Happy New Year!

Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday!  Thank you to everyone that has donated books to our classroom.  I have read some of the books over the break and can’t wait to share some suggestions.  Here is our Amazon Wish List if you want to donate any books for our class.   Thank you in advance!!


Friday, 12.21.18

Happy Friday!  I hope everyone has a wonderful holiday break!  Be safe.  See you January 7th!

We see blocks 2, 4 and 6 today and holiday party with homeroom and then reindeer games.

Students will finish snow globes share perfect Christmas day journals … NO HW!!!

Thursday, 12.20.18

Happy Thursday AKA Friday Eve AKA early release AKA almost Christmas Break!

We see blocks 1, 3, 5 and 7 today .. and blocks 2, 4, 6 on Friday ..

Blocks 1, 2, 4, 5 (OL LANGUAGE ARTS):  finish snowglobes and share snowglobes/hang in our room and also share perfect Christmas day journal … NO HW!

Block 3 (AC LANGUAGE ARTS):  Share rejected reindeer and ideal Christmas day journal .. NO HW!

Wednesday, 12.19.18

Happy Wednesday!  Remember Thursday and Friday are both early release …..

Blocks 1, 2, 4, 5 (OL Language Arts):  Finishing figurative language snow globes – we will have some time tomorrow as well to finish and share (and hopefully ideal Christmas day as well) … NO HW!

Block 3 (AC Language Arts):  Rejected Reindeer assignments … we will be sharing tomorrow and also sharing the ideal Christmas day!  NO HW!!

Tuesday, 12.18.18

Happy Tuesday!

Blocks 1, 2, 4, 5 (OL Language Arts):  Quiz over chapters 16-25 and begin figurative language snowglobes .. NO HW!

Block 3 (AC Language Arts):  Rejected Reindeer Activity … NO HW!

Monday, 12.17.18

Happy Monday!  Don’t forget – Thursday and Friday are early release .. and Holiday Party will happen on Friday (my homeroom has a signup genius for items – thank you to all who have signed up to donate) …

Blocks 1, 2, 4, 5  (OL Language Arts):  Enter Touchstone answers, Journal and review for quiz over chapters 16-25 that is tomorrow.

Block 3 (AC Language Arts): Enter Touchstone answers, Journal and share.  NO HW!

Friday, 12.14.18

All classes:  Finish Touchstones – enter answers either today or Monday.  NO HW

AC READING:  Students will be assessing one of their double entry journals with a rubric .. and then we will be trading with other AC classes (names blocked out).

Thursday, 12.13.18

Happy Thursday!

All classes:  We are in the computer lab (118 – by attendance office) to do a mini lesson on Career Cruising with Mrs. Crandall (counselor) and students will begin Touchstones for Qtr 2 – we will work on this tomorrow and enter answers on Monday.

OL READING:  Assessment over Chapters 16-25 will be on Tuesday.  We will review next week, but if you have your own book or even if you want to come in homeroom and review those chapters – you always welcome!

Wednesday, 12.12.18

Happy Wednesday!   Thank you for those that have donated Clorox wipes and tissues.  It is much appreciated!

Blocks 1, 2, 4, 5 (OL READING):  Finish handout from yesterday on diction, evidence, context clues and figurative language.  Students will read chapters 23-25 silently and answer a few questions about their reading.  NO HW!

Block 3 (AC READING):  Jigsaw Activity in groups.  NO HW!