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Weekly Lessons

Fourth Quarter Week # 8

5/15/17---5/19/17

To be a strong writer you have to be a strong reader!

 

 

Dear parents and guardians,

 

Please continue to engage in conversation at home with your child that can help them think critically, develop and master The H.I.N.T.S components which is embeded in our daily instruction in Language Arts. So please monitor closely this week's homework requirements.

There will be a Vocabulary Terms Test on Friday this week!

 

Parents thank you for your continuous support. Please continue sending the needed materials for Language Arts class. We at Driftwood Middle, encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night (Homework included).

Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!

 

Students,

"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"

Mrs. Apollon

 

This week's Target Learning Goal

 

This week, students will be working on the following goals:

* Examine different genres in Poetry.

* Class Novel...Thematic Unit Activities.

*Reading packet Practice ( Non Fiction)

 

Word of the week:

Adaptation ( noun) : adjustment to environmental conditions.

 

Quote of the week:

 

" Start where you are.

Use what you have.

Do what you can." Arthur Ashe

Wellness Tip of the Week

Save Energy!

 

 

H.I.N.T.S. Elements:

 

( Acronym)

 

hypothesis : judgement based on facts.

 

Illustration : picture mind/visuals ( something you can connect to...)

 

Numerical Data : mathematical calculation, statistics, ratios, graphs, percentage.....

 

Testimonies : factual information given by reliable experts, organizations.

 

Similarities/Differences : common/ not differing.

 

Suggested Guiding Questions:

 

Hypothesis

1. What could -----------------ultimately lead to ?

2. Predict the effects of---------------------several years from now.

 

Illustration

1. Think about the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, textures, emotions, and reactions.

2. Does this information provide a description of a scene so vivid and detailed that the reader can clearly see it in mind?

 

Assignments

Monday

None.

 

Tuesday

Write 15 sentences ( use Planning Stage)

 

Wednesday

 

Write each word 5x .

 

Thursday

 

Study all terms for Quiz.

 

Friday

 

Read a fun book!

 

 

Weekly Vocabulary Terms:

adaptation

simple

ridge

hissing

disaster

punky

shaft

smolder

arrows

impossible

enough

secret

feather

limb

frustrating

Fourth Quarter Week # 7

 

To be a strong writer you have to be a strong reader!

 

 

Dear parents and guardians,

 

F.S.A. Testing all week! Please continue to engage in conversation at home with your child that can help them think critically, develop and master The H.I.N.T.S components which is embeded in our daily instruction in Language Arts. So please monitor closely this week's homework requirements.

There will be no Vocabulary Terms Test on Friday this week!

 

Parents thank you for your continuous support. Please continue sending the needed materials for Language Arts class. We at Driftwood Middle, encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night (Homework included).

Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!

 

Students,

"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"

Mrs. Apollon

 

This week's Target Learning Goal

 

This week, students will be working on the following goals:

* Examine different genres in Poetry.

* Class Novel...Thematic Unit Activities.

*Reading packet Practice ( Non Fiction)

 

Word of the week:

rescue( Verb) : to free from danger.

 

Quote of the week:

 

" Start where you are.

Use what you have.

Do what you can." Arthur Ashe

Wellness Tip of the Week

Save Energy!

 

 

H.I.N.T.S. Elements:

 

( Acronym)

 

hypothesis : judgement based on facts.

 

Illustration : picture mind/visuals ( something you can connect to...)

 

Numerical Data : mathematical calculation, statistics, ratios, graphs, percentage.....

 

Testimonies : factual information given by reliable experts, organizations.

 

Similarities/Differences : common/ not differing.

 

Suggested Guiding Questions:

 

Hypothesis

1. What could -----------------ultimately lead to ?

2. Predict the effects of---------------------several years from now.

 

Illustration

1. Think about the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, textures, emotions, and reactions.

2. Does this information provide a description of a scene so vivid and detailed that the reader can clearly see it in mind?

 

Assignments

Monday

None.

 

Tuesday

none

 

Wednesday

 

none

 

Thursday

 

none

 

Friday

 

Read a fun book!

 

 

Weekly Vocabulary Terms:

None!

Fourth Quarter Week # 6

 

To be a strong writer you have to be a strong reader!

 

 

Dear parents and guardians,

 

F.S.A. Testing all week! Reading/Math for all 8th graders. Please continue to engage in conversation at home with your child that can help them think critically, develop and master The H.I.N.T.S components which is embeded in our daily instruction in Language Arts. So please monitor closely this week's homework requirements.

There will be a Vocabulary Terms Test on Friday this week! Please help the students master the correct spelling of their terms.

Parents thank you for your continuous support. Please continue sending the needed materials for Language Arts class. We at Driftwood Middle, encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night (Homework included).

Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!

 

Students,

"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"

Mrs. Apollon

 

This week's Target Learning Goal

 

This week, students will be working on the following goals:

* Examine different genres in Poetry.

* Class Novel...Thematic Unit Activities.

 

Word of the week:

alight ( verb): to descend and settle as after flight.

 

 

Quote of the week:

 

" Start where you are.

Use what you have.

Do what you can." Arthur Ashe

Wellness Tip of the Week

Save Energy!

 

 

H.I.N.T.S. Elements:

 

( Acronym)

 

hypothesis : judgement based on facts.

 

Illustration : picture mind/visuals ( something you can connect to...)

 

Numerical Data : mathematical calculation, statistics, ratios, graphs, percentage.....

 

Testimonies : factual information given by reliable experts, organizations.

 

Similarities/Differences : common/ not differing.

 

Suggested Guiding Questions:

 

Hypothesis

1. What could -----------------ultimately lead to ?

2. Predict the effects of---------------------several years from now.

 

Illustration

1. Think about the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, textures, emotions, and reactions.

2. Does this information provide a description of a scene so vivid and detailed that the reader can clearly see it in mind?

 

Assignments

Monday

None.

 

Tuesday

Write down your terms 5x each.

 

Wednesday

 

Write 10 sentences using your terms.

 

Thursday

 

study all terms for test.

 

Friday

 

Read a fun book!

 

 

Weekly Vocabulary Terms:

position

number

supervisor

however

manager

honesty

campaign

relationship

advantage

anchor

between

independence

measure

intelligent

philosophy

5th Period Only....Additional Vocabulary terms:

percentage

formally

government

equivalent

celebration

confidence

membership

Fourth Quarter Week # 5

 

To be a strong writer you have to be a strong reader!

 

 

Dear parents and guardians,

 

F.S.A. Testing all week! Reading/Math for all 7th graders. Please continue to engage in conversation at home with your child that can help them think critically, develop and master The H.I.N.T.S components which is embeded in our daily instruction in Language Arts. So please monitor closely this week's homework requirements.

There will be a Vocabulary Terrms Test on Friday this week! Please help the students master the correct spelling of their terms.

Parents thank you for your continuous support. Please continue sending the needed materials for Language Arts class. We at Driftwood Middle, encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night (Homework included).

Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!

 

Students,

"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"

Mrs. Apollon

 

This week's Target Learning Goal

 

This week, students will be working on the following goals:

* Examine different genres in Poetry.

* Haiku Poems.

* Acrostic Poems

* Class Novel...Thematic Unit

 

Word of the week:

alight ( verb): to descend and settle as after flight.

 

 

Quote of the week:

 

" Start where you are.

Use what you have.

Do what you can." Arthur Ashe

Wellness Tip of the Week

Save Energy!

 

 

H.I.N.T.S. Elements:

 

( Acronym)

 

hypothesis : judgement based on facts.

 

Illustration : picture mind/visuals ( something you can connect to...)

 

Numerical Data : mathematical calculation, statistics, ratios, graphs, percentage.....

 

Testimonies : factual information given by reliable experts, organizations.

 

Similarities/Differences : common/ not differing.

 

Suggested Guiding Questions:

 

Hypothesis

1. What could -----------------ultimately lead to ?

2. Predict the effects of---------------------several years from now.

 

Illustration

1. Think about the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, textures, emotions, and reactions.

2. Does this information provide a description of a scene so vivid and detailed that the reader can clearly see it in mind?

 

Assignments

Monday

None.

 

Tuesday

Write down your terms 5x each.

 

Wednesday

 

Write 10 sentences using your terms.

 

Thursday

 

studey all terms for test.

 

Friday

 

Read a fun book!

 

 

Weekly Vocabulary Terms:

alongside

alongshore

allude

allergy

all clear

alliance

allocate

all over

all out

allure

alight

Fourth Quarter   Week # 4 ( 4/17- 4/21/17)

 

To be a strong writer you have to be a strong reader!

 

 

Dear parents and guardians,

 

    F.S.A. Testing all week! Reading/Math for all 6th graders.  Please continue to engage in conversation at home with your child that can help them think critically, develop and master The  H.I.N.T.S components which is embeded in our daily instruction in Language Arts. So please monitor closely this week's homework requirements. 

  There will be no Homework/Vocabulary Terms Test on Friday  due to Testing!

Parents thank you for your  continuous support. Please continue sending the needed materials for Language Arts class.  We at Driftwood Middle, encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night (Homework included)

Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!

 

Students,

"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"

Mrs. Apollon

 

This week's Target Learning Goal

 

This week, students will  be working on the following goals:

*  Examine different genres in Poetry.

*  Haiku Poems.

*  Acrostic Poems

*  Review Reading ( Nonfiction Materials) Packet.

 

Word of the week:

  

funny ( adj) : causing laughter.

 

Quote of the week:

 

" Start where you are.

Use what you have.

Do what you can."  Arthur Ashe

Wellness Tip of the Week

    Save Energy!

 

 

H.I.N.T.S. Elements:   

 

                       ( Acronym)

 

hypothesis :  judgement based on facts.

 

Illustration  : picture mind/visuals ( something you can connect to...)

 

Numerical Data  : mathematical calculation, statistics, ratios, graphs, percentage.....

 

Testimonies  : factual information given by reliable experts, organizations.

 

Similarities/Differences  :  common/ not differing.

 

Suggested Guiding Questions:

 

Hypothesis

1. What could -----------------ultimately lead to ?

2. Predict the effects of---------------------several years from now.

 

Illustration

1. Think about the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, textures, emotions, and reactions.

2. Does this information provide a description of a scene so vivid and detailed that the reader can clearly see it in mind?

 

Assignments

Monday

None.

 

Tuesday

 None.

 

Wednesday

 

 None.

 

Thursday

 

None.

 

Friday

 

 Read a fun book!

 

 

Weekly Vocabulary Terms:  

 

None.

Fourth Quarter   Week # 2

 

To be a strong writer you have to be a strong reader!

 

 

Dear parents and guardians,

    This is the last week before our Spring Break Recess.  Please continue to engage in conversation at home with your child that can help them think critically, develop and master The  H.I.N.T.S components which is embeded in our daily instruction in Language Arts. So please monitor closely this week's homework requirements. 

  There will be a vocabulary Terms Test on Friday.

Parents thank you for your  continuous support. Please continue sending the needed materials for Language Arts class.  We at Driftwood Middle, encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night (Homework included)

Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!

 

Students,

"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"

Mrs. Apollon

 

This week's Target Learning Goal

 

This week, students will  be working on the following goals:

*  Examine different genres in Poetry.

*  Haiku Poems.

*  Acrostic Poems

*  Review Reading ( Nonfiction Materials) Packet.

 

Word of the week:

  

funny ( adj) : causing laughter.

 

Quote of the week:

 

" Start where you are.

Use what you have.

Do what you can."  Arthur Ashe

Wellness Tip of the Week

    Drink lots of water!

 

 

H.I.N.T.S. Elements:   

 

                       ( Acronym)

 

hypothesis :  judgement based on facts.

 

Illustration  : picture mind/visuals ( something you can connect to...)

 

Numerical Data  : mathematical calculation, statistics, ratios, graphs, percentage.....

 

Testimonies  : factual information given by reliable experts, organizations.

 

Similarities/Differences  :  common/ not differing.

 

Suggested Guiding Questions:

 

Hypothesis

1. What could -----------------ultimately lead to ?

2. Predict the effects of---------------------several years from now.

 

Illustration

1. Think about the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, textures, emotions, and reactions.

2. Does this information provide a description of a scene so vivid and detailed that the reader can clearly see it in mind?

 

Assignments

Monday

Write 5 sentences using Planninng Stage for each sentence.

 

Tuesday

 Write down 5 sentences using your terms. ( Planning Stage) .Interact/model the H.I.N.T.S elements through text with a parent. ( Verbal practice)

 

Wednesday

 

 Practice cursive writing.....

 

Thursday

 

Review for Test.

 

Friday

 

 Read a fun book!

 

 

Weekly Vocabulary Terms:  

 

spring                                                                                                B-Team ( favorable, compensation, government, unpredictable, tournament, 

concern                                                                                                              retirement) 2o words.

dream

quotation

statement

reliable

silence

unforgetable

faithful

technique

convention

race

popular

supportive

Fourth Quarter   Week # 2

 

To be a strong writer you have to be a strong reader!

 

 

Dear parents and guardians,

    This is the last week before our Spring Break Recess.  Please continue to engage in conversation at home with your child that can help them think critically, develop and master The  H.I.N.T.S components which is embeded in our daily instruction in Language Arts. So please monitor closely this week's homework requirements. 

  There will be a vocabulary Terms Test on Friday.

Parents thank you for your  continuous support. Please continue sending the needed materials for Language Arts class.  We at Driftwood Middle, encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night (Homework included)

Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!

 

Students,

"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"

Mrs. Apollon

 

This week's Target Learning Goal

 

This week, students will  be working on the following goals:

*  Examine different genres in Poetry.

*  Haiku Poems.

*  Acrostic Poems

*  Review Reading ( Nonfiction Materials) Packet.

 

Word of the week:

  

funny ( adj) : causing laughter.

 

Quote of the week:

 

" Start where you are.

Use what you have.

Do what you can."  Arthur Ashe

Wellness Tip of the Week

    Drink lots of water!

 

 

H.I.N.T.S. Elements:   

 

                       ( Acronym)

 

hypothesis :  judgement based on facts.

 

Illustration  : picture mind/visuals ( something you can connect to...)

 

Numerical Data  : mathematical calculation, statistics, ratios, graphs, percentage.....

 

Testimonies  : factual information given by reliable experts, organizations.

 

Similarities/Differences  :  common/ not differing.

 

Suggested Guiding Questions:

 

Hypothesis

1. What could -----------------ultimately lead to ?

2. Predict the effects of---------------------several years from now.

 

Illustration

1. Think about the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, textures, emotions, and reactions.

2. Does this information provide a description of a scene so vivid and detailed that the reader can clearly see it in mind?

 

Assignments

Monday

Write 5 sentences using Planninng Stage for each sentence.

 

Tuesday

 Write down 5 sentences using your terms. ( Planning Stage) .Interact/model the H.I.N.T.S elements through text with a parent. ( Verbal practice)

 

Wednesday

 

 Practice cursive writing.....

 

Thursday

 

Review for Test.

 

Friday

 

 Read a fun book!

 

 

Weekly Vocabulary Terms:  

 

spring                                                                                                B-Team ( favorable, compensation, government, unpredictable, tournament, 

concern                                                                                                              retirement) 2o words.

dream

quotation

statement

reliable

silence

unforgetable

faithful

technique

convention

race

popular

supportive

Fourth Quarter   Week # 1

 

To be a strong writer you have to be a strong reader!

 

 

Dear parents and guardians,

    Please continue to engage in conversation at home with your child that can help them think critically, develop and master The  H.I.N.T.S components which is embeded in our daily instruction in Language Arts. So please monitor closely this week's homework requirements. 

  There will be a vocabulary Terms Test on Friday.

Parents thank you for your  continuous support. Please continue sending the needed materials for Language Arts class.  We at Driftwood Middle, encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night (Homework included)

Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!

 

Students,

"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"

Mrs. Apollon

 

This week's Target Learning Goal

 

This week, students will  be working on the following goals:

*  Examine different genres in Poetry.

*  Haiku Poems.

*  Acrostic Poems

*  Review Reading ( Nonfiction Materials) Packet.

 

Word of the week:

  

funny ( adj) : causing laughter.

 

Quote of the week:

 

" Start where you are.

Use what you have.

Do what you can."  Arthur Ashe

Wellness Tip of the Week

    Drink lots of water!

 

 

H.I.N.T.S. Elements:   

 

                       ( Acronym)

 

hypothesis : �judgement based on facts.

 

Illustration  : picture mind/visuals ( something you can connect to...)

 

Numerical Data  : mathematical calculation, statistics, ratios, graphs, percentage.....

 

Testimonies  : factual information given by reliable experts, organizations.

 

Similarities/Differences  :  common/ not differing.

 

Suggested Guiding Questions:

 

Hypothesis

1. What could -----------------ultimately lead to ?

2. Predict the effects of---------------------several years from now.

 

Illustration

1. Think about the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, textures, emotions, and reactions.

2. Does this information provide a description of a scene so vivid and detailed that the reader can clearly see it in mind?

 

Assignments

Monday

Write 5 sentences using Planninng Stage for each sentence.

 

Tuesday

 Write down 5 sentences using your terms. ( Planning Stage) .Interact/model the H.I.N.T.S elements through text with a parent. ( Verbal practice)

 

Wednesday

 

 Practice cursive writing.....

 

Thursday

 

Review for Test.

 

Friday

 

 Read a fun book!

 

 

Weekly Vocabulary Terms:  

 

composition

component

combination

comparison

conclude

contrary

acrostic poem

cinquain

haiku

of course

for instance

inspiration

examination

multiple

enjoyment

Third Quarter   Week # 9

 

To be a strong writer you have to be a strong reader!

 

 

Dear parents and guardians,

    Please continue to engage in conversation at home with your child that can help them think critically, develop and master The  H.I.N.T.S components which is embeded in our daily instruction in Language Arts. So please monitor closely this week's homework requirements. 

  There will be a vocabulary Terms Test on Thursday. . Early Release day on Thursday..No School on Friday!

Parents thank you for your  continuous support. Please continue sending the needed materials for Language Arts class.  We at Driftwood Middle, encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night (Homework included)

Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!

 

Students,

"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"

Mrs. Apollon

 

This week's Target Learning Goal

 

This week, students will  be working on the following goals:

*  Examine different genres in Poetry.

*  Haiku Poems.

*  Acrostic Poems

*  Review Reading ( Nonfiction Materials) Packet.

 

Word of the week:

  

funny ( adj) : causing laughter.

 

Quote of the week:

 

" Start where you are.

Use what you have.

Do what you can."  Arthur Ashe

Wellness Tip of the Week

    Drink lots of water!

 

 

H.I.N.T.S. Elements:   

 

                       ( Acronym)

 

hypothesis :  judgement based on facts.

 

Illustration  : picture mind/visuals ( something you can connect to...)

 

Numerical Data  : mathematical calculation, statistics, ratios, graphs, percentage.....

 

Testimonies  : factual information given by reliable experts, organizations.

 

Similarities/Differences  :  common/ not differing.

 

Suggested Guiding Questions:

 

Hypothesis

1. What could -----------------ultimately lead to ?

2. Predict the effects of---------------------several years from now.

 

Illustration

1. Think about the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, textures, emotions, and reactions.

2. Does this information provide a description of a scene so vivid and detailed that the reader can clearly see it in mind?

 

Assignments

Monday

none.

 

Tuesday

 Write down 10 sentences using your terms. ( Planning Stage) .Interact/model the H.I.N.T.S elements through text with a parent. ( Verbal practice)

 

Wednesday

 

 Practice cursive writing.....Study for Test on tomorrrow.

 

Thursday

 

None.

 

Friday

 

No School! Read a fun book!

 

 

Weekly Vocabulary Terms:  

 

 whisper

voice

sweet

softly

engage

organize

treatment

gesture

name

compose

create

silently

certain

however

furthermore

funny

interested

occasionally

rarely

modesty

humble

happy

write

yellow

spring

Third Quarter   Week # 8

 

To be a strong writer you have to be a    strong reader!

 

 

Dear parents and guardians,

 

   Yes F.S.A. Writes was a success! Our 6 graders on the A team have done an excellent job at displaying all learned skills on their writing exam on 2/28/17. 

  Parents,  please continue to engage in conversation at home with your child that can help them think critically, develop and master The  H.I.N.T.S components which is embeded in our daily instruction in Language Arts. So please monitor closely this week's homework requirements. 

  There will be a vocabulary Terms Test on Friday. 

Parents thank you for your  continuous support. Please continue sending the needed materials for Language Arts class.  We at Driftwood Middle, encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night (Homework included)

Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!

 

Students,

"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"

Mrs. Apollon

 

This week's Target Learning Goal

 

This week, students will  be working on the following goals:

*  Examine different genres in Poetry.

*  Review Reading ( Nonfiction Materials) Packet.

 

Word of the week:

  

complaisance ( Noun) : a desire or willingness to please.

 

Quote of the week:

 

" Start where you are.

Use what you have.

Do what you can."  Arthur Ashe

Wellness Tip of the Week

    Drink lots of water!

 

 

H.I.N.T.S. Elements:   

 

                       ( Acronym)

 

hypothesis :  judgement based on facts.

 

Illustration  : picture mind/visuals ( something you can connect to...)

 

Numerical Data  : mathematical calculation, statistics, ratios, graphs, percentage.....

 

Testimonies  : factual information given by reliable experts, organizations.

 

Similarities/Differences  :  common/ not differing.

 

Suggested Guiding Questions:

 

Hypothesis

1. What could -----------------ultimately lead to ?

2. Predict the effects of---------------------several years from now.

 

Illustration

1. Think about the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, textures, emotions, and reactions.

2. Does this information provide a description of a scene so vivid and detailed that the reader can clearly see it in mind?

 

Assignments

Monday

none.

 

Tuesday

 Write down 10 sentences using your terms. ( Planning Stage) .Interact/model the H.I.N.T.S elements through text with a parent. ( Verbal practice)

 

Wednesday

 

 Practice cursive writing.

 

Thursday

 

Study all Vocabulary Terms for Test.

 

Friday

 

Read a fun book!

 

 

Weekly Vocabulary Terms:  

harmony

complaisance

verse

language

happiness

evolve

brilliant

colorful

peaches

oranges

poetry

cinquain

haiku

amazing

tall

syllable

sress

silently

stanza

creation

joyous 

​​

 

Third Quarter   Week # 4

 

To be a strong writer you have to be a    strong reader!

 

 

Dear parents and guardians,

 

   Yes,  14 Days left until F.S.A. Writes!  This week is a full week so  students will continue on practicing their Argumentative writing essay components. They will also continue on examining,  applying the elements of H.I.N.T.S. as they maneuver through their writings in Language Arts.  Parents,  please engage in conversation at home with your child that can help them think critically, develop and master The  H.I.N.T.S components which is embeded in our daily instruction in Language Arts. So please monitor closely this week's homework requirements. 

  There will be no "  vocabulary terms "  posted on the Word Wall this week so  therefore there will be no Vocabulary Terms Test on Friday. 

Parents thank you for your  continuous support. Please continue sending the needed materials for Language Arts class.  We at Driftwood Middle, encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night (Homework included)

Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!

 

Students,

"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"

Mrs. Apollon

 

This week's Target Learning Goal

 

This week, students will  be working on the following goals:

* The writing Process  :  Argumentative Essay. ( Read/ Highlight/)

* Organize " Planning Sheet"

* Argumentative writing : Develop " Introduction, body paragraphs, conclusion paragraph" Tentatively.

 

Word of the week:  

Irritable ( adj) : easily annoyed or irritated.

 

Quote of the week:

 

" Whatever you are, be a good one." Lisa Congdon

Wellness Tip of the Week

    Drink lots of water!

 

 

H.I.N.T.S. Elements:   

 

                       ( Acronym)

 

hypothesis :  judgement based on facts.

 

Illustration  : picture mind/visuals ( something you can connect to...)

 

Numerical Data  : mathematical calculation, statistics, ratios, graphs, percentage.....

 

Testimonies  : factual information given by reliable experts, organizations.

 

Similarities/Differences  :  common/ not differing.

 

Suggested Guiding Questions:

 

Hypothesis

1. What could -----------------ultimately lead to ?

2. Predict the effects of---------------------several years from now.

 

Illustration

1. Think about the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, textures, emotions, and reactions.

2. Does this information provide a description of a scene so vivid and detailed that the reader can clearly see it in mind?

 

Assignments

Monday

Review your notes on Argumentative Writing Components!

 

Tuesday

Interact/model the H.I.N.T.S elements through text with a parent. ( Verbal practice)

Review : Components for Introduction/Body Paragraphs for Argumentative essay.

 

Wednesday

 

 Practice cursive writing/ List the different parts to an  Argumentative Writing.

 

Thursday

 

Study all notes on  H.I.N.T.S. Elements/ Review Elaboration Process.

 

Friday

 

Read a fun book!

 

 

Weekly Vocabulary Terms:   None 

Third Quarter   Week # 3

 

To be a strong writer you have to be a    strong reader!

 

 

Dear parents and guardians,

 

   Yes, 21 Days left until F.S.A. Writes!  This week is a full week so  students will continue on practicing their Argumentative writing essay components. They will also continue on examining,  applying the elements of H.I.N.T.S. as they maneuver through their writings in Language Arts.  Parents,  please engage in conversation at home with your child that can help them think critically, develop and master The  H.I.N.T.S components which is embeded in our daily instruction in Language Arts. So please monitor closely this week's homework requirements. 

  There will be no "  vocabulary terms "  posted on the Word Wall this week so  therefore there will be no Vocabulary Terms Test on Friday. 

Parents thank you for your  continuous support. Please continue sending the needed materials for Language Arts class.  We at Driftwood Middle, encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night (Homework included)

Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!

 

Students,

"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"

Mrs. Apollon

 

This week's Target Learning Goal

 

This week, students will  be working on the following goals:

* The writing Process  :  Argumentative Essay. ( Read/ Highlight/)

* Organize " Planning Sheet"

* Argumentative writing : Develop " Introduction, body paragraphs, conclusion paragraph" Tentatively.

 

Word of the week:  

Irritable ( adj) : easily annoyed or irritated.

 

Quote of the week:

 

" Whatever you are, be a good one." Lisa Congdon

Wellness Tip of the Week

    Drink lots of water!

 

 

H.I.N.T.S. Elements:   

 

                       ( Acronym)

 

hypothesis :  judgement based on facts.

 

Illustration  : picture mind/visuals ( something you can connect to...)

 

Numerical Data  : mathematical calculation, statistics, ratios, graphs, percentage.....

 

Testimonies  : factual information given by reliable experts, organizations.

 

Similarities/Differences  :  common/ not differing.

 

Suggested Guiding Questions:

 

Hypothesis

1. What could -----------------ultimately lead to ?

2. Predict the effects of---------------------several years from now.

 

Illustration

1. Think about the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, textures, emotions, and reactions.

2. Does this information provide a description of a scene so vivid and detailed that the reader can clearly see it in mind?

 

Assignments

Monday

Review your notes on Argumentative Writing Components!

 

Tuesday

Interact/model the H.I.N.T.S elements through text with a parent. ( Verbal practice)

Review : Components for Introduction/Body Paragraphs for Argumentative essay.

 

Wednesday

 

 Practice cursive writing/ List the different parts to an  Argumentative Writing.

 

Thursday

 

Study all notes on  H.I.N.T.S. Elements/ Review Elaboration Process.

 

Friday

 

Read a fun book!

 

 

Weekly Vocabulary Terms:   None 

Third Quarter   Week # 3

 

To be a strong writer you have to be a    strong reader!

 

 

Dear parents and guardians,

 

   Yes, 21 Days left until F.S.A. Writes!  This week is a full week so  students will continue on practicing their Argumentative writing essay components. They will also continue on examining,  applying the elements of H.I.N.T.S. as they maneuver through their writings in Language Arts.  Parents,  please engage in conversation at home with your child that can help them think critically, develop and master The  H.I.N.T.S components which is embeded in our daily instruction in Language Arts. So please monitor closely this week's homework requirements. 

  There will be no "  vocabulary terms "  posted on the Word Wall this week so  therefore there will be no Vocabulary Terms Test on Friday. 

Parents thank you for your  continuous support. Please continue sending the needed materials for Language Arts class.  We at Driftwood Middle, encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night (Homework included)

Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!

 

Students,

"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"

Mrs. Apollon

 

This week's Target Learning Goal

 

This week, students will  be working on the following goals:

* The writing Process  :  Argumentative Essay. ( Read/ Highlight/)

* Organize " Planning Sheet"

* Argumentative writing : Develop " Introduction, body paragraphs, conclusion paragraph" Tentatively.

 

Word of the week:  

Irritable ( adj) : easily annoyed or irritated.

 

Quote of the week:

 

" Whatever you are, be a good one." Lisa Congdon

Wellness Tip of the Week

    Drink lots of water!

 

 

H.I.N.T.S. Elements:   

 

                       ( Acronym)

 

hypothesis :  judgement based on facts.

 

Illustration  : picture mind/visuals ( something you can connect to...)

 

Numerical Data  : mathematical calculation, statistics, ratios, graphs, percentage.....

 

Testimonies  : factual information given by reliable experts, organizations.

 

Similarities/Differences  :  common/ not differing.

 

Suggested Guiding Questions:

 

Hypothesis

1. What could -----------------ultimately lead to ?

2. Predict the effects of---------------------several years from now.

 

Illustration

1. Think about the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, textures, emotions, and reactions.

2. Does this information provide a description of a scene so vivid and detailed that the reader can clearly see it in mind?

 

Assignments

Monday

Review your notes on Argumentative Writing Components!

 

Tuesday

Interact/model the H.I.N.T.S elements through text with a parent. ( Verbal practice)

Review : Components for Introduction/Body Paragraphs for Argumentative essay.

 

Wednesday

 

 Practice cursive writing/ List the different parts to an  Argumentative Writing.

 

Thursday

 

Study all notes on  H.I.N.T.S. Elements/ Review Elaboration Process.

 

Friday

 

Read a fun book!

 

 

Weekly Vocabulary Terms:   None 

Third Quarter   Week # 2

 

To be a strong writer you have to be a    strong reader!

 

 

Dear parents and guardians,

 

   Yes, 26 Days left until F.S.A. Writes!  This week is a full week so  students will continue on practicing their informative writing essay components. They will also continue on examining,  applying the elements of H.I.N.T.S. as they maneuver through their writings in Language Arts.  Parents,  please engage in conversation at home with your child that can help them think critically, develop and master The  H.I.N.T.S components which is embeded in our daily instruction in Language Arts. So please monitor closely this week's homework requirements. 

  There will be no " Weekly vocabulary terms "  posted on the Word Wall.  

Parents thank you for your  continuous support. Please continue sending the needed materials for Language Arts class.  We at Driftwood Middle, encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night (Homework included)

Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!

 

Students,

"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"

Mrs. Apollon

 

This week's Target Learning Goal

 

This week, students will  be working on the following goals:

* The writing Process  :  Informative Essay. ( Read/Plan)

* Informative writing : Develop " Idea # 3 body paragraph" for Informative Essay.

 

Word of the week:  

converse ( verb) ; to engage in conversation, to talk.

 

Quote of the week:

 

" Whatever you are, be a good one." Lisa Congdon

Wellness Tip of the Week

    Drink lots of water!

 

 

H.I.N.T.S. Elements:   

 

                       ( Acronym)

 

hypothesis :  judgement based on facts.

 

Illustration  : picture mind/visuals ( something you can connect to...)

 

Numerical Data  : mathematical calculation, statistics, ratios, graphs, percentage.....

 

Testimonies  : factual information given by reliable experts, organizations.

 

Similarities/Differences  :  common/ not differing.

 

Suggested Guiding Questions:

 

Hypothesis

1. What could -----------------ultimately lead to ?

2. Predict the effects of---------------------several years from now.

 

Illustration

1. Think about the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, textures, emotions, and reactions.

2. Does this information provide a description of a scene so vivid and detailed that the reader can clearly see it in mind?

 

Assignments

Monday

no Homework!

 

Tuesday

Interact/model the H.I.N.T.S elements through text with a parent. ( Verbal practice)

Review : Components for Introduction/Body Paragraphs for Informative essay.

 

Wednesday

 

 Practice cursive writing/ List the different parts to an Informative Writing.

 

Thursday

 

Study all notes on  H.I.N.T.S. Elements/ Review Elaboration Process.

 

Friday

 

Read a fun book!

 

 

Weekly Vocabulary Terms:   None 

Second Quarter   Week # 6

 

To be a strong writer you have to be a    strong reader!

 

 

Dear parents and guardians,

 

 This week in collaboration with our World History teachers , students will be reviewing, examining, applying the elements of H.I.N.T.S. as they maneuver through their writings in Language Arts. Therefore, in lieu of the weekly vocabulary terms , students will keep studying, reviewing with a parent The  H.I.N.T.S components. So please monitor closely this week's homework requirements. 

Continue on sending the needed materials for Language Arts class.  We also encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night (Homework included)

Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!

 

 

Students,

"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"

Mrs. Apollon

 

This week's Target Learning Goal

 

This week, students will  be working on the following goals:

* The writing Process  : Planning Sheet for Informative Essay.

 

Word of the week:  

Illustration ( noun) :  make clear by using examples such as : pictures, graphs, diagrams.

 

Quote of the week:

 

" What we learn becomes a part of who we are." Anonymous.

 

H.I.N.T.S. Elements:   

                       ( Acronym)

 

hypothesis :  judgement based on facts.

 

Illustration  : picture mind/visuals ( something you can connect to...)

 

Numerical Data  : mathematical calculation, statistics, ratios, graphs, percentage.....

 

Testimonies  : factual information given by reliable experts, organizations.

 

Similarities/Differences  :  common/ not differing.

 

 

Assignments

Monday

Study class notes on H.I.N.T.S Elements.

 

Tuesday

Interact/model the H.I.N.T.S elements through text with a parent. ( Verbal practice)

 

Wednesday

 

 Practice cursive writing.

 

Thursday

 

Study all notes on  H.I.N.T.S. Elements.

 

Friday

 

Read a fun book!

 

 

Weekly Vocabulary Terms  (0 

Second Quarter   Week # 5

 

To be a strong writer you have to be a    strong reader!

 

 

Dear parents and guardians,

 

 This week in collaboration with our World History teachers , students will be reviewing, examining, applying the elements of H.I.N.T.S. as they maneuver through their writings in Language Arts. Therefore, in lieu of the weekly vocabulary terms quiz  students will take a written quiz on Friday on H.I.N.TS. elements mastery /application. So please monitor closely this week's homework requirements. 

Continue on sending the needed materials for Language Arts class.  We also encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night (Homework included)

Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!

 

 

Students,

"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"

Mrs. Apollon

 

This week's Target Learning Goal

 

This week, students will  be working on the following goals:

* The writing Process  : edit/revise final paper on Pit bulls.

* The writing Process : Share.

 

Word of the week:  

Testimonies  ( noun)  :  firsthand evidence provided ,given by reliable experts, organizations.

 

Quote of the week:

 

" What we learn becomes a part of who we are." Anonymous.

 

H.I.N.T.S. Elements:   

                       ( Acronym)

 

hypothesis :  judgement based on facts.

 

Illustration  : picture mind/visuals ( something you can connect to...)

 

Numerical Data  : mathematical calculation, statistics, ratios, graphs, percentage.....

 

Testimonies  : factual information given by reliable experts, organizations.

 

Similarities/Differences  :  common/ not differing.

 

 

Assignments

Monday

Study class notes on H.I.N.T.S Elements.

 

Tuesday

Interact/model the H.I.N.T.S elements through text with a parent. ( Verbal practice)

 

Wednesday

 

 Practice cursive writing.

 

Thursday

 

Study all notes on  H.I.N.T.S. Elements for a written quiz on Friday.

 

Friday

 

Read a fun book!

 

 

Weekly Vocabulary Terms  (0 words)

Second Quarter                                                      Week # 4

 

Dear parents and guardians,

 

 

 This week is a Two Day week for our boys and girls at D.M.S.  Please continue on sending the needed materials for Language Arts class.  We also encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night (Homework included)

Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!

 

 

Students,

"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"

Mrs. Apollon

 

This week's Target Learning Goal

This week, students will  be working on the following goals:

* Student/Teacher Conferencing ( Argumentative Writing)

* Scoring writing essays with students.

 

Word of the week:  

Thankful( adjective) : showing gratitude.

 

Quote of the week:

 

 

" What we learn becomes a part of who we are." Anonymous.

 

Assignments

Monday

none.

 

Tuesday

None.

 

Wednesday

 

 None

 

Thursday

 

None

 

Friday

 

Read a fun book!

 

 

Weekly Vocabulary Terms  (0 words)

 

Second Quarter   Week # 3

 

To be a strong writer you have to be a    strong reader!

 

 

Dear parents and guardians,

 

 This week, Report Cards are going home on Thursday November 17th, 2016. Please continue on sending the needed materials for Language Arts class.  We also encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night ( Homework included)

Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!

 

 

Students,

"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"

Mrs. Apollon

 

This week's Target Learning Goal

This week, students will  be working on the following goals:

* Finalizing  Idea#2  ( 4th body Paragraph.)

*  Develop a Conclusion Paragraph for 1st draft paper.

 

Word of the week:   hypothesis ( noun) something not proved but assumed to be true for purposes of argument.

 

Quote of the week:

 

 

" What we learn becomes a part of who we are." Anonymous.

 

Assignments

Monday

Write 10 sentences ( use your planning stage)...Practice cursive writing.

 

Tuesday

Define all terms.

 

Wednesday

 

 Practice cursive writing.

 

Thursday

 

Study for Quiz....Practice cursive writing

 

Friday

 

Read a fun book!

 

 

Weekly Vocabulary Terms  (10 words)

 

include

extreme

painful

pleasure

connect

bridge

revise

oppose

huge

hypothesis

Second Quarter Week # 2

 

To be a strong writer you have to be a    strong reader!

 

 

Dear parents and guardians,

 

 This week is a Three Day week.  Vocabulary Terms quiz will be administered on Thursday, November 10, 2016.  Please assist and  review all words with your child in other for him/her to take their quiz successfully. Please continue on sending the needed materials for Language Arts class.  We also encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night ( Homework included)

Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!

 

 

Students,

"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"

Mrs. Apollon

 

This week's Target Learning Goal

This week, students will  be working on the following goals:

* Analyze "Sixth Grade Mentor Text" to extract components for Idea#2  ( 4th body Paragraph.)

* Tentatively ( Introduction to Conclusion Paragraph)

 

Word of the week:    to claim ( verb):  to state as a fact.

 

Quote of the week:

 

 

" What we learn becomes a part of who we are." Anonymous.

 

Assignments

Monday

Define all vocabulary terms...Practice cursive writing.

 

Tuesday

No School!

 

Wednesday

 Please study your vocabulary terms/class notes( Introduction Paragraph) . Practice cursive writing.

 

Thursday

 

None..Practice cursive writing

 

Friday

 

Read a fun book!v

Second Quarter Week # 1

 

To be a strong writer you have to be a    strong reader!

 

 

Dear parents and guardians,

 

 This week is the starting week of our second quarter at D.M.S. So I hope the boys and girls had a restful four day weekend. Vocabulary terms quiz will be administered on  today October 31,2016 to all classes.  Please continue on sending the needed materials for Language Arts class.  We also encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night ( Homework included)

Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!

 

 

Students,

"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"

Mrs. Apollon

 

This week's Target Learning Goal

This week, students will  be working on the following goals:

* Analyze "Sixth Grade Mentor Text" to extract components to an Opposing /Counter Claim /Rebuttal Paragraph

*  First Draft completion of  " Introduction, 1st body paragraph, Opposing Counter Claim Rebuttal paragraphs.

 

Word of the week:    ambitious ( adj)  desire to achieve a particular goal.

 

Quote of the week:

 

" What we learn becomes a part of who we are." Anonymous.

 

Assignments

Monday

none..Practice cursive writing.

 

Tuesday

Review class notes on" constructing Opposing Counter Claim/Rebuttal paragraph."

 

Wednesday

 Please study your vocabulary terms/class notes . Practice cursive writing.

 

Thursday

 

None..Study your vocabulary Terms for this week quiz.

 

Friday

 

Read a fun book!

 

 

   Weekly Vocabulary Terms ( 15 words)

 

shamefully

grabbed

rigged

jagged

statement

sentence

argument

agreement

experience

outlook

negative

alternative

really

comment

basis

 

 

 

   

 Week # 10

 

To be a strong writer you have to be a strong reader!

 

 

Dear parents and guardians,

  This week is a Four day week!  Thursday is an early released day and school is closed on Friday . Vocabulary terms quiz will be administered on  October 31,2016.  Please continue on sending the needed materials for Language Arts class.  We also encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night.

( Homework included). Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!

 

 

Students,

"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"

Mrs. Apollon

 

This week's Target Learning Goal

This week, students will  be working on the following goals:

* Analyze "Sixth Grade Mentor Text" to extract components to an Opposing /Counter Claim /Rebuttal Paragraph

*  First Draft completion of  " Introduction, 1st body paragraph, Opposing Counter Claim Rebuttal paragraphs.

 

Word of the week:  overate ( to rate too highly)

 

Quote of the week:

" What we learn becomes a part of who we are." Anonymous.

 

Assignments

Monday

write 5 sentences using your vocabulary terms.

 

Tuesday

Review class notes on" constructing Opposing Counter Claim/Rebuttal paragraph."

 

Wednesday

 Please study your vocabulary terms/class notes . Practice cursive writing.

 

Thursday

No Homework...Early Released Day.

 

Friday

No Homework/ No school!

 

 

Weekly Vocabulary Terms:

 

declared

excited

resume

debate

ambition

harmful

hopeful

nice

encourage

however

also

assignment

receive

support

anxious

complete

students

learn

allow

guidance

         Week # 9

To be a strong writer you have to be a strong reader!

 

Dear parents and guardians,

   Please continue on sending the needed materials for Language Arts class.  We also encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night.

( Homework included). Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!

 

 

Students,

"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"

Mrs. Apollon

This week's Target Learning Goal

This week, students will  be working on the following goals:

* Review the steps to an effective 1st body paragraph.

* Introduction to an Opposing /Counter Claim /Rebuttal Paragraph

* Identify Textual evidence for H.I.N.T.S. and color code findings.

 

Word of the week:  Alleviate ( to make easier to put up with)

 

Quote of the week:

" The warm smile is the universal language of kindness." William. a. Ward

Assignments

Monday

write 5 sentences using your vocabulary terms.

 

Tuesday

Review class notes on" constructing 1st body paragraph."

 

Wednesday

Elaborate/Reflect on class quote...This homework will be graded! due date : 10/20/16

 

Thursday

Practice your cursive writing. Study all vocabulary terms for quiz on Friday.

Review key notes on " needed elements to create 1st body paragraph.

 

Friday

Keep Practicing your cursive writing/ Read an interesting book!

 

Weekly Vocabulary Terms:

 

famous

belief

importance

strife

jagged

information

remembered

benefits

competitive

significant

flux

globally

today

society

household

universal

 

 

week 7

 

To be a strong writer you have to be a strong reader!

 

Dear parents and guardians,

  This week is a four day week!  Be aware there will be a vocabulary terms/class notes quiz on Friday, October 7, 2016.  Vocabulary Terms will be shorten due to our short week so parents please assist our boys and girls in completing quality homework as well as returning them back to school on a timely fashion.  Please continue on sending the needed materials for Language Arts class.  We also encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night.

( Homework included). Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!

 

 

Students,

"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"

Mrs. Apollon

This week's Target Learning Goal

This week, students will  be working on the following goals:

* Construct an effective 1st body paragraph.

* Identify Textual evidence for H.I.N.T.S. and color code findings.

 

Word of the week: Factor   ( one of the individual entities contributing to a whole.)

 

Quote of the week " The more you read the more things you know.

                                     The more that you learn the more places you'll go."  Dr. Seuss

Assignments

Monday

No School!

 

Tuesday

Study class notes on" constructing 1st body paragraph."

 

Wednesday

Write down all vocabulary terms in cursive writing.

 

Thursday

Practice your cursive writing. Study all vocabulary terms for quiz.

Review key notes on "Terminology of Argumentative Texts/ H.I.N.T.S. Components/ needed elements to create 1st body paragraph.

 

Friday

Keep Practicing your cursive writing/ Read an interesting book!

 

Weekly Vocabulary Terms:

 

expression

describe

goal

skill

character

behavior

strong

construct

recognize

flavor

WEEK 3

This week's Target Learning Goal

This week, students will  be working on the following goals:

* Recognizing/Correcting Sentence Fragments.

* Practicing in class Notes Taking Skills.

* Analyzing a Topic.

Assignments

Monday

No Homework.

Tuesday

Write down 6  complete sentences using your vocabulary words. ( must be in cursive writing)

 

Wednesday

Study notes/ Vocabulary  terms for quiz on Friday

 

Thursday

Practice your cursive writing.

Review key notes about" Analyzing Topic" for Friday's quiz.

 

Friday

Keep Practicing your cursive writing.

 

Weekly Vocabulary Terms:

grapple

delay

statement

always

complete

sentence

 

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