Author Archives: Jaclyn Shupe

7th Grade Literature

December means one thing in 7th Grade literature….A Christmas Carol! We will begin our reading of A Christmas Carol on December 4. In lieu of doing a theme chart and questions for this book, the students will break into groups at the end of each class period to discuss the life lessons taught by the […]

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6th Grade Literature

The students just completed their big unit on The Egypt Game and Ancient Egyptian stories. They created Google Slides presentations that they introduced to their classmates. For this next portion, the students will be separated into reading groups where they will read together and complete daily graphic organizers. We will continue our exploration of History […]

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6th Grade Language Arts

Happy December!! As we gear up for these final three weeks of school in 2017, here’s up we’ll be doing in Language Arts class! This week we will continue our Expository Writing assignment in which the students will write a paper informing on some sort of topic. We will conclude our week (and go into […]

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7th Lit

We are halfway through The Giver. The students are learning about themes and how to find examples of those themes. They will create final projects on different elements of the novel. Once we are finished with The Giver we will move onto A Christmas Carol!

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6th Literature

We are in the middle of the mystery novel The Egypt Game. Once we are done with it, we will continue in Egypt with the students reading about King Tut and Cleopatra as well. We will wrap up the unit with the students doing a final project on Ancient Egypt and its link to our […]

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6th Grade LA

We just finished our unit on verbs and their second personal narrative. This month, we will be working on vocabulary, expository writing, and hieroglyphics. A reminder, that all students who received a 70% or less can do test corrections.

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7th Grade Literature

Today we wrapped up our Poetry unit by taking a test. September 8 we’ll begin our first novel My Brother Sam is Dead. It’s a story of a family trying to stay together during the trying times right before and during the American Revolution. This novel will be taught in tandem with Mrs. Fahey’s American Revolution […]

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6th Grade Literature

We’re wrapping up our first module in our new literature text book! It’s been a little bit of a learning curve, but everyone has a hang of their new textbooks now. Starting Monday we dive into our first novel Journey to the Center of the Earth! We’ll be reading it for the remainder of September and […]

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6th Grade Language Arts

Hello! We just finished our first Grammar chapter on sentences, subjects, and predicates. It’s time to move onto vocabulary! When our first vocab unit is done we’ll dive into Narrative writing! Upcoming Dates: September 15 – Unit 1 Vocabulary test.   Ms. Shupe

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119 Homeroom – 6th Grade

Welcome back! A quick little back to school note for you all! Below is the schedule the students will be following for their specials: A – 1st period Study Hall; 6th period Spanish B – 1st period Art; 6th period Gym C – 1st period Music; 6th period TLC D – 1st period TLC; 6th […]

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7th Grade Lit – Welcome Back!!

Hello! Attached is the syllabus for 7th grade Literature. I’ll be going over it in class tomorrow as well as during Curriculum Night! https://docs.google.com/a/cardinalcountry.org/document/d/11piRKYM0Mv_CKJW05ZkN8yjjm9boCgKa09u5pNloxYw/edit?usp=sharing Thanks! Ms. Shupe

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6th Grade LA/Lit

Hello!! Welcome to a new school year! Attached you find my LA/Lit syllabus. Feel free to email me if you have any questions and I’ll see you all on Thursday at Curriculum Night when I’ll review the syllabus with you! LA: https://docs.google.com/a/cardinalcountry.org/document/d/1UJfRk_P4Qq-aX52CcXjQ36ZwlfjY7MwXdC5QqcZ3yRg/edit?usp=sharing Lit: https://docs.google.com/a/cardinalcountry.org/document/d/1lDF0irJsiugD7lnhXpKuopaXFgp1M4Rt6gbg1YWa3ns/edit?usp=sharing   Ms. Shupe

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6th Grade – Information

6th Grade is going on a field trip!! The students will be attending a morning performance of Sister Act at Nazareth Academy on April 28. We will be sending home permission slips on Thursday and they are due back next Thursday before we leave on Spring Break.  

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7th Grade Literature

The students have just finished reading Diary of a Young Girl: Anne Frank. We will watch the film version from 1956 that is based on the Broadway production. The students will be expected to tell me of any differences they spot within the dramatization of the book. For the remainder of April, the students will do […]

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6th Grade Literature

We’re winding down our unit of Greek and Roman mythology with the students writing and performing a skit about one of the myths we studied! All this week, they will be writing their skits. Performances will begin next week and go to Spring Break. I cannot wait to see what they come up! When we […]

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