Reading Focus: Poetry (Similes, Metaphors, Personification, Verse, Rhythm, Meter), Informational Text including Text Structures, Comparing texts on similar topics
Reading Homework: Reading logs are due each Monday. We will have a hot chocolate party this week to celebrate our holiday break reading.
Writing Workshop: We will begin writing narratives this week and learn about the techniques that help us write wonderful narratives. 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 9 on unusual vowel spelling patterns within base words. Click here for a copy of the list. Our test over these 8 spellings will be on January 16th.
Monday, January 12th - No School - Teacher Professional Development Day
Monday, January 19th - No School - MLK Day
Saturday, January 31st - Pow Wow
Monday, February 16th - No School - President's Day
Thursday, February 26th - Last day of 2nd Trimester for Elementary
Friday, February 27th - No School - Teacher Work Day
March 14th - 22nd - Spring Break
Related Arts this week:
Monday - Library Tuesday - Music Wednesday - Art Thursday -PE Friday - Library