ELA

IXL:  required 15 min. per week :)

Lit. circle reading and written work due every Monday and Thursday



June 11th

posted Jun 11, 2018, 1:55 PM by Tracy Scully

Finish the book...

Day 10:


Finish the book :) Create 4 journal entries of your own.  Do them as you go; don’t wait until the end.


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June 8th

posted Jun 8, 2018, 8:22 AM by Tracy Scully

Due Monday

Day 8:


  1. Page 217- List 2 facts you learned about tangerine trees.


2.  Page 218- Find the metaphor.


3.  Page 223-225- Find 3 similes.  Write down all three, but select one to respond to. How does it show you what is happening?


4.  Page 229- Who saw it wrong, Paul or Luis?


5.  Do your own entry for Friday, Nov. 24th. Be insightful!


STOP at page 237- just before Nov. 27th




Day 9:


  1. Page 244- Explain aneurysm. You will probably have to look up the medical definition.


2.  Page 246- Select 2-3 lines that show Paul’s anger and sarcasm.


3.  Page 250-251- Respond with your thoughts.


4.  Page 252- I feel like a different person. Respond.


5.   Page 253-261-  Two of your own powerful entries:

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STOP at bottom of page 261- DO NOT TURN THE PAGE!!!!!


June 6th

posted Jun 6, 2018, 11:35 AM by Tracy Scully

Due Thursday:

Day 7:  


  1. Page 182- What do you think is going on with the garage memory?


2. Page 195- What is the big deal about where Shandra lives?


3.  Page 199- Why is Paul crying?


4.  Page 205- What is a blackjack?


5.  Page 206-  What did Paul see?


6.  Respond to page 210-211


STOP at page 212- just before Nov. 23rd


June 4th

posted Jun 6, 2018, 11:34 AM by Tracy Scully

Due Wednesday


Day 5:


  1. Page 122- Find the simile


2. Page 130- SHOCKER!! Funny or not?


3.  Page 132-133- Who will pay for the humiliation?


4.  Page 134- Find the idiom and simile


5.  Page 137-140- Find a great line and comment


STOP at page 145- Just before Sept 29th




Day 6:  


  1. Oct 4th- Robberies?  Predict


2.  Page 159-160- Importance of the files?


3. Page 163- Draw a quonset hut.

   Find a simile


4.  Page 167- What caused Paul’s memory?


5.  Between pages 168-176 make your own journal entry.  Be insightful


STOP at page 176- just before Nov. 5th


June 1st

posted Jun 2, 2018, 5:04 AM by Tracy Scully

Tangerine

Day 3:


Day 3:


1.  What could be important about the koi.  Make a connection to the osprey.


2.  Reaction to page 71


3.  Freak show…..page 74


4.  Create own question or statement and respond- MUST BE BETWEEN PAGES 76-86


STOP at page 86- Sept 12th




Day 4:  


  1. Page 89- explain “It’s the Dad era now.”


2.  Page 99-  Find 3 similes


3.  List all the new characters and a brief description.


4.  Between pages 103-113 create 2 of your own double journal entries:

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5.  Page 113- respond (Mohawk Man)


STOP at page 116- just before Sept 22nd



May 31st

posted May 31, 2018, 1:04 PM by Tracy Scully

Tangerine

Day 2:


1.  Eclipse Boy


2. Is Paul visually impaired?


3.  Find the onomatopoeia on pg. 40


4.  Find the simile on pg. 49


5.  “Mohawked, man!”- respond to the incident with Mike Costello


6.   Respond to pg. 62 and 63


STOP at page 64 just before Sept. 8 Later


Week of April 30th- May 4th

posted May 2, 2018, 11:23 AM by Tracy Scully

Prepare for famous person presentation

Literature circles still ongoing

April 3rd

posted Apr 3, 2018, 10:28 AM by Tracy Scully

Lit. circles due Thursday

Work on biography notes

March 30th

posted Mar 30, 2018, 7:18 AM by Tracy Scully

work on notes for famous person

Lit. circles

March 27th

posted Mar 27, 2018, 10:42 AM by Tracy Scully

Become familiar with non-fiction book for informational essay- select categories for note taking

Lit. circles

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