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Weekly News 


  

 

*January 8-January 12

 

 


 

  

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   **ELA Homework resumes this week!  Green folders coming home today.  Assignment is to be completed and signed by Thursday.  Thanks!!

**Class Picutures-Jan. 11

 

 

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Report Cards came home last Thursday.  Please sign and return by Tuesday, Jan. 9.  Once I have received it, I will marked it and return back to you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Martin Luther King. Jr. Holiday....Monday, January 15

Candy Fundraiser Kickoff...January 17

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Monday...none

Tuesday...Inferencing Quiz

Wednesday...Compare/Contrast Writing Prompt

Thursday...none

Friday...none

 

 


 

This week, we are studying…

 

Reading... 

 

 

Read Alouds:

Richard Wright and the Library Card

Uncle Jed's Barbershop

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:

*Compare/Contrast

 

Social Development Focus:

*Building a writing community 

 

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


 


 Vocabulary....

 

  optician, spines, Dickens, Tolstoy, Stephen Crane, barbershop, clippers, lathered, unconscious

 


 Grammar... 

 

 

  *Mountain Language (spiral review)

Week 13

 


 

 

 

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