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Archive for February, 2015

Non-Fiction Projects

I do not have all of them up yet, but here’s a sampling.

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STEM in English class!

We are wrapping up our non-fiction unit, so students worked on a Mars Rover project today creating their own wandering vehicles. We measured distances and will complete our work with a short writing assignment.

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Non-Fiction Projects

No matter WHEN we come back to school due to snow, projects will be due.  Third Block, Day 1, bring your projects, but remember, we have a special guest on Friday.  Be safe.

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English 8-Week of February 23-27

Monday, February 23 and Tuesday, February 24 SOLs:  8.1, 8.2, 8.5, 8.6 Project Presentations Wednesday, February 25 SOLs:  8.1, 8.2, 8.5, 8.6 Vocabulary Test Bring something to read! Thursday, February 26 Friday, February 27 SOLs:  8.1, 8.2, 8.5, 8.6 Non-Fiction rap-up Mars Rover Project

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English 6-Week of February 23-27

Monday, February 23 SOLs:  6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.6 Project Presentations Tuesday, February 24 SOLs:  6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.6 Vocabulary Test Wednesday, February 25 SOLs:  6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.6 Do Now-Describe a memorable event, positive or negative, and how it felt to you. New Spelling List New Vocabulary List Vocabulary Word #1 Review Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Article [...]

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Bill Fitzgerald Visits GMS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKOcQrVNUYM&feature=youtu.be

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Yearbooks are on sale….

Until March 31st!  Go here to get yours today!  http://tinyurl.com/punwd3c

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English 8-All week

Research paper/topics all week!

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English 6-Week of February 9-13

English 6-Week of February 2-6 *Spelling Test on Monday Monday, February 9 SOLs: English-6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.6 Do Now- Write about  a day you’d like to forget. Practice SOL Test Spelling Test Vocabulary Word 8 Non-Fiction Article Read Tuesday, February 10 SOLs:  English-6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.6 Do Now-Which character from a movie would you most [...]

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Bill Fitzgerald Visits Matejka’s Class!

We were lucky to have Bill Fitzgerald from WTVR visit our English 8 classes at GMS.  He discussed journalism, non-fiction, and technology in the news field.  It was awesome and I want to thank him for taking the opportunity to talk to my students.  I hope this is an experience they will not forget!

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