What's Going On?!

This Week in Ms. Hightower’s Class 1/21/19

Hello Parents and Guardians!!!

This is an update on what's happening in room 115.

Current Units

UNIT 4 - A Not so Civil, Civil War!

S.S. Compelling QuestionDid economics or politics ultimately lead to the Civil War?

DBQ: “What was Harriet Tubman’s Greatest Achievement?” 

Focus 1: What was the focus of the abolitionist and suffrage movements?
Focus 2: What major events and issues triggered the Civil War?
Focus 3: Explain how World War II led to international competition and domestic rift. 


Science Unit 4: Water Cycle and Weather 

Science Focus Questions: 

 How does the water cycle relate to weather conditions such as humidity, clouds and precipitation?

 How do these patterns change over time based on temperature and the dynamic nature of the water cycle?

How can we explain the role of light energy as it relates to the water cycle and weather?

How does heat energy (temperature) change the state of a liquid/solid/gas?


Assessment (Test) Days this week:

 Friday - Quiz use homework to study. 

Other Notes and Reminders

  • Skate Night Friday

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