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 I can't believe we are already in the month of March and beginning our state assessments.  The time has flown by with your children.  I enjoy every moment I get to work with them.  I look forward to continuing to help your child with their confidence in reading and reading performance tasks.  Together, I believe we can achieve anything.

 

February Focus/Skills:

 

6th Grade - Lesson 5 - Literary Nonfiction

Skills: Central Idea and Supporting Details, Primary Sources, Secondary Sources, Ask and Answer Questions

 7th Grade - Lesson 5 - Scientific Texts

Skills: Central Idea and Supporting Details, Analyze Interactions, Summarize, Distinguish among Facts, Reasoned Judgments, and Speculation 

8th Grade - Lesson 5 - Literary Nonfiction

Skills: Main Ideas and Details, Word Choice and Tone, Summarize, Author's Point of view

AR - 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade 

 AR deadlines for 3rd Nine Weeks - December 17th - March 9th

50% Due  - Grade Feb. 3rd

100% Due  - Grade March 9th

Students SHOULD be reading 30 minutes a day. Daily reading goals/time will help your child to practice the skills learned in class which will help them to make gains in their reading development and understanding. 

 

 Please remember I am always here if you have any questions, comments, or concerns.

Sincerely,

   Miss M

 

meghan.mckeever@tvcs.org

 "Life itself is your teacher, and you are in a state of constant learning." -Bruce Lee

 
*EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY:
  • Reporting on a current event – read an article detailing a local, national or international issue.  Write 3 paragraphs:
    • summarizing what you have read
    • explaining why it is important
    • discussing fully how this relates to something you are learning in one of your classes. Must specify. 

Articles can be from mass media or professional sources.  Attach your article and your summary to submit to me (max of 15 points). – May do 2 Articles per 9 weeks (Total of 30 EC points).

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March Important Dates

 

  • March 3 - BR Quiz
  • March 3 - MS Dance
  • March 4 - BBQ Bash
  • March 7 - Buffalo PRIDE Meeting - (2 Hours)
  • March 9 - AR Goal DUE (8 points)
  • March 9 - Freestyle Picture Day
  • March 9 - End of 3rd Nine Weeks
  • March 10 - No School for Students - Teacher Workday
  • March 10 - Movie and Food Truck Night! - 6-9pm
  • March 13-17 - SPRING BREAK :)
  • March 27 - Report Cards Go Home

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  Wish List

-Cushions

-Bookmarks

-Pens (Blue, Green, Red, Black)

-Class Snacks

-Post-It Notes - ALL Sizes

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CLICK the LINKS below to FIND  some of our important SITES :)

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AR Home Connect

Just as last year, you can be able to check your child's AR information from home!  !

The link to this site is:https://Hosted220.renlearn.com/2352255/HomeConnect

You will use your child's log-in information for this site. 

AR Book Find

A valuable tool to help figure out if a book is AR is www.arbookfind.com. www.arbookfind.com  

 Please note: not all books and quizzes listed on this site are available at our media center for testing. 

 

 

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Contact: Meghan.McKeever@tvcs.org

PDF documents
Behavior Management Plan 2016-17 -
Syllabus 2016-17 -
Volunteer App Page 1 -
Volunteer App Page 2 -

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