• Fourth Nine Weeks: March 12th-May 25th
    Big Idea: "Nothing New Under the Sun" 
     
    Skills Focus: Drama and Allusions 
     
    This quarter, we will focus on the following topics: 
    Test Prep-Daily Formative Assessments on Reading Comprehension
    Vocabulary & Context Clues-Weekly Vocabulary Quizzes
    Drama-Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream 
    Allusions 
    Language-Commonly Confused, Misused, & Misspelled Words 
     
    We use Google classroom EVERYDAY. Please check I-Now and Google classroom regularly to monitor your student's academic progress! 
    Reminder: If your student misses school, he or she is missing instructional time. Students are responsible for all make-up work! 
    Students need to bring a planner to school each day. Thank you! 
     
    IMPORTANT DATES: 
    March 16th-3rd Quarter Report Cards Go Home with Students! 
    March 23rd-Meyer Park Cookout (Send permission slip to school asap!)
    April 17th-Spring Reading Benchmark!!! 
    May 25th-Last Day of School for Students
     
    Websites we use in class: 
    vocabulary.com 
    commonlit.org
    noredink.org
    newsela.com
    readtheory.org 
     
    If you have any questions, please contact me at cmnelson@bcbe.org. Thank you!