The Gringer Gazette
Week of December 14th - 18th
Tuesday, December 15th - Day 6 - Band, Spanish & PE
Wednesday, December 16th - Day 1 - Chorus & Art
Thursday, December 17th - Day 2 - Library
Friday, December 18th - Day 3 - Band & PE
Monday, December 21st - Native American Day
Tuesday, December 22nd - Community Circle, Sing-a-long, Class Party
No School December 23rd - January 3rd
Students are continue to read about the Iroquois in reading groups. They are beginning to work on determining the main idea of a text and supporting it with relevant details. Next, they are using this information to write a summary.
In writing, students are using their research notes from last week to write an expository text about Native Americans.
This week students will focus on the following central idea and lines of inquiry:
Groups/individuals made lasting contributions that transformed the society in which they lived.
- The understanding of a lasting cultural contribution. (form)
- Effects of cultural contributions. (Change)
- Qualities/characteristics of those who made cultural contributions. (Perspective/Causation)