Friday, October 31, 2008

Objective: The students will show knowledge of Monte Cristo and the characteristics of an archetype hero by completing an in class expostory essay.

1. Complete in class Expository Essay.

Have fun but be careful tonight! Don't BULLY little kids!! It makes parents mad!

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Objective: Students will see the climax and resolution of The Count of Monte Cristo and then write an in class Expository Essay on the Archetype Hero.

1. Video end.
2. Write Essay

Homework: Work on Halloween costume.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Objective: Students will complete video of Monte Cristo and begin prewriting Archetype Hero essay.

1. New Book Report Date.
2. Complete Video

Have you got your next outside book yet?

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Objective: Students will understand what they will write for in class essay after watching Monte Cristo video.

1. Get Writing Prompt and Discuss.
2. Video

Homework: Get new outside book. We will begin a class novel in two weeks.

Monday, October 27, 2008

Objective: The students will watch The Count of Monte Cristo and know how Dantes meets all qualities of an Archetype Hero for an essay.

1. Grade Sheets
2. Go over notes on Monte Cristo
3. Watch Video

Names to know for essay:

Good Characters: Dantes, Mercedes, Albert

Bad Characters: Danglars, Fernand, Villefort

Friday, October 24, 2008

Objective: Students will learn information about The Count of MOnte Cristo and archetype hero for an essay that we will write next week.

1. Next week we will watch The Count od Monte Cristo. Mon-Wed
2. Notes on Monte Cristo and Archetype Hero
3. Grammar Worksheet: Verbs. Complete both sides.

Homework: Relax! If the Ducks game is on TV, watch it!

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Objective: The students will be able to identify the Point of View of all stories that we have read so far this year.

1. CAT6 #24
2. Score and discuss "By the Waters of Babylon" in the IR
3. Point of View assignment

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Objective: Students will complete "By the Waters of Babylon" in interactive reader.

Get Interactive Reader

1. CAT6 #23
2. Complete story and all activities including pages 99-100

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Objective: Students will know the three types of Point of View and discuss Voice in literature.

Get IR.

1. CAT6 #22
2. Chapter 2 Notes
3. Complete "By the Waters of Babylon"

You may want to look for a new outside book to complete your 500 pages.

Friday, October 17, 2008

Objective: Students will BE GREAT FOR SUB and complete vocabulary exercise for upcoming lit story.

1. Sit QUIETLY and RESPECTFULLY for roll.
2. Complete "Secret Lion" vocabulary. You will need a red dictionary from the back.
3. Put dictionaries away NEATLY when you are done.

I will see you all Monday with your books and your reports. Remember NO EXCUSE for a late report. It's worth 400 points. Be good Amanda, Crystal, Holly, Conner, Mark..... the list is too long!

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Objective: All students will take the Chapter 2 Lit Book Test (Character and Characterization) and pass with a score of 70% or above (Proficient or Advanced).

1. CAT6 #21
2. Chapter 2 Test.
3. Book Report.

Friday: You will have a sub tomorrow. You NEED TO BE GOOD!!!! If your name is left by the sub you lose all points for assignment (100) and the Book Report (400). Stay quiet and on task!!

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Objective: Students will review Chp. 2 for test on Friday by completing Review assignment.

1. Get lit book and folder.
2. Chp. 2 Review pages 130-135.
3. Outside Reading. Book Report due Monday. NO LATE PAPERS ACCEPTED. NO EXCUSE!!

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Objective: Students will finish story and character analysis.

1. Good Morning. Get your lit book and folder please.
2. CAT6 #20
3. CAT6 Packet 11-20 staple and hand in for 100 points.
4. Finish story "Two Kinds" with CD
5. "Two Kinds" assignment.

Homework: Outside Reading Book and Report

Monday, October 13, 2008

Objective: The students will read a short story and analyze the characters and their motivation in a written assignment.


1. CAT6 #19
2. "Two Kinds" reading and assignment.

BOOK REPORT New due date: Monday October 20.

Friday, October 10, 2008

Objective: The students will know expectations of active reading and book report format for their outside book. DUE NEXT FRIDAY!!!!!!!!!

1. Book Check (100 points)
2. Discuss Book report Format on Weblockers
3. Homework: Outside Reading Book and Report.

Homecoming tonight! Have fun. Be careful!

Thursday, October 09, 2008

Objective: Students will know important words and denotation in order to read an upcoming story.

1. Get folder for check.
2. "Two Kinds" Vocabulary
3. Correct assignment.
4. Folder Check for 100 points.
5. Tomorrow we will use our OUTSIDE BOOK! YOU MUST BRING IT TO CLASS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Objective: Students will show that they have read and understood "Mary" in the interactive reader by passing a pop quiz. Then they will start an vocabulary assignment for our next lit piece.

1. Quiz "Mary"
2. Grade "Mary" IR since only 1/2 of you worked yesterday.
3. Begin "Two Kinds" vocabulary (use lit books for the words and denotations)
4. Folder check tomorrow. 100 points. PROMISE!

HW: Outside Reading.

Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Objective: The students will complete character sketches and share, then read a short story to analyze its characterization.

1. Get Interactive Reader and Folder
2. CAT6 #18
3. Turn in Complete Character Sketch.
4. Interactive Reader: "Mary" Read and Margin Activities.

Homework: Outside Reading Book (getting Close to due!!)

Monday, October 06, 2008

Objective: The students will create a character sketch using all methods of characterization that we have discussed.

1. CAT6 #17
2. Character Sketch: Direct to Indirect

BOOK REPORT IN 10 Days!!!!!

Friday, October 03, 2008

Objective: The students will write an INCREDIBLE PERSUASIVE essay for the District Writing Test. They will have two solid reasons for their argument and shoot down any opposing argument in a counter argument paragraph.

1. District Writing Test. Write neat. Use LOGICAL or EMOTIONAL APPEALS to prove your point.
2. Read Chapter 40 and complete study guide by Monday.
3. Have a great weekend. Watch the Ducks beat USC!

Thursday, October 02, 2008

Objective: The students will complete character analysis within a story in the interactive reader.

1. Good Morning! Grab your interactive reader please.
2. Finish story and complete end activities on pages 66-68.
3. Direct to Indirect Writing
5. Tomorrow is the District Writing Test.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Objective: Students will know how authors create characters in lit.

1. Get interactive readers
2. Chapter 2 Notes
3. "Everyday Use" Interactive Reader