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Our Scholastic Code is:  N86CW

 

10 Ways to Pick a Great Book

1. It has a compelling cover
2. The title sounds intriguing
3. It was recommended by a friend whose opinion you trust
4. You are crazy about the other books that author has written
5. You loved the other books in that series
6. You are facinated by that theme or subject
7. The book flap or back cover draws you in
8. Looking inside, you find the chapter titles or illustrations irrestible
9. The first sentence or paragraph or page makes you want to keep reading
10. It was made into a movie

Mrs. Hicks----Seventh Grade Reading & Writing

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Come see Mrs. Hicks during lunch!

 

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A Little Bit About Mrs. Hicks


 

I was born and raised in New England.  I have a Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Studies and a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential.  This is my sixth year at O'Hara Park Middle School, after teaching at the elementary level for over 11 years.  I LOVE middle schoolers! I am looking forward to a fabulous year with YOU! 

Greek & Latin Roots


 

Use this link to study for the Greek & Latin Test!

https://quizlet.com/47660167/greek-latin-affixes-sets-5-8-flash-cards/

Spelling City


Use this link to practice your spelling words!

https://www.spellingcity.com/shicks35/

Citation Help!

Click below for help with in-text citations

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/02/

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Click the link below to create your Works Cited page for your essay!

http://www.easybib.com/

Contact Information

  • Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns. The most efficient way to reach me is by emailing me at: shicks@ouesd.k12.ca.us.
  • If you need to reach me by telephone, please call the school directly (925.625.5060) and leave a voice mail at extension 4335. I usually return calls and emails within 24 hours.