A Peek At Our Week

February 8th-12th

Reading

Last week a sheet was sent home with your child with information on how they did on the Reading Checkpoint.

Homework journals are due this week.

Drama

  • Summarizing Plays
  • Drawing Conclusions and Author's Purpose
  • Setting the Mood
  • Test Talk

Writing/Language Arts

Fiction Unit

  • Imagining Stories We Wish Existed
  • Developing Meaningful Characters
  • Giving Characters Struggles and Motivations
  • Free Write Friday

This week, in Revising and Editing the skill covered will be Combine Sentences.

Spelling

This week students will complete three word work activities in class. The spelling test will be this Friday, February 13th. Words are uploaded on my website under the spelling tab.

Social Studies

This week we continue our unit on Expansion and Industrialization.

Industrial Revolution

  • Inventions
  • Agriculture
  • Technology

Classroom News/Upcoming Events

2/8- Reward incentive for students who turned in all reading homework on time for the 2nd Marking Period- 8:15 a.m. in my classroom

2/9- Math Benchmark- no lunch visitors please

2/11- Spring Portraits

2/12- Spelling Test

2/12- Bring in valentines for classmates (optional)- an email will be sent with more information