Sorry about the late update, I was having some trouble w/ the Word Press website…
Continue working on Education Galaxy earning/collecting those stars for prizes! We will continue with our PARCC Practice w/ Language Arts and Math tomorrow but I’m also expecting students to take advantage of the links I’ve been posting on the blog so they can get some extra practice at home.
Writing- we will begin our Mystery reading/writing unit next week once the PARCC review is out of the way…I have lots of wonderful and engaging ideas ready to go so this should be a fun experience for the whole class, especially since our Project Lead program is likely going to have our kids present a mock trial down at the Newark Court House some time in late May. We will also do some work w/ fantasy reading/writing as well before the year is out.
Reading– complete the Spelling packet from the other day
Math– Common Core Workbook pgs. 84-85
History– Tales from the Odyssey assignment w/ the 2 Response Corner questions in complete sentences (same assignment from Tuesday)
SOCIAL STUDIES ASSIGNMENT FOR FRIDAY AND OVER THE WEEKEND IF YOU WANT TO GET A HEAD START…
The following assignment is due on Tuesday. I didn’t assign this work yet because we didn’t cover the material yet but we will during class tomorrow if you want to get a head start.
Chapter 8, Lesson 2: Early Civilization in Greece (discusses the Minoans and Mycenaeans), pgs. 278-284
First, please make sure that your paper is properly labeled- each section should be clearly separated: Vocab, Notes, and Review Questions w/ lines skipped in between so it’s easier to read.
- Copy down the 7 vocabulary words w/ complete definitions in proper context so that you understand how the words relate to the material
- 15 notes minimum on the 5 purple sections from Lesson 2, please make sure that you explain why the particular notes you chose are important to the lesson and important for understanding the overall objectives detailed in Lesson 2
- Review questions 1, 3, 4, and 6 on pg. 285
- Tomorrow before the end of the day I will also distribute the accompanying workbook page for the section for students to bring home…I’ll also scan a copy and upload it to the blog. (workbook page 79)
Again, much of the material going forward will be done via Web Quests so some material will overlap w/ the book and some I will simply supplement during class discussion. We will cover a lot of ground on Greece this quarter and so I feel the online resources are a good way for student’s do that more at their own pace and on their own time.
Any questions just let me know…thanks!