New Bridge Middle School    Jacksonville, NC


7th Gr. Short Stories
Rikki Tikki Tavi

Rikki Movie

All Summer in a Day by Ray Bradbury
This is pt. 1 of the video

All Summer in a Day Pt. II

All Summer in a Day Pt. III

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This Week's Survey
Technology Survey #1
Please only take the survey one time.  The results of this survey will assist in planning.  Thank you :)

Learning Styles

What type of learner are you?  Take this quick survey and find out!

Oct. 12 Technology Survey #2

Outer Banks
Erosion in the Outer Banks

Attack off the Outer Banks!

Wright Brothers

Finding Roanoke

Online version of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens
" A Christmas Carol"

Biography Videos
Charles Dickens

This is the video that we watched in class on Mon., Nov. 28

Edgar Allan Poe

This is the video that we watched in class on Monday, November 28

Cyberbullying Information
Life's a puzzle: Bullies Don't Fit

Sherlock HOlmes
The Adventure of the Speckled Band

The Final Problem

Audio File: The Final Problem

The Adventure of the Empty House

Listen to the Adventure of the Empty House

Listen to the Hound of the Baskervilles

Click on this link and follow along as you read :)  You can select individual chapters.

Movie: The Final Problem

Our movie serves two purposes:  1) comparing the cinematic version with Doyle's text, and 2) providing rich characterization tools with the visualization of Holmes, Watson, and Moriarty.   After reading the story, watch the video.,  Complete the characterization table posted under CIA Plans & Files.

Online Chess

This is a great link for practicing your moves :)

Remember that if you wish to play during school hours, please be sure to ask your teacher first :)

Chess Symbaloo

Visit our Onslow County AIG symbaloo for chess!

There is a plethora of resources here; enjoy!!

Onslow County's Chess Channel

Please check out our chess channel on eduvision, choose the “chess channel” on the  eduvision site. I have posted two videos in the Chess Strategies series, I will be posting more this week and then I will continue on a weekly basis. I hope you find them helpful; they are designed as short lessons.

Google Lit Trips
Night by Elie Wiesel

Go to this link and then click "download" at the upper right-hand corner.

Greek and Roman Mythology
Museum Box

Here's the link for creating your virtual museum of Greek and Roman gods and goddesses.

Virtual Museum

This is another option to the Museum Box website.  Instead of designing sides of your boxes, this website allows you create virtual rooms in which to display your work.

EOG Practice Tests



Content: Reading for meaning, knowledge, organization of ideas

Consumer: Generating, organizing, applying ideas

Flipped Classroom
Sept. 19 HW

Flipped Classroom!  Watch this 3 minute video for HW tonight.  You will be prepared for our work in class tomorrow, Sept. 20.

Sept 24 HW: Cinquain

eBook Version of "The Good Earth"
eBook "The Good Earth"

Forgot your novel?  You can read the eBook on your laptop.

"All Summer in a Day"

Here's your link for the story for "All Summer in a Day" by Ray Bradbury

"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens

Forgot your book?  You can read it here online!

"Rikki Tikki Tavi"

If the link does not work, go to CIA Plans & Files and open the text.

"The Griffin and the Minor Canon"

If this link does not open, go to CIA Plans & Files and open the text doc.

Gr. 8 Flipped Video Mon., Oct. 22
Mon., Oct. 22

Digital Version of the SCOPE Play

The Electrifying Age of Frankenstein Video,AAAAAFv844g~,BASb5BU03X_eIBnnf4N2avlw_27bwH8g&bctid=1873371972001

Critical Thinking Questions

Veterans Day
Elements of Non-fiction

"Let Me Tell You Things" - audio poem

Poetry Analysis: "Let Me Tell You Things"

"Face of War"

Interactive Quiz: "This is the Face of War"

Critical Thinking: Short Response Ques "Face of War"

Video: "Healing the Most Deeply Scarred"

Story/Article: "This is the Face of War"

AIG Website

Great resources here for students and parents!

TIER III Projects
MB's Smilebox :)

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Full text of the story

This is a link to the full text of the short story, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, by James Thurber.

Edgar Allan Poe
Audio file of "The Black Cat"

Audio and text of "The Cask of Amontillado"

This link contains and audio file as well as the text of the story.  You may follow along with the eBook or the text.

Link to Poe's Bio

You can use this link to start completing the notes for Edgar Allan Poe's Bio (this is our activity for class on Tuesday, 1/28 - just in case we have snow, you'll know )

Listen to and read the eBook "The Pit and the Pendulum"

Audio recording only of "The Pit and the Pendulum"

You can follow along with your own book.

Listen to "The Cask of Amontillado"

Click on this link to follow along in your own book while you read.

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce
Listen to "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge"

Click this link to listen while you follow along with the text.

A Change in Direction

Here's a great example of a paradox, too!

Let's Go Fly a Kite

Umbrellas for Making Jolly Holidays

You-tube Umbrellas for Truly Jolly Holiday :)

This link will not open at school, because it is a youtube video.  You shouldn't have problems accessing it from your house, though.

Interactive Timeline Tool

Use this digital tool from READ WRITE THINK to create an interactive timeline of Shakespeare's life.

Magical Midsummer Twirling Butterflies

Fake book Website

Treasures of the Past
How to Make a Treasure Box Tutorial