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March  29, 2018

SOCIAL STUDIES: (Ms. Ellis A-13) We are just about to wrap up our unit on Russia. Students will take a test on Russia next Tuesday. They have been given a study guide. The Middle East is up next! We will look at southwestern Asia and northern Africa in this unit. We will begin with a geographic overview – location of countries, physical features, and climate.

READING: ( A-13) Students will continue to read The Uglies. So far the class is really enjoying our new novel!

LANGUAGE ARTS: (Mrs. Sullivan A-15) Students will be taking the ELA MCAS on Wednesday, April 4th and Thursday, April 5th. Students will be reviewing test strategies and practice questions in class.  After MCAS, we will continue using GreatBooks to analyze text more critically and to participate in student led discussions. We will also complete our unit on pronouns.

READING: (A-15) Students continue to read the novel, A Dead Man’s Story. Marty Conley will be coming into class for an author’s visit next week. He will discuss with the students the writing process and his inspiration for the story.

MATH: (Mrs. MacCurtain A-14) Students will continue in Chapter 7 with inequalities. They will learn how to write, solve and graph inequalities (7.5 – 7.7). There will be a short quiz on these sections.  They will then start Chapter 8, “Three Dimensional Figures.”

READING: (A14) Students continue to read City of Ember. They are really enjoying the story.

SCIENCE: (Mrs. Richardson D-103) We continue to study weathering and erosion.  Once the weather cooperates we will be going outside to observe evidence of mechanical and chemical weathering!  Students will also be creating a collage on book creator, describing their observations. We will continue our study of water, wind, waves, gravity, ice, glaciers.  

READING: (D-103) We continue to read Among The Hidden.  The students have been working on character traits.  Luke has become curious about his surroundings and the plot thickens!

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