Mrs. McCurdy - Grade 6/7

Monday, February 27, 2017
Show your parents your Report Card
Bring back the envelope!!!

Problem of the Week: Stack 'Em Up
Gr. 7 Get Ready Pg. 239 # 3 - 13 Odds
Gr. 6   Pg. 269 # 5 - 10 (Get tests signed) 

News and Views
Monday - Christian/ Tuesday - Zoe/ Wednesday - Theo/ Thursday - Sam/ Friday - Josh

Thanks for a good job with your Reading Buddies

a) Novel Study - Underground to Canada - Finished Reading 
You should have your body paragraphs complete (or very close) 
Essay Due Fri. March 3rd

b) Make sure you have a book TO READ IN CLASS & you READ at home!!! 

Reading Response Letter Writing- Due: THIS WEEK ** Due: March 6 - 10th**

5 Paragraph Letter Writing Format - Remember our Look-fors

Paragraph 1 - introduce the book and summarize what you have read over the past month Characters, setting, problems, solutions)
Paragraph 2 - Discuss 2 reading strategies you have used (Connecting, Predicting, Questioning, Inferencing, Synthesizing,Activating Background Knowledge, Visualizing, Monitoring your comprehension). Use examples from the text to support the discussion of your reading strategy and explain how it helps you better understand the story.
Paragraph 3 - Discuss a Character (a physical description combined with character traits using text to support your ideas) 
Paragraph 4
 - Evaluate what you have read so far.
Paragraph 5 - Write a conclusion (restate important information, add last thoughts or ideas, sign off)

Media Literacy/Health

Science: (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
Gr. 7 Labelled diagrams of Dilute/Concentrated & Saturated Solutions 

History/Social Studies:
Gr. 6 - Highlight a Canadian Attraction
Gr. 7 - Get tests Signed


Have a Badly Drawn Face ready to share!!!

Researching your group for your Music Video

Phys. Ed is Monday, Wednesday and Friday (have a t-shirt and shorts to wear)
Please donate a roll of paper towel to our classroom

Upcoming Dates:
Tuesday, February 28th - Pancake Supper at Guardian Angels' Church @ 5 - 6:30 p.m. 
Friday, March 3rd - PLAYDAY - Dress Appropriately & wear a smile

**Can't wait to share a fantastic final 4 months together - What are your hopes and wishes for this time?**