## Important Dates and Upcoming Tests

October 31st - House Day

## ELA

R1B Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text including figurative and connotative meanings using context, affixes, or reference materials.

This means:

1. I can determine the meaning of unknown words using context clues

Key Terms: context clues, synonym, antonym, figurative language, thesaurus.

Mrs. Clark: kclark@fulton58.org

Mrs. Clark: lclark@fulton58.org

Ms. Hervey: ahervey@fulton58.org

## Math

Last Week:

We had lots of fun last week looking at and creating double number lines and learning about constant speed and unit price.

This Week:

We will be looking at equivalent ratios in a table. At the end of the week, students should be able to create a table of equivalent ratios and use the table to answer real-wold questions. We will be testing over Unit 2 on November 8th. There will be one day of review before the test.

Objectives:

I can use a ratio to compare two quantities and know how to write a ratio in three different ways.

I can use a create a table of equivalent ratios and use unit rates and percents to solve real-world problems.

Vocabulary:

tables, tape diagram

Homework for the Week:

Exit Slips 2.12-2.14

Ms. Grant: cgrant@fulton58.org

Ms. Lechiara: glechiara@fulton58.org

## Science

Unit:

Gravity

6-8.ESS1.A.3 Develop and use a model to describe the role of gravity in the motions within galaxies and the solar system.

This Week: We will explore the forces that keep our planets in orbit.

Ms. Hemken: khemken@fulton58.org

Ms. Doering: mdoering@fulton58.org

## Social Studies

Unit Checklist

Learning Targets This Unit:

• Student can describe how the geography of river valleys led to settlement and the beginning of civilization
• Student can describe the advancement of civilization and its legacy

Vocabulary: River Valley, Fertile Crescent, Silt, Irrigation, Physical Characteristics, Legacy, Advancement, Polytheism, Monotheism, Monarchy, Dynasty, Theocracy

Monday: Egypt Notes and Map

Tuesday: Egypt Notes and Map

Wednesday: Egypt Notes and Map

Thursday: House Day

Friday: No-School