Literature (Period 2) Assignments
- Mrs. Rosemary Wenzl
- 2020-2021 School Year
- 6th Grade
No upcoming assignments.
6th lit--4/20/2021: Finish unit 5 of the Greek/Latin packet to turn in tomorrow in class.
6th Lit. 4/16/2021
6th Lit. 4/16/2021: Complete the reading log for today on Teams. Complete any late or missing reading logs and submit them as well.
6th Lit--Watson Character charts
6th Lit--Watson Character charts: There are some missing character charts and reading logs. If you have not turned in the character chart, it is expected tomorrow, Thursday, 4/15/2021. If there are reading logs that are missing, please take care of this. I don't want to enter zeros.
Next reading log is due Friday, 4/16/2021.
6th lit--4/14/2021: Make sure to keep reading daily for the weekly reading log due on Friday, 4/16/2021. Complete any late/missing logs from 3/26/2021 and 4/2/2021.
6th Lit--4/12/2021: Today silent read for 30 minutes. Today you may put this time on your weekly reading log.
6th Lit--Watson's--4/2/2021- The due date for the Watson's character chart is Friday, 4/2/2021. This is a change! Have it ready to turn in on Friday or earlier if finished with before Friday.
Reading log is also due Friday, 4/2/2021.
6th Reading Log--3/26/2021
6th Reading Log--3/26/2021: The weekly reading log is due Friday, 3/26/2021. Please complete it carefully and well on Teams.
Work on the Watson's character chart at home. This is due next Tuesday, 3/31/2021, with all the drawings, questions answered, and neatly presented.
6th Lit--3/22/2021--finish watching the movie version of The Watson's Go to Birmingham 1963. Take notes. These are the questions to think about: who is director and who are the actors portraying the primary characters? (This was on the board in the classroom.) How did the director bring the movie to life? How successful was it in your opinion? How did the director's vision/make of the book show the theme? Why would you recommend or not this movie? What is the story line of the movie? Summary with details. Be prepared to finish the character chart in class on Monday.
6th Lit--3/11/2021--bring Watson's book and packet to class on Thursday, 3/11/2021. Be prepared to work as a class on the map. Complete reading the book and all exit tickets. Be ready to turn in the packet at the end of class.
Reading log is due on Friday, 3/12/2021. Look, find, and complete back dated reading logs that still need to be done.
Watson's -- 3/9/2021
Watson's -- 3/9/2021--make sure to have your packet and book in class for Tuesday!! We will be using it. Finish reading the book if you have not yet. Finish the exit tickets for those chapters and the very last summary one. Remember to cite pages.
6th Reading Log and Watson's--3/5/2021
6th Reading Log and Watson's--3/5/2021--complete the reading log that is on Teams for the week ending on Friday, 3/5/2021. If you have missing reading logs, please take care of them. End of Trimester is next week and a zero will be entered for all missing reading logs. Contact Mrs. Wenzl if there are circumstances you need to discuss.
Watson's--Continue to read and finish reading the Watson's Go to Birmingham, 1963. Complete the exit tickets for the chapters that you read. Be certain to include page references for your evidence.
6th Lit--Watson's, 3/4/2021
6th Lit--Watson's, 3/4/2021: Continue to read chapters in Watson's Go to Birmingham, 1963. Answer the chapter reading questions in your lit notebook. Complete the exit ticket for the chapter(s) you read with complete sentences, punctuation, and page references.
If you have finished reading the book, complete the final book response ticket. Use complete sentences and any references to pages as may be needed. Be thoughtful and thinking in your responses.
6th Lit. 3/1/2021
Complete the reading log on Teams. You may also turn in late reading logs. Read another chapter in Watson's and complete the exit ticket question for that chapter.
6th reading log & Watson's--2/26/2021
6th reading log & Watson's--2/26/2021--There are two things to do.
1. complete the reading log for the week on Teams.
2. Read the next chapter in Watson's and complete the exit ticket for that chapter. Packets will be collected on Friday for a check on exit tickets #7, 8, and 9.
6th Lit--Watson's, 2/25/2021
6th Lit--Watson's, 2/25/2021: complete chapter 8 and the exit ticket question if you have not done this. Next, read chapter 9 and complete the exit ticket. Also answer the reading questions in your lit notebook. The reading questions are not collected, but the exit tickets are about once a week to check and grade.
6th literature--2/23/2021: For literature, finish reading both chapters 7 and 8. Answer the exit ticket questions for these chapter. Be certain to cite the page reference for your answers. Use complete sentences. Answer the reading questions in your literature notebooks.
6th Reading log-2/12/2021
6th Reading log-2/12/2021: complete the reading log on Teams for the week ending, 2/12/2021.
6th Reading log--2/12/2021
6th Reading log--2/12/2021: reading log is due tomorrow, Friday, on Teams.
6th Literature--2/11/2021--Turn in Watson's packet for Exit Ticket check of tickets 1-3. No homework on Tuesday, 2/9/2021.
6th Lit-2/9/2021--finish reading chapter 3 of the novel. Answer the reading questions in your lit notebook and also complete the exit ticket for chapter 3. Make sure on the exit ticket to use complete sentences and cite the page(s) where you found the evidence to support your answer.
6th Lit, 2/5/2021
6th Lit, 2/5/2021: Complete the reading of chapter one of The Watson's Go to Birmingham, 1963. Complete exit ticket one about this chapter.
6th Lit--2/4/2021: copies of the novel, The Watson's Go to Birmingham, 1963, will be passed out on Thursday, 2/4/2021. Reading groups will be assigned at that time. Reading questions and exit tickets will also be explained.
6th Lit: 1/29/2021
6th Lit: 1/29/2021--no homework tonight.
Next reading log is due on Friday, 2/5/2021.
6th Lit--1/25/2021--NO HOMEWORK TONIGHT. Rest for MAP testing.
6th Literature--1/22/2021: Complete the questions for the Easter Island reading, on pg. 389. Do #5, #6, and the critical thinking and reading questions.
6th lit-1/7/2021--complete the summary of the short story, "Sarah Tops", and turn in on Thursday, 1/7/2021. Use the template of someone who, wants what, but, so, then, finally to write the summary. It is okay to use the template as bullet points with the evidence/statement following the template. For example, Someone who--Larry, wants what--to help his father solve a crime. Make sure your name and heading are on the assignment before turning it in.
6th Lit essay--12/15/2020
6th Lit essay--12/15/2020: Continue to work on your rough draft of the compare/contrast essay about A Christmas Carol tonight. There will be more writing time in class tomorrow. The final draft needs to be finished on Thursday and turned in on Friday, 12/18/2020. There is an upload here of the prompt and a sample essay.
12/11/2020--6th reading log
12/11/2020--6th reading log--reading log is due tomorrow, Friday, 12/11/2020.
Before the next class on Thursday, 12/3/2020, be certain you have finished reading Stave 5 of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Complete the exit ticket for Stave 5 and turn it in. Books will NOT be collected yet because they are needed for further work on the novel.
6th literature, 11/30/2020
6th literature, 11/30/2020--make sure you have turned in all exit tickets for A Christmas Carol on Teams. This can be any or all of the exit tickets for Staves 1through 4. We will begin to read Stave 5 in class tomorrow and also work on the worksheets in the packet. Have all packets with you in class tomorrow.
Spend some time silent reading for this week's reading log. Remember, the goal is 150 minutes/week.
6th literature--11/30/2020: Complete the reading of Stave 4 in Dickens; complete the exit ticket for stave four and turn it in. If the exit tickets for staves 1-3 are missing, turned those in as well on Teams.
6th Literature, 11/19/2020
6th Literature, 11/19/2020: Read A Christmas Carol to the bottom of pg. 71. Use stickies to note things to remember or write notes in your lit notebook.
6th Literature, 11/16/2020
6th Literature, 11/16/2020: Complete exit ticket 2 for stave 2 of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. If you have not completed exit ticket 1, please complete that as well. Both tickets are part of the materials loaded up here and on Teams 6th literature. The exit tickets are due, Tuesday, 11/17/2020.
6th Literature, 11/12/2020
6th Literature, 11/12/2020: Read the remainder of stave 1 of Dickens, A Christmas Carol. Due date: Thursday, 11/12/2020 at 11:40 AM. Make sure to use stickies or some other method of noting the passages that were interesting, showed the writing style of the author, or told you something that may be important to understanding the plot or theme of the novel. You may also write this information and noticings in your Lit notebook.
6th Mazy May theme/plot--11/9/2020
6th Mazy May theme/plot--11/9/2020-- turn in theme/plot chart for the short story "King of Mazy May" either in person or electronically today, Monday, 11/9/2020.
Have lit notebook for class on Monday.
Complete reading log of Friday, 11/6/2020.
6th Lit-11/2/2020-"King of Mazy May"
6th Lit-11/2/2020-"King of Mazy May"-- finish writing the plot events for as much as we read in class today. This will be happening daily as we read the story. Make sure you have you lit book and lit notebook ready for class.
6th Literature, 10/26/2020
6th Literature, 10/26/2020: Read the two non-fiction articles on Commonlit.org. The class code is 7BK9QQ. After reading the one about Halloween and spiders, answer the questions about it on Teams literature page. Think about your answers and go back to the article if necessary to provided specific evidence for your answers. This is due by Wednesday, 10/28/2020.
When reading the commonlit.org articles use the annotation pen and answer the questions at the end. Also, answer the questions that come while you are reading the articles. Look back at at the article if you are unsure of your answer to the question.
Think and read!!
Truth about Dragons comparison
6th Literature: finish reading "The Truth about Dragons" in the literature book, pgs. 351-361. Complete the comparison chart of the eastern and western dragons. Post the finished work on Teams. This is due by class on Tuesday, 10/20/2020 at 11:30 am.
Lit 6th grade 10/16/2020
6th Lit: Complete working on the chart about "The Truth About Dragons" and the Western Dragons.
Complete on Teams the reading log for the week. Due Friday, 10/16/2020.
6th Literature, 10/8/2020
6th literature: complete the assignment on Teams of 10/8/2020. The work for "Dragon, Dragon" is due Tuesday, 10/13/2020, by class time--11:45 AM. Be thorough in your answers. You have extra time because the last question will take longer to do it well. Be certain to submit your work on time. Submit the written work on Teams.
6th Literature: complete the reading log of 10/9/2020. This is the weekly reading log. Please be on time in completing this and turning it in. This is due by Friday afternoon, 10/9/2020.
6th Literature 10/5/2020
For 6th grade literature due by Tuesday, 10/6/2020: turn by electronic means today's class work on the Theme/Plot of the short story, "Dragon, Dragon" from the literature book.
Also, complete the assignment on Teams 6th Lit. page about the "Dragon, Dragon" story.
6th grade Reading log--10/2/2020
Please complete the reading log for this week that is posted on Teams. This can be completed in class today, if you wish.
Monday/Tuesday Literature work
For classes on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 28-29, 2020, have ready your literature book and notebook.
6th Grade Literature--class work on 9/25/2020
1. During ELA and Literature on Friday, 9/25/2020, please complete the assignment in Literature about "Zlateh the Goat". Go to the literature page on Teams and answer the questions about the story. Be certain to use complete sentences and capitalization and punctuation. Answer completely with evidence from the story to support what you think. Turn in the assignment on Teams.
2. Complete the reading log on Teams on the Literature page. Turn in the assignment on Teams.
Both are due by the end of the day. Those students who are completing MAP tests may turn the work in on Monday, 9/28/2020.