Weekly Overview/Homework 3/9-3/13

Dear Families:

  • This is week 6 of Quarter 3 🙂
  • The Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR test) will be administered this week, 3/11-3/13.  Please see that your child is well-rested and present to take these standardized tests!
  • 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
  • Have a wonderful week!

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

Reader’s Workshop–This week, students will complete their 5th grade Daily 5 activities:  Listen To Reading, Word Work, Read To Self, Guided Reading, and Reader’s Response.  This week we will begin our new class novel, MANIAC MAGEE.  S will develop predictions about the text as we read.

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 their work their next writing project:  Persuasive advertising.

Math-In Math, students will continue Unit 6:  multiplying and dividing decimals.  Students will work on lessons 6-5-6-6.  There will be no math homework on Wednesday and Thursday due to IAR testing.

Please see below for this week’s homework assignments.

subject Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Home Link 6-5 Home Link 6-6 Home Link 6-8
 Writing  312, 314, 315
Reading Read 30-45 minutes and complete reading log assignment.  Read 30-45 minutes and complete reading log assignment.  Read 30-45 minutes and complete reading log assignment.  Read 30-45 minutes and complete reading log assignment. Reading Log due.

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