TEST MONDAY: UNIT 3 VOCABULARY and GRAMMAR pages 32 - 39 Independent/dependent clauses; compound/complex sentences. Review grammar notes -- coordinating and subordinating conjunctions; complete schema drawing -- see attached:
No Social Studies homework
SOCIAL STUDIES TEST TOMORROW: Student notebooks may be used for a portion of the test. Study guides given out in class. (see file attached.) Class time today given for review.
ELA : continued work with compound and complex sentences. Grammar workbook pages 38 & 39
ELA: Handout -- independent & dependent clauses /writing diamonds and compound sentences (see handout file below). VOCABULARY : Make vocabulary squares for AT LEAST 5 words from UNIT 3 (orange vocab book).
SOCIAL STUDIES: NOTE: You need your Textbook.
Workbook pages 8 & 9; define the following terms in your notebook: 1. civilization 2. Fertile Crescent 3. irrigation 4. city-state 5. region 6. artisans
ELA: Grammar workbook (small -- leopards on cover) pages 32 - 37 -- independent and dependent clauses / compound and complex sentences
SOCIAL STUDIES: Timeline practice -- handout (see file attached below) NOTE: If a year does not have a B.C. / A.D. designation -- it is an A.D. year
ELA: Greek and Latin roots packet. (see attached PDF) Students were also given a hard copy in class.
Explore website: www.educationalscotland.gov.uk/scotlandshistory/earlypeople/skarabrae
ELA: QUIZ UNIT 2 -- SAME FORMAT AS LAST WEEK *additional bonus word: comestible
Students should know: definition, part of speech, and spelling.
SOCIAL STUDIES: NOTE: Students will need their textbooks -- VERBAL INSTRUCTION: If you are not confident you can access the book online at home -- bring the textbook home with you.
ASSIGNMENT: WORKBOOK pages 5,6,7
ELA -- Create word squares for the first 13 words in unit 2. Complete pages 1 and reverse side in the inferencing packet 2. Explore textbooks online through pearson successnet. All students received a username and password . Username should be in their planners.
SOCIAL STUDIES: Explore textbook online. What looks most interesting to you and why?
BOOK: VOCABULARY WORKSHOP -- Unit 2 pages 22 - 30. On page 30 STOP after question 20 / We will do the writing assignment in class tomorrow. Extra vocab bonus word: comestible.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to MAP testing there is no social studies homework this evening.
WEEKEND HOMEWORK: ELA -- COMPLETE INFERENCE HANDOUT (A READING comprehension exercise.)NOTE: Students began these in class today.
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.