Mr. Damanda





From Monday-Friday, on every school day, I will be available to answer any questions you have during our ordinary school hours of 8 AM – 3 PM. Just email me!

My class hours are every Tuesday morning from 8:30 AM until 10 AM.

My office hours are every Thursday are from 12 PM-1:30 PM.

For class hours, I’ll be posting activities, resources, and review exercises here on this page. Like this!

Recommended Activities for Tuesday, 6/9 Class time: 8:30 – 10 AM:

  • Of course, you should be reading your BOOK OF CHOICE every day. 😉 Hopefully you’ll have this book to show off and say a word or two about at our next class video meeting in Teams!
  • Grammar: Flocabulary: Roots: Video / Build a Beat / Vocab Cards
  • The Year in Review: : Log into IXL, find the skill under  labeled “D3 Problems and Solutions” and practice with the review questions there.
  • Recommended Nonfiction Reading / Fiction Writing: Feel like a treasure hunt? Follow this link the a very cool short story called “Lost and Found,” as well as the nonfiction article, “Who Keeps the Treasure?” As an optional assignment, pick one of the two writings under “Contiuing the journey and email me your response!


Of course, all of this may be done whenever you can—and I’ll be live in Teams Tuesday, 6/9, for each class at the following times:

1st period: 8:30-8:45

2nd period: 8:50-9:05

5th period: 9:20-9:35

6th period: 9:40-9:55

Online Practices and Reviews Already Assigned

Remember, these are optional activities—but I do encourage them so that you’ll be fully armed for 7th grade!

Recommended FICTION and NONFICTION readings and review:

Flocabulary Vocab Cards:

Main Idea

Fact / Opinion

Author’s Purpose

Subject / predicate

Subject-verb agreement

Sentence Fragments

Run On Sentences


The Parts of Speech



IXL Questions

A1 Determine the Main Idea

B2 Themes in Short Stories

C3 Identify Author’s Purpose

D1 Compare and Contrast

D2 Cause and Effect

E2 Narrative Point of View

E4 Interpreting Figures of Speech

K1 Distinguishing Fact and Opinion


Brain Pop Videos / Quizzes



Mood and Tone

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