ELL Emerging

Welcome to ELL Emerging with Ms Ikeda! Class meets in Block B in RoomB202.

Please make sure that you are ready for all lessons with all of your supplies and a good attitude.

2015 09 22 - Ms Ikedas Classroom Expectations ELL

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Updated on 2016 01 21

Current Learning Targets:

  • I can use simple past tense for regular and irregular verbs.
  • I can identify and analyse the elements of a story: character, setting, plot, conflict, theme.
  • I can read a story expressively to an audience of my peers.
  • I can spell words using my phonics and spelling usage knowledge.
  • I can write an interesting story that incorporates the elements of a story well.

Current Homework:

  • Change draft of your story and try to vary your sentence structures (Due 2016 01 22)
  • Practice reading your children’s story aloud expressively and clearly for your read-aloud to the class (2016 01 11-22)
  • Practice spelling and phonics for test on Friday Jan. 22

Past Due Homework:

  • Have all supplies in class (Due 2015 09 18)
  • Complete Question Words package (Due 2015 09 21)
  • Finish setting up Vocabulary sheets for binder and add 6 words: understand, think, listen, positive, considerate, observant (word, translation and example sentence in English) (Due 2015 09 22)
  • Label and organize binder and duotang (Due 2015 09 21)
  • Practice partner introduction speech (Due 2015 09 29)
  • Add new words to vocabulary sheets: hide, catch, reply, clever, rich, trouble, forest, silver (Due 2015 09 29)
  • Finish “Cookies from the Sky” questions and writing (Due 2015 10 01)
  • Quiz on days of the week, months, calendar sentences (Today is…, Tomorrow is…, etc.) (Due 2015 10 02)
  • Add 15 words to vocabulary sheets (Due 2015 10 02)
  • Vocabulary quiz on 2015 10 08
  • Vocabulary quiz spelling portion corrections (Due 2015 10 13)
  • Finish “Hero from my Home Country” sheet (Due 2015 10 13)
  • Wednesday October 20th class is in A216 with Ms Ali-Treat because Ms Ikeda is on a field trip.
  • Complete page 15-16 in the grammar package
  • Complete page 19 in the grammar package (frequency words)
  • Finish adding cooking verbs to vocabulary sheets (Due 2015 10 30)
  • Study for writing instructions quiz tomorrow (2015 10 30)
  • Complete page 21-23 of grammar package (Due 2015 11 02)
  • Complete recipe writing (Due 2015 11 03)
  • Grammar test on 2015 11 03 – present tense verbs, grammar package work
  • Complete How Do I Get There? worksheet (Due 2015 11 05)
  • Complete “Mrs. Brown Needs Your Help” worksheet (Due 2015 11 06)
  • Cooking verbs quiz (2015 11 09)
  • Write topic sentence for paragraph on what people do in your home country to remember people who have died (Due 2015 11 16)
  • Watch an English TV show (Due 2015 11 16)
  • Finish writing body sentences of paragraph on how you remember people who have died in your home country (Due 2015 11 17)
  • Complete the experiment on pulse and intensity of exercise (Due 2015 11 20)
  • Get lots of rest and sleep this weekend and be refreshed and ready for class on Monday
  • Think of ways to attach the parachute to the egg for our experiment (Due 2015 11 23)
  • Shivang – complete paragraph writing assignment (Due 2015 11 23)
  • Finish Grammar Lesson 2.1 (Due 2015 12 01)
  • Finish Grammar Section 2.2 and 2.3 (skip Exercise 6)
  • Complete Grammar section 2.4 (Due 2015 12 03)
  • Decide on your group’s question for the science experiment
  • Phonics test on Friday 2015 12 04
  • Complete Grammar Section 2.5
  • Finish writing the procedure of your group science experiment (2015 12 07)
  • Bring materials needed for your experiment (2015 12 07)
  • Complete the write-up for your science experiment (Due 2015 12 09)
  • Grammar section 2.6 (Due 2015 12 09)
  • Study Chapter 2 Grammar for test (2015 12 14)
  • Think about your opinion on Adele’s “Hello” (the song, her singing, the music) (Due 2015 12 15)
  • Do test corrections in a different colour pen (Due 2015 12 17)
  • Finish Movie and TV Show Review Form for Elf (Due 2015 12 18)
  • Watch two TV shows or movies and complete a Movie and TV Show Review Form for each (Due 2016 01 04)
  • Write a paragraph review of one of the TV shows or movies you watched. Remember that a review is mainly your opinion about the show (the story, acting, actors, etc.). (Due 2016 01 04)
  • Complete grammar pages 60-62 (2016 01 05)
  • Complete Grammar pages 62-67 (Due 2016 01 06)
  • Find a children’s book to read to the class at the school or public library (Due 2016 01 08)
  • Complete Grammar pages 68-70 (Due 2016 01 08)
  • Complete plot diagram for the children’s story you will be reading to the class (Due 2016 01 11)
  • Complete Grammar pages 71-73 0n a separate piece of paper (Due 2016 01 12)
  • Complete original story plan (Due 2016 01 14)
  • Complete grammar package p. 74-79 (Due 2016 01 14)
  • Write the first paragraph of your story (introduce the setting, characters) (Due 2016 01 18)
  • Grammar test on past tense verbs on Monday Jan. 18
  • Complete worksheet: Combining Sentences (Due 2016 01 19)
  • Finish the draft for your story (Due 2016 01 21)

Past Learning Targets:

  • I can define and give examples of the words: positive, observant, considerate
  • I can identify every member of the class by name
  • I can organize my classwork in my binder, duotang and on Google Drive
  • I can stand in front of the class and make a presentation in English
  • I can read a story in English and answer some questions about what happened in it
  • I know what characters, setting and plot are
  • I can create a PowerPoint Presentation
  • I can speak in front of the class in a good volume and with good pronunciation
  • I can interact respectfully and speak English with my classmates
  • I can conjugate verbs in the present tense in the negative
  • I can write question sentences
  • I can write clear instructions, recipes and directions using bossy verbs
  • I can understand and follow written instructions
  • I can set up a scientific experiment using words like observe, hypothesize, equipment and conclusion
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