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 I will be showing a video to the class on Friday afternoon about what to do if we had an active shooter in thew building.  We practice lock down drills now as part of this training. Ask your child about it and what he/she thought about it.

 
February 25
6th Grade Math with Mrs. McKinney

We will work with percents in solving problems.  We will finish chapter 7 by end of week.

Reading

READNQUIZ--

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 30 points for an "A" for a reading grade each quarter.   If a student earns more than 50 points, he/she can receive a treat like a candy bar or a small bag of chips.If they reach 150 points by the end of the year, then he/she will have an ice cream party.

Students need to read books that have 5 or more points.  
Deadline for 3rd  quarter points is February 27.
Each week a student presents a Poem of the Week.  The poem should be written by a famous published author.  The student will stand in the front of the room and read the poem.  There is a calendar hanging in classroom that shows dates for the presentations.  Students have no reason not to know when he/she presents.

In class this week we will read a story called "The Sound of Summer Running."  Test on Friday.

Spelling

We will work with Lesson 11 words. Packet due on Wednesday.  

PLEASE SAVE ALL WORD LISTS from week to week because there will be review activities every few weeks and students need to have old lists.  

 

 

English

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 discuss predicate nouns and regular and irregular verbs.

Religion

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.  

Students will begin chapter 11 and learn more about the Liturgy of the Mass. 

Social Studies

We will are studying the Middle Ages this week.  Students will create a coat of arms for the family as the culminating activity.

 

Science

We will explore space this week in chapter 5.  Students will learn how advances in space exploration have paved the way for many fantastic discoveries about space.

7th Grade Math with Mrs. Stirn

We will review Chapter 7 and take a test on Wednesday, February 27th.  We will begin working in Chapter 8 - Geometric Figures. The students will identify/describe geometric figures and identify angles/angle pairs.


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