24 May 2012

It has been a wonderful school year. Enjoy your summer break. Be safe and have fun!

NO HOMEWORK!

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22 May 2012

Happy Tuesday!

Today’s schedule was modified due to awards assemblies and field day. Therefore, I only saw two classes today and we finished watching The Outsiders.

NO HOMEWORK!

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21 May 2012

HAPPY MONDAY!

Today each class continued to watch The Outsiders.

NO HOMEWORK!

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15 May 2012

Hello!

Today we created graphic organizers to help us prepare for our literature benchmark on tomorrow. Please study over all of your notes, homework, and classwork on the following topics: Science fiction vs. Fantasy, Ender’s Game, The Diary of Anne Frank, The Outsiders, and Elements of Drama (Diary of Anne Frank).

REMINDER: If you forgot to bring your literature book today, PLEASE have it with you TOMORROW in class & ready to turn in! Thanks!

HOMEWORK: STUDY FOR YOUR LITERATURE BENCHMARK!!!

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14 May 2012

Happy Monday!

Today we checked and discussed Friday’s homework (ch. 11-12). We thoroughly reviewed The Outsiders in preparation for our Benchmark test on Wednesday, May 16, 2012. Students were reminded to bring in their literature books tomorrow. If literature books are not returned the student will have to pay for his/her missing textbook.

Students were reminded that ALL bellringers are DUE: TOMORROW DURING CLASS. Click here for bell ringers: Outsiders_Bellringers

HOMEWORK: Finish all bellringers for The Outsiders. Bring YOUR literature book to class tomorrow. Begin studying for your benchmark exam (5/16/12). It will cover: The Lighting Theif, Ender’s Game, The Diary of Anne Frank, and The Outsiders.

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11 May 2012

Happy Friday!

Today we completed a reading quiz on ch. 9-10 and checked our ch. 9-10 homework. Class time was also given for students to work on their “Nothing Gold Can Stay” illustrations: Nothing Gold Can Stay Activity. These will be due at the END of class on Monday.

HOMEWORK: Finish reading The Outsiders (ch. 11-12) and work on the “Nothing Gold Can Stay” activity. Both assignments DUE: Monday, May 14th.

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10 May 2012

Hello!

Today we  reviewed chapters 7-8 with a reading quiz and checked our homework. The remainder of the class time was spent reading chapters 9-10. 

HOMEWORK: Finish reading ch. 9-10 and answer the study guide questions. PLEASE HAVE YOUR BOOK IN CLASS TOMORROW!!

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9 May 2012

Hello!

Today we completed a reading quiz on ch. 5-6 and I checked the study guide questions for a homework grade. If you were absent today, be sure to let me see your homework tomorrow. We engaged in discussion about the poem “Nothing Gold Can Stay” by Robert Frost that is in chapter 5 of The Outsiders. We located and discussed the poetic elements found in the poem as well as its theme and connection to the characters in the story.

HOMEWORK: Finish reading ch. 7-8 and answer the study guide questions.

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8 May 2012

Hello!

Today we completed a reading quiz on chapters 3-4 and checked/ discussed the study guide questions.

HOMEWORK: Complete ch. 5-6 reading and answer the study guide questions: Outsiders_Chapter Questions. DUE: Wednesday, May 9th!

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7 May 2012

Happy Monday!

Today we discussed ch. 1-2 of The Outsiders. I checked Friday’s homework assignment for completion as well. Class time was given for students to begin reading ch. 3-4 and answer ch. 3-4 study guide questions.

HOMEWORK: Finish reading and answering the questions for ch. 3-4 of The Outsiders: Outsiders_Chapter Questions. Due: Tuesday, May 8th!

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