Wednesday Work :)

Hello all!  Let’s keep the energy up before break.  This week, if you would like an extra credit opportunity, donate a toy to the TOYS FOR TREATS TOY DRIVE, bring me your thank you note from your treat and receive your e.c!


    • PER 2 & 3 : Complete the response column of Dialectical Journal Sheet for today’s reading ; Record 3 most important events and write summary of reading
    • PER 6: Bullet point the 3 most important events from today’s reading (pgs.26-32 ).  Summarize what you read in a complete and thoughtful paragraph.
    • If you borrowed a book PLEASE Return before 2nd period!!! (I will be in the cafeteria in the morning before 1st, then in room 101 2nd period!!!)
    • Complete any missing work!
    • Return Swallowing Stones!


    • Speak read to pg.65
    • Reciprocal Teaching Roles (Be prepared for Academic Discourse TOMORROW!!!)
    • DEJ responses
    • Return Hole in My Life and Part Time Indian!


    • CHECK YOUR GRADES AS OFTEN AS POSSIBLE!!! You can always raise your  grade by going to lunch tutoring or Scholar Hour.  See me for more details and a pass. Then, I will send you down during lunch or after school.
    • Build On Meeting on Tuesday in Room 101!  :)
    • Culinary Club Christmas Party Wed. Dec.18 :)

About jvpilar

Here's a little info about your teacher. I worked really hard to become your teacher. I went to UIC to get a degree in English, but decided to work as a writer in California. While I was there I realized I would rather work with kids than work in an office all day, so I decided to come back to Chicago and become a licensed, fully certified teacher. I earned a Masters Degree in Teaching and Education from Dominican University and got my first job at Hancock. During my 4 years at Hancock, I have taught English at every grade level. I started the Culinary Club and also sponsor BuildOn, both clubs do community service projects all over the city. I also have a cat named Duke that I rescued during one of our BuildOn service learning projects and a dog named Duchess.

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