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Q3.W2 Reading: Main Idea & Details QUIZ (R)

Reading Comprehension Quiz:
 
Main Idea and Details (Informational Texts)

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"Main Idea and Details" Worksheet (R)

Worksheet distributed in class.

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Skills Practice Workbook 2 pgs. 129-130 (W)

Main Idea and Details

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Skills Practice Workbook 2 pgs. 49-50 (W)

Main Idea and Details

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Q3.W1 Word Analysis / Spelling QUIZ (R, S)

Study your weekly Spelling List in preparation for Friday's Word Analysis / Spelling QUIZ!

Word Analysis

  • The suffix -ology     =       "the science/study of _______"
  • The suffix -ist          =       "one who does/practices _______"

 

Spelling List

  1. antagonist
  2. astrology
  3. biology
  4. cartoonist
  5. chemist
  6. ecology
  7. florist
  8. journalist
  9. protagonist
  10. psychology

BONUS WORDS

     1. archaeology
     2. meteorologist

Due:

Skills Practice Workbook 2 pgs. 91-92 (S)

Word Analysis

    • The suffix -ology      =       "the study/science of _________"
    • The suffix -ist           =       "one who does/practices _________"

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Skills Practice Workbook 2 pgs. 87-88 (W)

Cause and Effect

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Skills Practice Workbook 2 pgs. 81-82 (R)

Word Analysis

    • The suffix -ology      =       "the study/science of _________"
    • The suffix -ist           =       "one who does/practices _________"

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Q2.W9 Word Analysis / Spelling QUIZ (R, S)

Study your weekly Spelling List in preparation for Friday's Word Analysis / Spelling QUIZ!

Word Analysis

  • The Greek root bio          =       "life"
  • The Latin root aud           =       "hear"
  • The Latin root rupt           =       "break"

 

Spelling List

  1. audience
  2. audiobook
  3. audiovisual
  4. auditorium
  5. biodiversity
  6. biography
  7. biology
  8. disrupt
  9. eruption
  10. interruption

BONUS WORDS

     1. symbiotic
     2. uninterrupted

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 227-228 (S)

Word Analysis

    • The Greek root bio          =       "life"
    • The Latin root aud           =       "hear"
    • The Latin root rupt           =       "break"

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Q2.W9 US Government QUIZ

Study your US Government notes in preparation for Thursday's US Government Quiz. 

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 217-218 (R)

Word Analysis

    • The Greek root bio          =       "life"
    • The Latin root aud           =       "hear"
    • The Latin root rupt           =       "break"

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Q2.W8 Word Analysis / Spelling QUIZ (R, S)

Study your weekly Spelling List in preparation for Friday's Word Analysis / Spelling QUIZ!

Word Analysis

  • The prefix anti-          =       "against'
  • The prefix de-            =       "down" / "away"
  • The prefix super-       =       "above" / "beyond"
  • The prefix trans-        =       "across" / "beyond"

 

Spelling List

  1. antibiotic
  2. antibodies
  3. antisocial
  4. decline
  5. dejected
  6. superhuman
  7. superstar
  8. supervise
  9. transaction
  10. translate

BONUS WORDS

     1. deactivate
     2. translucent

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 213-214 (S)

Word Analysis

  • The prefix anti-          =       "against'
  • The prefix de-            =       "down" / "away"
  • The prefix super-       =       "above" / "beyond"
  • The prefix trans-        =       "across" / "beyond"

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Q2.W8 Reading Comprehension: "Point of View" QUIZ (R)

Study your "Elements of Literature / Point of View" notes in preparation for Wednesday's Reading Comprehension Quiz on "Point of View." 

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 209-210 (W)

Main Idea and Details

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 203-204 (R)

Word Analysis

  • The prefix anti-          =       "against'
  • The prefix de-            =       "down" / "away"
  • The prefix super-       =       "above" / "beyond"
  • The prefix trans-        =       "across" / "beyond"

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 195-196 (W)

Compare and Contrast

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Compare/Contrast Literature: Point of View Worksheet

Worksheet distributed in class.

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Q2.W4 Word Analysis / Spelling QUIZ (R, S)

Study your weekly Spelling List in preparation for Friday's Word Analysis / Spelling QUIZ!

Word Analysis

  • The Greek root log / logos     =       "word," "saying," or "thought"
  • The Greek root graph             =       "write"

 

Spelling List

  1. analogy
  2. apologize
  3. autobiography
  4. autograph
  5. chronological
  6. geography
  7. graphic
  8. logical
  9. paragraph
  10. photograph

BONUS WORDS

     1. epilogue
     2. prologue

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 53-54 (S)

Word Analysis

  • The Greek root log / logos     =       "word," "saying," or "thought"
  • The Greek root graph             =       "write"

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 49-50 (W)

Compare and Contrast

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 43-44 (R)

Word Analysis

  • The Greek root log / logos     =       "word," "saying," or "thought"
  • The Greek root graph             =       "write"

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Q2.W3 Word Analysis / Spelling QUIZ (R, S)

Study your weekly Spelling List in preparation for Friday's Word Analysis / Spelling QUIZ!

Word Analysis

  • The Latin root sens          =       "be aware"
  • The Latin root spec          =       "see"
  • The Latin root sim            =       "like"

 

Spelling List

  1. consensus
  2. inspect
  3. nonsense
  4. perspective
  5. reflect
  6. sensational
  7. sensitive
  8. simile
  9. simulate
  10. spectator

BONUS WORDS

     1. desensitize
     2. simultaneous

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 129-130 (W)

Compare and Contrast

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Q2.W3 US Government QUIZ

Study your US geography notes / maps in preparation for Wednesday's US Government Quiz. 

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 147-148 (S)

Word Analysis

  • The Latin root sens          =       "be aware"
  • The Latin root spec          =       "see"
  • The Latin root sim            =       "like"

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 137-138 (R)

Word Analysis

  • The Latin root sens          =       "be aware"
  • The Latin root spec          =       "see"
  • The Latin root sim            =       "like"

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 115-116 (W)

"Sequence"

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Character Analysis / Setting "Quiz" Worksheet (R)

Worksheet distributed in class.

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Q2.W1 Reading: Characters / Setting QUIZ (R)

Study your "Elements of Literature" / Characters / Setting notes in preparation for Friday's Reading: "Characters / Setting" Quiz. 

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Character Analysis / Setting Worksheet (R)

Worksheet distributed in class.

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Q1.W10 Word Analysis / Spelling QUIZ (R, S)

Study your weekly Spelling List in preparation for Friday's Word Analysis / Spelling QUIZ!

Word Analysis

  • Hyphenated compound words         =       compound words joined with a hyphen
  • The suffixes -ic / -ical                       =       "relating to"
 

Spelling List

  1. absent-minded
  2. athletic
  3. energetic
  4. high-tech
  5. historical
  6. long-distance
  7. numerical
  8. optimistic
  9. patriotic
  10. self-respect

BONUS WORDS

     1. commander-in-chief
     2. symmetrical

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Q1.W10 Reading: "Making Inferences" QUIZ (R)

Study your "Elements of Literature" / Making Inferences notes in preparation for Friday's Reading: "Making Inferences" Quiz. 

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Character Analysis / Setting Worksheet (R)

Worksheet distributed in class.

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 105-106 (S)

  • Hyphenated compound words         =       compound words joined with a hyphen
  • The suffixes -ic / -ical                       =       "relating to"

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 95-96 (R)

  • Hyphenated compound words         =       compound words joined with a hyphen
  • The suffixes -ic / -ical                       =       "relating to"

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Q1.W8 Reading: "Theme" QUIZ (R)

Study your "Elements of Literature" / Making Inferences / Theme notes in preparation for Friday's Reading: "Theme" Quiz. 

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Q1.W8 US Geography QUIZ

Study your US geography notes / maps in preparation for Thursday's US Geography Quiz. 

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Making Inferences / Theme Worksheet (R)

Worksheet distributed in class. 

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 119-120 (S)

  • The Latin root terra          =       "land” or "Earth"
  • The Greek root geo          =       "Earth”
  • The Greek root photo       =       "light"

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Q1.W7 "Decoding" Words / Spelling QUIZ (R, S)

Study your weekly Spelling List in preparation for Friday's "Decoding" Words / Spelling QUIZ!

“Decoding” Words

  • The Latin root terra          =       "land” or "Earth"
  • The Greek root geo          =       "Earth”
  • The Greek root photo       =       "light"

 

Spelling List

  1. geography
  2. geologist
  3. geometry
  4. photocopy
  5. photogenic
  6. photographer
  7. photography
  8. terrace
  9. terrain
  10. territorial

BONUS WORDS

     1. extraterrestrial
     2. photosynthesis

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Q1.W7 Comma QUIZ (W)

Study your "comma" notes/sentences in your ELA notebook in preparation for Wednesday's Comma Quiz!

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 93-94 (W)

Capitalization

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 109-110 (R)

  • The Latin root terra          =       "land” or "Earth"
  • The Greek root geo          =       "Earth”
  • The Greek root photo       =       "light"

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 143-144 (R)

Making Inferences

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 57-58 (S)

Spelling: Morphemes
 
  • The prefix con-      =       "with”
  • The prefix mid-      =       "middle”

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Q1.W5 "Decoding" Words / Spelling QUIZ (R, S)

Study your weekly Spelling List in preparation for Friday's "Decoding" Words / Spelling QUIZ!

“Decoding” Words

  • The prefix con-      =       "with”
  • The prefix mid-      =       "middle”

 

Spelling List

  1. concur
  2. conduct
  3. conspire
  4. construct
  5. converge
  6. midnight
  7. midpoint
  8. midsentence
  9. midterm
  10. midwinter

BONUS WORDS

     1. contiguous
     2. midfielder

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Q1.W5 Geography Quiz

Study your map of continents and oceans in preparation for Friday's Geography Quiz!

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 63-64 (W)

Cause and Effect

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 57-58 (R)

"Decoding" Words
 
  • The prefix con-      =       "with”
  • The prefix mid-      =       "middle”

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 7-8 (R)

Making Inferences

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Q1.W4 "Decoding" Words / Spelling QUIZ (R, S)

Study your weekly Spelling List in preparation for Friday's "Decoding" Words / Spelling QUIZ!

“Decoding” Words

  • The suffix -ize                      =       "to make”
  • The suffix -ance / -ence      =       "state or quality of”

 

Spelling List

  1. criticize
  2. emphasize
  3. evidence
  4. existence
  5. ignorance
  6. legalize
  7. organize
  8. preference
  9. specialize
  10. sterilize

BONUS WORDS

     1. characterize
     2. correspondence

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 39-40 (S)

 
  • The suffix -ize                      =       "to make”
  • The suffix -ance / -ence      =       "state or quality of”

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 29-30 (R)

"Decoding" Words
 
  • The suffix -ize                      =       "to make”
  • The suffix -ance / -ence      =       "state or quality of”

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Q1.W3 "Decoding" Words / Spelling QUIZ (R, S)

Study your weekly Spelling List in preparation for Friday's "Decoding" Words / Spelling QUIZ!

“Decoding” Words

  • The Greek root loc         =       "place”
  • The Greek root flect       =       "bend”
  • The Latin root cycl         =       "circle” or "ring"
  • The Latin root phon       =       “sound”

 

Spelling List

  1. allocate
  2. cyclist
  3. cyclical
  4. dislocate
  5. inflection
  6. location
  7. motorcycle
  8. phonetic
  9. phonics
  10. reflection

BONUS WORDS

     1. antireflective
     2. encyclopedia

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 21-22 (W)

Sequence

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 25-26 (R)

“Decoding” Words

  • The Greek root loc         =       "place”
  • The Greek root flect       =       "bend”
  • The Latin root cycl         =       "circle” or "ring"
  • The Latin root phon       =       “sound”

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Q1.W3 Capitalization/End Punctuation QUIZ

Study your capitalization / end punctuation sentences (recorded daily in the ELA notebook) in preparation for
 
Wednesday's Capitalization / End Punctuation QUIZ.

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 16-17

“Decoding” Words

  • The Greek root loc         =       "place”
  • The Greek root flect       =       "bend”
  • The Latin root cycl         =       "circle” or "ring"
  • The Latin root phon       =       “sound”

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Q1.W2 "Decoding" Words / Spelling Quiz

Study your weekly Spelling List in preparation for Friday's "Decoding" Words / Spelling QUIZ!

“Decoding” Words

  • The prefix non-           =       "not”
  • The prefix pre-            =       "before”
  • The suffix -ness          =       "the state of being ____”
  • The suffix -ment          =       “action” or “process”

 

Spelling List

  1. forgiveness
  2. government
  3. improvement
  4. loneliness
  5. nastiness
  6. nonexistent
  7. nontoxic
  8. prearrange
  9. prehistoric
  10. preseason

BONUS WORDS

     1. nonabrasive
     2. predetermine

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 11-12

  • The prefix non-           =       "not”
  • The prefix pre-            =       "before”
  • The suffix -ness          =       "the state of being ____”
  • The suffix -ment          =       “action” or “process”

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Skills Practice Workbook pgs. 1-2

  • The prefix non-           =       "not”
  • The prefix pre-            =       "before”
  • The suffix -ness          =       "the state of being ____”
  • The suffix -ment          =       “action” or “process”