Important note: Please check your scores on MYAccess. Many students still need to revise and edit their work on the Theme in Literature essay (your January Book-of-the-Month assessment) and the Persuasive essay (based on The Giver). A few still need to do one or more of these assignments.
-- The last day to work on either of these assignments for credit is March 12. However, if you do not submit before March 4, you will not be able to receive points for revising.
-- Your user name is your first name and student number. Your password is 999 with your last name.
-- Check messages and comments on PowerSchool and when you log into MYAccess.
Activity 1 : Self-Starter. In your composition book, under writing, tape the small handout, edit the passage, and write in answer to the prompt.
Activity 2: Spelling test today on the spelling words based on the suffix "-tion":
-tion means act or state
Words: attention, population, operation, transportation
trans = across
port = to carry
at = to
"tend" = bend or stretch
oper = to work
populare = people, to inhabit
New spelling list:
Vocabulary/Spelling #19 Test on March 3-4
Prefix to study: un- which means not
Activity 3: Examples of Timeline and Who's Who.
Upload the example of the Timeline here:
Upload the example of the Who's Who here:
Your project will be due March 8, with no late work after March 12.
Activity 4: Read Ice Story in Groups
Activity 5: Watch more of the DVD for Shackleton, an A&E movie about the Shackleton Expedition.