Student Writer: Hello People of the World

Hello, my name is Samnit Singh, and I am a blogger for the Teaching Titans Blog. My hobbies are playing basketball, playing the keyboard, and playing video games. In basketball I usually practice every day to make sure I make the team. When I play the keyboard I always try to learn something new, like…

Syllabi Galore #ELA and #FILM and #Multimedia

They’re done, they’re complete! The syllabus for ELA 6th and 8th grade is ready for viewing, students will go over it with me in the class on Thursday, 8/22. You can find it online here. Just scroll down to where is says, “Syllabus.” The syllabus for Film and Multimedia, year 1 and 2, is also…

Exploring Poetry @SummitPS / Checkpoint 1

Checkpoint 1 in Exploring Poetry has been given feedback for all students! Please take a moment to check what color was given. Green means they’re good to go and on track. Yellow/Orange means I’ve left comments for them to work on. Please don’t “resolve” the comment. It gives me notes on what to look for…

Stories and Storyboards Update #ELA

At this time, Feedback will not be given on Checkpoints 1-4. These were due weeks ago. Any further work needs to be done on Checkpoint Explanation Outline and the Checkpoint Explanation Draft. Students can begin submitting their work for scoring on Wednesday after class. All students will be required to submit their Final Products for…

Parents! Connect to @classcraftgame to Get Classroom Updates

The school year is moving right along, and I try to communicate with parents as much as possible. One of the best ways to keep up on what’s happening is to get your parent code and sign up for Classcraft! If you’d like more information about what gamification of the classroom involves, click here. Here’s…

The Final Quarter!

It’s here, so much faster than anyone ever expects! The FINAL QUARTER HAS ARRIVED (read it with your most ominous inner-voice). I’ve posted the above calendar on the board in class, students should easily be able to see and understand what we’re going to do each week overall. Let’s have some fun!

Script Film Projects

There are two script film projects for Quarter 3. Script formatting will be done the same way as the last Script Project. These two projects will be the only film projects this quarter. I recommend writing the scripts as quickly as possible, submitting or sharing them with me for feedback, leaving plenty of time for…

Equipment Not Ordered!!!

Hello to everyone from the Film and Multimedia class.  I’ve been notified this morning that the district off College and Career Pathways, didn’t know that I had a class and therefore didn’t order any of my equipment. This is after months of emailing and asking them where my equipment is, having them come and do…

Contributors Wanted/ Student Contributions

This quarter we’re going to have students complete another contribution to another blog not their own, mine. I expect students to have an idea or a topic by 1/19/18 on what they’ll write about after reviewing my blog and the topics covered. Students will be given access to my blog as a contributor, they’ll submit…

Staff Interview Film Project

Number 2 on our list of Film Projects this quarter is the Staff Interview. You can choose anyone that works on the Hercules Middle School campus: teachers, admin, support staff, cafeteria and custodial services, and if we run out then we’ll try to catch a few PTA members. Staff members are not required to do any…