Thursday, November 29, 2012

November 30/December 3, 2012

Important Questions and Reminders:   
  • Anyone interested in extra credit for presenting your Symbolic Story Representation (Basic 8, Book 3 Project) early -- today?  
  • Today your rough draft for your argument essay is due. 
  • For a reminder of what you should have done this term, see the "Assignments" tab above. 
  • For the next book assignment, see Required Reading: Two Books Per Term
Ms. Dorsey will be sending in a book order this week.  Hurry if you'd like to buy books.  You can either bring a check or order online using group code GKLJW at 

Student Volunteers will present their Basic 8, Book #3 book assessments early and earn extra credit.

Rough draft of your argument essay
Editing and Revising the Rough Draft

Prefixes and Suffixes
Prefix or Suffix
two, halves
bifold, bilingual, bicycle
fore -
pre -
foretold, forehead,
pretest, prefix, preschool
full of  (adjective)
beautiful, helpful

The Giver:

In-Class Reading of The Giver
Nov. 28/29
page 88
page 93.5
page 74
page 97
page 105
Nov. 30, Dec. 3

Dec. 4/5

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.

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

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

Also: Extra Credit

Extra Credit Poems

Extra Credit: Nothing in Heaven Functions As It Ought