Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Thursday/Friday, August 27/28, 2015

Announcements and Reminders:
Remember to bring back your signed disclosure signature sheet -- with the VIP form filled out on the back or on a separate sheet.

Remember to bring a composition book to leave in the classroom.

School Pictures:  September 3-4

Get your grades up BEFORE we begin the Cave Time schedule. You will want to have a colored slip so you can choose your activities during Cave Time!

There will be a school dance for 7th and 8th graders
right after school this Friday
2:45 - 4:00pm --  $2.00 entrance fee

Targets for Today:
 I will participate appropriately in class
        (Utah State Core Speaking and Listening, Standard 1)

I will practice thinking about how correct sentences are put together.

I will show that I can correctly spell two sets of our commonly confused spelling words.
 I will understand what a plot is, and be able to explain at
       least two parts of a plot.
        (Utah State Core Reading Literature, Standard 3)

Today’s  Agenda:

Turn in your disclosure document signatures and VIP sheet if you haven't yet.

1. Complete this activity:

    CSI: American Fork

    Copy this sentence into your composition book on the next page in your Notes and QuickWrites, and list everything that you notice about the sentence, and/or you may label the parts of the sentence:

2. The bell rang for first period, 
and the students herded noisily through the door.

Possible Noticings for Sentence #2

2.   Student Stars

 3.  Spelling Test

 4.  Next week's spelling for the test on September 4 and 8.
      Add these words  and sample sentences to page 3 in your
      composition book.
 3. your/you’re
Is that your jacket?

You’re the best!

4. there/their/they’re

You stay here, and I’ll go there.

Their grades are superb!

They’re here.

5. Book Project Assignment: receive the handout: Book of the Month Assignment.docx

6. Short Story and Plot -- "Priscilla and the Wimps" (comedy)

Richard Peck and Ms. Dorsey! 

    You will draw a plot map in your composition book, labeled   "Priscilla and the Wimps," and fill it in for this story.

6. Add these words on the page:  

  A1 read the story.

If You Were Absent:

Copy the CSI sentence into your composition book (page 93) and make a list of what you notice or label the sentence.

Talk with the teacher to arrange a time to take the spelling test.
Study the words for our next test. (Copy them into your composition book on page 3.)

Pick up the handout for your Book-of-the-Month Assignment, or open this document: Book of the Month Assignment.docx
Click on the link, then click on the Download Tab to open it. 

You could read the story by opening this document:
Priscilla and the Wimps.docx