Walker's Weekly

The classroom happenings in Room 105!

A note from Miss Walker

Welcome back! I hope you and your family had a wonderful holiday season! This week, we will begin learning background knowledge to prepare us for our next novel, Holes. We will also have a wonderful opportunity to pilot a new program from Google called "Expeditions." Within this program, we will be taking a virtual field trip to various desert locations using this new and unique technology.

I'm looking forward to a wonderful second semester with your children! :)

Important Dates This Week:

Monday, January 4th - Google Expeditions Virtual Field Trip


Friday, January 8th - Mountain Language - week #6 Test

- "man" base/root Quiz

- AR ice cream party

- 2nd nine weeks report cards sent home

In class this week:

Reading

-"man" root word (manufacture, manuscript, manual, manipulate, manicure)

- setting AR goals


Holes

-background knowledge, research, and ISTEP questioning


Grammar

- Mountain Language week #6


Writing

- Constructed Response (Yes Ma'am format) review

- Writing Benchmark

Report Cards

Report cards for the 2nd nine weeks will be coming home this Friday! They will be stapled into your child's agenda. Please remove the report and sign the sticker in the agenda so I will know that you have received it. Thank you!

Contact Information

Please follow our class happenings on Twitter and feel free to contact me via email or phone with any concerns.