Sunday, September 23, 2018

The Week of September 24, 2018

Happy first day of Fall!  I hope this change of seasons refreshes you and inspires new works you've never explored before!

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.

Circle group:

-er: promoter, analyzer, misnomer, sequester, milliner
-ier: amplifier, dehumidifier, intensifier, quantifier, emulsifier

Triangle group:

Long e (ee):  breeze, fleet, leech, sweet, weep
Long e (ea):  bleach, bleak, gleam, preach, spear

Square group:

singular: axis, crisis, ellipsis, oasis, thesis
plural: axes, crises, ellipses, oases, theses

Have a wonderful weekend!
Mr. Trent

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!

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