Grey Thursday

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Hey, Huskies it’s looking kind of gloomy outside but never in Mrs. Kassenbrock’s class! Micah Pricher and Gabi Cavins are coming to you with today’s blog!

Here’s the agenda…

THURSDAY –

  • Chapters 5-6 & 7-8 Word Webs DUE TODAY, QUIZ TODAY Chapter 5-8 (8.RV.1)
  • Free Reading Exit Ticket – Due Friday, December 12, 2014 for grade (8.RL.1)
  • VERBAL IRONY-Introduce and give examples of verbal irony (Study Guide)

http://fos.iloveindia.com/verbal-irony-examples.html Read the 1st passage & complete the paragraph together. Students read the remaining 2 passages and complete the paragraphs independently or in small groups. (8.RL.3.3)

  • PUNS-Introduce and give examples of puns. (Study Guide)

http://www.punoftheday.com/cgi-bin/disppuns.pl?ord=N&cat=0&sub=0&page=1

Do the first two together. Students complete the last three independently or in small groups. (8.RL.3.3)

  • Continue The Outsiders Assign The Outsiders Chapter Questions or use for Class Discussion

Announcements:

  • Chess club meets on Wednesdays, starting December 10th. Any student interested in joining, please see Mrs. Courtney Harison                                                
  • The Winter Wonderland Dance will be held Fri, Jan 23 from 7-9pm. The dance is free with an $8 PTSA membership.                                                                                 
  • One more week till winter break.
  • Choir concert is next Tuesday.

Interesting facts:

  • It is impossible to lick you elbow.
  • A crocodile can’t stick it’s tongue out.
  • People say “Bless you” when you sneeze because when you sneeze, your heatr stops for a mili-second.
  • It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.
  • Hot water is heavier than cold.
  • Sound travels 15 times faster through steel than through air.

That”s all for today. Go Huskies!

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