Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Week of April 22nd

I co-teach with Mrs. Schlein Periods 3 and 5, Intensive Reading 7.  I will also be teaching with Miss Zangari during period 6B, English 8
Please review Mrs. Schlein's and Miss Zangari's teachers homework blogs for any information regarding the above mentioned classes.
- NO SCHOOL

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 Starter Journal
Literary Elements: Elements of Fiction: Imagery, Motif, Sound Devices, Personification read, discuss and complete related comprehension and vocab. activities.

Period 2- English 9-12
Daily Vocab Journal
Daily Language Review
Steck-Vaughn: Spelling Lesson 19 (Words with short u), Lesson 20 (words with short o)

Period 7- Current Events 7-8
Monday:  Teen Kids News (View and Discuss)
Tuesday - Friday

Finish Scholastic News Magazine: Can We Be Friends?,  Place in the News, Butterflies in Trouble! watch feature videos, complete related vocab. and comprehension activities.

Review and Be A Quiz Whiz

Period 8- Current Events 9-12
Monday: Teen Kids News
Tuesday-  Friday: Republican Herald Newspaper, Newsela articles and CNN 10 video/transcripts will be used to discuss current events locally, nationally, and global

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Week of April 15th

I co-teach with Mrs. Schlein Periods 3 and 5, Intensive Reading 7.  I will also be teaching with Miss Zangari during period 6B, English 8
Please review Mrs. Schlein's and Miss Zangari's teachers homework blogs for any information regarding the above mentioned classes.

MONDAY-WEDNESDAY- 7th/8th - ELA PSSA's 
FRIDAY- NO SCHOOL

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 Starter Journal
Literary Elements: Elements of Fiction:Symbolism, Simile, Metaphor,  read, discuss and complete related comprehension and vocab. activities.

Period 2- English 9-12
Daily Vocab Journal
Daily Language Review
Steck-Vaughn: Spelling Lesson 17, Spring Vocabulary 

Period 7- Current Events 7-8
Monday:  Teen Kids News (View and Discuss)
Tuesday -Thursday: 

Finish Scholastic News Magazine: Saving the Sea, Place in the News: Tonga, and Bee-lieve It or Not, watch feature videos, complete related vocab. and comprehension activities.

Review and Be A Quiz Whiz


Period 8- Current Events 9-12
Monday: Teen Kids News
Tuesday-  Thursday: Republican Herald Newspaper, Newsela articles and CNN 10 video/transcripts will be used to discuss current events locally, nationally, and global

Friday, April 5, 2019

Week of April 8th

I co-teach with Mrs. Schlein Periods 3 and 5, Intensive Reading 7.  I will also be teaching with Miss Zangari during period 6B, English 8
Please review Mrs. Schlein's and Miss Zangari's teachers homework blogs for any information regarding the above mentioned classes.

WEDNESDAY- REPORT CARDS SENT HOME!FRIDAY- DRESS DOWN DAY!

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 Starter Journal
Literary Elements: Elements of Fiction: Finish Tone and Mood, Begin Hyperbole, Archetype and Allusion,  read, discuss and complete related comprehension and vocab. activities.

Period 2- English 9-12
Daily Vocab Journal
Daily Language Review
Steck-Vaughn: Spelling Lessons 16 and 17.  

Period 7- Current Events 7-8
Monday:  Teen Kids News (View and Discuss)
Tuesday -Friday: 

Finish Scholastic News Magazine:Don't Be Fooled!, Debate It, King-Size Cleanup, and Nosy Neighborwatch, watch feature videos, complete related vocab. and comprehension activities.

Review and Be A Quiz Whiz

Period 8- Current Events 9-12
Monday: Teen Kids News
Tuesday-  Friday: Republican Herald Newspaper, Newsela articles and CNN 10 video/transcripts will be used to discuss current events locally, nationally, and globa

Friday, March 29, 2019

Week of April 1st

I co-teach with Mrs. Schlein Periods 3 and 5, Intensive Reading 7.  I will also be teaching with Miss Zangari during period 6B, English 8
Please review Mrs. Schlein's and Miss Zangari's teachers homework blogs for any information regarding the above mentioned classes.

April 2nd- 1st Day of the 4th Marking Period!

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 Starter Journal
Literary Elements: Elements of Fiction: Finish Irony Begin Style and Tone,  read, discuss and complete related comprehension and vocab. activities.


Period 2- English 9-12
Daily Vocab Journal
Daily Language Review
Steck-Vaughn: Spelling Lessons 14 adn 15.  Words with short o and long o

Period 7- Current Events 7-8
Monday:  Teen Kids News (View and Discuss)
Tuesday -Friday: 

Finish Geography Spin for March, Begin next Scholastic News Magazine:Don't Be Fooled!, Debate It, King-Size Cleanup, and Nosy Neighborwatch, watch feature videos, complete related vocab. and comprehension activities.

Review and Be A Quiz Whiz

Period 8- Current Events 9-12
Monday: Teen Kids News
Tuesday-  Friday: Republican Herald Newspaper, Newsela articles and CNN 10 video/transcripts will be used to discuss current events locally, nationally, and global

Friday, March 22, 2019

Week of March 25th


I co-teach with Mrs. Schlein Periods 3 and 5, Intensive Reading 7.  I will also be teaching with Miss Zangari during period 6B, English 8
Please review Mrs. Schlein'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 Starter Journal
Literary Elements: Elements of Fiction: Finish Point of View, Begin Foreshadowing, Flashback, and Dialogue read, discuss and complete related comprehension and vocab. activities.


Period 2- English 9-12
Daily Vocab Journal
Daily Language Review
Everyday Household Tasks:  Unit 4 Review and Units 1-4 Review

Period 7- Current Events 7-8
Monday:  Teen Kids News (View and Discuss)
Tuesday -Friday: 

Begin next Scholastic News Magazine: An American Hero!, Festival of Colors, and What a Smile!, watch feature videos, complete related vocab. and comprehension activities.

Review and Be A Quiz Whiz


Period 8- Current Events 9-12
Monday: Teen Kids News
Tuesday-  Friday: Republican Herald Newspaper, Newsela articles and CNN 10 video/transcripts will be used to discuss current events locally, nationally, and global

Friday, March 15, 2019

Week of March 18th

I co-teach with Mrs. Schlein Periods 3 and 5, Intensive Reading 7.  I will also be teaching with Miss Zangari during period 6B, English 8
Please review Mrs. Schlein'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 Starter Journal
Literary Elements: Elements of Fiction, Point of View 1 and 2, Foreshadowing, read, discuss and complete related comprehension and vocab. activities.


Period 2- English 9-12
Daily Vocab Journal
Daily Language Review
Everyday Household Tasks: Unit 4- Directions of Cleaning Products, Hanging Pictures and Taking Care of Plants, Home Maintenance and Deocrating, Unit 4 Review
Period 7- Current Events 7-8
Monday:  Teen Kids News (View and Discuss)
Tuesday -Friday: 

Begin next Scholastic News Magazine:  I Survived an Earthquake! and Going Green!, watch feature videos, complete related vocab. and comprehension activities.

Review and Be A Quiz Whiz


Period 8- Current Events 9-12
Monday: Teen Kids News
Tuesday-  Friday: Republican Herald Newspaper, Newsela articles and CNN 10 video/transcripts will be used to discuss current events locally, nationally, and global

Friday, March 8, 2019

Week of March 11th

I co-teach with Mrs. Schlein Periods 3 and 5, Intensive Reading 7.  I will also be teaching with Miss Zangari during period 6B, English 8
Please review Mrs. Schlein's and Miss Zangari's teachers homework blogs for any information regarding the above mentioned classes.


FRIDAY- MARCH 15th- DRESS DOWN DAY

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 Starter Journal
Fiction Unit: War of the Worlds (Complete movie/novel comparison)  
Begin unit on literary elements on Wednesday.Read, discuss, complete related vocab. and comprehension activities.

Period 2- English 9-12
Daily Vocab Journal
Daily Language Review
Everyday Household Tasks: Unit 3 Review-read information and complete related vocab. and comprehension activities
Begin Unit 4: Home Maintenance
Period 7- Current Events 7-8
Monday:  Teen Kids News (View and Discuss)
Tuesday -Friday: 

Begin next Scholastic News Magazine: The Race to Save Pandas, I Survived an Earthquake! and Going Green!, watch feature videos, complete related vocab. and comprehension activities.


Period 8- Current Events 9-12
Monday: Teen Kids News
Tuesday-  Friday: Republican Herald Newspaper, Newsela articles and CNN 10 video/transcripts will be used to discuss current events locally, nationally, and global