St. Thecla School- "Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders Today"




"In this classroom we learn, grow, and ARE  .... artists, explorers, authors, mathematicians, thinkers, scientists, athletes, writers, performers, speakers, questioners, and observers
    


Homework





EVERYDAY SCHOOL REMINDERS
Did you???

Bring in your homework?
  • Bring your school lunch?
  • Wear proper uniform, shoes, and belt?
  • Bring in your smile and a good mental attitude?





Monday, November 20th:


SPELLING-
  • Study for Thanksgiving Day Test- Tuesday


READING/WRITING-
  • Complete  - Read & Complete- The Wild Turkey ....Due Tuesday


  • Complete PERSUASIVE WRITING -DUE AFTER THANKSGIVING BREAK
  • Name: _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________#_____________________________________________

    Persuasive Writing and Public Speaking Activity

    Directions: It is time to prepare for court tomorrow. You will be split up into teams of attorneys, jurors, and witnesses. Please read this real case and choose the side you think you want to represent tomorrow. It is your job to make the strongest argument based on the facts of the story to convince the jury that “your side” has the strongest case.

    Court Case: The Turkey that Got Sick

    Hearing Held: T.B.D. (Opening Arguments)

    Location: Rm. 208

    Presiding Judge: Mr. T. Cerjak

    The Case……In 1823, maple syrup became the cause of a court action between two New York neighbors. Ole McDonald had tapped his maple trees for maple syrup and poured it in a bucket. He quit for the day and, on his return, found his neighbor’s turkey had drunk so much of his maple syrup that it had become sick and could no longer make eggs. The neighbor sued, saying that the syrup had been left uncovered in a bucket and was impossible for the turkey to pass up. (in law this is called an “attractive nuisance”) Ole McDonald counter argued that the turkey was on his property and had no right to be on his property. (in law this is called trespassing)

    1.      Who do you wish to represent? (Ole McDonald or the neighbor) ____________________

    2.     Please give two “strong” and convincing reasons why your client should win. Use complete sentences!

    Reason #1 ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

    ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

    Reason #2 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

    _________________________________________

    _________________________________________

  • Keep reading your chapter book-15/20 minutes each night!


SOCIAL STUDIES-

  • None

4th Grade SCIENCE-
  • None


5th Grade SCIENCE-

  • None



 Weekly Reminders....

Week of November 20TH, 2017



 



WEEK FOURTEENTH:

Monday the 20TH:  

  • Pizza -F.S.A. Lunch


Tuesday the 21ST:

  • Mass
  •  11:30 Dismissal - Parent/Teacher Conferences (12-8pm)

   

Wednesday the 22ND:

  • November 22, 2017 - November 26, 2017 - Thanksgiving Break -No School


Thursday the 23RD:

  • Gobble Gobble!

Friday the 24TH:






UPCOMING DATES....

      • November 22, 2017 - November 26, 2017 - Thanksgiving Break No School
      • November 27, 2017 - Classes Resume
      • December 13, 2017 - Christmas Show Afternoon and Evening

      • December 15, 2017 - Barnes and Noble Night
      • December 22, 2017 - 11:30 Dismissal




       

         




























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