Homework 2019-2020

Current: “Week” of March 18:

  • Go to Moodle and log in: https://moodle-lms.etcportal.org/course/view.php?id=4 Use the Google Button, and then enter the Student Key for your class.
    • Period 1: Period1!
    • Period 2: Period2!
    • Period 5: Period5!
    • Period 6: Period6!
  • Do the Husker Du’s each day.
  • Finish Giver and do the Quizzes each day.
  • KBARR with your own book begins again on Wednesday, and runs daily through Friday. Post daily on the forum. See instructions in the KBARR Forum.
  • 600 words is due Wednesdays now. Yes, you owe 600 on Wednesday 3/18. Copy/Paste into the Moodle Assignment and follow the Wiki directions.
  • On Friday Post to the Giver Ending Forum, and get started on your Giver Project.
  • The Jibber Jabber Chat Room is open NOW.

 

Previously…

Week of March 9.

  • KBARR = The Giver. There will be a reading check quiz every day. 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 = per CHAPTER = 1 + 1 + 1 = 1 sentence summary, 1 sentence reaction, 1 thoughtful question.
    • Monday night: chapter 14 and 15
    • Tuesday night: chapters 16 and 17
    • Wednesday night: chapters 18 and 19
    • Thursday night: chapter 20
  • 600 Words due (every) Tuesday.
  • Vocab due Tuesday and Wednesday. {Don’t forget the availability of EXTRA CREDIT VOCAB due Friday!}

Week of March 2. All homework counts again!

  • KBARR = The Giver. There will be a reading check quiz every day. 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 = per CHAPTER = 1 + 1 + 1 = 1 sentence summary, 1 sentence reaction, 1 thoughtful question.
    • Monday night: chapter 7
    • Tuesday night: chapters 8 and 9.
    • Wednesday night: chapters 10 and 11.
    • Thursday night: chapters 12 and 13.
  • 600 Words due (every) Tuesday.
  • Vocab due Tuesday and Wednesday.

Week of February 24.

  • KBARR = The Giver. EACH NIGHT write to response sentences. One sentence should contain the word although, and the other sentences should contain the word because. Also,there will be a reading check quiz every day. Bring your book every Day!
    • Monday night: Chapter 1
    • Tuesday night: Chapter 2
    • Wednesday night: Chapters 3 and 4
    • Thursday night: Chapter 5 and 6.
  • 600 Words/Week due Tuesday.
  • Vocab due Tuesday and Wednesday.

Week of February 17 (Monday is a holiday.)

  • KBARR:  Read 15 minutes, get chart signed DAILY (in notebook), respond 3/4 page by Friday. 
  • 600 Words per Week due Tuesday.
  • Commas Page: p193 due Wednesday. p194 due Thursday. (Not available online!)

Week of February 10 (Monday is a holiday.)

Week of February 3. Bootstrap Month Begins! Spelling Month Begins! (Yep, yep, yep.)

Week of January 27.

Week of  January 20. No School Monday. Second Semester Begins!

  • KBARR ! Read 15 minutes, get chart signed DAILY (in notebook), respond 1 page by Friday. 
  • Pink Grammar Sheet: Clauses. Due Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. See sheet for specifics. (NOT AVAILABLE ONLINE.)
  • 600 Words per Week. First 600 due next Tuesday, 1/21.

Week of 1/13.

  • KBARR ! Read 15 minutes, get chart signed DAILY (in notebook), respond 1 page by Thursday. 
  • 600 Words per Week. First 600 due next Tuesday, 1/21.

Week of 1/6.

  • KBARR ! Read 15 minutes, get chart signed DAILY (in notebook), respond 1 page by Friday. 
  • Vocabulary due Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • LAST 120 Seconds Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday! Practice, practice, practice!

Week of 12/16.

  • KBAR ! Read 15 minutes, get chart signed DAILY (in notebook). Three lines due THURSDAY! No response.
  • Vocabulary due Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • 120 Seconds finished up Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday! Practice, practice, practice!

Week of 12/9.

  • KBARR ! Read 15 minutes, get chart signed DAILY (in notebook), respond 1 page by Friday. 
  • Vocabulary due Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • 120 Seconds Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday! Practice, practice, practice!

Week of December 2.

  • KBARR ! Read 15 minutes, get chart signed DAILY (in notebook), respond 1 page by Friday. 
  • Vocabulary due Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • 120 Seconds begins next Tuesday, 12/10.

Week of November 18.

  • KBARR! Read 15 minutes, get chart signed DAILY (T, W, Th in notebook). 3/4 page response due Friday!
  • Vocabulary due Tuesday, Wednesday. NOTICE TO ALL EXTRA CREDIT JUNKIES: EC VOCAB IS DUE THURSDAY THIS WEEK!

Week  of November 11. Monday is a holiday.

  • KBARR! Read 15 minutes, get chart signed DAILY (T, W, Th in notebook). 3/4 page response due Friday!
  • Vocab Review Test Friday. Lists 6-11! (Scroll to the bottom of this page and work your way up from .)
  • RBC Packet (not available online):
    • Tuesday Night: p372-373 (Remote)
    • Wednesday Night: p370-371 (Web Page)
    • Thursday Night: p368-369 (Public Notice)

Week of November 4. No School Friday!

  • KBARR! Read 15 minutes, get chart signed DAILY (M, T, W in notebook). 3/4 page response due THURSDAY!
  • 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: p346-347
    • Tuesday Night: p374
    • Wednesday Night: p375

 

October 28.

  • KBARR ! Read 15 minutes, get chart signed DAILY (in notebook), respond 1 page by Friday. 
  • Vocabulary due Tuesday and Wednesday. SMYK’s now due THURSDAY!
  • Show not Tell: You Pick! This one has to be TRUE! Due Tuesday.
    • “What a mistake!” SHOW you making a big mistake or doing something you regret. Don’t tell me what you did, SHOW you doing it.  350+ words, ink/printer/electronic, ndp, title
    • “Wow, that was unexpected!” SHOW an unexpected BIG event in your life.  Don’t tell me what happened, SHOW it happening to you.  350+ words, ink/printer/electronic, ndp, title

Week of October 21. Second Quarter!

  • KBARR ! Read 15 minutes, get chart signed DAILY (in notebook), respond 1 page by Friday. 
  • Vocabulary due Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Show not Tell: You Pick! This one has to be TRUE! Due Next Tuesday.
    • “What a mistake!” SHOW you making a big mistake or doing something you regret. Don’t tell me what you did, SHOW you doing it.  350+ words, ink/printer/electronic, ndp, title
    • “Wow, that was unexpected!” SHOW an unexpected BIG event in your life.  Don’t tell me what happened, SHOW it happening to you.  350+ words, ink/printer/electronic, ndp, title

 

Week of October 14.

  • KBARR Read 15 minutes, get chart signed DAILY (in notebook)… Responding is NEW and DAILY this week!
    4×4 = 1+1+1+1 x 1+1+1+1.

    • 1 Summary Sentence= What happened.
    • 1 Reaction Sentence = What you thought and why. (because, since, etc.)
    • 1 Prediction Sentence = What you think will happen next and why. (because, since, etc.)
    • 1 Curiosity Question = What do you just want to know more about just because it seems kinda kewl.
  • Vocabulary due Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Outsiders Project due Thursday.

 

Week of October 7.

 

Week of September 30.

  • 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.
  • Show not Tell: “It Was So Much Fun…” due Thursday, 10/3.Please Note NEW DATE!
    • Show me you having fun. What does that look, feel, sound like? Don’t tell me what you like to do; SHOW me you in the middle of doing it! 350+ words, ink/printer/electronic, ndp, title

 

Week of September 23.

  • 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.
  • Show not Tell: “It Was So Much Fun…” due next Tuesday, 10/1.
    • Show me you having fun. What does that look, feel, sound like? Don’t tell me what you like to do; SHOW me you in the middle of doing it! 350+ words, ink/printer/electronic, ndp, title

Week of September 16.

  • 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 9.

  • 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 2 (Monday is a holiday.)

  • Show Me You Knows for this week’s Academic Vocab due Wednesday, in notebook. Definitions are not required, but you should look up words you don’t know.
    • 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.
  • “Messy Room” due ThursdayFriday! (You’re welcome.)
    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  26.

 

Week of August 19. Tonight for Bonus Tomorrow: Go through Mr. Coward’s website and find the “rules.”