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PostSubject: Vacation Literacy Lessons   Wed Feb 03, 2010 7:37 pm

Y6 Literacy
Phonics, Spelling and Vocabulary: Stormbreaker

Students: Use Attachment entitled “Y6 Vocabulary Feb 14.” You know the routine:

Task 1: Students copy vocabulary words, parts of speech in Vocab/Lit notebooks
Task 2: Look up words in dictionary, record definition and write a sentence showing comprehension in Vocab/Lit notebook
Task 3: Students review Definitions handout and complete PDF printed handouts on Synonyms and Antonyms

Grammar and Punctuation

Task 1: Review Uses of Clauses handout and complete Main Clause and Clause links Handouts demonstrating your understanding between independent and dependent clauses; extension exercises are to be completed in Grammar Writing Notebook

Task 2: Read Parenthesis, Hyphens and dashes Handouts and complete the exercises in Grammar Writing notebook

Task 3: Complete using Strong Verbs and Placing Commas in sentences Handouts

Reading: Novel and Note-taking

Task 1: Read Chapter 3 of novel and answer Chapter 3 questions and complete tasks in Vocab/Lit notebook

Task 2: Read Chapter 4 and write a summary in Vocab/Lit notebook. Minimum 250 words. Use punctuation marks (e.g. full stops, exclamation marks). Be sure to ask yourself what are the important events in this chapter? Is Alex getting closer to understanding what happened to his uncle? What new things is he discovering? What do you think is his next step?

Writing

Task 1: Argue why Alex had reason not to trust anyone. Who can he trust? Who can’t he trust and why? What did he think was true and has now discovered is not? Brainstorm, draft a 500 word persuasion writing piece. Remember to use powerful verbs, promises, complimentary language and plenty of descriptors (adjectives, words that describe nouns, e.g. creepy and crawly; and adverbs, words that describe verbs, e.g. slowly, quickly) in your argument.
Keep all notes and writing in Vocab/Lit notebook. Finally self- edit, type and print on A1 paper.
Refer to the writing rubric attached.

Task 2: Write 3 Journal Responses Journal Responses to the following in Journal Notebook. See attachment titled “Y6 Journals”


Note all assignments due February 21st; except Journals which are due Febrary 23rd.
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PostSubject: Re: Vacation Literacy Lessons   Tue Feb 16, 2010 9:32 pm

Ms.Batte wrote:
Y6 Literacy
Phonics, Spelling and Vocabulary: Stormbreaker

Students: Use Attachment entitled “Y6 Vocabulary Feb 14.” You know the routine:

Task 1: Students copy vocabulary words, parts of speech in Vocab/Lit notebooks
Task 2: Look up words in dictionary, record definition and write a sentence showing comprehension in Vocab/Lit notebook
Task 3: Students review Definitions handout and complete PDF printed handouts on Synonyms and Antonyms

Grammar and Punctuation

Task 1: Review Uses of Clauses handout and complete Main Clause and Clause links Handouts demonstrating your understanding between independent and dependent clauses; extension exercises are to be completed in Grammar Writing Notebook

Task 2: Read Parenthesis, Hyphens and dashes Handouts and complete the exercises in Grammar Writing notebook

Task 3: Complete using Strong Verbs and Placing Commas in sentences Handouts

Reading: Novel and Note-taking

Task 1: Read Chapter 3 of novel and answer Chapter 3 questions and complete tasks in Vocab/Lit notebook

Task 2: Read Chapter 4 and write a summary in Vocab/Lit notebook. Minimum 250 words. Use punctuation marks (e.g. full stops, exclamation marks). Be sure to ask yourself what are the important events in this chapter? Is Alex getting closer to understanding what happened to his uncle? What new things is he discovering? What do you think is his next step?

Writing

Task 1: Argue why Alex had reason not to trust anyone. Who can he trust? Who can’t he trust and why? What did he think was true and has now discovered is not? Brainstorm, draft a 500 word persuasion writing piece. Remember to use powerful verbs, promises, complimentary language and plenty of descriptors (adjectives, words that describe nouns, e.g. creepy and crawly; and adverbs, words that describe verbs, e.g. slowly, quickly) in your argument.
Keep all notes and writing in Vocab/Lit notebook. Finally self- edit, type and print on A1 paper.
Refer to the writing rubric attached.

Task 2: Write 3 Journal Responses Journal Responses to the following in Journal Notebook. See attachment titled “Y6 Journals”


Note all assignments due February 21st; except Journals which are due Febrary 23rd.

"Task 3: Students review Definitions handout and complete PDF printed handouts on Synonyms and Antonyms" We didn't receive these sheets!
"Task 3: Complete using Strong Verbs and Placing Commas in sentences Handouts" What handout? We didn't receive that handout either!

"Task 1: Read Chapter 3 of novel and answer Chapter 3 questions and complete tasks in Vocab/Lit notebook" I didn't receive the questions!
And can you plese tell me if there are any Chapter 4 questions?
PLEASE REPLY ON ALL OF MY QUESTIONS!
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PostSubject: Re: Vacation Literacy Lessons   Wed Feb 17, 2010 5:26 pm

You should have. Check again. No there aren't any Chapter 4 Questions. I will hand those out when return to class.
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PostSubject: Re: Vacation Literacy Lessons   Thu Feb 18, 2010 7:34 am

So, Can you please tell me if there are any chapter 3 questions? If there are please post it on the forum. There are a lot of sheets missing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Vacation Literacy Lessons   Thu Feb 18, 2010 7:42 am

"Task 3: Complete using Strong Verbs and Placing Commas in sentences Handouts" What about this handout, I didn't receive that one either!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Vacation Literacy Lessons   Thu Feb 18, 2010 8:03 am

Mahmoud El Kadi wrote:
So, Can you please tell me if there are any chapter 3 questions? If there are please post it on the forum. There are a lot of sheets missing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I will give you chapter 3 and 4 questions when return
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PostSubject: Re: Vacation Literacy Lessons   Thu Feb 18, 2010 10:33 am

"Task 3: Complete using Strong Verbs and Placing Commas in sentences Handouts" What about this handout, I didn't receive that one either!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Vacation Literacy Lessons   Thu Feb 18, 2010 11:18 am

Mahmoud El Kadi wrote:
"Task 3: Complete using Strong Verbs and Placing Commas in sentences Handouts" What about this handout, I didn't receive that one either!!!

Relax. It is not the end of the world. Things were thrown together rather last minute.
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PostSubject: Re: Vacation Literacy Lessons   Thu Feb 18, 2010 1:07 pm

Ms.Batte wrote:
Mahmoud El Kadi wrote:
"Task 3: Complete using Strong Verbs and Placing Commas in sentences Handouts" What about this handout, I didn't receive that one either!!!

Relax. It is not the end of the world. Things were thrown together rather last minute.
So, are you going to post it on the forum, or should I just forget bout it?
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PostSubject: Re: Vacation Literacy Lessons   Thu Feb 18, 2010 2:06 pm

Mahmoud El Kadi wrote:
Ms.Batte wrote:
Mahmoud El Kadi wrote:
"Task 3: Complete using Strong Verbs and Placing Commas in sentences Handouts" What about this handout, I didn't receive that one either!!!

Relax. It is not the end of the world. Things were thrown together rather last minute.
So, are you going to post it on the forum, or should I just forget bout it?

I can't post them on the forum. Will give them to you next week
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PostSubject: hello   Sat Feb 20, 2010 12:08 pm

good evening miss batte i hope every thing is fine!
miss in the house tournament day you gave us sheet i don't no you remember or not you gave us sheets in it was chapter 3and 4 novel questions.
Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy


ps:miss i finished all homeworks should i send it on e-mail or what.misssssssss youuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu very much.see you
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PostSubject: Re: Vacation Literacy Lessons   Sat Feb 20, 2010 1:30 pm

abdelrahman_elamawy wrote:
good evening miss batte i hope every thing is fine!
miss in the house tournament day you gave us sheet i don't no you remember or not you gave us sheets in it was chapter 3and 4 novel questions.
Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy


ps:miss i finished all homeworks should i send it on e-mail or what.misssssssss youuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu very much.see you

I gave you another sheet with more questions and tasks for Chapter 2. I have posted chapters 3 and 4 on the forum for students who wish to work ahead. Will print and copy them tomorrow. c u
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