A Peek At Our Week

November 16-20

Reading

Homework journals are due on your child's assigned day this week. There will be NO homework assigned next week during Thanksgiving break or the week we return from break (November 30- December 4). There will be a Reading Checkpoint scheduled the week we return from break on Wednesday, November 2nd.

Non-Fiction Unit


  • Test Talk- Text Organization
  • Making Inferences
  • Determining Author's Purpose
  • NF Reading Passage/Comprehension Questions

Writing

Expository Essay

· Planning- Boxes and Bullets

· Essay Drafting

· Creative Writing Activities (Thanksgiving related)

*There is a Middle of the Year Writing DPM and a Revising and Editing DPM scheduled the week we get back from Thanksgiving break*

Social Studies

Colonization

· Finish group Anchor Charts- New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Southern Colonies

· Gallery Walk (share anchor charts in class)

· Types of Colonies

· Adaptations and Modifications made by colonists

Word Work/Spelling

Students took a test last Friday.

There is NO new spelling this week. We will continue with spelling when we get back from Thanksgiving break.

Upcoming Events/Classroom News

The week we get back from break, there is a Middle of the Year Writing DPM, Revising and Editing DPM, and a Reading Checkpoint! Nothing like getting back into the swing of things :)

  • · There is no school next week due to Thanksgiving Break
  • · KISS Lunch is this Wednesday, November 18th- 12:15-12:45
  • · Fit Girls- Tuesday/Thursday
  • · Art Club has been moved to this Thursday.