/Grissom Middle School

   35701 Ryan Road, Sterling Heights MI  48310   Phone 586.825.2560   Attendance  586.698.4543

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Room 214                   Mrs. Grimm            EX:26214

HGrimm@wcskids.net

Math 7                   Language Arts 6

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www.ixl.com Good Website for extra math practice

Kahn Academy  - excellent resource

 

 

http://my.hrw.com/

username:  grissom11

password:  x5m9a

 

WWP = Writing with power text book 

MATH

LANGUAGE ARTS

5/19/14

QUIZ 11-5,11-6,11-7

·         Making Meanings Unit 7 Continued

·         Begin reading “The Westing Game”

·         Informational Essay –

Historical Event Due: Wednesday 5/21

·         Guided Reading Groups

·         DAVE

5/20/14

Warm up 11-8

Exploration activity

HW p,672(1-17)

5/21/14

WS 11-8 Practice B/review for Mastery

5/22/14

CHAPTER 11 TEST

5/23/14

½ Day Math Games

 

 

 

5/12/14

Sample Spaces/Theoretical Probability QUIZ

Vocabulary List #14

Elements of Literature story

5/13/14

Making Predictions

HW p.660(1-11)

Guided Reading Groups

Making meanings Unit 7

Complete intro/conclusion - Essay

5/14/14

Independent & Dependent Events

WS 11-6 Practice B/puzzle

Making meanings Unit 7

Peer Edit Rough drafts

Begin typing final essay

5/15/14

Combinations

HW p.672(1-12)

Making meanings Unit 7

Citing sources lesson – construct source page

Continue typing

5/16/14

Combinations cont.

WS 11-7 Practice B/puzzle

Making meanings Unit 7

Finish Info. Essay

NEWSELLA.com

 

 

 

5/5/14

QUIZ probability

DAVE

Session 7 part 2 Highlight

Continue informational essay

 

5/6/14

Sample Spaces 11-3

HW p.650(1-8)

Key moments – turn into introduction paragraph

Guided Reading groups

5/7/14

WS 11-3 Practice B

Start Flippable

Making meanings lesson – Day 3

Session 9 – using visuals in your writing

5/8/14

Complete flippable

WS 11-4 Practice B

 

Making Meanings lesson – Day 4(assessment)

Degin Draft of informational essay

Guided reading

5/9/14

Theoretical vs. Experimental Probability Experiment

WS 11-4 problem solving

NEWSELA.com

Vocab Test #14

Guided Reading

 

 

 

4/28/14

TEST – Inequalities

 

Assignment: Write 4 facts about a topic.  Write a paragraph that includes analysis connecting these facts and binds them together..  Underline the analysis

Making Meanings Unit 7

Begin session 7

Vocab list #14 Due: 5-9-14

4/29/14

Warm up 11-1

p. 642(5-15)

Frayer Q4

Begin flippable

Making Meanings Unit 7

Review Dave Words

Informational essay  - cont

4/30/14

WS 11-1 Practice B

Making Meanings Unit 7

Continue Research and conferences

Review Dave Words

5/1/14

11-2 Warm up

p. 646(3-8)

Making Meanings Unit 7

Continue Research and conferences

Review Dave Words

5/2/14

WS 11-2 Practice B

Making Meanings Unit 7

Continue Research and conferences

Review Dave Words

 

 

 

4/21/14

Solving Inequalities by multiplying and dividing

12-6 warm up/exploration

HW p.720(3-33)

Finish flappable

Making Meanings Unit 7

Student/Teacher Conference – research topic : historical event

Research

Review summaries – holocaust/challenger

4/22/14

Solving Inequalities by multiplying and dividing

WS 12-6 Practice B/PS

Making Meanings Unit 7

Continue Research and conferences

Review Dave Words

4/23/14

Inequality Sorting Game

Flippable – Multistep inequalities

Making Meanings Unit 7

DAVE words post test

Session 5 – Research Categories

4/24/14

Quiz – covering all inequality topics

Making Meanings Unit 7

Session 6 – Determining Central Idea

 

4/25/14

TBD

Making Meanings Unit 7

Vocab List #13 Quiz

Begin writing first draft of Informational Essay of an historical event

 

 

 

 

4/14/14

Review Graphing Inequalities

Solve inequalities by adding or subtracting

Start Flippable

p.716(8-33)

Making Meanings Unit 7

WWP p.308-311 – Develop Questions

Vocab List #13 – Due 4/25/14

Guided Reading

Decide on Research topic and begin research

 

4/15/14

WS 12-5 PracticeB/Problem Solving

4/16/14

QUIZ

4/17/14

½ Day - Review

4/18/14

NO SCHOOL

 

 

·          

 

QUIZ

·         Begin PRESENTATIONS

·         Read “The Devils Arithmetic”

·         Continue Challenger Article/Summary

 

Algebra Readiness Test

·         PRESENTATIONS

·         Read “The Devils Arithmetic”

 

Begin solving and graphing inequalities

·         PRESENTATIONS

·         Finish “The Devils Arithmetic”

 

Adding/Subtracticng Inequalities

·         PRESENTATIONS

·         Watch “The Devils Arithmetic”

 

Adding/Subtracticng Inequalities

·         PRESENTATIONS

·         Watch “The Devils Arithmetic”

·         QUIZ: List 12

 

 

·          

3/17/14

Factoring and Expanding Expressions – Foldable and practice worksheet

·          

3/18/14

QUIZ / Q3 content word posttest

·          

3/19/14

IOWA

·          

3/20/14

IOWA

·          

3/21/14

IOWA

·          

 

 

·          

3/10/14

Quiz

·         March is Reading Month READ IN

3/11/14

Factoring Expressions by grouping

Introduce/foldable

·         MM – text structures – expository text

·         Guided Reading Groups

·         Writing: Informational Essay

·         Vocab List #11 – Due 3/21/14

3/12/14

Factoring Expressions

Review WS Practice

·         MM – text structures – expository text/ Authors Purpose

·         Writing: Informational Essay

·         Guided Reading Groups

·         Vocab List #11

3/13/14

Factoring Expressions

½ Day – in class problems

·         MM – text structures – expository text/ Authors Purpose

·         Writing: Informational Essay

·         Guided Reading Groups

·         Favorite Book Reviews

·         Vocab List #11

3/14/14

Proportional Relationships Station Activities

·         IOWA

·         Guided Reading Groups

·         Vocab List #11

·         Writing Informational Essay

 

 

·          

3/3/14

Quiz

Writing Prompt

·         MM – text structures – expository text/ Authors Purpose

·         Guided Reading Groups

·         Frayer Model Content words

3/4/14

Factoring Expressions

Foldable

·         MM – text structures – expository text/ Authors Purpose

·         Guided Reading Groups

·         Frayer Model Content words

3/5/14

Factoring Expressions Cont.

Practice Problems

·         MM – text structures – expository text/ Authors Purpose

·         Guided Reading Groups

·         Frayer Model Content words

·         Session 1 Informational Essay

3/6/14

Expanding Expressions

Foldable

Writing Prompt

·         MM – text structures – expository text/ Authors Purpose

·         Guided Reading Groups

·         Frayer Model Content words

·         Session 1 Informational Essay Cont.

3/7/14

Expanding Expressions Cont.

Practice Problems

QUIZ MONDAY

·         Vocab List 10 Quiz

·         Session 2 Informational Essay – Hurricane Katrina Article

 

 

·          

2/10/14

Solving Equations Foldable

One step equations

·         DAVE week 19

·         Making meanings – cause and effect: expository text

·         Reality TV article – Read Complete Chart

·         Argumentative Paragraph session 7/8

2/11/14

Solving 2-step equations foldable

WS Kuta Software p.1

·         Text analysis Video Games

·         Making meanings – cause and effect: expository text

2/12/14

Distributive Property Packet

·         Making meanings – cause and effect: expository text

·         Research Evidence

·         Begin Rough drafts

2/13/14

Simplifying Expressions Packet

WS 1-8 Practice B

·         Making meanings – Class Meeting

·         Rough draft - edit

2/14/14

Solving Multistep Equations Foldable

·         Vocab # 9 Quiz

·         Guided Reading

 

 

·          

2/3/14

Percent proportion/equation

Interactive Notebook

WS 6-5 Practice B

·         Making Meanings Unit 5 Week 2

·         Session 5 – Argumentative Paragraphs

·         Vocabulary List #9

·         DAVE review week

 

2/4/14

Percent of Change

Interactive Notebook

Activity: Ad Mission

·         Making Meanings Unit 5 Week 2

·         Session 6 – Argumentative Paragraphs

·         Vocabulary List #9

·         DAVE review week

 

2/5/14

Continue percent of change

WS 6-6 Practice B

·         Making Meanings Unit 5 Week 2

·         Session 5 – Argumentative Paragraphs

·         Vocabulary List #9

·         DAVE review week

 

2/6/14

Dueling Discount Activity

WS p.82 Discounts and Markups

·         Making Meanings Unit 5 Week 2

·         Stucture – Argumentative Paragraphs

·         Vocabulary List #9

·         DAVE review week

 

2/7/14

Quiz: Interest, tax, commission, percent of change

·         Silent Reading

·         Guided Reading groups

·         Transitions activity

·         DAVE post test

 

 

·          

1/13/14

Direct Variation packet & WS

·         Vocab List #8 – Quiz Friday

·         DAVE Week 15

·         Making Meanings Unit 4

·         Guided Reading  - work toward finishing novels

·         Silent reading logs

·         Fact vs. Opinion Lessons

·         Argument Paragraph – Session 2

1/14/14

Extra practice WS and Chap. 5 review

1/15/14

CHAPTER 5 TEST

1/16/14

Q2 Content Word Post Test

1/17/14

Math Games (only 6th)

 

 

 

1/6/14

1/7/14

1/8/14

1/9/14

5-7 Warm up

WS 5-7 Practice B

Vocab List #8

Verb Flip Books

Writing Prompt

1/10/14

5-7 Lesson Quiz

P.310-312 (1-22 all) (24-36 evens)

Vocabulary List #8

Content Vocabulary

Silent Reading Logs

Writing Prompt

 

 

 

12/16/13

BW p.320(1-8)

Constant Rate of Change

Guided Practice (1-3)

DAVE Week 13

Silent Reading Response Logs

Verb activities

Cut and Paste Topic Sentences

Burrito Sentence Summary

12/17/13

BW EP15(18-21)

Independent Practice p.69-70

Silent Reading Response Logs

Vocab List #7

Assemble Verb Flip books

Noun/Verb Review

Burrito Sentence Summary

12/18/13

BW EP15(22-26)

Extra Practice p.71-72

Writing Prompt

How the Grinch Stole Christmas –

·         watch and introduce argumentative essay’s

·         write burrito sentence

Complete Verb Flipbooks

12/19/13

BW EP14(11-14,17)

QUIZ Constant Rate of Change

Writing Prompt

How the Grinch Stole Christmas –

·         finish watching

·         take a stand/write fact outline

 

Do you think the Grinch is right or wrong to hate Christmas?

 

 

12/20/13

½ Day

Chapter 5 Project 1st and 2nd 

 

 

 

 

12/9/13

5-6 Warm up

Slope

P.304-305(1-20)

DAVE Week 12

Vocab List #7 – Due 1/10

Making Meanings – “Dream Differed”

Burrito Topic Sentences

12/10/13

WS 5-6 Practice B/prob. Solv.

Writing Prompt

Making Meanings – “Dream Differed”

WWP p. 522-523

Guided Reading

 Meet with groups/ novel Update

12/1/13

IOWA

Making Meanings – “Dream Differed”

WWP p.524-525

Summarize Martin Luther King Article

Guided Reading

 Meet with groups/ novel Update

12/12/13

IOWA

Writing Prompt

Making Meanings – “Dream Differed”

WWP p.526-527

Guided Reading

 Meet with groups/ novel Update

12/13/13

Writing Prompt

Slope Quiz

Making Meanings – “Dream Differed”

WWP p.528-530

Guided Reading

 Meet with groups/ novel Update

 

 

 

12/2/13

5-3 Warm-up

WS Review for Mastery

WS 5-3Practice B

District Writing Assessment

Guided Reading – Meet with groups: Discuss Novels

12/3/13

BW p.293(1-2)

Frayer- Function

p.298(4-8) WS Practice B

Guided Reading – Meet with groups: Discuss Novels

Making Meanings – Death of an Iron Horse

Writing – WWP chapter 15, Continue Step-up-to writing

DAVE Week 11

12/4/13

5-3 Lesson Quiz

Nonlinear Functions p/300

p.301(1-6)

Guided Reading – Meet with groups: Discuss Novels

Making Meanings – Death of an Iron Horse

Writing – WWP chapter 15, Continue Step-up-to writing

DAVE Week 11

12/5/13

5-5 Lesson Quiz

WS p.233 Spanish Explorers

WS 5-5Practice C Problem Solving

IOWA TESTING – 2 hours

12/6/13

5-3 / 5-5 Quiz

Vocab QUIZ List #6

Vocab List #6 Check-up

Classroom Spelling Bee

Making Meanings – Death of an Iron Horse

Guided Reading – Meet with groups: Discuss Novels

DAVE Week 11

 

 

 

11/25/13

Graphing:

Turkey, Lazy Daisy, Dandy Dragon

Cards For Troops, Readers Theater Practice

Vocab #6

11/26/13

Math Games

Only 6th hour

Perform Readers Theater Plays

Library Visit

                                11/27 – 11/29 Thanksgiving Break

 

 

 

11/18/13

The Coordinate Plane

5-1 Warm up

p.278(13-32)

Frayer – x-axis, y-axis, origin

Assign Readers theater plays

Vocab List #6 – due Dec 6th

Inference Artwork PowerPoint activity

SIR

Guided Reading Groups

11/19/13

5-1 WS packet

Readers theater Practice

Inference – Three Fables

Grammar Packet

SIR

Guided Reading Groups

11/20/13

Boardwork p.279(41-50)

Graph Proportional relationships packet

WS Ind. Practice p.49-50

Readers theater Practice

Inference –Planet Boom Boom & Quote Reasoning

SIR

Guided Reading Groups

11/21/13

Inquiry Lab

Readers theater Practice

Inference- Paragraph Practice WS 28,29,30

SIR

Guided Reading Groups

11/22/13

Quiz

Readers theater Practice

Inference – finish all activities

SIR

Guided Reading Groups

 

 

 

11/11/13

4-10 Scale Factors

p.258(1-13)

11/11/13-11/15/13

Guided Reading – Continue New Books

Making Meanings – “Golpe de Estads” Questioning, inferencing

Writing – Paragraph structure, transitions

QUIZES

Wed – DAVE post test

Thurs – Figurative Language Quiz

Fri – Vocab # 5 Quiz

 

11/12/13

WS 4-10 PracticeB/Reading Strategies

11/13/13

4-10 Hands on Lab

11/14/13

Hands on Lab

Ready to go on? WS

Chapter 4 Review

11/15/13

Chapter 4 Test

Puzzle

 

 

 

10/28/13

Dimensional Analysis Quiz

4-8 Warm up

4-8 Exploration

10/28/13 through 11/01/13

 

Vocab List#4 Quiz – Thursday

Guided Reading – October Book Snapshot review, Independent Reading Book Checkup

Writing – Continue Paragraph Structure

                 Figurative Language

Memoir – The Sandlot – article, movie

10/29/13

Similar Figures

Pg. 250(1-19)

10/30/13

Using Similar Figures

Pg. 254(1-11)

10/31/13

Review 4-8 and 4-9

Similar Figures Quiz

11/01/13

½ Day: Math Games

 

 

 

 

10/21/13

QUIZ Proportions

10/21/13 through 10/25/13

 

10/22/13

4-7 Warm up

Dimensional Analysis

Convert Unit Rates packet

Vocab List #4 – Due Nov. 1

 

Reading Strategy: Questioning

 

Guided Reading Groups: Red, Yellow,

 

Green Questions

 

Writing: Paragraph Structure

Genre Study: memoir

10/23/13

4-7 Check up

Complex Fraction Packet

Review Multiplying and dividing fractions

10/24/13

4-7 Practice A and B

Partner Problems

10/25/13

Quiz : Dimensional Analysis

 

 

 

 

10/14/13

Review Rates

WS - Independent Practice p.13-14

10/14/13

Mini-Lesson: Read Aloud Wolves

Review and complete Multiple Intelligence Essay

10/15/13

Ratio/Rate QUIZ

10/15/13

MEAP DAY

Mini-Lesson: Questioning Strategies

Bring Textbooks from other classes

10/16/13

Proportions

Frayer model

WS 4-3 Practice B/PS

10/16/13

MEAP DAY

Mini-Lesson: Questioning Strategies

10/17/13

Solving Proportions

WS E-9/E-10

10/17/13

Mini-Lesson: Questioning Strategies – Independent

Writing – Paragraph Writing

Vocab #3 Check-up

10/18/13

Review  proportions

Proportions Quiz

10/18/13

Expository Text Cooperative Learning activity

VOCAB QUIZ #3

 

 

 

 

10/7/13

Ratio’s

Are you Ready activity

Frayer model: Integer/ratio

WS 4-1 Practice B

10/7/13

DAVE

Read Aloud “Life in the Woodlands”

Vocab List #3

Begin Multiple Intelligence Unit

10/8/13

Rates

Inquiry Lab

Independent Practice p.13-14

Frayer model: rate/expontent

10/8/13

DAVE

Continue Multiple Intelligence Unit

Expository Text Features

10/9/13

Rates

4-2 Exploration

WS 4-2 Practice B

10/9/13

DAVE

Continue Multiple Intelligence Unit

Text Features Scavenger hunt: Iditarod Excerpt

10/10/13

Proportions

Frayer model Proportion

HW p.224(13-28)

White board review

10/10/13

DAVE

Continue Multiple Intelligence Unit

Text Features: independent practice

10/11/13

Review for Quiz

QUIZ 4-1,4-2,4-3

10/11/13

Continue Multiple Intelligence Unit

Assessment: Expository Text Features

 

 

 

 

9/30/13

Solving equations by Adding and Subtracting

p.50(8-24)

9/30/13

Independent Reading Student/ Teacher conference

Making Connections: text to self

Continue vocab/journals

10/01/13

White boards

WS 1-10 RFM/Practice B

10/01/13

Making Connections: text to text

Guided Reading (GR) – Green/Blue

WWP – Writing Process Notes

10/02/13

Solving Equations by multiplying or Dividing

p. 54(1-20)

10/02/13

Making Connections: text to World

Guided Reading (GR) – Yellow/orange

WWP – Writing Process Notes

10/03/13

White boards

Challenge P. 54(36-40)

WS 1-11 Practice B

10/03/13

Making Connections: Review

Guided Reading (GR) – Red

WWP – Writing Process Notes

10/04/13

Review and QUIZ

10/04/13

Assessment: Story Elements

CC Vocab #2 QUIZ

 

 

 

 

9/23/13

Adding Integers

WS packet p.203-208

9/23/13

Q1 content word pretest

CC Vocab List #2

Literary analysis of “Contact”

Reflection & Class meeting

Book Talks

9/24/13

Subtracting Integers

WS packet p.215-220

9/24/13

IOWA

Abandoning Books

Personal narratives

·         WWP p.141 revising

·         WS Checking for Unity & Coherence

·         6 Trait Rubric/ Checklist

9/25/13

Continue adding and subtracting integers

Review WS Extra Practice

9/25/13

Read Aloud – Think, Pair, Share

Response Journals

Personal Narratives

·         WWP p. 146-147

·         Begin Final Draft

9/26/13

Review all integer operations

White board problems

9/26/13

Independent Reading (IDR) Guidelines

Book Snapshot

Complete Personal Narratives

9/27/13

QUIZ – adding and subtracting integers

9/27/13

Review IDR Lesson

Continue Vocabulary, Journals, Personal Narratives

 

 

 

 

9/16/13

Order of Operations

Unit 16 Packet

9/16/13

MINI LESSONS –

“Just Right” Books

Taking care of Books

·         Continue Personal Narrative Writing

9/17/13

Continue Exponents and Order of Operations/

Challenge problems

Problem Race

9/17/13

IOWA

MINI LESSONS –

Sharing:When and How

Sharing: Responses and Questions

·         Continue Personal Narrative Writing

9/18/13

Integers – Multiply/Divide

Unit 19 Packet

Begin Multiplying

9/18/13

IOWA

MINI LESSON –

Managing the Classroom Library

·         Continue Personal Narrative Writing

 

9/19/13

Continue Multiplying, begin dividing.  Packet will be provided.

9/19/13

IOWA

MINI LESSONS –

·         Continue Personal Narrative Writing

9/20/13

QUIZ

Exponents, Order of Operations, Multiplying and Dividing Integers

9/20/13

IOWA

·         Continue Personal Narrative Writing

Vocabulary #1 Due - QUIZ

 

 

 

 

9/9/13

PLC

Exponents

Unit 15 Packet

9/9/13

PLC

Read Aloud: The Wretched Stone

Getting ready for whole group instruction

Vocabulary #1

9/10/13

IOWA

9/10/13

Read Aloud: The Wretched Stone

Introduce: Turn and Talk

Good Listening habits

WWP: Personal Narratives

p.126-129

9/11/13

IOWA

9/11/13

Read Aloud: Contact

Concept of Reader’s Workshop

WWP: Choosing a Subject

WS p.35-37

9/12/13

IOWA

9/12/13

Read Aloud: Contact

Rules for Reader’s Workshop

WWP: p.130-133 Choose subject and Arranging Details

WS p.38-39

9/13/13

Order of Operations

Review of Exponents

9/13/13

Continue WWP,

Begin drafting p.135

Main Idea Statements and Details p.136

ELA Content Vocab Prestest

 

 

 

 

 

9/2/13

NO SCHOOL

9/2/13

NO SCHOOL

9/3/13

WELCOME BACK

9/3/13

WELCOME BACK

Acrostic Poems

9/4/13

Rules and Procedures

All About Me

Get to know you bingo

9/4/13

Rules and Procedures

Share Acrostic Poems

Library Visit

Coat of Arms

9/5/13

Pre-course Test

All About Me

Get to know you bingo

9/5/13

DRP test

Share Coat of Arms

Interest Inventory

9/6/13

My Number’s Activity

NEED Picture of yourself

9/6/13

Journal Prompt : Expectations

Genre Review/game

Reading Inventory

 

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Math Rules and Expectations                                                

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