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Welcome to Ms. Bane's Classroom Website! Please use the links on the right to navigate.
 
As of August 8, 2016, all assignments and updates will be posted on Ms. Bane's Google Classroom page.
 

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Finals Week is next week! Are you ready?
 
Monday: Holiday Return schedule
Tuesday: Finals for Periods 1 and 6
Wednesday: Finals for Periods 2 and 5
Thursday: Finals for Periods 3 and 4
Friday: Last day!

Kate Kinsella Academic Vocabulary of the Week

diverse and diversity

It's important to consider diverse sources when writing papers.

Our oceans are home to a rich diversity of species.

Smidt Tech's Fall Reading Competition ends DECEMBER 5! Have you fulfilled all of the requirements for the competition?
 
Students must read 40+ articles (and score 75% or better) on Achieve3000.
Students must ALSO improve their Lexile level on Achieve3000 by 100 points.
Students must ALSO reach their individual point goal on Accelerated Reader.
Students must ALSO finish five Worldly Wise lessons during the competition (up to Level 7 Lesson 7 for ninth graders).
 
If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask. :)
Can you believe that it is already WEEK 15? 
 
Grades for the progress report close this Friday at 4 p.m. Make sure you submit all work before then. Late work will not be accepted for this progress report.
 
I have tutoring this Thursday from 4-5! I'll see you there. :)
Did you know that you can find links to important resources here on this website?
 
Click on Unit Resources for links to stories we read in class, helpful lists, instructions for Tic-Tac-Toe, and more!
 
Click on Links for direct links to our various websites and programs.
 
Click on Fall Reading Contest for links to AR, guidelines, and more.

Kate Kinsella Academic Vocabulary of the Week

crisis and critical

Staying calm during a crisis is critical for survival.

Kate Kinsella Academic Vocabulary of the Week

compromise and conflict

Many unions have had to consider a compromise between two perspectives.

Analyzing the conflict of a story will often reveal motivation.

Lord of the Flies Reading Schedule for the Week of September 29-October 3

Chapters 7-8--Read by the START of class on Monday/Tuesday.
Chapter 9--Read by the START of class on Wednesday.
Chapter 10--Read by the START of class on Thursday/Friday
Chapters 11-12--Read by the START of class on next Monday/Tuesday.

Remember, you can also refer to the Calendar on this page for all future reading dates.

Lord of the Flies Reading Schedule for the Week of September 22-26

Chapter 4--Read by the START of class on Monday/Tuesday.
Chapter 5--Read by the START of class on Wednesday.
Chapter 6--Read by the START of class on Thursday/Friday
Chapters 7-8--Read by the START of class on next Monday/Tuesday.

Remember, you can also refer to the Calendar on this page for all future reading dates.