Classroom Newsletter for the February 18, 2020

This week…

Math: Division by decimals

ELA/Writing: Editing, revising, and rewriting Holocaust research papers, friendly letters, and Holocaust reflections

Reviewing capitalization, correct grammar and punctuation, proper format of bibliographies, proper use of parenthetical citation

Literacy: Answering inferential and literal questions from “Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH,” “The Giver,” and “A Wrinkle in Time” with a focus on the author’s purpose

Religion: Chapter 14 the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation, reviewing the Act of Contrition

STEAM: Students used the research they did on various human/natural events to show their understanding of how an event can begin to impact one sphere.  Then students will show how the results of that change affects other spheres.

Social Studies: Students read in their history books how the U.S. government was created after the Revolutionary War.  On Wednesday, Judge Mura (ret.) taught the class about the three branches of the government of the United States and how each branch works.  Thank you for coming to our class, Judge Mura!

For information about what students are learning in their specialist classes, please click on the teachers’ links.

Pictures from Mrs. Campbell’s physical education class:

Upcoming:

February 25th Hot Lunch 

February 26th- Ash Wednesday, School Mass at 12:30 pm 

February 27th Bellingham, Sehome and Squalicum High Schools visitation for 8th Graders, 12:30-2:30 pm 

March 2nd Read-A-Thon  

March 4th Squalicum High School 8th Grade Parent Information Night, 6:30 pm 

March 7th Growing Great Kids Auction & Gala 

March 9th– Pizza Lunch 

March 9th Sehome High School 8th Grade Parent Information Night, 6:30 pm 

March 10th Bellingham High School 8th Grade Parent Information Night, 6:30 pm 

March 18th- Early Release at 11:45 am, casual uniform AND 7th Grade parent meeting on their Wash. D.C. trip for 2020-21, Ms. Gottschalk’s room @ 5 pm 

March 25th– Hot Lunch