CoreLink C 6-8


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Tuesday, December 10

"C" week parent volunteers: Friday: Cathleen Palmer

Coursework at home due Friday, December 13: Type your thesis statement for the Titanic Argument Essay into the Google Classroom document.

PARENTS: How is your Spelling subject going at home? If you need more guidance/words please let me or your advisor know.

PARENTS: I always like to do something fun and festive the last day before Winter Break, Friday, December 20th. I need help planning and organizing food, activities & a craft. If you would like to help with this, please let me know! Since we have a diverse group of students, we will not be focusing on any one holiday, so all traditions are welcome as we celebrate the season.

Mrs. Harper

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Sunday, December 8th

"C" week parent volunteers: Tuesday: Shelly Kelly Friday: Cathleen Palmer

Coursework at home due Tuesday, December 10: Reading Log/Response

PARENTS: How is your Spelling subject going at home? If you need more guidance/words please let me or your advisor know.

PARENTS: I always like to do something fun and festive the last day before Winter Break, Friday, December 20th. I need help planning and organizing food, activities & a craft. If you would like to help with this, please let me know! Since we have a diverse group of students, we will not be focusing on any one holiday, so all traditions are welcome as we celebrate the season.

Mrs. Harper

Thursday, December 5th

Parent volunteers for "B" week: Friday, December 6 - Danielle Fox

Course work at home due Friday, December 6:

  • Vocabulary practice from the article, "Would You Visit the Titanic?"
  • Complete the graphic organizer on p. 20 in the Scope magazine, What do you think?
  • Start your Reading Log for outside reading at home, due Tuesday, December 10th.
  • PARENTS: I always like to do something fun and festive the last day before Winter Break, Friday, December 20th. I need help planning and organizing food, activities & a craft. If you would like to help with this, please let me know! Since we have a diverse group of students, we will not be focusing on any one holiday, so all traditions are welcome as we celebrate the season.

River HomeLink's Production of Disney's Frozen Jr. will be performed again this Friday & Saturday December 6 & 7: 7:00 P.M. Friday; 3:00 P.M. & 7:00 P.M. Saturday.

Where? Prairie High School Theater

11311 NE 119th Street, Vancouver, WA 98662

Tickets: $10.00 General Admission; $5.00 ages 3-10; age two and younger are free. Tickets can be purchased at the RHL ASB office, online at www.battlegroundps.org/riv or at the door.

Mrs. Harper

Monday, December 2nd

Parent volunteers for "B" week Tuesday, December 3rd: James Kemp; Friday, December 6th: Danielle Fox

NO COURSE WORK AT HOME WAS GIVEN OVER THE THANKSGIVING BREAK. If you did not turn in a Reading Log Tuesday, November 25, you can turn it in tomorrow, Tuesday, December 3rd.

PARENTS: I always like to do something fun and festive the last day before Winter Break, Friday, December 20th. I need help planning and organizing food, activities & a craft. If you would like to help with this, please let me know! Since we have a diverse group of students, we will not be focusing on any one holiday, so all traditions are welcome as we celebrate the season.

River HomeLink's Production of Disney's Frozen Jr. will be performed again this Friday & Saturday December 6 & 7: 7:00 P.M. Friday; 3:00 P.M. & 7:00 P.M. Saturday.

Where? Prairie High School Theater

11311 NE 119th Street, Vancouver, WA 98662

Tickets: $10.00 General Admission; $5.00 ages 3-10; age two and younger are free. Tickets can be purchased at the RHL ASB office, online at www.battlegroundps.org/riv or at the door.

Mrs. Harper

November 25, 2019

Parent volunteers for Tuesday, November 26: Amy Knapp

Course work at home due Tuesday, November 26:

  • Reading Log/Response.
  • If you did not present your Bag Book Project, plan to do it on Tuesday, 11/26.

We will have a final test on Wonder Tuesday, November 26, before we watch the movie. It will be True/False questions based on the plot/theme of the book. Also, I will have several excerpts (quotes) where you will identify who said them. Finally, you will write about one of the themes of the book.

I will be popping pop corn and providing apple cider for class Tuesday, November 26. Feel free to bring in a snack to share with the class. We will be watching the movie, Wonder.

Mrs. Harper

Tuesday, November 19

THANK YOU, THANK YOU to all the parent help today! I so appreciate you being in the classroom!

Course work at home due Friday, November 22nd:

  • Bag Book Report - due this Friday, November 22nd. Students will present their reports in class. Parents are always welcome.
  • Start your Reading Log - due Tuesday, November 26.
  • We will have a final test on Wonder Tuesday, November 26 before we watch the movie. It will be True/False questions based on the plot/theme of the book. Also, I will have several excerpts (quotes) where you will identify who said them. Finally, you will write about one of the themes of the book.
  • Parents, if you would like to provide treats for the class next Tuesday before Thanksgiving, feel free! I am going to provide pop corn and apple cider.

Friday, November 15th

Thank you to the parents who came to volunteer today! I appreciate it when parents make up their volunteer time if they have to miss.

Parent Volunteers for "D" Week: Tuesday, 11/19: Peter/Jeannie Levanen & Vera Polovinkin; Friday, 11/22: Terry Harrison

Coursework at home due Tuesday, 11/19:

  • Reading Log/Response - Please write neatly and include a supporting detail or a "because" part in your response.
  • Wonder discussion questions
  • You can start working on your bag book report.

Mrs. Harper

Tuesday, November 12th

Parent volunteers for Friday, November 15: Cathleen Palmer

Parents, if you miss your volunteer time, please plan to make it up another Tuesday or Friday.

Course work at home due Friday, November 15:

  • Start your reading log - due Tuesday, November 19.
  • Follow the Reading Timeline for Wonder and complete the discussion questions.
  • Start thinking about your Bag Book Report due Friday, November 22nd. Please show your parents this assignment.

Friday, November 8

CoreLink C Students/parents:

Parent Volunteers for "C" week:

Tuesday: Shelly Kelly; James Kemp (make-up) Friday: Cathleen Palmer

Course work at home due Tuesday, November 12th:

  • Wonder reading: pp. 235-248
  • Reading Log/Written Response - A few reminders about the reading log/response assignment:
  • Written responses should be your best writing on a separate piece of paper. It should always include a because... or a supporting detail telling why. Also, you cannot count two days of reading if you read for more than 20 minutes on one of the days. You must read five separate days.

Mrs. Harper

Wednesday, November 6th

Coursework at home due Friday, November 8th:

  • Follow the Reading Timeline for Wonder. You should complete page 234 by Friday.
  • Complete the Discussion Questions for this section of Wonder.
  • Continue your Reading Log/Response.

Friday is "Disney" or "Tie-Dye" day for Spirit Week.

Parent volunteers for this "B" week: James Kemp (make-up for Tuesday)

Parent volunteers for next "C" week: Tuesday - Shelly Kelly; Friday - Cathleen Palmer

Parents: If you haven't met with me about your student's spelling assessment and plan at home, please remind me when you come in to go over it with you.

Mrs. Harper





Friday, November 1Coursework at home due Tuesday, November 5th: Follow the Reading Timeline for Wonder. Complete the Metaphors graphic organizer. Remember - metaphors are nouns. You can add a description also, but make sure your metaphor is a noun. Example: Karen is a ray of sunshine.Complete the Reading Log and response.Parent volunteers for "B" week:Tuesday, Nov. 5th - James Kemp Friday, Nov. 8th: See you Tuesday! Mrs. Harper
October 31st, 2019CoreLink C students/parents,From now on, all communication from me will be on this RHL teacher website: announcements, course work at home assignments, parent volunteer schedule, etc. Sometimes I will direct students and/or parents to a link to a Scholastic Action magazine article, a Google Classroom assignment or to your Skyward Grade Book. It will be your responsibility to check the website regularly and keep up with the information posted.The best way to get to the website is through the River HomeLink website battlegroundps.org/riv - Click the Staff tab and then click the Teacher Website under my name - Mrs. Harper.