Monday, August 25, 2014

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Week 1, Day 2
Objective: Discuss classroom expectations, policies, and procedures.  Learn proper use and care of Chrome Books.  Become more familiar with Mrs. Avalos's classroom and procedures.  

Hope your first day back was wonderful and welcome to Day #2!!!
  1. Blog! 
    1. Read all of it!
    2. Don't just skim!
    3. There is a lot of important information on here!
    4. REALLY don't like to repeat myself over, and over, and over, and over...
  2. Technology
    1. Sometimes it will work, sometimes it will not work.
    2. Be flexible.
    3. Collaborate with each other.
    4. Help each other.
    5. I do not know everything and I will not pretend to.  There are many things we will learn together.  
  3. Go over Syllabus
    1. Please read through this.  Senor Galvan will give you a copy of the front page. Bring it back signed.   
    2. Senor Galvan has paper copies of the syllabus, if anyone would like one.
  4. DRE (Daily Revising and Editing) Sheets
    1. Given to you on Mondays.
    2. Due Friday.
    3. Use these proofreading marks to correct the sentences.  
  5. SAT Vocabulary
    1. 10 words each week, starting this week.
    2. There will be quizzes each week...Quiz on Tuesday (no school Monday)
    3. The quizzes will be cumulative, which means they will build up.  This helps you transfer the knowledge from short term memory to long term memory.  Essentially, you will be tested on each word up to 5 times.  
    4. Definitions are on my website.  You may use the link at the top of this blog.  
    5. I have also created a Quizlet Study Set for you to study.  The link to the Quizlet Study Set is on the tab above that says "SAT Words of the Week."
    6. You will need to create an account on Quizlet.  
  6. Make a copy of "Usernames and Passwords." 
    1. Fill out any of the usernames and passwords that you already know.  
    2. The other websites listed will be log-ins that we will create in the future.  Don't worry about any of them if you don't know what they are or what they mean.  
  7. Have a GREAT DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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