Welcome to Ms. Dabbah's Class Website
November 6, 2018
Dear Room 28 Families,
I am thoroughly enjoying getting to know your students. They are truly wonderful human beings!
- In 6th grade English, we recently finished writing compare and contrast essays. Students will receive their graded essays back on November 13th. We are currently writing suspense stories. Next up we will be our Breaking Boundaries unit where students will choose a realistic fiction novel about a person with learning differences.
- In 7th grade Social Studies, we are finishing up our unit on the Roman Empire's rise and fall. This will be followed by learning about the Byzantine Empire and the rise of Islam. Once the students have learned about Islam, we will do a brief unit comparing the world's major religions.
- In 7th grade English, we have been spending a lot of time getting ready for our Shakespeare performances. Students have also been learning about reading non-fiction writing, such as news articles, and how to detect biases. To complement the All School Read of Refugee, students read articles about the United State's migration cap from various news sources. Then they wrote a persuasive letter to the legislator of their choice about their views on the issue. These lettters will be graded and returned on November 13th. The students will have the option at that time to send their letters. Next up in English Language Arts will be book clubs. Students will be in groups of four to five and then read, analyze, and discuss the themes of their books.
Please don't hesitate to contact me if I can answer any questions.
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