Week of October 16th

Wow!  This year is flying by!!


Academics for the next two weeks:

Social Studies:

Government/elections unit – Continued study of the Constitution and the amendment process including the significance of certain amendments (Bill of Rights, Reconstruction Amendments)


Properties of Solutions


Speaking and Listening (interview skills); Sequential writing, friendly letter (pen pal activity with middle schoolers); Novel Study – Frankenstein


Geometry (shapes and congruence)


Exploring and Selecting occupational choices; Interviewing for a job



Welcome Back!

I hope you all had a nice fall break!

We have a busy homecoming week this week! Information about spirit days, the game and dance has been emailed – please let me know if you  have any questions!

CBI is this Wednesday- no money needed! Pep Rally on Friday!

Upcoming academic units over the next two weeks:

Math:  Graphing and interpreting data

ELA:  Narrative Writings (focus on sequencing, details and organization of writing) and a new novel study to be determined by the class, the  choices include Frankenstein, Phantom of the Opera or The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

Science:  States of Matter  AND Properties of Solutions

Social Studies:  Government (including key features of the Constitution and Amendments) and  Personal Finance -Types of Insurance