Winter Break Content Assessments

Here’s the message put out by Mr. Shaw yesterday: Winter Break Content Assessment testing if you need it. Tuesday the 19th from 10-1PM, and Wednesday the 27th from 10-1PM. Kids would come to the main office and then be directed to where ever we are testing, which could be in the office.    

Final Products (Summit)

Many students are submitting Final Products for scoring too early. A few things to remember: 1: You must have ALL checkpoints and drafts completed and approved – they’re green, green, green, no yellows or reds. 2: You’ve completed all three final products. When you submit one, you submit all, so don’t submit the products until…

Socratic Seminar on Hold #Summit

I will be out of class tomorrow and Monday/Tuesday of next week. The Socratic Seminar is being put on hold until the following Thursday/Friday, 10/26 and 27. Tomorrow/Friday in class, students will work on the “Team Meeting + Plan” Checkpoint and submit it for feedback. Next week on Monday/Tuesday students will work on the “beat…

Checking In

For your health I’m excited about the myriad of shows kids are producing. Remember, everyone needs to complete two Film Projects this quarter. The gradebook for the quarter ends on Oct. 20, 2017. The only stipulation is that each film has to be of a different genre. Every film needs to be approved upon completion…

Summit Classes

Just an update for parents and students in my ELA Summit course. We’ve reached the fifth week of school, we’re working on the Stories and Storyboards project. For PLT, Power Focus Areas, students should have completed Reading Strategies 6 by now. Never fear, if they haven’t mastered that skill yet they’ll continue working on it…