Week 3: Shakespeare (Humantities) and Family Life (Science)

Announcements (Important – please read):

  1. Students who choose to participate in the Secret Santa exchange need to drop off their gift at school TODAY (12/14).  The campus is open today until 7pm (Pictures will be taken from 4-7pm)
  2. For this unit’s final, students need to memorize and perform a Shakespearean monologue/sonnet.  The performance will take place this Friday, December 18th.  To help celebrate the completion of the unit, we (the middle school staff), will be dropping off a gift bag to your front door on Wednesday. We will also drop off the Secret Santa gift (if your student participated).  We will open the bags/gifts together, after the monologues are performed, so encourage your student to NOT OPEN the gifts until we do it as a class.
  3. Picture Day Today from 4-7pm (12/14)

Assignments/Homework: not inclusive – assignments may be added.  Class assignments not finished during class become homework.

  • Freckle: do daily assignments/practice; assorted due dates
  • Vocabulary Work (8 words each week); worksheets/Flipgrid due Thursday, Final on all 24 words on Thursday
  • Current Events: Local Challenges/Causes: continue to design solutions for Change; assorted assignments (including journaling) & due dates
  • CommonLit: read & complete assignment; due Wednesday
  • RJW (7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens) – read assigned pages then respond to question by writing 4-5 paragraphs #3 due Friday
  • Duolingo: XP due Friday
  • Math: CPM, Khan, POD, Exit tickets (daily) pacing guide with due dates, assessments on Fridays
  • Science: participation, journal, activities; due on Science day
  • Shakespeare Monologue: memorizing (copy in your RJW several times, and practice it with assigned partners); students will present/act out their memorized monologue this Friday, December 18th.  They will be graded on their presentation.
  • Tempest: reading in class

Middle School Schedules (Distance Learning):


M, T, Th, F Schedule

8-8:20am            CM (Classroom Meeting)
8:20-10:05am     Session 1 (Humanities, Math)
10:05-10:15am   Brunch
10:15-12pm        Session 2  (Humanities, Math/Science)
12 -1pm              Lunch
1-3pm                 Music Electives, Collaborative & Independent work, Read (45 minutes)

Wednesday Enrichment Schedule

Live Zoom Meeting Week Schedule  Beta

8:00-9:00  MUSIC
10:00-11:00 ART

11:00-12:00 PE

Google Classroom Week Schedule  Alpha
8 – 8:30am  CM
8:30 – 12pm  Enrichment Work in Google Classrooms.