September 27, 2017- Ms. Parker’s D1 Class

Welcome Ms. Parker’s D1 class! Today you will begin the pre-writing phase of your comparison and contrast five-paragraph essay. You will use graphic organizers to help visually map your essay.

Learning Target:

I can:

  1.  identify the items that I want to compare and contrast.
  2. describe how the items are alike (compare) and how they are different (contrast).
  3. use the graphic organizer to map comparisons and contrasts.
  4. use comparison and contrast words.

Handout: comparison-and-contrast-paper-transition-words.pdf

September 21, 2017- Mrs. Stanton’s 9th Grade- Block A6- English Class

“The only thing that you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.” ~Albert Einstein

Welcome Mrs. Stanton’s 9th Grade English Class (Block A6)!

Today you will participate in an orientation and a tour of the library. You will also listen to a book talk featuring a sampling of award winning books.

Learning Targets:

I can:

  1. Name 4 services that the library can provide me.
  2. Use the library online catalog to locate books and materials (via the library blog’s QR code or web site).
  3. Access the library’s blog for class assignments, databases, research pathfinders, and writing instruction guidelines.
  4. Select and checkout a book from one of the following award categories:
  • Alex Award
  • Best Fiction for Young Adults
  • Best Non-Fiction for Young Adults
  • Michael Printz Award
  • National Book Award
  • Stonewall Book Award

Handout: ninth-grade-orientation-handout-revised-september-12-2017.pdf

September 21, 2017- Freshman Foundations Classes- Mr. DeRosa, Mrs. Simmons, Mr. Tinker, and Ms. Parker

 ”The only thing that you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.” ~Albert Einstein

Welcome Mr. DeRosa’s, Mrs. Simmon’s, Mr. Tinker’s, and Ms. Parker’s Freshman Foundation classes! Today you will participate in a brief library orientation and tour.

Learning Targets:

I can:

1. Name 4 services that the library can provide me.

2. Use the library online catalog to locate books and materials (via the library blog’s QR code or web site).

3. Access the library’s blog for class assignments, databases, research pathfinders, and writing instruction guidelines.

Handout: ninth-grade-orientation-handout-revised-september-12-2017.pdf

September 18, 2017

“The only thing that you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.” ~Albert Einstein

Welcome Mrs. Coen’s 9th Grade English Classes (A3 and A4)!

Today you will participate in an orientation and a tour of the library. You will also listen to a book talk featuring a sampling of mystery, horror, science fiction and fantasy books.

Learning Targets:

I can:

  1. Name 4 services that the library can provide me.
  2. Use the library online catalog to locate books and materials (via the library blog’s QR code or web site).
  3. Access the library’s blog for class assignments, databases, research pathfinders, and writing instruction guidelines.
  4. Select and checkout a mystery, horror, science fiction or fantasy book for my book project.

September 15, 2017- Mrs. Coen’s Sophomore English Class

“The only thing that you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.” ~Albert Einstein

Welcome Mrs. Coen’s 10th grade English class (A5)! You will listen to a book talk featuring a sampling of books by Maine authors and “award winners”.

Learning Targets:

I can:

  1. Use the library online catalog to locate books and materials (via the library blog’s QR code or web site).
  2. Select and checkout a book by a Maine author or an “award winner” for my book project.

September 15, 2017- Mrs. Coen’s 9th Grade English Classes- A3 and A4

“The only thing that you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.” ~Albert Einstein

Welcome Mrs. Coen’s 9th Grade English Classes (A3 and A4)!

Today you will participate in an orientation and a tour of the library. You will also listen to a book talk featuring a sampling of mystery, horror, science fiction and fantasy books.

Learning Targets:

I can:

  1. Name 4 services that the library can provide me.
  2. Use the library online catalog to locate books and materials (via the library blog’s QR code or web site).
  3. Access the library’s blog for class assignments, databases, research pathfinders, and writing instruction guidelines.
  4. Select and checkout a mystery, horror, science fiction or fantasy book for my book project.

September 15, 2017- Mrs. Panetski’s Photography I Classes- A2 and A6

Welcome Mrs. Panetski’s D5 Photography I class. Today you will gather information for history of photography project.

Learning Targets:

I will be able to:

1) Scan the library blog’s QR code to access the online catalog, databases, assignment links, and learning targets.

2) Select resources using the library’s online catalog and databases.

3) Take notes from the resources I gather.

4) Begin the rough draft written portion (one page summary) of my research.

5) Create a brochure from the information I gather.

Getting Started Links:

September 14, 2017- Mrs. Stanton’s 9th Grade English Classes

“The only thing that you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.” ~Albert Einstein

Welcome Mrs. Stanton’s 9th Grade English Classes (D1, D2, and D6)!

Today you will participate in an orientation and a tour of the library. You will also listen to a book talk featuring a sampling of award winning books.

Learning Targets:

I can:

  1. Name 4 services that the library can provide me.
  2. Use the library online catalog to locate books and materials (via the library blog’s QR code or web site).
  3. Access the library’s blog for class assignments, databases, research pathfinders, and writing instruction guidelines.
  4. Select and checkout a book from one of the following award categories:
  • Alex Award
  • Best Fiction for Young Adults
  • Best Non-Fiction for Young Adults
  • Michael Printz Award
  • National Book Award
  • Stonewall Book Award

Handout: ninth-grade-orientation-handout-revised-september-12-2017.pdf

June 9, 2017- Ms. Davey’s AP United States History Class- A5

Welcome! Today we will be watching, evaluating, and giving feedback on the book trailers you have created.

June 8, 2017- Mrs. Emmerson’s AP European History Class- D3

Today you will gather information from databases and books to research your inquiry question/topic, related to  your book trailer.