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* Farm Visit to the Family Harvest Farm (Pittsburg) for experiential learning: The second group will go out this Thursday, February 10th.  Drivers, please be here by 9:30am; we aim to be back by 12pm. We have enough drivers…thank you!  Make sure your student is dressed appropriately for working on a farm!  The rest of the students will have a normal school day.
Thursday, February 10th from 9:30~12pm
Alanna-Joi Sheard
Alicianna Cisneros
Hannah Gochenouer  Thank you for driving
Hayden Wong
Hillary Tam
JD Glen
Josie Rapolas  Thank you for driving
Kelsie Chandler  Thank you for driving
Kevin Santos
Kiara Walker
Leila Elliot
Malachi Smith
Rylie Wright
Scarlett Cortez
Zyion Hamlin
*Do you know your student has been cooking on Fridays??!!!  Each Friday, a small group of students have been creating dishes for the whole class, using ingredients they have harvested from Family Harvest Farm, and/or produce from the AUSD Central Kitchen!  
Weekly Work (additional assignments may be added by teachers)
Vocabulary #5: due Wednesday, quiz on Friday
  • Map out and then write a persuasive letter in the 5-paragraph format to one of the following representatives: United States Secretary of AgricultureFSIS: Food Safety Inspection ServicesCommissioner of Food and Drugs (Head of the FDA)Other (check with Mr. Fuller)   due Friday
  • Your 2nd writing assignment this week will be to write a cover letter or letter of intent and a resume. You can use any template you like. Just make sure you cover all the areas required in the rubric. Due Feb 18
Home Cooking Assignment (Parent Help)Learning how to prepare food for yourself and your family is part of the focus of this unit. Dishes can be healthy, homemade and delicious. Prepare 10 dishes, record on this sheet. Due February 18
Literature: read assigned pages, and do Reflection.  Reading done by Thursday, quiz on Friday 
RJW#8: due on Friday
Duolingo: due Friday
Math:  Daily assignments, including classwork & homework.  Assorted due dates, & assessments are usually on Fridays.
Science (Nutrition): In class activities & assignment – may have homework
Writer’s Workshop:  Portfolio of writing assignments Due in April
Food, Inc Project:  Students should be making changes to their projects from the feedback they received from practice.  Presentations begin this week and continue through next week; 4 on 2/8, 4 on 2/25, 8 on 2/17
Passion Project:  yearlong project with assorted benchmarks/due dates.  Students are given an hour a week in class to work on this project.  Ask what their focus is on. Ask your student how they are doing on the project!