Reading 20 minutes every night. Use the reading log from your advisory and have it signed by an adult. Turn into me on Thursday and I will give you the form to give your Advisory teacher.
Due Monday: Story you want to use for our collaborative book typed out and edited by at least two people.
Homework Summary: Who was King Tut? Who was Khufu? Who was Cleopatra?
(conduct additional research if necessary)
150 word summary
Current Event Due Friday: Who? What? Where? and why you chose the article.
This week activities:
Reading The Giver: Everyone should finish the book by Friday. We have several activities we will do in class. If you do not finish these you will finish them as homework.
Illustration Techniques: to prepare for your illustrations for your stories.
Egypt: We will be creating postcards in PhotoShop. You will look for a picture of a place in Egypt you went to on your virtual trip. Then we will take a picture of you and put you in Egypt.
We will continue our Egypt group projects.
1. Who is in your group?
2. Which person are you focusing on?
3. Which type of presentation: Skit, Newscast, Sing, or Illustrated Poem you will be doing.
4. How will you meet each of the guideline criteria for your group presentation.
We will perform these next week.
Homework for the weekend Due Tuesday: IXL:
Quotations and dialogue
H.1Formatting quotations and dialogue
I.1 Correct errors with signs
Effect is usually a noun that means an outcome or result.
Affect is usually a verb that means to cause a change in.
J.1Is the sentence declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory?
Two Stories Due Tuesday Oct 20th They should be one page. They are a rough draft. We will be editing in class. They can be fiction or nonfiction.
You should have the book, The Giver, by Tuesday Oct 21th
Visual Elements of Design: Little books should be complete by Wednesday Oct 21th.
Persuasive letter about the school school calendar to Mr. Colson Due Thursday Oct 22nd- Type written and in Google Drive under the Persuasive letter Folder.
IXL: Addresses in class G.1
Homework: Capitalizing Titles: F.1-F.3 Due Friday Oct. 23rd.
Current Event Due Friday Oct 23rd.
We will be working on our stories, persuasive letters and illustration techniques in ELA
We will start our Egypt group projects this week in Social Studies.
Welcome Back! Hope everyone had a great break. Thank you for sending me your book reports. You are all such great readers! If you haven't finished your books and answered the questions I sent via email please do so by Thursday, Oct.15.
This week activities in class:
Service Learning for Aina 6A Thursday morning
Writing in your journals.
Write a persuasive letter to Mr. Colson about whether you think we should have a longer summer and no fall break or a shorter summer and a fall break, or a longer break at winter and shorter summer?
Finish Visual Elements books by Friday.
Egypt Review and Activities
Current Event Due Friday