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7th grade – Hatchet doodle bonus due tomorrow. Misplaced Modifiers sheet due Monday .
8th grade – Active vs Passive sheet due Monday (extra day given so that choir folks can catch up over weekend).Uncategorized | No Comments
7th - Test Monday on Hatchet Ch. 7 – 13. This test will also include nonfiction passages and questions related to those such as main idea, supporting details, fact/opinion, topic sentences, conclusions, etc…
8th – Essays were due today. Students lose 10 points for each day their essays are late.Uncategorized | No Comments
7th – We are onto the next section of Hatchet. We read chapters 7 and 8 today and will not have a test until we have read through Ch. 13, which will be toward the end of next week. The next test will also include some nonfiction reading skills that we will be discussing and practicing in class.
8th – We are continuing to read The Lightning Thief while also writing our five-paragraph essays. Students will have some time in class to do this over the next couple of days, and will need to finish the rest of their rough drafts at home if not completed by Friday. On Monday, final rough drafts are due and we’ll be typing our papers.Uncategorized | No Comments
7th - Test tomorrow on Hatchet Ch. 1 – 6. Students have a list of questions. There will be questions about what we read as well as questions on sequence of events, cause and effect, fact and opinion, and conflict.
8th – Vocabulary given today on Ch. 5 – 10 of The Lightning Thief. This is homework and will be graded tomorrow.
Also, OUTSTANDING job today at the Veteran’s Day assembly by our choir, our band, our speakers, and our respectful students in the stands. Proud to be at HMS!Uncategorized | No Comments
7th – Students were offered a bonus writing opportunity – a narrative of 1 1/2 pages based on “Alma.” This is due Wednesday.
8th – Test on Lightning Thief is Tuesday. This will cover chapters 1 – 4. Vocabulary will be bonus only.Uncategorized | No Comments
7th – Students are presenting their narratives about life as a teenager in 2053.
8th – Students worked very hard on the Explore test today. If you see missing grades on INOW for your eighth grader, we did four short, graded practices, and each student was allowed to drop his/her lowest score. We are wrapping up our presentations on the gods of Olympus and will have a quiz on this information on Monday.Uncategorized | No Comments
Nine-week assessments for both 7th and 8th grades are Friday, October 11. Students will receive study guides on Wednesday.Uncategorized | No Comments
7th – Test on Rikki-Tikki-Tavi is Monday, October 7. Study your comprehension sheet and the plot diagram we did together in class.
8th - Reminder – Narrative essay is due Monday, October 7.Uncategorized | 1 Comment
7th – We are reading a short story in class and applying literature terms and textual evidence as we read. Students will receive an outside reading assignment soon. They should be reading a fictional book independently.
8th – We have been writing narrative stories in class for the last few days. We are moving on to myths in class, but students should continue to work on their narratives outside of class. I originally assigned Friday, Oct. 4 as the due date, but I will accept them on Monday, Oct. 9 as well. Beginning Tuesday, students will lose 10 points for each day this is late.Uncategorized | No Comments
7th grade - Students should be reading a fictional book that they have not read before and which has not been made into a movie. They will receive an outside reading assignment shortly.
8th grade - Students received an assignment on their outside reading book on Friday – Characterization and Textual Evidence. The assignment instructions are also on my edmodo page. This is due Thursday, September 26.Next Page »
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