Friday, October 14, 2016

Alternative Schedule Next Week; Items Due Week of Oct 24-28

6th Graders are at Outdoor School, 7th Graders spending partial days on PPS MakerSpace field trips, and both 7th/8th Graders on campus engaged in a Multiple Perspectives series of lessons including Salsa Dancing; Life with Social Media; Consent & Communication for Teens; and Debate Skills.   We will also have some special Election-related Morning Meetings and a documentary film on the candidates.  Exciting week!

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Due the following week:
Service Reflections Due Tuesday, October 25th.  Submit via GoogleClassroom Writer's Workshop.

Choice Novels are to be completed by Wednesday October 26th.   (If you are on a second or third novel at this time, conference with me...)

I strongly suggest you check in to your StudentVue (or ParentVue, with a parent) on Synergy - and see if you have any missing assignments...  ...academic quarter is winding down, and time is running out to turn in missing/late/incomplete work!   If you need assistance accessing Synergy, email Alexa at apearson@pps.net

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Due Wednesday October 12th; Due Thursday October 13th

Due Wednesday (tomorrow)
Pencil Sketch:  Your design for our class Old Growth Forest mural.  List essential parts, label components, include suggestions for materials/methods of construction.

Due Thursday October 13th:
Field Guide Page #1
Structures and Layers of an Old Growth Forest
Requirements:
a) title
b) colorful and neat
c) images with detail, accurate as possible
d) labels for each structure of the forest, and each layer itself
e) explanations/definitions/words to describe each of the O.W.L.S., and each of the layers