Weekly Agenda and Assignments

  • Today we finished our planning and began the essay for Lesson 13 of "Behind The Scenes" which compares and contrasts the experiences of slaves from the 1800's.  This essay is for a grade.  

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  • What We Did Today | 4/13/22 | Wednesday: Today we worked on introducing, building, and concluding problems.  Check Canvas for the Peardeck.  No grades take.  

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  • What We Did Today | Tuesday | 4/12/22: Today we completed a 6 sentence story that introduced, built, and concluded a problem for a grade.  Use the peardeck in Canvas to prepare yourself for this.  

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  • Today we practiced writing story introductions in 1st and 3rd person present tense. You can do the Pear Deck in Canvas for practice.

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  • What We Did Today, Tuesday, and Thursday

    My apologies for being slow to get this out.  

    Tuesday, we did a graded assignment on story introductions.  The assignment is available on Canvas.

    Thursday we did a graded assignment on story introductions with a focus on precise language.  The assignment is available on Canvas.  

    No graded assignments given today.  We worked on improving sentences as a class.  

     

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  • What We Did Today | 4/1/22 | Friday

    Today we practiced creating preview sentences and big idea sentences as a class.

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  • What We Did Today | 3/30/22 | Wednesday

    Today, we formatted and submitted the final drafts of the "Written In Bone" essay.  Submit via email to Mrs. Chatman and submit in Ms. Conley's Canvas.

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  • What We Did Today | Monday | 3/39/22 -- Today we revised our essays for submission to Mrs. Chatman in ELA tomorrow.  Tomorrow we will format and submit.

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  • What We Did Today

     Monday

    3/28/22

    Today we finished typing the first drafts of our essays for "Written In Bone."  

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  •  We worked on finishing our first drafts for the "Written In Bone" essay.

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  • Today we completed our first drafts for the "Written In Bone" essay in the form directly below. DO NOT write your draft in the form below Monday due to an error I made in formatting.

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  • Today we finished our brainstorms from the Written in Bone Packet. Monday we will complete the t-chart and first draft.

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  • Today we filled in the answers to the questions we created yesterday in our brainstorms for the CWT.

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  •  Read through the Pear Deck. Complete our introductory paragraph for the ELA CWT by filling in the Preview sentence frame with the two main ideas.

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  • Today we did our math support with ALEKS, practiced our brainies, and completed unfinished assignments.

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  • Today we learned some brainies, used them to construct sentences, and also made up missing assignments.  

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  • Today, we had library.  In library, we prepared our computers for testing.  If you were absent, you will need to get with Ms. Ellender about prepping your computer.  No graded work was taken.  However, the last day to turn in work for this 9 weeks is March 17th so make sure to have all assignments in by then.

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  • Today we reviewed topic sentences.  The Pear Deck is in Canvas.  

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  • Today we did a short class project on alliteration.  No grades taken.  Happy Mardi Gras!

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  • Today we identified the complete subject and predicate as well as the simple predicate in simple sentences.  See Weekly Agenda for the Pear Deck and document to annotate if you missed it.  

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  • We wrote the "How the Constitution Guarded Against Tyranny" paragraph today and yesterday.  It should be submitted in Week 24 on Modules for Literacy and also in Social Studies (check the spot for Friday's work).  The packet for the essay is in Week 24 in Modules in my Canvas.  

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  • My apologies about this being a day late.  Today we practiced constructing what, why, and how sentences to elaborate on our Big Ideas when writing RAPCC's and body paragraphs of explanatory essays.  The Pear Deck is posted for independent practice in Canvas.

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  • Today we learned about strong verbs and how they can improve our writing.  Students also finished their "Elite Runner" essays for grading over the weekend.  

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  • Today we completed the t-chart for the "Elite Runner" essay.  It can be found in the "Elite Runner" Essay Packet in Canvas (Go to Weekly Agenda, then Week 23).  

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  • Today we completed the TAK and Brainstorm for the GRADED science task "Elite Runner."  The essay packet, including the TAK and Brainstorm sections, is available in the Weekly Agenda in the Module for Week 23 in Canvas.

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  • Today we did ALEKS and a mini-lesson on Picture-painting writing.  Then we did a game with sensory language.  No graded work given.

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  • Today we worked more on locating Keywords in a prompt and putting them in our own words in a TAK.  Then we completed two more TAK's for a grade.  All materials are available under Weekly Agenda in Canvas.

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  • Today we completed a graded TAK and half a class period of ALEKS (to support students' math skills).  All materials are in the Module for Week 21.  The TAK is due on Monday (Jan. 31st).

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  • Check "What We Did Today Log" for all information about make-up work and assignments.

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