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5th, 6th, 7th Week at a Glance: October 15 – 19

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Monday

Read first 15 minutes of class. DPG Week 2 (Daily Grammar Practice):  parts of speech. Discuss Fall Break Reading Challenge.  Write a blog post reflecting on your reading this first grading period.  What have you discovered about yourself as a reader?  What have been some favorite books and authors you’ve discovered?  How did you do with the fall break challenge?  What goals do you want to set for yourself for the next quarter?  Write a second paragraph about your accomplishments and goals for writing.  What pieces have you finished this year? What have you learned about writing?  What goals do you have for writing?.
Homework: Read.  

Tuesday

Read first fifteen minutes of class. DPG – Sentence parts and phrases. Publish your poem on your blog.  Follow these steps:  1)  Change back to single spacing.  2) Select the text of your poem and right click.  Choose COPY.  3) Log into Edublogs and go to your dashboard.  4) Click on +New – Post in the gray bar.  5)  If you don’t have two rows of buttons, click the last button on the right to bring up the second row.  6) Click the PASTE from WORD button in the middle of he second row.  7) Follow the directions in the pop up box to use CONTROL-V to past text.  Then click insert.  8) Type your title in the title box and PUBLISH.
Homework: Read.

Wednesday

Read first fifteen minutes of class. DPG – Clauses and sentence types.  Revise your memoir and publish on your blog.  Follow the same steps as yesterday with your poem.
Homework: Read.

Thursday

Read first fifteen minutes of class. DPG – punctuation and capitalization. Go over assessment 1.0.  Finish any blog posts you need to complete.  Comment on at least five of your classmates’ blogs.
Homework: Read.  Typed draft of memoir due Tuesday.

Friday

Read first fifteen minutes of class. DPG – Diagramming sentences. ACUITY test.
Homework: Read.

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