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 lwhite@saintlukeitasca.org. 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

Remote learning and class assignments will still need to be done and turned in. You can send them as a .pdf or you can take a photo with your phone and send them to me, whatever works. There are no specific due dates, but get them done in a timely manner. Check back here for updates.

April 6th - April 30 - School closed due to coronavirus. Stay safe!

Spelling Words for the week of:

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
grandmother'sgrandfather'suncle'suncles'doctor'sdoctors'cousin'scousins'woman'swomen's
pedestrian'spedestrians'principal'sprincipals'bicyclist'sbicyclists'



April 13th - Lesson 30

Stay tuned

Week of April 6th - Vocabulary Words

callused
penetrating
unearthed
unclasped
toxic
hearth
venom
recede
agony
desolate
writhing
emerald
bushels
incurable
afflict


Week of April 13th - Vocabulary Words

grotesquearthritisconcoctionspitter-patterquivering
drawlvilerummagingscragglyrefuge
deftlysystematicmiragegrimlyraspy


Week of April 20th - Vocabulary Words

precipicegullytonicsnickerscontritely
indentationsundialdeliriousinexplicabledistinctive
adjacentcompoundastonishmentprecariousstrenuous


Week of April 27th - Vocabulary Words

trillingtarnationauthenticateddeliriumdetainees
jurisdictionpursuantincarceratedpatentpromissory
tediouscaviarneutralizesweatheredweary
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