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Hello Parents!

** Announcements:

  • 6th grade Dayton field trip is this Friday! Chaperones, please meet in my room at or just after 7:45 A.M. We will leave right at 8:00 A.M. 
  • Student Council Penny Wars starts tomorrow (3/15-3/25)!
  • Book orders due this Thursday, 3/17! 
  • Donations are needed for the Seder Meal. We appreciate any items or help that you can provide. Here is the Sign-Up Genius link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c094ca8ad2aa4ff2-7thannual

 

Homework this week: No reading logs this week, due to 6th grade field trip on Friday. Cumulative vocabulary test is over three lists (see below) and it will be on Thursday this week.

 

6th: Begin & finish project (in class) for, Number the Stars, by Lois Lowry.

Skills for the week: story elements and expository essay writing.

LA – Continue practice with the EXPAND method in writing.

Vocab lists this week: Lists 12, 13, & 14 (Shakespeare, Blends, Weather)

 

7th:

 LA – Continued practice with the EXPAND method in writing.

Blue Rdg Grp – Poetry unit. “The Rider”, “Seal”, and “Haiku” poems. Skills for the week: infinitives & infinitive phrases, drawing conclusions.

Vocab lists this week: Popular SAT Words, To a Degree, What We’d Like Said About Us

 

8th:

LA – Continued practice with the EXPAND method in writing.

Yellow Rdg Grp – Poetry unit. “Cat”, “Silver”, and “Your World” poems. Skills for the week: identifying unfamiliar words, suffix -ous.

White Rdg Grp – Poetry unit. “Thumbprint”, “The Drum”, “Ring Out, Wild Bells” poems. Skills for the week: sound devices, subject complements.

Vocab lists this week: Social Studies Class, Science Class, All About the Senses