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Mrs. Cannon’s 8th Grade Reading

  • Welcome Parents and Students!

Mrs. Cannon’s 8th Grade Reading 1st Period

  • Welcome Parents and Students!

About Mrs. Cannon

  • Originally from Setauket, NY
  • I’ve lived in Vero Beach for 22 years
  • Married to Chuck Cannon of C.J. Cannon’s Restaurant
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Taught 4th-8th grades at Sebastian Elementary, Osceola Magnet, and Gifford Middle School
  • I have a daughter currently a senor in HS

Class Content

  • Houghton Mifflin Collections
    • Sharing with Language Arts
    • We will read
      • Collection 1: Culture and Belonging
        • “Golden Glass” by Alma Luz Villanueva
        • “A Place to Call Home” by Scott Bittle and Jonathan Rochkind
        • “What to Bring” by Naisha Jackson
        • “Museum Indians” by Susan Power
        • “New Immigrants Share Their Stories” by Lisz Gossels
        • “The Powwow at the End of the World” Sherman Alexie
      • Collection 2: The Thrill of Horror
        • “The Tell Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe
        • “The Outsider” by H.P. Lovecraft
        • “Frankenstein” by Edward Field
        • “What is the Horror Genre?” Sharon A. Russell
        • “Man-Made Monsters” by Daniel Cohen

Class Content

  • Houghton Mifflin Collections
    • Sharing with Language Arts
    • We will read
      • Collection 3: The Move Toward Freedom
        • “My Friend Douglass” by Russell Freedman
        • “The Drummer Boy of Shiloh” by Ray Bradbury
        • “A Mystery of Heroism” by Stephen Crane
        • “Civil War Journal” by Louisa May Alcott
        • “O Captain! My Captain!” by Walt Whitman
      • Collection 4: Approaching Adulthood
        • “Marigolds” by Eugenia Collier
        • “The Whistle” by Anne Estevis
        • “Identity” by Julio Noboa Polanco
        • “Hard on the Gas” by Janet S. Wong
        • “Much too Young to Work So Hard” by Naoki Tanaka
        • “Your Phone Can Wait” by Stephanie Ramirez
        • “Driving Distracted”

Class Content

  • Houghton Mifflin Collections
    • Sharing with Language Arts
    • We will read
      • Collection 5: Anne Frank’s Legacy
        • “The Diary of Anne Frank” by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
        • From The Diary of Anne Frank: Act I, Scenes 1 and 2 by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
        • “There But for the Grace” by Wislawa Szymborska
      • Collection 6: The Value of Work
        • “The Flying Machine” by Ray Bradbury
        • (Short Story and Graphic Story)
        • “One Last Time” by Gary Soto
        • “The Real McCoy” by Jim Haskins
        • “To Be of Use” by Marge Piercy
        • “A Story of How a Wall Stands” by Simon J. Ortiz

Class Content

  • Possible Novels
    • Phineas Gage: A Gruesome, But True Story about Brain Science by John Fleischman
    • Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
    • Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare

Materials

  • Required Supplies
    • Folder
    • Composition Notebook
    • Pencils, Pens- Blue or black ink only!!
    • Suggested Supplies
    • Hand Held Sharpener
    • Cap Erasers
  • Wish List
    • Tissues
    • Paper Towels

Class Rules

Grading Procedures

  • Grades will be assigned to the following categories:
        • Classwork/Homework 20%
        • Independent Reading 15%
        • Projects 30%
        • Quizzes/Tests 35%

Absences

  • Check my website for assignments for the week
  • You can pick up work at the front desk for any work missed.
      • Call Mrs. DeLisa at the attendance desk 564-3511

Tardiness

  • I expect students to enter class on time. I understand that there are circumstances that arise, that is why students are given 3 free tardies each quarter. After 3, I usually assign a lunch detention first, then after-school detention.

Parent Involvement

  • Read notes and assignments that are recorded in your student’s agenda.
  • Monitor progress during units by checking your student’s work.
  • Encourage and support homework and assignments.
  • Talk with your student on a regular basis about what he/she is learning.
  • Create an atmosphere at home where your student has a designated study space and study time.
  • Offer help with homework or make sure your student asks for help before or after school.

Concerns

  • E-mail me elizabeth.cannon@indianriverschools.org
  • Call 564-3544
  • Website http://www.myteacherpages.com/webpages/ECannon/

Let’s Have a Great Year!

Mrs. Cannon’s 8th Grade Reading 2nd Period

  • Welcome Parents and Students!

About Mrs. Cannon

  • Originally from Setauket, NY
  • I’ve lived in Vero Beach for 22 years
  • Married to Chuck Cannon of C.J. Cannon’s Restaurant
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Taught 4th-8th grades at Sebastian Elementary, Osceola Magnet, and Gifford Middle School
  • I have a daughter currently a senor in HS

Class Content

  • Houghton Mifflin Collections
    • Sharing with Language Arts
    • We will read
      • Collection 1: Culture and Belonging
        • “Golden Glass” by Alma Luz Villanueva
        • “A Place to Call Home” by Scott Bittle and Jonathan Rochkind
        • “What to Bring” by Naisha Jackson
        • “Museum Indians” by Susan Power
        • “New Immigrants Share Their Stories” by Lisz Gossels
        • “The Powwow at the End of the World” Sherman Alexie
      • Collection 2: The Thrill of Horror
        • “The Tell Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe
        • “The Outsider” by H.P. Lovecraft
        • “Frankenstein” by Edward Field
        • “What is the Horror Genre?” Sharon A. Russell
        • “Man-Made Monsters” by Daniel Cohen

Class Content

  • Houghton Mifflin Collections
    • Sharing with Language Arts
    • We will read
      • Collection 3: The Move Toward Freedom
        • “My Friend Douglass” by Russell Freedman
        • “The Drummer Boy of Shiloh” by Ray Bradbury
        • “A Mystery of Heroism” by Stephen Crane
        • “Civil War Journal” by Louisa May Alcott
        • “O Captain! My Captain!” by Walt Whitman
      • Collection 4: Approaching Adulthood
        • “Marigolds” by Eugenia Collier
        • “The Whistle” by Anne Estevis
        • “Identity” by Julio Noboa Polanco
        • “Hard on the Gas” by Janet S. Wong
        • “Much too Young to Work So Hard” by Naoki Tanaka
        • “Your Phone Can Wait” by Stephanie Ramirez
        • “Driving Distracted”

Class Content

  • Houghton Mifflin Collections
    • Sharing with Language Arts
    • We will read
      • Collection 5: Anne Frank’s Legacy
        • “The Diary of Anne Frank” by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
        • From The Diary of Anne Frank: Act I, Scenes 1 and 2 by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
        • “There But for the Grace” by Wislawa Szymborska
      • Collection 6: The Value of Work
        • “The Flying Machine” by Ray Bradbury
        • (Short Story and Graphic Story)
        • “One Last Time” by Gary Soto
        • “The Real McCoy” by Jim Haskins
        • “To Be of Use” by Marge Piercy
        • “A Story of How a Wall Stands” by Simon J. Ortiz

Class Content

  • Possible Novels
    • Phineas Gage: A Gruesome, But True Story about Brain Science by John Fleischman
    • Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
    • Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare

Materials

  • Required Supplies
    • Folder
    • Composition Notebook
    • Pencils, Pens- Blue or black ink only!!
    • Suggested Supplies
    • Hand Held Sharpener
    • Cap Erasers
  • Wish List
    • Tissues
    • Paper Towels

Class Rules

Grading Procedures

  • Grades will be assigned to the following categories:
        • Classwork/Homework 20%
        • Independent Reading 15%
        • Projects 30%
        • Quizzes/Tests 35%

Absences

  • Check my website for assignments for the week
  • You can pick up work at the front desk for any work missed.
      • Call Mrs. DeLisa at the attendance desk 564-3511

Tardiness

  • I expect students to enter class on time. I understand that there are circumstances that arise, that is why students are given 3 free tardies each quarter. After 3, I usually assign a lunch detention first, then after-school detention.

Parent Involvement

  • Read notes and assignments that are recorded in your student’s agenda.
  • Monitor progress during units by checking your student’s work.
  • Encourage and support homework and assignments.
  • Talk with your student on a regular basis about what he/she is learning.
  • Create an atmosphere at home where your student has a designated study space and study time.
  • Offer help with homework or make sure your student asks for help before or after school.

Concerns

  • E-mail me elizabeth.cannon@indianriverschools.org
  • Call 564-3544
  • Website http://www.myteacherpages.com/webpages/ECannon/

Let’s Have a Great Year!

Mrs. Cannon’s 8th Grade Reading 3rd Period

  • Welcome Parents and Students!

About Mrs. Cannon

  • Originally from Setauket, NY
  • I’ve lived in Vero Beach for 22 years
  • Married to Chuck Cannon of C.J. Cannon’s Restaurant
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Taught 4th-8th grades at Sebastian Elementary, Osceola Magnet, and Gifford Middle School
  • I have a daughter currently a senor in HS

Class Content

  • Houghton Mifflin Collections
    • Sharing with Language Arts
    • We will read
      • Collection 1: Culture and Belonging
        • “Golden Glass” by Alma Luz Villanueva
        • “A Place to Call Home” by Scott Bittle and Jonathan Rochkind
        • “What to Bring” by Naisha Jackson
        • “Museum Indians” by Susan Power
        • “New Immigrants Share Their Stories” by Lisz Gossels
        • “The Powwow at the End of the World” Sherman Alexie
      • Collection 2: The Thrill of Horror
        • “The Tell Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe
        • “The Outsider” by H.P. Lovecraft
        • “Frankenstein” by Edward Field
        • “What is the Horror Genre?” Sharon A. Russell
        • “Man-Made Monsters” by Daniel Cohen

Class Content

  • Houghton Mifflin Collections
    • Sharing with Language Arts
    • We will read
      • Collection 3: The Move Toward Freedom
        • “My Friend Douglass” by Russell Freedman
        • “The Drummer Boy of Shiloh” by Ray Bradbury
        • “A Mystery of Heroism” by Stephen Crane
        • “Civil War Journal” by Louisa May Alcott
        • “O Captain! My Captain!” by Walt Whitman
      • Collection 4: Approaching Adulthood
        • “Marigolds” by Eugenia Collier
        • “The Whistle” by Anne Estevis
        • “Identity” by Julio Noboa Polanco
        • “Hard on the Gas” by Janet S. Wong
        • “Much too Young to Work So Hard” by Naoki Tanaka
        • “Your Phone Can Wait” by Stephanie Ramirez
        • “Driving Distracted”

Class Content

  • Houghton Mifflin Collections
    • Sharing with Language Arts
    • We will read
      • Collection 5: Anne Frank’s Legacy
        • “The Diary of Anne Frank” by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
        • From The Diary of Anne Frank: Act I, Scenes 1 and 2 by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
        • “There But for the Grace” by Wislawa Szymborska
      • Collection 6: The Value of Work
        • “The Flying Machine” by Ray Bradbury
        • (Short Story and Graphic Story)
        • “One Last Time” by Gary Soto
        • “The Real McCoy” by Jim Haskins
        • “To Be of Use” by Marge Piercy
        • “A Story of How a Wall Stands” by Simon J. Ortiz

Class Content

  • Possible Novels
    • Phineas Gage: A Gruesome, But True Story about Brain Science by John Fleischman
    • The Face on the Milk Carton by Caroline B. Cooney
    • Nothing But the Truth by Avi

Materials

  • Required Supplies
    • Folder
    • Composition Notebook
    • Pencils, Pens- Blue or black ink only!!
    • Suggested Supplies
    • Hand Held Sharpener
    • Cap Erasers
  • Wish List
    • Tissues
    • Paper Towels

Class Rules

Grading Procedures

  • Grades will be assigned to the following categories:
        • Classwork/Homework 20%
        • Independent Reading 15%
        • Projects 30%
        • Quizzes/Tests 35%

Absences

  • Check my website for assignments for the week
  • You can pick up work at the front desk for any work missed.
      • Call Mrs. DeLisa at the attendance desk 564-3511

Tardiness

  • I expect students to enter class on time. I understand that there are circumstances that arise, that is why students are given 3 free tardies each quarter. After 3, I usually assign a lunch detention first, then after-school detention.

Parent Involvement

  • Read notes and assignments that are recorded in your student’s agenda.
  • Monitor progress during units by checking your student’s work.
  • Encourage and support homework and assignments.
  • Talk with your student on a regular basis about what he/she is learning.
  • Create an atmosphere at home where your student has a designated study space and study time.
  • Offer help with homework or make sure your student asks for help before or after school.

Concerns

  • E-mail me elizabeth.cannon@indianriverschools.org
  • Call 564-3544
  • Website http://www.myteacherpages.com/webpages/ECannon/

Let’s Have a Great Year!

Mrs. Cannon’s 8th Grade Reading 4th & 5th Periods

  • Welcome Parents and Students!

About Mrs. Cannon

  • Originally from Setauket, NY
  • I’ve lived in Vero Beach for 22 years
  • Married to Chuck Cannon of C.J. Cannon’s Restaurant
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Taught 4th-8th grades at Sebastian Elementary, Osceola Magnet, and Gifford Middle School
  • I have a daughter currently a senor in HS

Class Content

Class Content

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    • We will read
      • Unit 1: Decision Point

Class Content

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Class Content

  • National Geographic Inside

Class Content

  • National Geographic Inside

Class Content

  • National Geographic Inside

Class Content

  • National Geographic Inside

Class Content

  • National Geographic Inside

Class Content

  • National Geographic Inside

Class Content

  • Possible Novels
    • Phineas Gage: A Gruesome, But True Story about Brain Science by John Fleischman
    • The Face on the Milk Carton by Caroline B. Cooney
    • Nothing But the Truth by Avi

Materials

  • Required Supplies
    • Folder
    • Composition Notebook
    • Pencils, Pens- Blue or black ink only!!
    • Suggested Supplies
    • Hand Held Sharpener
    • Cap Erasers
  • Wish List
    • Tissues
    • Paper Towels

Class Rules

Grading Procedures

  • Grades will be assigned to the following categories:
        • Classwork/Homework 20%
        • Independent Reading 15%
        • Projects 30%
        • Quizzes/Tests 35%

Absences

  • Check my website for assignments for the week
  • You can pick up work at the front desk for any work missed.
      • Call Mrs. DeLisa at the attendance desk 564-3511

Tardiness

  • I expect students to enter class on time. I understand that there are circumstances that arise, that is why students are given 3 free tardies each quarter. After 3, I usually assign a lunch detention first, then after-school detention.

Parent Involvement

  • Read notes and assignments that are recorded in your student’s agenda.
  • Monitor progress during units by checking your student’s work.
  • Encourage and support homework and assignments.
  • Talk with your student on a regular basis about what he/she is learning.
  • Create an atmosphere at home where your student has a designated study space and study time.
  • Offer help with homework or make sure your student asks for help before or after school.

Concerns

  • E-mail me elizabeth.cannon@indianriverschools.org
  • Call 564-3544
  • Website http://www.myteacherpages.com/webpages/ECannon/

Let’s Have a Great Year!

Mrs. Cannon’s 8th Grade Reading 7th Period

  • Welcome Parents and Students!

About Mrs. Cannon

  • Originally from Setauket, NY
  • I’ve lived in Vero Beach for 22 years
  • Married to Chuck Cannon of C.J. Cannon’s Restaurant
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Taught 4th-8th grades at Sebastian Elementary, Osceola Magnet, and Gifford Middle School
  • I have a daughter currently a senor in HS

Class Content

  • Houghton Mifflin Collections
    • Sharing with Language Arts
    • We will read
      • Collection 1: Culture and Belonging
        • “Golden Glass” by Alma Luz Villanueva
        • “A Place to Call Home” by Scott Bittle and Jonathan Rochkind
        • “What to Bring” by Naisha Jackson
        • “Museum Indians” by Susan Power
        • “New Immigrants Share Their Stories” by Lisz Gossels
        • “The Powwow at the End of the World” Sherman Alexie
      • Collection 2: The Thrill of Horror
        • “The Tell Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe
        • “The Outsider” by H.P. Lovecraft
        • “Frankenstein” by Edward Field
        • “What is the Horror Genre?” Sharon A. Russell
        • “Man-Made Monsters” by Daniel Cohen

Class Content

  • Houghton Mifflin Collections
    • Sharing with Language Arts
    • We will read
      • Collection 3: The Move Toward Freedom
        • “My Friend Douglass” by Russell Freedman
        • “The Drummer Boy of Shiloh” by Ray Bradbury
        • “A Mystery of Heroism” by Stephen Crane
        • “Civil War Journal” by Louisa May Alcott
        • “O Captain! My Captain!” by Walt Whitman
      • Collection 4: Approaching Adulthood
        • “Marigolds” by Eugenia Collier
        • “The Whistle” by Anne Estevis
        • “Identity” by Julio Noboa Polanco
        • “Hard on the Gas” by Janet S. Wong
        • “Much too Young to Work So Hard” by Naoki Tanaka
        • “Your Phone Can Wait” by Stephanie Ramirez
        • “Driving Distracted”

Class Content

  • Houghton Mifflin Collections
    • Sharing with Language Arts
    • We will read
      • Collection 5: Anne Frank’s Legacy
        • “The Diary of Anne Frank” by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
        • From The Diary of Anne Frank: Act I, Scenes 1 and 2 by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
        • “There But for the Grace” by Wislawa Szymborska
      • Collection 6: The Value of Work
        • “The Flying Machine” by Ray Bradbury
        • (Short Story and Graphic Story)
        • “One Last Time” by Gary Soto
        • “The Real McCoy” by Jim Haskins
        • “To Be of Use” by Marge Piercy
        • “A Story of How a Wall Stands” by Simon J. Ortiz

Class Content

  • Possible Novels
    • Phineas Gage: A Gruesome, But True Story about Brain Science by John Fleischman
    • Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
    • Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare

Materials

  • Required Supplies
    • Folder
    • Composition Notebook
    • Pencils, Pens- Blue or black ink only!!
    • Suggested Supplies
    • Hand Held Sharpener
    • Cap Erasers
  • Wish List
    • Tissues
    • Paper Towels

Class Rules

Grading Procedures

  • Grades will be assigned to the following categories:
        • Classwork/Homework 20%
        • Independent Reading 15%
        • Projects 30%
        • Quizzes/Tests 35%

Absences

  • Check my website for assignments for the week
  • You can pick up work at the front desk for any work missed.
      • Call Mrs. DeLisa at the attendance desk 564-3511

Tardiness

  • I expect students to enter class on time. I understand that there are circumstances that arise, that is why students are given 3 free tardies each quarter. After 3, I usually assign a lunch detention first, then after-school detention.

Parent Involvement

  • Read notes and assignments that are recorded in your student’s agenda.
  • Monitor progress during units by checking your student’s work.
  • Encourage and support homework and assignments.
  • Talk with your student on a regular basis about what he/she is learning.
  • Create an atmosphere at home where your student has a designated study space and study time.
  • Offer help with homework or make sure your student asks for help before or after school.

Concerns

  • E-mail me elizabeth.cannon@indianriverschools.org
  • Call 564-3544
  • Website http://www.myteacherpages.com/webpages/ECannon/

Let’s Have a Great Year!

Mrs. Cannon’s 8th Grade EPIC

  • Welcome Parents and Students!

Lessons/ Study Hall

  • Once or twice per week we will have lessons that focus on academic success, personal growth, or achievement. There is no grade for EPIC, it is meant to be enrichment.

Let’s Have a Great Year!



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