May 30- No late start this Wednesday- start at 8:00 AM
June 4- Last day of school- dismiss at 1:30 PM
Math- Your student is bringing home their assessment over the coordinate grid and analyzing patterns today to share with you. They have been asked to get it signed and return it to school on Tuesday. We will be taking an open notes quiz over our final unit of study- classifying two-dimensional shapes on Wednesday, May 30.
From Mr. Kelley:
Social Studies: Westward expansion
Reading and Language: We finished up our writing unit on the study of persuasive writing. Students selected their own persuasive topic to research and write about. Students are finishing up a six-week book club in which they will meet once a week to discuss a novel. We also began comparing narrative elements in two or more stories.
From Mrs. Nowack:
Science: With our remaining time this year, we are talking about nutrition! We’ll have a quiz on Wednesday or Thursday. Watch for an email from me regarding an activity for next week!
3rd hour Reading: guided reading groups
6th hour Language / 7th hour Reading: writing & performing reader’s theatre
From Mr. Peterson:
Science: We are learning about how limestone caves form, including how limestone and other rocks form.
Reading and Writing: We are finishing up several projects – our This I believe… Project and our Reg\fOur poetry collaboration with Ms. Courtney’s 8th-grade art class link is here: https://goo.gl/nfGz4A
From Mrs. Suhr:
Social Studies - Students are learning about the state of Iowa. We are reading and discussing the history, government, and geography of Iowa.
Language - Students will learn what makes conversation good, what makes it bad, and some strategies to improve speaking and listening in a group. Students write and practice grammar daily in our language class. Our spelling vocabulary tests are always on the last day of the week.