Have I told you lately how wonderful your children are? I brag about them all of the time to my friends. Thank you for raising such responsible, respectful, and kind children. (And they are blessed to get to be in school together.)
This week in grammar, we will continue our review of the big topics that we covered this year, specifically, types of sentences, formal writing, commonly misused words, and parts of speech.
In social studies, we will apply our skills by creating maps, histories, and governments for our WORLD countries.
In writing, we will revise our “Favorite Season” paragraphs. I will be conferencing with each child about how to improve the essay.
In reading, we will begin The Pearl by John Steinbeck.
Thursday: geography terms test
Friday: WORLD turn-in date
**MAP testing is next Tuesday-Friday.
This week in 7th science we have pp. 31-35 due on Wednesday. We will be working on a group work project on Wednesday and Thursday.
Our learning target for this chapter is “Jesus is a model of Wisdom.” Students looked through Sacred Scripture and found various parables that Jesus used to teach. On Monday students were given the assignment of creating their own parable. They will work on it on Tuesday and share them on Wednesday. On Thursday, students will take at look at the Sermon on the Mount, for in the Gospel of Matthew.