Friday, May 25, 2018

Week of June 4th

MONDAY-
ALL CLASSES- TURN IN ANY MAKE-UP WORK
 
Graduation Practice, Senior Picnic, Underclassmen Finals (Make-ups)

TUESDAY- EARLY DISMISSAL - 11AM

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL ACTIVITIES (LOCKER CLEAN OUT,  RETURN MATERIALS TO TEACHERS, ETC.
 
Graduation Practice

GRADUATION!!!!   CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL SENIORS!!


HAVE A SAFE AND ENJOYABLE SUMMER!!!

Mrs. Colangecco  :)

Week of May 28th

 MONDAY- MEMORIAL DAY- NO SCHOOL

TUESDAY- Senior finals (Electives/Make-ups)

WEDNESDAY- Graduation Practice, Senior Class Breakfast, Underclassmen FInals (Science/English

THURSDAY- Graduation Practice, Junior High Knoebel's Trip, Underclassmen Finals (Electives)

FRIDAY- Graduation Practice, Underclassmen Finals (Math/History)

This year I am co-teaching with Miss Frank for periods 3 and 4, Intensive Reading 7.  I will also be teaching with Miss Zangari during period 6B, English 8
Please review Miss Frank's and Miss Zangari's teachers homework blogs for any information regarding the above mentioned classes.

 For All Classes below:

*Please note that all assignments listed are the lessons/assignments that are completed during class. If a student is absent or not able to complete the assignment in class, it will become homework.

Period 1- English Literature 9-12
Daily: Vocabulary Journal- Word of the Day written in a complete sentence
Read the following and complete related vocab. and comprehension activities:- Cool Science: Can Electricity Make You Sick?, High-Tech Hikers, and Separate Lives  
Final Exam: Wednesday

Period 2- English 9-12

Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Finish Filling Out Forms Unit
Final Exam: Wednesday

Period 7- Current Events 7-8 
Newsela Articles and Day in History articles,  read and watch feature videos for articles in this week's magazines, discuss, complete related vocab. and comprehension activities
Final Exam: Friday

Period 8- Current Events 9-12
Newsela Articles and Day in History articles,  read and watch feature videos for articles in this week's magazines, discuss, complete related vocab. and comprehension activities
Final Exam: Friday

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Week of May 21st

AlGEBRA and MAKE-UP KEYSTONE EXAMS THIS WEEK!

SENIOR FINALS BEGIN THURSDAY

This year I am co-teaching with Miss Frank for periods 3 and 4, Intensive Reading 7.  I will also be teaching with Miss Zangari during period 6B, English 8
Please review Miss Frank's and Miss Zangari's teachers homework blogs for any information regarding the above mentioned classes.

 For All Classes below:

*Please note that all assignments listed are the lessons/assignments that are completed during class. If a student is absent or not able to complete the assignment in class, it will become homework.

Period 1- English Literature 9-12
Daily: Vocabulary Journal- Word of the Day written in a complete sentence
Read the following and complete related vocab. and comprehension activities:- Cool Science: How Fast is Too Fast?, A Police Officer's Best Friend, Journey to Saturn, Lost and Found, Fly Me to the Moon

Period 2- English 9-12

Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Begin Unit on Filling Out Forms pgs.7-19

Period 7- Current Events 7-8 
Scholastic News: Going Buggy, and Numbers in the News, Be A Quiz Whiz, Newsela Articles read and watch feature videos for articles in this week's magazines, discuss, complete related vocab. and comprehension activities


Period 8- Current Events 9-12
Channel One News- Students view Channel One News Daily, classroom discussion points occur daily based on current news topics within the newscast, Word of the Day focus within each newscast; Weekly News Portfolio completion
Friday- 5 Question multiple choice quiz on this week's newscasts

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Week of May 14th

  KEYSTONE EXAMS THIS WEEK!

 TUESDAY- SPARTAN GAMES

FRIDAY- MEMORIAL DAY ASSEMBLY

This year I am co-teaching with Miss Frank for periods 3 and 4, Intensive Reading 7.  I will also be teaching with Miss Zangari during period 6B, English 8
Please review Miss Frank's and Miss Zangari's teachers homework blogs for any information regarding the above mentioned classes.

 For All Classes below:

*Please note that all assignments listed are the lessons/assignments that are completed during class. If a student is absent or not able to complete the assignment in class, it will become homework.

Period 1- English Literature 9-12
Daily: Vocabulary Journal- Word of the Day written in a complete sentence
Read the following and complete related vocab. and comprehension activities:- Cool Science: The Robot that Eats Cars, A Gun That Saves Lives, A Helping Hand, How Fast is Too Fast?, A Police Officer's Best Friend

Period 2- English 9-12

Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Begin Unit on Filling Out Forms pgs. 1-11

Period 7- Current Events 7-8 
Scholastic News: The Journey West, Memorial Day, Amazing Cave, Debate It, Going Buggy, and Numbers in the News,  read and watch feature videos for articles in this week's magazines, discuss, complete related vocab. and comprehension activities


Period 8- Current Events 9-12
Channel One News- Students view Channel One News Daily, classroom discussion points occur daily based on current news topics within the newscast, Word of the Day focus within each newscast; Weekly News Portfolio completion
Friday- 5 Question multiple choice quiz on this week's newscasts

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Week of May 7th

This year I am co-teaching with Miss Frank for periods 3 and 4, Intensive Reading 7.  I will also be teaching with Miss Zangari during period 6B, English 8
Please review Miss Frank's and Miss Zangari's teachers homework blogs for any information regarding the above mentioned classes.

 For All Classes below:

*Please note that all assignments listed are the lessons/assignments that are completed during class. If a student is absent or not able to complete the assignment in class, it will become homework.

Period 1- English Literature 9-12
Daily: Vocabulary Journal- Word of the Day written in a complete sentence
Read the following and complete related vocab. and comprehension activities: Back to England
Tues: Compare/Contrast Activity- Discovery Education
Wednesday: Test on Robinson Crusoe-
Thurs- Friday: Cool Science: Seeing For the First Time, Secret Lives of Animals- read and complete related vocab. and comprehension activities

Period 2- English 9-12

Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Begin Unit on Mail Order and Catalogs: pgs. 16-28

Period 7- Current Events 7-8 
Geography Spin: Immigration (Mon-Tues) Newsela articles (Wed-Fri) - read and watch feature videos for articles in this week's magazines, discuss, complete related vocab. and comprehension activities


Period 8- Current Events 9-12
Channel One News- Students view Channel One News Daily, classroom discussion points occur daily based on current news topics within the newscast, Word of the Day focus within each newscast; Weekly News Portfolio completion
Friday- 5 Question multiple choice quiz on this week's newscasts

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Week of April 30th

This year I am co-teaching with Miss Frank for periods 3 and 4, Intensive Reading 7.  I will also be teaching with Miss Zangari during period 6B, English 8
Please review Miss Frank's and Miss Zangari's teachers homework blogs for any information regarding the above mentioned classes.

 For All Classes below:

*Please note that all assignments listed are the lessons/assignments that are completed during class. If a student is absent or not able to complete the assignment in class, it will become homework.

Period 1- English Literature 9-12
Daily: Vocabulary Journal- Word of the Day written in a complete sentence
Read the following and complete related vocab. and comprehension activities: Robinson Crusoe: I Truly Work for my Bread, Quiet Happenings---and Frightening, Cannibals on my Island, My Man, Friday, We Win---and get a Happy Surprise.
Period 2- English 9-12

Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Begin Unit on Mail Order and Catalogs: pgs. 1-15

Period 7- Current Events 7-8 
Scholastic News: Would you Eat this for Breakfast?, Place in the News: Kentucky, Holiday History, Numbers in the News, Be A Quiz Whiz- read and watch feature videos for articles in this week's magazines, discuss, complete related vocab. and comprehension activities


Period 8- Current Events 9-12
Channel One News- Students view Channel One News Daily, classroom discussion points occur daily based on current news topics within the newscast, Word of the Day focus within each newscast; Weekly News Portfolio completion
Friday- 5 Question multiple choice quiz on this week's newscasts

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Week of April 23rd

  8th Grade Science PSSA's Tues. and Wed.

This year I am co-teaching with Miss Frank for periods 3 and 4, Intensive Reading 7.I will also be teaching with Miss Zangari during period 6B, English 8
Please review Miss Frank's and Miss Zangari's teachers homework blogs for any information regarding the above mentioned classes.

 For All Classes below:

*Please note that all assignments listed are the lessons/assignments that are completed during class. If a student is absent or not able to complete the assignment in class, it will become homework.

Period 1- English Literature 9-12
Daily: Vocabulary Journal- Word of the Day written in a complete sentence
Read the following and complete related vocab. and comprehension activities: Robinson Crusoe: I Long for the  Sea, Eight Years Later- and Shipwrecked!, Settling In, I Find Peace- and Grow to be Happy, I Truly Work for my Bread

Period 2- English 9-12

Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Continue  unit on The Newspaper pgs. 13-26



Period 7- Current Events 7-8 
Scholastic News: An Island of Sloths, Debate It: Should Kids Be Allowed to Run for Office?, Blast OFF!
Be A Quiz Whiz- read and watch feature videos for articles in this week's magazines, discuss, complete related vocab. and comprehension activities
Friday- Arbor Day activities, review materials together, complete related vocab. and comprehension activities


Period 8- Current Events 9-12
Channel One News- Students view Channel One News Daily, classroom discussion points occur daily based on current news topics within the newscast, Word of the Day focus within each newscast; Weekly News Portfolio completion
Friday- 5 Question multiple choice quiz on this week's newscasts