Mrs. McCurdy - Grade 6/7

Monday, January 23, 2017

Problem of the Week: Run 4 Fun!!
Gr. 7 Pg. 188 # 11, 12, 13, 14, 17
Gr. 6 Pg. 160 # 1 - 5 - TEST THIS WEEK

News and Views -  Response A Dog's Purpose Article 
   Tuesday - Joeilin, Wednesday - Dina, Thursday -Jackson, Friday - Thomas 
Evaluate last term's goals & create new goals 

a) Novel Study - Underground to Canada: You should have a Title Page and you need definitions for both terms - Quaker & Abolitionist

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

Reading Response Letter Writing- Due: THIS WEEK ** Week of Jan. 23rd**

4 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 - Evaluate what you have read so far.
Paragraph 4 - Write a conclusion (restate important information, add last thoughts or ideas, sign off)

Media Literacy/Health
Media Health Assignment - Due: Jan. 24 or Jan. 25

Science: (Tuesdays and Thursdays)

History/Social Studies:
Gr. 6 - Begin gather information on your country (Canada's Trading Partners)
Gr. 7 - British North America - Questions about The Loyalists Pg. 154 # 4 & 6




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:

Thursday, January 26th - PLAYDAY - Weather Permitting
Friday, January 27th - Gr. 7 Vaccinations
Friday, January 27th - Literacy Day 

**Can't wait to share a fantastic final 6 months together - What are your hopes and wishes for this time?**