Team 1 Newsletter

Week of 4/20 - 4/24

Jeffrey Bromley - Social Studies

jeffreybromley@usd475.org


Last week we... Discussed and learned about the death of Julius Caesar, and the fall of the Roman Empire. Using Discussion Board, you explained how too much government can influence the fall and failure of an empire/nation.


This week we will... Begin learning about African Kingdoms


Monday and Tuesday- Discuss Ghana, Songhai, and Mali and complete and EdPuzzle video.


Wednesday and Thursday- Discuss and learn about Mansa Musa and his pilgrimage to Mecca using a Digital Breakout.


Friday- Finish any incomplete assignments from classes, and check emails from teachers.

Emilia Walsh - Science

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When you received your Term 3 report card, there was a letter detailing our Health curriculum for this spring. With everything we're experiencing right now, we have decided to change up our topics to better suit eLearning. Here are our new 6th grade health topics:


  • Staying Safe Online
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Substance Abuse
  • Infectious Diseases, Non-Infectious Diseases, and Hand Washing
  • Staying Healthy in the Summer

Meaghan Harriott - Language Arts

meaghanharriott@usd475.org


Last week we...

Analyzed the plot structure of the story "All Summer in a Day" and compared and contrast the life of the characters in Venus to life here on Earth. Students also had their first iReady reading lesson.


This week we will...

Monday 4/20: Take notes on character driven plot and action driven plot

Tuesday 4/21: Discussion board on which plot our story represents

Wednesday 4/22: Vocabulary review

Thursday 4/23: Vocabulary graded assignment

Friday 4/24: iReady reading lesson

Allison Watts - Math

allisonwatts@usd475.org


Last week we....

Evaluated the area of composite figures.



This week we will...

Learn how to find the area of 3 dimensional figures using the formula

V= L * W * H

volume= length * width* height

Meri Miller-Kahle - Special Services