Thursday, October 12, 2017

Week of October 16th

This year I will be 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.

 
*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 
Continue with Unit on Reading Strategies and Literary Elements:  Focus this Week (Making Inferences, Determining Author's Purpose, Generating Questions, Determining Main Idea, Conducting Research)

Period 2- English 9-12
Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Up with Language Series: Punctuation (Comma Usage, Apostrophe's possession/contractions)

Period 7- Current Events 7-8
Scholastic News: After the Storms, Veggie Name Game, Strange But True, Kid Spotlight.  Read and discuss articles for the week, complete 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 daily newscasts

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Week of October 9th

This year I will be 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.

MONDAY- IN-SERVICE- NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
WEDNESDAY- DATA DELAY
FRIDAY- PEP RALLY

Period 1- English Literature 9-12
Daily: Vocabulary Journal- Word of the Day written in a complete sentence 
Continue with Unit on Reading Strategies and Literary Elements:  Focus this Week ( Figurative Language, Mood, Theme, and Style)

Period 2- English 9-12
Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Up with Language Series: Punctuation (Comma Usage)

Period 7- Current Events 7-8
Autumn Season - 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 daily newscasts

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Week of October 2nd

This year I will be 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.

MONDAY- WEAR BLUE SHIRT for DRESS DOWN DAY!

Period 1- English Literature 9-12
Daily: Vocabulary Journal- Word of the Day written in a complete sentence 
Begin Unit on Reading Strategies and Literary Elements:  Focus this Week (Narrative Strategies, Flashback, Point of View, Characterization and Figurative Language)

Period 2- English 9-12
Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Up with Language Series: Punctuation (End Punctuation, Abbreviations, and Initials)

Period 7- Current Events 7-8
Scholastic News: Paw Prints, Fossil Find Watch, Switzerland view feature videos and 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 daily newscasts

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Week of September 25th

This year I will be 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 
Finish Unit on  Jules Verne's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (EdCon Publishing Series), 
Review for Test, Test Tuesday.  On Wednesday-Friday students will watch the movie related to the text in order to complete a movie/book compare/contrast activity.

Period 2- English 9-12
Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Up with Language Series: Capitalization; Focus this week-(Special Names, Greetings, Closings, Proper Adjectives, Direct Quotations, First Word- Poetry, and Outlines)

Period 7- Current Events 7-8
Seasons Under the Sun: Autumn (Discovery Education) and Brainpop: Autumn Leaves and Seasons, view feature videos and 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 daily newscasts

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Week of September 18th

This year I will be 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 
Continue reading  Jules Verne's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (EdCon Publishing Series), Chapters covered this week  (Sunken Ships and Cannibals, The Coral Kingdom, Pearls...Jewels of the Sea, The Red Sea, The Long Journey to Freedom), complete related vocabulary and comprehension activities for each chapter


Period 2- English 9-12
Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Up with Language Series: Capitalization; Focus this week Directions/Structures, Cities, States, Continents, Countries, Geographical Areas, Titles/Clubs, Organizations, Businesses, Religions, Nationalities, and Languages)

Period 7- Current Events 7-8
Scholastic News:  Lava Land, read articles within this week's Scholastic News magazine, 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 daily newscasts

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Week of September 11th


This year I will be 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.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13th is a DATA DELAY.

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 
Continue reading  Jules Verne's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (EdCon Publishing Series), Chapters covered this week  (The Monster Surfaces Captain Nemo Presents Himself, Crespo Island), complete related vocabulary and comprehension activities for each chapter
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY- CDT TESTING

Period 2- English 9-12
Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Up with Language Series: Capitalization; Focus this week Proper Nouns, Names and Initials
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY- CDT TESTING

Period 7- Current Events 7-8
Scholastic News:  Grizzly Bears, read articles within this week's Scholastic News magazine, 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
Friday: 5 question multiple choice quiz on daily newscasts

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Week of September 4th

This year I will be 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.
MONDAY-SEPTEMBER 4th- 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: Vocabulary Journal- Word of the Day written in a complete sentence
Begin reading  Jules Verne's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (EdCon Publishing Series), Chapters covered this week (In Search of a Monster, On Board the Abraham Lincoln, The Monster Surfaces, and Captain Nemo Presents Himself), complete related vocabulary and comprehension activities for each chapter

Period 2- English 9-12
Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Up with Language Series: Capitalization; Focus this week First Word and "I", Days of the Week and Months of the Year

Period 7- Current Events 7-8
Scholastic News:  Toy Fads, read articles within this week's Scholastic News magazine, 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
Friday: 5 question multiple choice quiz on daily newscasts