Monthly Archive: April 2014

Apr 30

SOL Released Test

Click here for Quetions # 1-10: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/testing/sol/released_tests/2010/test10_reading8.pdf

Apr 29

RESEARCH RESOURCES

5 Sources Template: Use this template to keep all of your source information organized and cited. Research Outline Template: Use this outline to help you organize your research outline to be used for the research paper. Copy and paste the content to a new document in your class English folder. 2014 8A Research Paper Schedule: …

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Apr 28

8A: April 28 – May 2

Monday, April 28 / D1 SOL Practice Passage & Questions Research Topic Finalization & Recording Compelling Questions & Dates Source Information Template LMC Research HW: Complete 5 sources with at least 4-5 facts per source.    Tuesday, April 29 / D2 SOL Practice Passage & Questions Dates Research (Carts) HW: Complete 5 sources with at …

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Apr 28

8H: April 28 – May 2

Research Paper Redo Due Date: Fri., May 9. Monday, April 28 / D1 Great Expectations Entry Q (on Ch. 1-4) What is success? Receive Vocabulary (Ch. 1-7) & Reading Comprehension Qs (entire book) Begin Pip Web Project Expectation: My Place in the World (Goals) HW: Read Ch. 5-7   Tuesday, April 29 / D2 Great …

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Apr 27

English 8: April 28 – May 2

Monday, April 28 / D1 SOL Practice Passage & Questions Research Topic Finalization & Recording Compelling Questions & Dates Source Information Template LMC Research HW: Complete 5 sources with at least 4-5 facts per source.    Tuesday, April 29 / D2 SOL Practice Passage & Questions Dates online Research (Carts) HW: Complete 5 sources with …

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Apr 25

Resource Materials

Template for organizing research (copy and paste to a new document): https://docs.google.com/a/glnd.k12.va.us/document/d/1AvrrjLuJfgQgP0kHT7kdXFZtwxl4BDoYG6nl0kruUo8/edit?usp=sharing   Websites Google Scholar: scholar.google.com MLA Style Aid – EXCELLENT resource MLA Citation Style & Management - Cornell University MLA Worksheet: Practice Works Cited Page - Google Doc (Copy and paste in a NEW doc & share) Database Resource Sites - EXCELLENT Database Resource Sites (categorized) CIA World Factbook …

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Apr 21

English 8: April 21-25

Monday, April 21 / D2 Reading Passage & SOL prep (Main idea) Intro to Research Paper Intro research topics Receive research materials HW: Choose top 3 research topics   Tuesday, April 22 / D1 Reading Passage & SOL prep (Main idea) Discuss top 3 topics Research process (databases, citations, etc.) Intro plagiarism HW: Reading Passage …

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Apr 21

8A: April 21-25

Monday, April 21 / D2 Reading Passage & SOL prep (Main idea) Finish reading Anne Frank Anne Frank Study Guide Review HW: Study for Anne Frank Test next class.    Tuesday, April 22 / D1 Reading Passage & SOL prep (Main idea) Finish reading Anne Frank Anne Frank Study Guide Review HW: Study for Anne …

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Apr 10

8H: April 21-25

Monday, April 21 / D2 LMC – A lunch Reading Passage Review Anne Frank Review Research Paper Recommendations (for 8A & Eng8) HW: Study for AF Test next class.    Tuesday, April 22 / D1 LMC – C lunch Reading Passage Review Anne Frank Review Research Paper Recommendations (for 8A & Eng8) HW: Study for …

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Apr 07

Kirby: Baby Goat Visits GMS

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Kirby, a baby Pygmy goat from GES, came to GMS as a guest of Mrs. Bay today. Here are a few shots of his time in our classroom. Kirby in class! Kirby resting after a long day as a GMS student.  Mrs. Bay and Kirby snugglin’!  Ms. Thomas getting a goat kiss!    Ms. Tipton …

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