September 16, 2016
Trip on Friday
Talk Like a Pirate - This Monday - September 19, 2016
Writing: Students will complete the final revisions of his or her draft. They will peer review another students and make changes that they feel need to be made. Our lessons will be focused on final edits so that students can turn in their final papers by 9/26/2016.
Math: Students will continue to work on adding and subtracting decimals. Students will be exposed to using place value blocks, the number line, and the standard algorithm. Students will take their unit test on adding and subtracting decimals on Thursday, September 22. Students will have their math benchmark on Tuesday, September 27th.
Social Studies: Students will completed one final activity about supply and demand before reviewing for a quiz. Students will then work on USA Weekly 3 which we haven't have time for this week. Students will be able to work together to take a quiz about the economy unit. Students will be quizzed individually next week on locating and naming the continents and oceans.
Science: Students will be assigned a group to complete a body systems project with. Details to this project will be posted on google classroom. Students will create a model of the lungs and discuss the main organs of the digestive system. Science Benchmark test will take place on September 29th. Please encourage your child to study daily.
Vocabulary for the Week:
ELA (English Language Arts)
Just a reminder to all parents that the free/reduced lunch qualifications resets for the new school year on October 2, 2016. Please fill out your forms and return them ASAP. We are year around so we get it early :). Thanks!!!
Ruby Arthury, Cafeteria Manager
NC State Fair
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September 21 - Wear White for Responsibility/Chapter 1-7 Comprehension Quiz for Flush
September 22 - Adding and Subtrating Decimals Unit Test
September 23 - Capitol Field Trip/Make-up Pictures
September 26 - Final Paper of Memoir Due
September 27 - Quarter 1 Math Benchmark
September 29 - Quarter 1 Science Benchmark
September 30 - Early Release / School Colors (Spirit Day)/ Report Cards Released (End of Quarter 1)
October 2 - Free/Reduced Lunch Resets for New School Year