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Weekly News 


  

 

**April 16-20**

 



  

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**A letter with your child's testing dates came home on Monday.

 **ELA Homework ... Final Comprehension Test Prep Packet comes home Monday.    As always, it is due (signed) by Thursday.

**College Dress up Day...Wednesday, April 18

**Orange Behavior Letters (signed)...Due by Thursday, April 19

**Signed Graded Papers and Progress Reports come home Friday.   Please sign and return by Tuesday, April 24.

**Cookout Money ($6) is due by May 4. 

 

**April 16....State Testing Window Begins

**April 20....Progress Reports

**May 18.....Promotion Practice/5th Grade Cookout

**May 21....Promotion(Our pod is at 9:00 in the Activity Room.)

**May 22...DCHS Senior Walk

**May 23...Student's Last Day

 

 

 

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Monday...none

Tuesday...none

Wednesday...none

Thursday...none

Friday...none

 

 


 

This week, we are studying…

 

Reading... 

 

 

Read Alouds:

Fiction and Nonfiction Passages

Comprehension Focus:

MAAP Practice Test (cumulative review of all standards)

Social Development Focus: 

*work responsibly during group work

*develop the skill of giving reasons for their opinions

*include everyone in and contribute to the group work

 

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

 


 

Writing... 

Writing Focus:

*Compare and Contrast

Social Development Focus:

*Building a writing community 

 

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


 


 Vocabulary....

 

 

 


 Grammar... 

 

 

  *Mountain Language (spiral review)

Week 17

 


 

 

 

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