Friday, February 27, 2015




A-Day: Friday, February 27, 2015 and B-Day: Monday, March 2, 2015

Today's Tasks

1.  Read Theory - Reading Comprehension:

a. We are going to work for two more class periods on getting our Read Theory Reading Comprehension up to grade level.
b. Go to the following link, login, and work on improving your scores:

Read Theory Login

c. Note: you must be to the assigned grade level by the end of next week (March 5 or 6).


2. Vocabulary

a. We will continue with Vocabulary Chapter 15.
b. If you have not started yet, click on the following link, make a copy, rename, and complete Chapter 15 Vocabulary Worksheet:

Vocabulary Chapter 15 Worksheet


c. This will be due next class! 
d. You can and should study all chapters, especially Chapters 11-15, using the quizlet link below:

Quizlet



3. Literature - The Five People You Meet in Heaven

a. We will continue the book today by reading pages 56-76 today.
b. After you have read these pages, go to the following link, copy the new material for today's reading, paste those into your own log, and complete the reading log and questions given there:

The Five People You Meet in Heaven - Reading Log

d. If there is time, we will have a class discussion on the book so far. Be prepared to share.

4. Homework:

a. Study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!
b. Five People Reading Log Pages 56-76-55 - TODAY!
c. Vocabulary Chapter 15 - DUE NEXT CLASS!












Wednesday, February 25, 2015




A-Day: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 and B-Day: Thursday, February 26, 2015

Today's Tasks

1.  NoRedInk - Grammar Pretest:

a. Today, we are going to finish the grammar pretest on NoRedInk.
b. Go to the following link, login, and finish the pretest:

NoRedInk Login


2. Vocabulary

a. We will begin Chapter 15 today.
b. Click on the following link, make a copy, rename, and complete Chapter 15 Vocabulary Worksheet:

Vocabulary Chapter 15 Worksheet


c. This will be due two class periods from today! 
d. You can and should study all chapters, especially Chapters 11-15, using the quizlet link below:

Quizlet



3. Literature - The Five People You Meet in Heaven

a. We will continue the book today by reading pages 39-55 today.
b. After you have read these pages, go to the following link, copy the new material for today's reading, paste those into your own log,  and complete the reading log and questions given there:

The Five People You Meet in Heaven - Reading Log

d. If there is time, we will have a class discussion on the book so far. Be prepared to share.

4. Homework:

a. Study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!
b. Five People Reading Log Pages 39-55 - TODAY!
d. Vocabulary Chapter 15 - DUE NEXT WEEK! (Tues/Wed)












Monday, February 23, 2015




A-Day: Monday, February 23, 2015 and B-Day: Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Today's Tasks

1.  NoRedInk - Grammar Pretest:

a. Today, we are going to take a grammar pretest on NoRedInk.
b. Go to the following link, login, and take the pretest:

NoRedInk Login

c. Your future grammar study may be affected by your pretest scores, so make sure to do your best.


2. Vocabulary

a. Continue to study vocabulary chapters. Especially study 11-14, the current quarter's chapters.

b. You can and should study all chapters using the quizlet link below:

Quizlet



3. Literature - The Five People You Meet in Heaven

a. We will continue the book today by reading pages 20-38 today.
b. After you have read these pages, go to the following link, copy the new material for today's reading, paste those into your own log,  and complete the reading log and questions given there:

The Five People You Meet in Heaven - Reading Log

d. If there is time, we will have a class discussion on the book so far. Be prepared to share.

4. Homework:

a. Study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!
b. Five People Reading Log Pages 20-38 - TODAY!
e. ReadTheory to assigned level-DUE March 3(Aday) or 4(Bday)!











Thursday, February 19, 2015




A-Day: Thursday, February 19, 2015 and B-Day: Friday, February 20, 2015

Today's Tasks

1.  Read Theory - Reading Comprehension Practice:

a. We will continue our Read Theory progress, but you need to reach your assigned level by next week.
b. Go to the following link for the Read Theory Program:

Read Theory Login

c. You will be given 20 Minutes to work toward reaching the assigned level. If you are not progressing enough, you will have to work on it at home.


2. Vocabulary

a. We will continue our study of Vocabulary Chapter 14. 
b. If you have not started yet, you can download, make a copy, rename, and complete the following worksheet below:

c. Do not forget to study all chapters using the quizlet link below:

Quizlet

d. There will be a bell quiz next class on Chapter 14. Make sure you study the words and know the sentences in the worksheet as well.

3. Literature - The Five People You Meet in Heaven

a. We are going to begin a study of a new novel. The book is called The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom.
b. We will read pages 1-19 today.
c. After you have read these pages, go to the following link and complete the reading log and questions given there:

The Five People You Meet in Heaven - Reading Log

d. We will have a class discussion of this first reading and share some of the responses you have written.

4. Homework:

a. Study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!
b. Vocabulary Chapter 14 Worksheet - DUE TODAY!
d. Five People Reading Log Pages 1-19 - TODAY!
e. ReadTheory to assigned level - DUE NEXT WEEK!











Tuesday, February 17, 2015




A-Day: Tuesday, February 17, 2015 and B-Day: Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Today's Tasks

1.  Read Theory - Reading Comprehension Practice:

a. Go to the following link for the Read Theory Program:

Read Theory Login

b. You will be given 35 Minutes to show your progress. Points will be given for completed reading levels and showing progress.
c. Each class will be given a standard to reach by a certain time. Listen carefully for those dates and standards.
d. If you are not progressing in the class time given, you will have to complete the levels at home as homework.

2. Vocabulary

a. We will begin our study of Vocabulary Chapter 14. Download, make a copy, rename, and complete the following worksheet:

b. Do not forget to study all chapters using the quizlet link below:

Quizlet

3. Grammar - Review

a. Introduction to NoRedInk.
b. You will be given login information about NoRedInk for the link below:


c. There are concept assignments that need to be completed. Begin completing them today.

4. Homework:
a.  Study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!
b. Vocabulary Chapter 14 Worksheet - DUE TWO CLASS PERIODS FROM TODAY










Thursday, February 12, 2015



A-Day: Thursday, February 12, 2015 and B-Day: Friday, February 13, 2015

Today's Tasks

1. Vocabulary Test - Chapters 11-13

a. Go to the following link and take the test:



2. Reading Comprehension:

a. Last class we completed the following Reading Comprehension Practice. If you did not complete it, it is attached again below:

Reading Comprehension Practice: The Battle of Chancelorville

b. Submit this completed assignment

c. Today, we are going to go over this practice sheet to discuss how a person can read and understand articles on a much deeper level.

d. The following is a step by step plan for reading and comprehending articles on tests:

4 Steps to Reading Comprehension on Tests






Tuesday, February 10, 2015



A-Day: Tuesday, February 10, 2015 and B-Day: Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Today's Tasks

1. SAGE Testing

a. The majority of students will complete the SAGE Writing Test about half way through the period. 
b. Once you are finished, complete the rest of the tasks for today.


2. Reading Comprehension:

a. One of our main areas that needs improvement is reading comprehension. It is easy to say, "I read just fine." But, deep, critical reading does not simply happen overnight. It takes effort, strategy, and practice.
b. Download, make a copy, and complete the following Reading Comprehension practice sheet:


c. Complete the reading and answer the questions as the instructions ask you to do. Remember to explain your answers as this will be part of our class discussion and part of the grade for this assignment.


3. Vocabulary:

a. Study vocabulary chapters 11-13 in great detail. There will be a large test on these chapters next class. Use the Quizlet site and your worksheets to study for this test.


4. Homework:

a. Study vocabulary words on Quizlet - TEST NEXT CLASS!
b. Complete the Reading Comprehension Practice Sheet: The Battle of Chancelorville - Due at BEGINNING of NEXT CLASS!