Mrs. Baughman's Weekly News2015

January 30, 2015

Literacy Studies

Weekly Texts

Main Text: Special Effects in Film and Television

Genre: Expository Text

Paired Text: Searching for Animation

Genre: Expository Text

Comprehension Skills: Graphic Sources, Important Ideas

Writing: Comparing and Contrasting Ideas

NO Vocab or Spelling for Next Week= Review Week

Greek and Latin Roots (two weeks of study)

mono and uni

  1. monochrome
  2. monocle
  3. monolingual
  4. monolith
  5. monologue
  6. monophobia
  7. monopoly
  8. monorail
  9. monosyllabic
  10. monotone
  11. unicellular
  12. unicorn
  13. unicycle
  14. unidirectional
  15. unify
  16. unilateral
  17. unique
  18. unison
  19. unit
  20. unitard


Reviewed: Mean, Median, Mode, Range, Minimum and Maximum

Graphed: Line Plot, Stem-and-Leaf Plots, Bar Graphs

Began our Math RTI time where we will be focusing on reading analog clocks for time and then telling elapsed time (see if your child can do this).

Important Notes

  • We will be PARCC Testing (taking the place of ISAT) in March at least once a week, try to keep them healthy and here!
  • Hoops for Heart is February 11, 2015 from 1:00-2:30 PM
  • March 17, 2015 we will have our "band trials." The Middle School Band Director will be coming over to help students find good fits for them.