- A Report Card conference request was sent home today. Please write down your desired top three times and return to me ASAP. Meeting are 15 minutes long. I will give priority to the responses I receive first. I look forward to meeting with you.
- There will be no school on Friday, April 8. This is the end of Quarter 3.
- Information on the Ray School Book Fair and the Ray School Walk-A-Thon will be sent home tomorrow. Please look at this important information in your child’s take-home folder.
Here is an overview of what we will be doing this week in our CORE SUBJECTS:
This week, students will complete their tasks in the Daily Five. Students will use their IR books to guide them through Daily Five weekly.
**Please make sure your child is reading nightly for 30 minutes minimum from one book and bringing that book to and from school as if it were a textbook. This is an important component of Daily Five and a homework component, along with the Reading Log, comprise 30% of your child’s overall reading grade.
I will work with Guided Reading groups this week. We will be finishing up 3rd Quarter assignments and books this week.
This week, we will work in pairs to complete the cereal boxes that comtain persuasive advertising on them. In addition, students will begin drafting their next persuasive essay.
In Math, students will complete work in Unit 6. Students will review Unit 6 skills on Tuesday and take the Unit 6 assessment on Wednesday. On Thursday we will work in Math Centers to prepare for Unit 7.
Social Studies- Students will use their interpretions to storyboard and act out a skit of their part of the Declaration. This project is being assessed as a summative assessment for Chapter 6, and will be graded via a rubric.
Science- Students will begin a new unit this week: Microworlds. Inestigation A will ask students to heighten their observational skills to sketch a penny from memory.
Homework Chart for the week:
|Math||Unit 6 Review||Unit 6 Test||Home Link 6.13|
|Writing||SCOPE Handout||Complete First Draft of Persuasive essay|
|Social Studies/ Science|
|Reading||Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Complete Reading Log||Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Complete Reading Log||Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Complete Reading Log||Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Complete Reading Log||Read for a minimum of 30 minutes over the weekend. Complete Reading Log|