We are learning about “What Makes Louisiana Unique” . We will be on Social Studies from 10-22-18 to 11-9-18. Our topic for Unit 3 is Louisiana’s Early Explorers. We will continue working in our new student workbook that was provided to us by JPPSS. Our students will learn about Point and non point pollution and solutions. Our posters will be an in class project and I will provide the students with everything that they will need to do the posters. It is out of order but we do this activity to accommodate their schedule. There will also be a poster project that will be done in class. Leo Kerner always winds up with a winner!!Our Unit three test will be on 1-18-19 and will be counted as a major grade.
We are learning about “Fossils”Unit 5-Our Minor Quiz grades will be on Jan.25th and Feb 1st. Our major test is scheduled for Feb.8th.
We also have a Mardi Gras Project due on Feb. 22nd. It will count as three grades, in participation,one as a minor grade, and one major test grade. I also included a Math and Language arts component as well. The floats should be Louisiana Themed with a paragraph about why they wanted to do that theme with an area and perimeter of four small objects of their choosing on the paper provided. I also included a rough draft paper for them to follow as a guide only. The rough draft will not be graded.
I will provide a study guide to the students on Tues Jan.29th.
The students should make study cards if possible to study from beside their study guides. I will also allow them to bring their notebooks home for studying.