Franklin House

Week of Jan. 27th

English Language Arts

Miss Warnke: IIn class this week we will be starting to discuss the format and guidelines for a research paper. We will continue reading our lit circle books; our group discussions will be on Tuesday. 


Mrs. Allen: We are continuing to work on our name research paper. We will be adding the introduction and conclusion this week. Please ask to see their paper and help with spelling, punctuation, and grammar. We will also be working on Teenbiz for comprehension skills, Moby Max for grammar skills, and have guided reading to work on reading/critical thinking skills.


Ms. Naze: Students are doing their final revisions and getting feedback on their informational papers. It would be great if you could look it over with them to check content and editing. Two lessons need to be completed in TeenBiz and we are doing 10 min daily of Moby Max for grammar practice.

Math

Math 4: We will continue to work in unit 5 which covers algebraic concepts. This week we will be working with using the distributive property to simplify and combining like terms. We will also be learning about integers and how to use all operations with positive and negative numbers.

Math 7, 8: This week in math we will review on Monday and Tuesday and our Unit 4 Test will be Wednesday. We will be starting unit 6 working with volume of prisms.

Science

his week we will be working on sections 3 and 4 in chapter 2. Section 3 quiz will be on Wednesday. Students will also be assigned a Toonic about the phases of the moon. They need to show the correct way the moon changes phases and label the phases correctly. This project will be due Monday 2/3.

Social Studies

Students will be looking more closely at the United State's involvement in WWI. They will be putting together a project that tells the story of what happened.

Dates for your calendar

Spirit Week Feb. 3-7th. We are having a food drive contest and would love to be the house that has collected the most food (average per student). Please look through your cupboards and send anything you can to school with your student.


Friday Jan. 31 WPS Presentation from 1-2

Tues. Feb. 4th 8:30-3
Science Field trip
- Barlow Planetarium and DePere Cinema

- money for lunch or bag lunch


Parent Teacher Conferences: February 20th and 25th.

The link will be active the first week of February. We will send the information in the next newsletter so you can sign up with your child's LANGUAGE ARTS teacher to schedule a conference.