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Welcome to a new school year! Please see the links below to access all posts for daily homework and other updates, if needed. I am looking forward to a great year ahead!
 
STEM CONTEST AVAILABLE for 6th and 7th graders! 
See the links below for information.  Mrs. Ripple and I will be working together with any 6th or 7th grade student who is interested in entering this contest.  Look for more information coming soon!
 
 
Contest information and videos about artificial intelligence and online safety: https://www.scholastic.com/tech4innovation/index.html#contest
 
Digital Tools:
 
Classroom Lessons: Cryptology and Fraud Protection: https://www.scholastic.com/tech4innovation/index.html#resource_tabs-6-7
 
Practice your Vocabulary and Spelling words - vocabularyroots.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Friday, October 8

NOTE FOR ALL GRADES:
AR points were added today and updated after school.  Some students have not completed your 20 points.  They are due by Tuesday, October 12, which is the end of the quarter.
 
 
 
6th grade: 
  • Spelling: Begin chapter 4.
  • Literature: Complete your essay.   The final copy is due on Monday.  Nonfiction narrative essay assignment: When did you have to use your imagination to find another way to do something? (p. 32 in Lit book)      
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY. 
7th grade:
  • Spelling: Begin chapter 4.
  • Literature: Essay #1 redos are due Monday.
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.
 
8th grade:
  • Spelling: Begin chapter 4.
  • Literature: Essay #1 redos are due Monday.
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.

Thursday, October 7

6th grade: 
  • Vocab: #3 test on Friday.
  • Literature: Revise your essay.     Nonfiction narrative essay assignment: When did you have to use your imagination to find another way to do something? (p. 32 in Lit book)  Absolutely have your nearly completed essay with you for class tomorrow.     
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY. 
7th grade:
  • Vocab: Test #3 on Friday. Complete handout for vocab tonight.
  • Literature:  Final copy (and all drafts) for essay are due tomorrow.
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.
 
8th grade:
  • Vocab: Test  #3 on Friday. Complete vocab handout tonight.
  • Literature: Final copy (and all drafts) for essay are due tomorrow. 
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.

Wednesday, October 6

6th grade: 
  • Vocab: #3 test on Friday.
  • Literature: Revise your essay.     Nonfiction narrative essay assignment: When did you have to use your imagination to find another way to do something? (p. 32 in Lit book)  Continue working on and revising your draft.     
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY. 
7th grade:
  • Vocab: Test #3 on Friday.
  • Literature:  Revise your essay. Be ready to edit on Thursday. What unexpected event shows how someone can influence someone from a different generation? (p. 52 Lit book)  
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.
 
8th grade:
  • Vocab: Test  #3 on Friday.
  • Literature:  Revise your essay.  Be ready to edit on Thursday.  What event changed your understanding of yourself? (p. 34 Lit book) 
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.

Tuesday, October 5

6th grade: 
  • Vocab: #3 test on Friday.
  • Literature: Revise your essay.     Nonfiction narrative essay assignment: When did you have to use your imagination to find another way to do something? (p. 32 in Lit book)  Continue working on and revising your draft.     
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY. 
7th grade:
  • Vocab: Test #3 on Friday.
  • Literature:  Revise your essay. Be ready to edit draft Wednesday. What unexpected event shows how someone can influence someone from a different generation? (p. 52 Lit book)  
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.
 
8th grade:
  • Vocab: Test  #3 on Friday.
  • Literature:  Revise your essay.  Be ready to edit draft on Wednesday.  What event changed your understanding of yourself? (p. 34 Lit book) 
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.

Friday, October 1

6th grade: 
  • Vocab: Complete the exercises for chapter 3.  Due Tuesday.
  • Literature:Revise your essay.  Have ready on Tuesday.   Nonfiction narrative essay assignment: When did you have to use your imagination to find another way to do something? (p. 32 in Lit book)  Continue working on and revising your draft.     
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY. 
7th grade:
  • Vocab: Complete the exercises for chapter 3.  Due Tuesday.
  • Literature:  Revise your essay.  Have ready for class on Tuesday. What unexpected event shows how someone can influence someone from a different generation? (p. 52 Lit book)  
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.
 
8th grade:
  • Vocab: Complete all exercises for chapter 3.  Due Tuesday.
  • Literature:  Revise your essay.  Have ready for class on Tuesday.  What event changed your understanding of yourself? (p. 34 Lit book) 
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.

Thursday, September 30

6th grade: 
  • Spelling: Test tomorrow.  Bring your vocab book to class tomorrow.
  • Literature:   Nonfiction narrative essay assignment: When did you have to use your imagination to find another way to do something? (p. 32 in Lit book)  Continue working on your draft.     
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY. 
7th grade:
  • Spelling: Test tomorrow. Bring your vocab to class tomorrow.
  • Literature: What unexpected event shows how someone can influence someone from a different generation? (p. 52 Lit book)  
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.
 
8th grade:
  • Spelling: Test tomorrow. Bring your vocab book to class tomorrow.
  • Literature:   What event changed your understanding of yourself? (p. 34 Lit book) 
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.

Wednesday, September 29

6th grade: 
 
  • Grammar: 
  • Spelling: Test on Friday on chapter 3 words. Study and learn by syllables!  Learn three each night.
  • Literature:   Nonfiction narrative essay assignment: When did you have to use your imagination to find another way to do something? (p. 32 in Lit book)    Have your story chosen and complete the graphic organizer about your narrative tonight.  You should begin your draft only after you have completed the organizer. Come to class with your organizer completed and ready to start your draft (if you haven't already started it.)     
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.
7th grade:
  • Spelling: Test on Friday on chapter 3 words.
  • Literature: What unexpected event shows how someone can influence someone from a different generation? (p. 52 Lit book)  Be sure to complete the graphic organizer and have a good draft ready to turn in by the end of class tomorrow. 
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.
 
8th grade:
  • Spelling: Test on Friday on chapter 3 words.
  • Literature:   What event changed your understanding of yourself? (p. 34 Lit book) With your graphic organizer completed by now,  be sure to have a very good draft ready to turn in by the end of class tomorrow.
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.

Tuesday, September 28

6th grade: 
 
  • Grammar: Study (and march to) the chant to memorize the linking verbs!  We'll see how many you remember tomorrow.
  • Spelling: Test on Friday on chapter 3 words. Study and learn by syllables!  Learn three each night.
  • Literature:   Nonfiction narrative essay assignment: When did you have to use your imagination to find another way to do something? (p. 32 in Lit book)       Tonight, decide your idea and write 5-7 sentences about it. Have ready for class on Wednesday.       
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.
7th grade:
  • Spelling: Test on Friday on chapter 3 words.
  • Literature: What unexpected event shows how someone can influence someone from a different generation? (p. 52 Lit book) Keep working on your essay. Complete the graphic organizer and start your draft once that is completed.
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.
 
8th grade:
  • Spelling: Test on Friday on chapter 3 words.
  • Literature:   What event changed your understanding of yourself? (p. 34 Lit book)  Keep working on your essay. Complete the graphic organizer and begin your first draft.
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.

Monday, September 27

6th grade: 
  • Spelling: Test on Friday on chapter 3 words. Study and learn by syllables! Learn three each night.
  • Literature:   Nonfiction narrative essay assignment: When did you have to use your imagination to find another way to do something? (p. 32 in Lit book)       Tonight, decide your idea and write 5-7 sentences about it.        
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.
7th grade:
  • Spelling: Test on Friday on chapter 3 words.
  • Literature: What unexpected event shows how someone can influence someone from a different generation? (p. 52 Lit book) Tonight write 5-7 sentences about your topic.
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.
 
8th grade:
  • Spelling: Test on Friday on chapter 3 words.
  • Literature:   What event changed your understanding of yourself? (p. 34 Lit book)  Tonight, decide your topic and complete the graphic organizer.
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.

Thursday, September 23

6th grade: 
  • Vocab: 
  • Literature:                                                                          
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  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.
7th grade:
  • Vocab: 
  • Literature: The explanatory essay for the Generations unit is due at the beginning of class on Monday.
  • SEE THE SEPARATE ENTRY BELOW FOR A PICTURE OF AN EXAMPLE OF THE INTRODUCTORY PARAGRAPH.
  • FINAL ESSAY IS DUE MONDAY AT THE BEGINNING OF CLASS.
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.
 
8th grade:
  • Vocab: 
  • Literature:   
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

6th grade: 
  • Vocab: Chapter 2 test tomorrow.
  • Literature: Tonight, finalize research on Calvin and Hobbes cartoon strip and its author.                                                                         
  • THURSDAY - CLASS DISCUSSION ON RESEARCH ABOUT CALVIN AND HOBBES.
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.
7th grade:
  • Vocab: Chapter 2 test tomorrow.
  • Literature: Complete your explanatory essay; focus on the similarities and differences in the point of views the stories are told in.  (p.50) 
  • SEE THE SEPARATE ENTRY BELOW FOR A PICTURE OF THE INTRODUCTORY PARAGRAPH SHOWN TODAY IN CLASS.
  • FINAL ESSAY IS DUE MONDAY.
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.
 
8th grade:
  • Vocab: Chapter 2 test TOMORROW.
  • Literature:    FINAL ESSAY IS DUE BY THE BEGINNING OF CLASS ON THURSDAY. 
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ ON THURSDAY!!

7th grade - Wednesday, September 22
 
SEE THE PICTURE OF THE INTRODUCTORY PARAGRAPH AND GENERAL OUTLINE OF YOUR ESSAY.

Tuesday, September 21

6th grade: 
  • Vocab: Chapter 2 test on Thursday.
  • Literature: Tonight, continue research on Calvin and Hobbes cartoon strip and its author.                                                                          THURSDAY - CLASS DISCUSSION ON RESEARCH ABOUT CALVIN AND HOBBES.
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.
7th grade:
  • Vocab: Chapter 2 test on Thursday
  • Literature: Complete your explanatory essay; focus on the similarities and differences in the point of views the stories are told in.  (p.50) Tomorrow, be ready to edit your essay.
  • FINAL ESSAY IS DUE THURSDAY.
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ EVERY FRIDAY.
 
8th grade:
  • Vocab: Chapter 2 test on Thursday 
  • Literature: Complete your 4-5 paragraph essay comparing/contrasting the story with the video.(p.32) Complete corrections from editing and any last minute revisions.   FINAL ESSAY IS DUE BY THE END OF CLASS ON WEDNESDAY.
  • BRING A NOVEL TO READ ON THURSDAY!!