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Monday, May 2, 2011

Week of May 2nd


CONGRATULATIONS  to all of you for finishing the ELA testing.  You all worked extremely hard and I'm very  proud of your efforts.

Enjoy the weekend and then it's on to Math!

HW - Rally Math practice.  Do part one on the answer sheet and part 2 in the booklet.

Thursday Homework

Geometry book pages 5 - 13 in notebook

ELA packet - short response and planning page only

Wednesday Homework

Homework –

Grammar book section 2

COACH Math – pages 63 – 71 in notebook

ELA – 2009 DAY 3 – Read the stories and answer the short responses. ONLY do the planning page for the essay using the underlining and numbering strategy I explained.

Birthday card for Mrs. DiDilectis if you like.

Tuesday Homework -

Day 1 of the ELA is tomorrow. Please be sure to get a good night's sleep, eat a good breakfast, be on time and bring #2 pencils (already sharpened!)

Grammar book - Sessions 2 and 3

Finish last 2 stories in Higher Order Thinking Skills book

Note for homework -
The arrow sign on pages 10 and 16  should really be  ≠ which means "not equal to".
So for problem 5 on page 16, The number of houses is > 3 and ≠ 5.

Please note that the Diocesan schedule for NYS testing remains Wednesday, Thursday and Friday even though the NYC DOE changed their schedule to Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.

Math testing is next Wednesday and Thursday (May 11th and 12th)
Homework – May 2nd

1.  Math – Algebra book – do in notebook
pages 11 – 12  questions 2 – 5
pages 14 – 16  questions 2 – 5
pages 20 – 22  questions 2 – 5
pages 25 – 28  questions 2 – 5

2. Grammar – pages 32 – 36  questions 1 – 11 in ELA section of notebook

3.  ELA – 2010 Day 3

When you are completing this booklet, I want you to:
1. Read the essay question and bullet points before you begin;
2. Time how long it takes you to read each passage and do the short responses;
3. Time how long you spend on your planning page;
4. Time how long it takes you to write your essay;
5. Go back and look at how you could make your sentences and vocabulary stronger.

The ELA begins on Wednesday May 4th. Make sure you have a supply of sharpened #2 pencils!


  1. what does rally say are the good short and exstended respose answers. even the two lines ones.


  2. Jack, I'm not exactly sure what you mean. Which book are you looking at?