Agenda & Calendar


CHECK HERE FOR DAILY CLASS WORK AND HOMEWORK. 
THE LINKS TO ASSIGNMENTS ARE ABOVE THE CALENDAR WEEK


Quarter Four/Week Eight

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

Advisory Schedule
 
TUESDAY

Regular Schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Regular Schedule

THURSDAY 

Regular Schedule

FRIDAY

Regular Schedule
 
LA classes


Speech practices


HW: Read 30 mins 

Speeches delivery

HW: Read 30 mins 


Speeches delivery

HW: Read 30 mins 

Speeches delivery

HW: Read 30 mins 

Speeches delivery

HW: Read 30 mins 

Conference Class
 


Final Bequeathment
Get permission form for 8th grade party


No meeting


SBAC math PT


No meeting


No meeting



Quarter Four/Week Six

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

Advisory Schedule
 
TUESDAY

Regular Schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Testing Schedule

THURSDAY 

Regular Schedule

FRIDAY

Regular Schedule
 
LA classes


Library
Independent reading
Latin Roots unit 5


HW: Read 30 mins 

Read Act 5 in groups

HW: Read 30 mins 


Watch Act 5
Act 5 supporting paragraph

HW: Read 30 mins 

Essay compilation and editing

HW: Read 30 mins 

Essay compilation and editing- essay due! 

HW: Read 30 mins 

Conference Class
 


Math SBAC tool- part of Math grade


No meeting


SBAC math PT


No meeting


No meeting



Quarter Four/Week Five

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

Advisory Schedule
 
TUESDAY

Regular Schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Regular Schedule

THURSDAY 

Regular Schedule

FRIDAY

Regular Schedule
 
LA classes


Library
Independent reading
Latin Roots unit 4
Grade check

HW: Read 30 mins 

Read Act 3 in groups

HW: Read 30 mins 


Watch Act 3
Act 3 supporting paragraph

HW: Read 30 mins 

Read Act 4

HW: Read 30 mins 

Watch Act 4
Write Act 4 supporting paragraph

HW: Read 30 mins 

Conference Class
 


Secondstep lesson- part of LA grade


No meeting


No meeting


No meeting


No meeting



Quarter Four/Week Three

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

Advisory Schedule
 
TUESDAY

Regular Schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Regular Schedule

THURSDAY 

SBAC testing Schedule

FRIDAY

SBAC testing Schedule
 
LA classes


Library
Check out MSND
Latin Roots unit 2
Rhyme scheme

HW: Read 30 mins 

SBAC ELA practice test

HW: Read 30 mins 


Shakespeare intro
Character tea party
Play summary

HW: Read 30 mins 

Periods 1 and 3:
Unit 2 vocab quiz
Act 1 MSND

HW: Read 30 mins 

Periods 4, 5, 6:
Unit 2 vocab quiz
Act 1 MSND

HW: Read 30 mins 

Conference Class
 


SBAC intro


No meeting


No meeting


SBAC testing



SBAC testing



Quarter Four/Week One

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

No School- grade day
 
TUESDAY

Regular Schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Regular Schedule

THURSDAY 

Regular Schedule

FRIDAY

Regular Schedule
 
LA classes



Odes:
-Samples
-Criteria
-Class model
-Brainstorming for own

HW: Read 30 mins 


Write ode

Read "Baseball in April" 

HW: Read 30 mins 

Library- return Challenger Deep

Revisit "Baseball in April" with character chart


HW: Read 30 mins 

Read "Wilding" and track character with chart


HW: Read 30 mins 

Conference Class
 




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Quarter Three/Week Seven

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

Advisory
 
TUESDAY

Regular Schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Early Release

THURSDAY 

Regular Schedule

FRIDAY

No School- conferences
 
LA classes


Library- check out books for Spring Break
Read Challenger Deep chapters 138-150, pgs 248-279

Reading protocol: observations about the real world on the white side of the notebook, observations about the pirate ship world on the blue side of the notebook

HW: Read 30 mins 

Finish Challenger Deep!!! Reading pages 280-308/chapters 151 through 161

Reading protocol: observations about the real world on the white side of the notebook, observations about the pirate ship world on the blue side of the notebook

HW: Read 30 mins 


Circle debrief of Challenger Deep
Prep for conferences

HW: Read 30 mins 

C Start to prepare for Challenger Deep Socratic Seminar (will be summative assignment for Challenger Deep, to be completed the week we return from Spring Break)

HW: Read 30 mins 



Conference Class
 


Prep for conferences

No meeting


No meeting


No meeting






Quarter Three/Week Five

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

Advisory
 
TUESDAY

Regular Schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Regular Schedule

THURSDAY 

Regular Schedule

FRIDAY

Regular schedule 
 
LA classes


Library- return overdue books, return Piecing Me Together, check out Challenger Deep
Make Challenger Deep reading journals

HW: Read 30 mins 

Challenger Deep reading pages 1-34/chapters 1 through 21

Reading protocol: observations about the real world on the white side of the notebook, observations about the pirate ship world on the blue side of the notebook

HW: Read 30 mins 


Challenger Deep reading pages 34-67/chapters 22 through 37

Reading protocol: observations about the real world on the white side of the notebook, observations about the pirate ship world on the blue side of the notebook

HW: Read 30 mins 

 Challenger Deep reading pages 67-101/chapters 38 through 58

Reading protocol: observations about the real world on the white side of the notebook, observations about the pirate ship world on the blue side of the notebook

HW: Read 30 mins 

Challenger Deep reading pages 102-138/chapters 59 through 80

Reading protocol: observations about the real world on the white side of the notebook, observations about the pirate ship world on the blue side of the notebook

HW: Read 30 mins

Conference Class
 


Classified Staff thank you notes

No meeting


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No Meeting


Quarter Three/Week Four

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

Extended Advisory
 
TUESDAY

Regular Schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Regular Schedule

THURSDAY 

Assembly Schedule

FRIDAY

Regular schedule 
 
LA classes


Piecing Me Together essay pre-writing due tomorrow

HW: Read 30 mins 

Piecing Me Together 
On Demand Essay- to be done in one class period

HW: Read 30 mins 


Introduce the idea of unreliable narrator- short story read, then re-write from different perspectives

HW: Read 30 mins 

 Introduce next novel, Challenger Deep with background on author's purpose and diagnostic context

HW: Read 30 mins 

"The Telltale Heart"

HW: Read 30 mins

Conference Class
 


Peace Week art project
HW: Bring cans of food

No meeting
HW: Bring cans of food

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HW: Bring cans of food

No meeting
HW: Bring cans of food


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Quarter Three/Week Four
Piecing Me Together debrief questions: 
1) What is lost or gained from crossing borders?
2) How is the motif of language developed throughout the novel?
3) Why did the author choose to start every chapter with a Spanish word and it's English translation?


 
                    

        

MONDAY 

No School- President's Day
 
TUESDAY

Advisory schedule- HALF DAY SNOW DAY

WEDNESDAY 

SNOW DAY

THURSDAY 

SNOW DAY

FRIDAY

Regular schedule 
 
LA classes




Piecing Me Together 
Pages 241-261 (ch. 66-76)/end of book
When done answer (in your journal): 
1) What is lost or gained from crossing borders?
2) How is the motif of language developed throughout the novel?
3) Why did the author choose to start every chapter with a Spanish word and it's English translation?

HW: Read 30 mins 


 

 

-Finish Piecing Me Together 
and debrief questions if not done
- Reading assessment questions 

HW: Read 30 mins, finish Piecing Me Together if not done, finish reading assessment questions (formative grade- due Monday)

Conference Class
 



Peace Week Assembly






No Meeting


Quarter Three/Week Three

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

Advisory
 
TUESDAY

Regular schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Regular schedule

THURSDAY 

Regular schedule

FRIDAY

Regular schedule 
 
LA classes


Workshop:
Library
Follow up to inferences Practice Lesson

HW: Read 30 mins 

Piecing Me Together 
Pages 138-155 (ch. 35-40) with specific notes for borders and boundaries

HW: Read 30 mins 


Piecing Me Together 
Pages 156-188 (ch. 41-48) with specific notes for borders and boundaries
Snapshot journal exit narrative

HW: Read 30 mins 

Piecing Me Together 
Pages 189-211 (ch. 49-56) with specific column notes on border/boundary theme

HW: Read 30 mins 

Piecing Me Together 
Pages 212-240 (ch. 57-65) with specific column notes

HW: Read 30 mins 

Conference Class
 


Announcements
Attendance Olympics
Secondstep Lesson

No Meeting

No Meeting

No Meeting


No Meeting


Quarter Three/Week Two

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

Advisory
 
TUESDAY

Regular schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Early Release

THURSDAY 

Regular schedule

FRIDAY

Regular schedule 
 
LA classes


Workshop:
Library
Inferences Practice Lesson

HW: Read 30 mins 

Piecing Me Together 
Pages 69-91 (ch. 15-23) with specific column notes on border/boundary theme

HW: Read 30 mins 


College and Career Readiness Life Fair 

All day- start in advisory

Piecing Me Together 
Pages 92-115 (ch. 24-28) with specific column notes on border/boundary theme

HW: Read 30 mins 

Piecing Me Together 
Pages 116-137 (ch. 29-34) with specific column notes

HW: Read 30 mins 

Conference Class
 


Announcements
StrengthsExplorer in Naviance

No Meeting

Start together, get packet
Stay together all day!

No Meeting


No Meeting


Quarter Three/Week One

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

No School, grading day
 
TUESDAY

Advisory

WEDNESDAY 

Regular schedule

THURSDAY 

Regular schedule

FRIDAY

Regular schedule 
 
LA classes




Border map gallery walk

HW: Read 30 mins 


Start Piecing Me Together 
Pages 1-21 (ch. 1-5) with specific column notes

HW: Read 30 mins 

Piecing Me Together 
Pages 22-46 (ch. 6-10) with specific column notes

HW: Read 30 mins 

Piecing Me Together 
Pages 47-68 (ch. 11-14) with specific column notes

HW: Read 30 mins 

Conference Class
 



New schedules
Announcements
Attendance Olympics

No Meeting

No Meeting


No Meeting


Quarter Two/Week Nine

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

Advisory schedule
 
TUESDAY

Regular schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Regular schedule

THURSDAY 

Regular schedule

FRIDAY

Assembly schedule 
 
LA classes


Old Man and the Sea final writing DUE
Literary Devices mini-lesson for definitions and examples
HW: Read 30 mins 

MAP

HW: Read 30 mins 


MAP

HW: Read 30 mins 

MAP

HW: Read 30 mins 

Writing workshop mini lessons

HW: Read 30 mins 

Conference Class
 


-Announcements
-Attendance Olympics
-Naviance Intro

No Meeting

No Meeting

No Meeting


No Meeting


Quarter Two/Week Eight

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

No School
 
TUESDAY

Regular schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Early Release schedule

THURSDAY 

Regular schedule

FRIDAY

Regular schedule
 
LA classes



Workshop

HW: Read 30 mins 


Circles

HW: Read 30 mins 

Old Man in the Sea writing project

HW: Read 30 mins 

Old Man in the Sea writing project- writing should be finished by the end of class

HW: Read 30 mins 

Conference Class
 




No Meeting

No Meeting

No Meeting


No Meeting


Quarter Two/Week Seven

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

Advisory schedule
 
TUESDAY

Regular schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Regular schedule

THURSDAY 

Regular schedule

FRIDAY

Regular schedule
 
LA classes


Library
Old Man in the Sea protocol and reading time- book should be finished in class by FRIDAY
HW: Read 30 mins 

Old Man in the Sea reading time

HW: Read 30 mins 


Old Man in the Sea reading time

HW: Read 30 mins 

Old Man in the Sea reading time

HW: Read 30 mins 

Old Man in the Sea reading time- book should be finished

HW: Read 30 mins 

Conference Class
 


Secondstep lesson

No Meeting

No Meeting

No Meeting


No Meeting


Quarter Two/Week Six- first week back

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

No School
 
TUESDAY

No School

WEDNESDAY 

Advisory schedule

THURSDAY 

Regular schedule

FRIDAY

Regular schedule
 
LA classes






Return AB
Grade check
Expository paragraph exit ticket

HW: Read 30 mins 

"Marlin off the Morro"
Summarize
HW: Read 30 mins

Quick narrative write with expository elements
HW: Read 30 mins, narrative/expository hybrid DUE Monday- assignment in Google Classroom

Conference Class
 






Break Bingo

No Meeting


No Meeting


Quarter Two/Week Five

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

Conference schedule
 
TUESDAY

Regular schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Regular schedule

THURSDAY 

Regular schedule

FRIDAY

Modified schedule
 
LA classes


Library
Introductory paragraph mini lesson
Essay writing time
HW: Read 30 mins  

Essay writing

HW: Read 30 mins  


Essay writing

HW: Read 30 mins 

Essay writing
Essay DUE
HW: Read 30 mins

Workshop
HW: Read 30 mins

Conference Class
 


Break Bingo

No Meeting

No Meeting

No Meeting


No Meeting


Quarter Two/Week Three

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

Conference schedule
 
TUESDAY

Regular schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Regular schedule

THURSDAY 

Regular schedule

FRIDAY

Regular schedule
 
LA classes


Chapters 11-13 quiz
Library
Turn in sequential visualization
Read chapters 14-15 in Alligator Bayou
HW: Read 30 mins  

Chapters 14-15 quiz
Read chapters 16-17 with reading protocol

HW: Read 30 mins  


Workshop Day
Reading groups
HW: Read 30 mins 

Quiz for chapters 16 and 17
Read chapters 18-19
HW: Read 30 mins

Quiz for chapters 18-19, read chapters 20-22
HW: Read 30 mins

Conference Class
 


Break Bingo

No Meeting

No Meeting

No Meeting


No Meeting

Quarter Two/Week Three
IF YOU FORGOT YOUR SEQUENTIAL VISUALIZATION PAPER AT SCHOOL (TO BE COMPLETED OVER BREAK), I'VE CREATED AN ASSIGNMENT IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM. THE ORGANIZER/COMIC PAGE IS ATTACHED TO THE ASSIGNMENT. GO TO GOOGLE CLASSROOM TO GET IT IF YOU NEED IT. 

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

Conference schedule
 
TUESDAY

Regular schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Regular schedule

THURSDAY 

Regular schedule

FRIDAY

Regular schedule
 
LA classes


Chapters 4/5 quiz
Library
Read Alligator Bayou chapter 6
HW: Read 30 mins  

Workshop Day
Reading groups

HW: Read 30 mins  


Chapter 6 quiz
Alligator Bayou Chapters 7-8 
HW: Read 30 mins 

Quiz for chapters 7 and 8
Alligator Bayou 
Chapters 9-10
HW: Read 30 mins

Quiz for chapters 9 and 10
Read Alligator Bayou chapters 11-13
HW: Read over break, complete sequential visualization comic- due MONDAY

Conference Class
 


Veteran's Day article read

No Meeting

No Meeting

No Meeting


No Meeting

Quarter Two/Week Two

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

Conference schedule
 
TUESDAY

Regular schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Regular schedule

THURSDAY 

Regular schedule

FRIDAY

No School- Veteran's Day
 
LA classes


Library- check out Alligator Bayou
Read chapter 1 together: visualize setting, read for comprehension
HW: Read 30 mins  

Workshop Day
Reading groups

HW: Read 30 mins  


Alligator Bayou Chapters 2-3 with comprehension questions
HW: Read 30 mins 

Alligator Bayou Chapters 4-5  with comprehension questions
HW: Read 30 mins



Conference Class
 


Veteran's Day article read

No Meeting

No Meeting

No Meeting




Quarter Two/Week One

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

No School
 
TUESDAY

Regular schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Regular schedule

THURSDAY 

Regular schedule

FRIDAY

Regular schedule
 
LA classes




Workshop Day
Personal growth data
Quarter 2 goals
Library
HW: Read 30 mins  


Alligator Bayou Essential Question silent discussion
HW: Read 30 mins 

Immigration background reading jigsaw DAY ONE
HW: Read 30 mins

Immigration background reading jigsaw DAY TWO
HW: Read 30 mins

Conference Class
 


No Meeting

No Meeting

No Meeting

No Meeting


No Meeting


Quarter One/Week Nine

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

Conference schedule
 
TUESDAY

Regular schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Early Release

THURSDAY 

Regular schedule

FRIDAY

Regular Schedule
 
LA classes


Library time (independent reading book check out)
Quarter One goal conferring
HW: Read 30 mins

Workshop Day
Independent writing project
Goal conferring
Quarter 2 goal brainstorming
HW: Read 30 mins,  


Coyote Fund Run!!!

TBD
HW: Read 30 mins

Book talk circle
HW: Read 30 mins

Conference Class
 


Firedrill practice

No Meeting

No Meeting

No Meeting


No Meeting

Quarter One/Week Eight

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

Conference schedule
 
TUESDAY

Regular schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Regular schedule

THURSDAY 

Regular schedule

FRIDAY

Regular Schedule
 
LA classes


Library time (independent reading book check out)
Warriors Don't Cry writing assignment in Google classroom
HW: Read 30 mins

Workshop Day
Finish data collection
Independent writing project
Independent reading
LT conferring
HW: Read 30 mins,  


Warriors Don't Cry writing assignment work time
HW: Read 30 mins

Warriors Don't Cry writing assignment work time
HW: Read 30 mins

Warriors Don't Cry writing assignment peer revision and share out
HW: Read 30 mins

Conference Class
 


Secondstep lesson- group cooperation

No Meeting

No Meeting

No Meeting


No Meeting

Quarter One/Week Seven

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

Conference schedule
 
TUESDAY

Regular schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Regular schedule- PM conferences

THURSDAY 

No school- AM conferences

FRIDAY

No school- statewide in-service

 
LA classes


Library time (book fair/independent reading book check out)
Warriors Don't Cry chapters 14 through 16
HW: Read 30 mins

Workshop Day
Finish data collection
Independent writing project
Independent reading
LT conferring
HW: Read 30 mins,  


Warriors Don't Cry, chapters 
17-18 and the eiplogue (finish the book)
HW: Read 30 mins





Conference Class
 


Prep for conferences
Share Coyote Fund Run theme

No Meeting

No Meeting






Quarter One/Week Six

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

Conference schedule
 
TUESDAY

Regular schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Regular schedule

THURSDAY 

Regular schedule

FRIDAY

Regular schedule

 
LA classes


Warriors Don't Cry, chapters
4-5
HW: Read 30 mins

Workshop Day
Library visit
Finish data collection
MAP make ups
Independent writing project
Independent reading
HW: Read 30 mins,  


Warriors Don't Cry, chapters 
6-7
HW: Read 30 mins

Warriors Don't Cry, chapters 
8-10
HW: Read 30 mins

Warriors Don't Cry, chapters 
11-13
HW: Read 30 mins

Conference Class
 


VOTS
Coyote Fund Run themes

No Meeting

No Meeting

No Meeting


No Meeting


Quarter One/Week Five
FOR JIM CROW CONTEXT ARTIFACTS, CHECK YOUR STUDENT EMAIL
Full disclosure: I can't figure out how to upload pdfs to Google sites. :)

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

Conference schedule
 
TUESDAY

Regular schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Regular schedule

THURSDAY 

Regular schedule

FRIDAY

Regular schedule

 
LA classes


Jim Crow context stations for Warriors
HW: Read 30 mins

Workshop Day
Library visit
Finish data collection
MAP make ups
Independent writing project
Independent reading
HW: Read 30 mins,  


Jim Crow context stations for Warriors
HW: Read 30 mins

Jim Crow Definition Essay
HW: Read 30 mins

Start Warriors, chapters 1-3
HW: Read 30 mins

Conference Class
 


VOTS
Coyote Fund Run themes

No Meeting

No Meeting

No Meeting


No Meeting


Quarter One/Week Four

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

Conference schedule
 
TUESDAY

Regular schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Regular schedule

THURSDAY 

Regular schedule

FRIDAY

Regular schedule

 
LA classes


Perform scene adaptations
HW: Read 30 mins

Workshop Day
Library visit
Independent reading with purpose
Start writing projects
HW: Read 30 mins,  


Fall MAP Testing
HW: Read 30 mins

Fall MAP Testing
HW: Read 30 mins

Circle Discussion for LA novel study norms
HW: Read 30 mins

Conference Class
 


VOTS
School Survey
HW: Brainstorm Coyote Fund Run themes

No Meeting

No Meeting

No Meeting


No Meeting


Quarter One/Week Three
Unit One: Prose to Play
Essential Questions:
1) How do authors keep a story consistent while changing the format?
2) How do different presentations of the same story change the reader's experience of the story?

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

Conference schedule
 
TUESDAY

Regular schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Regular schedule

THURSDAY 

Regular schedule

FRIDAY

Regular schedule

 
LA classes


Finish The Circuit practice prose to play adaptations
Extend one 5 minute write from the year into a longer narrative
-both assignments in google classroom

Workshop Day
Library visit
Independent reading with purpose
DATA COLLECTION
HW: Read 30 mins,  
TURN IN PINK SURVEY

Adapt personal narrative prose into a scene
-in google classroom
HW: Read 30 mins

Grading policy explanation and set-up

Finish individual adaptation
HW: Read 30 mins

In table groups:
-share protocol for scene adaptations
-choose one to perform
-practice scene for Monday
HW: Read 30 mins

Conference Class
 


Cedar 8 Common Agreements
Finish self squares for big letters

No Meeting

No Meeting

No Meeting


No Meeting


Quarter One/Week Two
Unit One: Prose to Play
Essential Questions:
1) How do authors keep a story consistent while changing the format?
2) How do different presentations of the same story change the reader's experience of the story?

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

No School, Labor Day
 
TUESDAY

Conference schedule

WEDNESDAY 

Regular schedule

THURSDAY 

Regular schedule

FRIDAY

Regular schedule

 
LA classes



Workshop Day
Library visit
Independent reading with purpose
Writing survey
HW: Read 30 mins, finish writing survey
DUE next Tuesday

Continue mini-unit:
Read short story "Third From the Sun"
Start play "Third from the Sun"
HW: Read 30 mins

Finish play "Third from the Sun" and debrief with unit essential questions
HW: Read 30 mins

Practice turning familiar prose into a play, introduce computer protocol and Google classroom
HW: Read 30 mins

Conference Class
 



Work on self-expression squares
TURN IN TECH FORM AND FIELD TRIP FORM

No Meeting

No Meeting


No Meeting


Quarter One/Week One
Unit One: Prose to Play
Essential Questions:
1) How do authors keep a story consistent while changing the format?
2) How do different presentations of the same story change the reader's experience of the story?

 
                    

        

MONDAY 

No School
 
TUESDAY

Sixth Grade only

WEDNESDAY 

Assembly schedule

THURSDAY 

Conference schedule

FRIDAY

Assembly schedule

 
LA classes




Intro to LA
Start a short story "The Lottery"
HW: Read 30 mins

Debrief "The Lottery"
Start play version
HW: Read 30 mins

Finish "The Lottery" play
Answer unit EQs for exit ticket
HW: Read 30 mins

Conference Class
 





Pass out Planners
Notecard activity

Tech agreements and field trip forms
Due TUESDAY


No Meeting


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