Friday, February 27, 2015 Pronoun Activity

Complete the following assignment and bring in on Monday with the others.

 

6.8 c Pronoun Practice

 

  1. Did your mom and dad take ________ cell phones with them?

their            him       her       he

 

  1. The ants marched around the puddle that Max and ____ made.

I                 me        he         hers

 

  1. Everyone has had a chance to call ___________ parents.

their            his or her          his        its

 

  1. O’Leary and Mrs. Hayes ate ______ lunches with the 8th graders.

their            his or her          her       its

 

  1. Neither Tommy nor Bryan got ________ test back in class today.

his              his or her          their      its

 

  1. Since there is a field trip tomorrow, each of the students should bring _______

lunch to school in a paper bag.

she             her                   their                  his or her

 

  1. Someone took _______ test early.

their            his                    her                   his or her

 

  1. Anyone can have ________ progress report tomorrow.

his or her                their                  our       she

 

  1. Angela or Flora lost ______ clue before showing it to anyone.

his or her                his                    her                   their

10.  John and ______ are going to the Homecoming Dance together.

me          I          him             them

11.  Did one of the Agendas have Sabrina’s name on _____ cover?

her         he       its        their

12.  Tomorrow the make-up baseball game will be held so the Coach John is calling each of ______ players tonight.

their            its         his or her          his

13.  Everyone must get to _______ class by time the tardy bell rings.

their            his or her             its           him

14.  The flying frisbee barely missed John and ______.

I                 me                        his                her

15.  Everyone may pack up __________ backpacks now.

his or her                their                  its                     he

 

Remember that pronouns like everyone, someone, anybody are all singular and take a singular pronoun!

 

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March 2-6

Hope everyone is enjoying the snow and staying warm.  I will not give out a homework sheet for next week, students will just turn in last week’s homework log on Thursday.  We will however have some quizzes/tests this week.

Tuesday: Math-quiz on adding fractions ( lowest terms)
Wednesday: Reading-Point of View Quiz; Math- quiz on subtracting ( lowest terms)
Thursday: History-US1.8a territorial expansion
Friday: Math- test adding/subtracting fractions ( lowest terms); Science- moon phases, rotations, revolution, seasons
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Hello Mrs. Kee’s Third Graders at Creekside Elem.!

We have had a lot of snow days, therefore we have a lot of work to do! So, let’s go Gators, let’s go!

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Visit Study Island! :-)

Blocks 1 and 2
Study Island – 3rd Nine Weeks Menu
Complete Integers (10) Coordinate Plane (10) and Graph Inequalities (10) in Practice Mode

Earn Blue Ribbon for each category

Block 3
Study Island – 3rd Nine Weeks Menu
Complete Congruence (10) and Quadrilaterals (10) in Practice Mode
Earn Blue Ribbon for each category
Also visit 7th Grade Menu

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Kindergarten Registration2015 – 2016 Kindergarten Registration Dates:

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 and Wednesday, May 13, 2015
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

School Entrance Form                       SPS Kindergarten Parent Information

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Today’s Assignments February 26, 2015

Follow the directions carefully:

  1. Fill in the blank with “I” or “me.”
  2. Fill in the blank with “she” or “her.”
  3. Fill in the blank with “he” or “him.”
  4. Fill in the blank with “we” or “us.”
  5. Fill in the blank with “they” or “them.”
  1. Mom drove _____ to school today.
  2. _____ really want that chocolate cake.
  3. Everyone is happy for _____.
  4. When ___ get home, I am going to bed.
  5. You drive much better than _____.
  1. Harry wrote a love poem for _____.
  2. Martha is certain of _____ facts.
  3. Debbie had a headache, so _____ took medicine.
  4. Andrea knows that Bob is not as smart as _____.
  5. Ruth needed to take _____ dog to the vet.
  1. Randy’s sister refused to give _____ the paper.
  2. When _____ fell out of the tree, he broke his arm.
  3. Did Sam tell you why _____ did not come to the party?
  4. Danny knows that Terry is better than _____.
  5. I told _____ about the celebration.
  1. She can not come with _____ today.
  2. After _____ eat, let’s see a movie.
  3. Come on in and tell _____ the news.
  4. I know where _____ can go.
  5. Dad went with _____ to buy school supplies.
  1. Everybody knows _____ spilled the beans.
  2. If the peaches are not ripe, we will not buy _____.
  3. Take your shoes and put _____ in the closet.
  4. _____ are the best of friends.
  5. Will and Tom wish _____ could drive a car.

Possessive pronouns: mine, his, hers, its, yours, ours, theirs

  1. You can order whatever you want. The choice is _____.
  2. All my friends like to cook. Cooking is a favorite activity of _____.
  3. My brother and I bought a car together to share, so it is _____.
  4. The candy belongs to Sarah. It is _____.
  5. I bought the food so it is _____.
  1. Underline the proper pronoun or contraction.
  1. If (you, your, yours, you’re) not careful you will be out of money.
  2. My painting does not compare to (you, your, yours, you’re).
  3. If (you, your, yours, you’re) don’t believe me, ask my mom.
  4. You left (you, your, yours, you’re) coat over here.
  5. Don’t talk while (you, your, yours, you’re) eating.
  6. Those (whose, who, who’s) have died will be remembered.
  7. I need to find out (whose, who, who’s) paper this is so I can return it.
  8. It is important to know (whose, who, who’s) going to the play.
  9. There’s the man (whose, who, who’s) team won the tournament
  10. Do you remember (whose, who, who’s) going to treat us to dinner?
  11. During (their, theirs, there’s) reign, the king and queen were fair and just.
  12. (Their, Theirs, There’s) no reason we can not go today.
  13. Some friends of (their, theirs, there’s) are spending the weekend.
  14. I think (their, theirs, there’s) a possibility of rain tomorrow.
  15. Cats are known for (their, theirs, there’s) agility.

 

Also, go to the following website and view the PowerPoint on pronouns:

www.chompchomp.com/presentations/pronouncase.ppt

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Information Wed 2/25

All classes:  We will pick up where we left off, so be sure to complete all homework and unfinished classwork to turn in when we return to school.

Honors:  We will take the Genetics Quiz when we return.  Be prepared.

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Snow Day Activities Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Please check each day to get your activity for the day.  Today’s activity is on pronouns.  Follow the directions on the sheets and if possible print them out.

Study the following table:

 

Now study these rules:

 

¢ Personal subject pronouns go before the verb:

  • I am at home.
  • You like music.
  • He wants to buy a new car.

¢ However, we place the auxiliary verb before subject pronouns in questions:

  • Can you help me?
  • Has she got the book?
  • Does he write very often?

¢ Personal object pronouns come after verbs and prepositions:

  • She loves me.
  • We send you an e-mail every day.
  • We go with him.

¢A possessive adjective is followed by a noun and a possessive pronoun replaces it.

  • This is my It is mine.
  • Your lorry is very big, but theirs is the biggest one.
  • His house is enormous, but ours is very small.

1 .Fill in the blanks with the correct personal pronouns (subject or object)

 

  1. Peter is my friend. ……….. lives in England. …………… met …………… a long time ago.
  2. Tina works as a secretary. ………… is married and has two children.
  3. It is Linda’s birthday. We have bought ………… a nice present.
  4. Paul and Jim went to London last year. ……….. wanted to improve their English.
  5. Mary is my best friend. ……….. have received a letter from ……… .
  6. Henry and I went on a trip to the USA. ……….had a wonderful time.

 

 

 

  1. The cat broke the vase. …….. is very naughty and I had to punish ……… .
  2. The children found a purse. …….. took ………. to the police station.
  3. Our friends live in Barcelona. ……….. often come to visit ………. .
  4. Alan, who lives abroad, phoned his parents to tell ………. that ……… was getting married in June.

 

  1. Complete the sentences. Use subject pronouns and possessive adjectives.

 

  • Where is Istanbul? – ………… ’s in Turkey.
  • Where are the Pyramids? – ………… ’re in Egypt.
  • Who are those two people? – ………… ’re Jim’s friends. ………… names are Paul and Judy.
  • Where are you and your sister from? – ……… ’re from Australia. ………… home is Canberra.
  • Who is that girl? – ………… name is Lucy. ………… ’s from the United States.
  • And you? What’s ………… name? Where are ………… from? – ………… name is Ramón and ………… ’m from Spain.
  • Is Pete married? – Yes, ………… is. ………… wife is a doctor. ………… name is Diana.

 

 3.  Fill in the correct object pronouns.

 

  1. I saw a film yesterday. I liked …….. very much.
  2. Who does this book belong to? It is Pam’s. I gave ………… to ………… as a present last year.
  3. Marta lost her mp3 player and her parents bought …………. a new one.
  4. Sue didn’t buy a cake. She made ……… herself.
  5. Steven met Tom in the street and told ………. about the party.
  6. Anna and Ted didn’t do their homework and the teacher punished ………. .
  7. Where is Larry? – I have just seen …… at the back of the garden.
  8. The man didn’t like the food and complained about ………. .
  9. My friends are on holiday. I have just received a letter from ………….. .
  10. Our teacher gave ……… some extra exercises for homework.

 

4    Complete the sentences with my / our / your / his / her / their / its.

  1. I like …………………… job.
  2. Do you like …………………… job?
  3. Does your father like …………………… job?
  4. Sally is married. …………………… husband works in a bank.
  5. I know Mr Watson but I don’t know …………………… wife.
  6. Put …………………… coat when you go out. It’s very cold.
  7. …………………… favourite sport is tennis. I play a lot in summer.
  8. My sister plays tennis too but …………………… favourite sport is athletics.
  9. We’re staying at a very nice hotel. ……………………rooms are very comfortable.
  10. Mr and Mrs Baker live in London but …………………… son lives in Australia.
  11. Thank you for …………………… letter. It was good to hear from you again.
  12. We are going to invite all …………………… friends to the party.
  13. John is a teacher but …………………… sister is a nurse.
  14. Do you think that most people are happy in …………………… jobs?
  15. I gave the money to my mother and she put it in …………………… bag.
  16. I often see that man but I don’t know …………………… name.
  17. They’ve got two children but I don’t remember …………………… names.

 

  1. Fill in the blanks with pronouns (subject, object), possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns.

 

1) Bob wears ……………   new shoes on Sundays. Does Helen wear ……………  on Sundays, too?

2) A: What’s your dog doing?

B: Oh, ……………   is eating ……………   food. It’s in the garden.

3) We’re cleaning ……………   shoes. Are you cleaning ……………    , too?

4) I can’t find my glasses. Where are ……………    , Bill?

5) My children don’t like to comb ……………    hair every morning.

6) He knows ……………   (me and my wife), but we don’t talk to ……………   .

7) Sylvia, do ……………   exercises in silence, please! I’ll do ……………    in silence, too.

8) If she cleans ……………    teeth four times a day, it will be fine.

9) A: Does Bob’s sister love you, Charles?

B: Yes, Mary, …………… really loves …………… and stop asking me silly questions, will you?

LINDA

 

  1. Fill the gaps with the correct personal pronouns or possessive adjectives.   Write or type this out on paper as a separate activity.

 

Linda is a 12 year-old girl. ……lives in Madrid with ……….. parents and ……. younger sister, Sue. Linda’s father is a doctor. ……….works in a hospital in a town near Madrid. ….. mother is a housewife and a secretary. ……… works for a very important firm. Linda’s younger sister, Sue, is only three. Linda loves ……….very much. Linda is a kind girl who has lots of friends. She often goes out with ………at the weekend but doesn’t usually see……….on weekdays as …… has to study and do ……… homework. Sue’s teachers are very pleased with ……….. She always pays attention to ……..teachers and works very hard to get good marks.

Last Saturday Linda and ………family went to the beach. ………was a warm sunny day and ……….enjoyed themselves very much. While ………..parents were  sunbathing, Linda and Sue built an enormous sandcastle. …….took them quite a long time to build …… but when ……..had nearly finished a boy crashed ……. . Sue and Linda got very angry with ………. The boy ran away from ……. laughing and saying nasty things to …….. It was a sad incident but they soon forgot about …….. and enjoyed the rest of the day sunbathing, swimming and playing games with …….… parents.
Now Linda is studying very hard for ……final exams. She hopes she will pass all of ……… If she does, ……….parents have promised to buy ……… a bike. It will be …….. first bike. All her friends envy …… but she has promised that she would lend …….. to ………. whenever they want. She is a really nice girl. Everybody loves ……… .

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School Calendar Changes (as of 2-24-15)

  • calendar changesIssuance of Interim/Progress Reports is changed to March 6, 2015 (instead of February 27, 2015).
  • The end of the 3rd Nine-Weeks grading period (formerly March 31, 2015) is changed to Friday, April 3, 2015. There will be 44 days in the third grading period based on the new ending date.
  • The school days missed on Tuesday, February 17 – Friday, February 20, 2015 will be “made up” as follows:
    • Thursday, March 19 (formerly ½ day [early dismissal) for students] is changed to a full school day for students; the ½ day Professional Development for Teachers will not be rescheduled
    • Friday, April 3 (formerly ½ day [early dismissal) for students] is changed to a full school day for students; the ½ day Clerical for Teachers will not be rescheduled
    • Wednesday- Friday, June 10, 11,12 (early dismissal due to middle/high school exams] is changed to full school days for Elementary students ONLY; middle school and high school students will adhere to the early dismissal exam schedule
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School Calendar Changes Due to Feb. 17-20 Snow Days

  • Issuance of Interim/Progress Reports is changed to March 6, 2015 (instead of February 27, 2015).
  • The end of the 3rd Nine-Weeks grading period (formerly March 31, 2015) is changed to Friday, April 3, 2015. There will be 44 days in the third grading period based on the new ending date.
  • The school days missed on Tuesday, February 17 – Friday, February 20, 2015 will be “made up” as follows:
  • Thursday, March 19 (formerly ½ day [early dismissal) for students] is changed to a full school day for students; the ½ day Professional Development for Teachers will not be rescheduled
  • Friday, April 3 (formerly ½ day [early dismissal) for students] is changed to a full school day for students; the ½ day Clerical for Teachers will not be rescheduled
  • Wednesday?Friday, June 10, 11,12 (early dismissal due to middle/high school exams] is changed to full school days for Elementary students ONLY; middle school and high school students will adhere to the early dismissal exam schedule
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School Calendar Changes Due to Feb. 17-20 Snow Days

  • Issuance of Interim/Progress Reports is changed to March 6, 2015 (instead of February 27, 2015).

 

  • The end of the 3rd Nine-Weeks grading period (formerly March 31, 2015) is changed to Friday, April 3, 2015. There will be 44 days in the third grading period based on the new ending date.

 

  • The school days missed on Tuesday, February 17 – Friday, February 20, 2015 will be “made up” as follows:

 

  • Thursday, March 19  (formerly ½ day [early dismissal) for students] is changed to a full school day for students;   the ½ day Professional Development for Teachers will not be rescheduled

 

  • Friday, April 3 (formerly ½ day [early dismissal) for students] is changed to a full school day for students;   the ½ day Clerical for Teachers will not be rescheduled

 

  • Wednesday?Friday, June 10, 11,12 (early dismissal due to middle/high school exams] is changed to full school days for Elementary students ONLY;   middle school and high school students will adhere to the early dismissal exam schedule

 

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Kindergarten Registration will be held on Wednesday, March 11th and on Wednesday, May 13th

February 24, 2015

KINDERGARTEN Registration for 2014-15 …  Link here for 2015-16 informational brochure on Kindergarten.

Spring Registration Dates:

  • Wednesday, March 11, 2015 – 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the school your child will attend
  • Wednesday, May 13, 2015 – 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the school your child will attend

These two dates will benefit parents who may need the choice for the sake of convenience. Call secretary Keesha Hicks at 925-6759 for more information.

 

Enrollment Process

Students entering Kindergarten must have reached their fifth birthday on or before September 30th of the year in which they enroll.

Students must register at the school to which they are zoned before beginning classes. School attendance zones can be found using the “School Messenger” tab to the right.  A specific street number and street address must be used after you link to the SCHOOL ZONE LOCATOR. 

At the time of registration, the parent or legal guardian (proof of guardianship required) must submit two (2) proofs of residency in the City of Suffolk.  Post office boxes and drivers’ licenses are not considered proofs of residency.  Acceptable proofs of residency include, but are not limited to:

  • Utility company statement,
  • Rental lease, rental agreement, deed or mortgage contract,
  • City of Suffolk receipt for paid personal property taxes

To enroll a child in a public school division in Virginia, state law required the parent/guardian provide certain information to the school division:

    • Birth Certificate, original certificate of birth or certified copy
    • School Entrance Physical and Immunization Certificate completed by a physician. This form may be obtained from any Suffolk public school, the Suffolk City Health Department, family practice medical office, or military medical clinic
    • Immunization Record
    • Expulsion Statement, if applicable

 

Immunizations Required by Virginia Law

  • 4 DTP or DTaP – at least one dose after 4th birthday
  • 4 Polio – at least one dose after 4th birthday
  • 2 Measles – 1st dose on/after 12 months of age; 2nd dose prior to entering kindergarten
  • 2 Mumps – 1st on/after 12 months of age; 2nd dose prior to entering kindergarten
  • 1 Rubella – on/after 12 months of age
  • Note: Measles, Mumps, Rubella requirements are also met with 2 MMR – 1st dose on/after 12 months of age; 2nd dose prior to entering kindergarten
  • 3 Hep B – (2 doses if Merck adult formulation given between 11 – 15 years of age)
  • 2 Varicella – to susceptible children born on/after January 1, 1997; 1st dose on/after 12 months of age; 2nd dose prior to entering kindergarten
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Homework & Information Tues 2/24

Sign up for Remind. Check it out on remind.com. Use this phone number: (757) 809-2118, and use the code for your class (see below).

2nd block – Remind code: @stoneblk2  If needed, finish Probability in Genetics ws #5 & 7 and Crosses Involving Two Traits ws. Genetics Quiz next class.

4th block – Remind code: @stoneblk4  If needed, finish Blood Type ws and s12.2 ws. HW: Watch the Bozeman Science video titled DNA & RNA Part 1 and take notes on the scientists’ contributions.

7th block – Remind code: @stoneblk7  If needed, finish Blood Type ws and s12.2 ws. HW due tomorrow: Watch the Bozeman Science video titled DNA & RNA Part 1 and take notes on the scientists’ contributions.

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Homework 2/24/15

Math: review sheet

Science: Study

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Activities Canceled-February 24

All afternoon and evening activities have been cancelled for Suffolk Public Schools due to inclement weather.

Stay safe and warm everyone!

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2/23/15

Hello,

I hope you all enjoyed the snow days last week. I know I did.

This week we will work on dictation, high frequency words, concept of word, writing phonetically, recognizing numbers through 30, counting  set, writing numbers to tell how many and  explore with magnets.

Please continue to review high frequency words It is a graded skill for the third nine weeks.

Progress reports will not go home on Friday, February 17th. They will be issued at a later time.

Please remember to complete activities on IXL and Reading Eggs.

Thank you,

C. Boone

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February 23/24

  1. Persuasive Techniques (class work)
    1. Write and then label the following quotes with the techniques used (2 each):
    2. Make sure you read the entire quote before you make your decisions (Pages 1249 – 1254)(1-5 Brutus; 6-12 Antony)
      1. Romans, countrymen, lovers. (This is Loyalty and Patriotism and Parallelism)
      2. Not that I loved … Rome more.
      3. As Caesar loved me … I slew him.
      4. Who is here so base … be a bondman?
      5. There is tears for his … death for his ambition.
      6. Brutus is an honorable man.
      7. You all did see … thrice refuse.
      8. What cause withholds you … mourn for him?
      9. Oh judgment … lost their reason.
      10. O masters! If I were … Cassius wrong.
      11. You are not wood … make you mad.
      12. Oh what a fall was there … over us.
    3. Act III questions
      1. Why does Caesar refuse to read Artemidorus’s letter?
      2. Why is Antony not present during the assassination?
      3. What reason do the conspirators use to surround Caesar and plead with him?
      4. What do Caesar’s last words show?
      5. Why do the conspirators bathe their hands and swords in Caesar’s blood?
      6. Who does not want Antony to speak at Caesar’s funeral? Why?
      7. What does Antony swear to Caesar’s corpse?
      8. How do the common people first react to Caesar’s assassination?
      9. At the end of Act III, Scene II, who is coming to Rome to help Antony?
      10. Describe the commoners’ reaction to Brutus and Antony. What kind of people are they?
      11. Test on Acts I through III   next class, including vocabulary (words like wherefore, ague, and thither)
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Cancelled Activities

Due to inclement weather ALL after school activities have been cancelled for Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015… All students are to go home.

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Gifted Seminar – Save the Date

GiftedSaturday, March 21 from 9:00 to 12:00, save the date for “Partnering for Gifted Education”.  This mini-seminar for educators and parents is presented by Region III and the Virginia Association for the Gifted.

Registration is be available at www.vagifted.org   Registration fees are $30 for non-members and $25 for VAG members.  Light refreshments will be available for purchase.

“Partnering for Gifted Education” will take place at Essex high School.  833 High School circle, Tappahannock, VA 22560.

 

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2015- 16 Proposed Budget

COVER-Budget-15-16-proposal-120x150The superintendent’s budget proposal for the 2015-2016 school year was presented at the February 12th Suffolk School Board meeting.

Our own Marcia Gray, physical fitness teacher is the cover model!

Please check out the full budget or you may also view the Power Point presentation highlights that were shown to the Suffolk School Board.

 

 

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