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

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Week of April 16th

7th and 8th Grade Math 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: Still Unsolved: The Murder of Emmett Till, Canada's Lake Monster, The Salem Witch Trials, The Mothman of West Virginia, Unit Assessments
Period 2- English 9-12
 
Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Begin unit on The Newspaper pgs. 1-12,
Friday, Vocabulary Lesson


Period 7- Current Events 7-8 
Newsela articles Monday-Thursday, review materials together, complete related vocab. and comprehension activities.
Friday- Earth 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

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Weel or April 9th

  7th and 8th Grade ELA PSSA's Tues, Wed. and Thurs.

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: Still Unsolved: The Mysteries of the Maya, What Happened to Glen and Bessie Hyde?, The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, Killer Flu, Costa Rica's Strange Spheres
Period 2- English 9-12
 
Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Begin unit on Directories and Guides pgs. 16-26


Period 7- Current Events 7-8 
Scholastic News: Piles of Plastic, Place in the News: Peru, Marker Magic, Strange But True  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

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Week of April 2nd

  WEDNESDAY- END OF 3rd MARKING PERIOD

 THURSDAY- FIRST DAY OF 4th MARKING PERIOD

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: Still Unsolved: Strange Lights Over Texas, The Lost Dutchman's Mine, The Missing Divers, Death by Anthrax, and Costa Rica's Strange Spheres

Period 2- English 9-12
 
Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Begin unit on Directories and Guides pgs. 1-15


Period 7- Current Events 7-8 
Geography Spin: Have You Seen This Animal/Scholastic News: Red Nose Challenge,  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, March 23, 2018

Week of March 26th

 

 NO SCHOOL- FRIDAY, MARCH 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:  Sea Wolf: The Island, The End of Sea Wolf
Review for Test on Sea Wolf- Wednesday
Test- Thursday
Period 2- English 9-12
 
Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Finish unit on Ads and Coupons pgs. 13-27- Make up work to be completed on Thursday.


Period 7- Current Events 7-8 
Scholastic News:  Lizards on the Loose, Kid Spotlight, Be A quiz Whiz,  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
Following Monday 4/2/18- 5 Question multiple choice quiz on this week's newscasts

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Week of March 19th

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:  Sea Wolf: The Hunt, Lost, Maud,The Island, The End of Sea Wolf

Period 2- English 9-12
 
Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
Continue unit on Ads and Coupons pgs. 13-27


Period 7- Current Events 7-8 
Brainpop: Titanic- Scholastic News:  Titanic, Debate It,  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, March 9, 2018

Week of March 12th

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:  Sea Wolf: Out of the Fog, The Cabin Boy, Missing Money, Cooky, and The New Mate
Period 2- English 9-12
 
Daily:  Daily Warm Up Language Series
, Begin unit on Ads and Coupons pgs. 1-15


Period 7- Current Events 7-8 
Scholastic News:  Making History Place in the News, Spring Ahead, and Numbers in the News,  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