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What's going on this week? December 10th
Thursday--December 13th--Laney, Christian, George
Thursday--December 20th--Clare, Erin, Kayla
Dates to Remember
We will continue working in Chapter 5 - Rational Numbers and Equations. The students will multiply and divide fractions. They will also solve equations with fractions.
Students will be learning about systems of linear equations in chapter 5. They wil learn how to find solutions by graphing, substitution, and the elimination methods.
Students will explain that God shares divine life and love with us in chapter 6.
Students MUST have rosaries at school every Wednesday. They will receive participation points and I will be checking that they have one each time we go to church for rosary in the morning.
Students will discuss economic and cultural aspects of colonial life and explain the causes of the French and Indian War in chapter 4. They are created their own colonial character and that character is telling us all about this time period through their eyes.
Reading: Students will read chapters 17-21 in our novel "The Witch of Blackbird Pond". This novel has many historical connections to the time period of the Quakers and the shaping of the colonies. We will finish this novel up by Christmas break.
There will be a READ THEORY assignment this week.
Grammar: Students will be identifying and correctly using capitalization and punctuation rules in writing. We will be using the Shurley Method to help learn and apply these rules.
Writing: Students will begin to analyze and write a persuasive essay.
Spelling: Students will be doing some review lessons.
WORD LIST: NA
There will NOT be a SPELLING TEST Friday morning!