May 21--Field Trip to the Zoo. Return Permission forms quickly.
ALL parent drivers for school activities need a copy of their driver's license and insurance on file in the office.
ALSO, ALL medication needs to be sent to school in the original packaging to be dispensed in the office. That includes Tylenol, Advil, and even cough drops. The office will no longer dispense anything unless parent sent it in.
Week of May 14
6th Grade Math with Mrs. McKinney
We will learn about slope and y-intercepts. We will work on a cumulative review of the whole book too.
BOOKADVENTURE--Students will get to read as many books as they want and take quizzes whenever they are ready to earn points for a prize. Their goal is 600 points for an "A" for a reading grade each quarter. If they earn 1000 points, they can receive a treat, and if they reach 3500 points by the end of the year, they will receive an ice cream party.
Students are NOT ALLOWED to read books that they have read before. 6th graders need to read books that are in the 6th grade level or higher. They may read a 5th grade level book if it has a Lexile score of 900 or higher. I will keep track in school of books and points at school.
Deadline for 4th quarter is May 22.
We will read 2 stories. They are fables and folktales. Test on Friday.
Each week a student presents a poem of the week. The poem should be written by a famous published author.
We will use words from lesson 17 this week. Packets due Tuesday, May 22.
SPELLING LISTS CAN BE FOUND AT www.wordlywise3000.com
Students have their own copies of the Jingles and the Reference pages. They are expected to keep these pages handy and in proper working condition for the year as we do not have textbooks for English.
We will continue learning about a predicate adjective. Students will also practice proper use of quotation marks.
We are praying the rosary each week so make sure your child has a rosary. If your child does not have a rosary, he/ she will not get participation points.
We will continue learning about the Healing Sacraments, then we will learn about the Sacraments of Holy Orders and Matrimony.
Students are working on Culture Fair projects. They will present them to other students on Friday, May 25!
We will end the year with a focus on ecosystems and invasive species. There will not be any more tests this year.
7th Grade Math with Mrs. Stirn
The students will review Chapter 11 and take a test on Wednesday, May 23.