Week of 3/21
History- We are continuing with our introduction of The Cold War Unit. We are just finishing up learning about The Truman Doctrine, The Marshall Plan, and NATO.
English: The class has now finished reading the novel, "Night" and did an excellent job with the overall comprehension & analysis of the content presented in this unit.
Students just finished an assignment on symbolism in the book and did an excellent job analyzing and interpreting the text! We will be working on the theme(s) of the book as well as various writing prompts, Socratic discussion groups and individual projects in the next two weeks. I am very impressed by the students engagement and interest in this novel/unit. Well done!!
Academic Literacy: The class just finished reading another story from the book, "We Fought Back" and have completed summaries on the on that they chose. We will be critiquing the summaries this week and learn about proper summary writing where students will be completing another summary on a new story between this week & the start of next week.
Science: We are now working on the Ecology unit. Students have completed the introductions and have just finished learning about food chains. We will be continuing with this topic with an activity for the remainder of the week.
Important Dates / Information
*Parent / Teacher Conferences - Wednesday, March 30th..11:30am - 6:00pm (by appointment)
*WWHS Students in the RI Home Show! - 3/31 through 4/2 @ the RI Convention Center
*Last Day of the Third Quarter - Friday, April 1st
*Third Quarter Report Cards - Friday, April 8th (distributed in Advisory Class)
*School Hours - 7:30am - 1:45pm - Call Attendance Line before 8:30am if late or absent (825-6540)