Week 29

March 26, 2018
There is NO homework this week in any subject.
This is the last week of the third nine weeks.
New Missing Work lists were posted this morning in class. Please remind your student to check the lists that were posted in all subjects.
All work must be turned in by this Friday, March 30, 2018.
Tomorrow, Tuesday, March 27, 2018, is picture day.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018, we will take the Reading/Writing (10 questions) Benchmarks.
Friday is March Madness and the day is pretty much dedicated to watching/playing basketball.
Next week is spring break and there will be no school from April 2 – April 6, 2018.

Week 28

March 18, 2018

This will be a busy week and will involve a lot of review as we head towards our third nine-week benchmarks.  We will take the math benchmark on Thursday, March 22, 2018.

Our science benchmark will be Monday, March 26, 2018, and our reading benchmark will be Wednesday, March 28, 2018.

We will finish the social studies Inventions PBA this week as well.

All homework is posted above under Weekly Homework, as always.


Week 27

March 11, 2018

This week we will work on the social studies’ PBA for the third nine weeks on inventions.  Students will create a movie proposal (for a documentary) and a movie poster with all of the four inventions (steamboat, steam locomotive, cotton gin, and the reaper.

In math, we will work on classifying and measuring angles (SOL 5.12).

In reading we will work on figurative language and complete an I Have Who Has, a paired concentration game, partner plays, and practice sheets.  On Friday, we will take a test on figurative language after extensive reteaching and reviewing.

There are stations on Friday, March 16, 2018, for those who contribute to the March of Dimes.

All homework is posted above, as usual.


Week 26

March 4, 2018

This week Interims will be sent home on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.  There are many students that are missing assignments at this point.  Please remember that the grade check for March Madness will be next week on March 15, 2018.  Please remind your student to check the new Missing Work lists that will be posted in the morning.

Please remember that “Missings” will be replaced in the grade book when assignments are turned in.

This week we will work on SOL 5.10 Circles in math, SOL 5.7 Layers of the Earth in science, and the Iditarod and comparing and contrasting texts and characters in reading.  In writing we will work on interjections and double negatives.

You have homework in reading and writing, science, and social studies.

Your Inventions projects for social studies is due Tuesday, March 6, 2018.

Last night’s Battle of the Books Final Round

March 4, 2018