We will be using a News ELA account this six weeks. Students will be given a class code to “Join” a class. If you were absent, please sign up using the correct class code below:
1st Period: 5JFKU3
2nd Period: QE3HF3
3rd Period: QMN2H5
4th Period: V6WP7S
5th Period: RKU5B6
We will be using Quizlet.com this six weeks for building our academic vocabulary. Our first assignment will be assigned Wed/Thurs of this week and will be due next Wed/Thurs. You MUST join my class so that I can see your progress. The list for this week is POMSELA8AcademicVocabularySet#1.
1st Period: https://quizlet.com/join/q8NqSjKbb
2nd Period: https://quizlet.com/join/xmPpbSq8T
3rd Period: https://quizlet.com/join/sZEb5HkBR
4th Period: https://quizlet.com/join/Da4bkDCY7
5th Period: https://quizlet.com/join/DmcK6Gamv
This six weeks, we will be focusing more on independent reading. We are starting each class with 15-20 minutes of reading, followed by a brief discussion. Students are using sticky notes to annotate as they read.
This week and last week, we are focusing on nonfiction, from odd news articles last week (using the Smithsonian Tween Tribune website) to articles focusing on diversity in America this week (using the NewsELA website). Continue reading
Reminder for Math 8 students, the test covering solving for slope, identifying slope and y-intercept, graphing linear equations, and writing equations from multiple representations is on Friday. This is the last week of cycle 4 and there is still time to do Think Through Math. Please make sure to work and complete lessons for the Fall Semester Review. Below is our agenda for the week.