May 2, 2016

Teacher Pages

In addition to direct contact with teachers, CSD is pleased to provide more granular access to specific notes from teacher classrooms. Use the navigation bar on the left to locate and select your teacher’s class notes page, which may feature static messages and documents followed by a stream of updates and posts from your instructor. To learn more about how the website is organized and structured, visit the FAQ page.

With this increased access to teacher updates published on the website comes a wide array of subscription options as well. Using the links provided on the Connect page, classroom families can easily define what information (news and/or teacher notes) they wish to receive, as well as how they receive this information; delivery options for each category of news and/or teacher notes includes email, text message (SMS), Twitter and RSS.

All Teacher Notes (District-Wide)

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Today we read and scored student sample responses to Tuesday’s timed write. Then students read and scored each other’s essays. If you were absent, talk to me when you return about how to approach the self-evaluation of your essay. Homework: Continue… [Read More…]

Practice Charts due week of May 2nd

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Today we worked in groups to review key elements of each of the major works we’ve read this year. See the instructions here if you were absent, so you know what to review as you begin to study for the… [Read More…]

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

First, we briefly reviewed the homework due today. If you were absent today, hand this assignment in when you return. (See yesterday’s post for details.) The rest of the period was used for the timed write. If you were absent,… [Read More…]

Monday, April 25, 2016

We first went over today’s homework, questions 1 & 4 on p. 967 on “That time of year.” Next, we discussed the characteristics of a villanelle. There’s a brief definition of villanelle in last week’s packet (pattern packet). If you… [Read More…]

March & April

We Love Bugs! The students’ music program was so sweet. Andrew and Bella did great! We won March’s Box Top Competition! Students learned about tracking and had a couple mystery animal events to decode every morning. They used their knowledge… [Read More…]

January & February

We returned from Winter Break and a big ice storm, to paint some strikingly beautiful cardinals in the snow Students learned about the forest floor and decomposers. To celebrate these super creatures, we enjoyed dirt dessert (gummy worms in layers… [Read More…]


December was a month for salmon, friendship and generosity. Enjoy some photos from our month together. Angel and Annalise creating salt dough for ornaments. Thank you to Mrs. Chiu and Mrs. Aho for creating such a fun day for us!… [Read More…]

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Today, we discussed the characteristics of Italian and English sonnets which are outlined in the packet from Tuesday (pattern packet) and also on pp. 964-7 in Perrine’s. During class, we read “On First Looking into Chapman’s Homer” and answered questions… [Read More…]

Week 31By: Andrew Olson!

Dear parents This week we have been working on or state testing and finishing those up, and as well as we have finished up on are testing we still have are Idioms story which is were we have one simple… [Read More…]