Ottawa Elementary Schools District 141

District Office: 815-433-1133 | Contact

Shepherd Middle School

Principal: Lori Kimes - lkimes@oes141.org | Dean of Students: Gary Windy - gwindy@oes141.org

Staff Directory

Araujo

Mrs. Araujo

Updated: 08/26/2015 | Faculty | 815-434-7925 | maraujo@oes141.org | Started with District 141: 2000

Homework

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After we visit the library, students are expected to read their Independent Reading (IR) books each night. Fifty pages will be due each Monday for a grade in the Independent Reading category for Literature.

What’s happening in Literature and Language Arts?

August 31 - September 4th

MONDAY
Lit: book jacket
1/3
5/6
7/8

LA: acrostic

TUESDAY
Lit: book jacket/Reading Inventory
1/3
5/6
7/8

LA: acrostic

WEDNESDAY
Lit: Present book jackets
1/3
5/6
7/8

LA: MAP Testing in computer lab

THURSDAY—
Lit: pre-test
1/3
5/6
7/8

LA: present acrostics

FRIDAY
Lit: MAP Testing for Lit in lab (both class periods)
1/3
5/6
7/8

LA: MAP Testing for Lit in lab (both class periods)

Newsletter

Textbooks are kept in my classroom but can be sent home as needed for assignment completion. Students just need to ask me for one!

You can access Google Drive from home. Your login and password are the same as they are at school. Go to gmail.com. Remember to enter your full email address.


CATEGORIES FOR GRADES

Literature:

Daily Work 45%
Responsibility 5%
Independent Reading 50%

Language Arts:

Daily Work 45%
Independent Writing 50%
Responsibility 5%

Transition Words

Transition Words PDF

MAP Goal Setting

Language Objectives

Math Objectives

Reading Objectives

Late Work Policy

Late work will be accepted, but points will be deducted from the grade. Corrections can be made to any assignments. The original work and corrected work should be returned to the teacher the next school day. Absent work should be completed and turned in as soon as possible.

Links

GAMES

Word Scramble

Shmoop

BOOK FORMS

Fiction Book Form Document

Biography Book Form

Nonfiction/Factual Book Form Document

Citation Machine

Adjective List 1

Adjective List 2

VERBS

Linking Verbs

Linking Verb Review

Linking Verb Hangman

Linking Verb Word Scramble

PREPOSITIONS

Preposition List

Preposition Desert

Preposition Crossword I

Preposition Crossword II

Preposition Crossword III

BIOGRAPHY UNIT

Nobel Prize

Pulitzer Prize

American Institute of Physics

NASA

A Science Odyssey

Biography

Time Magazine

Rhyme Zone

OLYMPIC STUDY

Olympians

Summer Olympians

More Summer Olympians

Winter Olympians

Supply List

Grading Scale