Tues 10/29

I apologize that at times this page will not allow me to connect before I leave school. Please look at the previous day if needed as I try to do a “looking ahead” when I can.

Opening night PowerPoint

Thank you in advance for viewing this slide program if you have not seen it–it explains my partnership with parents and the expectations for teacher, parent, and student. There are notes in the notes section that reflect the talk that evening.

Study Tips

Here are some of my favorite study tips–start early:

  • Turn the objectives or What you will learn into “Can I….” questions to check for understanding.
  • Always use Previewing Technique for reading assignments and any worksheets!
  • Preview workbook pages before reading the section and “take notes” by filling in the science workbook pages.
  • Use the 2/3,1/3 method for definitions (modeled in class)
  • Use index cards to create vocab study cards. Use them to make a written quiz for yourself; First put word side up and write the definitions. Then put definitions side up and retest the opposite way.

UPCOMING TESTS/Projects: Vocabulary: 6,7,8: TUES 11/5 We will take in at the beginning of science class.

Please help ensure your student is checking the webpage and doing all work–especially when absent. It is their responsibility to make-up missed work and to follow up and ask for work.

HOMEROOM: Conference sign-up starts today. Please remember you may only sign up with your child’s homeroom teacher. We don’t have enough appointment times to meet with all families from all grades.

Gr 6, 7 & 8 Vocabulary /Spelling Lesson 7 wkbk due Fri 11/1 and 12 word spelling Test Tues 11/5 Extra words are interval and uncertainty. Announcement: Gr 6 made 85% or better for each student on Lesson 5 spelling test– Treat is in order next week. Yay!!!

I highly urge students to use Quizlet to study for the vocabulary tests. I explained this in class and how to access already created Quizlets: Google Quizlet lesson (#) Vocabulary for Achievement Introductory or First Course , etc and you will find Quizlets already made that you can use. IF you forget your book you can obtain the words here for most lists.

Gr 6 SCI No HW

Gr 7 SCI  Read text pp 254-258 Wkbk pp 99-101 due Wed 10/29

Gr 8 Sci Section 2 workbook pp 169-171.