Today students worked on getting in some well needed reading time. Students should have a filled out reading log for today. Students also turned in their
today students worked in their groups on chapter 1. Students were assigned roles within their groups to complete by Thursday. I also handed out packets to take thorough notes on each character in the book. This is not due until the end of the book. Vocabulary terms given yesterday still due Thursday.
Attention baseball and softball players. I am looking at getting a little game/practice together tomorrow on Monday 6/16 @10:30 at the field at Algonquin Middle School. Bring a glove and ball if you have one. Nothing serious, just for fun baseball.
Congratulations to the ELA classes on their great role positions played during our The Outsiders mock trial. Great jobs.
The list of vocabulary words this week come from the first few chapters of The Outsiders and should be studied for a test early next week. In preparation of the test, students will write the word down 3 times, create a student friendly definition and a well crafted sentence for each word.
Today students were given their first Edmodo assignment in Small Groups by their group captains. The assignment can be found by logging into Edmodo, selecting the 2013-2014 ELA Group and then selecting the Small Group on the left hand side of the page. At that time the writing prompt will present itself from the group captain. Type in your writing response in the Comment section under the captain's post. Check back in to comment on other group members posts.