Week of January 6 and January 9

posted Jan 12, 2015, 11:33 AM by Shelly Krill   [ updated Sep 10, 2016, 10:20 AM by Lisa Griffin ]
Welcome back! We will be starting off second semester with the conclusion of the To Kill a Mockingbird. Students did an amazing job with this challenging text and although we didn't spend a lot of time on the language and writing techniques of the story, students we able to extract some of the key themes which were represented in their projects.

Next we will begin our research papers and Quests. Eighth graders will be doing and Inquiry Quest

Week of January 9
Monday - Discovery conversation about Inquiry Quest
Tuesday - Preliminary research
Wednesday - no regular classes (Second Step study skills)
Thursday- Understanding our Inquiry Quest and guiding questions
Friday - Research

As we begin to work on our research papers and Quests, students may bring their own electronic devices. They bring them at their own risk. I am happy to keep them in my room if they do not have room in their lockers. Electronic devices should be charged and in working order.