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Week of November 19th-November 23rd

Reminders:

Wednesday, November 21st:

1). The school will be attending 8:30 a.m. Mass.

2). After Mass, we will be having our OLGCA Student Council Induction Ceremony; all parents whose child is a part of the OLGCA Student Council may attend!

3). Our class will be having a celebration; students were given certain items to bring in for our party.

4). Dismissal will be at 12:00 P.M.

5). School will be closed on Thursday, November 22nd- Happy Thanksgiving and Friday, November 23rd.

 

Grade 5- This week, the students will be reviewing the “Reader Response Questions” based on the story: “The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins”.  Next, they will be identifying new vocabulary words (Unit 3) from their Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop books.  We will be reviewing each word’s part of speech, definition, synonyms, and antonyms. The students will be playing the vocabulary game to review the words as well.

*Be sure the “Reader Response” questions are completed from Friday, November 16th. 

*Upon return from our Thanksgiving break, we will be reading the novel Holes by Louis Sachar; please have the book in class by Tuesday, November 27th. The book can be purchased from Barnes and Noble or Amazon.*

Tentative Homework Schedule:

Monday, November 19th- 1). Be sure your illustrations and explanations are completed from class today; we will be playing the vocabulary game tomorrow! (I have used Holes books, if you do not want to purchase a new one, you can use one of the old ones.)

Tuesday, November 20th– 1). Complete pages 30-32 in the Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop book: “Match the Meaning”, “Synonyms”, and “Antonyms”.

Wednesday, November 21st– 1). There is no written homework today; please remember to bring in Holes by Louis Sachar for Tuesday, November 27th. 2). Be sure to read your own book over the break- at least 20 minutes a day!

*Have a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving!

 

Grade 6- This week, the students will be identifying new vocabulary words (Unit 3) from their Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop books.  We will be reviewing each word’s part of speech, definition, synonyms, and antonyms. The students will be playing the vocabulary game to review the words as well.

*Please be sure your summary (the end of “Hatchet”) is completed for Monday, November 16th.*

*Upon return from our Thanksgiving break, we will be reading the novel- Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo; please have the book in class by Tuesday, November 27th.*

Tentative Homework Schedule:

Monday, November 19th- 1). Be sure your illustrations and explanations are completed from class today; we will be playing the vocabulary game tomorrow!

Tuesday, November 20th– 1). Complete pages 37-41 in the Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop book: “Choosing the Right Word”, “Synonyms”, “Antonyms” and “Completing the Sentence”. Do not complete: “Words in Action”. 

Wednesday, November 21st– 1). There is no written homework today; please remember to bring in Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo by Tuesday, November 27th. 2). Be sure to read your own book over the break- at least 20 minutes a day!

*Have a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving!

 

Grade 7- This week, the students will be identifying new vocabulary words (Unit 3) from their Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop books.  We will be reviewing each word’s part of speech, definition, synonyms, and antonyms. The students will be playing the vocabulary game to review the words as well.

Religion- The students will be handing in their Chapter 3: “The Blessed Trinity” packets on Monday, November 19th. 

*Upon return from our Thanksgiving break, we will be reading the novel- The Outsiders. I have a class set, so you do not have to purchase a book.* 

Tentative Homework Schedule:

Monday, November 19th- * “The Blessed Trinity” packet is due today! 1). Be sure your illustrations and explanations are completed from class today; we will be playing the vocabulary game tomorrow! 2). Get your diary entry signed, and make corrections if I asked you to. 

Tuesday, November 20th– 1). Complete pages 37-41 in the Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop book: “Choosing the Right Word”, “Synonyms”, “Antonyms” and “Completing the Sentence”.  Do not complete: “Words in Action”. 2). Get “The Blessed Trinity” packet signed, and make corrections. 

Wednesday, November 21st– 1). There is no written homework today! 2). Be sure to read your own book over the break- at least 20 minutes a day!

*Have a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving!

 

Grade 8- This week, the students will be identifying new vocabulary words (Unit 3) from their Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop books.  We will be reviewing each word’s part of speech, definition, synonyms, and antonyms. The students will be playing the vocabulary game to review the words as well.

*Upon return from our Thanksgiving break, we will be reading the novel- We Beat the Street by Drs. Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, and Rameck Hunt with Sharon M. Draper.  Please purchase the book from either Barnes or Noble or Amazon.* 

Tentative Homework Schedule:

Monday, November 19th- 1). Be sure your illustrations and explanations are completed from class today; we will be playing the vocabulary game tomorrow! 2). Get the questions based on Harriet Tubman signed, and make corrections. 

Tuesday, November 20th– 1). Complete pages 37-41 in the Common Core Enriched Edition Vocabulary Workshop book: “Choosing the Right Word”, “Synonyms”, “Antonyms” and “Completing the Sentence”. Do not complete: “Words in Action”. 

Wednesday, November 21st– 1). There is no written homework today! 2). Be sure to read your own book over the break- at least 20 minutes a day. 3). Please have the novel-We Beat the Street by Drs. Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, and Rameck Hunt with Sharon M. Draper by Tuesday, November 27th.

*Have a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving!