Weekly Update


This week's update contains information about:

  • Spelling Bee Resources
  • Membean Catch-Up Sessions
  • Vocab Resource: Wordsmyth Widget
  • SIP Survey Results
  • AWED Posters
  • Book Order Update
  • Upcoming Dates
    • Membean Catch up Sessions: 10.17 & 10.18 only
    • 10.18.16 - Department Meeting: PARCC Data w/ Lindsay
    • 10.21.16 - Professional Day
      • 8:45-9:30 - Department Meeting w/ Melissa
      • 9:40-10:40 - PLC Meetings (follow up from 10.18 Dept. Mtg)

SIP Survey Results

Thank you to those of you who completed the SIP Input Survey! The majority of you would like our main focus to be improving students' analytic reading responses (PBA PCRs) through implementing the AWED Strategy.


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AWED Posters

  • Please CLICK HERE to provide your thoughts and feedback on the AWED poster through the comment feature (or simply email me your suggestions).
  • Read the information in the notes section for a rationale on the Universal Thinking Verbs visual representations. ESOL Folder Link - Universal Thinking Verbs printouts for your classroom
  • Share your feedback and suggestions by Friday, 10/21.

Book Order Update

The ELA balance is $641.62. Click here to view the updated list of requests. Once the AWED posters are finalized, we'll order them and use the rest of the money to purchase books. Additional books on the list will be purchased using the funds from the February ELA dance.

Next Week

  • Monday - AP coverage for Mr. Kent while he attends the SkipJack field trip
  • Wednesday - AP coverage for Ms. Ballinger during PST meetings
  • Thursday - CPI training
  • Friday - CPI training

As always, see me or email any requests/needs and I'll get with you ASAP!