Mrs.White's News & Notes

Assignments will be emailed on Tuesdays & Thursdays. I will also post them here. You can send completed assignments to me at If you have any questions or concern, you may contact me at my cell phone number: 217/652-2609. Please use with discretion. 

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Literature/Holes- For Thursday, March 19th, please read chapters 9 & 10. You will need to answer the study guide questions for chapters 9 & 10. If you do not have the study guide pages, let me know and I will send them to you.

Writing/Grammar/AmericanHistory -  Write a one page paper summarizing Chapter 7 The Southern Colonies, Lesson 1-3, as follows:

1st paragraph: Write an introductory paragraph to The Southern Colonies. (1-3 sentences)

2nd paragraph: Summarize Lesson 1, Settling in the South. (3-5 sentences)

3rd paragraph: Summarize Lesson 2, Life in the South. (3-5 sentences)

4th paragraph: Summarize Lesson 3, The Southern Economy. (3-5 sentences)

Final paragraph: Summarize the entire chapter. (1-3 sentences)

Please proofread your work. (Read it out loud so your ears help your eyes proofread) Spelling, grammar, capitalization, and punctuation errors will be marked wrong. This assignment is in lieu of a Chapter 7 test.

 The following is only for Carmen, Miranda, Justin, Ethan, and Eliska:

Spelling: page 129 in your book #1-10 only. 

 Pages 104 – 106 handout (sent in email)


Every night each student should spend at least 30 minutes reading a book of their choice.

New spelling or vocabulary words are given out every Monday or Tuesday. 

Social Studies homework is typically assigned three days a week and should take no longer than 30 minutes.

Mrs. White's News & Notes Text

March 16th - March 30 - School closed due to coronavirus.

Remote learning and class assignments will still need to be done. Check back here for daily updates.

Friday, March 27th - Friday, April 3rd, 2020

No School - Spring Break

March Memory Work:

March 6thGrace, mercy, and peace will be with us, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ. 2 John 1:3
March 13thAs many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ...You are all one in Christ Jesus. Galatians 3:27-28
March 20thFor as often as you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord's death until He comes. 1 Corinthians 11:26

Spelling Words for the week of:

March 16th - Lesson 27

When suffixes -able, -ible, -ant, and -ent are added, often the base word stays the same: comfortable. In most words that end in e, the e is dropped: sensible. In most words that end in y, y is changed to i: defiant.

agreeablevaluableconvertible flexiblereversibleobservantoccupanturgentconfidentopponent
Challenge Words


March 21st - Lesson 28

When adding the suffixes -ous, -ion, and -ation, often the base word stays the same: inform, information. For most words ending in e, drop the e: fame, famous. For most words ending in y, change y to i: mystery, mysterious.

Challenge Words


April 6th - Lesson 29

To form possessives of singular nouns, add an apostrophe and s: Dad's. For plural nouns that end in s, add an apostrophe: sisters'. For plural nouns that do not end in s, add apostrophe s: children's

friend'stoday'sDad'sMom'ssister'ssisters'child'schildren's person'speople's

March 16th - Vocabulary Words
March 23th - Vocabulary Words
April 6th - Challenge Spelling Words