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  • March 10-17th OAKs Reading Test
    We will be starting the OAKs reading test in class on the 11th, there was a small hiccup with testing on the iPads and we will be using the MacBooks in class for testing! Please make sure you get a good night's sleep and eat breakfast and lunch (food fuels the brain!) 

    Posted Mar 10, 2014, 10:55 AM by Nichole Carter
  • Homework February 3-7!
    OMSI Field Trip on WEDNESDAY!

    We will have videos on 
    Monday- Video 5.1 Highlighting and Annotating
    Tuesday- Video 5.2 What is close reading?
    Thursday- Video 5.3 Author's Purpose

    See below for the videos and playlist for this unit:
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    Author's Point of View and Author's Purpose
    Posted Feb 3, 2014, 11:29 AM by Nichole Carter
  • Homework Jan. 13-17th 2014
    Due dates this week:
    Monday: Turn in novels
    Tuesday: Turn in novels
    Friday: Novel packet is due
    *Working in class but some might need to be done at home! Use your class time wisely! 

    Posted Jan 13, 2014, 11:40 AM by Nichole Carter
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Class Announcements
  • Order Books for the 40 Book Challenge
    Posted Sep 15, 2014, 6:59 PM by Nichole Carter
  • Test Prep and Anxiety Information
    Posted Mar 10, 2014, 11:01 AM by Nichole Carter
  • Genius Hour Announcement We have just recently been introduced to the concept of Genius hour and so far I am very excited by some of the things my students are coming up with. I am sending home a parent letter this week to make sure that parents are informed of the topic and don't think we are just wasting time away in class one day a week. If day one was anything to go by an hour together a week won't be nearly enough time!  Below is a copy of the parent letter I have sent home.
    Posted Feb 17, 2014, 2:05 PM by Nichole Carter
  • Vocab S.W.A.G. Winners! For the last three weeks we have been participating in a game called Vocab S.W.A.G. (Student, Word, Acquisition, Game) each week students have chosen a word from a list of 10 academic words. They were then tasked to try and use that word in a sentence as often as possible. If they said it to a teacher and got a teacher's signature they received 3 points. If they said it or heard another student saying their word in a sentence they received one point.   Here is a list of all 30 academic words we have used in the last three weeks:  Week 1 Words:      Week 2 Words:  Week 3 Words:   analyze correspond illustrates evaluate  Essential  summarize ...
    Posted Dec 20, 2013, 2:47 PM by Nichole Carter
  • Parent HW Help at NAMS Next Wednesday 12-11-13 from 6-8pm to get additional help and question answered from teachers. 6-7:15pmTraining opportunity for Schoology, Notability and Google Drive  7:15 – 8pmQ & A 7:00 – 8pm General problem solving for connectivity issues in library Spanish translation is available and synergy access codes will be available if you haven't signed up yet to check grades online.
    Posted Dec 3, 2013, 10:00 AM by Nichole Carter
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