Category Archives: grammar

First Week Update

First Homework Assignment is due Tuesday, August 30. 6th Grade Word of the Week: Abhor Literary Term: Metaphor First Class Novel: The Watson’s Go to Birmingham Grammar Review lessons for the week: Nouns and Verbs Writing: Starting on Personal Narratives 7th Grade Word of the Week: Aberration … Continue reading

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Argument Essays

6th Grade We learned about conjunctions and identified them in sentences.  We also worked on a class essay on the positive effects of competitive sports after completing a class debate on the topic.  We will start researching our own argument topics … Continue reading

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New Year and New Novels

6th Grade We started a new class novel called Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenlick. It is the story of a boy named Steven who seems to have a normal life, but he has an annoying younger brother. We just … Continue reading

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Shana Tova

Character Day We had a great day learning about character strengths.   8th Grade Recap This week in Mrs. Teitelbaum’s class we learned a few things. First, we focused on adjectives. We learned how adjectives can modify a noun in … Continue reading

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8th Grade Week in Review

Life As We Knew It recap We, again didn’t read much this week, but here is a quick update. Most of the world is having issues with tsunamis because the tides are controlled by the moon. Most people aren’t going … Continue reading

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7th Grade Recap

This week in Mrs. Teitelbaum’s class we continued reading, Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to Not Reading. Charlie Joe thinks that reading is terrible; he will do anything to not read. He believes that when you get into reading it ruins your … Continue reading

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Admiring Adverbs

We have been working on our Adverb unit for the past two weeks.  We will continue to practice working with adverbs up until winter break.  We will start a new grammar unit on colons and semi-colons after the New Year.  Here … Continue reading

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