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Week of November 27

posted Nov 27, 2017, 10:18 AM by Sue Giles   [ updated Nov 27, 2017, 10:19 AM ]
Literacy:  Please READ at home every night!!  30 minutes is the goal
***Reminder:   The goal for students is to read at least 5 books from at least 3 different genres per quarter.   
Monday: Finish and hand in Short Story/Unit 3 reading unit on Theme
Tuesday: Start Personal Essay writing/Read short story and discuss theme
Wednesday: Generate ideas for Personal Essay/Book talk on various short stories-students choose 1 to study
Thursday: paragraph format and topic sentences/Looking at how critical choices in a story show theme
Friday: work on topic sentences/students read their chosen short story and study character choices/theme

Social Studies:  Egypt unit test is on Thursday.  Students should review vocabulary and section notes.  We will do a review on Wednesday in class.
Monday: Finish Pyramid video/Read p. 103-105 and notes on pharaohs
Tuesday: King Tutankhamun and notes
Wednesday: Review for test
Thursday: Egypt unit test
Friday: Start research project/requirement sheet and rubric handed out  PROJECT DUE 12/7