What's Going On?!

This Week in Ms. Hightower’s Class 2/18/19

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:

 Tuesday - S.S. Test and Science Quiz
Friday - Quiz

             Science Weather, Water and Clouds

Other Notes and Reminders

  • Thank you for continued support!

  • Conference forms will be coming home this week!

  • Progress Reports Go Home THURSDAY.

  • After School Project Help THURSDAY 2:45 - 4:00 in Ms. Hightower's room. 

  • Black History Program is THURSDAY 2/21/19 AT 5:00 - Students are encouraged to wear African patterned garb. 

  • PICTURE DAY Class and Individual FRIDAY 2/22/19

  • Please send in tissue, hand sanitizer and notebook paper if you can. Thank You in advance, you are appreciated!

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