Author Archives: Mrs. Long

9/18/18

Today in class: Students marked DGP Week 3 Day 2 Parts of Speech in the DGP journal. After this, students marked “All Summer in Day” for plot, setting, and characterization. We discussed the ideas students marked as a group in … Continue reading

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9/17/18

Today in class: Students started DGP Week 3 by marking the sentence for capitalization and punctuation. Next, we had a HW check on “Perfect Summer Day” paragraph completion. After this, students read the short story “All Summer in a Day” … Continue reading

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9/14/18

Today in class: Students and teacher completed a paragraph structure review. First, we brainstormed about the perfect summer day. Next, we eliminated extra or unwanted ideas. Students completed a first draft. We talked about editing, revision, and “jazzing up” our … Continue reading

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9/13/18

Today in class: Students and teacher checked homework review of Independent and Dependent Clauses, and Sentence Purpose. After this, students worked on Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentence Review. NO HW! ๐Ÿ™‚

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9/12/18

Today in class: Students and teacher reviewed independent and dependent clauses, and sentence types today. First, students worked in partners, then by themselves with guidance, and the last section on each side labeled exercise 2 will be HW. This will … Continue reading

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9/11/18

Today in class: Student received papers back for portfolios. After this, we reviewed the DGP #1 and 2 quiz to see what we missed and how we can do better next time. NO HW ๐Ÿ™‚

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9/10/18

Today in class: Students followed color coding and identifying directions to mark their 15 Sentence Portrait Paper. The class went line by line together with Smart Notebook and teacher directions. After this, we organized the papers from brainstorming to publishing … Continue reading

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9/7/18

Today in class: Color Battle Day! Students were in the lab for the final day to type paragraph form of the 15 Sentence Portrait. NO HW! Have a good weekend!

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9/6/18

Today in class: We took a break from the lab to take the Writing Success Pretest for this year’s curriculum. We will be back in the lab tomorrow to type the published copy of the 15 Sentence Portrait. NO HW

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9/5/18

Today in class: -Picture Day!!! -Don’t forget Color Battle Fundraiser ends Friday! -Progress Report Time-Please review grades! ๐Ÿ™‚ -Today we were in the lab to finish typing our first copy of the 15 Sentence Portrait, and we printedย  copy to … Continue reading

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