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Unit: Solving equations.
Students are finishing the chapter this week and will have a test on Thursday. Students can prepare by completing the study guide in the text book.
Unit: Solving Multi-Step Equations
Unit: Elements of Fiction. Our focus this week is plot and theme.
Students will be plotting grade-level text elements by reading short stories. We will also be starting a writing unit on investigative journalism.
Unit: Our Solar System. Our focus this week is on tides and inner planets.
Unit: European Exploration and Settlement
Essential Question: How did Europeans explore and settle in the Americas?
This week students will learn how the Spanish borderlands were settled, and how the Spanish influence spread through what is now the American southwest. They will also learn about French exploration and settlement through present-day Canada, along the Mississippi, and down through the Gulf coast.
HW: Students need to complete any unfinished notes and section questions at home. Students should have questions from Chapter 2, sections 2, 3, and 4 completed by this Friday.
Need Extra Help?
The following teachers are available after school for assistance this week:
Mr. Mudd: Tuesday and Thursday until 4:30pm
Mr. Lorentzen: Every morning from 7:15 am until school starts
Ms. Cathey: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday until 4:30pm
Mr. Pearcy: Monday, Thursday, and Friday until 4:30pm
Mrs. McDaniel: Monday until 4:30pm
Ms. Barkho: Every morning from 7:15am until school starts, Monday after school until 4:30pm
-Please be sure to email the teachers if you child is planning to stay. Students not accompanied by a teacher will not be allowed to remain in the school building.
Parent/ Student/ Teacher Conferences
Wednesday, Sep. 30th, 3:30-7pm
403 East 10th Street
RSVPs are enabled for this event.
Homecoming Parade and Football Game
Friday, Oct. 2nd, 3pm
Support the FHS Hornet Football team by attending the Homecoming game at Fulton High School at 7:00pm