Please remember that your child will have homework every night . Homework is an important factor in skill building, as well as learning to be a responsible middle-schooler. Please check your child's agenda book every night to see what they have
COMMON CORE AND ESSENTIAL STANDARDS LINKS(click for info):
In Reading.... We will be focusing on comprehension and on strategies to help us better understand our stories. Such skills and strategies are using context clues, sequencing, and reading the questions before you read the story. In addition, we will be utilizing high-yield strategies such as comparing and contrasting, and learning how to take effective notes.
We are very excited to have purchased a new reading series, which will correlate with our Social Studies and Science curriculum!!
In Social Studies....In the 3rd nine weeks, we will be learning about the causes and effects of the American Revolution.
We will also be learning how to balance a budget for our month long " Game of Life" economy project in March.