• 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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  • Week of 10/21

    Posted by Jessica Ludwig on 10/21/2019

    Friday: 10/25

    Today: 

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

    Core 2: IDR // Outsiders: Continue working on Part II - Due Monday

    Core 3/4: IDR // 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:

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

    Thursday: 10/24

    Today: 

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

    Core 2: Journal // Outsiders: Continue working on Part II - Due Monday

    Core 3/4: IDR // 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:

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

    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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