Week of January 20-24
Monday- No school
Tuesday- Class Pictures
Wednesday- STPs go home
Thursday- English quiz
Friday- Class Mass
English- This week we will use adjectives to compare. Test on this is Thursday, January 23.** (Please note change of date) Friday we will begin writing an expository essay.
Reading- We will finish our novel study on From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler. Test will be early next week.
Vocabulary- We are doing something different for vocabulary for the 2nd half of the year. Students will be given a page on Monday. They will complete the assignment for one word per day. On Friday they will complete a short writing assignment using the words. Sheets will be turned in each Friday for a grade. All students have a rubric in their binder showing grading criteria. The first graded assignment will be in STPs on Wednesday. Please let me know if you have any questions once you have a chance to look over it.
Social Studies- We are working on our China unit. This week we will learn about the Han Dynasty, Wu Zhao, and the Tang Dynasty.
Science- We are working on the Circulatory system. We will complete packet, learn the parts of the heart and explore the system using Gizmos. Next week we will participate in a heart dissection lab. Test is Wednesday, Jan. 29.
Math- Monday we will start ch. 8 on Fractions.