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Language Arts 6-1

Class # Date Period Topics Resources/Homework
1 Fri Sep 10 4  OneNote notebook setup

In-class binder setup

Using the Daybook

Laptop Software:  Mavis Beacon

 

 
 
2 Mon Sep 13 1  Autobiography

Download Autobiography

School Photos!

 
3 Mon Sep 20 4

1.       Students will work on Mavis Beacon for 15 minutes.

2.      Next, begin to write your Autobiography (remember, we placed it in your OneNote).  They may either type or use the stylus, if they’re comfortable with it. ( 25 minutes)

3.      Go to the Toronto Star or the Globe and Mail online and choose an article to read.

4.      Start a new OneNote note.  Write a short report on the article and include the “5 Ws”

a.      Who

b.      What

c.       Where

d.      When

e.      Why

5.      With the last 10 minutes of class, students may play Text Twist and check email.

 ** None of this is for homework.  If unfinished, they will be given time the next day.

Be sure to include a picture of you, your family and pets in your Autobiography.

 
4 Wed Sep 22 3 Mavis Beacon Practice

Time to finish Autobiography, add a picture and email

 
5 Fri Sep 24 4  Outside Grammar Activities

 

 
6 Mon Sep 27 1 Mavis Beacon Typing Practice 

Continue working on The Framing Game skit

 
7 Tue Sep 28 4 Mavis Beacon Typing Practice 

Perform Skits

Finish reading story and answer some questions

 

 
8 Thu Sep 30 3 The Framing Game Questions

Create a word wall for the vocabulary words in The Framing Game

 
9 Mon Oct 04 4 Finish TFG questions and send to Mrs. Ramon

Word Wall

 
10 Tue Oct 05 1  

 The Framing Game spelling test

 Capitalization Lesson

The following must be capitalized:

Example:  Provide an example sentence.

Note:

Illustration:  Choose and insert a picture to demonstrate the rule.

  1. The first word of every sentence

     

     

 

Capitalize = use a big letter, not a small letter

 

  1. The names of people

     

     

 

 

 

  1. Titles used with the names of people

 

Compare: 

I saw a doctor.

I saw Doctor Wilson.

 

  1. Months, days, holidays

 

Seasons are not capitalized:  spring, summer, fall/autumn, winter

 

  1. The names of places (city, state/province, country, continent, ocean, lake, river, desert, mountain, street, building

 

Compare:

She lives in a city.

She lives in New York City.

 

They crossed a river.

They crossed the Mississippi River.

 

  1. The names of courses

 

Compare:

I'm reading a book about psychology.

I'm taking Psychology 101.

 

  1. The names of languages and nationalities

     

     

 

 

 

  1. The names of religions

     

     

 

 

 

  1. The names of religions

     

     

 

 

 

  1. The pronoun "I."

     

     

 

 

 

  1. The important words in the titles of books, plays, movies, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Capitalization Game & Worksheet

 

 
11 Wed Oct 06 4

Mavis Beacon

Complete Capitalization Chart

 
12 Tue Oct 12 3  Capitalization Worksheet

Capitalization Worksheet - Click here!

 
13 Thu Oct 14 4  Reading Lamb to the Slaughter

L.T.S. Plot & Graph - Use this to graph the plot of Lamb to the Slaughter

Cartoon Outline - Use this template to make L.T.S. into a cartoon

 

 
14 Fri Oct 15 1  No Class -- Grade 6 Zoo Trip Today  
15 Mon Oct 18 4  Trip to the Library and L.T.S. scavenger hunt!!

Capitalization MiniTest

 
16 Wed Oct 20 3  L.T.S. Cartoon

 

 
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21 Mon Nov 01 4    
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