Week of October 16

This week is conference week so students will be dismissed at 1:30 each day.

This week we are continuing the short story “Thank You, M’am” by Langston Hughes. We are completing questions about setting, incident and response.

This week’s homework:



Reading Counts Quiz 1 Due

Friday, October 20

Week of October 9

This week we will be completing a Quarter 2 Pretest and reading the story “Thank You, M’am” by Langston Hughes. You can log into your Springboard account to preview or even listen to the story before we read it on Friday.

Reminder that Thursday is early release day, students are dismissed at 1:30

This week’s homework: TELAP4

Tutoring will be available Wednesday morning this week due to a meeting I have Thursday morning. This week we will be working on subject/ verb agreement. 

Week of September 18

This week in ELA we will be writing our final copy of the Personal Narrative. We will also be taking a Reading Summative.

Homework due on Friday, September 22:



AC Classes:

Be sure to have read to the designated pages in your chosen novel:

Freak the Mighty– Chapters 1-15

Flowers for Algernon– Read to “May 17”



School Dance– Thursday, September 21 from 4:30 – 6:00 (this will also include a dress “up” day)

Fall Break– September 25 -29 Don’t forget about our Reading Counts Challenge- read a book, take a test on Monday, October 2 and earn a dress down day.

September 5, 2017

This week we are drafting our first personal narrative. Be sure to complete work in a timely manner.

Homework (be sure to check back this week in case you need to complete classwork one day):

  1. Complete one of the assigned articles on Zinc (on Springboard)
  2. Begin working on the vocabulary tasks on Zinc.
  3. Complete the skills practice/ Reading Log.
  4.  AC only: Be sure Greek and Latin Root work is complete and study for quiz tomorrow.


Progress Reports go home on Wednesday, September 6.

Your next Reading Counts quiz is due September 22. (You should have completed two already)

August 29, 2017

  1. Wednesday, August 30th is an early release day. Students will be dismissed at 1:30.
  2. Monday, September 4th is Labor Day, schools will be closed that day.
  3. Students have been assigned an article and a vocabulary set through Zinc (a part of Springboard). They can choose one of the two articles to read and complete the activities. This is to be completed by Friday, September 8, 2017.    The Vocabulary Sets are due by Friday, October 6, 2017.

Week of August 21

This week we will be working with the texts “My Superpowers” and “Flipped”. Use the online textbook to preview them if you would like. Remember to complete your Reading Log as you read each night. I will be checking them each Monday for completion.

AC: We will begin the novel work on Wednesday. Please have your book by then.