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Salk Middle School: (516) 434-7350

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ELA Quarter 1
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ELA6- Course Policies 2019.pdfELA6: Course Policies 2019.pdf

We will not start extra help the first week of school​​.

*Extra Help is every Friday morning @ 7:20 in room 134. We will work on strategies, organization, and skills addressed during the week.

*Remind Text Alerts:  @kindela6 to 81010​

*Scholastic Book Orders Online Teacher Code: MXD9C (Be sure to notify me if you order online, otherwise I will not be able to submit your order).

*SCOPE online resources Student Password: salk2019

 

*Additional Important Information: Salk Student Handbook​

A Reason2Smile is a non-profit organization that helps raise money for literature for children in impoverished communities in Kenya. Check out the organization http://www.reason2smile.org.  

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2019-2020 (Quarter 1)​​

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Date

Topic of Study

Home Assignments

9/2

No School

Labor Day 

9/3

No School for Students

Superintendent's Conference Day 

9/4

-First Day of Class! Welcome Sixth Graders!

-Classroom Policies and Procedures

-Locks/Dismissal/Safety

1. Return signed Course Policies (detach last page)​ 

2. Bring in summer reading novel: Restart

9/5

-RISE Program

-Read Herald article to find out what Salk is truly about.

-Illustrate/QuickWrite:What do you think Salk stands for/represents?

1. Sign up for Remind

9/6

-ABR

​-Tour of School/Locker Organization

Reflect: How was your first week of middle school? Brainstorm ideas. Collect writing sample.

*Use trigger words/Proper Heading

1. Supplies due Monday (please bring index cards too)

2. Read over Student Handbook:  Salk Student Handbook​​​

***Index Cards

iReady Diagonostics/Computer log-ins/Weekly Data Log: ELA iReady Calendar.pdfELA iReady Calendar.pdf​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

*Grade Level Assembly?

Date

Topic of Study

Home Assignments

9/9

-ABR

-Arrange seating

-Organize supplies/Curriculum Overview

-Plot Diagram PowerPoint

-Define words on index cards

1. Review Plot Diagram Terms

2. Decorate Marble NB

9/10

-ABR

-Define Words on Index Cards


 

9/11

-ABR

-Plot Diagram ​Restart


 

9/12

-ABR

-Computer Resources/Log in/Bookmark

 Final Review Folder 


Back-to-School Night is Tonight @ 7PM

Bell Schedule Back-to-School 9-12-19 (1).docxBell Schedule Back-to-School 9-12-19 (1).docx

Interactive Readers & Folders

9/13

Library Orientation Part I

Periods 3, 4, & 8, 9

 Decorated Marble Notebooks

iReady Diagonostics/Computer log-ins

*Grade Level Assembly

Date

Topic of Study

Home Assignments

9/16

ABR/Collect marble notebooks

​Restart locating relevant TBE

Chalk Talk: Do you feel that people can truly change from their experiences and encounters with other people?

https://edu.symbaloo.com/mix/grammarlinks1​

Index Cards to class 

9/17

ABR

​Restart locating relevant TBE (finish)

"The School Play" by Gary Soto pre-reading and academic vocabulary (begin defining words on index cards)

Plot Diagram Quiz on Tuesday 9/24 and vocabulary words from "The School Play"​​

Academic Vocabulary Unit 1.pptxAcademic Vocabulary Unit 1.pptx
 

9/18

ABR

"The School Play" by Gary Soto
SGI: Close Reading Annotation 

Plot Diagram Quiz on Tuesday 9/24 and vocabulary words from "The School Play"
The School Play Content Vocabulary Unit 1.pptxThe School Play Content Vocabulary Unit 1.pptxx

9/19

 ABR

"The School Play" by Gary Soto
SGI: Close Reading Annotation 

Plot Diagram Quiz on Tuesday 9/24 and vocabulary words from "The School Play"​

9/20

 What is R.I.S.E?

Introduction To Rise.pptxIntroduction To Rise.pptx


 file:///U:/AFalloSH/Interavtive%20Grammar%20Notebook/interactive%20grammar%20notebook.pdf​​
 

Date

Topic of Study

Home Assignments

9/23

ABR

"The School Play" by Gary Soto
SGI: Close Reading Annotation 

 

Plot Diagram Quiz on Tuesday 9/24 and vocabulary words from "The School Play"
 

9/24

 ABR

"The School Play" Plot Diagram Quiz


 

9/25

ABR/Side Margins ("The School Play")

SCOPE: Reading for analysis


 

9/26

ABR/Side Margins ("The School Play")

SCOPE:Collecting TBE

*Bring library books tomorrow to return/renew

"The School Play" packet due Wedenesday

6th Grade Meet & Greet Skate Night

6:30-8:30 for $5.00

Tickets must be purchased in advance during lunch periods 9/24-9/26

9/27

Picture Day is 3rd and 8th for my classes :)

ABR/Side Margins
 

SCOPE: Collecting TBE/Writing Extended Responses  


"The School Play" packet due Wedenesday


 

MacArthur Homecoming Parade @ 5PM and Game to follow @ 7PM

i-Ready Diagnostic Window October 2nd-11th

Date

Topic of Study

Home Assignments

9/30

No School

Rosh Hashanah

10/1

No School

Rosh Hashanah​

10/2

Collect "The School Play" packet 

 iReady Diagnostic 3,4,8,9​


Bring in all Library books to return/renew
Finish collecting TBE by Friday

"The School Play" test is 10/8​

10/3

Library Orientation Part II (Books need to be renewed or returned)

Periods 3, 4, & 8, 9​

Finish collecting TBE for tomorrow

"The School Play" Test is Tuesday 10/8

10/4

ABR/Finish i-Ready Diagnostic

Reading Comprehension Week 1:Day 1(due 10/11)

Hand back Retsart novels to the library

Writing Extended Response Final Copy due Tuesday 10/8

 "The School Play" Test is Tuesday 10/8


 
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Date

Topic of Study

Home Assignments

10/7

ABR
SCOPE: Writing Extended Responses 
*Chalk Talk Reminder

Picture Re-take is tomorrow 11/8

Study for tomorrow's test

10/8

 "The School Play" Test

Writing Extended Response: Rough Copy

Reading Comprehension due Friday 10/11
 

10/9

No School​

Yom Kippur

10/10

ABR

Finish "The School Play" writing assessment

Writing Extended Response: Rough Copy


 

10/11

Collect Reading Comprehension

 iReady Diagnostic 3,4,8,9-computer lab


 


 

 

Date

Topic of Study

Home Assignments

10/14

No School

Columbus Day

10/15

ABR

-Hand back "The School Play" assesment and go over answers. 
-Hand back reading comprehension-monitoring strategy
SGI: Extended response re-write ("The School Play"), iReady, Peer Editing/Final Copy for Writing assignment 

"I Live in a Refugee Camp" Final copy and all pre-writing due Friday
 

*Bring Index cards tomorrow

10/16

ABR

-"All Summer in a Day" pre-reading and vocabulary development
-Define figurative language and content vocabulary on index card
SGI: : Extended response re-write ("The School Play"), iReady, Peer Editing/Final Copy for Writing assignment ​

"I Live in a Refugee Camp" Final copy and all pre-writing due Friday

10/17

ABR

"All Summer in a Day" read and discuss text

-Review conflict and plot elements

SGI: iReady, Final copy

Reading Comprehension due Thursday, 10/24

10/18

ABR

Finish Writing (Due Tuesday)

"All Summer in a Day" read and discuss text

SGI: iReady,  Figurative language 

http://www.roomrecess.com/mobile/

CannonballCats/play.html​

Reading Comprehension due Thursday, 10/24​ 


MacArthur PINK OUT Football Game @ 7PM​ 


 

 

Date

Topic of Study

Home Assignments

10/21

Restart Author Visit: Gordon Korman​ Period 1-Discuss Assembly

ABR/Final copies (Groups 1, 2)

-Set up iReady folders and writing folders

-Distribute Academic Vocabulary List and -Effective Transitions

-Assessment Reflection Sheet

-iReady Lesson/iPads

Reading Comprehension due Thursday, 10/24
 

10/22

iPads

ABR/Reading Comp

*SCOPE Writing

"All Summer ina Day"
 

Reading Comprehension due Thursday, 10/24​
 

10/23

iPads

Reading Comprehension due tomorrow
Halloween Dance is tonight! 

10/24

 Collect Reading Comprehension Packet

 

10/25

iPads
 

 


 

 

Date

Topic of Study

Home Assignments

10/28


 


 

10/29


 


 

10/30


 

10/31

 

 HALLOWEEN - BE SAFE!

11/1

 

 



Daylight Savings Time!

Date

Topic of Study

Home Assignments​

11/4


 

11/5

Superintendent's Conference Day

No School for Students

Election Day!

11/6

Grammar Training:  Sub Plans​


 

11/7

 

 

11/8

 

Emergency Sheltering Drill/Early Dismissal

Winter Diagnostic: Jan. 21- January 32
Spring Diagnostic: May 26-June 8