5-6 Grammar & Writing Homework

 5-6 Grammar & Writing –  Mondays, 1-2:30 pm. Instructor: Kathy Zimmerman

5/2/16: Assignment due 5/9/16: Study for grammar test covering pp. 58-81 of Rules of the Game. Bring food to share for our party.

4/25/16: Assignment due 5/2/16:

1. Write 3 paragragh fictional porquoi story, explaining how something came to be.  Similar to Just So Stories

2. Complete grammar pp. 76-81

4/18/16:  Assignment due 4/25/16: Rules of the Game, Compound Subjects exercises

4/11/16: Assignment due 4/18/16:

  1. Complete grammar pp. 68-71
  2. read Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling and bring it to class

4/4/16: Assignment due 4/11/16:

Write one paragraph from your brain and turn in with checklist

3/28/16: Assignment due 4/4/16:

  1. Rewrite the descriptive paragragh and turn in with checklist
  2. complete grammar exercise A on p. 60
  3. begin reading Just So Stories due 4/18

3/21/16: Assignment due 3/28/16:

  1. Study for grammar test on pp. 38-57
  2. Write a descriptive paragragh and turn in with checklist.

3/7/16: Assignment due 3/21/16: 

  1. Complete pp. 54-57 of Rules of the Game
  2. Enjoy your Spring Break!

2/29/16: Assignment due 3/7/16:

  1. Write one or more haiku poems and type them. Haiku has 3 lines (5 syllabus, 7 syllables, 5 syllables)
  2. Complete pp. 49-51 of Rules of the Game

2/22/16: Assignment due 2/29/16:

  1. Write two paragraphs from your brain and turn in with checklist.
  2. Read Sadako and the 1000 Paper Cranes and bring book to class.

2/15/16: Assignment due 2/22/16:

  1. Write a 2 paragraph essay comparing and contrasting Valentines Day and Christmas Day  turn in with checklist.
  2. Complete Grammar pp. 48-49, exercises A-B

2/8/16: Assignment  due 2/15/16:

complete pp. 44-45 of Rules of the Game

2/1/16: Assignment due 2/8/16:

  1. Complete grammar pp. 39-41
  2. Email me a clean (no markings) copy of your character sketch by Friday 3/5 midnight so that I can copy them all into a booklet.

1/25/16: Assignment due 2/1/16:

  1. In preparation for the publication of our booklets, rewrite the character sketch from Pageant and turn in with new checklist.
  2. Study for grammar test covering pp. 24-37.

1/18/16: Assignment due 1/25/16:

Write a one paragraph report on any topic , using 3 books or internet sources. Turn in with checklist

1/11/6: Assignment due 1/18/16:

  1. Write a one paragraph character sketch of any character in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.  Type and turn in with checklist.
  2. Complete pp. 33-34 of Rules of the Game.

12/7: Assignment due 1/11/16:

Read The Best Christmas Pageant Ever and bring book to class

11/30: Assignment due 12/7/15:

  1. Write 1, 2 or 3 paragraphs about Humpback whales and turn in with checklist and fused outline.
  2. Bring grammar books with Comma exercises done
  3. bring snacks to share for party – Mrs. Z will bring paper goods and snacks.
  4. Bring The Best Christmas Pageant Ever to class.

11/16: Assignment due 11/30/15:

  1. Write a 3 paragraph story, retelling a familiar story, and turn in with checklist.
  2. Do Grammar pp. 24-28

11/9: Assignment due 11/16/15:

  1. Write a 3 paragraph story on The Serpent and the Eagle and turn in with checklist.
  2. study for grammar test on pp.  14-23

11/2: Assignment due 11/9/15:

  1. Write a 3 paragraph story on the Salt Merchant and turn in typed with checklist.
  2. Do Grammar p. 23.

10/26: Assignment due 11/2/15: Write a 3 paragraph story about The Lion and the Mouse or a variation  include all dress up in each paragraph and turn in with checklist

10/19: Assignments due 10/26/15:

1. Write one paragraph on Antiseptics and turn in typed with dress-ups

2. Memorize: when, while, where, as, since, if, although

10/12: Assignments due 10/19/15:

  1. Write one paragraph on Carthage and turn in typed with checklist.
  2. Do Grammar pp. 19-21.

10/5: Assignment due 10/12/15:

  1. Write one paragraph on The Gordian Knot and turn in typed with checklist.
  2. Do Grammar p. 16, A:1-10

9/28: Assignment due 10/5/15:

  1. Write Alice paragraph and turn in final typed copy with checklist.
  2. Study pp. 1-13 of Rules of the Game for test.

9/21: Assignment due 9/28/15:

  1. If you did not turn in the final copy of Donkey, e-mail it to me. (I meant to say turn in final copy on last week’s assignment – sorry for confusion)
  2. rewrite Farmer with new dressups and turn in final copy with checklist.
  3. Complete grammar pp. 10-11.

9/14: Assignment due 9/21/15:

  1.  Finish rough draft of the Donkey and his Driver or variation and turn in with checklist.
  2. Complete pages 6-7 of Rules of the Game.

8/31: Assignment due 9/14/15: 

  1. Finish rough draft on “The Farmer”. Type final copy and turn in with checklist.
  2. Create a key word outlined from “Introducing Cephalapods.” Write a rough draft and type up final copy.  Turn in checklist, outline and final copy.
  3. Complete Nouns: Exercises A-D in Rules of the Game.
  4. No class on Labor Day 9/7!

8/24: Assignment due 8/31/15:  Write a paragraph about the Sea Wasp. Type, and turn in with checklist. Underline one who or which in the paragraph.