2017 - 2018 Assignments


Recent Assignments and Due Dates

Additional ELA Supplies - Tuesday, September 5, 2017
  • A folder with inside pockets to hold project directions and work in progress
  • A copy of the book Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry. (We are asking students to have a personal copy of the first book we will read together as a class in order to do active reading. Active reading includes annotating or marking up a book in order to understand more clearly what you are reading and be able to use parts of the book in your writing. If you need the school to provide you with a copy of the book, just let me know.)

ELA Notebook Name Page - Tuesday, September 5, 2017
(This should be the starting page of your notebook, before the Table of Contents.) . Create a page that visually reflects who you are. (Your personality, interests, etc.) . You may use words, pictures, symbols, and/or color. Fill the whole page. There is no right or wrong way to visually communicate something about yourself.

Ms. Young Parent Letter - Signed Cut Off Slip at bottom of letter - Thursday, September 7, 2017

Signed School Forms - Thursday, September 7, 2017 (Turn in to your Advisory/Homeroom teacher.)

First Fiction/Nonfiction Independent Reading Book chosen and in class - Thursday, September 14, 2017
  • You may choose a book to read that you are interested in. You may bring a book from home or choose one from our classroom library or school library during ELA class on Wednesday, September 13. If you are choosing a book from home, please have it in class on Thursday,
  • Please have your chosen book in class with you every day and get in the habit of carrying it back and forth to school each day. You will be reading it for homework and may be asked to use it in class as well.

PAST Assignments and Due Dates

ELA Notebook in Class - Friday, September 1, 2017

Summer Reading Assignment - Friday, September 1, 2017







































Independent Reading Form #1 (Fast Form) and next Independent Reading Book - Friday, October 6, 2017
You have three weeks from the assigned date to read your chosen book and complete a Fast Form. Please follow the schedule you created for yourself in class to make sure you complete the reading and have left yourself enough time to get a parent or guardian signautre on the form..

In addition to collecting your Fast Form, I will be getting the title of your next independent reading book. It should be in class with you if you're bringing it from home. Otherwise, you may choose one from the school or classroom library on Friday.


Independent Reading Form #1 (Long Form) and next Independent Reading Book - Friday, October 6, 2017
You have four weeks from the assigned date to read your chosen book and complete a Long Form. Please follow the schedule you created for yourself in class to make sure you complete the reading and have left yourself enough time to do a good job on the Long Form.

In addition to collecting your Long Form, I will be getting the title of your next independent reading book. It should be in class with you if you're bringing it from home. Otherwise, you may choose one from the school or classroom library on Friday.