Be in the Know 

* 3rd Yosemite Payment is due today: for those who chose the 3 installments plan, the last payment is due today.
*Great Kindness Challenge Spirit Week is next week!  The themes of each day are:

– Monday: Team Kindness (Sports Day)

– Tuesday: Share the Kindness (Twin Day)

– Wednesday: School Spirit (Wednesday Shirt)

– Thursday: Crazy for Kindness (Crazy hair or socks Day)

– Friday: Dream of Kindness (Pajama Day)


Weekly Work (additional assignments may be added by teachers)
Vocabulary Assignment: Membean (new program) – 15 minutes a day, 3 times a week; quiz on Friday
Writing: Students will begin a Poetry/Writing Unit in class this week. Assignments will either be in class or due the following day. This unit will be for the entire 6 weeks.
Writing: Write a poem about your family using metaphors. Pick one unit to compare your family, mention all members of your immediate family in the poem. Pets too, if you want; due Jan. 25th
RJW:  due on Fridays
Literature (Nation): read assigned pages by Thursday, quiz, and literature discussions on Fridays
Extreme Earth Project: Students picked topics and project groups today. They need to start researching. Practice Presentation on January 25th.
Science:  Extreme Earth (assignments are in class, unless they don’t finish, then it is homework)
Math pacing guide, with assorted due dates; assessments on Fridays