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Weekly News 


  

 

*November 13-November 17

 

 

  

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**Field Trip Informational Letter comes home Monday.  Please be sure to read it carefully. 

**ELA Homework Folders...No homework this week.  

 

 

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November 14...Science Case 21

 

November 16...Union City Discovery Park Field Trip

 

November 20-24...Thanksgiving Holidays

 

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Monday...none  

Tuesday...Science Case 21

Wednesday...none

Thursday...none

Friday...none

 

 


 

This week, we are studying…

 

Reading... 

 

 

Read Alouds:

Poetry

Comprehension Focus:

*Making Inferences

*hear and discuss parts of a fiction chapter book

*using questioning to think about the story

(using clarifying questions and statements)

*building awareness of making inferences as they hear the story

 

 

Social Development Focus: 

*anallyze the effect of their behavior on others and on the group work

*develop the skill of confirming that they undertand another person's thinking by repeating back what they heard

 

(Materials Needed: Reading Journals, Response Folders, Question Cards)

 


 

Writing... 

Writing Focus:

*Personal Narrative

 

Social Development Focus:

*Building a writing community 

 

(Materials needed:  Journal, thesaurus, dictionary, graphic organizers)


 


 Vocabulary....

 

  harbor, porcelain, hydrangeas, possum, pictureseque

 


 Grammar... 

 

 

  *Mountain Language (spiral review)

Week 10 

 


 

 

 

***All objectives and test dates are subject to change.