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    Wednesday, February 6 @ 1PM (Brownell)

    Thursday, February 7 @ 9AM & 1PM

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      Week of January 22-26

    (NEWSIES REHEARSALS UPDATED (1/18/19 @ NOON)

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     REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

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      TUESDAY, JANUARY 22

    ALL in the MPR

    3:30-6PM

    (NOTICE THE TIME CHANGE!)

    Students may wish to bring a snack for these longer rehearsals.

     

    WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23

    ALL in the MPR

    3:30-6PM 

     

    THURSDAY, JANUARY 24

    (No Mrs. Gross, Spencer, Lilly, Jake, Remie)

    All in the MPR

    3:30-6PM

      

    SATURDAY, JANUARY 26

    CHOREOGRAPHY WORKSHOP 9AM-1PM

    BRING A LUNCH!

    ALL NEWSIES

       

     stack of books

     INSPIRATIONAL VIDEOS...

    Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator

                     "212 DEGREES-IT'S TIME TO TURN UP THE HEAT" 
    Spend time exploring TED TALKS videos 
    Download APP or www.ted.com
     
    GREAT READS FOR PARENTS... 
      THE GLOBAL ACHIEVEMENT GAP by Tony Wagner  
                 CREATING INNOVATORS by Tony Wagner                   
                          WHY SCHOOL? by Will Richardson                                                            MINDSET by Dr. Carol Dweck                          
    OUTLIERS by Malcolm Gladwell 

          A GLIMPSE AT THE GRADE 7/8 ELA CURRICULUM ... 

       DEVELOP CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS, CURIOSITY, &  COMPASSION

     GRADE 7/8 WRITING FOCUS:  writing every day for a variety of purposes & audiences, multi-paragraph persuasive/argumentative essays, on-demand writing, editing & revising, grammar, poetry, conducting research & citing credible sources

    ORAL BOOK REVIEWS-Students MUST read a minimum of 20 minutes or 10 pages    daily.  Eight oral book reviews are conducted over the course of the year; approximately one report per month.  Students should select books that are both challenging and interesting.  Mrs. Duffield and fellow classmates are fine resources for book recommendations. 

     GRADE 7/8 TEXTS:  THE ELEMENTS OF LITERATURE- first  or second course 2009 edition (HOLT)   TEXTBOOK SELECTIONS AVAILABLE ON-LINE:  http://www.nexuslearning.net/books/Holt-EOL2/default.htm

    GRADE 7 LITERATURE FOCUS:  THE TRUE CONFESSIONS OF CHARLOTTE DOYLE (Avi),  THE LEMMING CONDITION (Arkin), ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY (Taylor), THE OUTSIDERS (Hinton), selections from WORLD MYTHOLOGY, informational/technical text and short stories.

    GRADE 7H LITERATURE FOCUS:  THE TRUE CONFESSIONS OF CHARLOTTE DOYLE (Avi),  THE LEMMING CONDITION (Arkin), ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY (Taylor), THE ADVENTURES OF ULYSSES (Evslin), selections from WORLD MYTHOLOGY, An Introduction to the works of Edgar Allan Poe, informational/technical text and short stories.

     GRADE 8 LITERATURE FOCUS: THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK (unabridged or drama version in text),  NIGHT (Weisel), THE CHILDREN'S STORY (Clavell), FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON (Keyes), CHAINS (Anderson), AN INTRODUCTION TO WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE- " A Midsummer Night's Dream", informational/technical text, short stories, and selections on the human condition.

     LAST UPDATED 1.18.19 @ NOON