November 13

8th Grade AC Reading

Notes:

authors-purpose-lesson-1bspqt7

Cause and Effect-27xme20

Main Idea and Supporting Details-1vjqti6

 

Assignments:

Author’s Purpose Practice-tngnqc

Write down 5 Cause and Effect statements using a situation in a book that you read, a movie you saw, or a tv show you watched.

main-idea worksheet-1esx1cd

Spartan Scavenger Hunt Assignment for the Thanksgiving Break-Each student will receive a copy but just in case they lose it, it will be attached here:

Spartan Scavenger Hunt November Break-12zp6pe

Spartan Scavenger Hunt November Spanish-13gb2xj

 

Projects:

7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens Project-26k4m13

 

7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

Students are reading about Habit 4-Think Win-Win and The Relationship Bank Account

Please ask your child what they are learning from this habit and what baby steps they plan to apply.

 

25 Book Competition Benchmark:

25 Book Competition (You must participate-it will-1at472p

7 books -due 11/17-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.

 

Spartan Academy-I am teaching Spartan Academy at the school on the following dates: 12/2, 12/9, and 12/16. I am giving the students opportunity to attend to receive some bonus points as well as additional practice for the Georgia Milestones test. If you are interested and want your child to attend, they must get a blue registration form from Ms. Dubick. The time of Spartan Academy is from 9-12. Please email me if you are interested. This was offered to students two weeks ago. December 16, 2017 will be the last day. Your child must come willing to work and to participate in order to receive the bonus points.

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November 13

8th Grade Gifted Resource Class

Notes:

authors-purpose-lesson-1bspqt7

Cause and Effect-27xme20

Main Idea and Supporting Details-1vjqti6

 

Assignments:

Author’s Purpose Practice-tngnqc

Write 5 Cause and Effect statements using a situation from a book you read, a movie you saw, or a tv show you watched.

main-idea worksheet-1esx1cd

Spartan Scavenger Hunt for the Thanksgiving Break-Each student will receive their own copy but if they lose it, it is posted here:

Spartan Scavenger Hunt November Break-12zp6pe

Spartan Scavenger Hunt November Spanish-13gb2xj

 

Projects:

Mock Trial

Mock Trial-163n6dx

mock trial procedures-1oau5pm

 

7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

Students are reading about Habit 4-Think Win-Win and The Relationship Bank Account-please ask your child what they are learning about these habits and what baby steps they plan to apply on a daily basis

 

25 Book Competition Benchmark:

25 Book Competition (You must participate-it will-1at472p

7 books-11/17-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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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