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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

Monday, November 19th, 2018 ~ Directions for Today

posted Nov 19, 2018, 9:45 AM by Matt Harmless   [ updated Nov 26, 2018, 9:06 AM ]


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 8.
  • Click Here to find your presentation.
  • There will be a Project Grade on this soon. Make sure your presentation is up to date.

Step Three: Khan Academy

Friday, November 16th, 2018 ~ Directions for Today

posted Nov 16, 2018, 9:18 AM by Matt Harmless

Click Here to complete "The Form" for today. 

(When done, you may work on any other material.)




Mr. Harmless... Can I... ?

posted Nov 15, 2018, 11:49 AM by Matt Harmless

No.

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 ~ Directions for Today:

posted Nov 14, 2018, 8:51 AM by Matt Harmless   [ updated Nov 14, 2018, 11:12 AM ]

Here are your directions for today: 
  • Get your Binder Checked by a tutor.
  • Open Skyward in a new Tab... Sign IN.
    • If you need your Skyward password reset, let Mr. Harmless know.
  • Once you've opened Skyward, please complete this Form.
    • You will get a grade for this today. 
  • With the remainder of the time: 
    • Get Caught up on VOCAB. (Mr. Harmless Suggestion)
    • Ask Mr. Harmless Math Questions.
    • Walk around the room like a fool.
    • Sit quietly while working on your Chromebook. 
    • Discuss something quietly with your neighbor.
    • Talk with other students who are across the room by just yelling at them. 
    • Work on other homework from another class. 



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