Mrs. Farmer's ELA/Reading Classroom

Be a Trailblazer. Be a Writer.

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Mrs. Farmer's Weekly News: Monday, December 7th-Friday, December 11th

  • Last week the students made great strides in their reading of informational texts and writing. I'm seeing large gains by many of the students. Let's keep up the hard work and finish the semester strong.

Take Note!

  • TUTORING: NO TUTORING THIS WEEK DUE TO AFTER SCHOOL MEETINGS. Students may be pulled during lunch for tutoring.
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Future Educators of America Club Christmas Celebration!

Come and let's celebrate together on Thursday, December 17th from 3:30-4:15! Please bring one food or drink item to share. We will play games and just have fun!

Mrs. Farmer's Writing Hall of Fame Winners!

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Common Core Standards Covered This Week:

CCSSRI.6.1: Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

CCSSL.6.1 Use pronouns in the proper case (subjective, objective and possessive).

CCSSL.6.1.a Use intensive pronouns. (myself, ourselves)

CCSSL.6.2: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing:

a. Use punctuation (commas) to set off nonrestrictive elements.

CCSSRL.6.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative meanings.

CCSSRL.6.6: Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.


1. I can cite text evidence.

2. I can use pronouns in their proper case.

3. I can use proper conventions in my writing.

4. I can determine meaning of words as they are used in a text.

5. I can explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator in a text.


Grammar/Re-write Warm-up

Students will read "Malala, the Powerful"

Writing Project Assigned. Due Wednesday.

Quick review game for 9 weeks exam.


Grammar/Rewrite Warm up

Malala Writing Assignment.

Review game for 9 weeks exam.


Grammar/Rewrite Warm up.

Malala Writing Assignment. Must be turned in.

Review game for 9 weeks exam.


Grammar/Rewrite warm up.

Writing Checkpoint.

Vocabulary review for 9 weeks exam.


Announce Hall of Fame Writing Winners!

Review for 9 weeks exam, which is on the following Tuesday.

Exams Are Coming Up NEXT WEEK! Watch this video! Be Prepared!

Study Tips That ACTUALLY Help|How To Ace Your Exam

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