Homework 2018 – 2019

Tom Sawyer Reading Tip: You can have the book read to you while you follow along here:

https://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/34/the-adventures-of-tom-sawyer/

CURRENT: Week of April 15. (No School Friday! Remember, that makes the test happen THURSDAY!)

  • Tom Sawyer. NEW! Nightly Study Questions. Answer the questions for the appropriate chapter each night with the chapter number in your title. READING WILL BE ASSIGNED AT THE END OF THE PERIOD, SO PAY ATTENTION.
    • Monday:
    • Tuesday:
    • Wednesday:
  • Vocabulary due Tuesday and Wednesday. (The Study Questions and the Vocabulary are on the same sheet. You don’t need to click both links.)

Previously:

Week of April 8.

  • Tom Sawyer. There will be a reading check quiz every day, preceded by a Q/A session. Bring your book every day (the Popple will be watching), and come prepared with questions about ANYTHING you don’t understand. Special response instructions: Each night, please respond with 3+ sentences of SUMMARY. If you are confused: MAKE GUESSES, INFER, TAKE A SHOT!
    • Reading assignments might vary depending on how far we get in class, so pay attention!
    • Monday night: Chapter 1
    • Tuesday night: Chapter 2
    • Wednesday night: Chapter 3
    • Thursday night: Chapter 6
  • Vocabulary due Tuesday and Wednesday.

Week of March 25. (Last week of Q3.)

Week of March 18.

Week of March 11.

Week of March 4.

  • KBARR = The Giver. There will be a reading check quiz every day, preceded by a Q/A session. Bring your book every day (the Popple will be watching), and come prepared with questions about ANYTHING you don’t understand.  Reading assignments might vary depending on how far we get in class, so pay attention! Response = DAILY = 1 + 1 + 1 = 1 sentence summary, 1 sentence reaction, 1 thoughtful question. 
    • Monday night: chapter 20.
    • Tuesday night: to the end of chapter 22.
    • Wednesday night: to the end.
  • Vocabulary due Tuesday, Wednesday.
  • Think Ahead! Giver Project Due Next Friday, 3/15.

Week of February 25.

  • KBARR = The Giver. There will be a reading check quiz every day, preceded by a Q/A session. Bring your book every day (the Popple will be watching), and come prepared with questions about ANYTHING you don’t understand.  Reading assignments might vary depending on how far we get in class, so pay attention! Response = DAILY = 1 + 1 + 1 = 1 sentence summary, 1 sentence reaction, 1 thoughtful question. 
    • Monday night: chapter 14. 1-1-1 for 14 only.
    • Tuesday night: to the end of chapter 16. 1-1-1 for 16 only.
    • Wednesday night: to the end of chapter 18. 1-1-1 for 18 only.
    • Thursday night: NO READING; STUDY FOR THE TEST.
  • Vocabulary due Tuesday, Wednesday.

Week of February 18. (Monday is a holiday.)

  • KBARR = The Giver. There will be a reading check quiz every day, preceded by a Q/A session. Bring your book every day (the Popple will be watching), and come prepared with questions about ANYTHING you don’t understand.  Reading assignments might vary depending on how far we get in class, so pay attention! Response = DAILY = 1 + 1 + 1 = 1 sentence summary, 1 sentence reaction, 1 thoughtful question. 
    • Tuesday night: chapters 7 and 8.
    • Wednesday night: chapters 9 and 10.
    • Thursday night: chapters 11 and 12.

Week of February 11. (Monday is a holiday.)

  • KBARR = The Giver. There will be a reading check quiz every day, preceded by a Q/A session. Bring your book every day (the Popple will be watching), and come prepared with questions about ANYTHING you don’t understand.  Reading assignments might vary depending on how far we get in class, so pay attention! Response = DAILY = 1 + 1 + 1 = 1 sentence summary, 1 sentence reaction, 1 thoughtful question. 
    • Tuesday night: to the end of chapter 4.
    • Wednesday night: to the end of chapter 5.  We did this in class.
    • Thursday night: to the end of chapter 6.
  • Vocabulary due Wednesday, Thursday.
  • Final Draft of Interview due FRIDAY. TUESDAY!

Week of February 4.

  • KBARR = The Giver. There will be a reading check quiz every day, preceded by a Q/A session. Bring your book every day (the Popple will be watching), and come prepared with questions about ANYTHING you don’t understand.  Reading assignments might vary depending on how far we get in class, so pay attention! Response = DAILY = 1 + 1 + 1 = 1 sentence summary, 1 sentence reaction, 1 thoughtful question. 
    • Monday night: to the end of chapter 1.
    • Tuesday night: to the end of chapter 1.
    • Wednesday night: to the end of chapter 2.
    • Thursday night: to the end of chapter 3.
  • Vocabulary due Tuesday, Wednesday.
  • Interview Notes due Thursday!

Week of January 28.

  • KBARR: Reading M-Th (15+ min.) + 4×4 Chart in notebook + 1pg response in notebook due Friday.
  • Vocabulary due Tuesday, Wednesday.
  • Interview Questions Due Thursday!

Week of January 20. (Monday is the MLK holiday.)

Week of January 14. Last four days of Semester One; no school Friday (or next Monday for MLK.)

  • No homework: Just make sure you have enough notes to write your paper this week.

Week of January 7.

  • KBARR = NONFICTION = Finding a topic for research.
    • Read/Research for 20 minutes. Monday through Thursday night.
    • Please use 5 bullet points to list the main facts you learned each night.
    • Please include title and author of the book you are reading or the title and URL of the website.
    • You should have a topic by Wednesday!
  • Vocabulary due Tuesday, Wednesday.
  • We will work on Research Topic and Questions on Wednesday.

Week of December 17.

Week of December 10.

Week of December 3.

Week of November 26.

Week of November 12. (Monday is a holiday.)

  • KBARR = NONFICTION = YOU PICK THE TOPIC!
    • Read for 20 minutes. Tuesday through Thursday night.
    • Please SUMMARIZE what you read in one sentence!
    • Give each post an appropriate and creative title.
    • Please include title and author of the book you are reading in your posts or the title and URL of the website.
    • No chart/signatures needed.
  • RBC Packet (Not available online!)
    • Tuesday night: p368-369
    • Wednesday night: p370-371
    • Thursday night: p372-373
  • Vocab Review on Friday: Lists 6-10. Cancelled!

Week of November 5.

  • KBARR = NONFICTION = YOU PICK THE TOPIC!
    • Read for 20 minutes. Monday through Wednesday night.
    • Please SUMMARIZE what you read in a paragraph or so EACH NIGHT.
    • Give each entry an appropriate and creative title.
    • Please include title and author of the book you are reading in your posts or the title and URL of the website.
    • No chart/signatures needed.
  • Vocabulary due Tuesday, Wednesday.
  • Perfect Paper due FRIDAY!
    • 300+ words. Word count at end.
    • At least 4 vocabulary words, marked in some way.
    • At least 2 paragraphs.
    • INK! Heading (NDP). Title. (Yes, those words count.)
    • Not ripped. No fluffies.
    • You start with 40 points. I subtract 5 for each mechanical error until I reach zero..
    • Extra Credit for extra creativity. (Be careful here.)
    • If you are PERFECT, you are done! You don’t have to do the next one.
    • Topic: Music

Week of October 29. (No School Friday. Test #11 will be Thursday.)

  • KBARR! Read 15 minutes, get chart signed DAILY (in notebook). No response this week.
  • Vocab Review Test Thursday. 1st 5 lists! (Scroll to the bottom of this page and work your way up.)
  • RBC Packet (not available online):
    • Monday Night: p374
    • Tuesday Night: p375
    • Wednesday Night: p346-347
  • Think Ahead! Perfect Paper due next Thursday, 11/8.
    • Perfect Paper

Week of October 22. (Second Quarter Begins!)

Week of October 15.

Week of October 8.

Week of October 1.

  • KBARR ! Read 15 minutes, get chart signed DAILY (in notebook), respond 1 page by Friday. Four signatures (M, T,W,Th) due Friday.
  • Vocabulary due Tuesday and Wednesday.

Week of September 24.

  • KBARR ! Read 15 minutes, get chart signed DAILY (in notebook), respond 1 page by Friday. Four signatures (M, T,W,Th) due Friday.
  • Vocabulary due Tuesday and Wednesday.

Week of September 17.

  • KBARR ! Read 15 minutes, get chart signed DAILY (in notebook), respond 1 page by Friday. Four signatures (M, T,W,Th) due Friday.
  • Vocabulary due Tuesday and Wednesday.

Week of September 10.

  • KBARR ! Read 15 minutes, get chart signed DAILY (in notebook), respond 1 page by Friday. Four signatures (M, T,W,Th) due Friday.
  • Vocabulary due Tuesday and Wednesday.

Week of September 3 (Monday is a holiday.)

  • Show Me You Knows for this week’s Academic Vocab due Wednesday, in notebook.
    • The Socs’ social status
    • Mom’s answer was ambiguous
    • He had the potential
    • He was not yet mature
    • The impact of his actions…
    • Please follow the guidelines
  • KBARR ! Read 15 minutes, get chart signed DAILY (in notebook). Read daily, 3/4 of a page of responding due Friday.
  • “My Room is Such a Mess” due Thursday. Friday!
    Show me the most nightmarish room imaginable. I want to feel, see, hear, taste (ewww), smell everything.
    350+ words, ink/printer/electronic, ndp, title, mess(y), gross, disgusting, dirty, stinky, etc.

Week of August 20.

Week of August 27

  • KBARR begins! Read 15 minutes M-Th, get chart signed (in notebook), respond 1/4 page (in notebook) M, T, W, Th. (Here are some more ideas for responding.)
  • Vocabulary due Tuesday, Wednesday.
  • “My Room is Such a Mess” due next Thursday, 9/6.
    Show me the most nightmarish room imaginable. I want to feel, see, hear, taste (ewww), smell everything.
    1 page (350+ words), ink, ndp, title. mess(y), gross, disgusting, dirty, stinky, etc. No opinions, just WDILL?