Monthly Archives: September 2016

September 29, 2016

Hello Grade 9s, Today you had a sub come in and you wrote a theme statement on the short story, “The Father.” Once that was completed, you read notes on characters and did a character trait analysis of the father … Continue reading

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September 27, 2016

Hello Grade 9s, Today we began class by receiving our descriptive paragraphs back and editing them based upon the editing checklist we received. Once we had finished the edits, we moved on to a brainstorm of characteristics of a good … Continue reading

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September 23, 2016

Hello Grade 9s, Today we began by editing our quick descriptive write and integrating  three smiley face tricks into it. We then went over what the true purpose of descriptive writing is and how we can approach it. We then … Continue reading

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September 21, 2016

Good afternoon Grade 9s, Today in class, we started with a vivid verb race –we worked on synonyms for the words “said” and “went.” After that, we talked about the literary device imagery. Once we finished that, we discussed how imagery … Continue reading

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September 19, 2016

Good morning Grade 9 students, Today, we began class with the vocabulary development chart and we went over the answers of the definitions. We moved on and revisited the idea of a theme and we were able to edit our … Continue reading

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September 15, 2016

Good afternoon Grade 9s, Today in class, we began with a quick reading check on the short story, “The Veldt.” Then we went into a gallery walk and answered three questions as groups on the short story that dealt with … Continue reading

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September 13, 2016

Today we began class with, “A Quiet Conversation,” we were given opinion questions and had to answer them by writing what we thought down on the piece of paper. We then shared our opinions on the subject. We then discussed … Continue reading

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September 9, 2016

Good afternoon Grade 9 English Learners, We made it through our first week! So glad to have you  all in my class! Today, we finished going over, “Find the Error,” worksheet. We then made our portfolios for our writing. Lastly, … Continue reading

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September 7, 2016

Good day Grade 9 English Learners, Today was our first day of class. We went over classroom expectations and we learned the most important rule of respecting ourselves, each other and the classroom. Remember that everyone is equally important and … Continue reading

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