Monday, April 24, 2017

Updates and announcements

Human Growth and Development lessons will take place this Tuesday and Wednesday.

Friday is the Prep tour from 11am-1pm. Students will be touring the school, will have lunch with Prep students, and will have a short presentation from Mrs. Gillingham. Students may bring their lunch as normal, and if your child buys a lunch it will be brought to them. They are also welcome to bring a few dollars to buy additional snacks or drinks.

Our week in learning

We will continue reading Across Five Aprils this week, and should be finished with the novel by next week.

In Writing this week we will be learning about how to write business letters and we will be doing a grammar review activity on Thursday.

Our new poem is “I like to see it lap the miles,” by Emily DIckinson. We will introduce te poem this week and recitations will be Wednesday, May 10th.

We will have a quiz over roots on Wednesday!

We will be studying the Endocrine system this week with a special focus on Human Growth and Development.

This week, students will learn about the Emancipation Proclamation, General Grant, General Lee, Stonewall Jackson, the draft, and women in the war effort. We will continue to discuss slavery. This may be sensitive content for some students, so please have a discussion at home if needed.

We will continue our study of ratio this week. Due to music rehearsal our math groups on Wednesday will be moved to 9-10 am. We would love your help, please let me know if you are able to make it.