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Week of December 17th-December 21st

Reminders:

1). Advent School Mass will take place on Monday, December 17th.

2). The Christmas Vendor Sale is on Tuesday, December 18th. The 7th and 4th graders will be going at 9:05 a.m.

3). Our Christmas Spectacular is on Thursday, December 20th; the times for the show are 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

4). Breakfast with Santa will take place on Friday, December 21st; this is also an 11:00 a.m. dismissal.

5). Wishing all of our OLGCA families a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year!

6). School will resume on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

 

Grade 5- This week, the students will be given chapters to read independently and answer various comprehension questions; they will also be introduced to new vocabulary words from Chapters 21-28 in Holes; the students will identify each word’s part of speech and definition. They will be working with a partner to write sentences and draw illustrations for each word.  

Tentative Homework/Testing Schedule:

*Please check the website daily since this week’s schedule is hectic! =)

Monday, December 17th- 1). Quiz today; there is no written homework.

Tuesday, December 18th- 1). There is no homework today.

Wednesday, December 19th- 1). Create illustrations based on vocabulary words from Chapters 21-28.  Write sentences with each word as well; we will be playing Pictionary and the Sentence Game tomorrow!

Thursday, December 20th- 1). No written homework today; enjoy the Christmas break!

Upcoming Quiz- Monday, December 17th-the students will be given specific pages to read and answer comprehension questions; they may use their vocabulary handout for the quiz. 

 

Grade 6- This week, the students will be given a chapter to read independently and answer various comprehension questions; they will also be introduced to new vocabulary words from Heaven is for Real; the students will identify each word’s part of speech and definition. The students will be working with a partner to write sentences and draw illustrations for each word.  

Tentative Homework/Testing Schedule:

*Please check the website daily since this week’s schedule is hectic! =)

Monday, December 17th- 1). Quiz tomorrow; be sure you have finished reading Chapter 14; create two short answer questions with answers. 

Tuesday, December 18th- 1). Read Chapter 15, and answer the five comprehension questions. This will be graded. 

Wednesday, December 19th- 1). Be sure your illustrations and sentences are completed from class today!

Thursday, December 20th- 1). No written homework today; enjoy the Christmas break!

Upcoming Quiz- Tuesday, December 18th-the students will be given a chapter to read in Heaven is for Real and answer comprehension questions; they may use their vocabulary handouts for the quiz. 

 

Grade 7- This week, the students will be choosing a character from The Outsiders and writing a diary entry from the character’s perspective; they will include vocabulary words and details from the book in their entry. The Advent and Religion handout is due on Monday, December 17th.

*Please check the website daily since this week’s schedule is hectic! =)

Tentative Homework/Testing Schedule:

*Advent and Religion handout is due on Monday, December 17th.

Monday, December 17th- 1). Choose one of the characters from The Outsiders; write a diary entry from their perspective; use at least three vocabulary words in your writing (any vocabulary words given from the novel), and include specific details from the novel. 

Tuesday, December 18th- 1). Get the “Advent and Christmas” handout signed, and make corrections. 

Wednesday, December 19th- 1). There is no written homework today. 

Thursday, December 20th- 1). No written homework today; enjoy the Christmas break!

Upcoming Quiz- The students read Chapter 10 independently on Friday, December 14th; their written responses have been counted as a quiz.

 

Grade 8- This week, the students will be reading We Beat the Street independently and answering reading comprehension questions. They will be reading Chapter 11 as a class and developing a diary entry from Rameck Hunt’s perspective. 

*Please check the website daily since this week’s schedule is hectic! =)

Tentative Homework/Testing Schedule:

Monday, December 17th- 1). Read Chapter 10; answer the five reading comprehension questions; this will be graded. 

Tuesday, December 18th- 1). Get news article based on Chapter 9 signed, and make corrections. 

Wednesday, December 19th- 1). There is no written homework today. 

Thursday, December 20th- 1). No written homework today; enjoy the Christmas break!

Upcoming Quiz- The students be focusing on Chapter 10; they will read and answer comprehension questions. This will be completed at home.