Milbank Middle School
English/Computer/Reading
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2017-2018
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updated: For the week of January 22-26, 2018

Parents: If your child is struggling in any of his or her classes, please demand that you see the work each night.  I suggest that you skim over the work.  Even if you don't totally understand everything, you should be able to tell whether or not the work is neat and complete.  I recommend looking at your child's student planner.  All students are required to fill them out in "my" classroom.  Also, give me a call if you have any questions, comments, or concerns (432-5519).

Note: If you have missed school for any reason lately, it is extremely important that you catch up (get homework in, take quizzes/tests, get notes, etc.) as soon as possible.  If you want to know why, just ask me! :)

*******PLEASE CHECK THE PARENT PORTAL TO SEE HOW YOUR SON OR DAUGHTER IS DOING!*******

I require all students to fill out student planners at the beginning of each week.  If you want to check the planner each night, you should see the assignments in there also.

Day of the Week English/Computer Reading
Previous Friday>>>>>>>>>> Read persuasive essays to class and react "Hit and Run"--common core skills; vocabulary
Monday, January 22 Watch Ted Tech--tech tricks on January 29; Weekend Updates; Timed Typing Tests (6); J.E. cards (random); Common Errors Study Guide #1 Continue "Hit and Run"--common core skills; vocabulary
Tuesday, January 23 PowerPoint/Prezi/Google Slides/Other unit (begin); go over lessons 1-3; analyze 2 past presentations and critique "Once Upon a Time when..."--preview, vocabulary, discuss, groupwork
Wednesday, January 24 Continue presentation unit; analyze 2 past presentations and critique "Once Upon a Time when..."--vocabulary, discuss, groupwork
Thursday, January 25 Continue presentation unit; analyze 2 past presentations and critique "The Splendid Outcast"--preview, vocabulary, discuss, groupwork
Friday, January 26 Cover lessons 4-6 "The Splendid Outcast"--vocabulary, discuss, groupwork

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