Mrs. Schaab's Blog
December 9--December 13
Each 6th grader has a username and password for the Math Book website and for Spelling City.
Math 6--We will be working on whole number division and decimal division.
English 6--We are working on our Young Author's Books. Each Friday will be used to work on the rough draft and then begin typing them. We are doing this early so that it doesn't come the same time as the Science Fair. We are starting Chapter 13. We will talk about phrases and adjective and adverb phrases. We will find them in sentences and find the words that they modify. We will have a quiz on Friday.
Vocabulary 6--Unit 7 will be due on Friday. The spelling test will be Monday, Dec. 16th and the Vocabulary test will be Tuesday, December 17th.
Social Studies 6--We are finishing up the chapter on Egypt. We will have a test on Thursday. Then we will begin our mummy project. Students need to be looking for things to decorate their mummies with.
The seventh grade will be finding the percent of increase, decrease, and error. They will also be finding the amount of tax, tips, and markups.
7th grade pre-algebra will be working on exponents and powers.
The Algebra class will be finishing up Chapter 5--they will have a test over sections 4,5, and 6 on Thursday. We will then begin reviewing for the exam which is Wednesday, December 18th at Althoff.
In Math 8, we are finishing up the chapter on solving equations. We will have a test on Friday.
In 5th grade math, we are working on Chapter 4 which continues dividing with multidigits.
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
The 5th and 6th graders will be responsible for the Sunday, Dec. 15th Mass at St. Augustine. Students who can be there should wear their
SMSA Rocks t-shirt.
The Christmas concert is December 18th.
Santa's Cottage in Wednesday, December 11th.
The 6th grade will have a pizza lunch on Thursday, December 12th since they won the pie sales contest.
The Student Council is collecting toys for the St. Louis Crisis Nursery.The toys should be brought to school by Monday, Dec. 16th.
Christmas break begins on Friday, December 20th at 12:30. No lunch will be served that day.
Please remind students to study a little each evening and not wait until the day before the test.
Also remind them of the importance of having homework done on time and done carefully.