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Grades 5-8 ELA/Grade 7 Religion

 

June 17th-June 19th

Posted on June 16, 2019

 

Reminders:

1). On Monday, June 17th, Mrs. Cirillo will be coming in at 10:30 a.m. to work with our 5th, 6th, and 7th graders. She will be doing a Financial Literacy Workshop! We thank her and look forward to her presentation!

2). There is a 12:00 Dismissal-Monday, June 17th, and Tuesday, June 18th.

3). Report Cards will be sent home on Tuesday, June 18th.

4). Wednesday, June 19th-Last Day of School! We will be going to 8:30 a.m. Mass followed by our Third Trimester Awards Ceremony; dismissal will be at 10:00 a.m! (All students may dress down this day.)

 

*When the classes meet, they will be playing each other’s ELA games; the ELA summer handout will be sent home with report cards.*

*Students may bring in snack for the week. 

*Dress Down-Wednesday, June 19th. 

 

Wishing all of our OLGCA families a safe and relaxing summer vacation! See everyone in September!

Week of June 10th-June 14th

Posted on June 7, 2019

Reminders:

1). Final Examination Schedule:

Monday, June 10th, Social Studies

Wednesday, June 12th-Math

Thursday, June 13th-ELA

Friday, June 14th-Science

2). Friday, June 14th:

A). 8th Grade Graduation Mass-11:00 a.m.

B). 12:00 p.m. dismissal 

C). 8th Grade Graduation Ceremony- 6:00 p.m.

 

Grade 5- This week, the students will continue working on their ELA Final Review Game Board; they will continue creating 70 questions that focus on all topics learned throughout the year in ELA. They will be presenting their game boards to the class and playing each other’s games. 

Monday, June 10th– 1). Be sure your questions are completed for your project!

Tuesday, June 11th– 2). Your visual for your game must be completed today; tomorrow we will be playing Jeopardy (study) and you will be presenting your game. 

Wednesday, June 13th– 1). Due to the math final, the students were unable to meet for Jeopardy; however, I reviewed the final review sheet and touched upon each topic. The students were given the opportunity to ask any questions. 2). Study!!!

Thursday, June 14th- 1). ELA Final Examination today!

 

Upcoming Exam: ELA Final Examination-Thursday, June 13th. 

 

Grade 6- This week, the students will continue working on their ELA Final Review Game Show; they will continue creating 70 questions that focus on all topics learned throughout the year in ELA. The students will be presenting their game shows and participating in each other’s games.

Monday, June 10th– 1). Be sure your questions are completed for your project!

Tuesday, June 11th– 2). Your visual for your game show must be completed today; tomorrow we will be playing Jeopardy (study) and you will be presenting your game show to the class. 

Wednesday, June 13th– 1). Due to the math final, the students were unable to meet for Jeopardy; however, I reviewed the final review sheet and touched upon each topic. The students were given the opportunity to ask any questions. 2). Study!!!

Thursday, June 14th- 1). ELA Final Examination today!

 

Upcoming Exam: ELA Final Examination-Thursday, June 13th.

 

Grade 7-This week, the students will continue working on their ELA Final Review Game Show; they will continue creating 70 questions that focus on all topics learned throughout the year in ELA. The students will be presenting their game shows and participating in each other’s games.

Monday, June 10th– 1). Be sure your questions are completed for your project! 2). Our Compliment Party is tomorrow; you may dress down this day!

Tuesday, June 11th– 2). Your visual for your game show must be completed today; tomorrow we will be playing Jeopardy (study) and you will be presenting your game show to the class. 

Wednesday, June 13th– 1). Due to the math final, the students were unable to meet for Jeopardy; however, I reviewed the final review sheet and touched upon each topic. The students were given the opportunity to ask any questions. 2). Study!!!

Thursday, June 14th- 1). ELA Final Examination today!

 

Upcoming Exam: ELA Final Examination-Thursday, June 13th.

 

Grade 8- In the event that 8th grade meets, they will be working on creative writing assignments

Week of June 3rd-June 7th

Posted on May 31, 2019

Reminders:

1). Tuesday, June 4th- Box Top Day

2). 7th Grade Italian Final-Wednesday, June 5th

3). Wednesday, June 5th-Thursday, June 6th-Scholastic Book Fair

4). Religion Final-Thursday, June 6th

5). Spirit Day-Friday, June 7th

6). Monday, June 10th-Social Studies Final 

7). Wednesday, June 12th-Math Final

8). Thursday, June 13th-ELA Final 

 

Grade 5- This week, the students will continue working on their ELA Final Review Game Board; they will be creating 70 questions that focus on all topics learned throughout the year in ELA. 

*Bring in any materials that you may need for your game board by Monday, June 3rd.

*There is no written homework for the week; however, please read 20 minutes a day.

 

Grade 6- This week, the students will continue working on their ELA Final Review Game Show; they will be creating 70 questions that focus on all topics learned throughout the year in ELA. 

*Bring in any materials that you may need for your game show by Monday, June 3rd.

*There is no written homework for the week; however, please read 20 minutes a day.

 

Grade 7-This week, the students will continue working on their ELA Final Review Game Show; they will be creating 70 questions that focus on all topics learned throughout the year in ELA.

*Bring in any materials that you may need for your game show by Monday, June 3rd.

Religion-The students will continue working on their song project in religion class; they will be playing “Basketball Jeopardy” on Wednesday, June 5th; they will be taking their final exam on Thursday, June 6th.

*Song project is due tomorrow-June 5th.

*Jeopardy is tomorrow to review for the Religion Final! Study!

 

Grade 8- When the 8th grade meets, they will be working in their Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop books-focusing on Unit 5; they will be identifying each word’s part of speech, synonyms, antonyms, and definitions; the students will be writing sentences in class and working on various activities based on the words. 

Week of May 27th-May 31st

Posted on May 23, 2019

Reminders:

1). Grades 5,6, and 7 will begin their final review projects. 

2). Friday, May 24th, school is closed-Faculty Retreat.

3). There is no school on Monday, May 27th-Memorial Day.

4). Grade 8 ELA Final Examination will be on Wednesday, May 29th.

5). 7th Grade Religion Final-Thursday, June 6th.

6). Grades 5,6, and 7 will be taking their ELA Final Exam on Thursday, June 13th.

 

Grade 5-This week, the students will be discussing and brainstorming ideas for their final review project; they will be creating a board game that will incorporate 70 questions, focusing on all aspects on their final review sheet.  The students will be given a detailed rubric to follow throughout the project.  *They will be completing homework for the week based on Unit 6 vocabulary words; these words will not be on the final examination.* 

Tentative Homework/Testing Schedule:

Monday, May 27th- Today is Memorial Day; school is closed.

Tuesday, May 28th- 1). Read pages 56-57 in the Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop book.  Carefully read each vocabulary word on pages 58-59; read each sentence carefully, and write the word on each blank line.  Write sentences using each word. 2). Get Unit 5 Vocabulary Quiz signed, and make corrections. 

Wednesday, May 29th- 1). Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop book pages 60-61: “Match the Meaning”, “Synonyms”, and “Antonyms”.

Thursday, May 30th- 1). Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop book pages 62 and 63: “Completing the Sentence” and “Word Study”; review the meaning of a suffix at the top of the page, carefully read the chart, and work on “Practice”, “Apply”, and “Write”; follow the directions!

Upcoming Exam: ELA Final Examination-Thursday, June 13th (Jeopardy-June 12th)

 

Grade 6-This week, the students will be discussing and brainstorming ideas for their final review project; they will be creating a new game show that will incorporate 70 questions, focusing on all aspects on the final review sheet.  The students will be given a detailed rubric to follow throughout the project.  *The students will be completing homework for the week based on Unit 6 vocabulary words; these words will not be on the final examination. 

Tentative Homework/Testing Schedule:

Monday, May 27th- Today is Memorial Day; school is closed.

Tuesday, May 28th- 1). Read pages 70-71 in the Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop book; use context clues to try to figure out the meanings of the boldfaced words.  Next, carefully read each vocabulary word on pages 72-74; read the sentences carefully, and write the word on each blank line.  Write a sentence using each word.

Wednesday, May 29th- 1). Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop book pages 75-top of 77: “Choosing the Right Word”, “Synonyms”, and “Antonyms”. 

Thursday, May 30th- 1). Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop book pages 77-79: “Completing the Sentence” and “Vocabulary in Context”. You do not have to complete the “Writing: Words in Action”. 

Upcoming Exam: ELA Final Examination-Thursday, June 13th (Jeopardy-June 12th)

 

Grade 7-This week, the students will be discussing and brainstorming ideas for their final review project; they will be creating a new game show that will incorporate 70 questions, focusing on all aspects on the final review sheet.  The students will be given a detailed rubric to follow throughout the project.  *The students will be completing homework for the week based on Unit 7 vocabulary words; these words will not be on the final examination. 

Religion-The students will continue working on their song project in religion class. (Students should be reviewing for their Religion Final Exam each day.)

Tentative Homework/Testing Schedule:

Monday, May 27th- Today is Memorial Day; school is closed.

Tuesday, May 28th- 1). Read pages 88-89: <First-Person Narrative> “Everything Happens, Happens as it Should” in the Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop book; use context clues to try to figure out the meanings of the boldfaced words.  Next, carefully read each vocabulary word on pages 90-93; read each sentence, and write each word on the blank line.  Write a sentence using each word.   2). Get Unit 5 Vocabulary Quiz signed, and make corrections. 

Wednesday, May 29th- 1). Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop book pages 93-top of 95: “Choosing the Right Word”, “Synonyms”, and “Antonyms”. 

Thursday, May 30th- 1). Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop book pages 95-97: “Completing the Sentence” and “Vocabulary in Context”. You do not have to complete the “Writing: Words in Action”. 

Upcoming Exams:

1). Religion Final Examination-Thursday, June 6th (Jeopardy-June 5th)

 2). ELA Final Examination-Thursday, June 13th (Jeopardy-June 12th)

 

Grade 8- This week, the 8th grade will be playing “Basketball Jeopardy” on Tuesday, May 28th, to review for their ELA Final Examination.  They will be taking their ELA Final Examination on Wednesday, May 29th. *60 JEOPARDY QUESTIONS ARE DUE ON TUESDAY, MAY 28TH.*

Tentative Homework/Testing Schedule:

Monday, May 27th- Today is Memorial Day; school is closed. “Basketball Jeopardy” tomorrow to review for the ELA Final Examination; study! 60 Jeopardy questions are due typed for tomorrow!

Tuesday, May 28th- 1).”Basketball Jeopardy” today to review for the ELA Final Examination; study for the final!

Wednesday, May 29th- 1). ELA Final Examination today!

Thursday, May 30th- 1). There is no written homework today. 

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