Ms. Myers' Class

6th Grade ELA and Social Studies

Types of Writing Brochure

We have spent a couple days now learning and discussing the different types of writing we will be using in this class. Now it’s your turn to put all you’ve learned into one nice, organized brochure. What better way to showcase your learning than a very appealing brochure that advertises just how great it is to learn and write. Your brochures will be due on Friday, August 22 by the.. Read More

Compare/Contrast Different Types of Writing

Do you think you can explain the differences and similarities between a narrative, persuasive, or informative/explanatory writing piece? You sure? Well today in class we will put our knowledge to the test. We will be able to identify types of writing by correctly reading and analyzing writing pieces.  

Reading Log Reflections

Today in class, we will review our Reading Log Reflections. These are not like other reading logs you may be used to so make sure you read all the directions and answer ALL the questions you need to. If you have any questions, make sure to bring them to class so that this homework assignment gets easier and easier every week it is due. ReadingLogReflectionHomework-8

Testing Our Knowledge: Types of Writing

For homework, you will need to complete your Types of Writing Worksheet. Read each example and determine whether it is persuasive, narrative, or informative/explanatory. Then, create your own examples of each type of writing.   TypesofWritingWorksheet-2  

Summer “Shorts” Story

Since we just came back from Summer Vacation, we would all love to hear about how much fun it all was. I’m sure we spent a lot of time sleeping and watching fun but I want to hear about all the fun activities you did during the summer. We are going to createa collection of Summer “Short” Stories so that our class can get an insight on what you did.. Read More

Social Studies: 8-14-14

Can you draw a map of the world without the help of the internet or an actual map? Do you feel like you can draw an accurate map from memory? Well today we are going to test our knowledge of how much we actually remember.

Our Class Syllabus

CourseSyllabusMs.Contreras-2 Today we will complete a jigsaw activity in groups. Instead of having to read our entire syllabus, we will break it up into to chunks and teach it to each other.

Welcome to your first day of 7th Grade Social Studies!

Today we will set goals for the year and express our concerns that we have regarding Social Studies. We will write complete sentences and paragraphs about what we can do to keep an A in this class. For today’s group activity, you will test your knowledge on how much you know about locations on a map. You will combine your brains and draw a map from your memory.

Welcome to your first day of 7th Grade ELA!

To get to know each other better, we are going to enjoy some team-building activities that will help us get to know each other better. We will define a great classmate using a graphic organizer, work in groups, and play a game of “I Can Relate.” For our Define A Classmate Activity, you will use a graphic organizer to determine the qualities that a great classmate should have.  You will.. Read More