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Science: We will be discussing Inner then Outer Planets. Students will be taking notes in class, and use Power Points to get their information. It's vital students keep up to date on his or her notes in class. Lastly, please continue to work on the constellation project. Students were provided with a packet and samples of past examples. Students will be given time in class to work on this project, and it's essential students use their time wisely. Poster is due Dec.11th.
Reading- we will be starting a novel called Island of the Blue Dolphins before Christmas. The genre is historical fiction, and it is a challenging read. Students need to re-read the text and stay up to date with the characters. Skills we will emphasize during the novcl include: compare/contrast, vocabulary context clues, summarize, character traits, and figurative language.