Monday, February 10th

Happy Monday! 6th grade WIDA testing is complete. We will not be standardized testing again until April, when we take MSTEP. This gives us lots of time to use our reading skills to analyze folktales and poems!

Marking period 3 begins today, and ends March 27th. ALL LATE WORK FOR MP3 will be DUE FRIDAY, MARCH 20TH.

Reading Journals are due today.

There is no reading journal this week, since we are off next week.

A new Greek roots sheet was handed out today. The words are: CONTRA, NON, POLY, POST. The quiz will be Friday, March 6th.

There will be a summative Greek roots quiz (covering the material from the quizzes given on: December 13, February 7th, and March 6th. Sheets will be posted in Google classroom.

The next half day is Friday, March 13th.

Mid Winter break will be Monday, February 18-Friday, February 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: OR text the message @h8cchc to 831-613-1863

Email is the best way to contact me. My email is:

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:  peer reviewing a CER related to the murder mystery story, using a rubric; 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.

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