Mr. Shack's Class

Classroom expectations and Procedures, assignments and due dates, and general thoughts and musings by me, Mr. Shack.


512-841-7788
michael.shackelford@austinisd.org
Tutorials: Mondays 3:45-4:30 or by appt.

Feel free to check out these websites for handouts:
www.ohenryela8.weebly.com
O.HENRY ROUND UP!
Get excited for O.Henry Round Up this Friday, 9-21-12.  I’ll be sitting in the dunk tank from 7:00-7:30, and I’ll give extra credit for any student who can dunk me!  Come out and support our school, and just try to dunk me! 

O.HENRY ROUND UP!

Get excited for O.Henry Round Up this Friday, 9-21-12.  I’ll be sitting in the dunk tank from 7:00-7:30, and I’ll give extra credit for any student who can dunk me!  Come out and support our school, and just try to dunk me! 

Monday 9-17-12 HW
ELA: Read for 30 minutes, and write one entry in WNB.  WNB: 10 entries/6 pages due on BLOCK day.  RR: 15 entries/250 pages due FRIDAY.  Book Festival Extra Credit Available (check Week One in the crate for more info).  DUNK MR. SHACK for BONUS on FRIDAY, 7:00-7:30 at Mustang Round Up!
On-Level History: Six Dates Quiz Corrections due tomorrow, Tuesday 9-18-12. Quiz on Exploration/Colonization on Friday. Election Extra Credit available. DUNK MR. SHACK for BONUS on FRIDAY, 7:00-7:30 at Mustang Round Up!
Pre-AP History: Workbook page Chapter 3, Section 1 due Block Day. Quiz on Exploration/Colonization on Friday. Election Extra Credit available. DUNK MR. SHACK for BONUS on FRIDAY, 7:00-7:30 at Mustang Round Up!

Monday 9-17-12 HW

ELA: Read for 30 minutes, and write one entry in WNB.  WNB: 10 entries/6 pages due on BLOCK day.  RR: 15 entries/250 pages due FRIDAY.  Book Festival Extra Credit Available (check Week One in the crate for more info).  DUNK MR. SHACK for BONUS on FRIDAY, 7:00-7:30 at Mustang Round Up!

On-Level History: Six Dates Quiz Corrections due tomorrow, Tuesday 9-18-12. Quiz on Exploration/Colonization on Friday. Election Extra Credit available. DUNK MR. SHACK for BONUS on FRIDAY, 7:00-7:30 at Mustang Round Up!

Pre-AP History: Workbook page Chapter 3, Section 1 due Block Day. Quiz on Exploration/Colonization on Friday. Election Extra Credit available. DUNK MR. SHACK for BONUS on FRIDAY, 7:00-7:30 at Mustang Round Up!

Friday 9-14-12 HW
ELA: Read for 30 Minutes-15 entries/250 pages on Reading Record due Friday!  Write one entry in WNB-10 entries/6 pages due on Block Day!
On-Level History: Reading Packet was due TODAY, turn in Monday if you didn’t complete it.
Pre-AP History: Workbook page Chapter 3, Section 1 due Block Day

Friday 9-14-12 HW

ELA: Read for 30 Minutes-15 entries/250 pages on Reading Record due Friday!  Write one entry in WNB-10 entries/6 pages due on Block Day!

On-Level History: Reading Packet was due TODAY, turn in Monday if you didn’t complete it.

Pre-AP History: Workbook page Chapter 3, Section 1 due Block Day

9-12-12/9-13-12 HW (Block Day)
ELA: Read for 30 Minutes-10 entries/166 pages on Reading Record due Friday!  Write one entry in WNB-10 entries/6 pages due on Block Day!
On-Level History: Reading Packet due on Friday.
Pre-AP History: Review Colonization Notes
ALL CLASSES: Extra credit (see previous post)

9-12-12/9-13-12 HW (Block Day)

ELA: Read for 30 Minutes-10 entries/166 pages on Reading Record due Friday!  Write one entry in WNB-10 entries/6 pages due on Block Day!

On-Level History: Reading Packet due on Friday.

Pre-AP History: Review Colonization Notes

ALL CLASSES: Extra credit (see previous post)

Extra Credit Opportunities!

History Only:  Find a fact about Presidential Elections (past or present) and document the source.  If your fact is chosen by the US History teachers to be read over the announcements, then you’ll get extra credit.  The handout is in Week One of my Homework crate.

All Classes:  Illustrate my Word Wall!  Create an illustration for any term on the Word Wall, and earn extra credit! The illustration should clearly show who or what is the term.  The illustration should be neat, thoughtful, and colorful.

9-11-12 HW
ELA: Read for 30 Minutes-10 entries/166 pages on Reading Record due Friday!  Write one entry in WNB-5 entries/3 pages due on Block Day!
On-Level History: Study for Six Dates Quiz on Block Day.  Reading Packet due on Friday.
Pre-AP History: Study for Six Dates Quiz on Block Day.  Workbook page due on Block Day!

9-11-12 HW

ELA: Read for 30 Minutes-10 entries/166 pages on Reading Record due Friday!  Write one entry in WNB-5 entries/3 pages due on Block Day!

On-Level History: Study for Six Dates Quiz on Block Day.  Reading Packet due on Friday.

Pre-AP History: Study for Six Dates Quiz on Block Day.  Workbook page due on Block Day!

Monday 9-10-12 HW:
ELA: Read for 30 Minutes, 10 entries/166 pages on Reading Record due Friday!
On-Level History: Guided Reading Handouts due FRIDAY (change from last week); Study for Six Dates Quiz on Block Day!
Pre-AP History: Workbook Chapter 2, Section 3 due Block Day; Study for Six Dates Quiz on Block Day!

Monday 9-10-12 HW:

ELA: Read for 30 Minutes, 10 entries/166 pages on Reading Record due Friday!

On-Level History: Guided Reading Handouts due FRIDAY (change from last week); Study for Six Dates Quiz on Block Day!

Pre-AP History: Workbook Chapter 2, Section 3 due Block Day; Study for Six Dates Quiz on Block Day!

Friday 9-7-12 HW:
ELA: Read 30 minutes every night!  Have at least 10 entries and 166 pages on your Reading Record by next Friday (9-14-12).  Write one entry in your Writer’s Notebooks.  Have at least 5 entries and 3 pages in your WNB by next Block Day.
On Level US History: Guided Reading Packets due on Wednesday!  Study for your Six Dates Quiz on Wednesday!
Pre-AP US History: Study for your Six Dates Quiz on Tuesday.  Workbook page Chapter 2, Section 3 due on Block Day!

Friday 9-7-12 HW:

ELA: Read 30 minutes every night!  Have at least 10 entries and 166 pages on your Reading Record by next Friday (9-14-12).  Write one entry in your Writer’s Notebooks.  Have at least 5 entries and 3 pages in your WNB by next Block Day.

On Level US History: Guided Reading Packets due on Wednesday!  Study for your Six Dates Quiz on Wednesday!

Pre-AP US History: Study for your Six Dates Quiz on Tuesday.  Workbook page Chapter 2, Section 3 due on Block Day!

Block Day 9/5/12-9/6/12 HW:
Grade-Level History: Study for your Quiz on Friday
Pre-AP History: Workbook pages due Friday!
ELA: Read and Write! Heart Map Do-overs are due Friday!

Block Day 9/5/12-9/6/12 HW:

Grade-Level History: Study for your Quiz on Friday

Pre-AP History: Workbook pages due Friday!

ELA: Read and Write! Heart Map Do-overs are due Friday!

Tuesday 9/4/12 HW
ELA: Reading Record and Writer’s Notebook
Pre-AP History: Study for quiz on Block Day.  Read Chapter 2, Sections 1 and 2 and complete the handout (on page 8 in your Comp Books)
Grade-Level History: Study for your quiz on Friday.

Tuesday 9/4/12 HW

ELA: Reading Record and Writer’s Notebook

Pre-AP History: Study for quiz on Block Day.  Read Chapter 2, Sections 1 and 2 and complete the handout (on page 8 in your Comp Books)

Grade-Level History: Study for your quiz on Friday.