday, 11/17.

All library books must be returned to the media center by this Friday; therefore, I have extended the Book Project date until 12/15.

posted on: November 14, 2006

Homework 11/13

Finish journal Venn diagram comparing and contrasting "Aladdin" and a fairy tale your remember.

Finish literal and figurative chart with five items from home. Write what the item is literally and then write a figurative sentence about the item.

Learn the coordinating conjunctions for a quiz Thursday. FAN BOYS

Don't forget your DEAR novel tomorrow.

posted on: November 13, 2006

Homework 11/10

Complete Exercises 20, 21, and 23 in your WAG book.

For Exercises 20 and 23, copy the sentences and underline the independent clause once and the dependent (subordinate) clause twice.
Write ss over the simple subjects and sp over the simple predicates.

For Exercise 21, copy the sentences, write ss and sp as above and circle the comma and coordinating conjunction.

Continue reading your mystery or adventure novel.

BONUS: Create a rap, poem, or mnemonic device for the subordinating conjunctions.

posted on: November 10, 2006

Homework 11/8 + 11/9

Read your mystery or adventure book for your book project due 12/8.

Reminder: Field Trip tomorrow! Please dress appropriately. You will need to bring a sack lunch and a drink unless you are buying from the cafeteria.
We will be leaving @ 10:45 and returning @1:45. Don't forget to pack a snack (no drinks) since we will be eating late.

posted on: November 08, 2006

Homework 11/6

Finish your Candy Bar Tale using dialogue and examples of complex sentences.
Underline your candy names. Type using MLA Style. Due Wednesday, 11/8.
HINT: Use your novel to see examples of correctly written dialogue!

What are Candy Bar Tales? Write a story using the names of candy bars for people, places, and things. For example, Baby Ruth walked down 5th Avenue to meet Mr. Goodbar. The two are very good friends who enjoy visiting Peppermint Patty. And so on......

Reading Log Check Wednesday, 11/8 (8 entries).

Don't forget to be reading your mystery or adventure novel.

posted on: November 06, 2006

Homework 11/3

Read your mystery or adventure novel. Mini-book project due December 8. Directions will be provided soon.

Log check Wednesday, 11/8

Correct or re-do your clause worksheet!!

posted on: November 03, 2006

Homework 11/2

Sorry this assignment is late!

Workbook page 45 & 46. No Writing Application. Direction Change!!

MOPP (mop (cross) out prepositional phrases). Underline the simple subject once and the simple predicate twice.
Do not do complete subjects and predicates.

posted on: November 03, 2006

Homework 11/2

Complete clause worksheet.

Write whether each group of words is a main clause (MC), subordinate clause (SC), or not a clause (NC).
For each group of words that is a SC, finish the sentence. Don't forget to add correct capital letters and punctuation.
Media Center tomorrow. Bring all books to return, renew, or pay fines. You must begin a new mystery or adventure book for a book report in about four weeks.

Bring 3 "Fun Size" candies Friday for a writing project.

posted on: November 01, 2006

Homework 10/31

Have a fun and safe Halloween!

posted on: October 31, 2006

Homework 10/30

Complete workbook page 65 Exercise 1. Omit Exercise 2.
Complete workbook page 66 Exercises 1 and 2. Omit Writing Application.

posted on: October 30, 2006

Homework 10/27

No homework! Happy weekend!

posted on: October 27, 2006

Homework 10/26

Complete Workbook pages 43 and 44 all.

posted on: October 26, 2006

Homework 10/25

Study your notes for the DOG # 4 quiz tomorrow.

Finish Side A of your subject/predicate worksheet.

2nd Period--What will you be able to volunteer for our reader leader celebration on
Friday? Thank you so much.

posted on: October 25, 2006

Homework 10/24

Type or write your ending for Lob's Girl using MLA Style.
What is MLA Style? Click the link below.

Download file

DOG #4 Quiz Thursday.

posted on: October 24, 2006

Homework 10/23

We finished reading "Lob's Girl" in class today. Write a new ending for the story in your journal.
If your were absent, be sure to make-up the assignment.

posted on: October 23, 2006

Homework 10/20

Prepare for a Reading Log check Monday, 10/23. A minimum of ten entries are required since 9/28.

posted on: October 20, 2006

Homework 10/19

We visited the Book Fair today. Remember the fair closes at 1:00 tomorrow, Friday.

Make sure you completed workbook pages 151 & 152. (Wednesday's homework)

Reading Log check Monday- a minimum of ten entries should be recorded since 9/28.

posted on: October 19, 2006

Homework 10/18

Complete workbook pages 151 and 152. Omit Writing Application.

We will be visiting the Book Fair tomorrow during part of our LA classes.

posted on: October 18, 2006

Homework 10/17

Quiz tomorrow!

Review the four functions of a sentence, how to apply each, and spell each!

posted on: October 17, 2006

Homework 10/16

Study for your spelling quiz tomorrow. Write your incorrect words 5 times each.

Study for the four functions of a sentence quiz Wednesday. Review your class notes. Spelling Counts!

posted on: October 16, 2006

Homework 10/12

Have a happy three-day weekend!

Read! Study your spelling words for a quiz on Tuesday.

posted on: October 12, 2006

Homework 10/11

Complete all of workbook pages 1665 + 166.

Write your missed spelling words 5 times each and study for your spelling quiz Tuesday, 10/11. You will turn the work in the day of your quiz.

posted on: October 11, 2006

Homework 10/10

Complete workbook pages 69 and 70. Omit Writing Application.

Bring your calculator to class.

posted on: October 10, 2006

Homework 10/9

STUDY FOR YOUR PREPOSITION TEST TOMORROW. SEE YOUR STUDY GUIDE!
See Prentice Hall website for more help! Also, see grammar games under General Information.
www.phschool.com
How to navigate to the Online Exercise Bank.

click: Textbook Resources (left menu bar) 
click: Language Arts 
click: Writing & Grammar 
click: Copper (Under Student) 
click: Online Exercise Bank (left menu bar) 
Click on lesson

posted on: October 09, 2006

HOMEWORK 10/6

Complete your preposition map or maze. Due Monday!

Preposition Test Tuesday!

posted on: October 06, 2006

Homework 10/5

Complete all of workbook pages 35 & 36.

Tomorrow is preposition day--dress "preppie!"

Preposition Test Tuesday, 10/10.

posted on: October 05, 2006

Homework 10/4

Complete the Preposition Diagnostic Test WAG p. 351 All

Preposition Test Tuesday, October 10.

posted on: October 04, 2006

Homework 10/3

Read to learn WAG p. 354 and 355. How can you tell the difference between a preposition and an adverb?
Complete Exercises 4 & 5.

We will also be checking the preposition worksheet from Monday night.

Important: The preposition test has been moved to Tuesday, October 10.

posted on: October 03, 2006

Homework 10/2

Complete the preposition worksheet. Review your note and/or text book if you have questions.
(First period, Did you get your worksheets? If not, see me during homeroom!)

Preposition Test Friday. (We will not be memorizing the song this time.) This test will be application.

posted on: October 02, 2006

Homework 9/29

Have an great weekend, continue reading, and updating your log.

posted on: September 29, 2006

Homework 9/28

Finish your preposition project!

posted on: September 28, 2006

Homework 9/27

Work on your preposition project.

posted on: September 27, 2006

Homework 9/27

Work on your preposition project.

posted on: September 27, 2006

Homework 9/27

Complete preposition worksheet. Follow directions carefully!

Work on your preposition project.

posted on: September 25, 2006

Homework 9/26

Complete workbook pages 33 and 34. ALL EXERCISES!

Preposition Project due Friday, September 29.

What is the Preposition Project?

You may use any material from computer paper, construction paper, or 1/2 a poster board to mount your work. Write or type 8-10 sentences (minimum) with one or more prepositional phrases. Illustrate, use clip art, drawings, or pictures, depicting your prepositional phrases. You may use your computer, gel pens, colored pencils, glitter, and etc. SPELLING, GRAMMAR, AND MECHANICS COUNT! BE CREATIVE!

posted on: September 25, 2006

Homework 9/26

Complete workbook pages 33 and 34. ALL EXERCISES!

Preposition Project due Friday, September 29.

What is the Preposition Project?

You may use any material from computer paper, construction paper, or 1/2 a poster board to mount your work. Write or type 8-10 sentences (minimum) with one or more prepositional phrases. Illustrate, use clip art, drawings, or pictures, depicting your prepositional phrases. You may use your computer, gel pens, colored pencils, glitter, and etc. SPELLING, GRAMMAR, AND MECHANICS COUNT! BE CREATIVE!

posted on: September 25, 2006

Homework 9/22

Read and update your log!

Happy weekend!

posted on: September 23, 2006

Homework 9/21

Study for your spelling test tomorrow. Be sure to correct your pre-test and write your incorrect words five times each.

A parent signature earns five bonus points.

posted on: September 21, 2006

Homework 9/20

Brainstorm the topic "My Favorite Place". Create a cluster map or web for your favorite place as prewriting for our narrative paper and Reflections entry. Your map is due tomorrow on notebook or computer paper.

Remember your spelling test Friday. Signed pre-test is also to be turned in.

posted on: September 20, 2006

Homework 9/19

Study for the helping verb quiz tomorrow. There are 23 helping verbs. Remember to add can and should to your list.

Complete workbook page 19 & 20. Omit Writing Application.

Spelling test Friday. Complete your pre-test, write missed words 5 times each, and have a parent sign.

posted on: September 19, 2006

Homework 9/18

If you did not finish "Greyling" and the six story questions (p. 194), please complete them tonight.

By Friday's spelling test, correct and have a parent signature on your pre-test.

Helping verb quiz Wednesday!

posted on: September 18, 2006

Homework 9/15

Complete your literature assignment begun in class Friday.

You need to read "Greyling" and add the story to your short story log. (Source: PH Pages: 4)

Read Preview p.288
Lit. analysis p. 289 (top)
Vocabulary p. 294 (bottom)
Read story p. 290-
Answer questions 1-6 on p. 294. Write answers in complete sentences or short paragraph.

Make-up noun test will be given Monday or Tuesday at 8:15 A.M. Report to the theater.

posted on: September 15, 2006

Homework 9/14

STUDY FOR YOUR NOUN TEST TOMORROW.

See Prentice Hall website for more help! Also, see grammar games under General Information.

www.phschool.com

How to navigate to the Online Exercise Bank.

click: Textbook Resources (left menu bar) 
click: Language Arts 
click: Writing & Grammar 
click: Copper (Under Student) 
click: Online Exercise Bank (left menu bar) 
Click on lesson

posted on: September 14, 2006

Homework 9/13

Complete WAG pages 590, Exercises 50 & 51 and WAG p. 594, Exercises 54 7 55.
No sentences need to be copied; write answers only.

Study for your noun test Friday!

posted on: September 13, 2006

Homework 9/12

Complete the plural noun worksheet.

Noun test Friday.

posted on: September 12, 2006

Homework 9/11

Study for your writing Process Test tomorrow. Review your notes and the study guide I gave you today.

Tomorrow is DEAR Day.

JOURNAL: Today is September 11, the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attack on America. Although you were five or six years old, how has this date touched your life?

Friday--Noun Test

BONUS

posted on: September 11, 2006

Homework 9/8

Next Tuesday Writing Process Test

Next Friday Noun Test

Make sure you have book covers for your Literature and Writing and Grammar books.

posted on: September 08, 2006

Homework 9/7

Prepare for Friday's log check. 3 new entries required.

Writing Process Test Tuesday, 9/12

posted on: September 07, 2006

Homework 9/6

Complete Workbook page 4. Omit Writing Application.

Prepare for a log check Friday, 9/8. 3 new entry minimum

posted on: September 06, 2006

Homework 9/5

Study your DOL notes for quiz tomorrow. Subjects and predicates will be included.

Also, study for your paper heading quiz.

Reading Log check Friday (3 entry minimum)

posted on: September 05, 2006

Homework 9/5

Study for your paper heading quiz and DOL quiz tomorrow 9/6.

MLA Paper Heading

posted on: September 05, 2006

Homework 9/1

DOL & paper heading quiz Wednesday, 9/6

Late noun projects due Tuesday, 9/5

Have a safe and happy weekend!

posted on: September 01, 2006

Homework 8/31

Your Noun Mini-projects are due tomorrow, Friday, August 31. If you are absent on Friday, your project is due Tuesday, September 5.

The DOL and MLA paper-heading quiz will be Wednesday, September 6.

Everything caught-up? Read your novel and update your reading log.

posted on: August 31, 2006

Homework 8/30

Performance Series Test tomorrow. Bring your agenda, novel, sweater, and homework to class.

Complete collective noun worksheet.

Noun-Mini Project due Friday 9/1.

QUIZ DATE CHANGED! THE FRIDAY DOL & PAPER HEADING QUIZ HAS BEEN CHANGED TO WEDNESDAY, 9/6.

posted on: August 30, 2006

Homework 8/29

1. Complete the abstract noun worksheet.
2. Noun project due Friday, 9/1
3. DOL & MLA paper heading quiz Friday, 9/1
4. Language Arts & Reading Performance Series Testing Wednesday & Thursday, 8/30 & 8/31
Be sure to bring your agenda, homework, novel, and a sweater or jacket.

posted on: August 29, 2006

Homework 8/28

Complete workbook page 3--Compound Nouns.

Many students need to return their syllabi and student information sheets.

NOUN PROJECT: (Quiz Grade--due Friday, 9/1) Fill each box with 10 correctly spelled examples of each type of noun. Use you notes or Writing and Grammar book for assistance. Remember Presentation counts!

posted on: August 28, 2006

Homework 8/25

Please return signed syllabus and information sheet Monday.

Don't forget the weekend bonus!

posted on: August 26, 2006

Homework 8/24

1. Have parents sign your syllabus.
2. Parents should fill out student information sheet.
3. Purchase two book covers by Monday.
4. Complete workbook p. 2. The Writing Application assignment has been modified to: Write 10 abstract nouns.
5. Complete Journal : How to make make an A in Mrs. Cushman's class...

posted on: August 24, 2006

Homework 8/23

1. Have your syllabus signed.
2. Have student info. sheet completed by your parent.
3. Complete Workbook page 1.

posted on: August 23, 2006

Homework 8/22

Complete two entries on your reading log.
You will need two book covers by Monday for your two language arts books.
Complete the exercises on page 14 in your literature book on notebook paper. Do not forget to use your correct paper heading.

posted on: August 23, 2006

Homework 8/21

Complete two entries on your reading log.
You will need two book covers by Monday for your two language arts books.
Complete the exercises on page 14 in your literature book on notebook paper. Do not forget to use your correct paper heading.

posted on: August 23, 2006

Homework 8/17

"Catch-up night" If you have not completed your two journal entries for this week, please make sure they are completed. Also, make sure your binder is set-up. Read your novel for 30 minutes or read two chapters.

If you have Play Dough or clay, bring a fist size amount Monday.

posted on: August 17, 2006

Homework 8/16

Journal Write: Pretend you are your 5th grade teacher. What would she tell me about you? Use a friendly letter format. If you have forgotten, you can go to the Internet to review.

If you have play dough or clay. bring about a fist-full Monday or use mine.

posted on: August 16, 2006

Homework 8/15

1. Tomorrow is the last day to bring your summer reading.
2. Finish organizing your binder.
3. Journal Write: My first days of middle school were...
4. For Monday: Bring a fist size amount of used play dough or clay. If you would like to make a large amount to share, see the recipe below.

Homemade Play-Doh
3 Cups flour
1 1/2 Cup salt
3 Tablespoons cooking oil
1 Cup water
1 Tablespoon food coloring

Mix and store in an air tight container.

posted on: August 15, 2006

Homework 8/14/06

I hope your first day of middle school went smoothly.

Your language arts homework is:
1. Bring your novel.
2. Summer reading is due Wednesday
3. Bring your language arts supplies--white binder, dividers, journal, and pack of paper.

Please put your name on everything!

posted on: August 14, 2006

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