Mr. Rinquist - Language Arts

Schedule for the week of November 11, 2013, for 8th Language Arts

Blocks 3 & 4

This is our outline for the week. Use this sheet to keep track of homework and changes.

Word of the week: contemplation, are you prepared for the fork in the road?

Monday: No school, Veterans Day

Tuesday: English, BCP reading time, SWBAT work independently on reading and projects. Vt.Std-3.14 dependability and productivity

Everyday Edit, SWBAT practice spelling, punctuation and grammar. Vt.Std-1.6 writing conventions

Writing assignment: “What does Veterans Day mean to me?” final draft is due 11-13. Vt.Std-1.12 personal essay

Reading comprehension, selected informational text or fiction from Edhelper. Vt. Std -1.3: reading comprehension

Daily grammar, adjective quiz 2. SWBAT identify adjectives in a sentence. Vt.Std-1.6 writing conventions

Grammar book 7, adjectives, page 27 ABC in class. Vt.Std-1.6 writing conventions

Spelling, Week 13 (vowel changes) definitions, the first 10 words. SWBAT define the twenty vocabulary words. Homework, write a sentence of at least 8 words for each word; week 10 worksheet. SWBAT use the words in context. Spelling homework is due tomorrow. Spelling worksheet homework is due Thursday.Vt.Std-1.6 writing conventions

Literature, Seedfolks read and discuss. Vt. Std -5.13 responding to text

Wednesday: English, BCP reading time, SWBAT work independently on reading and projects. Vt.Std-3.14 dependability and productivity

Everyday Edit, SWBAT practice spelling, punctuation and grammar. Vt.Std-1.6 writing conventions

Daily grammar, adjective quiz 3. SWBAT identify adjectives in a sentence. Vt.Std-1.6 writing conventions

Grammar book 7, words used as different parts of speech, page 29 AB in class. Vt.Std-1.6 writing conventions

Spelling, week 12 bubble test. SWBAT identify the correctly spelled word; week 12 definition quiz. SWBAT define the spelling word.Vt.Std-1.6 writing conventions

Spelling, week 13 definitions; the next 10 words. SWBAT define the twenty vocabulary words. Homework, write a sentence of at least 8 words for each word. SWBAT use the words in context. Spelling sentence homework is due tomorrow. Vt.Std-1.6 writing conventions

Literature, Seedfolks read and discuss. Vt. Std -5.13 responding to text

Thursday: English, BCP reading time, SWBAT work independently on reading and projects. Vt.Std-3.14 dependability and productivity

Everyday Edit, SWBAT practice spelling, punctuation and grammar. Vt.Std-1.6 writing conventions

Reading comprehension, selected informational text or fiction from Edhelper. Vt. Std -1.3: reading comprehension

Daily grammar, adjective quiz 4. SWBAT identify adjectives in a sentence. Vt.Std-1.6 writing conventions

Grammar book 7, adjectives, page 30 AB in class. Vt.Std-1.6 writing conventions

Spelling, week 13 bubble test. SWBAT identify the correctly spelled word; week 13 definition quiz; homework worksheet due today. SWBAT define the spelling word.Vt.Std-1.6 writing conventions

Literature, Seedfolks read and discuss. Vt. Std -5.13 responding to text

Second BCP is due 11/20.

Friday: English, BCP reading time, SWBAT work independently on reading and projects. Vt.Std-3.14 dependability and productivity

Everyday Edit, SWBAT practice spelling, punctuation and grammar. Vt.Std-1.6 writing conventions

Daily grammar, adjective quiz 5. SWBAT identify adjectives in a sentence. Vt.Std-1.6 writing conventions

Grammar book 8, adjectives, page 28 AB in class. Vt.Std-1.6 writing conventions

Spelling, oral spelling test week 13; definitions homework due today. SWBAT correctly spell the 20 spelling words.

Literature, Seedfolks read and discuss. Vt. Std -5.13 responding to text

Week 13 vowel changes

1. vegetable 2. vegetation 3. strategy 4. strategic 5. stability

6. stable 7. alternative 8. alternate 9. definition 10. define

11. remedy 12. remedial 13. immunize 14. immune 15. deprivation

16. deprive 17. indicative 18. indicate 19. infinite 20. finite

BCP #2 is due November 20.

BCP #3 is due January 17.

BCP #4 is due March 7.

BCP #5 is due April 25.

BCP #6 is due June 6.