Bridgeport Middle Braves

413 Johnson Avenue
Bridgeport, WV 26330
304-326-7142

Fax:  304-842-6275

Braves

Mrs. Edgell

8th Grade English 

Parent /Teacher Conference Oct.24 3-6

            Spirit Week Oct. 23-27




My name is Ashley Edgell and I teach Eighth grade English.  I love the English language and I love teaching my students to appreciate it and use it to its maximum potential. I enjoy reading novels and I love to discuss them with my students.  Recommendations Welcome!! smiley I am a graduate of Fairmont State University with a Bachelors in Secondary English Education with a Minor in Journalism. I have two wonderful children and an amazing family.  I am a Bridgeport Native and proud to be a BRAVE!!

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SNOW DAY/Winter Curriculum extra credit- You may choose to do the following activities on a snow day and turn in the immediate day of return to school for bonus points.  Read the following article by clicking on the link below.  You may choose to do one activity per snow day beginning with Activity 1 (complete in order).  More than one for one day will not receive additional credit.

http://www.nytimes.com/projects/2012/snow-fall/#/?part=tunnel-creek


Activity1- read and summarize the Snow Fall/Tunnel Creek Sections of the article.  (4-5 well developed paragraphs)

Activity2- Print and highlight all instances of imagery and vivid language used in the Snow Fall/Tunnel Creek Sections

Activity3-read and summarize the "To the Peak" section. (3-4 well developed paragraphs)

Activity 4-write a 15 line poem that rhymes that expresses the main points of the "To the Peak" Section

Activity5-read and summarize "The Descent Begins (3-4 well developed paragraphs)

(You may do any of the same activities with the  last three sections-blur of white, discovery, word spreads)

Activity 6-create a timeline of events of the entire article

Activity 7-create a mural that represents the events describe in all sections of the article

Activity 8 -watch the "Avalanche at Tunnel Creek" documentary in the word spreads section.  Create a journal entry, 4-5 paragraphs long expressing your thoughts, feelings, and emotions post viewing