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Mrs. Hilliard
hilliarm@pwcs.edu
703-791-0727

Announcements  

Always look here!! I have added directions on how to hand in the optional assignments to the "Useful Links" on the left.  This will help me know are you are progressing toward 8th grade!  I will give you feedback! 

Hello Marvelous Team Marvel! 
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Write a scary story!

Tuesday's  class results! 



Great Job!!

Flocabulary Results!


May/June

2020

Miss you Month!

Inside a book reading Reading and Writing Fiction Month !!

We are in this together! Please be safe. Distance learning, virtual instruction,and multiple platforms are challenging, but we can do this!

We are Benton! We are Better Together!

Stick with me and you’ll be the Best 8th graders ever!!!

 

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Benton

Better Together

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Read!
 Book clubs!

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Read !
Book Clubs
Flocabulary results!

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Write a ghost story to read on the last day of school!!

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              Writing and reading?
 






6/8
finish up your ghost story and brush up your grammar, plot diagram, and text structure skills!  (Flocabulary and IXL help!)
Book clubs and Flocabulary
(email me to reset!) 


6/9
Kahoot game 
8:30!
All welcome!  All classes and teachers!
 






6/10

Scary stories deadline- 2:00pm.  I must have read it before you read it for our Campfire!
I will read it if you ask me...but you did the work!  


Office Hours 12-1:30




6/11 
Thurs.

8:34PM  Scary Stories at dark!  Everyone is invited... but remember we have to have something to read!  See the examples and the rough draft layout in Teams or the "Files and Documents!" 
 






6/12

Summer begins and you are now 8th graders!!

Wow!  We will miss you
Team Marvel!

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6/13

You ARE MARVELOUS!


Benton deserves the best and the brightest - which is you! 
My office hours are 12-1:30 on Thursdays.  I will be on Teams.  Log in to ask questions and chat.  I will type as fast as I can!  You can also reach me by email almost every day!

Please check your grades so you can let me know if I need to update something.

There are folders and files for you on this page to access for refreshers on what we did in class with the essays and some of the best essays on our team are also there for review!
You can do this!


I know it is difficult to be patient... there is so much to be patient about right now.

Please be polite at our meetings! I miss you all and remember what Marvelous Students you are!

You are great at your jobs being great 7th graders and you will be Marvelous 8th graders!! 
A book keeps reality away

Many of you are asking how to improve your grade.  Complete the suggested IXL retakes and take the opportunities available to improve your essays!  

Parents -  Here is a website that may be of interest.  It is very positive and helpful:

Be the reason someone smiles today

Most of all, I wish you all the best... the best of health, hope, and braininess!  See what new things you can learn!  Learn about you, your family, your pets, your neighbors!! 
Wilson is so tired of quarantine!
Wilson is sooo tired of Quarantine.... but he does it to be safe! (Yes... he did put his blanket there himself!)

So please read and write daily  EXERCISE your mind and body!
All the best,
Mrs. H 
PS.  Here is a link to updates for Prince William County Schools:
https://www.pwcs.edu/news/what_s_new/coronavirus-related_changes_in_operations