6th GOAL: Students are in the middle of their unit on consumption. They're keeping daily consumption logs, and they have an oral history interview project due next Monday. In class, they've been reporting on the secret lives and histories of everyday things we use every day, and they've been comparing consumption habits of people in other countries compared to ours.
7th GOAL: Students are working hard on their independent research projects. They're transferring the knowledge they've gained into a project to share with the class. We'll start presenting these on Monday.
8th GOAL: Students are working hard on their documentary films. This week, they're finalizing scripts, getting scripts recorded, editing video, and finding pictures. We have to be done with these movies by our big fundraising night on May 17!
7th Language Arts: Students are working hard learning the 8 parts of speech with many in-class activities. If all goes well with individual work, they'll be splitting up into groups to teach the class about a certain part of speech next week. Spelling words this week focus on turning adjectives into adverbs by adding -ly or -ally. Pretest corrections and book p. 190 (1-20) are due Wednesday.
Week 31 Spelling Words