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May 10, 6:00-7:30 PM
Southeast High School

PENCILS Needed

If any family would be able and willing to donate pencils to my classroom, it would be greatly appreciated! They don't even need to be new pencils! Old ones from cleaning out a drawer would be helpful also. As we get toward the end of the year, the pencil situation is getting dire! 

My students and I appreciate your help!!

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Webcomics

The web is a great place to read wonderful on-going comics! Check out the list linked to this blurb.

Thought Prompts for Literary Essay

Maybe the author included this because . . .
On the other hand, perhaps . . .
Or it could be that . . .
I wonder if . . .
This makes me realize . . .
I think this is important because . . .
The thought I have about this is . . .
This shows . . . because . . .
It is important to notice. . .
. . . means . . ., therefore . . .
This is significant because . . .
Even though . . . (the character) . . .

Thought Prompt Chart

Use these sentence starters to add higher-level thinking to your essay. Dig deeper!!

Friday, April 28, 2017

News Yesterday In Class: To begin class, we watched a three-minute video from National Geographic about the desertification that...

Thursday, April 27, 2017

News Yesterday In Class: Students followed instructions in Google Classroom to use Khan Academy in order to further their knowledge...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

News 3 days ago Reminder - students should have brought home a permission slip to watch The Truman Show movie next week....

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

News 4 days ago In Class: 4th hour - finished This Side of Paradise. All classes visited kidblog.org to check on their blogs and to see if they had comments and/or responses. More adults were emailed about joining and commenting. I reviewed the process for beginning th

Monday, April 24, 2017

News 5 days ago In Class.  I finished reading aloud This Side of Paradise to 6th and 7th hours....

Friday, April 21, 2017

News Apr 21 In Class: After reading the penultimate chapter of This Side of Paradise, I reviewed some resume details with the students. They were then given the opportunity to work on their resumes, which are due on Monday. Homework: Resume should be turned in to G

Thursday, April 20, 2017

News Apr 20 In Class: The Career Project continues! Today, we worked on a basic resume after I read aloud a chapter of This Side of Paradise. Students were given a sample resume in Google Docs and added in their own information.   Homework:  Work on any

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

News Apr 19 Please go to Google Classroom and complete the activities listed there.

Friday, April 7, 2017

News Apr 7 We continued reading This Side of Paradise and students were given time to complete their Career Video Notes.   NO HOMEWORK!!!  HAVE A SAFE AND WONDERFUL BREAK!!

Thursday, April 6, 2017

News Apr 6 In Class: Each class worked on their career notes, listened to the next chapter in This Side of Paradise, and began making a list of wonderful things about themselves that will be used tomorrow to wrote a poem.   No Homework!

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