HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Be sure to take time to reflect on all of your blessings.

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EXTRA! EXTRA! EXTRA CREDIT THAT IS…

DON’T FORGET – THE FIRST EXTRA CREDIT HRL IS DUE ONLINE IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM TOMORROW, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21st. THE SECOND EXTRA CREDIT HRL WILL BE POSTED TUESDAY NIGHT.

IF YOU ARE TURNING IN A HARD COPY OF YOUR HRL, IT IS DUE ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27th. 

HERE IS THE LINK TO THE EXTRA CREDIT HRL. THE ASSIGNMENT IS POSTED IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM. IT IS DUE ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27TH. ONLINE OR HARD COPY:  https://www.tweentribune.com/category/tween78/

NO LATE EXTRA CREDIT ACCEPTED. NO EXCEPTIONS. 

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WHAT WE DID: 11/17

  • ALL CLASSES
    • SMALL GROUP WORK TO ANSWER QUESTIONS FOR AoW
      • “The History of Pardoning Turkeys Began With Tad Lincoln”

      • Use complete sentences and include the question in your answer.

        1. What does the NFT stand for?
        2. What happened to all of the birds the NFT presented to President Eisenhower?
        3. What does the word “pardon” mean in the context of the article.
        4. What did President Kennedy not do to the turkey?
        5. What is the author’s purpose? PIE?? How do you know?
        6. In 1989, what did President George H.W. Bush do with the holiday turkey he was presented? Explain.
        7. What happened to most of Tad’s brothers?
        8. Why couldn’t Tad eat solid food?
        9. Why wasn’t the first Thanksgiving celebrated under President Lincoln?
        10. What did President Lincoln want to do with Jack? What made him change his mind?

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WHAT WE DID: 11/16

  • SEVENTH GRADE ENGLISH
    • WEDNESDAY WARS
  • ENGLISH 8 & HONORS ENGLISH 8
    • PRESENTATIONS
    • PERSUASIVE WRITING

REMEMBER: EXTRA CREDIT HRLs BEGAN 11/14! DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS FABULOUS OPPORTUNITY TO EARN BACK POINTS ON LATE OR MISSING ASSIGNMENTS!

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THANKFUL THURSDAY AT SMS!

TODAY, AT SUSSMAN, STUDENTS WERE GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO WRITE NOTES TO THE FAMILY MEMBERS, FRIENDS, AND STAFF FOR WHOM THEY ARE THANKFUL. ALL OF THE STUDENTS IN ROOM 32 WERE VERY ENTHUSIASTIC ABOUT THIS PROJECT AND WENT ABOVE AND BEYOND TO WRITE MORE THAN JUST THREE NOTES.

I AM VERY THANKFUL FOR ALL OF MY STUDENTS AND THE WONDERFUL STAFF HERE AT SMS. I WOULD LIKE TO WISH EVERYONE A SAFE AND WONDERFUL VACATION. SEE YOU ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27TH.

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WHAT WE DID: 11/15

  • SEVENTH GRADE ENGLISH
    • WEDNESDAY WARS
  • ENGLISH 8 & HONORS ENGLISH 8
    • PRESENTATIONS
    • PERSUASIVE WRITING

REMEMBER: EXTRA CREDIT HRLs BEGAN 11/14! DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS FABULOUS OPPORTUNITY TO EARN BACK POINTS ON LATE OR MISSING ASSIGNMENTS!

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