Sixth Grade

 Mrs. Carol Tagliareni's

ELA Homework Site

ctagliareni@rumsonschool.org          

732.842-0383 x:115

ELA requirements for class: 

  • ELA binder 

  • reader's notebook

  • independent reading book and/or core novel

  • planner

  • homework/accordion folder

  • pens & pencils, red pens, highlighter

  • Post-it notes

  • glue sticks.

On line resources:

Classroom.google.com-check for posted homework assignments

quizlet.com  Vocabulary review games

http://www.wordlywise3000.com/

 

ASSIGNMENTS

 

Check student's Google Classroom

for all homework assignments.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 30th--Independent Reading 1 hour over break

May 31--Part 1 and Part 2 of Literary Project; Accelerated--complete America Street "The Wrong Lunch Line" assignment

June 1--Part 3 and Part 4 Literary Project

June 2--Part 5 and Part 6 Literary Project

June 5--Literary Dinner Party--bring in selected dish and dress up as character for extra points

JUNE 6th--ALL BOOKMARKS and TALLY LISTS ARE DUE! Last day of regular ELA class!  

 

June 7-9--Camp Bernie!!

June 12--Forrestdale Field Day!!

**All Aurora County All-Stars reading assignments are posted in Classroom for the month of May.

May 22--ACA-S Read chapters 31 and 32 and complete questions in Classroom.

May 23--ACA-S Read chapters 33 and 34 and complete questions in Classroom.

May 24--Review Summer Reading Packet with parents; Test Achieve3000.com username and password tonight. 

May 25--ACA-S Review Due

May 26--ACA-S Test

May 15--ACA-S chapters 17, 18, & 19

May 16--Quiz on chapters 14-19; Read 20-23

May 17--ACA-S Read 24-28 and answer questions in Classroom

May 18--ACA-S Read 24-28 and answer questions in Classroom; Quiz on chapters 20-28

May 19--ACA-S Read chapters 29, How to Bat, How to Dance,  and 30 and complete questions in Classroom.

 

 

May 8--ACA-S-read and complete chapter 3, 4, and Murmurs in Mabel in Classroom.

May 9--ACA-S--complete chapter 5 and 6 reading and questions. Quiz on chapters 1-6!  

 

 

 

May 1--

May 2--PARCC  

May 3--PARCC

May 5--Aurora County All-Stars

(ACA-S) Read and complete chapter 1,2 and Happenings in Hallelujiah

 

 

April 18--All Bookmarks Due!

April 19--Unit 3 packet due EXCEPT FOR QUESTION #31

April 20--Complete Story Map for question #31 in Unit 3 packet

April 21--Context Clues Worksheets 1.1. and 1.2

April 24--April 28th--PARCC preparation---EAT A GOOD BREAKFAST AND GET A GOOD NIGHT'S SLEEP!

 

April 3--Lesson 12 Test

April 4--Complete reading Unit 1 packet and answer ALL questions EXCEPT FOR #7 on page 15--essay question

April 5--Complete graphic organizer for "Boy's Life" and "Emancipation" essay prompt on p.15 in packet. Use your Venn Diagram to select themes for essay.

April 6--Complete Unit 2 packet reading pp.25-43 and answer questions 14-21 for those read pages. 

April 7--Complete graphic organizer for RST question #22.

Spring Break--Enjoy your vacation!

 

 

March 27--RACE graphic organizer due for the question #7 OR #8 that was not completed on Thursday.

 

March 28--Complete RACE paragraph using this weekend's RACE graphic organizer and follow directions in Classroom; "turn in" when completed

 

March 29--Pronouns "Sally Ride" worksheet--follow directions AND identify subjects & verbs 

 

March 30--.Pronouns quiz on subject, object, and antecdents; RACE graphic organizer for Achieve articles "How Ideas Become Real".

 

March 31--Google Classroom: compelete RACE paragraph (typed, 12 font, DS) for Wednesday's graphic organizer

 

April 3--Lesson 12 Vocabulary Test

 

April 7th--All Bookmarks due for 3rd marking period 

 

March 20th--IR 30 minutes and bookmark signed. 

March 21--IR 30 minutes and bookmark signed

March 22--Read Scope articles "Can She Be Saved?" AND "Can Drones Stop Animal Killers?" and complete Scope questions #1-5 (handouts) If you go to scope.scholastic.com to listen to audio, the password is: scope1scope

March 23--no homework due!

March 24--Complete RACE graphic organizer from Constructed Response # 7 OR #8 on the bottom of Paired Text Quiz. 


 

March 13th--Identify all figurative language for "Brother" by Sarah Kay

March 14th--IR 30 minutes and bookmark signed (if snow day, it will be due on Wednesday)

March 15th--Draft poem for performing on Friday

March 16th--Practice speaking poem for Friday

March 17th--Wordly Wise Lesson 11 Test; Spoken Word Poem due!  Extra credit if you recite it!

 

 

March 6--E-mail fundraising letter to family and friends!  IR for 30 minutes and bookmark signed

March 7--IR 30 minutes and bookmark signed

March 8--Complete reading "An Origin Story" and identify all figurative language

March 9--Classroom--watch and read "If I Had a Daughter" and plan 4 paragraph essay in Google Drive

March 10--Classroom--complete NEW graphic organizer for "If I Had a Daughter"

 

 

February 27--30 minutes of IR and bookmark signed

February 28--30 minutes of IR and bookmark signed

March 1--Draft fundraising letter to be sent to family and friends, using format in Classroom and notes taken in class; 

March 2--Study for Lesson 10 vocabulary test; Have a parent/adult read through your letter to help with editing/revising. 

March 3--Wordly Wise Lesson 10 vocabulary test; Review fundraising letter with a parent to correct any spelling, grammar, and capitalization errors. 

 

 

 

February 20--Revise I-Search using

Peer Editing Sheets; I-Search Final

draft due in Classroom; Bring in printed

I-Search Rubric (5 points deducted if unprepared)  

African-American notes due!

February 21--Work on Famous African American presentation-Due Friday

February 22--Charity:Water

Assembly--Please bring in a $1.00 to

begin our Charity:Water fundraising

campaign! Work on Famous African American presentation-Due Friday

February 23--Work on Famous African American presentation-Due Friday

February 24--Famous African-American Presentations due!

 

February 15--IR for 1 hour and bookmark signed

February 16--Revise your I-Search paper using your rubric, which is posted in Classroom

Februrary 17--Revise your I-Search paper using your Peer Editing Checklist

 

 

February 6--Body paragraph #2 typed and saved in I-Search folder

February 7--Graphic organizer for Body paragraph #3 due

February 8--Body paragraph #3 typed draft and saved in I-Search folder

February 9--Complete typing Reflection draft due

February 10--Wordly Wise Lesson 9 Test; POP YOUR TOP!!

 

January 31--Graphic Organizer/Pre-writing due for Body Paragraph 1 for "The Learning"

February 1--Body paragraph #1 typed into draft

February 2--IR 30 minutes

February 3--Graphic Organizer for body paragraph #2 due

January 23--IR 30 minutes and bookmark signed; I-Search-- REVISE Step 10 according to rubric in Classroom; ACCELERATED:  Read chapter 13-15 and complete questions

January 24--30 minutes of IR and bookmark signedSchool-wide spelling bee

January 25--30 minutes of IR & signed bookmark; ACC: read chapters 16-18 and complete questions

January 26--30 minutes of IR & signed bookmark; POP YOUR TOP! Bring a snack and drink--no glass bottles, please. ACC; Chap 10-18 quiz

 

 

January 17--IR 30 minutes and bookmark signed  

ACCELERATEDLWTW quiz on chapters 1-9 and read and complete questions for 7-9

January 18--I-Search Step 9 due

January 19--I-Search Step 10 Pre-write due

January 20--I-Search Step 10 typed draft due

January 9rd--I-Search Step 6; IR for 30 minutes and bookmark signed

January 10--I-Search Step 7 due

January 11--I-Search Step 8 due in Classroom

January 12--IR 30 minutes and bookmark signed

January 13--Wordly Wise Lesson 7 vocabulary quiz

 

January 3rd--Spelling bee in class

January 4--IR 30 minutes

January 6--I-SearchSteps 1-5 on Classroom

 

12.19--No homework due

12.20--IR for 30 minutes and bookmark signed

12.21--IR for 30 minutes and bookmark signed

12.22--Wordly Wise Lesson 6 Test

 

12.12--I am Malala chapters 32,33 & 34 questions

12.13--I am Malala test review due in RNB or Google docs

12.14--I am Malala Test--study review, reading comprehension questions in RNB, and vocabulary on Quizlet; Have Post-its in your book for your essay

12.15--Permission slip due for movie!

12.16--No homework due!

 

After Holiday Break-

 

 

 

 

12.5--IR for 30 minutes and get bookmark signed

12.6--IR for 30 minutes and get bookmark signed

12.7--Read and complete questions for I am Malala chapters 20-23

12.8--Read and complete questions for I am Malala chapters 24-27

12.9--Read and complete questions for I am Malala chapters 28-31

 

11.28--IR 1 hour and bookmark signed

11.29--I am Malala--read chapters 6 and 7 and complete question in RNB; decorate title page in RNB for IaM

11.30-- I am Malala--read chapters 8, 9, and 10 and complete question in RNB; Quiz on chapters 6-10;

12.1--I am Malala--read and cmplete questions for chapters 11, 12, 13, and 14 ;

12.2--I am Malala--read and complete questions for chapters 15, 16, 17, 18 and 19 ; Quiz on chapters 11-19

 

11.21--Read I am Malala--Chapter 1 and Chapter 2; In your RNB, write 3 Say Something for Chapter 2 and write 3 Say Something for Chapter 2

11.22-I am Malala--Quiz on chapters 1 through 5 and complete questions on handout; complete RACE for Gratitude quote in Google

11.23--Wordly Wise Test Lesson 4; Gratitude paper due!; POP YOUR TOP--No glass bottles, please!

HappyThanksgiving!!  Independently read for 1 hour and get bookmark signed 

 

 

 

11.14--1 hour of independent reading; Add 10 transition phrases to realistic fiction draft #6.

11.15--Parent editing of realistic fiction, using realistic fiction checklist

11.16--IR 30 minutes and bookmark signed; Revise story using Editing Checklist

11.17--IR 30 minutes and bookmark signeed; Continue revisions and editing. 

11.18--New due date: Final Draft of Realistic Fiction due in Classroom--Hand in RF Rubric and Editing Checklist

 

 

 

10.31--Happy Halloween! On 2nd draft, add a revised beginning, using one of the "Narrative Leads" handout. 

11.1--No Homework Due! 

11.2--Highlight 2 failed attempts in BLUE; ALSO, underline 10 Show, Not Tell descriptive sentences to your 3rd draft. 

11.3--1) In orange, highlight the "heart of the story"(notes in Classroom).

2) Revise the ending of the story and on your rubric label which type you used 

11.4--Revise voice in dialogue and narration (remember Eleven from class) and highlight in PURPLE; Add 4 smiley-face tricks and highlight in RED.

11.7--Independent reading 30 minutes and bookmark signed

11.8---

  • Independent Reading Bookmarks Due!! 4 Total (Schooled counted as 1 of the 5)
  • Paragraphing--indent 5 spaces for each new paragraph, including changes of character, setting, and events

 

 

 

 

10.24--Independent reading 30 minutes and bookmark signed by parent. Complete your 3 Original Ideas for Realistic Fiction chart. 

10.25--Complete Realistic Fiction Brainstorming Sheet on Classroom (model for Capricorn Anderson on other link in Classroom)

10.26--Story Mountain due! Study for Wordly Wise Test  

10.27--Book Fair Today! Bring money to purchase books! IR 30 minutes & bookmark signed

10.28--Wordly Wise Lesson 3 Test: 1st rough draft due TODAY on Google drive. 

10.17--30 minutes of Independent Reading and bookmark signed by parent!

10.18--30 minutes of Independent Reading and bookmark signed by parent!

10.19--Using Writing Territories springboard sheet, create your own list of 35 personal Writing Territories in list form. (posted in Classroom)

10.20--Using 2 strong, story ideas that contain emotion from your Writing Territories, complete the Realistic Fiction Childhood Map story blurbs (Classroom Google) in Google docs 

10.21--Using 2 strong, story ideas that contain emotion from your childhood story map, complete the RF Childhood Map story blurbs (Classroom Google) in Google docs

10.10--Wordly Wise Lesson 2 Test

10.11--Bring in one white shirt OR shorts OR socks OR pillowcase for tie-dyeing!! 

10.12--Yom Kippur

10.13--Schooled Test Review Due! (Classroom Google)

10.14--Schooled Test--Wear your tie-dye!!  Pop Your Top! Bring in a snack, drink (no glass), and most importantly, your independent reading book! 

10.17--30 minutes of Independent Reading and bookmark signed by parent!

 

Upcoming

11.8--Independent Reading Bookmarks Due!! 4 Total (Schooled counted as 1 of the 5)

 

 

10.4--No homework due!

10.5-Schooled--read chapters 17, 18, 19, 20 and complete RNB assignment; Quiz tomorrow!

10.6--Schooled--read chapters 21, 22, 23, 24 and complete FAST maps for Darryl P. and Mr. Kasigi; Study for Lesson 2 by taking the Quizlet Practice Test (NOT Wordly Wise)  

10.7--Schooled--read chapters 25, 26, and 27 and complete RNB assignment (Classroom Google); Vocab test moved to Monday!

 

 

Upcoming

11.8--Independent Reading Bookmarks Due!! 4 Total (Schooled counted as 1 of the 5)

 

9.26--Schooled--complete Naomi FAST map; Independent reading for 30 minutes and complete 1 Say Somethings for each: 1 Clarify, 1 Comment, 1 Connection, 1 Summary

9.27--Schooled--read chapters 8 & 9 and complete FAST map for Sophie (chap.9)

9.28--Read “Thousands of Students Work to Make Middle School Lunchrooms Friendlier”; identify THEMES suggested.  Highlight and annotate article; write themes directly on pages. 

 

9.29--Schooled--read chapters 10, 11, and 12; write ONE FULL PAGE for RACE response in RNB (reader's notebook); Start studying Lesson 2 Vocab words for next Friday's test!

 

9.30--Schooled--read chapters 13, 14, 15 and complete assignment in RNB (also posted on Classroom); Quiz on Chapters 13, 14, and 15,too!

Start studying Lesson 2 Vocab words for next Friday's test!

 

 

9.19--Independent reading and bookmark signed DUE

9.20--Period 1/2 only--Finish "Down With It" and make at least 3 inferences

9.21--Period 3 & 8 only--Finish "Down With It" and make at least 3 inferences; Read Gordon Korman's bio and write 10 interesting facts in your RNB composition book

9.22--Schooled--Read chapter 3 and complete the FAST map for Chapters 2 & 3,  using the class model on Capricorn Anderson.

9.23--Wordly Wise-Unit 1 definition quiz; Read Schooled chapter 5 and complete FAST map for Hugh Winkelman.

 

 

 

9.12--Select a new independent reading book to bring to class

9.13--Literary Poster due; Independent reading for 30 minutes and bookmark signed. 

9.14--Back to School Night! Independent reading for 30 minutes and bookmark signed.  

9.15--Independent reading for 30 minutes and bookmark signed and complete 2 post-its using "Say Something" sheet.  Write 1 Prediction and write 1 Asking a Question. The "Say Something" sheet is on Classroom Google.

9.16--Independent reading for 30 minutes and bookmark signed and complete 2 post-its using "Say Something" sheet.  Write 1 to Clarify Something and write 1 Making a Comment.The "Say Something" sheet is on Classroom Google.

 

 

9.7--Grading policy due; Summer reading assignments due.

9.8--No More Dead Dogs review due (typed on Google and PRINTED)

9.9--No More Dead Dogs Test

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.16--Unit 10 spelling, definition, synonm & antonym quiz; IR 45 minutes and bookmark signed

5.17--IR 30 minutes and bookmark signed

5.18--Pop Your Top today! Bring in your IR book, a snack and drink!

5.19--IR 30 minutes and signed bookmark

5.20--IR 30 minutes and signed bookmark

5.23--IR 45 minutes and bookmark signed

 

5.11--Bring in Gordon Korman books today if you did not purchase through the school. 

5.12--Bring in Gordon Korman book to be signed if you did not purchase through school...books can be purchased at River Road Bookstore! If you forgot on Wednesday, we will be tie-dying t-shirts during lunch/recess!!

5.13--Gordon Korman visits the 6th grade!!!

 

 

 

4.18 through 5.16.16 Aurora County All-Stars reading-- calendar is on Classroom for April and May

4.21, 4.28, and 5.5--ACA-S reading quizzes--refer to Classroom calendar for chapter quizzes

4.29--Unit 9 Spelling and Definition quiz

 

 

4.11--Quizlet--PARCC practice terms--complete one game or test completely to receive homework credit

4.4--Spring Break reading--2 hours of IR and bookmark signed

4.5--IR 30 minutes and bookmark signed

4.6--All bookmarks due! 

4.7--Go on Classroom for assignment

4.8--END OF MARKING PERIOD 3

 

 

3.21--Adjectives quiz; IR 45 minutes and bookmark signed

3.22--Revisions to essay due!  All vocabulary and figurative language should be in BOLD!

3.23--Revise essay on Classroom by using the checklist--Peer editing on Wednesday!

3.24--PRINT IN COLOR final draft of essay. POP YOUR TOP--bring in a snack, drink, and YOUR IR BOOK!

3.14--Essay graphic organizer due; 45 minutes of IR and bookmark signed

3.15--Essay Introduction due--please HIGHLIGHT in color as stated in Google Classroom.  

3.16--Type Body Paragraph #1 ONLY and color each part by following directions in Classroom.

3.17--Type Body Paragraph #3 and color code by following directions in Classroom; Turn in Intro, Body Paragraph #1, 2, and 3 to Classroom. 

3.18--Adjectives review packet due; Context Clues Quiz; Type closing for essay and follow instructions on highlighting in color on Classroom--Turn in entire essay

 

3.7--Complete adding narrative elements to Alice in Wonderland story and highlight your new additions; IR for 45 minutes and bookmarks signed.

3.8--Adjectives p62, BOTH sides! IR 30 minutes and bookmark signed.

3.9--Adjectives p63; Period 7/8 only--complete reading and packe

3.10--1/2 & 3/6--Complete reading and watching video to answer questions in packet; 7/8--no homework

3.11--Context Clues Quiz!

 

2.29--IR for 45 minutes and complete Scope packet for "The Story of Aww" and "Would You Replace Your Dog With That?"

3.1--IR for 30 minutes and bookmark signed

3.2--IR for 30 minutes and bookmark signed

3.3--IR for 30 minutes and bookmark signed

3.4--IR 30 minutes and bookmarks signed

 

 

2.22--IR--45 minutes and bookmarks signed; DLR quiz on Weeks 15 and 16; Pronouns review packet due

2.23--Pronouns quiz today!

2.24--Period 1/2 --Prepare to present your debate on Wednesday

2.25--Period 3/6 and 7/8 --Prepare to present your debate; ALL CLASSES--IR for 30 minutes and bookmark signed.

2.26--Bring in headphones on Friday! Unit 8 definitions and part of speech quiz; EXTRA CREDIT QUIZ--Unit 8 AND vocabulary from "Hold Fast to Dreams". 

2.29--IR 45 minutes and bookmark signed

 

2.15--IR 45 minutes and signed bookmark

2.16-- IR 30 minutes; Complete grammar worksheet p.50/53 on Who, Whom, Whose and Who's

2.17--Indefinite pronouns p.51 and 54

 

2.18--no homework due; study on Quizlet.com

2.19--Unit 8 Spelling Quiz; Intensive pronouns worksheet p.60--parts A and B; Complete Literary Elements--sections 1, 2, AND 3

2.8-2.9--Enjoy your 2 days off!

2.10--IR for 1 hour and bookmark signed; ELA assessment on figurative language and writing an essay

2.11--IR for 30 minutes and bookmark signed

2.12--Pop Your Top! Bring in a drink and snack and, most importantly, your BOOK!

 

2.1--Unit 7 Spelling Quiz; IR 45 minutes due; IN CLASSROOM--Complete the explanations for each of the text evidence added yesterday. 

2.2--In Classroom---type the hook and background information in your graphic organizer--use the notes and graphic organizer in Classroom.

2.3--Pronouns review; Complete Conclusion on graphic organizer; Get progress report signed!

2.4--Pronouns quiz: personal, antecedents, compound pronouns, and possessive pronouns; Complete typed draft of compare/contrast essay

2.5--Unit 7 definition and part of speech quiz; Contest entry form due at post office! 

 

 

1.25--45 minutes of IR; bring in PRINTED compare/contrast graphic organizer--PRINT at home

1.26--School spelling bee 9am!

1.27-Revise graphic organizers if you do NOT have strong similarities and differences that can be proved with text evidence from the poem and speech.

1.28-IR 30 minutes and bookmark signed; Using graphic organizer, create a strong thesis statement for your essay

1.29- POSTED IN CLASSROOM: Using graphic organizer, add Text Evidence ONLY from the poem and speech in the Similarities body paragraph and the Differences paragraph. Do NOT fill in any other boxes in the body paragraphs. 

 

FEBRUARY

2.5--Content entries due in post office by today!

1.18--No School

1.19--1 hour of IR and bookmark signed; Signed progress report

1.20-All 5 bookmarks due for 2nd marking period

1.21--Haiku/"Found" poem due

1.22--no homework due

 

 

1.11--IR 45 minutes and bookmark signed; Annotate "Empty Crab Pot..." article--go to Google Classroom for assignment; Get progress report signed

11.12--Grammar test on complete subj/pred, compound sub/pred and sentences, simple subj/pred, fragments, run-ons

11.13--IR 30 minutes and bookmark signed; Read "If I Should Have a Daughter" and identify all figurative language

11.14--IR 30 min; Classroom spelling bee for winner and alternate positions in schoolwide spelling bee. 

1.15--Unit 6 synonym/antonym/definition/complete the sentence quiz; Google Classroom--complete 4 paragraph essay:  What emotion does Sarah Kay evoke during her performance of "Brother"?

 

 

Holiday Break--Please read for 2 hours over the break! Bookmark signed! 

1.4--IR for 2 hours and bookmark signed

1.5--IR for 30 minutes and bookmark signed

1.6--Study for Unit 6 spelling quiz-study on Quizlet.com

1.7--IR for 30 minutes and bookmark signed; Study Unit 6 spelling on Quizlet.com

1.8--Unit 6 spelling quiz

1.9--Unit 1 Grammar quiz on subjects, predicates, finding the subject, compound subjects/predicates, compound sentences, and fragments/run-ons

 

12.18--Unit 5 synonyms/antonyms quiz; POP YOUR TOP!

12.21--complete your Schmoo story and PRINT from homeIR 45 minutes and bookmark signed; Progress Reports due; 

12.22-- Independent reading 30 minutes and bookmark signed

 

 

 

12.14--IR 45 minutes and bookmark signed; Punctuate dialogue in RF story

12.15--DLR quiz on Weeks 8, 9, 10

12.16--Parent editing due!

12.17--Realistic fiction final due on Classroom--please bring in Classroom; Study Unit 5 on Quizlet.com

12.7--Revise paragraphs--Use "Atalanta" for Paragraphing model and refer to notes in Google Classroom; Independently read 30 minutes and get bookmark signed.

12.8--Using Transition words on Google Classroom, review story for order of events.  Use AT LEAT SIX (6) Transition words/phrases to move story along from beginning to the middle to the end

12.9-- Using your Smiley Face Tricks' packet #1 and #2, add at least 5 Smiley-Face Tricks (Magic 3, similes, metaphors, onomatopoeia, and/or personification) throughout your realistic fiction story. 

12.10--Using your Smiley Face Tricks' packet #3 and #4, add one (1) Hyphenated Modifier and one (1) Repetition for Effect to your realistic fiction story. 

12.11--Add Effective Dialogue/Voice to your realistic fiction characters; Use notes taken in class and posted on Classroom 

11.30--1 hour of independent reading and bookmark signed!

12.1--Add descriptive details (show, not tell) to your realistic fiction story!

12.2--Add 2 failed solutions to the conflict in the rising action events of your realistic fiction piece. Refer to "Slow Dance of Love" failed solutions.  

12.3--Revise/Add Heart of the Moment--Add action and emotion to the Heart/Climax of your story.  Use notes in Google Classroom to