A Peek At Our Week

February 16-19

Reading

Homework journals are due this week on your child's normal day.

This week we begin a new unit in Reading:

Persuasive Texts

  • Purposes and Types
  • Persuasive Techniques: Senses, Emotions, Logic
  • More Persuasive Techniques
  • Topic and Main Idea Argument

Language Arts/Writing

Fictional Writing Unit

  • Planning and Writing Scenes
  • Drafting Heart of Story
  • Drafting
  • Studying Published Leads
  • Free Write Friday

This week in Revising and Editing the skill covered will be Edit Dialogue.


Spelling

There will not be spelling this week. We will pick up with our normal two week cycle next Monday.

Social Studies

This week we begin a new unit in Social Studies:

19th Century: Civil War and Reconstruction Causes

Classroom News/Upcoming Events

Thank you so much for all of the amazing gifts you sent in for Valentine's Day! Y'all are so thoughtful and generous! We had a wonderful day and I am so grateful for such loving students and parents.

2/15- No School

2/16- Pennies for Patients Campaign begins

2/16- Progress Reports sent home (please sign and return the bottom portion ASAP)

2/16 & 2/18- Fit Girls

2/19- Library Day

2/24- Reading Checkpoint

2/25- Revising and Editing Checkpoint