Friday, 5/31- Final Friday of the Year (4): Messages to Incoming Sevies

Remember to ponder your “True Page.”


Message to 6th Grade. 
Let’s Take a Look!

Form:

  • StoryboardThat! Comic (12+ panels)
  • Google Slides (12+)
  • Quiz (15+ questions w/answers and scoring guide)
  • “Dear Future Sevie” Letter
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

Thursday, 5/30 (5): YEE #7, Tom Sawyer is Rich, Message to Future Sevies

Tom Sawyer, to the end!


Let’s see those YEE #6s!

D’OH! YEE #7.


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

Form:

  • StoryboardThat! Comic (12+ panels)
  • Google Slides (12+)
  • Quiz (15+ questions w/answers and scoring guide)
  • “Dear Future Sevie” Letter
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 started your comic yesterday, then just go to StoryboardThat, click the log in with GOOGLE button, and go!

If you’re 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. At the top of the page click My Settings.
  6. Click “Manage my Classes.”
  7. Scroll down to the bottom of the list.
  8. Join the appropriate class that begins with 2019-.
  9. The password is “cheese.”
  10. Click Create Storyboard.

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

HERE is an example from last year.

Wednesday, 5/29 (6): YEE #6, Tom Sawyer, Message to Those who Follow?

Remember:

 Go home and write 
 a page tonight. 
 And let that page come out of you— 
 Then, it will be true.

Yours is due next Wednesday, 6/5.

 

YEE #6 is take-home. Bring it back Absolutely PERFECT tomorrow!

Tom Sawyer chapter 33. Tom goes by the book again… (sigh)

 

 

 

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

Form:

  • StoryboardThat! Comic (12+ panels)
  • Google Slides (12+)
  • Quiz (15+ questions w/answers and scoring guide)
  • “Dear Future Sevie” Letter
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:

  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. At the top of the page click My Settings.
  6. Click “Manage my Classes.”
  7. Scroll down to the bottom of the list.
  8. Join the appropriate class that begins with 2019-.
  9. The password is “cheese.”
  10. Click Create Storyboard.

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

HERE is an example from last year.

Tuesday, 5/28 (7): Yee #5, Theme for English B, 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 30 = _________
  4. (Copy.) 24/30 = ______% = ______(letter grade)
  5. a) ______ books have been sitting b)_______ for a long time; I hope c)______ coming back soon.
  6. Choose one of the sentences 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, 5/28.”

  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

Theme for English B” by Langston Hughes.


 

 

Last Assignment…

Yours is due next Wednesday, 6/5. The only criteria is… sincerity.


Tom Sawyer, chapter 32.

Friday, 5/24 (8): Paperwork, YEE #4/Mental Floss, Test #33

Prep sheet for the last test of the year, Test #33:
Tom Sawyer Quizzes: ___/5 ___/5 ___/7
Vocab Homework:___/20 Vocab Practices: ___/14 ___/14 ___/10
Other Extra Credit:

 

YEE #4. Mental Floss is only for people who have fulfilled their YEE obligation. If you finish before time is up, you may do Mental Floss.

 

Mental Floss.

  1. There is one word in the English language that is always pronounced incorrectly. What is it?
  2. How can you make the following equation correct without changing it at all? 8 + 8 = 91
  3. What property do 1, 2, 6, and 10 all have that no other whole number has?
  4. How can you add 2 to 11 and get 1 as the correct answer?
  5. Wacky Wordy:

 

 

 

Test #33. Dooodle Theme: Summer!

Thursday, 5/23: YEE #3, Vocab, Tom Sawyer

Welcome Guest Teacher! EVERYBODY PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!
I will be on campus, checking in now and then. As you know, the guest teacher will leave a note letting me know how you did in each class and rate you 1-10 for cooperation and respect. I think everybody knows the consequences of a score less than 8.

Tomorrow’s Test: Vocab + Tom Sawyer. No Preview Test This Week! D’oh!

YEE #3You get 6 minutes. After trade and grade, GRADERS give possible perfect ones to the guest teacher for me to check tomorrow. Those of you who have completed this obligation may sit smugly and wait patiently. I will have bonus assignments mext time. There aren’t enough of you to warrant a separate thing yet.

“Vocabulary, 5/23.” (COLLABORATIVE!) Once Each. Wax/Wane count as one.

  (NOT!)

 

Tom Sawyer Chapter 30 Quiz.” (NOT COLLABORATIVE!) Write enough of the ANSWER, not the letter, to know which choice you made.

  1. Until the Welshman said it, what word(s) had Huck never heard directed at him before? a) thank you  b) welcome  c) help yourself  d) go away  e) you can stay here
  2. What secret does the Welshman keep from everyone? a) What IJ was going to do to the widow.  b) The secret of the money.  c) That Tom and Becky aren’t really in the cave.  d) That Huck was the one who warned the Welshman about IJ.  e) None of the above.
  3. When Huck is talking to the Welshman about Injun Joe, he’s trying very hard not to talk about two things. What are they?  a) The box of money, and that he and Tom know where it is.  b) That the Spaniard is IJ, and that he wants revenge on Tom too.  c) That the Spaniard is IJ, and the box of money he and Tom are tracking.  d) That the Spaniard is IJ, and that IJ knows that Tom and Huck are following him.  e) None of the above.
  4. When/Where/How are Tom and Becky discovered missing?  a) When Becky doesn’t show up at the Harpers’ after the picnic.  b) When Tom doesn’t show up at home, and Sid tells Aunt Polly.  c) When everyone is on the ferry boat, and they count heads to make sure everyone is there.  d) When Mrs. Thatcher asks Mrs. Harper about Becky after church.  e) When Joe Harper shows up at Tom’s house looking for him.
  5. What two signs of Becky and Tom do the searchers find in the cave?  a) Tom’s hat and Becky’s hair ribbon.  b) Becky’s hair ribbon and a torn piece of Tom’s clothing.  c) Their names written on the wall of the cave and Tom’s hat.  d) Their names written on the wall of the cave and Becky’s hair ribbon.  e) A piece of cake, and their names written on the wall of the cave.
  6. At the end of Chapter 30, how long have Tom and Becky been in the cave? a) 1 day  b) 2 days and a night  c) 3 days and nights  d) days and 2 nights  e) It doesn’t say, but we can figure out that it’s about 4 or 5 days.
  7. Why doesn’t Huck know Tom is lost in the cave?  a) He’s hiding from IJ.  b) He’s still following IJ as he and Tom agreed.  c) He’s with the posse chasing IJ and his partner.  d) He left town until IJ is caught.  e) None of the above.

TRADE AND GRADE.

READ CHAPTER 31 aloud until 10 minutes to go! Finish silently. Chapter 31 is the one on the test.

If you finish early, do EXTRA CREDIT VOCAB SENTENCES; it’s your last chance for extra credit.

 

Wednesday, 5/22: YEE #2, Vocabulary, Tom Sawyer

YEE #2! (Yee Haw!) Remember: the first four answers are EXACTLY THE SAME as yesterday’s!

“Vocabulary, 5/22.”

  1. Injun Joe has ______ plans for revenge on the Widow Douglas.
  2. The origin of this word is a slang mixup of the words romp and frolic. _____
  3. Tom felt lonely and _____(n) after Becky dumped him, and Aunt Polly punished him for something he didn’t do.
  4. The boys didn’t say anything, but their looks and gestures _____(ed) a lot.
  5. The origin of this word is the Old English word for lessen.
  6. The workload in the “accelerated” class was so ______ that many dropped out.
  7. In parades and such, the pope is _______(ed) in a bulletproof Popemobile.
  8. Some people find the heat in the tropics _____. They find it’s too hot for them to do much of anything.
  9. Dally’s childhood on the streets left him angry, street-wise, and _____.
  10. The root of this word means to die.
  11. (2) The _____(ous) ______ of protesters noisily pushed through the barriers.
  12. (2) First the moon ____(s) to being full, and then it starts to _____.

 

Tom Sawyer Quiz – 29.”

  1. Where do Tom and Becky plan to go after the picnic?
  2. Only a few of the parents went on the picnic with the kids. a) True b) False
  3. Injun Joe wants revenge on the Widow for something she did to him a long time ago. a) True b) False
  4. What is the Welshman’s reaction when Huck knocks on his door to tell him about Injun Joe?
  5. At the end of chapter 29, Huck is shot. a) True b) False

 

Tom Sawyer, Chapter 30.