Monthly Archives: February 2011

Monday, Feb. 28

So glad tomorrow is the first of March! Bring on Spring Break! Today was the beginning of practice tests for the grad exam for ninth graders.  I only got to meet with my fourth, second, and third period classes today … Continue reading

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Weekend HW

We read chapter 56 and half of 57 in class. Finish 57 and read 58. Let’s save the very last chapter of Great Expectations for class. I can’t wait to hear what you think about the ending.

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@ the debate tournament…

(Missing from pics: Alyssa G. and Selina D.) Group pic is of all the public forum debaters. I was so proud of each and every one. They debated sooo many schools on the Wikileaks issue and if Wikileaks is a … Continue reading

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Thurs: Modifier Art/Wrapping up GE

Hello! Today we had fun creating MODIFIER ART. 🙂  If you were absent, make sure you make it up.  Homework tonight: read chapters 54 and 55 of Great Expectations! We are almost done! Hang on!!! 🙂 Parents, I sent home … Continue reading

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Wednesday, Feb. 23

Tests are looking good and your folder checks are looking GREAT. Should have it all in STI by tomorrow afternoon at the latest.             Homework: Finish chapter 53.

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Tomorrow Test! Folder Due!

Today’s pic…another group from second period.

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 Today I gave you a lot of notes to prepare you for the test on Wednesday—chapters 36-48 from Great Exp.  Add it to your folder for page number 6.                Tomorrow is lit circle day, so … Continue reading

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Today we turned in warm ups and review yesterday’s grammar work—modifiers  pg. 667-671  Ex. 11,12,13   Answers only except for Ex. 12.  1-10 write sentences.   We put this grammar work in our table of contents for the folder—number 5. We reviewed … Continue reading

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Thursday, Feb. 17

“But, sharpest and deepest pain of all–it was for the convict, guilty of I knew not what crimes, and liable to be taken out of those rooms where I sat thinking, and hanged at the Old Bailey door, that I … Continue reading

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Wednesday–Change Items on Calendar

Reading tonight—chapter 45 (I’m dropping chapter 46 for tonight.) Test that was planned for Friday has been pushed back to next Wednesday.  Folders will be due next Wednesday as well. I gave you 2 worksheets today in class—one was Making … Continue reading

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