Friday, November 9

posted Nov 9, 2012, 8:49 AM by Warren Wannamaker

Today, Mr. Wannamaker's classes took a brief respite from our Culture and Fertile Crescent Unit. And for good reason. 

Every year, the sixth grade Social Studies and Language Arts classes work together for a small unit on the Civil Rights Movement and the life and times of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Today, students received directions for the unit in their Language Arts class. In Social Studies, students watched the movie Mighty TImes: The Children's March, which serves to help students recognize what life was like during this crucial point in American History. This movie serves as a preview for the unit. 

On Monday, we'll begin working on this unit in both Social Studies and in Language Arts. 

Lastly, a brief note on our Culture and Fertile Crescent Quiz. There are still some students that need to take it. The Summit Public School administration has asked that no grade-impacting summative assessments be given this week, since the weather may still have lingering effects on the ability of students to study. When students are allowed to begin taking assessments, students will be able to take the quiz. 

Have a great weekend!