Friday, February 27, 2015


Complete the Study guide for unit c
test over unit c on wednesday march 4

Thursday, February 26, 2015

ELA due Friday

  1. Please be sure you have read chapters 12-23  in the novel Walk Two Moons.
  2. Reading Questions sheet  (chapters 12-23)

Monday, February 23, 2015

ELA due Tuesday and Thursday

Due Tuesday:

1.  You and your partner have begun to answer questions on the handout for Walk Two Moons, Chapters 12-23.  

2.  You have completed the Practice AND the Written Sentences for both prefixes:  sub and trans

Due Thursday:

In the novel Walk Two Moons, read to the end of chapter 23.


Write a geologists report on either the delta marsh or the sea side cliff depending on which group you were in for class. Remember your report should be 4 paragraphs-- 1 paragraph for each section of data that we collected

Math Homework Monday 2/23

We have started a new unit!

Homework: Getting Ready Unit 3 page 130 Questions (1-8)

It's Monday! Do you know where your book is?

Hello and welcome back to our blog.  Monday book sharing time. Please join us but this time, I'm changing it up a little bit.  Please share what you've been reading AND give us your inside scoop on a book you really really hope to read in the near future and WHY.  What is propelling you to want to read that book?

February 2015 is waning and I'm dreaming of Spring time!  Somewhere under our 50 feet of snow is grass waiting to sprout...right?

Thursday, February 12, 2015

ELA Today

During Class today:

Several of you will be taking your NWEA's in Reading.  

1.  I will partner you with someone who is at par with you in the text Walk Two Moons.

2.  The two of you will collaborate on answering the questions with complete sentences.  At least 2 sentences per question.

3.  The two of you may take turns reading together in the text.

I am collecting your double-entry journal notes!!

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

ELA due Thursday

  • Please read chapters 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, and 17 for class on Thursday.
  • Please complete the Double-Entry Journal sheet for those chapters.

We'll continue NWEA Reading tests on Thursday during ELA.  Thank you for doing your best  so far on the NWEA's.  Many of you are making terrific progress!  Your reading efforts outside of school are truly showing!

Math Homework for Tuesday 2/10/15

Activity 9 Practice page 116 questions (1-17)

***Remember we have an assessment tomorrow!***

Monday, February 9, 2015

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

ELA due Friday

1.  Please consider  Commenting on the other Post and telling us the title and author of what you're reading these days.

2.  Read chapters 9 tonight…due Wednesday.

3.  Complete Markers for chapter 9.  We'll use these in class discussions, either whole group or small group.  You decide how many markers for ch. 9.  Maybe 2 or 3.

Remember you are coding this way:

VIP  Really really important idea here!

?      Confusing detail here or maybe even the passage;  Just does not make sense

!       Wow or AHA,  something you find interesting, hard to believe, unexpected and we should discuss this one

P     You have a prediction (Alison suggested this one and it's a good one!)

ELA due Friday

ELA due by Friday:

Please practice your Unit 2 vocabulary for writing a Literary Essay.  It's fun with quiz let.  You might like playing the games first.

By Friday you will have read Chapters 9, 10, 11 in the novel Walk Two Moons AND 
completed be prepared for a Quiz on Friday.

Tuesday Night Homework

In class we worked on Check Your Understanding 10-2 page 124 (10-11) If this is not done, it is part of your homework.

Homework: Lesson Practice 10-2 page 124 (12-16)

Monday, February 2, 2015

It's Tuesday! What are you reading?

I have paused reading The Once and Future King because I needed/wanted to read another book for an upcoming booktalk:  Rules of Civility and wow, is it goooood!  I am 80% finished and it's a 5 star book!!!  What are you reading?  Please Comment here.  How's it going?  Good book?  Stop by for a Book Worm Goodie for posting your Comment.