Thursday, February 22, 2018

Week of February 26th

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:  Friend or Foe? :Little Dogs and Big Bears, Danger in the Sky, Small But Deadly, The Kangaroo Problem, A Special Kind of Horse Power
Period 2- English 9-12
Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Continue unit on Labels and Packages, pgs. 10-24


Period 7- Current Events 7-8 
Scholastic News: Be Smart Online, Place in the News, A Furry Find, Strange But True,   Geography Spin for February
Read and 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

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Week of February 19th

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:  Friend or Foe? : When Bulls Go Bananas, A Child's Best Friend, Monkey Business in Hong Kong, Pigs to the Rescue, No Safe Place

Period 2- English 9-12
Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Up with Language Series: Finish Verbs Unit, Begin Labels and Packages, pgs. 1-9


Period 7- Current Events 7-8 
Scholastic News: A Hero at Home Place, A Big Bird, Lion Dancer, and Kid Spotlight.  Geography Spin for February
Read and 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

Monday, February 12, 2018

Week of February 11th

**** Due to the inclement weather/school cancellations last week, please refer to homework blog for the week of February 5th

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Week of February 5th

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: Continue Gulliver's Travels:
Home, Review of Test, Test on Wednesday
Thursday: Begin Friend or Foe? Read, Birds at War and The Most Dangerous Animal in Africa- complete related vocab. and comprehension activities

Period 2- English 9-12
Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Up with Language Series: Continue with  Verbs Unit 


Period 7- Current Events 7-8 
Geography Spin, Brainpop: Football, Olympics, Scholastic News: Red Nose Day
Read and 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

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Week of January 29th


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: Continue Gulliver's Travels:
The Eagle's Prize, The Floating Island, A Country of Fools, The Land of Horses
TUESDAY- The Last Great Race- read and complete related vocab. and comprehension activities
Period 2- English 9-12
Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Up with Language Series: Continue with  Verbs Unit 
Tuesday (Vocabulary Lesson)

Period 7- Current Events 7-8 
Scholastic News: Going for the Gold, ReadWorks: Winter,  and  Geography Spin
Read and 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

Friday, January 19, 2018

Week of January 22nd


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: Begin Gulliver's Travels: Gulliver the Giant, Saving Lilliput, Escape from Lilliput, In the Land of Giants, Life with the King and Quenn

Period 2- English 9-12
Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Up with Language Series: Finish Adjectives and Adverbs Unit, Begin Verbs Unit 
Tuesday (Vocabulary Lesson)

Period 7- Current Events 7-8 
Scholastic News: Robots to the Rescue, ReadWorks: Winter,  and  Geography Spin
Read and 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

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Week of January 15th

KEYSTONE EXAMS THIS WEEK- MONDAY and TUESDAY
3rd Marking Period Begins Wednesday
Friday- Dress Down Day

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
The Outer Edge: Danger Zone, Read the following and complete related vocab. and comprehension activities:
A Hero by Any Standard, Racing Through Pain, Unit Assessments
Thursday: Begin Gulliver's Travels: Gulliver the Giant, Saving Lilliput

Period 2- English 9-12
Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Up with Language Series: Continue with Adjectives and Adverbs Unit (Recognition, Usage, and Review)


Period 7- Current Events 7-8 
Scholastic News: Remembering a Leader, Women in Nasa, and  Geography Spin
Read and 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