In the Loop June 27, 2021

We’re in the last days of the 2021 school year! I hope everyone is keeping cool. We will do our best to be smart and keep cool as the heat wave continues next week. The Week Ahead: Monday and Tuesday we will be doing the following end-of-the-year activities: Cleaning the classroom–essentially converting it from aContinue reading “In the Loop June 27, 2021”

In the Loop June 20, 2021

Assignments for the Week:  Language: Students will finish their cursive packets. Math: Students will have their last geometry and problem-solving assignments. If there is time, we will also work on the tessellations we started last week.  Twelfth Night: Students should be ready to go for our final performance on Thursday (and a dress rehearsal for other classes on Tuesday). This means: going overContinue reading “In the Loop June 20, 2021”

In the Loop June 13, 2021

Assignments for the Week: Language: Students will have their last week of literature circles. They should be working on their cursive packets. Math: Students will have a geometry assessment on Tuesday. There will be problem-solving this week, as well as work with tessellations that will continue into next week. Twelfth Night: Students should be editingContinue reading “In the Loop June 13, 2021”

In the Loop June 6, 2021

Assignments for the Week: Language: Students should prepare for their second meeting with their latest literature circle group. (Some of the books students are reading: Schooled, Shiloh, and The Cay.) Meetings are either Wednesday or Thursday, depending on what each group has arranged. After this, there will be one more week of literature circles. WeContinue reading “In the Loop June 6, 2021”

In the Loop May 30, 2021

Assignments for the Week: Language: Students will have their last grammar assignment this week. The last round of literature circles will begin next week (and continue for a total of three weeks). This time students their literature circle book and group. The should be prepared to meet on Wednesday or Thursday next week. I extended theContinue reading “In the Loop May 30, 2021”

In the Loop May 23, 2021

I hope all Division 17 families are having a relaxing holiday weekend. Assignments for the Week: Language: Students will have a grammar assignment this week. The only groups that have literature circles this week are The War that Saved My Life and Kensuke’s Kingdom. Math: Students will have problem-solving and geometry work this week. Science:Continue reading “In the Loop May 23, 2021”

In the Loop May 16, 2021

Assignments for the Week: Language: There will be a grammar assignment this week. Students are in the third week of literature circles. For some groups, this is the last week of their literature circle, other groups will have one more week. Math: Students will have problem-solving and geometry work. Science– Anatomy: We will be takingContinue reading “In the Loop May 16, 2021”

In the Loop May 9, 2021

Assignments for the Week:  Language: Students will have a grammar assignment. Literature circles for Walk Across the Sea and Music of the Dolphins (reading pages 1-59) will meet on Wednesday. On Thursday, Kensuke’s Kingdom, The War that Saved My Life and Breadwinner will meet. Students should have their reading done and come to their meeting with three comments on their lit circle bookmark. Math:Continue reading “In the Loop May 9, 2021”

In the Loop May 2, 2021

Assignments for the Week:  Language: Students will have a grammar assignment. Students received books today for a second round of literature circles. On Wednesday, Walk Across the Sea (reading pages 1-68) and Music of the Dolphins (reading pages 1-59) will meet. On Thursday, Kensuke’s Kingdom (reading pages 1-40), The War that Saved My Life (reading chapters 1-14) and Breadwinner (readingContinue reading “In the Loop May 2, 2021”

In the Loop April 25, 2021

Assignments for the Week: Language: Students will have a grammar assignment. Students should be preparing for their final week of literature circles (Week 4), so they should be finishing their novels this week. Tiger, Tiger and Number the Stars will meet on Wednesday. Because of Mr. Terupt, The Witch of Blackbird Pond and Rowan of Rin will meet on Thursday. Students will receiveContinue reading “In the Loop April 25, 2021”

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