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Updated Fri, Feb 16th

Happy Friday,

The next Magic the Gathering meeting is on Monday, 2/26 in room B-1.
  
Homework for 2/16/18:
 

Language Arts (Perris only):  No homework

Language Arts (Chen only):  

Social Studies (Perris only):  No homework
 
 
Science (All):  No Homework
 

Reading/Literature (Perris only):  Please read 30 MINUTES every day at home.  

If you want to find out if the book your child is reading is an AR book, please go to www.arbookfind.com.  Please have your child see me if he/she needs help with book selection.

Have a restful, relaxing week.  We will see you back on Monday, February 26.
Miss Perris/Mrs. Donovan/Mr. Chen
Updated Thu, Feb 15th

Happy Baskin-Robbins Thursday,

Thank you for all the snacks!!
You are welcome to go onto the Scholastic Book Club website and order books for your child (or the classroom).  The website is clubs.scholastic.com and our class code is H3YRK.
The next Magic the Gathering meeting is on Monday, 2/26 in room B-1.
  
Homework for 2/15/18:
 

Language Arts (Perris only):  Many students did not have their essay in class this morning.  ONE LAST OPPORTUNITY TO COMPLETE THE ESSAY.  ESSAY DUE TOMORROW -  FRIDAY, 2/16.

Language Arts (Chen only):  Complete Reading Log  

Social Studies (Perris only):  No homework
 
 
Science (All):  No Homework
 

Reading/Literature (Perris only):  Please read 30 MINUTES every day at home.  

If you want to find out if the book your child is reading is an AR book, please go to www.arbookfind.com.  Please have your child see me if he/she needs help with book selection.

Have a great night.
Miss Perris/Mrs. Donovan/Mr. Chen
Updated Wed, Feb 14th

Happy Valentine’s Day,

I apologize for the late notice, but there will be no Homework Center tomorrow.
You are welcome to go onto the Scholastic Book Club website and order books for your child (or the classroom).  The website is clubs.scholastic.com and our class code is H3YRK.
The next Magic the Gathering meeting is on Monday, 2/26 in room B-1.
Donations (snacks for the classroom):
 
1.  Goldfish
2.  Pretzels
3.  Cheez-Its
  
Homework for 2/14/18:
 

Language Arts (Perris only):  Informational essay due TOMORROW.  Please staple the rubric to the top of the essay.  

Language Arts (Chen only):  Complete Reading Log  

Social Studies (Perris only):  India test (and packet) due TOMORROW.  The test will consist of 30 fill-in-the-blank questions (includes a word bank). 
 
 
Science (All):  No Homework
 

Reading/Literature (Perris only):  Please read 30 MINUTES every day at home.  

If you want to find out if the book your child is reading is an AR book, please go to www.arbookfind.com.  Please have your child see me if he/she needs help with book selection.

Have a great night.
Miss Perris/Mrs. Donovan/Mr. Chen
Updated Tue, Feb 13th

Happy Tuesday,

You are welcome to go onto the Scholastic Book Club website and order books for your child (or the classroom).  The website is clubs.scholastic.com and our class code is H3YRK.
The next Magic the Gathering meeting is on Monday, 2/26 in room B-1.
Donations (snacks for the classroom):
 
1.  Goldfish
2.  Pretzels
3.  Cheez-Its
  
Homework for 2/13/18:
 

Language Arts (Perris only):  Between the two classes, many students have not completed their essay.  Very disappointing since we have been working on the essay for at least two weeks.  FINAL DAY TO TURN IN ESSAY IS THURDAY, 2/15.  The essay will be worth 100 points and will go in the grade book as an assessment.

Language Arts (Chen only):  Complete Reading Log  

Social Studies (Perris only):  India test (and packet due) on Thursday, 2/15 (before winter break).  The test will consist of 30 fill-in-the-blank questions (includes a word bank). 
 
 
Science (All):  No Homework
 

Reading/Literature (Perris only):  Please read 30 MINUTES every day at home.  

If you want to find out if the book your child is reading is an AR book, please go to www.arbookfind.com.  Please have your child see me if he/she needs help with book selection.

Have a great night.
Miss Perris/Mrs. Donovan/Mr. Chen
Updated Mon, Feb 12th

Happy Monday,

You are welcome to go onto the Scholastic Book Club website and order books for your child (or the classroom).  The website is clubs.scholastic.com and our class code is H3YRK.
The next Magic the Gathering meeting is on Monday, 2/26 in room B-1.
Family Bingo Night (sponsored by the PTA) will be held at RHMS on Friday, 2/16.
 
Donations (snacks for the classroom):
 
1.  Goldfish
2.  Pretzels
3.  Cheez-Its
  
Homework for 2/12/18:
 

Language Arts (Perris only):  Complete all 5 paragraphs of the informational essay.  Follow the framework and the fact outlines!  Final essay due Wednesday.

Language Arts (Chen only):  Complete Reading Log  

Social Studies (Perris only):  India test (and packet due) on Thursday, 2/15 (before winter break).  The test will consist of 30 fill-in-the-blank questions (includes a word bank). 
 
 
Science (All):  No Homework
 

Reading/Literature (Perris only):  Please read 30 MINUTES every day at home.  

If you want to find out if the book your child is reading is an AR book, please go to www.arbookfind.com.  Please have your child see me if he/she needs help with book selection.

Have a great night.
Miss Perris/Mrs. Donovan/Mr. Chen
Updated Fri, Feb 9th

Happy Friday,

You are welcome to go onto the Scholastic Book Club website and order books for your child (or the classroom).  The website is clubs.scholastic.com and our class code is H3YRK.
The next Magic the Gathering meeting is on Monday, 2/26 in room B-1.
Family Bingo Night (sponsored by the PTA) will be held at RHMS on Friday, 2/16.
 
Donations (snacks for the classroom):
 
1.  Goldfish
2.  Pretzels
3.  Cheez-Its
  
Homework for 2/9/18:
 

Language Arts (Perris only):  Work on the informational essay at home.  The essay will be due next week (Wednesday).  Please feel free to read your child’s essay.  At this point, many students are having trouble with sentence structure.  If you see real concerns, please ask your child to come and see me.

Language Arts (Chen only):  Complete Reading Log  
Social Studies (Perris only):  India test (and packet due) on Thursday, 2/15 (before winter break).  The test will consist of 30 fill-in-the-blank questions (includes a word bank). 
 
 
Science (All):  No Homework
 

Reading/Literature (Perris only):  Please read 30 MINUTES every day at home.  

If you want to find out if the book your child is reading is an AR book, please go to www.arbookfind.com.  Please have your child see me if he/she needs help with book selection.

Have a great weekend.
Miss Perris/Mrs. Donovan/Mr. Chen
Updated Thu, Feb 8th

Happy Baskin-Robbins Thursday,

If your child is struggling with writing the informational essay, they should plan on staying after school TODAY for Homework Center.  I will be able to provide additional support at that time.
You are welcome to go onto the Scholastic Book Club website and order books for your child (or the classroom).  The website is clubs.scholastic.com and our class code is H3YRK.
The next Magic the Gathering meeting is on Monday, 2/26 in room B-1.
 
Cookies with the RHMS Counselors —   Ms. Wood and Ms. G.  This is a time for parents to meet with the counselors to learn about some of the counseling themes that have been presented to students.  There will be a Question and Answer time for any added concerns or thoughts.  Time:  TODAY from 4:00 - 5:15 pm.  The meeting will take place in the RHMS Faculty Lounge.  
Please make sure that your child is reading every night for at least 30 minutes.  All of the glitches have been worked out of the AR program, so students should be taking a quiz immediately upon completion of their book.
 
Family Bingo Night (sponsored by the PTA) will be held at RHMS on Friday, 2/16.  
 
Homework for 2/8/18:
 

Language Arts (Perris only):  Work on the informational essay at home.  The essay will be due next week (date to follow).  Please feel free to read your child’s essay.  At this point, many students are having trouble with sentence structure.  If you see real concerns, please ask your child to come and see me.

Language Arts (Chen only):  Complete Reading Log  
Social Studies (Perris only):  
*India map due TOMORROW
*India test (and packet due) on Thursday, 2/15 (before winter break).  The test will consist of 30 fill-in-the-blank questions (includes a word bank). 
*We will begin our unit on China when we return from break.   
 
 
Science (All):  Measurement quiz TOMORROW.  Please review notebook pages.
 

Reading/Literature (Perris only):  Please read 30 MINUTES every day at home.  

If you want to find out if the book your child is reading is an AR book, please go to www.arbookfind.com.  Please have your child see me if he/she needs help with book selection.

Have a great night.
Miss Perris/Mrs. Donovan/Mr. Chen
Updated Tue, Feb 6th

Happy Tuesday,

You are welcome to go onto the Scholastic Book Club website and order books for your child (or the classroom).  The website is clubs.scholastic.com and our class code is H3YRK.
The next Magic the Gathering meeting is on Monday, 2/26 in room B-1.
 
Cookies with the RHMS Counselors —   Ms. Wood and Ms. G.  This is a time for parents to meet with the counselors to learn about some of the counseling themes that have been presented to students.  There will be a Question and Answer time for any added concerns or thoughts.  Time:  2/8 from 9:00 - 10:15 am OR 2/8 from 4:00 - 5:15 pm.  The meeting will take place in the RHMS Faculty Lounge.  You can sign up in the front office or you can reserve a spot online at https://tinyurl.com/Cookies-RHMS-Counselors-S1 or https://tinyurl.com/Cookies-RHMS-Counselors-S2
Please make sure that your child is reading every night for at least 30 minutes.  All of the glitches have been worked out of the AR program, so students should be taking a quiz immediately upon completion of their book.  
 
Homework for 2/6/18:
 

Language Arts (Perris only):  Students do not need to work on the informational essay at home tonight.  We will continue to work on it during class for the remainder of the week. 

Language Arts (Chen only):  Complete Reading Log  
Social Studies (Perris only):  
 
*Students will not be given additional time in class to work on the map
*India map due Friday, 2/9
*India test (and packet due) on Thursday, 2/15 (before winter break).  The test will consist of 30 fill-in-the-blank questions (includes a word bank). 
*We will begin our unit on China when we return from break.   
 
Math (All):  Complete Evaluating Expressions worksheet.  For math homework, please refer to https://rollinghills.campbellusd.org/donovan-math.
 
Science (All):  No homework
 

Reading/Literature (Perris only):  Please read 30 MINUTES every day at home.  

If you want to find out if the book your child is reading is an AR book, please go to www.arbookfind.com.  Please have your child see me if he/she needs help with book selection.

Have a great night.
Miss Perris/Mrs. Donovan/Mr. Chen
Updated Mon, Feb 5th

Happy Monday,

You are welcome to go onto the Scholastic Book Club website and order books for your child (or the classroom).  The website is clubs.scholastic.com and our class code is H3YRK.
The next Magic the Gathering meeting is on Monday, 2/26 in room B-1.
 
Cookies with the RHMS Counselors —   Ms. Wood and Ms. G.  This is a time for parents to meet with the counselors to learn about some of the counseling themes that have been presented to students.  There will be a Question and Answer time for any added concerns or thoughts.  Time:  2/8 from 9:00 - 10:15 am OR 2/8 from 4:00 - 5:15 pm.  The meeting will take place in the RHMS Faculty Lounge.  You can sign up in the front office or you can reserve a spot online at https://tinyurl.com/Cookies-RHMS-Counselors-S1 or https://tinyurl.com/Cookies-RHMS-Counselors-S2
Please make sure that your child is reading every night for at least 30 minutes.  All of the glitches have been worked out of the AR program, so students should be taking a quiz immediately upon completion of their book.  
 
Homework for 2/5/18:
 

Language Arts (Perris only):  There will be no grammar review this week because we will be focusing on the informational essay.  In place of grammar review, I will be giving mini-lessons on various topics regarding writing.  

Language Arts (Chen only):  Complete Reading Log  
Social Studies (Perris only):  
 
*Bring India map to class TOMORROW
*India map due Friday, 2/9
*India test (and packet due) on Thursday, 2/15 (before winter break).  The test will consist of 30 fill-in-the-blank questions (includes a word bank). 
*We will begin our unit on China when we return from break.   
 
Math (All):  Pages 274-276 #1, 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 13, 18.  For math homework, please refer to https://rollinghills.campbellusd.org/donovan-math.
 
Science (All):  No homework
 

Reading/Literature (Perris only):  Please read 30 MINUTES every day at home.  

If you want to find out if the book your child is reading is an AR book, please go to www.arbookfind.com.  Please have your child see me if he/she needs help with book selection.

Have a great night.
Miss Perris/Mrs. Donovan/Mr. Chen
Updated Fri, Feb 2nd

Happy Friday,

You are welcome to go onto the Scholastic Book Club website and order books for your child (or the classroom).  The website is clubs.scholastic.com and our class code is H3YRK.
The next Magic the Gathering meeting is on Monday, 2/5 in room B-1.
 
Cookies with the RHMS Counselors —   Ms. Wood and Ms. G.  This is a time for parents to meet with the counselors to learn about some of the counseling themes that have been presented to students.  There will be a Question and Answer time for any added concerns or thoughts.  Time:  2/8 from 9:00 - 10:15 am OR 2/8 from 4:00 - 5:15 pm.  The meeting will take place in the RHMS Faculty Lounge.  You can sign up in the front office or you can reserve a spot online at https://tinyurl.com/Cookies-RHMS-Counselors-S1 or https://tinyurl.com/Cookies-RHMS-Counselors-S2
Please make sure that your child is reading every night for at least 30 minutes.  All of the glitches have been worked out of the AR program, so students should be taking a quiz immediately upon completion of their book.  
 
Homework for 2/2/18:
 

Language Arts (Perris only):  No homework

Language Arts (Chen only):  Complete Reading Log  
Social Studies (Perris only):  No homework
 
Math (All):  No homework.  For math homework, please refer to https://rollinghills.campbellusd.org/donovan-math.
 
Science (All):  No homework
 

Reading/Literature (Perris only):  Please read 30 MINUTES every day at home.  

If you want to find out if the book your child is reading is an AR book, please go to www.arbookfind.com.  Please have your child see me if he/she needs help with book selection.

Have a great weekend.
Miss Perris/Mrs. Donovan/Mr. Chen