Take a peek at our upcoming week. November 2, 2015
Monday, October 17th
- Good News Club
- Art Club
- Kids Care Club
Tuesday October 18th
- Ukulele Club
- Vocabulary Quiz
Wednesday October 19th
- New vocabulary words!
Thursday, October 20th
- Family Literacy Night and Book Fair from 5:30pm-7:00pm
- Big Kahuna Delivery
- Science Club
Friday, October 21st
Gilbert's Rocket Reading
Reading/Comprehension of Informational Text/Expository Text. Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about expository text and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to:
(A) summarize the main idea and supporting details in text in ways that maintain meaning;
(B) distinguish fact from opinion in a text and explain how to verify what is a fact;
(C) describe explicit and implicit relationships among ideas in texts organized by cause-and effect, sequence, or comparison; and
(D) use multiple text features (e.g., guide words, topic and concluding sentences) to gain an overview of the contents of text and to locate information.
ELAR Focus Wall
The Wretched Stone
"It is a roughly textured, gray in color, but a portion of it is flat and smooth as glass."
Students are also given a Grammar Homework sheet every Monday that will be due every Friday. This goes along with the mentor sentence we are working on it class.
Mentor Sentence Read Aloud: (below is a video of the story being read aloud)
Homework this week will be...
Create a sentence using your sentence, and label the part of speech it is.
Monday: Parent Buddy Test
Tuesday: Test in Class/ Turn in Word Study Notebook
Target Skill: Expository Essay Introduction
Every Kid VOTES
Students will compare and contrast the various political parties in the United States. They will describe the qualifications for becoming president and explain what happens during each major stage of a presidential campaign.
Focus Question: What are the major steps that a candidate must take in order to become the president of the United States?
Building Academic Vocabulary (BAV)