Tuesday, November 27, 2012

November 28/29, 2012 Wednesday/Thursday

L.I.V.E. Week
Life is a Valuable Experience
Wednesday: Laugh
“Humor Can Be Good for You!”

Speaking of humor, here are some  humorous errors in auto accident reports and in headlines: HA! HA! It Pays to Proofread. .  and Think Before You Write!

“Where’s a Hero?”
Find Helen Keller
Find Mona Lisa
Find George Washington

No Cavetime today.
Assembly during 4th period
1:00 – 1:35

Bills/Dorsey Schedule for today:
2nd Lunch
A1  -- 8:15 – 9:30
A2  -- 9:35-10:55
A3 -- 11:00- 12:15
Lunch 12:15 – 12:45
A4  --12:50- 12:55?
1st Assembly 
      1:00 – 1:35
A4 – 1:40 – 2:45
Thursday:  Care
“Empathy and Forgiveness”

“Where’s a Hero?”
Find Abe Lincoln
Find Thomas Edison

Regular Schedule with
Cavetime for 7th Graders

Friday:  Achieve
“Goal Setting”

“Where’s a Hero?”
Find  Albert Einstein

Regular Schedule with
Cavetime Assembly
   7th Grade students will report to the Old Auditorium for Presenter Scott Robertson.
Reminder: Parent/Teacher Conferences on Thursday! 
3:30pm to 7:30pm in your classrooms


iWrite 11/28/12:  Pick a thought starter and write like crazy: 
I’m looking forward to…

I don’t like it when…

My favorite thing to do after school...
If I had to choose, I'd choose a planet with no peanut butter over a planet with no chocolate...

iRead: When you feel like you’re done with your iWrite, use the remainder of this time to read your Book #3. If you’re finished with your Book #3, read your Book #4 or The Giver. Do not write “iWrite” on your reading log. You have enough time to read after you write.

Suffixes -- Fill in the Blanks
in the manner of, in this way
(adverb – This suffix is known as “the sign of the adverb.”)
sincerely, usually, finally, carefully, suddenly, sincerely, especially, exactly, actually, frequently, recently, immediately, probably
product (result of), means, actions, or state of (noun)
government,  movement, experiment, equipment, contentment, instrument, environment, statement, apartment, amendment
act or state,    action or process    (noun)
operation, addition, attention, education, construction, transportation, function

Term 2: 2012-2013  -- You need to know these prefixes and suffixes.   Memorize and understand the prefixes and suffixes and their meanings.  Be able to recognize words that contain these prefixes and suffixes.     Prefixes and Suffixes Chart 2011   -- This is a file to download.

The Giver:

In-Class Reading of The Giver
Nov. 28/29
page 68
page 82
page 86
Nov. 30, Dec. 3

Dec. 4/5

Extra Credit:  See Ms. Dorsey to pass off any of the poems.

Find errors in published work. Show Ms. Dorsey or Ms. Bills.

Extra Credit Poems

Extra Credit: Nothing in Heaven Functions As It Ought