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Week of January 20th

Reminders:

1). There is no school on Monday, January 20th-Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 

2). Pennies for Patients Kick Off Assembly-Wednesday, January 22nd at 1:45 P.M.

3). Open House-Mass at 10:00 A.M. followed by our school’s Open House-Sunday, January 26th

 

Grade 5-This week, the students will be working on a during reading (Wonder) project; they will be designing an Anti-Bullying poster-coming up with a positive motto and illustration that promotes Anti-Bullying.  Along with this, the students will be using their Chromebooks to type a description about their poster.  They will be following a detailed rubric throughout this project.

Tentative Homework Schedule:

Monday, January 20th- Martin Luther King Jr. Day; there is no school.

Tuesday, January 21st- 1). Be sure pages 76-80 from Wonder: “The Bleeding Scream” and “Names”-are finished from SSR; summarize both chapters. Remember to only include important details and no opinions. 2). Be ready to begin your Anti-Bullying poster for tomorrow; bring in any art supplies that you may want to use.

Wednesday, January 22nd- 1). Wonder vocabulary based on Part 2-write a sentence using each word; highlight or underline the word in each sentence. 

Thursday, January 23rd- 1). Anti-Bullying project is due tomorrow; you will complete the finishing touches in class. 2). The description about your poster is due tomorrow! Don’t forget your heading must be on it. (You should be able to type this in class; however, it not, be sure it is completed by tomorrow.)

 

Grade 6-This week, the students will be working on a during reading (Heaven is for Real) project; they will be pretending to be either Todd or Sonja Burpo and developing a photo album. This photo album will include six significant images that have been “captured” throughout the novel. Along with this, the students will be using their Chromebooks to type a description about each photo.  They will be following a detailed rubric throughout this project.

Tentative Homework Schedule:

Monday, January 20th- Martin Luther King Jr. Day; there is no school.

Tuesday, January 21st- 1). Be sure Chapter 13:”Lights and Wings” from Heaven is for Real is finished from SSR; summarize the chapter; remember to only include important details and no opinions. 2). Be ready to begin your Photo Album project for tomorrow; bring in any art supplies that you may want to use.

Wednesday, January 22nd- 1). There is no homework tonight.

Thursday, January 23rd- 1). “Photo Album” project is due tomorrow; you will complete the finishing touches in class. 

 

Grade 7-This week, the students will be working on a during reading (The Outsiders) project; they will be designing a newspaper focusing around specific events from the novel; they will be creating two articles and an advertisement.  The students will be following a detailed rubric throughout this project.

Religion-The students will be finishing Chapter 3: “The Blessed Trinity”, creating Jeopardy questions, and will be taking an exam on this chapter as well. 

*For Tuesday…

A). Be sure to have questions from Religion done, and finish your illustrations and explanations from 7-12 vocabulary: The Outsiders. 

B). Finish the questions from the handout-Chapter 3: “The Blessed Trinity”-pages 36 and 37.

Tentative Homework Schedule:

Monday, January 20th- Martin Luther King Jr. Day; there is no school.

Tuesday, January 21st- 1). Be sure Chapter 7: from The Outsiders is finished from SSR; summarize the chapter; Remember to only include important details and no opinions. 2). Be ready to begin your newspaper project for tomorrow; bring in any art supplies that you may want to use.

Wednesday, January 22nd- 1). Read Chapter 8-The Outsiders; create three short answer questions with answers. 2). 15 Jeopardy questions are due tomorrow-“The Blessed Trinity”. Study for your test tomorrow!

Thursday, January 23rd- 1). Typed articles are due tomorrow-if you have not already completed them in class; you will be putting your newspaper together tomorrow!

 

Grade 8-This week, the students will be working on a during reading (We Beat the Street) project; they will be designing a newspaper focusing around specific events from the novel; they will be creating two articles and an advertisement.  The students will be following a detailed rubric throughout this project.

Tentative Homework Schedule:

Monday, January 20th- Martin Luther King Jr. Day; there is no school.

Tuesday, January 21st- 1). Be sure Chapter 10: “What’s Up With That? You Think You Better Than Us?” from We Beat the Street is finished from SSR; summarize the chapter; remember to only include important details and no opinions. 2). Be ready to begin your newspaper project for tomorrow; bring in any art supplies that you may want to use.

Wednesday, January 22nd- 1). Read Chapter 11: “A Sticky Web of Bright Pink Silly Strong Across The Astonished Teacher’s Face”- and answer the following: 

1). Discuss the walkout Rameck and the other U.S.O members stage.  Were you surprised by their success? What did Rameck gain from this experience?

2). Describe the silly string incident that involved Rameck and his teacher? Why do you think she didn’t want Rameck expelled? Do you think she made a wise decision? Explain. 

Thursday, January 23rd- 1). Typed articles are due tomorrow-if you have not already completed them in class; you will be putting your newspaper together tomorrow!