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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Weekly Plan – August 31st to September 4th

3rd Grade
This week students will continue their study of the United States by looking at the history and economy of New England.
Monday – New England – Economy Project Day
Wednesday – New England – Crossword
Friday – New England – Quiz & Test Preparation
There is no homework due this week.
 
5th Grade
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8th Grade Essays – Google Docs Instructions

For 8th graders submitting their work please follow the steps below:
1 – Sign into your gmail account and then click on the googleapps icon ( 9 small grey boxes next to your screen name)
2 – Click on the Drive symbol
3 – On the left hand side of the screen there is a red bar with … Continue reading »

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Weekly Plan – August 24th to August 28th

3rd Grade
This week students will continue their study of the United States by looking at the history and economy of New England.
Monday – New England – Population
Wednesday – New England – Economy
Friday – New England – Economy – Project Day
There is no homework due this week.
 
5th Grade
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5th Graders – Sid Meier’s Pirates

For 5th grade students about to start their study of the Age of Exploration here’s a fun little game about the golden age of piracy in the Caribbean.
 

Available on consoles as well as Apple mobile devices.
iTunes Link
Wii Version
Game Website

function zbpShare(url) {
var sharer = ‘https://www.facebook.com/sharer/sharer.php?u=’+url;
window.open(sharer, ‘sharer’, ‘width=626,height=436’);
return false;
}
var zbPregResult = … Continue reading »

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Parent Meetings

Like last year I will be using the website doodle.com to manage parent meetings.  Please use the link below to make an appointment.
Appointment Scheduler – Doodle Link
Because of the demands of the shows in December and June I’ve not scheduled any appointment times in these months.  However once I get a clearer picture of the … Continue reading »

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Weekly Plan – August 17th to August 21st

Welcome back.  Please review the weekly plan below.  All students will be coming home with an information sheet containing website and other information during the first week.  Please review this with them and have them view the website and its resources.
3rd Grade
This week students will be introduced to class rules and procedures and will start … Continue reading »

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Book Recommendations

As noted in some of the report cards there are some books which I feel would help students to build their historical background knowledge.  Below are the books along with Amazon links.  Most can be found second hand or at a reduced price.
 
The Usborne Book of the Ancient World – Amazon Link
The Usborne Book of … Continue reading »

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