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Intro to E-Learning

Greetings! This blog post is meant as a tentative first step into this new world of e-learning. This week, classes will resume at Harrisburg South Middle School, in a new online format. I wanted to share a quick update to help you (hopefully) wrap your mind around what learning will look like for the next […]

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ELA Week of 9.24.18: Setting Off on a Heroic Writing Journey

This week, we’ll start writing our Hero’s Journey Narrative. Before we do so, we’ll tackle a few important writing skills, including using descriptive detail and dialogue. We’ll also practice and check our learning on the unit vocabulary. Here’s what our schedule will look like: The following assignments are scheduled to be due or assigned this […]

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ELA Week of 9.17.18: Putting Together a Story

This week, we’ll take an in-depth look at what makes a good story. We’ll start with point of view and then think about plot. Along the way, we’ll also wrap up our first Gravana lesson and spend some time drilling the vocabulary from Unit 1. Here’s what our schedule will look like: The following assignments […]

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ELA Week of 9.10.18: Building a Hero

This week, we’ll spend a lot of time unpacking stories of heroes, and we’ll end the week by working to give shape and form to the heroes we’ll create for our Hero’s Journey Narrative. Here’s a look at our blocks for the week. Keep in mind that we’ll have shorter class periods on Friday due […]