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SOL REMEDIATION STUDY GUIDE AND ONLINE REVIEW

SOL Reading Remediation Study Guide_Practice_2010 Curriculum Framwork

PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK TO ACCESS THE STUDY GUIDE AND WEBSITES TO REVIEW THE SKILLS FOR THE READING 6 SOL.

MP3 INTERACTIVE ONLINE STUDY GUIDE

Use the websites in the following document to review the skills that will be included on the third nine weeks test:

 

MP3STUDY GUIDE Interactive Activities

HW: Feb. 23

Textbook page 895:  Read the article about jellyfish and answer the CLOSE READ questions in the margin (1-4)

Rags to Riches: Pronoun Antecedent Agreement

Please click on the link below, if needed, to complete the pronoun-antecedent agreement game, Rags to Riches.  Please report to me that you have earned your million dollars so I can record your grade in the grade book.

http://www.quia.com/rr/131175.html

 

 

 

 

HOME ACCESS CENTER- CURRENT AVERAGE

After an update to Home Access Center on December 15, 2014, the current average has been missing from the class detail view. Please follow the directions below to view your child’s CURRENT average for the course.

The overall average can be viewed by clicking on the Full View button. After clicking on the Full View button, the course average displays at the bottom of the course along with how the average is calculated.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have about your child’s grade.

 

WEEKLY READING LOGS AND TIM CHARTS

JUST IN CASE YOU NEED AN ADDITIONAL COPY OF THE WEEKLY READING LOG OR WEEKLY TIM VOCABULARY CHART, PLEASE USE THE LINKS BELOW TO PRINT ANOTHER COPY.

Weekly Reading Response Log

TIM VOCAB CHART

Figurative Language Project due Jan 9, 2015

Figurative Language Projects were assigned December 16, 2014.  Please be aware that students should complete their figurative language project by January 9, 2015.  It is NOT required that students work over break, but they should pace out the project to make sure it is completed and turned in on the due date.

See link below if needed…

Figurative Language Project

HW-Dec 15

Tonight, students should  complete the following:

  • Figurative Language Foldable (if not completed in class); see link below if you need to finish copying your notes

Figurative Language INB Notes_PDF

  • Identifying Figurative Language #1 Practice WS-read the example, decide which TYPE of figurative language is used (the technique), then tell why it is that TYPE of figurative language in the box labeled “How do you figure?”; See example below if you are having problems with directions

Example: 1. Like burnt-out torches by a sick man’s bed: Technique=Simile; How’d you figure? = because similes make comparisons using like or as

Identifying Figurative Language 1

  • Descriptive Writing Pre-writes:  BUBBLE, TREE, or 4-SQUARE AND ILLUSTRATIONS; if you have yet to turn this in, do so ASAP
  • TEI Friday Practice passage: “Dig This!” questions were due today; turn in ASAP

 

DEC 10 HW

Students should do the following tonight:

  • Quick Write Practice:  Guessing Game!
    WITHOUT telling what it is, DESCRIBE your favorite object, or sport, or food!
  • complete the Subject-Verb Agreement Take-Home Quiz RE-DO if needed; this was optional for students who scored a 70% or above
  • read for a minimum of 25 minutes and respond on your reading log (logs due Mondays)
  • add at least one word to your TIM VOCAB CHART (charts due Mondays)

HW-Dec 9

Tonight students should:

  • rewrite the given boring sentences (#2-5) into descriptive sentences by adding adjectives and adverbs. See BELOW for sentences if needed
  • complete the Subject-Verb Agreement Take-Home Quiz RE-DO if needed; this was optional for students who scored a 70% or above
  • read for a minimum of 25 minutes and respond on your reading log (logs due Mondays)
  • add at least one word to your TIM VOCAB CHART (charts due Mondays)

Boring Sentences:

EX: 1. The student ate lunch. –> The lonely student looked miserable while he sulked and quietly ate his soggy peanut butter and jelly sandwich during lunch today.

2. The student opened the door.

3. The student talked to a classmate.

4. The student saw a picture.

5. The student ran onto the field.


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