Mrs. Carter's ELA Class

What's going on at Beck Academy this week? 11/16/15

News for 1st & 6th Periods

This week in 1st and 6th periods we will work on summarizing. On Wednesday we will read some poetry and discuss imagery and personification. Students will have time to read in class this week. Most of the time will be provided on Wednesday after the vocabulary quiz and Friday.


Monday - crossword puzzle & study for vocabulary quiz on Wednesday

Tuesday- Study for tomorrow's vocabulary quiz

Wednesday - Pronoun Practice

Thursday - reread the two poems read in class today

News for 2nd & 7th Periods

In 2nd and 7th period classes, we will wrap up our Shakespeare unit by writing sonnets. Students will learn how to write Shakespearean sonnets and have the opportunity to perform their original work on Thursday and Friday. Speaking and Listening are part of our standards, so please encourage your child to practice performing their sonnet in front of you!


Monday: Article of the week assigned. Due on Friday

Study for Greek/Latin vocabulary quiz tomorrow.

Tuesday: Work on Sonnet

Wednesday: Work on Sonnet

Thursday: Article of the Week due tomorrow

Scholastic Book Orders

I didn't get a chance to make the scholastic book order on Friday. If you would still like to place an order, please do so. You can order online at and use code PDG3F or fill out the order form and make a check payable to Scholastic Books. Your child can give the form to me and I will place the order at the end of the day on Monday.

Sweet Treats at Lunch

Wednesday, Nov. 18th, 11:15am to Friday, Nov. 20th, 11:15am

School Store

Bring your money to lunch on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Sweet treats will be sold at the school store.