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 Health Assignment - Due: Jan. 24 or Jan. 25
Science: (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
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
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?**