All classes went to the library today. 1st, 5th, 6th and 7th periods took their unit test over "The Shutout" and "Jackie Robinson Justice At Last." Afterward, they were given time to read independently and take Reading Counts tests.
4th period spent the entire class period reading silently and taking Reading Counts tests as needed.
1st Period- "The Shutout"
Anecdotes: Short, entertaining tales.
Evolved: Grew gradually; developed
Diverse: Various with differing characteristics
Composed: Made up of
Infamous: Having a bad reputation; famous for a reason that is not positive.
Barnstormed: Going from one small town to another putting on exhibitions.
5th-7th Periods-"Jackie Robinson Justice At Last"
Integrate: to remove all barriers and allow free association; bring together as a whole.
Prejudiced: having unfair feelings of dislike for a specific group.
Superb: extremely fine; excellent.
Petition: a document that people sign to express demands.
Retaliated: punished in return for an injury or wrong done.
Dignity: behaving in a way that makes people respect you.
All classes went to the library today where they worked on their skit in pre-assigned groups. Students will present these skits in front of the class on Monday, 9-18-17. The purpose of this assignment was to help students learn their Tier II vocabulary terms.
1st period received a new vocabulary study sheet for "The Shutout" a nonfiction account about discrimination during the 1860s in baseball. We read the story and then answered the critical thinking questions at the end.
4th period reviewed tier II vocabulary as bell work and completed chapter 6 in Focused Reading.
5th-7th periods received a new vocabulary study sheet for "Jackie Robinson: Justice At Last." We then read the story and answered the critical thinking questions.
Today all classes went to the library where we read and took Reading Counts tests. Those who needed to finish their Chapters 4-6 Uncommon Champions test were allowed to do so. Students will receive progress reports on Monday, September 18.
Fannin County Schools were closed today due to potential weather threats as a result of Hurricane Irma in Florida.
1st, 5th, 6th, and 7th periods will take the test over chapters 4-6 of Uncommon Champions today in class. Study guides can be found on this website. The test will consist of matching vocabulary terms, short answer and one extended response essay. Students will be allowed to use the book for the extended essay portion of the test. When students finish the test, they may read their library book or work on assignments for another class.
4th period read their library book and took Reading Counts tests for part of the period and then began working on chapter 5 of Focused Reading.
All Reading Counts points are due by Friday, 9-29-17!
Mrs. Hulsey was absent today. Students went with the sub to the computer lab where they worked on their Tier II Vocabulary Toolkit on Google Classroom. Students were also given the option to read their library book for part of the period and take Reading Counts tests if needed.
Test over chapters 4-6 of Uncommon Champions will be tomorrow for 1st, 5th, 6th and 7th periods.
My name is Kelly Hulsey and I teach reading. I am also the team leader for 6B at FCMS. I am so excited to be your teacher this year! This is my 5th year teaching at FCMS. I am married to my wonderful husband of 11 years (Chris) and we are expecting our first baby in March. I am looking forward to a wonderful school year with you!