Ms. McSorley's News

March 21 - 24

Important Dates & Friendly Reminders

Friday, March 25: No School, Teacher Workshop

Monday, March 28 - Friday, April 1: Spring Break

Monday, April 4 - Students return to school


This week, we will continue to find the main idea of texts. We'll also continue working on identifying pronouns and replacing nouns with the appropriate pronoun.

Our spelling words will be compound words this week. They are as follows:

  1. goldfish
  2. sunlight
  3. hilltop
  4. bulldog
  5. railroad
  6. rainbow
  7. birthday
  8. into
  9. today
  10. +1 personal word to be determined as a class on Monday morning

In Writer's Workshop, we will continue to work on our fiction stories. We will be adding details such as dialogue to make our stories more interesting. We will also continue to work on procedural writing during our Daily 5 time.


This week we will finish our unit on measurement. Students will compare the weights of objects to one pound. They will also determine whether to measure an object in grams or kilograms. Finally, students will estimate and compare the temperatures of different objects.


We will take a look at dental health this week. Students will learn the importance of brushing and flossing their teeth as well as the importance of going to the dentist. We will also look at healthy foods and learn how food is fuel for our bodies.