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Goochland Middle School

Archive for February, 2014

English 6A-Week of March 3-7

Week of March 3-7 English 6A Monday, March 3 and Wednesday, March 4 English SOLs:  6.1, 6.4, 6.6, 6.8, 6.9 Do Now-Describe how you jump rope. Library Visit Commas Non-Fiction Worksheet Organizational Structures-Compare/Contrast, Problem/Solution Baseball Article Text Codes Non-Fiction Elements FAT Questions-Three Vocabulary Word Wednesday, March 5 and Thursday, March 6 English SOLs:  6.1, 6.4, [...]

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English 7-Week of March 3-7

Week of March 3-7 English 7 Monday, March 3 English SOLs:  7.1, 7.2, 7.4, 7.6 Do Now-Describe how to jump rope. Library visit Commas Non-Fiction-Worksheet Non-Fiction article-Bullying Non-Fiction Elements FAT Questions Main Ideas per paragraph Word Search Continue Organizational Patterns-Problem/Solution Additional non-fiction article on Bernie Madoff Text Codes Non-Fiction Elements Vocabulary word Tuesday, March 4 [...]

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English 6A-Week of February 24-28

Week of February 24-28 English 6A Monday, February 24 and Tuesday, February 25 English SOLs:  6.1, 6.4, 6.6, 6.8, 6.9 Do Now-Spelling Exercises Commas Non-Fiction-Behind Enemy Lines Text Codes Non-Fiction Elements FAT Questions-Three Main Ideas Introduce Organizational Patterns HW-Vocabulary Words (up to #16) Wednesday, February 26 English SOLs:  6.1, 6.4, 6.5, 6.8, 6.9 Persuasive Writing [...]

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English 7-Week of February 24-28

Week of February 24-28 English 7  Monday, February 24 English SOLs:  7.1, 7.2, 7.4, 7.5, 7.8 Do Now-Spelling Exercise Commas Non-Fiction-Behind Enemy Lines Text Codes Non-Fiction Elements FAT Questions Main Ideas per paragraph Begin Organizational Patterns Tuesday, February 25 English SOLs:  7.1, 7.2, 7.4, 7.5 Do Now-Editing for Spelling/Correct Capitalization Commas Organizational Patterns Non-Fiction-The Year [...]

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English 7-Week of February 17-21

Week of February 17-21 English 7  Monday, February 17 English SOLs:  7.1, 7.4, 7.5, 7.8, 7.9 Do Now-Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle Prepositions Haunted House writing activity (fun!) Non-fiction article-Severe Weather Find non-fiction elements Text code Vocabulary word or read non-fiction book Vocabulary Test FRIDAY Projects Due February 28th, no exceptions Tuesday, February 18 English SOLs:  7.1, [...]

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English 6A-Week of February 17-21

Week of February 17-21 English 6A Monday, February 17 *All Classes! English SOLs:  6.1, 6.4, 6.5, 6.8, 6.9 Discuss missing assignments. Do Now-If you won a free trip to Disneyworld, what is the one thing you would like to see and why? Non-fiction article Hindenburg Disaster – Mythbuster video Find the non-fiction elements Main idea [...]

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We Still Color in Middle School

We are currently covering a non-fiction unit.  I find that students do better when color coordinating and owning a piece of writing/work, instead of just reading it. We gave been using markers and crayons to find various parts to text structures in our reading.  It has been a wonderful experience.

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English 6A-February 10-14

Matejka Week of February 10-14 English 6  Monday, February 10 (Day 1) English SOLs:  6.1,6.7, 6.8 Writing Day-Persuasive Essay Choice Vocabulary Words-Test next Friday (we are going to hit Vocabulary HARD this week!) Tuesday, February 11 and Wednesday, February 12 English SOLs:  6.1, 6.4, 6.5, 6.8, 6.9 Do Now-Have you ever had to “stand up [...]

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English 7-Week of February 10-14

Week of February 10-14 English 7 Monday, February 10 English SOLs:  7.1, 7.2, 7.4, 7.5, 7.8 Do Now-When have you had to stand up for what you believe in? Explain. Adverbs activity Non-fiction article-Crayola Crayons Crayola activities Find the non-fiction elements Text Codes Big FAT Questions Main ideas per paragraph 2 vocabulary words Tuesday, February [...]

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Out on Friday, February 7

Our son will be turning six on Friday, so I am spending some extra special time with him.  I hope all of you have a beautiful weeekend!

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