January 9

8th Grade Gifted Resource Class

Notes:

Context Clues-Context Clues-192jqld

RACE Practice-RACE Practice(Week 1)-2ibtry1

 

Assignments:

 

Context Clues HW: Context Clues Practice-q4bw4y

The RACE prompt example above-students will work on 1 quality a day-we will do a writing workshop on Friday to ensure that students are writing effectively and using the RACE strategy correctly.

 

Projects:

Mock Trial

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mock trial procedures-1oau5pm

Mock Trial will be on December 14 and 18. If more time is needed, we will continue in January upon our return from the break-January 4 and 5.

 

25 Book Competition Benchmark:

25 Book Competition (You must participate-it will-1azcfdu

12 books-1/26-students are to write a summary for each book and I will check off on them. This is for the prize at the end of the year (individual and class)

100-500 pages=1 book

600-1000 pages=2 books

1000-1400 pages=3 books

1500-1900 pages=4 books

2000-2400 pages=5 books

2500-2900 pages=6 books

3000-3400 pages=7 books

3500-3900 pages=8 books

4000-4400 pages=9 books

4500-5000 pages=10 books

 

Grading:

Classwork will be worth 25 points. If a student is missing an answer or does answer the question fully, points will be taken off. Points taken off will range from 5-10 points off depending on the number of questions that on the assignment. Grading will go as follow:

25 points-All questions are correct

24-20 points-Missing 1-5 questions or answers

19-16 points-Missing half of the assignment

15 and below-did not turn the assignment in or did not complete it.

*Rubrics are created for major projects or major assignments. They will be posted on the blog.

Homework is worth 10 points. The grading for this is as followed:

10-No incorrect answers

9-missing 1 answer

8-missing 2 answers

7-missing 3 answers

6-missing 4 answers

5-missing 5 answers or did not turn the assignment in

*Feedback-feedback will be given on the assignment on a need to basis. Students have been advised that if they have questions to come and see me and I tell the students if they miss points-why they missed the points. Most feedback is given in class.

 

 

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January 9

8th Grade AC Reading

 

Notes:

Context Clues: Context Clues-192jqld

RACE Practice-RACE Practice(Week 1)-2ibtry1

 

Assignments:

Context Clues HW-Context Clues Practice-q4bw4y

From the RACE practice above-students will work on one quality per day and will participate in a writing workshop to ensure they are writing effectively and using the RACE Strategy.

 

Projects:

 

 

25 Book Competition Benchmark:

25 Book Competition (You must participate-it will-1azcfdu

12 books -due 1/26-students will need to write a summary of each book they read and I will check off. This is for the prize at the end of the year (individually and class)

100-500 pages=1 book

600-1000 pages=2 books

1000-1400 pages=3 books

1500-1900 pages=4 books

2000-2400 pages=5 books

2500-2900 pages=6 books

3000-3400 pages=7 books

3500-3900 pages=8 books

4000-4400 pages=9 books

4500-5000 pages=10 books

 

Grading:

Classwork will be worth 25 points. If a student is missing an answer or does answer the question fully, points will be taken off. Points taken off will range from 5-10 points off depending on the number of questions that on the assignment. Grading will go as follow:

25 points-All questions are correct

24-20 points-Missing 1-5 questions or answers

19-16 points-Missing half of the assignment

15 and below-did not turn the assignment in or did not complete it.

*Rubrics are created for major projects or major assignments. They will be posted on the blog.

Homework is worth 10 points. The grading for this is as followed:

10-No incorrect answers

9-missing 1 answer

8-missing 2 answers

7-missing 3 answers

6-missing 4 answers

5-missing 5 answers or did not turn the assignment in

*Feedback-feedback will be given on the assignment on a need to basis. Students have been advised that if they have questions to come and see me and I tell the students if they miss points-why they missed the points. Most feedback is given in class.

 

 

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August 1

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Looking forward to working with you and your child for the 2017-2018 school year!

 

Educationally Yours,

Dr. Donyalla R. Manns