Ms. McSorley's News

May 23 - 27

Important Dates & Friendly Reminders

Wednesday, May 25: Last book order of the year due

Monday, May 30: No School, Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 31: Track & Field Day at BHMS; Please be sure to send a water bottle and sunscreen with your child.

Wednesday, June 1: Field trip to Como Zoo; Please return the green permission slip along with $2


This week, we continue to review fix-up strategies that help us with difficult words while we are reading. We will learn about and identify a new non-fiction text feature: labels.

Our spelling words will have ch and wh digraphs. They are as follows:

  1. beach
  2. chain
  3. chase
  4. whale
  5. white
  6. any
  7. between
  8. everything
  9. watch
  10. +1 personal word to be decided as a class on Monday morning

In Writer's Workshop, we will continue to work on the different steps of editing. We will also review identifying a main idea and three details to support the main idea.


In our Fractional Parts unit, students will show parts of a set. For example, two out of three students have their hand raised. Students will also be able to describe parts of a set. We will finish the topic by drawing pictures to solve problems related to parts of a group.