I hope everyone had a relaxing day off yesterday.
Marking period 3 begins today, and ends March 27th. ALL LATE WORK FOR MP3 will be DUE FRIDAY, MARCH 20TH.
Report cards will likely be sent home in the next 7-10 days.
Reading journals were handed out today (electronic copy was posted in Google classroom yesterday). It will be due Monday, January 27th.
A new Greek Roots list will be handed out on Monday, February 27th. The quiz will be Friday, February 7th.
NWEA WILL BE GIVEN JANUARY 21-29TH. Students will be completing the Reading NWEA test in class.
There are HALF DAYS on FRIDAY, JANUARY 17TH, TUESDAY, JANUARY 21 AND WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22.
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: completing a CER related to the murder mystery story; continuing work on point of view; review QAR strategies; beginning work on types of figurative language (simile, metaphor, onomatopoeia, personification, hyperbole, idiom, allusion) using the story “All Summer in a Day.”
Below is an updated Google Calendar. It lists upcoming assignments and due dates. This information can also be found on the board in H4.