Monday, March 26, 2018

REMINDERS...

*** Your book project will be due on 4/5 or 4/6 (depending on which day you have class). We will be working on these IN CLASS all week, but if you feel you are behind or short on time you may need to work on this outside of class as well.

*** Following the Independent book project we will be doing several whole class activities leading up to a writing summative assessment, you will not see grades change a whole lot in the next few weeks.


Monday, March 12, 2018

3/13/2018 is a GREEN BLIZZARD BAG DAY!

As always, please choose ONE of the following tasks to complete. I will check what you have done in class on Thursday 3/15. Your unit 5 vocabulary test will still be on Thursday!

1. Do "something Vocaby" to show me that you have studied for the test.

2. Read your independent reading book, annotate or journal (whichever you are doing as your book project). 

3. Choose 1 missing assignment or an assignment I have returned to you and asked you to redo, and complete it!

If you have any questions feel free to email me at lfontaine@sau53.org OR comment on the google classroom post. 

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

3/8/2018 is a GREEN BLIZZARD BAG!


Choose ONE of the following options:

1. Read the newsela article posted on google classroom and complete a 4/3/2/1 response
2. Do something "vocaby" - ANYTHING to show me you've practiced/studied unit 5 vocabulary
3. Read and work on your book project (annotations, dialectical journal or traditional journal)

You must have something to SHOW me what you worked on in class on Monday 3/12.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

2/7/2018 BLIZZARD BAG DAY!

2/7/18 is a WHITE Blizzard Bag Day!
Please choose ONE of the following actions to complete. You may turn this in online or in class on Friday.

1. Write a 12 line poem and include a minimum of 4 literary devices (from your unit 4 vocabulary).

OR

2. Annotate the lyrics to the song you chose. Be sure to include definitions of unfamiliar words,  identify literary devices and summarize the meaning of the song.

OR

3. Read the article posted from newsela to google classroom and complete a 4/3/2/1 response.


Wednesday, January 17, 2018

1/17/2018 - Blizzard Bag

Wednesday 1/17 is a WHITE DAY BLIZZARD BAG DAY!
You have two options:

1) read the article Later Start Times, Less Homework to Help Kids Cope with Stress ( You should have a hard copy, but it is also posted on google classroom). Answer the questions OR complete a 4/3/2/1 response.

2) Spend at least 20 minutes working on your Literary Analysis (The one about A Midsummer Night's Dream that will be part of your midterm) There is a graphic organizer on google classroom, start there if you have not yet completed that, then begin your rough draft.

Please remember, you only have to do one of these options for your blizzard bag, which I will check in class tomorrow! If you have any questions please email me at lfontaine@sau53.org

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Blizzard Bag!

Thursday 1/4 is a GREEN DAY BLIZZARD BAG DAY!
You have two options:

1) read the article Later Start Times, Less Homework to Help Kids Cope with Stress ( You should have a hard copy, but it is also posted on google classroom). Answer the questions OR complete a 4/3/2/1 response.

2) Go to this link: http://nfs.sparknotes.com/msnd/page_2.html Review Act 1 Scene 1 (Both the original Shakespear text and the translation). Write a paragraph comparing this to what we read in class from the graphic novel on Tuesday. Did the graphic novel miss any key details? Is anything lost in the translation? Does the modern twist add anything to the story?

Please choose ONE option. You can submit your work on google classroom or hand in a paper copy on Monday 1/8 when we have class.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Welcome!

For information about Mrs. Fontaine's homework or what is happening in class, select your class from the list to the right.

All homework is also posted in google classroom.

If you have questions, be sure to email lfontaine@sau53.org