Posted in April 2012

Monday, April 30, 2012: Exam Review

Objectives: Students will be able distinguish the types of characters in a story.  Students will prepare for final exams.   Read the following passage.  Decide which type of character the character in the story portrays best. Monique  started off her freshman year getting A’s and B’s.  She was a great student and made her mom … Continue reading

Monday, April 23, 2012: Exam Review 1

Objective: Students will begin reviewing key skills that they will be expected to master by the end of the school year. Answer the following question below. At the beginning of the story, you read about a girl named Shalonda WIlliams.  Shalonda is married with two teenage children.  She is the only doctor in the small Colorado town … Continue reading

Wednesday, April 11, 2012: Roots and Vocabulary

Objectives: Students will discover new vocabulary by applying their knowledge of root words. Students will use context clues to discover new vocabulary. Students will improve their vocabulary with the goal of improving their reading skills. DOK 2&3 Please visit the following vocabulary website: Vocab Play the vocabulary game for 5-10 minutes. Respond below: post 2 new … Continue reading

Tuesday, April 10, 2012: Funbrain Roots

Objectives: Students will continue to work on discovery root words and their meanings. Students will use a computerized generated quiz to learn root word meanings. Students will learn root word meanings from context clues. DOK 1 & 2 Please visit Funbrain from this link Link: Funbrain Root Words Play the Superbrain Round In a post … Continue reading

Monday, April 9, 2012: Root Word Round Up

Objectives: Students will learn that many English words have roots in Greek and Latin. Students will understand that the knowledge of root words can assist them in disphering unknown vocabulary. Students will learn the meaning of common root words. Please view this link: Root Round Up Post your answers below:

Thursday, April 5, 2012: Scores and Prison

Objective: Students will read an article/web post that introduces the correlation between reading scores and prison. Students will connect by blogging a reflection on this information. Students will see themselves in relation to the Star Test Data DOK 3 & 4 Today’s Do Now Assignment: Take a look at this webpage: Link:Test Scores and Prison Read … Continue reading