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Ms. Roth has taught English at MDR since 1999. A UCLA graduate, Ms. Roth entered teaching with a love of books, words and writing. Her goals continue to be to turn kids on to reading, writing and self-expression. In addition to teaching English, Ms. Roth leads the journalism staff in producing the school paper, "The Mariners' Log," and the yearbook, "The Compass." She took great joy in participating in the Catalina trip with Marine Science 8th graders, spending four nights and five full days on the beautiful island.

MATERIALS: Please bring the following to class daily: an independent silent reading book, pens, and your English spiral notebook. Please provide a spiral notebook with 150 pages. You will glue each assignment into this notebook to keep for the year. This work includes the bulk of your entire grade.

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The Common Core State Standard RL2 calls for the ability to summarize. Can you imagine summarizing an entire movie in only three panels? Try it!

Public Service Announcement on Sleep

This is an audio of the sleep assignment in which students were to write a public service announcement regarding the consequences of sleep deprivation and give tips on getting better sleep. Congratulations to Alexis who recorded this on our class iPad. Great job!