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    Mrs. McNally

    Team Aspire

    Holland Middle School

    tmcnally@crsd.org

    Academic Homework- A research calendar can be found in our Google Classroom for Research 

    Monday, 1/6- Ensure that you have located one book source & that it is entered into Noodle Tools

    Tuesday, 1/7- Read through one source & highlight key information

    Wednesday, 1/8- Finish reading through other two sources & highlight key information

    Thursday, 1/9- 6 notecards on Question One (Who/What was____?) due tomorrow

    Friday, 1/10- All 12 notecards on Question One (Who/What was____?) are due Monday

    Monday, 1/13- 5-6 notecards on questions 2 & 3 due tomorrow (Question 2- What were the effects of ___ on the time period?  Question 3- What were specific, long-lasting effects of ___?)

    Tuesday, 1/14- 11-12 notecards (in total) on questions 2 & 3 are due tomorrow

    Wednesday, 1/15- your printed Works Cited page is due tomorrow if you did not complete it in class today; clean up, edit, & revise notecards so that they are clear and in a logical order.  Sample categories for effects can be found in our Google classroom slides from today

    Thursday, 1/16- Finish outlining paragraph one of our Research Outline (this document is found in our Google classroom); include a hook and closing sentence

    Friday, 1/17- Finish outlining paragraph two of our Research Outline; include a topic sentence and a closing sentence

    Tuesday, 1/21- Finish outlining paragraph three of our Research Outline; this should include a topic sentence and a closing sentence; Research outlines are due on Friday

    Wednesday, 1/22 Clean up outline (edit, revise, check for gaps in research, make sure citations are correct); Research Outlines and revised Works Cited are due on Monday

    Thursday, 1/23- Research outlines and revised Works Cited are due Monday; complete green editing sheet tonight

    Friday, 1/24- Research outlines and revised Works Cited are due Monday

    Click here to see a sample outline. Click here for the grading rubric.

    Monday, 1/27- complete subject/predicate worksheet

    Thursday, 1/30- subject predicate quiz is tomorrow; visit our Google Classroom for an extra review sheet and answer key

    2/3 through 2/6- prepare for your research presentations; click here for the presentation rubric; sample presentations are in our Google Classroom

    Monday, 2/10- read pages 1-42 of Tangerine by Wednesday; complete questions 1-12 of yellow packet

    Tuesday, 2/11- ready pages 1-42 of Tangerine for tomorrow; complete questions 1-12 of yellow packet; comma quiz is on Thursday

    Wednesday, 2/12- study for tomorrow's comma quiz; there is an extra practice sheet and answer key in our Google classroom

    Thursday, 2/13- Read pages 42-77 for Wednesday, 2/19; take bulleted notes as you read

     Tuesday, 2/18- Read pages 4-77 for tomorrow and take notes as you read; reading comprehension quiz on these pages is tomorrow; vocab is due on Friday

    Wednesday, 2/19- read pages 77-89 and take notes as you read; vocab is due on Friday

    Thursday, 2/20- vocab is due tomorrow; click here for the vocab chart

    Friday, 2/21- read up to page 115 for Tuesday; work on paragraph 3 of argumentative essay

    Monday, 2/24- read up to page 115 for tomorrow; work on paragraph 3 of argumentative essay

    Tuesday, 2/25- argumentative essay is due tomorrow; outline, editing sheet, and grading rubric can be found in our Google classroom; vocab quiz is Thursday; read 115-151 for Friday

    Wednesday, 2/26- vocab quiz is tomorrow; read 115-151 for Friday

    Thursday, 2/27- read 115-151 for tomorrow; take bulleted notes as you read; quiz on these pages is tomorrow 

    Monday, 3/2- read pages 159-168; answer questions 32-34 in yellow packet

    Tuesday, 3/3- read up to page 182; answer questions 35-37 in yellow packet

    Wednesday, 3/4- read up to page 199; answer questions 38-39 in yellow packet (link is above if needed)

    Thursday, 3/5- read 206-212 and take bulleted notes 

    Friday, 3/6- read pages 212-224 and take 8-12 bulleted notes; there will be a quiz on Tuesday on pages 203-237

    Monday, 3/7- read pages 225-237 and take 8-12 bulleted notes; there will be a quiz tomorrow on pages 203-237

     

    Honors Homework-A research calendar can be found in our Google Classroom for Research

    Monday, 1/6- Ensure that you have located one book source & that it is entered into Noodle Tools

    Tuesday, 1/7- Read through 2 sources & highlight key information

    Wednesday, 1/8- Read through other 2 sources & highlight key information

    Thursday, 1/9- 7 notecards on Question 1 (Who/What was ____?) are due tomorrow

    Friday, 1/10- All 15 notecards on Question One (Who/What was ____?) are due Monday

    Monday, 1/ 13- 6-7 notecards on questions 2 & 3 due tomorrow (Question 2- What were the effects of ___ on the time period?  Question 3- What were specific, long-lasting effects of ___?)

    Tuesday, 1/14- 15 notecards (in total) on questions 2 & 3 are due tomorrow

    Wednesday, 1/15- printed Works Cited page is due tomorrow if you did not complete it in class today; clean up, edit, and revise notecards

    Thursday, 1/16- Finish outlining paragraph one of Research Outline (this document is in our Google classroom)

    Friday, 1/17- Finish outlining paragraph two of Research Outline 

    Tuesday, 1/21- Finish outlining paragraph three of Research outline - Research outlines due Friday

    Wednesday, 1/22- Clean up research outline (check for flow of writing, gaps in research, proper citations, spelling, punctuation, grammar, etc.) - Research outlines and revised Works Cited due Friday

    Thursday, 1/23- Research outlines and revised Works Cited due tomorrow; Click here for the grading rubric; click here for a peer editing sheet; click here for a sample outline 

    Monday, 1/27- complete pink packet; quiz Thursday on subjects & predicates

     Wednesday, 1/30- slides and notecards due on Tuesday 

     2/3 through 2/6- prepare for research presentations; click here for the research presentation rubric; sample presentations are in our Google Classroom

    Monday, 2/10- period 1- read chapter 2 (October) by Wednesday

                          period 3- finish comma packet

     Wednesday, 2/12- study for tomorrow's comma quiz; there is an extra practice sheet and answer key in our Google classroom

                          period 3- finish chapter 2 (October) by tomorrow

     Thursday, 2/13- Read November and take notes on it

    Tuesday, 2/18 & Wednesday, 2/19- read December and take notes for Thursday; vocab due Monday; vocab chart can be found in our Google classroom

    Thursday, 2/20- December Analysis is due by midnight; those on the ski trip tonight can turn it in during RA tomorrow

    Friday, 2/21- vocab is due Monday; read and take notes on January for Tuesday

    Monday, 2/24- read and take notes on January for tomorrow; vocab quiz is Thursday

    Wednesday, 2/26 & Thursday, 2/27- vocab quiz is Friday; read February for Friday

    Week of 3/2/20

    -Read March and take notes on this chapter for Tuesday, 3/3

    -TDA on March will occur on Wednesday, 3/4

    -pronoun quiz is Thursday for period 3; pronoun quiz is Friday for period 1; there is an extra pronoun practice sheet with answer key in our Google classroom

    -Read April and take notes on this chapter for Friday, 3/6

    Week of 3/10

    -May and notes are due on Tuesday

    -TDA on Wednesday

    -June and notes are due on Friday

     

     

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Last Modified on March 9, 2020