• Welcome!

    “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss 

     

    NJSLA TESTING SCHEDULE:

    Monday, May 6, Tuesday, May 7, Wednesday, May 8:  Math  

    Monday, May 13, Tuesday, May 14:  ELA

    Tuesday, May 21, Wednesday, May 22:  Science

     

     After school help:  
     
    End of Marking Period 3 is April 9
    Report cards will be available after spring break
     
     
    Fourth marking period independent reading assignment:

    Reading Log - DUE MAY 31

    1. Students who have received 95 or better on previous marking period journals will be exempt from this assignment.  
    2. Students will complete a daily reading log which will include the date and page numbers read.
    3. Students will identify:  Setting (three details / one must be a citation), Character (five details / one must be a citation), Conflict (five details / one must be a citation), and Falling Action / Resolution (five details / one must be a citation).
    4. Directions are stapled in reading log journal.  A link is available in the marking period overview.  

    Paper Bag Book Report - DUE MAY 31

    1. Students will create a paper bag book report.  The bag must be decorated and include the novel title and author.  One item for each:  setting, character, conflict, and resolution need to be represented in the bag. 
    2. The project will be presented orally.
    3. Directions were distributed in April and can be linked to MP 4 information.  
     
    This week:

    - Classes will improve reading comprehension by practicing multiple choice questions from NJSLA examples.

     - Students will begin reading and responding to the novel, The Giver by Lois Lowry.  The Giver is a 1993 American young adult dystopian novel set in a society which at first appears to be utopian but is revealed to be dystopian as the story progresses.  The novel follows a 12-year old boy named Jonas.

     Upcoming:

     - Students will continue reading and responding to the novel The Giver by Lois Lowry.  

     - Monday - Wednesday (May 6-8):  NJSLA - Math Testing

      Scholastic Book Orders

    Last order is due May 9

    To place online orders use class code: FPDMC 

      Want to see what you missed or what is happening in class?

        Please feel free to contact me - jdparlow@jacksonsd.org 

    To access the online textbook:

    my.hrw.com

    User Name:  student ID number@jsd (Example:  123456@jsd)

    Password:  student1

    Click "Go to the Online Textbook"