Speight Technology Bulletin
Week of January 11 - January 15
What's up this week at Speight Middle?
Monday, January 11th
- Math department meeting @ 3:30 in the PD room.
Tuesday, January 12th
- Aspire testing starts today for 8th grade.
Wednesday, January 13th
- PBIS meeting @ 3:30 in the media center.
Thursday, January 14th
- Send your list of apps you would like added to the student devices by today.
Friday, January 15th
- Have a happy 3 day weekend! :-)
- Nick Davis
- Anaya Barnes
- Ricardo Olivares
- Rubi Perez
- Gabby Mendoza
- LyNiah Ellis
- Kanijah Finch
- CJ Combs
- Kassidy Thomas
- Makaylin Rogers
- Jenna Batchelor
- Jahshad McNeil
- Kenya Tune
- James Hendrix
- Michael Strickland
- Pheonix Everett
- JahQuez Artis
- Shaniya Foreman
- Shaina Clifton
- Dylan Pollock
- Alicia Hyden
Please remind them to bring their iPad cases and their loaner iPad if they had one.
Periodically highlight a sentence and analyze it for complexity in the
a. Find the verb(s): “What’s the action?”Beware of verbs that act as nouns.
b. Find the subject: “What is this sentence about?”
c. Break the sentence down into shorter sentences by getting rid of conjunctions or subordinators.
d. Ask who, what, where, when, how, etc. questions.
e. Underline unfamiliar words.
f. If there are pronouns, make sure students know what each stands for.
g. Look for transition words to connect ideas.
h. Have students reread the sentence or talk it over with someone else.
-Thanks to Ms. Lofton for providing this week's classroom strategy! :-)
Technology Tip of the Week - Tween Tribune
iPad Accessories Ready for Pick Up
Also, if you're incorporating technology into your lessons, please take some pics and share them with me! I can add them to our newsletter and school website! Thanks! :-)