Weekly Overview/Homework 11/18-11/22

  • Welcome to Week 12.  This week students will take their Unit 2 Math test.
  • Ray School is organizing a food drive!  Students on the third floor are asked to bring in a non-perishable item that is RED.  However, all items will be accepted 🙂
  • 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
  • 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 read a selection from Scholastic SCOPE about the Paradise, CA fires.  Students will practice summarizing the article, as well as identifying features in a non-fiction text.

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 begin some drafting activities for their next essay:  Personal Narrative.  This week, students will use an organizer to arrange their writing into paragraphs.  Then, students will write a first draft of their story.

Math-In Math, students will take the Unit 2 test.  Then, students will begin Unit 3, which will focus on fractions.  Lessons 3-1 and 3-2 will be covered.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Home  Link 3-1 Home  Link 3-2 Progress Check
 Writing  312, 314, 315  Graphic Organizer due today. 
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 tonight. Read for a minimum of 30 minutes tonight.Reading Log is due Today.

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