Any time you’ve been gone, you need to ask Mrs. Webmaster if she took grades on the D.O.L. assignments. If so, she can give you the D.O.L. assignment that you missed, and you can take it home to finish it. Remember that Mrs. Webmaster’s hand is her in-box; NEVER leave make-up work on her desk.
Monday, April 15: Please take the time to write assignments in your agenda. Today everyone created a flowchart or web for a folk tale of their own creation. Please take the time to create your own web or flow chart for a folk tale that you invent. (It can be one you’re already familiar with and you’re just re-telling it, or it can be one of your own invention.)
Tuesday, April 16: We finished our web or flowchart today and we started writing the first draft of our folk tales. Your folk tale must have the following:
- correct use of quotation marks (see the English Handbook Pages for guidelines)
- paragraph breaks
Wednesday, April 17: We worked on quotation marks in the red, Writers Choice text book. Since you were gone, you’ll need to check out a Writer’s Choice text book, read page 599, and do Exercise 9 on page 600 as make-up. If you need to come in at lunch to complete this, please set an appointment with your teacher.
Thursday, April 18: We continued writing our own folk tales today. Anyone who finished early started self-editing using a dictionary and thesaurus. If you need extra time to finish your folk tale, set an appointment to come in at lunch or after school please.
Friday, April 19: Today everyone took the folklore vocabulary test on MyBigCampus. You can take this test from home if you’d like. Just go to MyBigCampus, log in, and look for Writing Vocabulary Test 3: Transition Words. The password for taking this test is Prince with a capital P.
For free teacher handouts, educational videos, Powerpoints, and a free grammar guide for students, please visit my sister website, English Emporium.