Reading, Writing & Making (sense)

Mr Reed's English Class & Highlight Lab- U School

ENG 1 : Happy Martin Luther King Day

Happy Martin Luther King Day. ! The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 19 - January 30

2015 is humming right along. Some students are making steady progress is become experts in reading and writing informative essay.


We are right in the middle of completing our Unit on writing an Informative (Profile) about Jackie Robinson and his values. . More students need to better focus on completing their work, both inside and outside of class.


Thursdays will be On Demand test practice. This week students will have a on Demand Writing Test.


Here is a recap and preview of what's coming up

TOP CLASS DOJO WINNERS

TO CELEBRATE MY BIRTHDAY AT THE END OF THE MONTH, I WILL INVITE THE TOP CLASSDOJO WINNERS FOR A PIZZA PARTY

NEXT ASAP CHESS MATCH IS JAN 27

The Chess Clinic schedule in December will be rescheduled. See Mr. Reed for more information.

REMIXED I AM FROM POEMS - Amir B. Anthony B, Kadeem T.

Kudos to Amir Brown, Anthony Butler, and Kadeem Tyler for collaborating on awesome Remixed I am From Poem, that incorporates lively language that described their love for sports ( Football, Basketball & Boxing) In the coming week students in Highlight lab will be creating digital I am From Poems, using images, sounds and texts and words.


Check out the link http://www.youthvoices.net/ students work may be published on this cool site.


Dont forget to turn in your release forms for University of Pennsylvania Research Partnership. Students who turn in forms will be invited to a Pizza party!


Stay tuned the Highlight lab will be taking a field trip to the PhillyCam studios.

Kudos to Scholastic Art & Writing Participants

Kudos to Diamond T. Charnell S. Jamira R. and Donnetta R-K for submitting writing for the Scholastic Art and Writing Contest! Results will be announced at the end of the month.

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