Week of December 16th

Franklin House

English Language Arts

Miss Warnke: In class this week we will be taking out assessment on theme. We are also writing a short story using an idiom as the focus theme and incorporating more idioms into the writing. Students should continue reading at home each night. J

Mrs. Allen: This week we are learning about Point of View. We will be reading a segment of "Maniac Magee" , looking at other examples, and taking a quiz on Thursday. We will also be working on our informational text skill by using Teenbiz twice this week.


Ms. Naze: Students are writing a fable with a theme. We are also looking at point of view. TeenBiz and MobiMax should be all caught up before vacation.

Math

Math 4: We are taking out Unit 6 Test on Monday and then the rest of the week we will be working on a holiday project. The holiday project will focus on using percents to find discounts, and then writing and balancing a checkbook to log how much we have spent. We will start Unit 5 when we return in January.

Math 7, 8: This week in math we will be finishing Unit 3 and reviewing all operations using fractions, especially division of fractions. Our Unit 3 Test will be Thursday.

Science

We are learning about the sun this week. Students are responsible for knowing part of this section and teaching it to their group by using the Haiku Deck app on their iPads.

Social Studies

There is a test on Wednesday of this week. Students are sharing three themes from The Progressive Era and giving three examples in each. Notes are in Schoology links. Final chance for states test is this week.

Talent Show

We will be celebrating student talent with a talent show on Friday.