Ms. Kittelson 2013-2014
Monday, December 9, 2013

Grade 6 ELA:
> Write in your private
journal or read silently
> Organize portfolios and preview
final exam study guide

Grade 7(B) ELA Enrichment:
> Write in your private journal or read silently
> Organize portfolios and complete past work

Grade 10 ELA:
> Write in your private
journal or read silently; then complete a Read with a Purpose ticket
> Preview
final exam study guide

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Grade 6 ELA:
> Write in your private
journal or read silently
> Read and discuss Maya Angelou's poem "Still I Rise". Begin writing an optional essay using this Menu of Literary Elements and Devices, this chart and this sample essay

Grade 7(A) ELA Enrichment:
> Write in your private journal or read silently
> Complete and turn in past work (and an optional literary analysis essay about "
Still I Rise")

Grade 10 ELA:
> Write in your private
journal or read silently; then complete a Read with a Purpose ticket
> Work in Literature Circles using "How to Read a Narrative" and Lit Circle Procedures

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Grade 6 ELA:
> Write in your private
journal or read silently
> Write a literary analysis essay about "
Still I Rise" using this Menu of Literary Devices

Grade 7(A) ELA Enrichment:
> Write in your
journal or read silently
> Begin to write an essay about Maya Angelou's poem "
Still I Rise"

Grade 10 ELA:
> Write in your private
journal or read silently
> Work in Literature Circles using "
How to Read a Narrative" and Lit Circle Procedures

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Grade 6 ELA:
> Write in your private
journal or read silently and/or tinker with your iPad
> Work on the literary analysis essay about "
Still I Rise". Use as a tool, this chart and sample essay

Grade 7(A) ELA Enrichment:
> Write in your journal or read silently and/or tinker with your iPad
> Work on the essay about "
Still I Rise". Use as a tool, this chart and sample essay

Grade 10 ELA:
> Write in your private journal or read silently and/or tinker with your iPad
> Work in Literature Circles using "
How to Read a Narrative" and Lit Circle Procedures

Friday, December 13, 2013

Grade 6 ELA:
> Write in your private
journal or read silently and/or tinker with your iPad
> Turn in essay
> Play "
I Have Who Has?" with some of the literary terms

Grade 7(A) ELA Enrichment:
> Write in your
journal or read silently and/or tinker with your iPad
> Turn in essay, then play word games (Parts of Speech Bingo, Boggle, Scrabble, etc.)

Grade 10 ELA:
> Write in your private
journal or read silently and/or tinker with your iPad
> Write a
Literature Circle Reflection and discuss upcoming literary analysis essay and final exam

HOMEWORK ALL WEEK FOR GRADE 6: Study for the final exam

HOMEWORK ALL WEEK FOR GRADE 10:
Study for the final exam