Happy Summer Reading!!
Oregon Battle of the Books for 2014/15 list:
Homework: Beginning in September, all of my Language Arts students will read 4 nights a week for at least 15-20 minutes. Details of this assignment will be given in class the first week of school.
Please Contact Me:
My email is firstname.lastname@example.org. This is the best way to get a quick response from me. I encourage students and parents alike to communicate with me this way.
Don't forget you may come see me at lunch recess Tuesday - Thursday if you have questions or need help.
The 8th grade online textbook can be found here: EMC
The PIN number is: E3W6Q2
Make sure you select 8th Grade!
Grammar practice online: grammarbytes
List of Grammatical Terms: chompchomp
Common Core Standards explained by PPS.
Interactive graphic organizers can be found here. HOLT organizers
Purdue Owl online writing help page OWL
Sample Page from our Yellow Cornell Notebooks.
Note: the big idea question in left margin & the summary at bottom of page.
Check out author Gene Yang discussing
his book Gene Yang video, American Born Chinese
Gene Yang Speech about harmony & comics
Power point about patterns of Organization written by J. Renzi used in class.
Dukes of Earle - cohort
Check out our Theme Song!
Practice for lots of different subjects, AND you help feed hungry people while you learn! freerice.com
This site has all sorts of information on how to study smarter not harder. studyguides.net
Looking for a book? Just type in a book you are curious about, or a book you have already enjoyed. The search engine will then recommend other similar titles. yournextread.com
Have you checked out Khan Academy yet? Just remember, these are not teachers nor experts, but they have some great information. khanacademy.org
Studying World Religions? Check out the BBC site for foundational information.