Middle School Language Arts & More!

Mr. Richard Rouillard (@rouillardr)

Week of September 28, 2015

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6th Grade at Alpine Outdoor Ed Trip, October 5 - 9

7th Grade at Catalina Island Outdoor ED trip, October 5 - 9

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Please note that lessons are subject to change.

THIS WEEK'S LESSONS AND ASSIGNMENTS

6th Grade Religion (Monday - Friday)

We will be working on Lessons 11-13. Worksheets will accompany the lessons.


Bible verse quiz on Friday.

6th Grade Language Arts (Monday - Friday)


Literature / Writing (Monday - Wednesday)


  • We will finish reading Tuck Everlasting by Wednesday. There will be a novel test on Friday.


Grammar (Thursday and Friday)

6th Grade Edpuzzle Group Code: eX6oL5


  • Ch.1 Test on Thursday
  • Wednesday Night EDpuzzle: Schoolhouse Rock Nouns
  • Ch. 2, Parts of Speech Overview
  • The Noun, p.25
  • Thursday homework: Ex. 1 & 2, pp.25-26
  • Thursday Night EDpuzzle: Pronouns, Reflexive and Intensive Pronouns
  • The Pronoun, p.30-32
  • Friday homework: Ex. 5 & 6, p.33


Vocabulary Workshop (Wednesday):


  • Vocabulary Unit 2 test on Wednesday

6th Grade Computer (Wednesday)

  • Students will finish learning how to use PowerPoint to present an autobiography. The presentation must not exceed 13 slides and include: a title page, information about the student's birthday (where, when?), best family vacation, achievements, favorite anything (book, food, TV show, movie, etc.). The slides must include transitions and effects.

7th Grade Language Arts (Monday - Friday)

Literature / Writing (Monday - Wednesday)


  • We will finish reading Lois Lowry's novel, The Giver this week
  • The novel test will be on Friday
  • Ch.1: Structures: Clarifying Meaning, p.2
  • Read "Plot", pp.4-5
  • Read "Duffy's Jacket", pp.7-12


Grammar (Thursday and Friday)

7th Grade Edpuzzle Group Code: booY1N


  • Wednesday Night EDpuzzle: Concrete Nouns vs Abstract Nouns
  • Concrete and Abstract Nouns, p.28; Collective Nouns, p.29; The Pronoun, p.30; The Pronoun, p.30-32
  • Thursday homework: Review A, p.29
  • Thursday Night EDpuzzle: The Pronoun
  • The Pronoun, pp.30-32
  • Friday homework: Ex.6 and Oral Practice, pp.33-34


Vocabulary Workshop (Monday):


  • Vocabulary Unit 2 test on Monday

7th Grade Computer (Tuesday)

  • We will finish working on our PowerPoint skills by creating an underwater sea aquarium using PowerPoint.


http://www.pjnicholson.com/mjcomapp/undersea.htm#sea2007

8th Grade Religion (Monday - Friday)

We will be working on Lessons 13-15. Worksheets will accompany the lessons.


  • Bible verse quiz onFriday.

8th Grade Language Arts (Monday - Friday)

Literature / Writing (Monday - Wednesday)


  • Essay #2, Research Paper: Assign the research report essay/biography, Historical Risk Takers . Due by 11:59 pm on Friday, Oct. 9. Must use three sources (only one internet source)
  • Read "Too Soon a Woman", pp.113-118
  • Read "Union Pacific Railroad Poster" and "Home, Sweet Soddie", pp.123-126


Grammar (Thursday and Friday)

8th Grade Edpuzzle Group Code: e02DvG


  • Ch.1 Test on Thursday
  • Wednesday Night EDpuzzle: Compound Nouns
  • Ch. 2: Parts of Speech Overview, p.24
  • Thursday homework: Ex.1, p.26 and Ex.2, p.27
  • Thursday Night EDpuzzle: Concrete Nouns and Abstract Nouns Music Video
  • Common Nouns and Proper Nouns, p.28; Concrete Nouns and Abstract Nouns, p.29
  • Friday homework: Review A, p.30


Vocabulary Workshop (Monday):


  • Vocabulary Unit 2 test on Monday

8th Grade Computer (Friday)

  • We will finish working on our PowerPoint skills by doing the following project: Cruising Pahokee, a PowerPoint Slideshow


http://www.pjnicholson.com/mjcomapp/cruising.htm#cruising2007

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Edmodo

6th Grade Group Code: rcrshc, 7th Grade Group Code: qtgfss, 8th Grade Group Code: nmegiz

Edpuzzle

6th Grade Group Code: eX6oL5, 7th Grade Group Code: booY1N, 8th Grade Group Code: e02DvG

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500 grains earns you 1 point of extra credit on a grammar assignment or up to 1,000 grains earns you 2 points of extra credit on grammar or vocabulary quizzes.

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School ID: 1253

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Class Code: LR6GL