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MAP schedule May 2016

Posted April 29th, 2016 by Mr. Truppa
Math Schedule
Mon., 5/9 Verstat Przyszlak Torpe
Wed., 5/11 Verstat Przyszlak Torpe
Thur., 5/12 Schlosser Epperly Vitols Kelly
Fri., 5/13 Schlosser Epperly Vitols Kelly
Reading Schedule
Mon., 5/16 Vogt Wilk Brunner Collins Rivkin
Tue., 5/17 Vogt Wilk Brunner Collins Rivkin
Wed., 5/18 Cortez Walther Lundeberg Tucker
Thur., 5/19 Cortez Walther Lundeberg Tucker

 

Titanic

Posted April 29th, 2016 by Mr. Truppa

7th Grade Language Arts students are now experts on the Titanic! We spent this week researching our questions about the Titanic, watching videos about the Titanic II, and reading an article that outlined the Titanic’s voyage. Ask your students what interesting, new information they learned.

Total Physical Response

Posted April 24th, 2016 by Mr. Truppa

8th Grade LA students are mastering some difficult literary terms using Total Physical Response techniques. Ask them to show you their moves!

Illinois Youth Survey

Posted April 22nd, 2016 by Mr. Truppa

Please click here to open the Illinois youth survey, or the Illinois youth survey spanish version.

Shakespearean Sonnet Study

Posted April 22nd, 2016 by Mr. Truppa

7th Grade Language Arts students spent the week analyzing “Sonnet 29” by William Shakespeare and discovering how he used figurative language in his writing. Also, students showed their creativity as they completed a Figurative Language Project about a topic of their choosing. See if your students remember their figurative language by asking them to tell you some examples from their project.

8th Grade Dance

Posted April 15th, 2016 by Mr. Truppa

Attention all 8th graders!!  Save the date for the upcoming 8th Grade Dance, which will be on Thursday, May 26th.  There will be an awesome photo booth & a new DJ.  Tickets go on sale in the cafeteria the week of May 23rd.

Perception

Posted April 15th, 2016 by Mr. Truppa

8th grade LA students are thinking about how perception affects reality through reading a comical memoir called “The Great Rat Hunt.”

Advertisements

Posted April 15th, 2016 by Mr. Truppa

Advertisements are everywhere in our students’ worlds. So, this week, 7th Grade Language Arts students focused on decoding the techniques advertisers use to persuade viewers. We looked at many different examples of advertisements and made our very own advertisement. Ask your students what product they decided to sell and what persuasive technique they used.

Bridging The Gap

Posted April 12th, 2016 by Mr. Truppa

Attention all 8th graders who will be attending Hoffman High School next year. You are invited to attend a Bridging The Gap field trip to Hoffman High for a tour and question & answer session.  If you are interested in attending Bridging the Gap on May 25th or 26th, grab a permission slip from the cafeteria or below and return to Mrs. Cerny in the Guidance Office no later than Friday, May 6th.  Attendance will be on a first come first serve basis since only 100 students can attend.    Bridging the Gap Permission May 2016

PARCC schedule

Posted April 11th, 2016 by Mr. Truppa

Please click here to open the Revised- PARCC Schedule 2016