Mrs. Wilson's Language Class

March 16-20

This Week in Class

We started off the week drafting our conclusion paragraph to the author letter and then moved into editing with a peer and typing. I will be grading each students typed paper but then each group will decide if they want to combine their letters into one or send them separately. Just a heads up, this letter will go into the gradebook as a project which will make or break some of the grades. If your child has read their group book, and has been on task in class, this letter will be a breeze for them. Check in with your child to see how they are doing. They have typed the letter in Google Docs. If I do not have a completed letter by Monday at 7:30 am, it will be considered late.


Our comprehension article this week is a little different. It is a drama titled, "The Newsies" and it is about newsboys who were on strike in 1899. We will performed a quick read though on Monday.

Upcoming Dates

March 26- Scholastic Orders Due

March 27- End of 3rd quarter...Next Friday!!

April 3-7- No School- Spring Break

April 13- 3:30-7:30 PM Parent/Teacher Conferences

Finding Time to Read

Instead of a book list this week, I thought this blog might be useful information.

I know that we all lead very busy lives. And I know that this blog is written by an adult, however I am hoping that you can get a little use out of it's information. Remember, you get out what you put in. If your child puts a lot of time into reading, they will reap benefits and life long rewards. For those reluctant readers, maybe some of these strategies will help to get them started.



http://modernmrsdarcy.com/2013/09/how-i-find-time-to-read/#_a5y_p=1971752

Smash Book Ideas For the Week

I am so excited to hear that some of you are putting together a Smash book. Here are some ideas for a few more pages to go in it.

I got this picture off of Pinterest. I am saying that because I don't want you to think that I typed it up and left number 9 this way. As a Language Arts teacher, it is driving me nuts.

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