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Media Center Classes April 30-May 4

Monday - Mrs. Burke-Grade 6 Language Arts-Inspiration outlining/Parallel stories-Cinderella

Tuesday - Ms. Crawford-Spanish-Research on Spanish-speaking countries
Mrs. Worthington-Grade 7 Language Arts-Parallel stories-Cinderella

Wednesday - Mrs. Cushman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Inspiration outlining/Parallel stories-Cinderella
Mrs. Burke-Grade 6 Social Studies-Period 4

Thursday - Mrs. Abrams-Grade 7 Language Arts-Parallel stories/Parallel stories-Cinderella

Friday - Mrs. Miller-Grade 7 Language Arts-Parallel stories-Cinderella
ALL STUDENT BOOKS ARE DUE!

posted on: April 30, 2007

Media Center Classes April 23-27, 2007

Monday - Ms. Crawford-Spanish-Review stations

Tuesday - Film Festival preparation
Mrs. Miceli-Grade 6 Social Studies-Research on computers

Wednesday - Mrs. Miceli-Grade 6 Social Studies-Research on computers
Mrs. Miller-Grade 7 Language Arts-Research

Thursday - Mrs. Miceli-Grade 6 Social Studies-Research on computers

Friday - Mrs. Miceli-Grade 6 Social Studies-Research on computers

posted on: April 30, 2007

Media Center Classes April 16-20, 2007

Monday - Mrs. Miller-Grade 7 Language Arts-CRCT reference resource review
CRCT testing

Tuesday - CRCT testing

Wednesday - CRCT testing

Thursday - CRCT testing

Friday - CRCT testing

posted on: April 15, 2007

Media Center Classes April 9-13, 2007

Monday - Ms. Kelly-Grade 8 Language Arts-CRCT reference resources review
Mrs. Brown-Curry-Grade 6 Science/Social Studies-PowerPoint presentations

Tuesday - Mrs. Hartnett/Mrs. Monterano-Grade 8 Language Arts-CRCT reference resources review

Wednesday - Mrs. Kaplan-Grade 8 Language Arts-CRCT reference resources review

Thursday - Mrs. Worthington-Grade 7 Language Arts-CRCT research skills review

Friday - Mrs. Abrams-Grade 7 Language Arts-CRCT research skills review

posted on: April 13, 2007

Media Center Classes March 26-30, 2007

Monday - Mrs. worthington-Grade 7 Language Arts-Technical reading/writing
Mrs. Burke-Grade 6 Language Arts-CRCT review; dictionaries

Tuesday - I-Movie teams meet during Connections

Wednesday - Mrs. Crawford-Spanish-review stations

Thursday - Mrs. Cushman-Grade 6 Language Arts-CRCT review; dictionary review

Friday - Ms.Shaw-Grade 6 Language Arts-CRCT review; dictionaries

posted on: March 26, 2007

Media Center Classes March 19-23, 2007

Tuesday - Staff Clusters

Wednesday - Mrs. Worthington - Grade 7 Language Arts

Thursday - Mrs. Abrams - Grade 7 Language Arts-Technical reading (nonfiction)

Friday - I-Movie teams meet

posted on: March 19, 2007

Media Center Classes March12-16, 2007

Monday - Mrs, Kaplan-Grade 8 Language Arts-Student-created magazine compilations and binding

Tuesday - Ms. Kelly-Grade 8 Language Arts-Georgia authors

Wednesday - I-Movie work with Nick Ciarlante

Thursday - Mrs. Hartnett/Mrs. Monterano-Grade 8 Language Arts-Georgia authors

Friday - Mrs. Kaplan-Grade 8 Language Arts-Georgia authors

posted on: March 10, 2007

Media Center Classes March 5-9, 2007

Monday - Mrs. Smith-Music-Grade 6, Composers Research; Grade 7, Decades Research
Mrs. Davis - Grade 6 Science-Science Research

Tuesday - Mrs. Burke-Grade 6 Language Arts-Note card organization and outlining
Mrs. Smith-Music research
Mrs. Davis-Science research

Wednesday - Ms. Shaw-Grade 6 Language Arts-Medical discoveries research
Mrs. Smith-Music research

Thursday - Mrs. Cushman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Note card organization and outlining
Mrs. Smith-Music research

Friday - Ms. Shaw-Grade 6 Language Arts-Note card organization and outlining

posted on: March 05, 2007

Media Center Classes, February 26-March 2, 2007

Monday - Mrs. Hartnett/Mrs. Manderano-Grade 8 Language Arts
Mrs. Cushman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Research

Tuesday - Mrs. Worthington-Grade 7 Language Arts
Mrs. Cushman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Research

Wednesday - Mrs. Miller-grade 7 Language Arts
Ms. Shaw-Grade 6 Language Arts-Research

Thursday - Mrs. Abrams-Grade 7 Language Arts
Ms. Shaw-Grade 6 Language Arts-Research

Friday - Ms. Crawford-Grade 8-Spanish

posted on: February 26, 2007

Media Center Classes February 12-16, 2007

Monday - Mrs. Shockley-Grade 8 Science-Computers

Tuesday - Mrs. Burke-Grade 6 Language Arts-Research paper topic selection (endangered species); Taking notes

Wednesday - Mrs. Miller-Grade 7 Language Arts-Famous Couples

Thursday - Mrs. Cushman/Mrs. Krodman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Research paper topic selection (inventions); Taking notes

Friday - Ms. Shaw-Grade 6 Language Arts-Research paper topic selection (medical discoveries); Taking notes

posted on: February 14, 2007

Media Center Classes February 5-9, 2007

Monday - Mrs. Hartnett/ Mrs. Manderano - Grade 8 Language Arts-Famous Couples
Mrs. Shockley - Research using computers

Tuesday - Mrs. Worthington - Grade 7 Language Arts-Famous Couples

Wednesday - I-Movie training

Thursday - Mrs. Abrams - Grade 7 Language Arts-Famous Couples
Mrs. Shockley - Research using computers

Friday - Mrs. Miller - Grade 7 Language Arts-Famous Couples
Mrs. Shockley - Research using computers

posted on: February 05, 2007

Media Center Classes January 29-February 3, 2007

Monday - Mrs. Miller-Grade 7 Language Arts-Parenthetical documentation

Tuesday - Mrs. Shaw-Grade 6 Language Arts-Bibliographic citations

Wednesday - Mrs. Abrams-Grade 7 Language Arts-Parenthetical documentation

Thursday - Mrs. Kelly-Grade 8 Language Arts-Famous Couples reference search

Friday - Mrs. Kaplan-Grade 8 Language Arts-Famous Couples reference search

posted on: January 29, 2007

Media Center Classes January 22-26, 2007

Monday - Mrs. Worthington-Grade 7 Language Arts-Research on disasters

Tuesday - Mrs. Burke-Grade 6 Language Arts-Citations
Mrs. Baylor-Grade 7 Social Studies-Computers

Wednesday - Mrs. Worthington-Grade 7 Language Arts-Parenthetical documentation
Mrs. Baylor-Grade 7 Social Studies-Computers

Thursday - Mrs. Cushman and Mrs. Krodman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Citations

Friday - Mrs. Shaw-Grade 6 Language Arts-Citations

posted on: January 22, 2007

Media Center Classes January 16-19, 2007

Tuesday - Mrs. Worthington-Grade 7 Language Arts-Research introduction
Mr. Woolsey - Grade 6 Science-Hydrology research using computers

Wednesday - Mr. Woolsey-Grade 6 Science

Thursday - Mrs. Worthington-Grade 7 Language Arts-Disasters Research
Mrs. Abrams-Grade 7 Language Arts-"Inventions in My Lifetime" Research

Friday - Mrs. Worthington-Grade 7 Language Arts-Disasters Research
Mrs. Miller-Grade 7 Language Arts-Parenthetical documentation

posted on: January 16, 2007

Media Center Classes January 8-12, 2007

Monday - Mrs. Miller-Grade 7 Language Arts-Research paper introduction and note-taking review

Tuesday - Mrs. Israel-Hiles-Reading-Computer use

Wednesday - I-Movie training

Thursday - Mrs. Miller-Research
Mrs. Abrams-Grade 7 Language Arts-Research paper introduction and note-taking review

Friday - Mrs. Miller-Research

posted on: January 06, 2007

Media Center Classes December 18-22, 2006

Monday - Mrs. Cushman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Holiday reading discussing author's purpose and theme

Tuesday - Clusters meeting for staff

Wednesday - Ms. Shaw-Grade 6 Language Arts-Holiday reading discussing author's purpose and theme
Ms. Crawford - Spanish-Holiday Presentations

Thursday - Mrs.Burke-Grade 6 Language Arts-Holiday reading discussing author's purpose and theme
Ms. Crawford - Spanish-Holiday Presentations

Friday - HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

posted on: December 19, 2006

Media Center Classes December 11-15, 2006

Monday - Mrs. Worthington-Grade 7 Language Arts-Holiday trivia search using selected Media Center resources
Mrs. Larkin-Grade 7 Science-PowerPoint/Keynote presentations on body systems

Tuesday - I-Movie training

Wednesday - Book chats with Mrs. Miller's classes

Thursday - Mrs. Abrams-Grade 7 Language Arts-Holiday trivia search
Mrs. Baylor-Grade 7 Social Studies-computer use

Friday - Mrs. Miller-Grade 7 Language Arts-Holiday trivia
Mrs. Baylor-Grade 7 Social Studies-computer use

posted on: December 13, 2006

Media Center Classes December 4-8, 2006

Tuesday - Run-off Cobb County elections voting in the Media Center

Wednesday - Ms. Kelly-Grade 8 Language Arts-Parenthetical documentation for research papers

Thursday - Mrs. Hartnett/Mrs. Manderano-Grade 8 Language Arts-Parenthetical documentation

Friday - Mrs. Kaplan-Grade 8 Language Arts-Parenthetifcal documentation for research papers

posted on: December 05, 2006

Media Center Classes November 27-December 1, 2006

Monday - Mrs. Burke-Grade 6 Language Arts-Using the almanac, atlas, and encyclopedia
Mrs. Hartnett/Mrs. Manderano-Grade 8 Language Arts-Note-taking for research paper

Tuesday - Mrs. Hartnett/Mrs. Manderano

Wednesday - Mrs. Krodman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Using the almanac, atlas, and encyclopedia
Ms. Kelly-Grade 8 Language Arts-Note-taking for research paper

Thursday - Mrs. Cushman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Using the almanac, atlas, and encyclopedia
Ms. Crawford-Grade 8 Spanish-Holiday world celebrations research

Friday - Ms. Shaw-Grade 6 Language Arts-Using the almanac, atlas, and encyclopedia

posted on: November 27, 2006

Media Center Classes November 20 and 21, 2006

Monday - Mrs. Crawford-Grade 8 Spanish-Test review stations
Mrs. Shockley-Grade 8 Target Science-Computer research on earthquakes

Tuesday - Mrs. Shockley-Grade 8 Target Science-Computer research on earthquakes

posted on: November 20, 2006

Media Center Classes November 13-17, 2006

Monday - Mrs. Hartnett-Grade 8 Language Arts-Research process; thesis statement, citation forms, and note-taking

Tuesday - Ms. Kelly - Grade 8 Language Arts-Research process

Wednesday - Mrs. Hendrix at GaETC
Mrs. Kaplan - Grade 8 Language Arts-Research

Thursday - Mrs. Hendrix at GaETC

Friday - Mrs. Hendrix at GaETC
Ms. Kelly - Grade 8 Language Arts-Research

posted on: November 16, 2006

Media Center Classes November 6-10, 2006

Monday - Mrs. Worthington-Grade 7 Language Arts-Web site evaluation
Mrs. Brown-Curry-Grade 6 Social Studies-Research PowerPoint presentations

Tuesday - Student holiday

Wednesday - Mrs. Miller-Grade 7 Language Arts-Web site evaluation

Thursday - Mrs. Abrams-Grade 7 Language Arts-Web site evaluation

Friday - Mrs. Kaplan-Grade 8 Language Arts-Research Process

posted on: November 06, 2006

Media Center Classes October 30-November 3, 2006

Monday - Mrs. Brown-Curry-Grade 6 (Period 4)-Research using computers

Tuesday - Mrs. Burke-Grade 6 Language Arts-Thanksgiving stations
Mrs. Brown-Curry-Grade 6 (Period 4)-Research using computers

Wednesday - Mrs. Krodman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Thanksgiving stations

Thursday - Mrs. Cushman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Thanksgiving stations

Friday - Ms. Shaw-Grade 6 language Arts-Thanksgiving stations

posted on: October 29, 2006

Media Center Classes October 16-20

Monday - Book Fair (Kelly, Kaplan)

Tuesday - Book Fair (Hartnett, Worthington)

Carroll - Grade 7 Target Science-Research, computers

Wednesday - Book FaIr (Miller, Abrams)
Carroll-Grade 7 Target Science-Research, computers

Thursday - Book Fair (Cushman, Shaw)
Howard - Grade 7 Social Studies-Japan research, computers

Friday - Book Fair (Burke)
Howard - Grade 7 Social Studies-Japan research, computers

The Book Fair contains titles students may read to help fulfill their 25 book reading requirement.

Grade 7 Target Science students are using Cobb Virtual Library resources, web sites, and primary documents to gather information for a research project related to Sweat Mountain Park.

Grade 7 Social Studies students are using Cobb Virtual Library resources and teacher selected web sites to gather information about various aspects of Japan and Japanese culture.

posted on: October 23, 2006

Media Center Classes October 9-12, 2006

No classes are scheduled to come to the Media Center for instruction this week. The Media Center staff is working on catalog corrections in preparation for the transition from Athena to Destiny, the new automation system scheduled to begin December 1.

Teachers may still schedule classes in for research or computer use. Students may also come in to check out and return books.

Friday, October 13 is a holiday for students.

posted on: October 09, 2006

Media Center Classes October 2-6, 2006

Tuesday - Mrs. Glenn-Grade 7 Target Social Studies-Research Process

Wednesday - Mrs. Worthington-Grade 7 Target Language Arts-Internet searching and safety

Thursday - Mrs. Abrams-Grade 7 Language Arts-Internet searching and safety
Mrs. Glenn-Grade 7 Target Social Studies-Research

Friday - Mrs. Miller-Grade 7 Language Arts-Internet searching and safety

Effective, efficient, and safe internet searching is crucial to student academic and personal success. Grade 7 Language Arts students will discuss how to select an appropriate search engine, evaluate a web site, and protect privacy.

Mrs. Glenn's classes will discuss the research process, utilizing research help sheets designed by Mrs. Hendrix, and based on the Flip-It! research model created by Alice Yucht. Steps include selecting a topic and formulating a thesis statement, taking notes and creating bibliography/works cited cards, formulating search strategies (both on the web and with other media), evaluating web sites, using primary and secondary resources (including the Cobb Virtual Library).

posted on: October 02, 2006

Media Center Classes September 25-29, 2006

Tuesday - Mrs. Burke-Grade 6 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres

Wednesday - Mrs. Krodman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres
Mrs. Carroll-Grade 7 Science-Research (computer use)

Thursday - Mrs. Cushman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres

Friday - Ms. Shaw-Grade 6 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres

posted on: September 25, 2006

Media Center Classes September 18-21, 2006

Monday - Ms. Kelly-Grade 8 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres

Tuesday - Mrs. Smith-Grade 6 Music-Research on composers

Wednesday - Mrs. Smith-Grade 6 Music-Research on composers

Thursday - Mrs. Hartnett-Grade 8 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres
Mrs. Smith-Grade 6 Music-Research on composers

Friday - Mrs. Kaplan-Grade 8 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres
Mrs. Smith-Grade 6 Music-Research on composers

Grade 8 Language Arts students will use the "eggs" (individual remote response devices) while participating in a discussion of the various nonfiction genres.
Grade 6 Music students will seek information on various composers for a research project.

posted on: September 20, 2006

Media Center Classes September 18-21, 2006

Monday - Ms. Kelly-Grade 8 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres
Tuesday - Mrs. Smith-Grade 6 Music-Research on composers
Wednesday - Mrs. Smith-Grade 6 Music-Research on composers
Thursday - Mrs. Hartnett-Grade 8 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres
Mrs. Smith-Grade 6 Music-Research on composers
Friday - Mrs. Kaplan-Grade 8 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres
Mrs. Smith-Grade 6 Music-Research on composers

Grade 8 Language Arts students will use the "eggs" (individual remote response devices) while participating in a discussion of the various nonfiction genres.
Grade 6 Music students will seek information on various composers for a research project.

posted on: September 20, 2006

Media Center Classes for September 11-15, 2006

Wednesday - Mrs. Worthington-Grade 7 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres

Thursday - Mrs. Abrams-Grade 7 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres

Friday - Mrs. Miller-Grade 7-Nonfiction Genres

Grade 7 Language Arts students will participate interactively (using the Promethean board) in a discussion of the various nonfiction genres, so they will be able to select appropriate nonfiction books for reading and research.

posted on: September 10, 2006

Media Center Classes September 5-8, 2006

Tuesday - Ms. Crawford-Grade 8 Spanish-Spain research

Mrs. Krodman-Grade 6 Language Arts-map, fiction genres

Wednesday - Ms. Crawford-Grade 8 Spanish

Mrs. Burke-Grade 6 Language Arts-Fiction Genres

Thursday - Mrs. Cushman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Fiction Genres

Friday - Ms. Shaw-Grade 6 Language Arts-Fiction Genres

Spanish classes will use books and the Cobb Virtual Library to access information about topics on Spain and Spanish culture. Students will use two-column notes for information gathering, and properly cite sources.

Mrs. Krodman's class will work on a Media Center map and the various fiction genres and their distinguishing characteristics.

Grade 6 Language Arts classes will review the various fiction genres and their distinguishing characteristics, enabling students to better select appropriate fiction books for reading and research.

posted on: September 04, 2006

Media Center Classes August 28-September 1, 2006

Tuesday - Ms. Kelly-Grade 8 Language Arts

Wednesday -
Mrs. Kaplan-Grade 8 Language Arts

Thursday -
Mrs. Hartnett-Grade 8 Language Arts

Grade 8 Language Arts classes will participate in a fiction genre review to aid them in making appropriate genre selections required in completion of reading logs. A Promethean board flipchart will be used for this review.

posted on: August 27, 2006

Media Center Classes August 21-25, 2006

Tuesday - Worthington-Language Arts 7-Genre, with focus on biography

Thursday -
Abrams-Language Arts 7-Genre

Friday -
Miller-Language Arts 7-Genre

In order to accomplish successful reading of a variety of genre, students must understand the definition of genre, know the basic characteristics of each genre (fiction and nonfiction), and select books appropriate to the currently studied genre in Language Arts classes. After reviewing genre , students will select books that :

posted on: August 20, 2006

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