Week #6 Middle Ages (focus on doing best work on several big projects/assignments due this week, & studying for next week’s Unit Finals)


  • Vocabulary Assignment Unit Final next week (M or T – TBD)
  • Current Events Assignments#2-3: 2 Archive projects “Museum Quality”; due Friday
  • Writing Assignmentsee Writer’s Workshop
  • Literature Book Unit Final on Thursday, Oct 3rd
  • Reflections & Golden Lines (based on Literature book) – none this week
  • RJW (based on free choice book – none this week
  • Writer’s Workshop – work on portfolio
  • Passion Project – researching and working through requirements
  • In class instructions & possible additional assignments


  • Math Homework (CPM/Other) – every day
  • MobyMax and/or Khan: 45 minutes a week, due on Mondays
  • Fact Fluency: 20 minutes a week (until tested out), due on Fridays
  • Fridays: math quizzes
  • In class instructions & possible additional assignments

Middle Ages Project: Be ready to present; Pre 2 (9/24), Regular (9/26).  Ask your student which day they will be presenting! Unit Final on Thursday, Oct 3rd

Science: Physics (Force in Motion) – in class assignments, journaling, & labs; Unit Final next week on their Science Day (M, T, or Th)

EE – Big Break

  • This Friday, September 20 – EE Program at Big Break from 9:45~12pm –  Group B: Christopher, Gabriel, Luis, Zaire, Gage, Aaron, Sarah, Laila, Apple, Maryam, Peyton, Atticus, Carter, Manvi. Drivers: Mr. Gonzalez & Mrs. Pope 
  • We still need drivers for future dates!  Please go to SignUp Genius, look to see which dates your student is attending, and if you see an open spot, please sign up!    https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0f45a4aa28a1fe3-bigbreak 
Other Important Information:
  • Medieval Banquet on Friday, Oct 4th.  THANK YOU to all the parents who signed up!  Please send in the items that morning (10/4).  Also THANK YOU to Mr. & Mrs. Corrion, Mr. & Mrs. Bordges, and Mr. Isenbarger for volunteering to help with the banquet!
  • 8th Grade Girls “Empowerment Project” on Tuesday, October 15th from 8:30~1:30pm.  At CCC Fairgrounds. Lunch included.
  • Wednesday, October 16th 8:50~2:30pm study trip to Mondavi Center/UC Davis to hear NASA Astronaut Terry Virts give his presentation, “A View From Above”.  Afterwards, we will have a short walk around UC Davis, then eat our sack lunches. This trip will tie into our next humanities & science units. Thank you to Mrs. MacCallister, Mrs. Kaifi, Mrs. Cruz, Mr. Bordges, Mrs. Carrillo, and Mrs. Moon for driving.

ACA Middle School Team

“You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” 

                                                                                        – A.A. Milne/Christopher Robin