Monthly Archive: January 2013

Jan 30

6H (1/28-2/1)

Extra Credit! Earn at least 15 of your MP3 AR points by Fri.,  Feb. 8, and earn 15 bonus points on your lowest grade before the interim.   Monday, Jan. 28 / Day 1 Roots Quiz (Port / Miss-Mit) & New Roots List (Graph/Scrib-Script) Comma Rule Review & Handouts (A & B) Read Ch. 4-6 …

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Jan 25

Roots Page

The roots terms now have their own page. The latest set is already up and ready!  Check it out! ROOTS TEST UPCOMING: THURSDAY, MAY 23 (D1) & FRIDAY, MAY 24 (D2) Roots Study Guide_FINAL  Only definitions will be provided on the test, and the students will have to write the root beside its definition. NO WORD …

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Jan 24

Comma Practice

Here are some helpful tools to study commas:  • http://quizlet.com/3575335/comma-rules-flash-cards/ (Learn the rules and practice with games and flashcards.) • http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm (Test yourself!)

Jan 22

Essay Formatting & Guidelines

7H: The formatting and guideline document is located on the Resource & News page. Be sure to check this as you type your final essays! Email me with any questions.

Jan 21

Eng 6H (1/22 – 25)

Extra Credit! Earn at least 15 of your MP3 AR points by Fri.,  Feb. 8, and earn 15 bonus points on your lowest grade before the interim.   Tuesday, Jan. 22 / Day 1 Roots Quiz (Sect/Ject) Check HW: Roots Practice (Port / Miss-Mat) Semicolons Quiz on Ch. 1-3 in Stand Tall Stand Tall Writing Response …

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Jan 14

English 6H (1/14-18)

Monday, Jan. 14 / Day 2 Roots List (Spec, Dict) Activity: ”Fiction v. Nonfiction: How do you know?” Generalizations; Autobiography v. Biography Excerpt from Bud, Not Buddy (Inference) HW: 1. Roots Practice (Spec, Dict) 2. Study for Roots Quiz on Wed., Jan. 16 Tuesday, Jan. 15 / Day 1 Roots Quiz (Spec/Dict) & New Roots List Commas (series) Essay Practice …

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Jan 09

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Jan 09

English 6H (Jan. 7-11)

Monday, Jan. 7 / Day 1 Journal (#1, Semester 2) Review and discuss MP2 Test Answers Tuesday, Jan. 8 / Day 2 Journal (#1, Semester 2) Review and discuss MP2 Test Answers Wednesday, Jan. 9 / Day 1 Pre-Assessment (nonfiction writing & terminology) Intro to nonfiction Activity: ”Fiction v. Nonfiction: How do you know?” Types of …

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Jan 08

Greetings

Welcome! I’m looking forward to working with you, parents and students, as we gear up for the second semester of the 2012-13 school year at GMS. Lots of fun challenges and victories lie ahead. In the meantime, please get to know me  and feel free to call or email with questions, comments, or concerns. Have a …

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