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Quote of the Week

  • Jean Oram "Editing is like killing your story and then very slowly bringing it back to life."
    Posted Apr 27, 2017, 7:14 AM by Og Brian Bindschadler
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Recent Announcements

  • Multi-Media Presentations Each student is required to put together a multi-media presentation once each quarter.  These presentations should be 3-5 minutes long and can be on any topic - as long ...
    Posted Jul 31, 2015, 9:44 AM by Og Brian Bindschadler
  • Independent Reading Homework What correlates with better grades, higher SAT/ACT scores, and higher income jobs?  The answer is the amount of reading for enjoyment a person does.  And yet, many studies show ...
    Posted Jul 31, 2015, 9:46 AM by Og Brian Bindschadler
  • Class Overview Attached are class overviews for 6th, 7th and 8th grade.  They include some general information on supplies, assessment, and a tentative plan for the units and projects students will participate ...
    Posted Aug 29, 2014, 2:11 PM by Og Brian Bindschadler
  • What's Happening? (5/22-5/24) 6th:  Worked on "fractured fairy tales" - be ready to present Wednesday.  7th:  Worked on magazines - final days - magazine due Tuesday at end of class.8th:  Literary terms - Jeopardy game.
    Posted May 22, 2017, 7:22 AM by Og Brian Bindschadler
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Homework Assignments

  • Assignments: Week of May 15 - May 19 6th:  Assemble books - final books due this week (Wednesday/Thursday).7th:  Cover/back due Monday/Tuesday for laminating.  Turn in pages for editing (proofread carefully).  Magazine will be due next ...
    Posted May 17, 2017, 8:21 AM by Og Brian Bindschadler
  • Assignments: Week of May 22 - May 24 6th:  Story should be complete and turned in.  Be ready to present fractured fairy tale on Wednesday.  7th:  Magazines due Tuesday at end of class.8th:  "Ending" piece due Monday ...
    Posted May 24, 2017, 7:16 AM by Og Brian Bindschadler
  • Assignments: Week of May 8 - May 12 6th: Story should be complete - pages/illustrations should be edited, finished, and printed.  Book jacket due this week.  Opening/closing pages - finish this week.  Will be assembling books next week ...
    Posted May 12, 2017, 10:55 AM by Og Brian Bindschadler
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