This week we be taking the NWEA reading and language to see where we are currently at. The results will help you in setting goals for this year as well as chose books.
Book Selfie Due Wednesday, Sept. 20- photo of you and the book you have chosen to read. Print out 4 by 6 size, black and white or color.If you can’t print outside of class remember printers are available in library and 1 in my room before and after school Tuesday. Send photo to your district email( studentid.dearbornschools.org)
READ the book you have chosen everyday!
Here is the Open House power point (with corrections- this is why I tell the kids you always need someone to proofread, because your head doesn’t see the mistakes because it all ready knows what it should say.)
Check parent connect- grades are current.
This week students will be presenting their book talks and turning in their work from summer learning ( reading and Moby-Max). Grades for these summative assignments will be posted by Friday. On Thursday and Friday students will be taking the District Common Reading and Writing Assessment to see where they are at.
Current Assignments Posted- If missing please turn in for a late grade:
Signed Syllabus- see last week’s blog post.
Getting To Know You/ Family Survey
Open House is this Wednesday, Oct, 13th from 6-7:30. You will be following your child’s schedule ( they should be giving one to you). I look forward to meeting you!
Homework: Choose a book to read for Cardmarking 1, begin reading it, and take a selfie of you and the book. Print out a 4 by 6 size Book Selfie. Due Wednesday, Sept. 20th
Welcome to 8th grade!
Here are the highlights for class this week!
Tuesday: Who am I? and Cartoon analysis “End of Summer”
Wednesday: Summer Learning and Syllabus ( See links below if you can’t find yours)
Thursday: Back to School Learning Stations
Friday: Back to School Learning Stations
Monday, Sept. 11 Summer Learning Due
Tuesday, Sept. 12 Supplies Ready for Class and Signed Syllabus page Due
Wednesday, Sept. 13 Parent Open House 6:73
For 8th graders going to 9th grade:
For 7th graders going to 8th grade:
Have a safe, enjoyable summer! Ms. Lessel
Hard to believe that your final weeks are already here. While there is much excitement , it is important to remember that there is much to be done. Now is not the time to shut down but one for you to continue doing your best.
This week’s homework is to work on your letter to your future-self.
Tuesday, 6/6 The Outsiders Final Test, Exit Tickets and CM6 Literary Letter Due
Monday, 6/12 Letter to Your Senior-Self Due, Honors Program
Friday, 6/16 1/2 Day- Last Day of School!
We wish you success as you move forward!
Be sure you complete your summer reading for the high school and for yourself!
This week we will find out how the author concludes The Outsiders.
If you are absent the plan is to read Chapter 9 on Tuesday( What part of the plot is this chapter?), Chapter 10 on Wednesday ( What mood has the author created? What words create that mood?, and Chapter 11-12( How effective is the ending) on Thursday. Friday will be a wrap up about stereotypes.
Homework: Read and Read Theory
Friday, June 2nd – Book Talks- Library Books Due
Tuesday, June 6th- Final Test The Outsiders
Exit Ticket and Reflection Letter Due
Monday, June 12th –Letter to Self Due with Self-
Addressed Stamped Envelope* Directions coming next week
I f you were out be sure your read Chapter 7-8 ( page 100-130) of The Outsiders and respond to the questions attached below.
If you missed class today please be sure to read Chapter 6 of The Outsiders p. 85-99 and complete the questions below.
This week we will be reading Chapter 5- 8 of The Outsiders. In these chapters we will be analyzing and discussing actions having consequences, how events can change attitudes, and is there a way out ( solution to the crisis). If you are absent be sure to complete the reading at home. A link is provided to the full text on this blog.
Read– your good-fit book. You should be at least 1/2 way through the book.
Visual Representation of ” Nothing Gold Can Stay” Due by Tuesday, May 30th.
Read Theory- This is a bonus week mean points you earn by Monday, May 29th will count for extra credit.
No School May 26th- May 29th Please be sure to return to school prepared to learn and with supplies to do so. This means paper, pencils or pens, and your book to read. Fidget spinners and no supplies aren’t helping you be successful.