UPCOMING DEADLINES

6th Graders: 

Friday, Nov. 17th: The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Assessment


7th Graders:

Monday, November 27th: The Man Who Was Poe by AVI is DUE in class


School-Wide News

 

17 November 2017

6th Grade: We discussed answers and questions regarding the True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle study guide before completing the test (100 points, gold). Afterwards, students were expected to begin a rough draft for their Ch. 16-22 Vocabulary Word Graffiti mini project.

HOMEWORK: Return to class the Monday after Thanksgiving break with a rough draft for your graffiti. I will provide you with the white unlined copy paper to complete the final draft IN CLASS.

Enjoy your break and your Thanksgiving!


7th Grade: We completed our Script vs. Film analysis today and finished the movie. Journals will be checked for similarities and differences during the end of the nine weeks journal check–make sure that you are prepared.

HOMEWORK: Come to class the Monday after Thanksgiving break with your copy of The Man Who Was Poe by AVI. This is a 5 point GOLD grade.

Enjoy your break and your Thanksgiving!

16 November 2017

6th Grade: Students completed the DGP Week 2, Thursday task. Afterwards, we completed our Chapters 18-21 Nearpod review. The last ten minutes of class were dedicated to students working independently on the The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Study Guide

HOMEWORK: Complete the Study Guide and review STUDY it! Test tomorrow!

**To reward student’s positive behavior during our Nearpod lesson students may bring a small snack and twist-top bottled drink to class tomorrow. 


7th Grade: Students continued their film vs. script analysis today noting similarities and differences in their journals.

HOMEWORK: Happy Thursday!

**Students are welcomed to bring a snack to class the rest of this week BUT they must bring a donation for Toys for Tots (snack-$1, drink-$1.50, combo- $3)

15 November 2017

6th Grade: Students completed the DGP Week 2, Wednesday task. Afterwards, we reviewed Chapters 18-21 using a Nearpod review for most of the period. We will complete the Nearpod review tomorrow at the beginning of class. Additionally we read the beginning of Chapter 22.

HOMEWORK: Complete the novel by reading through the end of Chapter 22.

**Students will receive a study guide tomorrow to aid them in studying for Friday’s The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Test. 


7th Grade: Students continued their film vs. script analysis today noting similarities and differences in their journals.

HOMEWORK: Happy Wednesday!

**Students are welcomed to bring a snack to class the rest of this week BUT they must bring a donation for Toys for Tots (snack-$1, drink-$1.50, combo- $3)

14 November 2017

6th Grade: Students completed the Tuesday task for the Week 2 DGP. We engaged in a class review of the Chapters 9-15 vocabulary using Kahoot. After lunch, students completed the Chapters 9-15 vocabulary quiz (20 point, silver) and turned in their Vocabulary Comic Strip (15 point, silver). The remainder of the period was dedicated to independently reading Chapters 20-21.

HOMEWORK: Complete the reading of Chapters 20-21.


7th Grade: Students completed a journal reflecting on “The Masks we Wear” daily. During this time I graded each student’s mask for a 15 point, silver grade. We began watching the prologue of the film adaptation of The Phantom of the Opera–looking specifically for similarities and differences.

HOMEWORK: Happy Tuesday!

**Students are welcomed to bring a snack to class the rest of this week BUT they must bring a donation for Toys for Tots (snack-$1, drink-$1.50, combo- $3)

13 November 2017

 6th Grade: Students began their DGP Week 2 (Monday). Afterwards, students completed a quiz on Chapters 14-17 of The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle. We discussed these chapters before beginning Chapter 18.

**The Bonus from last Thursday was collected today.

**Students were given an additional day to complete their vocabulary comic strips–students were encouraged to use it as a tool to study.

HOMEWORK: Complete the reading of Chapters 18-19. Study! Ch. 9-15 Vocabulary Quiz tomorrow!


7th Grade: Today’s class period was dedicated to students “Making-a-Mask” to show their creative connection to The Phantom of the Opera. Tomorrow students will use their completed mask as an “entry ticket” to begin the film for The Phantom of the Opera.

HOMEWORK: Complete your mask!

**Students may bring a small (individual) snack and beverage in a capped container tomorrow! NO SNACKS WITH NUTS!

9 November 2017

6th Grade: Students completed the Thursday and Friday sections of this week’s DGP. Week 1 DGP was turned in for a 10 point, silver grade.

We read Chapter 14 in class and began Chapter 15. Students should complete Chapters 15-17 for homework.

Additionally, students were given the Ch. 9-15 Vocabulary and The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Comic Strip Template.

HOMEWORK: Complete the reading of Chapters 15-17 and come prepared to quiz and discuss Monday. Additionally, the Vocabulary Comic Strip is due Monday. Enjoy your long weekend! 🙂

BONUS: Identify examples of FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE (simile, metaphor, personification) in Chapters 15-17 and write them down. Turn it in Monday for extra credit.


7th Grade: Students were given 10 minutes to study prior to completing the The Phantom of the Opera Test (100 point, Gold). After the test students were expected to complete their brainstorming for the mask activity that will happen in class Monday.

HOMEWORK: Make sure you return Monday with your mask materials! Enjoy your long weekend! 🙂

8 November 2017

6th Grade: Students completed the Wednesday DGP task. Afterwards, we played a review game using Kahoot to prepare for the Chapter 1-8 Vocabulary Quiz. After lunch, students completed the Ch. 1-8 Vocabulary Quiz (20 point, silver with up to 5 bonus points). Next, we quizzed on Chapter 12 (10 point, silver) before beginning Chapter 13. We did not finish our reading.

HOMEWORK: Complete your reading of Chapter 13. Come prepared to quiz and discuss tomorrow!


7th Grade: Students were given most of the period to complete the POTO Act II Study Guide. We completed a 10 point, silver Spot Check of the study guide. Students were given the following information to aid them in preparation for tomorrow’s test:

Additionally to aid with studying students are encouraged to play Jeopardy_Phantom Review and Jeopardy_Phantom ReviewII. HOMEWORK: STUDY! STUDY! STUDY! The Phantom of the Opera Test TOMORROW!

7 November 2017

6th Grade: Students completed the Tuesday DGP Task. Afterwards, students completed a Chapter 9-11 Quiz (20 point, silver). The remainder of the period was dedicated to reading Chapter 12. We did not complete the reading of Chapter 12.

HOMEWORK: Complete the final pages of Chapter 12. STUDY! STUDY! STUDY! Ch. 1-8 Vocabulary Quiz is tomorrow! There will be 10 sentences and you will need to choose (from the word bank) the best vocabulary word for the particular sentence. (20 point, silver)


7th Grade: We completed the reading of The Phantom of the Opera today! Students were given class time to begin the Act II Study Guide Questions. Students will have class time tomorrow to complete the Study Guide.

HOMEWORK: None! Happy Tuesday!