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Weekly News 



**May 14-18**








**Thank you all so much for the many cards and gifts last week.  Words can't express my appreciation for your kindness and generosity.  It truly was a special week!! 


**Science State Test...Monday, May 14

**USA Food Festival...Wednesday, May 16

**5th Grade Cookout...Friday, May 18 (hats, sunglasses, and sunscreen are recommended)


**May 18.....Promotion Practice/5th Grade Cookout (Cookout begins at 11:00.)

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

**May 22...DCHS Senior Walk

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







Monday...Science State Test








This week, we are studying…





Read Alouds:

Where the Red Fern Grows

Comprehension Focus:


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 Focus:

Letter Writing

Social Development Focus:

*Building a writing community 


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









  *Mountain Language (spiral review)

Week 18





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