• AT HOME WORK FOR WEEK OF 6/1/20 THROUGH 6/5/20 

    Monday - Friday I am available to answer questions from 11:00am - 12:00pm  aRead Long Walk to Waternd 12:00pm  - 1:00pm via the zoom link.

    I am breaking up my Office Hours as Follows 11:00-11:15 & 12:00-1:00--Resource, 11:15-11:35--7th grade ELA, 11:30-12:05--8th grade ELA 12:00-1:00--Help with any assignment or just to talk:

    You are welcome to email me at any time, and I will try to respond to them  each morning by 11am

    ELA 7 - **The Graded Assignment** Completing the SS Pick a Topic in History Project

    6/1/20 --Grading Policy for 4th Marking perod, Make-ups accepted until June 10, 2020.  Went over SS Project

    6/2/20 --  Chose topics for SS/ELA Project--Watch videos on topic

    6/3/20 -- Begin writing of SS/ELA Project -- Advise on Science Impact on Ecosystems

    6/4/20 -- Edit SS/ELA Project, Science 4 Impacts on Ecosystems

    6/5/20 -- T.G.I.F.  LAST GRADED ASSIGNMENT OF YEAR DUE--Share SS Project with group

    Continuing to Go over CLASSROOM NOTEBOOK - You have a CLASSROOM NOTEBOOK for ELA7 and Resource 7                                                                                           YOU CANNOT SAVE WORK IN THE CONTENT LIBRARY--                    **GO TO THE HOMEWORK TAB UNDER YOUR NAME

    **WORK SAVES AUTOMATICALLY (You should see the word SAVING in the purple tassk bar at the top of your screen as you do your work

    ELA 8 - **The Graded Assignment** Answer 2 Short Answer Questions on A Mango-Shaped Space due Friday

    6/1/20 -- Grading Policy for 4th Marking perod, Make-ups accepted until June 10, 20204

    6/2/20 -- Finished  Chapter 14 and started Chapter 15  of A Mango-Shaped Space by Wendy Mass 

    6/3/20 --    Finished  Chapter 15 of A Mango-Shaped Space by Wendy Mass--Discussed Questions to be answered for graded assignment

    6/4/20 --   Check questions on A Mango-Shaped Space by Wendy Mass--

    6/5/20 --  T.G.I.F.  LAST GRADED ASSIGNMENT OF YEAR DUE--Share questions with the group

    Resource - 

    Resource Office Hours are going to be 11:00AM - 11:15AM & 12:00PM - 1:00PM EACH DAY

    We are going to begin a Regular Schedule of Activities for Resource Like We Had in School

    6/1    MONDAY - ReadTheory - Complete one article and questions on your own.  Complete grid in CLASSROOM NOTEBOOK in HOMEWORK TAB under your name

                                    I will check at the end of the day.

    6/2    TUESDAY - Math--Complete grid in CLASSROOM NOTEBOOK in HOMEWORK TAB under your name--Tell me how many problems you completed, then if you feel you got them right, and finally if you think I should do a quick mini-lesson where you are having trouble.

                                    I will check at the end of the day.

    6/3   WEDNESDAY - Help with Homework

    6/4   THURSDAY - Writing Prompt - I will put it in the RESOURCE Classroom Notebook - Complete your response in the CLASSROOM NOTEBOOK

                                    In HOMEWORK TAB under your name    

                                    I will  check at end of day

    6/5    FRIDAY - Teach Me Something- Be prepared to teach our group something new that you are interested in and that you researched.

                  USE A 3 X 5 CARD

                   WHAT IS YOUR SUBJECT?

                   WHY DID YOU CHOOSE THIS SUBJECT?

                   READ WHAT YOU LEARNED INITIALLY. (CITE YOUR SOURCE)

                   PROVIDE 3 MORE FACTS THAT COME FROM A DIFFERENT SOURCE.  (CITE YOUR SOURCE)

    Most work is being done in your classroom notebook.  If you are having trouble, please e-mail me and I will get you through it.

    Please go on ReadTheory.org and read one article per day (They are not long articles)  If you want to read two like we do in Resource--Go for it!! You have nothing but time on your hands.  

    Access to Time for Kids for free. I know some of you like this magazine. 
     

    * Practice typing on TypetoLearn

    *Go go on IXL.com to review concepts taught so far in classes.  (Math facts, telling time, elapsed time, word problems, etc.) Remember it is always good to work on multiplication facts!!

    *You can sign up for an account with DeltaMath.com ​  (To join this, please send me an email and I will give you the code for access)

    ​*Go on GoNoodle for Mindfulness and Yoga activities

    *Start a daily journal to document your days.  You never know these entries could become a best seller in the future!!

    MAKE SURE TO GO OUTSIDE AND GET SOME FRESH AIR--I HAVE SPRING FEVER BIG TIME!!

     

     

     

Work From Home

  • Hello Everyone!

    This page will contain the most current activities to help you stay busy while you are home.  Hopefully you will be able to complete the activities to help you improve your skills.  I will be available every day on a Zoom conference from 11:00-12:00.  You must sign in to the website to get the zoom information.  I will also send you the link in an e-mail each morning until we get really good at this.  

     AT HOME WORK FOR WEEK OF 3/30/20 THROUGH 4/03/20

    Monday - Friday I am available to answer questions from 11:00am - 12:00pm via the zoom link.

    I am breaking up my Office Hours as Follows 11:00-11:15 & 12:00-1:00--Resource, 11:15-11:35--7th grade ELA, 11:30-12:05--8th grade ELA

    You are welcome to email me at any time, and I will respond to them each morning by 11am.

    ELA 7 - 

    4/2/20    I hope more students join in for Zoom 

    We are going to get familiar with your Classroom Notebook and do Practice Writing Prompt

    WE ARE STARTING ON PAGE 33--CHAPTER 6 IN THE NOVEL TODAY.  You can catch up on reading by reading yourself or having it read to you by chapter.  Go to YouTube and type in RECORDING A LONG WALK TO WATER BY CHAPTER, several great options will pop up.

    4/1/20    I hope more students join in for Zoom

    We are going to get familiar with your Classroom Notebook and do Practice Writing Prompt  Experiencing Technical Difficulties - Mrs. Lawton is getting to the bottom of it. 

    3/31/20  I hope more students join in for Zoom

    WE ARE STILL WORKING ON CHAPTER 5 IN THE NOVEL TODAY.  You can catch up on reading by reading yourself or having it read to you by chapter.  Go to YouTube and type in RECORDING A LONG WALK TO WATER BY CHAPTER, several great options will pop up. 

    3/30/20  I hope more students join in for Zoom 

    WE ARE STARTING CHAPTER 5 IN THE NOVEL TODAY.  You can catch up on reading by reading yourself or having it read to you by chapter.  Go to YouTube and type in RECORDING A LONG WALK TO WATER BY CHAPTER, several great options will pop up.

    This is a short book.  I picked it by design because ​it is very readable and easy to understand.  The author is getting her point across with less words that mean more!!  These characters are facing a life and death challenge and persevere.  You are facing a different type of challenge that you will have great stories to tell your grandchildren and come out of this a stronger individual. 

    *  Our two main CHARAACTERS: 

    Nya--an 11 year old girl from Southern Sudan, 2008 whose job is to get fresh water for her family every day

    Salva--an 11 year old boy from Southern Sudan, 1985 who is attend school and has a tragic event happen while there. 

    ELA 8 -

    •  We will read 10-12 pages in Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse Monday, Wed, and Friday. (You can go on YouTube and have it read to you chapter by chapter) If you miss our session.
    • WE ARE STARTING ON PAGE 70 IN THE NOVEL TODAY.  You can catch up on reading by reading yourself or having it read to you by chapter.  Go to YouTube and type in RECORDING OUT OF THE DUST BY CHAPTER, several great options will pop up.

      This is another novel written in free verse poetry.  (​Remember it is written in STANZA format and the lines do not rhyme)  It is very readable and easier to understand.  The author is getting her point across with less words that mean more!!  THERE ARE MANY EXAMPLES OF METAPHOR AND SIMILE in this novel.  Listen or Look for them.


      • We learned that the speaker is Billie Jo and the Narration is in First Person.
      • The novel takes place in Oklahoma. 
      • This is historical fiction about the dust bowl during the Depression (1930's)
    • I will discuss those chapters on Tuesday and Thursday.  If you miss the discussion, I will put some notes on my web-page. 
    • You can always go on Freerice.com for vocabulary development and help others who suffer from hunger.

    Resource - 

    PLEASE BE AWARE THAT NEW LEARNING IS TAKING PLACE THIS WEEK.  CONNECT WITH YOUR TEACHERS DURING THEIR OFFICE HOURS!!

    THEY ARE AS FOLLOWS:

    Resource Office Hours are going to be 11:00AM - 11:15AM & 12:00PM - 1:00PM EACH DAY

    We are going to begin a Regular Schedule of Activities for Resource Like We Had in School

    MONDAY - ReadTheory

    Tuesday - Math--IXL; Delta Math

    Wednesday - Help with Homework

    Thursday - Writing Prompt

    Friday - Teach Me Something

     

    7th & 8th Grade Team Office Hours:

    TEACHER

    SUBJECT

    TIME

     

    Mr. Baillie

     

    Science

     

    8:30AM – 9:30AM

     

    Mrs. Conrad

     

    Math

     

    9:30AM – 10:30AM

     

    Mr. Arnold

     

    Social Studies

     

    10:30AM – 11:30AM

     

    Mrs. Suckow

     

    ELA

     

    9:00AM – 10:00AM

     

     

     

    Mrs. Lawton

    Resource

    11:00AM – 11:15AM

     

    ELA 7

    11:15AM – 11:35AM

     

    ELA 8

    11:35AM – 12:05PM

     

     

     

     

    Most work is being done in your classroom notebook.  If you are having trouble, please e-mail me and I will get you through it.

    Please go on ReadTheory.org and read one article per day (They are not long articles)  If you want to read two like we do in Resource--Go for it!! You have nothing but time on your hands.  

    Access to Time for Kids for free. I know some of you like this magazine. 
     

    * Practice typing on TypetoLearn

    *Go go on IXL.com to review concepts taught so far in classes.  (Math facts, telling time, elapsed time, word problems, etc.) Remember it is always good to work on multiplication facts!!

    *You can sign up for an account with DeltaMath.com ​  (To join this, please send me an email and I will give you the code for access)

    ​*Go on GoNoodle for Mindfulness and Yoga activities

    *Start a daily journal to document your days.  You never know these entries could become a best seller in the future!!

    MAKE SURE TO GO OUTSIDE AND GET SOME FRESH AIR--I HAVE SPRING FEVER BIG TIME!!