Mrs. Guy's Weekly Update
5th Grade ELA Happenings
Friday - Pop sicles sold for $0.50 each (benefits breast cancer awareness)
Homework Assignments (All Groups)
Spelling Test #8 is on Friday. (final schwa or unstressed vowel)
Independent biography project due October 21st. On Tuesday and Thursday this week, students will have a center to work on this in class.
Study Island Text Structure for Informational Texts, Task, Purpose, and Audience, and Synonyms and Antonyms are due October 28th. Students need to answer at least 10 questions per topic and earn a blue ribbon. There will be one Study Island grade per nine weeks. This will be an average of all scores. If students are behind in completing these, I will be asking them to stay in at recess to complete these assignments.
In Class Assignments (All Groups)
Students will also be practicing the weekly spelling pattern (final schwa or unstressed vowel), continue working on identifying informational text structure, and mastering finding main idea and supporting details in informational texts.
We will continue our focus on informational texts and summarizing those texts with guided and independent work.
Gold Group will have a quiz on Verbs Tuesday, October 18th.
ALL GROUPS HAVE A BIOGRAPHY PROJECT DUE THIS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21ST.
Top Blue Ribbons Earners!
As of 10/14/16
Great job! Keep up the hard work!