Thursday, May 11 (A) – Catch-Up

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Announcements:

  • Due to assorted events, I’ll be posting daily this week to avoid confusion. I’ll resume combined A day/B day posts next week when we’re out of this stretch where activities needed to be altered.
  • The Outsiders novel (a PDF copy is available here) is needed in class every day until further notice. Special thanks to a student who found the PDF. Thank you for helping out your peers!
  • All Ms. Barker’s library books need to be returned by Friday, May 19th. If you misplaced your copy of the book, please purchase a gently used, or new title to replaced the missing copy.
  • Achieve 3000 Level Set will take place in class on May 9th (A) B day was moved to May 12th (B.) Due to Achieve 3000 not working during 4A, we will try the Level Set again on May 11th (4A only.)

Assignments:

  • Students completed a bell ringer worksheet on “Nothing Gold Can Stay” poem mentioned referenced repeatedly in The Outsiders and discussed it.
  • (1A and 3A only) Re-took The Outsiders Ch. 4-6 Comprehension Check, since the copies were messed up and not all students took the complete assessment.
  • The classes reviewed The Outsiders Mind Map and added to it through Ch. 9.
  • (1A and 3A only) Completed a Write Aloud. Absent students need not make-up this activity, but do need to keep up with the reading.
  • (4A only) Took Achieve 3000 Level Set

Homework:

  • Follow The Outsiders Pacing Guide. Students should have finished the novel by the start of next class.
  • No weekly A3Ks this week since the Level Set is open. DO NOT complete the Level Set on your own. 

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Wednesday, May 10 (B) – Work with the Sub

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Announcements:

  • Due to assorted events, I’ll be posting daily this week to avoid confusion. I’ll resume combined A day/B day posts next week when we’re out of this stretch where activities needed to be altered.
  • The Outsiders novel (a PDF copy is available here) is needed in class every day until further notice. Special thanks to a student who found the PDF. Thank you for helping out your peers!
  • All Ms. Barker’s library books need to be returned by Friday, May 19th. If you misplaced your copy of the book, please purchase a gently used, or new title to replaced the missing copy.
  • Achieve 3000 Level Set will take place in class on May 9th (A) B day was moved to May 12th (B.) Due to Achieve 3000 not working during 4A, we will try the Level Set again on May 11th (4A only.)

Assignments:

  • Each class did a slightly altered activity. Absent students need not worry about making up the work.

Homework:

  • Follow The Outsiders Pacing Guide. Students should have read through Chapter 9 by the start of next class.
  • No weekly A3Ks this week since the Level Set is open. DO NOT complete the Level Set on your own. 

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Tuesday, May 9 (A)

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Announcements:

  • Due to assorted events, I’ll be posting daily this week to avoid confusion. I’ll resume combined A day/B day posts next week when we’re out of this stretch where activities needed to be altered.
  • The Outsiders novel (a PDF copy is available here) is needed in class every day until further notice. Special thanks to a student who found the PDF. Thank you for helping out your peers!
  • All Ms. Barker’s library books need to be returned by Friday, May 19th. If you misplaced your copy of the book, please purchase a gently used, or new title to replaced the missing copy.
  • Achieve 3000 Level Set will take place in class on May 9th (A) B day was moved to May 12th (B.) Due to Achieve 3000 not working during 4A, we will try the Level Set again on May 11th (4A only.)

Assignments:

  • Students completed the Level Set.
  • Students independently read Ch. 8 and if they finished began their homework.
  • (4A only) Due to Achieve 3000 not working, students worked on Thursday’s work today and will take the Level Set on Thursday. Absent students need only be sure they take the Level Set in class and keep up with The Outsiders reading. 4A absent students will be exempt from the work we did in class today.

Homework:

  • Follow The Outsiders Pacing Guide. Students should have read through Chapter 7 by the start of next class.
  • No weekly A3Ks this week since the Level Set is open. DO NOT complete the Level Set on your own. 

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Friday, May 5 (A) & Monday, May 8 (B): Outsiders Flipgrid

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Announcements:

  • The Outsiders novel (a PDF copy is available here) is needed in class every day until further notice. Special thanks to a student who found the PDF. Thank you for helping out your peers!
  • All Ms. Barker’s library books need to be returned by Friday, May 19th. If you misplaced your copy of the book, please purchase a gently used, or new title to replaced the missing copy.
  • Achieve 3000 Level Set will take place in class on May 9th (A) B day was moved to May 12th (B.)

Assignments:

  • Complete The Outsiders Comprehension Check. A day needs to submit to the class inbox. No books or outside resources may be used to help you.
  • Follow the directions for accessing your class’ flipgrid. The teacher will share the access code in class.
  • Read Ch. 7 The Outsiders.

Homework:

  • Follow The Outsiders Pacing Guide. Students should have read through Chapter 7 by the start of next class.
  • No weekly A3Ks this week since the Level Set is open. DO NOT complete the Level Set on your own. Avoid completing any Achieve 3000, for any class until after you have taken the Level Set in your ELA class next week.

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Wednesday, May 3 (A) – Thursday, May 4 (B): The Outsiders Ch. 6

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Announcements:

  • The Outsiders novel (a PDF copy is available here) is needed in class every day until further notice. Special thanks to a student who found the PDF. Thank you for helping out your peers!
  • All Ms. Barker’s library books need to be returned by Friday, May 19th. If you misplaced your copy of the book, please purchase a gently used, or new title to replaced the missing copy.
  • Achieve 3000 Level Set will take place in class on May 9th (A) &May 10th (B)   moved to May 12th (B.)

Assignments:

  • The class added to their Outsiders Mind Map from last class. Absent students may borrow a mind map from their peers/use class time to get caught up.
  • The class added the timeline and continued summarizing major events to the bottom of their mind map.
  • The class charted out the different characters and their relationships to one another, on the back of their mind maps.
  • The class started reading Ch. 6 and, as time allowed, analyzed different characters and their motivations for their actions. Students must finish reading Ch. 6 by the start of next class.

Homework:

  • Follow The Outsiders Pacing Guide. Students should have read through Chapter 6 by the start of next class.
  • No weekly A3Ks this week since the Level Set is open. DO NOT complete the Level Set on your own. Avoid completing any Achieve 3000, for any class until after you have taken the Level Set in your ELA class next week.

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Monday, May 1 (A) – Tuesday, May 2 (B): Ch. 4 The Outsiders

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Announcements:

  • The Outsiders novel (a PDF copy is available here) is needed in class every day until further notice. Special thanks to a student who found the PDF. Thank you for helping out your peers!
  • All Ms. Barker’s library books need to be returned by Friday, May 19th. If you misplaced your copy of the book, please purchase a gently used, or new title to replaced the missing copy.
  • Achieve 3000 Level Set will take place in class on May 9th (A) & May 10th (B.)

Assignments:

  • The class reviewed basic information, such as the setting and the conflict of the novel added to their Outsiders Mind Map from last class. Absent students used class time to get caught up.
  • The class added the timeline and started summarizing major events to the bottom of their mind map.
  • The class began charting out the different characters and their relationships to one another, on the back of their mind maps.
  • The class read Ch. 4 and completed a character analysis of some of the characters.

Homework:

  • Follow The Outsiders Pacing Guide. Students should have read through Chapter 5 by the start of next class.
  • No weekly A3Ks this week since the Level Set is open. DO NOT complete the Level Set on your own. Avoid completing any Achieve 3000, for any class until after you have taken the Level Set in your ELA class next week.

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Wednesday, April 26 (A) & Thursday, April 27 (B) – The Outsiders Introduction with Mind Map

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Announcements:

  • The Outsiders novel (a PDF copy is available here) is needed in class every day until further notice. Special thanks to a student who found the PDF. Thank you for helping out your peers!
  • There’s no school on Friday, April 28.

Assignments:

  • The class reviewed basic information, such as the setting and the conflict of the novel by creating their Outsiders Mind Map. Students are responsible for holding onto their mind map and it will be completed entirely in class.
  • Students read Ch. 2 of the novel and used post-it notes to annotate for similarities/differences between the Socs (pronounced soashes) and the Greasers.

Homework:

  • Follow The Outsiders Pacing Guide. Students should have read through Chapter 3 by the start of next class.
  • Complete weekly A3Ks by Sunday at 11:59 P.M.

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