5th Grade English
Hello 5th Grade students! Welcome to 5th Grade English. This is a wiki page on which I will post homework assignments and upload important documents. I will review your homework in class, but please check the wiki page if you have any questions. Please email me at lpeale@latinpcs.org if you have any questions. Let's have a great year!

Tutorial with Ms. Peale will be held on Thursdays. We will meet in Mrs. Mujal's room at 3:20.

Week of May 14:

For Tuesday, May 15:
1. Plan your 30 second speech. You will give it some time this week.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Wednesday, May 16:
1. Now that you know the name of your research topic, find 3 facts about that person and write them on a piece of paper. Please record your source.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Thursday, May 17;
1. Study your vocabulary for 10 minutes.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Friday, May 18:
1. TBD
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Monday, May 21st:
1. Study for a vocabulary quiz on Tuesday.
2. Prepare for your 30 second speech next week. Here is the schedule:
Monday - Marianna, Ben, Lily, Josiah
Tuesday - Jada, Will, Greer, Issac
Wednesday - August, Kumel, Nick, Liam, Nzingha
Thursday - No speeches
Friday - Sarah, Maeve, Wyatt, Kennedy, Raigan, Lydia
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

Week of May 7th:
1. There is no homework this week except to have a book everyday for the PARCC and for class.
2. But for Monday, May 14th, both the Ghandi and the Day study guides are due. You will have class time to work on them, but whatever you do not have finished on Friday, you must do over the weekend.

Week of April 30th:
1. There is no homework this week except to have a book everyday for the PARCC and for class.
2. Get a good night sleep and eat a good breakfast.

Week of April 23rd:

For Tuesday, April 24th:
1. Work on your book club project. It is due on Wednesday, April 25th.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Wednesday, April 25th:
1. Finish up your book club project. It is due today.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Thursday, April 26th;
1. TBD
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Friday, April 27th:
1. TBD
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Monday, April 30th:
The PARCC starts today. Bring a book to read after testing and in class.


Week of April 17th:

For Wednesday, April 18th:
1. Work on your book club project. It is due on Wednesday, April 25th.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.
3. There is a quiz on the academic words on Friday.

For Thursday, April 19th;
1. Work on your book club project. It is due on Wednesday, April 25th.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.
3. There is a quiz on the academic words on Friday.

For Friday, April 20th:
1. Work on your book club project. It is due on Wednesday, April 25th.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.
3. There is a quiz on the academic words on Friday.

For Monday, April 23rd:
1. Work on your book club project. It is due on Wednesday, April 25th.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

Week of April 9th:

For Tuesday, April 10th:

1. Read your leveled book and annotate. You must have two annotations per chapter (1-Notice and Note Annotation and one of your choice). And, a reading log.
Goddess Girls - Read chapter 1 of the new book.
Have a Hot Time, Hades - Read chapter 12
The Egypt Game - Read chapter 23.
Icefall- Read chapter 23
The Sea of Trolls- Read chapters 34, 35, 36.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Wednesday, April 11th:
1. Read your leveled book and annotate. You must have two annotations per chapter (1-Notice and Note Annotation and one of your choice). And, a reading log.
Goddess Girls - Read chapter 2 of the new book.
Have a Hot Time, Hades - Read chapter 13.
The Egypt Game - TBD
Icefall- TBD
The Sea of Trolls- Read chapters 37, 38, and 39.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Thursday, April 12th;
1. Read your leveled book and annotate. You must have two annotations per chapter (1-Notice and Note Annotation and one of your choice). And, a reading log.
Goddess Girls - Read chapter 3 of the new book.
Have a Hot Time, Hades - Read chapter 14.
The Egypt Game - TBD
Icefall- TBD
The Sea of Trolls- Read chapters 40, 41, and 42.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Friday, April 13th:
1. Read your leveled book and annotate.
Goddess Girls - Read chapter 4 of the new book.
Have a Hot Time, Hades - Read chapter 15.
The Egypt Game - TBD
Icefall- TBD
The Sea of Trolls- Read chapter 43.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Tuesday, April 17:
1. Work on your project.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

Week of April 3rd:

For Wednesday, April 4th:
1. Read your leveled book and annotate. You must have two annotations per chapter (1-Notice and Note Annotation and one of your choice). And, a reading log.
Goddess Girls - Read chapter 7 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
Have a Hot Time, Hades - Read chapter 7 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
The Egypt Game - Read chapters 13 and 14 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
Icefall- Read chapters 13 and 14 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
The Sea of Trolls- Read chapters 19, 20, and 21 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Thursday, April 5th;
1. Read your leveled book and annotate. You must have two annotations per chapter (1-Notice and Note Annotation and one of your choice). And, a reading log.
Goddess Girls - Read chapter 8 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
Have a Hot Time, Hades - Read chapter 8 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
The Egypt Game - Read chapters 15 and 16 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter
Icefall- Read chapters 15 and 16 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
The Sea of Trolls- Read chapters 22, 23, and 24 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Friday, April 5th::
1. Read your leveled book and annotate.
Goddess Girls - Read chapter 9 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
Have a Hot Time, Hades - Read chapter 9 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
The Egypt Game - Read chapters 17 and 18 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
Icefall- Read chapters 17 and 18 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
The Sea of Trolls- Read chapters 25, 26, 27 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Monday, April 9th::
1. Read your leveled book and annotate. You must have two annotations per chapter (1-Notice and Note Annotation and one of your choice). And, a reading log.
Goddess Girls - Read chapter 10 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
Have a Hot Time, Hades - Read chapter 10 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
The Egypt Game - Read chapters 19 and 20 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
Icefall- Read chapters 19 and 20 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
The Sea of Trolls- Read chapters 28, 29, and 30 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.


Week of March 12th:

For Tuesday, March 20th:
1. Read your leveled book and annotate. You must have two annotations per chapter (1-Notice and Note Annotation and one of your choice). And, a reading log.
Goddess Girls - Read chapter 4 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
Have a Hot Time, Hades - Read chapter 4 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
The Egypt Game - Read chapters 7 and 8 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
Icefall- Read chapters 7 and 8 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
The Sea of Trolls- Read chapters 10, 11, and 12 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Wednesday, March 21st:
SNOW DAY

For Thursday, March 22nd:
1. Read your leveled book and annotate.
Goddess Girls - Read chapter 5 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
Have a Hot Time, Hades - Read chapter 5 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
The Egypt Game - Read chapters 9 and 10 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
Icefall- Read chapters 9 and 10 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.
The Sea of Trolls- Read chapters 13, 14, and 15 and annotate (2). Complete a reading log for one chapter.

For Friday, March 23rd:
1. No homework. Today is fun day! Have fun!

For Tuesday, April 3rd:
There is no homework over break. Enjoy some free time and time with your family. We'll pick up our books after break.

Week of March 5th:

For Tuesday, March 6th:
1. Read chapters 30 and 31 of The Night Tourist. Complete 2 chapter sheets. Please finish what you did not do in class.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Wednesday, March 7th:
1. Finish the vocabulary chart we began in class.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Thursday, March 8th:
1. Final draft of your paper is due on Monday. You need to hand in your rough draft, your second draft, your final draft, and the editing sheet. The final draft should be stapled on the top.
2. Start to work on your project.

For Monday March 12th:
1. Finish the outline in the packet (for your Night Tourist Project). Then, write the rough draft of the essay on the packet.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

Week of February 26th:

For Tuesday, February 27th:
1. Read chapters 26 and 27 of The Night Tourist. Complete 2 chapter sheets. Please finish what you did not do in class.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Wednesday, February 28th:
1. Read chapters 28 and 29 of The Night Tourist. Complete 2 chapter sheets. Please finish what you did not do in class.=
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Thursday, March 1st:
1.Make sure your organizer is finished for your essay. You are writing your essay in class today.
2. Creative Writing

For Friday, March 2nd
1. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Monday March 5th:
1. Read chapters 30 and 31 of the Night Tourist. Complete 2 chapter sheets. Please finish what you did not do in class.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

Week of February 20th:

For Wednesday, February 21st::
1. Read chapters 22 and 23 of The Night Tourist. Complete 2 chapter sheets. Please finish what you did not do in class.
2. Study for the vocabulary quiz on TNT words 2 on Friday.

For Thursday, February 22nd:
1.Make sure your organizer is finished for your essay. You are writing your essay in class today.
2. Creative Writing
3. Study for the vocabulary quiz on TNT words 2 on Friday.

For Friday, February 23rd:
1.Study for the vocabulary quiz on TNT words 2. .
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Monday February 26th:
1. TBD
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

Week of February 12th:

For Tuesday, February 13th:
1. Read 19 of The Night Tourist. Complete a chapter sheet. Please finish what you did not do in class.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Wednesday, February 14th:
1. Creative Writing.

For Thursday, February 15th:
1.Make sure your organizer is finished for your essay. You are writing your essay in class today.

For Friday, February 16th:
1.Complete the essay you started in class.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Tuesday February 20th:
1. Take home quiz on chapters 1-21. You may use anything in your TNT folder to help you.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

Week of February 5th:

For Tuesday, February 6th::
1. Read 16 and 17 of The Night Tourist. Complete chapter sheets. Please finish what you did not do in class.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.
3. There will be a quiz in class on Friday on the vocabulary words.

For Wednesday, February 7th:
1. Creative Writing.
2. Review your vocabulary words. Quiz is on Friday.

For Thursday, February 8th:
1.Write an introduction.
2. Review your vocabulary words. Quiz is on Friday/

For Friday, February 9th:
1. Quiz on literary words today.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Monday, February 12th:
1. If you finished a chapter sheet from chapter 18 of TNT then you have no homework. If you did not finish it in class, please do so.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.


Week of January 29th:

For Tuesday, January 30th:
1. Finish vocabulary chart.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Wednesday, January 31st:
1. Complete chapter sheet for chapter 11 of the Night Tourist.

2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Thursday, February 1st:
1. None.

For Friday, February 2nd:
1. TBA
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Monday, February 5th:
1. Complete chapter sheet for chapters 12 and 13 of the Night Tourist.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

Week of January 22nd

For Tuesday, January 23rd:
1. Read and annotate chapter 7 of The Night Tourist.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Wednesday, January 24th:
1. Read and annotate chapters 9 and 10 of the Night Tourist for Friday.
2. Review your vocabulary words. Quiz is on Friday.

For Thursday, January 25th:
1. Review your vocabulary words. Quiz is on Friday
Focus on the words. You do not need to read tonight.

For Friday, January 26th:
1. Quiz on literary words today.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Monday, January 29th:
1. Read and annotate chapters 9 and 10 of the Night Tourist for today.

2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

Week of January 16th

For Wednesday, January 17th:
1. Finish the vocabulary chart (if you did not in class).
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Thursday, January 18th:
1. Finish the rough draft of your paragraph
2. Complete your creative writing assignment.
3. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Friday, January 19th:
1. Read and annotate chapter 2 of The Night Tourist
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Monday, January 22nd:
1. Read and annotate chapters 4 and 5 of the Night Tourist.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.


Week of January 8th

For Tuesday, January 9th
1. Final draft of your letter is due on Thursday.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.
3. Quiz on mal vocabulary words on Friday.

For Wednesday, January 10th:
1. Final draft of your letter is due on Thursday.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.
3. Quiz on mal vocabulary words on Friday.

For Thursday, January 11th:
1. Finish final draft of your letter.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.
3. Quiz on mal vocabulary words on Friday.

For Friday, January 12th:
1. Quiz on mal vocabulary words on Friday.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Monday, January 15th:
1. Complete the chart on the last page of the DBQ packet.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.


Week of January 2nd
For Wednesday, January 4th:
1. Bring a copy of the book you are writing your essay on.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Thursday, January 5th:
1. Work on your letter. The rough draft is due on Friday.

For Friday, January 6th:
1. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Monday, January 8th:
1. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.
2. Finish the rough draft of your letter. You must have at least 4 paragraphs.
3. Study the mal words for the quiz on Friday.

Week of December 18th
For Tuesday, December 19th:
1. Finish the chart for the letter project. You are brainstorming you top three book choices.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Wednesday, December 20th:
1. Bring an independent book.

Have a wonderful holiday. There is no homework, but if you read books, then let me know how many and what the titles are. Extra credit for anyone who reads an entire book(s).

Week of December 11th:

For Tuesday, December 12th:
1. Work on your project. It is due on Friday. On Friday, you need to hand it both the rough draft and the final draft.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Wednesday, December 13th:
1. Work on your project. It is due on Friday. On Friday, you need to hand it both the rough draft and the final draft.
2. Bring an independent book.

For Thursday, December 14th:
1. Work on your project. It is due on Friday. On Friday, you need to hand it both the rough draft and the final draft.
2. Bring an independent book.

.For Friday, December 15th:
1. Project due today. Please hand in your rough draft and your final draft.
2. Bring an independent book

For Monday, December 18th:
1. Brainstorm the following question: what are your 5 favorite books? With each name of the book, write one sentence that describes why you love that book.
2. Bring an independent book.

Week of December 4th:

For Tuesday, December 5th:
1. Read your leveled book and complete an entry on a piece of paper.
Hatchet - Read chapters 14 & 15 and complete the other work.. After reading and annotating, choose one chapter to complete the entry.
Mixed Up Files - Read chapter 9 and annotate (2). After reading and annotating, complete a journal entry.
Our Plane is Down - Read chapter 9 and annotate (2). After reading and annotating, complete a journal entry.
Island- Read chapter 7 and annotate (2). After reading and annotating, complete a journal entry.

2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Wednesday, December 6th:
1. Read your leveled book and complete an entry on a piece of paper.
Hatchet - Read chapters 16 and 17 and complete the other work.. After reading and annotating, choose one chapter to complete the entry.
Mixed Up Files - Read chapter 10 and annotate (2). After reading and annotating, complete a journal entry.
Our Plane is Down - Read chapter 10 and annotate (2). After reading and annotating, complete a journal entry.
Island - Read chapters 9, 10 and 11 and annotate per chapter (2). You do not need to do an entry.

For Thursday, December 7th:
1. Two groups needs to finish a leveled book - Hatchet needs to read chapter 19 and Island needs to read 12 and 13. Does not need to do an entry.
2. Bring an independent book.
3. Quiz on Ben words on Friday.

For Friday, December 8th:
1. Quiz on Ben words today. You need to know definition and part of speech.
2. Bring an independent book

For Monday, December 11th:
1. Work on your project for your leveled book. The project is due on December 20th.
2. Bring an independent book.


Week of November 27th:

For Tuesday, November 28th
1. Read your leveled book and complete an entry on a piece of paper.
Hatchet - Read chapters 3 & 4 and complete the other work.. After reading and annotating, choose one chapter to complete the entry.
Mixed Up Files - Read chapter 2 and annotate (2). After reading and annotating, complete a journal entry.
Our Plane is Down - Read chapter 2 and annotate (2). After reading and annotating, complete a journal entry.
Island- Read chapter 1 and annotate (2). After reading and annotating, complete a journal entry.

2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Wednesday, November 29th:
1. Read your leveled book and complete an entry on a piece of paper.
Hatchet - Read chapters 6 and 7 and complete the other work.. After reading and annotating, choose one chapter to complete the entry.
Mixed Up Files - Read chapter 4 and annotate (2). After reading and annotating, complete a journal entry.
Our Plane is Down - Read chapter 4 and annotate (2). After reading and annotating, complete a journal entry.
Island - Read chapter 3 and annotate (2). After reading and annotating, complete a journal entry.

2. Bring an independent book

For Thursday, November 30th:
1.Finish the academic paragraph you started in class.
2. Bring an independent book.

For Friday, December 1st:
1. Read your leveled book and complete an entry on a piece of paper.
Hatchet - Read chapters 8 and 9 and complete the other work.. After reading and annotating, choose one chapter to complete the entry.
Mixed Up Files - Read chapter 5 and annotate (2). After reading and annotating, complete a journal entry.
Our Plane is Down - Read chapter 5 and annotate (2). After reading and annotating, complete a journal entry.
Island- Read chapter 4 and annotate (2). After reading and annotating, complete a journal entry.

2. Bring an independent book

For Monday, December 4th:
1. Read in your book group book. First, read the chapter(s), annotate at least two times, and then complete one entry per chapter on a piece of paper.
Hatchet - Read chapters 10 and 11 and complete the other work.. After reading and annotating, choose one chapter to complete the entry.
Mixed Up Files - Read chapter 8 and annotate (2). After reading and annotating, complete a journal entry.
Our Plane is Down - Read chapter 8 and annotate (2). After reading and annotating, complete a journal entry.
Island- Read chapter 6 and annotate (2). After reading and annotating, complete a journal entry.

2. Bring an independent book.

Weeks of November 13th and November 20th:

For Tuesday, November 14th
1. No homework due to field trip.

For Wednesday, November 15th:
1.No homework
2. Bring an independent book

For Thursday, November 16th:
1.Finish the grammar work.

For Friday, November 17th:
1. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Monday, November 20th:
1. Read in your book group book. First, read the chapter(s), annotate at least two times, and then complete one entry per chapter on a piece of paper.

Hatchet - Read chapters 1 & 2 and complete the other work.. After reading and annotating, choose one chapter to complete the entry.
Mixed Up Files - Read chapter one and annotate (2). After reading and annotating, complete a journal entry.
Our Plane is Down - Read chapter one and annotate (2). After reading and annotating, complete a journal entry.
Middle School - Read chapter one and annotate (2). After reading and annotating, complete a journal entry.

2. Bring an independent book.

For Tuesday, November 21st:
1. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

Week of November 6th
For Tuesday, November 7th
1. No homework

For Wednesday, November 8th:
1. No homework.

For Thursday, November 9th:
1.Definitions of vocabulary words you do not know

For Monday, November 13th:
1. Sort 3 quiz (spelling, sort, definitions)
2. Bring an independent book.

Week of October 30th

For Tuesday, October 31st:
1. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Wednesday, November 1st:
1. Finish your personal narrative. You must have over 1 page.
To parents: Parents, I am a mom and understand that homework tonight is problematic. I would love tonight to be about Halloween and I will be taking my own son out tonight. Please know that if your child does need more time to complete his or her personal narrative tonight, that means that he/she did not use their class time well. I gave them almost the whole period to write today and they had plenty of time to do their work.

For Thursday, November 2nd:
1.Make a decision of whether you will revise and edit your personal narrative or your creative writing.

For Monday, November 6th:
1. Complete your 2nd draft of your personal narrative or your creative writing. You must hand in on Monday 3 pieces of paper - your rough draft, your 2nd draft and your editing sheet.
2. Bring an independent book.


Week of October 23rd

For Tuesday, October 24th:
1. Complete story map for My Side of the Mountain.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Wednesday, October 25th:
1. Complete the following sections of the study: Signposts, Personal Narratives and Dialogue
2. Test on Thursday on the 1st Quarter.

For Thursday, October 26th:
1.Study for your test on the first quarter.

For Friday, October 27th:
1. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Monday, October 30th:
1. Take home your creative writing journal. Read over all the entries. Decide which entry you want to turn into a published piece. For something to be a published piece, you will edit and revise it to improve it's content and writing. Come to school with a piece of paper that has the following information:
1. What is the date of the piece you want to work on to publish?
2. Why did you choose this piece? Give your reasons for choosing this piece?

Week of October 17th:

For Wednesday, October 18th:
1. Read and annotate chapters 18 and 19 of My Side of the Mountain for Friday.
2. There is a vocabulary quiz on Friday on sort #2.

For Thursday, October 19th:
1.Read and annotate chapters 18 and 19 of My Side of the Mountain for Friday.

For Friday, October 20th:
1. Study for the vocabulary quiz on Friday on sort #2.
2. Read and annotate chapters 18 and 19 of My Side of the Mountain.
3. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Monday, October 21st:
1. Read and annotate chapters 20 and 21 of My Side of the Mountain.
2. Bring independent book on Monday.

Week of October 10th:

For Wednesday, October 11th:
1. Read and annotate chapters 15 and 15 of My Side of the Mountain for Friday.
2. There is a quiz on Thursday on chapters 7-13 of My Side of the Mountain.

For Thursday, October 12th:
1. Study for a quiz on chapters 7-13 of My Side of the Mountain.

For Friday, October 13th:
1. Read and annotate chapters 15 and 16 of My Side of the Mountain.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Monday, October 16th:
1. There will be no class today because you are going to Calleva. Have a great time!
2. For Tuesday, read and annotate chapters 16 and 17 of My Side of the Mountain.
3. For Tuesday, prepare for your spelling quiz on your 2nd sort (spelling, meaning, column).

Week of October 2nd:.

For Tuesday, October 3rd::
1.Read and annotate chapter 7 of My Side of the Mountain.
2. Bring an independent book to beginning of class.

For Wednesday, October 4th:
1. Read and annotate chapters 8 and 9 of My Side of the Mountain for Friday.

For Thursday, October 5th:
1. Finish the story in your creative writing journal.

For Friday, October 6th:
1. Read and annotate chapters 8 and 9 of My Side of the Mountain.

2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Tuesday, October 9th:
1. Read and annotate chapters 10 and 11 of My Side of the Mountain.


Week of September 25th:.

For Tuesday, September 26th:
1.Read chapter 2 of My Side of the Mountain. Make at least two Notice and Note annotations. Remember, to do a Notice and Note annotations, you must do 3 things:
1. underline the passage.
2. Identify the signpost
3. Answer the corresponding question.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Wednesday, September 27th:
1. Read and annotate chapter 4 of My Side of the Mountain.

For Thursday, September 28th:
1. Write in your creative writing journal for 20 minutes. Make sure you date is as September 30th.
Write a story about when you have been alone. Be very descriptive!
Where are you?
Who were you with?
What happened?

For Friday, September 29th:
1.Read and annotate chapter 5 of My Side of the Mountain.
2. Bring an independent book to read at the beginning of class.

For Monday, September 30th:
1.Read and annotate chapter 6 of My Side of the Mountain.
2. Study for your vocabulary quiz.
3.Bring an independent book to read.


Week of September 18th:.

For Tuesday, September 19th:
1.Write a paragraph describing your life as a speller. The first line of the paragraph should be "I am a speller." Put an adjective on that line. Then, write 3 or 4 describing why are that kind of speller. Include details like whether you have been in a spelling bee, how you study for spelling quizzes or whether you use a dictionary to look up words.
2. Bring an IR book.

For Wednesday, September 20th:
1. In your creative writing journal, write a story beginning with the following line: "I found myself alone in the woods." Write for 20 minutes and then stop.

For Thursday, September 21st:
1. Find a passage from a book that you know well that shows one of the Notice and Note signposts (annotations). Write the passage on a piece of paper. Unless the part of the passage that shows the signpost. Then, identify the signpost and answer the question.

For Friday, September 22nd:
1. Begin reading and annotating chapters= 1 of My Side of the Mountain. You must make at least two annotations per chapter.

For Monday, September 23rd:
1. Bring an independent book to read.


Week of September 11th:.

For Tuesday, September 12th:
1. Bring two books (An independent book and Ninth Ward).

For Wednesday, September 13th:
1. Fill out the character sheet for Ninth Ward. You will need the book to do your homework.

For Thursday, September 14th:
1. Write a list of all the possible conflicts (both internal and external).

For Friday, September 15th:
1. Quiz on Ninth Ward and Escape from Escape from Mr Lemoncello's Library. Study your story maps.

For Monday, September 18th:
1. Bring independent reading book on Monday.

Week of September 6th:.

For Tuesday, September 5th:
1. Work on your project.

For Wednesday, September 6th:
1. Work on your project. Please have materials in class on Thursday: black binder, 5 black dividers, and black folder.

For Thursday, September 7th:
1. Review Ninth Ward

For Friday, September 8th:
1. What is your answer and what is your evidence worksheet?

For Monday, September 11th:
1. Review Ninth Ward
2. Bring Ninth Ward to class
3. Bring an independent book to class.

Week of August 28th:.

For Monday, August 28th
1. Be ready to talk about Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library on Tuesday. Please take this weekend to review the book
2. Complete the reading inventory.

For Tuesday, August 29th
1. List the major events of the book. You may not have more than 12 events. Your first event should start at the beginning of the book and the last event should be at the end of the book.
2. Please have materials in class on Thursday: black binder, 5 black dividers, and black folder.

For Wednesday, August 30th
1. Work on your independent book project. The assignment is attached below.

2. Please have materials in class on Thursday: black binder, 5 black dividers, and black folder.

For Thursday, August 31st:
1. Work for 20 minutes on your independent book project. It is attached above.
2. Please have materials for class today: binder, 5 dividers, and folder. We are setting up materials for class. Please have them today.

For Friday, September 1st::
1. Work on your independent book project. It is due on the 6th. It is attached above.

For Tuesday, September 5th:
1. Finish up your independent book project. It is due tomorrow.

Week of August 23rd:.

For Thursday, August 24th:
1.Read and annotate Why I Never Ran Away from Home through page 55.

For Friday, August 25th: Please do not work for more than 20 minutes. If you work 20 minutes and do not finish, draw a line across the paper and write me a note that you were not able to finish the homework.
1. Finish the story.
2. Answer the questions in complete sentences.

For Monday, August 28th__
1. Be ready to talk about Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library on Tuesday. Please take this weekend to review the book
2. Complete the reading inventory.

Have a good weekend!!