WHAT WE DID: 12/18 & 12/19

  • SEVENTH GRADE ENGLISH
    • IN HONOR OF HOLLING HOODHOOD & THE CHALK-COVERED CREAM PUFFS FROM THE NOVEL THE WEDNESDAY WARS, STUDENTS INDULGED IN THE SWEET TREATS WHILE WATCHING A MODERN, LIVE-ACTION VERSION OF “A CHRISTMAS CAROL.”
  • ENGLISH 8 & HONORS ENGLISH 8
    • STUDENTS HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO “SPEED DATE” BOOKS FROM THE SMS LIBRARY SELECTED WITH LOVE BY OUR VERY OWN “MATCH-MAKER,” MS. POWERS. WITH ONLY MINUTES TO CHECK OUT A BOOK, STUDENTS WERE IN A FRENZY TO FIND A “PERFECT MATCH.” IT SEEMS THAT FOR SOME BOOKS AT LEAST, THEY WILL NOT BE ALONE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!

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  • CONGRATULATIONS TO PERIOD 6 – HONORS ENGLISH 8 FOR BEING FIRST IN THE SCHOOL TO TURN IN YOUR PARENT/GUARDIAN COMMUNICATION INFORMATION! BECAUSE OF YOUR STELLAR EFFORT, YOU WERE REWARDED WITH PIZZA FROM DR. J., DR. A., AND MRS. TAO. WAY TO BE AMAZING!!

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WHAT WE DID: 12/14

  • SEVENTH GRADE ENGLISH
    • QUIZ OVER “A CHRISTMAS CAROL”
    • ACT II OF “A CHRISTMAS CAROL”
  • ENGLISH 8 & HONORS ENGLISH 8
    • CONTINUE DRAFTING THE PERSUASIVE ESSAY, DUE FRIDAY 12/15

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15TH, IS THE DEADLINE TO SUBMIT AR QUIZZES & LATE/MISSING WORK!

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WHAT WE DID: 12/12

  • SEVENTH GRADE ENGLISH
    • STUDENTS WORKED INDEPENDENTLY OR IN PAIRS TO ANSWER COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS OVER THE FIRST ACT OF “A CHRISTMAS CAROL”
  • ENGLISH 8 & HONORS ENGLISH 8
    • STUDENTS ARE DRAFTING THE CULMINATING TASK FOR ERWC MODULE II: A FOUR-PARAGRAPH PERSUASIVE ESSAY DUE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15TH.
    • PERIOD 2 ONLY: NOVEMBER PROJECT IS DUE WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13TH

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UPCOMING DEADLINES!

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15TH, IS THE LAST DAY TO TAKE A.R. QUIZZES FOR THE FIRST SEMESTER.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15TH, IS THE DAY THE GRADE BOOK CLOSES FOR THE FIRST SEMESTER.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19TH, IS THE LAST DAY TO TURN IN ANY LATE/MISSING ASSIGNMENTS.

EXTRA CREDIT AND HRLs MAY NOT BE TURNED IN FOR LATE CREDIT – NO EXCEPTIONS.

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WHAT WE DID: 12/8

  • SEVENTH GRADE ENGLISH
    • STUDENTS COMPLETED THE GRAPHIC ORGANIZER FROM THURSDAY
  • ENGLISH 8
    • ERWC
      • STUDENTS PRESENTED THEIR POSTERS TO THE CLASS
      • STUDENTS TOOK NOTES
      • A BIG SHOUT OUT TO PERIOD 3 FOR ROCKING THE PRESENTATIONS IN FRONT OF OUR VISITORS!!
  • HONORS ENGLISH 8
    • ERWC
      • STUDENTS BEGAN PRE-WRITING THE PERSUASIVE ESSAY

REMEMBER, AR QUIZZES DUE FRIDAY, 12/15!

GRADE BOOK CLOSES FRIDAY, 12/15!

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WHAT WE DID: 12/7

  • SEVENTH GRADE ENGLISH
    • CHARLES DICKENS “A CHRISTMAS CAROL”
      • CHARACTER ANALYSIS OF SCROOGE
        • STUDENTS WORKED IN SMALL GROUPS TO CHART THE TRANSFORMATION OF SCROOGE AFTER EACH VISIT FROM A “CHRISTMAS GHOST”
  • ENGLISH 8
    • ERWC MODULE II
      • STUDENTS COMPLETED THEIR VISUALS FOR ASSIGNED ARTICLE
      • PRESENTATIONS FRIDAY
      • STUDENTS CREATED A T-CHART TO CATEGORIZE DETAILS TO SUPPORT AND TO ARGUE AGAINST THEIR POSITION ON LYING
  • HONORS ENGLISH 8
    • ERWC MODULE II
      • STUDENTS CREATED A T-CHART TO CATEGORIZE DETAILS TO SUPPORT AND TO ARGUE AGAINST THEIR POSITION ON LYING
      • STUDENTS WROTE OUT REBUTTALS TO THE COUNTERARGUMENTS
      • STUDENTS DRAFTED A POSSIBLE SCENARIO AS A HOOK FOR THEIR PERSUASIVE ESSAY ON LYING

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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2017, IS THE LAST DAY TO SUBMIT AN AR QUIZ!!