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6th Grade Literature (Period 1)

Instructor
Richard Schumacher
Term
2019-2020
Department
Schools - Peoria // Main
Description
In this class the students will be building close reading skills by with a collection of stories, articles, and poems from the Collections curriculum. 

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Lesson 5 - Summarizing Literature - pgs. 42-46

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Lesson 4 - Textual Evidence - pgs. 28 - 31

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Lesson 3 - Theme - pgs. 15 - 18 of packet

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Lesson 2 - Central Idea - pgs. 4-6 of packet

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Lesson 1 - Review directions of extended learning packet with your parents. Decide on a time each day that you can set aside to complete school work. 

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Study notes from this week's Open Court Readings - Assessment on Friday.

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Study notes from this week's Open Court Readings - Assessment on Friday.

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Answer the question on the Analyzing the Text: Hurricane Symbolism worksheet by restating the question, providing textual evidence, and personal elaboration.
Consider a larger idea that the poem represents about coping with an unpredictable event. What broader life lessons does the poem address through the speaker and her friends?

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At the beginning of " Moby Duck" , the author says that “Readers of this book will never again smile at little bath toys.” Do you agree or disagree with this statement, now that you know about the life of the floatees? Support your response by citing textual evidence.
 
NOTE: Use your cause and effect notes from to help you complete this assignment. 

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Finish Freedom Poem if you did not finish in class.

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Read for 30min. Parent initial. Finish any make up study island lessons!

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Study Venn Diagram and Comprehension Notes for test tomorrow!

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Read for 30min. Parent initial. Finish any make up study island lessons!

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Read Robert Frost’s “Last Word of a Blue Bird” Read and answer multiple choice questions 1-6.
 

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Read for 30min. Parent initial. Finish any make up study island lessons!

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Complete questions #20-22 on the AzMerit Close Read (Sailing with a Desert Queen). Study Word Detective worksheets, and comprehension notes for exam tomorrow.
 
Read for 30min. Parent initial. Finish any make up study island lessons!

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1) Complete questions #17-19 on the AzMerit Close Read (Sailing with a Desert Queen)
 
2) Read for 30min. Parent initial. Finish any make up study island lessons!

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1) Complete questions #14-16 on the AzMerit Close Read (Sailing with a Desert Queen)
 
2) Read for 30min. Parent initial. Finish any make-up study island lessons!

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1) Complete questions #11-13 on the AzMerit Close Read (Sailing with a Desert Queen)
 
2) Read for 30min. Parent initial. Finish any make-up study island lessons!

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: Complete questions #20-22 on the AzMerit Close Read (Papercrafts). Study Word Detective worksheets, and comprehension notes for exam tomorrow.
 

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Complete questions #17-19 on the AzMerit Close Read (Papercrafts)

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Complete questions #14-16 on the AzMerit Close Read (Papercrafts

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Complete questions #11-13 on the AzMerit Close Read (Papercrafts)

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A Man Down word search puzzle.
Read for 30min. Parent initial.

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Complete short response #26.
Read for 30min. Parent Initial

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Complete short response #25
Read for 30min. Parent initial.

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Read for 30 min. - Parent Initial 

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WINTER BREAK HOMEWORK: AzM2 Close Read Packet:
Camper’s Online Application (informational) & Ann from Avonlea (Literature).
Students will need to read each passage twice to two different family member’s and acquire their signatures before moving on to answer the multiple-choice questions. They will also need to complete the short response writing prompt that has been added to the bottom of each close read passage.

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Review study guide for midterm on Friday

Read for 30min. Parent Initial.

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Review study guide for midterm on Friday
 
Read for 30min. Parent Initial.

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AzM2 Close Read practice- Circus Time in Pioneer 
Please read the passage Circus Time in Pioneer, then complete the questions that follow.

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AzM2 Close Read practice- Fast in the Ice
Please read the passage Fast in the Ice, then complete the questions that follow. 
 
Read for 30min. Parent initial.

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"First Day of School" writing assignment (rescheduled from last week.)

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AzM2 Close Read practice- excerpts from Men of Iron and Peter Pan Study vocabulary terms and comprehension notes for test tomorrow!

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Students will complete the writing assignment stapled to line paper from class. Please follow instructions on the half sheet of paper. 

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AzM2 Close Read practice- excerpt from Little Women

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Retake study island lessons at home to ensure proficiency if you scored below 80% on either lesson.

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Read for 30 minutes, and have a parent initial your planner. 

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Read for 30 minutes, and have a parent initial your planner.

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Read for 30 min. - Parent Initial 

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Read for 30 Minutes - Parent Initial

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Students will complete the Vocabulary section of their Collection 2 Exam (#27-32) for homework. 
 
Read for 30min. Parent Initial.

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Read for 30 minutes. 

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Study for Bat quiz tomorrow. 
Read for 30 minutes 

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read for 30 minutes - parent initial 

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Pronoun and Antecedent Activity

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Read for 30min. parent initial