Mrs. Nicholas



 
 
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SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB ORDERS

Classroom online code: 172C5

Or click below to order: 

Due date: TBD - 
Feel free to submit online orders anytime
Email Mrs. Nicholas:
nicholasuz@slcs.org
Resources

A fun way to take notes: Sketchnoting!  
We are playing around with this new art and will be using it to express some of our reading comprehension.
Verbal to Visual is a great website that introduces sketchnoting and provides fun activities and games help practice this form of notetaking.

Goodreads.com Reading Challenge
How many books do you think you can read in 2018?  Create an account at www.goodreads.com to track your reading, to find great books, and see what your friends are reading.

Reading Classes
What's everyone reading in class this month? Here are a few titles:

The Exact Location of Home, by Kate Messner
http://www.katemessner.com/exact-location-of-home/

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie


  Check out all of the new books in the Middle School library this year!


A good read for September:

Towers Falling
By Jewell Parker Rhodes - see her webpage:  Author's webpage 

ASSESSMENTS
Reading (and math) assessment system: www.fastbridge.org
Our students take these assessments in the fall, winter, and spring.  There are also several assessments used for progress monitoring throughout the year.


ACTION MAGAZINE
We read several articles from our Action magazine subscription throughout the year.

http://action.scholastic.com/

To sign in as a student, click "sign in," select "student," and use room319 for the classroom password.

Download the app! 
http://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/apps?mag=action&esp=CM/ib/20150401//banner/CMApp/ClassMagsNav/action


 


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