This week you have class time to use for creating your Mystery Box, working on your newspaper article, and clarifying any confusing concepts from our adjectives/adverbs unit. You will not have another Membean Test until 12/19. Below I have listed the schedule for the next two weeks, so you can have a better understanding of how we will prepare for Midterms.
SPIRIT WEEK! Don't forget to dress up each day. See the email sent to your parents for the schedule of themed days.
Day 1 12/5: Finish parts of a sentence game, receive Adj/Adv study guide, receive box for project, begin work on box project.
I will post on a tab at the top of the blog all the answers for the packet we have been completing. Any sections not completed should be used for practice. *** PLEASE SEE THE TAB CALLED ADJ/ADV PACKET for answers.***
Day 2 12/6, 12/7: Work on box project or work on newspaper article
Day 3 12/7, 12/8: Work on box project or work on newspaper article
Day 4 12/9: "B" Day - Rock Shabbat, During class I will distribute the Midterms Study Guide and a diction reference guide. Lie/Lay, Sit/Set, Rise/Raise **NEWSPAPER ARTICLE FIRST DRAFT DUE TODAY**
Also on 12/9 during P.E. time, we will have a Skype session with a woman who has been a police detective. Special thanks to Maya M.'s mom for helping arrange this speaker for us as a wonderful tie-in to our mystery/suspense unit.
Day 1 12/12: Mystery Box is due, we will review for the Adj/Adv test, I will show you a proofreading strategy for writing
Day 2 12/13, 12/14: Adj/Adv test, when finished, edit your newspaper article according to my notes on your rough draft
Day 3 12/14, 12/15: review for midterms - grammar, diction
Day 4 12/16: review for midterms - literary elements, diagramming **NEWSPAPER ARTICLE FINAL DRAFT DUE TODAY**
12/19: Membean Test
12/20: "A" schedule (everyone is welcome to come during study hall for additional review) writing assessment day 1
12/21: "A" schedule (everyone is welcome to come during study hall for additional review) writing assessment day 2
12/22: 1/2 day Midterm