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ELA – NewsELA and Quizlet.com Class Codes


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.

Class codes:

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

5th Six Weeks – Nonfiction

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

US History – Unit 6 Agenda and Resources

crHistory classes are diving into Unit 6: Domestic and Foreign Policies in the New Republic 1789-1820s. Below, you will find multiple resources (Quizlet lists and Brian Pop videos) as well as the agenda for the this unit.

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Math/Algebra – Week of February 13

This is the first week of Cycle 5! Algebra I has a quiz on Thursday covering the discriminant, vertex form, and quadratic word problems. Below is our agenda for the week.

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Math/Algebra – Week of February 6

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.

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Science – Week of Feb. 6

Test Review and Part 2 of Science Project – Due Mon 13/Thurs 14

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US History – Unit 5 Exam resources

On Wednesday/Thursday (Feb. 8th/9th), students will be taking their Unit 5 exam.

In order to successful, please study the following:

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