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Language Arts: Mrs. Garcia
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LA 8: 4th Nine Weeks

4th 9 Weeks

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28 A

TAKS practice exam

HW: (1) Shane vocabulary (2) Get your copy of Shane – due Apr. 5

For 3/28 -29 B

R.4-9

R.16-17

 

30 A

    Go over TAKS practice exam

    Hero Journey notes

HW: Shane vocabulary

31 B

 

April 1 A

   Dependent clauses

   TAKS practice

   Conflict

HW: Dependent clause handout

4 B

 

 

 

 

 

5 A

   Dependent clauses

   Begin Shane

HW: (1) Read ch. 1-2 (2) Do highlighting and labeling (3) Do reading journal

6 B

 

7 A

   Ch. 1 – 2 Quiz

   Symbolism of the stump

   Characterization notes

HW: (1) Read ch. 3-4 (2) Do highlighting and labeling (3) Do reading journal

8 B

 

11 A

   Ch. 3 – 4 Quiz

   Class discussion over 1-4

   TAKS review

HW: (1) Get progress report signed (2) Read ch. 5-7 (3) Do highlighting and labeling (4) Do reading journal

12 B

 

 

 

 

13 A

   Ch. 5 - 7 Quiz

   Shane: Free will vs. destiny

   TAKS review

No HW

14

Bad Weather  Makeup/Holiday

15

Bad Weather  Makeup/Holiday

 18 B

 

 

 

 

19 A

TAKS - math

Community service presentation

20 B

TAKS - reading

 

21 A

TAKS – social studies

Sentence combining using subordination

HW: (1) Read ch. 8-10 (2) Do highlighting and labeling (3) Do reading journal

22 B

 

 

25 A

   Ch. 8-10 Quiz

   Sentence combining using subordination

   Shane’s characterization

   Essay editing

HW: (1) Read ch. 11-12 (2) Do highlighting and labeling (3) Do reading journal

26 B

 

27 A

   Ch. 11-12 Quiz

   Fragments and run-ons

   Shane: Destiny vs. free will

   Essay editing

HW: (1) Read ch. 13-16 (2) Do highlighting and labeling (3) Write down thesis statement for Shane essay (no reading journal)

28 B

 

29 A

   Ch. 13-16 Quiz

   Fragments and run-ons

   Culminating discussion of Shane

   Thesis statements and topic sentences

HW: (1) Write down thesis, topic sentences, and textual supports (2) Shane reading journal is due next class

May 2 B

 

 

 

 

3 A

   Shane reading journal due (major grade)

   Essay introductions and conclusions

   Compare film of Shane to text

HW: Rough draft of Shane essay: SKIP LINES

4 B

5 A

   Shane essay rough draft DUE

   Edit rough drafts

   Compare film of Shane to text

HW: Study for DGP quiz

6 B

 

9 A

   DGP Quiz

   Portfolio review

   Body Biography

HW: Portfolio Assessment

10 B

11 A

   Portfolio Assessment DUE

   Editing an essay

   Continue body biography

HW: Final draft of Shane essay: TYPE and SKIP LINES

12 B

13 A

   FINAL DRAFT of Shane essay DUE

   Grammar review

HW: Review Packet

16 B

 

 

 

 

17 A

   Grammar review continued

HW: Review packet

18 B

19 A

   Literary analysis review

HW: STUDY FOR FINAL EXAM

20 B

 

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Final Exams

 

 

 

 

 

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Final Exams

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Final Exams

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Final Exams

27

NO SCHOOL

 

 

 Quiz Grades:                                                                                           

  All Shane reading quizzes                                                                   

  DGP Quiz (May 9 or 10) 

                                                                                                                        

 Major Grades :

Shane reading journal + highlighting and labeling average (May 3 or 4)

Portfolio Assessment  (May 11 or 12)

  Shane Essay (May 13 or 16)