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Week of January 30, 2017-February 3, 2017

Reminders:

  1. Please attend 12:00 P.M. Mass on Sunday, January 29th, which will be followed by our Open House.  It will begin at 1:00 P.M.
  2. This week is Catholic Schools Week; we have a week of fun events here at the Academy:                                              A.Monday, January 3oth- Crazy Hat Day!                                                         B.Tuesday, January 31st-Decade Day! Dress to Impress in your favorite decade attire!                                                                                                                          C.Wednesday, February, 1st- 5-8 Grade Volleyball Game.                                                                             D.Thursday, February 2nd- Student Appreciation Day- Pajama Day, Buddy Bingo, and Make Your Own Sundaes!                                                                                           E. Friday, February 3rd- Teacher Appreciation Day! 12:00 P.M. Dismissal
  3. Please continue to donate to our class link for Pennies for Patients! http://events.lls.org/pages/nyc/AveMariaCatholicAcademy-2017/7thgradeamuso

 

Grade 5- This week, the students will be presenting their “Time Capsules” based  on Holes to the class; they will also be writing sentences and creating illustrations for vocabulary words from Chapters 21-28; the students will be taking a quiz on Chapters 21-23 and answering reading comprehension questions. (They will be reading this chapters in class-this will measure reading comprehension skills.) They will also be reading Chapters 24-28 in class and creating their own short answer questions with answers, too.

Monday, January 30th- 1). Finish classwork-illustrations and sentences based on vocabulary words from Chapters 21-28. 2). Quiz tomorrow on Chapters 21 and 22; you will be reading the chapters IN CLASS and answering comprehension questions.

Tuesday, January 31st- 1). Complete a reading log based on your other book you are reading for Trimester Two.

Wednesday, February 1st- 1). Make sure Chapters 24 and 25 are completed; summarize what was read.  Use at least two vocabulary words in your writing.

Thursday, February 2nd- 1). Happy Student Appreciation Day! No homework today! 

Upcoming Quiz: Tuesday, January 31st-Chapters 21-23-Holes

Grade 6- This week, the students will be presenting their “Heaven is For Real Books”  to the class; they will also be writing sentences and creating illustrations for vocabulary words from Chapters 15-19; they will also be playing “Pictionary” and the “Sentence Game”, too. Next, the students will be taking a quiz on Chapters 15-16 and answering reading comprehension questions. (They will be reading this chapters in class-this will measure reading comprehension skills.) They will also be reading Chapters 17-19 in class and changing the ending of Chapter 19 with a partner.

Monday, January 30th- 1). Finish classwork-illustrations and sentences based on vocabulary words from Chapters 15-19.

Tuesday, January 31st- 1). Complete a reading log based on your other book you are reading for Trimester Two. 2). Quiz tomorrow- you will be reading Chapters 15 and 16 in class and answering various comprehension questions.

Wednesday, February 1st- 1). No homework today!

Thursday, February 2nd- 1). Happy Student Appreciation Day! No homework today!

Upcoming Quiz: Wednesday, February 1st-Chapters 15-16—Heaven is For Real

Grade 7- This week, the students will be presenting their “Newpaper Projects”  to the class; they will also be writing sentences and creating illustrations for vocabulary words from Chapters 7-12; they will also be playing “Pictionary” and the “Sentence Game”, too. Next, the students will be reading and responding to Chapters 8 and 9; they will be summarizing, listing important events, and answering reading comprehension questions based on the readings.

Religion- This week, the students will be working on the Chapter Review for Chapter 5 with a partner; we will be reviewing the pages in class. Jeopardy and an exam on this Chapter will take place the following week.

Monday, January 30th- 1). Finish classwork-illustrations and sentences based on vocabulary words from Chapters 7-12.  2). Read pages 100-108 (Chapter 7)- The Outsiders-summarize what was read. 3). Get The Outsiders Quiz Chapters 5 & 6 signed, and make corrections.

Tuesday, January 31st- 1). Finish reading (Chapter 7)-The Outsiders– pages 109-118; create three short answer questions with answers.

Wednesday, February 1st- 1). Finish reading Chapter 8- The Outsiders-summarize what was read.

Thursday, February 2nd- 1). Happy Student Appreciation Day! No homework today!

Upcoming Exam-Religion- Chapter 5- Jeopardy-Tuesday, February 7th and Exam on Wednesday, February 8th

Grade 8- This week, the students will be presenting their “Business Cards”  based on a character from A Raisin in the Sun to the class; they will also be taking a quiz on Act I Scene II; next, they will be writing sentences and creating illustrations for vocabulary words from Act II Scene I and writing a prediction about this scene using the vocabulary words, too. Next, the students will be reading and responding to Act II Scene I, summarizing the readings, and discussing the events in depth in class.

Monday, January 30th- 1). Make sure sentences and illustrations are completed from class based on Act II Scene I. 2). Get Act I Scene II Quiz signed, and make corrections.

Tuesday, January 31st- 1). Create a reading log based on the book you are reading for Trimester Two.

Wednesday, February 1st- 1). Complete a reading log based on the book you are reading for Trimester Two.

Thursday, February 2nd- 1). Happy Student Appreciation Day! No homework today!

Upcoming Exam/Quiz– TBA