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Welcome all parents and students! I'm looking forward to teaching ELA this year. This is my sixth year as a teacher, and fifth year at BCMS. If you have any questions please e-mail me at cloftin@burke.k12.ga.us.
 

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Supplies

 

Classroom Supplies

    • 3 ring binder (1 inch is fine)
    • 5 Dividers
    • Composition Notebook
    • Pencils/erasers
    • Notebook paper
    • Pens (blue or black ink- erasable preferable)
    • markers, colored pencils, or crayons

Schedule

7:35-8:00 Homeroom
8:03-9:10 1st Period
9:12-10:19  Connections
10:22-11:32 2nd Period
11:35-1:12 3rdPeriod
(Lunch 12:10-12:40)
1:15-2:22 4th Period
2:25-3:00 ELT 

Parent/Student/Teacher Resources

Does your child need extra help/resources for the following categories?

 

Help with vocabulary?

Student Use:

http://www.vocabulary.co.il/analogies/middle-school/middle-school-analogy-match/

http://study.com/academy/lesson/fun-vocabulary-games-for-middle-school.html

http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/vocabulary_games.html

http://www.vocabulary.co.il/

https://www.youtube.com/user/letstalkpodcast

 

Classroom Use: https://www.flocabulary.com/vocabulary-mini-games/

https://www.weareteachers.com/11-vocab-review-games-to-make-the-learning-stick/

http://www.sadlier.com/surviving-until-the-end-fun-vocabulary-activities-worth-repeating

https://mnwelementary-daily5andcafe.wikispaces.com/file/view/Vocabulary+Games+for+Middle+School%5B1%5D.pdf

http://ebi.missouri.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Vocabulary-Lesson-Classroom-Ideas.pdf

https://www.flocabulary.com/subjects/vocabulary/

 

Help with reading comprehension?

Student Use:

http://www.watchknowlearn.org/Category.aspx?CategoryID=3265

http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/archives/readingmachine.shtml

https://sites.google.com/site/gameonlearning/la-middle-school-games

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/lang_mid.htm

http://www.forsyth.k12.ga.us/cms/lib3/GA01000373/Centricity/Domain/1818/February%20Handout%20Websites%20for%20Middle%20School%20Students%20and%20Younger.pdf

 

Classroom Use:

http://education.cu-portland.edu/blog/classroom-resources/ten-free-reading-comprehension-exercises-online/

https://www.pinterest.com/explore/reading-comprehension-games/

https://www.commonsense.org/education/top-picks/middle-school-reading-apps-and-websites

http://www.k12reader.com/category/reading-games-activities/

http://study.com/academy/lesson/reading-comprehension-games-for-middle-school.html

 

Reading Fluency?

Classroom Use:

http://www.readingresource.net/websitesforkids.html

http://pbskids.org/games/reading/

http://www.bensalemsd.org/Page/2859

http://readwithme.cast.org/resources.html

 

Teacher Use:

http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/tech/tech072.shtml

http://www.sst6.org/attachments/article/1578/building_fluency_lessons.pdf

 

Help with typing?

Student Use:

https://www.wristbandexpress.com/content/Wrist-Hands-and-Fingers-Proper-Typing-Techniques

http://www.bwsd.k12.wi.us/middle/SitePages/Typing%20Games.aspx

https://www.edutopia.org/groups/games-learning/804551

http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/keyboarding_games.html

http://www.typingadventure.com/index.php?mod=game

 

Teacher Use:

http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/tech/tech072.shtml

 

Study Skills:

http://www.educationcorner.com/study-skills.html

http://www.lynchburg.edu/academics/tutoring-academic-support/top-10-study-skills/

 

GMAS Practice:

https://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Documents/GM%20Grade%206%20EOG%20Assessment%20Guide%202.pdf