Reading Focus: Plot Arc/Structure, Examining multiple texts and comparing/contrasting them (PARCC Practice Test)
Reading Homework: Reading logs are due each Monday
Writing Workshop: We started our first narratives and will revise and edit our stories as we learn more about creating believable characters, writing good beginnings, adding dialogue, showing not telling, and creating well developed settings. Narratives are our writing focus until mid-March.
Writing homework: Students are to write 10 minutes in their Writer's Notebooks on the topic of their choice. These are due each Wednesday.
Word Study: Unit 11 on homophones. Click here for a copy of the list. Our test will be onFebruary 13th.
Monday, February 16th - No School - President's Day
Parent/Teacher Conferences - February 18th and 26th
PARCC Language Arts (Performance Based Assessment)- February 23rd (75 min.), 24th (90 min.), 25th (60 min.)
PARCC Math (Performance Based Assessment)- March 2nd (80 min), March 3rd (70 min)
Social Studies State Test (Performance Based Assessment) - March 4th (75 min)
cogAT - Mid March
March 14th - 22nd - Spring Break
PARCC Language Arts (End of Year Assessment)-April 21st (75 min)
PARCC Math - April 22nd (75min), April 23rd (75 min)
Social Studies State Test (End of the Year Assessment)- May 5th (75 min)
Related Arts this week:
Monday - PE Tuesday - Library Wednesday - Music Thursday -Art Friday - PE