5th Grade: The students created a Venn Diagram illustrating the differences between the North and the South prior to the Civil War. They also had a reading assignment of 237-239. There will be a vocab quiz on Friday.
6th Grade: We began a new unit today on the Industrial Revolution. The students did an activity in which they compared their lives today to a life without appliances. They also had a reading assignment of pages 162-164 and we took a few notes.
7th Grade: We went to the media center today where the students gathered research for their WWII research assignment.
8th Grade: The students learned how a bill becomes a law today. We will apply the method similarly tomorrow with some role playing. The students are to bring an idea to class tomorrow for a new law for our school, community, or nation. There will be a quiz on the Legislative Branch on Friday.