UPCOMING DEADLINES

April 14th: The Giver by Lois Lowry DUE! This will be the last novel for the school year.

April 10th: Greek & Roman gods and goddess QUIZ

**Tentative Dates

Wednesday, April 19th: Mythology Assessment

April 20-21: Band & Choir Orlando Trip

**Tuesday, May 2nd: The Giver Vocabulary Quiz

**Tuesday, May 16th: The Giver Assessment

May 17th: Field Day

May 18-22: 7th Grade D.C. Trip

May 22nd: ELA Assessment

**Tuesday, May 23rd: 4th Nine Weeks Visual Journal Entries DUE

May 24th: 7th Grade Awards 

May 25th: Last Day of School (1/2 day dismissal)

 

26 April 2017

Bell Ringer: See “4th Nine Weeks Journal Prompts” Page

Students were given class time to work on their The Giver Vocabulary–no grace will be extended tomorrow since students have now been given two days plus class time to work on this assignment. The remainder of the period was dedicated to reading the beginning of The Giver, Chapter 1. We will continue our discussion of Chapter 1 and read Chapters 2-3 tomorrow.

HOMEWORK: Complete your The Giver Vocabulary. Due tomorrow!

25 April 2017

21 April 2017

Bell Ringer: See “4th Nine Weeks Journal Prompts” Page

Today students completed the visual analysis of Hercules. Myth Storyboards were collected today for BONUS.

HOMEWORK: Happy Friday!

20 April 2017

Bell Ringer: See “4th Nine Weeks Journal Prompts” Page

Today students began the visual analysis of Hercules. We will continue and hopefully complete it tomorrow.

HOMEWORK: None!

**Myth Storyboards will be collected tomorrow.

19 April 2017

Bell Ringer: We graded yesterday’s Mythology Study Guide for a 10 point bronze grade.

Students completed the Mythology Test (80 point gold grade). The remainder of the period students were given time to work on their Storyboard Myth. Here is the example I provided for each class: Glover Storyboard Myth Example

**The myth storyboard is due FRIDAY for bonus points. 

Note: Students traveling with the band/choir were given specifics on their tasks while away (journals & storyboard). These students know to come to class Monday, April 24th ready to turn everything in. 

18 April 2017

Bell Ringer: See “4th Nine Weeks Journal Prompts” Page

Students were given class time to complete the reading and questions for Athena. Afterwards, we quizzed on the Athena story (20 point/silver). The remainder of the period was dedicated to the Mythology Review 2017.

HOMEWORK: Complete the Mythology review handout and come prepared to turn it in tomorrow. STUDY! Test tomorrow!

17 April 2017

Bell Ringer: See “4th Nine Weeks Journal Prompts” for today’s entry.

Students completed a 20 point QUIZ on Narcissus and Echo to review the story. Afterwards, students read Athena and began answering the Identity Crisis-Athena Questions.

**6TH PERIOD: Turned in their Ceres Cereal Box and graded their Hercules classwork. Students read and quizzed on the myth of Narcissus and Echo and began reading the Athena myth.

HOMEWORK: None! We will complete the Athena questions in class tomorrow before assessing through a QUIZ.

14 April 2017

Bell RingerSee “4th Nine Weeks Journal Prompts” for today’s entry.

ALL CLASSES: The Giver novel was checked and turned in for a 10 point grade. Unprepared students can earn 5 points Monday–Students that come unprepared after Monday will earn a disciplinary notice for being “unprepared for class.”

 1ST, 3RD, 4TH AND 5TH PERIODS: Students turned in their Ceres Cereal Boxes today and we graded yesterday’s Hercules classwork for an 18 point SILVER grade. Students were also given back their gods/goddesses Quiz grades (students that earned below a 60% will receive the opportunity to re-quiz [for an averaged grade] Monday during advisory).

Students read Narcissus and Echo independently and completed the “Identifying Facts” questions 1-6 on their own paper.

HOMEWORK: Complete the “Identifying Facts” questions and come prepared to turn them in Monday.

**6th period: Read Ceres and Proserpine and were given the remainder of the period to complete their Cereal Box. (Due Monday). Students are also expected to read the The Story of Hercules Part I & II and complete the handout. (Due Monday)