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Dr. Angela Jones-Pringle
Smitha Middle School
Interests: Music, Literature, ESOL, Traveling, Learning New Things
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Parents and Guardians, Thank you so much for attending Curriculum Night. I wanted to provide some resources about a few of the topics we discussed last night. Multisensory Strategies Read these articles to learn more about multisensory strategies, and try some of the multi-sensory strategies mentioned at the end of... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Literacy Connection
Parents and Guardians, Thank you so much for attending Curriculum Night. I wanted to provide some resources about a few of the topics we discussed last night. Multisensory Strategies Read this article to learn more about multisensory strategies, and try some of the multi-sensory strategies mentioned at the end of... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Mrs. Pringle's 6th Grade ELA
Hello Parents and Guardians, It is important for young learners to hear the correct pronunciation of the letters. The first video is an instructional video for adults to understand pure phonics and hear the correct sounds of the letters. The second video is a fun instructional video for K-1 children... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2019 at Literacy Connection
Dear Parents and Guardians, Reading Rockets is a fantastic resource to find additional information online on a variety of topics about literacy. The link below will take you to a page that offers reading tips for parents in multiple languages. Please make sure to check your teacher's blog for literacy... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2018 at Literacy Connection
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Welcome to the Literacy Connection. This space is reserved for parents, teachers, educators and community members who are interested in strategies, best practices and current research to support K-5 reading and writing skills. Please visit weekly for updates on our literacy programs. Angela Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2018 at Literacy Connection
Dear Parents and Guardians, It has been my pleasure working with you this year to help your student through sixth grade. The year flew by quickly. The students have worked really hard, and I do not want them to loose any skills that they gained over the year. I am... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2018 at Mrs. Pringle's 6th Grade ELA
Dear Parents and Guardians, Our ELA classes are continuing to work on various plays by Shakespeare. I am posting links to the video summary for each play: http://www.sparknotes.com/sparknotes/video/juliuscaesar http://www.sparknotes.com/sparknotes/video/othello http://www.sparknotes.com/sparknotes/video/romeojuliet https://www.teachertube.com/video/short-animated-summary-of-much-ado-about-nothing-417382 Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2018 at Mrs. Pringle's 6th Grade ELA
Dear Parents and Guardians, We are down to the last 8 days of school, and we are continuing to learn and move forward. Several reminders: ELA students have a 120-word vocab test on Thursday. ELA students will also extend their presentations on Shakespeare by rehearsing and presenting the play that... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2018 at Mrs. Pringle's 6th Grade ELA
Dear Parents and Guardians, We are quickly approaching the end of the school year. ELA students should be studying for their 120-word vocabulary test next Thursday (5/17). Students in the reading class (second period) are taking another day to complete the questions in Jr. Scholastic. We will begin a poetry... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2018 at Mrs. Pringle's 6th Grade ELA
Dear Parents and Guardians, Students turned in their DOK worksheets today for reading class. Students were supposed to have 13 DOK worksheets today. The grades will be graded using a rubric for completion and accuracy. Grades were updated today for ELA. Students who were absent on May 1st have a... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2018 at Mrs. Pringle's 6th Grade ELA
Dear Parents and Guardians, Students took the Reading Inventory yesterday. Students wrote down their scores in their agenda and in a Lexile log in class. Please make sure that students in the reading class have their DOK worksheets for Friday. This is a firm date, and I will not be... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2018 at Mrs. Pringle's 6th Grade ELA
Dear Parents and Guardians, Progress Reports went home today. Please sign the envelope and return to school with your child. Some students may have a D or an F, but they can still bring that grade up before the end of the quarter. Please make sure that students makeup any... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2018 at Mrs. Pringle's 6th Grade ELA
ELA: 1. Read through unit 4.4 in Springboard. Annotate the text to jot down ideas while you are reading. 2. Go to Cobb Digital Library on the iPad. 3. Go to Databses (Biography in Context and Britannica online school edition. Middle school conduct a search on William Shakespeare (1564-1616) and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2018 at Mrs. Pringle's 6th Grade ELA
Dear Parents and Guardians, The second-period reading class watched a three-minute video today from Scholastic that supports our informational text reading about the conflict in Syria. Students were able to better understand the conflict to answer explicit and implicit questions from the text. ELA students are continuing to discuss Shakespeare's... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2018 at Mrs. Pringle's 6th Grade ELA
Dear Parents and Guardians, Please make sure that students are working on their DOK worksheets in reading, and they are studying for the vocabulary test in ELA. These are both summative grades, and they will contribute toward 40% of the grade of the quarter. Tomorrow is the last day to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2018 at Mrs. Pringle's 6th Grade ELA
Dear Parents and Guardians, We have a lot coming up in the next two weeks. Progress Reports will go him this Friday (4/27). Students will be able to "dress down" this Friday for 10 Cardinal Cash. Students will use their Cardinal Cash on Wednesday or Thursday to purchase a ticket... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2018 at Mrs. Pringle's 6th Grade ELA
Dear Parents and Guardians, Testing is finally over, and students can move forward. We have several things coming up. ELA students are working on unit 4 in the Springboard text. We are discussing Shakespeare's role in schools, and we will eventually create a PowerPoint project based on our research of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2018 at Mrs. Pringle's 6th Grade ELA
Dear Parents and Guardians, We are now in that home stretch to the end of the year. The GA Milestones test will begin tomorrow, so please make sure that students get some good rest tonight and a healthy breakfast in the morning to fuel their brains throughout the day. The... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at Mrs. Pringle's 6th Grade ELA
ELA students will have a mock writing assessment on the computer. Use the argumentative prompt and the reading passages to write your essay. Reading students will be taking a mock assessment on the computer. Students should log onto USA Test Prep https://www.usatestprep.com. Click the link that connects to "6th-grade ELA... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2018 at Mrs. Pringle's 6th Grade ELA
Dear Parents and Guardians, We have been working on critical thinking skills with reading. Students are given a time limit to read an excerpt and answer the questions provided. Students are using their reading strategies on their own to infer complex text. All of the students are being challenged to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2018 at Mrs. Pringle's 6th Grade ELA
Dear Parents and Guardians, The GA Milestones test is around the corner. Please use this practice booklet at home to help your student prepare for the test. http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Documents/Milestones/Study-Resource%20Guides/Milestones_StudyGuide_GR06_4.21.2017.pdf Please have your student practice maneuvering through the online testing system for the GA Milestones. http://www.gaexperienceonline.com/ Angela Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2018 at Mrs. Pringle's 6th Grade ELA
Please complete any work not completed in class for homework and turn it in to class tomorrow. ELA Classes 1,5 1. Log on to Quizizz and use the code to answer questions about parts of an argumentative essay. Write your score on your sheet of paper. https://join.quizizz.com Code: 185063 2.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2018 at Mrs. Pringle's 6th Grade ELA
Dear Parents and Guardians, Students are working hard to complete and retake assignments before the end of the quarter tomorrow. ELA students will progress forward in their understanding of the organization, tone, and style of argumentative essays. ELA students will have a vocabulary test next Friday (March 23rd) on the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2018 at Mrs. Pringle's 6th Grade ELA