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Language Arts Assignments 2013-2014

Sentence Fluency Assignment

posted May 5, 2014, 2:23 PM by kmcmillan@ctkschool.org


Photo Scavenger Hunt

posted Apr 28, 2014, 7:15 PM by kmcmillan@ctkschool.org   [ updated Apr 30, 2014, 2:55 PM ]

Interjections Illustration

posted Apr 21, 2014, 2:16 PM by kmcmillan@ctkschool.org

An interjection is a word that expresses emotion. Your task is to choose one interjection and illustrate it like something you might see in a comic book. For example:


Here is a list of interjections you can choose from:


Please use Sketchbook or Notability for this illustration. When you are finished, please upload your interjection to Google Drive and title it "[student #] Interjection".


Dear Mom and Dad

posted Apr 10, 2014, 9:34 AM by kmcmillan@ctkschool.org

Your assignment is to write a persuasive paragraph in the form of a letter to your parent(s). In your paragraph, you will be asking mom and dad for something you really want. Please note: This needs to be a realistic request! Your paragraph should explain:
  • what exactly you're asking for;
  • why you want this item;
  • how will this item benefit you;
You will also need to address any arguments your parents might make against this request and express your counter-arguments.

This letter should be written in a Google Doc titled "[student #] Dear Mom and Dad" and should go in your Language Arts folder.


Boring Class

posted Feb 19, 2014, 12:09 PM by kmcmillan@ctkschool.org

Start a Google Doc titled, "[student #] Boring Class"; make sure to place the document in your Language Arts folder.

Write at least one paragraph responding to this:


Show Don't Tell Paragraph

posted Feb 19, 2014, 9:30 AM by kmcmillan@ctkschool.org   [ updated Feb 19, 2014, 9:45 AM ]



Link to the document: Telling Into Showing

Link to the document: Show Don't Tell Paragraph

Does the Shoe Fit

posted Jan 30, 2014, 7:12 PM by kmcmillan@ctkschool.org


Photo Captions

posted Jan 13, 2014, 1:07 PM by kmcmillan@ctkschool.org   [ updated Jan 13, 2014, 3:15 PM ]

Write a caption that could go with each of the photos in this Google Presentation, and then submit them in the Google Form below. Yes, they can be humorous.





Find the Adjectives

posted Jan 10, 2014, 6:36 AM by kmcmillan@ctkschool.org   [ updated Jan 10, 2014, 6:36 AM ]







Articles

posted Jan 6, 2014, 1:06 PM by kmcmillan@ctkschool.org   [ updated Jan 6, 2014, 1:10 PM ]

Your assignment, should you choose to accept it (and you WILL accept it), is to watch the Articles pencast and then complete the Articles Quiz.



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