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6th WW--4/21/2021

6th WW--4/21/2021--read through the packet of short stories.  Choose one of the stories to use for the work in unit 2 of Writer's Workshop.  Once you have chosen a story, begin to write notes, observations, comments about the main character of the story and what happens in your chosen story.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Tuesday, April 20 12:47 PM

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6th WW--4/20/2021

6th WW--4/20/2021:  finish reading the short story, "Raymond's Run" that is in the packet.  Finish writing your responses to the story and questions about why the author may have written this in this way in your Writer's Workshop notebook.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Monday, April 19 12:46 PM

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6th ELA--4/16/2021

6th ELA--4/16/2021:  study for pronouns test on Friday, 4/16/2021.  You may have up to 2 index cards with you that have definitions of the different kinds of pronouns we have studied.
 
Make sure you have your writer's notebook for class every day!  The notebook lives best in your desk.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Thursday, April 15 12:48 PM

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6th WW--4/15/2021

6th WW--4/15/2021:  Final draft of Three Little Pigs is due tomorrow.  This is your first work at using the boxes and bullets structure for an essay and is the practice to using it in an essay.  It may be typed or handwritten.
 
More work tomorrow on review of pronouns.  Keep the sentences you wrote today.  Comprehensive pronoun test will be on Thursday on all the pronouns we have studied.  
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Wednesday, April 14 12:48 PM

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6th WW--4/14/2021

6th WW--4/14/2021:  If you have not finished the writing in class today, this is homework for tonight and it is due Wednesday, 4/14/2021 during class.  Tomorrow we begin a new unit in Writer's Workshop so have your Writer's Workshop notebooks ready.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Tuesday, April 13 12:08 PM

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6th ELA--4/12/2021

6th ELA--4/12/2021:  Today is an asynchronous day.  Today's work is to complete Unit 5 in the Greek/Latin packet that we used earlier.  Do all of the lessons for the unit--A-F, and be ready to turn in your work tomorrow, Tuesday.  If you have lost the packet or misplaced it, please silent read for 30 minutes and put this on your reading log for the week.
 
The second thing is that tomorrow in ELA you will be writing with paper and pen an essay in which you write your opinion or claim and argue why it is right.  You will give reasons why you think that way.  If there is an outside source such as an article or book that has information for you, you may bring that to school to help you write this essay.  There will be no writing on laptops for this work tomorrow.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Monday, April 12 7:39 AM

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6th Watson Movie Review--4/2/2021

6th Watson Movie Review--4/2/2021---The completed and typed movie review of the Watson's is Friday, 4/2/2021.  This is a change!!  Turn in a typed, final copy of your review on Friday, 4/2/2021.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Tuesday, March 30 12:07 PM

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6th ELA--movie review, 3/26/2021

6th ELA--movie review, 3/26/2021:  Continue to write, edit, revise your movie review of the Watson's.  Be thoughtful and thorough in your writing.  Be conscientious in the editing and revising.  The due date is Wednesday, 3/31/2021.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Thursday, March 25 10:10 AM

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6th ELA & Lit--3/25/2021

6th ELA & Lit--3/25/2021:  There are two assignments to continue working on:
      1.  Continue to write/work on the movie review draft/final.
      2.  On the character chart for Lit, work on another character or two on the Watson character traits.  Use the book to help you find information to include.
 
Both of these assignments will have a final deadline of Wednesday, 3/31/2021.  This is subject to change if students' need indicate it needs to be changed.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Wednesday, March 24 11:52 AM

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6th WW--3/11/2021

6th WW--3/11/2021--be ready for Writer's Workshop celebration.  Have your essay ready to read in a small group.  Be prepared to write "glows" on all essays that you hear.  Be specific in the "glow".  You may bring a small special snack and drink to have after essays have been read and "glows" exchanged.  Enjoy the sense of accomplishment for the writing you have done!
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Tuesday, March 9 3:21 PM

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6th WW--3/9/2021

6th WW--3/9/2021:  This applies only to students who are still finishing their essay.  Unless I have talked with you and said something different, the essay is due on Tuesday.  Please complete the self-assessment rubric as well.  This will be turned in with the essay.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Monday, March 8 12:03 PM

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6th Writer's Workshop, 3/5/2021

6th Writer's Workshop, 3/5/2021--the final for your essay on teen activism is due Friday, 3/5/2021, in class.  If there are circumstances that prevent this, please speak with Mrs. Wenzl promptly.  Turn in the essay, the self-assessment, the check-list, and the paper description calendar page with the paper.  If you are a home-learner, turn in your paper on Teams.  Be certain that any pictures of documents are clear and readable.  A celebration will be help next week.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Thursday, March 4 10:24 AM

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6th Writer's Workshop-3/4/2021

6th Writer's Workshop-3/4/2021:  Continue to work on the polishing of your teen activism information "book".  Read and write with different lens--punctuation and sentences, conclusion, introduction, organization--as you write, edit and revise.  The final copy is due Friday, 3/5/2021.  Do yourself proud with your work.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Tuesday, March 2 10:36 AM

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6th Writer's Workshop--2/26-2021

6th Writer's Workshop--2/26-2021--continue to revise the work from today.  Consider adding text features such as pictures, text boxes, or graphs.  Ask the question: How does this help my writing?  What is my purpose in using this text feature?  Final, final copy is due on Friday, March 5.  The materials from today's lesson are attached here.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Thursday, February 25 1:52 PM

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6th Writer's Workshop

6th Writer's Workshop
Continue to write over the weekend.  There will be one more lesson on Monday, 3/1/2021.  Next week is the final week of writing with the essay due on Friday, March 5.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Friday, February 26 12:42 PM

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6th WW--2/25/2021

6th WW--2/25/2021:  Continue to write/revise/edit your essay.  Try to incorporate the sentence complexity work into your writing where it could be effective and strengthen your writing.  For Thursday, 2/25/2021, have a fresh revised and edited version of your writing on your computer.  
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Tuesday, February 23 11:31 AM

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6th WW--2/23/2021

6th WW--2/23/2021--Continue to work on the final draft of your activist essay.  Include statistics, direct quotes, and other information where appropriate and useful.  These need to be put in to strengthen your essay and writing.  For Tuesday, be ready for a lesson and to write some more.  Due date is March 5.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Monday, February 22 12:33 PM

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6th Writer's Workshop--2/11/2021

6th Writer's Workshop--2/11/2021--continue to write chapters and research for your information "book".  Draft a Table of Contents.  Remember, that this can be revised many times while you are writing your book.  Look at the power point, too.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Tuesday, February 9 1:23 PM

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6th WW--2/9/2021

6th WW--2/9/2021--work on some draft Tables of Content for your book; reread your draft essay. Annotate it, write in the margins, make notes about what is working and what is not.   Try a new draft for tomorrow and bring it with you.  Continue to research and write more.  Review the "Writing information chapters" paper in your packet from today's class.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Monday, February 8 1:07 PM

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6th WW--2/8/2021

6th WW--2/8/2021:  Turn in draft writing that you have completed thus far.  This is just a progress check and is not the final essay.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Friday, February 5 9:14 AM

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6th WW--2/4/2021

6th WW--2/4/2021-- for Thursday, 2/4/2021, continue to research and work on writing your paper on the topic and person you are writing about.  For Thursday have written down you "trail of research" that led you to this point in your writing.  This "trail of research" needs to be written in your writer's workshop notebook.    
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Tuesday, February 2 1:19 PM

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6th WW--2/2/2021

6th WW--2/2/2021:  complete your flash draft of your research on Teen Activism.  Turn that in tomorrow via email.  You may also do more research.  Spend about 30 minutes working on the flash draft tonight.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Monday, February 1 12:12 PM

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6th ELA--1/29/2021

6th ELA--1/29/2021--no homework tonight.  Be prepared for more research time tomorrow, Friday, 1/29/2021.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Thursday, January 28 4:59 PM

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6th WW 1/25/2021

6th WW 1/25/2021--we began working on note-taking for the informational writing.  This is the first of two days of note taking.  This will continue tomorrow, Tuesday.  There is NO homework tonight because of MAP testing.  There is a power point on today's lesson loaded up on this page as well as on the Teams-6th ELA page.  On Teams look under the files tab for the power point.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Monday, January 25 1:59 PM

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6th ELA--1/22/2021

6th ELA--1/22/2021--no homework.  Bring silent reading book for use after MAP testing is completed!
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Friday, January 22 1:34 PM

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6th ELA--1/7/2021

6th ELA--1/7/2021--Due on Thursday, 1/7/2021, is the completed work written out on paper for the demonstrative pronouns.  This is page 300 and 301 on the copied paper.  Complete #8-13 and 14-20.  Write out the sentence using the correct pronoun.  Make sure your name and heading are on your work before turning it in.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Wednesday, January 6 7:52 AM

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12/11/2020--6th Greek/Latin roots

12/11/2020--6th Greek/Latin roots:  Unit 3, read words and definitions, do sections 3A, 3B, 3C, and 3F.  Put your name on the pages and submit via Teams assignment page, please.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Thursday, December 10 10:27 AM

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6th Greek/Latin Roots, 12/10/2020

6th Greek/Latin Roots, 12/10/2020:  Complete section 2C and 2E.  This will be turned in.  If you are an at home learner, there is an assignment page set up for you.  If you are an in-school learner, there is an assignment page set up for you on Teams.  In-school learners will turn in the work to the teacher.
 
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Wednesday, December 9 9:51 AM

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6th ELA, 12/8/2020

6th ELA, 12/8/2020:  in the Greek/Latin packet, do sections 1B and 1D for tomorrow.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Monday, December 7 12:42 PM

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6th ELA--12/3/2020

6th ELA--12/3/2020--work on revision/editing of the narrative that was returned to you.  Have all revision/editing resubmissions in by Thursday, 12/3/2020.  You are not required to resubmit, but this is an option to improve your grade on the narrative.  Thanks everyone!!  Resubmissions will not be accepted after the date of 12/3/2020.  
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Tuesday, December 1 2:19 PM

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6th ELA, 11/30/2020

6th ELA work, 11/30/2020:  Today spend your time in student-directed learning working on the editing/revising of the realistic fiction narrative.  Use the comments from yesterday's feedback.  Pick up scored narratives and Greek/Latin roots package this afternoon.  Narratives must be resubmitted, if you are electing to do this, by Thursday, 12/3/2020.  Turn them via Teams assignment page that has been set up if you are learning from home this week.  
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Monday, November 30 8:19 AM

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6th ELA, 11/17/2020

6th ELA, 11/17/2020:  Finish the Teams assignment from today on indefinite pronouns IF you have not finished it and turned it in.  Keep reading for the reading log that is due on Friday, 11/20/2020.  IF there is any missing work, complete that and turn it in.  
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Tuesday, November 17 3:12 PM

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6th Writer's Workshop, 11/9/2020

6th Writer's Workshop, 11/9/2020 -- turn in personal narrative today, 11/9/2020, in person or electronically.  Turn in the narrative, the self-assessment, and the expectations sheet.  
 
Have ELA book ready in class and ELA notebook.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Monday, November 9 7:47 AM

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6th Writer's Workshop, 11/3/2020

6th Writer's Workshop, 11/3/2020:  continue to work on your final copy of the personal narrative.  Review, reread, edit, revise your writing.  Make sure your ending works with your fiction writing.  Read it aloud to your dog or your cat (sounds silly but works). Review and use the rubric to do a self-assessment of your writing when you turn it in.   Make sure the expectations sheet is also turned in with the final copy of your writing and the self-assessment.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Tuesday, November 3 1:58 PM

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6th Writer's Workshop, 11/2/2020

6th Writer's Workshop, 11/2/2020:  Read and review the power point that is uploaded here to help you with your work on the ending for your narrative.  (How many possessive pronouns do you see in the previous sentence?)  The power point has also been uploaded to Teams.  Follow the directions for homework to write several trial endings for your narrative.  Choose the one you think works the best.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Monday, November 2 1:06 PM

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6th Writer's Workshop-10/30/2020

6th Writer's Workshop-10/30/2020:  work on narrative writing to add more scenes that give more to the meaning of the narrative.  The meaning is the same as the theme, message, or main idea.  Write in your Writer's Workshop notebook if you have it at home with you.  If you do not have your Writer's Workshop notebook, write on paper or in a word document on your laptop as you did in class today.  
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Thursday, October 29 1:41 PM

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6th Writer's Workshop, 10/30/2020

6th Writer's Workshop, 10/30/2020:  continue to work on the writing of your personal narrative as you were in class today.  Keep adding scenes that help add to the message of your narrative.  The message is the same as theme, main point, or what you learned in this event.  Keep writing in your Writer's Workshop notebook if you have it at home or on the word document or paper that you used today in class.
These attachments may also be found on Teams under the files tab of the 6th ELA page.  Look for a date of 10/29/2020 or Thursday, 10/29/2020.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Thursday, October 29 1:48 PM

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6th ELA--10/27/2020

6th ELA--10/27/2020-- work on the revisioning that was begun in class today.  Have a revised draft ready to go for Thursday's class and the next lesson in Writer's Workshop.  Work with using/making the story map and the internal and external elements.  The power point is loaded up here and on Teams, 6ELA page.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Tuesday, October 27 1:17 PM

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6th ELA--possessive pronouns

6th ELA--possessive pronouns:  complete the quiz on Teams about possessive pronouns.  Answer all the questions thoughtfully and carefully.  Read them slowly and think about what the question is asking.  This is due by the end of the period on Monday, 10/26/2020.  Use any remaining class time to work on your personal narrative.  
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Sunday, October 25 4:30 PM

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6th ELA

6th ELA Homework:  Work on your lead to your story.  Try out several ideas from class discussion or the handouts.  Choose the one that works the best for what you are writing.  Review the power point if you need to.  
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Monday, October 19 12:14 PM

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6th ELA

6th ELA:  turn in writing on most recent personal narrative on Teams.  Complete the Teams quiz/questions about the writing.  The narrative does not need to be finished at this time to turn it in.  
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Friday, October 16 12:31 PM

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6th Writer's Workshop

6th Grade Writer's Workshop for ELA, 10/13/2020:  
 
Review the power point from lesson 6 of Writer's Workshop.  Answer the questions on Teams about the lesson and work.  Write another narrative tonight and submit the narrative to your teacher by class time on Thursday, 10/15/2020.  Evaluate the narrative you write tonight using the grades 5/6 checklist.  What do you notice about your writing in elaboration and craft?  
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Tuesday, October 13 2:29 PM

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6th Writer's Workshop

6th Writer's Workshop, 10/8/2020:  review the power point.  The power point is here as well as on Teams.  There is a scanned copy of the "Car Trip" short story here and on Teams.  Complete the homework on the last slide of the power point.  Have it ready and turn in by Tuesday, 10/13/2020 class time.  Submit all work on Teams.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Thursday, October 8 1:13 PM

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6th Writer's Workshop

6th Grade Writer's Workshop, 10/5/2020, please study and review the power point from today's lesson and attached to this page.  Follow directions for homework on the homework slide--the last slide of the power point presentation.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Monday, October 5 1:10 PM

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6th Grade Writer's Workshop, Lesson 2

Read and review the power point from today's lesson. Complete the work on the homework slide--write a goal at the top of the page and write at least 2 pages.   Make sure your map of ideas/place is complete.  Do another one if you decide to change the place you are thinking of and the story ideas from that place.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Thursday, October 1 1:13 PM

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6th Grade personal and subject/object pronouns 10/2/2020

Please complete the assignment posted on Teams about personal pronouns and subject/object pronouns.  This can be completed today in class.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Friday, October 2 9:10 AM

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6th Writer's Workshop

Write a total of 1.5 or more on the narrative begun this morning in Writer's Workshop.
Also, write 1 or 2 goals in your Writer's Workshop notebook for your writing.  Look at the 6th grade checklist to help you set goals for your writing.  Have this completed no later than Monday, 10/5/2020.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Thursday, October 1 1:14 PM

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Writer's Workshop Lessons, 9/28/29/2020

For Writer's Workshop on Monday, have your laptops ready and charged. 
For Tuesday, 9/29/2020, have your Writer's Workshop notebook and the material that were sent home on Friday.  There are copies here if needed.
 
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Sunday, September 27 2:48 PM

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Writer's Workshop personal narrative--6th

Complete the personal narrative begun in class and the questions on Teams about the writing.  Turn your work into your teacher.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Monday, September 28 10:45 AM

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6th Reading Log, 9/25/2020

Complete the reading log on Teams.  This is on the 6th grade Literature page.  Answer the questions on the page about your reading--number of pages read and the other two questions.  This is due by the end of the day.
Created by Rosemary Wenzl: Friday, September 25 9:58 AM