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Week of 5/8/17


Scholastic News - March 20th Issue 

Due MON. 5/15 at the beginning of class


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Week of 3/13/17

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NEWSELA : PLEASE SIGN INTO THE FOLLOWING links for Reading Clubs:

EVIDENCE DETECTIVE CLUB https://newsela.com/join/#/WBXHVS

WOMEN'S HISTORY CLUB https://newsela.com/join/#/J9Y4DF


Scholastic News issue 2/20/17 - DUE Monday 3/20/17 AT THE BEGINNING OF CLASS.


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Week of Feb. 27, 2017

1. Scholastic - (Jan.30th issue) Due Mon. 3/6 at the beginning of class.

2. Wordly Wise - Next lesson.... A-E Due Mon. 3/6 at the beginning of class.

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Feb. 22, 2017

HOMEWORK:

Complete the Reading Assignment "Iggy" which you were given on Friday 2/17.
DUE TOMORROW 2/23 - Thursday - at the beginning of class.

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Week of Feb. 6, 2017

1. Wordly Wise A - E due Wed. 2/8

2. Scholastic - (Jan.16th issue)
 Due Monday 2/13 at the beginning of class.

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Week of Jan. 30th

"Belling the Cat" - Read, annotate, and complete all activities. Due Wednesday, February 1st at the end of class.  Remember to take this assignment home to work on if you see that you will not have enough time to complete in class.

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Week of Jan. 9th

Weekly Assignments:

1.SCHOLASTIC - January 2nd issue DUE FRIDAY 1/13. 


2. NEWSELA: Read 1 article of your choice and complete the quiz. DUE SUNDAY 1/15 

3. WW  (your next lesson) A-E (E must be typed and question restated or no credit). 
DUE TUESDAY 1/17


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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017 & WELCOME BACK  

Week of 1/2 - 1/6

Assignments: Continue working on you Power - Point for healthy and unhealthy
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  You will have class time Monday - Thursday to work on your project. If you find that you need more time, you may work on this at home - but don't forget to save it to your Google Docs so you can access it.    

You will present your project to the class on Friday 1-6-17. 

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Week of Dec. 12

Weekly Assignments:


1. NEWSELA : Read 2 articles of your choice and complete the quizzes. DUE SUNDAY 12/18

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Week of Dec. 5

Weekly Assignments:


1. SCHOLASTIC - 12/5 ISSUE DUE FRIDAY 12/9. due at the BEGINNING of class

2. NEWSELA : Read 1 article of your choice and complete the quiz. DUE SUNDAY 12/11 

3. WW NEXT LESSON A - E (E must be typed and question restated or no credit). 

                                                                                                                      
 DUE WEDNESDAY 12/14


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Week of Nov. 28

Homework: Tuesday : 11/29 WW A-D Due tomorrow 11/30

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Weekly Assignments:

1.  NEWSELA : Read 1 article of your choice and complete the quiz.  DUE SUNDAY 12/4 
2.  WW NEXT LESSON  E (E must be typed and question restated or no credit).  DUE MONDAY 12/5
3.  SCHOLASTIC - 11/7 ISSUE DUE FRIDAY 12/2 AT THE BEGINNING OF CLASS.

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WEEK OF NOV. 21

Happy Thanksgiving !!  Enjoy your break!

                                 No Homework this week 
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Week of 11/14 - 18

Homework:  
Wednesday 11/16 - Complete  Parallel Structure Exercise 1.  Due tomorrow at the beginning of class.




Weekly Assignments:
1.  Scholastic  10/10 issue : Activities DUE Mon. 11/21 at the beinning of class.

2. NEWSELA:  Read 1 article of your choice, take the quiz, and do the "WRITE" activity.                            DUE SUNDAY 11 / 20

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Week of 10/31 - 11/4

NEWSELA:Read 1 article of your choice, take the quiz, 
and do the "WRITE" activityDUE SUNDAY 11 / 6 


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Week of 10/24

NEWSELA : Read 1 article of your choice take the quiz, 
AND DO"WRITE "

DUE FRIDAY 10/28 .

You must get at least a 75% on the quiz in order for it to count. If you do more than 1 article, I will take your highest score.

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WEEK OF 10/17 - 21

1. NEWSELA ARTICLE ASSIGNED BY MRS. FUSCO ON FRIDAY 10/7 

DUE - FRIDAY, OCT. 21st. This will count as a test grade.
 
This is a follow-up assignment for our lessons on RESPECT & BULLYING - the activities and group discussions you did and the movie "Bully" you watched .
 
Read the article, answer the questions, and DO THE WRITING ASSIGNMENT.

2. Newsela ( regular weekly assignment) - Select an article of your choice and answer only the questions..... do not do the "Write". DUE SUN. 10/23

3. Scholastic 9/19 issue - Activities DUE Mon. 10/24

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WEEK OF 10/11-14


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1.  Wordly Wise TEST DATE CHANGED TO MONDAY OCT. 17th NOT THIS FRIDAY OCT. 14th


2. NO REGULAR NEWSELA DUE THIS SUNDAY  - 10/16
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SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT FOR THE MOVIE "BULLY"

***NEWSELA EXTRA !!! ARTICLE ASSIGNED BY MRS. FUSCO ON FRIDAY 10/7 

DUE - FRIDAY, OCT. 21st. This will count as a test grade.
 
This is a follow-up assignment for our lessons on RESPECT & BULLYING - the activities and group discussions you did and the movie "Bully" you watched .
 
Read the article, answer the questions, and DO THE WRITING ASSIGNMENT.
 
 
 
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WEEK OF 10/5 - 10/7

1. NEWSELA : This week 1 article of your choice will be DUE on SUNDAY 10/9 .
You must get at least a 75% on the quiz in order for it to count. If you do more than 1 article, I will take your highest score.



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WEEK OF:  9/26 - 9/30


1.  Scholastic News (9/12 issue) activities due next Wed. Oct. 5th

2.  Wordly Wise TEST next  Fri. Oct. 7th.  Use Spelling City and  Wordly Wise Test Prep to help you study.  The links are on the left.


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WEEK OF:  9/19 - 9/23

1.  Scholastic News DUE FRIDAY 9/23 at the beginning of class. Same directions as last year - see the Scholastic Magazine tab on the left.

2.  Wordly Wise A-E  ( Your next lesson )   DUE Monday 9/26 - Same instructions as last year  - see the Wordly Wise 3000 Online tab on the left if you need to refresh your memory.
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WEEK  OF:  9/12 - 9/16


TEST FRI. 9/16 on Paraphrasing. Study the paraphrasing rules you were given. You will be required to state the rules for paraphrasing : P A R A & R R R R  and you will have to paraphrase a paragraph. 

1.  Wordly Wise (WW) - Next lesson- Use Wordly Wise online to hear the pronunciation, definitions, and sample sentences of your new words. The link is under the Wordly Wise tab on the left.

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Thurs.:  9/8

1. 
TEST FRI. 9/16 on Paraphrasing.  Study the paraphrasing rules you were given.  You will be required to state the rules for paraphrasing and you will have to paraphrase a paragraph.

Tues.:  9/6


1. Complete Google Apps Domain Login Information.

2. Select your IRB ( to be kept in school ). You must have your IRB by Monday 9/12 or one will be assigned to you.


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