3. Spelling Test on administrators, teachers, and counselor.
Retakes will be available during Cave Time on September 17 and 23. Do not retake the test until you have studied enough to know all of the names.
4. Receive spelling chart/list of commonly confused words.
a. Students filled out an anticipation guide (their opinions about various statements that represent themes -- important ideas in the book). We will be discussing these themes as we read the book.
b. Students watched a video clip with Paul Newman -- a favorite actor of the main character in The Outsiders -- who portrays another sort of "outsider" -- an Old West outlaw trying to get away from a very persistent posse. [Outlaws(law-breakers) may be portrayed as likable and even admirable in movies and books. What sorts of people are the "outlaws" in our school and community? What are "outlaws" usually like in real life, and what effects would following in their footsteps have on our lives? ]
A1 page 6, to last paragraph
A2 didn't read
A3 needs to finish the video clip -- go to Bolivia
A4 didn't yet read
Your spelling test on names of teachers, administrators, and counselor will be today.
Remember that legibility, capitalization, and punctuation all count.
To print a new copy of the handout for your first spelling assignment, click here:Spelling Teachers' Names Comp
Today students will receive their new spelling assignment --The Seventh Grade Core Commonly Confused Words.
confused words chart.doc 43.0 KB
For those who would like an A on spelling, see our challenge list: