Homework: ELD (Period 1)

  • Week of 01/30 - 02/03

    - 20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 01/01/23 & end date = 01/31/23 --> select 'apply') = Tues., 01/31 at 8:59pm PST

    - ELPAC Preparation:

    • Refer to Google Classroom for tips to help you take the ELPAC assessment: "Tips to Successfully Pass the ELPAC"

      • Steps on how to answer questions

      • Key terminology

      • Categories of questions

      • Sample questions

      • Key information to look and listen for (while taking notes)

    • ELPAC Practice Test (packet):

      • Review the following sections for each domain. Circle your answers directly onto the packet and mark your answers accordingly. Have someone else read the directions and the passages to you ONLY ONCE:

        • DOMAIN: Reading

          • "Read a Short Informational Passage" (p. 13)

          • "Read a Student Essay" (pp. 14-16) 

          • "Read a Literary Passage" (pp. 17-19)

          • "Read an Informational Passage" (pp. 20-22)
    • ELPAC Practice Test Exercises (Packet): READING Domain
           * Read a Student Essay (pp. 14-16) = Tues., 01/31

     

    Week of 01/23 - 01/27

    - 20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 01/01/23 & end date = 01/31/23 --> select 'apply') = Tues., 01/31 at 8:59pm PST

    - ELPAC Preparation:

    • Refer to Google Classroom for tips to help you take the ELPAC assessment: "Tips to Successfully Pass the ELPAC"

      • Steps on how to answer questions

      • Key terminology

      • Categories of questions

      • Sample questions

      • Key information to look and listen for (while taking notes)

    • Review CAASPP practice exercises (listening): questions, answers and rationales
    • ELPAC Practice Test (packet):

      • Review the following sections for each domain. Circle your answers directly onto the packet and mark your answers accordingly. Have someone else read the directions and the passages to you ONLY ONCE:

        • DOMAIN: Listening

          • "Listen to a Short Exchange" (p. 5)

          • "Listen to a Classroom Conversation" (pp. 6-7)

          • "Listen to an Oral Presentation" (pp. 8-9)

          • "Listen to a Speaker Support an Opinion" (pp. 10-11)

    • ELPAC Practice Test Exercises (Packet): LISTENING Domain
    • ELPAC Practice Test Exercises (Packet): READING Domain
           * Read a Student Essay (pp. 14-16) = Tues., 01/31

     

    Week of 01/16 - 01/20

    - 20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 01/01/23 & end date = 01/31/23 --> select 'apply') = Tues.,   01/31 at 8:59pm PST

    - ELPAC Preparation:

    • Review "Tips to Successfully Pass the ELPAC"

    • Review key terminology
    • Review CAASPP practice exercises (listening): questions, answers and rationales

     

    **Second Semester**

    Week of 01/09 - 01/13

    - 20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 01/01/23 & end date = 01/31/23 --> select 'apply') = Tues.,   01/31 at 8:59pm PST

    - ELPAC Preparation:

    • Review: "Tips to Successfully Pass the ELPAC"

    • Define Key Terminology = Fri., 01/13 (8:00am PST on Google Classroom)

    - SSR book check (200+ pages --> sign up via link on Google Classroom) = Wed., 01/11 (8:00 am PST)

     

    Week of 1212 - 12/16

    - Group Project (Current Event) presentations = Thurs., 12/15

    - SpringBoard:

    a) TB pp. 49-50 (Activity 3.3) = Tues., 12/13
    - Read the editorial: "An Early Start on College"
         * Review editorials, idioms, rhetoric
         * Review definitions in margins

    - Complete T-chart in margins by annotating each paragraph (concrete details in red and commentary in green)


    b) TB p. 51 (Activity 3.4) = Tues., 12/13  
    - Answer the textual analysis questions (3+ sentences / ?)

    - Review for final exam:

    • Ms. Ohanian's English Resource Guide
    • SpringBoard
    • Grammar

     

    Week of 12/05 - 12/09

    - Group Project (Current Event) presentations = Thurs., 12/15

    - SpringBoard:

    a) TB pp. 49-50 (Activity 3.3) = Tues., 12/13
    - Read the editorial: "An Early Start on College"
         * Review editorials, idioms, rhetoric
         * Review definitions in margins

    - Complete T-chart in margins by annotating each paragraph (concrete details in red and commentary in green)


    b) TB p. 51 (Activity 3.4) = Tues., 12/13  
    - Answer the textual analysis questions (3+ sentences / ?)

    - Review for final exam:

    • Ms. Ohanian's English Resource Guide
    • SpringBoard
    • Grammar

     

    Week of 11/28 - 12/02

    - 20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 11/01/22 & end date = 11/30/22 --> select 'apply') = Wed., 11/30 at 8:59pm PST  

    - Finish reading your SSR book (by the end of Thanksgiving Break) = Mon., 11/29

    - Oral SSR Book Report = Fri., 12/09

    - Group Project (Current Event) presentations = Mon., 12/13

     

    Week of 11/21 - 11/25

    - Thanksgiving Break! :)

     

    Week of 11/14 - 11/18

    - 20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 11/01/22 & end date = 11/30/22 --> select 'apply') = Wed., 11/30 at 8:59pm PST  

    - Typed revision of (6+:12+) JSWP-style in-class summary (Scholastic magazine article) = Fri., 11/18

    - Finish reading your SSR book (by the end of Thanksgiving Break) = Mon., 11/29

     

    Week of 11/07 - 11/11

    - 20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 11/01/22 & end date = 11/30/22 --> select 'apply') = Wed., 11/30 at 8:59pm PST

    - Grammar in Context (Lesson #3) = Wed., 11/09

    • 3.5 (ex. 12)
    • 3.6 (ex. 15, 17)
    • 3.7 (ex. 18)
    • 3.8 (ex. 20)

         * Test review (pp. 81-105)

         * Completed grammar practice exercises = Wed., 11/09  

         * Lesson #3 grammar test = Wed., 11/09  

    - Listenwise:

    • Review article: "Understanding Complex Characters in Of Mice and Men"

      • Complete corresponding textual analysis questions = Mon., 11/07 (11:55pm PST)
      • Complete corresponding quiz = Mon., 11/07 (11:55pm PST)

    - SpringBoard = Tues., 11/15    

    a) TB pp. 215-216 (Activity 1.3):
    - Review vocabulary terms (margins)
    - Review cultural connections
    - Review language resources: imagery
    - Read + annotate text: "Identity"
         * Stanza 1 = lines 1-6
         * Stanza 2 = lines 7-12
         * Stanza 3 = lines 13-18
         * Stanza 4 = lines 19-22
              - Group discussion

    b) TB p. 217 (Activity 1.4):
    - Oral discussion of the textual analysis questions using the sentence starters

    c) TB p. 229 (Activity 2.1):
    - Review the eight terms and definitions. Complete the section titled, "In Our Own Words."

    d) TB pp. 230-232 (Activity 2.2):
    - Language Preview: Review the words, parts of speech, and contextual reference. Complete the section titled, "What I Think the Word Means"
    - Language Practice: Complete practice exercises #1-4 + discussion

    e) TB pp. 233-234 (Activity 2.3):
    - Review cultural connections
    - Review word connections
    - Read + annotate text: "Hanging Fire"
         * Stanza 1 = lines 1-11
         * Stanza 2 = lines 12-23
         * Stanza 3 = lines 24-35
              - Group discussion

    f) TB p. 235 (Activity 2.4):
    - Answer the textual analysis questions
    - Oral discussion of the textual analysis questions using the sentence starters

     

    Week of 10/31 - 11/04

    - 20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 10/01/22 & end date = 10/31/22 --> select 'apply') = Mon., 10/31 at 8:59pm PST

     

    Week of 10/24 - 10/28

    - 20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 10/01/22 & end date = 10/31/22 --> select 'apply') = Mon., 10/31 at 8:59pm PST

     

    Week of 10/17 - 10/21

    - 20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 10/01/22 & end date = 10/31/22 --> select 'apply') = Mon., 10/31 at 8:59pm PST

    - Listenwise:

    • Review article: "Introduction to the Great Depression"

      • Complete corresponding textual analysis questions = Mon., 10/17 (11:55pm PST)
      • Complete corresponding quiz = Mon., 10/17 (11:55pm PST)  
    • Review article: "The Dust Bowl During the Great Depression" 
      • Complete corresponding textual analysis questions = Wed., 10/19 (11:55pm PST)  
      • Complete corresponding quiz = Wed., 10/19 (11:55pm PST)  

     

    Week of 10/03 - 10/07

    - 20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 10/01/22 & end date = 10/31/22 --> select 'apply') = Mon., 10/31 at 8:59pm PST

    - SpringBoard:

    • Complete TB pp. 53-54 (Activity 3.5) = Tues., 10/11
      • "How English Works: Verbs and Compound and Complex Sentences"
        • Verb phrase
        • Verb choices
        • Verb tenses

    - Grammar in Context (Lesson #2) = Wed., 10/05

    • 2.10 (ex. 21- verbal)
    • 2.11 (ex. 22)
    • 2.12 (ex. 23- verbal)
    • 2.13 (ex. 26)
    • 2.14 (ex. 28)

         * Test review (pp. 69-77)

         * Completed grammar practice exercises = Fri., 10/07  

         * Lesson #2 grammar test = Fri., 10/07

     

    Week of 09/26 - 09/30

    - 20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 09/01/21 & end date = 09/30/21 --> select 'apply') = Fri., 09/30 at 8:59pm PST

    - SpringBoard:

    - Grammar in Context (Lesson #2) = Tues., 09/27

    • 2.1 (ex. 1)
    • 2.2 (ex. 2)
    • 2.3 (ex. 3)
    • 2.4 (ex. 5)
    • 2.5 (ex. 7)
    • 2.6 (ex. 8, 12)
    • 2.7 (ex. 15)
    • 2.8 (ex. 17)
    • 2.9 (ex. 20)

     

    Week of 09/19 - 09/23

    - 20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 09/01/22 & end date = 09/30/22 --> select 'apply') = Fri., 09/30 at 8:59pm PST

    - SpringBoard:

    TB p. 10 (Activity 1.4) = Wed., 09/21
    Write a (3+:3+) JSWP-style paragraph answering questions one and two and incorporate information found within the concrete details (paraphrase and cite source) in preparation for a group presentation

    **Steps on how to annotate:

    1) Read the text
    2) Re-read the text for a second time (this time, one paragraph at a time)
    3) Circle or HIGHLIGHT words and/or phrases you do not understand in YELLOW (please look up these words and phrases on your own for further clarification)
    4) HIGHLIGHT the main idea(s) of each paragraph in RED (CDs) (annotate the article one paragraph at a time)

    - Grammar in Context (Lesson #2) = Tues., 09/27

    • 2.1 (ex. 1)
    • 2.2 (ex. 2)
    • 2.3 (ex. 3)
    • 2.4 (ex. 5)

     

    Week of 09/12 - 09/16

    - 20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 09/01/22 & end date = 09/30/22 --> select 'apply') = Fri., 09/30 at 8:59pm PST

    - Grammar in Context (Lesson #1):

    • Test review (pp. 32-39)
    • Completed grammar practice exercises = Thurs., 09/15

    • Lesson #1 grammar test = Thurs., 09/15

     

    Week of 09/05 - 09/09

    - 20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 09/01/22 & end date = 09/30/22 --> select 'apply') = Fri., 09/30 at 8:59pm PST

    - Complete the SSR book log for the fall 2022 semester (on Google Classroom) = Tues., 09/06 by 11:59pm PST

    - Read your assigned Scholastic Upfront magazine article = Fri., 09/09  

    • "Afghanistan One Year Later" (pp. 6-9)
    • "Will Biden Pass his Midterms?" (pp. 12-15)
    • "Little Rock Nine" (pp. 18-21)

    - Annotate your article and create a list of concrete details (CDs) in red per JSWP = Fri., 09/09

     

    Week of 08/29 - 09/02

    - Complete (4+:4+) JSWP-style summary for Kelly Gallagher's Article of the Week: “The Rise of Monkeypox” = Wed., 08/30

     

    Week of 08/22 - 08/26  

    - Define the definitions of the rhetorical objective verbs (author's purpose) in your own words = Thurs., 08/25 (complete in class notebook)

    - Complete the T-Chart for Kelly Gallagher's Article of the Week: “The Rise of Monkeypox” = Mon., 08/29

     

    Week of 08/15 - 08/19

    - Signed syllabus (link on Google Classroom) = Fri., 08/19 (8:00am PST)

    - Signed Academic Honesty Policy (link on Google Classroom) = Fri., 08/19 (8:00am PST)

    - Complete ReadTheory pretest (eight questions) = Fri., 08/19 (8:00am PST)

    - Add yourself to Google Classroom = Fri., 08/19 (8:00am PST)

    • Class code:
      • Period 1 = kpm4y7z 

    - Create accounts for the following (class codes on Google Classroom) = Fri., 08/19 (8:00am PST)

    •   Remind app (remind.com)
    •   Turnitin.com
    •   ReadTheory.org
    •   Listenwise.com
    •   Newsela.com
    •   Noredink.com