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A Look at the Week of 11/18

  • Monday: "Shot Heard 'Round the World" & April Morning
  • Tuesday: April Morning Day 2
  • Wednesday: April Morning Day 3
  • Thursday: Declaration of Independence
  • Friday: Geography Bee Test
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GMS Writing Expectations

Geneseo Middle School 6-8 Writing Expectations

 

  • Text message or slang language should not be used in student writing.

 

  • Students should use appropriate capitalization of proper nouns, the pronoun ‚Äö√Ñ√∫I‚Äö√Ñ√π, and at the start of each sentence.

 

  • Correct punctuation should be used in student writing.¬¨‚Ć This is not limited to periods at the end of sentences.

 

  • Students should use facts, cite sources, and communicate with specific vocabulary to support the ideas in their writing.

 

 

Spelling

  • Students should spell words correctly when the word is provided on the page or may receive deduction of points.

 

  • If a word is unavailable and misspelled, the teacher may return the assignment and ask the student to make corrections.

 

 

Formatting

  • Students should write their first and last name on all papers, and stay within the paper margins.