Weekly Overview/Homework 10/30-11/3


Dear Parents,

  • We will attend our first field trip on Thursday, November 2.  Students do not need a lunch, as lunch will be provided to them.
  • Students received an additional field trip form on Monday.  This trip was organized by Mr. Beestrum, the art teacher.  Students who do not receive 30 or more dojos on ClassDojo for the month of October will not attend this trip.  Please return the field trip form, along with payment ASAP.
  • There is no school on Friday, as it is the end of Quarter 1.

Here is an overview of what we will be doing this week in our CORE SUBJECTS:

Reader’s Workshop–This week, students will be fully engaged in Daily Five activities.  Students will write their Reader’s Response for a reading assessment grade.  Reader’s Response letters are graded using a Rubric.  Students will meet with me in small guided reading groups to work on reading strategies.  This week’s groups will meet to practice reading strategies that will help them to summarize the text.  Students will highlight and discuss important parts of the text.  In addition, students will complete classwork activities with Word Work and Listen To Reading on Epic Books.

Writer’s Workshop-  This week,  students will continue writing activities to develop a writing piece that will teach others a skill that students are experts in.  This week students will complete drafting and peer edit with a classmate to prepare for publishing.

Math-In Math, students will continue Unit 2 with Ms. Wise.  This week, students will practice partial quotients and traditional strategies in division.  Lessons 2-11 through 2-13 will be covered.


Homework Chart for the week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Home Link 2-11  Home Link 2-12  Home Link 2-13 Checking Progress Quiz  
 Writing  312, 314, 315  (312, 315) Publish Essay/due Monday   
Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Record on Reading Log Reading Log is due today.

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