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Is good enough the same as adequate?

I think my most significant learning point from this theme is the idea that as a Teacher Librarian/School Library Media Specialist, it is crucial to have clear goals for the library collection, both print and non-print.   518 more words

Language Arts

Language Arts – February 19 - 23

This week we will continue to read 1984 by George Orwell. Students will look at the themes loyalty, love, control. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to explore the topic of… 35 more words

Language Arts

Language Arts – February 19 - 23

This week, we will continue to read Farewell to Manzanar. We will be thoroughly reviewing the story up until this point and track the breakdown of the family structure due to the harsh living conditions of the internment camp. 41 more words

Language Arts

Language Arts – February 19 - 23

This week, we will continue to read the novel Trash by Andy Mulligan. On Tuesday, we will review the reading quiz from last week. This week, students will be discussing themes such as social classes, greed, money as a tool and wisdom through understanding. 14 more words

Language Arts

Graphic novels as a gateway to literacy for struggling readers

My principal has fully-supported the choice reading time that I give my students at the beginning of class each day.  In fact, she’s supported it so much that’s she’s asked the 6th and 8th grade English Language Arts (ELA) teachers to begin implementing a similar approach to their classrooms as well.  655 more words

Middle School ELA

LA Update

Happy Friday!

Students worked on Newscast projects during the past week and I am extremely impressed with some of their videos!

Today the students were introduced to our new unit. 49 more words

Language Arts

Upcoming Events - ACT Boot Camps!

ACT Boot Camps will be held March 3 and April 7 to help Juniors and Seniors get ready to SLAM DUNK the ACT.

Presented by Mastery Prep, the company started by someone with a PERFECT ACT score. 19 more words

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