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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Homework (Optional) for Thursday, December 14th

If you observe the Hanukkah holiday, this homework is not required.

1) Read for at least 20 minutes and log your reading. 
2) Finish your Spelling Story if you did not finish in class. (Students should write a creative story using 10 of their spelling words. Students may write it by hand or type the story.) 

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Homework (Optional) for Wednesday, December 13th

Happy Hanukkah to all students that celebrate that holiday!

If you observe the holiday, this homework is not required

1) Read for at least 20 minutes and log your reading. YOU ARE EXPECTED TO READ OVER BREAK! Make sure to use tomorrow's checkout to get some great books!
2) Finish today's spelling packet if you did not finish it in class
3) Look over your Informational Article.
         * If you presented today, you should edit your paper based on the feedback you received today
         * If you didn't present today, you should practice presenting for tomorrow

Tomorrow is ICE CREAM day!

Monday, December 11, 2017

Homework for Tuesday, December 12th

1) Read for at least 20 minutes and log your reading
2) Practice your spelling words for the week
3) Make your final edits to your Informational Article. You will be sharing with the class this week

Friday, December 8, 2017

Homework for Monday, December 11th

1) Read for at least 20 minutes and log your minutes

Great work this week during MAP testing!

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Homework for Friday, December 8th

1) Read for at least 20 minutes and log your reading
2) Study for the Midwest Region quiz and your spelling quiz (Student have had 30+ minutes in class each day this week for practice, so students should be ready to go!)

*** Tonight is a PTO fundraiser at Blaze Pizza in Highland Park. If you present this flyer (either the paper copy I sent home yesterday or showing the image below on your phone), Blaze Pizza will donate money to the Indian Trail PTO.


Wednesday, December 6, 2017

No Homework for Thursday, December 7th (Math MAP Testing)

Winter Math MAP Testing is tomorrow. All students should get plenty of sleep and eat a solid breakfast.

I have added a "Regions Study Site" tab to my blog which has some great online geography activities, and perfect for studying the regions of the United States!

Crash Course on Long Division

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Blaze Pizza Fundraiser Thursday Night!

Eat pizza and support Indian Trail! A true win-win! 


Homework for Wedneday, December 6th

1) Read for at least 20 minutes and log your reading
2) Practice on ALEKS for 10-15 minutes, and make sure to screenshot or note any question you have so I can answer them before Thursday's MAP test!
3) Practice for this week's spelling quiz and Midwest Region Location quiz on Friday. (Students will have time in class this week to study for both, but should practice at home as well when there is time)

Tap Quiz Maps is an app that I have used in the past for learning the states. However, it does not appear to work with the newest iOS software (iOS 11). If you find a good app, let me know!


Monday, December 4, 2017

Reading MAP Testing Tomorrow (No Homework for Tuesday, December 5th)

Winter MAP Testing begins tomorrow. We will be taking the Reading assessment first.

Make sure to get plenty of sleep, eat a big breakfast, and charge your computer!