Weekly Overview/Homework 1/29-2/2

Monday, January 29, 2018
Parents,
This week concludes Quarter 2.
****All 5th grade writers should submit their published persuasive essays by Wednesday.  Any later and points will be deducted for late deadline.  The rubric for grading is below:
THIS THURSDAY:  Join us for a night out at The Promontory on Thursday February 1,2018 from 6-8 pm featuring a performance by Bethany Pickens Trio! 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, including dinner 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.html
Can’t attend the event but still want to support Ray School, enter our Raise a Glass raffle at: http://rayschool.weebly.com/raise-a-glass-raffle-2018.html
Weekly Overview:
  • 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 on Epic Books.
  • Writer’s Workshop-  This week,  students will publish persuasive essays.  The deadline for essays has been extended:   essays are due by Wednesday, January 31.
  • Math-In Math, students will continue Unit 4, decimals and coordinates.  Students will be shading grids to solve decimal addition and subtraction problems, and reviewing whole number addition algorithms to use them to add decimals. Lessons 4-11 to 4-13 will be covered.

Homework Chart for the week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math  4-11  4-12  4-13  NO
 Writing  312, 314, 315  ALL PERSUASIVE ESSAYS DUE!  SCHOOL
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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