5th Grade ELA

English Language Arts

Reading

Over the next two weeks in reading, we will work on identifying and describing the theme of a story. There will be a test next Wednesday over theme. Students are bringing home flashcards they have made and will need to study them. They contain common theme topics found in literature.
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Language

Students will learn how to write a paragraph describing the theme of a story. They will identify the theme and use details to explain why that theme is appropriate.

Character Education

In Character Education, students will read fables and identify the theme.

End of First Quarter is October 16. Students should have 100% of their AR goal by that time!