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  • March 12-13




    Copy Acts 8:22

    Write a thank you card to each classmate using your best handwriting

    Jump In

    Skill 2 pages 102-104


    Pages 191-195; 197B

    Quiz Wednesday

    1. Punctuation and capitalization

    2. 5 parts of a friendly letter

    3.What’s in the heading of a friendly letter?

    4.What’s included on a post card?

    5.What makes up a paragraph?

    6. What is a topic sentence?


    Read chapters 4 and 5 and answer the following questions.

    Chapter 4

    1. Why was Caddie chosen to go hunting with Uncle Edmond?

    2. How did Uncle Edmond’s trick on Caddie backfire?

    3. What did Uncle Edmond give Caddie?

    4. Why was Caddie upset that Uncle Edmond tried to bribe her?

    5. What does bribery mean? Do you think it is a bad thing?

    Chapter 5

    1. Why did Uncle Edmond want to take Nero with him?

    2. What was the result of Mother’s trip to town?

    3. What did she plan to do with the turkeys?


    Chapter Checkup

    Quiz Wednesday (11.3 and Geography facts 14)

    1. Roman language

    2. Roman water transport structures

    3. What are plebians?

    4. What are patricians?

    5. Rome’s nickname

    6. Point beyond which trees can’t grow

    7. Line above which there is always snow

    8. Climate of high mountains

    9. Torrid zone also known as

    I’m figuring on a test on Friday, as long as we all think we understand the material, so here’s the study guide.

    Chapter 11 Study Guide


    ü Map

    n Aegean Sea, Baltic Sea, North Sea, Norwegian Sea

    n Danube River, Rhine River, Thames River, Volga River

    n Matterhorn, Mr. Elbrus

    ü Essay

    n Using at least 4 facts, retell the legend of Rome’s founding

    ü Miscellaneous

    n First emperor of Rome

    n General who led his men and animals across the Alps to attack Rome

    n Man who prophesied a powerful kingdom as “strong as iron”

    n Roman leader who “crossed the Rubicon”

    n Oldest and wisest men of Rome

    n Common people of Rome

    n Wealthy people of Rome

    n Point beyond which trees cannot grow

    n Another name for the torrid zone

    n Climate found on high mountains

    n Point beyond which there is snow all year long

    n Island at the ‘toe’ of the Apennine Peninsula

    n What was France called at this time?

    n Ruler of the Holy Land at the time of Christ’s birth

    n Roman rulers of equal power that each ruled for one year

    n Transported fresh water to cities away from rivers

    n Used to provide lasting strength to Roman buildings

    n Clothing that only Roman citizens could wear

    n Center of wealthy Roman homes; usually had a shallow pool that collected rainwater

    n Government count of the residents and their property

    n “All roads lead to            “

    n “City of Seven Hills”

    n North African city that was Rome’s rival

    n Largest mountain system in Europe

    n Rome’s first Asian province

    n Roman language

    n Culture that most influenced Rome

    n After burning Carthage, what did Rome do to them?

    n 3 wars between Carthage & Rome

    n 200 years of peace at the beginning of the Roman Empire

    n Man with absolute rule of a country



    Read Lesson 8

  • February 12-13, 2018

    5th Grade

    Spelling= pages 74+75

    Handwriting= page 98 and copy the following sayings

    A Christian does good deeds, but just doing good deeds does not make a person a Christian.

    What you love and what you hate reveal what you are.

    Jump In= find 4 sources (not all the same type) and write them in MLA format

    Grammar= pages 158, 159, & 160--yes do all of the writing exercises (try fitting them all on one piece of paper)

    Novel= Read Chapters 19 + 20 and write up their summaries

    History= SS 19, Chapter 9 check up

    Quiz Friday-we’ll go over it on Wednesday

    Science=Study for your test (Wednesday)

    Rough Draft & notes for your project are due Wednesday



    Erika ONLY

    Thursday’s work, as requested

    Spelling= page 76

    Handwriting= page 100

    Grammar= pages 162 B & 163 C

    Novel= 16-18 Questions (sorry, but I don’t have anyway of getting these to you until Wednesday)

    History= SS 20

    Science= Read Chapter 7



    6/7 Grade

    Read pages 191-198

    NBJ pages 134 & 135 (8.5 only)

    Don’t forget that your project rough draft is due on Wednesday



    9th Grade

    Don’t forget that project notes & rough draft are due on Wednesday

    Read pages 376-380 and do these questions

    1. List the 5 common characteristics of the class Archnida.

    2. What would happen if you weave a rope out of spider silk?

    3. What are webs that have no real discernible pattern called?

    4. Where is the silk for webs produced in spiders?

    5. Describe how book lungs work-how a spider breathes.

    6. What arthropods are in class Chilopoda and class Dipolopoda?

    7. What is located behind the head of a centipede?

    8. What are the differences between millipede and centipede?

  • Module 11 Study Guide

    Module 11 Study Guide


    1. In your own words, define these words

    a) Invertebrate:



    b) Hermaphroditic:



    c) Nematocysts:



    d) Mantle:



    e) Posterior end:



    f) Vertebrate:



    2. What do sponges eat & how do they get their food?



    3. Match these organisms with their phylum



    Segmented sea worm








    4. Is this a univalve or bivalve mollusks? Why?

    Number 4 


    5. Which phylum of animals has nematocysts?



    6. If an earthworm’s oviducts are full, has it mated?



    7. What is the difference between a hard, prickly sponge & a soft sponge?



    8. Be able to identify the structures of an earthworm.

    9. What does an earthworm’s cuticle do?



    10. What is the common mode of asexual reproduction among the organisms of phylum Platyhelminthes?



    11. How about phylum Cnidaria?



    12. Two members of phylum Platyhelminthes are studied. The first does not have a complex nervous system and the second does. Which one is most likely a parasitic planarian?

  • January 24-25, 2018

    6/7 Science


    Experiment 7.2 and the lab report (in the back)


    Read pages 172-177 (stop at yellow box)


    NBJ pages 123-124



    5th grade History quiz study guide


    Map Locations:




    Great Dividing Range


    Mt. McKinley

    Mt. Fuji

    Mt. Kilimanjaro




    What rank of island is Madagascar?

    What is the “smoke that thunders”?

    Who is the first recorded African Christian?

    Who was the greatest of all missionary-explorers to Africa?

    Where was the center of learning in Africa during the Middle Ages?

    Who had ten churches carved from solid rock?

    What pioneer missionary brought the gospel to the Kalahari Desert?

  • Snow Day January 15/16, 2018

    5th Grade


    Spelling  page 58-59


    Handwriting  pages 78-80


    Grammar page 132 and the following preposition practice. We’ll figure on a preposition test on Friday.


    Preposition Practice


    Read each sentence below. Put the prepositional phrase in parentheses and circle the preposition.


    1. The brave knight carried the beautiful princess through the castle door.

    2. Our terrified pet monkey disappeared under the bed.

    3. The tiny crab and his larger friend scurried across the hot sand.

    4. Andrew sat near his sister.

    5. Inside the dishwasher, the fragile glasses rattled noisily.

    6. There were so many people that Jessica had to park her car behind the store.

    7. My mom’s umbrella fell between the door and the bookshelf.

    8. Rachel watched television until midnight.

    9. Her best friend lives across the street.

    10. It was a long walk, so he began moving slowly towards the town.

    11. The smallest cheerleader stood very high on Sam’s shoulders to cheer.

    12. He cleaned his room by stuffing everything underneath his bed.

    13. The sweaty workman leaned his ladder against the house.

    14. We often go fishing along the river bank.

    15. Jessica sat and watched the sun rise over distant hills.


    Diagram numbers 1-5.



    Treasures In the Snow Read Chapter 4 and write a summary (who, what, when, where, why/how)


    History Work on the study guide: we’ll discuss it on Wednesday and test on Friday

    Chapter 7 Study Guide



    l Memphis

    l Mount Sinai

    l Lower Egypt

    l Upper Egypt

    l Thebes

    l Sinai Peninsula

    l Nile River



    l Which two landforms give Egypt special protection and how?

    l Describe each of the Egyptian seasons.



    l Know the definitions of each of these:

    n Delta

    n Papyrus

    n Pharaoh

    n Cataracts

    n Vizier

    n Palette

    n Rosetta Stone

    n Famine

    n Hieroglyphics

    n Obelisk

    n Mummy

    n Sphinx

    n Shadoof

    n Kilimanjaro

    n Mountain

    n Nile

    n Plain

    n Plateau

    n Sahara

    n valley

    l What is the ‘Gift of the Nile’?

    l The desert that covers most of Egypt?

    l The secretary to the ruler in a court?

    l The king who united Upper and Lower Egypt?

    l Large stone structure built as a tomb for King Khufu?

    l First pharaoh?

    l Only woman pharaoh?

    l Bible character who became a vizier?

    l Most famous pharaoh tomb?

    l Reasons Egypt declined in power?

    l Area near Thebes where tombs of many pharaohs have been found?

    l Second largest continent?



    Science Nbj 66 (Review) and 74 (smaller crossword)

                   Work on your project notes some.




    6/7th Science


    Complete the study guide in your NBJ: Test Friday


    Work on your project notes some. 




    9th Science


    Complete this study guide: Test Friday


    Work on your project notes some. 

    Module 10 Study Guide


    1. Define the following terms IN YOUR OWN WORDS

    a) Biomass



    b) Ecosystem



    c) Greenhouse effect



    d) Producer



    e) Secondary consumer



    f) Transpiration



    g) Watershed



    2. Draw an ecological pyramid and label the pyramid of an ecosystem that has quadruple the biomass in producers as there is in primary consumers, twice the biomass in primary consumers as secondary consumers, and thrice the biomass in secondary consumers as tertiary consumers.










    3. If surface runoff did not occur in the water cycle of an ocean shore ecosystem, what would happen to the ocean?




    4. What do nitrogen-fixing bacteria provide to other organisms? Do they provide it directly to producers or consumers?




    5. Does photosynthesis add oxygen to the air or remove it?



    6. The stream flowing from a watershed has an algal bloom caused by too many nutrients in that water. Explain why.




    7. Give all the ways how carbon dioxide is removed from the air.





    8. Discuss each of the three mutualistic relationships that we learned about in this module.










    9. Explain this statement: “The greenhouse effect is a good thing, but global warming is too much of a good thing.”





    10. Is global warming occurring today? Explain your answer.




    11. Answer the next questions with the food web from the textbook.

    12. What will happen if we remove the grasshopper and the fox?



    13. What are the possible trophic levels of the frog?



    14. What are the possible trophic levels of the hawk?



    15. Choose one of the four cycles to draw and explain (cannot choose the water cycle).



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