Calendar

September 2013
16
Monday
ELA Contract due & Classroom Library Permission Form
16
Monday
Back to School Night @ 6:30 (you will follow your child's Monday schedule)
17
Tuesday
Scholastic Book Orders due
18
Wednesday
"Designer" Notebook#1 due
23
Monday
8th Grade: typed "debunking" essay due with draft & rubric
23
Monday
6th Grade: typed "villain" essay due with draft & rubric
26
Thursday
Summer Reading Response Essay due
27
Friday
8th Grade - Summer Reading Test
October 2013
1
Tuesday
6th Grade - Summer Reading Test
11
Friday
8th Grade: Mid-Unit 1 Assessment (50 points)
14
Monday
Columbus Day - School Closed
18
Friday
6th Grade: Mid-Unit 1 Assessment (50 points)
21
Monday
ELA Quarterly
22
Tuesday
Foreign Language Quarterly
23
Wednesday
Math Quarterly
24
Thursday
Science Quarterly
25
Friday
Social Studies Quarterly
25
Friday
8th Grade: Mid-Unit 1 "Take Home" Assessment2 (60 points)
29
Tuesday
8th Grade: Final-Unit 1 Assessment (100 points)
31
Thursday
6th Grade: Final-Unit 1 Assessment (100 points)
November 2013
5
Tuesday
Election Day - School Closed
8
Friday
Scholastic Book Orders due
11
Monday
Veteran's Day - School Closed
19
Tuesday
Parent-Teacher Conference (12:50pm-2:50pm) and (6:30pm-9:00pm)
22
Friday
Class 829 - Symbolism Essay due
25
Monday
Class 828 - Symbolism Essay due
27
Wednesday
Personal Essay due for Class 628
27
Wednesday
Personal Essay due for Class 629
27
Wednesday
Inside Out & Back Again PART 2- Close Reading Index Cards due - minimum 30 total
28
Thursday
Thanksgiving Day - School Closed
29
Friday
Thanksgiving Day Recess - School Closed
December 2013
2
Monday
Inside Out & Back Again PART 3-4: Close Reading Index Cards due - minimum 45 total
3
Tuesday
Book Fair for Class 629
4
Wednesday
Book Fair for Class 828 & 829
5
Thursday
Book Fair for Class 628
10
Tuesday
Reading Skills Assessment - Muliptle Choice (GR.8)
17
Tuesday
Inside Out & Back Again TEST - Multiple Choice (GR.8)
19
Thursday
The Lightning Thief TEST - Multiple Choice (GR.6)
23
Monday
Winter Recess - School Closed - Re-Opens on Thursday, January 2, 2014
January 2014
7
Tuesday
ELA Quarterly
7
Tuesday
ELA Quarterly
8
Wednesday
8th Grade begins 3rd/4th Quarter Notebook
11
Saturday
Townsend Harris High School Writing Conference (register online)
13
Monday
ALL Grades: 3rd/4th Quarter Notebook Design due
14
Tuesday
8th Grade: Omnivore's Dilemma Vocabulary Assessment
16
Thursday
Bud, Not Buddy "Chapter 4" Quiz
17
Friday
3rd/4th Quarter Notebook due (Table of Contents; # pages; reference handouts; cover design)
17
Friday
Bud, Not Buddy - Mid-Unit Assessment (based on chapter 5; use of novel & NB permitted at assessment)
20
Monday
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Day - School Closed
24
Friday
Scholastic Book Orders due
February 2014
17
Monday
Midwinter Recess - School Closed - Re-Opens on Monday, February 24, 2014
March 2014
24
Monday
Take Home Reading Quiz - online "newsela.com" - Grade 6 & 8
24
Monday
Grade 6: Finish Reading BULLY book#1 (beginning, middle, end)
24
Monday
Grade 8: Finish Reading "BANNED" book#1 (complete "graffiti jotting" for beginning, middle, end)
25
Tuesday
Pocket Full of Analytical Transitions Quiz - Grade 8
27
Thursday
Pocket Full of Analytical Transitions Quiz - Grade 6
28
Friday
Common Core Standards ReAssessment Quiz (36 points)
29
Saturday
ELA Saturday Test Prep Course (2 sessions)
April 2014
1
Tuesday
NYS ELA EXAM
2
Wednesday
NYS ELA EXAM
3
Thursday
NYS ELA EXAM
14
Monday
Spring Recess - School Closed - Re-Opens on Wednesday, April 23, 2014
30
Wednesday
NYS Math Exam
May 2014
1
Thursday
NYS Math Exam
2
Friday
NYS Math Exam
16
Friday
Final Project Draft due (Grade 8)
26
Monday
Memorial Day - School Closed
June 2014
5
Thursday
Chancellor's Conference Day - School Closed
26
Thursday
Last Day of School