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Zentangle Day 3

posted Mar 20, 2019, 10:40 AM by Matt Harmless

Plug in your headphones and watch the following videos. 


Watch this video to remember how to make a "String" for your Zentangle. 

Some of you were turning in "strings" without the "tangles"... This video is supposed to show you how to get your tile ready for the tangle
Learn about Strings

Zentangle Apprentice Pack #2 - Learn about Strings.mp4


Watch one (or all) of these videos to learn some new tangles. 

Each of these videos teaches you one or more designs to draw to fill in your tile. 
You do not have to create a tile that looks like the one they are doing. 
Learn a New Tangle: String

Zentangle Apprentice Pack #3 - Learn a New Tangle - String.mp4


Learn a New Tangle: Meer

Zentangle Apprentice Pack #4 - Learn a New Tangle - Meer.mp4


Learn a New Tangle: Nekton

Zentangle Apprentice Pack #5 - Learn a New Tangle - Nekton.mp4



Watch this video to learn more about the Zentangle Founders. 

You do not have to watch this, but if you want to know more about them and what they do, it can be interesting. 

Zentangle Apprentice Pack #6 - Meet Rick and Maria.mp4





Zentangle Day #2

posted Mar 19, 2019, 6:14 AM by Matt Harmless   [ updated Mar 19, 2019, 10:47 AM ]

Here is the video for our Zentangle Day #2:

Zentangle Apprentice Pack #2 - Learn about Strings

Zentangle Apprentice Pack #3 - Learn a New Tangle - String.mp4

Zentangle Apprentice Pack #4 - Learn a New Tangle - Meer.mp4




  • Watch the video while you work on your Zentangle. 
    • You can make this video full screen, might be helpful. 
    • Pause the video whenever necessary. 
    • Please try to keep the volume down or plug your headphones into the Chromebook (or your phone). 
  • Feel free to listen to music at the same time. 
    • (Try to pick something "ZEN".)
  • You can get your pencil from Mr. Harmless. 
    • (You should already have your Zentangle Pen.)
  • Try to enjoy this.
Here is yesterday's video: 

Zentangle Apprentice Pack #1 - Make a Tile.mp4





Friday, February 8th, 2019

posted Feb 8, 2019, 4:36 AM by Matt Harmless

Directions For Today:

Here are your tasks for today: 

Task One: Complete a Quick-Write.

  • This task should take about 10 - 20 minutes. 
  • Directions for this assignment will post in Google Classroom at 1:11pm. 
  • Don't forget to "Turn In" the assignment when you are done. 

Task Two: Do Some SAT Prep

  • Your PSAT test is in April. 
  • Get on Khan Academy and do some more SAT Prep. 
  • Finish your time today working on this. 

Task Three: Be good for the Sub.

  • I don't know who it is going to be, but be nice. 
  • Act like you are being busy, even when you aren't. 
  • Thank the Sub for subbing. 


Friday, January 25th, 2019

posted Jan 25, 2019, 11:04 AM by Matt Harmless   [ updated Jan 25, 2019, 11:14 AM ]

Khan Academy Today: 

Don't forget to sign in to Khan Academy!  
(Sign in with your school google account.)

Directions for January 11, 2019

posted Jan 11, 2019, 9:35 AM by Matt Harmless   [ updated Jan 11, 2019, 9:38 AM ]

Khan Academy SAT Prep


Monday, December 10th, 2018 ~ Directions for Today!

posted Dec 10, 2018, 7:35 AM by Matt Harmless


Step One: Complete your TRF for Tomorrow
  • YOU MUST make sure your TRF is ready for tomorrow!
  • Mr. Harmless will be checking TRF's as soon as you walk in the room tomorrow. Having them completed on time is 20 points of your Tutorial Grade. 
  • When you get your TRF done today, go ahead and give it to Mr. Harmless.

Step Two: VOCAB 
  • We've done this every week, so you shouldn't have any problems with this. 
  • This is the third week where you will have to look up your own definitions. 
  • Click Here to pull up the Vocab List for Week 11.
  • Click Here to find your presentation.
  • There are only two more weeks until this will be graded. 
  • Add Week Divider Slides!  (If you haven't already done that.)

Step Three: Work on the rough draft for your Argumentative Writing Project.
  • Click here to open up Google Classroom and access your Rough Draft Work.
  • Don't click "Turn In" until you are completely done with your paper. 
  • If you are not sure what you ought to be writing about, click here to rewatch the video. 

* You might also want to go back through these announcements to see if there are any assignments that you may have missed or didn't complete. Mr. Harmless will be entering several grades very soon, so make sure that you have everything done and caught up. 

Monday, December 3rd, 2018 ~ Directions for Today

posted Dec 3, 2018, 9:07 AM by Matt Harmless   [ updated Dec 3, 2018, 11:11 AM ]


Step One: Complete your TRF for Tomorrow
  • Make sure your TRF is ready for tomorrow. 
  • Mr. Harmless will be checking TRF's as soon as you walk in the room tomorrow. Having them completed on time is 20 points of your Tutorial Grade. 
  • If you get your TRF done today, go ahead and give it to Mr. Harmless.

Step Two: VOCAB 
  • We've done this every week, so you shouldn't have any problems with this. 
  • This is the third week where you will have to look up your own definitions. 
  • Click Here to pull up the Vocab List for Week 10.
  • Click Here to find your presentation.
  • There are only two more weeks until this will be graded. 
  • Add Week Divider Slides!  (If you haven't already done that.)

Step Three: Work on the rough draft for your Argumentative Writing Project.
  • Click here to open up Google Classroom and access your Rough Draft Work.
  • Don't click "Turn In" until you are completely done with your paper. 
  • If you are not sure what you ought to be writing about, click here to rewatch the video. 

* You might also want to go back through these announcements to see if there are any assignments that you may have missed or didn't complete. Mr. Harmless will be entering several grades very soon, so make sure that you have everything done and caught up. 

Directions for Friday, November 30th, 2018

posted Nov 30, 2018, 10:16 AM by Matt Harmless

Jobs for today: 

Job #1 Watch a short video

  • Find the Video on Google Classroom: Click Here
  • ... or here.
  • You can watch this video with your group
  • ... or you can pull it up on your phone
  • ... or plug some headphones into the Chromebook and watch it. 

Job #2 Quick Write

  • Find the Quick Write on Google Classroom: Click Here
  • Complete the Quick Write before the end of class. 

Job #3 Research for your Argumentative Writing Paper

  • You can find your Argumentative Writing Paper on Google Classroom: Click Here

Job #4 Be Quiet

  • This is Day #2 of the Final Cancellation Days


Directions for November 28th, 2018

posted Nov 28, 2018, 11:06 AM by Matt Harmless   [ updated Nov 28, 2018, 11:35 AM ]

Job #1 ~ Prepare Tomorrow's TRF

  • Prepare the TRF.
  • Give it to Mr. Harmless.

Job #2 ~ Find your Thesis Statement Graphic Organizer

  • Find your Thesis Statement Graphic Organizer that we worked on a few weeks ago. 
  • (You could try clicking here to pull up Google Classroom.)
  • If someone else in your group cannot find theirs, help them. 

Job #3 ~ Start writing a rough draft for your Argumentative Writing Project

  • Open up (and read) the Argumentative Writing Rubric (Click Here)
    • The Rubric is what Mr. Harmless will use to grade your Argumentative Writing Paper. 
  • Open up the blank project (click here)
    • Discuss with your group ... 
    • ... each person share their topic.
    • ... each person share their Thesis Statement.
    • ... each person share what you think Mr. Harmless wants in this project.
  • If you read these directions carefully, you will notice that you don't actually start writing today. 
    • ... but I should hear your discussing with your groups!

Job #4 ~ Get your Binder Checked.

  • When it is your turn, get your binder checked. 

Job #5 ~ Stay Quiet.

  • Stay quiet... you are earning ... NO FINAL. 
  • See if you can figure out whose music Mr. Harmless is playing. 

Monday, November 26th, 2018 ~ Directions for Today

posted Nov 26, 2018, 9:05 AM by Matt Harmless


Step One: Complete your TRF for Tomorrow
  • Make sure your TRF is ready for tomorrow. 
  • I will be checking TRF's as soon as you walk in the room tomorrow. Having them completed on time is 20 points of your Tutorial Grade. 

Step Two: VOCAB 
  • We've done this every week, so you shouldn't have any problems with this. 
  • This is the third week where you will have to look up your own definitions. 
  • Click Here to pull up the Vocab List for Week 9.
  • Click Here to find your presentation.
  • There will be a Project Grade on this soon. Make sure your presentation is up to date.
  • Add Week Divider Slides!  (If you haven't already done that.)

Step Three: Khan Academy

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