1st Quarter Incentive is tomorrow for students in grades 6-8 who earned the incentive by having no F's on their report cards, 5 or fewer late/incomplete assignments, and had at least 1 PBIS behavior point remaining.
*WE ARE IN THE 2ND QUARTER, AND THERE ARE MANY STUDENTS WHO STILL DO NOT HAVE A CALCULATOR; STUDENTS NEED TO HAVE A CALCULATOR FOR CLASS.
8th Math: p. 46 - 2b, 3b, 4b, 5a, 6a, 9a, 10a, 10b
*Test on Friday over solving complex 1 variable equations
7th Math: We reviewed together in class; Test on Thursday over solving 1 variable equations.
6th Math: In Packet, do WS 1 - Finding Ratios & Unit Rate: Do problems 1-15
6th Grade: The Burdick Narrative due Monday 10/29
*print final copies tomorrow 10/30
*campfire read on Thursday 11/1
7th Grade: Science Fair Source/Notecards
*Five sources needed
8th Grade: Suspense Narrative Prompt due Monday 10/29
*The-Tell Tale Heart with Mrs. Stambaugh
*Through the Old Man's Eye Narrative
-cross-curricular Edgar Allan Poe unit with Language Arts
Quarter 1 Incentive on Wednesday, October 31st.
6th Grade: The Burdick Story Group Narratives-final draft due Monday, October 29th
7th Grade: Vocabulary-(Poly-) quiz tomorrow 10/23
Writing-Science Fair Research Paper Introduction
-choose body paragraph research topics
8th Grade: Suspense Writing Prompt Narratives due Monday, October 29th
-Review dialogue structure and figurative language
REMINDER: Thursday, October 25th 11:30 dismissal --> Parent-Teacher Conferences 12:30-7:30
Friday, October 26th No School
P/T Conferences are Thursday from 12:30 to 7:30
There will be no school on Friday, October 26th
6th: We will work on vocabulary for chapters 9-12. The link is in google classroom, so students can study their words. Test will be on Monday, October 26th. We are continuing to read Percy Jackson.
7th: We finished reading ¨Among the Hidden¨ and will work on an in-class activity this week. We will also test over static/dynamic characters as well.
8th: We will finish the movie 12 Angry Men. Then, we will continue working on foreshadowing lessons. Test will be Wednesday. This week we will be discussing Edgar Allen Poe. Next week, we will start reading ¨The Black Cat¨. We will visit the courthouse on November 2nd.
6th Grade: Vocabulary- Ortho 1 quiz tomorrow 10/16
Grammar- Simple Subjects Quizizz 10/16
Writing- The Burdick Stories story elements plan due Friday 10/19
7th Grade: Vocabulary- Poly- quiz next Tuesday 10/23
Grammar- Verbal Phrases worksheet
Writing- Informational Text Article (Salt: The Rock We Eat and Wings in the Dark)
8th Grade: Writing-How do writers create suspense? Introduction Lesson
-Paired Text Article: Flying Blind and Nighttime in Texas
*Parent-Teacher Conferences on October 25th!
6th: We are working on vocabulary for chapters 9-12 this week. We just finished a Greek Mythology project in groups. We will be working on ¨Illusions¨ this week as well.
7th: Started working on static/dynamic characters. We will start vocabulary this week over chapters 26-30 as well as finish the book.
8th: We are finishing the play 12 Angry Men this week. Will watch the movie when finished. Our field trip to the courthouse will be November 2nd.
6th Grade: Vocabulary- Ortho 1 (a, ab, abs=away, from) quiz next Tuesday 10/16
Grammar- Simple Subjects worksheet due Thursday 10/11
Writing: Story Elements (The Burdick Stories-group narrative)
7th Grade: Mono- vocabulary quiz in class 10/9
Writing: Reader's Theatre due on Friday
8th Grade: Pos- vocabulary quiz in class 10/9
Writing: Most Haunted Places in America (poster my wall) due Friday 10/12
6th Grade: Vocabulary: Figurative Language quiz 10/2
Writing: My Hero Personal Narrative (final draft due Friday 10/5)
7th Grade: Vocabulary: Mono- prefix quiz 10/9
Grammar: Simple Predicates (Verbs) worksheet due on Thursday 10/4
Writing: Reader's Theatre script due on Friday 10/5
8th Grade: Vocabulary: (pos-) to put, place vocab quiz 10/9
Grammar: Simple Predicates (Verbs: action or linking) worksheet due on Thursday 10/4
Writing: Most Haunted Places in America persuasive flyer due 10/12
*I will have a sub covering my class all day on Friday.
Students will get new books tomorrow. Our next book review will be due on Nov. 5th
6th: We are working on a Greek mythology project in groups.
We are working on chapters 5-8 vocabulary. They test will be Tuesday, October 9th.
We are working on ¨mini lessons¨ over theme.
We are reading the book in-class with quickwrites/quizzes for each chapter.
7th: We will have a vocabulary test over chapters 16-20 on Friday. I uploaded the link, so they can study their work in addition to their google document they have.
We are working on ¨POV¨ in class. Friday we wlll have a test over it, and they can use their notes.
We will finish through chapter 20 on Wednesday.
8th: We finished ¨Monster¨ last week in class. Now, we are working on 3 projects.
1: in-class book review(tone, mood, symbolism, etc)
2: Bio-Poem over a character in the book in-class
3: We will create a CD based on themes found in ¨Monster¨. As a group, we will think of 5 themes, 2 songs for each theme, and an explanation why those themes/songs were picked and are relevant to the book. Then, we will create a CD cover when finished. We will start that later thies week.
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