New Bridge Middle School    Jacksonville, NC

Links

7th Gr. Short Stories
Rikki Tikki Tavi
http://www.amlit.com/MSS/chap10.html

Rikki Movie
http://http://www.spike.com/video/rikki-tikki-tavi/2804454

All Summer in a Day by Ray Bradbury
This is pt. 1 of the video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QWmahMdeGU

All Summer in a Day Pt. II
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DI8A1LOLdkA&feature=related

All Summer in a Day Pt. III
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQfWno_DuB0&feature=related

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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 :)
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PM9H7YZ

Learning Styles

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

http://mail.onslow.k12.nc.us/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://literacyworks.org/mi/assessment/findyourstrengths.html

Oct. 12 Technology Survey #2
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PM9H7YZ

Outer Banks
Erosion in the Outer Banks
http://www.lib.unc.edu/dc/ncmaps/erosion_k12.html

Attack off the Outer Banks!
http://www.ncmuseumofhistory.org/workshops/WWII/LessonOuterBanks.htm

Wright Brothers
http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/109wrightnc/109wrightnc.htm

Finding Roanoke
http://www.teachingushistory.org/lessons/roanoke_finding.html

Online version of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens
" A Christmas Carol"
http://www.stormfax.com/dickens.htm

Biography Videos
Charles Dickens

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

http://mail.onslow.k12.nc.us/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.biography.com/people/charles-dickens-9274087

Edgar Allan Poe

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

http://www.biography.com/people/edgar-allan-poe-9443160/videos/edgar-allan-poe-full-episode-2104513528

Cyberbullying Information
Life's a puzzle: Bullies Don't Fit
http://www.stopcyberbullying.org/educators/howdoyouhandleacyberbully.html

Sherlock HOlmes
The Adventure of the Speckled Band
http://etext.virginia.edu/etcbin/toccer-new2?id=DoyBand.sgm&images=images/modeng&data=/texts/english/modeng/parsed&tag=public&part=1&division=div1

The Final Problem
http://www.enotes.com/best-sherlock-holmes-text/the-final-problem

Audio File: The Final Problem
http://nostalgic-radio.com/2009/02/18/sherlock-holmes-the-final-problem-1954.aspx

The Adventure of the Empty House
http://www.enotes.com/best-sherlock-holmes-text/the-adventure-of-the-empty-house

Listen to the Adventure of the Empty House
http://itunes.apple.com/us/itunes-u/the-return-of-sherlock-holmes/id384528206

Listen to the Hound of the Baskervilles

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

https://archive.org/details/hound_baskervilles_librivox

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.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLawj29jomw

Chess
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 :)

http://www.sparkchess.com/

Chess Symbaloo

Visit our Onslow County AIG symbaloo for chess!

There is a plethora of resources here; enjoy!!

http://onslowaig.weebly.com/chess-resources-and-information.html

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.

http://onslow.eduvision.tv/default.aspx

http://onslow.eduvision.tv/default.aspx

Google Lit Trips
Night by Elie Wiesel

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

http://mail.onslow.k12.nc.us/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.googlelittrips.com/GoogleLit/9-12/Entries/2006/9/30_Night_by_Elie_Wiesel.html

Greek and Roman Mythology
Museum Box

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

http://museumbox.e2bn.org/index.php

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.

http://christykeeler.com/EducationalVirtualMuseums.html

EOG Practice Tests
Fiction
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/docs/accountability/testing/eog/reading/20080512gr8set5.pdf

Non-fiction
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/docs/accountability/testing/eog/reading/20080417gr8set3.pdf

Poetry
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/docs/accountability/testing/eog/reading/20080207gr8set1.pdf

Content: Reading for meaning, knowledge, organization of ideas
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/docs/accountability/testing/eog/reading/20080417gr8set2.pdf

Consumer: Generating, organizing, applying ideas
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/docs/accountability/testing/eog/reading/20080417gr8set2.pdf

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.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TcvnoEJCugc&feature=youtu.be

Sept 24 HW: Cinquain
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFzQcdqAP5WS8y77q0jzFhA?feature=em-share_video_user

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

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

http://www.epubbud.com/read.php?g=6PNM2ML3&p=0

"All Summer in a Day"

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

http://www.wssb.org/content/Classrooms/tate/content/freshman/All%20Summer%20In%20a%20Day/story.htm

"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens

Forgot your book?  You can read it here online!

http://www.publicbookshelf.com/fiction/christmas-carol/marleys-ghost

"Rikki Tikki Tavi"

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

http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~mongoose/rtt.html

"The Griffin and the Minor Canon"

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

http://www.readbookonline.net/readOnLine/11189/

Gr. 8 Flipped Video Mon., Oct. 22
Mon., Oct. 22
http://mail.onslow.k12.nc.us/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.showme.com/sh/?h=2hsdy1A

Frankenstein
Digital Version of the SCOPE Play
http://www.scholastic.com/scopemagazine/PDFs/SCOPE-102212-Play.pdf

The Electrifying Age of Frankenstein Video
http://video.scholastic.com/services/player/bcpid1842760475?bckey=AQ~~,AAAAAFv844g~,BASb5BU03X_eIBnnf4N2avlw_27bwH8g&bctid=1873371972001

Critical Thinking Questions
http://www.scholastic.com/scopemagazine/PDFs/SCOPE-102212-Play-CriticalThinking.pdf

Veterans Day
Elements of Non-fiction
http://www.scholastic.com/scopemagazine/PDFs/SCOPE-111212-Nonfiction-NonfictionElements.pdf

"Let Me Tell You Things" - audio poem
http://www.scholastic.com/scopemagazine/ASSETS/SCOPE-111212-Audio-Poem.mp3

Poetry Analysis: "Let Me Tell You Things"
http://www.scholastic.com/scopemagazine/PDFs/SCOPE-111212-Nonfiction-PoetryAnalysis.pdf

"Face of War"
http://www.scholastic.com/scopemagazine/PDFs/SCOPE-111212-Nonfiction-Vocabulary.pdf

Interactive Quiz: "This is the Face of War"
http://www.scholastic.com/scopemagazine/PDFs/SCOPE-111212-Nonfiction-InteractiveQuiz-b.pdf

Critical Thinking: Short Response Ques "Face of War"
http://www.scholastic.com/scopemagazine/PDFs/SCOPE-111212-Nonfiction-CriticalThinking-b.pdf

Video: "Healing the Most Deeply Scarred"
http://www.scholastic.com/kids/exit.asp?url=http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-3445_162-5033650/healing-the-most-deeply-scarred/

Story/Article: "This is the Face of War"
http://www.scholastic.com/scopemagazine/PDFs/SCOPE-111212-Nonfiction.pdf

AIG Website

Great resources here for students and parents!

http://mail.onslow.k12.nc.us/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://onslowaig.weebly.com/

TIER III Projects
MB's Smilebox :)
http://secure.smilebox.com/ecom/openTheBox?sendevent=4d7a55774e6a49324d6a64384e7a63324e4467334e54513d0d0a&sb=1

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.

http://bnrg.eecs.berkeley.edu/~randy/mitty.html

Edgar Allan Poe
Audio file of "The Black Cat"
https://archive.org/details/TheBlackCatByEdgarAllanPoe

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.

http://www.loudlit.org/audio/cask/pages/01_01_cask.htm

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 )

http://www.poemuseum.org/life.php

Listen to and read the eBook "The Pit and the Pendulum"
http://www.loudlit.org/audio/pitandpendulum/pages/01_01_pitandpendulum.htm

Audio recording only of "The Pit and the Pendulum"

You can follow along with your own book.

https://archive.org/details/ThePitAndThePendulumAudio

Listen to "The Cask of Amontillado"

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

https://archive.org/details/EdgarAllenPoeTheCaskofAmontillado

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. 

https://archive.org/details/AmbroseBierceAnOccurenceatOwlCreekBridgereadbyCasperVidor

Transformation
A Change in Direction

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

http://showme.net/~fkeller/quake/mississippi_river_ran_backward.htm

Let's Go Fly a Kite
http://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Fast-Kite-with-One-Sheet-of-Paper

Umbrellas for Making Jolly Holidays
http://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Paper-Umbrella

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.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7fcGholxCc

Shakespeare
Interactive Timeline Tool

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

http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/student-interactives/timeline-30007.html

Magical Midsummer Twirling Butterflies
http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Twirling-Paper-Butterfly/