Mrs. Wilson's Language Class
We are putting an emphasis back onto writing. I have enjoyed reading the students' journals. We have some creative writers in the bunch. The writings range from mysteries, to comedies, to facts about their lives. I am happy that I started our journaling back up. Each week the students will be handing in one journal entry and we will be focusing on the grammar rule for the week. We focused on the comma rule of separating dependent and independent clauses with a comma.
Our comprehension article this week is called, "Up From Slavery". It is about how Booker T. Washington helped millions of former slaves go to school. This is a subject that is foreign to our students. The thought that certain people weren't allowed to go to school because of the color of their skin. I'm sure some students are jealous of Mr. Washington and wishing that they didn't have to go to school. The article talks about how, "An education gives a person power....".
March 26- Scholastic Order due
March 27- End of 3rd Quarter
April 3- 7- No School- Spring Break
April 13- Parent/Teacher Conferences (3:30-7:30) More info to come...