Select Page

ELA News:

• Worked on Slide 3 for our Book Clubs and turned assignment in on Friday
• Began brainstorming for our Persuasive Essay, “Should Animals be Kept in Zoos?”
• Completed spelling activities and took test on Week 2 words
• Began an “Ugly Holiday Sweater” assignment for a Book Club character, due on 12/17
• Next week, we will discuss the elements of a Story Arc and add ideas to our Persuasive Essay

Social Studies News:

• Discussed the Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
• Outlined the events of the Battle of Lexington and Concord
• Completed and reviewed a Study Guide for our Road to the Revolution test on Monday
• Next week, we will begin looking at the major battles and the aftermath of the Revolutionary War

Shin Math News:

• Began Module 3: Rational Numbers
• Looked at positive and negative integers on the number line
• Compared rational numbers on the number line
• Interpreted magnitude as absolute value
• Next week, students consider the order of numbers on a coordinate plane

Psimaras Math News:

• Began Unit 3: Place Value and Decimals
• Took Decimal Place Value Checkpoint Quiz
• Added and subtracted decimals; compared problems to money
• Wrote and named decimals in base numeral form, name form, and expanded form
• Will use number lines to round numbers to the nearest whole, tenths, and hundredths and learn how to convert different sized measurements within the metric system

Science News:

• Concluded the Fish Game with an understanding of the effects of overusing a resource
• Used SuperSaver Program to learn about non-renewable energy sources: uranium, coal, oil, and natural gas
• Interpreted information about renewable/non-renewable from circle, line, and bar graphs
• Participated in an oil extraction simulation to see the difficulty of limited resources over time
• Will review the three pillars of sustainability and prepare for the Sustainability and Natural Resources test

Upcoming Dates

12/07 – Board of Directors Meeting 7:00 pm

12/01 – Early Release

12/20 – Winter break Begins

01/03 – School Resumes

01/12 – 2nd Trimester Midterm