Weekly Overview/Homework 10/15-10/19

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Here is an overview of what we will be doing this week in our CORE SUBJECTS:

Reader’s Workshop–This week, students will work in all five stations of The Daily Five:  Read To Self, Listen To Reading, Word Work, Guided Reading, Reader’s Response.  Please allow students to bring headphones or earbuds to school so they may listen on Epic Books.  Students will be required to write weekly Reader’s Response letters about their IR books as assessments.  In addition, students will take a reading quiz after they complete each IR book.

Writer’s Workshop-This week,  students will focus on revising their drafts this week.  Mini-lessons will center around adding sensory details to their essays and showing their emotions through description.

Math-In Math, students will continue work in Unit 2.  Students will practice traditional multiplication and convert measurements .  Lessons 2-5, 2-6, 2-7, and 2-8 will be covered.

Homework Chart for the week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Home Link 2-5 Home Link 2-6 Home Link 2-7 Home Link 2-8  
Writing Write a one-page minimum free-write of your topic choice.
Reading Read for a minimum of 30-45 minutes Record on Reading Log. Read for a minimum of 30-45 minutes Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30-45 minutes Record on Reading Log Reading Log is due TODAY.

Read over the weekend!!!!

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