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Jennifer Allen
Campbell Middle School
My life goal is inspire other to achieve their best!
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The week of February 6th students previewed a movie on the Twilight Zone's Monsters on Maple Street. They also received a vocabulary list of Play terms to help them understand terms like teleplay, foreshadowing and stage directions. Twilight Zone - The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street from Kevin on... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2017 at Jennifer Allen
Students are beginning their next Argumentative Essay on Competitive Sports in Middle Schools. Here's an overview that was provided in class: Competitive Sports in Middle School Pros and Cons You will begin your second research topic “Competitive Sports in Middle School. You will need… 1.Make a list of 4 pros... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2017 at Jennifer Allen
Monday, January 27, 2017 This week students will be researching information from ProCon.org (http://school-uniforms.procon.org/). They are researching evidence to support their claim and understand the opposing views on School Uniforms. (Copy & Paste sections of the article into Google translate to help comprehension and with the pronunciation of complex words.)... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2017 at Jennifer Allen
Friday, January 27, 2017 Today, students began their Guns in Schools Research after a fun filled week of debates. Students argued based on claim on whether school personnel should have guns to protect students. Students will be responsible for accessing the websites below to conduct their research. They will read... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2017 at Jennifer Allen
Reading Students are learning how to read and analyze the arguments in Death Penalty articles. Here's the before you read activities they participated in prior to reading their Death Penalty article. Download Before You Read Death Penalty Articles This activity will culminate into practicing their debate skills as they argue... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2017 at Jennifer Allen
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Today, students practiced identifying Claims and Statements. Zoom into the picture and review the definitions. Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2017 at Jennifer Allen
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Parents: Today in Reading class, your students will be taking the Scholastic Reading Inventory to determine their lexile reading level. Ask them about their lexile level. Students follow this link to the Scholastic Reading Inventory: https://h100004008.education.scholastic.com/slms/studentaccess 1. Then log in with your student number 2. Click Reading Inventory at the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2017 at Jennifer Allen
Today, your student will be starting on their Comparison and Contrast essay on the follow prompt: “The Dust Bowl and Farming Practices” and “Engineering Our Food.” Write an informational essay detailing how the government has improved food production over the years. Be sure to support your response with cited evidence... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2016 at Jennifer Allen
Students will continue working on comparing and contrasting dual passages. Here's a link to help them to understand the concept better. They are expected to edit simple sentences and create more compound and complex sentences. http://www.wikihow.com/Start-a-Compare-and-Contrast-Essay Download Cookie Comparison and Contrast Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2016 at Jennifer Allen
Let's Celebrate Reading: Due December 15th Prior to the Thanksgiving break, your students picked out a book to celebrate. Next week, there task is to prepare & present a summary of their book in a creative way for a Listening and Speaking Grade. Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2016 at Jennifer Allen
Today, your students began reading about Pueblo Indians in an article called, The Ancient Ones. We watched a video about them and read the preface. Please encourage your students to share what they learn over the next couple days. Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2016 at Jennifer Allen
This week your students are comparing and contrasting a movie about Jackie Robinson to the text we read about him before the Thanksgiving Break. There first task is to complete a Venn Diagram explaining the similarities and differences between the documentary and the story we read, called The Noble Experiment.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2016 at Jennifer Allen
Dear Parents: In Ms. Allen's and Mr. Hutchinson's Reading classes (Periods 1 & 2), students, who were struggling to complete their work in class were given a copy of "The Noble Experiment" story from our Extended Literature book along with a Key Characters graphic organizer and the culminating final assignment.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2016 at Jennifer Allen
Dear Parents, Your student needs your support completing their homework essay and checking that they have all their supplies. Your students have been tasked with collecting information on how they spent their Thanksgiving Day on graphic organizers that they copied down in class. In their writing composition, they should have... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2016 at Jennifer Allen
The week of November 2nd our Reading Students in 7-2 Periods 1 and 4 will be exploring the dignity that civil rights leaders developed, which Jackie Robinson exhibited throughout his lifetime. We are reading about his this week a biographical story based on the life of Jackie Robinson. Below is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2016 at Jennifer Allen
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