Welcome to Quarter 3. There will be some slight changes in curriculum as we work towards the end of the year. this week, students will begin Reading Buddies with Ms. Horgan-Morgan’s room.
Ms. Smith will begin teaching a Writing unit on personal narratives this week. Students will complete most work in class, but from time to time they might need to bring something home to complete it.
- 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 begin pre-writing for personal narratives. Students will use a graphic organizer to map out their stories, as well as add details to make readers infer what the character is feeling.
- Math-In Math, students will conclude their unit on decimals. We will review on Tuesday and Wednesday and test on Thursday.
Homework Chart for the week:
|Math||4-14||Unit Review||Unit Review||Unit 4 Assessment|
|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|