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A Tradition of Excellence

A 2015 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
 

Mrs. Melanie Jaenicke
MONDAY, 1/16

1-Last preposition column memorized by Thursday, 1/18

2-Unit 6 Vocabulary and definitions of power words for test on Thursday, 1/18

FRIDAY, 1/12

1-Columns 3/4 memorized for preposition Quiz on Tuesday, 1/16

2-Complete pages 56, 57 in Grammar workbook. Follow the directions AND underline subject once, verb twice and put brackets around the prepositional phrases. Due Tuesday, 1/16

3-Unit 6 Vocabulary Test on Thursday, 1/18

THURSDAY, 1/11

1-"Zoo" test on Friday

2-3rd/4th columns of prepositions memorized for Tuesday, 1/16

3-Complete page 55 in Grammar workbook. Also, go back to pages 46, 47, 48 and underline subject once, verb twice, and put brackets around the prepositional phrases.

4-Please share your "Zoo" tests and answer sheets with me by tomorrow morning.

WEDNESDAY, 1/10

1-"Zoo" Test on Friday, 1/12

2-Unit 6 Vocabulary pages 75-79 completed and write 10 sentences with an image attached for the vocabulary word selected. Due: Thursday, 1/11 (Can be neatly handwritten or typed)

3-"Zoo" test questions and 2 essays along with answer sheet must be turned in to me by tomorrow morning. It can be shared with me on GC as well.

TUESDAY, 1/9

1-First 2 columns of prepositions memorized by Wednesday, 1/10 for quick quiz. Notes are in GC if you misplaced your copy.

2-Unit 6 Vocabulary pages 75-79 completed and write 10 sentences with an image attached for the vocabulary word selected. Due: Thursday, 1/11 (Can be neatly handwritten or typed)

3-Continue working on your 15 "Zoo" test questions and 2 essays. Answer sheet must also be made. You will have a few minutes tomorrow in class to complete.

MONDAY, 1/8

1-Adjective/adverb quiz on Tuesday, 1/9

2-First 2 columns of prepositions memorized by Wednesday, 1/10

3-Unit 6 Vocabulary pages 75-79 and write 10 sentences with an image attached for the vocabulary word selected. Due: Thursday, 1/11 (Can be neatly handwritten or typed)

WEDNESDAY, 1/3

1-Read the "Zoo" on page 85 in literature book.

2-Answer questions (1-3) on page 88 on loose leaf either handwritten or typed. Due on FRIDAY, 1/5

3-Elements of Literature textbook access:

Go to: https://my.hrw.com/

Log in: holycross!

password: 07760

Happy New Year!

TUESDAY, 1/2 1-Get Classroom rules sheet signed.

Merry Christmas! Enjoy the break.

MONDAY, 12/18

1-IRL is due on WEDNESDAY, 12/20. No coupons may be used. All of the parts need to be ready to be turned in to me. Also, be ready to share one of the parts with the class.

TUESDAY, 12/12

1-NY Times articles due in class tomorrow. They should be handwritten neatly or typed. The guidelines for the assignment are on GC.

2-Please find 2 fabulous quotes that we can use for our journals by Wednesday, 12/13

3-Bring your IRL work to class on Friday. You can work on your project during the double period.

THURSDAY, 12/7

1-"Monsters" Test on Monday, 12/11

2-Answer questions 1-6 on page 78 in Literature book on loose leaf paper or typed. Please write in complete sentences and provide many details to support your answer. Due Friday, 12/8

3-Complete pages 50-51 in Grammar workbook

4-Keep reading!

TUESDAY, 12/5

1-Complete page 49 in Grammar workbook for tomorrow.

2-Unit 5 Vocabulary Test on Thursday, 12/7 (includes definitions of power words from Units 1-4)

3-"Monsters" test on Monday, 12/11

4-READ!!

MONDAY, December 4

1-Complete grammar workbook pages 46, 47, 48 for Tuesday, 12/5

2-Answer question on page 68 in Literature book (from Act One of Monsters) on loose leaf either handwritten or typed. Left side questions (1-7) only. Remember to access the text book from my link on GC. Due Tuesday, 12/5

3-Unit 5 Vocabulary Test on Tuesday, 12/7 (including definitions of power words from Units 1-4)

WEDNESDAY, 11/29

1-Grammar Test on Thursday, 11/30 (Capitalization, nouns, pronouns, adjectives)

2-Grammar workbook pages 37, 38, 41 due tomorrow

3-Unit 5 Vocabulary pages 55-59 plus index cards OR 10 typed sentences with an image attached for each. Due Friday, 12/1

WEDNESDAY, 11/15

1-Finish selecting 5 of each noun from the article in class (common, proper, abstract, concrete, collective, and compound)

2-Unit 4 Vocabulary test plus units 1-3 Power Words (definitions only) on Thursday, 11/16

TUESDAY, 11/14

1-Highlight all of the nouns in the article I gave out in class. I found 185!

2-Complete pages 31/32 in Grammar workbook

PLEASE NOTE: After school help this week will be available on Tuesday, 11/14 (2:30-3:00) instead of my usual Monday afternoon.

Thursday, 11/9

1-New York Times articles--Find 4 articles of your choice and use the worksheet to identify four common nouns, proper nouns, abstract nouns, concrete nouns, compound nouns, and collective nouns in EACH article. Please highlight them, cut the articles out and complete the worksheet. Due Monday, 11/13

2-Complete pages 27/28 in Grammar workbook.

3-Unit 4 Vocabulary Test on Thursday, 11/16.

FRIDAY, 11/3

1-IRL writing assignment must be SUBMITTED on GC and printed for class on WEDNESDAY, 11/8. Please remember to double space and use Times New Roman or Ariel 12 point font. Will lose 10 points if that is not done. Paper should be at least 1 1/2-2 pages long. See me in advance with any questions. (NO COUPONS!)

2- Unit 4 Vocabulary pages 55-59 plus index cards due Tuesday, 11/7

TUESDAY, 10/31

1-IRL reading log signed by your parent with a minimum of 6 hours due on Friday, 11/3 (NO COUPONS!)

2-IRL writing assignment must be SUBMITTED on GC and printed for class on MONDAY, 11/6. Please remember to double space and use Times New Roman or Ariel 12 point font. Will lose 10 points if that is not done. Paper should be at least 1 1/2-2 pages long. See me in advance with any questions. (NO COUPONS!)

3-Complete pages 25/26 in Grammar workbook by Thursday, 11/2

WEEK of 10/23-10/27

WEDNESDAY, 10/25

1-Rikki-tikki Test today

2-Unit 3 Vocabulary Test and definitions of power words for Chapters 1 and 2 on Thursday, 10/26

3-Complete page 377-378 in Grammar workbook for Thursday.

4-IRL due Friday, 11/3 (Logs are due) Writing Assignment due Monday, 11/6 (on GC submitted and paper copy due in class!)

MONDAY, 10/23

1-Rikki-tikki test on Tuesday, 10/24

2-Unit 3 Vocabulary Test and definitions of power words for Chapters 1 and 2 on Thursday, 10/26

3-Write ten sentences using the vocabulary words from Unit 3. This should be on loose leaf either handwritten or typed. Underline the subject once and the verb twice! Due Wednesday, 10/25

4-IRL due Friday, 11/3 (Logs are due) Writing Assignment due Monday, 11/6 (on GC submitted and paper copy due in class!)

WEEK of 10/16-10/21

TUESDAY, 10/17

1-Story Log for Rikki-tikki in GC is due on Thursday, 10/19

2-IRL revisions are due on Friday, 10/21

3-Unit 3 Vocabulary Test plus chapters 1 and 2 power words will be on Thursday, 10/26

4-IRL is due on Friday, November 3 (Remember to give me the name of the book you are reading on GC)

WEEK of 10/10-10/14

FRIDAY, 10/13

1-IRL revisions due Monday

2-Grammar Test on Monday, 10/16

3-Unit 3 Vocabulary pgs. 37-41 and index cards due Wednesday, 10/18

4-Rikki Tikki Test on Thursday, 10/19

5-IRL due Friday, 11/3 Start reading!

THURSDAY, 10/12

1- Grammar Test on MONDAY, 10/16

2- IRL due on Friday, November 3rd

TUESDAY, 10/10

1-Unit 2 Vocabulary Test on Wednesday, 10/11 plus Chapter 1 power words

2-Grammar Test on Thursday, 10/12 which includes identifying sentences/fragments, classifying the types of sentences and selecting the simple subjects and simple verbs.

WEEK of 10/2-10/6

FRIDAY, 10/6

1-Unit 2 Vocabulary Test on Wednesday, 10/11 plus Chapter 1 Power Words (they are on GC)

2- Grammar Test- Next week on identifying sentences/fragments, classifying the types of sentences and selecting the simple subjects and simple verbs.

WEDNESDAY, 10/4

1-Helping Verbs List needs to be memorized by tomorrow

2-IRL--due on FRIDAY, 10/6 (includes signed reading log and typed writing assignment) Counts as a QUIZ grade

3-Unit 2 Vocab Test on Wednesday, 10/11

MONDAY, 10/2

1-Unit 2 Vocabulary book (pages 17-21 and index cards for each) are due on TUESDAY, 10/3

2-IRL due on FRIDAY, 10/6 (includes signed reading log and typed writing assignment) Counts as a QUIZ grade

3-Find 5 facts about Rudyard Kipling and put in the notes section of your notebook. Due Tuesday

WEEK of 9/25-9/29

TUESDAY, 9/27/17

1-Unit 1 Vocabulary test on Wednesday, 9/27

2-Complete pages 5-6-7 in Grammar workbook and also do Exercise A on pgs. 2-3-4 and underline the subject once and the verb twice with those questions that are sentences.

3-Harvey letter can be revised and given to me by 8am Wednsday morning. I strongly encourage you to go back and check your work.

4-Spelling stories should be REVISED and printed by tomorrow

5-IRL due on Friday, October 6th

THURSDAY/FRIDAY, 9/21-9/22

1-Revise Unit 1 Vocabulary story on Google docs and SUBMIT to me

2-Complete letter to Houston student either on Google docs or handwritten

3-TMN Test-Tuesday, 9/26

4-Unit 1 Vocab Test-Wednesday, 9/27

5-IRL Log and writing assignment-Friday, 10/6

WEDNESDAY, 9/20

1-Complete TMN packet and write 5 questions of your own for Chapter 15. Due Thursday, 9/21

2-Write a short story on Google docs using 12 or more Unit 1 Vocabulary words. Due Friday, 9/22

3-TMN Test-Friday, 9/22 or possibly Monday, 9/25

4-Unit 1 Vocabulary Test on Tuesday, 9/26

5-IRL log and writing assignment due Friday, 10/6