Mrs. Jackson's Jabbers
December 3 - December 7
This week in language arts, we will review main idea, detail, and time lines. We will also explore author's purpose and position.
As we continue down the road to the Revolution this week, we begin with Samuel Adams and the Sons of Liberty. We will also explore events such as the Boston Tea Party, the Intolerable Acts, the First and Second Continental Congresses, the First Attack: Lexington and Concord, and the pamphlet "Common Sense" by Thomas Paine. Please talk with your student about these topics to help activate their knowledge. The will be assessed over this on Friday.
Too Late To Apologize (A Declaration) Patriot
Homework and Assessments
Homework this week consists of each student reading for a MINIMUM of 25 minutes each night. Students should have a parent or guardian sign his or her reading log each night. Each week, your child receives a grade based on how much they read each week. If entries are not signed by Friday, your student's grade suffers.
There will also be a vocabulary assessment on Friday. Please see the language arts page to view a list of the vocabulary words for the week.