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C. Coleman Sparks
December 0206, 2019
2nd 9wks(Week 7)
Math We will review Topic 6 "Dividing Fractions" Lessons18 and cover Lessons 911.
 Lesson 9  Evaluating Expressions with Fractions
 Lesson 10Sovling Equations with Fractions
 Lesson 11 Problem Solving: Look for a Pattern
Mad Minutes will be given every Tuesday, unless otherwise stated. Students will be given 3 minutes the first four weeks to complete this task; 2 minutes 45 seconds weeks 57; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.
Science Unit 2: Exploring Life
We will begin Chapter 8 "Ecosystems and Biomes" and cover Lessons 1 and 2.
 Lesson 1Ecosystems and Biomes
 Lesson 2 Populations and Communities
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
Social Studies
We will continue with Topic 3 Middle America" and cover Lessons 7 & 8.
 Lesson 7 Living in Mexico and Central America
 Lesson 8 The Caribbean Today
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
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November 1822, 2019
2nd 9wks(Week 6)
Math We will continue withTopic 6 "Dividing Fractions" and cover Lessons 38. We anticipate covering two (2) lessons each day.
 Lesson 3 Understanding Division of Fractions
 Lesson 4 Dividing whole Numbers by Fractions
 Lesson 5 Modeling Division of Fraction
 Lesson 6 Dividing Fractions
 Lesson 7 Estimating Mixed Numbers
 Lesson 8 Dividing Mixed Numbers
Mad Minutes will be given every Tuesday, unless otherwise stated. Students will be given 3 minutes the first four weeks to complete this task; 2 minutes 45 seconds weeks 57; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.
Science Unit 2: Exploring Life
We will review Chapter 8 "Protists and Fungi." Students will be given Chapter 8 Study Guide on Monday, November 18, 2019. Chapter 8 Test (G2) will be Thursday, November 21, 2019.
Social Studies
We will begin Topic 3 Middle America" and cover Lessons 3 & 4.
 Lesson 3Spanish Colonization
 Lesson 4 Independence for Mexico and Central America
 Lesson 5 History of the Caribbean
 Lesson 6 Living in Mexico and Central America
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
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November 1115, 2019
2nd 9wks(Week 5)
Math We will review Topic 5 "Achieving Fluency: Dividing Whole Numbers and Decimals" and take the Topic 5 Test (G2) on Tuesday, Novmeber 12, 2019. We will begin Topic 6 and cover Lessons 1 & 2.
 Lesson 1 Greatest Common Factor
 Lesson 2 Least Common Multiple
Mad Minutes will be given every Tuesday, unless otherwise stated. Students will be given 3 minutes the first four weeks to complete this task; 2 minutes 45 seconds weeks 57; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.
Science Unit 2: Exploring Life
We will begin and complete Chapter 8 "Protists and Fungi."
 Lesson 1 What are protists?
 Lesson 2 what are fungi?
Social Studies
We will begin Topic 3 Middle America" and cover Lessons 1 & 2.
 Lesson 1 The Olmec and Maya Civilizations
 Lesson 2 Aztec Civilizations
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
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November 48, 2019
2nd 9wks(Week 4)
Math We will continue Topic 5 "Achieving Fluency: Dividing Whole Numbers and Decimals" and cover lessons 68.
Lesson 6 evaluating Expressions with Decimals
Lesson 7 Solving equations with Decimals
Lesson 8 Multiple Step Problems
Mad Minutes will be given every Tuesday, unless otherwise stated. Students will be given 3 minutes the first four weeks to complete this task; 2 minutes 45 seconds weeks 57; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.
Science Unit 2: Exploring Life
We will review Chapter 7 Monday and Tuesday. Chapter 7 Test (G2), will be Wednesday, November 6, 2019.
Social Studies
We will continue with Topic 2 "The United States and Canada" and complete Lesson 7 and review for Topic 2 Test (G2) (open book) which will be given on Thursday, November 7, 2019.
 Lesson 7 challenges Facing the United States and Canada
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
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October 28November 1, 2019
2nd 9wks(Week 3)
Math
We will begin Chapter 5 "Achieving Fluency: Dividing Whole Numbers and Decimals" and cover Lessons 15.
Lesson 1 Estimating Quotients: 2 Digit Divisors
Lesson 2 Dividing Whole Numbers: 2Digit Divisors
Lesson 3 More Dividing Whole Number
Lesson 4 Dividing Decimals by a Whole Number
Lesson 5 Dividing Decimals
Mad Minutes will be given every Tuesday, unless otherwise stated. Students will be given 3 minutes the first four weeks to complete this task; 2 minutes 45 seconds weeks 57; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.
Science Unit 2: Exploring Life
We will continue Chapter 7 "Bacteria and Viruses" and complete Lessons 3. We will review Chapter 7 on Thursday, October 31. The chapter test will be the following Wednesday, November 6, 2019.
 Lesson 3 What are Bacteria?
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
Social Studies
We will continue with Topic 2 "The United States and Canada" and complete Lessons 5 & 6.
 Lesson 5 Living in The United States and Canada
 Lesson 6 The United States and Canada at Work
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
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2nd 9wks(Week 2)
Math
We will review Chapter 3 "Patterns & Equations" and take the Topic 3 Test (G2), Thursday, October 24th.
Mad Minutes will be given every Tuesday, unless otherwise stated. Students will be given 3 minutes the first four weeks to complete this task; 2 minutes 45 seconds weeks 57; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.
ScienceUnit @: Exploring Life
We will begin Chapter 7 "Bacteria and Viruses" and complete Lessons 1 & 2.
 Lesson 1 What are Bacteria?
 Lesson 2 Bacteria in Nature
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
Social Studies
We will continue with Topic 2 "The United States and Canada" and complete Lessons 3 & 4.
 Lesson 3 European Colonization
 Lesson 4 Building Nations
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
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Ocotober 1418, 2019
2nd 9wks (Week 1)
NO SCHOOL (Fall Break) Monday, October 14, 2019
Math
We will begin Chapter 3 "Patterns & Equations" and complete Lessons 14. Unless there is a need for further review, students will take a quiz the following day on the lesson(s) covered. The daily quizzes will be counted as a G1 grade.
 Topic 3 Lesson 1 Dependent and Independent Variables
 Topic 3 Lesson 2 Patterns and Equations
 Topic 3 Lesson 3 More Patterns and Equations
 Topic 3 Lesson 4 Problem Solving: Use Reasoning
Mad Minutes will be given every Tuesday, unless otherwise stated. Students will be given 3 minutes the first four weeks to complete this task; 2 minutes 45 seconds weeks 57; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.
ScienceUnit 1 Life: Structure & Function
We will continue Chapter 3 "From Cell to Organism" and complete Lessons 1 & 2 and review. Chapter 3 Test (G2) is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 17th.
 Lesson 1 The Cell Cycle and Cell Division
 Lesson 2 Levels of Organization
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
Social Studies
We will begin Topic 2 "The United States and Canada" and complete Lessons 1 & 2.
 Lesson 1North American Indian Culture Regions
 Lesson 2Three American Indian Cultures
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
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October 0710, 2019
1st 9wks (Week 9)
Harvest Carnival Oct 8th
Math
We will continue with Chapter 2 "Equations and Inequalities." We will cover lessons 7 & 8 and possibly take Topic 2 Test (G2) Wednesday, Oct. 10th. Unless there is a need for further review, students will take a quiz the following day on the lesson(s) covered. The daily quizzes will be counted as a G1 grade.
 Topic 2 Lesson 7 Writing Inequalities
 Topic 2 Lesson 8 Problem Solving: Draw a Picture and Write and Equation
Mad Minutes will be given every Tuesday, unless otherwise stated. Students will be given 3 minutes the first four weeks to complete this task; 2 minutes 45 seconds weeks 57; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.
ScienceUnit 1 Life: Structure & Function
We will begin Chapter 3 "From Cell to Organism" and complete Lessons 1 & 2.
 Lesson 1 The Cell Cycle and Cell Division
 Lesson 2 Levels of Organization
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
Social Studies
We will begin Topic 2 "The United States and Canada" and complete Lessons 1 & 2.
 Lesson 1North American Indian Culture Regions
 Lesson 2Three American Indian Cultures
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
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September 30 October 04, 2019
1st 9wks (Week 8)
Fall Pictures  (Oct 3rd)
Harvest Carnival Oct 8th
Math
We will continue Chapter 2 "Equations and Inequalities." We will cover lessons 14. Unless there is a need for further review, students will take a quiz the following day on the lesson(s) covered. The daily quizzes will be counted as a G1 grade.
 Topic 2 Lesson 5  Solving Multiplication and Division Equations
 Topic 2 Lesson 6 Solving Equations with Fractions
 Topic 2 Lesson 7 Writing Inequalities
 Topic 2 Lesson 8 Problem Solving: Draw a Picture and Write and Equation
Mad Minutes will be given every Tuesday, unless otherwise stated. Students will be given 3 minutes the first four weeks to complete this task; 2 minutes 45 seconds weeks 57; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.
ScienceUnit 1 Life: Structure & Function
*** Science Fair Topic is due Monday, September 30, 2019***
Students will be working on an edible DNA model. To make this project a success, we will need the following items donated: (we are asking each student to bring an item on the list)
 12 bag of Twizzlers
 12 bags of Gum Drops
 12 bags of colored marshmallows
We will review Chapter 2 "Cell Structure and Function" and take Chapter Test (G2) on Wednesday, October 02, 2019.
Social Studies
We will review Topic 1 "Introduction to Geography." This was a long topic. I have divided the assessment into 2 or 3 lessons. For example, students will assess Lesson 1, 2, and 3 together for a (G2) grade. They will take one each day next week to cover the entire topic. Students will have access to notes and textbook for this assessments.
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September 2327, 2019
1st 9wks (Week 7)
Coming Soon
Fall Pictures  (Oct 3rd)
Harvest Carnival Oct 8th
Math
We will begin Chapter 2 "Equations and Inequalities." We will cover lessons 14. Unless there is a need for further review, students will take a quiz the following day on the lesson(s) covered. The daily quizzes will be counted as a G1 grade.
 Topic 2 Lesson 1 Understanding Equations
 Topic 2 Lesson 2 Properties of Equality
 Topic 2 Lesson 3 Solving Additon and Subtraction Equations
 Topic 2 Lesson 4 Problem Solving: Draw a Picture and Write and Equation
Mad Minutes will be given every Tuesday, unless otherwise stated. Students will be given 3 minutes the first four weeks to complete this task; 2 minutes 45 seconds weeks 5 7; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.
ScienceUnit 1 Life: Structure & Function
We will review Chapter 2 "Cell Structure and Function" and take Chapter Test (G2) on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019.
Social Studies
We will continue with Topic 1 "Introduction to Geography" and complete Lessons 810.
 Lesson 9Citizenship
 Lesson 10 History Basics
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
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September 1620, 2019
1st 9wks (Week 6)
Math Students will take Topic 1 Test (G2) on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019.
We will review Topic 1 "Variables and Expressions." Unless there is a need for further review, students will take a quiz the following day on the lesson(s) covered. The daily quizzes will be counted as a G1 grade.
Mad Minutes will be given every Tuesday, unless otherwise stated. Students will be given 3 minutes the first four weeks to complete this task; 2 minutes 45 seconds weeks 5 7; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.
LifeSkills
 Smoking: Myths and Realities
 In this LifeSkills Training lesson students will help dispel a lot of the myths surrounding tobacco use by providing actual statistics that demonstrate that fewer and fewer people are smoking these days. In addtion, students discuss what their rights are as nonsmokersand how to effectively asset them.
 In this LifeSkills Training lesson students will help dispel a lot of the myths surrounding tobacco use by providing actual statistics that demonstrate that fewer and fewer people are smoking these days. In addtion, students discuss what their rights are as nonsmokersand how to effectively asset them.
ScienceUnit 1 Life: Structure & Function
We will continue with Chapter 2 "Cell Structure and Function" and complete Lesson 3.
 Lesson 3 Moving Cellular Material
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
Social Studies
We will continue with Topic 1 "Introduction to Geography" and complete Lessons 810.
 Lesson 8 Government
 Lesson 9Citizenship
 Lesson 10 History Basics
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
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September 913, 2019
1st 9wks (Week 5)
Math
We will continue with Topic 1 "Variables and Expressions." We will cover Lessons 14. Unless there is a need for further review, students will take a quiz the following day on the lesson(s) covered. The daily quizzes will be counted as a G1 grade.
 Topic 1 Lesson 7 Parts of Expressions & Lesson 8Evaluating Algebraic Expressions
 Topic 1 Lesson 9Using Expressions to Describe Patterns & Lesson 10 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
 Topic 1 Lesson 11Writing Equivalent Expressions & Lesson 12 Equivalent Expressions
Mad Minutes will be given every Tuesday, unless otherwise stated. Students will be given 3 minutes the first four weeks to complete this task; 2 minutes 45 seconds weeks 5 7; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.
LifeSkills
 Making Decisions
 In this LifeSkills Training lesson students will be discussing how and why people make decisions, which is the act of making up your minds about something. This will help them understand that they are required to make decisions that are more and more complicated. It is important to learn to make decisions independently without being influenced by others. They will learn to make decisions using a threestep decision making process.
 In this LifeSkills Training lesson students will be discussing how and why people make decisions, which is the act of making up your minds about something. This will help them understand that they are required to make decisions that are more and more complicated. It is important to learn to make decisions independently without being influenced by others. They will learn to make decisions using a threestep decision making process.
ScienceUnit 1 Life: Structure & Function
We will continue with Chapter 2 "Cell Structure and Function" and complete Lessons 2 & 3.
 Lesson 2 The Cell
 Lesson 3 Moving Cellular Material
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
Social Studies
We will continue with Topic 1 "Introduction to Geography" and complete Lessons 7 & 8.
 Lesson 7 Trade Development
 Lesson 8 Government
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
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September 26, 2019
1st 9wks (Week 4)
Math
We will continue with Topic 1 "Variables and Expressions." We will cover Lessons 14. Unless there is a need for further review, students will take a quiz the following day on the lesson(s) covered. The daily quizzes will be counted as a G1 grade.
*Review Topic 4 and take Quiz
 Topic 1 Lesson 5 Evaluating Numerical Expressions
 Topic 1 Lesson 6 Using Variables to Write Expressions
 Topic 1 Lesson 7 Parts of Expressions
Mad Minutes will be given every Tuesday, unless otherwise stated. Students will be given 3 minutes the first four weeks to complete this task; 2 minutes 45 seconds weeks 5 7; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.
***Students will complete daily morning worksheet that will be averaged each week for a daily G1 grade.
Please encourage your child to practice the above skills on Moby Max. They can also review each lesson by logging in to their pearsonrealize account. These are two great resources to use to help reinforce the weekly skills.
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LifeSkills
 SelfImage and SelfImprovement
 This LifeSkills Training program helps build the resources in themselves so they can transition successfully to being happy and successful adults. This less starts with a foundational element: selfimage, or how we see ourselves. Developing a strong and healthy selfimage has a positive effect on how we act and feel.
ScienceUnit 1 Life: Structure & Function
We will continue with Chapter 2 "Cell Structure and Function" and complete Lessons 1 & 2.
 Lesson 1 Cells and Life
 Lesson 2 The Cell
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
Social Studies
We will continue with Topic 1 "Introduction to Geography" and complete Lessons 5 & 6.
 Lesson 6 Economics Basics
 Lesson 7 Trade Development
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
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August 2630, 2019
1st 9wks (Week 3)
Math
We will begin Topic 1 "Variables and Expressions." We will cover Lessons 14. Unless there is a need for further review, students will take a quiz the following day on the lesson(s) covered. The daily quizzes will be counted as a G1 grade.
 Topic 1 Lesson 1 Exponents
 Topic 1 Lesson 2 Properties of Operations
 Topic 1 Lesson 3 Order of Operations
 Topic 1 Lesson 4 The Distributive Property
Mad Minutes will be given every Tuesday, unless otherwise stated. Students will be given 3 minutes the first four weeks to complete this task; 2 minutes 45 seconds weeks 5 7; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.
***Students will complete daily morning worksheet that will be averaged each week for a daily G1 grade.
Please encourage your child to practice the above skills on Moby Max. They can also review each lesson by logging in to their pearsonrealize account. These are two great resources to use to help reinforce the weekly skills.
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ScienceUnit 1 Life: Structure & Function
Chapter 1 Test will be given on Tuesday, August 27th. (This test was scheduled for last week, but due to the lack of understanding, it was moved to this week).
We will begin with Chapter 2 "Cell Structure and Function" and complete Lessons 1 & 2.
 Lesson 1 Cells and Life
 Lesson 2 The Cell
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
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Social Studies
We will continue with Topic 1 "Introduction to Geography" and complete Lessons 5 & 6.
 Lesson 5 Culture and Society
 Lesson 6 Economics Basics
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
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C. Coleman Sparks
August 1923, 2019
1st 9wks (Week 2)
Math
We will continue with Topic 4 "Achieving Fluency: Adding, Subtraction, and Multiplying Decimals. We will cover Lessons 5 & 6. Unless there is a need for further review, students will take a quiz the following day on the lesson(s) covered. The daily quizzes will be counted as a G1 grade.
 Topic 4 Lesson 5 Multiplying Decimals
 Topic 4 Lesson 6 Problem Solving: Make a Table and Look for a Pattern
We will review and take Topic 1 Test (G2) on Friday, August 23rd.
Mad Minutes will be given every Tuesday, unless otherwise stated. Students will be given 3 minutes the first four weeks to complete this task; 2 minutes 45 seconds weeks 5 7; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.
***Students will complete daily morning worksheet that will be averaged each week for a daily G1 grade.
Please encourage your child to practice the above skills on Moby Max. They can also review each lesson by logging in to their pearsonrealize account. These are two great resources to use to help reinforce the weekly skills.
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ScienceUnit 1 Life: Structure & Function
We will continue with Chapter 1 "Classifying and Exploring Life" and complete Lesson 3.
 Lesson 3 Classifying and Exploring Life
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
We will review and take Chapter 1 Test (G2) Thursday, August 22nd.
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Social Studies
We will continue with Topic 1 "Introduction to Geography" and complete Lessons 3 & 4.
 Lesson 3 Climates and Ecosystems
 Lesson 4 People and the Environment
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
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C. Coleman Sparks
August 89, 2019
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 Take/Review Math Assessments
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C. Coleman Sparks
August 1216, 2019
1st 9wks (Week 1)
Math
We will begin Topic 4 "Achieving Fluency: Adding, Subtraction, and Multiplying Decimals. We will cover Lessons 14. Unless there is a need for further review, students will take a quiz the following day on the lesson(s) covered. The daily quizzes will be counted as a G1 grade.
 Topic 4 Lesson 1 Estimating Sums and Differences
 Topic 4 Lesson 2 Evaluating Addition and Subtraction Expressions
 Topic 4 Lesson 3 Solving Addition And Subtraction Equations
 Topic 4 Lesson 4 Estimating Products
Mad Minutes will be given every Tuesday, unless otherwise stated. Students will be given 3 minutes the first four weeks to complete this task; 2 minutes 45 seconds weeks 5 7; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.
***Students will complete daily morning worksheet that will be averaged each week for a daily G1 grade.
Please encourage your child to practice the above skills on Moby Max. They can also review each lesson by logging in to their pearsonrealize account. These are two great resources to use to help reinforce the weekly skills.
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ScienceUnit 1 Life: Structure & Function
We will begin with Chapter 1 "Classifying and Exploring Life" and complete Lessons 1 & 2.
 Lesson 1 Characteristics of Life
 Lesson 2 Classifying Organisms
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.
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Social Studies
We will begin with Topic 1 "Introduction to Geography" and complete Lessons 1 & 2.
 Lesson 1 Geography Basics
 Lesson 2Our Planet, Earth
Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.

MS. N. Montgomery6th Grade ELA
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Nine Weeks Testing Schedule
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