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Mrs. Packa

Alexandra Packa

English I, Language Arts 8,
Advanced Language Arts 8
Colony Middle School
Room 214
 
alexandra.packa@matusk12.us
 
See "File Download Library" for individual class descriptions.
Mrs. Packa
In the Class
  • First Week Materials
    • 1" 3-ring binder
    • dividers 
    • 3 different colored highlighters
    • pencils/pens
    • flashcards
    • smile
  • What will homework look like?
    I call work at home "practice." How much a student needs depends on his/her skill level. Student A might need more practice with paraphrasing, while student B needs more practice with spelling. The new curriculum allows me time and a venue for assigning individual work based on student need. This is really exciting! Some types of practice at home may include:
     
    • Finishing Closed Reader practice pages
    • Vocabulary study
    • Outside reading (timed and/or reading logs)
    • Group projects
    • Speech/presentation practice
    • others...
     I try really hard to allow for as much family time as possible. I will let parents know via email when tests, large projects, or papers are due. 
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