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The week of December 4th - 8th

Welcome to December everyone!  All of my classes have vocabulary/spelling homework this week.  My 6th grade classes also have grammar homework this week.

My 6th grade classes start their Justice/The One and Only Ivan unit this week.  6th graders also get their Children's Story first draft guidelines this Wednesday; that story is due December 13th.  My 7th grade classes have the FINAL draft of their AF/BT/Echo Essay due this Thursday.  7th graders also have their AF/BT/Echo study guide #3 due this Tuesday.  7th graders also have a AF/BT/Echo novel quiz this Tuesday.

The Debate Team has practice this Monday from 8:30-9:20 in Room 213.  Our Service Learning group meets this Tuesday from 4:15-5:40.  Our Poetry & Short Stories group meets this Thursday from 4:15-5:40.  The Knowledge Bowl team has practice this Friday from 8:40-9:20.

You can check out our classroom Facebook page to view student work and other happenings in my classroom.  Have a great week everyone!

6th Grade Language Arts this week
Monday:  Monday circle.  Favorite children's books discussion.  Hand out grammar homework and vocabulary/spelling homework.
Tuesday:  Journal writing.  Read and discuss "The Quality of Mercy."  Read sample children's book.
Wednesday:  Grammar homework due.  DEAR.  Read and discuss "justice."  Read sample children's book.  Hand out Children's Story first draft guidelines.
Thursday:  Vocabulary/spelling homework due.  Journal writing.  Read and discuss "Portia's Speech."  Read sample children's book.  Work on Children's Story.
Friday:  Vocabulary/spelling quiz.  Word of the Day.  Read sample children's book.  TED Talk.
** Children's Story first draft due Wednesday, December 13th.

7th Grade Language Arts this week
Monday:  Monday circle.  Study for novel quiz.  Hand out vocabulary/spelling homework.
Tuesday:  AF/BT/Echo study guide #3 due.  AF/BT/Echo Novel Quiz.  Journal writing.  Revising essays.
Wednesday:  DEAR.  Editing essays.
Thursday AF/BT/Echo Essay FINAL draft due.  Vocabulary/spelling homework due.  Journal writing.  End-of-unit reflection.
Friday:  Vocabulary/spelling quiz.  Word of the Day.  DEAR.  TED Talk.
** Poetry Unit starts Monday, December 11th.