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Friday, May 25 (A) & Tuesday, May 29 (B): The Outsiders Movie and Review

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Announcements:

  • Remember the 7th grade late work policy shifts in the second semester. Effective Jan. 9, 2018 students will not receive credit for late work. Exceptions include extenuating circumstances communicated with the teacher in advance and accommodations.
  • Make-Up Mondays have concluded for the year.
  • Since students have submitted their copies of The Outsiders on May 24th, they may access the PDF (click previous link) to access the text to help them complete today’s assignment.

Assignments:

  • Students who opted out of watching the movie were sent to a class that was not watching the film and completed the book review. See teacher for handout.
  • The class watched the movie and students completed the movie review. See teacher for handout.
  • (8B only) Ms. Woolsey’s class combined with our class for a true movie-going experience.

Homework:

  • No more weekly A3Ks!
  • Check the school website for information regarding the two required summer reading novels and three related projects.
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Wednesday, May 23 (A) – Thursday, May 24 (B): The Outsiders Socratic Seminar

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Announcements:

  • Parents who do NOT want their children to see 1983 movie, should sign The Outsiders opt-out form and submit it by May 24th. If you’re worried your child will not deliver it to the teacher, you can email it to the teacher, or drop it off in the main office and ask that it be put in my teacher mailbox.
  • Remember the 7th grade late work policy shifts in the second semester. Effective Jan. 9, 2018 students will not receive credit for late work. Exceptions include extenuating circumstances communicated with the teacher in advance and accommodations.
  • Make-Up Mondays have concluded for the year.
  • The Pacing Guide is available to stay on top of assignments for the remainder of the year. TBA = The Outsiders Movie and review.
  • Students should hold onto their copy of The Outsiders until textbooks are collected (on May 24th) as we will be completing different culminating activities related to the novel.

Assignments:

  • Students who were absent last class took The Outsiders test.
  • Students completed the Open Mind handout on Ponyboy from the entire novel. The class compiled their answers.
  • Students completed a literary analysis gallery walk of The Outsiders and took notes to better help them answer the Socratic Seminar questions.
  • Once finished, students were given their Socratic Seminar questions to answer.
  • Halfway through the period, the class reviewed the values for a Socratic discussion and were shown some sentence starters to get the discussion rolling.
  • The class participated in a Socratic discussion and concluded with a photoshoot of our Greaser/Socs outfits which will posted to our Class Dojo.

Homework:

  • Parents who do NOT want their children to see 1983 movie, should sign The Outsiders opt-out form and submit it by May 24th. If you’re worried your child will not deliver it to the teacher, you can email it to the teacher, or drop it off in the main office and ask that it be put in my teacher mailbox.
  • No more weekly A3Ks!

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Monday, May 21 (A) – Tuesday, May 22 (B): The Outsiders Test

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Announcements:

  • Parents who do NOT want their children to see 1983 movie, should sign The Outsiders opt-out form and submit it by May 24th. If you’re worried your child will not deliver it to the teacher, you can email it to the teacher, or drop it off in the main office and ask that it be put in my teacher mailbox.
  • The next time class meets we’ll be in the GYM on A-day and Media Center on B-day.
  • Remember the 7th grade late work policy shifts in the second semester. Effective Jan. 9, 2018 students will not receive credit for late work. Exceptions include extenuating circumstances communicated with the teacher in advance and accommodations.
  • Make-Up Mondays have concluded for the year.
  • The Pacing Guide is available to stay on top of assignments for the remainder of the year. If absent today, students need to make-up the Test A.S.A.P.
  • Students should hold onto their copy of The Outsiders until textbooks are collected (next week) as we will be completing different culminating activities related to the novel.

Assignments:

  • Students were passed back their comp. book and need to hold onto them. We will no longer need them this year.
  • Students took The Outsiders test. If absent, make-up up A.S.A.P. as this is the last assessment grade for the quarter.
  • Students also completed the end of the year survey in class. If absent, the survey is optional, please email the teacher to get the link.

Homework:

  • Parents who do NOT want their children to see 1983 movie, should sign The Outsiders opt-out form and submit it by May 24th. If you’re worried your child will not deliver it to the teacher, you can email it to the teacher, or drop it off in the main office and ask that it be put in my teacher mailbox.
  • Dress as a Soc or a Greaser. A-day students will meet in the GYM next class. B-day students will meet in the Media Center next class.
  • No more weekly A3Ks!
  • The teacher is working on finalizing grades for this quarter and will announce when grades are finalized, so you can check to be sure there’s no discrepancies. Thank you in advance for your patience.

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Thursday, May 17 (A) – Friday, May 18 (B): The Outsiders Review

Announcements:

  • Parents who do NOT want their children to see 1983 movie, should sign The Outsiders opt-out form and submit it by May 24th. If you’re worried your child will not deliver it to the teacher, you can email it to the teacher, or drop it off in the main office and ask that it be put in my teacher mailbox.
  • Remember the 7th grade late work policy shifts in the second semester. Effective Jan. 9, 2018 students will not receive credit for late work. Exceptions include extenuating circumstances communicated with the teacher in advance and accommodations.
  • Make-Up Mondays have concluded for the year.
  • Please follow The Outsiders Pacing Guide to stay on top of assignments, when absent and/or when you return from an absence.
  • Students should hold onto their copy of The Outsiders until textbooks are collected (next week) as we will be completing different culminating activities related to the novel.

Assignments:

  • Click here to see the bell ringer that was added to the comp. book and see the information that was covered in class.
  • The class was divided into two teams and competed to see who knew the most of the tested information for the upcoming test on The Outsiders. For the power point used in class, please see “here” in the above bullet point.

Homework:

  • This is the final week to complete the choice A3Ks. Students need to score 75% or higher on the first try of two choice articles between Monday, May 14 through Sunday, May 20. — Please note, DO NOT COMPLETE THE LEVEL SET AT HOME. The Level Set MUST completed in class.
  • Study the comprehension questions on the study guide (and today’s notes) for The Outsiders by the start of next class, when students will be tested on this information.
  • Parents who do NOT want their children to see 1983 movie, should sign The Outsiders opt-out form and submit it by May 24th. If you’re worried your child will not deliver it to the teacher, you can email it to the teacher, or drop it off in the main office and ask that it be put in my teacher mailbox.

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Tuesday, May 15 (A) – Wednesday, May 16 (B): Finish the novel and Letter to the Outsiders

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Announcements:

  • Parents who do NOT want their children to see 1983 movie, should sign The Outsiders opt-out form and submit it by May 24th. If you’re worried your child will not deliver it to the teacher, you can email it to the teacher, or drop it off in the main office and ask that it be put in my teacher mailbox.
  • Students should have completed the Level Set in class on 5/9 (A) -5/10 (B.) If absent, remember the Level Set MUST completed in class. You will make it up upon your return to class, A.S.A.P. All Level Sets must be completed by Friday, May 18 at the latest.
  • Remember the 7th grade late work policy shifts in the second semester. Effective Jan. 9, 2018 students will not receive credit for late work. Exceptions include extenuating circumstances communicated with the teacher in advance and accommodations.
  • Make-Up Mondays have concluded for the year.
  • Please follow The Outsiders Pacing Guide to stay on top of assignments, when absent and/or when you return from an absence.
  • Students should hold onto their copy of The Outsiders until textbooks are collected (next week) as we will be completing different culminating activities related to the novel.

Assignments:

  • Click here to see the bell ringer that was added to the comp. book and see the information that was covered in class.
  • We finished the novel and answered the accompanying questions in the Ch. 11-12 section of the study guide. Students need to have the entire study guide completed by the start of next class.
  • Students had the remainder of the period to write a letter to the author, characters, or novel The Outsiders and submitted their letters by the end of the period.

Homework:

  • This is the final week to complete the choice A3Ks. Students need to score 75% or higher on the first try of two choice articles between Monday, May 14 through Sunday, May 20. — Please note, DO NOT COMPLETE THE LEVEL SET AT HOME. The Level Set MUST completed in class.
  • Complete the entire study guide for The Outsiders by the start of next class.
  • Parents who do NOT want their children to see 1983 movie, should sign The Outsiders opt-out form and submit it by May 24th. If you’re worried your child will not deliver it to the teacher, you can email it to the teacher, or drop it off in the main office and ask that it be put in my teacher mailbox.

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Protected: Friday, May 11 (A) & Monday, May 14 (B): Ch. 9-10 Activity

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Protected: Thursday, May 10 (B): Level Set and Ch. 9-10

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