6 March 2017

Homework:  Vocabulary unit 7 – pages 88-92 – annotate while reading.  Also put a + sign next to each word that you know or have heard of before, and a – sign next to each word that you are unfamiliar with.

We will be taking our final exam for the 3rd quarter this week on Thursday and Friday.  Thursday will be the multiple choice portion of the exam and Friday will consist of writing an argumentative essay (4 paragraphs – introduction, two body paragraphs, and a conclusion).  

Vocabulary quiz over unit 7 will be next week on Thursday!

We will be going to the library on Tuesday, March 14th to choose new independent reading books.  If you have a book from home that you would like to use for IR, please bring it in on the 14th!  

Happy Monday!

21 February 2017

WWII time capsules are due TOMORROW!  Please see the rubric in google classroom for more information on this assignment!

If you haven’t already picked up a copy of Stepping on the Cracks by Mary Downing Hahn, please get one ASAP!  We will start reading this novel next week!

IR Prezi is due on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 – rubric is in google classroom!

Have a great day!

15 February 2016

Upcoming due dates:

Please check the current events tab at the top to see a list of presenters/dates and the rubric for this project! 

WWII time capsule:  Information for this project can be found in google classroom.   DUE DATE:  FEBRUARY 22

IR Prezi:  DUE DATE MARCH 1 (we have not started working on this project yet – the introduction will be on Friday 2/17)


8 February 2017

Quiz over vocabulary unit 6 will be on FRIDAY!

We finished the midterm today- woohoo!!!!

Time capsule research will take place next week on 2/14 and 2/15 – see google classroom for more information.  This assignment is due on 2/22 and will be presented in class.

The final IR project for the 3rd quarter will be to create a Prezi.  I will be teaching the students how to use Prezi on 2/17 and 2/21 and students will have time to work on their projects on these two days.  This final project is due on 3/1.  

RUBRIC FOR PREZI:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1xTzNIiAUvlmuVQ5sK-3a6IY64WYC9Q5EC2jkS7vy-Sg/pub

24 January 2017

Homework:  FINISH YOUR ESSAY!  Please make sure that it is finished (along with the self-reflection) and submitted through google classroom before your class period tomorrow (Wednesday)!  

When submitting your self-reflection – simply mark it as finished/done

When submitting your essay, you must first go to the assignment in google classroom, open the assignment, click “add”, then click the icon for your google drive.  Once you have done this, find the document and add it to the assignment before clicking “done” or “finish”


IR #2 is due TOMORROW


18 January 2017

We are currently working on essay writing.  Below is a link to the graphic organizer that is being used for this assignment.  


Homework:  Continue working on IR – IR#2 is due on January 25th.  

ALSO – check the list of presenters in the tab above labeled “current events” to see the presenters of the week.