What's going on in the classroom?
Math: Chapter 8 - Building blocks of Geometry. We will talk about properties of angles, lines, and polygons. In groups students will study a lesson, become an expert, and teach the lesson to the class.
Language Arts - We are talking about poetry and publishing our own poems to our class poetry blog. Students will create 10 different types of poems to the blog. Figurative language and elements of poetry will be a part of the unit. We will be working on comprehension and inferrencing skills with short stories, as well as focusing on various grammar skills.
Social Studies - Chapter 11 - Flour, Lumber, and Iron. Students will learn about the important industries and how they developed in MN in the late 1800's. Students will also learn the roles of important idustrialists.
Religion - We are talking about the importance and relevance of the bible in our lives. We are working on finding the message from the gospel readings for the year and relating them to a story in our personal lives. We are also talking about the Patriarchs, focusing on the story of Moses and leading the Israelites to freedom. Our goal is to have 12 hours of service hours for each trimester as well as understand and memorize the Memorare for our semester prayer.