Posted by: aoifelove | April 21, 2018

Celebrate Spirit Week!

Dear Seventh Grade Parents and Students,

This coming week in literature, my Seventh Graders will continue to read about Greek Gods and Heroes.  They will also continue to apply the A.X.I.S. Method for the analysis of literature, with respect to The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde.  They will work on finishing their latest writing assignment, too.  They will review the Cornell System of Note Taking, which they learned at the beginning of the school year.  They will work in their grammar and punctuation workbooks.  In addition to this, they will continue to watch The Importance of Being Earnest for Literature on DVD.

This week in Drama Class, my Seventh Graders will rehearse for a performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare. Please encourage your teenager to study his/her cues and lines.

Reminders: 🙂

This coming week E.C.D.S. will be celebrating Spirit Week.  Students, teachers, faculty, and staff will show their spirit by wearing clothes according to the theme for each day.  However, students are asked to follow uniform guidelines with respect to modest dress.

Monday: Around the World Day. ~ Dress in clothes from around the world.

Tuesday: Go Crazy – Color Day ~ 7th Graders are asked to dress in the color “black.” Students may also wear “Crazy Hair” and “Crazy Socks.”

Wednesday: Favorite Character Book Day ~ Dress like your Favorite Character from a book.

Thursday: Throwback Thursday ~ Wear clothes representative of any “Decade.”

Friday: Sports Day ~ Wear a shirt that represents your favorite Sports Theme or Team.

The homework for this week is as follows:

  • Study the spelling/vocabulary of Lesson 16 in Wordly Wise, for Thursday, April 26.
  • Complete all the exercises in Lesson 16 of Wordly Wise, for Thursday, April 26.
  • Complete the CROSSWORD at the end of Lesson 16.
  • Study your cues and lines for A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
  • Some students need to turn in their Screenplays.  They are now past due.

Memory is the mother of all wisdom.  ~ Aeschylus

Enjoy your weekend and have a grand week ahead.

Sincerely,

Miss Susan 🙂

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