Class Calendar

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Socratic Seminar Article!

Here's a very cool article about Socratic Seminars!  8th graders - you've already done one.  7th graders - you'll be doing one soon.  Then I want to do them all throughout the year.  :)

Click on the article below to link the article and read about other teachers and students and their Socratic Seminars.  :)


Friday, October 17, 2014


If you lost your Vocab #3 sheet, here's a link to another copy:


Monday, October 6, 2014

Sentence Structure

So... word choice, basic grammar and sentence structure reveal a lot about authors of pieces of writing - who knew?  Good thing I was using my textual analysis skills or I may have fallen prey to a scam!  ;)  

Can you find the identifiers that tipped me off to the scam?

An email I received at my work email address last week: