Vice and Virtue

Materials for the Year

  1. Syllabus 2018–2019
    In addition to giving an overview of assignments, the syllabus contains important information regarding vacation days and the tentative date for Speech Night. Once classes begin, be sure to look at weekly assignments posted here.

  2. Spelling List
    A list of spelling words with phonics instruction and challenge words for extra credit. This list was compiled from misspelled words on past compositions and writing assignments.

  3. Book Reports
    A format sheet for
    fiction and non-fiction book reports. You may choose your own book with my approval or find something on this book list for Vice and Virtue students.

  4. Blank Sheet for Essays
    Students must print out this sheet for all writing assignments

  5. Checklist for narrative essay

  6. This story will be later read in the Vice and Virtue Course but is not included in the reader: “Tiger and Tom”

  7. Lesson 1 of Vice and Virtue
    Here is the first Lesson of Vice and Virtue with the assignment.
    Here is another assignment (Assignment 20) that will be given around the middle of the year.

  8. Diagnostic Test for Readiness
    Give your child the reading test below to test readiness. The child may take as much time in completing the test as needed. Be sure to encourage him to look back at the reading passage to answer the questions, as the questions are meant not to test memory but rather an understanding of the text.

  9. Reading

  10. Test Questions

  11. Answers to Test Questions

  12. Grade Sheets
    Students must bring their grade sheets bring to every class. The sheet will provide parents a means of gauging their child’s progress throughout the year.

Assignments for Vice and Virtue Class

The date listed is the day on which the assignment is given in class; the assignment is not due until the following week. Click on the hyperlink (specific date) for the assignment. Light gray indicates days when classes do not meet and no assignment will be given. See the learning objectives for the course here.


7     14     21     28


5     12     19     26


2     9     16     23    30


7     14    21     28


4     11     18     25


1      8     15     22


1     8     15     22     29


5      12     19     26


3      10     17     24     31