ELA Exams are WEDNESDAY
6th and 8th Grade
- Study for ELA Exam
- Due Wednesday: ELA Study Guide for Exam
8th Grade Only
Our book orders have arrived! We will begin reading And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie this Thursday. If you did not order a copy, you need to have a copy of the text in class on Thursday.
Due Tuesday: Trial Preparation Forms and Opening/Closing Statements. The trial for Red Chief is Tuesday. Also, plan to dress as your character for the trial. If you have “evidence” bring it in a Ziplock bag that is labeled. Check Google Classroom for help on how to write opening and closing statements. In addition, see the message below about the Book Fair (9/29).
No homework for Monday night.
Our classes will be attending the OMMS Scholastic Book Fair in our school library on Tuesday, September 29. Students may pay for their purchases with a check made out to OMMS or cash at the book fair. Proceeds from the book fair help support our OMMS library.
Below are links to the online book fair, a digital flier, and the promotional video. If students would like to make purchases, they should bring money on Tuesday, September 29. Also, there will be a parent preview day on Friday, September 25. Parents are welcome to come to the OMMS library on that day to shop at the book fair.
Furthermore, you may make online purchases for the OMMS book fair at this web address: http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.do?method=homepage&url=oakmountainmiddleschool&appesp=CPT/ib/20120101///txtl/FairFindertoHomepage
Book Fair Book Digital Flier: http://www.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/Fall15_Booklist/MS/index.html
Promotional Video: http://www.scholastic.com/bookfairs/fall-2015-middle-school-videos
8th Grade Homework:
Grammar Workbook Pages 145-146 (due Monday, 9/14)
Grammar Workbook Pages 147-148 (due Wednesday, 9/16)
Character Creature and Synectics Packet (due Wednesday 9/16) Instructions are on classroom.google.com (students must log in using their login name and password) for students to view the directions.
Book Order Forms and Money (due Thursday, 9/17)
Work on preparing for your role for the “Ransom of Red Chief” Mock Trial (work due on Tuesday, 9/21) and the trial will be held during class on Tuesday, 9/21. Dress up for your role! Copies of the assignment pages can be found on this blog (on the menu listed as “Ransom of Red Chief”). Your assigned roles will be posted through classroom.google.com on Friday, 9/18.
Get you syllabus signed by parent/guardian and return it ASAP
Bring your Hunger Games book to class all week. (6th Grade = Wrinkle in Time)
Due Wednesday: 8th Grade: Complete Grammar Workbook Pages 49-52 if you did not finish during class today (6th Grade = pages 1-4 in your Grammar Workbooks)
Be ready for your summer reading comprehension test this Friday.
August 21, 2015
Tell your parents about Parent Night!
7th and 8th Graders: Monday, August 24 from 6:00-7:30 pm
6th Graders: Tuesday, August 25 from 6:00-7:30 pm
- Take Vocabulary Test, Latin Roots 151-170
- Select Research Topic and Partner for Debatable Topics Research and Debates
Literature Circle Meeting during class today
- Complete Research and Print out all 5 article charts
- Study Latin Roots 171-190 for test on Monday
- Read for your next literature circle meeting (Tuesday)
- Bring money for the Book Fair (we go on Monday)
Congratulations to the Chelsea Middle School Golf Team:
- Zachary H.
- Carson W.
- Emma Z.
- J. T. M.
- Richie R.
- Matthew W.
Please join our CHMS Golf “classroom” by going to google.classroom.com. Login as a student, the login information is the same as your login information to get on to a school computer. I will post the schedule and other information through google.classroom.com.
Please visit the team store and order your shirt by this Sunday, March 1. Order online by going to https://www.bsnteamsports.com/index.php then enter the access code: hornet8U7 for the boy’s shop and hornet8RY for the girl’s shop. You are required to order the shirt, but the other items are optional. The pullovers are the same as the high school ordered this year. You will supply your own khaki pants for matches; however, if you plan to wear shorts later in the season, you must purchase the ones listed in our shop.
Currently scheduled practices: Tuesday (March 3) and Thursday (March 5) at Eagle Point. Meet at the driving range by 4:00. Practice will be over at 5:00. Please make arrangements for transportation. If it is raining, we will have to cancel these practices.
AWAY Monday March 9 Helena at Riverchase Golf Course
HOME Thursday March 12 Calera at Eagle Point
AWAY Tuesday March 17 Hueytown at their home course
HOME Tuesday March 24 Thompson at Eagle Point
(AWAY) Monday April 13 John Carroll at RTJ (Par 3 short course)
AWAY Tuesday April 14 Thompson at Montevallo Golf Course
AWAY Thursday April 16 Columbiana