January 2010

Homework: Thursday, January 28

January 28, 2010

If I asked for your parents to sign your HRL, the signature is due tomorrow. Math: page 466, problems 1-29 Math: page 469, problems 1-16 Any missing scales, pails, or forms need to be turned in tomorrow.

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Homework: Wednesday, January 27

January 27, 2010

Complete the “Worm and Recycling” brochure. Please make it beautiful with neat, colorful writing and pictures. Work on Word Root Presentations, Geometry vocabulary, Reading Response Letters, Reading, Math Facts, etc. Check I2P’s Siberian Express for Water Expedition website.

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Homework: Tuesday, January 26

January 26, 2010

We have report cards coming up in one month and I need you to write me a letter. In this letter, you need to tell me (1) a reading goal and how you are going to meet this goal, (2) a writing goal and how you are going to meet it, (3) a math goal […]

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Tutoring and Learning Support

January 25, 2010

There’s no getting around it, the learning expectations for students are higher than ever. I list below a free virtual tutor and some additional websites that offer support in math and reading. Click on the images to visit each site. LearntoBe.com – free virtual tutoring NeoK12.com – math video tutorials IXL.com – Math practice TicketToRead.com […]

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Homework: Monday, January 24

January 25, 2010

Please write at least three questions you wonder about Ray Zahab, his running across the Sahara, or the expedition to Lake Baikal, Siberia. During the next few weeks we will collect questions we can ask Ray when we Skype with him in February. Read 30+ minutes and work on your Reading Response Letter Work on […]

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Who Am I?

January 21, 2010

by Breanna Clues: I wrote children books. Friends call me Ted. I rhyme fine in books. I won a Pulitzer Prize. I help kids read. I won two Academy Awards. I was born when these things happen: The Abbey theatre opens. John Ambrose Fleming invents the vacuum tube. Games of the III Olympiad opens in […]

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Homework: Wednesday, January 20

January 20, 2010

Please make sure you turn in your HRL is you have not already. Remember, every day late is one full grade lower. Any missing parent surveys need to be turned in tomorrow. Begin work on Word Root Presentations. Do NOT put this off. Math: Study geometry vocabulary words. Complete the problems below (Remember, solve the […]

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Word Root Presentations

January 19, 2010

After spending about a week working in pairs creating Word Root Presentations, students are now ready to work on their own. The Word Root Presentations are primarily a homework project. If you need to work at school, please arrange to stay after school to complete your project. Below you will information you need to successfully […]

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Update: Home Reading Logs (HRL)

January 19, 2010
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Picture by guldfisken of flickr.com Over this year the expectations for the Home Reading Log have changed and progressed as students have become more and more independent. As of now, we have a new set of expectations that will be in place for the next few months. In class we have examined the guidelines, expectations, […]

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Homework: Tuesday, January 19

January 19, 2010

If you did not complete your WW work, then please finish it. Come to school with your thesis statement ready. Please write two paragraphs about why you think it is important (or not important) to learn about watersheds, birds, boluses, and pollution. Study math vocabulary 11-12 and 11-13 for the quiz tomorrow. If you don’t […]

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