Monday, Feb. 18th - No school - President's Day
8th Grade Car Wash 2/9- Support our 8th Grade with their upcoming graduation activities
Half Day 2/15 – Early Release for Parent/Teacher Conferences – You will receive notification from your child’s teacher indicating whether or not a conference is required.
No School (President’s Day) – 2/18
Spring Fling - 3/2 – 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Please Remember: Students should be having their homework folder checked nightly to see if there is material that needs to be read and signed by parents/ guardians. Also by signing the planner you are acknowledging that you have seen their completed homework and behavior logs. Please do not sign the planner without looking to see if homework is completed.
Also, please be sure to check behavior charts and sign if there has been a checkmark added because of a behavior event that day.
Spalding - The students will enter List 21 Spelling Words and will be tested on List 20 on Friday 2/08.
Language/Writing – Students will continue grammar lessons focused on progressive verbs, pronouns, and antecedents. Grammar test Monday 2/4. Students will continue to work on Poetry Compare/Contrast Essays in class.
Reading – This week’s reading focus is to identify and compare Author’s Purpose. Students will read different selections and practice identifying and verbalizing the purpose of the piece. We will also continue reading in our book studies (Tale of Despereaux, Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nymn, The BFG and Holes - the study depending on classroom). .
February Poem Recitations is the list of US Presidents. Students must recite the President’s last name, in order. Due February 27th.
No book report this quarter – see Science Fair Project for this quarter’s “report”.
Math – We will begin moving faster through chapters this semester. This week’s lessons will be Chapter 66, 69, and 70. The next Test will be Friday 2/8.
Science – This week we will continue to practice measuring in different methods and units. This should help students with the measuring they need to do in their science projects. Remember the 5-paragraph essay and research page are due this Friday, 2/8. The next due date is for the Documentation Form on 2/20 (see rubric for instructions/specifics).
Social Studies - We are reading Unit 3, Lesson 3. This unit is bringing us to the point in history where we discuss Arizona’s involvement in World War I. Quiz on the next chapter will be next week.