Week of January 3-7

Edgar Mueller artwork link: https://www.zimbio.com/Edgar+Mueller/articles/2/Edgar+Mueller+Amazing+3D+Sidewalk+Paintings

Another cool 3D street artist to check out, 1010: https://www.muralsinthemarket.com/1010

Language Arts: This week students have Reading Log #3 to begin, and to read at home for the next two weeks. Reading Log #3 is due Friday, January 14 (homework). Students will also be working on a Malala Poem as they read the last section of their books this week. The Malala Poem is due Tuesday, January 11 (at home/in class). Both assignments are located on Canvas.

Social Studies: Students will be working on two assignments this week as we begin our unit on Islam. The first is the Arabian Peninsula Geography Challenge (in class), and Current Event #3 (in class/at home). These assignments can be found on Canvas as well.

Week of December 13-17

More Su Blackwell art: https://www.sublackwell.co.uk/fineartportfolio/

Language Arts: Students will be working on their Malala posters in class, and using the facts and quotes they collected to summarize their findings. This project is a summative grade for Quarter 2. Malala posters are due Friday, December 17.

Social Studies: Students will create a summative Slideshow Project for highlights of what they have learned about the West African Kingdoms. This slideshow project is due Friday, December 17, and students will present their slides on Thursday and Friday.

Malala with her family in 2018 visiting their former Mingora home. Her family members are (right to left): Khushal, Tor Pekai, Ziauddin, Atal.
Malala on her wedding day, November 10, 2021, with her father, husband Asser Malik, and her mother.

Week of December 6-10

Reminder: ALL late work and regrades are due Wednesday, December 8th by 4:00 p.m. for Quarter 2 Progress Reports

Language Arts: This week students will begin the next section (Weeks 3 and 4) of reading in their Malala books. Please see the Malala Information menu option on this website to know which chapters should be read this week. This will be done mostly in class, but students are allowed to take books home if needed. For their reading section, they need to record facts and quotes that will be used on their Malala Scrapbook Poster Project. This project is located on Canvas and will be due next Friday, December 17.

Social Studies: This week we are learning about the Influence of Islam on Africa, as well as the legacy of West Africa culture. Students have an Influence of Islam/African Culture assignment on a blue packet that is in-class, which is located on Canvas and due this Friday, December 10.

Some of the musical instruments used in West Africa:

AFRICAN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS Brochure | PDF | Musical Instruments | String  Instruments