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Goochland Middle School

Spring Pictures Will Be Taken on March 13th and 16th

Written By: ccharltonmatejka - Mar• 02•15

Spring pictures will be taken on Friday, March 13th and Monday, March 16th through your English classes.  Please see your English teacher for an order form and for your scheduled picture time and date. Money will be taken only on the day pictures are taken.

English 8-Week of March 2-6

Written By: ccharltonmatejka - Mar• 01•15

Monday, March 2 and Tuesday, March 3

SOLs:  English-8.1, 8.2, 8.5, 8.6

*Working on research paper.

Wednesday, March 4 and Thursday, March 5

SOLs:  English-8.1, 8.2, 8.5, 8.6

  • Do Now-Kid President video
  • Introduce new vocabulary words
  • Vocabulary Word #1
  • Mars Rover non-fiction project

Friday, March 6

SOLs:  English 8.1, 8.7, 8.8

  • Writing Day

 

English 6-Week of March 2-6

Written By: ccharltonmatejka - Mar• 01•15

English 6-Week of March 2-6 

*Spelling Test on Friday 

Monday, March 2

SOLs: English-6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.6

  • Do Now- What’s the most time you have spent apart from your favorite person?
  • Vocabulary Word #2
  • Writing Prompt

Tuesday, March 3

SOLs:  English-6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.6

  • Do Now-Tell me about a teacher who has had a good or bad influence on your life?
  • Practice SOL Test
  • Vocabulary Word 3
  • Begin Mars Rover activity

Wednesday, March 4

SOLs:  English-6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.6

  • Do Now- You’re locked in a room with your favorite fear.  Describe what is in the room.
  • Vocabulary Word #4
  • Finish non-fiction project

Thursday, March 5

SOLs:  English 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.6

  • Do Now-Vanilla? Chocolate? Or something else entirely?
  • Vocabulary Word #5
  • Non-Fiction projects
  • Writing assignment on non-fiction project

Friday-March 6

SOLs:  English 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.6

  • Do Now-Write about an experience in a hospital.
  • PracticeSOL Test
  • Vocabulary Word #6
  • Finish writing assignment
  • Read
  • Spelling Test

Non-Fiction Projects

Written By: ccharltonmatejka - Feb• 25•15

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

STEM in English class!

Written By: ccharltonmatejka - Feb• 24•15

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.

Non-Fiction Projects

Written By: ccharltonmatejka - Feb• 16•15

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.

English 8-Week of February 23-27

Written By: ccharltonmatejka - Feb• 13•15

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

English 6-Week of February 23-27

Written By: ccharltonmatejka - Feb• 13•15

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

Thursday/Friday, February 26-27

SOLs:  6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.6

  • Mars Rover Experience (in-class project!)

 

Bill Fitzgerald Visits GMS

Written By: ccharltonmatejka - Feb• 13•15

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

Yearbooks are on sale….

Written By: ccharltonmatejka - Feb• 12•15

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