Welcome to English Language Arts with Mrs. Wingblad

Welcome to the 2017-2018 year! 
Digital Readworks Class Codes (must sign in using Google login)
1st hour : AVET6L
2nd hour: VTGTQV
4th hour: KKX42M
5th hour: NE4D3P
6th hour: KGTJFH
 
Newsela.com Class Codes (must sign in using Google login)
1st hour: 7M9S28
2nd hour: BPM366
4th hour: AGQWSS
5th hour: THWXJU
6th hour: DSWHMY
 
 
 
 

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Work for this week

The students have been working on the attached Short Story. It is called "Raymond's Run". It is a good story with a good message. They also have been assigned questions 1-7. We are finishing that up today. 

Wednesday, September 20th

We have been extremely busy taking care of our Fall testing. Those include the STAR assessment, Aimsweb Maze assessment, and the Aimsweb RCBM assessment. This year in my class, all students will have a data folder that they will keep in the room. I have decided to do this for a couple of reasons. The first reason being I believe that some students are intrinsically motivated to see their progress (whether increasing or decreasing) and will do what is necessary the next time the same assessment comes up. Second, with 8th grade teachers now being on Standards Base Grading, I hope this will help those students who might not be at the "grade level standard" on their report card but will be able to show growth in their data folder. This will be their success story :) I believe it will also help those students and parents who want to be sure their child is progressing in their reading comprehension (STAR and Maze assessment) and building their fluency (RCBM assessment) in regards to their reading and understanding. If you have any questions in regards to their data folder, please let me know. 

September 11th, 2018

Warm Up - Grammar pages 146 & 147
Vocabulary Unit 1 - The Great Escape
-assign 1D (due tomorrow)
-assessment will be Friday
MAZE Assessment tomorrow
STAR Assessment Thursday

September 6th, 2017

Getting to know one or another with an exercise
Joined our Readworks Class on the Chromebook
- completed an article on-line and submitted questions
Joined our Newsela Class on the Chromebook
**Remember that Friday is Early Release Day!!**
Please refer to home page for the access code for the hour that you belong to, that is what you will need to linked to the correct class.