Author Archives: Amy Wiedyke

Tuesday 6-11-19

Tuesday 6-11-19
  • Due to the horrible weather forecast for Thursday- the 6th Grade Hemlock Trip is rescheduled for TOMORROW- Wednesday 6-12-19.  Students need a bag lunch and drink for the park. No glass bottles or electronics please. Students may bring sports equipment to use.
    All permission slips must be in before leaving the building tomorrow for Hemlock.
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    Word Nerd (Greek and Latin) Root quiz is on THURSDAY 6/13 now. Please be prepared. Study using the study guide provided in class.
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    MANY Library books are still missing. Please return all Lowrey Library Books. Students will be held accountable for the cost of the book if it is not returned.

Tuesday 6-11-19

Tuesday 6-11-19
Tween Tribune Report Sheet #2 due by the end of class tomorrow.
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Word Nerd (Greek and Latin Root) Quiz on WEDNESDAY! Students received a study guide today- please study for your last quiz.
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Hemlock Park permission slips went home today. Bring back with a parent signature and phone number by Wednesday. There is FREE- no cost!

Friday 6-7-19

Friday 6-7-19
Anyone who was absent today (Friday 6/7/19) needs to be prepared to take the Literary Terms Post Test on Monday. Study!
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Vocabulary Virtuosos are due on Monday 6/10/19. This is a YEAR LONG project. Students have had MANY reminders throughout the year to keep up with this project.  This is worth a TEST grade.
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Anyone who took home TWEEN Tribune report Sheet #1 needs to bring it back completed by Monday 6/10/19. No excuses.

Thursday 6-6-19

Thursday 6-6-19
17 Literary Terms Post Test is tomorrow. We reviewed today- all students have the words to review tonight including incorrect review answers.
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Last day for prepared HOW TO Presentations is tomorrow. If students come unprepared tomorrow, they will be receiving a failing project grade.
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Tween Tribune Report #1 will be due tomorrow at the end of the hour.  This is an IN CLASS activity.  Students need to use their time wisely in class.

Friday 3-29-19

Friday 3-29-19
No Red Ink-  Claim, Evidence, Reasoning  Practice is due tonight by 11:59pm.  No Excuses!
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Homework over the break:
Aquarium Articles- Finish Annotation, Highlighting unknown words, and complete your REASONING sections of the grid.
The reasoning sections are 3 sentences each- there is NO REASON on Earth you cannot finish 9 sentences over the break! Please be responsible
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Have a great break! Relax and enjoy your family and friends!
See you on Monday April 8, 2019.

Thursday 3-28-19

Thursday 3-28-19
  • No Red Ink Claim, Evidence, Reasoning Practice- Earn two green badges by Friday 3/29 at 11:59pm. No excuses!!!
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    Spirit Day tomorrow
    Pajama Day- dress in APPROPRIATE pajamas for School Spirit!
    4:08 PM
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    1st and 2nd hours-
    3 MARCH Journal Squares due tomorrow! Fix or finish whatever needs to be finished!
    5th HR- See student connect after 6pm tonight to see if you are MISSING any journal squares for March. Check my blog for the rules if needeed!
JOURNAL SQUARE RULES for March
J Square #1-  no rule
J Square #2- Include a LESSON or Theme in your writing
J Square #3-  Write in 1st person, AND Add at least one type of Conflict
(Character vs ____).

Wednesday 3-27-19

Wednesday 3-27-19
Spirit Day tomorrow
Wear BASKETBALL themed clothing! Wear NBA, College, or your own personal basketball team gear! Show your March Madness
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No Red Ink Claim, Evidence, Reasoning Practice- Earn two green badges by Friday 3/29 at 11:59pm. No excuses!!!
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This Friday is the end of Marking Period #3. Make sure to check Student Connect for any missing assignments.

Friday 3-22-19

Friday 3-22-19
  • All classes- March Journal Square #3 due on Monday
    Write in 1st person, and add at least one type of Conflict to your journal. Be prepared!
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    If you lost your March Journal Square Grid, it is on my blog as it’s own separate post…. and here again-  click the link above
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    FIRST HOUR CLASSES: Field trip $15 and signed permission slips due on MONDAY. No excuses!

Thursday 3-21-19

Thursday 3-21-19
  • Preposition Quiz tomorrow- study using your worksheets we have done in class, and by finishing your IXL skills tonight by 11:59 p.m.
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    All hours: Due TONIGHT by 11:59pm
    IXL Prepositions
    5th (Level G) HH1, HH3
    6th (Level H) FF1, FF3
    85% or higher expected for all 4 skills
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    All Classes: SECT Word Nerd due tomorrow:
    Color page 1
    PG 2- use a dictionary to finish the multiple choice and fill-in-the blank exercises
    This is challenging, but not impossible!   You can do it if you TRY!!!!
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    Bookmark Contest Entries are due to the counseling office by Fri 3/22 by 2:55 p.m. Do not cut off the bottom- turn the whole sheet in!
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    Spirit Day tomorrow- Dress like a character from your FAVORITE BOOK! Show your spirit! No masks or weapons allowed- thank-you.

Thursday 3-21-19

Thursday 3-21-19
TONIGHT by midnight is the last day to enter the Lowrey School Short Story Contest for March is Reading Month.  Use Google Classroom by grade level to submit your stories with the theme of EMPATHY. Again- this is for the March Writing Contest.
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All hours: Due on TH by 11:59pm
IXL Prepositions
5th (Level G) HH1, HH3
6th (Level H) FF1, FF3
85% or higher expected for all 4 skills
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Bookmark Contest Entries are due to the counseling office by Fri 3/22 by 2:55 p.m. Do not cut off the bottom- turn the whole sheet in!