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Springfield, IL 62703
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10/21-10/26

Oct 21, 2019 Parent teacher conferences are this week...Thursday (5 pm-8pm) and Friday (8-2:30) In Math class we will be working on finding the square and cube roots of numbers.  Students will be working on solving problems to increase their knowledge of how numbers interact with one another.  Students will also be participating in daily starters and worksheets to increase their understanding. Language arts students are working on spelling common words. READ MORE

10/15-10/18

Oct 15, 2019 In Math class we will be working on finding the square and cube roots of numbers.  Students will be working on solving problems to increase their knowledge of how numbers interact with one another.  Students will also be participating in daily starters and worksheets to increase their understanding. In Language students will be completing the read aloud of The Outsiders. READ MORE

10/7-10/11

Oct 7, 2019 This week in Math students are working on real numbers.  Students will be learning the difference between: rational, irrational, integers, whole and natural numbers.  This is a very new topic for students and we will explore each type of number completing in class activities to increase their understanding.  Students will also be continuing to work on building basic understanding of numbers and word problems through our daily starters. READ MORE

9/30-10/04

Sep 30, 2019 9/30-10/4   This week in Math students will be continuing their work with Orders of Operations.  They have learned about PEMDAS.  Monday they will be doing a walk about to complete problems around the classroom.  Following that we are going to work on solving operations involving exponents.  They will be taking notes and completing worksheets. READ MORE

9/23-9/27

Sep 23, 2019 9/23/19-9/27/19 STUDENTS DO NOT HAVE SCHOOL FRIDAY, 9/27.  TEACHERS WILL BE PARTICIPATING IN AN INSTITUTE DAY. In Math students are continuing their work on understanding negative exponents and negative bases.  They will be taking a quiz over exponents this week.  After completing the quiz we will begin working on order of operations focusing on exponents and parenthesis in the problems. During History students will be wrapping up their unit on the Civil war. READ MORE

9/16-9/20

Sep 17, 2019 09/16-09/20   This week students will be participating in MAP assessments for language and math.  The district gives MAP test 3 times a year. In math this week, we are continuing our work with factorization and using positive and negative exponents.  Students will be working on writing prime factorization trees and converting them to exponents. READ MORE

9/9-9/13

Sep 10, 2019 This week in 104 09/09-09/13 In Language Arts students are continuing their daily work with understanding subjects and predicates.  They are working on a story in their FLEX book “I’ve Got to Hold a What?”  They are also reading from The Outsiders.  They will be completing activities in order to help them understand the text and plot behind the story. Be sure to encourage reading at home. READ MORE

9/2-9/6

Sep 3, 2019 NO SCHOOL MONDAY (LABOR DAY) This week in class…we will continue to review classroom rules and expectations.   In math students will continue to work with rational numbers.  We will be working with finding absolute value, using positive and negative words and taking our first short quiz over the concepts presented in class to this point. READ MORE

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