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    C. Coleman- Sparks

    December 02-06, 2019 

    2nd 9wks(Week 7)

     

    Math    We will review Topic 6 "Dividing Fractions" Lessons1-8 and cover Lessons 9-11.

    • Lesson 9 - Evaluating Expressions with Fractions
    • Lesson 10-Sovling 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 5-7; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.

     

    ScienceUnit 2: Exploring Life

    We will begin Chapter 8 "Ecosystems and Biomes" and cover Lessons 1 and 2.

    • Lesson 1-Ecosystems 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 lessonThese activities will be a G1 grade.

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    November 18-22, 2019 

    2nd 9wks(Week 6)

    Math    We will continue withTopic 6 "Dividing Fractions" and cover Lessons 3-8.  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 5-7; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.

     

    ScienceUnit 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 3-Spanish 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 lessonThese activities will be a G1 grade.

     

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    November 11-15, 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 5-7; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.

     

    ScienceUnit 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 lessonThese activities will be a G1 grade.

     

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    November 4-8, 2019 

    2nd 9wks(Week 4)

    Math    We will continue Topic 5 "Achieving Fluency: Dividing Whole Numbers and Decimals" and cover lessons 6-8.

    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 5-7; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.

     

    ScienceUnit 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 lessonThese activities will be a G1 grade.

     

     

     

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    October 28-November 1, 2019 

    2nd 9wks(Week 3)

     

    Math    

    We will begin Chapter 5 "Achieving Fluency: Dividing Whole Numbers and Decimals" and cover Lessons 1-5.

    Lesson 1- Estimating Quotients: 2 Digit Divisors

    Lesson 2- Dividing Whole Numbers: 2-Digit 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 5-7; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.

     

    ScienceUnit 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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    October 21-25, 2019

    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 5-7; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.

     

    Science-Unit @: 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 14-18, 2019

    2nd 9wks (Week 1)

     

    NO SCHOOL (Fall Break) -Monday, October 14, 2019 

    Math    

    We will begin Chapter 3 "Patterns & Equations" and complete Lessons 1-4. 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 5-7; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.

     

    Science-Unit 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 1-North American Indian Culture Regions
    • Lesson 2-Three 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 07-10, 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 5-7; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.

     

    Science-Unit 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 1-North American Indian Culture Regions
    • Lesson 2-Three 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 1-4.  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 5-7; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.

    Science-Unit 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 23-27, 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 1-4.  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.

    Science-Unit 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 8-10.

    • Lesson 9-Citizenship
    • 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 16-20, 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 nonsmokers-and how to effectively asset them.

    Science-Unit 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 8-10.

    • Lesson 8- Government
    • Lesson 9-Citizenship
    • 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 9-13, 2019

    1st 9wks (Week 5)

    Math

    We will continue with Topic 1 "Variables and Expressions."  We will cover Lessons 1-4.  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 8-Evaluating Algebraic Expressions
    • Topic 1 Lesson 9-Using Expressions to Describe Patterns & Lesson 10 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
    • Topic 1 Lesson 11-Writing 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 three-step decision -making process.

    Science-Unit 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 2-6, 2019

    1st 9wks (Week 4)

    Math

    We will continue with Topic 1 "Variables and Expressions."  We will cover Lessons 1-4.  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

    • Self-Image and Self-Improvement
      • 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: self-image, or how we see ourselves.  Developing a strong and healthy self-image has a positive effect on how we act and feel.

    Science-Unit 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 26-30, 2019

    1st 9wks (Week 3)

     

    Math

    We will begin Topic 1 "Variables and Expressions."  We will cover Lessons 1-4.  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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    Science-Unit 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 19-23, 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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    Science-Unit 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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    Welcome Back!

    C. Coleman- Sparks

    August 8-9, 2019

    • Review rules and routines. 
    • Take/Review Math Assessments

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    C. Coleman- Sparks

    August 12-16, 2019

    1st 9wks (Week 1)

     

     

    Math

    We will begin Topic 4 "Achieving Fluency: Adding, Subtraction, and Multiplying Decimals.  We will cover Lessons 1-4.  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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    Science-Unit 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 2-Our Planet, Earth

    Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.