You are here

Ms Cash

434-528-6499 ext 27817
Classes Taught: 
Reading/English & History


4th 9-weeks


3rd, 4th, and 6th
Listening/Media Literacy
Reading Focus: Non-fiction: Biographies Grammar/Writing
Focus: Exposition/Research
6.1 The student will participate in and contribute to small group activities.
6.1a communicate (continued)
6.1b evaluate (continued)
6.1c summarize & evaluate (cont.)
6.1d analyze effectiveness (cont.)
6.2 The student will present, listen critically, and express opinions in oral presentations.
6.2a fact & opinion (continued)
6.2b compare & contrast (cont.)
6.2c convincing argument (cont.)
6.2d paraphrase/summarize (cont.)
6.2e language/vocabulary (cont.)
6.4 The student will read and learn the meanings of unfamiliar words and phrases within authentic texts.
6.4a (continued)
identify word origins and
6.4b (continued)
prefixes (il, im, in, ir, sub, de)
suffixes (ate, ed, ing)
fac, fact, fic, fect
miss, mit, mitt
6.4c (continued)
multiple meaning words and
word relationships
6.4d (continued)
figurative language
6.4e (continued)
word-reference materials
6.4f extend general and
specialized vocabulary
6.7 The student will write narration, description, EXPOSITION, and persuasion.
6.7a audience…(cont.)
6.7b prewriting …(cont.)
6.7c writing…(cont.)
6.7d central idea… (cont.)
6.7e topic sentence (cont.)
6.7g select vocab… (cont.)
6.7i revise…(cont.) 6.7j computer tech. (cont.)
6.8 The student will edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, and paragraphing.
6.8b subj./verb agreement
6.8d verb tense (continued)
6.8e double negatives
6.8f quotation marks (cont.)
6.8h spelling (continued
6.5 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of fictional texts narrative nonfiction and poetry.
6.5a narrative structure (continued)
6.5b predictions (continued)
6.5c text meaning (continued)
6.5d cause & effect (continued)
6.5e knowledge (continued)
6.5f conclusions/inferences (continued)
6.5g character & plot (continued)
6.5h main idea (continued)
6.5i supporting details (continued)
6.5j figurative language (continued)
6.5k transitional words/phrases (continued)
6.5l comprehension (continued)
6.6 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of nonfiction texts
6.6b prior knowledge
6.6c identify questions
6.6d predictions
6.6e conclusions/inferences
6.6f fact & opinion
6.6g main idea
6.6h summarize
6.6i compare & contrast
6.6k cause & effect
6.6l comprehension


Prefix Flashcards

Root Flashcards

Suffix Flashcards


**Students need to be reading daily to participate in AR incentive activities!!


PLEASE check often with your child to confirm they have the supplies they need. We go through pencils and multiple packs of loose-leaf paper in less than 9 weeks.  Tissues are also a "hot" commodity!! :)




1st and 7th

USII Packets have been distributed for the 2nd 9-weeks :)

STANDARD USII.4 The student will demonstrate knowledge of how life changed after the Civil War by:
e) describing the impact of the Progressive Movement on child labor, working conditions, the rise of organized labor, women’s suffrage, and the temperance movement.
The effects of industrialization and the Progressive Movement led to reforms. 
STANDARD USII.5 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the changing role of the United States from the late nineteenth century through World War I by:
a) explaining the reasons for and results of the Spanish American War;
The United States emerged as a world power as a result of victory over Spain in the Spanish American War.
Economic interests and public opinion often influence United States involvement in international affairs.

b) describing Theodore Roosevelt’s impact on the foreign policy of the United States;

Roosevelt expanded the Monroe Doctrine as a way to prevent European involvement in the affairs of Latin American countries.
c) explaining the reasons for the United States’ involvement in World War I and its international leadership role at the conclusion of the war.
STANDARD USII.6 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the social, economic, and technological changes of the early twentieth century by:
a) explaining how developments in factory and labor productivity, transportation (including the use of the automobile), communication, and rural electrification changed American life and standard of living;
b) describing the social and economic changes that took place, including prohibition and the Great Migration north and West; Reforms in the early twentieth century could not legislate how all people behaved. Economic conditions and violence led to the migration of people.
c) examining art, literature, and music from the 1920s and 1930s, with emphasis on Langston Hughes, Duke Ellington, Georgia O’Keeffe, and the Harlem Renaissance.

PLEASE check often with your child to confirm they have the supplies they need. We go through pencils and multiple packs of loose-leaf paper in less than 9 weeks. Tissues are also a "hot" commodity!! :)


Important Links:

Important Links:




Classwork: 25%

Homework: 10%

Quiz: 30%

Test: 35%


3rd & 5th period


Theme by Danetsoft and Danang Probo Sayekti inspired by Maksimer