We will have a Flowers for Algernon TEST on Thursday!!
Wednesday - Bring your PHONES today, we will be using them at the end of class.
Today we will begin our unit of study on Flowers for Algernon!
Don't forget, we will have a quiz on Monday. The quiz will go over central idea, supporting claims with evidence, inferencing, objective summary, and context clues!
Hi y'all! Sorry for the late post....it's been a doozy of a Monday. Ok, here's what's going on for Monday - Wednesday. I'll update with Friday once I see how far we get the first half of the week. Don't forget, Thursday is a teacher workday, so y'all have the day off!!
This week will be dedicated to working on our Family Story Projects. Please click the link to see the directions, step-by-step process, and website links for this project. We will be working on the project all week (see schedule below). Also, your first round of Grammar Video Notes will be due next Monday. Watch this video and complete this note sheet to turn in on Monday! (Note sheet will be handed out in class on Tuesday).
Monday & Tuesday
Research for Family Story
Explore different tech platforms, select a tech platform and begin your presentation.
Present Family Story projects to the class.
Video Notes Due Monday!!
Congrats! You made it to week 2 of your 8th grade year! You'll notice a few items from last week that we didn't get to have been added in to this week - and also - an introduction to our first presentation!! Remember - resume's were due last Friday, and grades will be posted today and tomorrow. If you didn't turn in a resume, please do so this week!
REMINDER - watch the objective summary video for homework this weekend, however, you DO NOT need to worry about "A Road Not Taken" close reading yet!
Hello and welcome to what I know will be an awesome 8th grade year! On my website you will find the weekly agenda, homework, and announcements. You can also download any handouts we give out in class (in case you leave something at school, or when you are absent). You'll want to get in the habit of checking this website weekly, if not more often! Happy first week!!
I teach 8th grade ELA at Martin Middle School. I also teach creative writing, mythology, and film analysis. Follow me on Instagram for the latest classroom updates @InstaShelow!
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