Archive for September, 2009

Writing a letter to a teacher

Posted in Uncategorized on September 27, 2009 by Jennifer Griffin

teacherYour assignment we are going to explore is to write a letter to a teacher. It is to be a serious, honest letter, written in letter form you will actually give to a teacher of your choosing.You will receive a guide on requirements from me.

Write this letter on a wiki page in the teacher letter folder.

Here are links to your wiki journal pages for your convenience

http://littclass8tha.pbworks.com

http://littclass6girls.pbworks.com

http://littclass8th1.pbworks.com

http://littclass6boys.pbworks.com

Preparing to write a letter to a teacher

Posted in Uncategorized on September 24, 2009 by Jennifer Griffin

teacher_letterWe are going to do some research on the internet today.

Our Topic: What do we need to know to write a letter to a teacher that is respectful, but also honest?

Your Tasks:

1. Find ONE website with good information on how to express your feelings honestly with respect.

Use keywords to search

Scan search engine summaries for best page choices

Scan webpages to see if it has what you need

Read webpage to find the specific information

2. Copy and paste the most important information from that website onto your wiki journal page.

Do NOT copy whole pages, copy small amounts of useful information


Here are links to your wiki journal pages for your convenience

http://littclass8tha.pbworks.com

http://littclass6girls.pbworks.com

http://littclass8th1.pbworks.com

http://littclass6boys.pbworks.com


Open Office Pre-Test

Posted in Uncategorized on September 22, 2009 by Jennifer Griffin

Open_Office_LINUXDownload the Open Office Pre-Test from the link below and take the test to the best of your ability!

Tell me when you are done so I can check it.

Type your answers in italics and make sure you save your copy often with your name on it.

Click here to download the Open Office Pre-test

Open Office Tutorials

Posted in Uncategorized on September 18, 2009 by Jennifer Griffin

2.0beta_You are going to download some tutorials about Open Office from the link below.

Practice keyboarding by typing them onto another word document.

Press file>new>text document to get a blank document to type in, have both windows open at the same time.


click here for open office basics #1

click here for open-office-basics #2


Writing a friendly letter

Posted in Uncategorized on September 14, 2009 by Jennifer Griffin

FriendlyLetterAfter our discussion as a class, I want you to write me a friendly letter on your wiki journal page.I will tell you what I would like you to write me about.


Please use this guide for all the elements that I expect. Click below on the small writing that says “Five parts to a friendly letter” to download the guide.

Five Parts to a Friendly Letter