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7th – Complete literature portion of study guide. STUDY for test on Friday. Bonus opportunity: Write all of the fifteen lit terms and their definitions three times each. RETURN BOTH TEXTBOOKS.
8th – STUDY for tomorrow’s test. You have MLA/Research handouts and a separate study guide for literature. RETURN BOTH TEXTBOOKS.Uncategorized | No Comments
7th - We are all sprinting to the finish line! We have been working on Techsteps. Many have finished. Those who haven’t need to submit through Edmodo by Tuesday, May 14. Next week, we will go over reference materials and research, get a study guide on that and a separate study guide for the literature portion, and take our nine-week test on Friday, May 17.
8th – Those who haven’t turned in book projects need to finish those and turn them in by Monday, May 13. Late points will be deducted each day beginning on Tuesday. On Monday, we will review research and MLA guidelines. On Tuesday, you will receive the Literature portion of the study guide. The nine-week test is Thursday, May 16.Uncategorized | No Comments
7th - Crossword Review for chapters 16 – 20 is due tomorrow. Quiz on those chapters plus vocabulary on Wednesday.
8th – We are researching in the computer lab through Wednesday of this week. On Thursday, I will check for half of the research – two source cards and twenty note cards.Uncategorized | No Comments
Progress reports go home Friday. I have been grading up a storm and all grades (other than a few pending make-ups) should be current. Spring fever has hit! Please check the progress report and encourage your student to continue to work until summer vacation begins.Uncategorized | No Comments
7th - Characterization/Fakebook page due tomorrow on your outside reading book! Students received this last Wednesday and had time in class to work on it that day as well as today after the quiz.
8th - Students should be working on the book projects that are due by May10. Reminder: students need to bring 3 x 5 index cards by Wednesday for research.Uncategorized | No Comments
8th - Test Monday on The Outsiders. Students will also turn in their chapter activities on that date. Also, students need to bring in a pack of 3 x 5 index cards for internet research by Wednesday of next week.
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7th - All students should bring their outside reading books tomorrow. They will have an assignment with these in class. Also, I have quite a few students who still don’t have our class novel, Among the Hidden. Letters were sent home on March 1st with a due date for ordering through Scholastic by March 15 and a final due date to have books in class by April 1. If you have not done so, please get this book as soon as possible.
8th – Students should have their outside reading books in class tomorrow. They have been given a multi-option book project and will have class time to work on this and will have time to catch up on some Outsiders chapter activities. Also, students have a vocabulary quiz on Thursday.Uncategorized | No Comments
7th – TEST TOMORROW, Wednesday, 4/10, on Among the Hidden Ch. 1 – 5. Students should study the vocabulary and comprehension questions and skim through their books to review the literary devices we marked as we read.
8th – Students were given instructions for the fourth nine weeks book projects today. Projects will be due the first week of May.Uncategorized | No Comments
7th – Many students still do not have the Among the Hidden book.! They need these as soon as possible.
8th – Test tomorrow on The Outsiders Ch. 1 – 5. Students have a character chart and comprehension questions to study. Vocabulary will be a separate quiz later in the week.Uncategorized | No Comments
7th - We are beginning our unit on the novel Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix.. Students received a letter a month ago instructing them as to how to purchase the novel, and they have received many, many reminders in class to get this book. I apologize that I did not also put a reminder on this blog. We have done several pre-reading activities with the novel and will begin reading tomorrow. Please purchase the book if you have not already done so.
8th - We have begun reading The Outsiders. We will have tests approximately every five to six chapters. Students should also have a fiction book that they are reading outside of class.Next Page »
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