Tuesday, January 16, 2018

01/17/2018

Homeroom:

1. Attendance / Announcements

2. Library visit!



INC:

1.  Leonardo Da Vinci / Michelangelo Jeopardy!

2. Christopher Columbus introduction



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Planner reminder: Read Chapter Eight of Freak The Mighty

Plan for today:

1. Don't let me forget to tell you:
  - to hand back graded work
  - everyone take graded Fantasy projects home otherwise they go in the recycling

2. Review Freak the Mighty so far..... Characters

3. Read Ch. 7 together

4. Traits Chart:
         1. List the characters

         2. For each one find and write down:

   -  a quote showing a PHYSICAL trait (what they look like) - small, black eyes, tall, brown hair

  - a quote showing a PERSONALITY trait (how they act)  - brave, fierce, protective, mean 

YOU MIGHT NEED THIS FOR A TEST< LATER - make your notes easy to read!!


1/16/2018

Homeroom:

1. Attendance / Announcements

2. Lab 18 
                   Powerschool check
                   Thetypingcat.com -- no peeking under papers!



INC: 

Michaelangelo activities




Planner reminder : No homework - no need for planner today! 


Plan for today:

1. Freak the Mighty test on Chapters 5 and 6 (was required reading over the weekend)


2. Individual work / read time
- Work on missing assignments for Language Arts

          Brown handout?
          Purple handout?
          Prereading blue handout?
          Final Fantasy project?
- Read your independent reading book
- Read a book from my shelves


You may NOT do homework / activities that involve other people or work from another class



Friday, January 12, 2018

01/12/2018

Homeroom:

1. Announcements

- Gotcha Menu reminders

- Life maps - take home over weekend to finish, please.

2. Weekend plans?






Planner reminder: Finish Ch. 4 handout  / Read Chapters 5 and 6 - QUIZ on Tuesday!

Plan for today: 

1. Spelling test

2. Freak the Mighty Chapter Four



Wednesday, January 10, 2018

01/11/2018

Homeroom:

Plan for today:

1. Attendance / Announcements

2. Independent work time options:

- Finish New Year's life map
- Do homework from another class
- Read any book besides Freak the Mighty  : )
- Draw

You may NOT do anything with others and you may not go out and clean your locker.





INC: 

Finish Leonardo Facts crossword

Leonardo Da Vinci illustrations 




Planner reminder: Study for Spelling test

Plan for today:

1. Creative Writing 

2. Independent reading / writing time options

- Read your independent book
- Work on missing assignments for Language Arts
          Purple handout?
          Prereading blue handout?
          Final Fantasy project?
- Study for the spelling test tomorrow
- Write another creative story in your notebook
- Read a book from my shelves

You may NOT do homework / activities that involve other people or work from another class



Creative Writing:

Write a story using (and thus inspired by) one of these titles:

The Wind-up Bird Chronicle

Call of the Wild

The Outsiders

R is for Robber

Only one of these is a FAKE title.... can you guess which one?


Tuesday, January 9, 2018

01/10/2018

Homeroom:

1. Attendance / Announcements

2. Library visit




INC:

Finish Leonardo Da Vinci documentaries (two! - yay!)




Planner reminder: Study Spelling words..............

PURPLE HANDOUT IS DUE  - TURN IT IN, Please!
Plan for today:

1. Continue reading Freak the Mighty

2 Chapter 1 - 3 summary

Monday, January 8, 2018

01/09/2018

Homeroom:

1. Attendance / Announcements

2. Check Power School - computer lab 18



INC: 

Finish Renaissance handout

Watch Leonardo Da Vinci documentary




Planner reminder: Complete purple "Point of View" handout for Freak The Mighty

Plan for the day:

1. Hand back spelling tests / check flashcards

2. Continue reading Freak The Mighty

3. Summarize Chapter One/Two in One or two paragraphs. Include:

                   Setting 
                   Main characters
                   conflict
                 

Friday, January 5, 2018

01/08/2018

Homeroom:

1. Attendance / Announcements

2. Finish New Year's resolution posters - quiet working time - no talking

3. Already done? You may read a book of your choice or draw quietly


INC: The Renaissance Introduction


Planner reminder: Create spelling flashcards 

Plan for today:

1. Finish blue handout - in small groups
2. Start reading Freak the Mighty
3. Spelling list - number 10