Friday, February 13, 2015

The Week of February 16, 2015.

Our upcoming week is a tad shorter than get Monday off to celebrate Presidents' Day!  While you are enjoying some much deserved time off, I will be at Ellis preparing another great week for you!

When you return on Tuesday, we will start our studies of statistics in math.  Our first focus in this domain of math will be mean, median, mode, and range.  Be looking forward to a number of mini-games we will play to gather data to use to practice these skills.  In addition, check out this fun activity that is all about mean, median, mode, and range:

Mean, Median, Mode, and Range Game Show

You will have homework Tuesday and Wednesday evening, and a quiz Thursday.  While you will NOT have a journal this week, please be sure to complete your Compass Learning assignment by Friday.  

Here is an extra practice sheet you can feel free to try on your own.  The answer are at the bottom of the page.

In science, we will leave our atmosphere and start studying astronomy!  Our lessons will begin with exploring historical views of our universe and the astronomers who studied it.  You will become very familiar with with following astronomers:

As part of your research, please study the following words.  You will have a vocabulary quiz on them this Friday.

Finally, use the following choice sheet to explore our universe.  It will be due Friday, Feb. 27th.

Enjoy your long weekend,
Mr. Trent

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