Matejka's Literary Agents

Goochland Middle School

Dear Students

Written By: ccharltonmatejka - May• 25•15

Dear 8th and 6th graders,

Thank you for touching every inch of my heart this year.  I must be one of the luckiest gals EVER to work at Goochland Middle School.  Blessings to all of you for a safe and beautiful summer!

Mrs. Matejka

Last Week of School-All Classes

Written By: ccharltonmatejka - May• 25•15

English 6

Tuesday, May 26

-Finish Project Presentations

-STEM Activity

Wednesday, May 27

-Field Day

Thursday, May 28

-Finish STEM Activioty

Friday, May 29

-Fun, hugs, yearbook signing time

 

English 8

Tuesday, May 25

-Finish Project Presentations

-Pass the Can-with a twist

Wednesday, May 26

-Field Trip-Kings Dominion

Thursday, May 27

-STEM Activioty

Friday, May 28

-Last day fun

English 6-Week of May 18-22

Written By: ccharltonmatejka - May• 17•15

Monday, May 18

SOLs:  All

Do Now-Draw a picture of your life and explain it.

Spelling fun-words from this year

Read a short story-How does it apply to their lives?

Complete 100 Points Project

Tuesday, May 19

SOLs:  All

Do Now-Trace your hands and write in both what makes you so special.

STEM Activity

Work on 100 Points Project

Wednesday, May 20

SOLs:  All

Do Now-Draw a view from a window in your house. Write a short explanation.

STEM Activity in connection with completed in-class novels.

Thursday, May 21

SOLs:  All

Do Now-What is happiness? What defines your happiness? What makes you happy?

STEM Activity

Brush up 100 points project

Friday, May 22

SOLs:  All

100 Points Project Presentations

Have fun!

 

English 8-Week of May 18-22

Written By: ccharltonmatejka - May• 17•15

Week of May 18-22

SOLs:  All

Monday and Tuesday-Do Now-Doodle fun-What things have you collected over your years in school?

Dead End in Norvelt

100 Points Project

PROJECTS are due Thursday, May 21 or Friday, May 22

 

SOLs:  All

Wednesday-Do Now-Sketch your hands. Write inside what makes you special.

Thursday/Friday-no Do Now due to project presentations.

 

Thursday/Friday-Project Presentations

English 8-Week of May 11-15

Written By: ccharltonmatejka - May• 10•15

SOLs:  All

All week we will be…..

-Working on Dead End in Norvelt

-100 Points Project

 

English 6-Week of May 11-15

Written By: ccharltonmatejka - May• 10•15

*6th Graders-You are very much ahead on your 100 Points Project.  I’d like to move the due date to the 20th. We will discuss in class tomorrow.

Monday, May 11

SOLs:  All

-Do Now-Think of a famous symbol.  Describe it and tell what it means to you.

-Finish writing assignment

-SOL Jeopardy

Tuesday, May 12

SOLs:  All

SOL Exam-report to Library at 8:15-Good Luck!

-Do Now-What would the world be like if we were all forced to move to outer space?

-100 Points Project

Wednesday, May 13

SOLs:  All

-Do Now-Describe a scene, where two people who do not like each other, are forced to ride in a cab together.

-100 Points Project

Thursday, May 14

SOLs:  All

-Do Now-Describe something you bought that you saw on an advertisement.

-100 Points Project

Friday, May 15

SOLs:  All

-Do Now-Write about what you would cook for an enemy. Include the words sweet, society, proper, copy, and blue

-100 Points Project

-Writing Assignment

 

 

 

 

English 6-Week of May 4-8

Written By: ccharltonmatejka - May• 02•15

Monday, May 4

SOLs:  All

Do Now-What advice would you give new sixth graders coming to GMS?

Spelling Review

SOL Practice Test

SOL Jeopardy

Continue in-class novel

Tuesday, May 5

SOLs:  All

Do Now-Tell about a time where everything you hoped actually happened.

SOL Practice Test

SOL Jeopardy

In-class novel

Work on 100 Points Project

Wednesday, May 6

SOLs:  All

Do Now-What is your definition of success?

SOL Practice Test

SOL Jeopardy

In-class novel

100 Points Project

Thursday, May 7

SOLs:  All

Do Now-Describe the most difficult thing about your age.

SOL Practice Test

SOL Jeopardy

In-class novel

100 Points Project

Friday, May 8 
SOLs:  All Do Now-What makes you proud to be an American? SOL Practice Test SOL Jeopardy In-class novel 100 Points Project

English 8-Week of May 4-8

Written By: ccharltonmatejka - May• 02•15

Week of May 4-8

SOLs:  All

 

Monday-Vocabulary Test

 

All this week we will be covering:

SOL Review

Dead End in Norvelt novel study

100 Points Project (so fun!)

SOL Test is on Friday, May 8

Forever Grateful

Written By: ccharltonmatejka - Apr• 30•15

For the wonderful children you have raised.  They created this for my dad today.  

Emergency Surgery

Written By: ccharltonmatejka - Apr• 28•15

Dear Parents and Students,

My dad was rushed into emergency surgery this morning. He is doing well and is recovering slowly.  I will be out tomorrow, Wednesday as well.  Many blessing and appreciation to all of you.

Cindy Matejka