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6th Grade Language Arts HOMEWORK APRIL 24, 2018 Exercises in English WB p.21 Personal Pronouns -- Consider that Pronouns MUST agree with their noun antecedents in Person, Number and Gender; Use/ ID correct pronoun for/with Noun Antecedents.
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PAST DUE HW APRIL 23, 2018 Exercises in English WB p. 19 & 20 Personal Pronouns -- Use with Person, Number and Gender; Use with Noun Antecedents. APRIL 19, 2018 Test tomorrow on VERBS -- STUDY/KNOW:
1). Form and USE Principal Parts of verbs --both REGULAR and IRREGULAR 2).IDENTIFY and DISTINGUISH - ACTION, LINKING, & Auxiliary (helper) Verbs and Verb Phrases. 3).IDENTIFY and DISTINGUISH Transitive and Intransitive Verbs correctly -- KNOW how to find the RECEIVER of an ACTION expressed by an ACTION VERB that is TRANSITIVE. 4) IDENTIFY, DISTINGUISH, FORM and USE Simple, Progressive, and Perfect Tenses correctly. 5). Be able to correctly complete the conjugation of the Simple Tenses and the Perfect Tenses for the verb "to grow."MARCH 20, 2018 Exercises in English WB pp. 7-0 & 71 "Subject- Verb Agreement" MARCH 19, 2018 Conjugate the SIMPLE TENSES of the verbs "to bake" and "to catch"on the Conjugation sheet provided. .-- Simple Present, Simple Past, and Simple Future for each.
*List the appropriate pronouns to represent the 1st person, the 2nd person, and the 3rd person singular and plural subjects in the conjugation sheets. MARCH 13, 2018 Exercises in English P. 68 "More Perfect Tenses" MARCH 12, 2018 Exercises in English P. 67 "Perfect Tenses" February 28, 2018 Troublesome Verbs - Exercises in English WB pp. 58 & 59 February 20, 2018 Four Principal Parts of Verbs -- copy and study words ("to be" -->"to let") of IRREGULAR VERBS on p.356-357 Voyages in English textbook ---STUDY for QUIZ tomorrow 2/21/18. February 21, 2018 Four Principal Parts of Verbs -- copy and study words ("to lie" -->"to swim") of IRREGULAR VERBS on p.356-357 Voyages in English textbook ---STUDY for QUIZ tomorrow 2/22/18. February 13, 2018 Exercises in English WB p. 52 -- MAP sentences #11-15, and attempt to diagram them based on the models from class today. February 8, 2018 1). Exercises in English WB p.46 February 7, 2018 1). Exercises in English WB p.45 February 5, 2018 Exercises in English WB p. 44 -complete mapping to determine POSITION of the Adjectives ******as "BN"=before the noun it modifies -- ****** or as a "Subjective Complement in the following pattern = S+LV+SC(adj.) February 1, 2018 Exercises in English WB p. 43 -complete mapping S+LV+SC(adj.) January 30, 2018 1).Americanism Essay -- FINAL Draft (2 copies) due in class MONDAY 1/29/18-NOW OVERDUE *One copy with no name; one copy with your name (the name only may be handwritten) *TYPED FINAL -- 12 font, Tahoma, New Times Roman, or Calibri 2.0 line spacing 1.0 " margins all around Indent paragraphs WCP required ONLY if material is used that must be cited. 2) Exercises in English WB p. 41 "Using the Articles "the,""a,"& "an"'
January 29, 2018 Exercises in English WB pp.39 & 40 "Using Descriptive Adjectives" +Americanism Essay -- FINAL Draft (2 copies) due in class MONDAY 1/29/18-NOW OVERDUE January 25 & 26, 2018 Americanism Essay -- SECOND DRAFT Draft due in class TOMORROW, Friday 1/26/18 * double-spaced * handwritten * number lines Americanism Essay -- FINAL Draft (2 copies) due in class MONDAY 1/29/18- *One copy with no name; one copy with your name (the name only may be handwritten) *TYPED FINAL -- 12 font, Tahoma, New Times Roman, or Calibri 2.0 line spacing 1.0 " margins all around Indent paragraphs WCP required ONLY if material is used that must be cited. January 23 & 24, 2018 Americanism Essay -- FIRST DRAFT Draft due in class TOMORROW 1/25/18 * double-spaced * handwritten * number lines January 16 & 17, 2018 STUDY for the Unit Test on NOUNS!!!!! KNOW: 1. Kinds of Nouns, 2.Qualities of Nouns *Number (formation of Plurals), *Gender, *CASE -- (Nominative Uses _-S, SC, Appos., & D.A.); (Objective Uses --DO, IO, OP & Appos.) (Possessive Case -- formation and uses of possessive nouns.) TEST Thursday 1/18/18 January 10, 2018 Exercises in English WB - Multi -Use Words Used as Nouns, Verbs and Adjectives p. 15 & 16; QUIZ tomorrow, Thursday 1/11/18 on Forming and using Possessive Case Nouns correctly January 8, 2018 Exercises in English WB - " More Possessive Case Nouns" p. 12; **** PLUS, copy 3X and memorize the Rules for Forming Possessive Case Nouns -- -- can be in your own words 1. Forming Singular Possessive Case nouns, 2. Forming Plural Possessive Case nouns that end in "S" in the plural form, 3. Forming Plural Possessive Case nouns that DO NOTend in "S" in the plural form. January 3, 2018 Exercises in English WB - " More Possessive Case Nouns" p. 11 January 2, 2018 Exercises in English WB - "Possessive Case Nouns" p. 10 December 07, 2017 Exercises in English WB "Working with Prepositional Phrases" p. 9 -- Map all sentences. December 05, 2017 G.U.M. packet pp. 25,26, & 27 -- MAP S+AV+DO --or-- S+AV+IO+DO for each sentence and Identify the USE of the underlined word as directed! November 28, 2017 G.U.M.(Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics) WS p. 22 "Nouns and Adjectives Used Subjective Complements"- TEACHING pg.November 27, 2017 Ex. in English WB - Nouns Used as Subjects and Subjective Complements in the NOMINATIVE CASE p. 6. November 20, 2017 Ex. in English WB - Concrete and Abstract Nouns pp. 3 & 4; Nouns Used as Subjects in the NOMINATIVE CASE p. 5. Project Directions and Due Dates: COLLECTIVE NOUN PROJECT -- Objective: Student will be able to use collective nouns correctly and define each as a singular noun that represents a group of persons, animals or things and is expressed/considered as a unit. ****p. 251 Voyages in English textbook "Practice Power" DIRECTIONS: 1. Fold a piece of construction paper into fourths (equal sections). 2. Be creative -- CHOOSE 4 collective nouns and understand what each represents. 3. Draw an image that shows the group of persons, animals, or things that the collective noun represents -- FILL the space and COLOR it! 4. Put a label at the top of each section indicating the collective noun and the group represented. e.g. "A class of 6th Grade students." 5. Compose/write a sentence using the collective noun correctly as a caption for your picture. COLLECTIVE NOUN PROJECTrubric The following is the rubric on which you will be graded! This project counts as a quiz grade. Followed directions- 1. Four depictions of valid collective nouns / 16 pts. 2. Colored and accurate pictures / 16 pts. 3. Correct collective noun used to name a particular group of persons, animals or things. / 8 pts. 4. Four valid sentences using the collective nouns correctly. / 16 pts. 5. Correct spelling / 8 pts. 6. Correct sentence structure and conventions. / 16 pts. 7. Neatness / 10 pts. 8. creativity/originality / 10 pts. Total / pts
November 14, 2017 Forming Plurals of nouns quiz--> STUDY ***** changed to Thursday November 13, 2017 Ex. in Eng. WB pp. 1& 2 - forming Plurals of nouns correctly -- STUDY quiz on Wednesday!October 25 & 30, 2017 COLLECTIVE NOUN PROJECT assigned today, Wednesday 10/25/17 --> DUE Tuesday 10/31/17. see directions below October 19, 2017 Introducing the Writing Process - **Students will need to finalize their Halloween Poem - minimum 12 lines and maximum 20 lines. The final needs to be neatly done -- typed: 12 font and 2.0 spacing between the lines -- OR -- Neatly handwritten with spaces between lines. ****On construction paper with the image of your Halloween topic neatly drawn/depicted. **** CHECK for spelling and grammar errors AND CORRECT them BEFORE turning in your FINAL PRODUCT.
******PAY close attention to the FORM of your poem as it appears on the page -- only one line of poetry on each line of the paper!
******REMEMBER that lines of poetry are NOT structured sentences, but instead, are more free thought -- phrases that enliven the reader's imagination so they can "experience" the topic through your senses -- sight, sound, smell, feel, taste, &/or emotions -- pay close attention to the sensory details for your Halloween theme that will make your Halloween Poem come ALIVE to the reader/audience. HALLOWEEN POEM Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 1st draft HALLOWEEN POEM (minimum 12 lines - maximum 20 lines) due in class Thursday, October 19, 2017- 2nd draft HALLOWEEN POEMdue in class Friday, October 19, 2017- FINAL HALLOWEEN POEM- on construction paper with Halloween image- ****neatly drawn ****no spelling errors ****no grammar errors ****best effort ****poem stays on theme/addresses the topic chosen and represented in the Halloween image. ****STRONGLY suggest typing the poem to fit the image for neat final product. October 18, 2017 Introducing the Writing Process - **Students will need to revise their concepts expressed in the FIRST DRAFT that was reviewed and evaluated by peer editors to produce a Second Draft of their Halloween Poem - minimum 12 lines and maximum 20 lines. ******PAY close attention to the FORM of your poem as it appears on the page -- only one line of poetry on each line of the paper! October 17, 2017 Introducing the Writing Process - **Students will need to develop their concepts derived from last night's brainstorming activity to produce a FIRST/ROUGH Draft of their Halloween Poem - minimum 12 lines and maximum 20 lines. October 16, 2017Introducing the Writing Process - Students will need to develop 2 brainstorming webs tonight for 2 Halloween themes. The result should resemble a spider's web with the student making connections between ideas. REMEMBER to think about the sensory details for your Halloween theme that will make your Halloween Poem come ALIVE to the reader/audience. October 9, 2017Exercises in English p. 106 Compound Sentences -- MAP the subjects and predicates in each of the MAIN CLAUSES. October 2, 2017Exercises in English WB p. 123 conjunctions joining MAIN Clauses in Compound Sentences. September 27, 2017Exercises in English WB p. 121 - Working with Coordinating Conjunctions that join Words. September 25, 2017Exercises in English WB p. 105 Practice Simple Sentences - MAP subjects and predicates - Indicate compound elements as directed. September 18, 2017 Exercises in English WB p. 101 Practice with Natural and Inverted Order Sentences. September 12, 2017 Exercises in English WB p. 99 - MAP the subject(s) and predicate(s) and divide the sentences into Complete Subjects(CS) and Complete Predicates (CP). September 7, 2017 Quiz on definitions and on identifyingsimple subjects and simple predicates; and differentiatingComplete Subjects and Complete Predicates on Friday 9/8/17
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