• Week of 1/21

    Posted by Jessica Ludwig on 1/21/2020

    Friday: 1/24

    Today: 

    IDR // Nuon Chea Article & Questions in Google Classroom

    XLT: Bruiser

    Homework:

    Important Dates:


    Thursday: 1/23

    Today: 

    Journal // Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick

    XLT: MCAP Testing

    Homework:

    Important Dates:


    Wednesday: 1/22

    Today: Early Release Today

    Journal // Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick

    XLT: Bruiser by Neal Shusterman

    Homework:

    Important Dates:

      • Jan. 22nd - Early Release

    Tuesday: 1/21

    Today: 

    IDR // Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick Inquiry Activity

    XLT: Second Step

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • Jan. 22nd - Early Release
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  • Week of 1/13

    Posted by Jessica Ludwig on 1/13/2020

    Thursday: 1/16

    Today: 

    IDR // Continue reading Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick tracking events that show grit

    XLT: Continue reading Bruiser

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • Jan. 17th - Institute Day - No School
      • Jan. 20th - No School

    Wednesday: 1/15

    Today: FastBridge Testing

    Journal // Continue reading Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick tracking events that show grit

    XLT: Continue reading Bruiser

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • Jan. 17th - Institute Day - No School
      • Jan. 20th - No School

    Tuesday: 1/14

    Today: 

    Journal // Continue reading Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick tracking events that show grit

    XLT: Second Step

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • Jan. 17th - Institute Day - No School
      • Jan. 20th - No School

    Monday: 1/13

    Today: 

    Read grit article: Kyle Carpenter and answer journal questions in Google Classroom

    XLT: IDR

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • Jan. 17th - Institute Day - No School
      • Jan. 20th - No School
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  • Week of 1/6

    Posted by Jessica Ludwig on 1/6/2020

    Thursday: 1/9

    Today: READING MAP TESTING - ADJUSTED SCHEDULE

    Continue Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick 

    XLT: Continue reading Bruiser

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • Jan. 8th & 9th - MAP Testing
      • Jan. 17th - Institute Day - No School
      • Jan. 20th - No School

    Wednesday: 1/8

    Today: MATH MAP TESTING - ADJUSTED SCHEDULE

    Continue Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick 

    XLT: Continue reading Bruiser

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • Jan. 8th & 9th - MAP Testing
      • Jan. 17th - Institute Day - No School
      • Jan. 20th - No School

    Tuesday: 1/7

    Today:

    IDR // Begin Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick 

    XLT: SEL - Second Step - Google Form

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • Jan. 8th & 9th - MAP Testing
      • Jan. 17th - Institute Day - No School
      • Jan. 20th - No School

    Monday: 1/6

    Today:

    Journal // Review Arn Chorn Pond & Grit // Patricia McCormick Podcast

    XLT: SEL - Second Step

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Finish tasks from today if not finished - Podcast & 3-2-1 in Journal

    Important Dates:

      • Jan. 8th & 9th - MAP Testing
      • Jan. 17th - Institute Day - No School
      • Jan. 20th - No School
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  • Week of 12/16

    Posted by Jessica Ludwig on 12/16/2019

    Friday: 12/20

    Today: Watching PSA's

    HAVE A FANTASTIC BREAK!!!! 

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • December 20 - Winter Break Begins

    Thursday: 12/19

    Today: Music Assembly Today ~ Adjusted Schedule

    Grit Unit: Arn Chorn Pond Article, Angela Duckworth Ted Talk, Flip Grid Responses.

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • December 20 - Winter Break Begins

    Wednesday: 12/18

    Today:

    Grit Unit: Arn Chorn Pond Article, Angela Duckworth Ted Talk, Flip Grid Responses.

    XLT: Continue Reading Bruiser by Neal Shusterman

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • December 20 - Winter Break Begins

    Tuesday: 12/17

    Today:

    Continue Introductory Activities for Grit Unit: Vocab, Ted Talk, Flip Grid, & Arn Chorn Pond Articles.

    XLT: SEL - Top Ten

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Finish tasks from today if not finished

    Important Dates:

      • December 20 - Winter Break Begins

    Monday: 12/16

    Today:

    Introductory Activities for Grit Unit: Vocab, Ted Talk & Flip Grid

    XLT: SEL - Respect

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Finish tasks from today if not finished

    Important Dates:

      • December 20 - Winter Break Begins
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  • Week of 12/9

    Posted by Jessica Ludwig on 12/9/2019

    Friday: 12/13

    Today:

    IDR // 5 Characteristics of Grit Article and Journal questions

    XLT: Continue reading Bruiser

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • PSA Due Wednesday, December 11th

    Important Dates:

      • December 20 - Winter Break Begins

    Thursday: 12/12

    Today:

    Journal // Flip Grid: How it works - practice speaking

    XLT: Continue reading Bruiser

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • PSA Due Wednesday, December 11th

    Important Dates:

      • December 20 - Winter Break Begins

    Wednesday: 12/11

    Today:

    PSA: DUE TODAY! Reflection activity with independent reading - "What Can I Work on as a Reader" // IDR

    XLT: Continue reading Bruiser

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • PSA Due Wednesday, December 11th

    Important Dates:

      • December 20 - Winter Break Begins

    Tuesday: 12/10

    Today:

    PSA: DUE TOMORROW! Check Rubric before finishing and turning in!

    XLT: SEL: Respect - Current Events

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • PSA Due Wednesday, December 11th

    Important Dates:

      • December 20 - Winter Break Begins

    Monday: 12/9

    Today:

    IDR // PSA: Continue putting PSA together

    XLT: SEL: Respect - Current Events

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • PSA Due Wednesday, December 11th

    Important Dates:

      • December 20 - Winter Break Begins
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  • Week of 12/2

    Posted by Jessica Ludwig on 12/2/2019

    Friday: 12/6

    Today:

    IDR // PSA: Continue putting PSA together

    XLT: Continue reading Bruiser by Neal Shusterman

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • PSA Due Wednesday, December 11th

    Important Dates:

      • December 20 - Winter Break Begins

    Thursday: 12/5

    Today:

    Journal // PSA: Continue putting PSA together

    XLT: Continue reading Bruiser by Neal Shusterman

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • PSA Due Wednesday, December 11th

    Important Dates:

      • December 20 - Winter Break Begins

    Wednesday: 12/4

    Today:

    IDR // PSA: Continue putting PSA together

    XLT: Begin reading Bruiser by Neal Shusterman

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • December 20 - Winter Break Begins

    Tuesday: 12/3

    Today:

    Journal // PSA: WeVideo Tutorials - Continue putting PSA together

    XLT: PBIS - Respect 

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • December 20 - Winter Break Begins

    Monday: 12/2

    Today:

    IDR // PSA: WeVideo Tutorials - Begin putting PSA together

    XLT: PBIS - Respect Incentive

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Take pictures or record anything you need for your PSA - save it to your school google drive

    Important Dates:

      • December 20 - Winter Break Begins
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  • Week of 11/18

    Posted by Jessica Ludwig on 11/18/2019

    Friday: 11/22

    Today:

    IDR // PSA: Finish researching - begin working on shot list.

    XLT: Face-Time Friday!

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Take pictures or Record anything you need for your PSA - save it to your school google drive

    Important Dates:

      • November 25 & 26: Student-led Conferences
      • November 27 - 29: No School - Happy Thanksgiving

    Thursday: 11/21

    Today:

    Watch PSA's & Journal // PSA: Write a claim and continue researching

    XLT: Cards

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • November 25 & 26: Student-led Conferences
      • November 27 - 29: No School - Happy Thanksgiving

    Wednesday: 11/20 - EARLY RELEASE

    Today:

    IDR // PSA: Write a claim and continue researching

    XLT: Cards

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • November 20: Early Release & Student-led Conferences
      • November 25 & 26: Student-led Conferences
      • November 27 - 29: No School - Happy Thanksgiving

    Tuesday: 11/19

    Today:

    Journal // PSA: Write a claim and continue researching

    XLT: Second Step

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • November 20: Early Release & Student-led Conferences
      • November 25 & 26: Student-led Conferences
      • November 27 - 29: No School - Happy Thanksgiving

    Monday: 11/18

    Today:

    IDR // PSA: Pick a topic and begin researching to create a claim statement

    XLT: Second Step

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • November 20: Early Release & Student-led Conferences
      • November 25 & 26: Student-led Conferences
      • November 27 - 29: No School - Happy Thanksgiving
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  • Week of 11/11

    Posted by Jessica Ludwig on 11/11/2019

    Friday: 11/15

    Today:

    IDR // Locked Away Forever - Annotate for fact/opinion and answer questions

    XLT: Book Club

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Finish question sheet

    Important Dates:

      • November 20: Early Release & Student-led Conferences
      • November 25 & 26: Student-led Conferences
      • November 27 - 29: No School - Happy Thanksgiving

    Thursday: 11/14

    Today:

    Journal // Read Locked Away Forever annotating for rhetorical devices

    XLT: Book Club

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • November 20: Early Release & Student-led Conferences
      • November 25 & 26: Student-led Conferences
      • November 27 - 29: No School - Happy Thanksgiving

    Wednesday: 11/13

    Today:

    IDR // Practice using rhetorical devices: Ethos, Pathos, Logos

    XLT: Second Step

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • November 20: Early Release & Student-led Conferences
      • November 25 & 26: Student-led Conferences
      • November 27 - 29: No School - Happy Thanksgiving

    Tuesday: 11/12

    Today:

    Journal // Learn about rhetorical devices: Ethos, Pathos, Logos

    XLT: Second Step

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Finish commercial activity

    Important Dates:

      • November 20: Early Release & Student-led Conferences
      • November 25 & 26: Student-led Conferences
      • November 27 - 29: No School - Happy Thanksgiving

    Monday: 11/11

    Today:

    Core 1: IDR // Newsela Article and Questions - Annotate for main idea/claim

    Core 2, 3, 4: IDR // Is 16 Too Young to Drive? Article

    XLT: Second Step

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • November 20: Early Release & Student-led Conferences
      • November 25 & 26: Student-led Conferences
      • November 27 - 29: No School - Happy Thanksgiving
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  • Week of 11/4

    Posted by Jessica Ludwig on 11/4/2019

    Friday: 11/8

    Today:

    Core 1: IDR // Newsela Article and Questions - Annotate for main idea/claim

    Core 2, 3, 4: IDR // Finish When Do Kids Become Adults? Article Stations // Spelling Bee Prelims

    XLT: Book Club

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • November 20: Early Release & Student-led Conferences
      • November 25 & 26: Student-led Conferences
      • November 27 - 29: No School - Happy Thanksgiving

    Thursday: 11/7

    Today:

    All Cores: Journal // When Do Kids Become Adults? Article Stations

    XLT: Book Club

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • November 20: Early Release & Student-led Conferences
      • November 25 & 26: Student-led Conferences
      • November 27 - 29: No School - Happy Thanksgiving

    Wednesday: 11/6

    Today:

    All Cores: IDR // When Do Kids Become Adults? Article Stations

    XLT: Book Club

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • November 20: Early Release & Student-led Conferences
      • November 25 & 26: Student-led Conferences
      • November 27 - 29: No School - Happy Thanksgiving

    Tuesday: 11/5

    Today:

    All Cores: Journal // When Do Kids Become Adults? Article Stations

    XLT: Second Step

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • November 20: Early Release & Student-led Conferences
      • November 25 & 26: Student-led Conferences
      • November 27 - 29: No School - Happy Thanksgiving

    Monday: 11/4

    Today:

    All Cores: IDR // When Do Kids Become Adults? Article Stations

    XLT: Second Step

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • November 20: Early Release & Student-led Conferences
      • November 25 & 26: Student-led Conferences
      • November 27 - 29: No School - Happy Thanksgiving
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  • Week of 10/28

    Posted by Jessica Ludwig on 10/28/2019

    Friday: 11/1

    Today:

    All Cores: IDR // Wrap up Tell-Tale Heart - Is the narrator mad or sane?

    XLT: Book Club

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • November 20: Early Release & Student-led Conferences
      • November 25 & 26: Student-led Conferences
      • November 27 - 29: No School - Happy Thanksgiving

    Thursday: 10/31

    Today: HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

    All Cores: Journal // Finish reading and annotating Tell-Tale Heart - Listen to the story!

    XLT: Book Club

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • November 20: Early Release & Student-led Conferences
      • November 25 & 26: Student-led Conferences
      • November 27 - 29: No School - Happy Thanksgiving

    Wednesday: 10/30

    Today: 

    All Cores: IDR // Read and Annotate Tell-Tale Heart

    XLT: Book Club

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

      • November 20: Early Release & Student-led Conferences
      • November 25 & 26: Student-led Conferences
      • November 27 - 29: No School - Happy Thanksgiving

    Tuesday: 10/29

    Today: 

    Core 1: Journal // Outsiders: Summative newspage project due tomorrow

    Core 2: Journal // Read Man-Made Monsters and complete questions that go along with it

    Core 3/4: Journal // Writing Activity - Flowers for Algernon - Due tomorrow

    XLT: Book Club

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 1: Newspage for Outsiders - due tomorrow
    • Core 2: Finish Frankenstein Questions
    • Core 3/4: Flowers for Algernon writing activity due tomorrow

    Important Dates:

      • November 20: Early Release & Student-led Conferences
      • November 25 & 26: Student-led Conferences
      • November 27 - 29: No School - Happy Thanksgiving

    Monday: 10/28

    Today: 

    Core 1: IDR // Outsiders: Summative newspage project due 10/30

    Core 2: IDR // Read Man-Made Monsters and complete questions that go along with it

    Core 3/4: IDR // Writing Activity - Flowers for Algernon

    XLT: Book Club

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 1: Work on Newspage for Outsiders - due 10/30
    • Core 2: Finish Man-Made Monsters Questions
    • Core 3/4: Flowers for Algernon writing activity due 10/30

    Important Dates:

      • November 20: Early Release & Student-led Conferences
      • November 25 & 26: Student-led Conferences
      • November 27 - 29: No School - Happy Thanksgiving
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