The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Weekly Reading: Thursday, October 20th

Good Morning Students.

Please read the following article. It occurred in Zanesville, Ohio and has become national news.

Answer the following questions:
1. Do you agree with what happened to the animals? Why or why not?
2. Do you think there should be stricter regulations for owning exotic animals?

Share Your Voice--Make sure you answer both questions and explain your opinion.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Weekly Reading: Tuesday, October 18th

Good Morning Students!

The OGT's are next week! The more you practice, the better off you will be.

We will continue the weekly readings after the OGT's.

I will be passing out practice OGTs today and for the rest of the week. Come see me if you would like one!

Lets pass those OGTs!! You can do it!

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Weekly Reading: Tuesday, October 11th

Good Morning Students!

As the OGT's are approaching, I want to make sure you are all prepared! We have passed out a literary terms practice sheet that will really help you identify terms on the Reading OGT.

Please let me know if you need one or would like additional practice. You can reply on here or just come to my desk!

Practice will help you! 

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Weekly Reading: Thursday, October 6th

Steve Jobs praised as Apple's visionary, creative genius
By Brandon Griggs, CNN

The death of Steve Jobs is a tremendous loss for our country and our technological advances. 
Steve Jobs was one of the first to recognize the appeal of the mouse for the computer.

Jobs also led the creation of the Mac computer. 
Jobs established Pixar, which produced the Toy Story series and other hit movies you may know.
As CEO of Apple, Jobs introduced the ipod, ipad and iphone, which changed the way we knew technology. 

Share Your Voice:
What does the death of Steve Jobs mean for our future?
What has he done for the technology of our country?

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Weekly Reading: Tuesday, October 4th

Check out the Columbus Dispatch and find an article that interests you or what you find to be important.

What is the article about?

What are the main issues?

Why is this important?

Please write a paragraph or two explaining your thoughts.