Weekly overview/Homework 4/22-4/26

General Notes:
  • This week, students will be taking the Illinois State Science Assessment.  This test is taken in 5th and 8th grade.  Ms. Drewa will be administering this test during the afternoon on Thursday for 314.
  • 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 continue Unit 7.  Student will work on graphing data and solving problems based on the patterns they see in the data this week.  7-11 through 7-14 will be covered.

Here is a link to our curriculum website for math:


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


Writer’s Workshop-This week in writing, students will compose poems based on poetic devices.

Q3 Focus:  Spelling     In Q4, students will work on Grammar and Mechanics as weekly practice homework.  This week, students will practice proper usage of their, there, and they’re

Homework Chart for the week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Home Link 7-11 Home Link 7-12 Home Link    7-13 Home Link  7-14  Progress Check
Writing Grammar Practice due
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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