• Week of 10/21

    Posted by Jessica Ludwig on 10/21/2019

    Wednesday: 10/23

    Today: 

    Core 1: IDR // Outsiders: Continue working on summative newspage project

    Core 2: IDR // Outsiders: Continue working on Part II 

    Core 3/4: Journal // Continue reading Flowers for Algernon tracking Charlie's personality

    XLT: Book Club

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 1: Work on Newspage for Outsiders
    • Core 2: Outsiders Part II Essay due Monday
    • Core 3/4: None

    Important Dates:

      • October 23: Early Release
      • November 20: Early Release & Student-led Conferences
      • November 25 & 26: Student-led Conferences
      • November 27 - 29: No School - Happy Thanksgiving

    Tuesday: 10/22

    Today: 

    Core 1: Journal // Outsiders: Continue working on summative newspage project

    Core 2: Journal // Outsiders: Continue working on Part II 

    Core 3/4: IDR // Continue reading Flowers for Algernon // Exit Slip

    XLT: SEL

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 1: Work on Newspage for Outsiders
    • Core 2: Outsiders Part II Essay due Monday
    • Core 3/4: None

    Important Dates:

      • October 23: Early Release
      • November 20: Early Release & Student-led Conferences
      • November 25 & 26: Student-led Conferences
      • November 27 - 29: No School - Happy Thanksgiving

    Monday: 10/21

    Today: 

    Core 1: IDR // Outsiders: Begin working on summative newspage project

    Core 2: IDR // Outsiders: Begin working on Part II 

    Core 3/4: Journal // Pre-reading activity // Begin reading Flowers for Algernon

    XLT: Second Step

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 1: Work on Newspage for Outsiders
    • Core 2: Outsiders Part II Essay
    • Core 3/4: None

    Important Dates:

      • October 23: Early Release
      • 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 10/15

    Posted by Jessica Ludwig on 10/15/2019

    Friday: 10/18

    Today: Finish watching Outsiders - Turn in comparison sheet // Turn in plot Diagrams // IDR

    XLT: Book Club

    Homework:

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

    Important Dates:

      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release

    Thursday: 10/17

    Today: Watching Outsiders - Comparing the book & the movie

    XLT: Book Club

    Homework:

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

    Important Dates:

      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release

    Wednesday: 10/16

    Today: Watching Outsiders - Comparing the book & the movie

    XLT: Book Club

    Homework:

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

    Important Dates:

      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release

    Tuesday: 10/15

    Today: 

    Core 1: Journal // Outsiders: Read chapter 12

    Core 2: Journal // Outsiders: Work on Project - Part I due tomorrow

    Core 3/4: Journal // Outsiders: Newspaper Page - Article due tomorrow

    XLT: Second Step

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 2: Part I of Outsiders Project due tomorrow
    • Core 3/4: Newspage due tomorrow
    • Bring back Outsiders movie permission slip

    Important Dates:

      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release
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  • Week of 10/7

    Posted by Jessica Ludwig on 10/7/2019

    Thursday: 10/10

    Today: 

    Core 1: Journal // Outsiders: Read chapter 11

    Core 2: Journal // Outsiders: Research for project

    Core 3/4: Journal // Outsiders: Newspaper Page - Article

    XLT: Book Club: Divide pages in book and begin reading!

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 2: Part I of Outsiders Project due on 10/16
    • Core 3/4: Newspage due on Wednesday 10/16
    • Bring back Outsiders movie permission slip

    Important Dates:

      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release

    Wednesday: 10/9

    Today: 

    Core 1: IDR // Outsiders: Continue working on the plot diagram

    Core 2: IDR // Outsiders: Research for project

    Core 3/4: IDR // Outsiders: Newspaper Page - Article

    XLT: (New Teacher Rotation) Book Club: Choose your Book!

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 2: Part I of Outsiders Project due on 10/16
    • Core 3/4: Newspage due on Wednesday 10/16
    • Bring back Outsiders movie permission slip

    Important Dates:

      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release

    Tuesday: 10/8

    Today: 

    Core 1: Journal // Outsiders: Begin reading chapter 10 and begin working on the plot diagram

    Core 2: IDR // Outsiders: Research for project

    Core 3/4: Journal // Outsiders: Newspaper Page - Article

    XLT: Second Step: Student Worksheet

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 2: Part I of Outsiders Project due on 10/16
    • Core 3/4: Newspage due on Wednesday 10/16
    • Bring back Outsiders movie permission slip

    Important Dates:

      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release

    Monday: 10/7

    Today: 

    Core 1: IDR // Outsiders: Finish reading chapter 9 and begin working on the plot diagram

    Core 2: IDR // Outsiders: Research for project

    Core 3/4: IDR // Outsiders: Newspaper Page - Article

    XLT: Smart Goal Doc 

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Bring back Outsiders movie permission slip

    Important Dates:

      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release
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  • Week of 9/30

    Posted by Jessica Ludwig on 9/30/2019

    Friday: 10/4

    Today: PBIS ASSEMBLY

    Core 1: IDR // Outsiders: Read chapter 9

    Core 2/3/4: IDR // Outsiders: Newspaper Page - Article 

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Bring back Outsiders movie permission slip

    Important Dates:

      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release

    Thursday: 10/3

    Today: 

    Core 1: Journal // Outsiders: Read chapter 8

    Core 2/3/4: Journal // Outsiders: Chapter 11 & 12 - Begin working on news article 

    Homework:

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

    Important Dates:

      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release

    Wednesday: 10/2

    Today: 

    Core 1: Outsiders: Chapter 7 Activity

    Core 2/3/4: IDR // Outsiders: Finish and discuss comprehension questions and plot diagram 

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 1: finish the Instagram activity for Ch. 7 in Outsiders
    • Core 2/3/4: Finish questions on back of plot diagram

    Important Dates:

      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release

    Tuesday: 10/1

    Today: 

    Core 1: Outsiders: Summative quiz // Chapter 7 Activity

    Core 2/3/4: Journal // Outsiders: Read Chapter 10 continuing to analyze character development - Comprehension questions and plot diagram

     

    Homework:

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

    Important Dates:

      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release

    Monday: 9/30

    Today: 

    Core 1: IDR // Outsiders: Study guide for summative quiz tomorrow

    Core 2/3/4: IDR // Outsiders: Read Chapter 9 continuing to analyze character development

    **Scholastic Book Orders are DUE TOMORROW! 

    Order online here. Use classroom code: L84DN

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 1: Summative Quiz tomorrow

    Important Dates:

      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release
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  • Week of 9/23

    Posted by Jessica Ludwig on 9/23/2019

    Friday: 9/27

    Today: 

    Core 1: Journal // Outsiders: Study guide for summative quiz

    Core 2/3/4: Outsiders: Finish Chapter 8 Activity - due on Monday

    **Scholastic Book Orders are due on Oct. 1st. Order online here. Use classroom code: L84DN

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 1: Complete your study guide
    • Core 2/3/4: Chapter 8 Activity due on Monday

    Important Dates:

      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release

    Thursday: 9/26

    Today: Fastbridge Testing - Math

    Core 1: IDR // Outsiders: Finish reading Ch. 7

    Core 2/3/4: Outsiders: Quiz today over slang and characterization // Outsiders Instagram Activity

    **Scholastic Book Orders are due on Oct. 1st. Order online here. Use classroom code: L84DN

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 2/3/4: Summative Quiz tomorrow over Slang vocab, characterization, and Socs vs. Greasers

    Important Dates:

      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release

    Wednesday: 9/25

    Today: Early Release

    Core 1: Journal // Outsiders: Present question with group - Begin reading Ch. 7

    Core 2/3/4: IDR // Outsiders: Update Characterization & Slang doc // Create a study tool for summative quiz tomorrow

    **Scholastic Book Orders are due on Oct. 1st. Order online here. Use classroom code: L84DN

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 2/3/4: Summative Quiz tomorrow over Slang vocab, characterization, and Socs vs. Greasers

    Important Dates:

      • Wednesday, September 25: Early Release
      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release

    Tuesday: 9/24 

    Today: Fastbridge Testing (Reading)

    Core 1: Journal // Outsiders: Finish Chapter 6 - Characterization & Slang - Ch. 6 Group Activity

    Core 2/3/4: Journal // Outsiders: Update Characterization & Slang doc // Create a study tool for summative quiz on Thursday

    **Scholastic Book Orders are due on Oct. 1st. Order online here. Use classroom code: L84DN

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 2/3/4: Summative Quiz on Thursday over Slang vocab, characterization, and Socs vs. Greasers

    Important Dates:

      • Wednesday, September 25: Early Release
      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release

    Monday: 9/23

    Today:

    Core 1: Journal//Outsiders: Chapter 6 - Characterization & Slang

    Core 2/3/4: IDR // Outsiders: Read Ch 8 - Characterization & Slang

    **Scholastic Book Orders are due on Oct. 1st. Order online here. Use classroom code: L84DN

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 2/3/4: Summative Quiz on Thursday over Slang vocab, characterization, and Socs vs. Greasers

    Important Dates:

      • Wednesday, September 25: Early Release
      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release
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  • Week of 9/16

    Posted by Jessica Ludwig on 9/16/2019

    Friday: 9/20

    Today:

    Core 1: IDR//Outsiders: Finish chapter 5 looking for characterization & slang ~ Exit Slip

    Core 2/3/4: Journal // Outsiders: Read Ch. 7 adding to characterization doc

    **Scholastic Book Orders are due on Oct. 1st. Order online here. Use classroom code: L84DN

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 2/3/4: Finish reading ch. 7 if you did not in class

    Important Dates:

      • Wednesday, September 25: Early Release
      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release

    Thursday: 9/19

    Today:

    Core 1: Outsiders: Read chapter 5 looking for characterization & slang

    Core 2/3/4: Share out our perspective assignment & finish Ch. 6

    **Scholastic Book Orders are due on Oct. 1st. Order online here. Use classroom code: L84DN

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 2/3/4: Workshop tasks due tomorrow

    Important Dates:

      • Wednesday, September 25: Early Release
      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release

    Wednesday: 9/18

    Today:

    Core 1: Outsiders: Perspective Writing Assignment

    Core 2/3/4: Journal, Review Poem and Ch. 5, Begin Ch. 6

    **Scholastic Book Orders are due on Oct. 1st. Order online here. Use classroom code: L84DN

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 2/3/4: Workshop tasks due tomorrow

    Important Dates:

      • Wednesday, September 25: Early Release
      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release

    Tuesday: 9/17

    Today:

    Core 1: Outsiders: Perspective Writing Assignment

    Core 2/3/4: Workshop: All tasks due tomorrow

    ~Read Ch. 5

    ~Perspective Assignment

    ~Poem Activity

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 2/3/4: Workshop tasks due tomorrow

    Important Dates:

      • Wednesday, September 25: Early Release
      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release

    Monday: 9/16

    Today:

    Core 1: Journal // Perspective vs. POV 

    Core 2/3/4: Workshop:

    ~Read Ch. 5

    ~Perspective Assignment

    ~Poem Activity

    Homework:

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

    Important Dates:

      • Wednesday, September 25: Early Release
      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release
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  • Week of 9/9

    Posted by Jessica Ludwig on 9/9/2019

    Friday: 9/13

    Today:

    Core 1: Read Ch. 4 looking for characterization and slang words

    Core 2/3/4: Workshop:

    ~Read Ch. 5

    ~Perspective Assignment

    ~Poem Activity

    Homework:

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

    Important Dates:

      • Wednesday, September 25: Early Release
      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release

    Thursday: 9/12

    Today:

    Core 1: Continue Ch. 3 looking for characterization and slang words

    Core 2/3/4: Continue Ch. 4 looking for characterization and slang words

    Homework:

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

    Important Dates:

      • Wednesday, September 25: Early Release
      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release

    Wednesday: 9/11

    Today: Fastbridge Testing

    Core 1: Begin Ch. 3 looking for characterization and slang words

    Core 2/3/4: Begin Ch. 4 looking for characterization and slang words

    Homework:

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

    Important Dates:

      • Wednesday, September 25: Early Release
      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release

    Tuesday: 9/10

    Today: Outsiders

    Core 1: Choice Board Activity - due tomorrow

    Core 2/3/4: Finish reading Chapter 3 looking for characterization and slang words

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 1: Choice board activity due tomorrow

    Important Dates:

      • Wednesday, September 25: Early Release
      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release

    Monday: 9/9

    Today: Outsiders

    Core 1: Choice Board Activity - due Wednesday

    Core 2/3/4: Choice board activity due today // Read Chapter 3 looking for characterization and slang words

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 1: Choice board activity due Wednesday

    Important Dates:

      • Wednesday, September 25: Early Release
      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release
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  • Week of 9/3

    Posted by Jessica Ludwig on 9/3/2019

    Friday: 9/6

    Today: MAP TESTING (Finishing Math)

    Outsiders: Comprehension Check & Choice Board Activity (Core 2/3/4: Due Monday)

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 1: Choice board activity due Tuesday
    • Core 2, 3, 4: Choice board activity due Monday

    Important Dates:

      • Wednesday, September 25: Early Release
      • Monday, October 15: No School
      • Wednesday, October 23: Early Release

    Thursday: 9/5

    Today: MAP TESTING

    Outsiders: Core 1: Finishing Chapter 2 // Core 2, 3, 4: Comprehension Check & Choice Board Activity (Due Monday)

    Homework:

    • Read 20 in your independent reading book
    • Charge your Chromebook
    • Core 1: Finish transferring over Outsiders slang words from the book to google doc
    • Core 2, 3, 4: Choice board activity due Monday

    Important Dates:

      • Parent Night - TONIGHT 6:30-8

    Wednesday: 9/4

    Today: MAP TESTING

    Journal // Outsiders: Finishing Chapter 2 - Choice Board Activity

    Homework:

    1. Read 20 in your independent reading book
    2. Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

    • MAP TESTING: 9/4 & 9/5
    • Parent Night - Thursday, September 5th

    Tuesday: 9/3

    Today: Journal // Reading Outsiders: tracking slang words and characterization

    Homework:

    1. Read 20 in your independent reading book
    2. Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

    • MAP TESTING: 9/4 & 9/5
    • Parent Night - Thursday, September 5th
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  • Week of 8/26

    Posted by Jessica Ludwig on 8/26/2019

    Friday: 8/30

    Today: Journal // Finish chapter 1 in Outsiders tracking slang words and characterization

    Homework:

    1. Read 20 in your independent reading book
    2. Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

    • No School - Monday, September 2nd - Have a great 3-day weekend!
    • Parent Night - Thursday, September 5th

    Thursday: 8/29

    Today: Journal // Read chapter 1 in Outsiders tracking slang words and characterization

    Homework:

    1. Read 20 in your independent reading book
    2. Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

    • No School - Monday, September 2nd
    • Parent Night - Thursday, September 5th

    Wednesday: 8/28

    Today: Journal & BEGAN READING OUTSIDERS!

    Homework:

    1. Read 20 in your independent reading book
    2. Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

    • No School - Monday, September 2nd
    • Parent Night - Thursday, September 5th

    Tuesday: 8/27

    Today: Anticipation Guide Discussion: Outsiders, About the Author

    Homework:

    1. Read 20 in your independent reading book
    2. Charge your Chromebook

    Important Dates:

    • Picture Day - Tuesday, August 27th
    • No School - Monday, September 2nd
    • Parent Night - Thursday, September 5th

    Monday: 8/26

    Today: Journaling, Library, Independent Reading

    Homework:

    1. Read 20 in your independent reading book
    2. Charge your Chromebook
    3. Complete the google form in Classroom for The Outsiders discussion tomorrow in class

    Important Dates:

    • Picture Day - Tuesday, August 27th
    • No School - Monday, September 2nd
    • Parent Night - Thursday, September 5th
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  • Welcome Back! Week of 8/21

    Posted by Jessica Ludwig on 8/21/2019

    Friday: 8/23

    Today: Journaling, Finish class expectations, Independent reading books

    Homework:

    1. Read 20 in your independent reading book
    2. Complete this google form!! (if you didn't last night)

    Important Dates:

    • Picture Day - Tuesday, August 27th
    • No School - Monday, September 2nd
    • Parent Night - Thursday, September 5th

    Thursday: 8/22

    Today: Journaling, Google Classroom setup, Class expectations

    Homework:

    1. Read 20 in your independent reading book
    2. Complete this google form!!

    Important Dates:

    • Picture Day - Tuesday, August 27th
    • No School - Monday, September 2nd
    • Parent Night - Thursday, September 5th

    Wednesday: 8/21

    Today: (Early Release Day: 1:00 pm Dismissal)

    Getting organized, Getting to know you!, & Journaling

    Homework: Bring an independent reading book to LA tomorrow!

    Important Dates:

    • Picture Day - Tuesday, August 27th
    • No School - Monday, September 2nd
    • Parent Night - Thursday, September 5th

     

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