The eighth graders continue selling bottled water on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Friday is a full day.

HOMEWORK (due Monday): Students should complete ixL Math skills A 1 and A 2, as well as Language skill A 8. Students will be doing Fluency week 6.Please initial the sheet each time they read. They are to do 20-30 minutes of reading each night (please initial all reading done at home).


Religion: We are discussing chapter 3, which focuses on the leaders of the Church.

Math: We have begun unit 2, and are focusing upon place value understanding.

Reading Workshop: Everyone is to be reading a realistic fiction book. We are learning how to “read” our characters by focusing on their words and actions, especially when they change. Please initial the reading log for all reading that is done at home. Click here for a copy of the reading log. ReadingLog

Writing Workshop: We are planning our stories using story arcs and will then be writing scenes.

Spelling: We are learning Unit 5 words; the test will be on Friday.

Vocabulary: We continue our work on Unit 3; the test will be on Friday.

Grammar: We continue our study of types of sentences. We will have a test on Unit One next week.

Social Studies: We are reading Studies Weekly issue #4, with the focus being the natural resources found in the four geographic regions of California. We will have a test on weeks 3 and 4 next week.

Science: We are learning about the characteristics of various land and water ecosystems.

Thanking you for your support,

Mrs. Mary Dwyer