Friday, October 5, 2018

10/5/18 Have an amazing Fall Break!

English 7 : Students worked on the rough draft for a Response to Literature essay.  We will resume upon return from break.   Homework:  read AR
English 8: Students worked on a pre-write activity (FLEE map) in preparation for writing a biography.  If research or the FLEE map is not yet completed, it is homework.  Homework: research & FLEE map if not yet done - read AR

Thursday, October 4, 2018

10/4/18 Conferences today & tomorrow!

English 7B (block 1): After journals, students worked on completing the FLEE map with text evidence from the passage.  Homework: FLEE Map finish with TE - read AR
English 7A (block 3): After journals, students completed the FLEE map with text evidence from the passage & started rough drafts.  Homework:  rough draft - read AR
All 8th Grade: After journals, students continued researching Edgar Allan Poe for a biography. We will start the FLEE map in preparation for the essay tomorrow.  Homework: research  - read AR

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

10/2/18 Conferences Oct. 4 & 5 (both early release days!)

English 7B (block 1): After DOL/Journal, students started working on a FLEE mapt in preparation for an essay (Response to Literature).   Homework: FLEE Map (intro & 3 subtopics)- read AR
English 7A (block 3): After DOL/Journal, students continued working on their FLEE maps.  Assigned was finding 'text evidence' for each of the 3 subtopics.   Homework:  FLEE map text evidence - read AR
All 8th Grade: After DOL/Journal, students started researching Edgar Allan Poe for a biography.   Homework: research  - read AR

Monday, October 1, 2018

10/1/18 Happy October!

All 7th Grade: After DOL/Journal, students worked on the plot chart of "Lemon Brown."  It is homewoek if not finished in class.  Homework: plot chart  - read AR
All 8th Grade: After DOL/Journal, students were given a bit of time to fine-tune story elements notes in preparation for the quiz tomorrow.  Homework: story elements notes - read AR


Friday, September 28, 2018

9/28/18 Happy Friday!

English 7B (block 1): After pg. 17 #1-2 was collected, students created a 'plot structure' diagram in the shape of a Flow Map.  We will continue Monday in diagramming "Lemon Brown." .  Homework:  - read AR
English 7A (block 3):  Students worked on diagramming the plot structure of the story "Lemon Brown."  We will continue Monday.  Homework:  read AR
All 8th Grade: Students completed the short story presentations and notes.  There will be a short story quiz Monday.   Homework: make sure notes are thorough for story elements quiz -  read AR