by Alan Wellna on November 20, 2020
Well, we made it. That's really something. Thank you
for dealing with all the precautions to make sure we are being
safe. Thank you to the 6th graders for working with the
teachers and their masks as well. What a blessing to still be
We have so many things to be thankful for. Enjoy the time
away with your family. I pray your middle schoolers will
enjoy their extended week away from school.
the peace of Christ rule in our hearts, since as members of one
body we were called to peace. Let us always be thankful."
UPDATE: Instead of 3 gifts given as "Secret Angels", we will just
encourage each student to bring in one gift to be exchanged the
last day before Christmas break. Suggested gift price around
$5-$7. Boys will exchange gifts from other boys, and girls
will exchange gifts randomly from other girls. If you do not
wish to participate, that is also just fine.
||We have now finished Africa! Our next cultural unit we
will focus on is the Middle East.
This week in math we will cover these topics:
simplifying and comparing decimals, writing decimals in expanded
notation, circumference and Pi, subtracting mixed numbers and
dividing by a decimal number.
As we head into the new trimester we will finish up the healing
stories of Jesus and begin looking at some of His parables.
Memory Quiz #11 - DUE December 4th
Isaiah 9:6 ~ For to us a child is born, to us a son is given,
and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called
Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of
Journal Entry #7 - DUE December
Listen to the song "Joseph's Lullaby"
https://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=pNpsHJIIQSg) on Google
Joseph was Mary's husband and Jesus' earthly father. How do you
think Joseph felt knowing that Jesus was God's Son, and that Jesus
was only entrusted into his care. Be sure to explain WHY you think
this is how Joseph felt.
This week in 6th grade, we are learning about
Earth's Water. No tests or major assignments this week!
We will be starting our argument essay unit.
We will be starting our next class novel,
A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue
We will begin Unit 5A this week. Students will be responsible
for completing Using Context (pg. 71), Choosing the Right Word (pg.
72), and Completing the Sentence (pg. 73). The test will be Friday,
December 4th. The words for the unit are:
5-8 P.E. Curl Up and Push Up
6 Health started a nutrition unit with
discussion on the nutrients.
Fischer Music presented their google slides project on
their favorite genre and artist.