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Week of November 11th-November 15th

Reminders:

1). On Monday, November 11th, we honor Veterans’ Day; school is closed.

2). The students will be taking their Lifetime individual school pictures on Tuesday, November 12th.

3). There is an H.A.A. meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 12th.

4). On Wednesday, November 13th, it is Kindness Recognition Day.

5). Lifetime class pictures will be on Wednesday, November 13th.

6). A Ladies Night Out Meeting will be taking place on Wednesday, November 13th, at  7:30 p.m.-Lenny’s.

7). In honor of National Diabetes Day, we will be having a $2 blue dress down on Thursday, November 14th.

8). The chocolate sale ends on Friday, November 15th. 

 

Grade 5- This week, the students will be identifying Unit 2 vocabulary words from their Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop books. They will be reading the Historical Nonfiction piece-“Sybil Ludington’s Ride” and developing meanings for each vocabulary word; next, the students will be reviewing each word’s part of speech, definition, synonyms, and antonyms; they will be playing Pictionary and the Sentence game, working on various activities to gain a better understanding of each word, and developing a creative story with the words as well. 

Tentative Homework/Testing Schedule:

Monday, November 11th- School is closed in honor of Veterans’ Day. DON’T FORGET TO GET YOUR CONJUNCTIONS EXAM SIGNED AND CORRECTED for tomorrow!

Tuesday, November 12th- 1). Finish your illustrations and sentences from class (Unit 2 words); we will be playing Pictionary and the Sentence Game tomorrow! 2). Be sure your reading log is completed from SSR.

Wednesday, November 13th- 1). Complete Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop book pages 20-21: “Match the Meaning”, “Synonyms” and “Antonyms”. 2). Be sure your reading log is completed from SSR.

Thursday, November 14th- 1). Complete Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop book pages 22-23: “Complete the Sentence” and “Word Associations”. 

Upcoming Exam: 

Unit 2 Vocabulary and Spelling exam-Wednesday, November 20th-

“Basketball Jeopardy” on Tuesday, November 19th

 

Grade 6- This week, the students will be identifying Unit 2 vocabulary words from their Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop books. They will be reading the interview -“West End School Has Comestible Curriculum” and developing meanings for each vocabulary word; next, the students will be reviewing each word’s part of speech, definition, synonyms, and antonyms; they will be playing Pictionary and the Sentence game and working on various activities to gain a better understanding of each word. Lastly, the students will be working on a writing prompt that focuses on healthy food choices. 

Tentative Homework/Testing Schedule:

Monday, November 11th- School is closed in honor of Veterans’ Day. DON’T FORGET TO GET YOUR PRONOUNS EXAM SIGNED AND CORRECTED for tomorrow!

Tuesday, November 12th- 1). Finish your illustrations and sentences from class (Unit 2 words); we will be playing Pictionary and the Sentence Game tomorrow! 2). Read for 20 minutes; no written reading log is required. 

Wednesday, November 13th- 1). Complete Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop book pages 27- to top of 29: “Choosing the Right Word”, “Synonyms” and “Antonyms”. 2). Read for 20 minutes; no written reading log is required. 

Thursday, November 14th- 1). Complete Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop book pages 29-31: “Complete the Sentence” and “Vocabulary in Context”. (Do not finish the “Writing: Words in Action”.)

Upcoming Exam: 

Unit 2 Vocabulary and Spelling exam-Wednesday, November 20th

“Basketball Jeopardy” on Tuesday, November 19th

 

Grade 7- This week, the students will be identifying Unit 2 vocabulary words from their Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop books. They will be reviewing each word’s part of speech, definition, synonyms, and antonyms; they will be playing Pictionary and the Sentence game and working on various activities to gain a better understanding of each word. Lastly, the students will be working on a writing prompt that focuses on improving school lunches. 

Religion-This week, the students will present their Saint CD’s; for homework, they will be focusing on Chapter 2: “The Truth Revealed”.  From now until the Christmas show, the students will be practicing for the show during religion/SSR periods; (be sure to view the website daily for any changes.)

Tentative Homework/Testing Schedule:

Monday, November 11th- School is closed in honor of Veterans’ Day.

Tuesday, November 12th- 1). Finish your illustrations and sentences from class (Unit 2 words); we will be playing Pictionary and the Sentence Game tomorrow! 2). Read for 20 minutes; no written reading log is required. 

Wednesday, November 13th- 1). Complete Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop book pages 27- to top of 29: “Choosing the Right Word”, “Synonyms” and “Antonyms”. 2). Read for 20 minutes; no written reading log is required. 

Thursday, November 14th- 1). Complete Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop book pages 29-31: “Complete the Sentence” and “Vocabulary in Context”. (Do not finish the “Writing: Words in Action”.) 2). RELIGION- Read, highlight, and outline pages 24-25; don’t forget to read “The truth matters most” and “More about the Bible”. You do not have to complete either activity. 

Upcoming Exam: 

Unit 2 Vocabulary and Spelling exam-Wednesday, November 20th

“Basketball Jeopardy” on Tuesday, November 19th

 

Grade 8- This week, the students will be identifying Unit 2 vocabulary words from their Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop books. They will be reviewing each word’s part of speech, definition, synonyms, and antonyms; they will be playing Pictionary and the Sentence game and working on various activities to gain a better understanding of each word. Lastly, the students will be working on a writing prompt that focuses on the the fact that the art of communication is declining. 

Tentative Homework/Testing Schedule:

Monday, November 11th- School is closed in honor of Veterans’ Day.

Tuesday, November 12th- 1). Finish your illustrations (clipart if you prefer) and sentences from class (Unit 2 words); we will be playing Pictionary and the Sentence Game tomorrow! 2). Read for 20 minutes; no written reading log is required. 3). Get your “Active and Passive Voice” exam signed and corrected. 

Wednesday, November 13th- 1). Complete Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop book pages 27- to top of 29: “Choosing the Right Word”, “Synonyms” and “Antonyms”. 2). Read for 20 minutes; no written reading log is required. 

Thursday, November 14th- 1). Complete Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop book pages 29-31: “Complete the Sentence” and “Vocabulary in Context”. (Do not finish the “Writing: Words in Action”.)

Upcoming Exam: 

Unit 2 Vocabulary and Spelling exam-Wednesday, November 20th

(There will be no Jeopardy for this unit-be sure to study!)