A Peek At Our Week

December 14th-18th

Reading

Reading homework is due this week. If your child's homework is due on Friday (green group) it will be due this Thursday. I had already told the students this last week.

When we get back from break, we will have our Reading Benchmark Test on January 13th. I will be sending home more information about the test after we return.

Biography Unit

  • Inference in Biographical Text
  • Stamina Passage
  • Determining Main Idea by Studying Supporting Details and Facts
  • Determining Theme and Life Lessons

Writing/Language Arts

Prompt-Based Personal Narrative Essay
  • Drafting
  • Revising and Editing
  • Publish Essay

Revising and Editing Skill: Spelling rule: Double, Drop, Change

Social Studies

  • Articles of Confederation (strengths/weaknesses)
  • The Constitution
  • Three Branches of Government (local vs. state vs. national)

Spelling

This week students will complete three activities in class to practice using their words. The Spelling Test will be this Thursday, December 17th (not Friday). Students were given an extra copy of their words to cut/sort into categories at home.

Classroom News/Upcoming Events

  • Last day of Fit Girls-Tuesday, December 15th
  • Holiday Party- Friday, December 18th from 9:15-9:45
  • Winter Break- December 21st-January 4th (No school on Monday, December 4th)
  • When we return from break, we will be getting ready for the District Reading Benchmark Test on January 13th. More information will be sent home in January.