• Kimberly S. Lancaster

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  • 12.6.19

    Posted by Kimberly Lancaster on 12/6/2019

    Students reviewed units 17/18 roots/affixes today for their quiz next Friday.  We continued reading Peak and recording our amended chapter titles in their Google document.  Ask your child what happened in court today and what Peak's immediate fate is.  We discussed our expository writing project, which we will compose next week.  All five days in class.  The expository writing will be due on Friday at the end of class.

    Students should read and review all of their roots and affixes.

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  • 12.5.19

    Posted by Kimberly Lancaster on 12/5/2019

    Today students watched a TED talk concerning a climber, read Peak, and began study of our units 17/18 roots/affixes in preparation for our 12.13.19 quiz.


    Today's homework is to read and study roots/affixes 17/18 for next Friday's quiz.

    Today's love note is I have great strength of mind.

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  • 12.3 and 12.4

    Posted by Kimberly Lancaster on 12/4/2019

    We began our new read-aloud book.  It is a whole-class novel called Peak.  When/if students are absent, they are to come to SnL lunch or after school study time to read missed chapters and complete their alternate titles work in their Google Classroom  We watched videos to build background knowledge on the subjects of climbing and Mt. Everest in support of our new book.

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  • 11.22.19

    Posted by Kimberly Lancaster on 11/22/2019

    Chocolatiers had a Really Big Show today.  Ask your child about it.

     

    Happy Thanksgiving, everyone.


    Read.

    Relax.

    Rejuvenate.

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  • 11.21.19

    Posted by Kimberly Lancaster on 11/21/2019

    Essayists completed and submitted their solo PCR work.

     

    Thank you for coming to student-led conferences last night.  It was great seeing all of you.  We look forward to seeing those of you who will attend conferences on Monday or Tuesday next week.

     

    Have a great day.

     

     

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  • 11.19.19

    Posted by Kimberly Lancaster on 11/19/2019

    Essayists continued composition of their prose-constructed response.

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  • 11.15.19

    Posted by Kimberly Lancaster on 11/15/2019

    Essayists continued constructing their solo PCR.  All of this work requires several days of engagement in class and will be accomplished in class.

    Students are to read this weekend for homework.

    Today's love note is This weekend I plan to ________________.

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  • 11.14.19

    Posted by Kimberly Lancaster on 11/14/2019

    Students in Cores 1, 2, and 4 finished their engagement with nonfiction text concerning fears.  They then read a text called "Running from Danger, Looking for Hope," which is the basis for vocabulary and comprehension work as well as their solo PCR.

    Students in Core 3 continued working on their text concerning facial recognition.  They will be using said text as they construct their solo PCR.

    Today's love note is The aspect of life which makes me happiest is _________________.

    Today's homework is to read.

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  • 11.13.19

    Posted by Kimberly Lancaster on 11/13/2019

    Students continued working on that which they began yesterday.

    Today's love note is The people with whom I surround myself have tremendous value, as do I.

    Today's homework is to read and to wear pink tomorrow for PINK OUT Thursday.

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  • 11.12.19

    Posted by Kimberly Lancaster on 11/12/2019

    Scholars in cores 1, 2, and 4 read two non-fiction texts focusing on fears.

    Scholars in core 3 read a non-fiction article focusing on facial recognition.

    Today's homework is to read.

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