Thursday, 5/31: It’s All Due Tomorrow!

Tomorrow! Tomorrow! Tomorrow!

Your sincere “Page” is due Tomorrow!

Your Message to 6th Grade is due Tomorrow!  We grade them live Tomorrow!

Tomorrow, we are all finished!

 

Get your homies to proofread your YEE!

YEE #10.   Use your own paper. NDP in upper right corner.
Title: YEE #10. Use 4-digit dates for #1 and #2. Copy only the ones that say “Copy.”

    1. First Independence Day (M,D,Y):
    2. Pearl Harbor Day (M,D,Y):
    3. (Copy.) 10% of 250 = _________
    4. (Copy.) 24/40 = ______% = ______(letter grade)
    5. a) ______ books have been sitting b)_______ for a long time; I hope c)______ coming back soon.
    6. Choose a sentence below, copy it, and label each word with its part of speech.

Homer tripped very awkwardly, and hit his fat head on the door.
Beetle bravely endured their anger and cruel taunts in silence.
He was a very scary bear, and we beat a hasty retreat from his lair.

 

 

Message to 6th Grade.  Singles or Partners (2x content) — NOT 3+.
Due by FRIDAY. It’s only homework if you don’t finish in class. We will grade them in class on Friday!

Form:

  • StoryboardThat! Comic (10+ panels)
  • Prezi?
  • Web Site?
  • Google Slides (15+)
  • Quiz (20+ questions.)
  • ???
Content:

  • Three Expectations vs. Reality
  • Three Good Things About Laguna
  • Three Pieces of Advice
  • One Euphemism.
  • Upbeat and Funny
  • Proofread!!!!!!!!!!!!
Rubric:

  • All Content Items (15)
  • Mechanics (20)
  • Effort (10)
  • Creativity (15)
  • Total: 60

StoryboardThat! People:
If you have already used the site, log in with the account you already created. Just join this class too and save it there. If you are a Noob:

  1. Click the link below, and choose “I’m a new user.”
    Join StoryboardThat
  2. Click on the Google Button and sign in with your @student.slcusd.org username and password.
  3. Click I am a Student.
    a) The School is Laguna-MS.  b) The key is laguna. and  c) use your real first name and last initials.
  4. If there are two of you, make sure both partners know the username and password!
  5. Scroll down to “Manage my Classes.”
  6. Join the appropriate class that begins with 2018-.
  7. The password is “cheese.”
  8. Click Create Storyboard.

HERE are some photos of Laguna to use in your project.

HERE is an example from last year.

Tuesday, 5/29: YEE #8, Message to 6th Grade

Copy homework into planner… for the final time!

YEE #8.   Use your own paper. NDP in upper right corner.
Title: YEE #7. Use 4-digit dates for #1 and #2. Copy only the ones that say “Copy.”

    1. First Independence Day (M,D,Y):
    2. Pearl Harbor Day (M,D,Y):
    3. (Copy.) 10% of 250 = _________
    4. (Copy.) 24/40 = ______% = ______(letter grade)
    5. a) ______ books have been sitting b)_______ for a long time; I hope c)______ coming back soon.
    6. Choose a sentence below, copy it, and label each word with its part of speech.

Homer tripped very awkwardly, and hit his fat head on the door.
Beetle bravely endured their anger and cruel taunts in silence.
He was a very scary bear, and we beat a hasty retreat from his lair.

“AlternaYEE, 5/29.”

  1. Figure out the animals! (Example: hair control foam = moose.) The animal’s name must be spelled correctly.
    • a) run away or escape
    • b) first you get a parking ticket, then you get this
    • c) very exposed
  2. What one three-letter word can be placed in the blanks below to make four different words?
    ___less ___ure ___orse ___ing
  3. George Washington’s wife was sweeping when George Washington’s wife slipped and got wet. How many w’s (or W’s) in all?
  4. Which word in the English language, beginning with “P”, is singular until an “S” is added to the end and it becomes a plural, but reverts back to a singular word if another letter “S” is added to the end?
  5. What do all the words in this list have in common? Lead, Sow, Bass, Wind, Tear, Object
  6. What gets bigger the more you take away from it, but smaller the more you add to it?

 

 

Message to 6th Grade.  Singles or Partners (2x content) — NOT 3+.
Due by FRIDAY. It’s only homework if you don’t finish in class. We will grade them in class on Friday!

Form:

  • StoryboardThat! Comic (10+ panels)
  • Prezi?
  • Web Site?
  • Google Slides (15+)
  • Quiz (20+ questions.)
  • ???
Content:

  • Three Expectations vs. Reality
  • Three Good Things About Laguna
  • Three Pieces of Advice
  • One Euphemism.
  • Upbeat and Funny
  • Proofread!!!!!!!!!!!!
Rubric:

  • All Content Items (15)
  • Mechanics (20)
  • Effort (10)
  • Creativity (15)
  • Total: 60

StoryboardThat! People:
If you have already used the site, log in with the account you already created. Just join this class too and save it there. If you are a Noob:

  1. Click the link below, and choose “I’m a new user.”
    Join StoryboardThat
  2. Click on the Google Button and sign in with your @student.slcusd.org username and password.
  3. Click I am a Student.
    a) The School is Laguna-MS.  b) The key is laguna. and  c) use your real first name and last initials.
  4. If there are two of you, make sure both partners know the username and password!
  5. Scroll down to “Manage my Classes.”
  6. Join the appropriate class that begins with 2018-.
  7. The password is “cheese.”
  8. Click Create Storyboard.

HERE are some photos of Laguna to use in your project.

HERE is an example from last year.

Wednesday, 5/23: YEE #5, Vocab, Tom Sawyer

 

 

YEE #5.  Use your own paper. NDP in upper right corner.
Title: YEE #5. Use 4-digit dates for #1 and #2. Copy only the ones that say “Copy.”

    1. First Independence Day (M,D,Y):
    2. Pearl Harbor Day (M,D,Y):
    3. (Copy.) 10% of 250 = _________
    4. (Copy.) 24/40 = ______% = ______(letter grade)
    5. a) ______ books have been sitting b)_______ for a long time; I hope c)______ coming back soon.
    6. Copy the sentence below and label each word with its part of speech.

Homer tripped very awkwardly, and hit his fat head on the door.

 

“AlternaYEE, 5/23.”

  1. Wacky Wordy:   CLOU__ __
  2. Wacky Wordy:
    OVERS
  3. What do all these have in common?  Pebble, Long, Cocoa, Palm, Myrtle
  4. What do these sets of letters have in common?  Clfrn, Clrd, Hw, Grg, Txs, Lsn   
  5. These SEVEN words are hiding something. What?
    Vermont, statues, Swedish, Arthur, Africa, sensation, misunderstood

 

“Vocabulary, 5/23.” (Each word once.)

  1. “Two roads ____(ed) in a yellow wood…” I took the one less traveled by.
  2. During the period before Easter, you are supposed to ____ from something you enjoy.
  3. The A he received on the first test was a(n) _______ beginning to the quarter.
  4. The morning after Doc Robinson’s murder, the entire town ____(ed) on the scene of the crime.
  5. After he started studying for the tests, he saw a _____ increase in his grade.
  6. His fake nose and moustache combo was a pathetic attempt to go ______.
  7. Since they believed Injun Joe had sold his soul to Satan, they thought it would be ______ to mess with him.
  8. (2) It was a little____ to watch the _____ practice the same basic move over and over.
  9. (2) As Examination Day approached, Mr. Dobbins grew more and more _____, and was ______ about punishing any wrong answer. (The order matters.)

 

“Tom Sawyer, 5/23.”

  1. How does Tom want to spend any treasure they find?
  2. How does Huck want to spend any treasure they find?
  3. Why does Huck say Tom is “not in his right mind” for wanting to get married?
  4. What’s the reason Tom gives for not finding the treasure where they should?
  5. Why does Huck say ghosts are scarier than dead people?

Friday, 5/11: YEE 3, “Test” 32, SCRABBLE!

Prep sheet for “Test” 33:
Tom Sawyer Quizzes: ___/6   ___/9   Vocab H/w:___/20
Vocab Practice: ___/13   ___/12   ___/11
Other Extra Credit:

“Test” 33

YEE NUMBER THREEEEEEEEE!

 

LET’S PLAY SCRABBLE.
Scrabble Practice Round.

  • Each person draws a letter. The letter closest to A goes first. (Blank beats A.)
  • Draw continues clockwise (to the left) after that.
  • If no one volunteers, the person with the letter farthest from A is scorekeeper.
  • Put those letters back and draw seven (7) each.
  • Keep score like this (don’t write what’s in the parentheses):

 

Jimmy (First Player)
17 (first turn)
6  (second turn)
23 (total so far)
14 (third turn)
37 (total so far)
Johnny (Second Player)
23
15
38
7
45

 

  • First player must put the word down with a letter on the Star (2x word)  in the middle.
  • Left to right, top to bottom; not diagonal, not bottom to top!
  • Suggestion: no more than 2 minutes per person.
  • NO! NO! NO!

 

  • NO abbreviations or contractions
  • NO foreign words
  • NO proper nouns (nouns you would normally capitalize)
  • (Check the dictionary.)

Multiplier squares are one use only!

Extra credit for anyone who breaks 75.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, 5/10: YEE #2, Vocab, Tom Sawyer

Tomorrow’s Test: Vocab + SAWs only!

YEE #2!

 

“Vocab, 5/10.” Two SAWs.
        

  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. _____
  6. Even after he was caught, the criminal was (un)_____. He didn’t think he had done anything wrong.
  7. Most adults think most teenagers are somewhat ______ and resentful.
  8. Alfred knew Becky had used him to be ______ toward Tom.
  9. The students’ essays complained of them being _____(ed) by too much homework.
  10. Please stop picking your nose; it’s very (un) _____.
  11. The Elders watched the children for various _____(s) that would make them suitable for certain jobs.

 

Tom Sawyer, 18.” (9p) Write the letter AND the first 4-5 words of the answer.

  1. How did the boys get back from the island? a) a raft. b) swam. c) a stolen rowboat d) a log. e) all of the above.
  2. “It ain’t much — a cat does that much.” Does what? a) care. b) eat. c) dream. d) play. e) all of the above.
  3. “There must ‘a’ been an angel there.” a) Aunt Polly, about Tom’s dream. b) Aunt Polly, about how an angel must have kept Tom safe. c) Sid, about Tom’s dream.  d) The minister, about the boys’ adventure.  e) NOTA.
  4. What makes Tom feel like the “guiltiest of villains”? a) Fooling the whole town. b) Getting hugged by Aunt Polly. c) When Sid doesn’t believe him. d) Stealing all the stuff they took to the island. e) NOTA.
  5. “Shut up, Sid.” Who’s talking? a) Tom. b) Aunt Polly. c) Mary. d) Joe Harper. e) NOTA.
  6. Why does Tom think he can do without Becky now? a) He likes Amy Lawrence better anyway. b) He was so popular now after his return. c) He’s tired of her being so fickle. d) He’s found someone new. e) NOTA.
  7. Which one of these is NOT Alfred Temple? a) The boy Becky tries to make Tom jealous with. b) The kid Tom beat up in Chapter 1. c) Becky’s previous boyfriend. d) The boy Becky says this to: “Go away and leave me alone, can’t you? I hate you!” e) He is all of these.
  8. Why does Becky dump Alfred? a) Because he’s boring. b) Because he’s mean. c) Because he’s too nice. d) Because Tom hates him. e) NOTA.
  9. Becky gets back at Tom by pouring ink on his spelling book. a) True b) False

 

Tom takes Becky’s Pun!

Thursday, 6/1: l (a ?!? YEE #8 (collaborative), Message to 6th Grade

l (a ?!? You’re on your own with this one. For awhile.

YEE #8: Same as #7. Get some help. Really. I mean it.

Message to 6th Grade. Due Tomorrow! We are grading them LIVE in class.

If you haven’t already, share your GDoc (or whatever) with me or send me a link!

Form:

  • Storyboard That! Comic (10+ panels)
  • Prezi?
  • Slides?
  • Web Site?
  • Quiz
  • Newsletter
  • ???
Content:

  • Three Expectations vs. Reality
  • Three Good Things About Laguna
  • Three Pieces of Advice
  • One Euphemism?
  • Upbeat and Funny
  • Proofread!!!!!!!!!!!!
Rubric:

  • All Content Items (15)
  • Mechanics (20)
  • Effort (10)
  • Creativity (15)Total: 60

 

Wednesday, 5/31: “old age,” YEE#7, Message to 6th Grade

“When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.”  –Mark Twain

What does he really mean?

 

“old age sticks” by ee cummings.

 

YEE #7.

 

Message to 6th Grade.

Form:

  • Storyboard That! Comic (10+ panels)
  • Prezi?
  • Slides?
  • Web Site?
  • Quiz
  • Newsletter
  • ???
Content:

  • Three Expectations vs. Reality
  • Three Good Things About Laguna
  • Three Pieces of Advice
  • One Euphemism?
  • Upbeat and Funny
  • Proofread!!!!!!!!!!!!
Rubric:

  • All Content Items (15)
  • Mechanics (20)
  • Effort (10)
  • Creativity (15)Total: 60