WELCOME to Slidell Junior High School. My name is Rebecca Harvey and I will be your child’s RNC teacher this year. I’m excited about the opportunity to get to know you and your child a little more and am looking forward to a happy and productive school year.
We will be covering numerous interesting units with in-class projects to enhance student learning. I strive to maintain a safe, positive, upbeat environment for students to learn and grow.
We strive to promote good behavioral choices throughout the school day and will be working to earn class rewards for making good choices both in and out of the classroom.
This week we will be discussing money, place value, and Reflex Math on the computer. We will be using News 2 You to cover graphing, time and word problems.
This week we will be continuing our discussion on gravity and magnets. We will use a circle map to discuss the properties of a magnet and use magnets in the classroom.
Applied Social Studies
We will be starting to learn about Maps. The students will learn about The World Map, The United States Map, Map of Louisiana, Map of St. Tammany Parish, and Slidell Maps. We will also discuss President's Day.
We will be using News 2 You to talk about President's Day using punctuation, syllables, sentence writing, and paragraph composing. We will read the leveled reader, Pam's Healthy Snack from the Unique Learning Curriculum and answer WH questions and a quiz on the story. We will be starting the Adapted Novel, The Outsiders and begin answering the character and setting questions. The students will also learn how to site evidence in a text.
In Music we will be discussing rhyming.
We are learning more about Dancing.
We will be discussing Mealtime Planning some more. We will be reviewing how to prepare ourselves for a meal. Please help at home! I will send home copies of what we have been covering in class.
We will continue Chapter 3 of The Outsiders. We will continue our discussion on the Characters, characteristics and Settings of the book.
This week starts day 114 of school!
If anyone has popcorn that they can spare our class loves popcorn and tends to go through it quite quickly. Also needed are Clorox wipes or baby wipes. Flu season is quickly approaching and I would like to nip it in the bud before it reaches our classroom!
Please continue checking folders and agendas! We are having a great school year!