Walker's Weekly

The classroom happenings in Room 105!

A note from Miss Walker

Happy February! This week we will begin our next section of the novel, Holes, as well as continuing our root word and Mountain Language studies. We are also going to start hitting the ISTEP prep activities pretty hard... we are 4 weeks from the first round of the test! Please read below for information about our class Valentine's Day party that will take place next Friday, February 12th.

Let's have a great week! :)

Important Dates This Week:

Friday, February 5

- "terr/geo" root Quiz

- M.L. week #9 Test

- A.R. Test #2 DUE

In class this week:

Reading

- "terr/geo" root/base (territory, geography, extraterrestrial, subterranean, geology)


Holes

- Ch. 13-27 w/ vocab. (engraved, paranoid, evict, callused, refuge, concoctions)

Focus skill: Conflict

Focus standard: Point of View


Grammar

- Mountain Language #9


Writing

- Constructed Response (Yes Ma'am format) questions - based on Holes

Valentine's Day Party

Next Friday, February 12th, will be our annual Valentine's Day party! We will need donations of clear drinks and store bought goodies for our party. Please let me know if you are able to provide something! Also, if your child would like to do class valentines, please make sure they have a card for each child in the class. Look for a letter to come home this week with our class roster of names and more information about the party.


Happy Valentine's Day!

Classroom Citizen of the Week

Congratulations to our Citizen of the Week for last week, Paige Profitt! Paige sets a great example by being respectful and helpful to others in the classroom. Way to go, Paige! :)

Contact Information

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