Team 5 Newsletter

October 28-November 1


Welcome to the Team 5 newsletter! We will be sending this out weekly. In here you will find what each core class is doing each week and any other information we really want you all to know. If you have any questions please feel free to email us.

Alana Bucholtz (WG):

Jeff Storms (LA):

Brittney Littrel (M):

Liza Russell (S):

Cathy Bowen (SPED):

This Week


Language Arts

Reading Acts 1-2 of "The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street", Narrative Point of View Scavenger Hunt


Starting a new Unit on Biodiversity, Natural Resources, Human Population Growth and Its Impact to Natural Resources.

World Geography

Monday: Latin America Economy/Government Comic (hw if not finished, Discovery Ed.)

Tuesday: Government/Dictators ThingLink Graphic Organizer (hw if not done, Schoology)

Wednesday: Gov./Dictators Discussion Board

Thursday: "Night of the Pencils" clip, read "The Disappeared", and writing an "I Am" poem

Friday: Venezuela Newsela article

Below are a few examples of our Mexican Culture worksheet

Foundations Language arts Level B

Foundations Language arts Level B is working on Writing Summaries from Fiction. Using Stories and short videos. Putting events in orders and writing those events into a summary.


  1. Students need to bring a charged computer to class every day. This means computers need to be charged every night. Please help students remember to charge them. Thank you.
  2. Student Led Conferences this week! We can't wait to see you!
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Spanish Translation Phone Line

The Spanish phone line is 785-717-4428. Please leave a message as the aides might be in a classroom. We promise your call will be returned within 24 hours.

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