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Finish Student Interviews; See Grades; Independent Reading

5 Oct

Quick Write: What do you want to do with your 3-day weekend? What do you not want to do?

We will start the day by finishing any remaining student interviews.

See Your Grades So Far

I can’t stress it enough: if you keep track of your grades, you will have better grades.

Because progress reports are going out next week, I want you to have a chance to look at the grades I have for you so far. You will get to see how you are doing in this class.

REMEMBER!!!! You can revise any grade you are unhappy with!

Independent Reading

We will have time to do our Independent Reading. Here is a copy of the Independent Reading Worksheet.

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Student Interviews!

4 Oct

Quick Write: Do you think phones are making your life easier or more complicated?

Today I will return your grades for your Imagery Memory piece. Remember, you can always revise this for a better grade!

Student Interviews

We will begin presenting our student interviews.

Present Student Interviews

3 Oct

Quick Write: What is your favorite food? Describe it and what you like about it (imagery!) Where/how do you get it?

Wednesday Wisdom

Quick Public Speaking Tips in Wednesday Wisdom.

Student Interviews

You will have a couple minutes with your partner to get ready to present to the class. Here are the questions: Interview Questions. Choose whichever questions you want. Remember: You must get 5 decent answers! For 2 of those answers, get a direct quote from your partner. Record your answers in your notebook.

Two Word Tuesday; Student Interviews

2 Oct

Two Word Tuesday

From our Vocabulary list: Ostentatious and Virtue

Student Interviews

You will get a partner and interview him/her. Here are the questions: Interview Questions. Choose whichever questions you want. You must get 5 decent answers! For 2 of those answers, get a direct quote from your partner. Record your answers in your notebook.

Writing Rubric

1 Oct

Quick Write: If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?

…A Quick Message from 9th Grade Student Government…

Writing Rubric

We will go over the rubric I use for grading student writing. Here is a copy of the Writing Rubric. We will apply the rubric to a few Imagery Memory assignments, in order to give you an understanding of how they are grade.

Fix Me Friday; Independent Reading

28 Sep

Quick Write: (50 words in 3 minutes): The Ugly Truth or Pretty Lies?

Period 8 will be going to the Little Theater halfway through class.

Fix Me Friday

Correct the following paragraph in your notebook:

“A persons a person, no matter how small, said author and illustrater Theodor Geisel. Geisel’s first book for children, And to Think That i Saw It on Mulberry Street, was rejected by 27 publishers before it was printed. Geisel, who was born on March 2, 1904, was also know as Dr. Seuss. He published The Cat in the Hat at a time where many childrens books were dull since then, millions of Dr. Seuss books has been sold!

Independent Reading

We will have time to do our Independent Reading. Here is a copy of the Independent Reading Worksheet.

Computer Lab; Join Google Classroom; Imagery Memory

27 Sep

Go to the Computer Lab!

Period 3 and 8 go to A206. Period 4 go to A205.

Log into your Sachem Google Account.

Go to Google.

Username:  Use your regular computer login, then add @sachem.edu

Example:  jsmith2@sachem.edu

Password:  Sach.(last 4 numbers of your ID)

Example:   Sach.1234  (The S must be a capital!)

Join Our Google Classroom

Click on the little boxes on the top right of your screen. Select Classroom.

Use the following codes to join your class:

Period 3: sldhmx

Period 4: e35520a

Period 8: v2xxos

 

Complete the Assignment

Click on the Assignment “Imagery Memory.”

In no more than 150 words, write about a memory using as much sensory imagery as possible.

Remember to Bring Your Independent Reading Books To Class Tomorrow!