Middle School ESL English - period 9

  Welcome to Middle School ESL Reading and Writing-- period 9.  The dates reflect when the homework is DUE!

WEDNESDAY, MAR 18
          Today you will be responsible for uploading the assignment from Scholastic (Raining Cats Text Feature).  No additional work today.

 

TUESDAY, MAR 17
        Today you will take a Scholastic magazine quiz, Shattered Sky.  There will be only 1 assignment.  I have sent you the quiz you should be taking.  DO NOT TAKE BOTH QUIZZES.  

 

 

MONDAY, MAR 16
        Welcome to our first day of remote learning.  All assignments will be posted on Google Classroom, but I'll be posting notes here, so please check this page as well as your Reading and Writing class page (period 3 or 9).

 

 

 

FRIDAY, MAR 13
       (Check Scholastic schedule)
THURSDAY, MAR 12
          (Check Scholastic schedule)
WEDNESDAY, MAR 11
        (Check Scholastic schedule) quiz
TUESDAY, MAR 10
         (Check Scholsatic schedule)
MONDAY, MAR 9
         (Check Scholastic schedule)
FRIDAY, MAR 6
         (Check Scholastic schedule)
THURSDAY, MAR 5
         No homework
WEDNESDAY, MAR 4
         No homework
TUESDAY, MAR 3
         No homework
MONDAY, MAR 2
          No homework
FRIDAY, FEB 28
        (Check Scholastic schedule) quiz
THURSDAY, FEB 27
       (Check Scholastic schedule)
WEDNESDAY, FEB 26
       (Check Scholastic schedule) quiz
TUESDAY, FEB 25
        (Check Scholastic schedule) 
MONDAY, FEB 24
        (Check Scholastic schedule) 
FRIDAY, FEB 21
         (Check Scholastic schedule) quiz
THURSDAY, FEB 20
         (Check Scholastic schedule) 
WEDNESDAY, FEB 19
           President's Day scavenger hunt HW
           (Check Scholastic schedule) quiz
MONDAY, FEB 17 + TUESDAY, FEB 18
          NO HOMEWORK -- President's day break
FRIDAY, FEB 14
        (Check Scholastic schedule) quiz
THURSDAY, FEB 13
            (Check Scholastic schedule)
WEDNESDAY, FEB 12
            (Check Scholastic schedule) 
TUESDAY, FEB 11
          (Check Scholastic schedule)
MONDAY, FEB 10
         (Check Scholastic schedule) QUIZ
          Complete The Lost Dog story, definitions, and questions
FRIDAY, FEB 7
        (Check Scholastic schedule) 
THURSDAY, FEB 6
            (Check Scholastic schedule)
WEDNESDAY, FEB 5
            (Check Scholastic schedule)  quiz
TUESDAY, FEB 4
          (Check Scholastic schedule)
MONDAY, FEB 3
          1) Read "When Groundhog Wakes Up" and create 10 questions with their answers from the story or from Arachnia's Notebook (maximum 5 multiple choice questions)
          2)  DID THE GROUNDHOG SEE HIS SHADOW ON SUNDAY MORNING?
FRIDAY, JAN 31
         No homework
THURSDAY, JAN 30
          No homework
WEDNESDAY, JAN 29
           (Check Scholastic schedule)
TUESDAY, JAN 28
          (Check Scholastic schedule)   
MONDAY, JAN 27
           No homework
FRIDAY, JAN 24
            (Check Scholastic schedule) QUIZ
THURSDAY, JAN 23
            (Check Scholastic schedule)
WEDNESDAY, JAN 22
           (Check Scholastic schedule)
TUESDAY, JAN 21
          Read and define the underlined words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr handout
MONDAY, JAN 20
         NO SCHOOL -- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
FRIDAY, JAN 17
          (Check Scholastic schedule) QUIZ -- My Dad Went to Prison
THURSDAY, JAN 16
         (Check Scholastic schedule)
WEDNESDAY, JAN 15
            (Check Scholastic schedule)
            Email me the essay if you didn't hand it in during class
TUESDAY, JAN 14
            Scholastic quiz (The Golden Lie)
MONDAY, JAN 13
           1)  (Check Scholastic schedule)
           2)  Persuasive essay -- 3 body paragraphs
FRIDAY, JAN 10
           (Check Scholastic schedule)
THURSDAY, JAN 9
          (Check Scholastic schedule)
WEDNESDAY, JAN 8
          (Check Scholastic schedule)
TUESDAY, JAN 7
         (Check Scholastic schedule) quiz
MONDAY, JAN 6
          (Check Scholastic schedule)
FRIDAY, JAN 3
           (Check Scholastic schedule)
THURSDAY, JAN 2
          (Check Scholastic schedule)
FRIDAY, DEC 20
         No homework
THURSDAY, DEC 19
          (Check Scholastic schedule)
WEDNESDAY, DEC 18
        (Check Scholastic schedule)
TUESDAY, DEC 17
         (Check Scholastic schedule)
MONDAY, DEC 16
           (Check Scholastic schedule)
FRIDAY, DEC 13
         No homework
THURSDAY, DEC 12
         Begin reading Scholastic Action magazine.  Do "Mini Skills Workout" on pg 3.  We will go over the schedule of due dates tomorrow in class.
WEDNESDAY, DEC 11
         Read "The Green Thumb Thief" and answer the questions
TUESDAY, DEC 10
        No homework
MONDAY, DEC 9
          Mom's Best Friend test
FRIDAY, DEC 6
          No homework, but study for Mom's Best Friend test (MONDAY)
THURSDAY, DEC 5
            No homework

WEDNESDAY, DEC 4
            No homework
TUESDAY, DEC 3
            No homework
MONDAY, DEC 2
             No homework
THURSDAY, NOV 28 + FRIDAY, NOV 29
             NO SCHOOL -- Thanksgiving break
WEDNESDAY, NOV 27
           No homework
TUESDAY, NOV 26
           No homework
MONDAY, NOV 25
           1) Scholastic magazine "Are Likes Ruining Instagram?" read, fill in Pros and Cons
           2)  Finish reading "Mom's Best Friend" and define all vocabulary from the list (you can use kids.wordsmyth.net as an easier dictionary)
FRIDAY, NOV 22
           Scholastic magazine "Mountain of Doom" read, Answer Comprehension Questions
THURSDAY, NOV 21
            Scholastic magazine "The Most Dangerous Game" read, Answer Comprehension Questions
WEDNESDAY, NOV 20
            Scholastic magazine "A History of Stink" read, Paragraph Write
TUESDAY, NOV 19
           Scholastic magazine "You Are Not Alone" reaad, Problem and Solution
MONDAY, NOV 18
         Scholastic Magazine "Would We Be Killed", pause and think quetions, and finding text evidence
FRIDAY, NOV 15
          Story with dialogue -- 2 pages
THURSDAY, NOV 14
          Scholastic magazine "Running From Danger", pause and think questions and 5 Questions about Freddy's Journey
WEDNESDAY, NOV 13
           No homework
TUESDAY, NOV 12
             Scholastic magazine "His Job:  To Make You Hungry" mini skills workout
MONDAY, NOV 11
          No homework
THURSDAY, NOV 7 + FRIDAY, NOV 8
        NO SCHOOL -- Teacher Convention

WEDNESDAY, NOV 6
             Finish reading " Hunting the Bat Killer" in Scholastic Action magazine.  Answer the questions on page 13.  You may write in the magazine.
TUESDAY, NOV 5
           No homework
MONDAY, NOV 4
         Read Bobby' Gets A Doggie and answer the Bobby questions as well as the Alley Cat and Bobby questions.  Write all longer answers on a separate piece of paper.
FRIDAY, NOV 1
     No homework    
THURSDAY, OCT 31
             No homework
WEDNESDAY, OCT 30
             No homework
TUESDAY, OCT 29
            Pumpkin carving in class
MONDAY, OCT 28
           Punctuation (periods) worksheet
           American money worksheet
FRIDAY, OCT 25
          Read "My Favorite Alley Cat" and answer the 2 questions 
THURSDAY, OCT 24
        Wednesday's homework is due today
WEDNESDAY, OCT 23
             Read "FIxing My Sister's Bike" and make sure you know all the words.  If not, translate them.  You can write on the story itself
TUESDAY, OCT 22 
          No homework
MONDAY, OCT 21
            No homework
FRIDAY, OCT 18
         No homework
THURSDAY, OCT 17
         Finish identifying character and their dialogue (look in the story for more adjective for period 2)
WEDNESDAY, OCT 16
          No homework
TUESDAY, OCT 15
           Columbus Day reading packet
MONDAY, OCT 14
           NO SCHOOL -- Columbus Day
FRIDAY, OCT 11
           Divided syllables quiz
THURSDAY, OCT 10
          No homework
WEDNESDAY, OCT 9
         NO SCHOOL -- Yom Kippur

TUESDAY, OCT 8
            Complete the syllables HW
MONDAY, OCT 7
            Complete the syllables HW
FRIDAY, OCT 4
        Write 2 paragraphs about the picture handed out in class.  You can write 2 paragraphs about 1 event or 1 paragraph each about 2 different events.
THURSDAY, OCT 3
           No homework
WEDNESDAY, OCT 2
        Write 3 pararaphs about your favorite activity
                     Paragraph 1 - why it is your favorite activity
          �          paragraph 2 - when and how you began the activity
                     paragraph 3 - the history of your activity (do NOT plagiarize!)
                make sure each paragraph has 5-7 sentences each
MONDAY, SEPT 30 + TUESDAY, OCT 1
          � NO SCHOOL -- Rosh Hashanah
FRIDAY, SEPT 27
            Write a paragraph about your favorite food
THURSDAY, SEPT 26
             Cursive to end
WEDNESDAY, SEPT 25
            Cursive Q - T
TUESDAY, SEPT 24
          Friendly letter quiz
MONDAY, SEPT 23
      1)    Write Tina Smith's thank you note to her grandma.  [Tina Smith will write a thank you note to her grandma for her birthday present.  Grandma gave her $50.00.  Tina lives at 496 Airmont Road in Waldwick, New Jersey.  Her zip code is 07463.]  
       2) Cursive M - P 
FRIDAY, SEPT 20 
           No homework
THURSDAY, SEPT 19
               No homework
WEDNESDAY, SEPT 18
            No homework
TUESDAY, SEPT 17
         Cursive I - L (3 times each)
         Cursive town names (1 time each)
MONDAY, SEPT 16
           Cursive E-H
FRIDAY, SEPT 13
           Write a friendly letter thanking someone you know.  Make sure the letter has 2 body paragraphs and each has at least 5 sentences
THURSDAY, SEPT 12
             Write a friendly letter to someone you know using the format taught in class.  Make sure you have at least 5 sentences in your body.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT 11
           No homework
TUESDAY, SEPT 10
             No homework
MONDAY, SEPT 9
             No homework