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12/6/17 - Your Socratic Seminar is tomorrow! I can't wait to hear and witness everyone's interpretation on the book! Make sure your notes are totally complete prior to coming into class. Also, as a helpful strategy please look over your "Socratic Seminar Sentence Starters" to know how to talk to each other respectfully during the discussion. Remember, this is a dialogue, not a debate!
12/5/17 - Make sure to work on your Questions for the Socratic Seminar on Thursday and Friday! You'll have OVER 200 minutes to answer your 13 questions with a partner, so use your time wisely! Don't forget your extra credit and Freak the Mighty Journals are due no later than December 11th. Use your checklist to stay on track!
11/30/17-study your notes for your Freak the Mighty final test tomorrow!
11/27/17 - Make sure to study for your Freak the Mighty test for Friday! Use your notes and make sure to have them completed. They will be counted towards your November class work and homework averages. Please stay after if you need to catch up! Don't forget to use your checklist to keep you on track! Click here if you need another copy!
11/6/17 - Make sure to study for your vocabulary quiz tomorrow. A reminder of the 15 terms are:
10/27/17 - Our last quiz of the term is Monday! It's on figurative language terms (metaphor, simile, personification, and hyperbole). Make sure to study your "Handy Handouts" over the weekend. Also, I'm checking your notes from Chapters 1 - 9, make sure they are done so you don't have to make them up in extra help on Tuesday.
10/26/17 - Tomorrow is THE DAY! Last day to turn in your Term 1 Reading Journal for full credit. Make sure you have someone at home check it if you've waited until now. Make sure to turn them in before homeroom! Will the Mystery Box open for a class?! Only time will tell...
10/17/17 - Finish Chapter notes for Chapter 2 of Freak the Mighty. You can download the text HERE. Feel free to search YouTube and follow along with the audio. Click HERE for one example.
10/11/17 - Finish "Drive-In Movies" questions. You can download the story HERE!
10/3/17 - Finish your character conflict work from "The Homecoming" if not completed during class. Also, work on SSR Journals. Last day for submission is October 27th!
- Finish You're a Good Man Charlie Brown prompts on theme. These were due today, so if you want credit before I post progress report grades tomorrow, please get them in!
- Click HERE to download a copy of our folktale "Homecoming" if you didn't take a copy home.
9/29/17 - Hey scholars! Just a heads up... like we discussed today it is half way through our term. Reading Journals should be coming in. Also, if you are behind on your You're a Good Man Charlie Brown practice response, please work on it over the weekend. This is the last class work/homework grade before progress reports go out.
9/28/17 - Great job taking "iReady" today! Make sure to bring your SSR, Journal, and You're a Good Man Charlie Brown text to class tomorrow!
9/18/17 - Remember quiz retakes are Tuesday and Wednesday. I'll average the 2 grades together. Don't miss out on a great opportunity!
9/15/17 - Make sure to read or write in your reading journal for 20 minutes this weekend. Today we took our first quiz. Some students made some silly mistakes or could have studied more. If you do not like your grade, you may stay after Tuesday or Wednesday to take another quiz, and I'll average the 2 together! Take the opportunity!
9/14/17 - Final reminder about tomorrow's quiz! Use your notes to study. The following terms will definitely be on there:
9/12/17 - Quiz Friday on plot structure, character conflicts, and vocab from "Stray". I'm available Tuesday and Wednesday after school if you need extra help!
9/5/17 - Rest up for your September benchmark tomorrow! Remember, try your best. This is to let me know who might need some extra help in the beginning of the day. This test will allow us together to reflect and set goals for October. We are all here to learn and grow together!
8/31/17 - Finish "All About Me" assignment for tomorrow's presentation. Also, remember to be prepared for your book club tomorrow on your summer reading!