April 17, 2014

Week of April 14th

We began our huge state project this week. It combines reading, writing, geography, and art. After more than five hours of class time, students are expected to have completed the following tasks: Chosen a state east of the Mississippi River… [Read More...]

Trillium Room April 17

This week, the ECO (Ecology in Classrooms and Outdoors) ladies came to talk to us about the rock cycle.  After learning about how forces inside the earth change and form rocks, we focused on igneous specimens.  Using a classification tree,… [Read More...]

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Geography:  Prepare for Monday’s mini-presentation on your group’s topic.  For Tuesday, read pp. 300-317 and answer the reading guide questions:  Ch 9 reading Qs cont. English:  For Monday, read pp. 107-138 of Fahrenheit 451.  (If you have the older edition, read… [Read More...]

Week 31 by Lauren!

This week in Leone’s class my favorite part was the book we are reading The Fault in Our Stars. It is the BEST book ever. You feel like your in the book and thats amazing. As amazing as having cancer… [Read More...]

Poems of the Week! Week 31 by Avenir Tkachenko

Every week one student in our class gets to sit out the super quiz and write the weekly update.  This week’s update was done by 6th grader Avenir Tkachenko.  Thanks, Avenir! This week in Mr. Houck’s class we are finishing… [Read More...]

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Geography:  For tomorrow, read pp. 290-300 in your text and answer the reading guide questions (instead of taking notes):  9.2 reading questions. English:  For Monday, read pp. 107-138 of Fahrenheit 451.  (If you have the older edition, read  pp. 113-145.  Either… [Read More...]

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Geography:  For Thursday, read pp. 290-300 in your text and answer the reading guide questions (instead of taking notes):  9.2 reading questions. English:  For tomorrow, finish reading pp. 88-106 of Fahrenheit 451.  (If you have the older edition, read  pp. 99-110…. [Read More...]

Monday, April 14, 2014

Geography:  For  tomorrow, finish reading and taking notes on pp. 274-290 (the beginning of Ch. 9 on Urban Geography). English:  For Wednesday, read pp. 88-106 of Fahrenheit 451.  (If you have the older edition, read  pp. 99-110.  Either way, you’ll finish… [Read More...]

Journey Through Time: Exploring the Evidence Field Study Important Information

The intermediate teachers held an informational meeting for families after school on Thursday to discuss the field study we have planned in May. Here are the notes from the meeting for those of you that were not able to attend:… [Read More...]

Here Comes the Lamb We’ve Been Waiting For!

April 4, 2014 Newsletter   Our Publishing Party was a huge success on April 3rd. As we passed out our final copies of our writing, I was surprised at the interest that the students had in each others’ work. I… [Read More...]