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Archive for November, 2013

Book Projects-English 6A ONLY

Project due date has been changed to December 9th or 10th! Happy Thanksgiving!

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English 6A-Week of December 2-6

Week of December 2-6 English 6A *Beginning Poetry Unit Book Chats are moved to December 9th and 10th Monday, December 2 and Tuesday, December 3 Day 2-Block 4, Day 1-Block 4 English SOLs-6.1, 6.4, 6.7, 6.8 Do Now-Collect Homework-Poem Journal Entry-Describe a real, made-up dream or nightmare. What is Poetry? Activity Metaphors/Similes Activity Introduce new [...]

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English 7-Week of December 2-6

Week of December 2-6 English 7 Monday, December 2 English SOLs:  7.1, 7.2, 7.4, 7.5 Do Now-Collect Homework Writing Prompts Do Now-Journal Entry-Describe a real made-up dream or nightmare. Pronouns Discuss Personification Personification Activities Vocabulary Word #10, notebook check on Wednesday Tuesday, December 3 English SOLs:  7.1, 7.2, 7.4, 7.5 Do Now-Journal Entry-I have never [...]

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Homework-English 6A

Due Monday or Tuesday, the Build a Poem activity.  Please don’t forget your four pictures.  This is a quiz grade.  Have a great holiday!

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Witch of Blackbird Pond Projects

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English 6A-Week of November 25-29

Week of November 25-29 English 6A *Beginning Poetry Unit Monday, November 25th and  Tuesday, November 26th Day 2-Block 4, Day 1-Block 4 English SOLs-6.1, 6.4, 6.7, 6.8 Do Now- Do Now-If you could do something you have never done before, what would it be and what would you do? Introduce Poetry-flip books What is Poetry? [...]

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English 7-Week of November 25-29

Week of November 25-29 English 7 Monday, November 25 English SOLs:  7.1, 7.2, 7.5 Do Now-My hero is…. Pronouns Review Chapters 1-4, The Watsons Go to Birmingham Open book quiz, Chapters 1-4 Chapters 5 & 6 Tuesday, November 26 English SOLs:  7.1, 7.2, 7.4, 7.5 Do Now-If you could do something you have never done [...]

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham and visit the Empire State Building

In Chapter 1 of The Watsons Go to Birmingham, our main character Kenny introduces us to the weather in Flint, Michigan.  As he plays outside with his brother, he is layered with many clothes.  ”But that was O.K. because I had on three coats, two sweaters, a T-shirt, three pairs of pants and four socks [...]

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The Witch of Blackbird Pond and Symbolism

  My sixth graders have been studying The Witch of Blackbird Pond.  The symbolism of birds and flowers is prevalent in the novel.  Students created their own versions of birds and flowers, based upon their interpretation of the novel. We had a great time being creative in Mrs. Matejka’s English class!    

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English 6A-Week of November 18-22

Week of November 18-22 English 6A *Continuing Novel Study of The Witch of Blackbird Pond Monday, November 18th and  Tuesday, November 19th   Day 1-Block 4, Day 2-Block 4 English SOLs-6.1, 6.4, 6.7, 6.8 Do Now-Write a newspaper article (at least 2 paragraphs) about the witching events of the novel. Read Chapters 18-21 Discussion Questions [...]

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