Weekly Overview 10/7-10/11

Here are some announcements for Week 5:

  • Welcome to Week 6.  Tuesday is Picture Day!  Please let me know, via ClassDojo,  if you still need a picture form.  I have also posted the information for online ordering on ClassDojo.
  • The class fee is $85.  Please remit payment as soon as you can.  This allows us to order class texts, supplies, and pay for online programs.  You can even pay online!   Here is the link: http://rayschool.weebly.com/student-fees.html
  • Please go through and fill out all necessary forms in the ‘Welcome Back’ packet that were sent home on the first day of school.
  • Don’t forget the join the PTO! Ray’s PTO is  a vital part of our school culture, and your membership will immediately affect your child’s classroom.  The PTO provides funding to classrooms, special programs, as well as field trip supports.  We love out PTO <3

Here is what’s going on in our classroom this week:

Reader’s Workshop–This week, students will continue their 5th grade Daily 5 activities:  Read To Self, Listen To Reading, Word Work, Guided Reading, and Reader’s Response.  This week we will begin reading our class novel, Wonder.  Students should be reading AT LEAST 30 active minutes nightly in their selected Independent Reading book.  Students will be required to take a reading quiz after they finish each independent novel.

Writer’s Workshop-This week,  students will finish publishing their Scary Stories.  All published work is due on Tuesday, October 8.  Students will have an Author’s Chair celebration of their work on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.

NEXT UP:  Research and prepare writing speeches for Famous Dead People projects in Social Studies.

Math-In Math, students will use concepts of estimation and place value to multiply single digit and double-digit numbers.  Lessons 2-3 to 2-6 will be covered.  There will be a Progress Check over the two lessons on Friday.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Home  Link 2-3 Home  Link 2-4 Home  Link 2-5 Home  Link  2-6 Progress Check
 Writing  312, 314, 315 Published Scary Stories due. .   
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 this weekend.

Reading Log is due Today.

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