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Unit 10 vocab due!
 
Here are the index card words:
-bumbling
-consequence
-engulf 
-foil
-formulate
-memento
-refurbish 
-rigorous

Past Assignments

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Final draft for persuasive essay due!!
-Please attach: rough draft and outline to the back of the final draft
 
Below is the checklist as you continue to edit your essay:
 

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Here is the works cited page example :) 
 
-Do not pay attention to the 1st and 3rd bullet point :)
 
Here is also a resource to help you cite your articles: 

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Here are the requirements for your argumentative essay:

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Summaries due!!!

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Find a reliable article on coed sports and read and annotate it :) 

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Unit 9 vocab hw due!
 
Your index card words are:
-avenge
-cede
-giddy
-logical
-rendezvous
-saunter

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Essay of your choice due!
 
Here are the requirements, must have:
-5 paragraphs
-Each paragraph must have at least 5 sentences
-at least 1 simple sentence
-at least 2 compound sentence
-at least 2 complex sentence
 
(Please make sure to use different colored highlighters to highlight each type of sentence...) 

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If you are having trouble figuring out what to write about here is a list of choices for your writing prompt :)
 

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Unit 8 vocab hw due!
 
Your index card words are:
-cascade
-immobile
-jovial 
-nimble
-perishable
-sinister

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Please take notes in your Read/Lit. notebook on the PowerPoint on Poetry below: 
 

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Vocab p.98-99 (on a separate sheet of paper)
-Write what you think the definition of the word is 
-Then explain why, using context clues

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Grammar p.62 Ex.1 #1-5 (in your notebook) 

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  • Grammar p.61 Ex. 2 
  • Homophones handout on a separate sheet of paper

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Read 2 articles during the break and write a summarizing paragraph for each.
-Make sure that you use the IVF format :)
 
HAVE FUN AT ASTROCAMP KIDDOS! ^.^

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Summarize your article we read in class in a paragraph. (Please be sure to use the IVF technique we have been practicing) 
-Must be at least 5 sentences
-Also, make sure to complete your handout with the assigned article

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Unit 7 homework due!
 
Your index card words are: 
-culprit
-dissect
-expend
-gullible
-immerse
-persevere
-relish
-writhe

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Take notes on PowerPoint attached below on Author's Purpose in your Reading and Literature notebooks (only on the first 10 slides, STOP at Author's Position)
 
 

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  • Read until part 8 Auggie of "Wonder" 
  • Complete "Miranda" handout 

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Handout for "Jack" due

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Read "Lady Bug" to "Auggie" and annotate
Complete Jack handout

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Paragraph on Mr. Browne's precept: "Fortune favors the bold" 
 
-Make sure you have a topic sentence, at least 3 supporting details, and a closing sentence 
-Look in your grammar notebook if you need more help or need a reminder since we've learned about this before ;)

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  • Read "The Call" to "Ex-Friends"
  • Complete "Summer" hand-out 

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Vocabulary homework due!
You will use this link for your list of vocabulary words since it is from our Wonder unit
You are assigned #1-25 of this list:
 
Your index card words are the first 7 words of this list

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Grammar p.163 Ex. 1
p. 164 Ex.2 #1-5 
IVF statement also due! 

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Below is attached the document with the questions to help you prep for our Tea Party:
 

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Read "August through the People" to "Breakfast" of Wonder and annotate

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  • Read chapt. " Lunch" to "Wake me up when september ends" of Wonder
  • Write a short story (at least 7 sentences) based off of Mr. Browne's precept: "When given the choice between being right or being kind, choose kind" 
    • You must write this short story using one type of point of view you learned from yesterday's lesson
  • Your 3 summaries are due as well
 

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Vocab unit 6 homework due!
 
Your index card words are:
-amiable
-boisterous
-compliant
-leeway
-limber
-vagabond

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Read chapters "Driving" to "The Grand Tour" of Wonder
 
 
If this link does not work go to Google and type in "Wonder pdf" and click on the first link that pops up.
 
 

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  • Study for vocab test
  • Create "Wonder" journal
  • Read ch. "The Deal" to "Lamb to the Slaughter" of Wonder

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Final Draft for Narrative due!

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Final draft of your narrative essay due!
 
(The order of the assignment needs to be: final draft on top, rough draft after, outline, and then everything else you have been working on with your narrative after)

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Below is the requirements for your final drafts:
 

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Vocab unit 5 homeworn due!
 
Index card words are: 
-duration
-eerie
-facet
-pacify
-remorse
-setback

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Comic strip due!

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4 square for narrative brainstorm due!
 
-The four squares that should be labeled are: Think of a time when...
  • you overcame a fear
  • tried something new
  • something changed you/who you are/your life
  • you learned a lesson
-Then from the list you generate, pick one from each square and on the other side illustrate it

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-Complete the summarizing paragraph on the polar bear article by using your bullet points 
 
-Take notes on the "Stages of a Plot" Prezi (posted below) in your Reading and Literature notebook:
 

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  • 3 bullet points on how to help polar bears due
  • Bring an article of your choice to class 01/10
Here are some websites to help you find an article: 
 

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Descriptive paragraph due!
 
This descriptive paragraph must have at least 4 types of figurative language
It must also have at least 6 sentences

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Identify and write examples of each type of conflict we reviewed in class with an explanation as to why it is that type of conflict
 
-you may use your favorite movies, shows, or books as your examples :)

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Vocab unit 4 homework due!
 
Your index card words are: 
-deem
-devastate
-discredit
-generate
-idolize
-ingratitude 
-keepsake
-topple

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Vocab unit 3 due!
 
Your index card words are:
-bigot 
-diversity
-gloat
-infuriate
-sage
-terrain
-vocation
-wither

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Here's the quizlet to assist in your studying: 

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Please answer the following in your Maniac Magee response journal. Each answer should be at least 3 sentences long: 
 
1. Did you like Maniac Magee? Why? Why not?
2. Who was your favorite character? Why?
3. What did this book teach you?

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Here is a quizlet to help you as you study for your vocab test :)
 

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Maniac Magee vocab sect. 4 and 5:
 
Your index card words are: 
-gaunt
-compromise
-sanctuary
-ecstatic
-shenanigans 
-chaotic
-endure
-obedience
-nonchalantly
 
DO NOT DO WORDS ON PAPER!!! :) ONLY INDEX CARDS WORDS!!!

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Study for Maniac Magee quiz ch. 22-32 AND answer this question in your Maniac Magee response journal: 
 
What do you enjoy about Maniac Magee so far? Is there anything you wish would have happened? 
 
-Please write the question down and answer in at least 3 sentences :)

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Grammar book p.104 #1 and 5 only! 
Read Chapt. 27-32 (stop at Chapt.33) and annotate!

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Vocab on Maniac Magee Sect. 3 of vocab list (yes, skip sect.2)
 
Your index card words are: 
-spree
-notion
-flaunt
-disperse
-reluctant
-enchantment
-vague

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Maniac Magee handout due!

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Create 2 different hook sentences (look at notes for different methods of hooking your reader i.e.: quote, fact, etc.) for an essay that would be about: exercising 

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Read chapt. 24-26 (stop at chapt. 27) and annotate!

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Please answer these questions in your Maniac Magee journal: 
 
1. Describe Maniac's personality so far. (use evidence from the text)
2. Why is Maniac "blind"? (use evidence from the text)
 
AND 
 
Annotate ch.17 of Maniac Magee
 
AND 
 
Summaries due!

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Maniac Magee vocab sect.1 due!
 
Index card words are:
-legacy
-obvious
-infamous
-suffice
-mirage
-pandemonium
-finicky

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Character profile assignment: 
-create a character
-must have illustration of character (please colored)
-must have a name
-must have a biography:
  • Bio must include: 
    • background story
    • 2 types of characters that the character falls under (i.e. antagonist and flat)
      • explain why
Also, please read Chapt. 12 and 13 of "Maniac Magee" and annotate!
 

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Read Ch.7-11 of Maniac Magee and annotate

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Read ch.4-6 of Maniac Magee and annotate!

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Paragraph final draft:
 
Requirements are: 
  • at least 2 short sentences
  • at least 2 transitional words
  • at least 2 sub-details
  • written in pen (not typed!)
    • may write in cursive for extra points (2)
  • use at least 2 words from unit 1 or 2 vocab 
  • highlight all of these 

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Unit 2 vocab homework due!
 
Your index card words are: 
-confront
-constrain
-depict
-disinterested
-encompass
-hypocrite
-incomprehensible
-manipulate
-maximum
-serene

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Rough Draft on paragraph due!
 
Requirements: 
-2 sub-details 
-2 short sentences
-2 transitional words
-use 2 vocab words from unit 1 vocabulary

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T-chart based off of brainstorm

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Grammar p.55-56 Ex.1 #1-10
  • complete this on a separate sheet of paper
  • make sure to head your paper
  • do not write the sentences
  • just write the type of sentence it is and the punctuation 

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  • Summary!
  • Begin to brainstorm ideas on how the video we watched in class: The Birds by Disney Pixar connects to any of St. George's themes (such as "Make Wise Choices," "Kindness Matters," "Strong Faith," and "Serve Others") or maybe your own theme...
 

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Vocab homework due!
  • Your index cards are as follows: 
    • compress
    • dispatch
    • famished
    • gainful
    • immense
    • ingenious
    • instantaneous
    • oaf

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Read article handout given in class and on a separate sheet of paper write down the following: 
  • Before you read: Make an inference (at least 2 sentences)
  • While you read: write down questions you have about the text (at least 1 question)

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Final paragraph due!
  • Must be at least 7 sentences  
  • Must have at least 2 sub-details 
  • Must have unity (all details should relate to topic and main idea)
  • Must be in pen or printed
  • Must include all rough drafts and t-chart and brainstorm

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Summary due!

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  •  2 summaries due
  • Revised paragraph due!
    • Must be at least 7 sentences  
    • Must have at least 2 sub-details 

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  •  t-chart and paragraph on favorite ___________ due!
  • 1 summary due!
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