English – Week of May 14th

Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday SHORT CLASS – Students will take the Cycle 6 Test over persuasive techniques and affixes.

Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday LONG CLASS – Students will watch a film, based on a true story, about a 15-year-old boy named Simon Jackson, who uses the power of persuasion to try to convince the government to create a 2,500 square mile protected area for the Spirit Bear.

Friday – Students will learn background information for next week’s field trip.

PSA Upload

English – Week of May 8th

***Students with one or more missing assignments as of Friday, May 12th at 3:30pm will not be permitted to watch student PSAs next week.

Monday – STAAR Math Testing, 5th and 1st – Students will film their PSAs.

Tuesday – STAAR Reading Testing, 6th and 2nd – Students will film their PSAs.

Wednesday – Cluster rotations (I-Station EOY), 7th and 3rd – Students will film their PSAs.

Thursday – Reading Response #2, IPC Placement Exam, Screenagers viewing, 8th and 4th – Students will film their PSAs.

Friday – Students will edit their PSAs and submit them for a grade.

EXTRA CREDIT – Two options available in my room, due Friday,May 12th. You may do one or both.

English – Week of May 1st

***It’s finally May! Make every assignment count and turn each one in on time!

***STAAR Reading Test is next Tuesday!

Monday/Tuesday – Students will conduct research to support their PSA topics.

Wednesday/Thursday – Students will write scripts for their PSA.

Friday – Students will rehearse the filming of their PSA.

EXTRA CREDIT – There are two extra credit options available. Students may complete one or both to earn up to 20 points of extra credit (10 points each). All extra credit must be turned in to me no later than Friday, May 12th.

English – Week of April 24th

**Progress Reports go home Friday, please get ALL MISSING WORK turned in ASAP!!

Monday/Tuesday – Students will determine the difference between PSAs and commercials. HW: Notice & Note bookmark #4, due 5/1-5/2

Wednesday/Thursday – Students will review how to determine if a print or online source is credible. HW: Notice & Note bookmark #4, due 5/1-5/2

Friday – Students will complete a topic proposal for a PSA. HW: Notice & Note bookmark #4, due 5/1-5/2

***EXTRA CREDIT will be available Friday!

English – Week of April 10th

Monday/Tuesday – Students will take a quiz on persuasive techniques in print ads, analyze a persuasive article, and create a book of affixes. HW: Read 30 minutes and complete a Notice & Note bookmark, due 4/18-4/18

Wednesday/Thursday – Students will analyze persuasive techniques in commercials and create a book of affixes (due today). HW: Read 30 minutes and complete a Notice & Note bookmark, due 4/18-4/18

Friday – Student Holiday