Ms. Foore's Classroom
November 10-14, 2014
Notes From Ms. Foore
I know we are all excited about Thanksgiving, your children especially. They have been working extremely hard over the semester thus far and I am so proud of their major leaps and bounds of accomplishments. That being said, I encourage you to continue to help your child stay focused. The break is upon us yes, but we have some major milestones to hit!
Wednesday, November 12th - Weekly Vocabulary Quiz
Wednesday Evening - Monthly PTO meeting at 6 PM in room 303. Snacks will be provided!
Thursday, November 13th - Solving Equalities Quiz in Math
Thursday Announcement - Students had a debate in class today. They are being encouraged to go home and choose a family member, or friend, to debate with to practice their new skills. Students are also encouraged to record this debate and upload it online or bring a video to class.
Friday, November 14th - Enjoy your weekend, but don't forget about those cans!
My name is Creel Foore and I am an interdisciplinary studies major from Texas A&M University. I am from Austin and I love being outside, especially in the Fall weather! I have a cat names Batman and a dog named Ellie May. I am thrilled you are a part of my class this year and I look foreword to getting to know you all though out the year!
This Week in Class
This week in English, we are learning about persuasive texts. Specifically, students will learn to write a thesis and how to write their own persuasive text. On Tuesday, students will get to have an in-class debate to practice their new skills and a specific persuasive style.
In the Science classroom, we are learning about environmental factors and how our world it entirely interdependent itself. We will also discuss short term environmental factors and long term environmental factors and the specific impact these variety of factors have on the wonderful world around us.
In Social Studies, we are traveling back in time and becoming the colonists! We are also learning about the different landforms in our world and how those can influence the population and the economy more than we may know.