Please review your goals with your parents from P1 grades. Parents sign sheets.

Charge your computers for our Lexile test on Monday.


Handy Transitions 2017


Are your camp forms in?  How about your Federal Survey Forms?

Finish your brainstorm on the Lion and the Wild Boar that should have been completed in class.

Transitional Words Quiz

Rags to Riches


We have a brand new start to our citizenship grades starting today.  Remember that citizenship is more than sitting quietly. Be sure to be prepared for class each and every day.  Charge your computers, have them with you, and have your PBnJ out and ready for the start of class.  Volunteer your thoughts and complete your starter activities.

Wendy’s Night to support our 6th grade camp trip in March is tomorrow night. Turn in your flyer and we could earn a free Frosty.

Your Federal Survey Papers should be in already.  Please return tomorrow.

Camp forms should also be turned in ASAP.  We need to figure the total cost of camp.

We will continue to work on proving the theme this week getting ready for our first on demand writing prompt this Thursday.

Minimum Day is this Wednesday.  10/11/17.


Capitalization and character trait quiz tomorrow. Review your notes.

Class zone

Rags to Riches Capitalization Game

Capitalization Jeopardy



Happy October

We have a capitalization and character trait mini quiz this Wednesday.  Please review your notes from your binder.  We will also be reviewing in class.

Remember that you can fix-it a quiz or paper with in two weeks of getting the paper or quiz back.

I will begin after school help this Tuesday from 2:15-3:00.  You must sign into Prime Time first.


It was fun seeing everyone’s parents at Back to School Night last night.  Please continue to keep communicating with me via email or phone.  I would love for students to start emailing me themselves. It is a useful skill for them to learn early- self advocacy.


Charge your computers each night and bring them each day.

20 minutes of reading each night.  Maybe re read “Greyling” tonight focusing on the parts of the plot and the conflict that Greyling faced.  Refer back to your notes from today’s decision.

Parts of a Essay quiz is this Wednesday.  Please review your rough drafts from your Shades of Me paper.  You will need your computer here and charged.

We started our next mini lesson today on Capitalization Rules.  Please keep your notes in your binder under English section along with your conflict notes.

Back to School Night is this Wednesday night.  September 27th.  Please visit the book fair that night and support our classroom and library.

Context Clues Millionaire Game

Context Clues Millionaire Game II

Context Clues Jeopardy

Context Clue Jeopardy Lab


Great job turning in your Shades of Me papers.

Remember to charge your computers each night and bring them with you every day.  COMPLETELY shut off your computers BEFORE you leave campus.

Rags to Riches Genre Game


First paper check!  Please keep your rough draft in your binder until I ask you to take it out.  Be sure to turn it in tomorrow if you did not today.  It will be late and it will affect your citizenship grade.

Tomorrow we will begin our Narrative unit.  Please continue to explore the different genres on your reading logs.

ALL questions regarding computer issue should be addressed to Mr. Hawthorne via parent email.

Remember to charge your computer each night and bring your computers to school each and every day.


Please finish typing your Shades of Me papers tonight.  We had a lot of time in class today.  You should have completed in class or be close to finishing it.  We will print tomorrow in class.

Remember to double space your paragraphs, using Times New Roman, and size 12. Create a clever title.  You should not have the words shades of me in it at all.

Please charge your computers- make sure the charger plug clicks and the red button turns on. You need your computers with you every day.

Read 20 minutes each and every day.


Another great week.

I hope you are excited about your computers.  Please remember that they are on loan. We do not use them for games, music, or let anyone in our family borrow them.  Please find a safe place to charge your computer each and every night.  You need to have your computer with you every day.

We will type up our papers tomorrow and print them in class on Tuesday.

9/12/17     Half Day tomorrow.   Fire Drill practice tomorrow in 3 period.

I will stamp the conclusion tomorrow.


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I gave you 2 days to complete your body. Please make sure you have at least 9 sentences. At least 3 sentences per trait. Explain your trait, connect it to your symbol and then give a reason or example as to how you are your trait,

We will type our papers on Monday in class after we receive our computers this Friday.

Please work on your rough drafts some tonight.  I will give you more time tomorrow in class.


Business:   Remember to bring recyclable bags tomorrow for your textbooks. ALL paperwork from the office is due tomorrow.  Please review that you signed each paper and that you included the lunch form as well.  The office would like it returned even if you know that you will not qualify.

Today we started our Shades of Me paper.  Please DO NOT work ahead.  Each paper will be divided piece by piece.

We reviewed several examples for the introduction.  I will stamp it tomorrow for homework.

introduction -Robe9/6/17

Today we worked hard to think about what character traits we would use to describe us and which symbol would represent those traits.  Your brainstorm is due tomorrow.

Shades of Me Info Sheet

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REMEMBER to turn in your office packet ASAP.  Due FRIDAY.

August 2017

WOW- What a great first week!

You all did an amazing job dealing with the heat and flowing through your schedules.  Welcome to our Pershing family.

I will use this site to explain assignments, projects, and post up quiz and test dates.

Day to day assignments should be recorded in your planner when you walk into class each morning.  Please stay organized and use your planner to review your assignments and stay up to date on your work. I will not have each and every assignment posted here. You should use your planner each and every day to record daily assignments, projects, quizzes,tests, and and your outside school activities.

Our focus this week was to build a community within our classroom and to use teamwork and cooperative skills to help us get to know each other and our school rules.

Textbooks will be picked up this Friday during your math classes.  Please plan on getting a ride home that day and bring a reusable bag to carry them in.

You should have reviewed both your syllabus and planner and turned in the syllabus agreement on Friday.

Our first reading log is due at the end on the semester on January 24th. Please record your books as you read them. Remember you can use our classroom library to check out a book if you need one. You should be reading 20 minutes each and every night!


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