Social studies lessons will include the study of the effects of the Holocaust on the people of Europe. I addition, I've planned some lessons on the effects of the Revolutionary War and WWI on our country. Please be sure to complete your follow-up assignments by the end of the week. Our language lessons will include creating an outline for the informative essays we've been researching. Your novel study groups will meet again this week to continue to read and discuss the stories with a focus on identifying similes and metaphors in the texts.
Next Monday you will have a vocabulary quiz based upon the following word list:
Your word study quiz will take place Friday. Please study the following words to prepare. You will be asked to spell and sort each word correctly.
-er: promoter, analyzer, misnomer, sequester, milliner
-ier: amplifier, dehumidifier, intensifier, quantifier, emulsifier
Long e (ee): breeze, fleet, leech, sweet, weep
Long e (ea): bleach, bleak, gleam, preach, spear
singular: axis, crisis, ellipsis, oasis, thesis
plural: axes, crises, ellipses, oases, theses
Have a wonderful weekend!
P.S. Welcome back 1st year students from your trip to Ebenezer Camp! We can't wait to hear about all the fun adventures you've had!