• Kimberly S. Lancaster

    kslancaster@d47.org

    815.444.4069

  • 1.16.20

    Posted by Kimberly Lancaster on 1/16/2020

    Students took their 23/24 roots/affixes qiuz today and prepared for next week's 25/26 roots/affixes quiz.  As well, students were assigned and practiced their monologue.  The performance will be on Thursday, 1.23.20, and students know their rubric is in their Google Classroom.  Please have your child practice with you all weekend and beginning next week.  Thank you.

     

    Students should read, study roots/affixes, and practice their monologue.

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  • 1.15.20

    Posted by Kimberly Lancaster on 1/15/2020

    Students in cores 1, 2, and 4 read "All Summer in a Day" by Ray Bradbury, noting setting, tone, and mood.  They also watched a video of the text.

    Students in core 3 completed comprehension work for yesterday's story.

     

    All students should spend time reading tonight and studying for tomorrow's units 23/24 roots/affixes quiz.

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  • 1.14.20

    Posted by Kimberly Lancaster on 1/14/2020

    Students in cores one, two, and four went to the LMC for their FastBridge testing.  They also finished reading yesterday's "Dark They Were and Golden-Eyed."

    Students in core three read "All Summer in a Day" and watched a video representation of the story.

    Students should read and study their 23/24 roots/affixes for Thursday's quiz.

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  • 1.13.20

    Posted by Kimberly Lancaster on 1/13/2020

    We read a piece and watched a video about science fiction writer Ray Bradbury.  We also began reading one of his stories called "Dark They Were and Golden-Eyed."  As well, we read Peak, adding to our chapter titles document.

    Students should read and prepare for THIS Thursday's 23/24 roots/affixes quiz.

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  • 1.10.20

    Posted by Kimberly Lancaster on 1/10/2020

    Students took their units 21/22 roots/affixes quiz today and began study of next week's quiz roots/affixes, units 23/24.  We also read another story by Shirley Jackson called "Charles," continuing our ntoice of situational irony in a literary work.

    Students should read and study roots/affixes.

    Have a great weekend.

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  • 1.9.20

    Posted by Kimberly Lancaster on 1/9/2020

    We finished our reading of Jackson's short story we began yesterday.  We also reviewed 21/22 roots/affixes for tomorrow's quiz.

    Students should study roots/affixes and read.

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  • 1.8.20

    Posted by Kimberly Lancaster on 1/8/2020

    Students were introduced to Shirley Jackson and the literary device of irony, specifically situational irony.  They also began reading Jackson's story "One Ordinary Day, with Peanuts."

    Students should be reviewing/studying units 21/22 roots/affixes each day in preparation for THIS Friday's quiz.  As well, students should read nightly.

    Thank you so much for your support.

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  • 1.7.20

    Posted by Kimberly Lancaster on 1/7/2020

    Classes finished the spelling bee and reviewed units 21/22 roots/affixes for this Friday's quiz.

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  • 1.6.20

    Posted by Kimberly Lancaster on 1/6/2020

    Students began study of roots/affixes units 21/22 for THIS Friday's quiz.  Students know they are to study ten minutes each night to prepare for this Friday's quiz.  Students also participated in our class spelling bee.

     

    Students should read and study roots/affixes.

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  • 12.19 and 12.20

    Posted by Kimberly Lancaster on 12/20/2019

    Students watched "A Christmas Carol" yesterday and today, having engaged with the readers' theater this week.  As well, students took their 19/20 roots/affixes quiz today.  Students will begin study of roots/affixes units 21/22 on Monday after the break, with their quiz being on that Friday after the break.


    Please have your child read daily over the break.  Thank you.

    Enjoy a restful, peaceful, rejuvenating break.

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