Team 8 Blue 1/22-1/26
Parent Teacher Communication
The weekly Agenda is a projection of what will be accomplished in every class but could be subject to change depending on the needs of the students.
American History (Mr. Engel) –
Next week will be a busy.
Monday: We will have an introduction to the top leaders of the abolitionist movement.
Tuesday: We will debate the merits of each abolitionists views on how to best free the slaves.
Wednesday: An introduction and overview of the Underground Railroad (UGRR).
Thursday: The students will read a choose your own adventure for the UGRR and write a short story of an escape to freedom.
Friday: We will learn about resistance to slavery by slaves and analyze the Nat Turner slave rebellion.
English (Mr. Banks)-Chapter 24 homework due Monday.
Next week we will read chapters 25 through the end of To Kill A Mockingbird. There will be a writing quiz over each of the following: transitions, addressing the opposition, and elaboration. If students need help preparing for these quizzes they can come in before or after school.
Math (Ms. Elliott)-
Math: Solving Linear Equations. Quiz on Wednesday January 24. Study Guide was handed out Friday January 19th. Volume on Thursday and Friday.
Co-taught Math (Ms. Chou/Mrs. Story) –
Foundational Math (Mrs. Story)-
Monday – Notes/examples about Functions
Tuesday – Testing a relation using the Vertical Line Test
Wednesday – Putting Functions into a T-Chart
Thursday – Practice with Functions
Friday – Quiz
Algebra (Ms. Waugh) –
Science (Mrs. Miller/Mrs. Goodson) –
Over the weekend 19-21st: Read/Highlight/Answer questions pages 12-19 of textbook.
Monday: Build Cell Models – Students should bring craft items or items that can be recycled into a project (yarn, cardboard, glitter, beads, etc. to build their models).
Tuesday: Present Cell Models – PROJECT GRADE
Wednesday: Cellular Organization Activity
Thursday: Review for chapter test
Friday: Chapter test
Wheels of HOPE Food Bank
Monday, Jan. 22nd, 1pm to Friday, Jan. 26th, 3pm
Mrs. Elliott’s Room
Kansas Day: January 29th – Wear your FAVORITE KANSAS Team gear! (Yes, Kathryn you can wear KU)
General Team Reminders
Candy should not be eaten in the classroom unless given to by an adult. Mints are included in this.
Starter expectations for all core classes are the same. Students are to come into the classroom, sit in their assigned seat, and complete the starter activity at a level 0.
Students were given a morning pass for before school help, it is on a lavender card.
Please help remind students to bring their materials to school.
3rd 6-weeks Incentive:
Wednesday January 24 –
Permission slips will be given to students who qualify – DUE MONDAY WITH MONEY – Please read the permission slip carefully to see how much money to give. *IMPORTANT*
February 15 – Open House (3:20 – 6:00 pm)
Any science fair projects need to be completed by February 9.
No School Feb. 12th
Open House Feb. 15th 3:20-6:00pm
End of 4th Six Weeks Feb. 16
Conferences March 12-14th
No School March 15-23 (Conference Make-up and Spring Break)
Science State Assessments: March 27-29
NO School March 30 and April 2nd, Easter Break
Social Studies State Assessments: April 4-6
English Language Arts State Assessments: April 10-13
Math State Assessments: April 17-20
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