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Lincoln Magnet School

300 South 11th Street
Springfield, IL 62703

Friday, May 31

Jun 1, 2019 U.S. History:  Today students participated in a Civil War gallery walk.  There were 3 sets of large photographs from the Civil War on display.  Students walked around to view them and read the captions.  After about 5-10 minutes, students sat down by a photograph.  Each students held up a photo and read the caption to the class.  We all learned a great deal.  Ask your child what was pictured in their photo. READ MORE

Thursday, May 30

May 30, 2019 U.S. History:  Students read, annotated, and submited one of the Newsela articles that was assigned yesterday.  There is no homework.  Pre-Algebra:  Students finished their final exam today.  There is no homework.

Wednesday, May 29

May 29, 2019 U.S. History:  Students were given class time to read and annotate one of two Newsela articles on Google Classroom.  Both articles feature Asian Americans.  The assignment is due tomorrow. Pre-Algebra:  Homework from Lesson 8-4 was due today.  Students began taking the Semester 2 Final exam.  They will finish the test tomorrow.  

Tuesday, May 28

May 28, 2019 U.S. History:  Today in class we read a Newsela article titled, "Pro/Con:  Is it time for America to allow prisoners the right to vote?"  This is a topic that we discussed recently in class.  Students did a Quickwrite on it.  The article discussed both sides of the article.  The students were asked if their original position had changed?  If so, why?  Then we talked about the fact that it is Asain/Pacific-American History month. READ MORE

Monday, May 27

May 28, 2019 There is no school in honor of Memorial Day. https://www.pbs.org/show/national-memorial-day-concert/

Friday, May 24

May 24, 2019 U.S. History:  Students worked on their homework that is due tonight.  It is on Google Classroom and is made up of 2 North/South Civil War activities.  Students who finished their homework were instructed to complete any late work.  If a student had everything turned in they worked on a Civil War coloring page and read an information sheet that was attached.   Pre-Algebra:  Students took notes on Lesson 8-4:  Volume of Spheres. READ MORE

Thursday, May 23

May 23, 2019 U.S. History:  We watched the rest of the Civil War video from The Civil War Trust.  Students were assigned an assignment called North versus South on Google Classroom.  It includes another Newsela article and a Civil War map activity.  Both are due tomorrow night.  Pre-Algebra:  Today students took notes on Lesson 8-3:  Volume of Cones.  All of the notes and homework hints are on Google Classroom. READ MORE

Wednesday, May 22

May 22, 2019 U.S. History:  Since the KWL Chart on the Civil War was due last night, we took time to share out many of the things that students have learned.  It became clear that they are enjoying studying the Civil War,  and they are understanding how Power played such a big part in the conflict.  Pre-Algebra:  Students took notes on Lesson 8-2:  Find the Volume of Cylinders.  The homework is pages 427-428 (#8-11a, 13a, 14, 16, and 17). READ MORE

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