Mrs. Carter's Class

Quarter 1: Midterm Newsletter

Unit of Study

We have finished Science Fiction Short Stories and we will start Poetry!

We will be learning:

  • Types of Poems
  • Poetic Devices
  • Literal vs. Figurative
  • Enriching writing using similes, metaphors, alliteration, onomatopoeia, repetition, and more!

New Peer Editing Groups

Struggling to help?

Here are assignments to expect:


  • Vocabulary
  • Study Island

Every other week:

  • Mindware
  • Blog

Weekly Quizzes:

  • DOL
  • Vocabulary/Spelling

Weekly Vocabulary Homework

  1. Go to Quizlet
  2. Select the test feature
  3. Screenshot 100% results (may take a few times)
  4. Upload to weekly canvas assignment

Study Island

  • One assignment per week
  • Loaded in for the whole quarter
  • Students may work ahead
  • Study Island helps identify specific skills for intervention


Logic puzzles sharpen student's mind and improve reading for detail and inferencing skills.

*Below is a student completed work. It is then uploaded to an assignment in Canvas.

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