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3rd and FINAL Book Club reading due (your group determines how many pages to read for this "meeting"). Assignment to be done in class over the course of last week (Double-entry journal).

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1. Review grammar lessons 43-46.
2. Work on research projects--presentations are now due WEDS 5/30!!!!
HW-Finish Book Club #3 assignments


1. Work on group research project.
2. Complete SS Skill Lessons: Sources/Citations, Thesis and Organize Arg. Writing (make annotations and complete YT).
3. Grammar: Cumulative Review Ex. 2 & 3 (#'s 1-10)
4. Correct grammar lessons 40-41 and Unit 6 Review
HW--finish anything not done in class

5/17 & 5/18

1. Work on group research projects and submit SS assignment: Extended Writing Project: Prewrite
2. Review lessons 38-39 and complete lessons 40 & 41 (#'s 1-20)
3. Work on Book Club #2 assignments and reading.
4. SS Lessons: Extended Writing Project: Grade 7 & Research -Note-Taking
HW: Finish Book Club #2 assignments and finish your Book Club book for Monday 5/21.
HW-Finish all SS assignments by Tuesday 5/22

5/15 & 5/16

1. Grammar Unit 6: Lessons 38 & 39 (#'s 1-20)
2. Writing reflection on Informative Essay (put in portfolio)-5 Q's
3.  Naviance lesson by Mr. Sanz
4. Introduce Group Research Project "Why Can't We Get Along?"
   --presentation due Tuesday, May 29


1. Book Club #1 assignments due.
2. Work on reading and assignments from Book Club #2--Double-Entry journal and "Role" due next Monday 5/21.
HW-Finish Book Club #2 assignments


1. Met for Book Club #1 and reviewed assignment. Must complete Double-Entry journal along with (1) chosen Role by Monday, May 14. See Assignments for ALL pdfs of the above.
HW-Get some rest and bring your Book Club book to class all week!


1. Outsiders test today.
2. Complete SS lessons on Adjectives, Adj (Articles) and Adj (Demonstrative)-make 3 annotations and take Your Turns.
3. Take practice test for CAASPP.
HW: Notebook check tomorrow


1. Review for Outsiders test (study guides, final review sheet).
2. Practice for CAASP testing.
HW: Study for final Outsiders test tomorrow (remember vocab words from Ch. 7-12) & Notebook Check on Friday


1. Notes on Ch. 10-11 of Outsiders.
2. Review notebook entries (list on board)--due Friday.
3. Worked on Final Test review sheet-due tomorrow.
4. Wrote writing response to "Conflict" in Outsiders (self, society, other characters, and nature)
HW: Study for final test (and vocab words in packet Ch. 7-12) on Thursday 5/3


1. Lecture notes on chapters 1-6 in Outsiders.
2. Reviewed Close Read Q's and Discussion Prompts Ch. 1-6.
HW: Study for vocab quiz tomorrow & read Chapters 7-9 (reading is due Friday)

1. Grammar p. 118 (Participals and Pred. Adj.) Even's only
2. I-Ready
3. Worked on The Outsiders Study Guide, Discussion Prompts, and reading.
HW: Get caught up on your reading--need to be done through Chapter 6 along with completing the study guide!


1. Pre-reading activity to The Outsiders (cross the line).
2. Work on Outsiders Study Guide Ch. 1-4 in-class (due Monday).
3. Viewed classic cars from time period and showed movie trailer.
HW: Finish Outsiders Study Guide Ch. 1-4 (Close Read Q's and Discussion Prompts)


1. Completed Skill Lesson: Informational Text Features (annotations & YT)
2. Read Outsiders in class.
3. Worked on Outsiders study guide in class.
HW--Chapters 1-4 reading due tomorrow along with The Outsiders study guide packet Chapters 1-4 (Close Read Q's and Discussion Prompt for each section.)


1. Review Close Read Q's as class.
2. Assign writing prompt response for Teacher Who Changed...see Close Read in SS for actual assignment. Due tomorrow-please submit and complete Peer Reviews.
3. Work on Lessons 33-34 #1-10  for each exercise.
4. Show movie trailer for The Outsiders and read Rolling Stone article to class.
HW: Read Chapter 3 Outsiders and work on study guide.
        Finish writing response assingment
        Finish grammar lessons 33-34


1. Completed Level 1 and Level 2 annotations in class (used Annotation Guide for level 2).
2. Passed out The Outsiders Study Guide.
HW: Complete Close Read Focus Questions #1-5 on page 393 in SS Workbook.
         Read Chapters 1-2 in The Outsiders (we will have more time in class this   week to complete more of the reading)