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MARCH
 As we finish up informational texts students are reading psychology and philosophy to analyze and evaluate new ideas.
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Our goals in Reading for the month of October are: To establish an independent reading practice of 100 pages per week, of a grade-level appropriate fiction book. To continue using summarizing to create understanding of a text, and to guide us towards furthe...
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Week of 9/11/17
We begin the year reviewing  Narrative Elements , and how they can be used to summarize narratives:  We apply these same elements to creating plot maps, looking for the common sequences that inform narratives of all kinds (poems, short stories, movies, musi...
Week of 9/11/17
Week of 9/11/17
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7th graders using Socratic Circles to analyze poetry.  8th graders are looking at how narrative elements are created in film.
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I am having trouble opening Doctopus. Every time I try to launch it, I get:

"Oops! An error has occurred and logged so the New Visions CloudLab team can look into it.."

After this message shows up, the Launch option disappears from the Doctopus Add-On menu (so that Help is now the only option).

I've tried deleting and re-installing multiple times, but no luck. Any ideas? It's the last day of the trimester, and I was just settling into a serious grading marathon, so I'm trying not to freak out...

thank you for any help.

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Novel Studies
Both 7th and 8th graders are analyzing how elements we've studied apply to novels they are currently reading. 7th graders have begun Lois Lowry's classic utopian/dystopia novel,  The Giver.   8th graders have been learning about the 12 stages of the  Hero's...
Novel Studies
Novel Studies
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Novel Studies
Both 7th and 8th graders are analyzing how elements we've studied apply to novels they are currently reading. 7th graders have begun Lois Lowry's classic utopian/dystopia novel,  The Giver.   8th graders have been learning about the 12 stages of the  Hero's...
Novel Studies
Novel Studies
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Novel Studies
Both 7th and 8th graders are analyzing how the elements we've studied apply to novels they are currently reading. 7th graders have begun Lois Lowry's classic utopian/dystopia novel,  The Giver.   8th graders have been learning about the twelve stages of the...
Novel Studies
Novel Studies
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We've spent the past weeks looking at Narrative Elements in short stories, and students have practiced by applying their knowledge to their independent reading books. We looked at how readers infer Character Traits , and dissected the Setting , Plot , and C...
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Parent Night 2016
Welcome!    Here is a digital copy of the handout explaining Reading Workshop , as well as the Remind codes to sign up for text reminders.
Parent Night 2016
Parent Night 2016
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