Friday, October 13, 2017

Week of 10/16 - 10/20

This week we focus on pronouns, the essay and on Friday, diagramming. The next vocabulary (Membean) test and roots test (Unit 5) will be Day 3 of the week after our trip (11/1 and 11/2).

Monday: Pronouns, 1/2/3 person POV (you may only write in third person for your essay), inverted funnel
Day 2: Indefinite pronouns, parenthetical citation, Works Cited page (use Citefast or EasyBib)
Day 3: Continue to work on your essay.
Day 4: Diagramming compounds, implied subject

NOTE:Your essay is due at the end of the day on Thursday, October 19, but you may turn it in on Friday, October 20 without penalty. Thursday, October 19 is a no-homework night and is Rosh Chodesh).

All the documentation for the essay, including the photos and a pre-writing organizer, is on Google Classroom.

Thursday, October 12, 2017


Click here to see all the photos Mrs. Stein took. You don't HAVE to have a photo to look at for your essay. You may write about ANYTHING from the visit, as long as you relate it to science. NOTE: The last image (Foucault's Pendulum) is a video.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Another busy week ahead!

This is such a crazy, busy, fun time of the year! We continue our study of The Giver, assessment of vocabulary and roots, Field trip to the Tellus Museum, Simchat Torah celebration, and work begins on the next essay.

Monday: Literary Elements in The Giver: Euphemism, Symbolism, Setting/Evidence of setting
Tuesday "A" schedule: Membean Test, Roots Test (Units 1-4), Intro to Tellus Essay
Wednesday: FIELD TRIP! (Wear teal/navy)
No school Thursday - Simchat Torah
Friday: "B" schedule - Simchat Torah celebration at LS, work on Tellus Essay in class

Once again there will be no journal entry. Use this time for work on your essay.

The Tellus Essay will be due OCTOBER 19 by 5pm, but you may turn it in on October 20 with no penalty.
October 19 is NO HOMEWORK NIGHT! YAY!!!