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Mrs. Van Buskirk

suvanbuskirk@stanthonyschool.org

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Homework will be posted for my sixth grade classes each day by 5:00 (technology permitting)

YOUR PLANNER IS TO BE KEPT UP-TO-DATE

 

Tuesday, October 30       ELA - Finish 15 Research Cards (worked on in class yesterday and today)

                                         Religion - Memorize Hail, Holy Queen for Monday          


Wednesday, 10/24   RED RIBBON WEEK - Friday is Pajama Day; Monday "Silly Hair Day"


Tuesday, 10/23     "Can the Principal" tomorrow - bring an unopened, unexpired canned good

                             Table to Table due tomorrow

                              ELA: Voyages WB p. 26 #7-11; p. 27 # 1-15

                              Religion - Finish "Four Covenants of the OT" question, in your notebook


Thursday, 10/17   Vocabulary  pp. 48-53  Due tomorrow                        

                             Vocabulary Chapter 3 Test MOVED to Monday 10/22

                             Vocabulary Unit Review - EXTRA CREDIT Test (optional) Tuesday 10/22 (counts for ELA)

                              Odyssey Character Map  "second chance" due 10/19; (Assigned 10/1) - See Rubric

                              Odyssey Plot Diagram  "second chance" MOVED to 10/23; (Assigned 10/1) - Rubric will                                                                                  go home tomorrow (sorry)


Wednesday, 10/16   Winter Uniforms Tomorrow

                              Vocabulary Chapter 3 Test MOVED to Monday 10/22

                              Odyssey Character Map  "second chance" due 10/19; (Assigned 10/1) - See Rubric

                              Odyssey Plot Diagram  "second chance" MOVED to 10/23; (Assigned 10/1) - Rubric will                                                                                  go home tomorrow


Tuesday, 10/16     Noun Unit Test and Religion Chapter Test went home today (Grades in Rediker)

                             Vocabulary Chapter 3 Test Friday 10/19; pp. 46-47 due 10/16 (Assigned 10/11)

                              Odyssey Character Map  "second chance" due 10/19; (Assigned 10/1) - See Rubric

                              Odyssey Plot Diagram  "second chance" due 10/22; (Assigned 10/1) - Rubric will be given    

                                             tomorrow


Thursday, 10/11      Print out Hero essay you worked on today                         

                                Grammar - Noun Take Home Test/Packet due Friday (assigned 10/9)

                                Checkpoint # 3 due 10/12  (assigned 9/14)   

                                Odyssey Plot Diagram and Character Map due 10/12; (Assigned 10/1)

                                Noun Test  - Tuesday 10/16

                               Religion Chapter 2 Test Monday 10/15 (We have reviewed in class and will tomorrow)

                               Vocabulary Chapter 3 Test Friday 10/19; pp. 46-47 dues 10/16


Wednesday, 10/10   No new assignments                           

                                Grammar - Noun Take Home Test/Packet due Friday (assigned 10/9)

                                Checkpoint # 3 due 10/12  (assigned 9/14)   

                                Odyssey Plot Diagram and Character Map due 10/12; (Assigned 10/1)


Tuesday, 10/9         Religion Chapter Review (If not finished in class) 

                                Reading/ELA - Find a "CNN Hero" and be prepared to discuss in class

                                Grammar - Noun Take Home Test/Packet due Friday - will have some class time Wednesday

                                       and Thursday to complete

                                Checkpoint # 3 due 10/12  - assigned 9/14     

                                Odyssey Plot Diagram and Character Map due 10/12; Assigned 10/1


Wednesday, 10/3 -   No new assignments

                               Checkpoint # 2 due 10/4 (but will accept after long weekend)   - assigned 9/14

                               Checkpoint # 3 due 10/12  - assigned 9/14              


Tuesday, 10/2         IXL - 15 minutes (posessives, IO/DO, narrowing topics)

                               Religion - p. 42 and definition of "altar" added to NB

                               Checkpoint # 2 due 10/4 (but will accept after long weekend)   - assigned 9/14

                               Checkpoint # 3 due 10/12  - assigned 9/14             


Monday, 10/1           Weekly grammar quiz returned to day (added to rediker)

                              Grammar p. 22; List of 10 abstract nouns in your NB

                              Religion - p. 41 and definition of "sacrifice" added to NB

                               Checkpoint # 2 due 10/4 (but will accept after long weekend)   - assigned 9/14

                               Checkpoint # 3 due 10/12  - assigned 9/14              


Thursday, 9/27        Grammar p. 20 (If not finished in class- 15 minutes given)

                                Religion WS (if not finished in class - 20 minutes given)

                                Religion Unit 1 TEST - Friday (announced 9/26; reviewed in class today)

                                p. 36 (due Friday)- (assigned Tuesday)

                                Rough Draft of Opinion Essay due Friday (assigned 9/24; had 1 1/2 hours class time to work)

                                Independent Reading Checkpoint # 1 due 9/28 (assigned 9/14)  

                               Checkpoint # 2 due 10/4 (but will accept after long weekend)   

                               Checkpoint # 3 due 10/12                  


Wednesday, 9/26     Grammar pop quiz (classwork grade) and Vocab Test sent home (in Rediker)

                                Religion Unit 1 TEST - Friday (announced today)

                                p. 36 (due Friday)- (assigned Tuesday)

                                Rough Draft of Opinion Essay due Friday (assigned 9/24; had 1 1/2 hours class time to work)

                                Independent Reading Checkpoint # 1 due 9/28 (assigned 9/14)                         


Tuesday, 9/25         Voyages WB p. 9 (if not finished in class)

                                Religion p. 35 (due tomorrow) p. 36 (due Friday)

                                Rough Draft of Opinion Essay due Friday (assigned 9/24; had 1 hour class time to work)

                                Vocabulary TEST - Wednesday 9/26 - Unit 2 (announced last week)

                                Independent Reading Checkpoint due 9/28 (assigned 9/14)                         


Monday, 9/24           Rough Draft of Opinion Essay due Friday

                                Vocabulary TEST - Wednesday 9/26 - Unit 2

                                Independent Reading Checkpoint due 9/28 (assigned 9/14)

                                Religion NB and Grammar Quiz Grades sent home (entered in Rediker)         


Friday, 9/21              Grammar Quiz on Nouns - Monday 9/24

                                Vocabulary TEST - Wednesday 9/26 - Unit 2

                                Independent Reading Checkpoint due 9/28 (assigned 9/14)


Wednesday, 9/19    Literature SCOPE questions # 1-6 (If you didn't finish in class)

                                Grammar Voyages WB p. 14 (if you didn't finish in class)

                                Vocabulary WS due Friday 9/21(assigned 9/17)

                                Religion NB check (quiz grade) Friday - all entries should be current (assigend 9/18)

                                Religion - Abraham WS (both sides) due Friday - must be taped in NB as instructed

                                Independent Reading Checkpoint due 9/28 (assigned 9/14)


Tuesday, 9/18    Literature - Finish SCOPE assignment from class (2 surprise, 2 anger, 2 wonder)

                           Vocabulary WS due Friday 9/21(assigned 9/17) ; pp. 28-29 due tomorrow (if not finished in class)

                           Grammar WB p. 6 (if not finished in class)

                           Religion NB check (quiz grade) Friday - all entries should be current

                           Independent Reading Checkpoint due 9/28 (assigned 9/14)


Monday, 9/17     Grammar Quiz sent home (grades in Rediker)

                            Vocabulary WS due Friday 9/21; pp. 26-27 due tomorrow (if not finished in class)

                            Religion WS due tomorrow; MUST BE TAPED IN NB BEFORE CLASS

                            Independent Reading Checkpoint due 9/28 (assigned 9/14)

                SCHOOL PICTURES TOMORROW - Wear dress uniform; bring sneakers for gym


Friday 9/14            Vocabulary Test and Religion Quiz sent home (grades in Rediker)

                               Independent Reading Contracts assigned - First Checkpoint due 9/28

                                ELA - Diagramming/Grammar Review QUIZ Monday, 9/17 (pp. 2-4 in WB; announced 9/12)


Thursday, 9/13       Vocabulary - TEST tomorrow(Announced 9/10)

                                First Independent Reading Book due for approval tomorrow (assigned 9/7)

                                ELA - Diagramming/Grammar Review QUIZ Monday, 9/17 (pp. 2-4 in WB; announced 9/12)


Wednesday, 9/12    Vocabulary - TEST Friday (Announced 9/10)

                                Literature - Finish "Dear Abby" (if you didn't in class)

                                First Independent Reading Book due for approval by Friday (assigned 9/7)

                                Religion - Pentateuch QUIZ Tomorrow (Announced 9/11)

                                ELA - Diagramming/Grammar Review QUIZ 9/17 (pp. 2-4 in WB)


Tuesday, 9/11   Vocabulary p. 23 # 1-6;  Unit 1 TEST Friday, 9/14 (Announced 9/10)

                          Literature - Finish two boxes on Odyssey chart (if you didn't in class)

                          First Independent Reading Book due for approval by Friday (assigned 9/7)

                          We are going to the Bookfair TOMORROW at 9 am

                          Religion - Pentateuch QUIZ - Thursday, 11/13


Monday 9/10    Vocabulary p. 22; Unit 1 TEST Friday, 9/14

                    Vocabulary WS ("City of Gold") due Tuesday 9/11 (assigned 9/7)

                     First Independent Reading Book due for approval by Friday (assigned 9/7)

                     We are going to the Bookfair Wednesday at 9 am


Friday 9/7    Vocabulary WS ("City of Gold") due Tuesday 9/11

                     Religion NB Check Monday, 9/10

                     First Independent Reading Book due for approval by Friday

                     We are going to the Bookfair Wednesday at 9 am


Thursday 9/6     Vocabulary pp. 15-16; Reread story

                           Finish Voyages WB p. 2 (If you did not complete in class)


Wednesday 9/5   Voyages TB sent home - this should remain home all year

                            Pizza orders due tomorrow (sent home 9/4)

                            Complete rough draft of "Describe..." essay (15 minutes)


Tuesday 9/4       NO ASSIGNMENTS