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                   WELCOME TO MCKENZIE'S KIDS!!!

Thursday, May 3rd   Math STATE Test
Field Day Money due by May 9th
FIELD DAY: May 18th  (note sent home on 4/26)
Last day of school- May 23rd

Reading:  Our curriculum is Making Meaning. POETRY is our focus for the next few weeks in Reading & Writing!

*Vocabulary- a new set of words is given every 2 weeks. Students study antonyms, synonyms, parts of speech, and root words. (prefixes and suffixes,too) Students are taught how to use each word in sentences.

Last test: Friday, May 4 


Spelling: A spelling list is in their ELA folder.  It is pink, in a protected cover sheet, and the date of the test is written above the list. (last test is 5/4)

Grammar: Grammar is studied almost daily. We do this using mentor sentences and also practice in their writer's journal.There is a grammar section in their ELA folder.

Being a Writer: We use our Writer's Journals almost daily. Students write based on texts we are studying in class. POETRY is our focus for the next few weeks in Reading & Writing!

Social Studies: We are beginning a unit on the 5 regions of the USA. We will be covering all 5 regions and then focusing on the southeast and Mississippi. We also use Scholastic News in our classroom on a weekly basis.

Current Event: please look at the 'assignment' section    last one for the year due 4/20 :)