Weekly Overview/Homework 1/22-1/26

Join us for a night out at The Promontory on Thursday February 1,2018 from 6-8 pm featuring a performance by Bethany PickensTrio! Your $40 advance ticket includes beer, wine and light appetizers.
Child care will be provided by Hyde Park Neighborhood Club(HPNC) from 5:45-8:30 pm for $20/child + $10/sibling, includingdinner and fun! Please note that the day following the event,Friday Feb 2, is a non-attendance day for students.
Get tickets now at: http://rayschool.weebly.com/raise-a-glass-for-ray.htmlCan’t attend the event but still want to support Ray School, enterour Raise a Glass raffle at: http://rayschool.weebly.com/raise-a-glass-raffle-2018.html
  • We will attend a field trip to the Shedd Aquarium on Friday.  Please submit permission slips by Thursday at the latest.  Students will need a sack lunch for this trip.
  • 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 draft and revise essays by using persuasive language.  Students will publish essays over the weekend.  Essays are due on Monday, January 29.
  • Math-In Math, students will begin Unit4, decimals and coordinates.  Students will work on graphing and analyzing coordinates on a grid.  Students will continue decimal practice in preparation for addition and subtraction work next week.  Lessons 4-8-4-10 will be covered.


Homework Chart for the week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math  4-8  4-9  4-10  
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 Monday


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