Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

12/13


Objectives

SL.6.1 - Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions. Come to discussions prepared, having read required material.
W.6.1 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
W.6.9 - Draw evidence from informational text to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Activities
December 13, 2017


  • Annotate articles "Do Experiences Or Material Goods Make Us Happier?" and "Stud: Experiences Make Us Happier Than Possessions" for textual evidence for both sides of the argument.
  • Write a two paragraph response. Choose a side and use one article from both texts to support your opinion. 
Homework
No homework unless you are behind in your argument essays. 

The students who are behind have a packet that tells them what they need to do for each section and gives them an example. 


Reminders
Friday is the final day for the students to hand-in their argument essays. Students who are behind and/or were absent and need to catch up must do so by this Friday, 12/15. 


Hygiene Drive for the Homeless!!

Aspen House is being asked to donate toothpaste, tooth brushes and men’s deoderant.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

12/12


Objectives

RI.6.6 - Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.
RI.6.8 - Trace and evaluated the argument and specific claims in a text.
W.6.1 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
W.6.9 - Draw evidence from informational text to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Activities
December 12, 2017


  • Bell work: Capitalization worksheet. 
  • Read and Annotate "Your Favorite Drinks Can Wreck Your Health" for text structures. 


Homework
No homework unless you are behind in your argument essays. 

The students who are behind have a packet that tells them what they need to do for each section and gives them an example. 


Reminders
Friday is the final day for the students to hand-in their argument essays. Students who are behind and/or were absent and need to catch up must do so by this Friday, 12/15. 

Two more weeks until Christmas Vacation!!

Hygiene Drive for the Homeless!!

Aspen House is being asked to donate toothpaste, tooth brushes and men’s deoderant.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

12/11


Objectives

RI.6.6 - Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.
RI.6.8 - Trace and evaluated the argument and specific claims in a text.
W.6.1 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
W.6.9 - Draw evidence from informational text to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Activities
December 11, 2017


  • Bell work: Fixing the feedback I gave them on the argument essays over the weekend.  
  • Peer evaluate argument essay: body paragraphs and grammar/punctuation.


Homework
No homework unless you are behind in your argument essays. 

The students who are behind have a packet that tells them what they need to do for each section and gives them an example. 


Reminders
Two more weeks until Christmas Vacation!!

Hygiene Drive for the Homeless!!

Aspen House is being asked to donate toothpaste, tooth brushes and men’s deoderant.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Friday, December 8, 2017

12/8


Objectives

RI.6.6 - Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.
RI.6.8 - Trace and evaluated the argument and specific claims in a text.
W.6.1 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
W.6.9 - Draw evidence from informational text to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Activities
December 8, 2017


  • Peer evaluate argument essay conclusion and introduction.


Homework
Read for 30 minutes and put it on your reading log in google classroom under “11/7 Online Reading Logs”


Reminders

Periods 2,4,5 had a Socratic Seminar assessment on Monday, and Period 1 had theirs on Tuesday. If your student was absent on the day their class had the Socratic seminar, make sure that they schedule a make-up day with me.

Hygiene Drive for the Homeless!!

Aspen House is being asked to donate toothpaste, tooth brushes and men’s deoderant.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

12/7


Objectives

RI.6.6 - Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.
RI.6.8 - Trace and evaluated the argument and specific claims in a text.
W.6.1 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
W.6.9 - Draw evidence from informational text to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Activities
December 7, 2017


  • Bell work: Fragment and Run-ons Worksheet 3
  • Read "Is Technology Killing Our Friendships?" and finding textual evidence for both sides of the argument. 



Homework
Read for 30 minutes and put it on your reading log in google classroom under “11/7 Online Reading Logs”


Reminders

Periods 2,4,5 had a Socratic Seminar assessment on Monday, and Period 1 had theirs on Tuesday. If your student was absent on the day their class had the Socratic seminar, make sure that they schedule a make-up day with me.

Hygiene Drive for the Homeless!!

Aspen House is being asked to donate toothpaste, tooth brushes and men’s deoderant.



Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

12/6


Objectives

RI.6.6 - Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.
RI.6.8 - Trace and evaluated the argument and specific claims in a text.
W.6.1 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
W.6.9 - Draw evidence from informational text to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Activities
December 6, 2017


  • Bell work: Formal and Informal English 1
  • Continue prewriting for Argumentative Essay: Conclusions. 


Homework
Read for 30 minutes and put it on your reading log in google classroom under “11/7 Online Reading Logs”


Reminders

Periods 2,4,5 had a Socratic Seminar assessment on Monday, and Period 1 had theirs on Tuesday. If your student was absent on the day their class had the Socratic seminar, make sure that they schedule a make-up day with me.

Hygiene Drive for the Homeless!!

Aspen House is being asked to donate toothpaste, tooth brushes and men’s deoderant.




Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

12/5


Objectives

RI.6.6 - Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.
RI.6.8 - Trace and evaluated the argument and specific claims in a text.
W.6.1 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
W.6.9 - Draw evidence from informational text to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Activities
December 5, 2017


  • Bell work: Reading for 15 minutes, Spelling Bee pretest.
  • Continue prewriting for Argumentative Essay: adding explanations to body paragraphs. 



Homework
Read for 30 minutes and put it on your reading log in google classroom under “11/7 Online Reading Logs”


Reminders

Periods 2,4,5 had a Socratic Seminar assessment on Monday, and Period 1 had theirs on Tuesday. If your student was absent on the day their class had the Socratic seminar, make sure that they schedule a make-up day with me.

Hygiene Drive for the Homeless!!

Aspen House is being asked to donate toothpaste, tooth brushes and men’s deoderant.