Ms. Chilcote's News

Spring 2013

Wrapping up 4th 6 weeks...

We are now wrapping up our 4th six weeks. We are going to be moving into the 5th six weeks with EOG's on the mind. We have already learned reading strategies in class and we will continue to practice those with weekly then daily practice. We are going to continue to read non-fiction text and supplement with fiction reading, novels, independent reading, and projects. The following are themes we will be working around for the next six weeks:

6th grade- Instructional and how-to texts

7th grade- Science fiction

Information covered so far this year (August 2012-March 2013)

These are concepts that students should be familar with. If not, then please make sure to contact me for one-on-one tutoring

Nouns, pronouns, adverbs, verbs, adjectives. Connotation/Denotation, main idea, theme, conflict, plot, setting, protagonist, antagonist, idioms, analogies, mood/tone, PIE, reading strategies and 5 paragraph writing.