Welcome back! I hope everyone had a relaxing weekend.
Marking Period 2 started November 4th and runs through January 17, 2020. ALL LATE WORK FOR MP2 WILL BE DUE ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 10th. 1/10/20 falls on the Friday we return from Winter Break. Students will receive a missing work list by Wednesday, December 18th.
The ROUGH DRAFT of the compare/contrast paper is DUE TUESDAY, 12/10. It must be written on notebook paper.
The FINAL COPY of the compare/contrast paper will be due on Wednesday, 12/18. It can be typed, and students are welcome to print here in our library.
A RUBRIC WAS HANDED OUT DETAILING EXPECTATIONS, AND CAN ALSO BE FOUND IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM.
A NEW READING JOURNAL WAS HANDED OUT TODAY. IT IS DUE MONDAY, DECEMBER 9TH.
There was no reading journal last week.
A new Greek Roots list was handed out today. The words are: AUD, SCOPE, DICT, METER. Last week’s words were: KILO, DUO, TRI, CENT. The quiz will be Friday, December 13th.
IXL 6.BB.1 will be taken for a grade on Friday, December 6th. Students have had approximately 3 weeks to complete this activity, with in class time provided.
Book Fair will be held December 2-5 in the Media Center. We are signed up to go as a class on Wednesday, December 4th. Students can purchase books, posters, and other items. Please send cash if your student is planning to buy things!
Library time is scheduled every week (mostly on Friday). I am happy to send students to the library before Friday if it is needed. Students may check out 3 library books at one time. Students must have a barcode on their planner to check out a book until we have student ID’s.
Students who are one or more minutes late to class will be marked Tardy. At 3 tardies, I will contact home via email, and copy the front office on the email. At 4 tardies, students will be referred to the office AND serve a lunch detention. An updated copy of our tardy policy is on my blog!
Please add yourselves to our classroom Remind account! I will be sending important information throughout the year via Remind text. Use the link: rmd.at/h8cchc OR text the message @h8cchc to 831-613-1863
Email is the best way to contact me. My email is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please check Student Connect and Parent connect frequently. Parent Connect requires a PIN number and a Password to login. Student Connect requires a username and a password to login. The office secretaries can provide you with the PIN number for Parent Connect!!
This week, we are: continuing to work on informational writing (compare/contrast); working on analyzing the types of characters present in the stories being read for the compare/contrast assignment; beginning work on writing an improved CER paragraph.
Below is a Google Calendar. It is updated with each blog post and shows assignment due dates and upcoming events. Assignment due dates can also be found in Google Classroom and on the board in H4.