NO SCHOOL MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18TH!

IN HONOR OF THE BIRTHDAYS OF PRESIDENTS GEORGE WASHINGTON & ABRAHAM LINCOLN, THERE IS NO SCHOOL ON MONDAY. THANKS, GEORGE AND ABE!

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WHAT WE DID: 2/15

  • SEVENTH GRADE ENGLISH/HONORS ENGLISH
    • ERWC
      • FINAL DRAFT DUE TODAY SUBMITTED IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM
    • COMMON LIT
      • FOR STUDENTS WHO COMPLETED THE FINAL DRAFT, TWO COMMON LIT ARTICLES WERE POSTED IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM. ONE ABOUT EMMETT TILL AND THE OTHER ABOUT CLAUDETTE COLVIN.
      • STUDENTS ARE TO READ THE ARTICLES, ANSWER THE QUESTIONS FOR BOTH, AND WRITE A SHORT ANSWER ESSAY COMPARING/CONTRASTING THE LIVES OF BOTH TEENS.
    • HOMEWORK
      • HRL #6 DUE TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19TH
  • E/LA ACADEMY 8
    • STUDENTS WORKED ON ANY ASSIGNMENTS FOR THEIR CORE CLASSES
    • STUDENTS WITHOUT CORE CLASSWORK WERE ASSIGNED “THE GIFT OF THE MAGI” IN COMMON LIT.
    • AFTER ANSWERING THE QUESTIONS, STUDENTS WERE TO WRITE A SHORT ESSAY DISCUSSING O. HENRY’S USE OF IRONY AND POSSIBLE THEMES IN HIS SHORT STORIES: “A RETRIEVED REFORMATION,” “TWENTY YEARS” AND “THE GIFT OF THE MAGI”

CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH!

Just three of the female NASA human computers. mathematicians, and engineers who were instrumental in helping the United States excel in the space race.   https://www.biography.com/news/hidden-figures-movie-real-women

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WHAT WE DID: 2/14

  • ALL CLASSES WENT TO THE LIBRARY FOR A LESSON BY MS. POWERS HONORING AND CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH.
  • REMINDER TO SEVENTH GRADERS: 
    • HRL #6 IS DUE TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19TH
    • THE FINAL DRAFT OF THE ERWC WRITING ASSESSMENT IS DUE TOMORROW, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15TH. IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO COMPLETE THE ASSIGNMENT BY TOMORROW, YOU WILL HAVE TO COME ON YOUR OWN TIME TO FINISH IT. SEE ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.
    • TOMORROW IS THE LAST DAY TO SUBMIT AN A.R. QUIZ FOR THE FIRST PROGRESS REPORT.

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WHAT WE DID: 2/13

  • SEVENTH GRADE ENGLISH/HONORS ENGLISH
    • ERWC
      • Students worked on and/or finished the final draft after referring to the checklist to ensure they covered the requirements for each section.
      • Students who finished the final draft were able to read instructions for the Advertisement Project (online in google classroom) and begin prewriting for this assignment.
    • Important due dates:
      • ERWC Module II Essay is due on Friday, February 15th. This is an in-class only assignment. It must be completed at school. No exceptions.
      • ACCELERATED READER QUIZ for the first grading period is due on Friday, February 15th, by 3:00 p.m. No exceptions. A score of 70% is considered a passing grade.
      • HRL #6 is due on Tuesday, February 19th, by 7:45 a.m., if it is submitted electronically.
  • E/LA ACADEMY 8
    • WARZY BUFFET CHOOSE YOUR OWN ACTIVITY DAY!
      • E/LA EDGE MODULE
      • ED PUZZLE
      • CORE CLASS HOMEWORK
      • “HOPES, DREAMS, GOALS” PROJECT
      • MATH EDGE MODULES
      • NO RED INK
      • FREE RICE
      • COOL MATH GAMES

CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH FAMOUS BLACK POETS!

 

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WHAT WE DID: 2/12

  • SEVENTH GRADE ENGLISH/HONORS ENGLISH
    • HRLs were collected
    • Students continued drafting the ERWC essay in google classroom
    • Students who completed the essay used the checklist in google classroom before submitting it
    • Instructions for the ERWC “BEYOND” activity were given to students who submitted their essay
  • HOMEWORK
    • HRL #6 SS due Tuesday, February 19th
    • Advertisement Project due Friday, February 22nd
  • THE GRADEBOOK CLOSES TOMORROW!!

  • A.R. QUIZ #1 SS DUE BY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15TH @ 3:00 p.m. NO EXCEPTIONS!

  • E/LA ACADEMY 8
    • WARZY BUFFET CHOOSE YOUR OWN ACTIVITY DAY!
      • E/LA EDGE MODULE
      • ED PUZZLE
      • CORE CLASS HOMEWORK
      • “HOPES, DREAMS, GOALS” PROJECT
      • MATH EDGE MODULES
      • NO RED INK
      • FREE RICE
      • COOL MATH GAMES

CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH!!

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REMINDER FOR 7TH GRADERS!

  • HOME READING LOG #5 IS DUE TOMORROW, TUESDAY FEBRUARY 12th!
  • THE GRADEBOOK FOR THE FIRST PROGRESS REPORT CLOSES ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13th!
  • ALL A.R. QUIZZES FOR PROGRESS REPORT #1 ARE DUE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15th!
    • REMEMBER, IN ORDER TO GET FULL CREDIT FOR THE A.R. QUIZ, YOU MUST HAVE COMPLETED HRLs TO PROVE YOU ACTUALLY READ THE BOOK.
    • YOU MAY NOT TAKE QUIZZES FOR RANDOM BOOKS, AND YOU CANNOT TURN IN THREE QUIZZES AT THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR.
    • ONE A.R. QUIZ PER GRADING PERIOD. QUIZZES TAKEN AFTER THE DUE DATE ARE CONSIDERED LATE AND WILL BE MARKED AS SUCH.

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WHAT WE DID: 2/8

  • SEVENTH GRADE ENGLISH/HONORS ENGLISH
    • ERWC
      • Continue working on rough drafts
    • HOMEWORK
      • HRL #5 DUE 2/12
  • E/LA ACADEMY 8
    • WARZY-BUFFET! CHOOSE YOUR OWN ACTIVITY DAY!
      •  E/LA MODULES
      • ED PUZZLE
      • “HOPES, DREAMS, GOALS” vision board
      • CORE CLASS HOMEWORK
      • SILENT READ
      • COOL MATH GAMES

NO SCHOOL ON MONDAY!!

CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH!!

 

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