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Goochland Middle School

Archive for September, 2014

GMS Yearbook Pictures

Will be taken on October 14th and October 15th.  Packets will be coming home with your child on Wednesday and Thursday of this week.  Please make checks payable to Lifetouch.  DO NOT send checks until the date pictures are taken. Money will NOT be accepted before then. Schedules are attached.Picture Schedule 14-15

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English 8A and 8H-Week of September 29-October 3

Week of September 29-October 3 English 8 Monday, September 29 and Tuesday, September 30 SOLs:  English: 8.1, 8.2, 8.6, 8.7, 8.8 Do Now-Three goals I have set for myself are….. Adjectives-ppt/activity Finish Vocabulary Vocabulary Jeopardy Vocabulary Crossword (for review) Why Can’t I Spell activity? Read AR Book Wednesday, October 1 and Thursday, October 2 English [...]

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English 6-September 29-October 3

Week of September 29-October 3 English 6  Monday, September 29 English SOLs:  6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.5, 6.7, 6.8 Do Now-Crossword-Vocabulary Introduce Prepositions-Brainpop/ PPT Preposition activity Quiz-Prepositions-Friday Continue Flying Solo Writing Activity-Book Tuesday, September 30 English SOLs:  English-6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.5, 6.7, 6.8 Do Now-Word Search-Vocabulary Prepositions Vocabulary Jeopardy Flying Solo-Chart in groups Wednesday, September 24 [...]

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Rappin’ the Short Story Way….

Students in 8H and 8A have been studying a short story unit.  To make their learning applicable, they are now creating “rap” songs about the short stories read in class, and were given specific story “points” to include in their poetic ensembles.  I will try to post some of their creations when they are finished. [...]

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Dioramas and More

Students in my 8th grade Honors and Accelerated classes just completed their first reading project.  Students had many choices in their projects, and quite a few chose dioramas to display various aspects of the books they read in class.  The theatrical portrayals of the novels were quite impressive and are now on display in the [...]

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Absent on October 1st

I will be out on October 1st for a doctor’s appointment.  I always feel as though I’d like my parents to know when I will be absent.  Thank you so much for your understanding.

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6th Grade-Pronoun Quiz

Moved to Friday….students need more review!  Have a great day!

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English 8A and 8H

Week of September 22-26 English 8  Monday, September 22 and Tuesday, September 23 SOLs:  English: 8.1, 8.2, 8.6, 8.7, 8.8 Do Now-Describe someone who is a hero to you and explain why. Pronouns-PowerPoint/Activity Indirect/Direct Characterization Short Story rap project (in-class) Return projects  Wednesday, September 24 & Thursday, September 25 English SOLs: 8.1, 8.2, 8.6, 8.7, [...]

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English 6-Week of September 22-26

Week of September 22-26 English 6 Monday, September 22 English SOLs:  6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.5, 6.7, 6.8 Do Now-Describe someone who is a hero to you and explain why. Pronouns-Review Text Code “Two Arms and Two Legs” Introduce Flying Solo Study cover Begin reading novel Tuesday, September 23 English SOLs:  English-6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.5, 6.7, [...]

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Book Fair This Week

In the library, come check out the books we have.  All purchases go towards new books for our library

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