Update Week of October 20, 2014

Parents,

Below are the summaries of the topics covered in English, Math, Science, Social Science and Strategy Instruction.

Please also consult the Assignment Calendar tab above for specific dues dates and upcoming Middle School events.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me via email, fischers@ismanila.org.

ENGLISH

Students in Ms. Monroe’s classes continued to learn and apply the different poetic devices to their own poetry.  This week students covered symbol, metaphor, alliteration and personification.  Students were also required to write an acrostic poem and a haiku for homework.

MATH

Students in Mr. Cargile’s classes completed the reflection and the corrections for the Rational Numbers Quiz and continued to practice solving problems involving integers, decimals, fractions and order of operations.

SCIENCE

SOCIAL STUDIES

Students began the Innovation unit by exploring innovations that are used today (e.g. computer, mobile phone, airplane, cars &c.).  Students discussed whether or not the following inventions were very important, important, or least important: compass, porcelain, gun powder, paper money and small pox innoculation.

As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact me via email, fischers@ismanila.org.

~Steve Fischer

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