- Happy New Year! I cannot wait to begin the new year with your students. Progress reports went home before break. There are four weeks to improve grades, so please feel free to contact me to inquire about grade improvement opportunities: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Here is an overview of what we will be doing this week in our CORE SUBJECTS:
Reader’s Workshop–This week, students will work on 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 make INFERENCES to the text. Students will highlight and discuss important parts of the text. In addition, students will complete classwork activities with Word Work and with Listen To Reading free choice on Epic Books.
Writer’s Workshop- This week, students will begin prewriting persuasive essays. Students will create a Graphic organizer to assemble their writing prior to drafting. They will work on introduction and body paragraphs this week.
Math-In Math, students will begin Unit4, decimals and coordinates. Students will work on writing decimals in words, using a place value chart to identify decimals, and compare decimal values. Lessons 4-1 to 4-4 will be covered.
Homework Chart for the week:
|Writing 312, 314, 315|
|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||Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Record on Reading Log|| Read for a minimum of 30 minutes over the weekend.
Reading Log is due Tuesday.