Weekly Overview/Homework 4/1-4-5

General Notes:

  • Parent/Teacher conference notices were sent home Monday.  Please offer 3 possible times that work for you and I will do my best to schedule accordingly.  You may contact me through ClassDojo, as well.
  • 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/.
  • School begins at promptly 8:45.  Please make sure students are arriving on time.  Students who are arriving late are missing significant Math time.

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 their IR book.

Annotation objective: This week, we will focus on annotating short fiction stories, focusing on making inferences about the text.

Math-    This week students will begin Unit 7.  Student will begin by practicing multiplication of Mixed Numbers.  Lessons 7-5 to 7-8 will be covered.

Here is a link to our curriculum website for math:

http://everydaymath.uchicago.edu/parents/5th-grade/em4-at-home/

Here is a link to Khan Mappers to practice NWEA Map skills:

www.khanacademy.org/mappers

Writer’s Workshop-This week in writing, students will study types of figurative poetic devices and create poems that include the devices learned.

Q3 Focus:  Spelling     Spelling skills focus on spelling words with -er sounds

Homework Chart for the week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Home Link 7-5 Home Link 7-6 Home Link    7-7  
Writing
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 Read for a minimum of 30-45 minutes Record on Reading Log Reading Log is due Monday. 

Read over the weekend!

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