Team Mitchell Newsletter
The latest news about Team Mitchell!
Student Council will be holding elections this week. Our class representative will be chosen on Friday. Students will have the opportunity to present a speech to their class. We will then vote on our class representative. More information will be sent home with the students on Tuesday.
Please see below for a more detailed explanation of our week! As always, contact me for any questions or concerns!
Vocabulary Skill: Multiple Meaning Words: are words that have more than one meaning. A place is a location sch as a school. Place also means "to put," as in, "Please place the paper on your desk."
Comprehension Skill: Literary Elements: plot, setting, characters: The plot is what happened in the story. The setting is where the story takes place. The characters are the people in the story.
Convention Skill: Subjects & Predicates: No sentence is complete without both a subject and a predicate. The subject is the word or group of words about which something is said in the sentence. The predicate of a sentence is the word or group of words that tells something about the subject. All the words in the subject are called the complete subject. The subject's central noun or pronoun is called the simple subject. All the words in the predicate are called the complete predicate. The predicate's verb is called the simple predicate.
Spelling Skill: Long e and o. Long e is sometimes spelled ee or ea: sweet, each. Long o is sometimes spelled oa or ow: throat, rainbow.
Narrative Writing: Narrative Writing tells a personal or fictional experience or tells a story based on a real or imagined event.
Monday: Using a Graphic Organizer
Tuesday: Reviewing a Rubric & Structure of Narrative Writing
Wednesday: Writing Hooks
Thursday: Continue using a graphic organizer
Friday: Test Day
Please continue to practice math facts (addition & subtraction) and skip counting.
Monday: Reading numbers through 1,000,000 and Identifying place value
Tuesday: Writing numbers through 1,000,000
Wednesday: Expanded form through 1,000,000
Thursday: Comparing numbers through 1,000,000
Friday: Small Groups & Reteaching
We will be introducing our Rocks and Minerals Chapter. We will be introducing vocabulary words on Monday. Vocabulary words can be practiced on Quizlet. On Friday we will have a rocks lab!
Our Team Schedule
8:45-9:05 Spelling (M) / Grammar (T,W,Th,F)
1:05-2:25 Math (1:05-2:00 on Friday)
2:25-2:55 Writing (Science/Multidisciplinary projects- 2:00-3:00 on Friday)