REMINDER: PIZZA DAY ORDERS DUE THURS JAN 14
NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS FRI JAN 15- PA DAY.
OUR FOCUS THIS WEEK:
Our Goal for the next two weeks will be improving our independent work learning skills and habits.
Please keep track of your progress using your "How is it "Goal"ing?" Graph. I will collect your completed Goal Graphs Thursday January 14th.
Mathematics: we are continuing our Exponents and Pythagoras Unit. This week we will practice finding the square root, and how to solve problems using the Pythagorean Relationship.
Thus Jan 13- pg.70-71 #4,6,7,8,10
Science: we are starting our Cells unit. We will Investigate functions, processes & structures of plant & animal cells.
"Cells! Cells! They're made of organelles."
Physical Education: Day 1 & 3 we will finish our Basketball Unit; practicing our dribbling, passing and pivoting skills. We will begin our Movement Competence and Active Living Target Games with Tactical Solutions.
Drama: we will be collaborating with our groups using elements of drama (role, relationship, time, place, tension, focus and Emphasis) to produce skits from Children's Books. We will present our Robert Munsch skits Thurs Jan 14.
We will also be creating our own commercials using topics from our argumentative essays. Commercial Presentations will be Wed Jan 20
Geography: we will begin a Development and Quality of Life Inquiry. We will investigate issues related to global development & quality of life from a geographic perspective. We will begin our Geography Unit 2 Challenge: selecting a problem faced by many children that impacts their quality of life, research the problem, where it occurs, the organization helping the children and create a plan on how you can help the organization.
Literacy: we will be using the Persuasive Writing process to generate and gather ideas to write for an intended purpose and audience. We will begin Literacy Circles Thurs Jan 14
Literacy Homework: Final Copy of your Argumentative Essay due Wed Jan 13