ELA (English/ Language Arts)
Spelling words :
   glory, aware, carton, adore, aboard, dairy, ordeal, pardon, warn, vary, barely, torch, barge, soar, beware, absorb, armor, stairway, perform, former
Challenge: 
​discard, forfeit, orchestra, rarity, hoard

Spelling tests: 

*** Tests are given on Wednesdays, pretests are given on Thursdays ***


Here's what we did today in class and possible homework


*** STUDENTS WILL ALWAYS HAVE 20 MINUTES OF READING AND SPELLING WORDS TO PRACTICE!***

​​​10-18-18 SSR, spelling pretest, finish the End of Unit 1 Reading test, fiinish editing and start final draft

10-17-18 SSR, spelling test, continued the End of Unit 1 Reading test, started editing rough draft of story. Homework: finish section of Reading Test if didn't in class.

10-16-18 SSR, spelling practice ~ played Sparkle, End of Unit 1 Reading Test, finish rough draft of personal story. Homework: finish rough draft

10-15-18 SSR, spelling- solved someone else's word search, started rough draft of story about "Something I learned...". Homework: none

10-12-18 SSR, spelling- made a word search, grammar RN p. 60- make stronger voice in dialogue, Reading Test 5, and completed plot map for own story in Writing Handbook​ p.21- topic: When I learned something

10-11-18 SSR, spelling pretest, grammar p. 58, read "Words as Free as Confetti" took notes on similes and then wrote using description in Writing Handbook p. 16-17.

10-10-18 SSR, spelling test, grammar RN p. 57, Reading test #4

10-9-18 SSR, spelling RN p. 52, Grammar RN p. 55-56 ~ plural nouns, Finish "Elisa's Diary" RN p. 50.

10-8-18 SSR, spelling RN p. 53, Grammar RN p. 51 ~ root words -ly, -ful;  Journeys​ p. 138-148 "Elisa's Diary" RNp.49

10-5-18 SSR, spelling RN p. 54, Grammar RN p.48- wrote a flashback, Finish notes about theme. Homework: any pages that weren't finished

10-4-18 SSR, spelling pretest, grammar RN p. 46-47- review comma rules and put them in sentences, Finish plot map, take notes about theme in ELA spiral,  Close Reader p. 14-15 Homework: finish any pages

10-3-18 SSR, spelling test, grammar RN- more practice with proper nouns, reread story and put details on a plot map.

10-2-18 SSR, spelling RN p. 40, grammar RN p. 43-44, finish story  Journeys p. 120-125 RN p.38.

10-1-18 SSR, spelling RN p.41, grammar RN p. 39, read "Rockett Girls" in  Journeys p.110-119 & RN p.37 for comprehension.

9-28-18 SSR, spelling RN p.42 Homework: spelling and finish Reading Log Minutes NEEDS ADULT TO SIGN

9-27-18 SSR, spelling pretest, grammar RN p. 36- practicing dialogue and  Writing Handbook p. 22-23 using  dialogue when creating their own short story. Homework: finish any pages

9-26-18 SSR, spelling test, grammar RN p.34-35- review of the 4 types of sentences and how to make a compound sentence.  Close Reader p. 10-13 - practice using a text evidence to make an answer and look at how people persuade us to vote using a poster. Homework: RN pages or Close Reader pgs. 

9-25-18 SSR, spelling RN p.28-29, grammar RN p. 32-33, finished story and RN p. 26. Homework: finish any RN pages.

9-24-18 SSR, spelling RN p. 30, grammar RN p. 27 & 31, Started story in  Journeys p.80-89 "Off and Running" with  RN p.25 for comprehension- story is about 2 kids running for class president and giving their speech to the class. Homework: finish any RN pages.

9-20-18 SSR, spelling pretest, grammar RN p. 24, MAPS Fall reading test, finish cursive packet Homework: cursive packet or grammar

9-19-18 SSR, spelling test, grammar RN p. 22-23,  Close Reader p. 6-9 ~ looked at another fairy tale and found the parts of a story- rising action, climax, falling action, resolution, conflict and theme

9-18-18 SSR, spelling RN p. 16, grammar p. 20-21, cursive packet Z, finished story and RN p.14. Homework: RN pgs and SPELLING TEST TOMORROW!

9-17-18 SSR, spelling RN p. 17, grammar p. 15 & 19, cursive packet Y, Started reading "A Royal Mystery " in Journeys p. 44-53 and did comprehension on RN p. 13. Homework: finish RN pgs

9-14-18 SSR, spelling RN p. 18, cursive W & X, grammar RN p. 11-12,  Close Reader p. 2-5 Homework: finish pages

9-13-18 SSR, spelling pretest, cursive U & V, grammar p. 8-9, used  Writing Handbook to write a short story. Homework: finish cursive and short story.

9-12-18 SSR, spelling test, grammar RN 6-7 subject/predicate, cursive S & T, reread (listened) "The Package for Mrs. Jewls" and completed a plot map with the class. Homework: cursive

9-11-18 SSR, spelling & grammar RN p. 3-4, cursive packet Q & R, finished reading "The Package for Mrs. Jewls" and did comprehension on RN p. 2. Homework: finish RN pgs and cursive packet

9-10-18 SSR, spelling RN p. 5, cursive packet O & P, Started reading "The Package for Mrs. Jewls" in  Journeys p.16-22 and did comprehension on RN p. 1. Homework: finish RN pgs and cursive packet.

9-7-18 SSR, spelling Reader's Notebook ( RN) p. 6, cursive packet M & N, FISH! lesson~ Make Their Day. Homework: cursive and spelling

9-6-18 SSR, spelling pretest, cursive packet K & L, FISH! lesson~ Choose Your Attitude. Homework: cursive and spelling

9-5-18 SSR, cursive packet I & J, finish sharing interviews and FISH! lesson~ Be There. Homework: cursive

9-4-18 SSR, cursive packet letters Gg & Hh, share with the class about the person they interviewed Homework: finish cursive packet and final draft of interview.

8-31-18 SSR- got reading calendar for after school reading, cursive packet letters Ee & Ff, edited rough draft of interview and made final draft, a few students presented to the class Homework: cursive pkt lettes E & F, finish final draft, start reading calendar (read 20 min per day at home, write on calendar)

8-30-18 SSR, cursive packet letters Cc & Dd, got partnered up- interviewed them- wrote a paragraph about the person with information (rough draft) Homework: cursive pkt letters C & D, finish rough draft

8-29-18 SSR, cursive packet letters Aa & Bb, work with team to create interview quesions- then make own list of 10 questions that will use to interview someone tomorrow, go to library for a quick check out. Homework: finish cursive letters A & B

8-28-18 Helped the class create the rules for this year, chose a book from classroom library and had SSR (Silent Sustained Reading).