Weekly Overview/Homework 5/20-5/24

  • Please turn in payment for the upcoming field trip to Kenwood Academy, along with the $4 for student ticket.  Forms are due by 5/24/19.
  • 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.

Guided Reading is now BOOK CLUB: This week, we will begin an author study of Jerry Spinelli.  Guided Teading groups will each be reading a different novel by the author.  Students will be required to read this book for the next few weeks, and it should take priority over their IR book at home.

Math-    This week students will work on Lessons  8-10, and 8-11 in Math.  Students will use sample data to calculate heart rate and use pendulums to track time and graph results.

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 finish revising/editing their advertisements and publish them. Published essays are due Thursday 5/23.

Q4 Focus:  Grammar and Mechanics-     We have not started this yet.  Stay tuned….

Homework Chart for the week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Home Link 8-10 Area and Volume Review Home Link 8-11  Progress Check
Writing Published advertisement due today.
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. 

Read over the weekend!

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