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Liberty
Junior High School
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Ms. Browne
Specialized Instruction - Liberty Jr. High
dbrowne@nlsd122.org
Important Classroom Updates

Important events happening in Room 205 and Liberty:

  • Picture Retake- Tuesday, November 7th
  • End of Trimester 1- Friday, November 10th
  • Veteran's Day assembly- Friday, November 10th 
  • Social- Friday, November 10th from 3 to 5 p.m. (Ms. Browne will be at the dance)
  • 1/2 day- Early dismissal (11:25) Friday, November 17th 
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences- Monday, November 20th (1 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.) 
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences- Tuesday, November 21st  (8 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.)
  • No School: November 20th- November 24th  Happy Thanksgiving!

Upcoming Tests

  • China test- Friday, November 10th
  • Poetry test- Thursday, November 16th 

Upcoming Field Trips

  • Lincoln-Way Special Recreation Association- Wednesday, November 8th
  • Spirit Squad- Wednesday, November 15th from 3 to 5 p.m.
  • Shopping trip to Jewel- Monday, December 4th 
  • Spirit Squad- Tuesday, December 12th from 3 to 5 p.m.
  • Village Hall social and pizza party- Friday, December 15th
  • New Lenox Police Station- Thursday, January 18th
  • Spirit Squad- Thursday, January 18th from 3 to 5 p.m.
Weekly Update

Week of 11/6

  • Math- we will continue to work volume. We will also use a variety of interventions throughout the week. During class we will continue to work on money, time, multiplication skills, and basic math facts.
  • Reading- Our class will begin reading the poem, "The Raccoon." The students will work on creating a variety of different poems. We will also continue to use a variety of interventions to work on strengthening weaknesses as well as work on goal areas. "The Raccoon" and poetry test will be on Thursday, November 16th. There will NOT be a vocabulary test on this story.
  • Social Studies- We will take our test on China on 11/10. All notes, Power Points and study guides are posted on my website. (Subjects tab => China tab)
  • Language Arts- During class we will focus on improving our writing. Specifically, we will work on correctly utilizing graphic organizers, quotations and adding in transition words to our writing.


Week of 10/23

  • Social Studies- We will continue with the China Unit (Topics: Currency, Chi, Chinese New Years, traditions, inventions, Great Wall, Terra Cotta Warriors). The study guide for the test 11/10 will be passed out.
  • Reading- We will continue to discuss, "The Witch in the Woods." The students will take a comprehension and vocabulary test on 10/30. We will also continue to use a variety of interventions to work on strengthening weaknesses as well as work on goal areas. 
  • Language Arts- During class we will focus on improving our writing. Specifically, we will work on correctly utilizing graphic organizers, quotations and adding in transition words to our writing.
  • Math- We will continue to work on area and perimeter as the students get ready to take their math test on 10/27. We will also use a variety of interventions throughout the week. During class we will continue to work on money, time, multiplication skills, and basic math facts.
  • Science- Currently we are focusing on our China unit. After we take the test on China we will begin our Science unit.