Sarah's Weekly Update 11-8-12

posted Nov 8, 2012, 12:06 PM by Cynthia Friedman
This Week’s Assignments 
Grammar/Spelling
4th Grade: Complete a set of antonym cards. Choose five pairs of antonyms to use as your spelling words for this week, and complete the usual spelling follow up.
Due Nov. 13
5th Grade: Find 10 verbs of “level 2 interest” in your book group book. Record them in your spelling notebook and complete the usual followup.
Due Nov. 13
6th Grade: Complete 2 grammar cards in your spelling/grammar notebook and complete Unit 8 in your spelling workbook.
Due Nov. 19
Writing
4th Grade: Edit your opinion essay for grammar, spelling, and handwriting.
Due Nov. 19
5th Grade: Write a chapter of your adventure story. 
Due Nov. 19
6th Grade: Edit your original script to make characters' personalities stronger. 
Due Nov. 12

Reading Groups: Assignments vary by group. Please check in with your student to find out what the reading assignment is.
Due Nov. 15

Math: Assignments vary by group. Please check in with your student to find out what the math assignment is for the week. 
Due: Nov. 13, 14, and 15

History
Recreate an artifact from the tribe that you have been researching. Artifacts will be put on display for a class museum day on November 30.
Due: Nov. 26

Science
Complete one activity from your Simple Machines: Levers packet. Also fill out one wrap-up page.
Due: Nov. 21

Barnes And Noble Book Fair
Ridgeline’s annual book fair at Barnes & Noble will take place on the evening of Friday, November 16th. Our class has decided to present an adaptation of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. We are scheduled to perform at 6:45. A percentage of all books bought that night, and for the next week, will go to Ridgeline. We will also have a wish list of books for the class if you would like to help us expand our library. We look forward to seeing you there.

Stone Soup 
Our big all school community event in November is the annual Stone Soup feast which takes place this year on Wednesday, November 21st (the day before Thanksgiving). Students are asked to bring vegetables on Tuesday November 20th, and they will slice them in the classrooms that day. On the 21st volunteers will make vegetable soup for the entire Ridgeline community to enjoy in the gymnasium.

Thank you,
Sarah, Emily, and Room 7

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