Homework: ELD (Period 2)

  • Week of 10/14 - 10/18

    30 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering the dates: begin date = 10/01/19 & end date = 10/31/19) = Thurs., 10/31 at 8:59pm PST

    - ELD 9: Expanding / Bridging

     

    - ELD 10: Expanding / Bridging

     

    Week of 10/07 - 10/11

    30 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering the dates: begin date = 10/01/19 & end date = 10/31/19) = Thurs., 10/31 at 8:59pm PST

    - ELD 9: Expanding / Bridging

    • Review activity 1.5 (TB: p. 11) and activity 3.5 (TB: p. 54) 
      • Verb tenses
        • Simple present
        • Simple past
        • Past perfect
    • Review activity 2.5 (TB: p. 35)
      • Simple sentence
      • Compound sentence
      • Complex sentnece
      • Coordingating conjunctions
      • Subordinating Conjunctions

     

    - ELD 10: Expanding / Bridging

    30 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering the dates: begin date = 10/01/19 & end date = 10/31/19) = Thurs., 10/31 at 8:59pm PST

    • Review activity 3.5 (TB: p. 53)
      • Compound sentence
      • Complex sentnece
      • Coordingating conjunctions
      • Independent clause
      • Dependent clause
    • Complete activity 3.5 (TB: p. 54) = Thurs., 10/10
      • Create complex sentences and underline the dependent clause(s)
        • **Remember: If you place the dependent clause with the subordinate conjunction at the beginning of the sentence you will need a comma after the clause.

     

    Week of 09/30 - 10/04

    30 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering the dates: begin date = 10/01/19 & end date = 10/31/19) = Thurs., 10/31 at 8:59pm PST

    - ELD 9: Expanding / Bridging

    • Review what informational text is
    • Re-read "Coming-of-Age Ceremonies" (TB: pp. 19-21) = Wed., 10/02
      • Reread the informational text and think about two of the coming-of-age ceremonies to compare and contrast
    • Complete activity 1.7 (p. 22) = Fri., 10/04
      • Venn diagram comparing and contrasting two coming-of-age ceremonies
      • Comparison and contrast summary
    • Complete activity 2.5 (TB: pp. 35-36) = Tues., 10/08
      • Rewrite the three examples as compound or complex sentences

     

    - ELD 10: Expanding / Bridging

    • Review "My Mother Pieced Quilts" (TB: pp. 29-31) = Wed., 10/02
      • Re-read the text and reflect upon the mother and past events that have been shared with her to develop the poem's theme of the power of memory.
    • Complete activity 2.5 (TB: p. 35) = Fri., 10/04
      • Description of creative process

     

    Week of 09/23 - 09/27

    - ELD 9: Expanding / Bridging

    • Review verb tenses (TB: p. 11) = Thurs., 09/26
    • Complete activity 1.5 (TB: pp. 12-13) = Thurs., 09/26
      • Adding Details with Vivid Verbs
        • Simple present
        • Simple past
        • Past perfect
    • Review "Coming-of-Age Ceremonies" (TB: pp. 19-21) = Mon., 09/30
      • Vocabulary words
      • Transitional words (TB. p. 22)
        • Comparing (similarities)
        • Contrasting (differences)
      • Text analysis
    • Annotate text (TB: pp. 19-21) = Mon., 09/30

     

    - ELD 10: Expanding / Bridging

    • Review contents of an essay = Thurs., 09/26
      • Introduction
        • Lead-in / hook
        • Background information
        • FATt sentence
        • Thesis statement
      • Body Paragraphs
        • Topic sentence
        • Concrete detail
        • Commentary (mean + matter)
        • Concluding sentence
        • Transitional words / phrases
        • Embedded quotations
        • In-text citations
      • Conclusion
        • Restatement of thesis statement
        • Summary / recap of all main points / ideas from each body paragraph
        • Interesting final impression / universal thought
    • Review Ms. Ohanian's English Resource Guide = Thurs., 09/26
      • "T.I.E.S." Method --> integrating quotations (p. 59)
      • In-text citations (pp. 60-61)
      • Punctuating titles (p. 62)
    • Review "My Mother Pieced Quilts" (TB: pp. 29-31) = Mon., 09/30
      • Vocabulary words
      • Text analysis
    • Complete activity 2.4 (TB: p. 32) = Mon., 09/30
      • Expanding = three sentences / question
      • Bridging = four sentences / question

     

    *EXTRA CREDIT:

     - Participate in the PTSA Reflections Art Program 2019 contest (Literature option) = Mon., 10/07

     

    Week of 09/16 - 09/20

    - ELD 9: Expanding / Bridging

    • Review terminology:
      • Figurative langauge
      • Imagery
      • Incident
      • Memoir
      • Personal narrative
      • Point of view
      • Reflection
      • Response
    • Review the Constructive Conversations Skills placemat (prompt starters and response starters) = Wed., 09/17
      • Reference your notes and Ms. Ohanian's English Resource Guide
    • Review "Always Running" (TB: pp. 7-8) = Wed., 09/17
    • Complete activity 1.4 (TB: pp. 9-10) = Wed., 09/17
      • Expanding = two sentences / question
      • Bridging = three sentences / question
    • Review how to write a personal narrative, first-person point of view, singular pronouns, plural pronouns (TB: pp. 15, 17) = Fri., 09/20
    • Review sentence starters and prompt starters: academic vocabulary- constructive conversation skills, imagery, figurative language, parallel structure, tenses: past, present, future (resource guide pp. 35-39, TB: p. 32) = Tues., 09/24
    • Complete activity 2.4 (TB: p. 32) = Tues., 09/24
      • Expanding = two sentences / question
      • Bridging = three sentences / question

     

    - ELD 10: Expanding / Bridging

    • Review notes on formal and informal voice
    • Review terminology:
      • Conflict
      • Culture
      • Formal language
      • Genre
      • Identity
      • Informal language
      • Memoir
      • Parallel structure
      • Summary
    • Review how to write a thesis statement and the contents of an essay (introduction, body paragraphs, conclusion, topic sentences, concrete details, commentary, transitional words/phrases, concluding sentence)
      • Reference your essay outline, notes, and Ms. Ohanian's English Resource Guide
    • Review "By Any Other Name" (TB: pp. 6-10) = Wed., 09/17
    • Complete activity 1.4 (TB: pp. 11-12) = Wed., 09/17
      • Expanding = two sentences / question
      • Bridging = three sentences / question
    • Review formal and informal language (TB: p. 18) = Fri., 09/20
    • Complete activity 1.6 (TB: p. 19) = Fri., 09/20
      • Expanding = three sentences / question
      • Bridging = four sentences / question
    • Review Ms. Ohanian's English Resource Guide = Tues., 09/24
      • Plot (pp. 21-22)
      • Theme (p. 17)
      • Characterization / internal and external conflict (pp. 26-27)
      • Literary terms / devices (pp. 5, 17-20, 23-24)
      • Symbolism (pp. 5, 17)
      • Point of view (p. 19)
      • Sentence starters and prompt starters: academic vocabulary- constructive conversation skills (pp. 35-39)
    • Complete summary on an important cultural experience from your own life = Tues., 09/24
      • Review chart (TB: p. 20)
      • Expanding = five or more sentences
      • Bridging = seven or more sentences

     

    *EXTRA CREDIT:

     - Participate in the PTSA Reflections Art Program 2019 contest (Literature option) = Mon., 10/07

     

    Week of 09/09 - 09/13

    - ELD 9: Expanding / Bridging

    • Review "Always Running" (TB: pp. 7-8)
    • Review terminology:
      • Figurative langauge
      • Imagery
      • Incident
      • Memoir
      • Personal narrative
      • Point of view
      • Reflection
      • Response
    • Complete graphic organizer: "Word Choice Analyzer" = Mon., 09/16

     

    - ELD 10: Expanding / Bridging

    • Review notes on formal and informal voice
    • Review terminology:
      • Conflict
      • Culture
      • Formal language
      • Genre
      • Identity
      • Informal language
      • Memoir
      • Parallel structure
      • Summary
    • Review the five steps of how to annotate: "Annotating for Success: How to Read Critically" (p. 49 in Ms. Ohanian's English Resource Guide)
    • Read and annotate "By Any Other Name" (TB: pp. 6-10) = Mon., 09/16

     

    *EXTRA CREDIT:

     - Participate in the PTSA Reflections Art Program 2019 contest (Literature option) = Mon., 10/07

     

    Week of 09/02 - 09/06

    - Signed study session permission slip = Thurs., 09/05 by snack

    • You need to turn in your signed permission slip, even if you initially do not think you will attend the optional study sessions. You never know if/when you may want/need to attend; thus, why you need to turn it in ahead of time just in case!

    *EXTRA CREDIT:

     - Participate in the PTSA Reflections Art Program 2019 contest (Literature option) = Mon., 10/07

     

    Week of 08/26 - 08/30

    - Create an account for NoRedInk and complete the NoRedInk Baseline Assessment (Fall Semester) = Thurs., 08/29 at 8:00am PST

    - Review Jane Schaffer Writing Program:
    * Elements of a FATt sentence (F = Focus; A = Author; T = Title; t = text type)
    * CD = Concrete Detail
    * CM = Commentary
    * CS = Concluding Sentence
    **Back to School Night = Thurs., 08/29 (6:30-8:00pm)

     

    Week of 08/19 - 08/23

    - Signed syllabus = Mon., 08/26

    - Supply check = Mon., 08/26

    - SSR book check (200+ pages) = Mon., 08/26

    - Signed Academic Honesty Policy = Wed., 08/28

    - Create accounts for the following = Mon., 08/26

    •   Google Classroom
    •   Newsela.com
    •   Zinc Reading Labs
    •   ReadTheory.org
    •   Turnitin.com (DO NOT use your GUSD email address; you will not be able to recover your account if you forget your password)
    •   Listenwise.com
    •   Noredink.com

    - Remind app (class code and school code):

    • Class name (Period 2) Period 2: ELD
      • Class code = @ohanian2
    • School code:
      • Freshmen: Text @2023cmhs to 81010
      • Sophomores: Text @2022cmhs to 81010
      • Juniors: Text @2021cmhs to 81010
      • Seniors: Text @2020cmhs to 81010

    **Back to School Night = Thurs., 08/29 (6:30-8:00pm)