Tuesday, April 21, 2015




A-Day: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 and B-Day: Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Today's Tasks 

1. SAGE Class Practice:

a. We will continue preparing for the SAGE Language Test by going through a practice test as a class.
b. Go to the following link:
c. WE WILL BEGIN THE SAGE TEST NEXT CLASS!

2. Take at least TEN NEW QUIZZES and IMPROVE your score ONE GRADE LEVEL on ReadTheory  DUE TODAY! 

3. Grammar: Commas

a. Complete the Commas- SWABIs Practice assignment on NoRedInk
b. Download, make a copy, rename, and complete the Commas Worksheet below. DUE April 23/24 (NEXT CLASS). 

Be sure to put it in your class folder!

Comma Practice Sheet
4th Quarter Submission Form

4. Vocabulary Chapter 19 Worksheet

a. Download, make a copy, rename, and complete the worksheet below. DUE April 29/30:

Be sure to put it in your class folder!

Vocabulary Chapter 19 Worksheet
4th Quarter Submission Form

b. Make sure you are studying the vocabulary words on a daily basis. The Quizlet Link below is a great place to do that.

5. Assignments to Complete/Homework:

a. Take at least TEN NEW QUIZZES and IMPROVE your score ONE GRADE LEVEL on ReadTheory  DUE TODAY! 
b. Study for Vocabulary 16-18/Capitalization Test April 29/30!(Postponed Again!)
c. Complete Commas-SWABIs assignment on NoRedInk - Due by April 23/24 (NEXT CLASS).
d. Complete Commas Worksheet - Due by April 23/24
(NEXT CLASS).
e. END-OF-LEVEL TESTING begins Thursday and Friday!
f. Vocabulary 19: Due after end-of-level tests- April 29/30 
g. Continue to study vocabulary words on Quizlet  - DAILY!
h. Continue to study capitalization and commas rules on NoRedInk - DAILY!









Friday, April 17, 2015







A-Day: Friday, April 17, 2015 and B-Day: Monday, April 20, 2015

Today's Tasks 

1. Finish Literary Analysis Essay and Submit to Turnitin.com: 

A3 Class ID: 9832791
      Psswd:    a310
A4 Class ID: 9832845
      Psswd:    a410
B4 Class ID: 9832992
      Psswd:    b410
a. Complete your essay (following the outline, including transitions). You may submit multiple drafts as you strive for the highest score possible on Utah Compose.
b. When you are ready, copy and paste your finished essay into a Google Doc, and put your essay into MLA format: Times New Roman, 12 pt. font, double spaced, 1-inch margins, header in the top right corner .5 inch from the top of the page (last name and page number), heading on the left margin of the page - Name, Teacher's Name, Class Name, Date (day month year - i.e. 22 May 2015), title is centered.
c. Submit your essay to Turnitin using the class IDs and Passwords for your class.

2. Vocabulary Chapter 19 Worksheet

a. We will begin to work on Vocabulary Chapter 19 today.
b. Download, make a copy, rename, and complete the worksheet for Chapter 19 below:
  Vocabulary Chapter 19 Worksheet
4th Quarter Submission Form
c. Make sure you are studying the vocabulary words on a daily basis. The Quizlet Link below is a great place to do that.
Quizlet Link
d. Your Vocabulary Chapter 19 Worksheet will not be due until after the end-of-level tests (April 29/30)

3. Reading Improvement:
a. We are preparing for the SAGE Language Test by improving reading skills with Read Theory.
b. Go to the following link:
c. REMEMBER! You must take at least ten new quizzes and improve your score at least one grade level BEFORE NEXT CLASS!
           
3. Grammar: Commas
a. Watch the following video about four main uses of the comma: Introduction to Four Main Comma Uses Video b. Download, make a copy, rename, and complete the following Comma Practice Sheet: Comma Practice Sheet
c. Go to the following NoRedInk link and complete the "Commas-SWABIs" assignment there: NoRedInk

4. Assignments to Complete/Homework:

a. Literary Analysis of The Five People (Submit to Turnitin)- DUE TODAY!
b. Continue to study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!
c. Continue to study capitalization rules on No Red Ink - DAILY!
d. Vocabulary 16-18/Capitalization TEST on  - APRIL 21/22!
e. Take at least TEN NEW QUIZZES and IMPROVE your score ONE GRADE LEVEL on NoRedInk by APRIL 21/22!
f. Complete Commas-SWABIs assignment on NoRedInk - Due by April 23/24
g. Complete Commas Worksheet - Due by April 23/24
h. END-OF-LEVEL TESTING begins next Thursday and Friday!
i. Vocabulary 19: Due after end-of-level tests- April 29/30 









Monday, April 13, 2015





A-Day: Monday, April 13, 2015 and B-Day: Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Today's Tasks

1. Vocabulary Chapter 18

a. Continue to work on Vocabulary Chapter 18.
b. If you have not started yet, you can download, make a copy, rename, and complete the worksheet for Chapter 18 below:

Vocabulary Chapter 18 Worksheet


Submit Vocabulary 18 Worksheet to this link

c. This Worksheet will be due NEXT CLASS!
d. Make sure you are studying the vocabulary words on a daily basis. The Quizlet Link below is a great place to do that.

Quizlet Link

e. We will have a Vocabulary TEST next week on Chapters 16-18 on April 21/22 (TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY).

2. Grammar Study: Capitalization (No Red Ink)


a. We will continue our study and REVIEW of Capitalization Rules. There will be a TEST next week on TUESDAY/ WEDNESDAY (April 21/22). Make sure you have studied the Capitalization Rules:


2. Literary Analysis Essay -Assignment:

a. YOU MUST COMPLETE THE ESSAY BY THE END OF CLASS ON APRIL 17/20 FOR FULL CREDIT! THE FOLLOWING THINGS MUST BE COMPLETED BY THE END OF CLASS!
b. First, you must have a good score on Utah Compose. The site is relinked below:

Utah Compose

c. You must then peer review two essays, and have your essay peer-reviewed using the checklist below:

Literary Analysis Essay Peer Review Checklist


d. Finally, when all the above things are done, you must cut and paste the final draft into Turnitin.com. The link is below:



Turnitin.com            

3. Assignments to Complete/Homework:

a. Continue to study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!
b. Continue to study capitalization rules on No Red Ink - DAILY!
c. Literary Analysis of The Five People - DUE APRIL 17/20!
d. Vocabulary 16-18/Capitalization TEST on  - APRIL 21/22!














Thursday, April 9, 2015











A-Day: Thursday, April 9, 2015 and B-Day: Friday, April 10, 2015

Today's Tasks

1. Vocabulary Chapter 18

a. We will begin to study Vocabulary Chapter 18.
b. Download, make a copy, rename, and complete the worksheet for Chapter 18. Be sure to place it in your folder shared with me.

Vocabulary Chapter 18 Worksheet

c. Submit Vocabulary Chapter 18 to the following submission form:

Submit Vocabulary 18 Worksheet to this link


d. Make sure you are studying the vocabulary words on a daily basis. The Quizlet Link below is a great place to do that.


e. We will have a Vocabulary Quiz on Chapters 16-18 next week.

2. Grammar: No Red Ink

a. We will continue our study and REVIEW of Capitalization Rules. There will be a test on Wednesday/Thursday (April 15/16). Make sure you have completed and studied the Capitalization Rules:

 

3. Literary Analysis Assignment:

a. We are going to write a literary analysis essay over the next couple of class periods.
b. We will begin by looking at some of the elements of a literary analysis essay and studying the following notes and the actual assignment:



Literary Analysis Terms

Literary Analysis Assignment of The Five People You Meet in Heaven

c. You must start and finish the following Literary Analysis Outline:

Literary Analysis Essay Outline

d. Here is an example of a Literary Analysis of a poem. Please read it to get a feel for what kind of essay is expected here:

Literary Analysis Example


Literary Analysis - Lesson and Notes



 

e. Begin writing your Literary Analysis Essay on Utah Compose. Go to the following link and go to the "Literary Analysis Essay" and work to improve your essay's score:

Utah Compose

            

4. Assignments to Complete/Homework:

a. Continue to study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!
b. Literary Analysis of The Five People - DUE APRIL 15 (A-day) APRIL 16 (B-day) at the END OF CLASS!!!


















A-Day: Monday, April 13, 2015 and B-Day: Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Today's Tasks

1. Vocabulary Chapter 18

a. Continue to work on Vocabulary Chapter 18.
b. If you have not started yet, you can download, make a copy, rename, and complete the worksheet for Chapter 18 below:

Vocabulary Chapter 18 Worksheet


Submit Vocabulary 18 Worksheet to this link

c. This Worksheet will be due NEXT CLASS!
d. Make sure you are studying the vocabulary words on a daily basis. The Quizlet Link below is a great place to do that.

Quizlet Link

e. We will have a Vocabulary Quiz on Chapters 16-18 next class.



2. Literary Analysis Essay -Assignment:

a. YOU MUST COMPLETE THE ESSAY BY THE END OF CLASS ON APRIL 15/16 FOR FULL CREDIT! THE FOLLOWING THINGS MUST BE COMPLETED BY THE END OF CLASS!
b. First, you must have a good score on Utah Compose. The site is relinked below:

Utah Compose

c. You must then have two people peer review your essay using the checklist below:

Literary Analysis Essay Peer Review Checklist


d. Finally, when all the above things are done, you must cut and paste the final draft into Turnitin.com. The link is below:

Turnitin.com            

3. Assignments to Complete/Homework:

a. Continue to study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!
b. Read your APRIL Home Reading Book - DUE FIRST OF MAY!
c. Literary Analysis of The Five People - DUE THE END OF CLASS!
d. Vocabulary Quiz on Chapter 16-18 - NEXT CLASS!














Tuesday, April 7, 2015




A-Day: Tuesday, April 7, 2015 and B-Day: Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Today's Tasks

1.  Finish Movie Guide:

a. We will finish the movie guide today:

b. When you have finished the movie guide, submit it to the following Assignment Submission Form:


Submit Five People Movie Guide to this link


2. Grammar: No Red Ink

a. We will continue our study and REVIEW of Capitalization Rules. There will be a test on Thursday/Friday (April 9/10). Make sure you have completed and studied the Capitalization Rules:




2. Vocabulary Chapter 17
a. We will finish our study of Vocabulary Chapter 17 today.
b. The following worksheet will be due today by the end of class: 



Vocabulary Chapter 17 Worksheet


c. Make sure you are studying the vocabulary words on a daily basis. The Quizlet Link below is a great place to do that.

Quizlet Link

d. Submit Vocabulary Chapter 17 to the following submission form:

Submit Vocabulary 17 Worksheet to this link


3. Literary Analysis Assignment:

a. We are going to write a literary analysis essay over the next couple of class periods.
b. We will begin by looking at some of the elements of a literary analysis essay and studying the following notes and the actual assignment:



Literary Analysis Terms

Literary Analysis Assignment of The Five People You Meet in Heaven

c. You must start and finish the following Literary Analysis Outline:

Literary Analysis Essay Outline

d. Here is an example of a Literary Analysis of a poem. Please read it to get a feel for what kind of essay is expected here:

Literary Analysis Example


Literary Analysis - Lesson and Notes


e. Begin work on the essay assignment. Open a new google document, name it according to the following example (A1_JonesH_LiteraryAnalysisEssay), and begin writing the essay.


4. Assignments to Complete/Homework:

a. Continue to study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!
b. Vocabulary Chapter 17 Worksheet - DUE TODAY!
c. Review Capitalization Rules on NoRedInk - TEST NEXT CLASS!
d. Literary Analysis of The Five People - DUE NEXT WEEK!