December 1st – 5th


  • A Long Way Gone chapters 6-8


  • A Long Way Gone chapters 8 & 9 (A Day)
  • Short Answer Quiz on Chapter 9 (see below for a short answer review)

Handouts & Notes: ALWG Chapters 8 & 9 with short answer review


Handouts & Notes: ALWG Chapters 9 & 10 with short answer review


  • Long Way Gone chapter 10
  • Chapters 6-10 quiz
  • Writer’s Notebooks Due for Check! (Remember your writer’s notebook is a test grade this six weeks! The list of entries can be downloaded here: 3rd Six Weeks List of Writer’s Notebook Entries)

Handouts & Notes: Chapter 10 with discussion questions


  • Warm Up: Finish chapter 10 (if you haven’t yet)
  • Reading Quiz on Chapters 6-10
  • Persuasive Essay (35% of final grade this six weeks)

Handouts & Notes: 3rd six weeks change prompt (1)Persuasive Essay SampleSTAARmodel

 Reminders for this week:  Short Answer quiz on Tuesday (A)/ Wednesday (B), Essay & Quiz on Friday (B)/ Monday (A). Writer’s notebooks are due on Wednesday (B)/ Thursday (A). Make sure you’ve read through chapter 10 by the end of the week!

Grades from last week:  Chapters 1-5 quiz (if you missed it, come to FIT), Chapter 1 Short Answer due by Wednesday or it’s too late!

Grades for this week:  Short Answer Quiz on Chapter 9, Chapter 8 Short Answer