Language Arts Homework

Week of 2/22-2/24/17

posted by Jackie Klein

7th Grade:
2/22: iReady data reflection and complete Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde projects
2/24:Cyrano de Bergerac intro: research the author and the time period

8th Grade: 
2/23: iReady data reflection and finish watching Twelfth Night Performance
2/24: Begin Focused Writing Pieces about Twelfth Night

Week of 2/13-2/17

posted Feb 13, 2017, 11:02 AM by Jackie Klein

Homework for both grades: Spelling Test and Packet-Lesson 11, due Friday 2/17/17
7th Grade: 
2/13: Spelling Packet overview and book checkout
2/14: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde projects work time
2/15: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde projects work time
2/17: Spelling Test, turn in packets, finish Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde projects

8th Grade: 
2/13: Spelling packet overview and book checkout
2/14: Finish reading Twelfth Night: HW: Act V Close Reading Guide due Thursday, 2/16
2/16: Watch production of Twelfth Night, compare to the play
2/17: Spelling Test, turn in packets and close reading guide, continue watching production.

Week of 2/6-2/10

posted Feb 6, 2017, 11:25 AM by Jackie Klein   [ updated Feb 9, 2017, 7:03 AM ]

7th Grade:
2/6: Finish Winter Writing Assessment
2/7: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Finish chapters 7-10
2/8: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Finish chapters 7-10
2/10: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Begin Focused Writing Piece
 
8th Grade: 
2/6:Finish Winter Writing Assessment
2/7: Twelfth Night-Close Reading Guide-Act III
2/9: Twelfth Night: Act IV; scenes i-v
2/10: Finish Act IV, close reading guide-Act IV
HW: Close Reading Guide-Act IV- due Monday 2/13

Week of 1/30-2/3

posted Jan 30, 2017, 8:52 AM by Jackie Klein

HW for both grades: Spelling Packet and Test-Lesson 10-due Friday 2/3

7th Grade:
1/30: Spelling Overview and library time
1/31: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde-finish chapters 4-6
2/1: Meet in book clubs and finish vocabulary for chapters 4-6
2/3: Spelling Test and Winter Writing Assessment

8th Grade: 
1/30: Spelling Overview and library time
1/31: Twelfth Night: Act III, scenes i-iii
2/2: Twlefth Night: finish Act III-close reading guides
2/3: Spelling Test and Winter Writing Assessment

Week of 1/23-1/27

posted Jan 23, 2017, 7:21 AM by Jackie Klein   [ updated Jan 23, 2017, 7:23 AM ]

7th Grade:
1/23: Root Word notes and vocabulary overview (see previous post for words)
1/24: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde-finish chapters 1-3
1/25: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde-journals and read chapters 4-6
1/27: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde-finish journals and read chapters

8th Grade: 
1/23: Root Word notes and vocabulary overview (see previous post for words)
1/24: Twelfth Night-Act II, scenes i-iii
1/26: Twelfth Night-finish Act II-close reading guide
1/27: Work on close reading guide

Root Words 1/23/17

posted Jan 23, 2017, 7:05 AM by Jackie Klein

7th Grade:

juro, Latin: swear

          jury, perjury

makros, Greek: long

           macrocosm

 malus, Latin: bad

            malady, malice

8th Grade: 

nego, Latin: deny

       negate

nilhil, Latin: nothing

       nihilism, annihilate

occido, Latin: kill

        homicide, suicide

Week of 1/17-1/20

posted Jan 17, 2017, 7:21 AM by Jackie Klein   [ updated Jan 17, 2017, 7:22 AM ]

HW in both grades: Spelling Test and Packet-Lesson 9, due Friday 1/20/17
7th Grade: 
1/17: Spelling list overview and work on packets
1/18: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: meet in book clubs, read chapters 1-3
1/20: Spelling Test, finish reading chapters 1-3 of Dr. Jekyll and Mr.Hyde
8th Grade:
1/17: Spelling list overview and work on packets
1/19: Twelfth Night: Act I, scenes iii-v
1/20:Spelling Test,  close reading organizers for Twelfth Night, act I

Week of 1/9-1/13

posted Jan 10, 2017, 7:43 AM by Jackie Klein   [ updated Jan 10, 2017, 7:57 AM ]

7th Grade: 
1/9: Root word notes: see post on 1/9
1/10: Reading about Robert Louis Stevenson, author of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
1/11: Analyzing photos from Victorian England
1/13: Get into reading groups and set norms
 
8th Grade: 
1/9: Root word notes: see post on 1/9
1/10: Reading and videos about William Shakespeare
1/12: Analysis of common themes in literature
1/13: Twelfth Night: Act I, scenes I and II

Monday, 1/9/17

posted Jan 9, 2017, 7:34 AM by Jackie Klein

LT: I can apply new root words to my vocabulary
HW: None
7th Grade Root Words: 

    hypo, Greek: under, beneath

          hypodermic, hypothesis

      jacio, Latin: throw

           eject, interject

      judex, Latin: a judge

            judge, prejudice

8th Grade Root Words: 

     medius, Latin: middle

             mediate, mediocrity

     missio, Latin: a sending

              emissary, mission

     morior, Latin: die

               mortal, imortal

Week of 12/12-12/16

posted Dec 12, 2016, 7:22 AM by Jackie Klein   [ updated Dec 12, 2016, 7:23 AM ]

7th Grade: HW-Spelling Packet and Test-Lesson 8 due Friday, 12/16
12/12: Spelling Packet overview and library time
12/13:  Poetry analysis 
12/14: Poetry analysis: The Highwayman
12/16: Spelling Test-Lesson 8-reader's response

8th Grade: HW-Spelling Packet and Test-Lesson 8 due Friday, 12/16
12/12: Spelling Packet overview and library time
12/13: Short story analysis
12/15: Short story: "The Open Boat" 
12/16: Spelling Test-Lesson 8-reader's response

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