Today we continued with our Fall piece of writing by learning how to vary our sentences to create interest. We are almost ready to publish this assignment that focuses on descriptive language to create strong images. We also reviewed the concept of taxonomy and how living things are classified. Tomorrow will be the day to see if students can think critically about the similarities of humans and gorillas.
1) Fall write - type up and bring in for tomorrow. This can be on a google doc or a word doc and emailed through.
2) Math test tomorrow - Fractions unit test
3) Science - review notes and worksheets on the classification system. Please see links on the side bar under the title of Science for videos we have watched in class.
4) Please respond in the comments section of this blog - What is one similarity and one difference you have discovered between humans and gorillas?
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