Today we read/discussed sec. 1 of new chapter on "Roots of Islam". HW: STUDY GUIDE and bring manila folder.
HAPPY B'DAY, WALKER! Today we read/discussed sec. 2. We completed vocab. and study guide in class due to NO HW: PTSA. Bring in manila folder for ss project.
IMPORTANT S/R COMING HOME IN TUES. FOLDER TODAY RE: CONFERENCES. *SEE EMAIL REGARDING THIS.
Today we were evaluated on a map of Saudi Arabia. We also had Guidance. HW: FINISH BOOK JACKET, CONFERENCE S/R, TUES. FOLDERS DUE.
Today we had an "open-book" quiz on sections 1 and 2, watched a video on Islam, completed discussions in groups, and book jackets were checked. HW: Practice Ramadan Brainpop and complete vocab. from sec. 3 on study guide.
Bring in boxtops.
Today we listened to and completed Brainpop on Ramadan. We also completed a review sheet for TCAP re: civilizations we've studied.
We had health screening today.
Today we read/discussed sec. 3. Outline was given, info. copied from board. HW: STUDY GUIDE
Today we reviewed sec. 3, did online and open-book quiz. We went over graded papers. HW: INTERIM S/R, Read and complete study guide for sec. 4.
INTERIMS AND TUES. FOLDERS DUE.
Today we read/discussed sec. 4 and reviewed chp. vocab. HW: CHP. TEST and any extra credit.
Today we played quizmaster to review for our test. HW: KIDS KAN and have a great long weekend!
KIDS KAN DONATIONS!
Today we read, discussed, and outlined sec. 1, chp. 13. HW: Complete vocab. p.380.
Happy Valentine's Day! I had a great day! Lots of candy, flowers, and even a quartet that sang to me!! I felt so special. Thank you all so much and to the students and parents that sent treats for the class. Today in social studies we watched a Valentine History video, a video on geography of Africa, and the Sahara Desert. We started on a map and completed the 2 vocab. from sec. 2. HW: Finish map and outline for sec. 2. Bring in canned goods, please.
Today we had guidance and went over map homework assignment. HW: SS: A Travelogue is an illustrated account of a journey. Imagine you have traveled with a caravan across the Sahara. Write and illustrate a descriptive one-page travelogue about the experience. Include details learned from pp. 384-385. Bring back Tues. folders, Kids Kan items.
Today we reviewed chp. 13. Tomorrow we will turn in sec. 1: vocab./outline, sec.2: vocab./outline, map, travelogue, and Big Ideas. NO HW. Bring in Kids Kans
Thank you for the canned goods! Thank you for my "1/2" birthday gifts and cards! Today in social studies we "blew" through the chapter on China. Monday is a school holiday for the students. Tues. we will "blow" through Japan. Then we will "settle" back down on chapters in more detail for TCAP preparation. Have a great 3 day weekend!!
SCHOOL HOLIDAY! ENJOY YOUR DAY OFF! READ AR! DO EXTRA CREDIT!! SLEEP LATE!!
Today we read/discussed sec. 1 of chp. 16. 6th period discussed Black History projects. HW: Vocab./outline p. 468. Tues. folders coming home.
Today we discussed Black History and assigned presentations. Two will be presented a day starting this Monday, Feb. 27. HW: SEC. 2 VOCAB./OUTLINE. TUES. FOLDERS DUE
Today we read/discussed section 2 on the Aztecs. HW: PRACTICE BRAINPOPS ON AZTECS AND MAYAS.
Today we were evaluated on Brainpop re: Maya/Aztec Civilizations. HW: 1st 2 Black History presentations. Boxtops deadline.
Today we finished sec. 3 on The Incas and completed standardized test on p.489 for practice. We were introduced to new unit and chapter on the
Middle Ages. HW: Tri-fold is due. Don't forget to add one achievement.
PTSA MTG. tonight. NO HW.
Today we discussed/read sec. 1 "Geography of Europe". We completed study guide for that section. We are hearing Black History reports.
Goodbye February! Hello, March!
Today we completed a map and had a fun guidance lesson. HW:Vocab. worksheet for sec. 1 only. Wear flip-flops for $1.
Today we read/discussed sec. 2, checked homework and hear more terrific Black History Reports. HW: Vocab. worksheet for sec. 2, and finish study guide for sec. 2
Today we finished sec. 2 and viewed a Brainpop on Middle Ages. More excellent Black American presentations.