• GATE ELA Daily Agenda

    This page contains the daily agenda for class. Students and families can see what was planned and compelted in class each day. 

    NOTICE: All assignments must be completed by the end of class the day that they are due, or they may be consisidered late. 

    All students are accountable for missing work following absences. Any work not completed will result in a zero. 

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  • This Week: 

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  • Tuesday (10/8)  

    1.) Students were introduced to the new stems list. Link to Stems Quizlet

    2.) Students were instructed and guided through their first stems homework assignment. Link to Stems List 1A

    3.) Students were given time to start their homework. (5-7 mins)

    4.) Students took notes on the writing process and discussed how the writing process should look. Link to Writing Process Notes

    HW: Study Stems List 1A. Complete the My Word section (2 words) and the Sentences section of the list worksheet. 

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  • Monday (10/7)  

    ELA Tutoring Today

    1.) Students worked independently on the computers. 

    Due today by 11:59PM: 

    • No Red Ink: Adjectives and Adverbs Practice
      • Student Log-in Information in agendas on page 10. 
    • APEX: Module 1- Elements of Literature (all 4 lessons: plot, theme, characterization, point of view) 
      • Log-in through Clever 
      • Click log-in with microsoft not active directory. 
      • Clever Log-in at Home: studentcomputerusername@dorchester2.k12.sc.us and use the normal computer password

    Link to image projected to students

    HW: Complete No Red Ink or APEX if not completed in class (see above for more information). 

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  • Last Week: 

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  • Friday (10/4)  

    1.) Students continued to work on the "Slip or Trip" case. Students turned in their completed  "Detectives Report." 

    2.) Students held "court" to determine the outcome of the "Slip or Trip" case. Students used thier collected evidence and inferences to support thier claims.  

    HW: Continue working on No Red Ink: Adjectives and Adverbs Practive due Mon. 10/7. APEX Module 1- Elements of Literature Due Monday 10/7.

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  • Thursday (10/3)  

    1.) Students continued to work on the "Slip or Trip" case. Students were given a "Detectives Report." 

    2.) If students finished the decteives report in class, students could read their library book. 

    HW: Continue working on No Red Ink: Adjectives and Adverbs Practive due Mon. 10/7. APEX Module 1- Elements of Literature Due Monday 10/7.

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  • Wednesday (10/2)  

    1.) Students were introduced to the case "Slip or Trip." 

    2. Students read the "police report" and analyzed a picture of the "crime scene." 

    3. Students used 2 colored pencils to color different pieces of evidence to represent each side of the arguement. One color represents slip (accident) one color represents trip (tripped on purpose). See instructions on worksheet. 

    4. Students created a T-chart to organized evidence found in the picture and police report. 

    HW: Complete T-Chart for homework if not complete. 

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  • Tuesday (10/1)  

    1.) Students took notes on claims. (Link to notes) 

    2. Students practiced creating claims and providing 3 supporing resons or explinations. 

    HW: Students are asked to write a claim and give three researchable reasons that support the claim. (Link to HW) 

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  • Monday (9/30)  

    ELA Tutoring Today

    1.) Students worked on the district program APEX. Students worked on Module 1: Elements of Literature. Completed module due Oct. 7th (by the end of class period). 

    2.) Students started the No Red Ink assignment Adjectives and Adverbs. Due 10/7; quiz due by 10/11 (Quiz will post on No Red Ink 10/8). 

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  • Friday (9/27)  

    1.) Students took the Characterization and Plot Test. 

    If absent, students will take test during tutoring on Monday, September 30th. 

    2.) Students were given time to go in small groups to the library, then to read in class following the test. 

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  • Thursday (9/26)  

     "People Call Me Crazy" by Gary Paulsen 

    1. Students discussed imagery. (Link to Notes) (Link to Video) 

    2.) Students began working on question 8 to address imagry in the story  Link to Assignment 

    Students worked on questions 7-8.

    HW: Begin studying for test on Friday September 27th. Characterization and plot notes in student notebooks. Use Quizlet to study terms. Students must be able to apply the terms. 

    Link to Characterization and Plot Quizlet

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  • Wednesday (9/25)  

     "People Call Me Crazy" by Gary Paulsen 

    1. Students took notes on Point of View. (Link to notes) (Link to video) 

    2.) Students began working on characterizing the main characters from the stort story. Link to Assignment 

    HW: Begin studying for test on Friday September 27th. Characterization and plot notes in student notebooks. Use Quizlet to study terms. Students must be able to apply the terms. 

    Link to Characterization and Plot Quizlet

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  • Tuesday (9/24)  

    1.) Students reviewed "Bearing Up" Quiz 

    2.) Students read "People Call Me Crazy" by Gary Paulsen 

    3.) Students began working on characterizing the main characters from the stort story.
    Questions 1-5 Link to Assignment 

    HW: Begin studying for test on Friday September 27th. Characterization and plot notes in student notebooks. Use Quizlet to study terms. Students must be able to apply the terms. 

    Link to Characterization and Plot Quizlet

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  • Monday (9/23)  

    1.) Students completed the SLO for our class. (Link to SLO) 

    Students accessed the SLO through Clever. If absent, please click the link above. 

    2.) Students took a quiz on Nouns, Pronouns, Possession and Sentence Subjects on No Red Ink. (Link to No Red Ink) Students were directed to write their log-in information on pg. 10 of their agenda books. 

    3.) Students started the No Red Ink assignment Adjectives and Adverbs. Due 10/7; quiz due by 10/11 (Quiz will post on No Red Ink 10/8). 

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  • Friday (9/20)  

    1.) Students were introduced to a Blended Classroom. (Click Link to View Video about Blended Classrooms) 

    2.) Students practiced skills on characterization and plot. 

    • Students watched "Partly Cloudy" and then answered questions about the video.  
    • Use details from the video to answer the following questions: 1. What is the overall conflict in the story?
      2. Who is the protagonist? How does the protagonist solve the conflict?
      3. What is the theme of the story?
      4. Characterize the main character.
      5. Why is the setting important to the story? Explain.
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  • Thursday (9/19)  

    1.) Homework was checked and reviewed.  

    2.) Students finished reading "Big Things Come in Small Packages." 

    3.) Students discussed using evidence to support answers (RACES). 

    4.) Students worked on the following questions: 

    1. What is the theme of the story? Use details from the story to support your response. 

    2. Extended Response question: pg. 12 (green) Collections Workbook

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  • Wednesday (9/18)  

    1.) Homework was checked and reviewed.  

    2.) Students read and discussed text. Students discussed pages 4-6. 

    3.) Students were given time to work on tonight's homework. 

    HW: 1st Period: Read lines 135-190. Complete questions 4-6 in Collections WB.

    HW:3rd Period: Read up to line 190. Be sure to answer questions 1-6 in Collections workbook on pages 3-9. 

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  • Tuesday (9/17)  

    1.) Students reviewed their quiz on "Bearing Up." 

    2.) Students recieved their Collections Work book.

    3.) Students read "Big Things Comes in Small Packages," pages 3-12.  

    HW: What are LaShana and Tucker like? Describe their characters. (pg 4 margin of Collections workbook) 

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  • Monday (9/9) 

    Computer Lab Day 

    ELA Tutoring Day 

    1.)Students took a Pretest on Apex for Module 1: Elements of Literature. 

    2.)Students worked on No Red Ink assignment: Nouns, Pronouns, Possession and Sentence Subjects. 

    Student Log-in information written on page 10 of student agenda. All student passwords are 1234567. 

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  • Friday (9/13)  

    1.) Students took a quiz on "Bearing Up." 

    2.) Students practiced characterization skills through a Character Thinking Tool. Students worked to characterize Mike, the main character in "Bearing Up." 

    3.) Students read their library books if finished early. 

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  • Wednesday (9/11) 

    1.) Students finished reading "Bearing Up" by Matt Hughes. (Link to Short Story) 

    2.) Students took notes on characterization. (Link to Notes) 

    3.) Students characterized the characer Mike from the short story "Bearing Up." (Link to Assignment) Due Friday: Students will finish in class. 

    HW: Extra credit assignment (optional) Parent/Guardian sign-up for Remind. Students were sent home with directions on how to join. 

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  • Thursday (9/12) 

    1.) Students participated in a Library Orientation. 

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  • Tuesday (9/10) 

    1.) Students disucssed story elements as warm-up. 

    2.) Students analyzed the front cover the short story "Bearing Up" by Matt Hughes. 

    3.) Students read "Bearing Up" by Matt Hughes. 

    Quiz on Short Story Friday

    Summer Reading Projects Due Tomorrow; no late assignments will be accepted after 9/16. 

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  • Monday (9/9) 

    Computer Lab Day 

    ELA Tutoring Day 

    1.)Students completed the district Reading Inventory. 

    2.)Students worked on No Red Ink assignment: Nouns, Pronouns, Possession and Sentence Subjects. 

    Student Log-in information written on page 10 of student agenda. All student passwords are 1234567. 

    Summer Reading Projects Due Wed. 9/11

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  • Monday (8/26) 

    1.) Students completed a warm-up assignment. 

    2.) Students recieved their class textbook. Textbooks will remain in lockers until they are needed in class. 

    3.) Students finished a read aloud of "The Love Powder" by O. Henry. 

    4.) Students took notes on the story while listening using a Reading Guide. 

    HW: Summer Reading projects on The False Prince are due by September 6th. Projects are now accepted by Ms. Mangum. 

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  • Tuesday (8/27) 

    1.) Students took notes on plot as a review from 5th grade. 

    2.) Students created a plot diagram for "The Love Powder." 

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  • Thursday (8/29) 

    1.) Students completed a warm-up. Students correctd a paragraph about Scurvy. 

    2.) Students practiced creating a plot diagram. Students watched "One Man Band" and created a plot diagram for the events in the video.

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  • Friday (8/30) 

    1.) Students took the Reading Inventory Test (RI). Results will be used to gauge student learning at the end of the school year. Absent students will complete on September 3rd. 

    2.) Introduction to No Red Ink

    1. Students were given log-in information. Students can log in through Clever. 
    2. Students set-up their accounts. 
    3. Students began an assignment on No Red Ink titled, "Nouns, Pronouns, Possession, and Sentence Subjects." Assignment Due September 9th. 

     

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