Tuesday, May 23, 2017

May 29 - May 31

English
Periods 1, 4, 6, 8

Monday: No School

Tuesday: Period 6 Final Exam

Wednesday: Knoebels Trip


SSR 
Period 2

No school on Monday

No class on Tuesday

Wednesday: Knoebels Trip

Career Exploration
Periods 3 and 7

Monday: No School

Tuesday: Wrap-up

Wednesday: Knoebels Trip

May 22 - May 26

English 
Periods 1, 4, 6, 8

Students will review poetry this week and take a test on Wednesday.  Students received a study guide on 5/18.

Periods 4 and 8 will take finals on Thursday, May 25, 2017.

Period 1 will take their final exam on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Period 6 will take their final exam on Tuesday, May 30, 2017.

SSR
Period 2

Students will read silently from bell to bell.  SSR students do not take a final exam.

Career Exploration
Periods 3 and 7

Students will learn about the I-9 and the W-4 and read articles about various jobs.


May 15 - May 19

English
Periods 1, 4 6, 8

Students will continue the poetry unit this week.  Students will learn about narrative poetry, limerick, and sensory poems.

*No homework

SSR 
Period 2

Students will read silently from bell to bell

Career Exploration
Periods 3 and 7

Students will learn about wages and pay stubs.  Students will also work on budgets based on different potential salaries.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

May 8 - May 12

English
Periods 1, 4, 6, 8

Students will work on a poetry unit with Ms. James this week.  Students will read, analyze, and write both haikus and sonnets.

*No homework

SSR
Period 2

Students will read silently from bell to bell

Career Exploration
Periods 3 & 7

Students will present their Shark Tank entrepreneurship challenge projects.


Monday, May 1, 2017

May 1 - May 5

*Please note that the school day will be extended by 30 minutes on Monday

*Mrs. Fowler will be teaching this week.  Ms. James is away, but she will be back next week.

English
Periods 1, 4, 6, 8

Monday

  • Bell Ringer
  • Read/annotate "The Last Dog" pg. 183

Tuesday
  • Bell Ringer
  • Finish reading/annotating "The Last Dog" pg. 183-194
  • Discuss
  • Comprehension Check pg. 195
  • Analyze the Text 1-3

Wednesday
  • Bell Ringer
  • Read/annotate "The Bells"
  • Discuss sound devices (alliteration, repetition, rhyme, and onomatopoeia)
  • Sound devices jigsaw

Thursday
  • Bell Ringer
  • Connect form and meaning
  • Toss one, take one
Friday
  • Bell Ringer
  • Correctly citing a poem in an essay
  • Brief poem essay

SSR
Period 2
  • Students will read silently from bell to bell.

Career Exploration
Periods 3 & 7
  • Students will be in the computer lab (934) Monday through Wednesday working on career research and their personal budget.  All work will be completed on Google classroom.
  • Students will work on their Shark Tank projects on Thursday and Friday.  Projects are due May 9th.

Monday, April 24, 2017

April 24 - April 28

English
Periods 1, 4, 6, 8

Students will be taking PSSA Mathematics this week, so our schedule will fluctuate this week.  Mrs. James will be reading "The Last Dog" with students this week.  The focus will be on how the elements of the story interact, narrative techniques, and conventions.

*Research papers are due on Wednesday.


SSR
Period 2

Students will read silently from bell to bell

Career Exploration
Periods 3 & 7

Students will finish interviews, take a career interest inventory, and read articles about various jobs.

Monday, April 17, 2017

April 17 - April 21

English
Periods 1, 4, 6, 8

Students will be in the computer lab for the duration of the week working on a research paper.


SSR
Period 2

Students will read silently from bell to bell

Career Exploration
Periods 3 & 7

Students will be in the computer lab writing cover letters and resumes.