Weekly Overview/Homework 3/12-3/16

PARCC Testing will occur next week, March 19-23.  Please see that your child is at school on time each day to complete these tests.
****Also a shout out and thank you to the parents who have stepped up and donated pencils.
Additional Reminders:
  • If you have not already done so please pay the student fee. You can pay online by clicking on the following link http://rayschool.weebly.com/.
  • Attendance-PLEASE make sure students are present and arrive to school on time at 8:45 everyday.  We begin literacy instruction first thing in the morning, and students arriving late are missing an important portion of literacy instruction.
  • We are running a bit low on supplies. If possible, please send a box of Kleenex or a bottle of hand sanitizer to school with your child.
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 questions about the text.  Students will highlight and discuss important parts of the text.  In addition, students will complete classwork activities with Word Work.
  • Writer’s Workshop-  This week,  students will practice character development in fictional writing.  Students will continue prewriting exercises in preparation for their realistic fiction drafts.
  • Math-In Math, students will continue Unit 6:  Multiplying and Dividing Decimals.  This week, concepts will focus on multiplying and dividing decimals by powers of 10 and converting metric units.

Homework Chart for the week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math  Home Link 6-1  Home Link 6-2 Home Link 6-3 Home Link 6-4  Checking Progress Quiz
 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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