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Mrs. Giacalone

Week of October 9th 2017

Reminders: 

Monday, October 9th-Columbus Day-School Closed.

Tuesday, October 10th-Monday, October 16th-TerraNova Exam will be taking place.  Be sure to have a snack and #2 pencils each day. 

Tuesday, October 10th, the Chocolate Sale begins.

Wednesday, October 11th, Zumba will begin. 

5th Grade

 Due to the TerraNova State Exam this week, our schedule will be different.  (The following is all tentative.)

The students will also be examining the lives of the Ancient Indians. They will be describing the type of settlements these ancient peoples lived in. They will be exploring the impact that technology and agriculture had on the Indians.

There will be no written homework this week.  The students should be reviewing their notes and vocabulary words every night.

6th Grade

Due to the TerraNova State Exam this week, our schedule will be different.  (The following is all tentative.)

This week the class will be focusing on the Agricultural Revolution. They will be discussing how farming changed peoples lives, and examining what life was like during the Neolithic Age. Lastly, the students will be exploring the characteristic of these early civilizations.

There will be no written homework this week.  The students should be reviewing their notes and vocabulary words every night.

7th Grade

Due to the TerraNova State Exam this week, our schedule will be different.  (The following is all tentative.)

The student will continue their study of Europe before transatlantic travel. They will be exploring the Greek and Roman forms of government. Then they will be discussing the Middle Ages, and the impact the Renaissance had on Europe.

There will be no written homework this week.  The students should be reviewing their notes and vocabulary words every night.

8th Grade

Due to the TerraNova State Exam this week, our schedule will be different.  (The following is all tentative.)

The students will continue their study of the Civil War.  They will be analyzing what daily life was like for civilians and soldiers during the war.  They will be discussing the causes and effects of the Emancipation Proclamation, and how African Americans participated in the war.  Lastly, the class will be discussing some of the opposition President Lincoln faced at this point of the Civil War. 

10/10: Quiz signed and corrected.

There will be no written homework this week.  The students should be reviewing their notes and vocabulary words every night.

Religion

The students will continue exploring the Book of Genesis. They will be reading and discussing the similarities and differences between the Creation Stories. They will be focusing on the truth that God is the source of all life, and that human beings are created in Gods image and likeness.