Our mission is to provide a positive and safe environment that inspires students to become responsible, well-rounded, civic-minded, global thinkers who are equipped with 21st century skills and are prepared for the academic rigors of high school and future challenges.
Students will be taking a different approach to their independent reading through LightSail. Students will no longer be required to complete weekly reading logs; instead they will be reading on iPads. LightSail is a new reading program that helps students exceed their literacy goals. Click HERE to learn how students can access LightSail from home. Click HERE to view the Parent PowerPoint which explains how LightSail works.
School Supplies 2016-2017
* Mead Hybrid Notebinder (this type of "binder" is great for our curriculum and learning style).
Walmart, Target and Staples carry the hybrid, but run out quickly.
Attached is an image to refer to when shopping.
Enjoy the rest of your summer!
Rick Riordan's New Book
Check out The Trials of Apollo, Book One: The Hidden Oracle
DIARY OF A WIMPY KID...
New Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School Book #10
Scholastic Book Orders
Scholastic Book OrdersUse this class code in order place your Scholastic Reading Club orders online. Click on the link below:
Back to School Night
I hope everyone had a great, relaxing summer. See you soon!
Here are some possible examples
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhai Lai fromYouTube
Rules by Cynthia Lord from TeacherTube
Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer Holm from Book Trailers for Readers
How to Survive Middle School by Donna Gephart from SchoolTube.
Ask what makes a great book trailer from these examples.
In class projects, which will count as a test grade. Be ready to present the week of June 8th.
Students should be reading at least 3-4 times a week for 20 minutes with their independent book and completing assigned reading log. Reading will help the students improve in their fluency, comprehension, vocabulary expansion and writing.
Every Friday starting in January you will be required to have your headphones or earbuds in class for the computer program.
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