A Peek At Our Week

January 5th-8th

Reading

Reading Journals are not due this week. Students should begin working on reading homework that is due next week (Read for 100 minutes and complete an activity).

Biography Unit


  • Media Literacy in Biographies
  • Test Talk: Main Idea
  • Test Talk: Summary
  • Test Talk: Theme


Next Wednesday students will be taking the District Reading Benchmark Test.

Writing/Language Arts

Publish Narrative Essays

Introduction to Literary Essays

  • Immersion
  • Close Reading to Form Ideas

Social Studies

Bill of Rights

Vocabulary- amendment, bill, suffrage

Suffrage Amendments

Amendment 13

Spelling

This week students will be given new words for our normal two week cycle. They will sort their words in class and write spelling sentences. Next week they will complete three word work activities in class and take their spelling test on Friday, January 15th. Words will be uploaded to my website by Tuesday after school.

News/Upcoming Events

Thank you for the thoughtful and generous gifts I received at the Holiday Party! I hope y'all enjoyed the holiday season as much as I did.

*There is no reading homework due this week, but it will be due next week*

1/8- Library

1/13- District Reading Benchmark Testing (9:00-1:00, more info will be sent home)

1/15- Spelling test

1/15- Last day of the 2nd Marking Period