• 6th Grade Writing Lab at Home

    Hi 6P & 6F,

    Listed below you will find assignments to complete while you are learning at home.

    Please contact me with any questions you have! You can reach me by leaving me a message through our Writing Lab Google Classroom.

    - Mrs. K :)   

    Week 10 & Week 11 

    * Please see our Writing Lab Google Classroom for your assignments. 

    Week 9 Assignment (May 12th & May 13th)

    6F: Complete by Friday (5/15) by 3:00pm

    6P: Complete by Friday (5/15) by 3:00pm

    Using your graphic organizer on your health topic, today you will complete your body 2 & body 3 paragraphs. You can do it! Please follow the steps below in order:

    1. Please open the health essay you started working on last week. Remember, it will be in your shared writing lab folder.

    2. Look at the comments I made to your introduction & body 1 paragraphs. Revise these paragraphs. You can hit the "resolve" button on each comment after you've made changes.

    3. Please watch the short video. This will help you with the assignment.

    4. Complete the BODY 2 and BODY 3 paragraphs in your essay. Remember to elaborate the details that you found in your graphic organizer. (I underlined the elaboration in the sample essay to show you some examples of elaboration that I'm looking for in your essay.) Use the essay sample as a guide & your completed graphic organizer.

    5. Keep this document in your shared writing lab folder so I can make comments. DO NOT submit it.

    6. Please send me a message me when you are finished so that I can begin reviewing your work.

    Hang in there! You're almost done with your essay! You can do it!

    *As always, please reach out if you have ANY questions!

    Week 8 Assignment (May 5th & May 6th)

    6F: Complete by Friday (5/8) by 3:00pm

    6P: Complete by Friday (5/8) by 3:00pm

    Today you are going to return back to your graphic organizer on your health topic & complete your introduction & first body paragraph. You can do it!

    Please follow the steps below in order:

    1. Please open a new google document in your shared writing lab folder.

    2. Title it "health essay draft" and use this document to do today's work. DO NOT submit it.

    3. Please watch the short video. This will help you with the assignment.

    4. Complete the INTRODUCTION PARAGRAPH. (Include a hook, thesis, 3 reasons, & concluding sentence.) Use the attached essay sample as a guide & your completed graphic organizer.

    5. Complete the FIRST BODY PARAGRAPH to your essay, using the attached essay sample as a guide & your completed graphic organizer.

    6. Keep this document in your shared writing lab folder so I can make comments. DO NOT submit it.

    7. Please send me a message me when you are finished so that I can begin reviewing your work to help guide you next week.

    *As always, please reach out if you have ANY questions!

    Week 7 Assignment (April 28th & April 29th)

    6F: Complete by Friday (5/1) by 3:00pm

    6P: Complete by Friday (5/1) by 3:00pm

    Now that you've learned how to use NoodleTools, today you are going to put three sources (articles) into this website to create 3 more citations. I'll walk you through each step! You can do it!

    1. Watch the "NoodleTools - Round 2" video first.

    2. You have a choice here: You can put YOUR 3 sources (articles) on YOUR health topic into NoodleTools OR you can use the 3 sources (on vaccines) attached here and put them through NoodleTools to create 3 more citations.

    * If you chose to use the sources you found on your health topic, you will return back to the document where you copied & pasted the 3 health articles and the hyperlinks. You'll need to go back into Ebscohost or Gale and search for the article by name. I've attached the login information to both databases here.

    3. Please submit the new page of citations you've created under this assignment (week 7). If the document doesn't export to Google Docs, please take a screenshot of the citations in NoodleTools and you can post that picture under this assignment.

    *As always, please reach out if you have ANY questions!
    I'm on Zoom all week from 2pm-3pm for math extra help, but feel free to come & ask questions if you need help with NoodleTools.

    Week 6 Assignment (April 21st & April 22nd)

    6F: Complete by Friday (4/24) by 3:00pm

    6P: Complete by Friday (4/24) by 3:00pm

    Today you are going to watch three (yes, 3) videos & complete a quick assignment using a great resource called NoodleTools. I will walk you through each & every step. You got this!

    1. Watch the "NoodleTools Introduction" video first.
    2. Watch the "Creating a NoodleTools Account" video.
    3. Using your district iPad, please create a NoodleTools account, following the steps in the video.
    4. Watch the "Using NoodleTools to Create a Citation" video.
    5. In your new NoodleTools account, create your first citation.
    6. Please submit the page you've created under this assignment (week 6).

    *As always, please reach out if you have ANY questions!
    I'm on Zoom all week from 2pm-3pm for math extra help, but feel free to come & ask questions if you need help with NoodleTools.

    Week 5 Assignment (April 14th & April 15th)

    6F: Complete by Wednesday (4/15) by 8:00am

    6P: Complete by Thursday (4/16) by 8:00am

    - Please complete the Google Form in our Writing Lab Google Classroom. The form has 10 questions that review some of the topics we've covered in writing lab this year.
    - Try your best and hit "submit" when you are finished. Each question is worth 1 point. (I will grade questions 7-10 by hand after it's been submitted.) This will count towards your writing grade in LA.

    * If you have not finished the assignment from week 4, please complete that this week too. This is a great week to get caught up! Please "turn in" your graphic organizer in our google classroom under the week 4 assignment in you have not done that yet.

    * Please reach out and message me if you have any questions!

    Week 4 Assignment (April 7th & April 8th)

    6F: Complete by Thursday (4/9) by 8:00pm

    6P: Complete by Thursday (4/9) by 8:00pm

    • Please take a look at the comments I made to your introduction, body 1, body 2, body 3, and conclusion paragraph on your graphic organizer.
    • Make the revisions and then click the "Resolve" button under the comment.
    • When you have finished revising your work, please "turn in" your completed graphic organizer.
    • This will be worth 25 points and will count towards your writing grade in LA.
    • Would you like to see a sample? Click here


    * If you have not completed your introduction, body 1, body 2, body 3, and conclusion paragraph on your graphic organizer, this is the week to catch up! Send me a private message when you're finished so I can look at it & make comments before you submit it.

    Quote of the Day: “Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success.” - Virat Kohli

    Week 3 Assignment (March 30th & April 1st)

    Click here for another message from Mrs. K. 

    6F: Complete on Tuesday (3/30) by 8:00pm

    6P: Complete on Wednesday (4/1) by 8:00pm

    * For those who have NOT finished your week 1 or week 2 assignment yet, please see the week 1 & week 2 assignment below and complete that first. Please try to catch up this week!

    • Please take a look at the comments I made to your introduction, body 1, and body 2 paragraph on your graphic organizer.
    • Make the revisions and then click the "Resolve" button under the comment.
    • Using the articles on your health topic, please finish the 3rd body paragraph AND conclusion on your digital graphic organizer located in your digital writing lab folder in Google Drive. 
    • Remember: You need to use one direct quote in each body paragraph AND you'll need to paraphrase two other facts. Be sure to include the name of the article whether you're paraphrasing or using a direct quote.
    • Would you like to see a sample? Click here.

    Quote of the Day: “We don’t grow when things are easy. We grow when we face challenges.”

    Week 2 Assignment (March 24th & 25th)

    We're moving Writing Lab to Google Classroom!!!

    Click here for a message from Mrs. K. 

    You will receive an invitation to join our new Writing Lab Google Classroom when you sign into Google Classroom. Please join our class!

    I will post the assignments here as well as in our new Google Classroom.

    6F: Complete on Tuesday (3/24) by 8:00pm

    6P: Complete on Wednesday (3/25) by 8:00pm

    * For those who have NOT finished your week 1 assignment yet, please see the week 1 assignment below and complete that first. Please try to catch up this week!

    • Please take a look at the comments I made to your introduction and body 1 paragraph on your graphic organizer. Make the revisions. 
    • Using the articles on your health topic, please finish the 2nd body paragraph on your digital graphic organizer located in your digital writing lab folder in Google Drive. 
    • Remember: You need to use one direct quote in each body paragraph AND you'll need to paraphrase two other facts. Be sure to include the name of the article whether you're paraphrasing or using a direct quote.
    • Would you like to see a sample? Click here.

    Quote of the Day: “Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve done before.” - Bonnie Blair, speed skater

     

    Week 1 Assignment (March 17th & 18th)

    6F: Complete on Tuesday (3/17) by 8:00pm

    6P: Complete on Wednesday (3/18) by 8:00pm

    • Make sure you have finished reading the health articles on your topic. (For those of you who still needed one more article, please check your writing lab folder. I placed a paper copy of an article in there.) Remember, you needed to highlight the information using two different color highlighters - one color for pros and another for cons.
    • Using the articles on your health topic, please finish the introduction AND the 1st body paragraph on your digital graphic organizer located in your digital writing lab folder in Google Drive. 
    • Note: You need to use one direct quote in each body paragraph AND you'll need to paraphrase two other facts. Be sure to include the name of the article whether you're paraphrasing or using a direct quote.
    • Would you like to see a sample? Click here.

    I know it's probably been a long day of remote learning... hang in there!

    Quote of the Day: “Virtually nothing is impossible in this world if you just put your mind to it and maintain a positive attitude.” - Lou Holtz, Former Football Player

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
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