March 29th

Today the students will be taking their Post-Test. This does count as a major test grade. We do not have many of those. The test will cover Author’s Purpose, Summarizing, and Figurative Language. The students reviewed yesterday in class and had materials that they could use for home. Tomorrow they will be taking Benchmark 5 Read More…

March 28th

Today the student’s will review for the test tomorrow. They will be given flash cards that they can study with individually while in class. I finished grading the Summarizing quiz and was surprised by some of the scores. Today students will be given the opportunity to retake the quiz. I had to students in a Read More…

March 27th

Today is SSR day, per usual. Tomorrow we will be reviewing the following topics for our STARS quiz: Author’s Purpose, Figurative Language, and Summarizing. Here are some Quizlets that the students can study for the upcoming test. Figurative Language:  https://quizlet.com/3962217/figurative-language-definitionsexamplespictures-flash-cards/ https://quizlet.com/1939047/figurative-language-flash-cards/ Author’s Purpose: https://quizlet.com/17976758/authors-purpose-flash-cards/ https://quizlet.com/74325016/authors-purpose-review-study-guide-flash-cards/ Summarizing: https://quizlet.com/6546553/summarizing-quiz-flash-cards/ https://quizlet.com/537613/5-steps-to-summarizing-flash-cards/

March 24th

I apologize for not posting on here sooner for those who check this blog regularly. With the “ick” going around the school causing teachers and students to be absent, I am afraid I am on that path. Hopefully it will pass. Today the students will be taking their quiz on summarizing. Monday will be SSR Read More…

March 20th

Good morning!!! This week we will be finishing up summarizing and begin our journey to Milestones! Today is SSR day! We will be reading silently as long as we can. I know it is not the most exciting day, but it does help when the students are sitting for hours taking tests. Tomorrow and Wednesday Read More…

March 16th and 17th Reminders

*Thursday, March 16th: students need to bring their SSR book. We did not have a proper SSR on Monday so we will have it tomorrow.* **Friday, March 17th: we will meet in PC Lab 1 for RI. All you need for me is your reading book in case we get done early.**

March 15th

Hello all! This week is going to be a weird one, at least for the reading classrooms. On Monday we typically have SSR. We did not have time to read with school pictures being taken during the academic habits period. Due to the importance of SSR and the fact that it did not pan out Read More…

March 9th

Good morning! Tomorrow is our quiz over Figurative Language. I will also be giving students, who have not already had the chance, to correct questions on their Author’s Purpose quiz to get points back. The Figurative Language quiz will cover: hyperbole, understatement, simile, metaphor, idioms, and personification. At the beginning of last week students made Read More…

March 7th

Good Morning! I hope everyone had a great weekend! This week we will be completing figurative language. This means that our quiz will be on Friday! Yesterday was SSR so today we will be back to working on STARS. Today the students will be turning in their song assignment that they started last week. The Read More…

March 3rd

Good morning! The last day of mock testing is upon us and that means the schedule should be back to normal next week! YAY! Yesterday some of the classes started to write their own song in pairs. The song must include simile, hyperbole, personification, understatements, and metaphors. They listened to a few songs that have Read More…